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Stories from Sunday, November 25, 2012

Pursuit leads to two arrests (11/25/12)
A pursuit through three counties recently led to the arrest of two Clay County men. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, officials were notified Wednesday evening in regard to the theft of a vehicle. Heaton said officials with the Brazil Police Department were on the lookout for John Clark, 21, Brazil, who was allegedly wanted for Battery with Bodily Injury...
Moonlight Madness set (11/25/12)
In August, Seasoned Wick co-owners Lori Brown and Tracy Chiles decided to conduct a Moonlight Madness event at the store. Throughout the evening in August, several local residents stopped by the business to shop and browse. "We were busy until midnight," Brown said...
Residents found Nourish International (11/25/12)
Carli Coughanowr and Olivia Oehler, both of Brazil and currently juniors at Indiana University studying psychology and pre-medicine, are currently raising money for a project they are both passionate about. Coughanowr learned about Nourish International, an organization that engages students and empowers communities to make a lasting impact on extreme poverty, through a friend she visited at the University of Georgia. She researched the organization and decided to apply to be a founder...
Castle first stop on home tour (11/25/12)
The holiday season is in full swing and all of the traditions that make the season special have begun. The annual Tri Kappa Home Tour has become a tradition for many. The first stop on this year's tour is to another place and time. Clayshire Castle's door will be open to guests and provide a medieval experience...
Time For Crafts! (11/25/12)
Youth ages 7-under may drop by the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Nov. 29, anytime between 6-7 p.m., to make a puzzle piece reindeer ornament. The craft event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 448-1981.
Leaf Pickup (11/25/12)
Associates of the Brazil City Garage will conduct leaf pickup throughout November and into December. The following is the schedule for leaf pickup: Nov. 26-30 -- Northeast section of the city will be picked up, and Dec. 3-7 -- Northwest section of the city will be picked up...
Hoop Shoot Contest (11/25/12)
The Brazil Elks Lodge 762 will host the Clay County Elks Hoop Shoot Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., at Eastside Elementary School. Children interested in participating are asked to have their parents bring a copy of their birth certificate to help with paperwork needed for county winners who will compete in Rockville Jan. 20, 2013, at the District competition...
Habitat meeting coming up (11/25/12)
In 2013, Habitat for Humanity of Clay County plans to build a new home with a Clay County family partner. The home will be located at 703 S. Chicago Ave., Brazil. All Clay County families who are interested in applying for the next Habitat home must attend the informational meeting, scheduled for Jan. 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center...
Community Notes (11/25/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Dates Changed The Harmony Town Council will conduct its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Harmony Community Center. The last meeting of the month will take place Friday, Dec. 28, at the conclusion of the annual Christmas dinner for council and board members...
Illinois Lottery (11/25/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 7-3-8 Pick Three-Evening 2-3-1 Pick Four-Midday 6-3-0-3 Pick Four-Evening 3-9-7-4 My 3-Midday 4-0-9 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (11/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 0-8-2 Daily Three-Evening 9-9-8 Daily Four-Midday 9-5-7-1 Daily Four-Evening 7-3-6-2 Cash 5 1-11-15-30-33 Mix and Match 10-16-21-29-40...
Grim budget picture shapes up for lawmakers (11/25/12)
By TOM LoBIANCO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- "The fiscal fog is thick" has become a favorite line for Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma heading into the next session of the General Assembly, and with good reason. State tax collections -- the lifeblood of the budget and everything from road-paving to classroom sizes -- could remain stagnant as the state continues to crawl out of the recession...
Knights look for continued improvement (11/25/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview is looking to put the sting of an 8-14 boy's basketball season behind it as coach Clint Weddle takes over the program after previously coaching with the Indiana State women's basketball team. Weddle will be charged with replacing five graduated seniors, including four starters that saw the lion's share of the minutes. ...
Sharpshooting Eitel leads Sycamores (11/25/12)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Lucas Eitel scored a career-high 25 points as he tied an Indiana State single-game record for most 3-pointers hit in a row as well as eight in a row over the last two contests and finished with a perfect 7-of-7 mark from 3-point range, and a 9-of-9 mark from the field as the Sycamores earned a 76-62 victory in front of 4,855 fans inside Hulman Center...
Purdue makes quick decision to fire Hope (11/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A strong finish for Purdue wasn't enough to save Danny Hope's job. One day after Purdue retained the Old Oaken Bucket and became bowl-eligible for the second straight season, athletic director Morgan Burke announced that Hope had been fired. The school has called a 6:30 p.m. news conference to make it official...
Flora Irene Horn (11/25/12)
Flora Irene Horn, 80, Clay City, passed away Nov. 23, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. Flora was born June 15, 1932, the daughter of Ernest and Vinnie (Stanley) Fisher, Terre Haute. She moved to Coal City at the age of 12. She married James Dean Horn May 2, 1953. They moved to Hammond in 1956. She lived there until 1990. They then moved back to Clay City...
Kurtis Matthew Phillips (11/25/12)
Kurtis Matthew Phillips, 16, Reelsville, died unexpectedly Nov. 22, 2012, at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis due to a sudden illness. Services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Selby officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Bipartisan goal: Good service (11/25/12)
The rigors o f the campaign are still fresh, but for newly elected House members and senators, the hard part is just beginning. Already, they're inundated with advice on the issues they'll be facing: The fiscal cliff, crises overseas and how to behave in a highly partisan Congress...
Modern Homemakers give thanks (11/25/12)
To the Editor: The Modern Homemakers Extension Club decided to plant a tree near the Extension Office to honor their club. After securing permission to plant the tree, the members participated in several "fun projects," to pay for the tree. Perhaps, the favorite project was a purse auction. Each member brought a filled purse, auctioned off among themselves...
City leader has done something (11/25/12)
To the Editor: In reference to John Weddle's letter ("Not much has changed, has it," which appeared in the Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2012, issue of The Brazil Times), I have to disagree with you about the mayor. Yes, he has done something. He has laid off several elderly employees and fired people also...
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