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Eels fall to WRV in afternoon tilt, make progress despite loss

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 7:14pm
This season, with COVID-19 forcing teams to add, postpone or cancel games all the time, the schedule looks different every week. For Clay City’s girls basketball team, it was up against a daunting...

Friday night action leaves only one unbeaten WIC team

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 1:01am
In the first year of Western Indiana Conference basketball action without divisional alignments, just one team remains undefeated after a pair of Putnam County teams knocked off previously-unbeaten...

HONOR ROLLS: East Side Elementary, second grading period

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:55am
1st GRADE ALL As – Miley Edgell, London Hall, Kason Keith, Everleigh McGlaughlin, Chandler Westfall ALL Bs — Cecelia Gallion, Oliver Marks 2ND GRADE ALL As – Sarah Acre, Nalee Coil, Celia Parkins,...

CHURCH BRIEFS: Saturday, January 9

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:51am
St Vincent de Paul food pantry remains open every Tuesday 12-2pm with drive through service on Church Street. Please remain in your cars and volunteers will load your food. Thank you! The church is...

THE JOY LADY: What do overheard conversations say about us, or other people?

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:46am
Warning: Beware, for there are times I am guilty of listening to the conversations of those around me. It’s not eavesdropping, really. Nor is it gathering information to use in a future column. In a...

Picture of health in America not so rosy, unfortunately

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:42am
For end-of-the-year columns, it’s customary to recap the events of the past 12 months, usually highlighting a mix of the good and the bad. Because this year has been dominated by health, in...

BRAZIL BUZZ: Columnist says she’s ‘just glad to be here’

Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:40am
New Year’s Eve was rather low key for us. We watched TV, ate good food, sang “Auld Lang Syne” and waited for a blast from a shotgun or two and sparkling lights of fireworks to light up the night sky....

Strong finish lifts Knights past Greencastle

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 9:31pm
After Tuesday night’s road loss at North Putnam, Northview’s boys basketball coach Michael Byrum stated that his team was in search of its identity. On Friday, while taking on the reigning Wabash...

Florence Lovelle White

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 5:42pm
Florence Lovelle White, 88, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2012 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She had suffered a massive cerebral stroke on January 1st, and never regained...

BREAKING - BPD seeks public assistance in finding suspect allegedly involved in recent armed robbery

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 5:03pm
Officials seek the public's assistance in identifying or locating an armed robbery suspect allegedly involved in a January 3rd robbery at Casey's General Store, 930 West National Avenue, Brazil....

Clay County Youth Food Program overcomes 2020 obstacles

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 4:36pm
2020 needed its own page. We usually recap each program as School Program, Summer Program and Christmas Delivery, but this year we thought 2020 needed a page of its own. This year it all has been...

Great Dane honors employee for 35 years of perfect attendance

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 4:24pm
Don Hutcheson was honored recently with a billboard in Harmony on the north side of U.S. 40 for his tremendous accomplishment of retiring after having 35 years of perfect attendance.

Shirley A. Lawrence

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 3:47pm
Shirley A. Lawrence, 85 of Brazil, passed away January 7, 2021 at 2:40 pm at her home surrounded by her family. She was born September 4, 1935 in Carlisle, IN, the daughter of William Robbins and...

Helping out the food pantry

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 1:01pm
Mike Robinson of the Clay County Food Pantry (holding sign, at left) accepted a $1,700 donation on Friday from Wal-Mart to help feed the needy members of the community. Representing Wal-Mart were...

Eels resume play after 22-day layoff, fall to Lakers in GCI tournament

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 9:08pm
SWITZ CITY - It was not the way Shakamak coach Nate O’Neal envisioned his team beating Clay City Thursday night, but a 44-30 win over the Eels is greatly appreciated at the Greene County Invite....

Knights experience an off-night in loss to Terre Haute North

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 8:51pm
Each year, when Terre Haute North and Northview square off on the mat, the scores are likely to be close with the crowd roaring in excitement throughout the hour-plus match. On Thursday, things were...

COVID-19 Update - Clay County remains in RED

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 4:09pm
As of noon January 7, 2021, Indiana State Department of Health’s Clay County data for COVID-19 shows the county continues to be in the RED category on the Dashboard’s Color Code System. The ISDH...

Investigation continues in the Wednesday arrest of four Center Point residents

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 4:08pm
A Clay County Sheriff’s Department confirms the investigation continues into the arrest of four Center Point residents Wednesday. The Clay County Justice Center confirms the following individuals are...

David Roy Hofmann

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 3:09pm
David Roy Hofmann, 85, of Brazil, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in his residence. He was born on July 31, 1935 in Cory, IN, the son of Herbert and Dorothy (Barnhardt) Hofmann. David was a...

Lorna Jane Gradzki

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 1:26pm
Lorna Jane Gradzki, 64, of Brazil, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Regional Hospital surrounded by her husband and children, after a long battle with kidney disease. She was...