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Stories from Thursday, February 26, 2009

Searching for support (02/26/09)
A local group is looking for artistic and creative people living in Clay, Parke and Putnam counties who are interested in supporting the arts. "We're in the early stages of developing a local artists' association," organizer Vickie DeWitt recently told The Brazil Times. ...
Council receives sewer proposal (02/26/09)
Sometimes paying a little more helps to keep up with the times. In a special meeting Thursday, the Common Council of the City of Brazil heard a preliminary proposal for the possibility of an increase in the wastewater utility rates. Dan Hedden, CPA Principal for Umbaugh and Associates, Indianapolis, presented an analysis of the current status of the city's wastewater utility, which encompasses Brazil and the K&H Sewer District, and three separate rate increase proposals...
Area pops orchestra to perform March 8 (02/26/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra spring concert, "The Call of the Wild," features music inspired by the Jack London book that is also the 2009 "Big Read" selection for the Vigo County Public Library. The concert will be presented Sunday, March 8, 2009, at the Hippodrome Theatre in the Scottish Rite Building, located at 8th and Ohio streets, Terre Haute, beginning at 3 p.m...
Reckless driving conviction reversed (02/26/09)
The Indiana Court of Appeals has recently reversed the reckless driving conviction of a Brazil teenager. Defense attorney Edward McGlone filed a motion with the court of appeals on behalf of his client Cody Wright after a bench trial in Clay Superior Court on Sept. 16, 2008...
License to drive! (02/26/09)
During Brownie Troop No. 2242's recent visit to Brazil City Hall, Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer held the door open as each of the girls took turns seeing what it was like to get behind the wheel of a police car with the lights on. The girls then went to visit with members of the Brazil City Fire Department. ...
Purdue Extension offers free 'surviving financial turbulence' packets (02/26/09)
Most Americans have been experiencing difficulty making ends meet in the last several months. While many are cutting out extras such as eating out, buying books or taking vacations, many others are struggling just to put food on the table for their families...
Area covered bridge run/walk set for May 16 (02/26/09)
MONTEZUMA -- The Montezuma Covered Bridge Committee will host the third 5K run/walk through two of Parke County covered bridges, Sim Smith Bridge and Phillips Bridge, Saturday, May 16, 2009. Registration will be at 4338 W. 40 N. and United States 36, Rockville, located four miles east of Montezuma, beginning at 7 a.m...
Boot City Opry releases 2009 schedule (02/26/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Boot City Opry will open April 4 for its third season. Kicking off the new year will be The Diamonds, with their hits from the 50s and 60s, including "Little Darlin'," "The Stroll," and "Silhouettes." There are 36 shows scheduled for the 2009 season. The following is a list of shows, including artists, dates, times and prices:...
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman Honors Clay Co. Family with Hoosier Homestead Award (02/26/09)
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Anne Hazlett recently presented the Harden-Rector family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1908 the farm was established in Clay City inside Clay County...
SWCD Contractor's Breakfast (02/26/09)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District held a Contractor's Breakfast for local contractor's and any other interested people on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 from 7-9 a.m. at the Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department. All enjoyed the delicious breakfast catered by Chaney's, located in Harmony...
No-Till Breakfast (02/26/09)
The Clay County Soil & Water Conservation office will be having a No-Till Breakfast on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 7 a.m. This will be held at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Some of the topics covered will be Planter Setup, No-Till Nitrogen Strategies and Killing your Cover Crops. Breakfast will be sponsored by Bane Equipment and Schopmeyer Farm Supply...
Clay City scores Senior Night win over Panthers (02/26/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels regained a bit of momentum heading into sectional play on Tuesday evening, by cruising past Riverton Parke on Senior Night, 73-38. The Eels honored six senior members of the basketball team as Will Kennedy, Orry Heffner, Braxton Griffith, Jordan Defore, Kyler Rhodes and Levi Seymour played their final game on their home court...
Tiger falls in second round of Match Play (02/26/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Just about everything went according to plan for Tiger Woods in his celebrated return to golf. Except he didn't plan on leaving this early. Woods had no complaints with his game or his knee, but he had no answer Thursday for Tim Clark of South Africa, who played 16 holes without a bogey and knocked the world's No. 1 player out of the Accenture Match Play Championship...
Colts' Saturday staying in Indy (02/26/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Saturday isn't leaving Indianapolis. The three-time Pro Bowl center who was expected to be one of the top centers on the free agent market suddenly changed plans Thursday, signing a three-year deal that will likely allow the 33-year-old retire to finish his career with the team that brought him into the league...
Dodgers and Giants resume rivalry in Arizona (02/26/09)
By The Associated Press While the Dodgers and Giants found another place to renew their heated rivalry, Jose Reyes took a liking to his new spot in the lineup. Longtime adversaries first in New York, then California and now in the Cactus League, the Dodgers and Giants squared off again Thursday in a fresh locale: Scottsdale, Ariz...
Juanita June Clevenger (02/26/09)
Juanita June Clevenger, 84, Bowling Green, died at 12:14 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born June 10, 1924, in Bowling Green, as the daughter of John and Olive Milligan Clarke. She graduated from Bowling Green High School with the class of 1942. During World War II, she worked in a defense plant in Indianapolis manufacturing bombsights for allied aircraft...
Pat Laubacher (02/26/09)
Pat Laubacher, 83, California, formerly of Brazil, died in her home Feb. 24, 2009, surrounded by her five children and loved ones. Pat was well-known and well-loved in the community for her many years of teaching at Santa Clara Elementary School and as an active member of the Santa Clara Parish in Oxnard, Calif...
Public Record 2-27-09 (02/26/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 26: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Terri L. Nees: Civil Collections Small Claims Davidson Electric and Machine Work Vs. Rubeck Bin Sales and Service: Small Claims...
Payments on the heated shop (02/26/09)
A recent discussion with a vendor indicated slow sales on parts, but that the recent week has seen an increase in producers picking up parts. If you haven't yet, it is certainly time to get started preparing the planter. Regardless of tillage system, the goal for corn producers is to economically maximize profit through consistent good ear count and size. Conventional tillage is more forgiving of planter mistakes when compared to the no-till system...
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