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Stories from Thursday, April 9, 2009

Zoeller to speak at Lincoln Dinner (04/09/09)
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will serve as the keynote speaker at this year's Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner will take place Saturday, April 18, at the Center Point United Methodist Church. The dinner is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at the door. Reservations may be made by calling 448-8081...
Second Ward Meeting set for Monday (04/09/09)
Earlier in March, Brazil City Mayor Ann Bradshaw proposed setting up special meetings for residents of each city ward to attend and express their feelings. The first meeting was scheduled for March 25, with Ward 1 City Council member Brad Deal. There are three remaining ward meetings, one of which will take place Monday...
Area woman's lawsuit certified as class action suit (04/09/09)
American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana (ACLU) attorney Gavin Rose recently told The Brazil Times a lawsuit involving a Clay County woman was certified as a class action suit. Rose said Clay County Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers "signed off" on a lawsuit filed on the behalf of Clay County resident Edna Chadwell...
Council hears Census Bureau proposal (04/09/09)
CENTER POINT -- As it always is, the Town Hall Building was the site for the Center Point town council's monthly meeting Tuesday. The meeting opened with a discussion with Norm Crampton, who works with the Census Bureau in Bloomington. Crampton said the goal of his organization was to get started on plans for the 2010 census, hoping to get 100 percent participation from Center Point residents...
CCRTA schedules pitch-in dinner (04/09/09)
The Clay County Retired Teachers Association has scheduled a pitch-in dinner for Friday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. The event will take place at the YMCA in Brazil. Drinks and tableware will be provided. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a covered dish...
Almost there! (04/09/09)
With a goal of $400, Jennie Menser's second-grade class at Forest Park Elementary is well on its way, with $325.25, as of last count. The money is being donated to the American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life. Trevor Cook, 7, son of Chris and Becky Cook, and Lauren Burger, 7, daughter of John and Mandy Burger, are pictured adding money to the class collection...
Programs set at Turkey Run State Park (04/09/09)
All are invited to Turkey Run State Park Inn Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., to gain a new perspective on Richard Lieber. Special guest Ed Timm will conduct a program on the life and times of Col. Richard Lieber, father of Indiana State Parks. The one-hour program will reveal how Lieber's life experiences and association with fine arts combined to produce a forward-thinking conservationist...
Lieber State Recreation Area sets up cleanup day (04/09/09)
CLOVERDALE -- Lieber State Recreation Area is teaming up with the Army Corp of Engineers to host a trash cleanup day. The event will take place around Cagles Mill Lake April 18. Those interested in joining the employees to promote the program are asked to meet at the Lieber SRA service area at 10 a.m...
Area 7 Agency to sponsor workshop (04/09/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc., (Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled) will provide a workshop for preparation of proposals for FY2010 (July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010) funding for the provision of services to senior citizens, homebound individuals and those persons of all ages with disabilities in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties April 23...
Knights shut out Miners in home opener (04/09/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Northview's Shelby Colson and Kirstin Kimball each hit two-run bombs to ignite the Knights varsity softball team to a 5-0 victory over Linton-Stockton Thursday night. After a slow start on the mound, in which Colson walked the lead-off batter and threw a pair of wild pitches, she settled in to blank the Miners in the Knights' home opener...
Collenbaugh no-hits Warriors in Eels' win (04/09/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Pardon the Clay City softball team while it works in a bevy of freshmen into the starting lineup this season. It may take some time while the youngsters find their swing at the plate. But as long as the Eels get the kind of pitching that Tasha Collenbaugh gave them on Thursday, the transition will go just fine...
Carpenter pitches Cardinals to win (04/09/09)
By The Associated Press ST. LOUIS -- Chris Carpenter took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and combined with two relievers on a one-hitter, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Thursday. Carpenter (1-0) didn't allow a hit until Ramon Vazquez singled just under the glove of second baseman Skip Schumaker with two outs in the seventh...
Rangers improve to 3-0 with win over Indians (04/09/09)
By The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are 3-0 for the first time since 1996. Marlon Byrd and Ian Kinsler hit long home runs and the Rangers completed their season-opening series sweep, outslugging the Cleveland Indians 12-8 Thursday...
Campbell leads at Masters with 65 (04/09/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Chad Campbell ran off five straight birdies, the best start ever in the Masters. Jim Furyk charged up the crowd with four straight birdies late in his round. Even that notoriously slow starter, Tiger Woods, got in on the action...
Angels rookie pitcher killed in traffic accident (04/09/09)
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and KEN PETERS Associated Press Writers ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others were killed by a suspected drunk driver Thursday, a shocking end to the life of a rookie who had overcome major elbow surgery to realize his big league dreams...
Indiana Fever draft Sun Devil's point guard (04/09/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Fever may have just drafted their point guard of the future. The Fever selected Pac-10 defensive player of the year Briann January of Arizona State with the sixth pick in the WNBA draft on Thursday. With starting point guard Tully Bevilaqua's career winding down at age 36, Fever coach Lin Dunn said January likely will compete with Erica White for the starting job...
Alva M. Schepper (04/09/09)
Alva M. Schepper, 88, Brazil, died April 8, 2009, at Union Hospital. He was born Nov. 15, 1920, in Brazil, the son of Artie Schepper and Anola Johnson Schepper. He graduated from Brazil High School and later attended Indiana State University. He served his country in World War II in the European Theater as a medic...
L. Wayne Jones (04/09/09)
L. Wayne Jones, 88, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, in Osgood, Ind., April 8, 2009. He was born in Carbon, May 28, 1920, to Roy Edward and Bertha Josephine (White) Jones. Mr. Jones graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1939. Following high school, he worked for Nehi Beverage Company until being drafted into the United States Army in 1941. He served in England during World War II, being honorably discharged in 1945...
Rockville host site for Bull Sale (04/09/09)
The 63rd performance test of the Indiana Beef Evaluation Program finished March 23, 2009, at the Feldun-Purdue Ag Center in Bedford. A total of 227 bulls from 10 breeds completed the test. The bulls were entered by 86 seedstock producers from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin...
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