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Stories from Thursday, October 16, 2008

Bands gear up for regional (10/16/08)
Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment have been busy at work preparing for Indiana State School Music Association Regional performances set for this weekend. Both county bands will perform at the Jeffersonville Regional site. Northview competes in Class B while Clay City competes in Class D...
A spooky time! (10/16/08)
Four friends came to "A Night At The Manor" Haunted House Thursday evening because they wanted to "wet their pants in fear." Kelly Lindsey, Brazil, Amber Nicholson, Clay City, Ashley Guthrie, Harmony, and Megan Buell, Indianapolis, told The Brazil Times after their scary guided tour that their $8 admission price was well worth the frightful fun...
Legion Riders set for Saturday (10/16/08)
The American Legion Riders will be at it again this weekend. The riding group is inviting all to take part in a benefit ride for Brazil's 138th Quartermaster National Guard Soldiers and families. "We came up with the idea about two months ago," American Legion Riders Secretary/Treasurer Debbie Smith said...
Benefit for R.E.I.N. Center scheduled (10/16/08)
"This is a great way to help the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library," event organizer Kae Smith told The Brazil Times. Crop for Books will take place Oct. 24, from 5 p.m.-midnight at the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library in Clay City. "We have approximately 48 spots open, so we are taking reservations," Smith said...
Candidates address issues at luncheon (10/16/08)
GREENCASTLE -- All-day kindergarten, the environment and alternative energy sources. These issues and many others were addressed Thursday by District 44 State Rep. candidates Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) and Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce...
Area college sets up benefit for Light House Mission (10/16/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Students at Indiana Business College are sponsoring a fall food drive to benefit the Light House Mission. The goal is to collect 1,000 pounds of canned food, beginning Oct. and ending Nov. 3. Donations will be accepted Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Terre Haute IBC campus, located south on State Road 46...
Area business honored by Governor (10/16/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels honored a Vermillion County business for longevity and community service at the statehouse recently during the annual Governor's Century and Half Century Business Awards ceremony. Daniels presented M.S.I. Construction, Inc., with a Half Century Award. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and Secretary of Commerce Nathan Feltman joined Daniels in honoring all the Indiana companies for their commitment to the state...
Upcoming events, announcements (10/16/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Leaf pickup In the upcoming weeks, the City of Brazil will be picking up leaves. Pickups on the north side of town is currently taking place through Friday, and will also occur Oct. 27-31, and Nov. 10-14, while pickups on the south side of town will be Oct. 20-24, Nov. 3-7, and Nov. 17-21...
Honor Rolls (10/16/08)
VVAN BUREN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Bowen Bussing, Kolten Chastain, Autumn Hassler, Mollie Hyde, Tristan Schlatter, Samuel Stallcop, Logan VanArsdale All A's and B's Elias Alexander, Brooklynn Bailey, MacKenzie Butler, Jade Goggins, Zachary Hapenny, Hailie Hargis, Heaven Jones, Chloe Mendez, Nina Plunkett, Hannah Schlatter, Hunter Toney...
Knights hoping to gain momentum with tonight's game against Brown County (10/16/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor One last tune-up for the postseason, the only season that matters now, remains for the Northview football team. This year has been a trying one for a team that has stumbled to a 3-5 mark with tonight's game against Brown County remaining before sectional contests begin. The Knights have a shot at gaining some confidence before opening the postseason with a game on the road against defending state champion, Evansville Reitz...
Hoosiers hoping to make immediate statement (10/16/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana's Tom Pritchard is in an awkward situation. The freshman forward is telling teammates what he expects in Assembly Hall on Friday. It's the opening night for Indiana basketball, an event billed as Hoosier Hysteria that typically features a boisterous crowd, a 3-point shooting contest and plenty of TV cameras...
Harrison out to prove naysayers wrong (10/16/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The doubters called Marvin Harrison too old, contended his knees were too frail and his speed was disappearing from those wiry legs. They even wrote off the record-setting receiver as all but finished...
Blackhawks fire Savard as head coach (10/16/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Denis Savard's plan was to improve on what the young Chicago Blackhawks accomplished last season and make a push for the playoffs. He won't get that chance. After only four games and just hours after the team's first victory of the season, he was fired as coach Thursday and replaced by Joel Quenneville...
DT McCargo back with Bills after failing physical (10/16/08)
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- John McCargo was back with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, and the defensive tackle was not exactly in a happy place. Rather than getting a fresh start to his career with the Colts, McCargo was in the last place he imagined he'd be: Back with the team that dealt him to Indianapolis a day after the trade was voided because he failed his physical...
Public Record 10-17-08 (10/16/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 16. Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Tawnya S. Whittington Vs. Aaron D. Whittington: Domestic Relations Small Claims Don Fritz Vs. Rhonda Hutchison: Small Claims...
When those bumpers meet with antlers (10/16/08)
When people get ready to walk across a public road, they usually look both ways first to see if any motor vehicles are coming. Unfortunately, this isn't the case with animals, including certain large ones. Too often, the result is a motorist's nightmare: A collision with a deer, moose or elk. The animal usually comes out second-best in this type of close encounter, but the toll on vehicles and their occupants can also be substantial...
Learning wealth-transfer strategies (10/16/08)
To retire comfortably, you need to save and invest regularly. For example, you need to contribute as much as you can afford to your 401(k) and IRA. But once you retire, you'll need to "switch gears" somewhat and move from wealth-accumulation strategies to wealth-transfer strategies...