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Stories from Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Grant to help emergency communications (04/01/09)
Local communication will be better in emergency situations thanks to new 800 MHz radios fire departments could soon receive as part of the $248,699 in grant money made possible to Clay County through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants. "The grant money can be used for purchasing up to 99 portables, 24 mobiles, and 11 base station radios for local fire departments," Clay County Emergency Management Director and Lewis Township Volunteer Fire Chief Bryan Husband recently told The Brazil Times. ...
Brown named Director of Community Corrections (04/01/09)
A familiar face is gracing the Clay County Community Corrections Department. Recently, former Clay County Clerk Mary Brown was named the director of the office, with her first official day in the position March 27. "I felt the job would be challenging because it is different than what I had been doing the last eight years," Brown, who was serving as a deputy clerk to Victoria Wheeler, told The Brazil Times. ...
Taking it easy for a cause (04/01/09)
East Side Elementary School students recently collected items more than 350 items to donate to the Brazil Food Pantry. The goal was to collect 300 items and, because they exceeded their goal, the students had a Pajama Day at school Wednesday. On hand for the collection included (front, from left) Trey Shaw, Jaylin Paullus, Tess Eppert, Hannah Glaspie, Kaci Crosley, (on couch) Dalton Shaw, Luke Lancaster, Nick Ganly, Maddie Russell, (back) Lacey Lancaster, Taylor Wallace, Kerstie Shaw, Sydni Britton and Joshua Alsip. ...
Sorority honors 'golden sister' (04/01/09)
The Brazil Chapter of the Alpha Delta Kappa teaching sorority honored one of its senior members Wednesday with a special presentation at East Side Elementary. Rolene Moore, a member of the sorority for 50 years this May, was awarded with a pillow baring the organizations logo, signifying she has reached the status of "golden sister" in a surprise presentation at its monthly meeting. ...
Spring workshop scheduled (04/01/09)
Mark the calendar for Tuesday, April 21. At 6:30 p.m., all are invited to the Clay Extension Homemakers' Spring Workshop. "One Day Trips Around Indiana," will be the evening's topic, with lots of ideas for families and folks with a desire to "wander Indiana."...
CLUB NEWS (04/01/09)
VAN BUREN HOMEMAKERS The Van Buren Homemakers met on March 19 at the Baptist Church where lunch was served by Evelyn Nevins an Dorothy Plunkett. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and the Club Creed. Evelyn gave donations from the book "Reflections," "Why God Put Me Here" and "Hugs." The secretary and the treasurer gave their reports and were approved. The group then sang their song of the month and collected their flowers fund...
Youth is served for Northview softball team (04/01/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview softball program will be in the same boat as some other Wabash Valley area teams as graduation losses have brought on a youth movement. The Knights graduated a large part of their offensive stats from last year and it will be difficult to immediately replace the significant experience that a couple of four-year starters brought to the 2008 squad...
West edges out East girls in McDonald's game (04/01/09)
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- North Carolina-bound Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the West past the East 69-68 despite 18 points by Indiana Miss Basketball Skylar Diggins in the girls McDonald's All-American game Wednesday...
New-look Reds ready to see what they've got (04/01/09)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer SARASOTA, Fla. -- Two red baseball caps hang from hooks on the side of the wooden locker. Three bats and a black equipment bag are stashed on the top shelf. A padded folding chair rests against the side panel. This was Ken Griffey Jr.'s place...
PUBLIC RECORD 4-02-09 (04/01/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 1: Marriage License Applications Bradley Alan Kelsheimer, 41, Terre Haute, and Katrina Lynn Booe, 32, Brazil Raymon Todd Kirk, 41, Michigan City, Ind., and Elizabeth Leilani McEwen, 55, Brazil...
Brazil Buzz (04/01/09)
Winter is still hanging around to torment us and put a damper on early spring. A rain and snow mix, wind, and cooler temperatures haven't done much for my mood this late date in the month of March. Rainy days and Sundays always get me down. Things could be worse. Some folks from across the map are dealing with floodwaters and other natural weather related events far beyond compare to this...
Harmony Happenings (04/01/09)
There are three Easter Egg Hunts in the near vicinity, probably more, on Saturday, April 11. Forest Park in Brazil and Fairbanks Park in Terre Haute have them scheduled for 10 a.m. At Fairbanks, the kids collect the eggs and then turn them in for candy and prizes. The age groups are separated for safety. It is sponsored by the Celebration Christian Center. All kids are welcome...
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