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Stories from Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Students find motivation from a motor (05/05/09)
A love for cars helped motivate two Northview High School students in a recent competition. "Fixing cars is what I do," Senior Brett Modglin, 18, said. "It is my hobby and passion." Modglin and Junior Chuck Stephenson recently competed in the 8th Automotive Skills contest at IVY Tech Community College...
Fore! (05/05/09)
North Clay Middle School sixth grader Mikala Atkinson, 12, hits a few balls at the Forest Park Golf Course Tuesday while club golf pro Mark Rogers observed. Members of the Galahad team spent the day learning about golf, tennis, disc golf, bowling and taking a tour of the pool area. The goal of the outing was to investigate what the community has to offer with the intent of focusing on summer activities. Atkinson is the daughter of Sam and Sheri Atkinson. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Funds approved for stimulus application (05/05/09)
When it comes to applying for economic stimulus funds, restrictions do apply. During Monday's meeting, the Clay County Council approved an additional appropriation of $10,000 for the Highway Fund for engineering services. Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders informed the council the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) must have a county road classified as a major connector or minor arterial in order to be considered for potential stimulus money...
Judge rejects plea attempt (05/05/09)
It's back to square one in the case of a rural Clay County woman allegedly involved in missing funds at Brazil Trucking, Inc. Citing it was too lenient and there were no criteria or time schedule in place for the defendant to make restitution repayment, on Monday, Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers turned down a recently negotiated plea agreement on behalf of Sonya M. Stroud, 40, Brazil...
Before and After (05/05/09)
One day it's here, the next, it's gone. Brazil Times' Advertising Representative John Adamson had a full head of hair Saturday, but by the afternoon, it was gone, as he had it shaved to help raise money for the American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life. Adamson raised a total of $300. Times Staff File Photos...
Commissioner's Highlights (05/05/09)
The following are highlights from Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners: Two proclamations, one for the American Legion Post No. 2 and the other for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127, were presented to Clay County Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland in honor of Loyalty Day, which is Saturday,...
Duke Energy gives tips in support of Electrical Safety Month (05/05/09)
PLAINFIELD -- May is National Electrical Safety Month and Duke Energy recently announced it wanted to remind all to place an emphasis on safety when dealing with electricity in the home or around power lines. While power lines are built with safety in mind, children and adults sometimes don't know or understand that they should always use caution when near utility electrical equipment...
Gas main explodes east of Rockville (05/05/09)
ROCKVILLE (AP) -- A gas main exploded and caught fire in a rural area east of Rockville Tuesday afternoon. A number of Putnam County agencies responded to the incident. The fire was contained and no injuries were reported. An Indiana State Police spokesman said a 1-mile radius around the site was evacuated as a precautionary measure...
East Side Elementary celebrates 50th anniversary with Spring Fling Carnival (05/05/09)
East Side Elementary School celebrated their 50th anniversary on Friday, May 1. A Spring Fling Carnival with a 50's style theme took place among the school'sclassrooms. A 50's costume contest, judged by TJ and Susan Sneddon, along with carnival style games, a hula hoop contest, food and door prizes. Door prizes included themed baskets, an XBox 360 and a flat screen TV...
Honor Roll (05/05/09)
NORTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL Freshmen High Distinction Mark Bowling, Kevin Brannon, Shadrac Brattain, Austin Brown, Ashlen Buck, Kyley Clark, Briana Cook, Erika Disney, Dylan Dyar, Melissa Enders, Morgan Holt, Zachary Hull, Damon Hyatt, Danielle La Tourette, Emily Latta, Brogan Lucas, Nicholas Marietta, Alysha Meyers, Kelsey Oehler, Allie Peters, Jennifer Price, Rachel Reese, Dillon Reynolds, Kyle Rice, Brandon Rost, Krista Stearley, Ethan Stewart, Jaelen Stewart, Christian Swan, Hillary Thomas, Aubrey Welton, Tyler Wilson, Taylar Yocom. ...
Cancellation (05/05/09)
The 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Jack and Darlene Brown, scheduled for Saturday, May 9, at the Knightsville Community House, has been cancelled due to illness.
Day at the Statehouse (05/05/09)
Saiti Booe and Tiara Skaggs served as pages for Senator John Waterman on April 13, 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...
Moore's Dance Company Competes (05/05/09)
Moore's Dance Company competed at Rainbow Connection Regional Competition on April 17-18 in Indianapolis. Allison Marshall, Madison Russell, Rebecca Depasse, Kaya Daub received a Gold in Hip Hop choreographed by Tricia Junker. Tumble Dance Duet with Allison Marshall, Madison Russell received Gold. ...
Military News (05/05/09)
Army National Guard Pvt. Derek R. Miller has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.. ...
Reunions (05/05/09)
For more information, call Janice Myers at 812-864-2378 or Sandra Davidson at 812-877-2180...
CLUB NEWS (05/05/09)
The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was called to order at 7:20 p.m., on April 21, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church's Trayler Hall. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Linda Sheese with Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer. ...
Swine flu case confirmed in Putnam County (05/05/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on Tuesday reported 12 new confirmed cases of the novel H1N1 flu, one of which was in Putnam County. However, in their ever-growing understanding of the virus health authorities have also changed their advice on school closures...
Northview girls win three-way meet; boys place behind Mustangs (05/05/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview track and field teams got a chance to see where they stacked up against defending conference champion, Edgewood, in a three-way meet that included Greencastle on Tuesday night. The Northview girls have to feel good about where they stand after posting a 65 to 57 win over the Tiger Cubs with Edgewood in third with 45 points...
Knights fall in baseball opener to Big Four (05/05/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM
 Times Staff Reporter
 TERRE HAUTE -- A horrific fourth inning doomed any potential comeback attempt for the Northview baseball team, as they fell to a very good West Vigo squad by the final of 12-7.
The Knights fell behind early, as the Vikings scored one in the first and two in the second. ...
Clay City bats silent in loss to No. 9 Eagles (05/05/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- The Clay City Eels ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the South Putnam Eagles Tuesday, falling 4-0. It took the Eels five innings to get going and in the sixth inning, they gave the Eagles their biggest scare of the evening...
Clay City bats silent in loss to No. 9 Eagles (05/05/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- The Clay City Eels ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the South Putnam Eagles Tuesday, falling 4-0. It took the Eels five innings to get going and in the sixth inning, they gave the Eagles their biggest scare of the evening...
Northview netters can't overcome Patriots (05/05/09)
Staff Report Northview's tennis team got a visit from state-ranked Terre Haute North on Tuesday night and battled to the end before succumbing by a 5-0 score. Hannah Pond put up a fight at No. 3 singles for Northview, taking the Patriots' Clair Haley to the brink in a 2-6, 7-5, 5-7 defeat...
Clay City softball downs Union; baseball team falls at Shakamak (05/05/09)
Eels blast Union in conference match-up Staff Report DUGGER -- The Clay City softball team improved to 2-2 in the Tri-River Conference and 2-1 in the SWIAC with an 8-1 win over Union on Monday. The Eels got a complete game, two-hitter from Shelby Targett in the circle and the junior hurler struck out 16 in the win...
Betty A. Frank (05/05/09)
Betty A. Frank, 82, Poland, passed away Monday, May 4, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born Sept. 12, 1926, in Brazil, to Ervin and Ora (Anderson) Randall. Mrs. Frank was a homemaker. She was a member of the Jordan Presbyterian Church and Jordan Women's Association, Tri County Club. She loved gardening and quilting...
John D. Byers (05/05/09)
John D. Byers, 68, Brazil, formerly of Gallipolis, Ohio, died May 4, 2009, at 9:05 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Oct. 23, 1940, in Linton, the son of Delbert Aldo Byers and Myrtle Grace Fury Byers. He graduated from high school in Gallipolis, Ohio, and later attended Columbus Business College. In 1988, he moved to Denver, Colo., to work for Parts, Inc. He was a sales manager for parts distributions for them until 1991, when he started Broomfield Auto Parts in Broomfield, Colo...
Fairy E. 'Mimi' Johnson (05/05/09)
Fairy E. "Mimi" Johnson, 91, Brazil, former Lapel resident, passed away Monday, May 4, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil, following a one-year illness. She was born on Dec. 26, 1917, in Westfield, Ind., to Otto and Emma (Tracy) Kendall. She graduated from Noblesville High School in 1936, and from Indiana Business College in 1937...
Natalie Gail Williams and Christopher Allen Heleine (05/05/09)
Natalie Gail Williams And Christopher Allen Heleine are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 5:30 p.m., at the Union Christian Church, Terre Haute. Natalie is the daughter of Noal and Leslie Williams, Brazil. She is a 2007 graduate of Northview High School and is pursuing a degree in Elementary Education at Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at PDF, Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 5-06-09 (05/05/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 4-5: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Riddell National Bank Vs. Jamie O' Leary: Civil Collections Citifinancial Services, Inc. Vs. Timothy Vaness and Fleta Vaness: Civil Collections...
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