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Stories from Sunday, October 28, 2012

State Bound! (10/28/12)
NMK heading to finals Imperial Regiment misses finals' cut INDIANAPOLIS -- For the 26th consecutive year, Clay County residents will be heading to Indianapolis for the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Marching Band State Finals...
North Clay Middle School Eighth-Grade Honor Roll (10/28/12)
North Clay Middle School Honor Roll First Nine Weeks Eighth-Grade All A's Brenton Bradford, Tatum Dyar, Caleb Freeman, Jacob Hendrich, Mariah Hill, Tyler Leach, Drew Lumsdon, Gracie Noel, Mohammed Rahman, Noah Short, Michael Walters Honor Roll Ravyn Batchelor, Paige Bicking, Brenton Bradford, Sydni Britton, Cameron Carroll, Jourdan Cayton, Abigail Conrad, Charles Cook, Samuel Copper, Tatum Dyar, Shaylyn Ehrlich, Caleb Freeman, Bailey Fry, Nicholas Ganly, Macy Gettle, Jase Glassburn, Christophe Glock, Kaylee Greene, Kaitlynn Harris, Payton Hayes, Jacob Hendrich, Thomas Hess, Garrett Hetrick, Mackenzie Higgenbotham, Mariah Hill, John Howald, Dylan Hyatt, Emily Johnson, Austin Kaelber, Madison Kapke, Christopher Kaufman, Caleb Kumpf, Calvin Lackey, Tyler Leach, Jayden Lindsay, Drew Lumsdon, Jacob Maccarone, Tyler McNabb, Kyle McVey, Emily McWilliams, Bryce Minor, Katelyn Muncie, Gracie Noel, Kylie Parksey, John Pell, Mohammed Rahman, Benjamin Reberger, Alex Reinoehl, Donna Ridge, Camden Roembke, Savannah Rogers, Ashton Rollo, Nicholas Ross, Madison Russell, Kerstie Shaw, Noah Short, Carleigh Shrader, Scott Silvers, Cheyenne Sims, Julia Smith, Kaleb Smith, Elliot Stallcop, Hannah Stallcop, Kenzie Stearley, Emily Targett, Samantha Thomas, Skylar Thompson, Zachery Tracy, Indya Trahan, Aimee Treash, Chelsea Vanatti, Sierra Wagle, Benjamin Wallace, Michael Walters, Kyla Warren, Logan White, Ayla Winegar. ...
Theatre to present 'Annie' (10/28/12)
The Community Theatre of Clay County will present, "Annie: The Musical," Nov. 1-3. Cost is $25, which includes a buffet dinner that will be served at 6:30 p.m., each evening. Performances will begin between 7:15-7:20 p.m. "Annie" is a musical based on the beloved comic of the 1930s...
County gears up for Halloween (10/28/12)
In only a few days, Clay County residents will see several ghosts and goblins creeping along city and town streets. Clay County town councils and the Brazil Common Council recently issued Halloween Trick-or-Treat times to The Brazil Times. The following is a list of trick-or-treat times provided to The Times:...
Children Invited (10/28/12)
Brazil Fire Department Fire Chief Jake Bennett recently announced children and their parents who will be out trick-or-treating Tuesday or Wednesday are invited to the Brazil Fire Department and Brazil Police Station for treats.
Open House! (10/28/12)
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) will conduct a free open house Nov. 1, at 8:30 a.m., at the YMCA of Clay County. All males and females are welcome.
Extravaganza! (10/28/12)
The Brazil Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, will conduct a Holiday Extravaganza, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fifteen-plus vendors will be on hand at the event, including Thirty-One, Avon, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Family Fudge, Lia Sophia, Pampered Chef, Set to a Tea, The Noodle House, Homemade Baked Goods, Ann Marie Designs (hair bows and more), Blessings Unlimited, Paparazzi Jewelry, The Old Brown Shed Spices, The Candle Shack and more...
Veterans Program (10/28/12)
Van Buren Elementary School will host a Veteran's Day program Monday, Nov. 12, at the elementary school. Veterans who have served in any branch of the United States Armed forces are welcome to attend the ceremony, which will feature the Jackson Township Community Band...
Fall Fest scheduled (10/28/12)
Fall Fest 2012 will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from 3-7 p.m., at Christ Community Church, two miles north of Brazil on State Road 59. Pumpkin Chunkin, chicken racing, lumberjack games and more will be available. For more information, call 443-0423...
Cornerstone Christian Academy Honor Roll (10/28/12)
Cornerstone Christian Academy Honor Roll First Nine Weeks First-Grade All A's Parker Chastain, Tanner Clausen, Erin Hines, Lainey Judson, Matthew Mullenix, Isaac Rollo, Elise Somheil, Isabella Timberman, Abigail Vitz, and Ryan Woodcox All A's and B's...
'Big Red Truck Tour!' (10/28/12)
Indiana Gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence and Lt. gubernatorial candidate Sue Ellspermann both visited Brazil Saturday as part of Pence's "Big Red Truck Tour." Here are a few snapshots of the visit, which took place at the Clay County Republican Headquarters...
Former Times' journalist visits area Purdue Club (10/28/12)
GREENCASTLE -- The fingerprints of Purdue University alumni are all over the history of aviation and aeronautics. Their footprints have left an impression, too. No small steps for man or giant leaps of any kind without a Purdue education, it seems. The Purdue impact on the space program is especially apparent on the moon where both the first man (Neil Armstrong) and the last man (Gene Cernan) to set foot on the lunar surface were Purdue grads...
Former clerk-treasurer receives sentence (10/28/12)
A former City of Brazil employee was sentenced recently. According to court documents, former City of Brazil clerk-treasurer Tracy Webster entered a plea of guilty on two charges of theft Oct. 23. Both charges were class D felonies. According to court documents, the court dismissed a class C felony Forgery and one class D felony theft count after both parties involved reached a guilty plea and sentencing recommendation, which had been filed by both parties prior to the Oct. 23 hearing...
Meeting scheduled (10/28/12)
The Clay County 4-H Council meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. All are welcome to attend the meeting. For more information, call 448-9041.
Safety (10/28/12)
New Club Member (10/28/12)
Community Notes (10/28/12)
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 (10/28/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 3-0-0 Pick Three-Evening 6-9-1 Pick Four-Midday 8-1-9-7 Pick Four-Evening 8-3-0-7 My 3-Midday 4-1-9 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (10/28/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 0-6-2 Daily Three-Evening 7-9-1 Daily Four-Midday 6-5-8-2 Daily Four-Evening 0-2-9-4 Lucky 5-Midday 4-14-21-31-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
WVGS to offer presentation to public Nov. 12 (10/28/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Monday, Nov. 12, the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer a presentation by Betty Warren titled, "Land Ownership Search: Admire Acres." The program is free and will take place at the Vigo County Public Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m...
Oregon Baptist Church to salute veterans with service Nov. 10 (10/28/12)
Salute the Canteen! During World War II, the canteen was a big deal. Often, a local place to socialize with music and ladies, who were ladies, these locations were intended to give the military a safe place from base to get away. Light refreshments and an early evening so you could make it back on base on time...
Report: State aware of outbreak week before telling public (10/28/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- State health officials knew six clinics in Indiana had received a recalled back pain medication linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis a week before they notified the public, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press...
Carmel claims team titles, Bertoli places fourth (10/28/12)
IHSAA Press Release SEELEYVILLE -- Carmel swept the boys and girls team titles in Terre Haute but Mishawaka's Anna Rohrer was the talk of the day setting a girls state finals record while Barr-Reeve's Connor Sorrells took the boys crown. Rohrer, just a sophomore and making her first appearance in the state finals, battled defending state champion Ashley Erba throughout but then pulled away from the Warsaw senior down the final straightaway. ...
James E. Payne (10/28/12)
James E. Payne, 82, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Oct. 27, 2012. He was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Lena, Ind., the son of Ralph and Violet (Bell) Payne. His first eight grades of school were in a two-room school where he served as custodian in the eighth-grade...
Lewis Clyde Bales (10/28/12)
Lewis Clyde Bales, 79, Cloverdale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Born April 21, 1933, in Washington Township of Putnam County, he was the son of Leis A. and Sylvia Blanche (Akins) Bales, and wa a graduate of Roachdale High School "class of 1951."...
James Jackson 'Jack' Loveall (10/28/12)
James Jackson "Jack" Loveall, 88, Rockville, Ind., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Cobblestone Crossings. He was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Carbon, Ind., to Joseph Oscar Loveall and Myrtle Pinkstaff Loveall. He was married to Jacquelyn Kerr Loveall for 66 years...
Obituary Notices (10/28/12)
Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Memorials in Mrs. Shamel's memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, 435 Limestone St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46202. Private arrangements entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com...
Still plenty of time for early voting (10/28/12)
To the Editor: Election Day is creeping closer, and so is the end of early voting. However, there are still plenty of opportunities to cast your ballot in the Election Office, located on the second floor (Room 211) of the Clay County Courthouse. Beginning today through Friday, our office will feature extended hours of 8 a.m.-noon, and 1-6 p.m., for those wanting to vote early, which has been a hit this election...
Board member: Board currently functioning in a 'puppet fashion' (10/28/12)
To the Editor: I have been a school board member multiple times and observed their functions. Our current school board tends to function in a puppet fashion with someone pulling its strings. There are times when pros and cons are needed before voting on an issue...
Area teacher throwing support behind teacher for representative (10/28/12)
To the Editor: I am a mother of four children and I am worried about the future of public schools. My 18-year-old recently graduated and is now in the Honors College of IU. When he was in third-grade, he did hands-on science projects studying the water cycle and went on a field trip to learn more...
Responding to letter (10/28/12)
To the Editor: Upon reading L.T. Clark's e-mail regarding the Eel River closing, I was clapping to see the facts that were stated. You can deny many things, but you cannot deny facts. So, Mr./Ms. Clark, let me tell you a fact: Bowling Green residents do care and are incensed at the delay's and hyperbole that has been given to us by INDOT, elected officials and hopeful candidates who seem more than willing to pick up this cause for election, but truly don't care...
Reader opines on abortion (10/28/12)
To the Editor: "Shouldn't the woman who is raped be able to have an abortion?" Many people, opposed to abortion in other circumstances, ask this question. There are various reasons why abortion is not the answer. The woman who has been raped has undergone a terrible trauma and injustice...
Reader thanks late resident (10/28/12)
To the Editor: Every once in a while, one gets a second time around chance in a lifetime to pay tribute to a person and having that chance for the children of Clay County in need, I find that the late "Shorty" Kenneth Stewart has done it again. Yes, Shorty was killed on United States 40 east, a little more than a year ago, and I remember that he had gathered together more than 200 stuffed dolls and animals (new) and donated to me to get them out to children for Christmas...
Questions about Congress (10/28/12)
To the Editor I admit that in the past, I have voted for candidates I knew nothing about. I was oblivious to political issues most of my life. I still have a hard time understanding some of the issues today. It's difficult to sort out the truth from fiction...
Reader has concern about festival (10/28/12)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the entire Popcorn Festival committee for once again doing a great job bringing vendors, the carnival, and entertainment to Brazil. I again this year thank Matt Brookshire (bassist for Atom Heart Mother) for bringing his talented band back to Brazil. I am a little concerned about the turnout, though...
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