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Stories from Friday, June 7, 2013

Council OKs planning commission request (06/07/13)
The town of Center Point has officially made recommendations to require building and occupancy permits to be purchased within its town limits. The recommendations, made by the Center Point Planning Commission, were made at the town's regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening in the town hall and will be presented to town attorney Eric Somheil...
Residents voice concerns (06/07/13)
CLAY CITY -- It's much tougher to keep mischievous individuals off town streets than it was 10 or 20 years ago. That was Clay City Town Council President Guy Dickerson's response to a citizen's suggestion of consolidating the Clay City Police Department to a single town marshal like in the past...
Biting Frenzy! (06/07/13)
Increases in water rates in Carbon probable (06/07/13)
CARBON -- Residents of Carbon could see an increase to $100 in water meter deposits with an additional $50 turn-on and shut-off fee in the near future. During its monthly meeting, the Carbon Town Council approved the first reading of Ordinance 2013 that, along with cost increases, also transfers payment responsibility for water fees in rental properties to property owners...
CCHS class of 2017 sets up fundraiser for student (06/07/13)
The Clay City High School class of 2017 has scheduled a 5K Walk/Run for Saturday, June 22. The event is set to begin at 10 a.m. The class -- which will be freshmen this coming school year -- is conducting the event as a fundraiser for classmate Kayla McKinney, who is battling cystic fibrosis...
Reunion Meeting (06/07/13)
All classes from Van Buren High School have planned an all-school reunion for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Traditions. Happy hour and sign-in will begin at 5 p.m., with a dinner scheduled at 6:30 p.m. To purchase tickets for the reunion, log on to www.wepay.com/events/high-school-alumni-......
Ward 3 meeting correction (06/07/13)
The Ward 3 meeting regarding street paving in the City of Brazil, with City Council person Ann Bradshaw, will take place Wednesday, June 19, rather than June 16. The Brazil Times apologizes for this error.
Reading program continues (06/07/13)
The Brazil Public Library will host "Rockin' and Reading with Leonardo," Wednesday, June 12, at 1:30 p.m. Leonardo will strum into town with his humorous, high-energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers. The highly interactive performance has plenty of sing-a-longs, hand signs and dance moves...
Donation! (06/07/13)
Donation! (06/07/13)
'Purple Day' posters now on display (06/07/13)
"Purple Day" posters created by more than 250 people in Clay County in honor of Relay For Life are now on display in many downtown stores. All ages participated in the contest, from kindergarten to adults. The winning entries are all in Ryan Keys' State Farm Insurance Office window, at 112 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Church News (06/07/13)
Ashboro United Methodist Church Ashboro United Methodist Church, located on State Road 59, will conduct its Vacation Bible School June 10-12. The event will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m., each evening. It is set up for children ages 3-10. Those interested in attending will learn about the child Moses, Joseph and the coat of many colors and Zaccheus the Taxman...
Illinois Lottery (06/07/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Thursday and Friday in the Illinois Lottery: Thursday Pick Three-Midday 3-8-7 Pick Three-Evening 6-5-6 Pick Four-Midday 5-5-2-3 Pick Four-Evening 4-9-9-1 My 3-Midday 9-5-1 My 3-Evening 2-8-1...
Hoosier Lottery (06/07/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Thursday and Friday in the Hoosier Lottery: Thursday Daily Three-Midday 5-6-8 Daily Three-Evening 3-7-0 Daily Four-Midday 5-9-8-0 Daily Four-Evening 3-6-5-0 Cash 5 4-9-15-16-39 Quick Draw 1-12-13-14-24-29-30-31-37-39-41-45-54-59-65-66-69-73-75-78...
Richard 'Dick' Brush (06/07/13)
Richard "Dick" Brush, 72, passed away Thursday June 6, 2013, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born November 2, 1940, Brazil to Donald Brush and Alberta "Katie" Nance. Dick worked for the Arketex Ceramics and Eckrich and enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, and long drives in the country. He was a member of the Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church, Brazil Moose Lodge #780, American Legion Post No. 2 and the Brazil Eagles Lodge. Dick was preceded in death by his father...
Lillian Elizabeth (Brown) Whitaker Morlan (06/07/13)
Lillian Elizabeth (Brown) Whitaker Morlan, Brazil, formerly of Greencastle, went home to be with her Lord on her 98th birthday, June 5, 2013. Liz, as she was called, was born on June 5, 1915 to Amos C. and Osa (Heady) Brown in Greencastle. Liz was a member of the First Christian Church, in Brazil. She was a member of the Daughters of Ruth Class and helped in the Children's Beginners Department for 40 years. She was a past member of the Knightsville Order of Eastern Star...
Jail Bookings (06/07/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center June 6-7: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Meunier-Short, Mason W. 20 Slater, Megan, 28 Probation Violation Meunier-Short, Mason W., 20 Head, Brittaney D., 21...
Court News (06/07/13)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 6: Circuit Court State Criminal Charges James C Braswell, 49, 1: Public intoxication 2: Disorderly conduct Superior Court Keiara Rayann Beddow, 18, 1: Operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license...
By Pastor Doug Givan (06/07/13)
Recently, I was driving on the highway in my car following a motorcyclist. As another motorcycle passed on the other side of the road, they waved at each other. The motorcycle wave is really kind of neat; they each lower their hands toward the ground and hold them there...
Staunton Scene (06/07/13)
Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's church and Wee Worship meet at 10:30 a.m., in the Educational Building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211...
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