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Auditioning for 'Oz!' (01/03/13)
Close to 100 youth show up to display talents This week, approximately 100 Clay County children auditioned for the upcoming Community Theatre of Clay County's Young Actor's performance of "Oz!" Director Elaine Clarke has been involved in the Young Actor's Theater for approximately 17 years...
Additional security to remain (01/03/13)
According to local law enforcement officials and administrators with Clay Community Schools (CCS), students will see an increased presence of officers for the remainder of the school year. On Thursday, CCS Superintendent Kimberly Tucker told The Brazil Times local law enforcement will patrol school campuses, and in some cases, walk hallways as a way to tighten up security following the tragic event that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., before Christmas...
Council discusses ongoing water issue (01/03/13)
CENTER POINT -- The Center Point Town Council met for its first meeting of the year Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 7 p.m. After accepting of the December meeting minutes, the council heard from Assistant Water Superintendent Shawnette Szekely. Szekely reported water testing is still being done as scheduled in town. Szekely also reported a large amount of water is getting into the sewers and overflowing the ponds...
Food Pantry Information (01/03/13)
Catholic Charities will continue bringing the mobile food pantry to the Bowling Green Community Building in 2013. The food pantry will take place the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. The January date for the food pantry is Jan. 8. No requirements are necessary, other than those who are in need of additional food...
On The Radio! (01/03/13)
WCLS 97.7-FM will broadcast the Northview High School boys' and girls' basketball games against the Owen Valley Patriots Friday, Jan. 4. The games will also be broadcast on www.wclsfm.com.
YMCA to conduct youth dance (01/03/13)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, Jan. 18. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30...
Man arrested for strangulation, domestic battery (01/03/13)
A Brazil man was recently arrested on preliminary charges of strangulation and domestic battery. According to Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill, officers arrested James E. Anderson, 36, Brazil, Dec. 30, after an incident that took place in Knightsville...
Two arrested in bizarre twist (01/03/13)
Officials with the Brazil Police Department arrested two city residents New Year's Eve in a bizarre twist. According to Police Chief Clint McQueen, Kena Gurley, 22, Brazil, was wanted on a warrant of Failure to Appear. McQueen said officers received a tip that Gurley was at the home of Corey Simonson, 24, also of Brazil...
Community Notes (01/03/13)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Popcorn Meetings The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will begin meeting this year Monday, Jan. 14. All meetings take place on the second Monday of each month at Brazil City Hall. Meetings begin at 6 p.m...
Illinois Lottery (01/03/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 2-3-6 Pick Three-Evening 8-0-0 Pick Four-Midday 0-8-9-1 Pick Four-Evening 1-0-2-0 My 3-Midday 4-8-0 My 3-Evening 5-9-9...
Hoosier Lottery (01/03/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 4-0-3 Daily Three-Evening 7-2-0 Daily Four-Midday 7-9-1-3 Daily Four-Evening 2-8-8-4 Cash 5 1-6-23-35-39 Tag 6 0-0-5-7-9-2...
Thunderbirds surge past Eels in second half (01/03/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels went toe-to-toe with once-beaten Eastern (Greene) in the first half of the Greene County Tourney opener for both squads, but the second half proved to be a completely different animal...
Knights claim ninth at Mooresville Tourney (01/03/13)
Times Staff Report MOORESVILLE -- The Northview wrestling team made its annual foray to the Mooresville Holiday Classic Tourney to reach the halfway point of the 2012-13 season. Despite being a bit shorthanded, the Knights came away with a ninth-place finish in the 16-team field. Yorktown captured the team title with 283.5 points in the strength of five individual titles and nine total top-three finishes...
Linda C. Beck (01/03/13)
Linda C. Beck, 74, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Dec. 24, 2012. Graveside services will be at Calcutta Cemetery Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46278...
Obituary Notices (01/03/13)
Victor Yocom, 62, Brazil, passed away December 30, 2012, at Regional Hospital with his family by his side. Service will be Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Price officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. ...
Jail Bookings (01/03/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 2-3, 2013: Awaiting Warrant Arriagnment Akers, Manuel D. Jr., 49 Feider, Elizabeth A. (Bethany), 50 Graham, Jake E., 20 Possession of Methamphetamine...
Accident Reports (01/03/13)
Brazil City Police Two recent traffic accidents were investigated by the Brazil Police Department, including: At 2:07 p.m., Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident at the intersection of Illinois and Alabama streets. According to officials, Justin R. ...
Court Records (01/03/13)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 2-3: Circuit Court State Criminal Charges Melisa C. Hilldebrand, 25: 1. Public intoxication 2. Disorderly conduct Cameron Wayne Bridges, 19: 1. Theft Superior Court...
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