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Knights shine bright in Midnight River Run

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 2:23pm
TERRE HAUTE – Each summer, the Wabash Valley Road Runners host the Midnight River Run, marking the unofficial start to the high school cross country season. No, it doesn’t count as an IHSAA event,...

Clay County coaches eager for start of fall season

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 2:20pm
Around the country, high ranking decision makers from all 50 states have had the tumultuous choice in deciding what the best way to bring back fall high school sports seasons looked like. Start the...

Tucker joins Macon Bacons to finish out summer

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 11:34pm
Following a successful run in the College Summer League at Grand Park in Westfield, which included being selected as an All-Star, former Northview standout and soon-to-be Indiana University junior...

Group works to rebuild Brazil High School monument

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 12:35pm
In 2003 a group of local residents from a wide variety of backgrounds got together to build a monument on the site of Brazil High School. The monument, costing thousands of dollars, was built. The...

VIDEO - Strawberry Festival serving up goodies at Forest Park in support of Christmas In The Park

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 1:03pm
Brazil Times Reporter Ivy Jacobs stopped by Forest Park Friday (July 31, 2020) to talk to Linda Ray about some of the changes in the annual Strawberry Festival. The event has moved to the...

Brazil Concert Band announces 2020 season canceled due to COVID-19

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 12:35pm
Due to one of our members testing positive for COVID-19 and after consulting the City of Brazil and our band officers, we have decided to cancel the rest of the 2020 Brazil Concert Band season. This...

School board tackles COVID-19 issues during special session Thursday night

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:47pm
The Clay Community School's Board of Trustees held its annual "back-to-school" meeting Thursday to make sure everything is in place and ready for the first day of school (for students it is...

Phyllis Ann James

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:53pm
Phyllis Ann James, 78, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away at home, on July 30, 2020 following an extended illness. Phyllis was born on October 6, 1941, in Brazil, the daughter of Frank and Irene...

COMMUNITY NEWS: Crystal Valley Quartet at Carbon

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 5:23pm
On Saturday, July 18th, Carbon’s Little Historic Church opened its doors for the first program since March. With Judy Randall on the piano, everyone joined in the song - He Keeps Me Singing. J.C....

BRAZIL BUZZ: Treasures and trash in the mail

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 5:21pm
Last week I received mail/family photos and more from a thoughtful sender. This week my mailbox has been stuffed with junk mail, our magazines, meds and newspapers. July flew swiftly by and now ...

Marietta Haverkamp

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 4:40pm
Marietta Haverkamp, 82 of Brazil passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. She was born on April 6, 1938 in Greenup, IL to Dwight and Stella Mae (Sparks) Moses....

Indiana Runners peg Northview as top-25-caliber teams

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:59pm
As the 2020 cross country season quickly approaches, has counted down the days by releasing its preseason top 25 rankings. Both the boys and girls programs from Northview cracked...

Evert L. Arnett

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:47pm
Evert L. Arnett, 89, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He was born on March 20, 1931 in Wolf County, Kentucky, and worked at Logan Clay Factory and retired...

Jerry “Peach” Bruer

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:44pm
Jerry “Peach” Bruer, 72, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on April 10, 1949 in Brazil to the late Charles and Ruth (Lowdermilk) Bruer. Jerry graduated from Brazil High...

Charles Edward Schultz

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:41pm
Charles Edward Schultz, Sr., 83, died peacefully on July 29, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. He was born on May 11, 1937, to Juanita and Wilburn “Bo” Schultz. He graduated from Brazil High...

CHURCH NEWS August 1, 2020

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:28pm
First United Methodist Church Our Opportunities August 02, 2020 – August 09, 2020 Sunday – August 02 9:00a Traditional Worship Service 11:00a Contemporary Worship Service 2:00p ...

STAUNTON SCENE August 1, 2020

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:25pm
The next Staunton Community Center Dinner, presented by the Lady Volunteers, is planned for Friday August 28 (time to be announced). Details will be forthcoming soon. STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH...

Tombstone found

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:22pm
This granite headstone was found in a building scheduled to be sold. It has been removed, and is being held for any family member to claimed. Call Cliff Blanchard at 812-236-2347.

Mary Ellen Chaney

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:21pm
Mary Ellen Chaney, 95, of Rosedale, Indiana passed away at 2:40 am Monday, July 27, 2020 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born May 25, 1925 in Clay County, Indiana to the late Robert...

92 positive cases in COVID-19 Update, tackling misinformation

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 3:15pm
Hoosiers are being urged “to be on their best behavior” as the Stage 4.5 of Indiana’s Back On Track opening plan continues until August 27. “I want to be safe, not sorry,” said Gov. Eric Holcomb at...