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Stories from Monday, October 12, 2009

Coping with loss (10/12/09)
Members of the Northview High School Marching Knights took the field at Center Grove High School Saturday evening with heavy hearts. Despite considering canceling the performance following the death of a band member, NMK staff and students elected to perform...
Haunted house! (10/12/09)
The Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department will host a haunted firehouse from 7 p.m.-midnight, Friday and Saturday. There will be games and food available. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Children 4-under will be admitted free.
Meeting on TV (10/12/09)
The Clay Community School Board meeting from Thursday, Oct. 8, will be aired on local cable Channel 2 Wednesday at 9 a.m., and again at 7 p.m.
Women's Day! (10/12/09)
Second Missionary Baptist Church, 545 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will conduct a Women's Day at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18. Light refreshments will be available. The guest speaker for the event will be Donna Russell. All are invited to attend.
Area officer injured during pursuit (10/12/09)
A local police officer was injured during a 20-minute pursuit with a Brazil man Monday morning. Richard J. Hoffman Jr., 56, is currently incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center on a $10,000 cash bond (with no 10 percent allowed) for his alleged involvement in a pursuit involving the Brazil Police and the Clay County Sheriff's departments shortly before 4:30 a.m...
Table service? (10/12/09)
This group of Clay Youth Football League players had the quickest hands and feet during the Clay County Community Foundation's second annual Harvest Hoedown dinner at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday. Clearing the tables during the barbeque dinner were (front left) Jacob Hopton, Derron Hazzard, (second row) B.J. Hopton, Brendon Hazzard, (back) Evan Hendrich, Travis Strauch, Jacob Hendrich and Tanner Straugh...
Groundbreaking! (10/12/09)
Several Staunton residents turned up Monday for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the town's future community center. On hand for the celebration included (from left) residents Barbara Gillin, Josie Latham and Pauline Joslin, Sanders Associates, Inc., architect Dan Sanders, grant writer Shannon McLeod, Staunton Town Council member Brad Webster, Staunton Town Clerk/Treasurer Cathy Mienhartt, Staunton Town Council members Andy Kirchner and Ed Nevins, and MSI Construction, Inc., representatives Tony Major and Nick Roman.. ...
DEVELOPING STORY: Brazil man arrested after early morning pursuit, officer injured (10/12/09)
A local police officer was injured during a 20-minute pursuit with a Brazil man early Monday morning. Richard J. Hoffman Jr., 56, is currently incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center on a $10,000 cash bond (with no 10 percent allowed) for his alleged involvement in a pursuit involving the Brazil Police and the Clay County Sheriff's departments shortly before 4:30 a.m...
Area educator awarded with two scholarships (10/12/09)
Brazil resident Kathy L. Deal was recently selected as the 2009 recipient of two administrative statewide scholarships. Deal, a 27-year veteran media specialist, is currently pursuing a principal's license at Indiana State University and is the recipient of the Indiana Principals Leadership Academy Aspiring Administrator's Scholarship and the Lewis C. Bose Scholarship for Educational Leadership...
McCormick's Creek to go 'batty' Saturday (10/12/09)
SPENCER -- Batsongs are out of the cave and happening at McCormick's Creek State Park, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17. Musical Mark, a children's singer-songwriter from Ohio, will present his Bat Song Tour at the park amphitheater. The show features Mark in his bat costume performing active songs about bats using multi-media sound, props and special effects...
Knights march on with sectional shutout victory (10/12/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Coaches in any sport talk about playing your best at the end of the season and not peaking too early. As girls' soccer sectional play got underway at Terre Haute South on Monday night, both Northview and West Vigo coaches had to be pleased with the results...
Knights open quickly against Vikings, clinch share of WIC (10/12/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The traditional football rivalry between the Northview Knights and West Vigo had a very somber tone as the teams took the field Saturday afternoon in a game postponed from Friday night following a tragic accident that took Northview High School student, Halie Hite's life days before...
Second half surge lifts Vikings past Knights in boys soccer sectional (10/12/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- A tough season came to a close for the Northview boys soccer team, as they dropped a 7-3 decision to West Vigo Saturday morning in sectional play at Terre Haute North. Things looked promising early, as senior Josh Lynch scored just 56 seconds in, giving Northview a 1-0 lead...
Knights go 2-2 at North Montgomery Tourney (10/12/09)
Times Staff Report The Northview volleyball team continued its weekend warrior schedule with its third straight weekend tournament on Saturday. The Knights went 2-2 over the weekend, winning its first and last matches while falling in two, three-game matches in the middle...
Eleanore Lemieux Woodley (10/12/09)
Eleanore Lemieux Woodley, 75, Brazil, died Oct. 10, 2009, at 5:50 p.m., following a long battle with cancer. She was born in Superior, Wis., Nov. 4, 1933, to John B. and Mary J. (Minness) Lemieux. After graduating from high school in Superior, she joined the United States Air Force. ...
Ruth M. Harkness (10/12/09)
Ruth M. Harkness, 87, Terre Haute, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. She was born May 16, 1922, in Staunton, to William Robert Dickerson and Nettie Nussel Dickerson. Ruth was the retired owner of Harkness Home Healthcare...
Michael "Mickey" L. Hanson (10/12/09)
Michael "Mickey" L. Hanson, 67, Brazil, died Oct. 11, 2009, at his residence following a battle with cancer. He was born March 1, 1942, in Terre haute, to Arnold G. and Daisey May (Dante) Hanson. Mike graduated from Van Buren High School in 1963, and vocational school at Gerstmeyer in Terre Haute and Ivy Tech in Evansville...
Public Record (10/12/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 8-12 Awaiting Arraignment Stearley, Joseph, 18 Sinders, Megan Danielle, 19 Reedy, Frank R., 36 Jones, Robert R., 28 Orme, Jacqueline, 26 Hoffman Jr., Richard J., 56...
Resident gives thanks to family (10/12/09)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the doctor in attendance and the nurses and staff who took great care of my wife recently at St. Vincent Clay Hospital during her overnight stay as well as the next day before being released. I would also like to thank Dr. Houston for being the good doctor he is...
Thanks for all of the help (10/12/09)
To the Editor: In this day of economic woes, sad news of our war on terror, cut backs with layoffs and factory closures, we learned today that the "Vets" van broke down and needed some emergency repairs to the engine. Remembering the kind gesture of the Leonard Buell family in donating the fine van that Vets could be hauled to the VA hospital Center at Indianapolis and/or Terre Haute, having a wheelchair lift, this van solved some of the Vets problems...
Salads can be health hazard too (10/12/09)
To the Editor: We've long known that cheese and ice cream aren't health foods, but is your side salad really a health risk? A recent report outlines the 10 foods regulated by the Food and Drug Administration that cause the most cases of foodborne illness. Cheese, eggs, ice cream and tuna are among the riskiest foods, but the report also implicates leafy greens, tomatoes and sprouts...
Fundraisers for money do work (10/12/09)
To the Editor: I have a concern about begging (wanting donations) for their cause on street corners, especially (State Road) 59 and (United States) 40, and businesses such as Walmart. What ever happened to selling items or I know, working such as car washes?...
Principal thanks all for attendance (10/12/09)
To the Editor: I would like to thank all the parents, students and staff members who volunteered and helped make this year's fish fry at Jackson Township Elementary School such a success. We served more than 1,000 meals. I also appreciate the support and patience of the community members who attended this special event...
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