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Stories from Thursday, April 16, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Biomass plant coming to Clay County (04/16/09)
Scam artists using unique methods (04/16/09)
Scam artists are apparently willing to use any means to get to victims, including fraudulently using the names of high-ranking officials of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. When a Times reporter recently received what appeared to be an "official order" in their e-mail account Inbox sent by FBI Director Robert Mueller III, it was immediately recognized as fraudulent and turned over to officials at the Clay County Sheriff's Department...
Roundups filled with excitement (04/16/09)
Excitement is filling the air as students of next fall's kindergarten class catch their first glimpse of what school is like. "I'm excited, I'm going to school with my brother," Bryce Brown, 4, Staunton, son of Chris and Candy Brown said. "It's a bigger school too."...
Humane Society pet vaccination clinic scheduled (04/16/09)
The time has come again when pet owners can ensure the health of their four-legged friends for the year. The Clay County Humane Society will once again be hosting its Pet Vaccination Clinic in the Forest Park Pavilion. The clinic will take place from 1-4 p.m., on two consecutive Saturdays, May 9 and 16...
Resident hoping to gain interest in historical railroads (04/16/09)
An area resident is reaching out to local railroad enthusiasts in hopes to increase membership in a nationwide society. Don Bryan, Rockville resident and teacher at Cumberland Academy, is a member of the Historical Rail Association, focusing specifically on the Penn Central Railroad, and the preservation of its memory...
Council for Aging and Disabled hosting meeting (04/16/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Area 7 Advisory Council for Aging and Disabled will conduct its quarterly meeting at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 23, at the Vigo County Library. Since the organization is required by the Older Americans Act to have an Advisory Council, the group will discuss its purpose in relation to Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled and the importance of its services for senior and disabled persons in the Wabash Valley. ...
'Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire' to be in May (04/16/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Herb Society's "Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire," will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, May 9. The faire will take place rain or shine at Fairbanks Park, located on the bank of the Wabash River. Admission is free...
Donation to Soldiers (04/16/09)
Brazil Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn recently donated more than $300, which was rasied through The Times' Salute to Soldiers advertisements, to Clay County Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland. The donations will be used to purchase a new van to transport veterans to medical appointments. ...
Best chocolate chip cookie (04/16/09)
Brazil resident Shirley Toney's didn't expect her September Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe to win The Brazil Times' Relay For Life "Clark Kent Super Group's" 2009 Clay County's Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest. Toney (left) stopped by Tuesday to pick up her unexpected prizes, including a three-month subscription and $25, from Times' Classified Sales Representative Rana Hill. ...
Reality Store helps students to 'LEAP into the Future' (04/16/09)
Clay Business Women's Club, in partnership with Terre Haute Savings Bank, is proud to present the 17th-Annual Reality Store at North Clay Middle School, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday, April 27. Eighth-graders at Clay City and North Clay Middle Schools will acquire information, which will assist them in making wise choices for their futures...
Mushroom Fine Art Show (04/16/09)
Local and regional artists are encouraged to display their original art at the Inaugural Mushroom Fine Art Show April 25-26 at the Mansfield Civic Center. Doors will open at 10 a.m., and close at 4 p.m., each day. This is an opportunity for local collectors to acquire original art at reasonable prices...
Area events, announcements 4-17-09 (04/16/09)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Relay Team Notice Any Relay For Life team that needs pictures taken for a special publication, which will appear in The Brazil Times is urged to call The Times' office at 812-446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m...
Assess your pond's health (04/16/09)
Vegetation in ponds is important and necessary for a well-balanced pond to maintain habitat and food chain relationships within the pond. Also, key is plant diversity with a large number of different species rather than a large number of a single species of an aquatic plant...
Eels' softball scores late to beat Arrows (04/16/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The pitching was nearly overwhelming between Clay City and Sullivan's softball teams on Thursday evening. Clay City pitcher Tasha Collenbaugh and Arrows' hurler Rachel Whitlock combined for 29 strikeouts and allowed just eight hits over 14 innings...
Clay City shuts down Wolverines (04/16/09)
By CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter After multiple rainouts, the Clay City Eels used the sparkling Thursday weather to stage an equally sparkling performance, with a 10-0 victory over White River Valley. The win was Clay City's first of the season...
Northview takes advantage of Lakers' miscues for baseball win (04/16/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Being opportunistic is sometimes even more important than being just plain good. On Thursday, the Knights used a bit of both to claim a 9-6 baseball win over visiting Shakamak. The Lakers were able to score a first inning run on an RBI double by Billy Newton, but the Knights answered back in their own half of the inning...
Northview lights up Forest Park in golf win (04/16/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The Northview boys' golf team rolled its way to victory over Rockville and Riverton Parke Thursday, at Forest Park, to maintain its undefeated record. The Knight's varsity squad posted a team score of 139, easily besting the 167 put up by Rockville and nearly 100 strokes better than the Panthers' 236...
Northview softball edges past Lakers (04/16/09)
Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Northview softball team rebounded from a loss to county foe Clay City by defeating Shakamak on Thursday night by a 2-1 score. The Knights did all of their damage in the fourth inning, scoring a pair of runs and then held off a sixth inning rally by the Lakers for the win...
Harangody enters name into NBA draft (04/16/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame forward Luke Harangody is putting his name in the NBA draft with the intention of turning pro, but will leave open the option of returning for his senior season. "We're going in full speed. We're going in to go into it, not to just see if I need to improve on anything," Harangody said Thursday. "We're just going to go out there and try to get this thing done."...
NBC broadcaster John Madden retires (04/16/09)
By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- John Madden's last game as a football announcer was a thrilling Super Bowl decided in the final seconds. The perfect ending to a run as one of sports' most popular broadcasters, now that Madden called it a career Thursday. Yet it didn't fit Madden's style to think about his retirement that way...
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