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Stories from Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Building one house at a time (04/09/08)
On the east side of Brazil, there is a developing neighborhood. Year by year, new houses are constructed. Each are of similar style and size, but the layouts, finishes and details are all different. It would be hard for Dan Dragon to keep every house exact, with 20-25 different students constructing the homes each year...
Council denies rezoning request (04/09/08)
The City of Brazil has gone catty. Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil featured a discussion regarding the animal ordinance, particularly for cats, during a rezoning issue. Tammy Rothrock, 624 N. Forest Ave., Brazil, filed to rezone her residence from a single-family residence to local business, in part, because she wants to start a not-for-profit business...
Juvenile arrested again (04/09/08)
A Brazil juvenile is in adult trouble, again. According to court documents, Brock J. Mathews, 17, was recently arrested on two outstanding warrants for alleged probation violations for separate convictions that were waived to adult court and various new drug related charges...
He ran, but couldn't hide (04/09/08)
An anonymous tip helped law enforcement officers catch a runaway suspect. According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, Sgt. Dennis Archer attempted to perform a traffic stop in an area near John and Ridge streets shortly after 10 p.m...
Area surgeon now performs joint replacements (04/09/08)
For knee, hip, or shoulder replacement surgery, patients now have the option to have surgery performed at St. Vincent Clay Hospital because of a local orthopedic surgeon's decision. Orthopedic Surgeon Kurt Madsen made the decision to perform knee, hip, or shoulder total joint replacement surgery at St. ...
Workshop planned by economic development district (04/09/08)
The West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc., will provide a workshop for preparation of proposals and to share contract information for fiscal year 2009 (July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009) funding for the provision of services to senior citizens, homebound individuals and those persons of all ages with medical disabilities in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties April 29...
YMCA of Clay County Dance Factory's Cheer Clinic (04/09/08)
Clay City earns JV win over Knights in softball (04/09/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY -- In Tuesday's junior varsity battle between county softball foes, the Eels took a cue from Northview's varsity team and got on the board early on the way to a 4-2 victory. Clay City jumped out front with all four of their runs in the first two innings on the way to the win...
Rea Park proves unkind to visiting Knights (04/09/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- Playing on their home turf, the Terre Haute South Braves posted their second win against Northview in the early stages of this year's golf season. After scoring a Northview Invitational win on Saturday at Forest Park, the Braves carded a round of 147 to the Knights 167 as both teams played 12 golfers and kept the four best scores for each squad...
Northview sweep visiting Linton in tennis (04/09/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview tennis got an early look at a potential sectional opponent on Wednesday and had to enjoy the results of a 5-0 win over visiting Linton. With the season beginning with an opener against a solid Plainfield team, a sectional foe and then perennial state contenders Terre Haute South and North, volunteer coach Emily Goff wishes her team could spread out the challenges...
Hoosiers lose Holloway to Xavier; Martin leaving Boilermakers (04/09/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Point guard Terrell Holloway told The Cincinnati Enquirer for an online story Wednesday that he would attend Xavier next season after originally signing to play for Indiana. The 6-foot point guard was one of Indiana's top two recruits but had the school include an out clause in his letter of intent in case there was a coaching change...
Ganassi, Rahal teaming up to help Lloyd at Indy 500 (04/09/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bobby Rahal and Chip Ganassi have spent their careers competing against each other. Now the two former IndyCar drivers are joining forces to help Alex Lloyd qualify for the Indianapolis 500. The team owners announced a partnership Wednesday, giving Lloyd, last year's Indy Lights champion, a chance to make his rookie debut in the biggest race on the IRL schedule...
A major that's more than golf (04/09/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Ann Curtis came in the back gates of Augusta National expecting little more than a nice day with her husband. She is not a golfer, has never been here before, but what she saw gave her a start. "I'm not one that's easily awed," she said. "It's just breathtaking."...
Emanuel Ray Welch (04/09/08)
Emanuel Ray Welch, 79, Brazil, died at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Holly Hill Healthcare, Brazil. He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Terre Haute, as the son of Charles and Rita Leach Welch. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War until he was Honorably Discharged. ...
City Crime Watch (04/09/08)
The following incidents occurred March 14-24. If anyone has any information regarding these cases, or any others, contact Brazil City Police Department at 446-2211. 1. Friday, March 14: Patrolman Andrew Whittington responded to a criminal mischief report by Travis Butts, 9 Daniel Biggs Dr. Butts reported a vehicle window was broken while it was parked in front of his home overnight...
Brazil Buzz (04/09/08)
Well folks, I told you last week about the finch that came to live in the little blue house at the end of the road. Boy, they sure are interesting. Hillary and Barack settled right in and began swapping barbs. Young Paul Baby and his honey (yet to be named) just sit on their perch and watch Hillary and Barack pole dance...
Harmony Happenings (04/09/08)
Clay County Retired Teachers will have a meeting and chili supper on April 29 in the Riddell National Bank basement. I don't know the exact time. Various people have been asked to bring soup, crackers, and finger foods. Members can purchase tickets for various prizes. Money raised will go for future retired teacher activities...