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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2012

Circuit Court Judge feels strongly about public service (10/04/12)
Current Judge of the Circuit Court Joseph Trout (D), Brazil, is running for re-election. Trout has been the judge of the circuit court for the past 6 years, and he has 22 years of experience practicing law. Currently, Trout serves as chairman of the Advisory Board of Clay County Community Corrections and, after being elected to do so, represents all judges from Vigo, Clay, Putnam and Sullivan counties in Indianapolis as the District 19 representative to the Judicial Conference of Indiana...
Performance! (10/04/12)
Council passes 2013 budget (10/04/12)
During the Clay County Council meeting Monday evening, the council passed the 2013 budget as Resolution No. 7-2012. Next, the council discussed the reduction, transfer and additional appropriation of $50,000 -- $10,924 for vehicle insurance compensation and $40,739 for vehicle repair -- regarding highway maintenance and repair and coming out of the Local Roads and Street Fund...
Center Point Council meets (10/04/12)
The Center Point Town Council met for its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., and discussed many important issues. Council President Roy Smith told the board that Lindsey Lenker, the town's connection with HWC Engineering, has left her job in pursuit of other opportunities. The town will work with a junior engineer until another person can be assigned to help the town with their water problems...
Carbon discusses water improvements (10/04/12)
The town council of Carbon met for its regular monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. Wastewater Operator Doug Clodfelter was present to discuss improvements in the town's water. Clodfelter said E.coli levels are down in the water and different water tests have provided good results...
Officials provide flushing update (10/04/12)
The Brazil Fire Department began conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing Wednesday, Oct. 3, and will continue through Oct. 12. Flushing started on the north east side of the city at United States 40 near First Financial Bank east branch. Water discoloration in homes could occur as a result and department officials stated residents should use precautions when doing laundry...
Sworn In! (10/04/12)
Rotary Donation (10/04/12)
Herbal workshop taking place next weekend in Terre Haute (10/04/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Center for Eco-Justice will host a Basic Herbal Preparations workshop from 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basic techniques used to create various herbal preparations, including teas (both decoctions and infusions), salves, creams, tinctures and poultices...
Retired teachers have workshop (10/04/12)
The Indiana Retired Teachers' Association held its Fall Workshop for Areas 3 and 4 in The Honeywell Center at Wabash, Ind., on Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012. Those attending to represent Clay County Retired Teachers' Association were Gail Roach, president, and Odena Harper, vice-president. Business was discussed that will directly affect the futures of active teachers today, as well as those who have already entered retirement...
Brazil Buzz (10/04/12)
We are now seeing the blazing glory of living colors, reds and gold and shades of ochre, green and brown along the tree line. Autumn lights up the trees with her flaming torch. The leaves of the poisonous sumac vines changed into bright red and canary yellow dress, just beyond the pasture gate and nestling in the green of the cedars and along the fence line nearby...
Knights fall short despite gallant defensive effort (10/04/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute South pressed and pressured the Northview defense nearly from the opening whistle in Thursday's girl's soccer sectional semifinal. While the Braves came away with a 2-0 victory to advance to Saturday's championship match, the Knights had little reason to hang their heads after a superb effort...
Knights clinch unbeaten WIC volleyball title (10/04/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview volleyball team wrapped up a Western Indiana Conference title on Wednesday night with a dominating, 25-6, 25-10, 25-19 victory against visiting Owen Valley. The Knights came out from the opening serve ready to take care of business according to Coach Scott McDonald...
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