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Fire damages building off South Depot Street

8 hours 7 min ago
Brazil firefighters responded to a call for service at 4:11 p.m., Tuesday, said Fire Chief Jake Bennett. Someone in the vicinity saw smoke in the area. When firefighters arrived on the scene, smoke...

SPORTING AROUND: Fantasy leagues won’t be the same without “Da Commish”

11 hours 1 min ago
With the NFL preseason football already winding down, the regular season can’t be far behind — usually kicking off the weekend after Labor Day. That is about the same time my thoughts turn to the...

Farris wins Forest Park golf title for 16th time

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 7:54pm
Troy Farris won the Forest Park Club Championship his 16th time dating back to 1992 on Sunday. Farris, the Forest Park Golf Course Superintendent/Director, edged Eric Trusler by two strokes (133-135)...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Protecting our animals in the storm

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 7:37pm
Last night the storm clouds gathered, the wind whistled and the trees swayed. Thunder clapped, and lightning lit up the sky. We did not know what to expect out of the weather event. Paying attention...

Students learn Cyber Safety

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 7:00pm
More than 800 North Clay Middle School students learned some hard facts about the importance of Cyber Safety Tuesday morning. At the beginning, an overwhelming majority of the students applauded and...

Saturday’s storms didn’t stop the cooking

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:56pm
IVY JACOBS photos Serving up hot dogs and hamburgers to the community sounded like a great idea to the staff at York Chevy Buick, located at 2456 West US 40, Brazil. However, Mother Nature had...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Robert Irwin and the Brazil Flouring Mill

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:54pm
This former leading flour mill that we are noting this week was started on the corner of Center Street and the Vandalia Railroad in Brazil. It was established in 1863 by Hill & Fletcher. Next, the...

Old Settlers festival begins Friday

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:45pm
Friday, August the 23rd, kicks off the 151st Bowling Green Old Settlers Reunion Festival. It is one of the oldest festivals in Indiana and has a great deal of events going on. Bowling Green in...

Northview football field to be named Jerry Anderson Field on Sept. 13

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:41pm
Northview announced on Tuesday they will be honoring Anderson, the school’s former teacher, coach and athletic director, at 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 13 prior to their home football game vs. West Vigo. “Mr....

Eels splits first two volleyball matches

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:40pm
Clay City won its home opener, then two days later, fell in five sets on the road to open their volleyball season. After dropping its first set, the Eels swept the next three for a 19-25, 25-20,...

Northview boys tennis set lofty goals to win WIC, sectional

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:38pm
Emily Goff will be entering her 15th year as Northview’s girls tennis coach when the calendar rolls over to 2020. But until then, she has stepped out of her comfort zone in taking over for the first...

ON THE CALENDAR August 20,2019

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:37pm
CHICKEN N NOODLE DINNER for Friendly Benwood Church Christian Youth Campground on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 11:30 am-2:30 pm. Campground is located at 525 East County Road 1200 North, Brazil. Dinner...

Music under the stars

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:36pm
The public was invited to bring lawn chairs Saturday night to enjoy some live music performances under the stars during the free “Timeout for a Street Fest” that shut down a portion of Sherfey...

Northview girls golf wins again, 4-0 to start season

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 6:32pm
Northview is off to a fast start in girls golf this season, defeating North Putnam 170-205 at Forest Park on Monday. Leading a balanced attack, freshman Karsyn Kikta was low medalist with a 39. Other...

Leturgez moving on to November general election ballot

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 1:37pm
Richard Leturgez will join Andy Kirchner and Brad Webster on the ballot for the Staunton Town Council in the November General Election following a town convention on Aug. 15th, said Clay County...

Northview cross country teams earn five podium finishes in season opener

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 3:49pm
The Terre Haute South Kickoff cross country event drew a large field of runners from all over the state of Indiana to the LaVern Gibson Championship Course on Saturday morning. Boys and girls teams...

Knights, Braves mix it up in football scrimmage

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 3:46pm
The Northview Knights did some good things, some things not so good in their high school football scrimmage against Terre Haute South at Bob Clements Stadium on Friday. The Knights enter this season...

Northview volleyball is 1-2 in opening tournament

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 3:39pm
Northview was 1-2 to open its volleyball season in a one-day tournament at Indianapolis Brebeuf on Saturday. Seniors Kambree Lucas paced the Knights on the stat sheet, recording 20 digs, 33 kills, 4...

New turf at NHS football field

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 3:37pm
Contributed photo Northview’s new artificial turf installation continues to progress. Turf now covers the field, goalposts are in place and workers were setting numbers and hash marks on Friday.

Jo Ann Reel

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 3:25pm
Jo Ann Reel, 88, of Greencastle passed away on August 14, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Jo Ann was born in Harmony on August 2, 1931, the daughter of William and Flonnie (King) Hedge,...

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