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NOTICE: Road closings in Brazil

5 hours 21 min ago
Motorists may need to find different routes of travel in some areas of Brazil over the next 10 days. Starting Feb. 21, Ringo Drive and Edgewood Drive will be closed for drainage...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Feelings of spring and summer

5 hours 35 min ago
I did not feel my best today. The flu virus is still around here and thereabouts. I received my flu shot in November. Hopefully, I’m just tired. Last week Paul had his yearly physical at Richard...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Justice George E. Law, One of the Great Marrying Squires of the Middle West

5 hours 38 min ago
One of the favorite marrying squires in the Middle West was George E. Law. By the time he passed away he had married 9, 531 couples for better or worse. George was born July 31, 1859, in Bowling...

John Russell Freeman

5 hours 51 min ago
John Russell Freeman, 64, of Plainfield, Indiana, passed away on February 17, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. John was born on November 21, 1954, the son of Robert Lee Freeman Sr. and...

Renovation project wrap up and budget discussion at board meeting

6 hours 34 min ago
Garmong Construction project manager Lance Gassert updated the Clay Community School Board members for probably what will be the last time Thursday night. “It is bittersweet to come to a close here,”...

Comedy Caravan at Elks

6 hours 44 min ago
It was a packed house at the Brazil Elks Saturday night for the Comedy Caravan show. The entertainment included comedian Joe Deuce, comedian/juggler Tim Rowlands and the master of the ceremony Dallas...

Fire destroys commercial building on State Road 59, south of I-70

12 hours 57 min ago
Fire destroyed a commercial building filled with mining equipment shortly before 8 p.m. Monday night on S.R. 59, just south of I-70. The building was owned by Roadrunner Resources Inc., owned by Bill...

CLEARLY CLAREMOHR: Try to find a Valentine’s Day card for a man

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:13pm
On Valentine’s Day, my twenty-two-year-old daughter observed, “When I was at the store today, I was shocked by the lack of cards available for men. It made me sad to think about all of the guys who...

Juanita Sommers

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:11pm
Juanita Sommers of Plainfield and formerly of Brazil died on February 17, 2019 while living at Cumberland Trace Health and Living. She was born in Putnam County on March 10, 1938 the daughter of...

Harold Dean Reinoehl

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:09pm
Harold Dean Reinoehl, 84, of Lena, Indiana, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, on February 17, 2019 following an extended illness. Dean was born on December 30, 1934, the son of Lyle and Mary...

Pierce Kent “Kenny” Keck

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:07pm
Pierce Kent “Kenny” Keck (76) of Burlington, Iowa passed away February 15, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House. A Celebration of Life luncheon will be held Thursday February 21, 2019 at First...

Sarah E. Bucklin

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:05pm
Sarah E. Bucklin, 83, of Brazil, Indiana passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on February 17, 2019 following a brief illness. Sarah was born on February 20, 1935, in Brazil, Indiana the...

Gerald Max McCreery

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 6:03pm
Gerald Max McCreery, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away February 15, 2019. He was born June 3, 1933 in Clay County, IN, to the late Luther and Wilma McCreery. Gerald proudly served his country in the...


Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:57pm
Hollie Lewis and Daryl Tingle were married during a civil ceremony on Friday, February 8th, 2019 at the Clay County Courthouse surrounded by their family members and friends. The day was made even...

Election Board meeting scheduled

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:54pm
The Clay County Election Board will conduct a meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, February 26, in the Commissioners’ Courtroom at the Clay County Courthouse. The public is welcome to attend.

Food giveaway this weekend

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:50pm
Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., will have another food giveaway 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23. Anyone is welcome to come.

New practice in town uses hypnosis to help patients

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:49pm
Dr. Michael Phelps has opened his practice under the awning of “Renaissance Health” across from the of the former Duke Energy building on U.S. 40 West in Brazil. His specialty is treating patients...

Renowned forensic anthropologist to discuss ‘body farm’ research on March 1

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:45pm
Dawnie Wolfe Steadman’s investigations of mass graves, war crimes and genocide have taken her around the world, including to Indiana State University for the Wittman Lecture Series on March 1...

Chrysler products return to Brazil

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:41pm
A line of Chrysler vehicles is available at a new dealership in Brazil. York, the name associated with the General Motors line on U.S. 40 West, has opened a new and used car dealership across the...

Tigers and tigers, oh my!

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 5:35pm
After traveling more than 1,000 miles from Houston, Texas, three tigers arrived shortly after sun up in Center Point, Indiana, to find a new home at the Exotic Feline Rescue Center early Friday...