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Stories from Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Respecting the ultimate sacrifice (02/24/10)
Clay County residents came out in droves Wednesday to honor one of their own. The body of Marine Cpl. Gregory Scott Stultz, 22, was escorted from the Terre Haute International Airport back to Brazil. He was a 2006 graduate of Northview High School. His body was flown from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to the airport...
Courthouse employees active in helping YMCA Strong Kids (02/24/10)
Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders will soon remember what it is like to break in a new pair of blue jeans. For the second straight year, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office has sponsored a fundraiser to benefit the YMCA 2010 Strong Kids Campaign...
Progress stagnant on INDOT projects (02/24/10)
During the past few months, not much has changed regarding anticipated construction start dates for the proposed United States 40 project through Brazil, according to Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) officials. On Tuesday, INDOT Department Crawfordsville District Deputy Commissioner Alan Plunkett met with members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce to discuss the project. Initial planning for the project began in 1996...
Show taking submissions for 'Makeover' (02/24/10)
Area residents in need of "extreme" home repair could soon find relief from a long-running television series. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," the long-running reality program hosted by Ty Pennington, where a team of construction workers and designers provide thorough home makeovers to families who are in great need of them, is currently in the process of reviewing submissions of all areas within a 50-60 mile radius of Indianapolis. ...
NHS Percussion Ensemble places fifth in first competition of year (02/24/10)
The Northview High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble competed in its first show of the 2010 season at the IPA Decatur Central Contest Saturday, Feb. 13. Northview placed fifth out of seven groups in its class. The groups, according to director Rusty Bottomley, are evaluated on three categories, including Performance Analysis (focus on instrumental skills), Visual Analysis (focus on movement skills), and General Effect, which takes into account the overall program...
Crop for a Cure event set at RHIT (02/24/10)
It's time to crop for a cure. For the third year in a row, Crop for the Cure will take place at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Sports and Recreation Center. "It is a day-long scrapbooking event," event chair Kae Smith said. "There's plenty of space, and beverages and snacks are provided."...
Openings remain available for 'Beginner's Genealogy' class (02/24/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Genealogy Society's "Beginner's Genealogy" class still has some openings. The class is taught by Loran Braught and is for both beginners and for more seasoned genealogists that need help in continuing their research. There are two separate classes. One class meets Tuesday evenings and the other on Saturday afternoons in the Vigo County Public Library, main branch...
Body of Brazil Marine arrives home (02/24/10)
Clay County residents came out in droves Wednesday to honor one of their own. The body of Marine Cpl. Gregory Scott Stultz, 22, was escorted from the Terre Haute International Airport back to Brazil. He was a 2006 graduate of Northview High School. His body was flown from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to the airport...
Top-ranked Warriors too much for Knights (02/24/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Northview basketball team ran full throttle into the immovable force that is the Danville Warriors, dropping a 63-27 decision Wednesday evening. The Warriors, class 3A's top-ranked team, looked completely deserving of such an accolade, as they took it to the Knights early and often. Northview was unable to contain either the post or fast break game of Danville, which jumped out to a 35-12 lead at the half...
Ella Louise Lewicki (02/24/10)
Ella Louise Lewicki, 62, Brazil, died Feb. 23, 2010, at 1:26 p.m., at her home. She was born July 26, 1947, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of William Rolston and Evelyn Force Rolston. She has lived in the Brazil area for more than 40 years. She was a lover of horses and Great Dane rescue dogs...
JAIL BOOKINGS 2-25-10 (02/24/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 19-22. Awaiting Arraignment Anderson, Tommy, 45 Roberts, Ashley, 25 Carter, Melissa J., 22 Wilson, Norman, 36 Knight, Brenda K., 48 Bywater, Brenda J., 46...
Brazil Buzz (02/24/10)
I saw five robins yesterday morning. They were feeding in a small snow-free area around the maple tree, outside of the east window of my kitchen. The birds were in the company of a couple of showy cardinals. It is clear to me the visitors filled up on what they extracted from the soggy soil. All too soon, the visitors moved on...
Harmony Happenings (02/24/10)
Harmony United Methodist Women met at the church on Monday evening. We cut out scarves at the meeting in January. Barbara Pell had finished serging the edges of the squares and I took them home to write our name and address along the edges. We now have 12 scarves to deliver to the Hux Cancer Center at Terre Haute. These will be given to any women who need them as they go through their treatments...
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