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Emily Clarke announces candidacy for Prosecutor

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:09pm
Emily Clarke announced Monday night that she is running for Clay County Prosecutor in 2018 and plans to begin her campaign immediately. Clarke is currently the chief deputy prosecutor for Clay...

Fire department checking hydrants today

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:03am
The Brazil Fire Department will be checking hydrants on National Avenue west of Vandalia Street including the Donaldsonville area, as well as on Tower Road, South 59 to St Rd 42, and the Forest Green...

Northview claims county volleyball match over Eels

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:08pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Each year the county volleyball teams square off in its annual rivalry battle between a pair of programs that have combined to win seven sectional titles since 2011....

4 students taken to the hospital after school bus crash

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:34pm
Other vehicle involved catches fire; local residents help its driver escape

Vaughn R. Love

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:30pm
Vaughn R. Love, 75, of Greenwood, passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, September 15, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital. Vaughn was born January 13, 1942 to the late Everett and Ferol Love in...

Helen F. Porter

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:30pm
Helen F. Porter, 76 of Plainfield, passed away September 17, 2017. Born May 21, 1941 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Charlie and Mary Jane (Sheese) Guess. She graduated from Garfield High...

ISP: Man stopped for speeding illegally in possession of guns

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:27pm
A Terre Haute man faces preliminary gun possession charges after being stopped by Indiana State Police for speeding on Interstate 70 in Clay County. Raymone L. Melton, 26, was pulled over around...

Breaking News: Travel Advisory

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:39pm
Following a school bus and vehicle accident, motorists are urged to avoid the area of US40 & 425W to allow responders about an hour to clean up and investigate the scene. Officials have initially...

Forest Park students honor first responders

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:44am
Forest Park Elementary School hosted local first responders for a recognition breakfast. Forest Park students made cards and gave a standing ovation to our guests. Around 40 first responders were...

Fire Department plans to check hydrants in South East area of Brazil today

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:53am
Brazil Fire Chief Jake Bennett says, "The Fire Department will be checking hydrants today in the South East area of the City: Mechanic Street, Pinckley Street, Murphy Avenue, Edgewood and Colony...

Do you Pickleball? Game growing in popularity locally, nationwide

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:28pm
Play it once and there is a possibility you could get addicted, according to the numerous players gathering at Forest Park to play pickleball. "I just love it. I like it better than tennis, or...

City presented with Sousa Foundation plaque

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:19pm
In June, the Jackson Township Community Band and the Brazil Concert Band received a plaque from the United States John Philip Sousa Foundation, recognizing the day John Philip Sousa brought his large...

Eagles ride benefits Shop With A Cop program

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:18pm
As of Sunday, there were only 99 days till Christmas, but the Brazil City Police Department is already filled with the spirit of giving thanks to a donation by the Eagles Riders #274. During a...

Cory Apple Festival kicks off Friday

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:11pm
The Cory Apple Festival is a few days away and organizers of the 48th annual event have lots planned. The festival, which runs Friday through Sunday, will include new entertainment, such as the...

Clay City battles top Southern Indiana runners at South Knox

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:21pm
Clay City battles top Southern Indiana runners at South Knox Times Staff Report VINCENNES -- Clay City competed in the South Knox Invitational Saturday morning in a battle of some of the top Southern...

Another round of dismal ISTEP scores

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:17pm
If you want to hear a searing indictment of how the Indiana education establishment has botched its testing regime, just listen to a couple of school superintendents who have to deal with the...

Ready, baby, read

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:11pm
I was privileged to attend the Power of the Community dinner at North Clay Middle School Thursday night. The purpose was to raise money for Clay County's "Real Men Read" program and last year it...

FINANCIAL FOCUS Here's Your Retirement Countdown

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:09pm
If you want to enjoy a comfortable retirement lifestyle, you don't need to have been born rich or even to have earned scads of money during your working years. But you do need to make the right moves...

Push pause on Indiana's backcountry logging

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:07pm
Logging companies may soon spoil one of the most beautiful, pristine areas of Indiana, and they're set to do so with the state government's permission. The lucrative business of harvesting timber in...

My keeper's brother

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:05pm
To the editor: A continuing project collecting pop cans, tabs and clean aluminum products; yes beer cans too and we don't give out names that contributes to our project, rice for Haiti Children at...