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Stories from Thursday, April 30, 2009

Boil order still in effect (04/30/09)
Two water leaks caused officials in Brazil to shut down water services Wednesday. But by Thursday morning, officials had turned the water back on. "We're up and running," Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times Thursday morning. A water leak in an 8-inch line near Chestnut and Warren streets was discovered Wednesday evening, forcing city officials to halt water service to customers in Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Harmony and Knightsville...
Making a difference (04/30/09)
Cub scout troop 141, based out of Staunton, has done its part to make a difference, not only in the community but also in the lives of other people. Throughout the course of April, the troop collected pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House, which houses families of children who are being treated at Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Hospital, Methodist Hospital or any other Indianapolis-area hospital...
More info released on H1N1 virus (04/30/09)
The Clay County Health Department recently released the following information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): INDIANAPOLIS -- State health officials report test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a case of North American Human Influenza A (H1N1) in northern Indiana...
Area ISP officer promoted (04/30/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State Police Supt. Paul Whitesell recently announced the promotion of Master Trooper Jared L. Nicoson to Sergeant. Sgt. Nicoson will serve as a district squad leader and supervise road troopers assigned to Clay County. He received his promotion through written testing and a competitive interview process...
Mushroom hunters (04/30/09)
Brazil resident Curtis Halley models mushrooms he found at an undisclosed location in Rural Clay County on April 29. The mushroom sizes were 9"x 3.5" and 8.5" x 2.5" respectively. Clay Cunningham Photo. --- Vernon Maesch, Brazil, stopped by The Brazil Times Thursday, to show off his mushrooms, measuring seven inches and nine inches long, respectively, that he found Thursday. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Ivy Tech sets graduation dates (04/30/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Community College will celebrate 14 graduation ceremonies this month. The school will award an estimated 8,500 associate degrees and certificates. This is in addition to the 21,835 certifications it has provided in the past year as the community college has now provided more than 30,000 credentials that have currency in today's workforce...
Fundraiser scheduled (04/30/09)
In support of Cornerstone Christian Academy, the Bob Evans restaurant in Terre Haute will sponsor a Community Fun Night, from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, May 7. The event will take place at the restaurant, 3023 S. Second St., Terre Haute. Cornerstone Christian Academy will earn 15 percent of all sales...
BREAKING NEWS: Water pressure back to normal; boil order still in effect (04/30/09)
Brazil City officials confirmed to The Brazil Times Thursday morning that water pressure was back to normal and both leaks that were discovered Wednesday evening have been repaired. The first leak, according to officials, was fixed between 8-9 p.m., Wednesday. The second leak was repaired close to 2 a.m., Thursday...
UPDATED BREAKING NEWS: Second Leak detected (04/30/09)
A second water leak was detected early Thursday morning after the first initial leak was repaired. The leak was located at a joint in the pipe in close proximity to the original leak. With the water system already drained and pressure low, the repairs willnot take as long as normally expected, accourding to city officials...
Free passes lead to loss by Knights (04/30/09)
Staff Report MOORESVILLE -- The Northview baseball team hasn't quite been able to sustain a streak of wins of late and most of it has come of its own doing. On Wednesday night it was unintentional walks that played the biggest role in a 12-4 loss to Mooresville...
Crean using technology to rebuild IU's image (04/30/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Tom Crean may be shedding Indiana's old-school image, at least when it comes to Hoosiers fans. He turns out the lights briefly before home games, tapes pre-game video messages for fans and now has joined the ever-expanding world of Twitter...
A-Rod hits homer, mum on allegations (04/30/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- A new, unflattering biography of Alex Rodriguez reportedly says he may have used steroids as early as high school and even after he joined the New York Yankees. Rodriguez admitted in February to using steroids while with the Texas Rangers from 2001-03, but insisted he stopped before he was traded to the Yankees in February 2004. ...
Enjoying the delight of Dandelions (04/30/09)
As I surveyed the sunny dandelions erupting about the yard, I remembered smiling little boys offering clutched hands full of the cherry blooms and forgave them for their invasion! Dandelions, however, are a tasty nutritional and folk medicinal treasure. ...
Old and bold mushroom hunters (04/30/09)
If forecasts for 80 degrees this weekend come true, it should help to warm soil temperatures, resulting in an explosion of mushrooms. There have been successful people venturing outdoors on mushroom seeking missions during recent days. Morel hunting is especially popular at this time of year. The short morel season usually lasts about 4-5 weeks. Questions often arise about the identity and edibility of mushrooms that are found...
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