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Stories from Sunday, December 23, 2012

Students honored (12/23/12)
*Local DAR chapter awards two students for essays The Daughters of the American Revolution Clay County chapter met at the home of Jodi Lohman recently. There, the group honored two Clay County students for their exceptional essays. Bailey Pell, a senior at Northview High School, and Casey Truax, a senior at Clay City High School (CCHS) won the DAR Good Citizen Committee's essay contest...
Local service club dissolving (12/23/12)
The Breakfast Optimist Club of Clay County, which was established in 1988, plans to conclude its organization at the end of December. According to Optimist Club Secretary Ken Turner, there are a number of reasons the club decided to surrender its charter including declining membership and difficulty raising funds...
Genealogical Society Closing (12/23/12)
The Clay County Genealogical Society, Inc., will close Monday, Dec. 24, in observance of Christmas. The society will remain closed until reopening Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
County Closings (12/23/12)
The Clay County Commissioners recently announced the Clay County Courthouse, Clay County Extension Office, Clay County Health Department, Clay County Highway Department and the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation Offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24-25, in observance of Christmas...
Christmas Day Closing (12/23/12)
In observance of Christmas, The Brazil Times will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. The Times will publish a newspaper Monday, Dec. 24. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Trash Reminder (12/23/12)
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...
Promotion Test (12/23/12)
Great Dane benefit a success (12/23/12)
Great Dane Trailers, Brazil, recently had a bowling benefit for its employees, who brought cash donations or toys for Toys for Tots to bowl with their friends and families. During the event, there were raffle prizes and a 50/50 drawing. All together through the event, T-shirt sales, donations and raffles, Great Dane was able to collect more than $4,800...
Bell Ringers! (12/23/12)
Meetings scheduled (12/23/12)
The following is a list of regular Clay County Council meetings scheduled for 2013: Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 3 (Tuesday) meeting begins at 5 p.m., Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. In addition, annual budget hearings will take place Sept. 3, at 1 p.m., Sept. 4, at 9 a.m., and Sept. 5, at 9 a.m...
Career Fair scheduled for Jan. 28 (12/23/12)
The United States Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons will host a Veterans Career Fair Jan. 28, 2013, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at FCC Terre Haute, 4700 Bureau Rd., S. Terre Haute, 47802, just behind Honey Creek Mall. Recruiters and members of the Affirmative Action Committee will be available to assist with the application process and to answer questions about benefits and qualifications...
Info meeting set (12/23/12)
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 (12/23/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Change The Clay County Humane Shelter Board will now conduct meetings at Brazil City Hall. Regular board meetings will be from 6-7 p.m., with membership meetings from 7-8 p.m., each month, during the third Monday, beginning in January...
Illinois Lottery (12/23/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 7-8-9 Pick Three-Evening 3-8-1 Pick Four-Midday 4-2-9-0 Pick Four-Evening 7-7-8-3 My 3-Midday 0-1-8 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (12/23/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 5-7-5 Daily Three-Evening 5-2-5 Daily Four-Midday 9-8-7-9 Daily Four-Evening 3-6-5-8 Mix and Match 4-27-37-45-48 Cash 5 3-16-23-28-30...
Tourney time for Northview Knights (12/23/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Christmas time has also come to mean holiday hoops time for area basketball fans as the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic tips off on Wednesday with 16 teams from Indiana and Illinois on hand at Terre Haute South for four days of superb action on the hardwood...
Mildred Louise Coleman (12/23/12)
Mildred Louise Coleman, 88, Harmony, passed away Dec. 22, 2012, following a brief illness. Mildred was born in Parke County April 12, 1924, the daughter of Roy and Ora (Combs) Powell. Her adventurousness led her to become quite self-sufficient at an early age...
William R. 'Billy' Wolverton (12/23/12)
William R. "Billy" Wolverton, 69, Tuscola, Ill., formerly of Brazil, Ind., passed away at 11:17 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence. Graveside Services will take place at noon Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, with military graveside rites accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences to the family may be sent via hilligossshraderfh.com...
Obituary Notices (12/23/12)
Mose E. Marks, 85, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Graveside services will take place at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Calcutta Cemetery in Brazil. Online condolences may be expressed at www.moorefuneralhomes.com...
One thing to agree on (12/23/12)
We are locked in a seemingly permanent debate over the proper size and scope of government. It was a centerpiece of the recent presidential campaign. If features heavily in the ongoing maneuvering over the "fiscal cliff" and the upcoming vote on raising the debt ceiling...
Cory post office to reduce hours (12/23/12)
To the Editor: The post office is currently in the process of closing or consolidating thousands of smaller offices. Post offices located in rural communities are going to be hit the hardest. The office I would like to bring up is Cory, Ind. Cory is currently on the list to have its hours shorted...
Resident calls for right to privacy (12/23/12)
To the Editor: I have been following the tragedy of the senseless killings of 20 angels and six heroes at the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. I have to say that I am appalled at the article that said that these morons that protest at soldiers funerals and burials have planned to protest at the funerals and burials of these unfortunate 26 who lost their lives for no reason at all...
Cheerleaders grateful for dream come true (12/23/12)
To the Editor: Nov. 29-Dec.2, Kara Clodfelter and I spent our days in Florida at Walt Disney World. On Friday, Dec. 30, we had the great opportunity to perform in the Disney Christmas parade, thanks to everyone who helped us raise the money. Over the summer, our school went to a National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp and we both made the All-American team...
Brazil in need of parking lots (12/23/12)
To the Editor: On Saturday, Dec. 1, there was a Moonlight Madness sale in downtown Brazil. Merchants in the downtown area were open from 7 p.m., until midnight. It was a success. Everyone was busy. A big thank you should be given to the ladies who are co-owners of the Seasoned Wick for their hard work on organizing that evening...
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