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Stories from Thursday, April 17, 2008

Donation! (04/17/08)
Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Jacque Herfel presented American Cancer Society Relay For Life Community Representative Pam Farmer with a $1,500 donation Tuesday on behalf of the staff and employees of the Brazil store. The American Cancer Society's Clay County Relay For Life's 2008 "Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back" is scheduled to start at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 14, and lasts until 6 a.m., Sunday morning, at the Clay County YMCA. ...
Council tackles sign issue (04/17/08)
What has gone up may not necessarily have to come down. Local business owners packed the Council Chambers at City Hall Thursday night to discuss potential changes to the sign ordinance in a joint work session of the Brazil Plan Commission and the City Council...
NHS business students heading to national leadership conference (04/17/08)
Northview High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) had 22 students attend the State Leadership Conference last month. The students competed in a variety of business events against the top 2,000 students throughout Indiana. Northview had two students finish in the top five in their events. ...
Man recalls pain family felt from loss (04/17/08)
After 57 years of wondering, the families of Lila Faye Brown finally have closure to the disappearance of her husband, Virgil Phillips, during the Korean War. Glen Brown, Brazil, said he never knew his uncle, Virgil Phillips. His aunt, Lila Faye Brown, never talked much about her husband, but did say Phillips was the love of her life and the military notice that he was dead or missing in action was too much for her to bear...
Coroner reminds students to be safe (04/17/08)
A small hole torn in a work shirt is a constant reminder of how emotionally exhausting it can be to do the job of coroner while at an accident scene involving young people. "I was wearing my coroner's shirt at the scene of a fatal traffic accident where a 14-year-old girl died. ...
Poll: Readers favor Crean hiring (04/17/08)
The 2007-08 basketball season for Indiana University was one of the more difficult campaigns the Hoosiers have seen in recent years. Toward the end of the regular season, IU parted ways with coach Kelvin Sampson as assistant coach Dan Dakich led the Hoosiers into the NCAA Tournament, only to watch the team fall in the first round...
St. Vincent Clay Hospital to host baby clinic (04/17/08)
Half of all new babies cry and fuss more than two hours per day. Their prolonged crying often triggers exhaustion, breastfeeding failure, marital stress, maternal depression and even child abuse. St. Vincent Clay Hospital hopes to eliminate this with The Happiest Baby on the Block classes...
Clay City Elementary School Honor Roll (04/17/08)
First Grade All A's Erica Weiss, Alan Weber, Kara Rendant, Jenna Ream, Kaylee Phillips, Garrett Kimmich, Renee Chittum, Anakin Fry, Aysiah Hernandez, Mason Horton, Alexis Laswell, Haleigh Montgomery, Grant Nicoson, Lauren Ream, Gracyn Switzer, Gabe Youngblood...
BEST OF THYMES HERB CLUB (04/17/08)
Members of the Best of Thymes Herb Club met on a dark and dreary March 27 evening in the home of Ruth Timm. Jean Rowings gave the table grace before the women filled their plates with delicious food and enjoyed lively conversation around the tables...
Northview track teams down West Vigo (04/17/08)
Staff Reports Northview's track teams scored decisive wins against visiting West Vigo on Thursday night. The boys' team got two individual wins in the throwing events from Jordan Keller and Joel Whittington won both hurdle events for the Knights on the way to a 102-30 win...
Northview tennis team collars South Vermillion (04/17/08)
Staff Reports The Northview Knights clipped visiting South Vermillion in both varsity and junior varsity tennis Thursday evening. The Knights blasted the Wildcats 5-0 in varsity play getting a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 3 singles play from Ali Rentschler. Jazmine Kellum scored a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles over Hanna Henry and Allie Melega won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-0 against Jenni McLersh...
Long ball powers Knights past Terre Haute South (04/17/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Wrigley Field had nothing on Northview's softball complex on Thursday evening. The wind was blowing fiercely out of the park and Northview's hitters took full advantage with five extra base hits to help overcome seven errors for a 17-9 win over Terre Haute South...
Northview golf team improves to 5-1 with win over Rox, Panthers (04/17/08)
Staff Reports The Northview golf team cruised to its' fifth win of the season in a three-way match at Forest Park Golf Course. The Knights got an even par-35 from Kade Baker on the way to a team-score of 149 to best Rockville's 173 and Riverton Parke's 263...
Northview tennis collars South Vermillion (04/17/08)
Staff Reports The Northview Knights clipped visiting South Vermillion in both varsity and junior varsity tennis Thursday evening. The Knights blasted the Wildcats 5-0 in varsity play getting a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 3 singles play from Ali Rentschler. Jazmine Kellum scored a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles over Hanna Henry and Allie Melega won at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-0 against Jenni McLersh...
Margaret M. Hayes (04/17/08)
Margaret M. Hayes, 90, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died April 17, 2008. She was born June 5, 1917, in Harmony, the daughter of Andrew Hamilton and Rose Britton Hamilton. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1935. On July 4, 1936, she married Claude L. Hayes Jr. She and Claude owned and operated the Hayes Brothers Market in Brazil for many years. He preceded her in death July 8, 1991...
Lavern "Vern" E. Stultz (04/17/08)
Lavern "Vern" E. Stultz, 79, Brazil, died at 4:50 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born March 11, 1929, in Lena, Ind., he was the son of James and Bertha Jones Stultz. He had been employed in a local clay tile factory and then worked for 30 years until his retirement at the Terre Haute Gas Corp. He married Jenna Frye on March 12, 1948. They had recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary...
Leatha H. Rogers (04/17/08)
Leatha H. Rogers, 98, Terre Haute, formerly of Carbon, died at 4:04 p.m., April 16, 2008, at Meadows Manor North, Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 28, 1909, in Raccoon Township, Parke County, as the daughter of Jasper Earl and Rona Archer Hansel. She married Kenneth Floyd Rogers April 20, 1935. He preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1978...
Public Record 4-18-08 (04/17/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 16-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil HSBC Bank Vs. Linda K. Yocom: Civil Collections Small Claims George R. Snyder Vs. Doug Baysinger and Jana Reik: Small Claims...
Birthday (04/17/08)
Ruth 'Dee' Delores Hugg Ruth 'Dee' Delores Hugg will be celebrating her 80th birthday on Sunday. Family, friends, residents and staff in the Monarch Unit at Holly Hill nursing home will celebrate her birthday with cake and ice cream. Dee was born on April 20, 1928, along with her twin brother Francis Dermont Clark, deceased May 1986, to Frank and Ina Clark. She has a living sister Virginia, and a brother deceased...
Reviewing the need for flood insurance (04/17/08)
Floods and flash floods occur in all 50 states. Spring storms have already begun and the Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1. Now is the time for consumers to consider their need for flood insurance. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), roughly 25 percent of all claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are for polices in low-to-moderate-risk communities...
Time for some financial cleaning? (04/17/08)
You may or may not engage in many of the typical activities of "spring cleaning" -- de-cluttering the attic, reorganizing your closets, touching up the paint, etc.-but you can almost certainly benefit from "sprucing up" you financial situation. As you survey your financial landscape, what areas might you want to tidy up? Here are a few suggestions:...