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BREAKING - COVID-19: Five cases confirmed, one in recovery announced

59 min 1 sec ago
The Clay County Health Department updated the confirmed cased of COVID-19 to five Saturday afternoon. Four of the unidentified patients are currently in self-isolation at home, while the fifth case...

GOOD NEWS - GOOD DEEDS: 800 Hot Dogs and counting

3 hours 36 min ago
Volunteers at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1127, 303 South Depot Street, Brazil, were handing out 800 sack lunches Saturday afternoon. The idea was to help those struggling to find food for...

Video: Woman gets parade instead of party for her 90th birthday

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 6:07pm
Barbara Gillin turned 90 on Friday. Her family wanted to have a party for her but due to the Coronavirus they couldn't do that. So, they spread the word and had a surprise parade for her. Barbara...

STAUNTON SCENE Saturday, April 4, 2020

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 6:03pm
For the next several Sundays, Pastor Tim Grant will be leading virtual Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. on Skype, and the morning church service will be live-streamed on Facebook Live at 10:45 a.m. The...

CHURCH NEWS - Saturday, April 4, 2020

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 6:02pm
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 no...

Mikesell’s career comes to an end in bittersweet fashion

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:48pm
Mikesell’s career comes to an end in bittersweet fashion By ADLER INGALSBE Times Sports Editor On the second week of March, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods women’s golf team made the long trip down to...

GOOD NEWS - GOOD DEEDS Help for hungry children continues

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:34pm
PHOTOS BY STEVEN KING - A team of Youth Food Program volunteers prepares take-out meals for those in need Wednesday afternoon at the Brazil First United Methodist Church. For the past several years...

COVID-19 in the eyes of law enforcement

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:33pm
Officials confirmed a Brazil man arrested March 27 was booked into jail with a violation of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s executive order requiring Hoosiers to stay at home. However, the Clay County...

The Brazil Times begins temporary plan to publish twice weekly

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:31pm
In response to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Brazil Times and the other Rust Communications publications in Indiana will be temporarily cutting back to two production days each...

GOOD NEWS: A sprig of hope

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:29pm
PHOTO SUBMITTED by DONNA LITTLE - A welcome sight recently sprouted forth on North County Raod 425 West, just south of State Road 40: The word SPRING is spelled out in flowers on a small hill on the...

COVID-19 UPDATES as of Friday, April 3, 2020

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:25pm
• On Friday, Gov. Eric Holcomb extended the Stay At Home executive order for two more weeks during his daily updates of COVID-19. Further details are expected to be released Monday, April 6 during...

Senior Door - Parker Johnson

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:24pm
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Parker Johnson is a senior at Northview High School. He plays baseball. His mother is Danna Johnson. She placed his uniform on the front door of their home to honor Parker.

42nd District candidate answers questions before the June 2 Primary Election

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:22pm
How would you improve relations with Republicans in the Indiana General Assembly if you are elected? If elected, I intend to establish solid working relationships with all the representatives, both...

Pull Away merry-go-round gets OK from risk management

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:52am
The Pull Away merry-go-round many people remember from long ago at Forest Park received an OK from the City’s risk management company. According to minutes from the March meeting, Mark Emmis of Bliss...

Mikesell's career ends in bittersweet fashion

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 12:55am
On the second week of March, the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods women’s golf team made the long trip down to Texas to take part in its final tournament of the season at Comanche Trace Golf Course hosted by...

COVID-19 Updates as of Thursday, April 2, 2020

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 6:00pm
On Thursday, the Clay County Health Department confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in the county. The first positive case was announced shortly afternoon, and the patient was reported to be...

Clean up cemetery for spring

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:47pm
It is time again for the fall and winter flowers to be removed from the graves at Calcutta Cemetery in Clay County. This is in preparation of the spring mowing season that will be starting in April....

Sheriffs' Youth Ranch News

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:31pm
Sheriffs are searching for dozens of 2020 Student Advisers For Educating Tomorrow’s Youth (S.A.F.E.T.Y) Leaders for their Youth Ranch now under development for future law enforcement officers,...

Good News - Good Deeds: Free Dinners Provided to all

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:28pm
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Lots of local residents stopped by the Brazil Quick Pick South, 7996 North State Road 59, Saturday while free to-go dinners (a balanced meal of rice, beans, and salad), along with a...

The Rotary Club of Brazil to Host Blood Drive with American Red Cross

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:25pm
The Rotary Club of Brazil has partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Monday, April 27th at the First Christian Church in Brazil. This blood drive event will take place from 1...