COVID-19 UPDATE: County remains in YELLOW again (5/6/21)Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard Data shows Wabash Valley has four counties currently in the YELLOW Advisory category for the Weekly 2-Metric Score, including Clay (score of 1.5), Greene, Owen, and Vermillion counties (all with scores of 1). Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, and Vigo counties remain in the BLUE category with scores of .5...
Loyalty Day update on the events (5/6/21)Veterans and a guest will be honored during the Veterans Luncheon at Pappy’s Barbeque, 111 East National Avenue, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The reservation-only event will have a guest speaker. The Loyalty Day Parade will begin lining up at 1 p.m. on South Depot Street at the U.S. 40 intersection. The parade starts at 2 p.m. with the route along U.S. 40 to Vandalia Street...
Upcoming public meeting schedule (5/6/21)EDITOR’S NOTE: Please send notice of any meetings you would like published in this list to email@example.com. Monday, April 26 2 p.m. — The Knightsville Town Council will meet in a special meeting to discuss and act on Water Maintenance matters at the Knightsville Town Hall...
ISP honors fallen officers with ceremony (5/5/21)PUTNAMVILLE — The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville held their annual memorial service on Wednesday, May 5, to honor those members of the department who gave their lives in the line of duty. Troopers were brought to attention and prepared for roll call by Putnamville District First Sergeant Matt Mischler. ...
Knowing the spot (5/5/21)April showers bring May flowers but they also bring the morel mushrooms! Bryleigh Moore, 9, of Brazil found these gray and yellow morel mushrooms in an undisclosed location.
- Ivy Tech to stream graduations online (5/5/21)
- Reffett remains jailed over recent OWI incident (5/5/21)
- Helping hand from community corrections (5/4/21)1
- Safe Haven Baby Box now operational at Putnam County EMS (5/4/21)
- Mayor responds to concern of residents over new $5 stormwater fee (5/4/21)
- TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: Indiana Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch readying to serve even more youth with upgrades (5/4/21)
- City parks board to apply for splash park grant (5/4/21)
- MONDAY'S COVID-19 UPDATE: Friday’s Clay County school numbers amended, administrators explain confusion on dashboard (5/4/21)
- CLAY CITY HAPPENINGS: Eels win 9th-10th grade T.E.A.M.S. state crown (5/3/21)
- TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: Roberts thankful for support at benefit (5/3/21)
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Agnes Ruth (Ooley) Tibbets (5/5/21)Agnes Ruth (Ooley) Tibbets, 95, of Warsaw, Indiana (formerly of Mentone, Indiana) passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 3, 2021 in the home she shared with her daughter. ...
Kimberly Vanatti Reel (5/5/21)Kimberly Vanatti Reel, 59, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly, on May 3, 2021. She was born on February 6, 1962, in Brazil, Indiana, the daughter of Merlyn and Dorothy (Kidwell) Vanatti. ...
Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" Christensen (5/3/21)Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" Christensen, 67, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on December 5, 1953 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Thorveld and...
Elizabeth Ann Love (5/3/21)Elizabeth Ann Love, 83, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away on May 1, 2021, while staying at Cloverleaf Health Care, for a short period of time. Ann was born in Brazil, Indiana, on January 12, 1938, the...
Larry Thomas "L.T." Clark (5/3/21)Larry Thomas Clark, also known as “L.T.” Clark, entered this world on May 13, 1937. He roamed the earth for 83 years. He was the proud parent of four children, Dabren, Theres, Kip and Yates. These...
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Knights finish third in frigid Big Four meet (5/6/21)Mother Nature has wreaked havoc on the high school spring sports slate this week, forcing many games, matches and meets to be postponed or cancelled. Fortunately, on Thursday, the Big Four track and field meet between Northview, Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South and West Vigo was only delayed – albeit nearly two hours...
Northview's bats go cold in conference loss at Edgewood (5/5/21)Sitting atop the Western Indiana Conference standings alongside a bunched up group of teams that includes West Vigo, Edgewood and Sullivan, Northview’s baseball team went into Wednesday’s road matchup with the Mustangs knowing it needed to stay unbeaten at all costs for a chance to become the outright conference champion...
Rex name Reed head coach (5/5/21)Wabash Valley Baseball LLC, the owners of REX Baseball, are excited to announce the new Head Coach for the team, Terre Haute, IN native, A.J. Reed. Reed played his high school career at Terre Haute South and his collegiate career at the University of Kentucky. He is a former Major League Baseball player and played for both the Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox...
Northview Wrestling Club takes home five state titles (5/4/21)1Northview's Wrestling Club traveled to Avon High School over the weekend to compete in an Indiana State Wrestling Association Freestyle Greco Finals and Women's Freestyle event. Sending eight kids, the Knights came home with five state championships and 12 medals, making for a proud coach in Sarah Tellechea...
Harris' walk-off homer completes Clay City's comeback (5/3/21)For most of the night, Clay City did not look like the team that is ranked No. 5 in the most recent Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Class A poll. The Lady Eels made four errors that led to four unearned runs. They made multiple miscues on the base paths and were completely out of sync at the plate, putting them in a deficit for the first 4 ½ innings of play against visiting Monrovia Monday night...
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- Cooper signs with SMWC (5/3/21)
- Cook selected to IBCA Top 100 Showcase (5/3/21)1
- COLLEGE REPORT: Lucas opening eyes on the sand (5/2/21)
- Prep Roundup: Eels, Knights sweep the week (5/2/21)
- Baseball, softball sectional tournament pairings unveiled (5/2/21)
- Northview among many impacted by umpire shortage (5/2/21)1
- Worn out Eels fall to South Vermillion, South Knox in Clay City Invitational (5/1/21)
CLUB NEWS: Delta Theta Tau, Better Homes, Tri Kappa (5/6/21)The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Inc was held , April 20, 2021 at 7pm at Annunciation Parish Center. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Shannon Loughmiller with Delta Opening Ceremony. The secretary called roll with 17 members present including 2 by Zoom...
CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Taking a look back at Auphenwalk Bicycle Club (5/5/21)The seven bicyclists shown in the picture, who rode the old high bicycles, were a part of the members of Brazil’s first bicycle club, the “Auphenwalk” club. This club was organized in 1891 with Robin Stunkard as president and George Holloway as bugler (see bugle resting on his cap in foreground of picture). This photo was taken on a fine Sunday morning by photographer Birdsall in a studio in the rear of the old McGregor Opera House...
BRAZIL BUZZ: Bruce Wayne has a spot in dog heaven (4/30/21)Our daughter Lori Patrick and our son-in-law Clifford have been visiting us for a few weeks. After living and working out of state for many years, both of our girls are back in Indiana, a short distance from us. Lori found the perfect home in Noblesville close to her new management position at Godby Home Furnishings...
CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, May 1 (4/30/21)St Vincent de Paul food pantry remains open every Tuesday 12-2pm with drive thru service on Church Street. Please remain in your cars and volunteers will load your food. Thank you! The church is open from sun up to sun down Adoration every Tuesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m...
- BRAZIL BUZZ: Thinking about fond memories of Dad (4/25/21)
- Clay City’s Wertz earns ISU honor (4/25/21)
- Brazil Concert Band sets dates for rehearsals, Sunday concerts (4/24/21)
- THE JOY LADY: We all need to be willing to change (4/22/21)
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, April 24 (4/22/21)
- CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Daniel Dunlavy and the Dunlavy School (4/21/21)
- THE JOY LADY: Adults don’t always want to do things, but just do (4/18/21)
- BRAZIL BUZZ: Easter brings up lot of memories, good and bad (4/17/21)
- CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, April 17 (4/16/21)
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- Lengthy car pursuit ends in county lake; no injuries reported, driver arrested
- Northview’s Ruhe credits others for Golden Apple
- Clay City’s Wertz earns ISU honor
- THURSDAY'S COVID-19 UPDATE: Numbers reflect increase in COVID-19 virus totals
- TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: Car lovers will be ‘Cruising Brazil’ twice this year