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Stories from Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Legion accepting donations (02/11/09)
The American Legion Post 2 Auxiliary is asking the public to donate items for soldiers who are currently deployed in Iraq. Local soldiers from the 138th Quartermaster Support Company recently left from Brazil to Camp Adderbury to prepare for deployment in Iraq...
Traffic stop leads to slew of drug charges (02/11/09)
Initially pulled over for a traffic violation, a Brazil woman was formally charged with five various drug related allegations and one count of neglect of a dependent after a case review by the Clay County Prosecutor's Office. Shortly after 4 p.m., Feb. ...
Rainfall causes road closures (02/11/09)
As a result of heavy rainfall throughout Wednesday, three area roads were closed. County Road 800 North was closed between CR 400 and CR 500 E, while CR 150 N had an area that was washed out between CR 575 and CR 600 W. In addition, CR 550 W, south of CR 1350 S in Lewis Township, was closed temporarily due to rainfall...
Council learns of grant opportunity (02/11/09)
The city may have another opportunity to improve area homes. The Common Council of the City of Brazil received information during Tuesday's meeting about a Neighborhood Stabilization Program Grant. Angie Pappano, vice president for Kenna Consulting and Management Group, Inc., Indianapolis, said the grant application is still in the early stages, but it could be for a large amount...
CCSC maintaining snow day plans (02/11/09)
With record snowfalls during the winter season, students have spent quite a bit of time out of school. The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) requires that students be in school for 180 days, however there have been situations in the past where snow make up days have been pardoned...
BREAKING NEWS: Motorists urged to take caution while traveling (02/11/09)
Portions of two county roads have been closed due to surface water covering the area. The roads are: Motorists are urged to take caution in those areas...
Update: Area under flood advisory (02/11/09)
Early Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service based in Indianapolis called for a high wind warning for the area, in effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 1 a.m., Thursday. The service is calling for winds out of the south of 20-30 mph with gusts around 45 mph increasing to 30-35 mph. By this afternoon, the service is calling for wind gusts reaching up to 60 mph...
TRI KAPPA ASSOCIATE (02/11/09)
The Beta Chapter of the Brazil Associates of Tri Kappa met Monday, Feb. 2, at the First Methodist Church. The First Methodist Church's Sarah Circle prepared a delicious supper of Chicken Noodle or Potato soup, cheese balls and crackers and Angel Food or cherry cakes. Drinks of coffee, tea and water were also served...
College track athletes in action; hoop season winds down (02/11/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Indiana State Sycamores had several members of their indoor track team compete at the DePauw Invitational last Friday evening. Senior Emily Pugh had an excellent performance in the meet, placing eighth in the one-mile run with a time of 5:29.85...
Banged-up Louisville visits Notre Dame (02/11/09)
By MALCOLM C. KNOX Associated Press Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Without seeing or hearing it himself, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino knows the attitude his next opponent is bringing into their Thursday night game. Notre Dame (12-10, 3-7 Big East Conference) was riding high when it last played No. 5 Louisville (18-4, 9-1). The Irish were ranked 13th in the country and near the top of the Big East with only one conference loss...
Purdue downs Penn State (02/11/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- JaJuan Johnson had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 20 Purdue beat Penn State 61-47 on Wednesday night. Bobby Riddell scored a career-high 13 points, Nemanja Calasan scored 12 and E'Twaun Moore added 10 for the Boilermakers (18-6, 7-4 Big Ten), who moved into a tie for second place in the league...
Jets' Favre calling it quits again (02/11/09)
By DENNIS WASZAK JR. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- Brett Favre swears this is the real deal -- no more last-minute comebacks. The 39-year-old quarterback retired again Wednesday and insisted he won't look back. Well, at least for now. "I have no reason to wonder why you would be so skeptical," Favre said Wednesday with a slight chuckle after announcing he was leaving the game after 18 record-setting seasons...
Bradley's goal leads U.S. past Mexico (02/11/09)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Michael Bradley scored twice to lead the United States to a 2-0 victory over Mexico in a World Cup qualifier Wednesday night, preserving the Americans' domination in the series over the last nine years...
James Thomas "Tom" Brown (02/11/09)
James Thomas "Tom" Brown, 90, Brazil, died at 4:35 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born April 7, 1918, in Carbon, as the son of Oreal and Alda Allen Brown. Following graduation from high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he served in the Pacific Area during World War II, including combat operations in Okinawa and Ryuku Island. He was honorably discharged April 4, 1946...
Mr. David E. Duell (02/11/09)
Mr. David E. Duell, 74, Reelsville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at the Waters of Greencastle. Born March 8, 1934, in Brazil, he was the son of David R. and Annabelle (Roberts) Duell. He was a graduate of Reelsville High School "Class of 1953" and had attended DePauw University. He married Donna Jean (Gaddis) Duell Oct. 25, 1968, and she preceded him in death Feb. 21, 2000...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-12-09 (02/11/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 11: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Midland Funding, LLC Vs. Stacy L. Albright: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Charles A. Crabb: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Sue E. Tolbert: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (02/11/09)
Phillip Gulley, story teller and Quaker pastor, will be at Harmony United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Feb. 17. He will discuss his new book, "I Love You, Miss Huddleston; And Other Inappropriate Longings of My Indiana Childhood." This book will be available sometime in March...
Brazil Buzz (02/11/09)
Oh, what a beautiful morning! The sun is shining brightly and most of the deepest snow cover of the season, to date, has dissipated. Rain is in the forecast, but I am not complaining. Thoughts of the wonderment of spring 2009 energize me and elevate my mood to new highs. Ever since I was old enough to walk about in God's Country and to realize the beauty of nature's rebirth, I have had a love affair with the season...
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