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Stories from Thursday, May 8, 2008

Just a singin'! (05/08/08)
A Mariachi band entertained the crowd at Lucio's Authentic Mexican Cuisine, 915 East National Avenue, Brazil, Thursday evening. Chuy Rico, Jesus Gonzalez, Jonathan Gonzalez, Eduardo Gonzalez and Antonio Gusman traveled from table to table playing crowd favorites from 6-9 p.m. Owners Lucio and Lonna Lopez said they are planning for the group to return at the first of each month...
Residents create area chapter of FOP Auxiliary (05/08/08)
When a law enforcement officer is injured in the line of duty, many people want to help and show support but don't know how. "During Brazil City Patrolman Kenny Hill's accident, as with other officers recently injured during the line of duty, a lot of people wanted to help, but there wasn't an organized way to do it," organizer, and wife of Brazil City Police officer Todd Stemm, Micah Stemm recently told The Brazil Times...
Breakdown of county elections (05/08/08)
After tallying the votes for each precinct Tuesday, the candidates are getting ready for the November election. Which precinct gave the candidate the final push toward victory? On the Republican ticket, the race for coroner was sizzling with Joel Reinoehl winning every precinct by a large margin...
Resident: Keep an eye on sky (05/08/08)
One Brazil pet owner wants to warn others with small pets that there is potential danger in the sky. "Thank God my daughter didn't see it happen," Tiffany Freeman recently told The Brazil Times. "She would have had bad dreams." After hearing what she thought was a dream, Freeman looked out a window to see a large owl swoop down and scoop up the family's eight-month-old kitten...
Gearing up! (05/08/08)
In preparation for Summer Day Camp at the YMCA, organizers and counselors gathered at the facility Thursday evening to make plans and participate in safety classes. Children entering kindergarten through fifth-grade will take part in the Clay County Day Camp, while incoming middle school students through eighth grade will attend the Junior High Camp. Contact the YMCA for registration information at 442-6761 or e-mail childcare@claycountyymca.org...
Northview grad earns RHIT award (05/08/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Brazil resident Brittiney Hofmann was recently selected among the Young Botanists of the Year from the Botanist Society of America for undergraduate research completed during her career as an applied biology major at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology...
Murder suspect makes bond (05/08/08)
Only one month after being arrested on two counts of murder, a Brazil man was recently released from jail. John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was arrested in March in connection with the 1988 double homicide of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32, on Nov. 20, 1988...
Sectional draw made for softball teams (05/08/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The postseason paths were chosen for softball teams around the state on Thursday as the IHSAA drew sectional opponents for all four classes. In Clay County, both Northview and Clay City found out what opponents stand between them and a sectional championship...
Are you still interested in the Indianapolis 500? (05/08/08)
"No, my brother is though, I just don't get into it." Jessie Maesch, Terre Haute --- "No interest in motor sports what so ever. It is a time that has passed us by and we need to focus on the future of my fuel efficient technology like hybrid's." Scott Livengood, Brazil...
Public Record 5-9-08 (05/08/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 7-8. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
May is Motorcycle Awareness Month (05/08/08)
With warmer weather finally here, more than 4 million motorcycle enthusiasts will be dusting off their bike coves and hitting the open road. Due to their size, motorcycles can be overlooked in traffic, often resulting in injury or even death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, more than 54,000 motorcycle injured occur each year, with more than two-thirds of fatal accidents involving a motorcycle and another vehicle. ...
Invest in a gift for Mother's Day (05/08/08)
Mother's Day arrives this Sunday. You could, of course, give Mom some flowers, and she'd probably appreciate them. But if your mother is a certain age, you might also make another type of gift -- a gift that can help her enjoy the retirement lifestyle she's envisioned...
Remember child passenger safety (05/08/08)
Although the number of crash-related fatalities for children has steadily decreased since 1975, motor vehicle crashes remains one of the leading causes of death for children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that, on average, six children under the age of 15 were killed and 673 were injured in crashes everyday in 2004. Sadly, most of these deaths could have been prevented...