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Stories from Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Tax bills: More to be done (04/22/09)
The following graphic compares the Certified Gross Property Tax rates for each taxing districts in Clay County for 2007, 2008 and 2009: Note: All rates represent the dollar amount per $100 of assessed property value. The process of determining property tax bills continues to become more complicated...
Higher learning (04/22/09)
It was the parent's turn to go back to the classrooms Tuesday during the Forest Park Elementary showcase night. "We have added so many new programs to the classrooms that parents didn't know about," Title 1 coordinator Debbie Zimmerman said. "This is a great opportunity to show parents programs and to explain what we do with the data and information we gain."...
Elegant experience (04/22/09)
Children at Brazil Head Start, 800 W. Jackson St., took advantage of great weather Wednesday and celebrated Earth Day by planting flowers in front of the building. Class 3 participants who planted flowers in the afternoon included (above, in no particular order) Jayden Guerrero, Haven Kersey, Aisha Cesnick, Kelsey Eder, Felicite Draper, Gracie Tarr, Tailyn Jackson, Donovan Glidden, Clayton Glidden, Desirae Bledsoe, Braylyn Grigsby, Zander Hassler, Tara Pearce, Felecity Nuckols, Reagan Zukokas and Dustin Bryan along with teachers Arlene McAuliffe and Kahleah Lawler. ...
City flushing fire hydrants next week (04/22/09)
The Brazil City Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants next week. Residents may experience low water pressure. Some water may become discolored and residents should use caution when washing light colored clothing. The following is a proposed scheduled and all scheduled days are subject to change:...
Area senior organization hosting awareness seminar (04/22/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Senior Education Ministries, Inc., will offer the third annual Fraud and Scam Awareness Seminar for seniors May 12 at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. Registration for "The Greatest Scam on Earth" begins at 8 a.m. and those interested in attending may then visit vendor booths...
Students served as pages for Senator Richard Bray (04/22/09)
Hallie Hite, MaKenzie Brown, Megan Heaton and Alexa Brown served as pages for Senator Richard Bray on April 9, 2009. Pages spend one day at the State House assisting senators and Senate staff members with a variety of legislative duties and learning about the structure of Indiana's government...
New Rotary Member! (04/22/09)
The Brazil Rotary Club recently welcomed new member Ron Hodge, a financial advisor for The Legend Group. Hodge was inducted by sponsor Tyler Fischer, of Terre Haute Savings Bank, Brazil. The Brazil Rotary Club meets regularly on Wednesdays at noon at the Busy Corner Restaurant...
Honor Rolls (04/22/09)
Van Buren Elementary First Grade All A's Elias Alexander, Bowen Bussing, Kolten Chastain, Hailie Hargis, Mollie Hyde, Tristan Schlatter, Samuel Stallcop, Logan VanArsdale All A's and B's JaShawn Allen, Savannah Archer, Brooklynn Baily, Noah Biddle, Drew Brindley, MacKenzie Butler, Zachary Hapenny, Autumn Hassler, Heaven Jones, Chloe Mendez, Sarah Osborne, Alan Payne, Nina Plunkett, Hannah Schlatter, Faith Shrum, Hunter Toney...
Knights sweep away Rockville (04/22/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The only thing more relentless than the wind was the dominance of the Northview girls tennis squad, who registered a 5-0 shutout victory against Rockville Wednesday night. Playing through steady, sometimes violent winds, both the Knights singles and doubles squads put forth decisive victories over their overmatched counterparts from Rockville, in a match that was postponed due to rain the night before. ...
Phillips hits for the cycle in Northview softball win (04/22/09)
Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Northview softball team got plenty of production from senior Shelby Colson and junior Emily Phillips on Tuesday night. Phillips went 5-for-5 at the plate and hit for the cycle and Colson hurled a shutout in the circle as Northview gained a 9-0 Western Indiana Conference victory...
North Clay opens track and field season with split (04/22/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay track and field teams got their season underway on Wednesday evening and split with visiting Honey Creek. North Clay's girls' team won 65-44 over the Bees while the Honey Creek boys won 78.5-34.5. The girls' team got three individual wins from LeAnna Knight (100, 200 and high jump) while Alexus Bex scored wins in both the shotput and discus...
Purdue names football captains (04/22/09)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue players have voted for five seniors as captains for the 2009 season. The players selected are quarterback Joey Elliott, defensive tackle Mike Neal, linebacker Jason Werner, safety Torri Williams and center Jared Zwilling...
Pricey seats at new Yankees stadium a Bronx bomb (04/22/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- At the new Yankee Stadium, the best seats in the house have turned out to be the emptiest. The most expensive spots in America's costliest ballpark have become an embarrassment packing a financial sting to the proud New York Yankees, as the Legends Suite section in the infield has been filled only once in the six games since the $1.5 billion stadium opened last week...
Pacers: Tinsely still not in future plans (04/22/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jamaal Tinsley remains on Indiana's roster, but the Pacers still have no desire to let the troubled point guard play for them again. Tinsley has been with the team since the 2001-02 season, but he has been hampered by injuries and off-court legal problems in recent years. The Pacers told him not to show up to training camp this season, and they did not allow him to play in an effort to improve their tarnished reputation...
Helen Lou Reddie Wishon (04/22/09)
Helen Lou Reddie Wishon, 88, died peacefully April 16, 2009, in her Arlington Heights, Ill., home. Born and raised in Brazil, Ind., she was the daughter of Beulah and Charles Reddie. She was a 1938 graduate of Brazil High School. She attended Indiana State University...
Brazil Buzz (04/22/09)
Mushrooms are popping up now. The fun loving fellow that hangs a cap here brags about his finds. Not much to celebrate about, except the two thimble size trophies that I placed in the cold storage until more can be found. Fact is we will have little time to hunt mushrooms this spring. The 'to do' list is long and overwhelming...
Harmony Happenings (04/22/09)
Harmony United Methodist Women will have a Pie Auction immediately following the Worship Service this Sunday. Chris Pell of Butts/Pell Auction will be the auctioneer. Ladies are asked to bring tasty baked goods to help raise money for missions. The list that circulated last Sunday had pies, cookies, cakes, cobblers, and other desserts listed...
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