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Numerous fire departments work house fire Thursday afternoon

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:32pm
Firefighters and equipment from at least seven fire departments in the area responded to the report of a structure fire near 2800 East US 40, Brazil, Thursday afternoon. Officials closed a portion of...

Champions Among Us!!

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:30pm

Sisters of Providence to offer online virtual series ‘Remembering our COVID losses’

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:27pm
Join the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, for their upcoming “Embracing Our COVID Experiences” virtual series during the month of June. COVID-19 has been devastating for all...

Bowling Green hoping to raise funds to redo worn-out sign with modern flair

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:25pm
BOWLING GREEN — A sign has marked the western entrance to the small Clay County town of Bowling Green on State Road 46 for many, many years. That 20x30 foot sign has needed to be repainted every five...

Happy 60th Anniversary

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:22pm
Married June 8, 1961, at the Zion Evangelical Reformed Church in Poland by Rev. Vitz, Ron and Evelyn (Routt) Rubeck will celebrate their 60th anniversary this year. Cards can be sent to the couple at...

HONOR ROLL: Staunton Elementary

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:20pm
4th Grading Period 1ST Grade All A’s: Taylen Altepeter, Elliott Beasley, Autumn Canchola, Brandt Craft, Jaden Decker, Malayna DeWeese, Nora Graverson, Naiya Hood, Tessa Horn, Lynix Horner,...

CLAQY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Former Brazil doctor among Civil War captives in area

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:18pm
Dr. Salem Henry Lybyer was born September 9, 1845, in Vigo County, Indiana, in a house by the National Road. His parents were Daniel S. P. and Rachael (Carpenter) Lybyer. They had come from...

HONOR ROLLS: North Clay Gr. 6-7

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:16pm
6th Grade Quarter 4 High Distinction Isabella Bailey, Kayla Barnett, Peyton Esker, Jensen Hayes, Mackenzie Heaton, Evan Hoover, Tatom Lookbill, Hadley McPike, Ailia McVay, Shaydn Mullenix, Sophie...

Clay County students receive WVCF scholarship awards

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:15pm
TERRE HAUTE — The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, along with its Clay and Sullivan county affiliates, recently awarded 195 scholarships totaling $896,958.30 to students enrolled in college...

Ivy Tech offering free classes this summer for high schoolers

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:14pm
TERRE HAUTE – The state of Indiana’s Crossing the Finish Line program is offering free Ivy Tech summer classes starting June 7 to high school juniors and seniors who are close to completing college...

LOCAL BRIEFS: National Road Yard Sale, Brazil Concert Band events to begin this week

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:12pm
The 18th Anniversary of the National Road Yard Sale Festival will be held June 2-6 stretching for more than 800 miles! The Festival was independently created for each community along the National...

Health Department closes POD; vaccinations available at CCHD office

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:11pm
Since January 13, the Clay County Health Department’s Point Of Distribution (POD) — utilized as a COVID-19 vaccination site — at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds has been a busy place. However, with...

Adult graduates happy to accomplish their GOALS, thanking many

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:09pm
Thursday night’s graduation ceremony was more emotional than most. Both of the student speakers began crying during their presentations but, after all, they had been through more in their short lives...

Students happy graduation ceremonies return to normal:Difficult school year was good life lesson for Class of 2021, Bell says

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 3:05pm
CLAY CITY — Saturday’s Clay City High School graduation marked the closest return-to-normal event the Class of 2021 has seen in well over a year. With the select number of guests seated in designated...

Students happy graduation ceremonies return to normal: Northview speakers touch upon themes of being thankful

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 2:59pm
Normalcy was a key theme at Northview High School’s graduation ceremony on Friday night, as members of the Class of 2021 were thankful they were able to return to a traditional style of graduation...

Howes rooting for Sycamores to follow in footsteps of 1986 team

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 9:35pm
John Howes represented Brazil High School on the baseball field during the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was a pitcher on the team during his freshman and sophomore seasons before adding first base...

Schedule changes, ticket info for Northview baseball, softball; Clay City softball semi-state schedule

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 5:09pm
Due to Greensburg’s graduation Saturday morning at 9 a.m., they have flipped the schedule for games. Northview will play the first game at 11 a.m. vs. Boonville followed by Greensburg vs. Danville at...

COURT NEWS May 16-31, 2021

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 2:35pm
CLAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE CIRCUIT The following case filings reported in Clay Circuit Court during May 17-31, 2021 CIVIL UniFund CCR, LLC vs. Marie Vanatti Whitney Collins vs. Donald McCullough LVNV...

JAIL BOOKINGS May 16-31, 2021

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 2:34pm
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings took place May 17-31, 2021: Kelch, Jensen Lee, 30, Terre Haute: Auto theft(F6) Blackburn, Roger Lee, 39, Terre Haute: Failure to return to...

Benjamin Lee Sowers

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 12:16pm
Benjamin Lee Sowers, 79, went to be with the Lord on May 31, 2021 after a brief stay in the hospital. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on August 19, 1941 to the late Frank Benjamin and Virginia...