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Stories from Thursday, March 4, 2010

NHS to present 'The Sound of Music' (03/04/10)
City looking at all tower options (03/04/10)
The City of Brazil is looking at all the options when it comes to the construction of a new water tower. On Tuesday, representatives from Landmark, Fort Worth, Texas, presented information regarding Composite Elevated Water Storage Tanks to city officials, employees of the Brazil Water Department and representatives of Hannum, Wagle and Cline Engineering (HWC), Terre Haute, which is the city's engineering firm...
Special meeting (03/04/10)
The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 11 a.m., Monday, March 15, in the Commissioner's Courtroom, Clay County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is a final presentation on the Chinook Mine Study.
Order times (03/04/10)
Ordering times for the Angel Food Service through Eastside Christian Church have been scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, and Thursday, March 11, from 4-6 p.m., both evenings, at the church.
Fundraiser set (03/04/10)
Serving on the Streets Leap of Faith Dessert Fundraiser and Silent Auction will take place from 7-9 p.m., Friday, at North Clay Middle School. Items in the auction include a signed football by Indiana University football coach Bill Lynch. For more information, call 446-2743 or e-mail fuzztwins@verizon.net...
Hospital sets up job skill program (03/04/10)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently announced the STAR Intensive program designed to provide job readiness skills to those throughout central Indiana. The program, formerly serving Marion and Hamilton counties only, is now open to those living in Clay County to assist members of the community...
Family fun night! (03/04/10)
Van Buren Elementary Kindergarten teacher Susan Maurer reads to a group of students at Van Buren's Family Fun Night. The event was conducted in conjunction with the annual book fair, which is sponsored by Van Buren's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), to promote literacy within the school. The staff came together to serve hot dogs, chips and drinks to the students and their families during the event, while volunteers read to the students throughout the evening...
Donation! (03/04/10)
Student Council members at Eastside Elementary School recently conducted their "Cash For Critters," fundraiser. During a two-week period, each class in the school brought in whatever "cash" they could. The school raised $500 through the fundraiser, which was for the Clay County Humane Shelter...
Area ISP officer earns promotion (03/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Recently, Indiana State Police Supt. Paul Whitesell, announced the reclassification of Senior Trooper Todd Brown to the rank of Master Trooper. Brown graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit School in 1994 and spent his probationary year at the Lowell Post in northwest Indiana. During his second year, he transferred to the Terre Haute District, and was assigned to patrol Clay County...
Science nuts! (03/04/10)
Five students from Eastside Elementary School recently participated in Clay County's annual Science Fair at Northview High School. Those participating included (front, from left) Audrey Eppert and Tess Eppert, (back) Chelsey Walters, Jaylin Paullus and Michael Ryan Jones...
Local business honored (03/04/10)
Jeff and Carol Bell, owners of Forsyth Brothers Concrete Products, recently accepted a Century Business award from Gov Mitch Daniels and Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman at the Indiana Statehouse. Every year, the state recognizes Indiana companies that have stood the test of time and remained in business for 50-plus year. Forsyth Brothers was founded in 1907 by two of Carol's great uncles and dealt in coal and manufactured concrete burial vaults...
Brazil Post Office to conduct Passport Fair (03/04/10)
Post offices throughout Indiana will be hosting Passport Fairs Saturday, March 27, to provide passport information to United States citizens and to accept passport applications. The postal service is joining the Department of State in celebrating "Passport Day in the USA," a national passport acceptance and outreach event...
Census takers still needed in community (03/04/10)
The United States Census has begun a targeted effort in southern Indiana to recruit workers to take the census this spring. Census takers (also known as enumerators) are hired to make sure southern Indiana cities, towns and counties are represented as accurately as possible...
Genealogy Society to present German-American program (03/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "German-American Religious Groups in Early Terre Haute," from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, at the Vigo County Public Library. The guest speaker will be Ronald Dunbar, who will take a look at German-American immigrants in Terre Haute and the religious communities that they founded, a number of which still exist today...
Honor Rolls (03/04/10)
Jackson Township Elementary First Grade All A's Jaxon Abbott, Hunter Brown, Gabrielle Cayton, Hunter Edwards, Marlei Fisher, Keegan Garrison, Jaysen Hilligoss, Hailey Hofmann, Madysunn Linton, Melanie Miller, Gavin Morris, Caden Opiela, Cannon Talbot, Sarah Woolery, Joseph Short...
Cass County organization to sponsor soil event (03/04/10)
The Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District, 906 W. Broadway, Logansport, will sponsor, "There's No Soil Like Good Soil," March 27. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m.-noon, at the Lucerne Lions Club, 150 W. and Hill St., Lucerne, Ind., 46950...
Money available for new organic initiative (03/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Conservationist Jane Hardisty of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced recently that $766,948 is available in Indiana for a new initiative to encourage conservation on organic farms. Funding for the initiative is being made available as part of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)...
Forestry clinic set for March 13 (03/04/10)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A Purdue University specialist will discuss sustainable forestry March 13, during the Indiana Tree Farm Landowners Clinic. Lenny Farlee, Purdue Extension forester, will speak on a national certification process for forest landowners. The clinic will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Brown County State Park Abe Martin Lodge in Nashville, Ind...
Knights prepared for sectional tilt with Braves (03/04/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There will be plenty on the line this evening when Northview heads to the Class 4A Plainfield Sectional to take on Terre Haute South. At stake is each teams' playoff lives as a loss means that the season is over while the victor will be playing for a sectional championship...
Shoemaker ready for new challenges (03/04/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter As professional baseball players from all over the country prepare to report to spring training, a local resident will be joining them for the 2010 campaign. Brady Shoemaker, a 2005 graduate of Northview High School will be in tow when the Chicago White Sox send all minor league prospects to their spring facilities in Glendale, Ariz. ...
Fonda Kidwell (03/04/10)
Fonda Kidwell, 57, Brazil, died March 3, 2010, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. She was born Nov. 15, 1952, in Clay County, to Emanuel and Betty (Baysinger) Welch. Fonda worked at the Learning Center and Hardees in Brazil. She married Robert Kidwell Aug. 12, 1994. Fonda loved to play Bingo, needle craft and help people, which she often did...
Do you have the urge to garden? (03/04/10)
The amount of daylight we are experiencing is increasing every day, possibly making you develop the urge to garden. Yet, that might not be the best idea since our chances for frost are not over. On average, the last date for a freeze (temperature at or below 32-degrees) is between April 21-30. Yet, a light frost can occur after those dates...
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