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Stories from Sunday, April 13, 2008

Times offering public way to honor military (04/13/08)
While honoring our past and present servicemen and women, local residents can help erect a monument to recognize one of Brazil's military heroes. A special feature, "A Salute To Our Soldiers," will soon appear in The Brazil Times. "People can bring in information and a photo of their family member or friend who has served our country in the military," Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn said...
NHS Winter Guard places eighth (04/13/08)
The Northview High School Winter Guard finished eighth this weekend in the World Class preliminaries. According to band director Bob Medworth, world class is the highest level of competition. There is also Class A and open class, which have easier skill requirements...
Long-time dairy farmer closes business (04/13/08)
While waiting for two semi trailers to take 35 dairy cows to their new home in Kentucky recently, Larry D. Sampson wasn't sure of his feelings. "Don't know what I feel about all this, yet," Larry, a man of few words, answered when asked how he felt about his family dairy business closing. "Guess I'll figure that out in a few days."...
Northview students gear up for prom (04/13/08)
Junior and senior students at Northview High School are preparing for the annual celebration of prom, which will take place on April 18. Art teacher Amy Wetnight and math teacher Shannon Sampson have been organizing the prom and post-prom activities, respectively, since January...
Bosma to speak at Lincoln Day Dinner April 21 (04/13/08)
State Republican House Leader Brian Bosma will serve as the keynote speaker at this year's Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner will take place Monday, April 21, at the Center Point United Methodist Church and is open to the public. Social time has been scheduled for 6 p.m., with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m...
Honored! (04/13/08)
Posey Township Volunteer Firefighter Sam Riddell was recognized by Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association District 11A Chairperson Bob Meyers Thursday evening. Riddell has been a member of the fire department for 25 years.
Knights sweep weekend doubleheader (04/13/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Sometimes how a team wins is as important as winning. Sometimes a team needs a blowout victory and in other cases, coming through in the clutch bolsters confidence. The Northview Knights needed and got both Saturday...
Maddux wins his 349th career game (04/13/08)
By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Greg Maddux recorded his 349th career victory one day before his 42nd birthday and Paul McAnulty drove in the only run with a sacrifice fly, leading the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday...
White Sox hit two grand slams to sink Tigers (04/13/08)
By The Associated Press CHICAGO -- Joe Crede and Paul Konerko each hit grand slams to back Javier Vazquez's strong start, and the White Sox pounded the struggling Detroit Tigers 11-0 on Sunday. Konerko's homer came in the third off Kenny Rogers and Crede's grand slam, his second this season, came in the fifth against Zach Miner as the White Sox won for the fifth time in six games over Detroit, the preseason favorite to win the AL Central...
Immelman ends Woods' talk of Grand Slam (04/13/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Trevor Immelman has never felt better. Four months after he had a tumor removed from his back, Immelman handled the wind and pressure of Augusta National far better than anyone chasing him Sunday to win the Masters, the first South African in a green jacket in 30 years...
Hadley says it would be 'cop out' to skip Olympic opening ceremonies (04/13/08)
WASHINGTON -- It would be a "cop-out" for countries to skip the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Olympics as a way of protesting China's crackdown in Tibet, President Bush's national security adviser said Sunday. The kind of "quiet diplomacy" that the U.S. is practicing is a better way to send a message to China's leaders rather than "frontal confrontation," Stephen Hadley said...
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton (04/13/08)
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton, 87, passed away at Garden Villa Nursing Home, Bloomington, Ind., April 10, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in Macedonia, Ill., April 6, 1921, to Marshall and Ethel Gibbs Carlton. He graduated from McLeansboro, Ill., High School in 1940. He served as an airplane mechanic, in the Air Force, during World War II...
Public Record 4-14-08 (04/13/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 10-11: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Household Finance Corporation Vs. Andrew J. Dwyer: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Tracey Phillips: Civil Collections...
Two down, with one to go (04/13/08)
I had the pleasure of witnessing another presidential hopeful Friday evening at Terre Haute North High School. My fiancÚ spent a few hours waiting in line to get tickets earlier in the week to see Barack Obama speak. She's not a supporter of him. She wanted to go. She wanted to see yet another presidential candidate...
Reader pleased for former fire chief (04/13/08)
To the Editor: I read with interest the article about Francis South celebrating his 90th birthday at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. What a nice gesture for the firemen to surprise him with a birthday cake. I know the Brazil Fire Department has always meant a lot to Mr. South...
Candidate offers insight to campaign (04/13/08)
To the Editor: I am a candidate for your school board member from District 4. My goals as your board member are to help bring forth a valid solution to our low graduation rates and to eliminate dropping out of school as options for students facing major problems in our schools...
Area church offers thanks to all (04/13/08)
To the Editor: The Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry would like to extend our thanks to all of the area churches and individuals who participated in the Good Friday services at the First United Methodist Church, Brazil. We would also like to thank all of the individuals who gave financial support to our ministry through the offering...
Reader offers tips for city officials (04/13/08)
To the Editor: Food for thought for the administration and the citizens of Brazil. Enforcement of a 1931 ordinance about signs on the sidewalks during business hours? What about spending time and resources on important things? But let's worry about signs on the sidewalks during business hours. ...
Signs, signs every where the signs (04/13/08)
To the Editor: I would like to comment and express my agreement with the letter submitted recently in The Brazil Times by Sherry Wilkinson regarding the recent reinforcement of the sign ordinance. Brazil is a great small town. We are not living in Carmel or Noblesville nor do we pretend to be...
Reader questions area gas company (04/13/08)
To the Editor: Ferrell Gas is charging $53 for tank rental at a time when our senior citizens and younger families are having trouble making ends meat. Price gouging isn't the way to go, with fuel rising. Things are going to get worse this summer. Hopefully, the mayor or any other official can help stop this...
Area family offers thanks for help (04/13/08)
To the Editor: Dear friends, neighbors, schools and family: Shane, Jesse, Kenneth, Tara, Lyssi and I just want to thank everyone for all that they have done for us after our house burned on Jan. 20. This has been a long couple of months and I have wanted to sit down and write thank you notes many times, but something always had to be done or we were just exhausted...
Defending the Humane Society (04/13/08)
To the Editor: This letter is in regard to Tanya Jones and the letter she wrote last week. To start things off, I want to make it clear to all of your readers that the Clay County Humane Society is not a kill shelter. They haven't been for a while now...