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Stories from Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Traffic arrests keep law enforcement officials busy (03/18/09)
Some drivers traveling throughout Clay County kept local law enforcement busy Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. Members of the Brazil City Police Department were the first to initiate an unusual traffic stop. Shortly after 11 p.m., Patrolman Jeremy Mace, with assistance from Patrolman Todd Stemm, stopped a vehicle driven by Justin R. ...
Become empowered physically and mentally (03/18/09)
Companies hoping to develop "aware, empowered and safe employees," have a local outlet where employees can develop mental oriented self-defense tactics. Garry Howard, who runs the American Aikido Institute in Brazil, is now offering businesses the chance to learn necessary self-defense techniques with his Personal Defense Solutions program...
Never too old to pursue a goal (03/18/09)
Richard Tabor is living proof that people are never too old to accomplish anything. Recently, the Brazil resident became an ordained minister. It may have taken eight years, but the 85-year-old accomplished it. Tabor told The Brazil Times he and his second wife had wanted to start up their own church. However, after she passed away, that may have seemed impossible...
Students receive academic honors (03/18/09)
Parents, students, faculty and staff of Northview High School entered O'Shaughnessy Hall located on Saint Mary-of-the-Woods campus, in anticipation of the Northview High School Academic Honors Banquet, Tuesday. "To all the underclassmen I encourage you to succeed," National Honor Society Vice President Allison Stearley said. "To all of the seniors, continue to strive for the best and congratulations on all you have achieved."...
Walgreens sponsoring Cutest Baby Contest for Relay for Life (03/18/09)
Have you snapped an adorable photo of your baby? The Walgreens Clay County Relay For Life Team is sponsoring the Cutest Baby Contest. Starting March 17, 4x6 candid photos (Sorry, no professional photos and there is a limit of one photo per child.) of babies up to 2-years-old can be dropped off at the photo counter at Brazil Walgreens Pharmacy, located at the corner of National Avenue and Lambert Street...
Crean optimistic about future of Hoosiers (03/18/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Crean insists he will fix Indiana's basketball program. And one bleak season is not going to deter him. Despite starting his tenure in Bloomington with a couple of dozen losses and the school's fewest wins in more than 90 years, Crean's unwavering optimism has the hopeful Hoosiers pondering better days...
Northern Iowa level-headed for game against Purdue (03/18/09)
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ben Jacobson isn't going to sell his Northern Iowa Panthers any delusions for a first-round upset of Purdue. That means no inspirational talk of Cinderellas, bracket-busters or Hoosiers. "That isn't a card, if you will, that I'd play with our guys," the coach said. "Our guys know what they're about. They know what they're made of. They don't need me to tell them what they're up against."...
Continual rumors keeping Andretti busy (03/18/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Michael Andretti's jobs keep getting more complex. He's already the co-owner of the only four-car team in the IndyCar Series. He's promoting two races this season. He will be on Danica Patrick's radio when the Indy Racing League season opens and he will spend the next several months, perhaps longer, answering those incessant questions about the future of Patrick at Andretti Green Racing...
Jesse Redifer Jr. (03/18/09)
Jesse Redifer Jr., 86, Brazil, died at 11:40 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born Jan. 13, 1922, in Vigo County, as the son of Jess W. and Flora LeMay Redifer. He graduated from Staunton High School with the Class of 1940. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 3-19-09 (03/18/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 18: Small Claims Med-1 Solutions, LLC Vs. the following list of individual defendants: Shannon Brattain, James Hyde, Matthew Carter, Anthony Cross, Ricky Butler, Jennifer Kaelber and Virgie Dickison: Small Claims...
Harmony Happenings (03/18/09)
Thirty-five men attended the Lenten Breakfast at Harmony United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 14. Thanks to those who helped prepare, serve, and clean up after the meal. The breakfast this week will be at Bethel at 8 a.m. Pastor Bob Kumpf, Conor McCoy, and Alicia May will be traveling with a group to Mexico on a mission trip this week. Pastor Myron James will be on call if needed. His number is 835-2049. David Brinson will prepare the message for next Sunday's Worship Service...
Brazil Buzz (03/18/09)
Last week I mentioned that I wasn't feeling my best. This week I feel much better. Thanks to an increased dosage of medication, my blood pressure is lower and the throbbing headache is gone. If Paul's Life Source blood pressure monitor delivers accurate measurements, the trained observer will find a near equivalent of my readings, tomorrow. The thyroid medicine may or may not need to be adjusted. Test results are forthcoming...
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