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Stories from Thursday, April 2, 2009

Cookie Reminder (04/02/09)
Today is the day for local residents to bring a dozen of their best homemade chocolate chip cookies to The Brazil Times for Clay County's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest. Sponsored by The Times' Relay For Life "Clark Kent Super Group" team, residents and businesses are encouraged to participate, but in separate categories...
Skatepark close to reality (04/02/09)
A skatepark will soon be coming to Clay County. The Clay Community Skatepark committee recently purchased material for a skatepark, including skatepark ramps, quarter pipes, half pipes, banks, grindboxes, ledges, rails and steps from the Danville area for $36,000...
Funeral homes chosen to provide for VFMC (04/02/09)
Charles and Susie French, owners of French Funeral Home and Lawson-Miller Chapel and Crematory, recently announced their firms have been selected to become exclusive, certified Veterans and Family Memorial Care Providers for Brazil. VFMC Providers are family owned and operated. They are selected for upholding the highest level of ethical business standards and integrity while providing outstanding, affordable professional service...
NHS organization slated to offer (04/02/09)
The Northview High School Business Professionals of America students are offering adult education computer classes to help pay for the $4,000 in student expenses for five students who will attend the National Conference in Dallas, Texas, May 5-10. Only the top three placements in judged events or the top five in test events at the State Conference advance to Nationals...
Traffic stop leads to arrest (04/02/09)
A Brazil man was recently arrested and appeared in court for charges stemming from a second traffic stop. According to court documents, Brazil City Police Patrolman Jeremy Mace initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Shawn M. Holmes, 31, Brazil, in an area near Depot and Chestnut streets around midnight Monday...
Historical Society to meet (04/02/09)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum. The guest speaker will be society board member and local historian Ken Turner. He will present the program, "Topics of Historical Note Involving Persons and Places of Clay County."...
New member! (04/02/09)
Roger's Custom Butchering and Deer and Processing recently joined the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. On hand for the celebration included (from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Brazil City Clerk/Treasurer Karen McQueen, Brazil City Council member Brad Deal, business representatives Rob Dailey, Roger Dailey, Bob Acree, Roger Torbert, Clay County Commissioner Jack Withers, business representative Jay Burk, Chamber member Lynne Llewellyn, Chamber Office Manager Dalene Nelson and Indiana Board of Animal Health representative Dr. ...
Easter Passion play set at House of Hope (04/02/09)
The House of Hope, W. United States 40, Brazil, will conduct its annual Easter Passion play at the organization's facility Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the play. The organization will also have a giant yard sale Saturday, April 25. At the event, a Fish Fry will be conducted...
Wish you well (04/02/09)
Northview High School senior girls listened to Clay County Public Health Nurse Diane Dierks discussion about women's health issues during the third annual "We Wish You Well" program Wednesday morning. The event was organized by the Family and Consumer Science Department as a way to encourage young women to develop a relationship with female health providers while taking care of their bodies. ...
Rose-Hulman theater group set to perform 'The Wizard of Oz' (04/02/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology students will showcase their musical, dramatic and dancing talents while telling the story of Dorothy and her pet dog, kidnapped by a twister and set down somewhere in the land of the Munchkins, in the musical, "The Wizard of Oz," set for April 30, May 1-3, and May 7-9, at the Hatfield Hall Theater...
RC&D conducts awards banquet (04/02/09)
The Forestry Committee of Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council recently had its annual awards banquet to recognize outstanding stewardship of forest land. Financial sponsors of the event included Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen's Association, Indiana Hardwood Specialists in Spencer, Kirkham Hardwoods in Terre Haute, Loggers, Inc., in Clay City, Pike Lumber Company in Carbon, and Pingleton Sawmill, Inc., in Greencastle...
Eels fall to Rockville in softball opener (04/02/09)
Staff Report ROCKVILLE -- The Clay City Eels weren't able to get the key hit when they needed in their softball season opener on Thursday evening. The Rockville Rox scored a single run in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 2-1 decision over Clay City...
Northview track and field teams setting lofty goals (04/02/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview track and field teams have their sights set on competing for individual and team championships this season. Girls' coach Ryand Tucker and boys' coach Chad Smith, return strong core groups of athletes that are being counted on to score in multiple events, but also have some talented newcomers who should add depth and add to the team point totals...
After near destruction, Big East king of the court (04/02/09)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer DETROIT -- OK, so maybe it wasn't the end of college sports as we know it. Six years after commissioner Mike Tranghese predicted doom if his conference lost schools to the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Big East is doing just fine, thank you...
Exiled coach, Sampson, looking to become NBA head coach (04/02/09)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- Kelvin Sampson still gets a thrill from watching the NCAA tournament, even though he knows he'll probably never be part of it again. Sampson beams when he talks about the success of Villanova guard Scottie Reynolds, a player he originally recruited to Oklahoma. He's happy to see his friends in coaching keep winning...
Stallworth's legal troubles add to Browns' woes (04/02/09)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND -- Free on bail but facing serious legal charges, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth will get ready for an upcoming NFL season not knowing if he'll play. Stallworth surrendered in court Thursday on charges that he was driving drunk when he struck and killed a pedestrian while returning from a night of partying in Miami Beach on March 14. The 28-year-old Stallworth was released by Miami authorities after posting $200,000 bail...
Broncos agree to trade Cutler to Bears (04/02/09)
By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Jay Cutler got his wish Thursday: a ticket out of Denver. And the Chicago Bears have a franchise quarterback for the first time in decades. The Broncos announced Thursday they had agreed to trade their disgruntled Pro Bowl passer to the Bears, who've gone through a bevy of quarterbacks without much success ever since Jim McMahon was calling plays in the 1980s...
Dr. Samuel Dale Parsons Sr. (04/02/09)
Dr. Samuel Dale Parsons Sr., 69, West Lafayette, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Rosewalk Village, Lafayette, after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was born Sept. 4, 1939, in Brazil, to the late Ray E. and V. Pauline (Ames) Parsons. He graduated from Van Buren High School in Clay County in 1957 and played on the varsity basketball team...
Public Record 4-3-09 (04/02/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 2: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American Acceptance Company Vs. Earl Campbell: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Linda S. Boutwell: Civil Collections...
Avoid cooking a soil mess (04/02/09)
Generally there are two different types of attitudes when it comes to cooking. Either throw the ingredients together by look, feel and taste to measure each ingredient precisely. When it comes to cooking, it is fun to experiment. However, soil is entirely a different scenario that can result in one or more season's of heart ache if you make soil amendment additions a guessing game...
Offering a fresh taste for spring (04/02/09)
I'm in the mood for spring! The calendar says it's here and the daffodils agree! This recipe is a fresh, healthy taste that hints of warmer days to come, but is easily available right now. Spring Vegetable Stir Fry (Makes eight servings) 1 tablespoon vegetable oil...
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