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Stories from Sunday, June 28, 2009

Dine with a Doc (06/28/09)
Donation! (06/28/09)
The second annual "Battle of The Bands" event, sponsored by Walmart and Pepsi on June 13, raised $1,800 to support the Brazil City Police K-9 Unit. On hand for the check presentation to the department were, in front, Patrolman/K-9 Handler Kenny Hill and K-9 Officer Anya, from back left, future K-9 Handler and Patrolman Jeff Bucklin, Police Chief Dave Archer, Assistant Manager Jacque Herfel, Cheryl Archer, Event Coordinator Pam Fagg, Lisa Deal, Heather Pell, Stephanie Clark, Terri Clodfelter and Cheryl Rogers.. ...
Cookout to benefit local United Way (06/28/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos and Newlin will conduct their first annual cookout to benefit the United Way of the Wabash Valley Thursday, July 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will take place at the law firm, just south of the Vigo County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend the event...
House fire diverts traffic on U.S. 40 Sunday (06/28/09)
Although no official cause has been identified, firefighters believe a fire that broke out in a home on United States 40 Sunday afternoon was caused by electrical problems. "We haven't really investigated fully yet," Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department Chief Pete Taylor said, "but we're leaning toward electrical."...
County receives more funding (06/28/09)
More funding has been made available to Clay County for the ongoing recovery efforts stemming from the June 6, 2008, flood. The county has received a grant of up to $340,000 from the 2008 Indiana Natural Disaster (ND) Fund, which was established through a $45 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc., to the Indiana Association of United Ways (IAUW)...
Memorials received well by public (06/28/09)
French Funeral Home Director Nick French says he believes the response to recent memorial page set up on the organization's website have been a success. The recent deaths of celebrities Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson spurred the funeral home to set up tribute pages on its website for the fallen stars...
New member! (06/28/09)
The Brazil Rotary Club recently welcomed new member (right) Lena Khudayeva, assistant bank manager at Harris Bank. She was welcomed by her sponsor, Brazil Attorney Charles Hear. The club typically meets on Wednesdays at noon at the Busy Corner Restaurant. This week's meeting, however, will take place at Forest Park during the Rotary Club's annual Fourth of July celebration...
New law to affect teenage drivers (06/28/09)
In 2007, 153 teen drivers were killed in traffic accidents on Indiana roadways, but new laws taking effect on July 1 could potentially change that. First-time drivers who get a probationary drivers license on or after July 1, will not be allowed to drive with passengers during the first 180 days after obtaining their license unless accompanied by a licensed instructor, an individual, who is 25 or older, with a valid Indiana drivers license, or a parent, guardian or step-parent who is 21 years or older. ...
Funeral directors receive certification from CANA (06/28/09)
Nick French and Tom Hofmann of Lawson-Miller Chapel and Crematory have been certified by the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) as having successfully completed the crematory operators training course and examination. This operator's certification is in addition to the manufacturers training required prior to operation...
Museum celebration slated for August (06/28/09)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Museum will conduct a gala Aug. 1, at DePauw University's Union Building Ballroom. The public is welcome as the museum will celebrate achievements from the past year in addition to announcing plans for the new year. The event will begin at 5 p.m., with an appetizer buffet, cash wine bar and a silent auction. ...
Area resident honored by realtor association (06/28/09)
Aames Title and Closing representative Jackie Mitchell was recently honored by the Terre Haute Area Association of Realtors as the 2009 Affiliate Member of the Year. The Affiliate of the Year Committee is designed to review those nominees for the Affiliate of the Year and to make their determination according to the criteria described as follows: The person is an individual, while not engaged in the Real Estate profession as an active Realtor, has returned significant time and service to the Real Estate industry. ...
Dillinger grave sees more visitors amid movie hype (06/28/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The grave of Depression-era gangster John Dillinger is seeing a surge of visitors at its Indianapolis cemetery days before the opening of a new film that stars Johnny Depp as the man considered by some to be an American Robin Hood...
North team scores All-Star game victory (06/28/09)
BY DAN SHELTON Sports Writer TERRE HAUTE -- He might have missed half of the 2008 season, but Jerrett Ban never lost a step. The North Putnam grad collected 166 yards and two touchdowns, leading the North All-Stars to a 32-16 win over the South All-Stars in the Annual Wabash Valley Coaches Association All-Star football game at Terre Haute South Saturday night...
Puterbaugh wins third sprint feature at LPS (06/28/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A steamy Lincoln Park Speedway played host to thirty-three sprint cars and a total of 89 race cars in four classes. The fans in the stands were treated to a full slate of thrills and spills during the evening's card...
House, Senate continue to search for common ground (06/28/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- As lawmakers approach the June 30 deadline for passing a new state budget, members of the House and Senate continue to search for common ground on many key issues. Over the past few days, negotiators have heard testimony from various individuals around the state who are concerned about funding for education, health care, public safety and many other programs...
Looking for the county's best cooks (06/28/09)
Since Sept. 3, 2007, I've been reminiscing about recipes, family, friends and the silly things that make up my life. My hope was that you, as readers, would feel free to share your recipes and memories with me. Some have, but I was hoping for more. Although the well of silliness has not -- nor will it -- run dry anytime soon in my corner of the world, I had an idea the other day that might prod a few more people into sharing the joy they have in their lives with food and family...
Disappointed with treatment (06/28/09)
To the Editor: As a resident of Brazil, I make it a point to shop at family owned local businesses. My family keeps much of our income circulating in the local economy because we know it is important to the community. By doing so, we support the businesses and the families that keep our local community healthy, even if it means paying a higher price for goods and services...
Could there be truth to the saying? (06/28/09)
It must have started in 1959. In February of that year, three of the day's greatest musicians, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died in a horrific plane crash. Feb. 3, 1959 has long been regarded as "The Day The Music Died."...
Reader against possible bill (06/28/09)
Editor's Note: The following reader sent this letter to lawmakers and representatives in Washington, D.C. To the Editor: Dear Lawmakers: I have studied this latest cap and trade bill. It's just another thinly veiled attempt to raise taxes to fund years of government overspending and waste...
Animals deserve better treatment (06/28/09)
To the Editor: This is for the people who have animals then decide they no longer want them or can take care of them and just dump them out somewhere. My brother-in-law and his girlfriend have recently had two dogs just dumped at their house. Being the good people they are and animal lovers, they have taken them in and cared for them...
Thanks for the golf camps (06/28/09)
To the Editor: Thanks to Mark Rogers and Forest Park Golf Camp staff. I would like to thank Mr. Rogers and his staff for putting on a golf camp for the children of our community. Mr. Rogers makes it a real special time for these children and I know my son looked forward to coming and having fun. The staff of high school and early college students are patient and helpful with the kids as well...
Family thanks all for support (06/28/09)
To the Editor: Thank you to everyone for your thoughts and prayers about our daughter, Harmony Payne. For those of you that don't remember, Harmony was born with a heart defect that required open heart surgery. We held a benefit for her in May and it was a success. Thank you to everyone that donated, came, and helped out...
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