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Stories from Thursday, December 27, 2012

Board of Works approves fire protection contract (12/27/12)
On Thursday, the Brazil Board of Public Work and Safety approved a contract between the Brazil Fire Department and Brazil Township for fire protection. According to Brazil Fire Chief Jake Bennett, the contract specifies fire protection for the unincorporated areas of the township...
Few accidents due to weather (12/27/12)
According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton and Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen, the snow and ice have not caused any major accidents as of Thursday evening. "(Wednesday) was hit and miss," Heaton said. "Everything (Thursday) has greatly improved. County Highway is still working, but (the roads) have improved from (Wednesday)."...
A Look Back on 2012 (12/27/12)
July 1, 2012 Residents evacuated following gas leak A handful of residents in Brazil received a scare Saturday morning due to a gas line rupture. Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen told The Brazil Times the final competitors in the YMCA of Clay County Firecracker run were suddenly notified of a ruptured gas line in a home near Church and Kruzan streets...
Brazil Buzz (12/27/12)
This Christmas morning, we bounced out of bed before dawn and headed to Brownsburg to spend quality time with our eldest granddaughter, Lindsay Terry, and her family. After our young great-granddaughters opened Santa's surprises, Lindsay and Matthew served a hearty breakfast and shared good conversation, before heading home...
A Look Back on 2012 (12/27/12)
January 2, 2012 City council creates new clerk position The Brazil City Council met and signed a resolution creating the position of a second deputy clerk in the clerk-treasurer's office. The second deputy clerk will be the HR/Safety Director in charge of human resources, safety and insurance. The newly created position assists with normal responsibilities in the Clerk-Treasurer's office...
Knights collar Bulldogs to advance (12/27/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Coming off a nearly two-week break between games, the Northview Knights shook off a bit of early rust to capture a solid win to open play in the 13th Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic on Thursday morning...
North Daviess Classic Tourney postponed (12/27/12)
The North Daviess Classic boy's basketball tournament has been postponed until Friday. First round games will begin at 3 p.m. with Clay City taking on North Daviess at 7:30 p.m.
Toby Yoho Classic postponed (12/27/12)
According to Eastern Greene High School athletic director Trevor McConnell, the Toby Yoho Classic girls basketball tourney will not be played Thursday. He said that they will make an announcement Thursday about the possibility of the 12 teams playing two games in pool play on Friday...
Robert "Barney" Lee Wells (12/27/12)
Robert 'Barney' Lee Wells, 87, Centerpoint, passed away Dec. 26, 2012. He was born Oct. 1, 1925, in Brazil, the son of Bert and Jesse (Deal) Wells. He attended Brazil High School. Barney served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. He served on the USS LST 292, and was a part of the Normandy Invasion. In 1948 he married Dorothy Jean McMichael who survives him...
Terry A. Blila (12/27/12)
Terry A. Blila, 70, Brazil, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. He was born Feb. 8, 1942, in Erie, Penn., the son of Carl and Elba (Armstrong) Blila. Terry served in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot for 21 years before being honorably discharged in 1985. Following his military service, he flew for America West Airlines, retiring in 2002. Terry was currently employed as an Aviation Safety Inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration...
Joan A. Lucas Brown Estes Martin (12/27/12)
Joan A. Lucas Brown Estes Martin, 78, Brazil, formerly of West Terre Haute, passed away Dec. 26, 2012, at the Exceptional Living Center. She had been a resident there since April due to Alzheimer's disease. Joan was born Sept. 26, 1934, in Atlantic Highlands, N.J., the daughter of Claude and Miriam Bennett Lucas. ...
Charlotte B. Gilbert (12/27/12)
Charlotte B. Gilbert, 88, Terre Haute, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. She was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Brazil, the daughter of Glen and Myrtle (Jameson) Dean. Following graduation from Brazil High School, she went to business school and was secretary for Pfizer's...
Dorothy Eloise Rader (12/27/12)
Dorothy Eloise Rader, 89, Brazil, passed away on Dec. 25, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center with her loving family by her side. Dorothy was born Sept. 4, 1923, the daughter of James Hovey and Ferrie (Redwine) Wilson. She graduated from Carmel High School. ...
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