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Stories from Thursday, April 1, 2010

One big hug! (04/01/10)
Five-year-old Baileigh Stewart gives the Easter Bunny a hug at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center Thursday, while James Kirby, 5, reads a book. The Easter Bunny paid a visit to the 4-5-year-old preschool class Thursday while giving away books provided by United Way's Success by 6 Committee. Baileigh is the daughter of Chris and Summer Stewart while James is the son of Rebecca Priest...
Altercation results in arrest (04/01/10)
A Brazil man was arrested Wednesday night after neighbors reported a physical altercation involving a stabbing at West Central Village. Although information is limited to protect the ongoing investigation, Brazil City Police Department was able to provide some details about the incident. However, the victim's name is being withheld at this time...
Street Fair taking shape (04/01/10)
Plans for the first 2010 Street Fair, sponsored by Brazil Main Street, Inc., are almost complete. The festival has been scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday, May 28-29, as a tune-up for the Indianapolis 500. It will be set up in the parking lot behind Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Gambill announces bid for District 46 (04/01/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Bionca Gambill, Linton Township Trustee, has filed to serve voters of the 46th District in the Indiana House of Representatives The district includes all of Owen County, southern Vigo and southern Clay counties. The district also includes Bean Blossom Township in Monroe County...
House of Hope schedules yard sale (04/01/10)
House of Hope, a Division of Mission Teens, Inc., 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, will host its annual yard sale and fish fry Saturday, April 24. The yard sale will begin at 8 a.m., and last into the evening. Members of the organization will be serving platters from noon-6 p.m...
Annual Chamber of Commerce Tournament set for April 27 (04/01/10)
The sixth Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tournament of Champions, Bowling and Euchre, will take place Tuesday, April 27, at Brazilian Lanes. Lunch will take place at noon with playing beginning at 1 p.m. Cost for four-person teams in bowling -- which will place three games -- is $100. There are 16 spots available for bowling...
Look what I found (04/01/10)
The Northview High School Key Club sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center for the Family Literacy Program Wednesday. Michael Winkler, the son of April Knox and David Winkler, Brazil, enjoyed looking for the eggs hidden throughout the nursery...
New cancer support group schedules meetings (04/01/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Single, married, family, children, home, career and cancer -- how does it all fit? Become part of "Network Pink," and connect the pieces with others who are fighting breast cancer and balancing their lives. Network Pink is a newly established group for women diagnosed with breast cancer who are balancing school, home, work, relationships and/or an active family life. ...
Walk to Washington, D.C., rally set for August (04/01/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Walk to Washington, D.C., is a national event to raise awareness about depression and mental illness and Mental Health America of Vigo County and Hamilton Center, Inc., will host a rally in support Tuesday, Aug. 24. The Walk to Washington, D.C., is an 835-mile trek set to raise awareness about depression and mental illness. ...
First of the season (04/01/10)
Although the size of a dime, Reelsville resident Andrea Minor captured the first mushroom of the season, finding it Wednesday.
Eels pound out 12 hits in earning first softball win (04/01/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Sometimes the best remedy for getting over a loss is getting right back on the diamond and that proved true for the Clay City Eels, who bounced back from a Tuesday loss to West Vigo, to gain an 8-6 triumph over a solid Rockville squad on Thursday evening...
WVa's Huggins isn't about to change for anyone (04/01/10)
By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Huggins is bombastic to some, a lovable, emotional Huggy Bear to others. He's known as a great recruiter, been called a cheater. The West Virginia coach is considered incredibly loyal, yet left Kansas State hanging after a single season. He can seem bored answering questions one minute, affable and joking the next. He produces NBA players, though few graduates. He's magna-cum-laude smart, but occasionally has lapses in judgment...
Real "Hoosiers" hero embraces Butler connection (04/01/10)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bobby Plump settled in at a table in the family restaurant and began spinning the tale of his childhood, the one everyone loves. The one he loves. As fans in nearby seats stopped eating and leaned in close to hear the details, Plump patiently described his buzzer-beating jumper in the 1954 Indiana state championship game. ...
Agriculture surprises local youth (04/01/10)
It is estimated that there is a whopping 61,269 pizzerias in the United States today. Those pizzerias all depend on agriculture to help fulfill the desires of the American citizen. That is why on March 19, area fourth-graders spent part of their day at the Clay County Fairgrounds learning about how agriculture is involved in making the pizza they love to consume...
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