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Stories from Thursday, April 8, 2010

Training proves fruitful for clerks (04/08/10)
The City of Brazil Clerk-Treasurer's Office is keeping up with constant changes. Recently, Clerk-Treasurer Karen McQueen and Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Raymond Staub attended the Indiana League of Municipal Clerk-Treasurers (ILMCT) 2010 Institute and Academy at Ball State University, Muncie...
Creative coloring (04/08/10)
Madison Shorter was named the winner of the 0-3-year-old division of The Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest.
One pleads, other set for trial (04/08/10)
One suspect recently pled guilty for their alleged involvement with a meth lab discovered near the Chinook Fishing and Wildlife Area summer 2009, while the other prepares for a jury trial. On June 5, 2009, Terre Haute residents Jody L. Presslor, 32, and Shelly Green, 23, were taken into custody and transported to the Clay County Justice Center as part of an investigation by deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Department and conservation officers with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.. ...
Free tutoring (04/08/10)
Forest Park Elementary is offering free tutoring for its students. Only students who receive free/reduced price lunch and did not pass Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) or another measure of academic success are eligible...
Clay County 4-H Hippology team takes part in state competition (04/08/10)
The Clay County 4-H Horse and Pony Hippology Team traveled to Purdue University March 27 for state competition. The Novice team of Julia Laskowski, Sarah Mann and Kasey Thiel placed 11th in team competition, with Mann placing 13th overall. The Junior Team of Chyenne Burton, McKenna Jones, Kaci Jones and Justine Smith also placed 11th in team competition, and Jones was 22nd overall...
Red Cross Golf Classic slated (04/08/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The sixth Golf Classic to benefit the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter will take place Friday, April 30, at Forest Park Golf Course. Team registration begins at 11 a.m. Lunch starts at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start of 12:30 p.m...
Conservation Club egg hunt winners announced (04/08/10)
The Vigo County Conservation Club conducted its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 27. The following is a list of winners in five age groups: The conservation club is located on Grotto Road in Vigo County. The club will host a children's fishing rodeo June 19...
Television show extends deadline (04/08/10)
ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has extended its deadline in the search for area families in need of a home makeover. The deadline for nominations has been extended to April 23. Nominations may be submitted by the family or by a member of their community. Each nomination must include the names and ages of every member of the household along with a description of the major challenges within the home...
New display set up at SMWC Heritage Museum (04/08/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- A new display, "Daughters of the Forest," has opened in the Heritage Museum in Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The exhibit is created in honor of the Sisters of Providence, who have had their motherhouse grounds beautifully enhanced by the natural surroundings of certified forest land for 170 years...
Christmas trees: Tis the season to start growing (04/08/10)
Some wait until Christmas Eve to get ready for the next day, but not Indiana Christmas tree growers. From late March through early May, these choose-and-cut and wholesale growers are busy planting your real Christmas trees for the 2016 season. To produce a 7-foot real Christmas tree, it takes about seven years in the field. ...
ISP offers tips for season (04/08/10)
The Indiana State Police caution motor vehicle drivers that farmers will be preparing their fields for planting within the next few weeks. During this time, large farm equipment may be traveling on the roads, and may impede traffic. Drivers are reminded to be ever cautious when approaching a hillcrest or curve. ...
Market boot camps set (04/08/10)
Market masters and vendors can learn about regulations that could impact their operations at Farmers Market Boot Camps co-sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau, the Indiana Cooperative Development Center, Inc., and Purdue Extension. All of the boot camps will run from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and are free. Registration, however, is required...
Help available to repair abandoned mine land (04/08/10)
Old coal mine operations left a number of problems for today's landowners. Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council, in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources/Division of Reclamation, and the local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) can help landowners with these abandoned mine land problems...
Knights open track and field season with victories (04/08/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- The Northview track and field teams scored opening meet wins under chilly, windy conditions on Thursday night at South Putnam. The Lady Knights won nine of 16 events on the way to 82 points to top the Eagles' score of 59 and Owen Valley's 26...
Knights shutout by Miners (04/08/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter LINTON -- A young Northview softball team continued their search for an identity in a 5-0 road loss to last year's state runner-up Linton Thursday night. The Knights (0-2) struggled to establish any offense against Linton ace Steph Fougerousse, who pitched a shut-out, allowing just four hits, while walking none and striking out five...
Bruce J. Wear (04/08/10)
Bruce J. Wear, 78, rural Terre Haute, died April 7, 2010, at 11:16 a.m., at the Monroe Hospital in Bloomington, Ind. He was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Loraine, Ill., the son of Walter and Ethel Jenkins Wear. He graduated from high school and then went to work for Quincey Modernizing Co., and in two years time, he worked himself up to foreman...
Finding bliss on the water (04/08/10)
Feeling the gentle breezes that we have been experiencing makes everyone want to spend time relaxing in the evenings out on the water. Whether you enjoy relaxing on the water while fishing or just enjoy catching some rays while floating, it is important to realize that a lot of time and energy is often spent keeping that pond in good condition...
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