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Stories from Thursday, March 18, 2010

Conference champs! (03/18/10)
For the second year in a row, the Northview High School Academic Super Bowl Team has won the Western Indiana Conference (WIC). "Their hard work paid off," Northview sponsor and social studies coach Michelle Hunter said. Students have been studying the 1960s and 1970s since October in preparation for the competition, which has included some multi-tasking with other activities such as band, theater and sports...
New police officer sworn in (03/18/10)
As one officer leaves the Brazil City Police Department to further their education, Mayor Ann Bradshaw swore in a new full-time officer in Council Chambers Wednesday. An alternate during the last hiring process, Jeffery L. Stinson II, 25, Terre Haute, told The Brazil Times being a police officer has been a lifetime goal...
Current prosecutor files to run again (03/18/10)
Area man arrested on battery charges (03/18/10)
Indiana State Police recently arrested a man who initially avoided arrest during a domestic dispute. Curt R. Crandell, 39, rural Brazil, was taken in to custody Tuesday, and transported to the Clay County Justice Center. He was booked on two D felony charges, including domestic battery and battery resulting in bodily injury stemming from an incident in February...
Concert set (03/18/10)
The Brazil Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., will host a gospel show featuring renowned blind gospel singer/pianist Gordon Mote, at 6 p.m., Sunday. The show, which is being sponsored by Sandy's Good Books and More, along with French Funeral Home, is free to the public, but goodwill donations will be accepted...
Rotary Club to host coffee social hour (03/18/10)
The Brazil Rotary Club has scheduled a Coffee and Club Talk from 6-7 p.m., Friday. This is the first Rotary Club coffee/social meeting, which will take place at the Brazil Coffee Company, 533 E. National Ave. The first cup of coffee will be purchased by the Rotary Club and a 30-minute discussion is planned. Future plans call for a coffee and club talk to take place on the third Friday of each month...
Fundraiser scheduled for local family (03/18/10)
A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Byron and Lisa Halfhill has been scheduled to take place Sunday. The event will begin at 1 p.m., and conclude at 6 p.m., and will take place at the Knightsville Community Center. The benefit has been set up to help the family with medical bills...
Donation (03/18/10)
The Center Point United Methodist Church conducted its second Mission Event for Serving on the Streets, Sunday, March 7. The fundraiser tallied $2,100 for the non-profit organization. A chili supper and pie auction took place and RideTheWind provided entertainment. ...
Organization's 'Luau' set for Friday (03/18/10)
STRETCH (Sharing The Real Effect That Christ Has) will present a Hawaiian Luau for students in grades kindergarten through fifth-grade, Friday. The spring break "getaway," will take place from 6:30-8 p.m., at the YMCA of Clay County Community Room. Registration will begin at 6:15 p.m., and those attending may enter the luau through the main YMCA entrance...
Stalled (03/18/10)
A semi-truck slowed traffic on State Road 59 near Hendrix Street Thursday morning. According to Brazil City Police Department officers, four lead blocks in the truck trailer came through the front of the trailer, locking the truck up. Officers said the blocks weighed several hundred pounds each. A wrecker service was called to help lift the blocks out of the portion of the semi that was affected. Officers maintained traffic throughout the incident...
Clay County Retired Teachers plan spring social (03/18/10)
The Executive Board of the Clay County Retired Teachers Association met at Double 'M Diner Monday, March 15. Several members had conflicts and were unable to attend. Those in attendance discussed the upcoming spring social, various future meetings, legislation and possible other social activities...
Chili fundraiser scheduled (03/18/10)
Job's Daughters Bethel No. 121 will host a chili supper fundraiser today, from 5-8 p.m., at the Knightsville Lodge. Chili, hot dogs and a choice of lemonade, tea or coffee will be served. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12-under. Tickets may be purchased from any member of Bethel or at the door...
Area project moves closer to completion (03/18/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The proposed 6,000-acre Wabashiki River Fish and Wildlife Area near Terre Haute moved a step closer to fruition with a March 10 announcement that the national Migratory Bird Conservation Commission approved $1 million in federal funds toward the project...
Work team finishes farm guide (03/18/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A widely diverse work team recently completed a new guide to help farmers manage cropland that is returned to production agriculture after it has been mined and reclaimed. This is the second publication the group has released. This team is composed of soil scientists, agronomists, coal mine operators, coal mine regulators and farmers...
Greencastle police searching for 18-year-old (03/18/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Greencastle Police Department is investigating a missing person complaint. Officials are looking for Gerrick Steen, 18. He was last seen Tuesday, at 7 p.m., on Manhattan Road, approximately one-half mile north of Antioch Baptist Church...
Teenage musicians wanted for national CD (03/18/10)
Photo exhibit on display in Clinton (03/18/10)
CLINTON -- A photo exhibit that features images of Indiana children waiting to be adopted is now on display through March 27, at the Clinton Public Library, 313 S. 4th St., Clinton. The Indiana Heart Gallery, which portrays children currently involved in Indiana's foster care system, is free and open to the public from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. ...
Local center to host fourth Low Vision Expo (03/18/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Foundation for the Blind estimates that 6.5 million Americans 65-older have a severe visual impairment. By 2030, rates of severe vision loss will double alongside the country's aging population. The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center, a non-profit independent living center, will host the fourth Low Vision Expo Wednesday, March 31, at the Meadows Shopping Center in Terre Haute...
Brazil's Thomas a powerful force (03/18/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Fifteen year-old Brazil resident Jed Thomas entered an area weight lifting competition recently in hopes of breaking a national dead lift record. He did so by 55 pounds. Thomas was a competitor at the March 6 Sonlight Power National Benchpress and Deadlift competition in Tuscola, Ill, in the ages 13-15 181-pound weight class. ...
Old Dominion edges Notre Dame (03/18/10)
By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS -- As Carleton Scott's 3-pointer sailed toward the hoop and rattled around the rim, Old Dominion's Keyon Carter was already bracing for the possibility of a tie game. Then the shot popped out, giving the Monarchs the NCAA tournament's first upset...
Michigan-Notre Dame set as Big House's night debut (03/18/10)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan has a marquee opponent for the first night game at the Big House: Notre Dame. The game is set for Sept. 10, 2011, and new Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon said he expects an unprecedented atmosphere at Michigan Stadium for the latest chapter in the rivalry between two of college football's most storied programs. ...
Public Record (03/18/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 12-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Citibank Vs. John A. Tabasco: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Justin James: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services Vs. Connie Rash: Civil Collections...
An important four-letter word (03/18/10)
Growing up, I can remember having a blast with my cousins playing in the mud by the creek and trying to make "mud pies" or other mud-based figures when we were bored. At that time, I didn't fully understand that the mud, or dirt, that we were playing with was really that important...
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