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Stories from Thursday, May 7, 2009

Together in prayer (05/07/09)
Brazil City Hall employees took time out of their schedules Thursday to observe National Prayer Day. Brazil City Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch (left photograph, at right) leads a group in prayer as Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw prays. City Council member (above, from left) Brad Deal, city employee Katrina Raubuch, Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer and city employee Casey Archer pray. Chief Archer later sang, "The Lord's Prayer," to close the event...
Three Vigo County residents arrested on drug-related charges (05/07/09)
A recent traffic stop led to three Vigo County residents being arrested for various drug-related charges. According to officials at the Brazil City Police Department, Patrolman/K-9 Handler Kenny Hill performed a traffic stop after 10 p.m., on the driver of a vehicle who allegedly failed to dim headlights to oncoming traffic and failed to use turn signals in an area near Depot and Church streets...
Donation! (05/07/09)
Hospice of the Wabash Valley representative Maryann Ax (left) receives a $500 grant check from Brazil Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Jacque Herfel. Hospice of the Wabash Valley is located at 400 8th Ave., Terre Haute.
County gets max property tax levy (05/07/09)
The effect of the property tax caps on Clay County is minimal this year, but things won't be looking up in the near future. Clay County is being allotted a maximum property tax levy of $3,051,087 for 2009, which $151,105 less than what was allowed in 2008...
Officials discuss skatepark at meeting (05/07/09)
The Brazil City Parks Board and the Brazil City Council conducted a joint meeting to discuss with the public and representatives of the Clay Community Skatepark Committee (CCSC) concerning issues with the skatepark. CCSC representative Roberta Weliever gave an update to the board on the money raised by the committee and to ensure appropriate steps are being taken for the transportation and the installation of the equipment...
Former area rocker arrested (05/07/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A former Brazil resident and '80s rocker has been accused of throwing methamphetamine out of his vehicle during a traffic stop earlier this week. On Thursday, Henry Lee Swartz, 53, better known by the his stage name Henry Lee Summer, was formally charged in Marion County with possession of methamphetamine, obstruction of justice and two counts of resisting law enforcement...
Date set for soybean request for referendum (05/07/09)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order (Order), as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research and Consumer Information Act (Act)...
Retired association to host annual convention May 20 (05/07/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) will conduct its 44th Representative Assembly -- The IRTA's annual convention -- Wednesday, May 20, at Primo Banquet Hall South, Indianapolis. Lily Liu, AARP's Brand Communication's Manager, will be the keynote speaker...
MainStreet Rockville sets up Community Yard Sale (05/07/09)
ROCKVILLE -- MainStreet Rockville will again offer its Community Yard Sale, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, May 16, on the historic courthouse lawn. Presently, there are 34 booth spaces reserved with more spaces available. Vendors will offer everything from antiques to baked goods, from wooden ironing boards to homegrown plants...
INDATA Project to host 'Demo Day' May 22 (05/07/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Technology can affect the lives of people with learning disabilities in daily living -- whether in the classroom, at work, in the home or in other social settings. "Learning disabilities" are sometimes referred to as "print disabilities" -- which can also be related to visual impairments or physical disabilities. Individuals diagnosed with a print disability cannot access or relate to printed information in the standard way...
Library to host scrapbooking event May 21 (05/07/09)
Capture those special birthday moments by learning how to scrapbook at the Brazil Public Library. The library will host a beginner's scrapbooking class at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 21. Kim White will instruct the crafting of two basic page layouts using various scrapbooking materials to get those interested in starting...
Benefit for R.E.I.N. Center set (05/07/09)
CLAY CITY -- A scrapbooking event to benefit the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, will take place from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, May 16. Registration is limited and there is a $10 fee to attend. Lunch will be served at the event and local restaurants will provide discount coupons for supper...
Honor Rolls (05/07/09)
Staunton Elementary School Second Grade All A's Alli Cook, Megan Heck, Evan Henrich, Nick Henke, Ellie Jackman, Chase Stevens, Addy Thompson All A's and B's Austin Ashley, Jessica Cottrell, Thomas Gerald,Amy Kaur, Kasey Miller Miller Miller, Willam Rindone, Kesley Schane, Madeline Sinders, Makayla Turner...
Big finds! (05/07/09)
Maddie Gearld-6 and Nikolas Gearld-4 found these mushrooms at their home in Brazil this Saturday.
Top seller! (05/07/09)
Children in Clay County 4-H recently picked up a large load of geraniums at the 4-H Fairgrounds to deliver to various people throughout the county. The children sold the plants earlier this year. Lexus Mercer, 8, sold a total of 765 plants this year. She is in Mini 4-H and is the daughter of Ted and Nikki Mercer, Brazil...
First timer (05/07/09)
Seven-year-old Tanner Webster bagged his first turkey April 24. Tanner is a student at East Side Elementary and is the son of Tracy Webster, Brazil.
Eels play add on in final inning to collar Bulldogs (05/07/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- A late scoring barrage enabled Clay City to pull away from visiting Union to take an baseball victory, 8-3, on Thursday night. The Eels flexed their muscle to take the initial lead on a three-run home run by Will Kennedy and then strung together four singles, a walk and used a Bulldog error to break open a one-run game late...
Northview golf clips Wildcats at Geneva Hills (05/07/09)
Staff Reports The Northview golf team hit the road for a match-up with South Vermillion on Thursday night and came away with an 11-stroke victory over the Wildcats. The Knights played well at Geneva Hills in a match that was scheduled to be 18 holes, but was shortened to nine holes in an effort to beat incoming rainstorms...
Clay City softball takes down North Daviess (05/07/09)
Staff Report The Clay City Eels improved to 3-1 in the SWIAC Conference by defeating North Daviess on Thursday evening. Shelby Targett struck out 15 Cougar batters while allowing just two hits and two walks in the victory. The junior hurler also doubled home a run in the first inning to take an early lead...
Cardinals best Pirates (05/07/09)
By The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) -- Jair Jurrjens gave up three hits in seven innings Thursday, and the Atlanta Braves completed a two-game sweep of the slumping Florida Marlins, 4-2. Casey Kotchman homered and hit an RBI double for Atlanta. David Ross had a two-run homer...
Ramirez suspended 50 games for drug infraction (05/07/09)
By BETH HARRIS and RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writers LOS ANGELES -- Manny Ramirez joined a growing lineup of All-Stars linked to drugs Thursday, with the dreadlocked slugger banished for 50 games by a sport that cannot shake free from scandal. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder was suspended by Major League Baseball for a drug violation, adding a further stamp to what will forever be known as the Steroids Era...
Flu-ridden Reds edge Brewers (05/07/09)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- Right-hander Micah Owings pitched six innings and had a tiebreaking triple Thursday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds' flu-depleted lineup to a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers and a split of their two-game series...
Crane shoots 65 to lead Player's Championship (05/07/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Ben Crane plays his best golf when he keeps it simple. His day began with a drive down PGA Tour Boulevard on the back of his caddie's moped because his wife had the car. Once he got on the TPC Sawgrass, he kept the ball on land -- not easy to do on a course where 89 balls found the water -- and then got it into the hole so quickly he needed only 22 putts...
Events, announcements (05/07/09)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Shot Clinics The Clay County Humane Society will conduct two shot clinics in the upcoming weeks. The first shot clinic will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday. The second clinic has been scheduled for 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 16...
Wood bees: Carpenters at work (05/07/09)
The 80-degree temperatures earlier this week brought out the insects! Bumble bees buzzing around the heads of individuals particularly near buildings or other wood structures became very common. While they seem threatening, they are most likely carpenter bees or commonly called wood bees...
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