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Stories from Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Memorial for World War II vet in the works (04/30/08)
Local Clay County residents can help create a memorial to a famous World War II hero from Brazil. The Charles B. Hall Memorial Foundation is collecting approximately $15,000 to place the memorial in front of Brazil City Hall, near the McNutt Fountain, facing United States 40...
City officials looking for help to 'Brush Up Brazil' (04/30/08)
Grab those extra paintbrushes and brooms to help beautify downtown Brazil. The City of Brazil is inviting area residents to participate in Brush Up Brazil 2008, which is an effort to clean up downtown along National Avenue. "We are hoping that if we clean things up better, it may help encourage business growth," Brazil City Planning Administrator Michele Altman said...
BFD to flush fire hydrants on Monday (04/30/08)
The Brazil City Fire Department will begin flushing hydrants at 8 a.m., Monday. Some discoloration of the water may result from the flushing so the fire department is asking residents to take necessary precautions while doing laundry and other tasks...
CCHS alumni award to be presented (04/30/08)
CLAY CITY -- Clay City High School recently announced that its Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented this year during the commencement program, which will take place Saturday, June 1. Graduates from Ashboro, Bowling Green, Clay City or Cory high schools are eligible to nominate alumni from any of the four schools...
Residents invited to attend hearing (04/30/08)
Residents will have a chance to voice their concerns with county budgets, tax rates and tax levies. The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) has scheduled a budget hearing for Tuesday, May 12, at 8:30 a.m., in the Commissioners' Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse...
Fire destroys Brazil resident's garage (04/30/08)
Officials are unable to determine the cause of a fire at a residence this morning due to heavy damage. Brazil firefighters arrived on the scene of a garage fire at Randy Treash's 1113 North Forest Ave., Brazil, home shortly before 11:30 a.m. With the intense fire and the heavy black smoke coming from inside the structure, all four of the department's fire trucks were on the scene at one point...
Booth space still open for picnic (04/30/08)
The Area Day Senior Citizens Picnic sponsored by Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will take place Friday, May 30, at Forest Park. Booth space for the event is still available. In exchange for $110, those interested will have the opportunity to talk with approximately 400 seniors from the Wabash Valley in a reserved space under the pavilion that includes an 8-foot table and two box lunches for staff...
Agency sponsors awareness class (04/30/08)
Clay County Emergency Management Agency and Clay City Fire Department hosted a Grain Bin Engulfment Awareness Class April 16. The class was sponsored by GSI Grain Systems, the world's largest manufacturer of steel farm bins. The course was set up to help responders and local workers understand the dangers of grain bins before and during rescue operations. The class took place at the Clay City/Harrison Township Fire House with 50 responders attending...
Northview JV softball team claims win over Vikings (04/30/08)
Northview's JV softball team won a 13-9 decision over?West Vigo on Tuesday evening. Danielle Kriebel got the start on the mound in the game and allowed just two runs over the first three innings before running into trouble in the fourth frame. Kaylee Clark relieved and was able to finish off the game for the Knights...
Northview 'B' team scores lopsided win over North (04/30/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A combination of timely offense, stingy defense and stifling pitching is tough to beat. Northview's 'B' baseball team scored five runs over the first three innings and Logan Kile allowed just four hits in pitching the Knights past visiting Terre Haute North, 9-1...
Northview track teams compete at Edgewood (04/30/08)
Staff Reports ELLETSVILLE -- Northview's track teams got an early look Tuesday at perhaps the favorite for this year's Western Indiana Conference track championship. The Edgewood Mustangs boys won a three-way meet over the Knights and Greencastle with the Mustang girls placing second to the Tiger Cubs with Northview in third place...
Lopez single sends Nationals past Braves (04/30/08)
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Felipe Lopez's bases-loaded hit to left with no outs in the 12th lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 victory over the Braves on Wednesday, dropping Atlanta to 0-9 in games decided by the slimmest possible margin...
Lee wins fifth straight start for Cleveland (04/30/08)
By The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cliff Lee won his fifth straight start to improve to 5-0 and lead the Cleveland Indians to an 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Lee's consecutive scoreless innings streak ended at 27 on Wladimir Balentien's three-run homer in the seventh. It raised his ERA from 0.28 to 0.96, still lowest in the majors...
George gets chance to revive hoops career (04/30/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Cherelle George didn't expect to come so close to Purdue again. The free agent pickup for the Indiana Fever says she's responsible for Purdue spending two years on probation. That's why she found it an odd coincidence that a team that plays just 65 miles from the West Lafayette campus would sign her...
Janet Rae Parke (04/30/08)
Janet Rae Parke, 62, Brazil, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A visitation with the family will take place from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, at shelter No. 10 in Forest Park, Brazil, and a memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m., with burial of the ashes to follow at Restlawn Cemetery...
Brazil Buzz (04/30/08)
A freshly cut bouquet of lilacs rests in a crystal clear Fostoria etched coin glass vase in the center of a crisp white cloth on my kitchen table. This Sunday morning I went outside to service the chicks in my brooder. I stopped and turned around near the end of my path to marvel at the picturesque panoramic view behind me and drank in the beauty of the many colorful blooms that cover the assortment of trees and shrubs in our yard. ...
Harmony Happenings (04/30/08)
The Habitat for Humanity Fish Fry had really good food and no loud music. Unfortunately, we didn't see many of our friends at the time we went to the Armory. But we saw many people enjoying themselves. Denny saw one of the guys from work and I said hello to Deanna and Jim Sheese, but we had to eat and run...