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Stories from Thursday, March 19, 2009

Driver chooses wrong road (03/19/09)
A driver allegedly involved in a hit-and-run personal injury accident Wednesday evening got more than he bargained for when he left the scene of an accident. "He just chose the wrong road to try and get away on," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times about Frederick E. ...
Postal Service to host Passport Fair March 28 (03/19/09)
Post offices throughout the state will host Passport Fairs Saturday, March 28, to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications. The Postal Service is joining the Department of State in celebrating "Passport Day in the USA," a national passport acceptance and outreach event...
What's your sign? (03/19/09)
This Saturday, the Northview High School Winter Guard will compete in the Indiana High School Color Guard State Finals at Center Grove High School. The Knights compete in the World Class Division and will begin their performance at 8:15 p.m. Northview will be the first guard to hit the floor in the World Class competition Saturday and will be followed by Center Grove, Warren Central, Carmel and Avon...
Official talks of health 'crisis' (03/19/09)
Officials with St. Vincent Clay Hospital kicked off Cover the Uninsured Week Thursday morning at the Clay County Courthouse. Hospital Administrator Jerry Laue spoke with residents who attended a breakfast Thursday, discussing the ongoing conundrum of making sure all people nationwide have health insurance...
'Strong Kids' Campaign yields big results (03/19/09)
Under the guidance of Campaign Chair David Wright, the YMCA of Clay County annual support campaign for the Strong Kids Campaign raised $32,000 in charitable contributions for the organization to support membership scholarships and programs. More than 40 volunteers solicited funds from community members and businesses...
Bane Equipment hires local man (03/19/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Bane Equipment recently hired Roland Edrington in its sales department. Edrington grew up in Boone County and gained experience in the industry by working on farms in the area. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1977. He has served Clay County and surrounding farming community for more than 15 years. During that time, his sales experience included selling grain handling systems, farm chemicals and fertilizer...
Wabash Valley Gardener's Association Spring Seminar (03/19/09)
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...
Area farmers gather to discuss changes to Farm Bill (03/19/09)
Dozens of area farmers crammed into the Clay City United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall to soak in some "pretty intense" information regarding changes in their cropping program. This was the third such meeting to be conducted recently. The previous two took place at the Vigo County Fairgrounds and the Brazil Armory respectively. These meetings were set up to discuss changes in the Farm Bill, which were made by State Senators, Congressmen and various appointees from the public spector...
Seeding Saving Workshop on Saturday (03/19/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- With days growing longer, warmer sunshine, sprouting spring plants and budding trees, many people are beginning to think about those enjoyable days of vegetable and flower gardening that are approaching quickly. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, will host a Seed-Saving Workshop from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods...
Reunions (03/19/09)
Bowling Green School Reunion will be Friday, April 24, at the Center Point UMC Social Room. The committee is needing addresses. Call Wilma at 812-442-6954, for more information. Anyone who attended or were friends of Bowling Green students are encouraged to attend and have a great time talking with classmates you haven't seen for a while...
North Clay wrestlers wrap up season with wins (03/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay wrestling team capped its season with a strong finish as it hosted West Vigo, Sullivan and Terre Haute South on Thursday evening. Though no team scores were officially kept, the Knights had eight wrestlers with two or more wins with no losses...
NCAA Tourney Capsules (03/19/09)
By The Associated Press West Regional KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After overcoming heartbreak and tragedy just to get to the NCAA tournament, the Matadors of Cal State-Northridge could not get past the greatest game of Roburt Sallie's life. Sallie, averaging 4.5 points all year for Memphis, scored 35 and the second-seeded Tigers beat the plucky Matadors 81-70 Thursday, dodging what would have been one of the biggest upsets in tournament history...
Moore, Purdue hold off Northern Iowa (03/19/09)
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Purdue Boilermakers were beat up but smiling. Fifth-seeded Purdue held off a late charge by 12th-seeded Northern Iowa for a 61-56 victory Thursday in a rugged first-round game, and showed it afterward...
Jackson's basket with two seconds left lifts Notre Dame (03/19/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Tory Jackson hit an under-handed shot with 2 seconds left as Notre Dame survived squandering a 14-point first-half lead to beat New Mexico 70-68 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Thursday night...
Notre Dame players impress at pro day (03/19/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- When former Notre Dame safety David Bruton saw that his former teammate, cornerback Terrail Lambert, posted a pair of 4.3 40-yard dashes while NFL scouts watched on Thursday, he was ready to race. Bruton, who was timed at 4.46 at the NFL Scouting Combine in February, said he wanted to race Lambert to see who was faster, but decided on the advice of coach Charlie Weis to let his combine time stand instead of running again during Notre Dame's pro day...
Norma Jean Chiles (03/19/09)
Norma Jean Chiles, 77, Cloverdale, passed away March 19, 2009, at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born in Greencastle Oct. 13, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Maynard C. and Ivy Bell (Dillinger) Johnson. She married Robert D. Chiles July 10, 1949 and he preceded her in death May 14, 2007...
Larry A. Hinesley Sr. (03/19/09)
Larry A. Hinesley Sr., 62, Terre Haute, passed away march 14, 2009, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Dec. 22, 1946, in Terre Haute, he was the son of A. Jack Hinesley and Hazel Marie (Barbee) Hinesley. He married Dody Jo Stanton. She survives. Larry was a mechanic, owning Hinesley's Garage. He had attended the West Terre Haute First Baptist Church...
Public Record 3-20-09 (03/19/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 18-19: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Jaynes, Matthew T., 19 Awaiting Arraignment Smeltzer, Frederick, 41 Possession of Methamphetamine Smeltzer, Frederick, 41...
Spring time for pruning certain plants (03/19/09)
Lately if you don't like the weather, just wait a day and it changes for sure. Now is a good time to consider pruning for a variety of plants. One benefit to pruning now is that without leaves, one can see the shape and form better. While one would not want to prune flowering ornamentals now as blooms would be removed, there are other plants that require March pruning...
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