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Stories from Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Commissioners' sale a success (04/08/09)
Clay County is inching toward having all properties back on the tax roll. On Tuesday, SRI, Inc. (Indianapolis) Owner James Hughes directed the Commissioners' Certificate Sale in the Clay County Courthouse Rotunda in front of numerous bidders and onlookers...
Visit leads to extended stay in jail (04/08/09)
A Terre Haute woman got more than she bargained for while visiting the Clay County Justice Center Tuesday. While visiting with an unidentified inmate via the videoconference equipment at the Clay County Justice Center Tuesday afternoon, Bobbi Jo Stevens, 36, reportedly exposed herself...
County Council considers new full-time position (04/08/09)
Tough economic times can create difficult decisions. The Clay County Council was approached during Monday night's meeting about the possibility of creating a full-time maintenance/janitorial position at the Clay County Justice Center. The issue was initially brought up at the March meeting, but only discussed briefly...
Drainage remains a major concern (04/08/09)
Concerns were once again voiced over the Storm Water Drainage Project at the Carbon Town Council meeting Monday. "We are trying to be polite," resident Jerry Griffin said. "We are just trying to make sure that everything is put back the way it was."...
Accident sends two to hospital (04/08/09)
Although the accident remains under investigation, officials believe both drivers are potentially at fault for a Tuesday afternoon accident. Around 3:30 p.m., members of Clay County Sheriff's Department, TransCare and Clay County Search and Rescue, were dispatched to an accident scene near the intersection of CR 950 N (Central Avenue) and CR 200 W...
NCAA Contest Winners (04/08/09)
Brazil residents Rick Ford (left) and Stanley R. Eldridge were the winners of The Brazil Times' NCAA March Madness Challenge. Both picked 47 of the 63 games correctly, but Ford won the tiebreaker by more closely predicting the total points scored in the Championship Game, predicting 159 to Eldridge's 185. Ford won the $50 first-place prize while Eldridge won $25 for second place. Jason Jacobs Photos...
Safety training (04/08/09)
Local emergency response personnel recently participated in two evenings of emergency vehicle operator course (EVOC) training at Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department. Rescue Training Inc. (RTI) Instructor Tom Champion, pictured, taught 12 people the new rules and regulations regarding fire truck safety and how to drive in bad weather conditions on Monday, while each person was allowed to hone their driving skills at a road course set up at Jackson Township Elementary Tuesday. ...
Head Start to begin enrollment period (04/08/09)
Clay County Head Start will conduct two enrollment opportunities for children ages 0-5-years-old later this month. The first event will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 27, at the Brazil Resource Center, 800 W. Jackson St., Brazil. The second event will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 29, at the Clay City Resource Center, 710 Front St., Clay City...
Health Department food inspections for March (04/08/09)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department in March 2009: Subway, 1109 E. National Ave., Brazil (one non-critical item), Establishements with no violations at time of inspection...
Red Cross sets up golf tourney (04/08/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The fifth annual Golf Classic to benefit the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter will take place Friday, May 1, at Forest Park Golf Course, Brazil. Team registration begins at 11 a.m. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start to the tournament at 12:30 p.m...
Events, announcements 4-9-09 (04/08/09)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Senior Tribute Northview High School seniors and parents are encouraged to reserve a copy of the senior tribute. Cost is $3. Those interested are asked to bring money in an envelope with name on it to the NHS Media Center no later than Friday, April 17. Those who do not reserve a copy will not receive one...
Northview gains county baseball victory over Eels (04/08/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Though none of the coaches would readily admit that Wednesday's county baseball match-up between Northview and Clay City meant anything extra. But rest assured that after the Eels controlled last year's game on the way to an 8-2 victory, the Knights weren't overlooking this round...
Judd and Hendrich have national wrestling success (04/08/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Wabash Valley Wrestling Club has garnered some impressive honors following some national honors by a couple of its wrestlers recently. Beau Judd, who is also a member of the Northview High School team, was honored as a Cadet Heavyweight All-American last weekend after placing sixth in the nation at the USA Folkstyle Nationals held at the University of Northern Iowa...
Criticism mounts over too tough Masters (04/08/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The azaleas are brighter than ever. As usual, not a blade of grass is out of place. Anticipation is higher than it has been in years at the Masters, with Tiger Woods a winner again after knee surgery and Padraig Harrington going for a third straight major...
Low-budget teams break through in IRL opener (04/08/09)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer Nobody is likely to mistake Dale Coyne Racing for an elite outfit like Team Penske or Target Chip Ganassi Racing, which compete for wins every race and championships every year. Since ending his journeyman career as an IndyCar driver, Coyne has survived as a car owner mostly by taking on drivers who bring their own money or sponsorship to his team...
Big rally leads Phillies to win over Braves (04/08/09)
PHILADELPHIA -- First, they got their bling. Then, they got their first win. Four Phillies walked with the bases loaded during an eight-run seventh inning and Philadelphia rallied for a 12-11 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Raul Ibanez hit a two-run homer, helping the defending World Series champions overcome a 10-3 deficit and avoid a three-game sweep on the day they received their shiny, new rings...
Pacers keep playoff hopes alive (04/08/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Danny Granger scored 29 points, and the Indiana Pacers had their highest point total and margin of victory of the season, beating the Toronto Raptors 130-101 on Wednesday night. Jarrett Jack added 23 points, Roy Hibbert had 17, and Troy Murphy finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Josh McRoberts had his first career double-double with career highs of 12 points and 11 rebounds...
Thomas Edward Armstrong (04/08/09)
Thomas Edward Armstrong, 85, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil, April 8, 2009, following an extended illness. He was born in Van Buren Township, Jan. 5, 1924, to Frank and Vesta (Chatham) Armstrong. He joined the United States Army as a young man and served during WWII as a paratrooper with the 11th Airborne. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 4-09-09 (04/08/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 3-8: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Breanna Langley: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Timothy Adams: Civil Collections HSBC bank Nevada Vs. Betty C. Matherly: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (04/08/09)
Oh what a beautiful Saturday! The sun is shining brightly and, today; all is good in my world! However, it is unlikely that our outside pets will be hearing my work song today, because I am tired. I didn't sleep much last night. You know what I am saying here. Think about it. Sleepless to a fault!...
Harmony Happenings (04/08/09)
There are several Easter Egg Hunts in the near vicinity 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...
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