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Stories from Monday, February 15, 2010

Computer classes to take place at LEAAP Center (02/15/10)
Ivy Tech Continuing Education Computing Fundamentals classes will begin Monday, Feb. 22, and continue every Monday through March 22, at the LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil. The five-week course is a laid-back approach to learning basics to computers...
'Home, Sweet, Home' (02/15/10)
Habitat home dedicated CLAY CITY -- Anastasia Pine could hardly hold back the tears Saturday afternoon as she thanked a large crowd of Habitat for Humanity volunteers. "It's a blessing," she said. "Without Habitat, we wouldn't have been able to put our kids in a new home."...
Snowfall projected to end Tuesday (02/15/10)
The worst has passed through Clay County, according to an area meteorologist. WTHI News 10 Meteorologist David Wire told The Brazil Times Monday morning residents will still see some snowfall through Tuesday, but it won't be as significant as Monday...
Second Cracker Barrel set (02/15/10)
The second Clay County Cracker Barrel for 2010 has been scheduled. The event will take place at the Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department, 1960 E CR 600 N, Brazil, and has been scheduled for Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. The Clay County Farm Bureau will sponsor the event...
Vehicle pursuit leads to arrest (02/15/10)
Three local law enforcement agencies were involved in a Sunday morning pursuit that ended in the arrest of teenager from Woodland, Tenn. According to officials, 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center were notified of a vehicle traveling west in the eastbound lane of United States 40 near Great Dane, 2664 East US 40, Brazil, around 2:30 a.m...
Relay For Life Chili Cook-off set (02/15/10)
The recent cold temperatures make a bowl of hearty chili sound yummy to many local residents. Which is a good idea, considering The Brazil Times' Relay For Life teams "Clark Kent Super Group" and the "Lois Lane Ladies" are sponsoring a chili cook-off for Friday, Feb. 26...
School Board to look at four more bus barn proposals (02/15/10)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees was presented with six more locations for a potential bus garage location Thursday. Per the recommendation of school board members, the administration contacted INSafe, a division of the Indiana Department of Labor, which works with all parties to make the workplace healthy and safe...
4-H club sets up chili supper (02/15/10)
The Clay County 4-H Horse and Pony Club will conduct its annual Chili Supper, and Tack Auction Friday, Feb. 26. The event will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Chili will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m., with the auction starting at 6:30 p.m...
Clay City Winter Guard receives Silver (02/15/10)
NEW PALESTINE, Ind. -- The Clay City Winter Guard competed in its first competition of the season Saturday at the New Palestine Winter Guard Invitational. The show is titled "Follow Your Heart," set to One Republic's "Say (All I Need)." Clay City received Silver in class B competition, under the direction of Kayla Vinzant...
Ellsworth to be in Brazil Wednesday (02/15/10)
Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville) will begin his 2010 Open Door Listening Tour Tuesday, with pit stops in Vigo, Sullivan, Greene and Martin counties. Ellsworth, who represents Indiana's 8th District, will be in Brazil Wednesday for a stop in the tour...
Deadline for Sisters of Providence art contest Friday (02/15/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Time is running out to submit entries for the fourth Sisters of Providence Youth Art Contest at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Children ages 5-18 may enter the contest, which is free. The deadline for entries is 3 p.m., Friday. The theme for this year's contest is "Saint Mother Theodore Guerin -- Indiana Pioneer," in honor of the foundress of the Sisters of Providence...
Source: Bayh to retire from Senate (02/15/10)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Evan Bayh, an Indiana Democrat who was on Barack Obama's list of vice presidential prospects in 2008, is ready to announce he won't seek a third term, saying he doesn't want to be in Congress any more. "To put it in the words most Hoosiers can understand: I love working for the people of Indiana, I love helping our citizens make the most of their lives, but I do not love Congress," Bayh said in comments prepared for an announcement later Monday in Indianapolis. ...
Pingleton falls in first round of semi-state (02/15/10)
Times Staff Report Northview senior Luke Pingleton's season came to a conclusion in a first round match-up at the Evansville Reitz Semi-state on Saturday. Pingleton (24-4) lost a close bout to Andrew Konrath of Mt. Vernon, who eventually placed fourth...
Talbot's putback collars Bulldogs (02/15/10)
Times Staff Report The high school boys' basketball seasons had gone in much different directions for Northview and Monrovia since the Knights scored their first win of the season on Dec. 26 against the Bulldogs. Monrovia had rallied to win 10-of-11 games heading into Saturday's contest, while the Knights had dropped seven-of-nine games...
John David Johnson (02/15/10)
John David Johnson, 51, Reelsville, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following a brave battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 16, 1958, to Ben and Hazel (Medlock) Johnson. John worked as a scheduler at Cra-Wal Container, Indianapolis, for 33 years...
Public Record (02/15/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 12-15: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Fogerty, Terry, 43 Purkhiser, Melanie S., 23 Mendoza, Jorge, 27 Elkins, Andrew, 27 Awaiting Arraignment (HOLD)...
Interested in 4-H? Come to Expo (02/15/10)
Do you have plans for Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.? Would you like to have fun and learn what Clay County 4-H is all about? I hope you will plan on joining us on Feb. 20. Things are happening and I would like for you to be a part of the action...
Reader expresses displeasure with state police decision (02/15/10)
To the Editor: First of all, I have considered, reconsidered, postponed, and now finally have decided to respond to your article of Deb. 16, 2009, regarding Indiana State Police Motor Carrier Inspectors. What a sham of a response by the Indiana State Police Department. I spent six years as a dispatcher and nearly 23 years as a Motor Carrier Inspector with the Indiana State Police, fortunately retiring, prior to this so-called cost-cutting move...
Appalled with driver's license issue (02/15/10)
To the Editor: I read the letter from the lady in Ellettsville about driver's licenses and was stunned. Glad to find out this info before I have to renew my license, but also appalled. I cannot believe that the state of Indiana treats women worse than they treat foreigners, who are not even American citizens...
Reader pleased with response from DNR (02/15/10)
To the Editor: Indiana Natural Resources Commission has responded to citizen petitions to prohibit the taking, harassment/killing of coyotes/foxes for dog training/penning purposes, and the use of these animals as live bait in the wild, by directing a comprehensive review by Indiana Department of Natural Resources...
Give those old jeans away (02/15/10)
To the Editor: The next time you wash your favorite pair of Levi's, think twice about the impact you're having on the environment. Goodwill has partnered with Levi Strauss and Company to launch, "A Care Tag for Our Planet." This initiative was created to help drive the approximately 23.8 billion pounds of clothing and textiles from U.S. landfills every year...
Landlord delivers response (02/15/10)
To the Editor: As a landlord, I feel it is necessary to respond to the editorial, "What about renter's rights," (printed Feb. 8, 2010, in The Brazil Times). (The writer) states that, "In Indiana, you have no rights as a renter." The fact is, that Indiana Code Title 32, Article 31, specifically deals with Landlord-Tenant relations. The code covers such areas as creation of tenancy, notice to quit, and remedies against the landlord...
No sense to 'win at all costs' (02/15/10)
To the Editor: I am following up on the response to my letter named by the Times, "Play 'em all." While I do agree with many of the points made in both letters and respect their opinions, I believe the entire point was missed. At all levels below high school, every sport is a developmental stage...
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