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COLLEGE REPORT: Tucker seals combined no-hitter with four-inning save

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 10:06pm
Over the weekend, several former Northview and Clay City student-athletes put together performances to remember. Braydon Tucker (Northview) certainly had an outing he will never forget. The Indiana...

Lady Knights hoping Braves Bash tournament ignites a fire under them

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 9:17pm
The annual Lady Braves Bash softball tournament hosted by Terre Haute South at three different locations (Miss Softball America, Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South) came and went over the...

Mark Anthony Ave

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 12:56pm
Mark Anthony Ave, 75, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 after a short stay at The Waters of Greencastle. He was born on February 2, 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Tony and Charlotte...

Knights overcome soggy conditions to narrowly win golf invitational

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 11:50pm
For over one week, the forecast for Saturday’s Northview Invitational at Forest Park Golf Course didn’t look promising. The meteorologists calling for rain throughout the day were correct as the...

Clay City, Northview have plenty to be happy about in first track meet of season

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 11:44pm
Entering the 2021 high school track and field season, Northview coach Mark Raetz and Clay City coach Cole Schroer were honest in stating they weren’t sure how crisp their teams would be in Thursday’s...

Northview stays unbeaten on the backs of its bats

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:49pm
Northview’s baseball team is built on the strengths of its pitching staff and the strong defense the seven fielders play behind them. That wasn’t the case Friday against Martinsville as the Knights...

No one injured in Tuesday fire

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:50pm
A four-alarm fire kept firefighters busy Tuesday evening. Officials confirm firefighters from Posey, Dick Johnson, Jackson, and Van Buren volunteer fire departments responded with manpower and...

Work moving forward well for Annunciation food pantry

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:49pm
Annunciation Church St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry President Patrick Hardman wants to thank the people who have donated to the building project. “We have raised enough to pay for the building,” said...

Wal-Mart has big day to make donations, honor employees

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:34pm
The Brazil Wal-Mart had a special day on April 2, honoring two long-time employees and distributing donations to two local organizations. Store manager Chad Day noted the store opened at its East...

Public meeting schedule

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:32pm
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New stripes

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:30pm
Indiana Department of Transportation’s work crew was busy “restriping” traffic lines on the road at the intersection of US 40 and State Road 340 split Wednesday. On Saturday, March 6, the crews were...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Columnist returns after rare absence due to illness

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:28pm
This writer was very disappointed last week, as I was unable to send in an article to the paper. I have missed only two weeks in 18-plus years. The first was due to no paper on Thanksgiving. The...

LOCAL BRIEFS: NHS Winter Guard to perform tonight

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:25pm
The Northview Winter Guard will have a “friends and family” performance tonight at the high school. The one-hour program is free of charge, and begins at 7 p.m. In other local news: • Johnston...

THURSDAY'S COVID-19 UPDATE: Parke County joins Clay in ‘yellow’ category

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:23pm
Parke joins Clay County in the YELLOW Advisory Category according to the Indiana State Department of Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard ( Wednesday’s update of the overall Weekly...

TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: New county 4-H educator looking to grow program

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:19pm
There’s a new 4-H Educator in Clay County, and she’s looking forward to meeting you. “I am looking forward to meeting more people and really getting to know Clay County,” said Natalie Korniak, a 2019...


Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:18pm
To err is human... In Tuesday’s edition of The Brazil Times, the story “BFD’s new engine kept busy over weekend” inadvertently reported a Clay County Sheriff’s deputy located the fire. Actually, it...

THE JOY LADY: Spring is finally here, and oh how we need it more than usual this year

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 10:58pm
I am not riding a horse through a corn field in Oklahoma, but I feel like breaking into song. “Oh what a beautiful morning/Oh what a beautiful day/I’ve got a wonderful feeling/Everything’s going my...

CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, April 10

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 10:56pm
St. Vincent de Paul food pantry remains open every Tuesday 12-2pm with drive thru service on Church Street. Please remain in your cars and volunteers will load your food. Thank you! The church is...

Lois Maxine Reinoehl

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 2:11pm
Lois Maxine Reinoehl, 83, of Lena, Indiana, passed away on April 7, 2021 while surrounded by her family. Maxine was born on April 13, 1937, in Ferndale, Indiana, the daughter of Virgil and Edith...

Sackett shines in Northview debut

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 12:47am
Having seen many of its Wabash Valley counterparts get the 2021 high school softball season underway over the last week or so, Northview was chomping at the bit to get back into game action. That...