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Stories from Tuesday, September 23, 2008

UPDATE: Mayor selects new chief (09/23/08)
The Brazil City Police Department has a new police chief. As of midnight, Monday, Capt. Dave Archer became the new acting Police Chief, while former Police Chief Terry Harrison was demoted to the Captain's position. "This wasn't an easy decision for me to make, but, as mayor, I have to do what is best for the department" Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times. ...
Area consultant talks instruction with Clay Community teachers (09/23/08)
Kirk Freeman, an education consultant, talked to a room of 47 senior-kindergarten level Clay Community School teachers about differentiated instruction Tuesday evening. The former social studies teacher and principal from Northview talked about working together as a unified administration...
CCSWCD readying to disperse money to farmers (09/23/08)
Through the efforts of the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, area farmers have an opportunity to receive compensation for flood damage through state agencies. CCSWCD Board Chairman Marshall Nuckolls told The Brazil Times the organization's board of directors met recently to discuss ways to help area farmers with compensation following the June flooding...
'Discover Clay County' (09/23/08)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with The Brazil Times to produce a comprehensive county guide called "Discover Clay County." It will contain information about the county government, schools, churches, demographics, local business and more. ...
Fowler Park Pioneer Days scheduled for Oct. 4-5 (09/23/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Park and Recreation Department will be celebrating its 36th annual Fowler Park Pioneer Days Oct. 4-5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The public is invited to join staff and volunteers as they step back in time to enjoy a simpler way of life...
BREAKING NEWS: New Brazil City Police Chief (09/23/08)
Van Buren High School Class of 1948 (09/23/08)
Van Buren High School class of 1948 me on Saturday, July 12 for its 60th reunion. Fifteen members were available to attend and enjoyed a special evening, including (front row) Jo Ann Terril Pell-Price, Patty Hayes Wilson, Mary Squires Shankweiler, Eileen Pell McKinngey, Barbara Heiliger Hammond, Delores Lawson Howald, Shirley Girton Pell; (back row) Ernie Pflueger, Jim Payne, John James, Wendell Ratcliff, Gene Si Pell, Jim Pell, Tom Royer, Bob Clifton...
Resident attends dance caravan (09/23/08)
Lorenze-Daub and Kaya Daub attended the Hoctor's Dance Caravan July 13-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Hoctor's Dance Caravan is in its 48th year of touring and training students and teachers across the U.S. Both Dana and Kaya Daub took classes in ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip-hop, and tap...
College News (09/23/08)
IUPUI University College IUPUI University College released the names of the 1,622 students who achieved academic distinction, making the Dean's list for the Spring 2008 semester. Students are awarded the honor based on the following GPA distinctions: Highest Honors (GPA 3.70 -- 4.0), High Honors (GPA 3.30 -- 3.69), and Honorable Mention (GPA 3.0 -- 3.29)...
Knights and Eels run at West Vigo (09/23/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's girls' cross country team claimed the team win at West Vigo in a three-way meet against the Vikings and Clay City on Tuesday night. Neither the Eels or Vikings had enough runners to garner a team score in the meet...
South ends Knights' unbeaten streak (09/23/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview volleyball team saw their undefeated season end with a thud Tuesday with a decisive 3-0 loss at Terre Haute South. The Knights (15-1) got off to slow starts in each of the three games and were never able to recover. They fell behind 5-1 in game one, only to claw their way back to take a 12-11 lead. Eventually they fell in a close 25-21 decision...
Knights fall minutes short of win against Athenians (09/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor For the first 40 minutes of Tuesday's non-conference girls' soccer game, Crawfordsville had their secret weapon hidden beneath a multi-hued jersey between the pipes as its goal keeper. However, in the second half, the Athenians unleashed Alex Gasaway from the keeper's garb to take flight in the Northview end of the field...
Boilers still buzzing after Sheets' fake (09/23/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Three days after Purdue's Kory Sheets put a highlight-reel move on Central Michigan cornerback Bobby Seay, his teammates still were buzzing about it. Sheets busted through the line of scrimmage, came face-to-face with Seay in the secondary and unleashed a nasty stop-and-go, stutter-step, misdirection combo that left Seay grasping air. ...
Indiana regrouping after loss, injury (09/23/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Bill Lynch spent Tuesday afternoon discussing Indiana's first loss, its long injury list and corrections needed for this week's Big Ten opener. But the Hoosiers may have to clear a bigger hurdle before facing Michigan State...
McNair expects Texans to play at Reliant (09/23/08)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans plan to play their home opener at hurricane damaged Reliant Stadium on Oct. 5. "I can't say with absolute certainty," Texans owner Bob McNair told The Associated Press Tuesday. "But let's put it this way, I'd be shocked if we did not play there."...
Mary Rita Raney (09/23/08)
Mary Rita Raney, 70, Portland Mills, died on Sept. 22, 2008, due to injuries sustained following a motorcycle accident on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. She was born June 21, 1938, in Vincennes, the daughter of Bert L. Wininger and Mary Frances Blount Wininger...
Aiden Adam Bays (09/23/08)
Aiden Adam Bays, infant son of W. Cale Bays and Kelly Danielsen Bays, was born and died Sept. 20, 2008, at 3:37 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Other survivors include maternal grandparents Paul and Kathy Danielsen, Brazil, and Jeannie Shaw, Terre Haute, sister Sydney Bays, brother Aaron Bays, aunt Carrie Loftus, and uncles Ted Danielsen and Seth Cavins...
Dennis E. Wolverton (09/23/08)
Dennis E. Wolverton, 65, Brazil, formerly of Kokomo, died Sept. 21, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. He was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Terre Haute, the son of Travis Wolverton and Delilah Thompson Williams. He was raised in Brazil in the loving home of his mother and stepfather, Hubert E. Williams, whom he called dad...
GAVIN RAY MCMAINS (09/23/08)
Steve and Heather McMains would like to announce the birth of their son, Gavin Ray McMains. Gavin was born on July 25, 2008 at 6:14 p.m. at Terre Haute Union Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed home by his sister, Stephanie McMains...
Nolan Layne Garrison (09/23/08)
Keegan Garrison would like to announce the birth of his brother, Nolan Layne Garrision. Nolan was born on Sept. 28, 2008, at 7:31 a.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Justin and Carrie Garrison, Center Point...
CHEYENNE AMBER JAYNE FARK (09/23/08)
Katrina Sanchez and Scott Fark, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Cheyenne Amber Jayne Fark. Cheyenne was born on July 8, 2008 at 10:16 a.m., at Terre Haute Union Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long...
MR. AND MRS. GEORGE CARTER (09/23/08)
The family of George and Marsha Carter would like to announce the upcoming celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Jackson Township Community House. The reception will be hosted by their children Rick and Marcia Carter, Steven and Brenda Carter, Lor Ross and Joe Melin, Lisa and Tim Slater, and Bill Carter...