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Stories from Sunday, November 18, 2012

Home fire displaces Brazil family (11/18/12)
A Brazil family was temporarily displaced following a house fire Sunday evening. At approximately 7:20 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the residence at 407 E. Blaine St., Brazil. According to Brazil Fire Department Fire Chief Jake Bennett, William Fagg, an occupant of the home, was at home at the time of the fire, adding Fagg had heard a smoke alarm go off...
Pageant Royalty! (11/18/12)
Husband recalls emergency visit (11/18/12)
To assist in the recovery efforts of Hurricane Sandy, District 7's Emergency Management Agency (EMA) traveled to Long Beach, N.Y., along with two other EMA teams from Indiana. According to EMA Director Bryan Husband, the teams helped the public works and public safety personnel, city management officials and local law enforcement with acquiring equipment such as generators and pumps...
Funeral home seeking stocking stuffers for soldiers' Christmas (11/18/12)
French Funeral Home is inviting all residents to send troops a little taste of home for the holidays. From now until Dec. 1, those interested may stop in to pick up a free Christmas stocking to take home, decorate and stuff with Christmas cheer before returning to French Funeral Home...
Costumer Winners! (11/18/12)
Food Giveaway (11/18/12)
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, Dec. 1, from 1-3 p.m. The event will take place at the church, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil. For more information, call 446-3110.
Meeting Moved (11/18/12)
The November meeting of K&H Sewer District has been changed to Tuesday, Nov. 20, due to Thanksgiving. There will be a public hearing on the sewer rates at 7 p.m. The regular business meeting of K&H will follow the hearing at 7:30 p.m. Meetings take place in the Knightsville Community Building...
Snowflake Runners-Up! (11/18/12)
Snowflake Prince and Princess (11/18/12)
Prettiest Eyes and Smile! (11/18/12)
Snowflake Duke and Duchess! (11/18/12)
Holiday Bazaar scheduled in Seelyville (11/18/12)
A holiday bazaar will be sponsored by Friends of Holy Rosary Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Schelley Hall, United States 40, east of the stoplight in Seelyville. Baked goods and a variety of vendors will be available for holiday shopping. Vendors include Watkins, Avon, Donna Sharp, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Rada, fused glass jewelry and more...
Community Notes (11/18/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Applications 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...
Illinois Lottery (11/18/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 4-0-9 Pick Three-Evening 9-0-1 Pick Four-Midday 0-8-6-4 Pick Four-Evening 2-6-9-3 My 3-Midday 3-5-0 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (11/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 2-5-0 Daily Three-Evening 3-5-2 Daily Four-Midday 6-7-7-3 Daily Four-Evening 3-9-7-3 Cash 5 13-28-31-36-39 Mix and Match 3-24-28-46-50...
ISP to conduct travel campaign through Dec. 2 (11/18/12)
In an effort to make the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period safer, the Indiana State Police will be joining approximately 250 other law enforcement agencies statewide in participating in the annual Safe Family Travel campaign. Beginning Friday, Nov. 16, and running through Sunday, Dec. 2, the Indiana State Police will conduct high visibility enforcement efforts including sobriety check points and saturation patrols looking for impaired drivers and unrestrained motorists...
Hazel Broadstreet (11/18/12)
Hazel Broadstreet, 81, Center Point, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Aug. 6, 1931, in New Jersey, to John and Hazel Haberle. Hazel enjoyed wintering in Florida, spending time with her grandchildren and friends, making crafts and giving a hug to everyone she knew...
Obituary Notices (11/18/12)
Mylin Dakota Pennington, 17, Clay City, a sophomore at Clay City High School, began his new life's adventure, Nov. 14, 2012. Services for Mylin will be at First Christian Church, 1875 West U.S. 40, Brazil, Ind., 47834, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Larry Richmond officiating. ...
After election, attitude is the key (11/18/12)
After the election, attitude will be key An intriguing conversation about the next step in the fiscal drama is taking place among our elected leaders. At this early point, it is mostly at an exploratory level, but it's no less real for that. A day after an election in which a changing electorate essentially cemented the status quo in place -- re-electing the President and keeping Congress split between the two parties -- the stock market swooned...
Attack on coal is attack on Hoosier economy (11/18/12)
During his 2008 presidential campaign, then U.S. Sen. Barack Obama outlined his vision for the coal industry in America. In January of that year, he told the San Francisco Chronicle in an interview, "If somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can. It's just that it will bankrupt them because they're going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that's being emitted."...
Honored to be invited to Veteran's event (11/18/12)
To the Editor: It was an honor and privilege to attend the lunch and program at Van Buren Elementary School, which brought back many memories both happy and sad. Meeting some of my enlistees, among them Roy Kellar and Charles Walker, made me feel good as they both stopped to shake hands and tell me they had many happy times while in service; and they had many stories they could share...
Let's find a way to stop complaining (11/18/12)
To the Editor: I am writing in response to the letter by Mr. John Weddle on Nov. 13, 2012, about nothing changing. I am getting tired of people running down our mayor and elected officials. We are supposed to be an intelligent society. I have worked in politics most of my life with Mayor Chalos, as a police officer and a correctional officer...
Low-fat vegetarian diet for holidays (11/18/12)
To the Editor: Hispanics in the United States are much more likely to develop major cardiovascular disease risk factors, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, compared to Hispanics living outside the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
More needs to be done with education (11/18/12)
To the Editor: Glenda Ritz won by a large margin for her position as Superintendent of Public Instruction, receiving around 100,000 more votes than Governor-elect Mike Pence. Yet, despite this overwhelming support from the Indiana voters, Pence and Gov. Daniels have claimed that the message from the election results was a "strong affirmation on the progress of education reform in the state."...
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