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Stories from Thursday, November 13, 2008

Board offers praise (11/13/08)
Praises were in store for the Clay Community School Corporation Bands at the Nov. 13 School Board meeting. Supt. Dan Schroeder started off the night with good news and congratulations. "It was a great day for Clay Community Schools," Schroeder said "We had two different bands competing in two different levels at state. Everyone is proud of them and their hard work."...
Mayor declares November 'National Hospice Month' (11/13/08)
With one signature Monday, Brazil City Mayor Ann Bradshaw declared November National Hospice Month. Two healthcare services, Intrepid USA Home Health Care and Vista Care, had representatives at City Hall for the event Monday. According to a press release provided by Intrepid representative Robin Collins, the organization had scheduled a senior health fair/flu shot clinic Tuesday at Lynn's Pharmacy. ...
Sorority to award education grants (11/13/08)
Linda Sheese, President of the local Alpha Omega Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Inc., recently announced that their sorority this year will give $15,000 on the national level for educational grants for specialized training in guidance and counseling...
City preparing water pipes for winter (11/13/08)
Little blue flags have been popping up in yards throughout Brazil recently. "We have marked water meter reader pits in the city because we are in the process of insulating them," Brazil City Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch told The Brazil Times. "We are getting things prepared for winter."...
Brazil Concert Band to perform fall concert (11/13/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present its annual fall concert at the Terre Haute Scottish Rite Cathedral, 8th and Ohio Streets, Terre Haute, Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m. Through the efforts of the band and the Scottish Rite, admission is free to the concert...
Former Putnam County Sheriff receives sentence (11/13/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Former Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie will spend two months in prison for a felony charge of federal program theft. Frisbie faced Judge Larry McKinney in U.S. District 7 Court, Thursday, who handed down a sentence of two months in prison, four months home detention with electronic monitoring and two years probation for Frisbie. McKinney recommended Frisbie serve the two-month prison sentence in Terre Haute's Federal Penitentiary...
Upcoming events, announcements 11-14-08 (11/13/08)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Hunters are invited to gather at the visitors' center at Lieber State Recreation Area for a chili supper from 7-9 p.m., today. The evening marks the eve of firearm deer season...
Court overturns 2007 Terre Haute mayoral election (11/13/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Court of Appeals has thrown out the 2007 mayoral election in Terre Haute, ruling that winner Duke Bennett was ineligible to take the office and declaring it vacant. The court ruled 2-1 in favor of former Mayor Kevin Burke, who claimed that Bennett's candidacy violated a federal law that limits the political activity of employees of some not-for-profits receiving federal money...
Knights tip-off season with win in Clabber Girl tourney (11/13/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Coming into this season, first-year Northview coach LuAnne Anderson has been preaching a team mentality. In the squad's opening game against West Vigo in the Clabber Girl Tourney, the Knights literally got contributions from the entire team in posting a 46-35 victory over the Vikings...
Notre Dame basketball has high expectations, tough schedule (11/13/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Coach Mike Brey laughed briefly when asked whether he was turning Notre Dame into a basketball school, then turned to Digger Phelps. "You want to answer that?" Brey asked the ESPN analyst and former Notre Dame coach, who was sitting in with reporters at the news conference...
Clauson seeks to take what Navy gives him (11/13/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- After three games of trying to force things, Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen said this week he'll take whatever Navy will give. Clausen, who had the flu when he threw a career-high four interceptions in a 17-0 loss to Boston College last Saturday, said he's heeding the advice of his coaches and will stop trying to force long passes when receivers Michael Floyd and Golden Tate are covered. He's going to settle for smaller gains...
Hoosiers sign six recruits for next year (11/13/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- New Indiana coach Tom Crean has signed six players to basketball letters of intent for his incoming class of 2009, considered one of the nation's top groups of recruits. Still facing possible NCAA sanctions for recruiting violations under former coach Kelvin Sampson, the Hoosiers landed a 2009 freshman class ranked fifth nationally by Rivals.com and seventh by Scout.com...
Former NASCAR champions hoping for the best (11/13/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- When it comes to good times and bad times, NASCAR's King has seen it all. With the United States facing the worst economic downturn since the Depression and the possible collapse of the domestic auto industry, Richard Petty sees hard times on the horizon for his sport...
William Thomas "Tom" White (11/13/08)
William Thomas "Tom" White, 71, Brazil, died unexpectedly Nov. 12, 2008, at 11:35 p.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 17, 1937, in Vigo County, the son of Mervil Ray White and Sarah Kathryn Tucker White. He graduated from Otter Creek High School...
Public Record 11-14-08 (11/13/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 12-13. Awaiting Arraignment Edwards, Brad A., 31 Killion, Trent K., 22 Smith, Brittany, 23 Public Intoxication Killion, Trent K., 22 Smith, Brittany, 23...
Is a rollover in your future? (11/13/08)
Have you recently left one employer to begin working for another? Were you covered by an employer sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k)? If so, you may be wondering about the future of your account. In the event of a job change, there are many options available to you regarding your employer sponsored retirement account assets...
Dividends still worth going after (11/13/08)
Tax laws change all the time. And these changes can have a big impact on your investments. But if you have some inkling of these changes in advance, you may be able to make decisions that can help you stay on track toward achieving your financial goals...