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Report card notice (06/04/09)
North Clay Middle School students may pick up report cards Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9-11 a.m., and 1-3 p.m. Any report cards not picked up during these times will be mailed Thursday.
Rock for Brazil! (06/04/09)
Rock For Brazil is scheduled to take place from 2-9 p.m., Saturday, at the Old Brazil Junior High School. Currently, six artists are on the list to perform, starting with an acoustic show at 2 p.m., with The Alternate Saints. Other performers include The Kings of Rhythm, Spazmodics, Foiled, Ida Mae Sheriff and SWAG...
Optimist Club meeting set (06/04/09)
Toni Carter, Government Affairs, Clay County Chamber of Commerce, and Stacy Gibbens, Brazil City Planner, will be the guest speakers at the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club Saturday. The group will meet at 8 a.m., at the American Legion, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil...
Principal declares 2008-09 a success (06/04/09)
The school year has ended on an encouraging note for Jackson Township Elementary. "We have had a very positive and productive school year," Principal Jeff Fritz said. "It went by very fast." JTE received the best test scores in the school's history on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus exam (ISTEP+). With a 90-percent pass in each class, Fritz commends the hard work of staff members...
First catch of the year! (06/04/09)
One Meridian Elementary student is happy school let out for the summer so he can go fishing. Excited the sun came out Thursday, Drake Batchelor, 7, threw his line in the lake on the east side of Craig Park. Drake, the son of Patty and Brian Batchelor, told The Brazil Times he caught and released one 6-inch bass and he's looking forward to catching more this summer...
Former Brazil resident honored by education field (06/04/09)
A former Brazil resident is garnering great praise for his work as an educator for special needs children. Harold House, who has been working in special education for 10 years, was informed last week he was the recipient of the Heartspring Award for "Innovation and Creativity in Special Education."...
Area man pleads guilty in case (06/04/09)
A rural Brazil man recently pled guilty to his involvement in a report of improper conduct with a minor that occurred in October 2008. Originally facing a class B felony criminal deviate conduct charge stemming from an investigation by Indiana State Police, Rick L. Hayes, 48, Brazil, entered into a plea agreement with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office in Clay Superior Court on May 29...
ISA camp applications now available (06/04/09)
Time to sign up for some summer fun and learning at the annual Indiana Sheriffs' Association Youth Leadership Camp with members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department. Applications are currently available at the Clay County Justice Center during normal business hours until the June 29 deadline...
Governor proposes new state scholarship tax credit (06/04/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels recently proposed a new state tax credit as part of his budget package to encourage charitable donations to fund scholarships for lower-income children. The program will also result in net savings to the state and taxpayers...
New online research tools available (06/04/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Don Hunton, Acting Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana, recently announced that new online research and planning tools are now available for farmers and ranchers to assist them in examining how the new 2008 Farm Bill programs apply to their crops and operations...
Austin Akers back on the hardwood for All-Star game (06/04/09)
Times Staff Report Knightstown's historic Hoosier Gym, movie home of the "Hoosiers" Hickory Huskers, is once again the site of the Hoosiers' Reunion All-Star Classic. This fourth annual girls'/boys' doubleheader will take place tonight. The girls' game starts at 6 p.m. The boys' game follows at 8 p.m. (local Knightstown time)...
Hall of Fame race at Hulman Mini Speedway this weekend (06/04/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Terre Haute Quarter Midget Association (THQMA) will conduct a special event this Saturday to commemorate some of the elder statesmen who have helped the organization succeed through the years. The organization will put on its first-ever Hall Of Fame Race this Saturday at the Hulman Mini Speedway in Terre Haute. ...
Donald leads after first round of Memorial (06/04/09)
By The Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio -- Tiger Woods hardly missed a fairway, a big improvement. Luke Donald hardly missed a putt, and that was far more rewarding Thursday at the Memorial. Donald set a tournament record by taking only 20 putts, which allowed him to tie a tournament record by opening with an 8-under 64 and a three-shot lead over a group that included Jim Furyk and Jason Day, who bogeyed his last two holes...
Big Unit's big number: Johnson wins 300th (06/04/09)
By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON -- Randy Johnson had to wait a while for his shot at 300 wins. The crowd was small and the weather was wet. His performance, however, was more than worthy of the occasion. The Big Unit hit the big number on Thursday, becoming the 24th pitcher to reach one of baseball's most revered milestones. ...
Doris M. Wetnight (06/04/09)
Doris M. Wetnight, 87, Brazil, died June 3, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center. She has been a resident there for years. She was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Sullivan, the daughter of Jesse Mahurin and Ester Parker Mahurin. During her working years, she found employment at A & P and CBS in Terre Haute and Windbreaker Plant in Brazil...
That growth isn't dog vomit (06/04/09)
Summer is a time of beauty with flower gardens exhibiting all shades of color and texture. Even the various bark mulches that are used to shade the soil and retain moisture add greatly to this beauty. Occasionally, during the summer, gardeners notice a growth on their bark mulch, which closely resembles -- should I say it -- dog vomit and even in some cases, scrambled eggs...
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