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Stories from Sunday, April 4, 2010

Open house (04/04/10)
Open Hands Preschool, 201 N. Meridian St., Brazil, will conduct an open house from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday. For more information regarding the open house, call 443-2230 or e-mail openhandspreschool@gmail.com.
Club meeting (04/04/10)
The Northview High School Academic Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, in the media center.
Food signups set (04/04/10)
Share Food Signups will take place from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, April 10, at First Christian Church.
Walking with a purpose (04/04/10)
After watching a fatal disease cripple her family, an area teenager is hoping to raise awareness so families won't have to feel the negative effects of the disease in the future. Emily Durcholz, 17, Brazil, has organized a fundraising walk to raise awareness for Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS), a genetic disorder medicinenet.com refers to as "one of a series of inherited metabolic disorders affecting a type of complex carbohydrate called mucopolysaccharide that is deposited in body tissues because the person lacks the specific enzyme needed to metabolize it.". ...
The egg goes in here (04/04/10)
Cheyenne Fark tosses an Easter egg into her basket with help from her father James Goodpasture during the American Legion Post 2 Easter Egg Hunt Sunday at Forest Park. More than 100 children took part in the hunt. Grand prizes included three bicycles for each age group donated by the family of Marine Cpl. Greg Stultz. Cheyenne, who picked up two eggs total, is the daughter of Tina Sanchez...
Annual Crop for the Cure deemed a success (04/04/10)
People of all different ages descended on Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Sports and Recreation Center with paper, scissors, glitter and stickers. The annual Crop for the Cure took place Saturday and the success of the event was apparent on the faces of all those in attendance...
School board to meet Thursday (04/04/10)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board will meet in regular session Thursday, at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School, 601 Lankford Street, Clay City. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. In old business, the board will have the second reading of the student handbooks...
Annual Lincoln Day Dinner set for Saturday (04/04/10)
The Clay County Republican Party announced Friday that candidates for the U.S. House and Senate will serve as the keynote speakers at this year's Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner. The dinner will take place Saturday, April 10, at the Center Point United Methodist Church...
Winner (04/04/10)
Northview High School sophomore Jacob Dispennett was presented with the first-place award for his five-minute memorized 4-Way Test speech during the Rotary Club of Brazil's March 31 meeting. The contest took place last month with panel judging at PriMerica. ...
Plenty still available in area agriculture program (04/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- A few shares remain available in the Community Supported Agriculture program for patrons who wish to enjoy fresh, organically grown strawberries, spinach, broccoli, potatoes, tomatoes, beets and many more garden treats from White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence...
Clay City softball returns talented lineup for 2010 (04/04/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Continuity is often a valuable commodity when it comes to high school sports and the Clay City Eels hope to be able to cash in this season. The Eels return all but two players from last year's 15-12 squad that was ranked 14th in Class A before being knocked off by sectional champion Shakamak in the semifinal, 1-0 in nine innings. ...
Trainer: Howard has mild concussion (04/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Butler center Matt Howard was held out of Sunday's practice and could miss Monday night's NCAA championship game with a concussion. Team trainer Ryan Galloy said Howard took two blows in Saturday's 52-50 victory over Michigan State, first banging his head on the floor after a violent collision with two other players and then taking an elbow to the head after he returned to the game. After the second shot, he again left the floor and did not come back...
Azaleas & Woods: Tiger arrives at Augusta National (04/04/10)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Tiger Woods arrived without warning on a lazy Sunday afternoon at the Masters. He offered a playful jab when he greeted two reporters he had not seen in five months, acting as though nothing had changed. He then strolled onto the new practice facility at Augusta National and stopped to chat with Paul Casey...
Tell us what you think about health care (04/04/10)
In the late part of March, the government cleared way for the passage of the Health Care Reform Bill. The bill is intended to provide millions of uninsured Americans the opportunity to obtain coverage. Sounds great, right? Or is it? Several in the medical and insurance profession have expressed concern. Likewise when it comes to several in the House of Representatives and the Senate...
What is the answer? (04/04/10)
As part of my job, I spend a lot of time seeking answers, and the truth. Joyce Carol Oates, an award winning American author who has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for three of her novels since 1992, once said, "In writing of crime, one is writing of American life in extremis (in its farthest reaches)."...
Meat addiction is real; look it up (04/04/10)
To the Editor: During the snows of February, one of the TV stations did a story about people stocking up on groceries and showed a person coming out of the store exclaiming, "There's no more meat." It made me wonder what is it about meat that is so compelling? Many people believe that you need meat for a balanced diet, but that's not true because you can get all the vitamins and minerals, including protein, you need from fruits, nuts and veggies. ...
Reader not pleased with service (04/04/10)
To the Editor: I am a resident of Brazil. My water bill rates keep going up and up and up. Yet, if I have a problem, such as a water leak, I am told that unless it is more than half my bill (not just a $30 increase, because of this leak), then it is just too bad and I have to pay it. My hard earned money hard at work? I think now...
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