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Stories from Sunday, April 19, 2009

Under smiling eyes (04/19/09)
The grand opening of the new Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1127 building Saturday was filled with both excitement and somber. "It's like his dream finally came to life," Ann Walden, widow of late Clay County Veterans Service Officer Les Walden, told The Brazil Times. "Les truly felt the veterans of Clay County needed and deserved this, and in the past few months, I learned why he fought so hard to make this happen."...
Relay tips (04/19/09)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School seventh-graders Darcie Fritz and Hannah Denker present Lisa Denker a menu at Bob and Angie's Hometown Restaurant, 711 Main St., Clay City, Saturday. Members of the CCHS Family Career and Community Leaders of America were the waiters and waitresses from 4-8 p.m., and all tip money and a portion of the revenue is being donated to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. ...
Surprise 'guest' speaks during Lincoln Dinner (04/19/09)
The 200th birthday of one of the most highly regarded presidents was celebrated Saturday night at the Center Point United Methodist Church. The Clay County Republican Central Committee hosted the 2009 Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner which featured a special guest, Abraham Lincoln himself...
Keeping an eye on the sky (04/19/09)
Although radars provide a look inside a storm, storm spotters are considered the meteorologists' eyes on the ground. "Just because a radar detects something, doesn't mean it's happening on the ground," National Weather Service Indianapolis Meteorologist Logan Johnson told a crowd of more than 50 people at the storm spotter class held at the Brazil Public Library Thursday evening. ...
Events, announcements 4-20-09 (04/19/09)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Parade Forms Online An entry form for this year's VFW Loyalty Day Parade is now available online. Visit www.thebraziltimes.com and click on 2009 Loyalty Day Parade Entry Form label under the "Forms" header on the left side of the page to enter and for more information about the event, which will take place Saturday, May 9...
Knights an inning short of twinbill sweep over Quakers (04/19/09)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times PLAINFIELD -- The Northview Knights came within two plays of sweeping the high school baseball doubleheader from host Plainfield Quakers on Saturday afternoon. After winning game one 10-2, the Knights couldn't hold a five-run lead and let game two slip away 7-6 in the seventh inning...
Northview 'C' team wins two over Braves (04/19/09)
The Northview 'C' baseball team picked up a pair of Friday night wins over visiting Terre Haute South. In the first game, Scott Kirk threw five innings and allowed just one run in a 6-1 Knights' win. Kirk struckout three in the victory. Tyler Wilson and Coleman Craig each tripled with Bryant Pestoff, Kirk and Jordan Girton all had singles...
Clay City softball takes two-of-three weekend games (04/19/09)
Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels were just a couple of defensive plays away from a three-game weekend sweep in softball action. The Eels scored an important Tri-River Conference win on Friday night with a 3-0 shutout of Shakamak and came away with a 5-1 win over North Vermillion in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader. However, the Eels made four errors, which led to a pair of unearned runs in fall 3-2 in the opening contest of the twinbill...
Knights compete against state's top teams (04/19/09)
Staff Report Northview's golf team faced off against many of the state's best teams during Saturday's Spring Preview Tournament at The Legends Course, which will host the IHSAA State Finals later this spring. Third-ranked Indianapolis Cathedral claimed the team championship with a 294 and took the individual championship as well...
Shuman repeats as Lincoln Park Speedway opening night winner (04/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The weather finally broke and dirt track racing took over the state this weekend and Lincoln Park Speedway was part of the action. The track was in great shape, smooth and tacky to the end and the competition was tough as 24 sprinters unloaded at the Putnamville oval for the season's opening night after wet conditions claimed the regularly scheduled opener...
Tim Rice (04/19/09)
Tim Rice, 44, Terre Haute, passed away at 2:55 a.m., April 18, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following a motorcycle accident. He was born in Rockford, Ill., May 28, 1964, to Connie Sue (Combs) Many. He married Amy Harden June 6, 2005, in Terre Haute. Tim worked as a truck driver for many years most recently for Sherwood Foods...
Nina Cagle (04/19/09)
Nina Cagle, 85, Brazil, passed away at 9:50 a.m., April 17, 2009, following an extended illness. She was born June 14, 1923, in Clay County, to Robert and Myrtle (Cobb) Hoffman. Mrs. Cagle graduated from Staunton High School. She married Donald R. Cagle Nov. 27, 1947...
PUBLIC RECORD 4-20-09 (04/19/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during April 17-19. Awaiting Arraignment Wallace, Randi, 27 McCullough, Jack D., 46 Fatch, Brian, 21 Blackburn, Edward E., 28 Matherly, Betty C., 65 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Remembering soldiers and 'Farmer ethics' (04/19/09)
Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the Spring 2009 issue of The Hoosier Farmer. It is being reprinted with Mr. Villwock's permission. I get to do a lot of neat things being your president, but in February I had the great honor of attending the deployment ceremony of Indiana's 1-19th Agribusiness Development Team...
Director thankful for donations (04/19/09)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors and clients of the Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the Good Friday Services at the First United Methodist Church. I would also like to thank everyone for the generous offering gift to our ministry...
Recalling fond memories at restaurant (04/19/09)
To the Editor: As to the closing of the "The Coffee Cup" which will always be known to some of us as "The Blue Bonnet:" I remember going to "the restaurant" with my uncle Paul. We would sit at the lunch counter, and I would order a cheeseburger. It came with the biggest slice of onion I ever saw. I was afraid my uncle was going make me eat it, but I think he didn't like onions either...
Importance of eating nutrient-rich foods (04/19/09)
To the Editor: Although no single food or food group provides all the nutrients needed for good health, you may be interested to learn lean beef fits dietary recommendations while also providing valuable nutrients for kids' growing bodies. Just one serving of lean beef is a good or excellent source of nine essential nutrients: protein, zinc, vitamin B12, selenium, phosphorus, niacin, vitamin B6, iron and riboflavin...
April is National Autism Awareness month (04/19/09)
To the Editor: April is National Autism Awareness month in the US, providing a chance to highlight activities, events, and issues related to the needs of the autism community. Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects the way a person communicates, interacts socially, and the interests and activities that they pursue...
Reader questions inconsistencies of remonstrance (04/19/09)
To the Editor: Laws that are not enforced are not worth the cost of the paper and ink required to document them. We are a nation of laws, supposedly, and not a nation ruled by one person or a group of people except within the boundaries of our law. When public entities fail to abide by the law, then they should be held accountable. Many times that responsibility falls to other public officials who should carry out the duties of their offices...
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