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Stories from Friday, May 8, 2009

Walking for the cause (05/08/09)
Cancer survivors (from left) Kelsey Carter and Laura Boyce chat while walking the Survivor Lap at the opening of American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life. Approximately 40 cancer survivors attended the event.
Several voice concerns at final Ward meeting (05/08/09)
Concerns with the City of Brazil's water system was the main focus of Thursday's Ward 2 meeting at City Hall. With the recent boil order lasting almost a week, many of the 12 residents in attendance expressed the need to focus on repairing the water system above all other needs...
Town officials discuss storm water upgrade (05/08/09)
CARBON -- Town officials from Carbon met recently to discuss various community issues. The primary issue discussed was the ongoing need for a storm-water upgrade. Resident Tony Matz said water runoff from the road near his home was damaging his yard, while another resident, Mark Harben, said that holes dug on his property for the system were filling up and causing water damage...
Library to honor national event (05/08/09)
The Brazil Public Library will celebrate National Children's Book Week beginning Monday. There will be daily prize drawings. At 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14, families may come to the library to watch a Franklin movie and eat popcorn. Library hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday...
Donation! (05/08/09)
Wal-Mart representative Adam Montague recently handed over a $1,000 donation to Clay County Emergency Food Pantry representative Ruth Sciotto.
Clean Up! (05/08/09)
Brazil City Sanitation employee James Bush paints a manhole at the corner of United States 40 and Walnut Street Friday morning as part of Clean Up the City Day. Residents were encouraged to participate in the event as workers painted curves and manholes in the city...
Club News 5-09-09 (05/08/09)
TRI KAPPA ASSOCIATE The Beta Chapter of the Brazil Associates of Tri Kappa met Monday evening, May 4, 2009 at the First Methodist Church. The First Methodist Church's Sarah Circle prepared a delicious supper of Ham, Cheese and Broccoli Quiche and Broccoli and Cheese Quiche, Lettuce Salad with assorted dressings, pasta salad, assorted bread, fresh fruit and Angel Food Cake with lemon-pineapple pudding sauce topped with whipped cream. Drinks of water, ice tea and lemonade were also served...
Church News 5-09-09 (05/08/09)
Otter Creek Christian Church I would like to start out by first wishing all our mothers out there a Happy Mother's Day on Sunday. What would our world be like without our mothers. It is proven fact that none of us would be here without them. If you still are blessed to have your mother here with you, please let her know how much you love her and how much you appreciate her raising you and taken care of you when you were sick or needed a little kiss on that owie that you had gotten on your finger or knee. ...
Clay City boys win fourth consecutive TRC track title (05/08/09)
By Travis David For the Brazil Times LINTON -- The Linton-Stockton girls track team made it an even dozen for consecutive Tri-River Conference track and field titles as they captured the TRC Friday night with a score of 150, Shakamak was runner-up, 12 points behind. Clay City was third with 91 points, while North Central and Eminence rounded out the girls' field with 78 and 25 points respectively...
Knights corral Mustangs for WIC baseball win (05/08/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There hasn't been a shortage of rainy weather this spring and Wabash Valley athletic teams have made due with the little sunshine that they've seen. On Friday night, Northview outlasted the weather to complete a Western Indiana Conference baseball match-up with Edgewood...
Knights nearly perfect in tennis win over West Vigo (05/08/09)
Times Staff Report The Northview girls' tennis team couldn't have been much more complete in its dominance against visiting West Vigo on Thursday night. The Knights lost just two points in scoring a 5-0 team win over the Vikings Both Allie Melega and Hannah Pond won via 6-0, 6-0 decisions at No. 1 and No. 3 singles with Ali Rentschler posting a 6-0, 6-2 win against Emily Wheatfill...
Cueto leads Reds past Cardinals (05/08/09)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- Right-hander Johnny Cueto extended his scoreless-inning streak to 15 before giving up his only run Friday night, and the Cincinnati Reds won their second in a row with a depleted lineup, 6-4 over the St. Louis Cardinals...
Rahal nearing deal to run in 2009 Indy 500 (05/08/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bobby Rahal is back at Indianapolis and likely not just as a father, former champion or spectator. Rahal Letterman Racing is close to finalizing a deal that would put Spanish driver Oriol Servia in the No. 17 car and give Rahal an opportunity to make his first start of the season -- the Indianapolis 500...
Cejka opens lead at The Players' Championship (05/08/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Alex Cejka began his surprising run to the lead Friday in The Players Championship with a 10-foot birdie putt in the stillness of a glorious morning. A smattering of applause drowned out the chirping of birds...
Gary D. Rubeck (05/08/09)
Gary D. Rubeck, 68, Brazil, died unexpectedly May 7, 2009, at 6:44 p.m., in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1940, in Poland, the son of Lewis Rubeck and Thelma Henson Rubeck. He graduated from Cloverdale High School...
Donna C. Pierce Julbert Felty (05/08/09)
John A. "Jack" Metz Jr. (05/08/09)
John A. "Jack" Metz Jr., 79, Brazil, passed away May 8, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at French Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday, May 11, 2009, from 4-8 p.m., also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
Pierson Neil DeHart (05/08/09)
Pierson Neil DeHart, 22 months, died at 3;15 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2009, at his residence surrounded by his family following a long illness since his birth. Pierson was born July 30, 2007, in Terre Haute, as the son of Christopher D. and Melissa A. Rissler DeHart...
Ray E. Strange (05/08/09)
Ray E. Strange, 74, Poland, passed away May 7, 2009, at his residence. He was bon Oct. 8, 1934, in Greencastle, and was the son of the late Fred Oscar and Stella Louise (Gentry) Strange. He was the founder and minister of the Country Junction Mission and Galilee Church Ministry in Poland...
Remember to take time for mothers on Sunday (05/08/09)
When was the last time you told your mother you loved her? When was the last time you spoke with your mother? You ought to do it Sunday. All mothers nationwide will be honored that day by their families with Mother's Day. This may surprise some mothers, but they haven't always had that special day to honor them...
In memory of 'dad' (05/08/09)
Thirty-eight minutes and 33 seconds. That's the entire length of my dad's funeral service. Thirty-eight minutes and 33 seconds. It seems like a relatively short time to honor such an amazing man. The thing is, I didn't fully realize how amazing he was until his funeral June 26, 2008...
Staunton Scene (05/08/09)
Here's another reminder that the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department Jonah Fish Fry is coming up on Saturday June 6, from 3-8 p.m. at Staunton Elementary School. Be sure to mark your calendar to attend this wonderful event. STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH...
In memory of Mona Fulwider, Mother's Day, 1997 (05/08/09)
If I could see my mother just one more time, I'd say thank you mom, for everything you taught along the way. You taught me love of God, country, how to cook and bake, to sew, to sing in harmony just for pleasures' sake, to care and love. And to seek help every day from our Father up above. And it makes me feel so sad, but yet I know that someday, I'll again see you and dad...
Being mom: The gift that keeps on giving (05/08/09)
Young girls growing up often say that they will never be like their mothers. I said that. I'll bet my mother said it once or twice in her younger days too. Girls have big dreams in their heads about who they want to become and of what they will do. I wanted to be an artist and did not want children. That did not happen. I'm a mother and only a leisurely artist...
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