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Stories from Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Motivation for success on the ISTEP+ (03/03/09)
ISTEP+ testing has started and the faculty and staff at all county schools are working hard to motivate students. Forest Park Elementary did its part by celebrating Motivational Week. Third-, fourth-and fifth-grade students received special treatment for the start of ISTEP+, upon entering "the brain zone." The teachers rolled out the red carpet and welcomed students with applause...
Historical Society curator moving on after 12 years (03/03/09)
The Clay County Historical Society said goodbye to one of its own at an impromptu party Monday. Mary Moore, who has served as the societies' curator for the last 12 years, announced recently she intended to resign from her post. Moore's reasoning was she simply felt it was time to get someone else in to learn the job...
Council discusses town water issues (03/03/09)
Complications have arisen in Carbon. During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Carbon Town Council, talk ensued over a Storm Water Drainage Project. The project, which was voted and approved by the board last August with construction beginning soon after, is still under budget according to the grant writer for the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs Aleea Perry...
Smoking cessation classes (03/03/09)
The Clay County Health Department is announcing the start of its two 12-week smoking cessation classes, starting March 9 and March 12. Clay County residents or adults with a Clay County physician are eligible for participation. A doctor's prescription is necessary...
Teen not injured in one-vehicle accident (03/03/09)
A Brazil teenager was uninjured during an accident that left her vehicle hanging on the edge of a steep ravine Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, officials confirmed the accident remains under investigation to The Brazil Times. However, they were able to release some preliminary details...
Military News (03/03/09)
BO-RICK L. WARD Army National Guard Pfc. Bo-Rick L. Ward has been mobilized and activated for deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. ...
HONOR ROLLS (03/03/09)
VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Elias Alexander, Bowen Bussing, Kolten Chastain, Zachary Hapenny, Samuel Stallcop, Logan VanArsdale All A's and B's Noah Biddle, Drew Brindley, Abigail Bryan, Hailie Hargis, Mollie Hyde, Chloe Mendez, Sarah Osborne, Nina Plunkett, Hannah Schlatter, Tristan Schlatter, Gavin Wallen...
CLUB NEWS (03/03/09)
THE BEST OF THYMES HERB CLUB Nineteen members of The Best of Thymes Herb Club met on a wet winter evening Feb. 26 at the home of Ruth Timm. Charlene Miller gave the table grace. Everyone enjoyed the carry-in food and conversation before the meeting...
ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble (03/03/09)
Students from Northview High School and North Clay Middle School took part in the ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble contest Saturday. Coming away with gold ratings from Northview included Taylor (trombone), Erika Matson (alto saxophone), Hallie Harbison (marimba) and Lauren Reberger (snare drum)...
Eels march on to sectional semifinal (03/03/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter SWITZ CITY -- Clay City kicked off their quest for a sectional title with a dominant performance against the overmatched Holy Cross Knights in first round action at the White River Valley Sectional. The Eels (15-7) scored the game's first six points and never let up, as five different players cracked double figures in scoring. ...
Second half surge leads Quakers past Northview (03/03/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Less than a month ago, the Plainfield Quakers dominated beginning to end to defeat Northview by a 66-50 score that didn't feel that close. In the sectional re-match at Terre Haute North Tuesday night, the Knights controlled the tempo and the balance of the play during the first half. Unfortunately for Northview, the Quakers were the team that took over the second half on the way to a 66-39 postseason victory...
Sectional basketball scores (03/03/09)
Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Sectional Tournament First Round Class 4A E. Chicago Munster 76, Lowell 42 Michigan City Crown Point 69, LaPorte 54 Mishawaka S. Bend Clay 59, S. Bend Riley 45...
Eels win, Knights lose sectional openers (03/03/09)
Clay City's boys basketball team defeats Holy Cross in the first round of the White River Valley Sectional, 88-50. Stay tuned to www.thebraziltimes.com for updates.
Knights, Eels lead at half of sectional openers (03/03/09)
Michigan State holds off Hoosiers (03/03/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Kalin Lucas scored 15 points and Raymar Morgan had 14, including a crucial dunk with 27.5 seconds left, to lead No. 8 Michigan State past Indiana 64-59 Tuesday. The Spartans (24-5, 14-3) eventually wore down the short-handed Hoosiers with depth, speed and muscle but struggled to put away their first outright Big Ten title since 1999...
A sad end for minor league player traded for bats (03/03/09)
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer Ask the most hard-core baseball fan about John C. Odom and most likely you'll get a blank stare. Yet millions of people have heard of the slender right-hander. He was "Bat Man" or "Bat Guy" or "Bat Boy," the minor league baseball player traded for 10 maple bats...
Search ends for lost NFL players (03/03/09)
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer CLEARWATER, Fla. -- As the four fishing buddies huddled together in the dark, clinging to their capsized boat miles off the Florida coast, a helicopter's light shone down upon them. For a while, as the boat drifted in the rough seas, Nick Schuyler could even see the city lights from shore. ...
AMELIA BETH TONEY (03/03/09)
Hunter Toney and Shelby Toney would like to announce the birth of their sister, Amelia Beth Toney. Amelia was born on Jan. 21, 2009, at 8:41 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Lee and Holly Toney...
PUBLIC RECORD 3-04-09 (03/03/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 2-3: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. the following list of individual defendants: James W. Alexander, Lorraine Lewis, Ryan A. Freeman, Yvette De Kopp and Dustin Turley: Civil Collections...
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