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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2012

Council talks budget (10/18/12)
The City of Brazil Common Council met for a special meeting on Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., in the Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. The purpose of the special meeting was for the council to review the 2013 budget for the departments of the City of Brazil. Council President Sam Glover led the budget workshop with the help of Karen McQueen, Brazil clerk-treasurer...
Fire leaves families displaced (10/18/12)
An early morning Thursday fire has left two Clay County families temporarily displaced. At approximately 7:30 a.m., Thursday, officials were dispatched to 520 N. Leavitt St., Brazil, for the fire. Upon arrival, firefighters with the Brazil Fire Department found the fire had affected a home and an apartment next to the home...
Moved signs results in two arrests (10/18/12)
STAUNTON -- Two Clay County juveniles were arrested earlier this week in connection with the theft of several political signs in the Staunton area. According to Staunton Town Marshal Chuck Jones, the two juveniles were arrested Monday and eventually transported to a juvenile facility before appearing before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joe Trout Wednesday...
Withers running for re-election in District 1 (10/18/12)
Commissioner Jack Withers (D), from District 1 in Knightsville, is running for re-election. After retiring from owning his own business for 25 years, Withers became a county commissioner and has held the position for six years. "I'm the type of individual who wants something to do, and as a commissioner I can contribute to the taxpayer," Withers said. "I've worked 20 years in public works, but being a commissioner I have the opportunity to help the people of Clay County."...
Bullying tops agenda for CCS candidate (10/18/12)
Gary Rickert is running for District 2 representative of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. For 25 years, Rickert has owned VBS Executive Services, a planning service aimed at servicing local professionals. One of Rickert's main motivations for running for school board were the difficulties his daughter faced in school due to bullying...
Breakfast! (10/18/12)
The Fontanet Action Community Team (F.A.C.T.) will host a breakfast Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Fontanet Community Center. The breakfast is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. For more information, call 812-877-3572.
Blood Drives (10/18/12)
The Indiana Blood Center will host two blood drives in Clay County this month. The first event will take place from noon-3 p.m., Oct. 21, at St. John's United Church of Christ, Center Point. The second will take place from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Oct. 26, at Clay City High School...
Hat Day! (10/18/12)
County Trick or Treat times (10/18/12)
The following is a list of Halloween Trick-or-Treat times as provided to The Brazil Times: Town of Clay City -- Oct. 30-31, 6-9 p.m., Town of Harmony -- Oct. 30-31, 6-8 p.m., Town of Knightsville -- Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m., Town of Carbon -- Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.,...
Performance set (10/18/12)
On Sunday, the Brazil Church of the Nazarene, 1001 E. National Ave., Brazil, will host the Ball Brothers and Graybeard. The concert is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Freewill offerings will be accepted. The concert event is a combined effort between the Brazil Church of the Nazarene and the Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church...
Community Notes (10/18/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Coffee Talk The Rotary Club of Brazil will host its monthly Coffee and Club Talk Friday, Oct. 19, from 6-7 p.m., at the Brazil Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop. The public is welcome to attend the event...
Illinois Lottery (10/18/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 2-9-7 Pick Three-Evening 4-4-2 Pick Four-Midday 7-4-7-4 Pick Four-Evening 7-2-6-0 My 3-Midday 2-8-1 My 3-Evening 7-0-6...
Hoosier Lottery (10/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 3-2-2 Daily Three-Evening 8-0-2 Daily Four-Midday 5-5-8-8 Daily Four-Evening 3-4-1-7 Lucky 5-Midday 3-19-22-31-34 Lucky 5-Evening...
Eels roll past Eminence in sectional (10/18/12)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor CLAY CITY -- Heading into the postseason with a target on their back, the Clay City Eels didn't seem to mind. Clay City faced Eminence in the first round of the Class A Clay City Sectional Thursday, coming away with a 25-13, 25-11, 25-19, victory...
Artesians too tough to tame for Knights (10/18/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PLAINFIELD -- For the second straight season, Martinsville proved to be the team to end Northview's volleyball season. The Artesians came away with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-17 victory over the Knights to advance to Saturday's Plainfield Sectional semifinal...
Obituary Notices (10/18/12)
Robert W. Watts passed away unexpectedly at 6:36 a.m., Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Bob was born April 16, 1954, to Raymond E. Watts and Helen (Johnson) Clampitt. Services will take place at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Marc Loveland officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Post a heart in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
James 'Jim' Wesley Corey (10/18/12)
James Wesley Corey "Jim", 82, Terre Haute, passed away at 9 p.m., on Oct. 16, 2012. Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 1 p.m., at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive. Pastor Tim Fagg will be officiating...
Linda Mae Sneddon Schmidt (10/18/12)
Linda Mae Sneddon Schmidt died Oct. 17, 2012, age 63. Linda Schmidt was born June 23, 1949, in Brazil, to Marjory Muriel (Wells) and John Henry Sneddon. Linda is survived by her mother Marjory Sneddon, her husband of 29 years Dr. Alan Dale Schmidt, their son Henry Alan Schmidt, their daughter Susanne Marie (Mark) Albrecht, her sister Julie (Scott) Stephens, their children Rick, Emma and Ryne, her brother Tom (Brenda) Sneddon, their children Ryan and Jonathan, cousin Cindi Sanders, cousin Janet Romeril and other relatives.. ...
Public Record (10/18/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 16-18: Circuit Court -- Civil Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Glenna L. Simons: Mortgage Foreclosure Main Street Acquisition Corp. Vs. Lenora M. Alspaugh: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (10/18/12)
That woman who lives in the little blue house at the end of the road is not feeling her best today. Yesterday, a fall cleanup project that I am trying to complete wore me out. I blame the dizziness I am experiencing on my new glasses. One of the thick lenses frequently falls out of the fragile wire frame...
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