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Stories from Thursday, January 22, 2009

Three-vehicle pileup results in injuries (01/22/09)
At least three, possibly a fourth, Clay County residents were injured in a three vehicle accident Thursday evening around 8 p.m. Although the investigation is in its early stages, Clay County Sheriff's Department Deputy/K-9 Handler Brison Swearingen told The Brazil Times the possibility of failing to yield the right of way may have caused the accident involving a passenger car, small pickup truck and a sports utility vehicle in an area near the intersection of County Road 700 North and State Road 59.. ...
Into the fire! (01/22/09)
More than 40 firefighters from 15 different local fire departments learned new firefighting skills and hose techniques during four-hour classes at the Mobile Live Burn Trailer unit set up at Van Buren Elementary Wednesday and Thursday night.
UPDATE: Carbon boil order lifted (01/22/09)
Shortly before 3 p.m., Thursday, Brazil City Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch confirmed to The Brazil Times the boil order for the Town of Carbon was lifted. A leak occurring Sunday afternoon caused the town's water to be shut off. Water services were restored later that evening, but due to the decrease in water pressure, a boil order was placed on the town...
Top in the state (01/22/09)
Cassie Ronaldson, 10, is one of the students at Meridian Elementary benefiting from a new program called Ticket to Read, which is a product of the Voyager Expanded Learning Company. Ronaldson, the daughter of Stephanie and Steven Ronaldson, enjoys the program...
Which one will win? (01/22/09)
County Council Vice President Rita Rothrock (left), County Commissioner Paul Sinders and set artist for the Community Theatre of Clay County Julia Kapke judge posters submitted by area students for the prevention of tobacco use Thursday. Other judges for the event included County Commissioners Charlie Brown and Jack Withers. City Council member Bill Lovett stood in for Mayor Ann Bradshaw, who was unable to attend. The winners of the poster contest will be announced Thursday, Jan. 29...
NHS goes under code yellow (01/22/09)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor Northview High School went under a code yellow Thursday afternoon after a student was reported to school administration for allegedly purchasing prescription drugs. Clay Community School Corporation Supt. Dan Schroeder told The Brazil Times when schools go under code yellow, students still participate in "normal classroom activities."...
Donation (01/22/09)
Serving On The Streets Director Jenni Chamberlain (right) receives a $1,000 donation from Wal-Mart representative Jacque Herfel.
Area center to host 'Low Vision Expo' (01/22/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center, Inc., will present "Low Vision Expo," Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will take place at Meadows Banquet and Conference Center, 3 Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute...
Dubois County individual wins inaugural state conservation award for Soil & Water supervisors (01/22/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Alan Weyer, Dubois County, South-Southwest Region, is the inaugural recipient of the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation District's (IASWCD) Supervisor of the Year Award. He was named last night at the Conservation Awards Banquet, part of the 66th Annual Conference of SWCDs The Power of Conservation: Building a Sustainable Future...
Club News 1-23-09 (01/22/09)
The Tri County Community Club met at Bob and Angie's Restaurant in Clay City on Dec. 3, for our Christmas party. It was a wonderful meal we all enjoyed. Lucy Strauch and Juanita Neese were the hostesses. Our business meeting was opened by our president, Rhonda Tincher with all repeating the Pledge of Allegiance and our club creed. Wilma Holsapple gave the blessing...
Northview JV teams down visiting Wildcats (01/22/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's junior varsity basketball teams set the tone for their varsity counterparts by defeating visiting South Vermillion in both girls and boys' contests on Thursday night. The varsity teams square off this evening in Clinton with a 6 p.m. tipoff for the girls' game...
Howard leads No. 16 Butler past Phoenix (01/22/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Matt Howard scored 15 points and No. 16 Butler got its offense in sync in the second half, rallying to beat conference rival Wisconsin-Green Bay 68-59 on Thursday. The Bulldogs won their ninth in a row overall, their ninth straight over the Phoenix and are now 17-1 (8-0 Horizon League) for the first time in school history...
Purdue D stifles Minnesota (01/22/09)
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Behind relentless defensive pressure, and 19 points and five blocks from JaJuan Johnson, No. 18 Purdue banged its way to a 70-62 victory over No. 21 Minnesota on Thursday night. E'Twaun Moore added 16 points for Purdue (15-4, 4-2 Big Ten), which won its fourth straight conference game after an 0-2 start. ...
Magic's Howard sets NBA voting record (01/22/09)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- He was the first to dress as Superman to win a dunk contest. He's now the first player to get 3 million votes from fans. Yes, the All-Star game is fast becoming Dwight Howard's personal showcase. The Orlando Magic center -- who leads the NBA in rebounds, blocked shots and double-doubles -- got a record 3,150,181 votes to lead this season's All-Star team, released Thursday...
Safina into Australian Open's fourth round (01/22/09)
By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer MELBOURNE, Australia -- Olympic silver medalist Dinara Safina reached the fourth round for the first time in seven trips to the Australian Open with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia on Friday. The 22-year-old Russian, who broke into the top 10 for the first time last year, took 4-1 leads in each set and ousted the 25th-seeded Kanepi in 66 minutes...
Ricketts picked as winning Cubs bidder (01/22/09)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- The billionaire Ricketts family has been selected by Tribune Co. as the winning bidder for the hard-luck Chicago Cubs. The bid is worth about $900 million, said Dennis Culloton, a spokesman for Tom Ricketts. The sale would include Wrigley Field and a 25 percent interest in a regional sports network...
What do you plan on buying your sweetie for Valentine's Day? (01/22/09)
Dr. C. Ray Mienheartt Jr. (01/22/09)
Dr. C. Ray Mienheartt Jr., 83, lifelong resident of Brazil, died at American Village Senior residence in Indianapolis. He had moved to Forest Creek Commons in Indianapolis four-and-a-half years ago, to be closer to his family. He was born in Brazil on Sept. 25, 1925, the son of Clifford Ray Mienheartt Sr., and Virgie Frost Mienheartt...
Helen M. Webster (01/22/09)
Helen M. Webster, 91, Brazil, died Jan. 21, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1917, in North Terre Haute, the daughter of Henry B. Fox and Cora Ellen Brown Fox. She worked as a nurse's aide at Clay County Hospital. She had been a resident of Cooper Towers for more than 20 years...
Public Record 1-23-09 (01/22/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 22: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Timberland Home Center, Inc. Vs. Durafloors, LLC: Civil Collections The Bank of New York Vs. Billy M. Harbin and Esther Harbin: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Commercial & Private Pesticide License Updates (01/22/09)
Anyone who wants to purchase a "restricted use" pesticide must have a private or commercial applicator license to make the purchase. A private applicator license is only good on the property that one owns, rents or controls. If one plans to apply "restricted use" pesticides to other properties, then one would need to obtain a commercial pesticide license. ...
Home Invasion (01/22/09)
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