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Stories from Friday, October 19, 2012

Suspicious fire outbreak at Brazil trailer (10/19/12)
Officials are planning to call the Indiana State Fire Marshal's office in reference to a trailer fire, which took place Friday morning. At approximately 9:45 a.m., officials were dispatched to a trailer located at 8239 N. CR 425 W., Brazil. The trailer sat on a lot north of United States 40...
Results announced from website poll (10/19/12)
The results are in. For two weeks, online readers have had the chance to participate in a non-scientific straw poll at www.thebraziltimes.com. The poll was officially closed at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 19. Straw polls provide important interactive dialogue among movements within large groups, reflecting trends like organization and motivation...
Chamber to host school board candidate forum (10/19/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will host a Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m., at the Brazil YMCA, located at 225 E. Kruzan Street. Justin Campbell, Chamber president, will moderate the forum and take statements from every candidate present...
Thompson running for District 44 House seat (10/19/12)
Richard Thompson, a Parke County farmer, is running for state representative in House District 44. District 44 encompasses all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Parke, Owen and Morgan counties. Thompson is a 25-year Jackson Township Trustee and is a carpenter/millwright...
Veteran board member running for re-election (10/19/12)
Forrest Buell is running for re-election as the District 4 representative of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Buell has served on the school board for 24 years. Buell is a retired country doctor. He began working as a doctor in Clay City in 1959 after receiving a medical degree from Indiana University...
Trick-or-Treat times (10/19/12)
Trick-or-Treat Times 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.,...
Community Notes (10/19/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Retired Teachers Meeting The Clay Community Retired Teachers Association will conduct its fall meeting Oct. 25, at the Harmony Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The evening will begin at 6 p.m., with a chili supper...
Staunton Scene (10/19/12)
The Staunton Lady Volunteers are sponsoring a dinner Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center. They will be serving ham and beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, desserts and a choice of coffee, tea or lemonade. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children...
Church News (10/19/12)
Carbon United Methodist Church We had a special visitor this past Sunday, Sandy Thomas. Sandy and her husband Ronnie grew up in the area, and Ronnie became the minister of our church. He and Sandy were very active in starting up a great youth group...
Sisters of Providence to host religious weekend (10/19/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Catholic women ages 18-42 who are seeking to deepen their faith and explore religious life are invited to participate in a Discernment Weekend hosted by the Sisters of Providence Nov. 16-18, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The theme for the weekend is, "Bonded Together in Christ."...
SURE program offers assistance to farmers who've suffered crop loss (10/19/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced the signup period for the 2011 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program (SURE) will open Oct. 22, and end June 7, 2013. The SURE Program authorizes assistance to farmers who suffered crop losses caused by natural disasters occurring through Sept. 30, 2011...
Harrison College to celebrate 100 years, will host special events (10/19/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Harrison College, a private sector college serving more than 4,500 students at 14 campuses in Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina and online, will celebrate its 110th anniversary by hosting "The Harrison College Connection" -- an open house, career fair and networking event -- at its Terre Haute Campus on Oct. 23, from 10 a.m.-noon and 5-7 p.m...
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