Friday night fire redirects traffic on Murphy Road (9/18/21)Three fire departments worked Friday night south of Pinckley on North Murphy Road in Brazil to put out a fully-engulfed structure fire. Officials urged motorists to detour this area until the scene is officially cleared
BREAKING: COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Clinic at Goshorn Park in Clay City (9/17/21)The Clay County Health Department announced a COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Clinic will be open next week - September 20, 21, 22 from 12-8 p.m. at Goshhorn Park in Clay City.
SENIOR SELECTIONS September 17, 2021: The rise and fall of Indiana Webworms (9/17/21)If you drive around Clay County, you probably noticed those odd, spider-web-like bags hanging in trees. If you are wondering what kind of spider created them, you might be surprised to find out spiders are not involved at all. According to the Purdue Extension Office, those messy webs contain a colony of webworm caterpillars. ...
LOCAL BRIEFS: ‘Friends’ book sale set; CCSC seeks more IAs (9/16/21)The next “Friends of the Library” will take place this week. Times are from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 17-18. The sale will take place at the garage across the street from the library at 204 North Walnut in Brazil...
- Clay County Humane Shelter having vaccination clinic, fall adoption specials (9/16/21)
- TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: Sinders recognized as Golden Hoosier (9/16/21)
- CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Remembering the G. C. Murphy store (9/14/21)2
- Peak Performance under new ownership, offering expanded and upgraded facilities (9/14/21)
- MONDAY'S COVID-19 UPDATE: Clay County remains at ‘red’ advisory level (9/14/21)
- Chief offers tips on parking for Route 40 Fest (9/14/21)
- Brazil shows support for 9/11 victims (9/14/21)
- Fritz glad more kids are able to be in school (9/14/21)
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Robert “Bob” Schlegel (9/16/21)Robert “Bob” Schlegel, 90, of Carbon, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Gibson Family Center For Hospice Care, in Terre Haute with his loving family by his side. He was born on...
Sara Jane Elmore (9/16/21)Sara Jane Elmore, 44, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on August 22, 1977 in Terre Haute to Roger and Jane...
Robert Charles Lemont Sr. (9/16/21)Robert Charles Lemont Sr., 91, of Brazil, Indiana, crossed the finish line on September 7, 2021 with his family by his side. Bob laced up his shoes and started his run through life on September 3,...
Mary Jo Kellum (9/16/21)Mary Jo Kellum, 81, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born on September 8, 1940 in Brazil to the late Clarence and L. Beatrice (Haltom)...
Larry Swearingen (9/14/21)Larry Swearingen, 72, passed away unexpectedly on Monday September 13, 2021 in Brazil, Indiana. He was born in Brazil on August 18, 1949 to Chester Leroy Swearingen and Bonnie (Phillips)...
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Miscues prove costly in Northview's homecoming loss to Patriots (9/17/21)There couldn’t have been anymore hype for a high school football matchup around the Wabash Valley than there was for Class 3A No. 9 Owen Valley visiting Class 4A No. 10 Northview Friday night. Not only was it a game that featured a pair of top-10 ranked teams, it also happened to be the two teams tied at the top of the Western Indiana Conference’s Gold Division...
Knights ready for prime time matchup with Owen Valley (9/17/21)Having played the most unorthodox season last fall, Northview’s football team had an idea of the unusualness COVID could play on the schedule. But last Wednesday, the Knights were greeted with news they were lucky enough to stay away from in 2020. Around 2 p.m., West Vigo discovered one of its football players had tested positive for COVID. ...
Northview finishes off first unbeaten regular season in over a decade (9/15/21)As Northview’s girls golf team arrived in the Forest Park Golf Course parking lot Wednesday afternoon to begin preparing for their county match against Clay City, the Lady Knights knew they had a chance to accomplish something for the first time since coach Josh Trout took over in 2003-04...
Lady Knights stay atop WIC standings with win at Greencastle (9/15/21)Having etched itself into the lead of the WIC volleyball race over the past week, Northview looked to keep its unbeaten conference record intact with the first of two trips to Putnam County this week, starting with Greencastle Wednesday. Though each set was contested the distance, the Knights were able to make it a clean sweep of the Tiger Cubs, winning 25-22, 26-24, 25-22...
Boys of Fall continue tradition of raising funds for Clay community (9/15/21)Braxton Sampson has always had a place in his heart for helping others. As much as he’s helped Northview’s football and basketball teams during the course of his four years on gridiron and hardwood, the biggest impact Sampson’s made has come from his work around the Clay County community...
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- CYFL Check-in: Week 4 edition (9/14/21)
- Northview falls to Parke Heritage in battle of eight-win teams (9/13/21)
- PREP ROUNDUP: Several Lady Knights post season best times at Eagle Classic (9/12/21)
- Carr commits to Rockhurst University (9/12/21)
- Lady Knights bounce back with dominating win over North Putnam (9/11/21)
- COLLEGE REPORT: Lucas, Shaw have strong starts to volleyball season (9/10/21)
- Northview stymies Sullivan, hands Golden Arrows first loss of season (9/9/21)
Cory Apple Festival gearing up for activities starting Sept. 24 (9/16/21)It’s time for the Cory Apple Festival, September 24, 25 and 26! We hope you will join us for some great food, shopping and entertainment. Friday, September 24 will kick off the weekend with the Fireman’s Breakfast, serving from 6-10 a.m. at the Firehouse. Vendor booths with a variety of craft, antiques and flea market items will begin opening at 9 a.m. Food vendors will open at 10 a.m...
BRAZIL BUZZ: Mary Lou encourages everyone to become a senior pen pal (9/12/21)My neighborhood was quiet this holiday weekend. Traffic slowed on our street. The postman was off resting his tired arm and the neighbors were nowhere to be seen or heard. Only Paul, Tootie Mae and I were left behind to watch the birds and planes beyond the patio doors. It was just a very ordinary day for us...
‘Friends’ book sale set this week (9/12/21)The next “Friends of the Library” will take place this week. Times are from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 17-18. The sale will take place at the garage across the street from the library at 204 North Walnut in Brazil...
CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, Sept. 11 (9/11/21)The church is open from sun up til sun down Weekend Mass, Confession, & Adoration: Saturday 7 p.m. — Mass with Confession after Mass Sunday 9 a.m. — Mass with Confession before Mass at 8:00am First Saturday of each month — Adoration & Confession 9-11 a.m...
- CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Grass & Jones Meat Market on East National Avenue (9/9/21)
- BRAZIL BUZZ: Memories of grandfather spur generations of music (9/4/21)
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, September 4 (9/2/21)
- REUNIONS: Wells, Thompson families plan reunions (9/2/21)
- COVID limits Power of Community to online auction for benefit of youth (8/31/21)
- Historical Society meetings postponed by COVID-19 (8/31/21)
- CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Early cheese industry in Clay County (8/31/21)
- BRAZIL BUZZ: Taking a look back at story ideas from times past (8/28/21)
- Cory Zion Church invites military, first responders to Sept. 12 service (8/26/21)
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- FRIDAY'S COVID-19 UPDATE: Clay County advisory level returns back to ‘red' level
- LOCAL BRIEFS: COVID-19 turns ‘Power of Community’ event into solely online auction
- INGALSBE'S INSIGHTS: Sports editor, family confirm that ‘Skunks stink’
- ‘Friends’ book sale set this week
- It's homecoming week at Northview
- US ramps up plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas
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- The barbecue king: British royals praise Philip's deft touch
- US Border Patrol hires civilians to free up agents for field
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