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Stories from Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Marching bands earn votes (10/03/12)
With only three weeks remaining until the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Marching Band State Finals, both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment continue to earn votes in the weekly IndianaMarching.com polls. In Class B this week, Northview earned 121 votes, good enough for fifth-place...
Deal has many goals if elected (10/03/12)
James Deal (R), Brazil, is running for judge of the circuit court in the upcoming election. Deal said he thinks his 30-year experience as an attorney qualifies him for the position. "I see it as the next step in my profession," Deal said. "I'm qualified and want to serve the people of the county."...
County candidates speak at forum (10/03/12)
The candidates running for Clay County judge and coroner positions answered questions at Tuesday's political forum, which took place at the YMCA and was sponsored by State Farm Insurance and the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. The forum featured Clay County Coroner candidates Amy Shelton and Joel Reinoehl, Clay County Superior Court Judge candidates Blaine Akers and Robert Pell and Clay County Circuit Court Judge candidates Joseph Trout and James Deal...
Closings (10/03/12)
The Clay County Commissioners recently announced the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Soil and Water Conservation Office, Extension Office and Health Department will all be closed Monday, Oct. 8, in observance of Columbus Day. All offices will reopen Tuesday at their normal times...
Dance! (10/03/12)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, Oct. 5. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and conclude at 10:30. Cost to attend is $5. For more information, call 442-6761.
Shot Clinic Rescheduled (10/03/12)
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Clay County Humane Shelter will conduct its final shot clinic of the year Saturday, Oct. 27, 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...
Clay City Town Council passes budget (10/03/12)
During the Clay City Town Council meeting the following was discussed: Clay City Town Council meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m...
Missing man now safe at home (10/03/12)
VIGO COUNTY -- Area authorities have stopped their search for a missing Clay County man. According to various media outlets, David Schroeder, 56, rural Clay County, is now safe at home with his family. Schroeder had last been seen around 12:30 p.m., Friday, at First Financial Bank, Terre Haute. His family reported him missing that day...
Appeals Court rejects ruling (10/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Monday, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that a Brazil man was entitled to discharge under Indiana Criminal Rule 4(C) after being held to answer on charges for more than year without a trial date while waiting for a motion to suppress the ruling...
Application Deadline (10/03/12)
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 schools. For further information, call 448-8801.
Grant Awarded! (10/03/12)
Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) was recently awarded the OCRA Community Focus Fund grant in order to turn a local building into a community center. On hand for the award ceremony were (from left) State Representative Jim Baird, Brazil City employee Vallie Staley, Brazil Planning and Zoning Administrator Stacey Gibbons, Lt. ...
Zumba Gold offered in Terre Haute (10/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Maple Center for Integrative Health will offer Zumba Gold with Cathleen Drobny Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m., in the lower level of the Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 6 St., Terre Haute. Zumba Gold is appropriate for every person regardless of age or physical ability...
Bucshon helps pass law for military members (10/03/12)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Monday, the United States House of Representatives passed the Military CDL Act to help veterans gain employment. It was expected to be signed into law by President Barack Obama and become law no later than Oct. 10. The bill, the Military Commercial Driver's License Act of 2012, was an identical companion to H.R. 6456, which had been introduced by Indiana District 8 Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Evansville), John Carney (Deleware) and Mike Quigley (Illinois)...
Agency offers counseling (10/03/12)
Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will be at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, 1206 E. National Ave., Brazil, to provide Medicare Part D options counseling several days in the upcoming months. Individuals wishing to receive information need to call Michelle Graham or Glenda Parks in the agency's information and referral department at 1-800-489-1561 in advance to make an appointment...
Donation (10/03/12)
At the Wednesday, Sept. 26, Rotary Club of Brazil luncheon, Northview Marching Knights' band director and music instructor Bob Medworth (center) was the featured speaker. Medworth discussed the latest computer-based music programs used by the school and demonstrated how students can practice more efficiently and do self-analysis that would help them improve technical elements when performing. ...
Knights fall in sectional semifinal to Patriots (10/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- A strong second half of the boy's soccer season concluded in disappointment for Northview in the second round of the Terre Haute North Sectional as the host Patriots defeated the Knights, 4-0. The score might not reflect the action on the field as Northview had a pair of first half tallies denied on offside calls and the Patriots found the net twice on a couple of unlucky breaks for the Knights...
Pumpkins are available (10/03/12)
If you drive down the road, you can't help but see the numerous roadside stands that are selling pumpkins. Pumpkins are great seasonal decorations that you can purchase to help local agriculture. Looking back throughout history, there are many references to pumpkins...
In Your Shoes (10/03/12)
My new column, "In Your Shoes," is a way for me to share my experiences as I step out of my shoes and into those of different community members. This week, I stepped out of my size six shoes and stepped into heavy firefighter boots -- literally. During my time with the Brazil City Fire Department and Fire Chief Jake Bennett, the guys had me try on the fire gear they use when on a call. ...
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