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Stories from Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Sun hampers driver's sight (06/11/08)
Dangerous road conditions and early morning sunlight were factors in a single-vehicle accident east of Staunton Wednesday. Shortly after 7 a.m., Wednesday, an 84-year-old Terre Haute man notified 911-dispatchers that his Ford Ranger pickup truck was teetering over a gravel barricade near a 15-20-foot deep hole in the road...
SACC to set up kettle drive (06/11/08)
Those interested in donating items for flood victims may do so by dropping them off at Serving On the Streets, 100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil. Serving On the Streets also houses the Salvation Army of Clay County, which is currently attempting to organize another kettle drive for flood victims...
Demolition derby should be a muddy one (06/11/08)
Recent heavy rains have helped ensure there will be a "muddy good time" on the dirt track at the Clay County 4-H Council-sponsored Demolition Derby this Saturday evening. According to Event Organizer Jim Stevenson, this will be the first of two scheduled derby events this year at the 4-H Fairgrounds, south of Brazil on State Road 59. The second derby is scheduled for Saturday, July 28...
Fourth of July ride tickets now on sale (06/11/08)
Advance sale tickets to ride all carnival rides at this year's Fourth of July Celebration at Forest Park are now on sale at all local banks. Prices are the same this year as last year. Cost is $13 per bracelet ticket. Tickets purchased will be exchanged for a bracelet good for one day to ride all rides...
Attorney General issues warning (06/11/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Wednesday, Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter issued a release warning Hoosiers in the central and southern portions of the state to be on guard against "unscrupulous" contractors following recent flooding in the area. Natural disasters lure con artists who will prey on those who are anxious to get the damage repaired, Carter said...
Clarifications (06/11/08)
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Christian concert set (06/11/08)
A Christian Rock concert will take place Saturday, June 14, from 3-9p.m. There will be five bands playing at Forest Park in the Cow Palace. Two Brazil bands will be performing, Breaking Silence and Faktion 68. Also performing, Good Morning Midnight from Marshall, Ill., Bloodstones from Swayzee and Perfect Storm Youth Band from Terre Haute...
Musical camp for children (06/11/08)
For generations, musicians have turned to music of the past for development and strengthening their own musical skills and abilities. The Classical Choruses Musical Camp, hosted by World Gospel Church, will apply the same fundamental with a weeklong camp culminating in a final performance the final day...
Area church offering car show (06/11/08)
The Nazarene children are offering car enthusiasts a chance to show off their favorite car or truck Saturday from 5-7 p.m., in the east parking lot of the church. There is no fee to enter a vehicle and no charge for viewing the vehicles. The Brazil Nazarene children will award the People's Choice award to the winner, which is a basket of prizes and two free coupons for food...
Sanders to continue career with Olney Central (06/11/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview graduate Traci Sanders became a starter for the Knights from the time she stepped on the diamond as a freshman. Next year she will be a Knight of a different color. On Wednesday, Sanders signed a letter-of-intent to become the newest member of Coach Nick Short's Olney Central Blue Knight recruiting class for 2008...
Cathedral sweeps Indiana High School Golf Championship (06/11/08)
FRANKLIN -- Cathedral junior Corey Ziedonis birdied the first extra hole Wednesday to win a sudden-death playoff with Delta senior Chase Wright and capture the Indiana high school boys golf championship. The win also provided the crowning moment for Cathedral, which won its first team title...
Indiana set to defend itself vs. NCAA (06/11/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University is about to go on defense with the NCAA. School officials are scheduled to go before the NCAA infractions committee Friday in Seattle over allegations of rules violations by former basketball coach Kelvin Sampson...
Crawford says 'adios' to Hoosier program (06/11/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Guard Jordan Crawford has quit the Indiana basketball team, leaving the Hoosiers facing possible NCAA sanctions with just two players returning from last season. The 6-foot-4 Crawford started eight games as a freshman and averaged 9.7 points and 3.4 rebounds for the Hoosiers, whose roster has been depleted with transfers and dismissals since last spring's departure of former coach Kelvin Sampson...
Lakers, Celtics hope to play better in Game Four (06/11/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- Maybe the NBA finals should book an appointment with one of Southern California's finest plastic surgeons. After a shabby, sluggish Game 3, featuring enough air balls and air-headed plays for seven games, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers could use a few nips, tucks and lifts. Another good night's sleep or afternoon nap might help, too...
Fans face first smoke-free Open (06/11/08)
By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO -- Spectators at the U.S. Open had better keep their butts off Torrey Pines Golf Course: No smoking allowed. To both the delight and indignation of the gallery, the 108th Open starting Thursday will be golf's first smoke-free major...
Colts' practice schedule released (06/11/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE --?The Indianapolis Colts begin their 10th training camp in Terre Haute beginning on July 24 when all players under contract are required to report by 2 p.m. The training camp, held at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, officially begins with the first practice beginning the following morning...
Freda May Nussel (06/11/08)
Freda May Nussel, 83, Canton, Ill., was peacefully called home Monday, June 9, 2008, at 2:35 a.m., surrounded in prayer and thought, by her loving family and friends over the last several days and the outstanding staff at Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth, who showed great compassion, dignity and respect...
Marjorie L. McCaffry (06/11/08)
Marjorie L. McCaffry, 78, Lafayette, formerly of Brazil, died at 4:42 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at Lafayette Home Hospital. Born Aug. 27, 1929, in Windfall, she was the daughter of the late Hubert E. Nickels and Mary M. Becker Nickels. She graduated from Beech Grove High School and attended Indiana University...
Harmony Happenings (06/11/08)
Last week, I wrote about the problem with speeding 4-wheelers and dirt bikes on Jackson Street in Harmony. Mother Nature took care of the problem early last Wednesday morning, but gave us a new wrinkle. A large portion of the bridge collapsed. Not even a dirt bike can travel it now...
Brazil Buzz (06/11/08)
"And then the rains came" and washed away all hopes of staying on top of my yard work for a while. Water is still standing in a low place in our front yard and my garden at the homestead. I am not sure that all of the plants will survive or if the seeds are set the same...