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Stories from Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Academic Super Bowl team outsmarts them all (03/25/09)
Students involved in the Northview High School Academic Super Bowl teams have proven studying hard pays off. "The teams have been studying the Vikings and Norse Culture for several weeks in preparation for the 25 questions that are asked in fine arts, social studies, math, English, science, and interdisciplinary," social studies coach Michele Hunter said...
Stimulus may help area law enforcement (03/25/09)
Part of President Barack Obama's stimulus package could help support local law enforcement efforts. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) was signed into law on Feb. 17, and local law enforcement agencies didn't waste time applying for the grant money that can be used for a broad range of uses...
Training on the street (03/25/09)
Brazil City Street Department Supervisor Mike Head (left) watches Josh Backfish pour an emulsion/aggregate mix into a pothole on West Posey Street, just east of South Leavitt Street, during the department's durapatcher refresher course Tuesday morning. ...
CCSD raffling off a motorcycle (03/25/09)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department is currently selling raffle tickets for a Harley-Davison motorcycle to help support the upcoming Indiana Sheriffs' Association programs. "Tickets are available at the Clay County Justice Center," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton recently told The Brazil Times. ...
Hit-and-run suspect formally charged (03/25/09)
An Odon man alleged to be involved in a hit-and-run personal injury accident March 18 was recently in Clay County Circuit Court to be formally charged. The Clay County Prosecutor's Office filed six formal charges against Frederick E. Smeltzer, 41, Odon, Ind., Wednesday...
Northview hosts annual youth baseball camp (03/25/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights baseball program hosted its annual youth camp on Wednesday for area players. The free camp focused on working on fundamentals of the game from fielding individual positions as well as throwing and pitching...
Carter, Palmeiro head College Hall of Fame class (03/25/09)
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Former World Series star Joe Carter of Wichita State and Mississippi State's Rafael Palmeiro, who hit 569 home runs in the major leagues, are among 10 inductees into the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Carter was a two-time MVP of the Missouri Valley Conference with the Shockers. The outfielder won the 1993 World Series for Toronto with a home run in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 6 against Philadelphia closer Mitch Williams...
Top-seeded UConn to face Purdue (03/25/09)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun met with his players on Wednesday morning. Under normal circumstances, he would talk about what the top-seeded Huskies have to do to prepare for fifth-seeded Purdue in the NCAA West Regional semifinals...
Feds: Michael Vick illegally spent pension funds (03/25/09)
By LARRY O'DELL Associated Press Writer RICHMOND, Va. -- The U.S. Department of Labor filed complaints Wednesday accusing suspended NFL star Michael Vick of illegally spending about $1.3 million in pension plan funds for his own benefit, including paying restitution ordered in his dogfighting conspiracy case...
Study: Darlington brings in $54 million into area (03/25/09)
By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A new study says that the South Carolina track that's "Too Tough To Tame" has an economic impact that's hard to ignore. Darlington Raceway brings in $54 million to the state each year and is responsible for creating 874 jobs in the region, according to the report commissioned by the track and released Wednesday by The Washington Economics Group...
PUBLIC RECORD 3-26-09 (03/25/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 25: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Citibank Vs. Christopher A. Grigsby: Civil Collections Small Claims Med-1 Solutions, LLC Vs. Coledon Boetjer: Small Claims...
Brazil Buzz (03/25/09)
A woodpecker landed on portion of the trunk of the old catalpa tree that remains and began to drill on the bark for insect food. He was so focused on his work that he failed to notice young Trek, catnapping, nearby. Today, this observer of little things watched a woodpecker die and another picture was painted on the canvas of my mind...
Harmony Happenings (03/25/09)
Pastor Bob Kumpf, Conor McCoy, and Alicia May will be returning from their Mexico Mission Trip this Saturday. They will have many stories to share with us. Until then, Pastor Myron James will be on call if needed. His number is 835-2049. Lila Waugh of Memorial United Methodist Church will be the guest speaker at Harmony United Methodist Women on Monday, March 30. Mrs. Waugh is the Chair Person of Education and Interpretation for the District. Bring any new RADA knife orders...
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