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Stories from Thursday, March 25, 2010

Organizations, businesses schedule Easter Egg Hunts (03/25/10)
Brazil youth earns rank of Eagle Scout (03/25/10)
A decade of work has paid off. Keegan McDonald recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest rank available through the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). A senior at Northview High School, he is the son of Fritz and Mary McDonald, Brazil, and Keegan has been involved in BSA for 10 years...
Organization honors courthouse employees (03/25/10)
In appreciation for their seasonal efforts, committee members for Christmas In The Park presented several associates at the Clay County Courthouse with a commemorative plaque. "They do such a good job," Christmas In The Park Board President Linda Ray said...
Restored (03/25/10)
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 19 N. Alabama St., Brazil, conducted a special blessing prior to Thursday services for three newly restored glass windows. The blessing was provided by Monsieur Larry Moran, Terre Haute. The process of restoring the windows, which were covered by plaster for several years, began close to three years ago after the church received a donation to reopen the windows...
'Demo Day' showcasing tech devices scheduled (03/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Survey of Income and Program Participation estimates that nearly 10 million people worldwide are hard of hearing. Of these, close to one million are deaf. The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is hosting a year-long series of free statewide, "Demo Days," showcasing assistive technology devices for a wide variety of disabilities. ...
USDA revises TAAF Program (03/25/10)
Julia A. Wickard, Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana announced recently that USDA has a revised Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers (TAAF) Program. Under the program, the USDA provides technical assistance and cash benefits to eligible producers of raw agricultural commodities and fishermen who have been hurt by import competition...
State egg farmers giving to Catholic Charities Food Bank (03/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana egg farmers are giving the Easter Bunny something to hop about as Wabash Valley Produce prepares to donate more than 64,800 eggs to Terre Haute Catholic Charities Food Bank for the Easter season. Approximately 13.1 percent of people in Indiana live below or at poverty level and may be experiencing hunger...
Butler knocks off top-seeded Syracuse (03/25/10)
By DOUG ALDEN AP Sports Writer SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler became the latest mid-major team to knock off a top seed in the NCAA tournament. Willie Veasley scored five of his 13 points during Butler's 11-0 run down the stretch, and the Bulldogs rallied to upset No. 1 seed Syracuse 63-59 on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals...
Thelma L. Michael Musgrave (03/25/10)
Thelma L. Michael Musgrave, 78, Riley, passed away March 24, 2010, at 4:48 p.m., in her home surrounded by her family. She had been fighting Multiple Myeloma for the past several years. She was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Clay County, the daughter of James F. Michael and Goldie A. Love Michael. She graduated from Clay City High School, Class of 1950...
Beulah Inez (Petty) Hutchison (03/25/10)
Beulah Inez (Petty) Hutchison, 91, passed away March 24, 2010, at 11:45 p.m., at the Putnam County Hospital. She was bon April 11, 1918, in Coles County, Illinois, and was the daughter of William Ervin and Bessie Jane (Davis) Petty. She was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School, member of the New Providence Baptist Church, Greencastle, and a homemaker...
Is a soil test worth it? (03/25/10)
Last week, we covered some of the basics about soil. One of the questions educators often get asked is, "Is a soil test really worth it?" And the answer is yes. Soil tests are a valuable asset to homeowners, gardeners, and farmers. It is definitely worth the time to take the sample, take it to a place to be tested or ship it to the test site, and do so before adding anything to your soil. Therefore this week, I want to talk about some of the basics of taking a soil test...
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