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Stories from Sunday, March 1, 2009

Citizen 'Mario' (03/01/09)
The United States has a new naturalized citizen and he's proud to call Brazil home. "I love this town," Mauro "Mario" Martinez told The Brazil Times. "Brazil is a nice place to raise a family. The people here have been very good to me and my family."...
City attempting to gain grant money for neighborhood (03/01/09)
With a little assistance from an area of Brazil, the city may be able to move to the top of the heap to receive grant monies. On Feb. 24, representatives from the city and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) got together to review a proposal for a Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and perform a site visit on the neighborhood, which could benefit the city...
School corporation sets up kindergarten roundup (03/01/09)
Clay Community Schools' dates for kindergarten roundup have been set. It is important that parents enroll all students eligible to attend this fall. The following are the dates: A child must be 5-years-old on or before August 1, 2009, to be eligible to attend kindergarten...
United Way teams with others for spring break alternative (03/01/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- A partnership between United Way of the Wabash Valley, the Wabash Valley Long-Term Disaster Recovery Coalition and Indiana State University will bring Alternative Spring Break to the Wabash Valley beginning Wednesday. The group received full approval through United Way of American in November 2008...
MLB: Rodriguez cooperative in interview (03/01/09)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez met Sunday with Major League Baseball officials, who sought to interview the New York Yankees slugger about his admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-03 with Texas...
Busch drives from the back to earn home town victory (03/01/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LAS VEGAS -- Kyle Busch has had plenty of highlights in his short NASCAR career: setting a record as the youngest winner in series history, giving Toyota its first victory and returning Joe Gibbs Racing's flagship car to prominence...
Pacers get balanced scoring in win over Nuggets (03/01/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jarrett Jack had 28 points and eight assists, Troy Murphy had 22 points and 17 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat the Denver Nuggets 100-94 on Sunday night. Marquis Daniels added 19 points and six rebounds for the Pacers, who've made a habit of beating the league's top teams. Indiana has defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston, Cleveland, Orlando and now, Denver...
Henry Samuel Taylor (03/01/09)
Henry Samuel Taylor, 75, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, in Indianapolis. He was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Indianapolis, as the son of John and Zoe Blacklidge Taylor. Shortly after his birth, his family moved with Henry and his twin brother William "Bill" to Owen County...
Winifred Allen (03/01/09)
Winifred Allen, 92, Brazil, died at 2:45 a.m., Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born May 8, 1916, in Clay County, as the daughter of Maxwell J. and Pearl Smith Thompson. She graduated from Van Buren High School...
Robert "Mic" E. McQueen (03/01/09)
Robert "Mic" E. McQueen, 62, Brazil, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. He was born Dec. 10, 1946, in Clay County, the son of Joseph and Esther McQueen. Mic, as he was known by his friends, graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1965 and later from Indiana State University with batchelors and masters degrees...
Gertrude F. Bond (03/01/09)
Gertrude F. Bond, 91, Linton, formerly of Brazil, died March 1, 2009, at 6:55 a.m., at Greene County General Hospital following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 26, 1917, in Hadleyville, Ind., to Elmer W. and Anita (Moyer) Cooksey. As a young girl, she was raised on her family's farm on County Road 400 North in Greene County. She attended Coal City and Switz City High Schools...
Marjorie 'Margie' B. Clark (03/01/09)
Marjorie "Margie" B. Clark, 77, Brazil, died Feb. 28, 2009, at 6 a.m., at the Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Flonnie Barron. She was a homemaker. Survivors include sons Randy Clark and wife Chris, Steve Clark and Keith Clark, all of Brazil, grandchildren Alan Clark and wife Valerie, Devin Clark and Kelcey Clark, great-grandchildren Chloe, Gavin and Cole, sister Wanda Rogers and husband Harold, Brazil, several nieces and nephews.. ...
Former legislator defends Kernan-Shepard report (03/01/09)
I am a liberal Democrat. The first time I went to the microphone in the State Senate 32 years ago, it was to repeal the death penalty. I introduced gay rights legislation in the State Senate almost 30 years ago. I supported the Equal Rights Amendment, tenants' rights legislation and the successful bill to allow developmentally disabled citizens to live in group homes in middle-class neighborhoods...
Statehouse Report (03/01/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- During the past week, representatives concluded a review of the bills that started in the Indiana House. While our days were long, we needed the time to deal with a number of key issues. From air and water quality to job creation to nutrition information in restaurants, we handled practically every type of subject under the sun...
Despite loss, club going strong (03/01/09)
To the Editor: To inform the Brazil Community and Clay County, the Brazil Kiwanis Club lost a very active and supportive member, Les Walden, but the club is alive and well. Like many clubs, membership is a priority, but the Brazil club is rebuilding...
Area student in need of donations (03/01/09)
To the Editor: Throughout the years, I have supported many different and important "causes." Everyone has their passions and the desire to help others in whatever way they can. We all do what we can to assist wherever we feel our help is needed. I write today to ask for your help in providing a life-changing experience for one local teenager...

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