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Stories from Friday, February 27, 2009

Next round of ISTEP+ testing begins Monday (02/27/09)
On Monday, students in Clay County will once again be taking the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus exam (ISTEP+). Due in part to the state moving the ISTEP+ administration to the spring, students will be tested for a second time this year. This is to ensure an up to date comparison can be made next year...
Silly T-shirts for Strong Kids (02/27/09)
On Friday, several Clay County Courthouse employees wore their zaniest T-shirts in support the Clay County YMCA 2009 Strong Kids Campaign. More than 30 people, and they were still coming into the Clay County Prosecutor's Office when The Brazil Times stopped by, had donated. Pictured from the left are third-floor employees Allison Butts, Lea Vandever, Chris Bell, Kathy Martin and Logan Whitman. Ivy Jackson Photo...
Arson suspect arrested for separate charge (02/27/09)
A Terre Haute man allegedly involved in setting fire to a Clay City home in October 2008 was arrested again Thursday. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Daniel T. Kopacz, 28, Terre Haute, was arrested when he allegedly violated a no contact order with the homeowner by breaking into an undisclosed southern Clay County residence the person is currently living at...
Area food pantries to receive additional grant funding (02/27/09)
Area emergency food and shelter programs will be receiving some extra funds in the near future. Clay County was recently awarded $21,773 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP). "This is the largest amount we have received since we have been a part of the program," Sandi Goebel, local chairperson for the board, said. "In recent years, we have generally received between $12,000 and $17,000."...
Unique situations send two to Justice Center (02/27/09)
A West Terre Haute man recently learned that using false identification to see an inmate at the Clay County Justice Center allows you to see the facility up close and personal. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Bryan L. Fortner, 31, used identification allegedly reported stolen to sign in for a visit with an unidentified inmate at the facility...
Area planetarium to feature star program (02/27/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present a Seasonal Star Program March 13, at 6:30 p.m., March 14, at 2 and 4 p.m., and March 15, at 2 p.m. The 30-minute educational program will introduce the constellations and other astronomical wonders of the sky for the spring season. There is no charge for the program. However, donations will be accepted...
CHURCH NEWS (02/27/09)
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH This Sunday Pastor Bob Witte begins a new series, Relaunch My Witness. Songs, lead by worship minister Ryan Freeman include, "Salvation is Near," "Sing to the King," "Rock of my Salvation," and "You Never Let Go." There will be a short presentation on the Mexico Mission trip a the beginning of each service. Services are at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with adult classes at both times...
Hoosiers making progress despite bleak numbers (02/27/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana has never endured a basketball season like this. The Hoosiers have already lost 21 games and 14 Big Ten games, both school records, going into Saturday's game at Penn State. Even their pristine 35-game home winning streak against Northwestern, the nation's second-longest active streak against one team, went down Wednesday with an exclamation point: worst loss in Assembly Hall history...
McIlroy moves into quarterfinals at Match Play (02/27/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Teenage sensation Rory McIlroy can only wonder what it would have been like to face his hero, Tiger Woods, in the Accenture Match Play Championship. He didn't get that chance Friday, which might be one reason he had such an easy time advancing to the quarterfinals...
NFL free agent market opens up (02/27/09)
By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer After a rare year in which they refrained from an early leap into the free agent market, the Washington Redskins reverted to form Friday, signing defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth to a $100 million contract that includes a record $41 million signing bonus...
Calvin Conrad Callahan (02/27/09)
Calvin Conrad Callahan, 82, Reelsville, died at 3:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born Dec. 13, 1926, in Vigo County, as the son of Arthur and Maggie Sinclare Callahan. He had been employed until his retirement with Penn Central and Conrail railroad operations. He was a member of the Eastside Christian Church where he had been a Sunday school teacher and long-time elder. He had also been a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-28-09 (02/27/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 26-27. Awaiting Arraignment Sanders, Ashlynn R., 23 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Francis, Timothy J., 26 Godsey, Candace M., 26 Batchelor, Jeremy M., 29...
Staunton Scene (02/27/09)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
Meet the Staff of The Brazil Times! (02/27/09)
Meet Cathy Fessenmeyer, Advertising Representative for The Brazil Times. ...
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