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Stories from Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Haiti earthquake affects area residents (01/13/10)
Massive aid efforts have begun in Haiti as citizens of the country attempted to move forward following an earthquake, which rocked the nation Tuesday. Clay County has ties to the country. Several missionaries from various local churches spend time there...
Ross wins Geography Bee, advances to state (01/13/10)
For the 22nd year, the National Geographic Society conducted the National Geographic Bee nationwide contest. The event is designed to encourage the teaching and study of geography. There are three levels of competition: school, state, and national. The school-level Bee at North Clay Middle School was won by Pierce Ross, and second place was Aimy Nguyen, both 7th-grade students...
Council changes meeting dates (01/13/10)
Despite a small agenda, the Common Council of the City of Brazil made a big change during Tuesday's meeting. Upon a suggestion from Ward 1 Council Member Brad Deal, the council unanimously approved to change its meeting dates. Rather than meeting on the second Tuesday of each month, the council will now meet on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers of City Hall...
Officials on lookout for murder suspect (01/13/10)
REELSVILLE ---- Authorities believe a domestic dispute led to a homicide in the Reelsville area Wednesday. Officials confirm the suspect, Jeremy Bledsoe, 31, remains at large as of press time for his alleged involvement in the lethal shooting of his wife Kathryne, 32, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Wednesday morning. The incident took place in the couple's home directly across from Reelsville Elementary School in the 7800 block of County Road 625 West...
Bucshon to speak at Republican Club meeting (01/13/10)
The Clay County Republican Club will feature Dr. Larry Bucshon as a guest speaker at its Monday, Jan. 18, meeting. The event will take place at the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend the meeting...
Hamilton Center, ISU departments co-hosting generational conference (01/13/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc., and the Indiana State University Departments of Social Work and Psychology will present "Understanding Generational Differences Conference," from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28. The event will take place at Maryland Community Church, located on State Road 46...
Enrollment numbers at Ivy Tech increase (01/13/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Community College continues to post record enrollment numbers. With 119,773 students enrolled statewide for classes this week, this semester marks the largest semester enrollment in the college's history. Ivy Tech's total headcount is up 32.9 percent compared to the first day of classes last spring semester...
REMC sponsoring Youth Tour to D.C. (01/13/10)
In 2010, Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC will again be a sponsor of the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The trip marks the 51st year that Indiana's electric cooperatives will have hosted the Youth Tour giving young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation's capital to learn about government and electric cooperatives...
Revenge is sweet for Knights' (01/13/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview wrestling team got a measure of revenge Wednesday night against a West Vigo squad that defeated the Knights on their home mat during the Northview Invitational a month ago. The Vikings scored a narrow 37-34 victory in a dual match during the Knights invite on Dec. 12, but in the rematch it was Northview that dealt the final blows to spoil West Vigo's Senior Night with a 47-23 victory...
North Clay sixth-grade splits with visiting Edgewood (01/13/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter North Clay's sixth-grade squad continued to roll towards the end of their season, winning a fourth consecutive contest in dominating fashion, earning a 44-23 win over Edgewood Wednesday evening. After squandering a big first period lead with a sloppy second quarter, the Knights' defense turned up the pressure in the third period, forcing the Mustangs into turnovers on their first four possessions, before eventually taking the quarter by a 13-5 tally, turning a two-point halftime lead into a 10-point lead going into the game's final period.. ...
Harmony Happenings (01/13/10)
Bob and Sue Thompson are happy grandparents again. They just returned from a trip to Bethesda, Maryland to be on hand for the birth of Robert Sawyer Thompson. He arrived on Dec. 11 weighing in at 8 pounds, 1 ounce and a nice long 20.5 inches. Robert was welcomed to this world by his parents, Dr. Robert "Tony" Thompson and Dr. Jenny Heidbrink-Thompson along with sister Hayden Lea, who is now a big two-years old...
Brazil Buzz (01/13/10)
The lucky old sun is shinning brightly this Sunday afternoon; no dark clouds are in sight. The geranium plants, in the southernmost window of the little blue house at the end of the road are having a good day, catching rays, indirectly. Two die-hard ladybeetles ventured out of the woodwork between the window and the storm to see what all of the excitement is about and to warm up...
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