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Stories from Thursday, January 24, 2013

Sheriff's Dept. welcomes two new deputies (01/24/13)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department recently welcomed two new deputies. Kade Baker, 22, Brazil, was a 2009 graduate of Northview High School. He received an associate's degree from Rendlake College in southern Illinois and is working on his bachelor's degree at Indiana State University...
Current GED test to expire (01/24/13)
Clay Community Schools Adult Education Program recently announced the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test Jan. 2, 2014. Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to begin again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential...
Semi-truck procession honors former Texaco truck driver (01/24/13)
A hearse leads most funeral processions, but Donald McGranahan's funeral procession was a bit different. McGranahan worked as a truck driver for more than 25 years and retired from the Texaco trucking service. Because of his lifelong dedication to truck driving, a TST farms semi-truck of Brazil led his funeral procession...
Chamber of Commerce to host Cornhole Tournament (01/24/13)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth Cornhole Tournament Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Brazil Elks Club. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., with playing beginning at 6. Cost for a two-man team is $15. Cost for individuals is $10. Individuals wishing to compete will be paired with someone at the event...
Chamber To Meet (01/24/13)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its monthly meeting at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 23. The meeting will take place at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil. The featured speaker for October will be Jenny Strole with the Terre Haute Youth League...
LEAAP Center to host financial aid workshop (01/24/13)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will host a financial aid workshop Tuesday, Feb. 19. There are two workshops scheduled: 9 a.m.-noon, and 3-6 p.m. The event will be presented by representatives from Ivy Tech Community College...
Ice Fishing Contest (01/24/13)
Jack's Live Bait and Tackle will host its first 2013 Ice Fishing Contest. The contest will begin Friday, weather permitting. Those taking part are asked to bring their largest crappie or blue gill to the place of business. The winner will receive a prize...
Hoop Contest (01/24/13)
Brigham Booe won the District Elks Hoop Contest, which took place Jan. 20, at Rockville Elementary School. Brigham will now advance to the State Hoop Shoot in New Castle, Feb. 3.
Craft Time! (01/24/13)
Children ages 8-older are invited to the Brazil Public Library Wednesday, Jan. 30, between the hours of 6-7 .m., to make a paint chip bookmark. The craft event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 448-1981.
Retailer of the Year! (01/24/13)
RJ's Formalwear was recently named Retailer of the Year for 2012. According to owner and operator Ric Jeffries, the business has won the award every year since its inception in 2004. Displaying the recent award is (from left) J.T. Jeffries and Ric Jeffries...
Hoop Shoot Winner (01/24/13)
Ellie Carter recently took second-place at the District Elks Hoop Shoot, which took place at Rockville Elementary School. She is pictured with Jim Crafton.
Brazil Buzz (01/24/13)
If you have decided against a flu shot this flu season, please reconsider. The bug is circulating in or near your space. It is not too late to protect yourselves, as well as others. The injection of the serum will not give you the flu. If you do catch the flu after the vaccination, your case could be less serious...
Meeting Set (01/24/13)
The next meeting for the Knights of Columbus will take place Jan. 28, with Rosary at 7:15 p.m., and the meeting at 7:30. All Knights are urged to attend to help finalize plans for commitment Sunday, which is Feb. 3, and to discuss the biscuit and gravy breakfast right after Mass Feb. 3...
Club News (01/24/13)
Washington Township Circle Club Washington Township Circle Club met Jan. 10, at the home of Rosalind Schopmeyer. Linda Schiele opened the meeting at 1 p.m. Members saluted the American flag and repeated the Homemakers' Creed. Linda gave a devotion called, "Count Our Blessings." The secretary's report was read and approved. ...
Journey towards IHSAA State Finals begins at sectional (01/24/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview wrestling team returns to its home mats on Saturday to begin the chase for the IHSAA State Finals with sectional action beginning at 10 a.m. Though there isn't a team state championship to be gained down the road, the 10-team field is still seeking a sectional title. ...
Mamie Lilan Roach (01/24/13)
Mamie Lilan Roach, 95, died at 7:45 p.m., Monday at Prairie Village. Born Jan. 18, 1918, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Henry and Margaret Ellen (Howald) Hofmann. Mamie was a 1936 graduate of Sugar Ridge Township High School. During her life, she was a homemaker. Her greatest joy was watching her great-grandsons and visiting with her great-great-grandchildren...
Public Record (01/24/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center Jan. 23-24: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Grayless II, Darrell, 39 Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 23:...
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