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Stories from Monday, March 17, 2008

Don't put those signs up just yet (03/17/08)
Candidates for the upcoming primary election are going to have to hold off putting up signs for a few more weeks within Brazil city limits. An city ordinance prohibits candidates from placing signs up within the corporate city limits and city officials want all those running for election to know about the ordinance...
Northview graduate has artwork on display (03/17/08)
Twenty-four-year-old Ricky Potts never imagined the success he would have before he even graduated college. Potts is from Harmony and graduated from Northview High School in 2002. His mother still lives in Harmony and his father lives in Terre Haute. He enrolled in IUPUI and lives near campus...
Daffodils are now at Times' office (03/17/08)
The daffodils have arrived for the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days at The Brazil Times and are available for pick up during normal business hours. Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn said extra bunches of the fresh-cut flowers are available for those who wanted to order but missed the order date...
Brown running for county commissioner (03/17/08)
Bringing jobs to the community and working to improve the county are why Commissioner Charles S. Brown is running for County Commissioner District 2. Brown, 60, has been a resident of Clay County all his life. He is a Democrat and is the present commissioner president. He said he is a family man and very interested in the community. He said roads and bridges are a main concern with people and the commissioners are trying to fix the problems...
Stevenson runs for re-election (03/17/08)
Serving the community and working with people are what Councilmen Warren E. Stevenson enjoys and hopes to continue by running for County Council, at-Large. Stevenson, 63, has been a resident of Clay County all his life. He has been on the county council since May 2002...
'Egg'cellent! (03/17/08)
Cayden Floyd contemplates his discovery during an Easter egg hunt at the LEEAP Center. The Northview High School Key Club put on the egg hunt Monday for participants in the Family Literacy Program.
A worthy cause! (03/17/08)
Children from First Christian Church KIDZONE and Staunton Brownie Troop No. 3359 recently visited St. Vincent Clay Hospital to donate new stuffed animals they had recently collected. The stuffed animals will be enjoyed by children who are patients in the hospital. ...
New survey for soybean farmers ready (03/17/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Continuing the momentum of the highly successful national BMP survey, the Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) is partnering with the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) in West Lafayette, and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) in Washington, D.C., to conduct a second Best Management Practices (BMPs) survey specific to Indiana Farms...
Committee set up to help those in need (03/17/08)
Spring is in the air. Early spring peepers were calling before the last freeze made them seek deeper water. Last week, a robin was searching for worms in my yard. Soon, you will be in your fields. Do you have abandoned mine property left from old coal mining operations affecting your property and/or crops?...
Local athletes heating up spring college sports (03/17/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The college baseball season has gotten heated up in a hurry for Indiana State junior Brady Shoemaker. After a slow start for the team, Shoemaker exploded in the second game of a doubleheader against the College of Charleston on March 15...
Fab frosh taking games to biggest stage (03/17/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Beasley and O.J. Mayo have no intention of playing for one-and-done teams in the NCAA tournament. Their college futures may be another matter. Many of the nation's top freshmen, including Beasley of Kansas State and Mayo of Southern Cal, are expected to make this year's tourney their final college basketball showcase before heading to the NBA...
Women's college basketball tourney announced (03/17/08)
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Sports Writer Connecticut's four seniors have never been to the Final Four. To get there before their college careers end, the Huskies must potentially get past Big East rival Rutgers in the Greensboro Regional. The No. 1 seeded Huskies (32-1) will open against No. 16 Cornell on Sunday in Bridgeport, Conn...
NCAA Tourney Glance (03/17/08)
NCAA Tournament At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times EDT Opening Round At UD Arena Dayton, Ohio Tuesday, March 18 Coppin State (16-20) vs. Mount St. Mary's, Md. (18-14), 7:30 p.m. EAST REGIONAL...
Indiana names committee to search for new basketball coach (03/17/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Former Indiana University trustee Harry Gonso will head a 10-member committee to search for a new men's basketball coach. The job became vacant last month when Kelvin Sampson resigned amid allegations of NCAA violations. Dan Dakich, an assistant under Sampson and a former IU player and assistant under Bob Knight, took over as interim coach for the rest of the season...
Mary Jean Dobson (03/17/08)
Mary Jean Dobson, 63, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 17, 2008, at 5:18 a.m., at her residence. Born March 2, 1945, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William James "Jim" Lanham and Mary Alice Pierce Lanham. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1963...
Public Record 3-18-08 (03/17/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Sterling Jewelers, Inc. Vs. Michelle L. Middleton: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Jeanne Dayhuff: Civil Collections...
NATIONAL POISON PREVENTION WEEK (03/17/08)
This week is National Poison Prevention Week. The office has received a supply of plastic cards with key chain cards attached, phone stickers and magnets with the Indiana Poison Control Center phone number, 1-800-222-1222 listed. This is a number that hopefully you will not have to use...