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Stories from Monday, October 8, 2012

NMK, Imperial Regiment place third (10/08/12)
GREENWOOD -- The Northview Marching Knights placed third Saturday in the Cavalcade of Champions at Center Grove High School. Competing in Class B, Northview scored a 74.25. Greenwood won the Class B title with a score of 76, with Jasper placing second at 74.55...
Reps discuss renaming highway (10/08/12)
For the second year in a row, two state representatives will attempt to have a portion of State Road 59 renamed. District 46 State Rep. Bob Heaton (Republican) and District 44 State Rep. Jim Baird (Republican) both appeared at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County Sunday to announce plans they have to reintroduce a resolution to rename a portion of SR 59 in honor of Orville Redenbacher...
It's A Festival! (10/08/12)
Community Dinner (10/08/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-7 p.m. The meal will consist of ham and beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children...
Bread Starter (10/08/12)
All are invited to the Brazil Public Library at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, to learn how to make Sourdough bread starters. The bread starter may be used as gifts in starter form or baked and given as a loaf of bread. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP by Oct. 20...
Softball Tourney (10/08/12)
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...
Pumpkin Giveaway (10/08/12)
French Funeral Home will conduct its 12th Pumpkin Giveaway from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 13. The event will take place at the funeral home, 421 E. National Ave., Brazil. For further information, call 446-2206.
Family Fun Night set (10/08/12)
The YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, will host its annual Y Fall Family Fun Night Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4-6 p.m. The event is designed to be a "fun and safe way for families to celebrate fall." It is open to all children, teens and adults in the community...
Popcorn And Golf? (10/08/12)
CCS sets open house for new building (10/08/12)
Clay Community Schools will host an Open House at its new central administrative office, located at 1013 S. Forest Ave., Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m. The open house is open to the public, and will take place before the regular school board session meeting at 7 p.m...
Proclamation signed for Job's Daughters Week (10/08/12)
Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham issued a proclamation to make the second week of October Job's Daughters Week, which will coincide with the 50th birthday of the Knightsville Bethel No. 121. The Knightsville Bethel received its charter to operate under the Grand Guardian Council of Indiana on Oct. 13, 1962, and has been in continuous operation since then...
Chili Cook-off set (10/08/12)
On Monday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m., the Clay County Republicans will host a Candidate Chili Cook-off at the Clay County Republican Headquarters in the Kroger Plaza between Dollar Tree and Dollar General. Guests will get to try Jim Baird's "Bodacious Chili," Jim Deal's "Chili Con Salsa," Alan Morrison's "Macho Chili," Tony Fenwick's "Fabulous Chili," Bob Heaton's "Plain Jane Chili," Pat Heffner's "Scrumptious Surprise Chili," Robert Pell's "Garden Harvest Chili" and more...
Remaining Marching Band Schedules (10/08/12)
2012 Northview Marching Knights Schedule Oct. 13 -- ISSMA Regional Contest (site to be determined), Oct. 27 -- ISSMA Semi-State Contest (site to be determined), Nov. 3 -- ISSMA State Finals (at Lucas Oil Stadium). 2012 Clay City Imperial Regiment Schedule...
Tractor Ride! (10/08/12)
Students learn about fire safety (10/08/12)
To celebrate Fire Safety Awareness week, members of the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department visited Van Buren Elementary School to teach the students about fire safety. Tim Williams, VBFD volunteer and parent of a Van Buren Elementary student, said the fire department has been coming out to Van Buren for the past three or four years to teach students the dangers of fire...
Area youth named Eagle Scout (10/08/12)
Northview High School junior Justin Snyder, of Boy Scout Troop 101, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Justin is the son of Jerry and Laura Snyder, Brazil, and the grandson of Larry and Marty McClain, Spencer, and Harold and Jean Snyder, Cloverdale...
Van Buren class of 1955 celebrates (10/08/12)
The Van Buren High School class of 1955 conducted its 57th class reunion at the Harmony Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. Those attending included (from left) Patty Garrison Stinson, Mary Jane Parr Girton, Colleen Houck Dunagan, Mary Jane Hayes Lister, Maradean Pell McDonald, Edith Rissler Doty, Shirley Porter Lawson, Peggy Thompson Potts (back) Gerald K. Slack, Wilmer James, Jack Withers, Larry Bridgewater, Jim Lister, Carl Phegley, Don Lawson, Oren Bott and Gerald Pell...
Reunions (10/08/12)
Union United Methodist Church Reunion Union United Methodist Church will conduct its 172nd homecoming Sunday, Oct. 14. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30. Former pastor Rev. Dennis Alstott will deliver the message. All are invited to come to the homecoming event...
Community Notes (10/08/12)
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:...
Club News (10/08/12)
Tri Kappa The Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met at Kleptz' Restaurant Sept. 10, 2012. President Jacque Reberger called the meeting to order with the usual song and verse. Roll call was answered by 19 members, including new affiliate Cindy Watts. The minutes of the last meeting and the summer executive meeting were read and approved...
Club News (10/08/12)
Modern Homemakers The Modern Homemakers met at the home of Mary Lou Farris Sept. 6, 2012. The meeting opened with seven members repeating the pledge and creed. Roll call was answered with members giving a folklore weather tip. The members sang, "School Days," and "Happy Birthday" to Wilma Modesitt...
Fourth-graders invited into contest (10/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Sen. John Waterman (R-Shelburn) urges local fourth-grade students to celebrate Indiana's 196th birthday by entering the annual Statehood Day essay contest and answering the question, "What does Indiana mean to you?", before Oct. 29...
Illinois Lottery (10/08/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 5-6-9 Pick Three-Evening 3-6-1 Pick Four-Midday 7-1-9-3 Pick Four-Evening 4-8-9-9 My 3-Midday 0-2-0 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lotto (10/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 4-4-2 Daily Three-Evening 8-9-2 Daily Four-Midday 8-0-3 Daily Four-Evening 3-9-5 Lucky 5-Midday 11-16-20-27-31...
Bake Sale slated (10/08/12)
The Sisters of Providence will conduct a bake sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, in the hallway outside of the Gift Shop at Providence Center, located at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Cookies, pies, breads, candy, jellies, cakes and more will be available...
Art Gallery preps for bridge festival (10/08/12)
ROCKVILLE -- Opening times will be expanded during the Covered Bridge Festival for the Art Gallery in Rockville. The first weekend will be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Hours during the week will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. On Saturday of the second weekend, the times will be 9 a.m.-8 p.m., and 9 a.m.-6 p.m., on Sunday...
Knights roll past visiting Danville on Senior Night (10/08/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball team honored three seniors, Alexus Bex, Hannah Willocks and Brylie Riddell prior to Monday's contest against Danville and gave the trio a victory in their final home match, 25-16, 25-11, 25-16...
JV Knights compete at Avon (10/08/12)
Times Staff Report AVON -- Northview's junior varsity volleyball team has had an excellent season along with its varsity counterparts. On Saturday, the JV squad competed against some tough programs in the Avon Invitational Tourney and came away with a win over Plainfield and losses to Brownsburg and Avon...
Knights claim North Montgomery Tourney (10/08/12)
Times Staff Report CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team was able to defend its title at the North Montgomery Tourney on Saturday with wins over Danville, Fishers, Beech Grove and Chesterton. The Knights started slow in its opening match against Danville, but were able to record a 25-22, 25-19 victory over the Warriors...
Seventh-grade volleyball caps unbeaten season with title (10/08/12)
Times Staff Report CRAWFORDSVILLE -- North Clay's seventh-grade volleyball team competed at the Southmont Invite on Saturday and capped an unbeaten season with a pair of victories. The Knights knocked off Northridge in a 25-20, 25-18 decision as Sera Little had six kills, Emily Yocom had five, both Elle Tipton and Olivia Lundy had three apiece and Lauren Swearingen had two. ...
Mickey Lee Phillips (10/08/12)
Mickey Lee Phillips, 56, Brazil, and on Oct. 5, 2012, he went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He is now reunited with his father and mother Lester E. Phillips and Dorothy M. Hardman Phillips, and his brother Monte E. Phillips. Mickey fought a long, hard battle with diabetes and the complications that went with the disease...
Lona Jeanne Langley (10/08/12)
Lona Jeanne Langley, 69, Brazil, passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family Oct. 7, 2012. She was born in Millanocket, Maine, the daughter of Richard Lafayette Burke and Marguerite Irene Burke. She met the love of her live as a young girl...
Joan Patricia Bussing (10/08/12)
Joan Patricia Bussing, 83, House Springs, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, Mo. Joan was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Brazil, to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr., and Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing. Joan attended Annunciation B.V.M. Grade School and graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1937...
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas (10/08/12)
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas, 91, Dugger, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She was born in Vigo County, Ind., on April 3, 1921, to Joseph Louderback and Ella Mae Burns. Harriett married John Martin Jr., on Oct. 4, 1941. Following John's death in 1980, she later met and married Stanley Lucas...
Is he really 2 already? (10/08/12)
Well, not quite. But it's close enough. On Oct. 15, 2010, my wife's life changed. My life changed, too. A gift from heaven was given to us in the form of James David Miller Moon, our son. In less than a week, the little rascal will be 2-years-old. Until recently, I never believed that old saying where they grow up so fast, right before your eyes!...
General Manager offers thanks (10/08/12)
To the Editor: To Brazil Times' Pet Idol Participants: I would like to thank everyone who participated in the second Brazil Times' Pet Idol contest. We raised more than $1,500 for our Newspapers in Education program. I also want to extend my apologies to anyone who experienced problems with the voting process...
Officials grateful for turnout (10/08/12)
To the Editor: Saturday night (Oct. 29), a great event happened in Brazil. The Historical Society Museum came alive with the past, and so did downtown Brazil. Brazil Main Street had an idea, "Night at the Museum," to bring the museum alive to help promote downtown and hopefully bring people out, and they came...
Gesture was very moving (10/08/12)
To the Editor: On Tuesday, Oct. 2, my elderly father and I were having brunch at the Sunrise Restaurant. My father was wearing his new hat embroidered with the letters, "WWII Veteran," (which he is). A gentleman at another table walked past us and said to my father, "Thank you for your service."...
Conflicting responses from officials puzzling (10/08/12)
To the Editor: At the Clay County Council meeting on Oct. 1, Commissioner Charlie Brown asked the council to transfer $50,000 from the account for stone and gravel purchase to other accounts because there was a surplus in that fund. That is the fund that is used to purchase stone and gravel for road repairs...
Change in eating habits could curb disease (10/08/12)
To the Editor: As a healthcare professional, I commend the courageous women -- including Hollywood star Giuliana Rancic and Red Cross President Gail McGovern -- who have shared details about their battle with breast cancer. It can be a devastating disease...
Area 5K changes life of former resident (10/08/12)
To the Editor: When I awoke April 12, 2012, I had no idea how much my life would change. That was the day I was told a donor had been found and my new heart was on its way. When my friends first approached me about doing some sort of walk, it was just after I had just been told that a heart transplant was inevitable...
Soybean alliance offers praise for administration (10/08/12)
To the Editor: The Obama Administration should be commended for supporting strong domestic energy policy by boosting biodiesel production last month under the Renewable Fuel Standard. This decision will stimulate new biodiesel production and create jobs across the country, including right here in Indiana where the world's largest integrated soy biodiesel plant is located...
Festival coordinators share thanks for all who helped (10/08/12)
To the Editor: "Hard work spotlights the character of people: Some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses and some don't turn up at all." -- Sam Ewing. The Cory Apple Festival this year could not be called anything but a phenomenal success...
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