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Stories from Tuesday, August 25, 2009

'A three-hour tour' (08/25/09)
A former resident of Brazil recently played a notable role in a major celebration for the United States Coast Guard. Boatswain Mate Second Class Kraig McClellan, a 2004 Northview High School graduate, recently served as a tour guide for the 2009 Yankee Homecoming Coast Guard Day, conducted in Newburyport, Ma., from July 26-Aug. 2. McClellan was one of 26 Guard members to serve in the role of tour guide...
Process available to appeal assessments (08/25/09)
There is an appeals process available for those who feel information regarding their assessment or property measurements are incorrect. "Residents have 45 days after receiving their property tax duplicate (statement) to file a formal appeal," Clay County Assessor Mark Barnhart told The Brazil Times. "However the time period to file an appeal from the 2008 pay 09 tax year has already passed."...
Man jailed on strangulation, battery charges (08/25/09)
An Illinois man was recently charged with strangling and physically assaulting a local pregnant woman. According to information in a probable cause affidavit on file at the Clay County Courthouse, the Clay County Sheriff's Department was forwarded information by the Vigo County Sheriff's Department about a domestic abuse incident during the early morning of Aug. 16...
2009 State Fair Results (08/25/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The following is a list of results for Clay County 4-H'rs from the 2009 Indiana State Fair. According to the Clay County 4-H Extension Office, a white ribbon indicates third-place. A red ribbon indicates second-place and a blue ribbon indicates first-place...
Photography workshop set (08/25/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- A workshop for area photographers interested in entering the 2009 TREES Photography Contest will take place from 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, at the Vigo County Public Library. The topic will be "Creative Photography." The workshop will offer ideas for composing images with a unique perspective...
CLUB NEWS (08/25/09)
Tri County Home Ec Club The Tri-County Home EcClub met at the home of Linda Allen on June 23, at 6 p.m. President Claralou Thompson called the meeting to order with Jeanne Steurwald reading devotions and Ellen Thomas led our Pledge of Allegiance and Homemaker's creed. Jean Rowings blessed the food. We had ten members and one guest enjoying a delicious meal, prepared by Linda Allen, Thelma Thomas, and Ellen Thomas...
Quite a catch (08/25/09)
Damen Shepard, 11, Brazil, got an unexpected surprise when he spent his last summer day before returning to school going fishing with his grandfather and great-grandfather. Shepard discovered several freshwater jellyfish in a lake near Staunton and brought them to The Brazil Times for everyone to see. Ivy Jacobs photos...
New coach, same winning result for Eels (08/25/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- Even the potentially crippling effect of dealing with a coaching change midseason couldn't derail the red hot start of the Clay City Volleyball team. The Eels made the debut of new coach Cindy Gerber a special one, as they improved to 3-0 on the season with a clean sweep of Cloverdale on Tuesday night...
Northview girls score golf win at River Bend (08/25/09)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls golf team scored a dual match win at River Bend on Monday evening, defeating West Vigo 197 to 225. The Knights got a score of 46 by Mandy Thomlinson, which was good for medalist honors in the match. Olivia Oehler added a 49, Hayley Miller had a 50 and Alli Trout added a 52 in the win...
Northview girls win at Shakamak; boys second (08/25/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor JASONVILLE -- Shakamak High School played host to an early season cross country showdown between two of the Wabash Valley's top runners on Tuesday evening as Northview matched up with the Lakers, Owen Valley and Brown County...
Foul? FIU unhappy Thomas' opener could be at UNC (08/25/09)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) -- It sounds like a made-for-TV matchup -- Isiah Thomas making his coaching debut for FIU in the opening game of the season at defending national champion North Carolina. That's what was listed on the Tar Heels' schedule for Nov. 9, released Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Conference...
Manning talks about rookie quarterbacks (08/25/09)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) -- Peyton Manning knows the pitfalls that await a rookie quarterback. That's why the Indianapolis Colts quarterback is such an advocate for learning on the job. Last season, Atlanta's Matt Ryan, the top draft pick in 2008, had almost immediate success, earning league Rookie of the Year honors as he passed for 3,440 yards and 16 touchdowns while leading his team to the NFC playoffs...
Mets' Santana has surgery, out for year (08/25/09)
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Johan Santana needs surgery for bone chips in his left elbow and the star pitcher is out for the season, the latest blow to a New York Mets team battered by injuries. The team said their 30-year-old ace is expected to be OK for spring training next year. He was examined Tuesday by Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek in New York...
Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Chilton (08/25/09)
The families of Kelsie Summers and Shawn Chilton would like to announce their recent marriage on Aug. 17, 2009, in St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. A celebration of their marriage will be Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at 5 p.m., at the Red Barn, Mansfield...
Julie 'Addie' Adair Brown and Joshua Cole Stoelting (08/25/09)
Julie 'Addie' Adair Brown and Joshua Cole Stoelting are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at 5:30 p.m., at the First United Church of Christ, Clay City. Addie is the daughter of Steve and Staci Brown, Brazil; and Dan Slack and Dabren Clark, Carbon. She is a 2005 graduate of Northview High School and a 2009 graduate of Ivy Tech Community College with degrees in Surgical Technology and Medical Assisting...
Sabrina Rubeck and Mike Youngblood (08/25/09)
Sabrina Rubeck and Mike Youngblood are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., at the Center Point Methodist Church. Sabrina is the daughter of Jerry Rubeck and the late Judy Rubeck. She is the granddaughter of Oarn and Mory Rubeck...
Brittany Inman and Robert Van Buren III (08/25/09)
Brittany Inman and Robert Van Buren III are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at the Staunton First Christian Church. Brittany is the daughter of Joe Inman, Shepardsville; and Shane and Tori McWilliams, Brazil. She is a 2008 graduate of Northview High School and is a technician at CVS/Pharmacy...
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leifheit (08/25/09)
Jack and Ginny Leifheit will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2009. They were married in the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil, by the late Rev. Jack Masters. Jack and Ginny owned and operated Leifheit's Men's Wear in downtown Brazil, for more than 30 years, before retiring in 1991. Jack had previously worked in the store with his father for many years...
PUBLIC RECORD 8-26-09 (08/25/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 21-24. Awaiting Arraignment Donnenhoffer, Joshua, 21 Gardner, Alexis A., 18 Gardner, Cheryl, 38 Miller, Jason J., 26 Shumate, Kenneth L., 52...
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