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Stories from Friday, May 2, 2008

Student-signed poster heading to space (05/02/08)
Part of Jackson Township Elementary School will be launched into space this fall. Through Space Day, a program set up by NASA in 1997, a poster signed by all of the school's students will travel up to the International Space Station on Mission Launch STS126...
Apartment fire causes stir (05/02/08)
What Donna Atkinson heard sounded like a "boom." "It sounded like somebody fell up against the wall," Atkinson said regarding an apartment fire at Village Apartments at Brazil Friday afternoon. "The noise scared me, so I ran and got somebody." After hearing the loud noise, Atkinson immediately called for help...
Area Humane Shelter vaccination clinic set (05/02/08)
It's that time again, when pet owners make sure the "furry members" of the family will be happy and healthy throughout the year. The Clay County Humane Shelter's Pet Vaccination Clinic is scheduled to take place in the Forest Park Pavilion on Saturday, May 10, and again on Saturday, May 17...
Man receives prison sentence (05/02/08)
A Clay County man was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment on federal charges in US Southern District of Indiana court Thursday. According to documents provided to The Brazil Times by the US Attorney's Office, the case against Stephen Hobart Hood, 36, Cory, was part of a nine-month investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Metro Drug Task Force, Beech Grove Police Department, Indianapolis Police Department, Marion County Sheriff's Department, Vigo County Drug Task Force and the Clay County Sheriff's Department.. ...
Students invited to attend youth leadership camp (05/02/08)
Local middle school students can spend part of their summer learning and having fun with members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department at a youth leadership camp. The Indiana Sheriffs' Association Youth Leadership Camp creates an opportunity for young adults to see law enforcement officers in a whole new light while participating in fun activities that help develop trusting relationships...
Big Find! (05/02/08)
Karl Clagg (left) and Harold Wilkerson display a mushroom they found recently near Clagg's home.
Big Smile! (05/02/08)
Elliot Phillips was the winner of The Brazil Times' Best Smile Contest. Elliot is pictured with (from left) Brazil Times Circulation Director Karen Barnhart, grandmother Sindy Phillips, who entered Elliot into the contest, and father Justin Phillips. Elliot received a new digital camera after tallying 1,380 votes to win the contest. Local dentist Linda Colter also sponsored the contest, which raised $1,922 for Newspapers In Education...
National Nurses Week set to kick off Tuesday (05/02/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will celebrate National Nurses Week beginning Tuesday. The work of America's nurses while saving lives and maintaining the health of millions of individuals is the focus of this year's National Nurses Week. This year, the American Nurses Association has selected "Nurses: Making a Difference Every Day" as the theme for 2008...
Church News 5-3-08 (05/02/08)
Annunciation Catholic Church Submitted by Annunciation Catholic Church Father Dom Chukwudi (domojore@yahoo.com)is the Administrator and Dr. Marsha Bialaszewski (M.Bialaszewski@att.net) is the Pastoral Associate. The Mass schedule is Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45-6:15 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Divine Mercy Chaplet: First Sunday each month at 8 a.m...
North Clay track teams split with Wildcats (05/02/08)
Staff Reports CLINTON -- North Clay's track teams split against South Vermillion on Thursday evening. The girls' team posted a 59-50 victory while the boys fell to the Wildcats, 61-48. Leading the way for the girls' team was Krista Stearley, who placed first in the 100 meters with a time of 13.41 and also leapt to a second place in the high jump behind teammate Tara Summers (4-6)...
Northview tennis team blanks Vikings (05/02/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's tennis team posted an impressive sweep on the road against Western Indiana Conference foe West Vigo on Thursday night. The varsity didn't lose a set in posting a 5-0 win over the Vikings. The No. 2 doubles team of Hannah Pond and Olivia Kumpf blasted past Chelsy Brown and Emily Wheatfill, 6-0, 6-0 to set the tone of the evening and the No. 1 team of Bonnie Froderman and Andrea James scored a 6-0, 6-2 win...
New Northview coach coming home (05/02/08)
By B.J. HARGIS For the Brazil Times Ernie Maesch, a 1990 Northview High School graduate is returning home. Maesch, who has served the past five seasons as boys' basketball coach at Shakamak High School, has accepted a similar position at his alma mater...
Northview and Clay City golf teams victorious (05/02/08)
Staff Reports Northview and Clay City's golf teams each scored wins on Thursday evening. Northview won 150 to 156 over visiting South Vermillion at Forest Park Golf Course. The Knights (7-1) got a medalist effort from Byron Felchlia with a 35. Kade Baker shot a 37 and Matt Williams was at 38 for Northview...
Knights come up run short against Cougars (05/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's Thursday softball loss to Bloomington North had an all too familiar feel. New York Yankees' Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra, may have called it "Déjà vu all over again." For the Knights, falling behind 4-0 in the first inning and rallying to an eventual 6-5 loss was unfortunately much like the team's earlier contest with sectional foe Plainfield...
Knights come up run short against Cougars (05/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's Thursday softball loss to Bloomington North had an all too familiar feel. New York Yankees' Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra, may have called it "Déjà vu all over again." For the Knights, falling behind 4-0 in the first inning and rallying to an eventual 6-5 loss was unfortunately much like the team's earlier contest with sectional foe Plainfield...
Crean loses three more scholarship players (05/02/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana's roster keeps getting thinner. On Friday, a day after freshman center Eli Holman decided to transfer, coach Tom Crean announced junior forward DeAndre Thomas has been dismissed and starting guards Armon Bassett and Jamarcus Ellis will not be reinstated...
Big expectations placed on Bills' Hardy (05/02/08)
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- When James Hardy says he'd like to be fellow Buffalo Bills receiver Lee Evans' little brother, he's referring to age, not size. The distinction is quite apparent because, at 6-foot-5 and change, there's nothing small about Hardy, the Bills' rookie second-round pick out of Indiana...
Police: Colts' Harrison interviewed about Philly shooting (05/02/08)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Indianapolis Colts star receiver Marvin Harrison was interviewed by police about a shooting near his North Philadelphia bar this week. Lt. Frank Vanore said the investigation of Tuesday's shooting was continuing. Harrison has not been arrested or charged...
Big Brown gets chance to prove he's a big time colt (05/02/08)
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- All week, the chatter along the Churchill Downs backstretch has been about Big Brown running away with the Kentucky Derby. The talk ends Saturday and the real running begins in 1 1/4-mile Derby, where the unbeaten 3-year-old colt has plenty to prove, history to buck and perhaps even a wet track to overcome...
Mildred Nancy French Elliott Edginton (05/02/08)
Mildred Nancy Frency Elliott Edginton, 87, Deland Fla., died April 1, 2008. Born May 13, 1920, in Greenfield, Mass., she was the daughter of Gary Sr. and Hazel French. She was a WAC in World War II and was a Corporal when she was honorably discharged in 1946, earning her licensed Practical Nursing Degree in 1974 and worked as a nurse at the Clay County Hospital...
Staunton Scene (05/02/08)
STAUNTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH We continue to need contributions to help pay for our church's new roof. If you would like to donate, please contact Janet Young at 448-3210. Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. Church service begins at 10:30a.m. David Brown is our Pastor and his wife Elaine brings the Children's Message. Glenna Simons is the pianist...