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Stories from Sunday, January 6, 2013

GROW Students! (01/06/13)
War on Meth: Ongoing Battle (01/06/13)
Sheriff discusses evolution of problem The Clay County Sheriff's Department has been combating issues with methamphetamine for years. It all began in the mid-to-late 90s, when the department began seeing methamphetamine and methamphetamine labs in the community...
Officers arrest three (01/06/13)
A Clay County man wanted on two warrants was arrested with two others late Friday. According to information provided by the Brazil Police Department, at approximately 11:19 p.m., Friday, Officer Elliott Mullinix was traveling north on Alabama Street when he observed a blue Cadillac with a white top also traveling north on the street...
Burris joins Times' staff as General Manager (01/06/13)
The Brazil Times recently welcomed Jeanne Burris as its new General Manager. "I am truly blessed to be able to work in Clay County after five years (away), being in the surrounding counties," Burris said recently. Burris grew up in Clay County, but was born in Marion, Ohio. Her family moved to Brazil when she was a child after her father was transferred to the Marion Brick Corporation office in Brazil...
Dance clinic scheduled (01/06/13)
The Northview High School Color Guard Dance Clinic, clinic and performance will take place Saturday, Jan. 12. The clinic is for students in grades kindergarten through eighth-grade. The event will take place at Northview High School. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m., with classes beginning at noon. A show routine for parents will take place at 2:45 p.m...
Meeting Scheduled (01/06/13)
The Clay County Republican Club has scheduled its January meeting for Jan. 21, at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center, 8990 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The club also stated its meetings will take place during the third Monday of each month...
Office Hours Scheduled (01/06/13)
Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Evansville) recently announced he will have office hours in the Terre Haute District office Wednesday, Jan. 9. Bucshon will be at the office, 901 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, from 2-4 p.m. Appointments will be scheduled in 15 minute increments on a first-com, first-serve basis and may be arranged by calling Erin Pugh at 812-232-0523...
Time For Crafts! (01/06/13)
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...
Merit Board Meetings (01/06/13)
The Clay County Sheriff's Merit Board recently announced it plans to meet the first Monday of each month for 2013. Meetings will begin at 8 p.m.
Youth dance slated (01/06/13)
The YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, will conduct a youth dance Friday, Jan. 18. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30. Cost to attend the dance is $5. For further information, call 442-6761...
Habitat information meeting scheduled (01/06/13)
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...
CCS board set for Thursday meeting (01/06/13)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees is in store for a big first meeting of the year Thursday. The meeting will take place at Central Administrative Office, 1013 S. Forest Ave., Brazil. The board will conduct a swearing-in ceremony at 6:30 p.m. New board members Kevin Kumpf, Tom Reberger and Fred Froderman will be sworn in for their terms as will existing board member Jennifer Kaelber, who was re-elected in November...
NMK Band Alumni Night (01/06/13)
The Northview High School band alumni night has been scheduled for Jan. 19. Further information may be obtained by logging onto www.facebook.com/nmkband or by e-mailing Whitney Medworth at whitney.medworth@gmail.com.
Community Notes (01/06/13)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Center Point Meetings The Center Point Town Council recently announced it had designated the first Tuesday of each month as the meeting days for the common council. Meetings will take place at 7 p.m., the first Tuesday of each month, at Center Point Town Hall, 306 E. Main St., Center Point...
Illinois Lottery (01/06/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 9-4-3 Pick Three-Evening 1-6-3 Pick Four-Midday 0-5-0-4 Pick Four-Evening 0-7-6-7 My 3-Midday 4-1-8 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (01/06/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 5-5-3 Daily Three-Evening 0-9-5 Daily Four-Midday 1-4-4-5 Daily Four-Evening 3-7-3-5 Cash 5 4-5-10-27-36 Mix and Match 17-20-22-25-40...
Thomas, Yelton re-appointed (01/06/13)
CARMEL -- On Friday, Governor-elect Mike Pence announced additional appointments to his administration. In addition, Pence announced re-appointments, including two Clay County residents. David Thomas was re-appointed as Inspector General and Ernest Yelton was re-appointed as Indiana Gaming Commission Executive Director...
Knights claim title at Brown County Invitational (01/06/13)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The Northview wrestling team got a confidence boosting day of competition in the Brown County Invitational on Saturday, stringing together five dual match victories to claim the tourney title. Four Knights went a perfect 5-0 on the day to power their team to the championship...
Clay City rebounds at Greene County (01/06/13)
Times Staff Report SWITZ CITY -- Two days after a lackluster performance in the opening round of the Greene County Invitational, the Clay City Eels found its shooting touch and earned a pair of wins and with it, fifth-place in the tourney. The Eels got six 3-pointers from Evan Rogers and three from Trevor Singer in toppling Bloomfield 60-47 in the afternoon consolation bracket game...
Doris E. Swift (01/06/13)
Doris E. Swift, 76, Allegan, Mich., formerly of Terre Haute, passed away in Terre Haute, following a brief illness surrounded by her family. She was born June 14, 1936, in Brazil, the daughter of Jerry and Mildred Langley Wright. She attended Brazil High School...
Opal M. Grigsby (01/06/13)
Opal M. Grigsby, 83, Brazil, passed away Jan. 3, 2013, at home with her family by her side following a lengthy illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at 3 p.m., with Brad Staley officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery...
Jail Bookings (01/06/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center during Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, and Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013: Awaiting Arraignment Barnett, Jack D. Jr., 33 Day, Courtney, 28 Alexander, Dustin J., 25 Shepard, Seth L., 22...
Affording higher education (01/06/13)
In October, Indiana University announced it was freezing tuition for juniors and seniors who, after their sophomore year, were on track to graduate within four years. It is encouraging to see that more Indiana colleges and universities are recognizing that the affordability of higher education -- and the extent to which a university education is a smart investment -- are critical issues facing students and families today...
Eliza Risley Stacey fundraiser successful (01/06/13)
To the Editor: The Eliza Risley Stacey DAR Fundraiser was a great success. Many tickets were sold for the doll and her wardrobe. The winner of the doll was Cary Flora. We congratulate her on winning. A lovely Christmas Tea was held at the home of Regent Joni Lohrman and enjoyed by many members...
Learn more about CAFO's (01/06/13)
To the Editor: Seventy years ago, meat, milk and egg production started to industrialize, forcing farmers to go along or go under. Farms transformed into CAFO's (concentrated animal feeding operations), or CFO's (smaller versions of CAFO's), where animals were removed from the barnyard and crowded into large buildings...
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