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COVID-19 UPDATES for May 22, 2020 - Read Executive Order 20-28 to Reopen Indiana for Stage3

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 5:02pm
Clay County has 36 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Friday, May 22, 2020. Two cases are currently hospitalized, with the remaining Clay County residents previously diagnosed with COVID-19 either...

VIDEO: Let's make it happen....

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 4:16pm
Brazil Rotary Club officials gathered for a public announcement at Forest Park on May 21, 2020, regarding the upcoming Rotary’s 85th annual 4th of July Celebration . Featured at President Chad...

Food pantry open for drive thru May 27

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 3:10pm
The Center Point Food Pantry, located at the Center Point United Methodist Church, will be open 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 for drive-thru service only. Follow signs to line up at the back of the...

The minister gets a surprise

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 2:24pm
When the Rev. Gary Scroggins walked into First Presbyterian Church on May 17th he received a big surprise. He didn’t expect a congregation to be present. He has been live-streaming the service and...

COVID-19 Testing site busy place Thursday

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 1:15pm
Clay County Health Department officials confirm 503 residents have been tested as of May 21. That number will go higher when the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at Forest Park closes Saturday....

BREAKING STORY: Prosecutor explains self-defense as second shooting investigation leads to arrest of Brazil man

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 8:09am
Two recent shootings during violent domestic situations, one resulting in death and the other with a person hospitalized, on State Road 340 has garnered a lot of public interest. As both of the...

Rain on Military Plaza halts project, completion date unknown

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 6:57pm
Work continues on the Craig Park Military Plaza and Veterans Park despite the weather. A large portion of the inlaid bricks is complete with the five flag poles erected at the center of the monument....

Johanne June Guess

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:52pm
Johanne June Guess, formerly of Brazil, Indiana, passed away on May 18, 2020 in Canby, Oregon at the age of 88. Johanne was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 21, 1931; the daughter of Peter...

Harold S. “Butch” Zweck

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:50pm
Harold S. “Butch” Zweck, 67, of Brazil passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020 in his residence. He was a carpenter and truck driver. He was born August 10, 1952 in Indianapolis to Frank E. Zweck, Jr. and...

CHURCH NEWS May 23, 2020

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:33pm
STAUNTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH NEWS In-person church service resumes this Sunday, May 24, at 10:45 a.m. Covid-19 precautions will be firmly in place, so everyone can have a safe worship experience....

BRAZIL BUZZ

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:27pm
Like so many seniors, we are still under quarantine. It is a blessing we enjoy each other’s company and good conversation and find plenty to do around here. Rainy weather, brisk wind, and soggy sod...

School's out, planning to return in the fall

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:23pm
Although the COVID-19 outbreak caused the cancelation of the April meeting of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees, it didn’t stop the corporation’s work. During the regular session meeting...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Morgan, Brazil Business Woman

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:21pm
Mrs. Gertrude Morgan, a former Brazil business woman died September 27, 1966, in her home on Rural Route 3 at Cardonia. She was sixty-five and had suffered a lingering illness. She had operated the...

United Way awards $70,000 in safety net awards to community organizations

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:14pm
Terre Haute – The United Way of the Wabash Valley announced its Safety Net Grant awards to organizations in our community providing vital emergency assistance. Earlier this year, the United Way...

Special day organized by insurance company

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:07pm
Jenni Marietta and her staff at State Farm Insurance organized a special day for our Clay County 2020 Seniors. On Thursday May 21st between the hours of noon and 2pm, seniors could come by their...

Forecasters: Rain 10 of next 14 days

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 4:00pm
Spring rains are supposed to bring flowers, but it often brings unwanted flooding, especially in southern Clay County. Flood warnings have been occurring along many rivers and streams across central...

TOP STORY OF THE DAY: COVID-19 Testing site busy

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 3:56pm
Clay County has 36 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, May 21, 2020. Of the four new cases since Monday, one is hospitalized, bringing that total to two current. Clay County residents previously...

Senior Spotlight: Danielle White

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 3:05pm
Athlete’s name: Danielle White Years participating in the sport: 4 years of high school, 14 total Parents/Guardians: Kim and Chuck White Future plans: I plan to major in Psychology at IUPUI, get...

Senior Spotlight: Tucker Thiel

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 3:02pm
Athlete’s name: Tucker Thiel Sport: Northview track and field Years participating in the sport: 4 years Parents/Guardians: Tim and Candi Thiel Future plans: Attend USI (University of Southern...

Signs of the times

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:23pm
The spirit of graduation is spilling over into the streets, as signs recognizing the 2020 graduating class posted on the street lamps along Clay City's main street. With graduation plans uncertain...

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