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Stories from Thursday, March 5, 2009

Poster children (03/05/09)
Health department awards billboard winners Two Clay County fifth-graders received special news Thursday. Jackson Township Elementary student Marcus Duregger and Clay City Elementary student Raven Allender were both noticeably surprised when it was announced their posters were selected as winners for the two regions in the county...
Mayor proposes special meetings (03/05/09)
Brazil residents will soon have the opportunity to meet with their representatives. Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times Thursday she is in the process of setting up special meetings for residents of each city ward to attend and express their feelings...
Dance Dance! (03/05/09)
Tri Kappa recently announced its annual fundraiser and silent auction Luau Dance will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, which includes party favor, dinner and dancing to entertainment provided by Just Us. Dress is casual. For more information, call 812-240-8797...
CCSD, ISP adding extra patrols on roads (03/05/09)
More local law enforcement officials will be on the road in the upcoming weeks as part of the Operation Pull Over Blitz "Driving While Intoxicated." "March is a spirited time for Hoosiers -- from Big Ten basketball to St. Patrick's Day celebrations -- the month will see numerous opportunities for us to celebrate with family and friends," Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Executive Director Neil Moore wrote in a press release to The Brazil Times...
Donation! (03/05/09)
YMCA of Clay County Executive Director Chad Zaucha (left) recently receive a $1,000 donation for the organization's Strong Kids Campaign from Tri Kappa representatives (from left) Ashley Tucker and Kim Carter.
Hospital, YMCA partner up for health series (03/05/09)
The YMCA of Clay County and St. Vincent Hospital are partnering together to offer a four-part series on health promotion. The first class was scheduled for Thursday and covered healthy eating habits. There are three other classes scheduled for March 19, March 26 and April 2...
Evans: Fair Board money not touched (03/05/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator Mark Evans recently said the fair board has no worries about the safety of its money. Cause for concern stems from the arrest of a Cloverdale man who is a fair board member and technology director for the South Putnam Community School Corporation...
Gardener's Association announces spring seminar (03/05/09)
The Wabash Valley Master Gardener's Association Inc., Terre Haute recently announced it will conduct its fourth annual spring seminar Saturday March 28 at Union Christian Church Family Life Center, 5350 E. Hulman Dr., Terre Haute. Unions Christian Church is located at the corner of State Road 46 and Hulman Street, one mile north of Interstate-70...
Going Green Program scheduled for next week (03/05/09)
Producing more energy from renewable sources is growing in importance. Some of those sources can be accessed locally. The production of ethanol and wind and solar energies are just a few of those potential energy sources. With these new energy possibilities come many questions...
Meetings scheduled (03/05/09)
Three meetings have been scheduled for the Clay County area to advise area farmers and landowners of important changes to their 2009 crop programs. Topics covered will include the new ACRES program, Direct and Counter-Cyclical program, SURE, Payment Limitations, Adjusted Gross Income, Power of Attorney and changes in conservation programs...
Seminar scheduled for alpacas (03/05/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Registrations are still being accepted for a seminar for alpaca owners and breeders interested in gaining knowledge about the reproduction, birth and care of newborn alpacas. The seminar will be conducted Saturday and is hosted by White Violet Farm Alpacas, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods...
Taikoproject set to perform at Rose-Hulman March 14 (03/05/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Fresh off a performance at this year's Academy Awards, Taikoproject will bring its entertaining style of Japanese and American taiko drumming to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Hatfield Hall Theater March 14. The show, part of the college's Performing Arts Series, begins at 7:30 p.m. ...
First health promotion class set (03/05/09)
The YMCA of Clay County and St. Vincent Hospital are partnering together to offer a four-part series on health promotion. The first class is scheduled for today from 7-8 p.m., and will cover healthy eating habits. For more information, call 442-2740...
North Clay girls best visiting Clay City on the hardwood (03/05/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay seventh and eighth-grade girls' basketball teams were able to edge out determined Clay City squads on Thursday evening. The seventh-grade Knights survived a fourth quarter barrage by the Eels to take a 29-21 decision...
IU women make solid case for NCAA berth (03/05/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana coach Felisha Legette-Jack believes that regardless of how its Big Ten tournament quarterfinal against Purdue goes on Friday, the Hoosiers have made a solid case to receive an NCAA tournament bid...
Dodgers get their Manny with two-year, $45 million deal (03/05/09)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer PHOENIX -- Manny Ramirez clambered up the stairs to a rooftop patio jammed with reporters, team employees and television cameras. "Why such a big deal?" he said with a grin. "I played here before." One day after agreeing to a $45 million, two-year contract, baseball's slugging clown prince arrived at the Dodgers' spring training headquarters Thursday morning. ...
Cowboys release Owen and Williams (03/05/09)
By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer IRVING, Texas -- Jerry Jones made it clear, both in action and words: Getting rid of Terrell Owens means a fresh start for the Dallas Cowboys. T.O. was released Thursday, ending a three-year run that produced as many big headlines as big plays. Many of those headlines were about ego and attitude, and Jones has decided enough is enough. He wants the focus on winning, something the Cowboys haven't done in the playoffs since 1996...
Robert Fredrick Moore (03/05/09)
Robert Fredrick Moore, 77, Brazil, died at 7 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He had been a patient at Holly Hill Healthcare for the past one-and-a-half years. He was born Dec. 29, 1931, in Clay County, as the son of Arthur and Mayme Rogers Moore...
Aquaculture workshop scheduled (03/05/09)
Owen and Clay counties are both blessed with bountiful numbers of ponds and strip pits that add scenic beauty to the area. Some of these aquatic resources are utilized for fishing and recreation purposes while others may provide water for livestock or emergency sources of water for fire protection through installed dry hydrants...
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