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Stories from Sunday, December 30, 2012

Sworn In! (12/30/12)
Officials given oath of office The Clay County Superior Courtroom was full of family and friends of the 10 officials sworn in during a ceremony Sunday at the Clay County Courthouse. Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders said the Clay County Republicans and Democrats both agreed to conduct a joint ceremony for the event...
Reader's Choice (12/30/12)
The top 15 read online stories from 2012 Editor's Note: During the 2012 year, the following stories were the top 15 most read on The Brazil Times' website, www.thebraziltimes.com, (in order of most views to least views): July 5, 2012 Family builds local castle...
'Power of the Community' set for Jan. 10 (12/30/12)
A countywide social, fundraising event will kick off the new year in 2013. "Power of the Community" will take place on Thursday, Jan. 10, at North Clay Middle School in the commons area. The snow make-up day is on Jan. 14. Registration is from 6-6:30 p.m., with food sampling starting at 6:30. ...
County Closings (12/30/12)
The Clay County Commissioners have announced the Clay County Courthouse, Clay County Highway Department, Clay County Health Department, Clay County Extension Office, and the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation Office will all close at noon, Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of New Year's Day...
Times closed Tuesday (12/30/12)
In observance of New Year's Day, The Brazil Times office will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. The office will reopen at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. There will be a newspaper Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, and Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. For more information, call 446-2216...
Craft Time At The Library (12/30/12)
All are invited to the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m., to make an icy all-weather plastic baggie wreath. Cost for the craft event is $1. Those interested in attending must be pre-paid and pre-registered by Jan. 15. For more information, call 448-1981...
Auditions for 'Oz' set this week (12/30/12)
The Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc., will conduct auditions for its upcoming Young Actors' performance of "Oz" this week. Auditions for the production will be Wednesday and Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., each evening. Auditions will take place at the Lark Theater, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Habitat meeting scheduled Jan. 17 (12/30/12)
The Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will begin looking for a partner family for the home to be built in 2013 at an informational meeting Jan.17. The meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil...
2013 Meetings (12/30/12)
The following is a list of 2013 scheduled meetings for the Clay County Commissioners, Clay County Council and Brazil City Parks and Recreation Board, as provided to The Brazil Times: Clay County Commissioners Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 3 (Tuesday), Oct. 7, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2...
Community Notes (12/30/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Want To Blog? Those interested in blogging for The Brazil Times online at www.thebraziltimes.com should call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dial Ext. 231 and ask for Jason Moon...
Career Fair Scheduled (12/30/12)
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...
Corporation opts for tighter security (12/30/12)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Students returning to school in a western Indiana district and elsewhere in the state can expect to see tighter security in the wake of the shooting earlier this month in Connecticut that killed 20 elementary school students...
Indiana In Brief (12/30/12)
*Couple killed when pickup crashes into home EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An Evansville couple was killed when a pickup truck taking a curve in the city slid into and flipped over a guardrail and landed on a house, killing the couple inside. Evansville police Sgt. Jim Magary says the accident that occurred shortly after 2:15 a.m., Sunday, is still under investigation...
Hoosier Lottery (12/30/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 1-7-9 Daily Three-Evening 1-3-8 Daily Four-Midday 3-7-5-7 Daily Four-Evening 8-5-9-9 Cash 5 2-15-26-32-37 Mix and Match 1-29-39-45-48...
Illinois Lottery (12/30/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 1-5-9 Pick Three-Evening 6-8-1 Pick Four-Midday 8-8-7-1 Pick Four-Evening 7-7-9-9 My 3-Midday 9-8-2 My 3-Evening...
Pair arrested for vehicle theft (12/30/12)
VIGO COUNTY -- Just before 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 29, Vigo County Central Dispatch reported a stolen 2002 Chevrolet 2500 pickup was possibly southbound on State Road 63 from Vermillion County. Minutes later, Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Jason Schoffstall sported the stolen truck southbound on SR 63 crossing the Wabash River...
Maroons hold off spirited effort by Knights (12/30/12)
BY STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times TERRE HAUTE -- Coach Clint Weddle called it before Northview took the floor Saturday against Robinson. The Knights' first year coach said Robinson had more than one player on the court and he was so right. Northview's Travis Hakman and teammates held Robinson's Aaron Siler seven points under his 24 points per game average and far below the 39 he put up against Terre Haute North on Friday, but the Maroons earned a 56-45 win over the Knights...
Gant's double-double leads ISU to MVC win (12/30/12)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Indiana State sophomore Justin Gant recorded his second consecutive double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Sycamores held on late for a 77-75 victory over visiting Illinois State in front of 5,808 fans inside Hulman Center...
Marilyn Ann Lile (12/30/12)
Marilyn Ann Lile, 67, Brazil, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Brookside Haven Nursing Home, Muncie, Ind. She was born March 23, 1945, in McDowell County, West Virginia, to Benny Walker and Alice Wagner Pruitt. Survivors include her son Jerry (Belinda) Lile, daughter Tonya Lile, and grandchildren Terril S. Mallery, Donald A. Mallery, George Brandon Batchelor, Eddis James Eugene Lile and Jerry Franklin Lile Jr...
Obituary Notices (12/30/12)
Charlotte B. Gilbert, 88, Terre Haute, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. A private service will take place at French Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46278. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her remembrance...
Reader delivers opinions on letters (12/30/12)
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to some other letters in the past published by The Times on the opinion page. But before I get to that, Christmas will be over by the time this letter gets published. However, I still have time to wish The Times' staff and anyone else out there a happy and prosperous New Year, if not Happy New Year anyway...
Coal gasification plant a good idea (12/30/12)
To the Editor, I would like to commend Lincolnland Economic Development Corporation for finding the perfect fit in a company for our country. The coal gasification plant planned to be built will really help our state in a lot of ways. When Indiana's coal mines shut down in the nineties, a lot of Hoosiers lost their jobs...
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