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Stories from Thursday, May 28, 2009

Residents urged to beware of scam (05/28/09)
Clay County residents should be aware of a potential phone scam going around. On Thursday, an anonymous caller informed The Brazil Times of a possible scam regarding grocery coupons. The caller informed The Times she had received a phone call from Sure Shopper, based in Phoenix, Ariz., telling her she had won $500 in grocery coupons...
Over! Under! (05/28/09)
Van Buren Elementary School conducted its annual awards day for students Thursday. Following the celebration, 27 fifth-grade students had the opportunity to attend a "Mexican Fiesta," an event put together by school librarian instructional assistant Susie McHargue and parent Molly Varvel, along with other parents. ...
CCJC jail officer calls it a day (05/28/09)
After serving 24 years during the administrations of five different sheriffs, Jail Officer Victor "Vic" West punched the time clock for the last time Wednesday. "I'm going to enjoy life now," West said during a surprise retirement celebration at the Clay County Justice Center Wednesday morning. "I plan on living it up a little."...
Area bus driver honored by state (05/28/09)
For 23 years, Cheryl Backfish has been a familiar face in the Clay Community School Corporation bus barn. Backfish, who has driven a bus for the corporation during that time, was honored for her retirement Thursday afternoon by the state and corporation...
New street signs! (05/28/09)
Members of the Mogan family recently contributed funding for the city to purchase new street name signs for Charles B. Hall Ave. All three of the current signs will be replaced with the new ones, which features the P-40 Warhawk, "The Maxine," Hall flew in World War II with the Tuskegee Airmen. ...
Responders feel drug problem getting worse (05/28/09)
Area residents have spoken and believe little has changed regarding the ongoing drug problem in Clay County. The Brazil Times recently conducted an online poll asking responders "Has the ongoing 'drug problem' in Clay County gotten better or worse?"...
See ya next year (05/28/09)
Amidst tears and smiles teachers and students of Eastside Elementary wave goodbye, Thursday. Students enjoyed a morning convocation and fifth-grade students received a graduation medal during the final day of classes.
IBM Retirees' Organization sets up annual picnic (05/28/09)
The IBM Retirees' Organization annual family picnic will take place June 14, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1550, Greencastle. Food will be catered by the Putnam Inn and will be served from 12:30-2 p.m. Guests and non-club members are welcome at a cost of $10 per person...
Rockville student receives scholarship (05/28/09)
Rockville resident Jessica Baxter recently received a $2,000 scholarship from the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) Foundation. Jessica is a student at Indiana State University and the daughter of retired teacher Karen Baxter, Rockville. The IRTA Foundation offers the annual award in order to assist future teachers and encourage the continuance of quality education in Indiana. ...
Sign-ups for initiative are now extended (05/28/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Conservationist Jane Hardisty of the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Tuesday sign-ups for the new Organic Initiative has been extended in Indiana. The new Organic Initiative, funded through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), was introduced earlier this month...
USDA taking applications for grants (05/28/09)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to help low- and very-low-income rural residents repair their homes. "Housing is a cornerstone of any thriving, stable community," Vilsack said. "As the Obama administration works to ensure that people remain in their homes, it is more important than ever to make certain their homes are safe, energy efficient, livable dwellings."...
Northview High School textile students model their work (05/28/09)
Students in the Fashion and Textiles Technology II class at Northview High School recently finished their six weeks projects. Students are given a list of construction techniques and may select projects they wish to make to master those skills. Popular project choices included sundresses, empire style tops, bubble dresses, intricate handbags, children's clothing and home décor...
Honor Rolls (05/28/09)
MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Drake Batchelor, Zane Griffin, Brandon Lovett All A's and B's Jackson Breitweiser, Hailie Hargis, David Jenkins Jr., Jessamyn Kaelber, Lillie Maesch, Kylee Phelps, Anthony Rodgers, Jarrett Sproul All B's Caleb Alstott, Bailey Bell, Mackenze Byrd, Jesse Gouckenour, Ethan Walton...
Truck pulls scheduled (05/28/09)
Saline City will be having the first of two truck pulls this year on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. Jeff Hyatt's Precision Pulling sled will be featured. Weigh-in begins at 2 p.m. $20 truck entry fee per hook. Spectator admission is $8, children under 5 free. Limited bleachers, bring lawn chairs...
Northview baseball pounds out sectional win (05/28/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MARTINSVILLE -- Northview baseball coach Scott McDonald couldn't have scripted a better opening effort from the Knights in the Martinsville Sectional on Thursday evening. Good pitching? Check. Flawless defense? Ditto...
Knights' season comes to an end at hands of Pioneers (05/28/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Struggles at the plate and an inability to get off the field doomed the Northview softball team, which saw its season end with a 9-0 loss at the hands of Mooresville in sectional play Thursday. In a game rained out Wednesday, the Knights mustered only two hits off Pioneers' pitcher Brittany Maurer. Northview coach Bethany Jones gave credit to the opposing pitcher and her defense, which kept Northview off the scoreboard...
Eury out as Earnhardt's crew chief (05/28/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. stayed loyal to his cousin and crew chief through last year's frustrating finish and this year's slumping start. Amid wrong setups, misguided race strategies and pit-road problems, nothing seemed to tear the longtime duo apart...
Eury out as Earnhardt's crew chief (05/28/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. stayed loyal to his cousin and crew chief through last year's frustrating finish and this year's slumping start. Amid wrong setups, misguided race strategies and pit-road problems, nothing seemed to tear the longtime duo apart...
Colts' Jackson, Hart make speedy recoveries (05/28/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Doctors kept telling Colts cornerback Marlin Jackson and running back Mike Hart to be patient. They said it would take a full year to recover from their knee surgeries. Both players ignored that prognosis...
Edgar W. Crowe (05/28/09)
Edgar W. Crowe, 84, Brazil, passed away May 27, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born July 1, 1924, in Clay County, the son of John and Charlotte (Lints) Crowe. He worked at the Arktex Clay Plant before he began farming full time. Farming was his life's work until retiring at the age of 62...
Public Record 5-29-09 (05/28/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 27-28: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Brad D. Gates Vs. Jamie R. Gates: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Target National Bank Vs. Penny A. McPeak: Civil Collections...
Want to eat well on a budget? (05/28/09)
You can enroll in a free class today that will help you and your family with tasty nutritious meals that are easy on your budget. The Family Nutrition Program, an outreach of Purdue Extension, provides free, fun informal education programs in homes or in a community setting for groups...
Harmony Happenings (05/28/09)
Thanks to Odena Harper for being a wonderful president for the Clay County Retired Teachers Association. She and the other officers did a fine job this past year. One of my readers wanted to know about my doggies. She said I had forgotten to mention them lately. ...
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