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Food giveaway

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:52pm
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will have a food give away on Saturday, August 25, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. District Elder Anthony Orkmon is the pastor. The church is located at 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil.

Going home; shelter event a success

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:48pm
Many people stopped by the week-long event this year to visit with the playful cats and dogs waiting for homes at the Clay County Humane Society Rescue and Adoption Center at 8280 North County Road...

Retired teacher recognized for volunteer service

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:47pm
The Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) held its annual Representative Assembly at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis on June 13, 2018. Carolyn Tausig, Ersel (Buzz) Burgess and Odena...

Happy early birthday, sir: Local legend a part of flying history Times Staff Report

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:32pm
Brazil’s own Major Charles B. Hall was the first African-American to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, and it was presented to him by General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Born on August 25, 1920,...

Joseph Mirl Wright

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 4:04pm
Joseph Mirl Wright, 59, of Mt. Vernon IN, passed away August 14, 2018 at his home. He was born May 6, 1959 in Clay County, IN to James Wright and Mary (Vanatti) Reisinger. Joseph had been an antique...

Joan Shaw

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 4:03pm
Joan Shaw, 78, of Cory passed away Wednesday August 15, 2018 at 2:25 am in her residence. She had worked for ISU, retiring in 2002. Joan was born January 12, 1940 in Terre Haute to Dewey Linnabary...

Two local farms recognized at State Fair

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 1:50pm
Two Clay County farms were among the 88 recognized at the Indiana State Fair this year. The Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler presented...

Explosive Knights set the tone in win over THN

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:57pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights were looking to set the tone for what they are hoping to be a special 2018 football season. On Friday night they did something that only two...

Clay City Calico Quilters Quilt Show

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 7:12pm
The Clay City Calico Quilters will be holding a quilt show during Old Settlers Picnic on Friday, August the 24th, and Saturday, August the 25th. The show will be in the sanctuary of the Bowling Green...

Masterworks Chorale looking for singers

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 7:09pm
The Indiana State University Masterworks Chorale, a large vocal ensemble of students, faculty and local community members dedicated to the study and performance of major choral works, is looking for...

Measles are in the news, but not a local issue, yet

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 7:08pm
Since the start of the new year, there have been more than 120 cases of confirmed measles from 21 states across America and the District of Colombia. And while Indiana is on the list, Clay County...

Bowling Green Old Settlers 150th Picnic coming up

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 7:05pm
Three days of events are planned for August 24, 25 and 26th in Bowling Green, Indiana. Various events are planned on Friday from 4-9 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. There will be...

Book Sale today

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:57pm
Clay County Friends of the Library Book Shoppe will be open today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The book shoppe is located inside the parking lot at 204 North Walnut Street, Brazil, across from the Brazil...

Launching a new learning experience

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:55pm
Submitted photo Friends, family and supporters joined with members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting at the new location of Launch Academy, 100 North Forest Avenue, Brazil....

CLUB NEWS: Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:52pm
The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club held their July 26 meeting at the 4-H Exhibit Hall with Ellen Knox, president, serving as hostess for the pitch-in. The meal and fellowship was...

Class of Blue Devils

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:51pm
Submitted photo The Blue Devils of the Van Buren Class of 1968 gathered on August 4th at Pappy’s Corral in Downtown Brazil to catch up. Attending the event were (first row) Karen Pell Rogers, Frank...

Church Calendar News

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:50pm
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will have a food give away on Saturday, August 25, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. District Elder Anthony Orkmon is the pastor. The church is located at 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil. The...

God’s design is the best

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:48pm
I just completed carpal tunnel surgery last week and it was quite an experience. I was reminded again, in my work as a hospital chaplain, what patients go through every day. I got to disrobe and put...

New Pastor at First Christian Church

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:47pm
We are very excited that Jonathan Rhoades has become the new Family and Children’s Minister at First Christian Church, Brazil! Jonathan believes First Christian Church provides a loving, relevant,...

CHURCH NEWS August 18, 2018

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:45pm
Our Opportunities August 19 - 26, 2018 Sunday – August 19: 9 a.m. Traditional Worship Service; 9:45 a.m. Something’s Brewing; 10:10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service and 5:30...