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Stories from Sunday, September 13, 2009

Hall of Famer (09/13/09)
A Brazil football icon was given his due recently, with his induction into a local organization dedicated to acknowledging athletic greatness. Earlier this year, Jerry Anderson, who spent a total of 28 years as a player, coach and athletic director in the Brazil/Northview High School system, was honored with an induction into the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Anderson said he felt a great sense of pride being accepted as an elite talent in the coaching field...
County, City of Brazil reach agreement (09/13/09)
The City of Brazil is one step closer to possibly obtaining additional properties to be rehabilitated through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). In a special meeting Friday, the Clay County Commissioners signed its portion of an interlocal agreement resolution to sell as many as seven Tax Sale Certificates to the City of Brazil...
Clay City third in season opener (09/13/09)
EVANSVILLE -- The 2009 Indiana State School Music Association marching band season officially got underway Saturday. Several contests took place statewide and the Clay City Imperial Regiment took part. Clay City competed at Evansville Central High School in the first weekend of action...
Activities planned for Northview Homecoming (09/13/09)
Northview High School will celebrate 25 years of existence Friday at the school's 2009 homecoming, when the Knights face Owen Valley. Several activities have been planned for the event prior to the start of the game, including Nelson's Famous Port-A-Pit Golden Glow Chicken, which will serve food during festivities...
Area United Way sets up fundraising session for nonprofits (09/13/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- In partnership with The Fund Raising School at the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, the United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network are bringing a fundraising session to nonprofits. Fund Raising for Small Nonprofits is a two-day workshop, being present from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 16-17. The event will take place at Corporate Square (large conference room), 2901 Ohio Blvd., Terre Haute. Cost is $95...
Knights compete at Eagle Classic (09/13/09)
Staff Report NASHVILLE -- In the Eagle Classic held at Brown County on Saturday, third-ranked Columbus North came away with the boys' team title with 41 points to beat out second-ranked Terre Haute North's 61. The girls' race was won by the fourth-ranked Columbus North Bulldogs with a total of 45 points...
Northview volleyball picks up WIC sweep (09/13/09)
Staff Report The Northview volleyball team remained unbeaten in conference play with wins over Brown County and Sullivan on Saturday afternoon. The Knights opened with a decisive 25-16, 25-13, 25-20 win over the Eagles before getting a stern test against the Arrows before winning a 23-25, 25-18, 23-25, 25-16, 15-9 match...
Tiger Cubs have too much firepower for Knights (09/13/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Northview girls soccer team put forth a resilient effort, but fell short on their home field against Greencastle on Saturday morning, by the count of 5-2. Things appeared to be going the Knights' way early, as Alli Thomas scored the game's first goal just over 15 minutes in...
Northview boys unable to dent unbeaten Tiger Cubs record (09/13/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter A suspended starting goalie and a visit from an undefeated Greencastle team proved not to be a solid cure for the ailments of the struggling Northview boys soccer team. The Knights fell to a very good Greencastle team Saturday by the count of 6-1. ...
Bumgardner claims Patriot 50 race at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/13/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- There's never been a doubt that Paul Bumgardner knew the quick way around Lincoln Park Speedway. Afterall, he's a multiple time track champion and already owned five feature wins this season, but the most recent one had been back on June 20, which was a considerable dry spell by his steep standards...
Community Notes (09/13/09)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: History The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "Valley Coal Mines and Miner's Records," from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday. The event is free and will take place at the Vigo County Public Library...
Nature, Wellness Day coming your way (09/13/09)
Saturday is the day to highlight now on your calendar. Your Purdue Extension staff is putting the final touches on plans for "Nature's Path To Wellness," a 9 a.m.-noon program, at the Clay County Fairgrounds that will offer something for everyone in the community...
Office, title should be respected (09/13/09)
Barack Obama is the President of the United States of America. He was duly and honestly elected to the office by a majority of those Americans who voted in the 2008 election. And, as provided in the Constitution, received a majority of Electoral votes...
Congressman proud of interest in health care debate (09/13/09)
To the Editor: In late July, members of the Blue Dog Coalition pushed to postpone consideration of health care reform legislation to give members a chance to go home and talk about it with our constituents. As a member of the coalition, I supported this effort and was proud to see so many Americans taking part in this important discussion...
The pleasure was all ours (09/13/09)
To the Editor: We have become weary and distrusting of politicians. We feel like they are not common folks like us and don't understand the concerns and lives of their constituents. The hot air that comes from their speeches is as stifling as the hot, humid, thick air of August. However, on Tuesday, Sept. 8, we experienced a refreshing cool breeze...
He was stolen; we'd like him back (09/13/09)
To the Editor: Over Labor Day weekend, my family came down and camped out in my yard and cleaned out the garage. In one garage, was a figure of Jesus that goes with a Christmas set. My kids stood it out by the dumpster but forgot to put him back in the garage...
Health care speech on mark (09/13/09)
To the Editor: President Obama spoke forcefully and eloquently about the dire health care situation we face nationally and locally. He spoke directly to the vast majority of citizens who feel real anxiety about health care -- whether they have insurance or not...
Why not just show the speech? (09/13/09)
To the Editor: As a former high school teacher, I know for a fact how many students do not graduate high school. Why then was the president's speech not shown in most Clay County schools -- more than 95 percent? Was his message not important enough for our corporation to encourage students to stay in school?...
Thanks for speedy response (09/13/09)
To the Editor: I would like to take a moment to compliment the Clay County Sheriff's Department, in particular, one deputy, Brad Hardy. A few weeks ago, we had our daughter's blazer stolen from our front yard. It was there the night before when we went to bed and the next morning, it was gone...
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