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UPDATE: 11 fire departments respond to house fire

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 3:46pm
The Indiana State Fire Marshall’s Office will help determine the cause of Wednesday’s house fire near Carbon. According to officials, firefighters from 11 departments from three nearby counties...

Happy birthday, Betty French

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:09am
The family of Betty French would like to invite family and friends to a 90th birthday celebration on Saturday, March 9th from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Clay County YMCA in Brazil. Please, no gifts...

Happy birthday, Betty French

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:08am
The family of Betty French would like to invite family and friends to a 90th birthday celebration on Saturday, March 9th from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Clay County YMCA in Brazil. Please, no gifts...

City working with county to get grant to build hiking and biking trail

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:07am
The Brazil City Council has appropriated $1,400 for real estate appraisals with an aim to working with the county to obtain necessary land to build a hiking and biking trail from a trail head at...

Brazil firefighters used zero degree temps for emergency training

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:22am
While Clay County suffered with below-zero temperatures in January, the Brazil Fire Department used the opportunity to train firefighters to do their jobs even when the weather is miserable. One...

Craig Park track repaired after being washed out

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:18am
The Craig Park walking track fell victim to all the rains that have fallen recently in the area. A portion of the track for washed out and had to be replaced, it was reported at Tuesday’s meeting of...

Debra L. Stone

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:16pm
Debra L Stone, 64, of Terre Haute passed away on February 5, 2019 at Signature Healthcare. Debra was born April 6, 1954 in California to Lloyd Stone and Marie (Owens) Masi. She is preceded in death...

Robert Lee Aker

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:13pm
Robert Lee Aker, 82, of Reelsville, Indiana passed away unexpectedly, on February 13, 2019 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Bob was born on January 7, 1937, in Reelsville, Indiana, the son of Daniel...

BREAKING: 6-alarm house fire near Carbon

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 1:25pm
Firefighters from six volunteer fire departments are struggling with cold temperatures, lack of consistent water supply, and manpower issues while putting out an active house fire near Carbon...

Knights fall short of 13th-ranked Edgewood

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 9:32pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The shorthanded Northview Knights went toe-to-toe with visiting Class 3A No. 13 Edgewood on Tuesday evening, but ultimately fell short in a 57-44 decision. The...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: ORVILLE REDENBACHER, the Popcorn King

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 6:23pm
Orville Redenbacher, the Popcorn King, became known the world over during his lifetime. He was born, July 16, 1907, the son of William and Julia Redenbacher at Prairie City, Posey Township, Clay...

Water Department polar problems

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:54pm
Mother Nature’s cold disposition this winter caused some problems for the Water Distribution Department in Brazil. The arrival of a “polar vortex” earlier this month created artic temperatures, and...

Traffic stop leads to arrest for dealing drugs

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:52pm
A traffic stop early Saturday morning led to a Carbon man being arrested for dealing drugs and other various charges. According to information from the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a K9-Unit Officer...

Poland woman hospitalized, charged following wrong-way crash

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:50pm
CLOVERDALE — A wrong-way crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 70 sent three people to the hospital and has two drivers facing misdemeanor charges. Forrest E. Thompson, 23, Terre Haute, told...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Love is in the air

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:47pm
Happy Valentine’s Day my readers! Love is in the air and I am so excited. Just when I thought cupid did not want to waste his arrows on my heart anymore I have been asked out on a date. I could not...

Janice Lee Smith (Hardman)

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:46pm
Janice Lee Smith (Hardman), 80, Indianapolis, IN passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 9, 2019. Jan grew up in Brazil, IN and attended Indiana State University, where she was a...

Leah Rae Thompson

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:44pm
Leah Rae Thompson, 81, of Brazil, passed away February 9, 2019 at 12:04 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Leah was born December 11, 1937 in Sullivan, IN, the daughter of Morris and Detta Hudson....

School Board of Trustees considers bids for synthetic surface at Northview

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 5:42pm
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees will consider the first step in implementing last year’s most controversial project during Thursday’s meeting at 7 p.m. at the Central Administrative...

Bat in the Pacers' house

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:24am
Fans who attended the Pacers game last Thursday got an unexpected thrill when a live bat began soaring above the game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Brazil native J.T. Jeffries, now a...

Rowan John Patrick Breedan

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 4:39pm
Rowan John Patrick Breedan, 4 week old infant, died unexpectedly at Riley Hospital, February 8, 2019. He was born January 8, 2019 in Vigo County, the son of Paul and Stephanie Bechtel Breedan....

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