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Stories from Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Students raise awareness (11/20/12)
On Monday, students from Northview High School presented a check to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Students from Joanna Connors' Interpersonal Relationships class raised money for the cause by participating in Costumes for the Cure. Involved were (from left) Savannah Singer (so), Charlotte Pharr (so), Samantha Smith (so), Avery Deckerd (fr), Elisha Head (fr) and Cayliegh Shrader (so), (front) Madison Mecila (fr) and Gwen Hicks from the Susan G. ...
Food Drive (11/20/12)
Student council officers (top, from left) Kolten Chastain, Chloe Mendez and (bottom, from left) Tucker Thiel and Marle' Mager stand by the food drive bins at Van Buren Elementary Friday after the completion of the school's food drive to benefit Harmony Church of the Living Christ. The school collected more than 1,000 canned goods for the cause...
Staunton near completion on town projects (11/20/12)
STAUNTON -- The Town Council of Staunton is nearing completion of certain items in and around the town's community center. On Monday, council member Brad Webster told fellow council members Ed Nevins and Andy Kirchner he planned to complete work for the center's sign soon...
Holiday shopping tips (11/20/12)
The holiday shopping season is underway and will rapidly accelerate this coming Friday with the annual "Day After Thanksgiving" shopping frenzy. Not only does this time of year bring the chance for retail bargins, it also increases the chance of being the victim of a property crime...
Clay County junior leaders kick off new fundraiser (11/20/12)
Opting to try something different this year, the Clay County 4-H Junior Leaders will conduct a Gun Show Fundraiser Dec. 1-2, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Clay County 4-H Junior Leader advisor Jim Stevenson said times for the event are Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m...
Proclamation (11/20/12)
VistaCare Hospice recently spent some time with Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham to recognize the month of November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Wyndham signed a proclamation for the City of Brazil to locally recognize the event. On hand for the event included (front) Wyndham, (back, from left) VistaCare Hospice representatives Lisa Bell, Maria Tyler and Brandi Oldham...
Brazil officer sworn in (11/20/12)
The Brazil Police Department added a new officer Tuesday. Patrolman Brian Helmer, 29, originally from Putnam County, was sworn in as the department's newest officer. Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham conducted the ceremony. Helmer has been working with the department for a few months and will have to attend the Indiana State Police Academy in the upcoming months...
Elks Lodge sets up Karaoke Contest (11/20/12)
The Brazil Elks Lodge will host a Karaoke Contest in January. The contest is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. More competition will take place Jan. 12, with the final round set for Jan. 26. Cost to enter is $30 per contestant. The cost includes dinner each evening until elimination...
Parks board to change phone provider (11/20/12)
On Tuesday, the Brazil Parks and Recreation Board voted unanimously to change its local phone and Internet provider. The board has two local phone lines in Forest Park, one for the Forest Park Pool and the other for Park Superintendent Bill Houck's office...
Winner! (11/20/12)
Shantell Powell was the winner of her age group in the 2012 Brazil Times' Halloween Coloring Contest.
Additional patrols expected through holiday (11/20/12)
For the upcoming holiday -- Thanksgiving, in addition to Black Friday -- local law enforcement plan to increase patrols for the safety of the community. "There are more travelers out for the holiday season, so we can increase patrols to make sure the roads stay safe," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said...
Christmas parade lineup (11/20/12)
2012 Christmas In The Park Parade Lineup Theme of the Parade: "An Antique Christmas"...
Local businesses decorate for Christmas (11/20/12)
Brazil Main Street's Deck the Streets of Brazil is a contest where area businesses will decorate their windows for the holidays. Participants will have posters, donated by Justin Haulk and A+ Printing, in their windows and cans inside to collect votes...
Food pantry recieves donation of Thanksgiving turkeys (11/20/12)
On Monday afternoon, a truckload of frozen turkeys was dropped off at the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry, filling the pantry's fridge and the worker's hearts. The Wabash Valley Limbhangers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation donated frozen turkeys to the food pantry...
Clay City reloading for the 2012-13 basketball season (11/20/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City boy's basketball head coach Vance Edmondson is coming off his best season at the helm of a team, a 15-win squad that won a sectional championship. However, the Eels will look much different following the graduation of seven seniors, including three of the top-four scorers. However, the cupboard is far from bare according to the fourth-year head coach of the Eels...
Lady Eels place three in double-figures to top Rox (11/20/12)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels evened their season mark at 2-2 overall by defeating Rockville at home on Monday night, 49-43. The Eels used a big run in the second quarter, outscoring the Rox 21-7 to overcome a one-point deficit after the first quarter...
Thomas V. Rollo (11/20/12)
Thomas V. Rollo, 66, Terre Haute, currently living at the Veterans Nursing Home in West Lafayette, Ind., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, following a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Terre Haute, the son of Myron and Gladys (Taylor) Linnabary...
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