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Brazil Lions Club gives lesson at North Clay Middle School

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North Clay Middle School 8th-graders received a unique history lesson Friday thanks to the Brazil Lions Club. Guest speakers, according to teachers Courtney Townsend and Nathan Hopf, stopped by to...

VIDEO: Son of fallen soldier learns of father he never met

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EDITOR'S NOTE: We had the opportunity to interview Mr. John Mace about his war experiences back in 2016. Mr. Mace passed away Monday. Here is his story and the video interview, in case you missed it....

Carbon man arrested for child molesting

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The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has charged Paul E. Dillon of Carbon with Child Molesting, a level 4 felony. The investigation began in October following a message from the Indiana Department of...

Blog: What does a new city image really mean?

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Next Tuesday, January 28th, will mark what may be the most important “State of the City” address in Mayor Brian Wyndham’s career. It is that important because it will illustrate what many of us have...

Eels downed by South Vermillion

Sun, 01/19/2020 - 7:17pm
CLINTON — During the nine-game losing skid Clay City’s girls high school basketball team entered Saturday afternoon on, getting behind early, and digging too big of a hole to get out of, has been one...

Clay City's winning streak comes to an end

Sun, 01/19/2020 - 6:55pm
BLOOMFIELD — The Eastern Greene Thunderbirds defeated conference foe the Clay City Eels 67-49 on Friday night. The scoring quartet of Bryan Rippy, Sam Rees, Bryson Creager and Braydon Myers accounted...

City's new image to be unveiled at Chamber luncheon on Friday

Sun, 01/19/2020 - 9:00am
The City of Brazil has long been identified to the world as a place of coal mines, according to the city's logo. That is no longer the case. Today the city is identified by industries such as Great...

Northview competes with one of state's best

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 11:34pm
BRAZIL — Throughout the high school boys basketball season, Northview has shown it can play with teams in the state’s upper echelon. Although the Knights may not have finished all of the games with...

Brown, Cowden crowned champions, Knights finish fourth at WIC

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 11:30pm
ELLETTSVILLE — At the start of the high school wrestling season, one of Northview’s goals was to head to Edgewood High School in mid-January and compete for a Western Indiana Conference championship....

Veterans Memorial extected to be dedicated on May 2, Loyalty Day, says VFW Post Commander

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 11:54am
Members of VFW Post 1127 hope to complete the Veterans Park and Craig Park Military Plaza by Loyalty Day on May 2 said Commander Bob Bigley on Friday morning. The dedication is tentatively scheduled...

Video: Northview crowns homecoming queen and king

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 10:13am
Haley Richey and Simon Lackey were crowned Queen and King at Northview's Winter Homecoming on Friday night. They were crowned by former Homecoming Queen Sophia Buell, who now attends ISU and majors...

Northview splits homecoming doubleheader

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:11pm
BRAZIL — On paper, it was clear there were two heavy favorites coming into Friday’s high school basketball doubleheader between Northview and South Putnam. The Eagle girls and the Knight boys, each...

Trunnell is new Director of Extended Services at school corporation

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:41pm
The new Director of Extended Services at Clay Community School Corporation has a lot to be thankful for. “I have an amazing, supportive family who encouraged me to jump on the opportunity presented...

We're hiring!

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:39pm
Office Manager Stacey Danhour said the turn out for Britt Aero’s first Job Fair at the Brazil facility on Jan. 11 was “amazing.” People were lined up when it began at 9 a.m., and more than 50 people...

CHURCH NEWS Jan. 18, 2020

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:36pm
This morning there is confession in the Church from 9-9:30. This afternoon there is youth group from 2-3:30. Next Saturday at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s in Greencastle we will watch the Hunger Games and...


Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:32pm

A great accomplishment

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 5:27pm
Jessica Hayman, left, and Emily Ringo are the most recent North Clay Middle School artists whose work joined the school’s permanent art collection. Their artwork (show to the right of each student in...

JAIL BOOKINGS January 10-17, 2020

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 3:20pm
The following jail bookings took place during Jan. 10-17, 2019: James, Taylor Morgan, 23, West Terre Haute: Hold for other agency Sanders, Bambi Grace, 32, Brazil: Possession of methamphetamine(F6)...

COURT NEWS January 10-17, 2020

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 3:17pm
CLAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE Circuit Court The following case filings were reported in Clay Circuit Court during Jan. 10-17, 2019: Civil First Finacial Bank vs. Chris Sutherlin Criminal State vs. Kirby,...

Donald Leon Hofmann

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 2:59pm
Donald Leon Hofmann, 90, of Brazil, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, at the Villas of Holly Brook. He was born December 7, 1929, in Clay County, the son of Leo O. Hofmann and Joy Agnes...