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Stories from Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Daffodil Days set to take place in county March 17-21 (02/26/08)
It's time for the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days. The last day to place an advanced request for an order is March 1, 2008, with daffodils delivered during the week of March 17--21 at The Brazil Times during normal business hours. Times' General Manager Lynne Llewellyn enjoys participating in the event...
Staunton primed for community center (02/26/08)
In an effort to give back to the town, the Staunton Town Council is working on building a new community center with grant money this summer. Council Member Brad Webster said the council has been thinking about the project for several years. "We've had to make so many rough decisions with utilities and infrastructure, raising peoples' bills, we've hoped to give back to the community," Webster said...
Fun time! (02/26/08)
Members of the Community Theatre of Clay County rehearse a scene from the upcoming performance of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes." The show will be performed March 6-8 with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m., and the show following at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required and tickets may be purchased by calling 442-6909 or locally at the main branch of Riddell National Bank...
Awarded! (02/26/08)
Area resident Fritz Maurer was recently presented the Award Accolade Order of Excellence by Charles McWilliams, the Chancellor of the World Organization of Natural Medicine Practitioners. McWilliams congratulated Maurer for his serving and sharing in scientific advancement and its benefits to humanity. The event took place in Houston. The W.O.N.M.P. meets annually to educate and promote natural health worldwide...
Cloverdale Bingo Friday Evening (02/26/08)
Come for a fun-filled night of Bingo at Cloverdale Middle School on Feb. 29, at 6 p.m. Themed baskets and others will be the prizes for each game. Raffles and door prizes consist of restaurant certificates, Longaberger, Harley Davidson, college appearal, Nascar, Holiday World tickets, Indianapolis Indians skybox tickets, Indianapolis Fever, Disneyland, rounds of golf, Mary Kay, Creative Memories, and much more. ...
Science Fair (02/26/08)
East Side Elementary School Science Fair participants included (front, from left) Parker Timberman, second-grade, Sydni Britton, third-grade, Maddie Russell, third-grade, Londyn Scalf, second-grade, (back) Zachery Gibbens, fourth-grade, Samuel Guernsey, third-grade, Austin Russell, fifth-grade, Chelsey Walters, third-grade and Hannah Stagg, fourth-grade. ...
Honor Rolls 2-27-08 (02/26/08)
MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Shakayla Bell, Cade Cooper, Kierra Crabb, Shelby Green, Megan Griffin, Meghan Hemond, Emily Paul, Cameron Pund, Mark Russ, Jarret Snow, Amy Stemm, Katlyn Yockey All A's and B's Brody Bell, Joey Brush, Porsha Condry, Michaela Deakins, Jesse Denny, Dustin Eaglin, Shelby Fiddler, Brianna Grigsby, Dakota Hofmann, Cara Jackson, Devin Lawson, Blake Meeks, Danny Mckinney, Joshua Montgomery, William Norris, India Orman, Jonathan Pettus, Paige Rasey, Cloey Smith, Kody Smith, Skylar Wilson, D.J. ...
Severe Weather Week set (02/26/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- To focus attention on the threats posed by tornadoes and thunderstorms, Gov. Mitch Daniels has proclaimed March 2-8, 2008, as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. The National Weather Service will conduct a statewide test of communication systems Wednesday, March 5, between 10:30-11 a.m., and between 7-7:30 p.m...
State charter schools among the best (02/26/08)
Indiana charter schools and charter school laws are among the best in the country, according to a recent report. The Center for Education Reform (CER), a Washington-based education reform advocacy group ranked each state based on the strength of its charter school laws and found significant disparities. For example, Minnesota had the strongest charter laws in the nation, while Mississippi had the weakest...
Sectional rally comes up short of Clay City (02/26/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- For three quarters, Clay City coach Grant McVay saw the team he'd been looking for all season going toe-to-toe with Shakamak in the White River Valley Sectional. But it was the opening quarter that dug the Eels a hole they couldn't quite dig out of in falling 56-52 to the Lakers who improve to 17-5 and will advance to face the host Wolverines on Friday night...
Tuesday's high school boys' sectional results (02/26/08)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL First Round CLASS 4A Michigan City Valparaiso at LaPorte, ppd. to Feb. 27. Portage at Hobart, ppd. to Feb. 27. South Bend Clay S. Bend Riley 56, Mishawaka 51...
After only three years, University only one win away from state title (02/26/08)
By HANK LOWENKRON AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The University Trailblazers are a win away from a state championship trophy. Not bad for a school of 175 students in its third year of Indiana girls tournament eligibility. The unranked Carmel college prepatory school's team goes into Saturday's Class A final at Conseco Fieldhouse at 20-6 after winning its first sectional, regional and semistate championship with just one senior on the team. ...
Hoosiers new coach beats Ohio State (02/26/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Dan Dakich thinks Indiana basketball should be about the players. One day soon, it might be again. Not yet. The Hoosiers' high-profile coaching change again overshadowed basketball Tuesday night, and Indiana fans showered Dakich with a victory stroll after No. 12 Indiana beat Ohio State 72-69 -- even though Dakich didn't think he deserved it...
Benson, other fans hope Hoosiers can turn corner on sad saga (02/26/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Fans stood, waved their arms, hooted and hollered as Dan Dakich walked into Assembly Hall for the first time as head coach of Indiana's basketball team Tuesday night. No boos necessary. For the nation's No. 12 basketball team, it was a stark contrast to the sad saga that had ensued over the past two weeks in Bloomington, the harsh aftermath of Kelvin Sampson being accused of five major NCAA rules infractions...
Houston's Yao Ming out for season with stress fracture in foot (02/26/08)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- All-Star center Yao Ming is out for the season with a stress fracture in his left foot, a stunning blow to the surging Houston Rockets. General manager Daryl Morey made the announcement Tuesday, hours before the Rockets put their 12-game winning streak on the line against the Washington Wizards...
How much are you looking forward to warmer weather? (02/26/08)
"I'm really looking forward to spring because there will be more things to do. I look forward to going to Craig Park with my friends." Heidi Clarke, Brazil --- "I really wish it were spring now. It would be closer to my birthday, a lot warmer and there'd be a lot more things to get outside and do. You could actually walk around outside without shivering."...
MR. AND MRS. LAVERN STULTZ (02/26/08)
Lavern and Jena Stultz, Brazil will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on March 12. They were married in 1948. Vern was employed in a tile factory, Aerial and McCarol for five years, then retiring from Terre Haute Gas Corp after 30 years. He was a life time member of the Father's Aux. VFW 1127. He played in a country and western band, "The Commotions, from 1960 to 1980. His band was the first to play in the clubs...
MR. AND MRS. DICK HOLMES (02/26/08)
Dick and Mary Holmes, Murphy Road in Brazil, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 15, 2008. They were married in Kokomo. Mary has worked at Western Electric, and in golf pro shops in Cinncinnati and locally at Oak Ridge. Dick is retired from management in Telecommunications from Indiana Bell, AT&T and IUPUI...
Public Record 2-27-08 (02/26/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 26: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Hoosier Care II, Inc. Vs. Larry W. Pierce: Civil Collections Ford Motor Credit Company Vs. Cindy F. Evans: Civil Collections...