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Stories from Sunday, April 26, 2009

Seein' Red (04/26/09)
"Best of Thymes" Red Hat Society group member Pat Krider and her 4-year-old granddaughter Karigan Krider look at the goodies available at the National Red Hat Society Day, "A Day of Laughter is Cheaper than Therapy" luncheon at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall Saturday. ...
Sanitation Department struggling (04/26/09)
The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department is struggling to keep its head above the heap. "The department was about $20,000 over budget last year because of the gas prices hovering around $4 a gallon for a while and increases in the tipping fees," Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Karen McQueen said. "Even though gas prices have gone back down this year, it is going to be close because the tipping fees have gone up again."...
New film focuses on U.S. 40 (04/26/09)
Several developments are occurring within the state to preserve and promote one of the first major highways in the history of the country. The National Road, which is now a registered part of United States 40, was considered a major landmark road when first constructed in1811, serving largely as a point of passage for settlers who were migrating West. At that time the road stretched from Maryland to Illinois. In its current structure, it spreads all the way to Utah...
Sisters of Providence founder to be honored with historical marker (04/26/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, founder of the Sisters of Providence, will be honored during a public dedication ceremony of an Indiana historical marker Wednesday at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m., near the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto...
One fund reduced, but Brazil budget approved (04/26/09)
Other than a reduction in one fund, the City of Brazil's budget has been approved. The Department of Local Government Finance recently distributed its 1782 forms to all of Clay County's taxing districts. For the City of Brazil, budgets for each of the funds, except one was approved for 2009 as submitted...
'Good Ole Days' set to take place in Poland May 9 (04/26/09)
POLAND -- The Good Ole Days Horse Ride, Picnic and Sidewalk Sale will take place at Poland Park May 9. All funds collected will be used to support community and non-profit events sponsored by the Poland Community Lions Club. Live bluegrass and country music will take place at the event...
Eels and Knights hit links for weekend tourneys (04/26/09)
Staff Report The Terre Haute South Black team claimed the championship of the Braves' Invitational on Saturday at Rea Park Golf Course. Thomas Goss led the team with a 75 and three Braves shot under 80 to pace South's score of 314. Effingham St. Anthony carded a 317 for second-place ahead of Greencastle (325) and Northview's 327...
Defensive mistakes cost Knights doubleheader sweep (04/26/09)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times The Northview Knights were lucky to survive the opening game of the Northview Invitational Baseball Tournament on Saturday, outscoring Bloomington South's Panthers 9-8 in eight innings despite five fielding errors...
Dixon wins at Kansas Speedway (04/26/09)
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Scott Dixon took advantage of Ryan Briscoe's tough-luck pit stop with 47 laps left, then held off Helio Castroneves down the stretch to win the Road Runner Turbo Indy 500 on Sunday. Briscoe led for 54 laps when he decided to go into the pits for tires and fuel. ...
Jets deal for top pick of third round (04/26/09)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer NEW YORK -- If there's an NFL executive Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum hasn't approached with an offer to trade up in the draft, he should be ready for a call next year. With Brett Favre retired and Thomas Jones threatening to stay away without a renegotiated contract, Tannenbaum was super active at the beginning of both days of the draft this weekend. His aggressiveness landed quarterback Mark Sanchez in the fifth overall spot...
Colts pull surprise by taking Purdue QB Painter (04/26/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Curtis Painter just wanted a chance to play in the NFL. He never dreamed he'd get to do it his home state or alongside a three-time league MVP. Colts president Bill Polian ended Painter's agonizing wait Sunday in the sixth round, making Painter a surprise pick at No. 201 overall that will allow him to compete in front of all those fans who watched him play in Vincennes and West Lafayette...
Keselowski steals Talladega win on wild final lap (04/26/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Carl Edwards climbed from his crumpled race car and crossed the Talladega Superspeedway finish line on foot. In the grandstand to his left, seven fans were injured from the flying debris of his last-lap battle with eventual winner Brad Keselowski...
"T-Mez" scores Lincoln Park sprint car victory (04/26/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- Beautiful warm weather greeted fans and racers alike at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night. With temperatures hovering around 80 degrees and plenty of sunshine, fans got to work on their tans and see some top notch racing at the Putnamville oval over the weekend...
Rose Marie Raab (04/26/09)
Rose Marie Raab, 82, Brazil, died at 12:35 p.m., Saturday, April 25, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Rose was born Oct. 15, 1926, in Knightsville, as the daughter of William and Eva Jane Lucas Kingery. She had worked as a waitress at local restaurants until she married Luther Raab Nov. 18, 1949...
Olive Margaret Sumner (04/26/09)
Olive Margaret Sumner, 87, Carbon, died at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 25, 2009, at her residence. Olive was born Oct. 10, 1921, in Brazil, as the daughter of Lyle and Mary E. Thomas Reinoehl. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1939...
Carl 'Bill' Loveall Sr. (04/26/09)
Carl "Bill" Loveall Sr., 69, Carbon, died April 24, 2009, due to complications following a heart transplant in November at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born March 9, 1940, in Clay County, the son of James Arthur "Art" Loveall and Mary Jane Crabb Loveall...
Raymond Stephen Bussing (04/26/09)
Raymond Stephen Bussing, 84, Greencastle, died April 26, 2009, at 5:35 a.m., at the Millpond Health Campus. He was born April 7, 1925, in Jackson Township, Clay County, the oldest of seven children born to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr., and Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing...
Herman L. Leichty (04/26/09)
Herman L. Leichty, 84, Clay City, formerly of West Plains, Mo., died at 5:30 a.m., April 26, 2009, following an extended illness. He was born in Clay County Dec. 7, 1924, to Albert and Nellie Schiele Leichty. He graduated from Clay City High School...
Oletta Mae Salitros (04/26/09)
Oletta Mae Salitros, 84, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital April 24, 2009, at 11:40 p.m., following a short illness. She was born in Van Buren Township Feb. 26, 1925, to Ralph and Vesta (Girton) McQueen. Oletta graduated from Van Buren High School as co-valedictorian of the class of 1943...
I went to Greece and all I got was a lousy cold (04/26/09)
It's been close to one week since my fiance and I arrived at O'Hare Airport to take yet another long bus ride. Only this was the final ride for a while. Nearly two weeks ago, I informed all of you my fiance and I were taking a trip to Greece. Heading into the trip, I was apprehensive. I had never been on a plane. I had never needed a passport...
Epic spring battle with the flu (04/26/09)
No other word quite describes what the last two weeks have been like except yuck. Enduring flu symptoms is horrible. It started out as a sinus headache on the Thursday before Easter, quickly turned into a torrential downpour of fluid from my nose on Friday and then there was nothing Saturday...
Lawmakers head into finalization process (04/26/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- As we enter the final days of the 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers will spend the next week finalizing details in conference committees and passing bills that will become law. I am hopeful we can get our work done on time to avoid a special session. There are about 100 bills in need of a resolution...
School Board member responds to student letter (04/26/09)
Editor's Note: This letter is in response to a letter written by a North Clay Middle School student: To the Editor: To Mabry TerMeer, I read your excellent letter of April 13 and had hoped someone would reply to my hostage letter. I have a concern for all students 6-8 grade levels...
Not pleased with current position of large, old tree (04/26/09)
To the Editor: My problem is similar to (the writer of) "five dead trees." The time frame is much longer, around 17 years. A large tree was struck by lightning on a farmer's property years ago adjacent to my property, making it a dangerous threat. The owners of this tree stood next to it many times looking out at their fields giving me hope the tree would soon be gone...
Food critic enjoys experience (04/26/09)
To the Editor: While on my way home to Illinois the day before Easter, I stopped in your little town to get some flowers for my mother. Traveling north on State Road 59, I was lucky to find a quaint Nursery called Sugar Ridge on the west side of the road less than a mile from where I had exited Interstate-70...
Online petition against new lunch plan (04/26/09)
To the Editor: As a dietician and a mother, I know that healthy school lunches can help children develop good lifelong eating habits. That is why I am appalled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture just announced a plan to fill school lunch lines with millions of pounds of unhealthy, high-fat foods...
Rescue center has new minivan (04/26/09)
To the Editor: The Clay County Animal Rescue now has a new minivan donated to us from a very sweet person in Brazil. We want to thank him for all the help and the donation. Also, we want to thank all the people in Brazil that are helping with the animals. Your donations are very much needed and appreciated...
Humane Society issues thanks to all (04/26/09)
To the Editor: We would personally like to thank all those that attended the fish fry sponsored by the Clay County Humane Society Saturday, April 18. We would also like to say a special thanks to all our members and volunteers that baked desserts and helped out during the fry...
Giving thanks for the repairs (04/26/09)
To the Editor: A big thank you from the residents of Colony Acres for the repair of chuck holes on the streets. Thank you, Colony Acres residents
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