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Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Bands prepping for semi-state (10/17/12)
With only three weeks remaining in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) marching season, both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment are making their presence known. In the sixth 2012 IndianaMarching.com poll, the Marching Knights moved up one spot in Class B to fourth-place...
French Funeral Home honored (10/17/12)
French Funeral Home was recently honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2012 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Only 164 firms from around the world receive the recognition. To earn the award, a participating funeral home must meet or exceed business standards set forth by the program and demonstrate proficiency in key areas of funeral service, such as compliance with state and federal regulations; providing ongoing education and professional development opportunities for staff; offering outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families; maintaining an active level of involvement within the community; participating and actively serving in the funeral service profession; and promoting funeral services through a variety of marketing, advertising and public relations programs.. ...
Allender's top priority is to improve county roads (10/17/12)
Bryan Allender (R), Brazil, is running for commissioner, District 1, in the upcoming election. Allender has worked as an operator for a local trucking company for the last 12 years. Because of the nature of his job, Allender drives all the roads in the county, and he said he has knowledge of what roads need the most work. His main reason for running in the election is because he feels he could improve the roads...
Froderman tosses hat in ring for school board (10/17/12)
Stanley 'Fred' Froderman is running for the District 4 representative of Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Froderman has owned his own veterinarian clinic, Clear Lake Veterinarian Hospital, in Brazil since 1998. He has lived in Clay County off and on since 1968...
Meridian Mummies! (10/17/12)
Meridian Elementary School third, fourth and fifth grade students with no checks on their behavioral charts at the end of the nine-week grading period were awarded a fun activity at a special assembly Friday, Oct. 12. Students enjoyed a mummy wrap game and those who completed the best mummy costume on their partner were awarded prizes. This activity was a part of the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program currently in place at Clay Community Schools...
Bull auction scheduled for Oct. 20 (10/17/12)
The 70th performance test of the Indiana Beef Evaulation Program finished Sept. 24, 2012, at the Feldun-Purdue Ag Center, Bedford. A total of 58 bulls from seven breeds completed the test. The bulls were entered by 27 seedstock producers from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin...
Performance (10/17/12)
The Northview Marching Knights will present a full uniform performance of the 2012 program, "Don't Give Up," featuring the music of Peter Gabriel at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Northview High School football stadium. Grandparents and those who do not wish to tackle the stairs or bleachers are welcome to view the performance from the track...
Donation (10/17/12)
Clay County Farm Bureau representatives (from left) Marshall Nuckols and Dave Henry present a $100 donation to Carbon Baptist Church Pastor Barry Corder. The local Farm Bureau earned the money through Indiana Farm Bureau's District 7 Family Fun Day, which took place in September in Sandborn, Ind., from results in a Cornhole contest. The donation will be for the church food pantry...
Community Notes (10/17/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Leaf Pickup Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December. The following is the schedule for leaf pickup: Nov. 5-9 -- Southwest section of the city will be picked up,...
Knights and Eels begin sectional play Friday (10/17/12)
Northview and Clay City's volleyball teams begin the quest for sectional titles Friday as the Eels are the host and defending champion and the Knights travel to Plainfield for postseason action. The Knights (28-5) get another crack at a Martinsville (27-4) squad that knocked them from the sectional last year in the semifinal. ...
Keeping up with fall-time critters (10/17/12)
One of the fall time critters that everyone hopes won't be bugging us this year is the Asian Lady Beetle. Thus far, I have not seen any Asian Lady Beetles out and about, but my guess is they will be arriving in the next couple of weeks. Asian Lady Beetles can vary in color, but they all can be identified by looking at their thorax (area between the head and wing covers) for a black "M."...
James 'Jim' Wesley Corey (10/17/12)
James Wesley Corey "Jim", 82, Terre Haute, passed away at 9 p.m., on Oct. 16, 2012. He was born on Jan. 25, 1930, to John and Goldie Corey. Jim served in the United States Army in the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1953. He was a retired Teamster Local 144...
Public Record (10/17/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 12-15: Circuit Court -- Civil James Phillips Jr. Vs. Jessica L. Phillips: Domestic Relations Delores E. Pritchard Vs. Steven E. Pritchard: Domestic Relations...
In Your Shoes (10/17/12)
This week for "In Your Shoes," I stepped into the engineering department of Great Dane Trailers. I spoke with Chief Engineer Dennis Skaradzinski, who's worked for Great Dane for 19 years, six of them at the Brazil plant. Skaradzinski oversees 28 engineers, including project managers and specialists, who all help create different product lines of custom-built trailers within the manufacturing plant...
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