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STAUNTON SCENE June 16, 2018

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:16pm
The next Staunton Community Center Dinner, prepared by the Lady Volunteers, will be Friday June 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. This month’s menu features Chicken and Noodles, along with mashed potatoes, green...

Local power lines are getting an upgrade, new poles

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:14pm
Linemen from Service Electric Co. have been in the area upgrading copper power lines to aluminum/steel lines while replacing light poles in the alley that runs behind businesses like Lynn’s Pharmacy...

BOIL ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT:

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:13pm
A boil water advisory was issued Friday afternoon due to a break in an 18-inch water main line east of Brazil along US 40. During the break and repairs of the line, water distribution pressure...

Musical weekend at Forest Park

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:09pm
Times Staff Report Shane Lunsford returns to the Forest Park Band Shell tonight for his second appearance in the 2018 Free Summer Concert Series at Forest Park. Lunsford was the winner of the 2013...

Clay County Post 2 topples visiting Sullivan to remain unbeaten

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 5:20pm
Times Staff Report Clay County Post 2 took on visiting Sullivan on Thursday evening in an American Legion baseball tilt and remained unbeaten against the veteran squad with an 8-5 victory. Comprised...

Water line maintenance, upgrade expected to take six weeks, or sooner

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:24pm
Temporary street closures possible during water line repair project on Church Street between Columbia and Vandalia streets Brazil City Water Department workers are busy upgrading water main lines...

Learning how to defend personal space

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:15pm
Those attending Saturday’s Women’s Self Defense Workshop hosted by The American Aikido Institute, in cooperation with Before Help Arrives, learned how to defend their personal space, the 360-degree...

Brazil Rotary Club’s 83rd Annual 4th of July Celebration is coming to town

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 6:13pm
Local residents have the chance to save cash in preparation of the 83rd Annual Rotary Club of Brazil Fourth of July Celebration -- scheduled June 26-July 4 -- by taking advantage of advance sales of...

JAIL BOOKINGS June 6-13, 2018

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 4:14pm
Moran Jr. Gary W., 32, Center Point: Criminal recklessness (MB), Arson (F6), Interference with the reporting of a crime (MA Pruitt, Brandon, 31, Rockville: Probation order violation (MC) Zollman,...

COURT NEWS June 6-12, 2018

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 4:13pm
The following case filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during June 6-12, 2018: Synchrony Bank vs Nora Spence Midland Funding LLC vs Libby Deckard Credit Acceptance Corp. vs Robert and Tina...

Clay County Post 2 remains unbeaten with home opening win

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 9:31pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County Post 2 continued to roll in its home opener in American Legion baseball Wednesday evening. The squad improved to 6-0 overall this season by topping...

Tellechea captures gold at Special Olympics

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 4:57pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology played host to the 50th edition of the Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games last...

Calls for service to city police remain stable, compared to last year, says police chief

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:19am
While calls for service to the Brazil Police Department often increase from year to year when spring arrives and more people get outside to enjoy the warm weather, that was not the case in May,...

City prepares Forest Park for 4th of July Celebration

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:58am
Forest Park is preparing for the annual Rotary 4th of July celebration, superintendent Marv Moon told the Brazil Board of Parks and Recreation on Tuesday. The bandshell has been checked and is in...

Patricia Jordan

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:18pm
Patricia Jordan, 81, of Terre Haute passed away on Monday June 5, 2018.She was born September 15, 1936 in Terre Haute to John A. Carter and Ethel (Kellums) Carter. She lived in Terre Haute for 42...

John Michael “Mike” Hoffman

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:16pm
John Michael “Mike” Hoffman, 71 of Brazil, passed away June 11, 2018 at 3:30pm at his home. He was diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s in 2012. Mike was born November 4, 1946 in Clay County, the...

Snapping bean pods and shopping for jowl bacon and new potatoes

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:13pm
Snapping bean pods and shopping for jowl bacon and new potatoes It sure has been a blessing to finally receive some measurable rain. I sure did please my senses! It is noticeable our dried out lawn...

CLAY COUNTY THROGUH THE YEARS: Early Poland, Indiana, Area Schools

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:10pm
Early history tells us that the first school in the Poland village area was taught by Harvey Pease in a cabin near the Eel River. Benjamin Payne taught in a rude hut on the Samuel Rizley farm, and...

Auctioneer has good time raising money for fall festival

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:06pm
Auctioneer/Mayor Brian Wyndham let loose his jovial side Saturday night during the live auction fundraiser to support upcoming Brazil Says Thanks Festival in November. “I just can’t get you to go...

Youth food program expands as kids’ summer vacation arrives

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 7:03pm
Many people are concerned about poverty in Clay County and, in particular, how it affects our kids. It is a well-known fact, verified by the state, that many children in our county go hungry. Pastor...

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