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Stories from Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Big Brothers/Big Sisters set up fundraising dates (02/25/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Big Brothers/Big Sisters annual fundraiser, Bowl For Kids Sake, has space remaining in several of the bowling sessions scheduled for March at Terre Haute Bowling Center. The annual fundraising event supporting youth mentoring in Vigo, Vermillion, Sullivan, Parke and Clay counties in Indiana and Clark County in Illinois is the largest fundraiser sponsored by Big Brothers/Big Sisters and supports more than 300 one-on-one matches in both community and school programs throughout the counties served.. ...
Holland filling big shoes as Veterans Officer (02/25/09)
It can be difficult taking over a job previously held by a respected member of the community, but Mike Holland is doing what he can to leave his own legacy. Holland was hired as the Clay County Veterans Service Officer Jan. 20, a little more than a month after previous Service Officer Les Walden passed away...
Reading is fun! (02/25/09)
Gayle Reinoehl a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant reads "A Kiss for Little Bear," by Else Holmelund Minarik, to students during the "Read to Me" Family Fun Night at Van Buren Elementary, Tuesday. The evening was spent promoting reading, students were able to buy books, listen to the staff read stories and free food was served. All proceeds from the book fair are used to purchase books for the Library and classrooms. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Divas at the courthouse (02/25/09)
On Friday, employees of the Clay County Courthouse will become "fashion divas" for the day in support the Clay County YMCA 2009 Strong Kids Campaign. "A $5 donation allows courthouse employees to wear their casual attire, crazy T-shirts or fun clothing to work for the day," Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger told The Brazil Times. "We hope to have a great response from the employees."...
Anticipation growing for Community Center project (02/25/09)
STAUNTON -- The town council of Staunton is less than two weeks away from its March meeting but the anticipation is gearing up. The town has moved its monthly meeting from the second Monday in March to Tuesday, March 10, to coincide with a public hearing for town residents to express views on the town's proposed Community Center project...
Burglary suspect pleads guilty (02/25/09)
A Terre Haute man recently pled guilty to his involvement in a 2007 Clay City residential robbery. On Feb. 9, William E. Sebastian, Jr., 29 at the time of the incident, and his attorney, Jason Brown, appeared before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout to enter into a negotiated plea agreement with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office...
Knights fall in regular season capper at Danville (02/25/09)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times DANVILLE -- The Northview Knights are looking forward to the Class 4A sectional and a re-match with the Plainfield Quakers on March 3 at Terre Haute North. That will help them forget the 61-29 spanking they suffered Wednesday night at Danville in the regular season finale...
Northwestern pulls away from Indiana (02/25/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Northwestern waited more than four decades to win in Bloomington. So imagine how it felt when the futility ended Wednesday night. Craig Moore scored 17 points and Michael Thompson had 16, and the Wildcats pulled their starters in the closing minutes, putting away Indiana 75-53 for the school's first-ever victory at Assembly Hall...
Notre Dame holds off Rutgers (02/25/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Luke Harangody overcame a slow start to finish with 20 points and 15 rebounds and Tory Jackson added 18 points as Notre Dame hung on for a 70-65 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night. The Irish trailed by as many as 11 in the first half and led by as many as 12 with 4:56 left before finally winning, surviving a 9-0 run late by the Scarlet Knights (10-18, 1-14 Big East). ...
A triumphant return to Tiger at Match Play (02/25/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods felt like he had never been away. He played that way, too. Woods took five practice swings, slow and measured, settled over the ball and then backed away to make sure he was aiming in the right direction. Then he launched his 3-wood down the fairway and went back to work...
Bucs cut Derrick Brooks (02/25/09)
By The Associated Press Eleven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Brooks was released by the Buccaneers on Wednesday, part of a massive purge of veterans to help Tampa Bay get ready for free agency. Cut along with Brooks were running back Warrick Dunn, wide receivers Joey Galloway and Ike Hilliard, and linebacker Cato June. All but June, who is 29, are well over 30 years old...
Pacers hold off Grizzlies (02/25/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- T.J. Ford and Jarrett Jack each scored 20 points, and the Indiana Pacers held off the Memphis Grizzlies 104-99 on Wednesday night. Memphis' Rudy Gay missed a 3-pointer with 7 seconds left that would have tied the score...
Letha Marquerita (Barding) McCullough (02/25/09)
Letha Marquerita (Barding) McCullough, 93, Brazil, died at her residence Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, following a brief illness. She was born in Versailles, Mo., July 16, 1915, to Nan and James B. Barding. Her family moved to Brazil two years later. She was a lifelong member of the Berea Christian Church and loving and devoted mother and homemaker. In later years, she worked in the Office at Clay County Hospital until retiring...
Carolyn Sue Metz (02/25/09)
Carolyn Sue Metz, 73, Brazil, died Feb. 24, 2009, at Cobblestone Crossing, Terre Haute, from complications following at heart attack in October 2008. She was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Clinton, Ind., the daughter of Jack Moore and Lorene Harris Moore. She was raised in Knightsville and graduated from Brazil High School. On Oct. 1, 1954, she married John "Jack" A. Metz, Jr...
Dorothy L. Hunsicker (02/25/09)
Dorothy L. Hunsicker, 85, Brazil, died Feb. 23, 2009, at 5:15 p.m., at Clay Health Center. She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Owen County, the daughter of George Nees and Alice Meyer Nees. She graduated from high school and on May 17, 1941, she married Woodrow Hunsicker...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-26-09 (02/25/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 25: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil First Financial Bank Vs. Danny J. Vanatti and Penny S. Vanatti: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Superior Court -- Civil Arrow Financial Services, LLC Vs. John Sagarsee: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (02/25/09)
Spring is just around the corner. I am hearing about and noticing signs of a new beginning. Reports of robin sightings are more frequent now. I met up with two "early birds" the other day; they were honing their beaks on the frozen, partially snow covered ground. No worms to report...
Harmony Happenings (02/25/09)
Wallace Disposal has now moved to the west side of Brazil. The building is visible, the red roof makes it very visible, from US 40. It is close to the Trailer Sales and Bowen Ford but you enter from Water Works Road. There was no signage when I took my recycles last week. I am sure the signs will be up soon...
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