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Stories from Sunday, May 31, 2009

Here's to the Class of 2009! (05/31/09)
Clay City High School Valedictorian Orry Heffner (left) and Salutatorian Courtney Rundel spoke to classmates and those in attendance at the graduation commencement Sunday. A total of 58 students received diplomas at the ceremony.
NHS students earn Lilly endowment scholarships (05/31/09)
Two students each from Vigo, Clay and Sullivan counties will receive four-year full-tuition scholarships as the 2009 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars for their respective counties. In addition to full tuition to the Indiana college of their choice, each scholar will receive an annual stipend of up to $800 for required books and equipment...
BCB set for first concert of year (05/31/09)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present its first concert of the summer with "Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial," Sunday, June 7, at Forest Park. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. In case of rain, the event will take place in the park pavilion...
Honored! (05/31/09)
Jeanne Yegerlehner Barnett, a 1969 graduate of Clay City High School, was named the school's 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award winner. Barnett is a professor of Virology at the University of Southern Indiana. On Sunday, she spoke to 2009 CCHS graduates, telling them to following their hearts and their own path...
Skate-A-Thon scheduled by committee (05/31/09)
The Clay Community Skate Park Committee has scheduled a Skate-A-Thon for Saturday, June 20. The event is scheduled to take place at Walmart, 2150 E. National Ave., Brazil. Registration for the event is set to start at 10:30 a.m. The skate course will be open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m...
Magical moment! (05/31/09)
One 4-year-old boy, Nicholas T. Moorehouse Jr., was really excited during the Cumberland Academy/Adult Basic Education graduation ceremony Saturday, yelling, "That's my daddy. He's graduating." After the ceremony, father -- Nicholas Moorehouse Sr. -- was reunited with his son in celebration as wife/mother Angela stood close by with other family members. ...
Bridgeton Quilt, Woodworking Show set (05/31/09)
BRIDGETON -- The town of Bridgeton will host its fifth Quilt and Woodworking Show Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14 Hours will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m., both days. Admission is free and there will be plenty of parking and food choices available. In the Bridgeton 1878 Barn, see beautiful new and antique quilts and get a family heirloom. Quilts are hand-stitched, machine-stitched and Grandma's heirlooms. See live quilting demonstrations and vote for a favorite quilt...
Moyer wins 250th career game for Phillies (05/31/09)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Jamie Moyer went six strong innings to win his 250th career game, and the Philadelphia Phillies won their third straight game, 4-2 over the bumbling Washington Nationals on Sunday. The 46-year-old Moyer is the 44th player to win 250 games, and only the 11th left-hander to joint he exclusive list. It was his sixth try at 250 after going winless in his last five outings while allowing 38 hits and 26 earned runs in 24 1-3 innings...
Johnson wins thriller at Dover (05/31/09)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer DOVER, Del. -- Jimmie Johnson went from running away from the field to running down Tony Stewart. Johnson nipped at Stewart's bumper, went nose-to-nose, then soared past him on an outside pass on the concrete track. One Cup champion outdueling another in the battle for the checkered flag...
Beauchamp claims first sprint car victory at Lincoln Park Speedway (05/31/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Nearly perfect weather greeted fans at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday evening and with it came a great night of racing. A well prepared, smooth racing surface awaited drivers who unloaded for a shot at taking home the winners' share in each of the four classes...
Events, announcements (05/31/09)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Deadline extended Habitat for Humanity Clay County is extending the deadline for applications for the home to be built in Clay City this year to June 11. All interested Clay County families may contact 812-448-1159 or write to Habitat for Humanity, Clay County, PO Box 81, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Thanks be to 'Sarge' (05/31/09)
Last week, I attempted to entertain you with the perils of gardening for a first-timer. Only days later, I received a letter from local resident Marion "Sarge" Eveland. In the letter, "Sarge" asked a couple of questions. I wanted to take time to give him a few answers to those questions...
Maximize education, minimize cost (05/31/09)
To the Editor: In two recent articles in The Brazil Times, school funding was brought into public focus. One school board member researched the subject and proved that the southern end of the county pays more property tax for its portion of the student population but receives less funding from property tax. However, the corporation's business manager proved that property taxes are only a fraction of the tax dollars that support education and that the total is almost balanced...
Workers need to consider free choice act (05/31/09)
To the Editor: Our debt-based economy has been out-of-whack for a long time. It's too bad that it took a financial meltdown on Wall Street for our policitians to realize that working families have been hurting for years. While corporation CEO's and their friends on Capitol Hill traded away our good paying jobs, hardworking Americans have seen their wages go stagnant, health care plans disappear and pensions become the exception, rather than the norm...
Food Pantry volunteers give thanks (05/31/09)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry would like to express our sincere appreciation and thanks to the mailmen and women, the retired postal employees and their families and all other volunteers that helped with this year's postal food drive...
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