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Stories from Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Jackson Township Community Band to perform Monday (11/07/12)
The Jackson Township Community Band will pull a doubleheader Monday, Nov. 12, honoring Clay County Veterans. At 10 a.m., the band will perform inside the Clay County Courthouse prior to the annual salute by the American Legion and V.F.W. posts. This is the band's oldest continuous musical event, first played at the courthouse upon learning of the German surrender ending World War I in 1918...
Benefit put together for Carbon woman (11/07/12)
A benefit for Deborah Hall, Carbon, will take place Saturday, Nov. 10, at the C6 Bar, located at 4160 N Poplar Ct, Carbon, Ind. Hall was diagnosed in August with throat cancer. All proceeds from the benefit will go to help with Hall's expenses. Pam Bean is helping orchestrate the event...
Rotary Award! (11/07/12)
Rotary District Governor Joe Hagedorn recently presented the Rotary Club of Brazil with its 75th year plaque.
We're almost out of the drought (11/07/12)
Just as the headline states, we are almost out of the drought. As of the last U.S. Drought Monitor update, currently 41.99 percent of the state is experiencing D0 to D4 levels of drought. Approximately half of Clay County and half of Owen County are in the D0 level (abnormally dry)...
Santa Claus crafter visits kindergarteners (11/07/12)
Dave Snyder, a 35-year-resident of Clay County, visited Rae Anne Howald's kindergarten classroom at Jackson Township Elementary school Monday, to show students his hand-crafted Santa Clauses. Snyder has been making one-of-a-kind Santa Claus figurines from wood for more than ten years. Snyder spends anywhere from two weeks to two months carving the Santa Claus figurines before painting them...
BCB sets up Nov. 18 show (11/07/12)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present, "An American Portrait," Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m., at the Terre Haute Scottish Rite Cathedral, located at 8th and Ohio streets. The Scottish Rite and Brazil Concert Band team up annually for the free admission offering of the finest in concert band literature allowing Wabash Valley residents to witness the former Hippodrome Theater, which inspired John Philip Sousa to write the management about how pleased he was with the acoustics during a performance here with his traveling band.. ...
Commissioners hear Internet proposal (11/07/12)
During the Clay County Commissioners meeting Monday, representatives from Endeavor Communications, a company that provides telephone, Internet and some television services, spoke with the commissioners about installing fiber optic cables in the Poland area...
2012 voting numbers compare to previous elections (11/07/12)
Despite a turnout of close to 60 percent, fewer Clay County residents voted in the 2012 General Election than in 2008. However, on Wednesday, officials with the Clay County Election Office told The Brazil Times the numbers were similar to recent elections...
Breaking down the numbers from Tuesday's election (11/07/12)
The numbers are in across the state and, for the most part, in Clay County. When comparing, Clay Countians voted similarly to the final state results. For example, approximately 54 percent of Hoosiers voted Republican at the presidential level. In Clay County, the number was 65 percent as Republican candidate Mitt Romney received 7,065 votes compared to President-elect Barack Obama's 3,630...
United Way online auction kicks off (11/07/12)
On Sunday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m., United Way of the Wabash Valley will kick off the fifth Bid United eighth-day live online auction. The Bid United online marketplace will feature merchandise and services from local businesses. Using auction-style bidding, consumers can place bids on items, and if at the end of the auction they are the highest bidder, they win...
James 'Jim' Frederick DeHart (11/07/12)
James 'Jim' Frederick DeHart, 63, one of Gods faithful servants, was called home Nov. 6, 2012. Jim was born June 3, 1949, to Elmer 'Bud' and Rosemary DeHart. Jim served in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1968 to 1974. He retired from Duke Energy in 2007 after 37 1/2 years of service. Jim loved the outdoors, his dogs, his Harley, playing golf, and his grandchildren were the apple of his eye...
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