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Stories from Sunday, October 21, 2012

Sectional Champions! (10/21/12)
Area bands ready for ISSMA contests (10/21/12)
After a week off, both the Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights will march back into Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) action this weekend. Both county bands will compete in ISSMA semi-state action Saturday, Oct. 27...
Veteran's Expo set for Thursday (10/21/12)
A large Terre Haute event is coming to Brazil. The Veteran's Administration (V.A.) is hosting a Veteran's Expo for Clay County veterans and their families Thursday, Oct. 25, from 2-6 p.m., at the Brazil National Guard Armory on State Road 59. "We decided this year we would take (the Veteran's Expo) out to the counties and make it more intimate," Veteran and Coordinator Doug Meissel said. "We wanted to try and reach the veterans in the counties."...
Candidates to visit Brazil Saturday (10/21/12)
Republican candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, Congressman Mike Pence and Sue Ellspermann, will pay a visit to Brazil during the Big Red Truck Tour Saturday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. Pence and Ellspermann will talk with citizens from the tailgate of Pence's red truck at the grassy lot on the southeast corner of Vandalia Street and United States 40 in the lot next to Adamson's Laundry Mat...
Trunk Or Treat (10/21/12)
The United Church of Christ and other community members will conduct a Trunk or Treat event Monday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m., in Clay City. Trunks full of treats will be set up in the Ford lot. Hot dogs, drinks and popcorn will be served on 7th Street...
Bread Starter Event (10/21/12)
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. For further information, call 448-1981...
Ritz To Visit Brazil (10/21/12)
Indiana State Superintendent of Education candidate Glenda Ritz, who is opposing Superintendent Tony Bennett, will be in Brazil Monday, Oct. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m., at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.
Retired Teachers to conduct fall meeting (10/21/12)
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. Chili, crackers, a relish tray, condiments and drinks will be provided...
Early voting ongoing through Clay County Election Office (10/21/12)
Early voting for the 2012 election will begin in October. The following is a list of times and dates for early voting, as provided by the Clay County Election Office: Through Oct. 26 (Monday through Friday), 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-4 p.m., Oct. 29-Nov. 2 (Monday through Friday), 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-6 p.m.,...
GROW Recipients (10/21/12)
Forest Park Elementary teachers reward students with two GROW tickets a week when their behavior is satisfactory. At the end of the first nine weeks of the school year, principal Jon Russel rewarded students who'd received all of their GROW tickets with a special prize---- a GROW pencil and a chance to have their photo taken for The Brazil Times...
Local gas station giving back (10/21/12)
For the rest of the year, a local gas station will be giving back to its customers. Recently, Hardeep Singh, owner of Quik Pick South Marathon, 7996 N. SR 59, Brazil, informed The Brazil Times the station will pump gas for seniors through Dec. 31, 2012, as a way of saying thank you to customers...
County trick or treat times (10/21/12)
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.,...
Candidates for 2012 General Election (10/21/12)
The following is the 2012 General Election Candidate List and public questions, which will appear on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, ballot, as provided by the Clay County Election Office: President/Vice President of the United States Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (Republican),...
Community Notes (10/21/12)
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,...
Illinois Lottery (10/21/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 1-0-3 Pick Three-Evening 3-9-8 Pick Four-Midday 2-9-7-0 Pick Four-Evening 5-7-6-6 My 3-Midday 0-3-4 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (10/21/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 2-8-0 Daily Three-Evening 0-6-6 Daily Four-Midday 7-1-2-8 Daily Four-Evening 2-7-1-9 Lucky 5-Midday 3-4-9-10-36 Lucky 5-Evening...
Indiana in Brief (10/21/12)
CDC raises number of Ind. meningitis cases to 38 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The number of fungal meningitis cases linked to injections of a recalled back pain medication has risen to 38 in Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported one additional case on its website Sunday. Two Indiana patients have died...
GOP looks for 'supermajority' (10/21/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Republicans hope to solidify their grip on the Statehouse in next month's elections, but the GOP's goal of winning enough House seats to essentially render Democrats irrelevant could prove an elusive target. House Republicans won a resounding a victory in 2010, picking up 12 seats and control of the chamber. That gave them the numbers needed to pass Republican priorities like divisive right-to-work legislation and create an expansive school voucher program...
Hamilton Center to honor veterans at awards dinner (10/21/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc., will honor veterans, families and the military during its annual Hamilton Awards Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Indiana State University's Hulman Center, 200 N. 8th St., Terre Haute. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the program will start at 7...
High school class builds houses for feral cats (10/21/12)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- These cat houses are smaller than the doghouses Steve Whitaker's construction class at Clay High School built last year. Smaller, however, doesn't measure out to be easier, not with a slanted roof put on for drainage. "That was the last change we had to make," Whitaker says over the sounds of hammers on nails echoing through his classroom out into the hall...
Billie Creek future uncertain after auction (10/21/12)
ROCKVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The auction of western Indiana historic site Billie Creek Village generated a combined $550,000 in bids, but it's not clear yet whether any bid will be accepted. Owner Charlie Cooper told the Terre Haute Tribune-Star for a story Sunday that he has three days to decide whether to accept any of the final bids after they fell far short of the opening prices for each of the three lots...
Mary Ruth Shamel (10/21/12)
Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was born June 20, 1928, in Brazil, to Otto C. Hanneman and Mary R. Jones Hanneman. Mrs. Shamel was a graduate of Greencastle High School and retired from General Telephone Company where she served as a manager...
Bette Jean Blackwell (10/21/12)
Bette Jean Blackwell, 83, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. She was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Greensfork, Ind., to Willis and Mona Fulwider. Bette graduated from Lebanon High School before marrying Bob Blackwell...
Stanley Guy Davis (10/21/12)
Stanley Guy Davis died peacefully in Terre Haute Oct. 16, 2012, at the age of 90. Born in St. Louis May 15, 1922, to Guy and Ruella (Tucker) Davis, Stanley was the younger of two children. While the boys were still small, Ruella married Buck Barns, the stepfather Stan fondly called "dad."...
Official says early voting numbers for General Election promising (10/21/12)
To the Editor: With slightly more than two weeks before the 2012 General Election, early voting is in full swing in Clay County. Through the first nine days of early voting, there have been 624 ballots cast in our office, which is 116 more than after the same amount of time in 2008...
Emergency Food Pantry offers quarterly report (10/21/12)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry met Friday for the quarterly report of their activities. Sixteen advisory board members were present for the business session that followed a delicious pitch-in dinner. Executive Director Ruth Haas reported a total of 1,004 family units were served with 11,402 bags/boxes of food and other essential items...
Habitat for Humanity grateful for matching grant (10/21/12)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County wants to thank the Clay County Community Foundation for the $2,500 matching grant awarded Oct. 13, 2012. We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to raise matching funds up to that amount at our fundraisers April 13, 2013, when we have the Jonah Fish Fry and Silent Auction at the Brazil National Guard Armory...
Commissioner responds to money transfer issue (10/21/12)
To the Editor: This letter is in response to Walt Moore's letter of Oct. 9, 2012: I made a statement at the Chamber of Commerce/Farm Bureau political forum that we could only do so much to repave the roads in Clay County because of lack of funds. We have funds to take care of our approximately 255 miles of gravel roads, but not sufficient funds to blacktop and chip and seal our approximately 405 miles of roads...
Area reader provides piece of the past (10/21/12)
The Little Bridge Speaks I started my life in the forests around Rossville. Pioneers cut trees of pine, oak and poplar to build a barn, a house, a shed and a school. When these had all served their time, a man came along, tore them down and salvaged some of the pieces he needed to build me...
Reader only wants the facts. Just the facts (10/21/12)
To the Editor: Just the facts ma'am. Just the facts! Detective Joe Friday. Dragnet. Concerning closure of Eel River Bridge, State Road 46, Bowling Green: When -- Fact: Closed July 31 to Oct. 3 (second time in 2012). INDOT work to start Oct. 1, Ask 'em -- Fact: Local and state political machine, not really interested,...
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