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Stories from Sunday, May 4, 2008

For a worthy cause (05/04/08)
People of all ages (left) walked together at the YMCA in celebration of the lives of their loved ones who are currently fighting or have passed away from cancer in hope for a future cure of the disease. The word HOPE (above) was spelled out during the candlelight Luminaria Ceremony at the 2008 American Cancer...
BCB schedules first rehearsal for year (05/04/08)
The 150-year-old Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will begin its sesquicentennial season of "concert under the stars" with a rehearsal set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, at North Clay Middle School. All other rehearsals will take place at Forest Park...
Chelsea Clinton visiting Brazil (05/04/08)
With only one day to go before the Indiana Primary, both Democratic presidential candidates are pulling out all the stops. And Brazil will be paid a visit by a former First Daughter Monday. Chelsea Clinton will make a stop in Brazil today to campaign for her mother, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY)...
Poll: No more debating please (05/04/08)
Clay County voters have had enough. The remaining Democratic presidential candidates, Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (D-NY) have engaged in several debates throughout the campaign season. Recently, Clinton suggested the two should have another debate prior to Tuesday's primaries in Indiana and North Carolina...
A Loyal day! (05/04/08)
The Jackson Township Band played patriotic music for the crowd gathered at the Loyalty Day celebration at the Forest Park Pavilion on May 3. The band was later featured in the parade.
Clay City boys claim Tri-River Conference title (05/04/08)
Staff Reports LINTON -- Clay City's boys' track and field team won five events at Friday's Tri-River Conference meet on the way to a team title. The Eels edged out Shakamak by five points, 151 to 146 with host Linton in third with 102, North Central and Eminence rounded out the field...
Northview baseball team ends skid at Big Four, splits games (05/04/08)
Staff Reports The winner of the Big Four baseball tourney will have to be determined on Monday evening and will come down to Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South. The Patriots held off West Vigo 7-6 and Northview 10-9 during Saturday's game and needs a win in tonight's game to take the title...
Softball Knights blanked in title game by Patriots (05/04/08)
Staff Reports Terre Haute North upended defending champion Northview 5-0 to become the 2008 champion of the Big Four Tourney at Northview High School on Saturday afternoon. The Patriots defeated West Vigo 18-1 and Terre Haute South 9-0 on Tuesday to win the tourney for the first time since 2003...
Northview girls finish second at Big Four; Boys place third (05/04/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Landry Moore and Samantha Solomon were the brightest spots for the Northview Knights in the Big 4 Track and Field Meet on Saturday at Northview High School. Landry paced a one-two finish in the 800-meter run for the Northview boys, while Solomon unleashed one of her best discus throws of the season to win for the Lady Knights...
Rookies begin practice for Indy 500 (05/04/08)
By STEVE HERMAN P Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- No matter their experience at other tracks, all drivers who race in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time are considered rookies. So drivers such as Oriol Servia, Justin Wilson and Will Power were required to take part in the annual Rookie Orientation Program that began Sunday. ...
Jeter's four hits lead Yankees to win (05/04/08)
By The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter had four hits and the New York Yankees got consecutive homers from Melky Cabrera and Robinson Cano during a six-run outburst, beating the slumping Seattle Mariners 8-2 Sunday to finish a lopsided three-game sweep...
Astros win in extra inning over Brewers (05/04/08)
By The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) -- Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Pence's home run to left field scored Lance Berkman and completed Houston's comeback for its third straight win. The Astros trailed by as many as four...
Ballou scores opening win at Terre Haute's Action Track (05/04/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- After rain claimed Friday's night's scheduled opener at the Terre Haute Action Track, Sunday presented the chance for an early evening sprint car show. Forty-one cars unloaded for the chance at a win at the prestigious mile...
Travis James Crague (05/04/08)
Travis James Crague, 26, Brazil, passed away Friday, May 2, 2008. He was born Nov. 20, 1981, in Brazil, to Fred and Kathy Stevens Crague. He was a 2000 graduate of Northview High School and worked for Crown, Greencastle. Travis was a fun loving "adrenaline junkie" who lived his life one day at a time...
Ruth Ann Kidwell (05/04/08)
Ruth Ann Kidwell, 66, Brazil, passed away at 6:15 a.m., May 3, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born Sept. 10, 1941, in Vermillion County, the daughter of Milton M. Monce and Evelyn L. Jordan Monce. She graduated from Brazil High School. On Nov. 17, 1961, she married Gerald D. Kidwell. He survives...
Debra L. "Deb" Hicks (05/04/08)
Debra L. "Deb" Hicks, 47, Terre Haute, died at 3:15 p.m., Friday, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Sept. 27, 1960, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of William and Mary (Rogers) tanner. She was a 1978 graduate of Terre Haute North High School...
Public Record 5-5-08 (05/04/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 1-4. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Reader delvers further into the past of Brazil (05/04/08)
To the Editor: I had had at least 10 or 15 people on the streets, in the stores, and other places, come up to me and tell me they like my letters. And of course, there's a few that don't like them. Well, I don't worry whether people like them or don't. I say what's on my mind and tell it like it is...
Bring more to Brazil City Park (05/04/08)
To the Editor: I have something to say about our beautiful park. Families can have picnics with their loved ones and friends and playgrounds for the children. On Sunday evening, there is music from the Jackson Township Band plus the churches also have services and our pool to swim in and the baseball area...
Reader gives thanks to community (05/04/08)
To the Editor: Over the last several weeks, I have been reminded of how good it can be to live in the small, close-knit community of Brazil. In late February, my husband suffered a brain injury. Since that day, he has endured multiple emergency room visits -- including being life-lined to Indianapolis, four hospital stays, two emergency brain surgeries and is now a patient of Holly Hill...
Reader pleased with opening of library (05/04/08)
To the Editor: They say patience is a virtue. I remembered that as I, along with many Clay Countians, were joyful when the Brazil Public Library had its opening to the public April 27. I couldn't imagine the coincidence blend between the older and new section of the newly combined structure. You can feel the blending of the past and present in there, promising better hope for the future by coming to the library using its services...
Reader still supports Ron Paul (05/04/08)
To the Editor: With the election coming this week, many are wondering whom they should vote for. It seems as if all the candidates are saying the same thing. Each is in our Congress and have been foryears. What have they been doing while our country and economy goes overseas?...
Don't try to break into my home (05/04/08)
To the Editor: To the morons who attempted to gain illegal entry to my home on April 29: First of all, I realize that anyone who is reading this will not be the person who attempted to break into my house. Those people can't or don't read. They are too busy trying to keep from having to work for a living. ...
Resident thanks all those who helped (05/04/08)
To the Editor: On Aug. 8-10, I will be walking 60 miles in three days to help fight breast cancer, with a few other women called the Bra-zil Billies from Clay County. I would like to thank everyone who has helped in my fundraising efforts so far, Amy Jolley, the Prices (Aunt Bert?), Plumbers and Steamfitter Local 157, Clay Community, Clickers 4 a Cause, Dr. ...
Leaving town (05/04/08)
To the Editor: What once started as a simple request to rezone a house only for the sole purpose of becoming a not-for-profit corporation has now come to this. Me, my husband and our entire family (blood and married relatives), and all of our animals have now suffered in my efforts...