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Businesses help hospital with examination gloves

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:34am
Mario's restaurant and JC Auto wanted to help St. Vincent Clay Hospital staff so they bought a thousand examination gloves and donated them.

Making sure the elderly have enough to eat

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:21am
On March 26 Catholic Charities delivered a truck load of food to Cooper Towers.

Blog: Major Roswell Hill, Civil War Veteran and Former State Treasurer

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 5:41pm
Major Hill was the fifth in a family of eight children born to Almira (Usher) and Abel Shepard Hill. He was born on August 29, 1843, in Brazil, Indiana. When he was sixteen years of age, Roswell...

Seedline International is handing out 100 free large Pizza Hut pizzas on Thursday evening

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 5:34pm
Years ago, when I was just 9 years old, I was introduced for the first time to a Bible ministry in our area named Seedline International. As I watched the effort and impact they had in producing and...

Brazil PD investigates crimes against juveniles

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 5:30pm
The urgency of the COVID-19 outbreak announced in Indiana in early March captivated the attention of the public and the press. Meanwhile local law enforcement continued to investigate two sex crimes...


Tue, 03/31/2020 - 5:27pm
Ella Ray Baysinger, a daughter, was born to Wyatt and Brittany Baysinger of Brazil at 10:15 p.m., on February 25, 2020, at Hendrix Regional Health, Danville, Indiana. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces....

42nd District candidate gives her views

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 5:21pm
Brandi Cooper Vandivier is one of three Democratic Party candidates running for the Indiana House. She will face two other candidates for the Democratic Party nomination during the June 2nd Primary...

Brazil Times Bracket Challenge: Thank you

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 1:36pm
When I envisioned the concept of the Brazil Times Bracket Challenge a few weeks ago, I wasn’t sure how it would be received. Sure, I thought people would take part in it at some level. But what ended...

Road work to begin this week

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:12am
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a patch and resurfacing project will begin this week. The contractor will begin overnight patching work through Greencastle Thursday, April 2 and...

Parents honor student athletes

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 11:06am
Beth Adams is one of several mothers in the area who have chosen to honor their student-athletes by hanging their uniforms on the door of their home. Adams’ son is Hunter Adams of Clay City High...

Blog: More good news, COVID-19 rapid test approved by FDA

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:22am
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 The United States lost a month with the shoddy rollout of coronavirus tests. Chalk it up to government bureaucracy. Now private companies are releasing new, better, faster...

Blog: Some good news in the analysis of COVID-19 rates

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:15am
It’s stunning how fast events are moving. Two weeks ago I was deliberating traveling with family to New Orleans, a place with no identified cases of coronavirus at the time. Now, New Orleans is one...

James Joseph Withrow

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 6:10pm
Center Point, Indiana James Joseph Withrow, 79, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on April 23,...

Loretta M. Slater

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 6:08pm
Brazil, Indiana Loretta M. Slater, 88, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle after an extended illness. She was born in Brazil, Indiana on August 10, 1931 to the late...

COVID-19 UPDATES March 30, 2020

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 6:07pm
• VFW Post 1127 in Brazil will offer a free hot dog lunch on April 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-up, stay in your car and you will be served. • Brazil First United Methodist Church will be serving a...

Knights compete in first of eight virtual racing meets

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 2:48pm
With school being out until at least May 1 because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, track and field teams around the state have had to get creative to stay active, while also competing against...

Cooper crowned Brazil Times Bracket Challenge champion

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 2:46pm
Northview junior Brevin Cooper had what was a coming out party during the high school basketball season. His family, coaches, teammates and friends knew the work he put in during the offseason to...

Letter Carriers Food Drive postponed

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 10:02am
Karen Stearley, local food drive coordinator, passed on this information: The 28th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, scheduled for May 9 has been postponed. The NALC, as well as...

Signs of the times

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 9:47am
Pappy's Bar-B-Que and the Walnut Theater are two Brazil businesses using their marquees to encourage people and offer hope.