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Stories from Thursday, December 6, 2012

Clark finishes Haiti internship (12/06/12)
Brazil resident Justin Clark recently came back from an estimated 5-month internship in Haiti. Clark is back in the United States until January, when he will go back to Haiti full-time for a permanent missionary position. "I'll be there until God tells me to go somewhere else," Clark said...
Community Foundation releases non-profit 2012 holiday wish list (12/06/12)
Community children aren't the only ones making holiday wish lists. The Wabash Valley Community Foundation has released the 2012 Holiday Wish List, a compilation of 64 non-profit organizations and more than 250 wishes to be fulfilled in Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties. Clay County has a total of 23 organizations involved. Each organization has listed three wishes of varying amounts that will be beneficial to the organization during the holiday season...
Town Council discusses parking (12/06/12)
During the Clay City Town Council meeting Tuesday, the board discussed parking distances at intersections along Main Street after a citizen complaint. The ordinance in place now calls for no parking within 180 feet from the center of the road at the intersection of First Street and Main Street. The concern is drivers cannot see at the intersection due to parked cars when pulling out...
Trash Reminder (12/06/12)
The Brazil City Garage recently announced it is asking all residents to place their trash out before noon, Monday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve). In addition, officials stated after Christmas, trash pickup will run one day behind normal schedule. Regular pickup will take place Monday, Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve), but trash pickup will run one day behind normal schedule Jan. 1-4...
Breakfast With Santa! (12/06/12)
The YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, will host Santa Claus for breakfast Saturday, Dec. 8. The annual Breakfast With Santa event will take place from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Those interested in attending will have the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus, enjoy free donuts and muffins...
Duke Energy awards Hamilton Center grant (12/06/12)
Hamilton Center, Inc., is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation in support of Project SEARCH, an innovative experiential learning program devoted to providing real life, professional work experience for students with disabilities...
Bake Sale (12/06/12)
The Fontanet Action Community Team will conduct a bake sale Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Fontanet Action Community Team building. Soup, sandwiches and beverages will be served. For more information, call 812-877-3572.
City of Brazil opens bids for work (12/06/12)
The City of Brazil conducted a public meeting Thursday, Dec. 6, to read off the sealed bids from three competing companies. According to city officials, the bids are for maintenance of the well supply system, replacement of filter media at the water treatment plant and abandonment of an unused well...
Terre Haute Truck Center quote accepted for truck (12/06/12)
During the Clay County Commissioners' special meeting Thursday, the commissioners accepted a quote for a tandem truck for the Highway Department. The quotes were opened on Monday, Dec. 3, as follows: JX Peterbilt for $125,000 with a trade-in allowance of $15,000, and...
Food transported in unsafe conditions (12/06/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- At 10:45 a.m., Thursday, Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Master Trooper Kent Winstead stopped a white Mitsubishi refrigerated food delivery truck for a routine inspection in the westbound lanes of Interstate-70 near the 23-mile-marker...
Chamber Meeting (12/06/12)
Tech Haute and the Clay County Chamber of Commerce conducted the "How to create a killer Facebook Page," seminar Wednesday. The event was well attended with more than 20 small business owners in attendance. The chamber has plans to conduct another seminar in the first quarter of 2013...
Community Notes (12/06/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Harmony Meeting Notice The last meeting of the month for the Harmony Town Council will take place Friday, Dec. 28, at the conclusion of the annual Christmas dinner for council and board members...
McDonald named District M Coach of the Year by IHSBCA (12/06/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Following an outstanding 2012 baseball season, Northview head coach Scott McDonald recently was named as District Baseball Coach of the Year representing District M. The selection was voted on by his peers. The Northview High School baseball program has long been in good hands and has seen just two head coaches since the school has been in existence. ...
Public Record (12/06/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 30-Dec. 6: Circuit Court -- Civil Amanda J. O'Neal Vs. Shawn M. O'Neal: Domestic Relations Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Anthony J. Clingerman: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Brazil Buzz (12/06/12)
"And by the way, everything in life is writable if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt." Some folks might read "Brazil Buzz," and wonder why I share so much. Others might think my imagination controls my thoughts, in the sense that things in my life, good or bad, did not completely happen...
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