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Stories from Thursday, September 3, 2009

Man arrested for domestic violence (09/03/09)
The Clay County Prosecutor's Office filed for an enhancement of charges against a Brazil man who is facing allegations of repeated domestic violence. Kristopher S. Martin, 27, Brazil, appeared before Clay Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers Thursday on a C felony charge of battery resulting in bodily injury, A misdemeanor domestic battery and D felony charge of domestic battery...
County Budget Hearings: Day 3 (09/03/09)
Council: More time needed The Clay County Council has decided to take extra time to consider all possible options before making a difficult decision. During the final day of budget hearings Thursday, the council approved cuts in each of the proposed budgets they had tentatively agreed upon the first two days. Of the cuts made, $758,662 came from budgets affected by the property tax levy (General, Reassessment, Cumulative Capital Development, Health, Aviation and Cumulative Bridge)...
Theatre gearing up for first show of season (09/03/09)
The Community Theatre of Clay County has begun preparations for its first musical comedy of the 2009-10 season. "Nunsense, The Musical," will be performed at the Lark Theater, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil. The musical begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters and they are in dire need of funds for the burials...
No smoking! (09/03/09)
Free smoking cessation classes will be offered by the Clay County Health Department this month. The classes are scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 14, from 4-6 p.m., at the health department and last for 12 weeks. For more information or to register, call 448-9019...
Pancakes! (09/03/09)
House of Hope, 5525 United States 40, Brazil, has scheduled its annual Pancake Breakfast for 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 19. Cost is $5 per person, which includes eggs, sausage, coffee and orange juice. For more information, call 446-1717.
Brazil Post Office to return to normal hours (09/03/09)
The Brazil Post Office retail counter will return hours of operation to its regular schedule beginning Tuesday. Regular hours are: Postmaster Dianna Egold said some customers may have taken advantage of alternate postal service access during the abbreviated summer hours...
Tickets available for Illinois Lincoln program (09/03/09)
OAKLAND, Ill. -- Tickets are now available for Trials and Tribulations: The Story of the 1847 Matson Slave Trial program in Oakland, Ill., Sept. 18-19. The innovative official Lincoln Bicentennial event combines first-person interpretation at two Oakland historic sites, an 1847 meal and the performance of "Three Fifths of a Man," an original drama written and directed by Dr. David Jorns...
Red Cross planning for National Preparedness Month (09/03/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- With September designated as National Preparedness Month, recent surveys by the American Red Cross show that 93 percent of Americans were planning to take extra steps to avoid getting the H1N1 flu (swine flu) (1). However, only 12 percent of those surveyed had taken the steps the Red Cross recommends to prepare for a disaster...
Area farmers awarded at state fair (09/03/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Farmers from 63 farms in 48 Hoosier counties were acknowledged as top conservationists on Farmers' Day at the Indiana State Fair. The award was presented on behalf of the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and its 92 SWCDs by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman, and Secretary of Agriculture and Indiana Farm Bureau President Don Villwock...
Signups begin for biomass facilities (09/03/09)
Julia A. Wickard, State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana recently announced that biomass conversion facilities can begin signing up to participate in the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, which will help increase production of renewable energy...
Knights and Patriots ready for battle (09/03/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The anticipation for tonight's match-up between Terre Haute North and host Northview is reaching a fever pitch as the Knights look to duplicate their 2006 win, a 28-23 victory. While the teams' geographic proximity had made them at least casual rivals last decade, the product on the field the last three seasons has heightened the true rivalry...
Northview volleyball claims three-game win over Linton (09/03/09)
Staff Report LINTON -- The Northview volleyball team improved to 7-3 overall this season after a hard fought battle with Linton on Thursday evening resulted in a Knights win, 25-13, 26-24, 25-22. The Knights got a tremendous defensive effort from Ashlen Buck, who had 31 digs in the victory along with 10 from Brittaney Long and seven from Kaylee Clark...
Knights run out of time in conference soccer loss (09/03/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter A strong start and a strong finish weren't enough to overcompensate for a lethargic middle, as the Northview soccer team fell to 0-8, losing a tight 3-2 battle at West Vigo Thursday night. Things started swimmingly for Northview, as Marc Schimdt was able to sneak a long distance shot over Viking goalie Ryan Martin's head, to give the Knights a 1-0 lead...
June Carol Atkinson (09/03/09)
June Carol Atkinson, 77, Brazil, passed away at 1:50 p.m., Sept. 2, 2009, at the Exceptional Living Center, following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 26, 1932, in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was the daughter of Dr. Joe and Lucille Decker, Brazil. She graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1949...
Barbara Kim Oglesby (09/03/09)
Barbara Kim Oglesby, 56, Danville, passed away Sept. 2, 2009, in Beech Grove. Born Dec. 19, 1952, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Richard and Lois Knust Oglesby and they survive. Barbara graduated from Danville High School in 1972. Survivors include her parents, sisters Elaine Oglesby, Indianapolis, Carolyn Phillips and husband Mark, Maryland, nieces Julia Davis and husband Brandon, Amanda Phillips and great-nephew Wyatt Davis...
Public Record 9-4-09 (09/03/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Awaiting Arraignment Howes, David, 22 Glidden, Nick W., 28 Reed, Philip Matthew, 29 Price, Leslie, 29 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Have an 'everlasting' summer (09/03/09)
There are many things that I like about summer, ranging from bright colorful flowers blooming in my flower bed to the juicy refreshing taste of a good Roma tomato. The bad part about reality is that summer is fading quickly, turning some of my favorite things into memories of another year gone by. ...
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