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Stories from Sunday, June 7, 2009

Donations needed (06/07/09)
Those interested may support Habitat for Humanity Clay County June 12 with a purchase from Pizza Hut 1519 E. National Ave., Brazil. On the second Friday of each month, from 4-8 p.m., 20 percent of qualifying purchases will be donated to Habitat for Humanity Clay County...
We be jammin'! (06/07/09)
Ron Kiernicki leads Ida Mae Sheriff through a song during the band's performance at Rock For Brazil Saturday. Other bands that performed include The Alternate Saints, The Kings of Rhythm, Spazmodics, Foiled and SWAG.
Officials talk court procedure (06/07/09)
With so many criminals running through the court system, it forces officials to decide whether to pursue a jury trial or negotiate a plea agreement. Recently, Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger, Deputy Prosecutor Kim Jackson, Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers and Circuit Court Judge Joe Trout spoke with The Brazil Times about what factors are taken into account when determining which route to pursue...
Responders prefer outdoors in latest online Times' poll (06/07/09)
Close to 400 responders voted on the latest Brazil Times' online poll and more than 40 percent of them enjoy the outdoors during the summer months the most. The Brazil Times asked online readers recently what their favorite part of summer was. Responders had five options to choose from, including:...
Knights and Eels seeking regional golf berths (06/07/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The high school dust has nearly cleared, leaving high school golfers to enjoy the spotlight beginning with sectional play this afternoon. Rolling Meadows Golf Course plays host to the Owen Valley Sectional for the sixth consecutive year and the Northview Knights are hoping to continue their recent success on the course...
Tiger wins Memorial with late charge (06/07/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio -- No need to worry about Tiger Woods heading into the U.S. Open. Woods broke away from a four-way tie for the lead Sunday at the Memorial with birdies on his final two holes, the last one a 7-iron that stopped a foot away from the cup for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot victory over Jim Furyk...
Stewart wins first points Cup race as car owner (06/07/09)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer LONG POND, Pa. -- Tony Stewart won his first Cup points race as a team owner, coming from the rear of the field and taking a late gamble on fuel to win at Pocono Raceway. The Sprint Cup points leader had to start at the back of Sunday's race because a practice accident forced him into his backup car. Then Stewart figured he could drive the final 41 laps without a pit stop and it paid off, helping snap a 19-race winless streak dating to last season...
Puterbaugh wins first Lincoln Park Speedway sprint feature of year (06/07/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Near perfect weather greeted fans and drivers at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night and the racing ultimately matched the sunny skies in brilliance. For sprint car owners, Steve and Carla Phillips, the story this season at Lincoln Park has been about near misses...
Florence E. Jones (06/07/09)
Florence E. Jones, 98, Brazil, passed peacefully from the bonds of this earth into the arms of her Heavenly Father Sunday, June 7, 2009, at 12:40 p.m., surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 27, 1911, in Cory, the daughter of Charles John and Rose Ann (Brock) Kaelber...
John "Jack" B. Harper I (06/07/09)
John "Jack" B. Harper I, 83, Harmony, passed away Sunday morning at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil following an extended illness. He was born July 6, 1925, to John Claude and Alma Josephine (Britton) Harper. Mr. Harper attended Harmony Elementary and later graduated from Van Buren High School...
Neighborly help held community together (06/07/09)
I wasn't here June 7, 2008. On that day, floodwaters ravaged the area, destroying roads, farmland, and much more. And I wasn't here. I was sitting in a hotel room in Knoxville, Tenn., preparing to attend a wedding. I remember getting a phone call from one of our reporters talking of the devastation in the area...
Lawmakers set to return to Statehouse (06/07/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Lawmakers are prepared to return to the Statehouse on Thursday at 1 p.m., to begin the task of formulating a budget that will support our state agencies, schools and other important programs. The governor has offered a proposed budget and lawmakers have used that document as a starting point in negotiating a final agreement...
Letter carriers thank all for 'Stamp Out Hunger' (06/07/09)
To the Editor: Due to the hard times we all face economically, friends and families in this community are suffering tremendously. Although times are tough on everyone during these tragic times our country faces, we feel it was time to say thank you to those again who sponsored and donated to our Stamp Out Hunger food drive on May 9, 2009...
Congressman vows to continue work (06/07/09)
To the Editor: Just more than 100 days ago, Congress passed an unprecedented economic recovery package designed to put Americans back to work and make the critical investments necessary for our long-term economic strength. Already, Hoosiers are starting to see some of the benefits of the plan: Lower taxes, extended unemployment insurance and reduced health insurance costs for the unemployed, and millions of dollars committed to build and repair our roads and bridges...
County had a 'Titanic' connection (06/07/09)
To the Editor: In recent days, the media noted the passing of a 97-year-old lady who was the last living survivor of the Titanic. There is a connection between Brazil and the Titanic. When I was a lad, my mother made sure that the family attended church on Sundays, starting with Sunday School and continuing through the adult service. ...
Family grateful for support (06/07/09)
To the Editor: On May 7, 2009, we had to face the fact that our little Pierson Neil DeHart had gone to be with the Lord after only being with our family for 21 months. He fought a very courageous battle after being diagnosed at birth with having very little brain tissue due to a stroke in-utero...
Displeased with committee (06/07/09)
To the Editor: My son is Devin Ahern. He graduated this past weekend as the Salutatorian of the (Northview High School) Class of 2009. He has many accomplishments to his credit and received most of the top academic honors at awards night. He is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist, an AP (Advanced Placement) Scholar, has a GPA of more than 4.0, and has already completed one math course at (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)...
Thanks for helping with the weeds (06/07/09)
To the Editor: We would like to extend a big thank you to the wonderful folks who used their own lawnmower to mow at the intersection of State Road 59 and County Road 500 North. They also weeded and picked up all the trash. The weeds were so high it was hard to see the traffic coming from the north...
Rock For Brazil! (06/07/09)
Ida Mae Sheriff performing at Rock For Brazil, Saturday, June 6, 2009, at the old Brazil Junior High School gymnasium. . ...
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