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Stories from Sunday, September 30, 2012

Shot Clinic (09/30/12)
The Clay County Humane Shelter will conduct its final shot clinic of the year Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion. All shots will be available and will cost $10, including rabies shots for both cats and dogs. In addition, shelter representatives said they would have spay-neuter vouchers at a cost of $20 each...
Special Guest! (09/30/12)
Marching Knights, Imperial Regiment earn gold ratings (09/30/12)
Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment earned gold ratings Saturday in the first round of Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) marching competition. Performing in the ISSMA Plainfield District contest, the Knights were one of five Class B bands to receive gold ratings...
Updates on voting process (09/30/12)
As Election Day draws near, voters across the country will take the steps necessary to ensure they can cast their ballot. In Indiana, the biggest step taken is making sure Photo Identification Cards (Photo ID) are accurate. To do this, residents will go to their local Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) to update addresses and names, but it takes more than just walking through the door to get this done...
Low Vision Expo (09/30/12)
The third Low Vision Expo, in honor of White Cane Day, will take place at the V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, Oct. 17. The event, hosted by the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, and the WILL Center, will begin at 10:30 a.m., and is open to the public...
Application Deadline (09/30/12)
The deadline for Thanksgiving Basket applications is Oct. 19. Applications may be picked up and dropped off at the Brazil Housing Authority, Department of Child Services, Hamilton Center or at local schools. For further information, call 448-8801.
YMCA to host youth dance (09/30/12)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, Oct. 5. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students. Children should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and conclude at 10:30...
'Swing for a Cure' tourney set (09/30/12)
SALINE CITY -- The second "Swing for a Cure" Co-Ed Softball Tournament will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Saline City Softball Diamond. If there are too many teams signed up, games will also be played Sunday, Oct. 14. Cost is $125 per team. Cost includes food, drinks, raffle items, T-shirts, and softball...
Skatepark committee to host dinner (09/30/12)
The Clay Community Skatepark Committee will conduct an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes Dinner at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The event will take place from 4:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Forest Park Pavilion. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children 12-under...
Choral boosters to host dinner (09/30/12)
The Knights Choral Boosters will host the third Fall Spaghetti Dinner along with the Fall Choral Showcase Concert Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Northview High School Cafeteria. Dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., with the concert beginning at 2:30...
Meet and Greet (09/30/12)
Vision Testing (09/30/12)
Radio host to speak at rally (09/30/12)
Fort Wayne's WOWO conservative radio talk show host Pat Miller will be the guest speaker at the Religious Liberty and Life Rally taking place Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m., on Alabama Street near the Clay County Courthouse. Miller has spoken before rallies, churches and schools in 47 states and five countries...
Three face burglary charges (09/30/12)
A joint investigation between the Brazil Police Department, Clay County Sheriff's Department, area conservation officers and Parke County Sheriff's Department recently came to a conclusion thanks to a handful of alleged confessions. According to officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department (CCSD) and Brazil Police Department (BPD), two Carbon men -- who of whom are currently incarcerated in Parke County -- and another Parke County man, recently confessed to their involvement in a string of burglaries in the northern part of the county.. ...
Local author sets book signing (09/30/12)
Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a book signing event at the Open Door Christian Book Store, 3125 S. 3rd Place, Terre Haute, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hopkins, a resident of Brazil, will be available to sign copies of her book, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife."...
Reunions (09/30/12)
Barr-Mathews Reunion Canceled The Barr-Mathews Reunion, which was supposed to take place Oct. 7, has been cancelled due to illness in the family. Burk-Taylor Family Reunion The Burk-Taylor family reunion will take place Oct. 14, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Fowler Park Meeting Barn -- the same meeting place as in previous years...
Community Notes (09/30/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash Notice The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that throughout the month of October, heavy trash pickup will take place. The following will be days for routes:...
Red Hat Chapter celebrates anniversary (09/30/12)
On Sept. 19, members of the Red Hat Chapter of Chapeau de la Rouge (hat of the red) celebrated their 10th anniversary with a festive luncheon at St. John's United Church of Christ on State Road 42. The large fellowship room was well decorated with red and purple parasols, colorful hatboxes, souvenirs from a decade of collections, scrapbooks and pictures of the past...
Illinois Lottery (09/30/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 5-4-7 Pick Three-Evening 2-7-5 Pick Four-Midday 7-9-8-9 Pick Four-Evening 8-3-9-0 My 3-Midday 6-0-0 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (09/30/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 3-1-0 Daily Three-Evening 1-7-2 Daily Four-Midday 8-6-6-6 Daily Four-Evening 4-9-5-6 Lucky 5-Midday 9-11-24-27-28 Lucky 5-Evening...
Log Cabin Chapel to be dedicated Wednesday (09/30/12)
VIGO COUNTY -- When Saint Mother Theodore Guerin and her five companions arrived late in the day Oct. 22, 1840, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, history was in the making. On Wednesday, Oct. 3, which is Saint Mother Theodore's feast day, history will be brought to life once again on the already historic motherhouse grounds...
Yocom wins WIC title as boys place 2nd, girls 3rd (09/30/12)
Times Staff Report CLINTON -- Northview junior Nic Yocom erased a bit of frustration from a year ago as he claimed a Western Indiana Conference championship on Saturday by winning the individual title in a time of 16:38.42. His finish helped the Northview boys place second behind Brown County, which won its fifth straight title...
Knights record 3-1 mark at Boonville (09/30/12)
Times Staff Report BOONVILLE -- Northview narrowly missed a volleyball tournament title while compiling a 3-1 mark in the Boonville Tournament on Saturday. The lone loss of the day for the Knights was a 25-22, 22-25, 25-27 loss to Class A No. 1 ranked Barr-Reeve in the third match of the afternoon. However, the Knights picked up a win over Illinois' Mt. Carmel, Evansville Mater Dei and wrapped up the day with a victory over Corydon Central...
Knights top Wildcats for sectional title (09/30/12)
Times Staff Report Northview repeated as sectional tennis champion on Saturday by defeating South Vermillion by a 4-1 score. The win advances the Knights to Tuesday's Crawfordsville Regional at 4:45 p.m. The Knights got wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles as Devon Clark knocked off Connor Blake by a 6-2, 6-2 score at the No. 1 spot and Bryce Britton was a 6-2, 6-2 winner over the Wildcats' Kam Weyrauch...
Jon Sciscoe ends Lincoln Park Speedway season with sprint win; Brian Hayden, Slick Griffin and Brandon Roundtree earn wins (09/30/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway hosted its final race of the 2012 season as Jon Sciscoe, Brian Hayden, Slick Griffin and Brandon Roundtree posted feature victories. Sciscoe has found his way to victory lane this year at LPS and he made his pole start stand up in the sprint car feature...
Naomi 'Ruth' Baulkey (09/30/12)
Naomi "Ruth" Baulkey, 74, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Carbon, Ind., she earned her associates degree from Indiana State University. She was a member of First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, YWCA, and Friends of the Library...
Mary Alice Himmichhoeffer (09/30/12)
Mary Alice Himmichhoeffer, R.N., 90, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Cloverleaf of Knightsville. She was born July 22, 1922, in Terre Haute, to Clarence Joseph and Zelda Beatrice Dunbar Himmichhoeffer. Mary graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1940, then attended St. Anthony's Hospital school of Nursing before graduating in 1943...
Will this mystery ever be solved? (09/30/12)
After all this time, could it be? Could one of Brazil's most famous residents have been found? I highly doubt it. But, the story is very compelling. Recent events have prompted investigators to look at a slab of concrete sitting next to a Michigan home with the hope of finding the remains of Former Teamsters leader and Brazil resident Jimmy Hoffa...
Better oversight needed (09/30/12)
You've likely never heard of William Natcher, which would have been just fine with him. Natcher spent four decades in Congress representing the area around Bowling Green, Ky., and for the most part, the national press ignored him, just as he ignored them...
Pleading with those responsible to keep it appropriate (09/30/12)
To the Editor: As a mother of young children, I am responsible for what they are and are not exposed to. I am therefore used to asking that they turn their heads to avoid seeing things that I feel are inappropriate for their ages, or that could cause them undue fear...
Recognizing World Habitat Day (09/30/12)
To the Editor: On Monday, Oct. 1, our peers and supporters around the globe will recognize World Habitat Day and will seek to raise awareness about the dire need for adequate shelter. Affordable housing plays a much needed role in lifting families out of poverty and creating sustainable communities...
Railing against Romney (09/30/12)
To the Editor: Now America knows. Mitt Romney's real agenda is to forget 47 percent of all us Americans and solely concentrate all his efforts on the neglected billionaires and downtrodden millionaires. We are learning that his "trickle down" policy is a version of that old joke about telling us that it is only raining when that yellow mist keeps hitting us in the face...
Assistance program in full swing (09/30/12)
To the Editor: The Clay County Christmas Assistance Program is one of the many projects/programs sponsored by the Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry (CCCBM). Prior to the creation of the Christmas Assistance Program, there was no coordination between the various social service organizations, private individuals, businesses and churches within our community...
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