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Stories from Monday, January 19, 2009

Residents offer plenty of questions at first Cracker Barrel of year (01/19/09)
CORY -- Money, education and property taxes were the main topics of discussion at the first Cracker Barrel meeting of the year Saturday at the Cory Fire House. District 37 Senator Richard Bray, District 46 State Representative Vern Tincher, District 43 Representative Clyde Kersey and District 44 State Representative Nancy Michael gave brief addresses and conducted a question-and-answer session during the two-hour meeting, which discussed a wide array of state and local issues...
Bus building comes down (01/19/09)
The building came tumbling down. On Monday, crew workers for Barrett Excavating, Center Point, paid a visit to the Clay Community School Corporation Bus Barn intent to bring the building down. Demolition of the building began early Monday and is expected to take approximately two weeks...
Carbon under boil advisory (01/19/09)
CARBON -- Residents in the town of Carbon are currently under a water boil advisory until further notice. Officials with Carbon Water Works announced the boil order Monday afternoon. Carbon Water Works operator Jake Raubuch said the boil order is directly connected to water problems that took place during the weekend...
Animal control in chaos (01/19/09)
The ongoing dispute between the Clay County Humane Shelter and the City of Brazil is causing a hassle regarding the picking up of animals in distress within the city limits. On Thursday, an unidentified Brazil resident called The Brazil Times concerning a dog leashed up at an adjacent home...
Times offering new online business service (01/19/09)
The Brazil Times is offering a new online business services directory for readers. "Every local business has a free webpage," Sales and Marketing Director of Marketplace John York said. "The webpage has the business listing, phone number, address, hours of operation, a photo of the business, a Google map of the location and the methods of payment."...
Cause of trailer fire under investigation (01/19/09)
COALMONT -- Officials are investigating the cause of a trailer fire that displaced a family. Shortly before 3 a.m., Sunday, members of the Lewis Volunteer Fire Department, with backup assistance from Jasonville and Wright Township volunteer fire departments, were dispatched to a trailer fire at 6870 W. Nesbit St., Coalmont...
NHS Scheduling program slated (01/19/09)
Due to inclement weather, Northview rescheduled its annual scheduling program to Wednesday. The evening will begin with a curriculum fair from 6-7 p.m., in the cafeteria. The fair will benefit all underclassmen and eighth-graders in making scheduling decisions for the 2009-10 school year...
Good eats, good treats! (01/19/09)
Billie McKaney, Brazil, samples goodies at the fifth annual Bridal Show, sponsored by The Brazil Times and The Banner-Graphic, Sunday, at Traditions.
United Way set for 'United Day for United Way' (01/19/09)
Inclement weather last week forced a cancellation of "United Day for United Way," the United Way of the Wabash Valley's final campaign push to raise money for the organization. The event has been rescheduled for Friday as four United Way representatives will stand on the rooftop of Baesler's Market, Terre Haute, from 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday...
Carbon on boil order until further notice (01/19/09)
Residents in the town of Carbon are under a boil advisory until further notice. Officials with Carbon Water Works announced the boil order earlier Monday in direct connection with water problems that surfaced during the weekend. "They've been looking for this leak for a day or two," Carbon Water Works operator Jake Raubuch said. "It was hard and difficult to locate, especially in this kind of weather."...
Bloodmobile coming to Curves Tuesday (01/19/09)
The Indiana Blood Center bloodmobile will be at Curves Brazil, 557 E. United States 40, Tuesday, from 1:30-4 p.m. The Terre Haute, Clinton and Rockville locations will also participate in the promotion. All who come to donate at these locations will receive a certificate for a 30-day membership from Curves and be included in a drawing for one annual membership...
Honor Rolls 1-20-09 (01/19/09)
Cornerstone Christian Academy First grade All A's Peyton Bledsoe, Aubra Bruer, Joshua Donathan, Justus Dowers, Madison Foster, Clayton Hines, Taylor Jacob All A's and B's Justin Dickison, Heidi Ehrlich, David Gugino, Corbin Long, Landon Reckerd, Cheyenne Weaver...
Eels come up short in fourth quarter against Cougars (01/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels haven't fared terribly well in tight games this season and Monday's SWIAC battle with North Daviess was much the same. The Eels were twice within a possession of tying the game over the final minutes against the visiting Cougars, but couldn't quite finish their rally in a 45-36 defeat...
Spring Raines supreme on Knights' career scoring list (01/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There were two tasks at hand for Northview during Saturday's make-up of a weather postponed girls' basketball game against Terre Haute North. Pick up a victory and crown a new career-leading scorer in Northview girls' basketball history...
Knights crown four champions and 4-1 dual match record at Sullivan (01/19/09)
Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Northview Knights crowned four champions during Saturday's Sullivan Winter Duals and posted a 4-1 match record. The Knights posted wins over a pair of Illinois squads, 48-19 over Robinson and 66-6 over Lawrenceville. Northview also scored a 44-24 win over the host Arrows and 44-26 against Evansville Harrison, but lost a nip-tuck affair with Gibson Southern, 40-33...
Kenney's big night leads Pioneers past Knights (01/19/09)
By STEVE FIELDS For The Brazil Times The Northview Knights will try to snap a five-game losing streak Tuesday when they host the Bloomington North Cougars in a non-conference boys' high school basketball game. Northview dropped to 4-8 on the season Saturday, when Mooresville's outstanding swingman Matt Kenney exploded for 32 points, eight rebounds and four steals while leading the Pioneers to a 63-50 victory at Northview...
Clay City boys smother Warriors in second half (01/19/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- Playing in front of energetic homecoming crowd, the Clay City Eels moved above the .500 mark with an emphatic 59-38 victory over Turkey Run Saturday night. After falling behind by five points at halftime, the Eels dominated the second half, outscoring the Warriors by a decisive 33-7 mark, to secure the victory. ...
Knights drop to 4-8 on the season (01/19/09)
The Northview Knights will try to snap a five-game losing streak Tuesday when they host the Bloomington North Cougars in a non-conference boys' high school basketball game. Northview dropped to 4-8 on the season Saturday, when Mooresville's outstanding swingman Matt Kenney exploded for 32 points, eight rebounds and four steals while leading the Pioneers to a 63-50 victory at Northview...
Braun's late flurry leads IU past Purdue (01/19/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana's Jamie Braun waited patiently for everyone else to do the dirty work. When things finally opened up for the junior guard, she knocked out Purdue. Braun made two of her four 3-pointers in the final 3 1/2 minutes Monday night, igniting a 17-1 closing flurry to lead the Hoosiers past the rival Boilermakers 71-57...
Jets hire Ryan as coach (01/19/09)
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- The New York Jets are confident Rex Ryan was worth the wait. The Baltimore Ravens' defensive coordinator was hired Monday as New York's coach, three weeks after the Jets fired Eric Mangini following a late-season collapse...
Hornets best Pacers on Paul's late 3 (01/19/09)
By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS -- As Danny Granger pounded his fist to his chest following his tying 3-pointer, Chris Paul strode straight over to Hornets coach Byron Scott with definite ideas about how to respond. "As soon as Granger hit that shot, Chris came up to me and said, 'Coach, give me the ball,"' Scott recalled. "Chris is a great player, and as they say, great players make great plays."...
Swindell wins one for the thumb at Chili Bowl (01/19/09)
By Lonnie Wheatley TULSA, Okla. -- Sammy Swindell put the finishing touches on a perfect week by racing to victory lane in Saturday night's 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire 50-lap championship feature event, besting an event record of 281 competitors...
Ruth Carol Crabb (01/19/09)
Ruth Carol Crabb, 80, Brazil, died Jan. 16, 2009, at 6:20 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had been a resident of Clay Health Center for the past three years. She was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Monticello, Ind., the daughter of Howard E. Gustin and Ruth Cullen Gustin...
Robert Oscar Head "Big O" (01/19/09)
Robert Oscar Head "Big O," 67, Brazil, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 17, 2009, at Union Hospital, following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Brazil, July 29, 1941, to George and Margaret (Day) Head. He attended Van Buren High School. His first job was at Midland Chairs in Brazil, where he began working as a janitor...
Times offering plenty on Internet (01/19/09)
Have you always wanted to learn the latest breaking news as soon as possible? Readers of The Brazil Times can get information like that now. The Times recently added Text Alerts to a growing list of items readers may sign up for through www.thebraziltimes.com...
Thanks to all for helping guard unit (01/19/09)
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank everyone who helped in any way to feed the 135 soldiers from the local Brazil National Guard Unit and their families on New Year's Day. This special time could not have been possible without help from the community...
Reader remembers days gone by (01/19/09)
To the Editor: This is a letter about the old days. May 1949 -- Tornado kills nine people at Shelburn, 25 homes destroyed, 125 damaged, heavy damage at Palestine, Ill., and Cape Girardeau, Mo. (UP). May 23 -- Washington, D.C. (UP), Defense secretary leaps to his death. James Forestal leaped to his death from Bethesda Naval Hospital on May 22, leaving a shocked nation who wrote killed in action across his name. President Truman proclaimed a period of national mourning until Forestal is buried...
Board member loses faith in corporation (01/19/09)
To the Editor: Our school corporation had an emergency situation in the Clay City Elementary School that needed a valid understanding by a truly informed public. A problem arose involving our elementary school staff, our elementary students, our elementary principal, our school board and our superintendent...
Kettle drive coordinators thank all who helped (01/19/09)
To the Editor: We would like to thank all the wonderful volunteer bell ringers and gracious donors who contributed to the 2008 Salvation Army of Clay County Kettle Drive. Due to the generosity of several hundred Clay Countians, we were able to raise $10,662.36 for our community...
Reader disappointed with how entire system works (01/19/09)
To the Editor: When you are young and older people say this world is getting really bad, you think, 'Oh, it has not changed that much.' Well, now I know just what they mean. They do not pay for seven months, your mortgage company does not call or write you to let you know...
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