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Stories from Friday, November 2, 2012

Bowling Green bridge reopens (11/02/12)
BOWLING GREEN -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Friday that the bridge over the Eel River west of Bowling Green on State Road 46 was officially opened at 7 p.m., Friday. George R. Harvey and Sons, Inc., Danville, completed the expedited repairs...
Riddell National Bank to host food drive (11/02/12)
Riddell National Bank is beginning its annual food drive Monday, Nov. 5. Community members are asked to donate canned goods and non-perishable food items at the bank. Tables will be set up at each branch for the donations. All of the collected food or any monetary donations will be given to the Clay County Food Pantry...
Couple to refurbish community house (11/02/12)
With the help of the community, two locals plan to refurbish the Dick Johnson Community House, which is connected to the Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department (DJVFD). Dave and Sheryl Snow, Brazil, who own property in Dick Johnson Township, have strong ties to the community and want to take on the challenge of restoring the building...
Harold House named Teacher of the Year (11/02/12)
Harold House, Terre Haute, has been named the 2012-13 Teacher of the Year at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center in Indianapolis. House has also been named among the 30 distinguished teachers at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). There are over 3,000 teachers employed by IPS...
Safety first on Halloween (11/02/12)
Jourdan Cayton and Maddie Russell, dressed as mustard and ketchup bottles, helped point the way to one of the Halloween Safe Zones Tuesday as trick-or-treaters made their way through Brazil. The zone was designated for children who may have become separated from their parents while trick-or-treating. Zones were located at Sherwin Williams and 1304 N. Walnut St., Brazil...
Veterans Fashion Show to take place Nov. 3 (11/02/12)
The "Salute Our Veterans Fashion Show," will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, from noon-2 p.m., at the Indiana War Memorial, 431 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis. The event is free and open to the public and is taking place to support www.SaveOurVeterans.org...
Red Cross to offer first aid classes (11/02/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross is offering adult and pediatric first aid classes. November classes will take place at the Wabash Valley Chapter, located at 700 South Third Street, Terre Haute. The courses will teach people how to perform CPR, as well as how to prevent and respond to emergencies...
In Your Shoes (11/02/12)
This week for "In Your Shoes," I headed to Center Point to hear a sound one doesn't normally hear around here -- the roar of lions and tigers. That's right -- I visited the Exotic Feline Rescue Center to meet Head Keeper Rebecca Rizzo. When I arrived, Rebecca and the other staff were preparing meat for the exotic cats. ...
Church News (11/02/12)
First Baptist Church We have scheduled our 27th Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Nov. 22. The church will serve a sit-down meal beginning at noon. There is no charge to attend. The meal will be served at the church, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil. For reservations, call 448-8112 and leave a message...
Stark featured in "Chicken Soup" (11/02/12)
She's done it again -- and in this instance several times in one month. Brazil resident Diane Stark recently had two stories featured in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hooked on Hockey," one story featured in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding My Faith" and two stories featured in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive."...
Operation Christmas Child brings joy to needy children around the world (11/02/12)
While most people in the nation are preparing for holiday activities, Brazil volunteers with Operation Christmas Child -- the world's largest Christmas project of its kind -- are filling shoe box gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas...
Staunton Scene (11/02/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Staunton Community Center. Cost to set up is $15 if you use one of the center's tables, or $10 if you provide your own table. To reserve a spot, or get more information, call Anita Ave at 448-3023...
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