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Officials investigating fire (02/04/09)
Officials from the Brazil City Fire Department were investigation a potential electrical fire at this residence, 1024 N. Meridian St., Brazil, late Wednesday night. Further details were unavailable as of press time. The Brazil Times will update this article when information becomes available...
New animal control contract signed (02/04/09)
It wasn't a favorable decision to those in attendance, but the City of Brazil has entered into a new animal control contract. By a 4-0 vote (Council member Pat Heffner was not present), the Common Council of the City of Brazil chose the services of the Clay County Animal Rescue, Inc., 763 S. State Road 59, Center Point, for animal needs within the city limits during Wednesday's special meeting...
Frosty building (02/04/09)
Having never seen so much snow in her lifetime, Emily Croy, 9, was very excited about building "Frosty" in the front yard of her home located at 1678 East United States Highway 40, Harmony. Although the snow was too soft in the morning, Croy said it took about an hour, with a little help from her Grandfather Bill Croy, to build the three tiered snowman late Sunday afternoon. Ivy Jackson Photo...
Suspect in eBay scam found not guilty, another dismissed (02/04/09)
A Bowling Green woman was recently found not guilty of allegations that she sold stolen collectibles on eBay. On Feb. 27, 2008, a report from a woman, whose storage facility was broken into earlier in the month, alleged that Anita Godfrey was possibly selling her Longaberger baskets and other collectibles on the eBay website...
Guard preparing for competition (02/04/09)
The Northview High School winter guard, under the direction of Ruth Ann Medworth, is preparing for its first competition of the season. The guard will travel to Pike High School Saturday to perform its show, "Zodiac!" The guard has been fine-tuning its show since November...
Appropriation given to purchase glycol feeder (02/04/09)
Spending a little now may help save the county money later. The Clay County Council approved an additional appropriation of $14,900 for the purchase of a glycol feeder, which will be installed at the Clay County Justice Center, during Monday night's meeting...
Grand opening! (02/04/09)
Sunshine Realty Group recently celebrated its grand opening with members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. Those in attendance included (from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Chamber President Ted Paris, Sunshine Realty owner Robin Sherman, Chamber officer manager Dalene Nelson, and chamber members Mike Petersen and Kenny Crabb. ...
CLUB NEWS (02/04/09)
Alpha Omega The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was called to order at 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 20, at the First United Methodist Church's Traylor Hall. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Linda Sheese with Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer...
Same Braves, familiar result for Knights (02/04/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Terre Haute South has made a successful living this year with its prolific 3-point shooting on the way to a 13-2 mark coming into Wednesday's make-up game at Northview High School. But what has really spurred the Braves to No. 6 in the Class 4A polls is a devastating swarm of a zone defense that wears teams down mentally and physically. Both were working for the Braves on the way to a second win over the Knights this season...
Thacker signs with Sycamores (02/04/09)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor For Kylee Thacker, Indiana State University was a good fit. And a good choice. On Wednesday, the Northview High School senior signed a letter-of-intent to run cross country and track at ISU. Thacker had also expressed interested in the University of Southern Indiana (Evansville) and the University of Evansville...
Wednesday high school scores (02/04/09)
Wednesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Central Noble 69, Howe Military 40 Lakeland 75, Eastside 56 Muncie Burris 66, Randolph Southern 52 Rochester 61, N. Miami 44 Shenandoah 61, Wes-Del 58, OT Winchester 81, Centerville 56...
Hoosiers snap losing streak against Iowa (02/04/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana avoided making history Wednesday night. Barely. Devan Dumes scored 27 and Nick Williams had 14 points, while both came up with big steals in the final 36 seconds to seal the Hoosiers' 68-60 victory over Iowa and end an 11-game losing streak. Indiana had matched the school's worst skid ever with a loss at home Saturday to Ohio State...
Sycamores succumb to Shockers (02/04/09)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Ramon Clemente had 16 points and 12 rebounds and Clevin Hannah scored 14 points to lead Wichita State to its first road win this season, 64-58 over Indiana State on Wednesday night. The Shockers (11-12, 5-7 Missouri Valley) handed the Sycamores their seventh straight loss...
Notre Dame lands highly rated linebacker (02/04/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame's football recruiting went much like this past season: mediocre, until a big win in Hawaii at the end. The Fighting Irish, who had seen their share of highly rated recruits slip away at the last minute in recent years, landed Manti Te'o (MAN-tie TAY-ow) of Honolulu, ranked as one of the nation's top high school linebackers...
Indiana, Purdue trying to rebuild through new recruits (02/04/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Purdue hopes more than a dozen Florida recruits will rebuild its program. Indiana is banking on more than a half-dozen homegrown recruits. And Ball State believes a second straight bowl trip helped attract enough talent to build on its recent success...
Documents: Trainer discusses injecting Bonds (02/04/09)
By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO -- Court documents show Barry Bonds tested positive for three types of steroids, and his personal trainer once told his business manager in the Giants' clubhouse how he injected the slugger with performance-enhancing drugs "all over the place."...
Ross Eldon Nevins (02/04/09)
Ross Eldon Nevins, 82, Brazil, passed away at Holly Hill Rehabilitation Center, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, following an extended illness. He was born in Coxville, Ind., on Nov. 23, 1926, to Frank and Floa (Cox) Nevins. Mr. Nevins worked for 20 years at Natco in Brazil as well as 20 years at Alcan in Terre Haute. He also farmed in the Clay County area, retiring from farming and Alcan in 1988...
Harvey Haverluck (02/04/09)
Harvey Haverluck, 66, Brazil, died Feb. 3, 2009. Harvey was born March 19, 1942, and grew up in Savant Lake, Ontario. He attended Michigan Tech University, where he played hockey as a goalie and obtained a degree in civil engineering. He had a long and productive career in the smokestack construction and maintenance industry, working for Hamon-Custodis for a total of 32 years...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-05-09 (02/04/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb 2-3: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Beneficial Indiana, Inc. Vs. Kenneth P. Wright Sr. and Melissa K. Wright: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Superior Court -- Civil...
Harmony Happenings (02/04/09)
It is good to know that 3,700 Indiana soldiers have come home. There was a big celebration in Indianapolis for them and their families. I hate snow. Well, maybe I don't hate it but I sure am tired of it. I need a good dose of tulips popping up out of the dirt and robins hopping along under the bird feeders. ...
Brazil Buzz (02/04/09)
Last week's snowfall sure was pure, white and pretty. The little blue house at the end of the road and the landscape here and thereabouts was picture perfect, a sight to behold. Snow covered the rooftops, evergreens, limbs, branches, benches, and everything else in its path...
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