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Stories from Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Candidates meet public (10/02/12)
County candidates for the upcoming election got the opportunity to answer questions at Tuesday's political forum at the YMCA, which was hosted by Farm Bureau Insurance and the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. The first set of candidates to take to the microphones were Clay County Commissioner District 1 candidates Bryan Allender and Jack Withers, Clay County Commissioner District 2 candidates Charlie Brown and Tony Fenwick, as well as Clay County Council at Large candidates Pat Heffner, Chip Hoskins, Delores Johnson, Mike McCullough, John Nicoson and Lisa Rickert.. ...
Commissioners receive request (10/02/12)
During the Clay County Commissioners meeting Monday, Emergency Management Agency Director Bryan Husband presented an Emergency Management Performance Grant request. According to Husband, a "bonus" is given to those who complete their designated tasks through the grant. The grant money would allow him to buy more supplies for his office...
Serving On The Streets awarded grant (10/02/12)
Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) was recently awarded the OCRA Community Focus Fund Grant after applying three times for the grant and many hours of fundraising. The organization first applied for the grant in 2010. "Each time we applied, our scores went up and our chances got better," Executive Director Jenni Chamberlain said...
City, town to flush hydrants this week (10/02/12)
The Brazil Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant flushing and testing beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3. Flushing will start on the northeast side of the city beginning at United States 40 near First Financial Bank East Branch. Water discoloration in homes may occur as a result...
Brazil man wins fishing contest (10/02/12)
Al Robinson, Brazil, won the September Catfish Contest hosted by Jack's Live Bait and Tackle, after reeling in this 18-pound catfish caught with light tackle and a cricket for bait. On Oct. 13, beginning at 9 a.m., at Craig Park, Jack's will host another Fly Fishing Seminar with Orbex Instructor Mark Cooper...
Grand Opening (10/02/12)
The Clay County Democrat Party celebrated the opening of its new headquarters at 547 E. National Ave., Brazil. On hand for the opening included, Democrat Member David Schopmeyer, Democrat Member Harvey Roscoe, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, Clay County Commissioner President Charlie Brown, Clay County Council President Mike McCullough, Clay County Councilwoman Rita Rothrock, Clay County Councilwoman Delores Johnson, Judge Joe Trout, Staunton Councilman Ed Nevins, Clay County Democrat Party Chair Joe Broyles, Indiana Representative District 46 Candidate Jim Mann, Indiana Representative District 42 Candidate Mark Spelbring, Indiana Representative District 44 Candidate Richard Thompson, Judge Blaine Akers and Matt Phelan on behalf of Dave Crooks. ...
Webster trial continued (10/02/12)
SPENCER -- According to court documents, a jury trial scheduled for a former City of Brazil employee, scheduled for Monday, was canceled. Court documents show the jury trial for former Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Tracy Webster was canceled Sept. 28. According to the documents, a change of plea hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 23, at 3 p.m...
Area extension director retires (10/02/12)
Long-time Parke County Extension Director Mark Spelbring officially retired Sept. 30, after more than 27 years of service with Purdue Extension in Parke and Vermillion counties. In the position, Spelbring was responsible for the agriculture and natural resources program area and the community development program area...
Power outage to affect area residents (10/02/12)
On Wednesday, a power outage will occur in Brazil that will affect approximately 260 Duke Energy customers. According to Duke officials, the company plans to upgrade equipment serving part of the Brazil area. In order to complete the work safely electric service will be off from approximately 8 a.m.-noon...
School fundraiser earns money for local shelter (10/02/12)
Sponsored by the Northview High School Girls' Varsity Club, senior members of the Northview football team took part in a homecoming activity last week to benefit a local charity. This year was the first for the fundraising event. The players competed against each other in the "Penny King" contest...
Board receives update on park project (10/02/12)
During its final regular meeting of September, the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety heard construction bids for a potential project at Craig Park. "(The project is) through the Clay Community Parks Association (CCPA)," Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham said. "(The CCPA) received a (federal) grant that's kind of funneled through the city."...
School to host fish fry (10/02/12)
Jackson Township Elementary School will sponsor an all-you-can-eat Jonah Fish Fry Friday, Oct. 5, from 4-7 p.m. The meal will include fish, side dishes, dessert and beverages. Ticket prices for the event will be $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-13...
Duke Energy to upgrade system Wednesday (10/02/12)
On Wednesday, a power outage will occur in Brazil that will affect approximately 260 Duke Energy customers. According to Duke officials, the company plans to upgrade equipment serving part of the Brazil area. In order to complete the work safely electric service will be off from approximately 8 a.m.-noon...
Club News (10/02/12)
Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority took place at 7:50 p.m., Sept. 18, at First Presbyterian Fellowship Hall following the alumni birthday celebration. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Kathy Bridgwater with the Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer...
Community Notes (10/02/12)
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:...
Fourth-ranked T-Birds too much for Clay City (10/02/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Few teams have been able to solve the equation that Class 2A fourth-ranked Eastern Greene presents on the volleyball court the last two seasons. Coming into Tuesday's contest against Clay City, the T-Birds had lost just eight games out of 75 played this season and brought a 26-2 overall mark into the Eels' gym...
Clay City boys third and girls fourth in SWIAC meet (10/02/12)
Times Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Clay City Eels placed third as a team in the boy's Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference meet on Saturday at Shakamak and the girls were fourth. The host Lakers won the boy's meet led by Luke Sweet's winning time of 16:58...
Raymond E. 'Jim' Purcell, Jr. (10/02/12)
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, sister Ruby Stice, and sister-in-law Maxine Purcell. Survivors include his brother Jerry Purcell and wife Ruth Ann, Brazil, brother Paul Purcell, several nieces, nephews and extended family. Services will take place Thursday Oct. ...
Dora Mae Alsip (10/02/12)
Dora Mae Alsip, 97, Largo, Fla., formerly of Brazil, Ind., died in Largo, Fla. She was born Jan. 23, 1915, in Corbin, Ky., as the daughter of William and Phoebe Wells Reeves. She married Arthur Alsip who preceded her in death in 1987. She was a member of the Rosedale United Methodist Church before moving to Florida...
Bentley Eli Bennett (10/02/12)
Nickolas and Brady would like to announce the birth of their little brother, Bentley Eli Bennett. Bentley was born Sept. 7, 2012, at 8:51 a.m., at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20.5 inches long. His proud parents are Scott and Brittany Bennett, Brazil...
Bristol Lynn Fabbri (10/02/12)
Brett and Brittanee Fabbri, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Lynn Fabbri. Bristol was born at 10 a.m., June 16, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 5 pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Thomas and Angela Roe, Brazil...
Samantha N. Knox and Eric S. Beasley (10/02/12)
Samantha N. Knox and Eric S. Beasley are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding. The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 6, at Celebration Church, 10,001 E. Margaret Ave., Terre Haute. Samantha is the daughter of Randy and Debbie Knox, Brazil...
Mr. and Mrs. James and Sandra Carlton (10/02/12)
Mr. and Mrs. James and Sandra Carlton were united in life in a double ring ceremony and uniting of two families and lives to walk through the rest of their lives together at the First United Methodist Church June 30, 2012, at 1:30 p.m., by the Rev. Steve Loft and Rev. Dr. Douglas Anderson, brother-in-law of the groom...
Public Record (10/02/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Marriage License Applications James A. Parr, 22, Brazil, and Savanah Marie Gurchiek, 20, Brazil Brock W. Crafton, 24, Brazil, and Cara L. Long, 23, Brazil...
General Election List (10/02/12)
The following is the 2012 General Election Candidate List and public questions, which will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, ballot, as provided by the Clay County Election Office: President/Vice President of the United States United States Senator Governor/Lt. Governor...
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