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Stories from Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Contest Winner! (12/12/12)
Ten-year-old Bralynn Robbins, daughter of Kathy Palmer, was the fifth-grade winner at Forest Park Elementary in the Clay County Health Department's Tobacco Prevention Billboard contest. Robbins won several gift certificates from area businesses.
Pacers rally from 16 points down, beat Cavs 96-81 (12/12/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Paul George scored 27 points, and the Indiana Pacers overcame a 16-point deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-81 on Wednesday night. David West had 18 points and nine rebounds and George Hill added 17 points for the Pacers, who snapped a two-game skid...
City acquires new excavator (12/12/12)
The city of Brazil recently purchased a new piece of machinery. A Bobcat excavator was bought for approximately $48,000. The new machine will help streamline the costs of future city projects. Brazil's Mayor Brain Wyndham told The Brazil Times the purchase of the excavator is a goal the city has been working toward for a long time...
Knightsville council works to complete end-of-year tasks (12/12/12)
The Knightsville Town Council met Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. to discussion the month's business. The council is working on completing end-of-the-year tasks. The design for two memorial way signs in memory of Spc. Arronn David Fields was approved. The council has also ordered new street and speed limits signs to replace the ones that were damaged throughout the year...
Staunton council discusses water meter (12/12/12)
STAUNTON -- Officials with the Town of Staunton recently had to replace the water meter lid and ring near the town's community center after it had been damaged. On Monday, during the monthly town council meeting, Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch informed the council the meter -- which sits north of the center -- had been ran over...
Jeffries to host livestreaming games online (12/12/12)
Brazil resident and current Vincennes University student J.T. Jeffries has a busy week planned for those interested. For approximately two years, Jeffries, a Northview High School graduate, has provided commentary for livestreaming sports action within Clay County at www.thebraziltimes.com...
Grand Champion! (12/12/12)
Ten-year-old Ellie Emmert was one of the two grand champions of the Clay County Health Department's "Working Towards a Healthy Community" Tobacco Prevention Billboard contest. Ellie, daughter of Todd and Tammy Emmert, Knightsville, is homeschooled through Christ Community Church. Her drawing will be placed on a billboard near First Christian Church, Brazil...
Contest Winner! (12/12/12)
Eleven-year-old Landon Reckerd was the Jackson Township Elementary School champion of the Clay County Health Department's "Working Towards a Healthy Community" Tobacco Prevention Billboard contest. Landon is the son of Jennifer and Keith Reckerd, Brazil...
Contest Winner! (12/12/12)
Eleven-year-old Madelyn Frazee was the Meridian Elementary School champion of the recent Clay County Health Department's "Working Towards a Healthy Community" Tobacco Prevention Billboard contest.
Local teacher joins Rotary! (12/12/12)
At the November Rotary Club of Brazil meeting, new club member, Silvia Weir, the German teacher at Clay City Jr.-Sr. High School, was inducted into the club during a special ceremony at The Renaissance Reception and Conference Center. Weir (second from left) was able to be presented her Rotary membership pin by special guest, her husband Terry (far left). ...
Becoming informed of pending debate (12/12/12)
Every occupation comes with hazards and reasons for debate including farming. One of the debates currently being discussed about farming is the impending approval and use of soybean varieties that are tolerant of herbicides 2, 4-D and dicamba. Before anyone can truly comment as to whether or not this should be approved, they need to dig deep and find out the facts...
Beginning beekeeping class scheduled (12/12/12)
The Indiana Beekeeping School is conducting its 16th Beginning Beekeeping class the weekend of Jan. 4-5, 2013. The comprehensive class covers all aspects for backyard beekeeping and requires no previous knowledge of experience. Student graduates will be keeping bees in the summer of 2013...
Family farm sessions scheduled (12/12/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Family farmers can get tips from Purdue University specialists on business communication and dealing with accounting and legal issues during a succession planning program offered at 10 sites in Indiana. "Cultivating Strong Indiana Farm Family Relationships for Today and Tomorrow," will be offered beginning in January and continuing into March...
Wednesday high school scores (12/12/12)
BOYS BASKETBALL Franklin Co. 59, Lawrenceburg 52 Lawrence North 83, Lawrence Central 70 Terre Haute South 80, N. Central (Farmersburg) 39 GIRLS BASKETBALL Brownsburg 78, Plainfield 51 Floyd Central 65, Charlestown 63 Franklin Central 48, Decatur Central 19...
Mustangs win close matches in gaining win over Knights (12/12/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview Knights got a first look Wednesday evening at an Edgewood wrestling team that is hoping to contend for a conference championship in January. The Mustangs took care of a couple of close decisions and garnered bonus team points via pins in five weight classes to claim a 45-30 victory on its home mat...
Northview girls fall to visiting Patriots (12/12/12)
Times Staff Report Terre Haute North got out to a big first half lead and Northview was unable to recover in dropping a 63-21 girl's basketball decision on Tuesday evening. The Patriots scored 15 points in each of the first two quarters to grab a 30-13 lead at halftime and the Knights were unable to crack double-digits scoring in any of the four quarters of action...
Tiffany Ann Crabb (12/12/12)
Tiffany Ann Crabb, 32, Terre Haute, passed away on Dec. 11, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born on June 25, 1980, to Tracy and Kelly (Kenworthy) Crabb in Terre Haute. Her father preceded her in death. She attended New Covenenant Fellowship Church, was actively involved at Happiness Bag and had received numerous medals and awards from her involvement with Special Olympics...
Gary Lee King (12/12/12)
A man dear to our hearts, Gary Lee King, born April 3, 1949, in Greencastle, passed away Dec. 7, 2012, in his residence with his loving wife Peggy Jean (Rumley) King by his side. Gary was preceded in death by his mother Ruby (Hill) King and his father Oscar King...
Margaret M. McCullough (12/12/12)
Margaret M. McCullough, 81, Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio. She was born July 24, 1931, in Brazil, to Leo and Veronica (Bussing) Brunette. On Nov. 25, 1954, she married Orin R. McCullough in Annunciation Catholic Church, Brazil, and he survives...
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