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On the Calendar

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:10pm
CRADLES of Clay County is having a silent auction fundraiser through Saturday, June 8. To bid on items, visit CRADLES of Clay County’s Facebook page. Also, CRADLES will have a bake sale and silent...

Beautiful day for a Strawberry Festival

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:07pm
The Clay County Courthouse lawn was the place to be if you wanted a special treat of strawberries, homemade shortcake, and ice cream and with whipped cream on top Friday. The annual Strawberry...

Clay City girl wins American Revolution essay contest

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:05pm
The Eliza Rizley Stacey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored the “American History Essay Contest”. The theme for grades 5-8 essay was: “The Women’s Suffrage Campaign”. The...

Susan C. (Muns) Faulkner

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:03pm
Susan C. (Muns) Faulkner, 72 of Indianapolis, IN died on Monday, May 27, 2019. Born May 16, 1947 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Thomas D. and Andree Vetier Muns. She graduated from...

Meet & Greet

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:46pm
The Indiana Attorney General’s Mobile Operations Center visited Clay County Tuesday afternoon to provide local residents with information about the no-call list and several types of scams; the...

Larry Grove

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:45pm
Larry Grove, 57, of Staunton, IN. affectionately called “Larry Joe” went to be with the Lord on June 3, 2019 while at home surrounded by his family. Born to Alvin Grove and Dorothy Clingerman in...

A shady spot to rest in

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:44pm
The City of Brazil, especially the Parks Department, didn’t waste any time sprucing up the recently purchased vacant lot immediately east of the Skate Park located at 605 W. Jackson St. Workers have...

Shirley Ann Oberholtzer

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:44pm
Shirley Ann Oberholtzer, age 84, of Bowling Green, passed away at 10:35 AM on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her residence. She was born in Spencer on January 19, 1935, daughter of Barney & Mabel...

Brazil Concert Band to present show rain or shine

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:43pm
The Brazil Concert Band will present “On The Corner Of King and Broadway” June 9th, 8 p.m. in Forest Park rain or shine. The BCB with Director Matthew S. Huber will perform the themes from three...

Lena M. Whistler

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:42pm
Lena M. Whistler, 94, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 at her home in Brazil surrounded by her family. She was born on March 21, 1925 in Cooper, Texas to the late Tom and Helen (McMillen) Hays. Lena...

Clay City Council receives revitalization recommendations

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 4:42pm
The regular monthly meeting of the Clay City Town Council, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, was attended by Mike Kleinpeter, Certified Grant Administrator with Kleinpeter Consulting Group, and...

Historic Clay City H.S. gym floor being replaced

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 3:29pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY — Clay County High School athletic fans will have a variety of new surfaces to appreciate during the 2019-20 sports seasons. Much has been made of the new...

On the Calendar

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 8:50am
Here are the latest additions to The Brazil Times calendar:

Brazil Main Street regular minutes, May, 2019

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 7:05pm
Opening Prayer, Introduction of guests We did not have a Treasurer Report or Secretary Report Chad Schopmeyer talked about our proposed rescheduling of the May Movie Night. Due to graduation and...


Tue, 06/04/2019 - 7:00pm
The first restaurant of Clay County to offer lunches and meals to the general public was “Shannon & Fast” in 1872. Hotels offered meals at reasonable rates, and saloons offered sandwiches and beer....

BRAZIL BUZZ: Good ole’ country living

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 6:57pm
I saw a red fox hobbling along my back fence line Sunday morning, next to the deep weed filled ditch. At first glance I observed its condition. The small carnivorous mammal seemed skinny. I thought...

JAIL BOOKINGS May 23-June 4, 2019

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 6:05pm
The following jail bookings took place May 23-June 4, 2019, 2019: Pankey, Brian, 37, Clay City: Sexual Battery(F6) Sparks, Kristy L., 40, Greencastle: Probation order violation(MC) Hollingsworth,...

COURT NEWS May 22-June 4, 2019

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 6:03pm
The following case filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during May 22-June 4, 2019: Citibank vs Marilyn S. Metz; Mary Brown DNF Associates LLC vs Cyndi J. Moore Synchrony Bank vs David...

Walter Junior Buchanan Jr.

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 5:15pm
After a hard fight with COPD Walter Junior Buchanan Jr. AKA: Jay, passed away on May 30, 2019 in Exceptional Living Center in Brazil at the age of 66. He was born August 12, 1953 in Vigo County to...

Northview golfers claim program’s second sectional title

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 2:19pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor LINTON — The Northview boys golf team might have taken a few notes on the accomplishment that the softball team had a couple of weeks ago. The softball team won its...