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Stories from Thursday, November 15, 2012

Students learn coordination through stacking cups (11/15/12)
A program designed to improve children's hand and eye coordination kept the students focused at Forest Park Elementary School Thursday. Recently, Teresa Akers and other teachers attended a conference in Indianapolis geared around physical education...
Donation boxes ready for toys (11/15/12)
The following is a list of toy drop off and cash donation sites for Clay County Toys for Tots according to Clay County Toys for Tots committee member Suzanne Mathis: Dollar General, Curves, Clay County Hospital, Mane Attraction, Allied Insurance,...
Bennett gives fire safety tips (11/15/12)
Brazil Fire Department Fire Chief Jake Bennett recently offered some tips to The Brazil Times he received from National Fire Protection and Safety Organizations in addition to some added warnings regarding home heating during winter months. "The intent is to educate and remind the community of risks and precautions for home heating," Bennett said...
Winner! (11/15/12)
Three-year-old Abby Walker was the winner of her age group in the 2012 Brazil Times' Halloween Coloring Contest. Abby is the daughter of Tracie and Wade Walker, Brazil.
Shop With A Cop (11/15/12)
Those interested in taking part in the Brazil Police Department's annual "Shop With A Cop" event are encouraged to come to the police department to pick up an application. Completed applications are due back to the department by Nov. 26. Applications may be picked up seven days a week, from 8 a.m.-midnight...
Breakfast! (11/15/12)
Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church will conduct its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast Saturday, Nov. 17, from 7-10 a.m., at the church, located on Kennedy Crossing Road. A freewill donation will be accepted to benefit the new church building project for Bee Ridge...
Blood Drive (11/15/12)
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive in December in Clay County. The event will take place Dec. 10, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Holly Hill. Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month. For further information or to schedule an appointment, log on to www.donorpoint.org, or call 1-800-632-4722...
Brazil City Council meets early due to Thanksgiving holiday (11/15/12)
The Brazil City Council met for their monthly meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. The council met a week early due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The council approved the minutes for October's meeting, and dealt with old business. The council reported the Fair Housing Ordinance will update the definition of family to include single individuals. ...
Ag essay contest looking for submissions (11/15/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Students in grades 4-12 are encouraged to consider the impact of Indiana foods and farmers for the third Ag Essay Contest, titled, "Our Food, Our Farmers: Nourishing Generations of Hoosiers." The essay competition includes three grade levels: 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12, and aligns with a number of state standards...
Community Notes (11/15/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Special Meeting The Brazil Parks and Recreation board will meet for a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 8:30 a.m. The board will meet in the Brazil City Hall council chambers. The public is invited to attend...
Pioneer pressure too much for Knights' offense (11/15/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A typically tough, physical Mooresville girl's basketball team shrugged off a slow start offensively to eventually cruise past Northview on Thursday evening by a 50-16 score. Missing starting guard Ashley Hughes for the second game due to a concussion, the Knights' offense struggled to get much going against a rugged Pioneer's defense that forced 31 turnovers and limited Northview to just 23 shots in the game. ...
North Clay splits contests with Trojans (11/15/12)
Times Staff Report North Clay's seventh-grade basketball team got a complete team effort on Wednesday to pick up a 41-8 victory over West Vigo. Brevan Harper had seven points with Logan Metz, Andrew Osborn and Jon Adams each scoring six. Bryson Kohler scored five points in the victory with Dylan Nussell adding four. Anthony Drury and Trevor DeOreo each had two points...
Brazil Buzz (11/15/12)
We are enjoying a modest decline in gas prices at the pump. Anyone with any smarts at all knows that is short-lived. We burn heating oil. Therefore, we are hoping for a mild winter. The first fuel oil bill of the season was hefty. The Amish fireplace works well for us toward lowering the expense...
Mylin Dakota Pennington (11/15/12)
Mylin Dakota Pennington, 17, Clay City, a sophomore at Clay City High School, began his new life's adventure, Nov. 14, 2012. Mylin was born July 30, 1995, in Terre Haute, the son of Paul and Tina (Medley) Pennington. He attended Clay City High School...
Kathleen Marian Giacone (11/15/12)
Kathleen Marian Giacone, 58, Cloverdale, passed away Wednesday, Nov, 14, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Nov. 23, 1953, to Richard and Mildred Vanatti. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, brother Tommy Dale Vanatti and sister Carol Vanatti...
Public Record (11/15/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 9-15: Circuit Court -- Civil Professional Accounts Service Inc. Vs. Jerica Floyd: Civil Collections LVNV Funding LLC Vs. April Simmons: Civil Collections...
In Your Shoes (11/15/12)
Once again, I headed to Center Point this week for "In Your Shoes," only this time to discover a little place filled with history. I visited volunteer Lila Stienstra at the Clay County Genealogy Society Library, an independent and self-supporting non-profit organization that provides county and family histories to anyone interested. The group helps locate, collect and record resource material relating to Clay County families. They make all the information they collect available to the public...
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