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Flooding knocked out furnace and water heater

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:01pm
To the editor: A comment from the mayor in today’s paper said that the new storm sewer system did its job. Not at my house it didn’t. I had at least 4 feet of water in my basement, which pretty much...

Groceries to be given away by local church

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:58pm
The Church of Our Lord Jesus will have a food give away on Saturday, April 21, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. District Elder Anthony Orkmon is the pastor. The church is located at 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil.

Gerald Loyd Stephens

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:57pm
Gerald Loyd Stephens, age 84, known to his friends and family as “Jerry”, went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 14, 2018 while a patient at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in...

Arthur Wesley Wells Jr.

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:57pm
Arthur Wesley Wells Jr., 74, of West Terre Haute, passed away in his residence on April 13, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born on February 5, 1944 in Brazil to Arthur Wells Sr. and Violet...

Mary Jo (Roberts) Butts

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:56pm
Mary Jo (Roberts) Butts, 82, of Brazil, Indiana passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on April 12, 2018 following a brief illness. Mary Jo was born on August 13, 1935, in Terre Haute,...

5 Accidents over weekend

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:38pm
First responders were kept very busy recently working traffic accidents. On Friday the first of a series of five accidents in a little more than 24 hours plagued the county. Around 3:45 p.m. near the...

Two retire from National Printing

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:36pm
National Printing is celebrating the retirement of two of their employees. Terrie Anderson has been with the company for 25 years and Alan Pell has been with the company 43 years. Employees of NPC...

Mock accident isn’t real— It’s just a demonstration of what can happen

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:31pm
If the weather is acceptable emergency first responders will be notified by the Clay County 911 Dispatch Center Tuesday (or, Wednesday, if it rains or snows) about an accident scene at Northview High...

Party at Senior Citizens Center honors Jack Jackson

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:30pm
• Nearly $1,300 raised for the Clay County Senior Citizens Center Frank Phillips photo Eric Brown (at the mic) portrayed Elvis, backed up by Jesse Buis, in the Elvis Presley Tribute Show at the Clay...

Local business recognized by State

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:23pm
When Shaun Evanson and Tracy Webster bought their first house that was ready for demolition they had no idea that the business Evanson envisioned would lead to statewide recognition by the Indiana...

The One who knows us best is wonderful

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:42pm
He lay on the couch in his home, literally dying as I sat there conversing with his wife of over 30 years. He has suffered multiple health issues and is receiving hospice care. His wife talked about...

CHURCH NEWS April 14, 2018

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:40pm
O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning, I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. - Psalm 5:3 Good morning from Peniel United Methodist Church. This Sunday, April 15th, we are...

STAUNTON SCENE April 14, 2018

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:38pm
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (courtesy of Lu Newby) Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning worship service at 10:30. Mark Miller is our minister. Wee Worship meets at 10:30 in...

Narcotics Anonymous meetings available

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:36pm
Staunton Narcotics Anonymous meetings will take place every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Family Worship Center, located at 8157 N. County Road 425 W. Brazil, IN. It’s the church located at the...

Rehearsals begin for BBC’s “Stars & Stripes Forever”

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:35pm
The Brazil Community Choir will begin rehearsals for the July performances of Stars and Stripes Forever on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Peniel United Methodist Church. Rehearsals are every Thursday from...

Bea Harrison

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:34pm
O. Berneda “Bea” Harrison, 89, of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital on April 12, 2018 following complications of a stroke. Bea was born on March 1, 1929, in Corbin, Kentucky the daughter of H....

School board gets buildings update

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:32pm
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees were prepping for the summer during Thursday’s board meeting. Garmong Construction project manager Lance Gassert told the board the secondary renovation...

Two suspects in custody following search

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:27pm
Two subjects wanted for their involvement in a weekend incident involving a fight and a gun that occurred in the area around Charles B. Hall Avenue are in custody. Officials confirmed, Tommy...

Marijuana believed to be factor in erratic driving

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:27pm
Erratic driving led to a traffic stop and the arrest of two people on multiple drug and weapon charges. According to allegations in the records filed with the Clay County Prosecutor’s Office, the...

Local businesses honored by governor

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:24pm
STATEHOUSE – This week, Gov. Eric Holcomb honored two local businesses during the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Awards Ceremony at the Statehouse, said State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre...