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Stories from Thursday, May 14, 2009

Bike ride! (05/14/09)
The 2009 Clay County Relay For Life Motorcycle Ride will take place Saturday at the Clay County YMCA. Registration for the 75-mile trip to the Moonshine Restaurant, West Union, Ill., begins at 8 a.m., with the ride starting at 9 a.m. Event organizers remind riders to bring cash for use at the restaurant...
Back in Time (05/14/09)
North Clay Middle School eighth-graders took a trip back in time Thursday. Members of the 14th Indiana Civil War Reenactment Unit -- based in Rockville -- visited the students to explain how soldiers lived during the Civil War. As the students were transported back to the year 1862, guides at four different stations provided details into the past...
Security concerns (05/14/09)
After recent incidents of panic buttons being set off at the Clay County Courthouse, officials are reviewing security. On Wednesday, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Clay County Council President Mike McCullough and Information Services Director Scott Hill toured the courthouse to speak with county office holders about their security concerns and the potential for upgrading the security camera system...
Opening of pool postponed (05/14/09)
The opening of the Forest Park pool has been postponed until further notice. "The pool is usually opened around June 1. By now, we have already started putting water in," Brazil City Parks Board President Ruthann Jeffries said. "We can't do that yet."...
More work needed on city sign ordinance (05/14/09)
Although a new sign ordinance was passed in October 2008, more work still needs to be done. During Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Lamar Advertising Company Real Estate Manager Marcia Setzer addressed concerns with some of the fees...
Congrats! (05/14/09)
Clay County Coroner Joel Reinoehl (right) congratulates Deputy Coroner Kevin Wilkey for recently completing the Indiana State Coroners Training Board certification process. Wilkey completed a 40-plus hour training course covering aspects of death investigation including forensic knowledge, death scene investigation and collection and preservation of evidence. Wilkey is currently serving as a Medicolegal Death Investigator in Clay County...
Northview places second at WIC track and field meet (05/14/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Despite solid all around efforts, both Northview's boys and girls track squads were forced to settle for second place finishes to a powerful Edgewood squad at the 2009 Western Indiana Conference Track and Field Meet on Thursday night...
Clay City softball posts shutout TRC victory (05/14/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- In a game full of defensive mishaps, the Clay City Eels' softball team picked up their third Tri-River Conference victory Thursday, shutting out Eminence, 7-0. Despite three errors behind her, Shelby Targett picked up a one-hit victory, allowing only one runner past second base and striking out 10...
AP source: Mayfield positive test not for steroids (05/14/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A day after learning Jeremy Mayfield failed a drug test for something other than a performance-enhancer, NASCAR allowed him to drive a race car at Darlington Raceway at speeds up to 173 mph. A person familiar with the test results told The Associated Press on Thursday that Mayfield's positive test was not for a performance-enhancing drug. ...
Magic force Game 7 with win over Celtics (05/14/09)
By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- The pressure is back on the defending champions. Dwight Howard had 23 points and 22 rebounds after challenging Stan Van Gundy's coaching strategy, and the Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics 83-75 on Thursday night to force a decisive Game 7...
Rose (Hayes) Pearce (05/14/09)
Rose (Hayes) Pearce, 52, Brazil, passed away May 13, 2009, at her residence. She was born Feb. 9, 1957, in Brazil, to Raymond J. and Ruby E. (Saddler) Hayes. She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1975. Mrs. Pearce enjoyed working outdoors landscaping and gardening...
Norma Evelyn Hibner (05/14/09)
Norma Evelyn Hibner, 88, Brazil, passed away peacefully with her family at her side following an extended battle with cancer at 2:55 p.m., Wednesday, My 13, 2009, at her residence. Norma was born April 9, 1921, in Louisville, as the daughter of Edward Charles Piercy and Ines Burton Shepherd Piercy...
Aaron Cale Bays (05/14/09)
Aaron Cale Bays, 21, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. He was born June 10, 1987, in Terre Haute. He was active in sports and was an avid hunter. He is survived by his mother Michelle Lee Carlson Bradburn and Bobby Joseph, he was the son of Warren Cale Bays and wife Kelly, Mick and Kelly Lawson, and Ted and Sherrie Bradburn, grandparents Charles and Carolyn Carlson and Jeannie Shaw, son Brayden Bays, brothers Tyler Bradburn, Gregg and Billy Lawson, sisters Sydney Bays, Haylee Shoemaker, Ashley Monroe and Danielle Akers, special friend Courtney White, several aunts, uncles, cousins and one niece.. ...
Margaret A. Shull (05/14/09)
Margaret A. Shull, 81, Clinton, died at 11:45 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her residence. She was born March 28, 1928, in Clinton, to Charles Luther Russell and Blanche Hobbs Russell. She had worked at Lilly in the Canteen and also had worked in a sewing factory...
Public Record 5-15-09 (05/14/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 12-14: Clay Superior Court -- Civil HSBC Bank Nevada Vs. Judy L. Humphrey: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Founders Insurance Company Vs. Andrea Long: Civil Tort...
Consider tomato varieties and Garden History (05/14/09)
We should be past any hard freezes now, but there is still a chance for a light frost this spring, particularly those in low lying areas. Many folks in the area are now out vigorously planting gardens and flower beds. Most years, several calls come into the office asking about tomato diseases and wilt problems during August. ...
Chicken Pot Pie -- on the lighter side (05/14/09)
Looking at a family favorite from a fresher, healthier perspective is good sense in today's world. Check out this version of a lower fat, lower sodium staple and enjoy. In a saucepan, combine over medium heat: Pour into a 9-inch round pie plate, sprayed with non-stick coating...
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