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Stories from Thursday, February 25, 2010

Somber Goodbye (02/25/10)
The residents of Brazil recently lost one of its best crime fighters. Retired Brazil City Police Department K-9 Officer Hunter died Feb. 4. She was partner and friend of her former handler, Patrolman Todd Stemm. "I really understand what people mean about the saying 'man's best friend,'" Stemm recently told The Brazil Times. "I had Hunter as a part of my life longer than I have known my wife and had my children. She was part of our family."...
LEAAP Center receives grant (02/25/10)
Even with budget constraints, one program is not going away. The Clay County Family Literacy Program was awarded a $50,000 grant from the Ruth Lily Philanthropic Foundation through the Barbara Bush Foundation. "This grant only validates our program and the work that we are continuing to do in the community," Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center Coordinator Mary Yelton told The Brazil Times...
Donation (02/25/10)
At the Wednesday, Feb. 24, Brazil Rotary Club meeting, President-elect Dr. Miranda Goodale (right) presented a $1,000 check to the YMCA of Clay County Director Chad Zaucha for its annual Strong Kid Campaign. Zaucha said the campaign will provide scholarships for children to take part in YMCA programs who otherwise would not be able to participate because of an inability to pay...
Couple faces drug charges (02/25/10)
A couple being investigated for allegedly bringing/distributing cocaine in Clay County are facing a laundry list of felony drug charges. According to information provided by officials, Norman C. Wilson, 36, Terre Haute, and Melissa Carter, 22, Hoopeston, Ill., were arrested Friday after they allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer at an undisclosed location in Clay County...
Tentative timeline set for NSP homes (02/25/10)
A tentative timeline has been set for the demolition and construction of homes included in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Planning Administrator Stacy Gibbens provided an update on how the process is going...
Hog roast (02/25/10)
The American Legion Post 2, 1015 Forest Ave., Brazil, will host a hog roast dinner Sunday, from noon-6 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to Clay County resident Mark Came for medical expenses. Cost of the dinner is $6 and door prizes and games will be available...
Yard Sale (02/25/10)
An Indoor Yard Sale will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, at Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall. More than 25 vendors are expected and breakfast will be available. All proceeds from the event will benefit the service projects of the Lady Knights of Annunciation Church...
Aquatics center schedules workshop (02/25/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics in Brazil will offer, "Arthritis Fitness," a free workshop, at 6 p.m., Wednesday. Participants will learn aquatic exercises recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. Designed to improve joint flexibility, the exercises are simple and easy to execute in chest-deep water...
Food Inspections (02/25/10)
The following are a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department for the month of January: January 2010 Food Service Inspections...
Bombs away! (02/25/10)
Clay County Chamber of Commerce President Phil Redenbarger tosses a bean bag during the Chamber's Cornhole Tournament Thursday at the Brazil Elks Lodge, 19 S. Sherfey St., Brazil. The event was a fundraiser for the Chamber and 13 teams signed up to participate...
NHS student third in contest (02/25/10)
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College hosted its annual student art show and the opening reception was Sunday Feb., 21. Several of Northview High School's students were chosen to represent the school. The students who represented Northview in this year's student show included Carli Bell, Katarina Herniter, Audrey Mathews, Shalee Nicole Hathaway, Amanda Malone, Taylor Keiser, Bethany Wright, Carli Coughanowr, Erica Klass and Chloe Burdette...
Man gets arrested heading to wedding (02/25/10)
Although apparently in a hurry to get married, a Brazil man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant got a fast ride in a police car to the Clay County Justice Center instead. According to Brazil City Police Department Police Chief Dave Archer, officials at the Dearborne County Sheriff's Department were calling for two weeks straight asking local authorities to pick up Adam Heffelfinger, 24...
Former resident turns himself in (02/25/10)
A former Clay County resident appeared with his attorney Wednesday to turn himself in at the Clay County Courthouse for an outstanding arrest warrant on allegations of inappropriate behavior with two children. According to the Clay County Prosecutor's Office, William E. Heckelsberg, 63, St. Englewood, Tenn., was taken into custody on charges of C felony sexual misconduct with a minor and D felony child solicitation...
School, PTO to raise funds for YMCA (02/25/10)
The Van Buren Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Vice President Kim Holly said the organization will host a fundraising campaign for the YMCA of Clay County's Strong Kids Campaign next week. During the week, students will have an opportunity to donate $1 through the school's Book Fair, sponsored by the PTO. If students donate, their names will be placed on stickers, which school administration will post throughout the school. The event will conclude Friday, March 5...
Food distribution set for Saturday (02/25/10)
Angel Food Distribution will be Saturday morning from 10-11 a.m. at Eastside Christian Church
Daniels directs flags at half-staff Friday (02/25/10)
On Thursday, Gov. Mitch Daniels directed that flags in Clay County be lowered to half-staff Friday, in honor of Marine Cpl. Gregory Scott Stultz. According to the United States Department of Defense, Cpl. Stultz died Friday, Feb. 19, while "supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan," in support of Operation Enduring Freedom...
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake scheduled (02/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2010 Bowl for Kids Sake is Big Brothers/Big Sisters' largest and most important annual fund-raising event. BBBS hopes to surpass last year's total throughout this year's campaign, which culminates with a series of community bowling events on March 13, 20 and 22, at the Terre Haute Bowling Center, 630 Springhill Drive. ...
March workshop to focus on Alzheimer's signs (02/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Alzheimer's Association will host an upcoming session on early warning signs of the disease. "Know the 10 Signs," a free workshop on detecting signs of Alzheimer's disease, will take place from 10-11 a.m., Tuesday, March 9, at the Wabash Senior Citizen's Center, 300 S. 5th St., Terre Haute...
Cover Crop workshop scheduled March 10 (02/25/10)
The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District, along with Purdue Extension -- Warren County, will host a Cover Crop Workshop, Wednesday, March 10. Registration for the event is from 8:30-9 a.m. The program runs from 9 a.m.-noon. Presenters and topics include:...
Forestry award to be delivered (02/25/10)
ROCKVILLE -- The first ever presentation of the Koenig Forestry award will be celebrated Friday, March 12, at Clark's Reception Hall, east of Rockville. The Forestry Committee of Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council has established the award in memory of Robert Koenig, a highly respected forester and member of the committee...
Knights overcome furious Quaker rally (02/25/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Never underestimate the importance of hitting free throws in clutch situations. On Thursday night, the Knights hit their first 12 free throws of the fourth quarter and 15-of-20 in the period all together and it was enough to weather a ferocious rally by visiting Plainfield, 63-60...
Athlene Fuller (02/25/10)
Athlene Fuller, 80, Boise, Idaho, passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side, Wednesday evening, Feb. 3, 2010. Athlene was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Ogden, Utah, to Lawrence Sparks and Gertrude Burt Sparks. On June 12, 1948, she married Richard Raymond Fuller. Together, they had raised two sons...
Rosemary Targett Remington (02/25/10)
Rosemary Targett Remington, 87, Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2010, at 4:25 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born May 19, 1923, in Putnam County, the daughter of George Targett and Charlotte "Lottie" Albright Targett. She graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1941...
Public Record (02/25/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 22-25. Awaiting Arraignment Deputy, Larry A, 42 Trevino, Mary Elizabeth, 44 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Joy, Ronnie R., 49 Pastorius, John, 18...
Public Record (02/25/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 22-25: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Wade A. Haviland Vs. Jana L. Haviland: Domestic Relations Karen E. Trout Vs. Edward A. Trout: Miscellaneous Civil Clay County Sheriff's Department Vs. Zachary U. Brighton: Miscellaneous Civil...
Cozy chicken crockpot concoction (02/25/10)
A great taste, ready to go, easy to do, good for you. This one is worth a try. You will need: Place the frozen chicken breasts in the crockpot and add the rinsed beans, corn and salsa. Cook on high for about four-five hours until the chicken is cooked...
Caring for the new additions (02/25/10)
Within the last few weeks, my family's farm has acquired several new additions. I have also heard of several area farmers talk about having their own new additions to care for. These new additions are often bright-eyed, muscular, adventurous newborn calves...
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