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Man jailed for possessing explosive devices (01/21/13)
CLAY COUNTY -- An ongoing investigation led by Linton Police Department Sgt. Det. Josh Goodman into unlawful possession of explosive devices by individuals resulted in another arrest -- this time in Clay County during the weekend, with assistance from the Clay County Sheriff's Department and other agencies...
NHS Alumni Game a success (01/21/13)
The bleachers in the Northview High School gymnasium were filled Saturday afternoon prior to the Knights facing Evansville North. But nostalgia was on the mind of those in attendance. School officials conducted the first alumni game Saturday, with approximately 20 former players participating...
Residents attend Cracker Barrel (01/21/13)
CORY -- More than 50 Clay County residents gathered at the Cory Firehouse on Saturday for the year's first Cracker Barrel. The event, co-sponsored by the Clay County Farm Bureau and the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, gave residents an opportunity to hear from state representatives and ask them questions...
Brazil man back in court (01/21/13)
GREENCASTLE -- A 26-year-old Clay County man, who has already served out a five-and-a-half year prison sentence for causing a fatal 2006 accident while intoxicated, was placed on home detention Friday. Michael W. Knight, Brazil, was in Putnam Superior Court on a petition to revoke probation regarding his March 2, 2007, sentencing following his conviction in the Class C felony of causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
Story Hour! (01/21/13)
Story hour at the Brazil Public Library will resume Jan. 24, for children ages 3-5. The event is set up by library officials to help get children interested in reading with stories, crafts and songs. Registration for story hour will begin Jan. 24. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis...
Here Comes The ... (01/21/13)
Time To Paint! (01/21/13)
Community Notes (01/21/13)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Chamber Meeting The monthly Clay County Chamber of Commerce's luncheon will take place Tuesday, Jan. 22, at noon. The luncheon will take place at the Renaissance, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Illinois Lottery (01/21/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 2-3-8 Pick Three-Evening 1-0-2 Pick Four-Midday 5-4-0-1 Pick Four-Evening 7-2-3-8 My 3-Midday 1-3-1 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (01/21/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 3-1-7 Daily Three-Evening 0-3-9 Daily Four-Midday 3-0-1-0 Daily Four-Evening 7-5-6-5 Cash 5 2-14-15-18-24 Mix and Match...
Eels and Knights split non-conference games (01/21/13)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels struggled from the free throw line in Saturday's non-conference tilt with Brown County, but was able to come away with a 55-48 victory over the Eagles. The Eels were just 7-of-14 from the charity stripe, but was able to make a strong third quarter hold up in gaining the victory. ...
Knights are runner-ups at WIC (01/21/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Better than 30 years passed between Western Indiana Conference wrestling team championships for the Sullivan Golden Arrows before it captured the title last year by a mere four points over Northview. The Arrows didn't have to wait long for another one...
Edward 'Ed' D. Jensen (01/21/13)
Edward "Ed" D. Jensen, 65, Brazil, formerly of Wisconsin, passed away Jan. 19, 2013, at the home of his daughter. He was born April 13, 1947, in Anamosa, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Neida Englebart Jensen. He graduated from Anamosa Community High School, class of 1966...
Sammy J. Stedman Sr. (01/21/13)
Sammy J. Stedman Sr., 66, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital Jan. 19, 2013, following a battle with cancer. He was born in Brazil Oct. 9, 1946, the son of John and Ruba "Violet" (Summers) Stedman. He married Judy Dodson July 13, 1966. Sam and Judy lived in Indianapolis for 28 years, where they raised their four children...
Joseph Smerdel Jr. (01/21/13)
Joseph Smerdel Jr., 91, Carbon, formerly of Indianapolis, died Jan. 20, 2013, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. He was born April 24, 1921, in Indianapolis, the son of Joseph Smerdel Sr., and Anna Smerdel. He attended Catholic elementary school and at a young age, enlisted in the United States Navy...
Donald Ray McGranahan (01/21/13)
Donald Ray McGranahan, 74, Brazil, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 10, 1938, in Brazil, to Lawrence and Jean McGranahan. Don graduated from Brazil High School in 1958, before serving his country in the United States Army...
Ruth Louise Dellacca (01/21/13)
Ruth Louise Dellacca, 95, Carbon, died Jan. 17, 2013, at her home. She was born in Brazil Sept. 5, 1917, the daughter of Bernie and Louise (Brockmeier) Sawyer). She married Robert Dellacca May 20, 1935. She enjoyed raising her family, crocheting, reading, embroidery and flower gardening...
Lynn Burgess (01/21/13)
Lynn Burgess, 59, Center Point, passed away at her home with her family by her side Jan. 17, 2013, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Lon Rector officiating...
Obituary Notices (01/21/13)
Don R. Garrison, 81, Brazil, passed away Jan. 16, 2013, at 2:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. At his request, cremation will take place and ashes buried at Clearview Cemetery with his family. Also, it was his request for no services to take place. Services were entrusted to French Funeral Home. Light at candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
Jail Bookings (01/21/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center Jan. 18-21: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Bickel, Donald D., 51 Ferran, Bradley, 45 Fontanyi, Ryan, 30 Hunt, Bobby R., 21 Parson, Joshua A., 25 Explosives Offenses...
Skatepark closer to conclusion (01/21/13)
To the Editor: It has been an exciting two months. So much has been happening. If you have not been by the skatepark site, I would encourage you to do so. It is on the northeast corner of Jackson and Wesleyan Church streets, across the street from the Head Start building...
Power of the Community a success (01/21/13)
To the Editor: On Jan. 10, 2013, an amazing event called Power of the Community happened at North Clay Middle School, demonstrating the love and generosity of an entire community. The Power of the Community Steering Committee has many individuals, businesses, restaurants, churches, schools and civic groups to thank...
Good people still live here (01/21/13)
To the Editor: On Dec. 6, 2012, I was found lifeless by my car in the Dollar General parking lot. I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart! I've just recently gotten my senses about myself and I just want to let the City of Brazil know there are still good people out there...
Consider a better diet (01/21/13)
To the Editor: The year 2012 was the hottest year on record in the continental United States. Warming trends are causing sea levels to rise on the Gulf Coast of my home state Alabama, according to a new government report that also says climate change will cause coastal and river flooding in the Northeast United States...
Emergency Food Pantry update (01/21/13)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry met Friday for a delicious pitch-in dinner and quarterly report of the operation of the pantry. Fifteen members of the board were present for the meeting. Financial reports were given, showing the generous donations of the community for this ministry were sufficient to purchase the necessary food items for distribution during the past year...
No more prisons needed (01/21/13)
To the Editor: I recently received a survey through the mail in regard to Indiana prisons. I was raised in Putnam County. Year's back, we had a tanning factory out there. We had a stone quarry. We raised all the cattle; the meat was served in the institutions in Indianapolis...
Thanks for finding the wallet (01/21/13)
To the Editor: I am writing to thank the person who found my husband's wallet. I have no idea who you are. You saved us time, energy, expense and worry ... this I know! Thank you so very, very much for your honesty. Gratefully yours, Susie Roeschlein,...
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