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Lady Eels jolt WRV to make championship game

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:21pm
By ANDREW BOWEN For The Brazil Times CLAY CITY – The Lady Eels allowed their foes one bite Tuesday night, then scored in all but one inning to defeat White River Valley 11-1 in the second game of the...

Northview’s Siples and Clay City’s Jeffers advance to state track finals

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:03pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMINGTON — The girls’ track and field season marches on for a pair of Clay County athletes after outstanding efforts at the Bloomington North Regional on Tuesday....

JAIL BOOKINGS May 15-20

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:15pm
The following jail bookings took place May 15-20, 2018 Collins, Christopher L., 40, Brazil: Burglary (F5), Theft (MA) Lindsey, Wesley Todd, 34, Brazil: Hold for other agency Dixon, Robert Lemuel, 55,...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Clay County’s Most Traveled Farmer

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:14pm
One of Clay County’s most remarkable characters was a coal miner and adventurer, who was born in Wurttemberg, Germany, in 1879. After seven years of education at the age of 12, he went to work in a...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Family strength can conquer anything

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:13pm
Friday, Paul received two more shots and has two more on the same day this week. When we arrived home from the VA, our granddaughter Sarah Peace and her children stopped by on their way home from...

Swedish Weaving at library

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:11pm
Join us June 5, at 6 p.m. for “Swedish Weaving” at Brazil Public Library. Learn how to use Monk’s Cloth and make a Book Maker. This is an Adult Program with Pre-pay Registration of $3 by June 1....

Flag Raising Ceremony

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:10pm
The Clay County Commissioners have announced a special Flag Raising Ceremony for Friday morning, May 25, at 11 a.m. on the northeast lawn of the Courthouse. A new flag pole has been installed for the...

Clay County was part of air mail history

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:25pm
Saturday afternoon’s sky cleared for the local celebration of the 100th anniversary of United States Airmail and the 80th anniversary of Brazil’s first and only history making air mail flight. Louis...

Kenneth Allan Woolford

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 4:17pm
Kenneth Allan Woolford, 49, passed away at his home, on May 19, 2018 following an extended illness. Ken was born on January 13, 1969, in Alexandria, Virginia the son of Jack Moon and Shirley Roberts....

Saturday accident involving teens being investigated

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:04pm
Officials are investigating a Saturday night accident involving two teenagers and a reported stolen car. An unidentified 911 caller reported the incident to the Clay County 911 Dispatch Center at...

There is hope for cancer patients

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:07pm
Our friends on social media have been so supportive this past week after we posted that my wife, Linda, received the prognosis that she is now cancer-free after 11 years of battling the disease. Some...

Prominent resident says thanks for editorial about fake news

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:06pm
To the editor: Frank, we greatly appreciate your fortitude in writing the well worded rebuttal concerning the fake news being circulated about Brazil. We are in a renaissance here in Brazil. Just...

Free concert BIG FUN at Forest Park

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:03pm
The Big Fun Band rocked Forest Park Saturday night while performing at the Band Shell as the first of the free Summer Concert Series. Officials estimated a crowd of 300 people throughout the park...

A special yard sale for a great cause

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:49pm
It was a busy morning at 511 Edgewood Drive Saturday morning during the 12th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life Yard Sale. Clay County Relay for Life team members and family members,...

Terry R. Anderson

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:45pm
Terry Ray Anderson, 80, of North Ft. Myers, Florida passed away on May 16, 2018. He was born on July 18, 1937 in Clay County, Indiana, to Donald and Arline Anderson. Terry graduated from Speedway...

Heffner to graduate from U.S. Air Force Academy

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:34pm
Ian Heffner, son of Marty and Chris Heffner of Center Point, will graduate from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday, May 23. He will receive a bachelor of...

Memory of beloved Van Buren teacher honored

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:22pm
Although a long battle with cancer took teacher Sandra Jenkins out of the classroom at Van Buren Elementary Aug. 18, 2017, the students, staff and administrators will not forget her. On Friday the...

Bidding process begins for police station/water dept.

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:20pm
The City of Brazil is actively seeking bids from contractors for the renovation project at the former Duke Energy building in hopes the new Brazil Police Department and water department office will...

North Clay Middle School bowling captures regional title

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:18pm
TERRE HAUTE — The North Clay Middle School bowling team captured the Terre Haute Regional championship recently at Vigo Bowl. Brylan Hill, Kade Pflueger, Devon Frazier and Zane Schauber competed for...

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