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Booe homers as Post 346 opens John E. Hayes Invite 2-0

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 9:09pm
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE — Northview graduate Brigham Booe helped propel American Legion Post 346 to a 2-0 afternoon to kick off the third edition of the John E. Hayes Best of the Midwest...

Four Knights selected to compete at WVFCA All-Star game

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 8:52pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 14th edition of the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game is on tap for Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium on the campus of...

Homeland Security K-9 Teams Train at Indiana Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:04pm
Dogs and handlers make use of wooded terrain, private lakes at camp being developed for future law enforcement and at-risk kids BRAZIL, IND. (June 17, 2018) – K-9 teams from across Indiana – and one...

Brazil Community Choir July Performances

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 6:02pm
The Brazil Community Choir, with Sam Glover directing, will present the patriotic musical, “Stars & Stripes Forever", on the following dates and locations: Avenue, Brazil in the event of rain, and...

Keeping it clean

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:52pm
Keeping the streets clean in Brazil is a daily job. Workers from the City of Brazil are out almost every day with the street sweeper, depending upon the weather, in some part of the city. Street...


Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:50pm
Alexandra Lauren Hendrix and William Charles Hoffman will be united in marriage on August 18, 2018 at the New Harmony Roofless Church New Harmony, Indiana. With family present , Alexandra and William...

Jeffery W. Shepherd

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:48pm
Jeffery W. Shepherd, age 67, of Bowling Green, passed away peacefully at his sister’s home on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. He was born in Indianapolis, IN on June 18, 1951, the son of the late Raymond...

Homer Johnson

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:47pm
Homer Johnson, age 52, of Hamilton, Ohio formerly of Brazil, passed away suddenly June 14, 2018 in Milan, NM. He was born September 14, 1965 in Brazil, the son of Homer A. Johnson and Shirley Ann...

COURT NEWS June 15-19, 2018

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:46pm
The following case filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during June 15-19, 2018: Ford Motor Credit Company LLC vs Joyce A. Barrell Capital One Bank USA vs Mary A. Mattox; Shane P. Stroud;...


Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:41pm
Amid a warm Thursday evening on June 14, dozens gathered at the Brazil Elks Lodge on South Sherfey street to celebrate the 241st anniversary of Flag Day and hear from a local service member....

Free kids program at the library

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:38pm
Bring the family and join the Brazil Police Department and the Brazil Fire Department at the Brazil Public Library on Wednesday, June 27, at 1:30 to continue with the library’s summer reading...

CLUB NEWS: Brazil Lions Club

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:36pm

Juvenile detained in shooting incident, officials still looking for the gun

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:07pm
A 17-year-old Brazil juvenile was formerly detained in legal proceedings in Clay Circuit Court Tuesday morning after his alleged involvement in a shooting incident Sunday evening. Details were...

Firecracker 5K Run/Walk on June 30th, 2018

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:18pm
Wabash Valley, June 2018— On Saturday, June 30th at 8:00 am the YMCA of the Wabash Valley will host its 17th annual Firecracker 5k, presented by sponsor Riddell National Bank. This race, which has...

Exploring My Thoughts on Immigrant Parents and Children

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:39pm
At 3:00 A.M., in the absence of sleep, I have been lying here reading the Center for Human Rights website. Part of my sleeplessness is due to the fact that my ten and eleven-year-olds are with their...

Enjoying life, together

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:38pm
Most of our yard work has been placed on hold until a break in the heat wave.   When Paul and I were young, we worked from sun-up until sundown and beyond. Few jobs would ever be set aside due to...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Staunton, Indiana, Founded in 1851

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:36pm
Located on the Vandalia Railroad, the town of Staunton in Posey Township was founded in 1851 by Michael Combs and Lewis Bailey. Highland was its original name because an old-time resident of the site...

Monday’s 6-alarm fire could be seen for miles

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:30pm
Smoke from a structure fire at the Chinook Mine could be seen for miles Monday afternoon while firefighters and a state fire marshal watched it burn. Early reports were that there were potentially...

Honoring Huber’s golden years

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:27pm
During the Sunday concert in Forest Park by the Brazil Concert Band the band director got an unexpected surprise. After telling the crowd about his daughter’s wedding the day before and how proud he...

Connie June Adamson

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 9:01pm
Connie June Adamson, 65, passed away Saturday June 16, 2018 at her home in Brazil surrounded by her family. She was born in Clay County on February 11, 1953, to the late Ted and Elnora Elwell. Connie...