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Stories from Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Speaker encourages early reading skills (11/18/08)
Learning to read and speak correctly at a young age is necessary for the future development of students. "Research shows that students at the middle school level who can not read, is based on what they did not learn in pre-school and kindergarten," Julie McFadden told a room full of Early Education teachers...
Brazil native releases first novel (11/18/08)
Dr. Mark Tucker was bitten by the writing bug a long time ago. The 52-year-old Brazil native has written three novels, one of which was a romance-comedy and another plotted around a detective. "I didn't like how they turned out so I pitched them," Tucker said...
Judge rejects two separate plea agreements (11/18/08)
Responders mixed about believing campaign promises (11/18/08)
According to The Brazil Times' online responders, change will not be brought to government despite election promises. Throughout the 2008 election season, President-elect Barack Obama (D-Ill.) promised to bring change to Washington. However, the majority of online responders to a recent Times' poll question don't think it will happen...
Ordering photographs from The Times (11/18/08)
Those interested in owning pictures taken by The Brazil Times may do so by paying a visit to www.thebraziltimes.com. The Times is now offering online users the opportunity to purchase photographs through www.mycapture.com. When users click "order this photo," they are taken to the mycapture.com online store and are given several options to choose from...
Country Christmas scheduled for Bridgeton (11/18/08)
BRIDGETON -- A cele-bration, Christmas style, will take place in Bridgeton during two weekends, Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 5-7. Hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, during both weekends. Traditional Christmas dinner will be served at the Country Store each day beginning at 1 p.m., with turkey or ham and all fix-ins. Santa will be in the 1822 Log Cabin for the children...
Upcoming events, announcements 11-19-08 (11/18/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: The Clay County Health Center, 1408 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will have two enrollment sessions for the Home Again identification program for caregivers or family members of someone experiencing Alzheimer's disease, dementia or any type of disorder that could cause issues with wandering or memory loss at its facility today...
College News (11/18/08)
The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge that Adam Phipps, Rosedale, has made the Dean's List for the October 2008 session in the College of Technologies. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean's List...
CCFL Champions (11/18/08)
The Shaw Chiropractic Steelers clinched the title of Clay County Football League Super Bowl Champions. The week prior they became the league champs when they finished the season undefeated. The team is made up of boys ages 5-8 years old. Pictured with their trophy is: (front row) Isaac Torbert, Luke Everhart, Brevin Cooper, Ty Vansickle, AJ Fagg, Darrin Hazzard, Jordan Pounds, Brandon Hazzard, Jashawn Allen; (second row) Taylor Vansickle, Carson Gettle, Austin Beasley, Andrew Reason, Jack Kennedy, Trey Shaw, Jonathon Virotsko, Alex McCullough, Zach Calandrilla and Kerstie Shaw.. ...
Red Hatters tour WTWO (11/18/08)
Clay Belle Red Hatters of Brazil recently toured WTWO News Channel 2 with Jesse Walker. The tour was very entertaining, with alot of behind the scene work, that is not on TV. Jesse and the other news casters entertained Janet Butts, Norma Diel, Queen Mother Wilma Nicosin, Glenna Ogborn, Bobbi Cayton, Marjorie Anderson, Mary Alice Foulke, and Mary Kent...
Knights hit the road for win over Panthers (11/18/08)
Staff Report MONTEZUMA -- The Northview Knights jumped out to a comfortable lead early against Riverton Parke on the way to a 45-30 road win on Tuesday night. The Knights allowed just seven first half points while building a 22-7 advantage, but coach LuAnne Anderson wasn't exactly thrilled with the results after the break...
Clay City drains Lakers in Tri-River Conference battle (11/18/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels took an early season lead in the race for a Tri-River Conference title on Tuesday night by defeating visiting Shakamak 52-46 to improve to 2-0 on the season and in the TRC race. With both teams sporting plenty of youth on the floor, the Eels' hit all eight of their free throws in the final quarter, including a perfect 6-of-6 from freshman Carmela Roeschlein, to hold off a final threat from the Lakers...
Tuesday's high school girls' basketball scores (11/18/08)
Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press GIRLS' BASKETBALL Argos 57, Triton 31 Austin 64, New Washington 59 Beech Grove 65, Morristown 48 Bellmont 55, Ft. Wayne Dwenger 42 Bloomington North 61, Terre Haute North 41 Bremen 55, N. Judson 31...
Purdue rolls past Loyola of Chicago (11/18/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- E'Twaun Moore scored 14 points, and No. 11 Purdue defeated Loyola of Chicago 78-46 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals. Robbie Hummel scored 13 points and Marcus Green had 12 points and matched his career-high with 10 rebounds for the Boilermakers (3-0)...
Pritchard leads Hoosiers past Jaguars (11/18/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Tom Pritchard played an almost perfect game Tuesday night. He held his ground, stood strong, dominated the middle and swatted away IUPUI's desperation shot for overtime Tuesday night -- even if wasn't drawn up that way...
Sycamores nipped by Huskies (11/18/08)
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Mike DiNunno and Darion Anderson scored 27 points each to lead Northern Illinois to an 86-79 victory over Indiana State on Tuesday night. DiNunno and Anderson combined for 10 3-pointers for Northern Illinois (2-1). Sean Kowal added 10 points for the Huskies...
Granger leads Pacers by slumping Hawks (11/18/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danny Granger isn't ready to consider himself an NBA star just yet. But the Indiana Pacers' fourth-year swingman is certainly playing like one. Granger scored 34 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Pacers beat the slumping Atlanta Hawks 113-96 on Tuesday night...
Lillyan Mae Hart (11/18/08)
Lillyan Mae Hart, 2-month-old daughter of John Curtis Hart and Lenzey Elizabeth Grigsby, Brazil, died suddenly Nov. 15, 2008, at 9:49 a.m. She was born Sept. 19, 2008, in Vigo County. Survivors include her parents John and Lenzey, brother Izak Maliki Grigsby and sister Trinity Mercedez Otto, grandparents Penny and Harry Grigsby, Brazil, John Hart, Indianapolis, and Pam Hart, Greencastle, great-grandparents Betty Minnick and William Curtis Abel, aunts Tess Grigsby, Jennifer Hart and Sarah Rush, uncles Greg Grigsby and Jason Rush, and other extended family.. ...
HARMONIE LYNN MILLER (11/18/08)
Heather Hyde and Harley Miller would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Harmonie Lynn Miller. Harmonie was born on Oct. 16, 2008, at 7:47 a.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tammy and Gilbert Hyde, Brazil. Great-grandparents are John Sr. and Carol Head, and the late Beverly Wells...
CHRISTIAN CAYDEN KEITH ARCHER (11/18/08)
Stephanie Hill and Chad Archer, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their son, Christian Cayden Keith Archer. Christian was born on Oct. 31, 2008, at 7:40 p.m., at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long...
Harmony Kaylyn Payne (11/18/08)
Joseph and Ivy Payne, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Harmony Kaylyn Payne. Harmony was born on Nov. 5, 2008, at 11:50 p.m., at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jerry Hadley and Roberta Tallent, Brazil...
Amy Bradbury and Doug Simonson (11/18/08)
Amy Bradbury and Doug Simonson would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Nov. 29, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 N. Church St., Brazil. Amy is the daughter of the late Tudy Kiger. She is a graduate of North Central High School and attended Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed with Refreshment Services Pepsi...
Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCammon (11/18/08)
Edward 'Bud' and Ilagene 'Genie' McCammon will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, with an open house on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 1-4 p.m., at Grace Temple Church, 2226 Maple Ave., Terre Haute. Bud is a 1942 graduate of Sullivan High School...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-19-08 (11/18/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 17-18: Clay Superior Court - Civil Pinnacle Credit Services, LLC Vs. Karen D. Girton: Civil Collections Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Carol A. Carter: Civil Collections...
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