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Stories from Monday, April 28, 2008

Learning nature (04/28/08)
Three-year-old Kanaan McMains takes instruction while watering seeds at the LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, Monday. Ferry-Morse Seed Co., Fulton, Ky., donated a box of seeds to the facility to help preschoolers understand how things grow. Kanaan is the son of Kelly and Michael McMains...
A Salute to our soldiers! (04/28/08)
While honoring our past and present servicemen and women, local residents can help erect a monument to recognize one of Brazil's military heroes -- Charles B. Hall. To participate in "A Salute To Our Soldiers," people will need to supply The Brazil Times with the following information:...
Hall left mark on history (04/28/08)
During a time when many people thought African-Americans lacked intelligence, skill, courage and patriotism, a young black man from Brazil challenged those ideas to become a hero of the skies. Charles B. Hall probably had no idea he would become instrumental in helping his country dominate the air space over foreign lands in World War II and break down the barriers of prejudice at home in America...
Clinton to be back in Terre Haute Thursday (04/28/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Area supporters for 2008 presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) will have another opportunity to see her in person. The Clinton campaign recently announced she will be making another pit stop in Terre Haute this week. Clinton visited the Saratoga Restaurant March 20, along with Sen. ...
Mayberry Classic set for June 28 (04/28/08)
CLAY CITY -- The third Mayberry Classic 5K run/walk and one-mile fun walk will take place Saturday, June 28. The eight-week training program is scheduled to begin today. The training involves a meeting once a week for eight weeks to learn about the process of preparing for the event...
SVCH opens Manning room (04/28/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently opened a new Peyton Manning Children's Hospital room. The Indianapolis-based children's hospital has partnered with SVCH to redesign an emergency room with a pediatric focus in the emergency department. Along with Peyton Manning Children's Hospital, St. Vincent Clay Hospital is an affiliate of St. Vincent Health, a 17-hospital system serving 45 counties throughout Central Indiana...
Little lambs! (04/28/08)
Corbin Butts, left, and Dena Taylor color thank you cards for soldiers to be included in care packages that were put together Monday night at Little Lambs Day Care. Butts, whose step-dad David Hill is serving in Iraq, and other Little Lambs students participated in "boot camp" last week to learn about soldiers and collected supplies for the care packages...
Knights go 1-2 at Jasper Tourney (04/28/08)
Staff Reports JASPER -- Northview's softball team went up against some of the state's top teams during a three-game stretch at Saturday's Jasper Invitational. Each of the three games was against a team receiving votes in the state coaches' poll and the Knights went 1-2, including a tough 13-inning defeat to North Posey...
Eels shock sixth-ranked Shakamak (04/28/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY -- Eight long years had gone by since Clay City's baseball program had tasted victory against Shakamak. On Monday night, the long wait came to an end when the Eels handed the Class A sixth-ranked Lakers a 5-4 defeat in Clay City...
Junior varsity baseball team takes home title (04/28/08)
Staff Reports The future is looking bright for Northview's baseball program these days. The 'C' team has lost just one game all season and on Saturday, the junior varsity 'B' team improved to 8-1 on the year after winning its own invitational. Northview opened by drilling conference foe Brown County, 11-1, with Zac Niehaus picking up the win in five innings of work. The freshman right hander struck out 12 batters while allowing just two hits and two walks...
Eels use Union miscues to win Tri-River Conference contest (04/28/08)
By CAREY FOX TImes Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Five innings went by in Monday's Tri-River Conference battle between Union and Clay City before the Eels figured out what they needed to do to grab a lead against the Bulldogs. Simply put the ball in play...
Atkinson and Horrall team for two-man scramble win at Forest Park (04/28/08)
Staff Reports Blayd Horrall and Bubba Atkinson teamed to earn a victory in the Forest Park Two-Man scramble over the weekend. The team shot a 59 on Saturday and finished with a 63 on Sunday to finish with a 20-under par score of 122. They edged out the team of Ryan Ford and Brian Parks who were tied with a 61 on Saturday with Northview golf coach Scott Buell and multiple Brazil Open champion, Troy Farris...
Colts putting emphasis on line (04/28/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Dungy has always been impressed by Howard Mudd's magical touch, so this weekend he gave the Colts offensive line coach some new talent. After nearly a decade of placing premiums on offensive skill positions and revamping the defense, Indianapolis switched gears and selected three of the highest-rated centers in this year's NFL draft...
Kentucky Derby clings to history on dirt as synthetics rise (04/28/08)
By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The dirt will be flying when 20 horses stampede around the first turn at the Kentucky Derby, and more than 150,000 fans will hear the thundering of hooves down the stretch to the finish line. That sight and that sound would be gone if Churchill Downs went the way of other tracks in Kentucky, California and Illinois -- replacing dirt with a synthetic surface made of wax-coated sand, fibers and recycled rubber...
Riley resigns as Heat head coach (04/28/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI -- On the night of his last game as an NBA head coach, Pat Riley heard the final buzzer, looked straight ahead and briskly walked away. Deep down, he knew it was over. "I didn't have to look back," Riley said. "I know that's behind me."...
Purdue's Bryant signs as Steeler's free agent (04/28/08)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Dorien Bryant, one of the nation's most productive pass receivers and kick returners last season at Purdue, was among 12 rookie free agents signed Monday by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 5-foot-10 Bryant, bypassed during the NFL draft because of his size, caught at least 80 passes in each of the last three seasons. He made 876 catches for 936 yards and eight touchdowns in 2007 and 87 for 1,068 yards and six touchdowns in 2006. He had 80 catches as a sophomore in 2005...
Biron strong in net as Flyers take series lead (04/28/08)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- "Mar-ty! "Mar-ty!" "Mar-ty!" That's a sound the Flyers want to hear all the way to the Stanley Cup. Martin Biron stopped 32 shots and the Flyers scored three goals in the second period to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night, taking a 2-1 lead in their second-round series...
Assess Your Pond's Health (04/28/08)
If you missed the pond workshop last Saturday, you have another chance at Prairie Creek Park in Vigo County this Saturday. To obtain a registration form and find more information about the workshop, call your local office. Topics include watershed health, aquatic weed control, fish and habitat management, and you can bring your pond weed to be identified...