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Stories from Thursday, April 15, 2010

Public transit in Brazil's future? (04/15/10)
Public transportation may soon be coming to Brazil. During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, UGoWeGo Transport Owner Ken Michael said he is interested in starting a small bus service. "This is in the very early planning stages," Michael told the council. "Right now, I am just looking for additional input because this probably wouldn't be profitable, but more of a public service."...
Colorful Quilt (04/15/10)
Members of the Goodrich/Piatt Family and Friends Relay For Life Team will have a unique item up for bid during a Silent Auction to be held at the 2010 Clay County American Cancer Society Relay For Life event scheduled for May 22-23, at the Clay County YMCA. ...
Board tackles vandalism (04/15/10)
Though it wasn't the top item on the agenda, vandalism in the parks was a hot topic during the regular meeting of Brazil City Parks Board, Tuesday. "I would like to say how much I appreciate what the Brazil City Police Department and reserves are doing," President Ruth Ann Jeffries said. "The reserves have really stepped up and I hate to think what would've happened if they hadn't been there."...
Ceremony (04/15/10)
The public is invited to come out to meet, congratulate and celebrate the bravery of firefighters who risked their lives responding to a grain bin accident in December 2009. An awards presentation ceremony will take place at the Lewis Township Fire House, starting at 3 p.m., Saturday...
Zumbathon (04/15/10)
Riddell National Bank will host a Zumbathon from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 21. The event will take place at the bank's main branch in Brazil, 1 E. National Ave., in the community room. Cost is $10. For more information, call 448-2611.
Michael seeks reelection in District 44 (04/15/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Rep. Nancy Michael, Greencastle, announced recently that she would seek re-election as the 44th District representative in the Indiana House. The district includes all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Parke and Vigo counties. "Serving District 44 has been a pleasure and great privilege, particularly at such a challenging, important time in our state's history," Michael said...
Agencies arrest 19 on allegations of meth trafficking (04/15/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Clay County Sheriff's Department participated in the investigation that ultimately led to the indictment of 19 individuals on allegations of methamphetamine trafficking in the area. According to information released by the Terre Haute Division of the United States Southern District Court Thursday, a federal grand jury returned one indictment in the case that charged the individuals with conspiracy to distribute methaphetamine...
Donation (04/15/10)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently contributed $250 toward sponsorship of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clay County, scheduled for May 22-23, at the YMCA of Clay County. On hand for the contribution were Rotary President Susan Thomas (left) and ACS Community Coordinator for Clay County Rachel Romas. ...
Area business undergoes name change (04/15/10)
Britt Tool, Inc., Brazil, a leading supplier to the Aerospace Industry, recently announced a name change. The company will now be doing business as Britt Aero. The change was a result of the company's emphasis on Aerospace component manufacturing. Britt Aero also recently was certified to the industry's AS9100 quality standard...
Northview, North Clay guard tryouts slated (04/15/10)
Tryouts for the 2010 North Clay Middle School Cadet Corps and Northview High School Color Guard will take pace at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22. Tryouts are open to students currently enrolled in grades 5-11. Prior to the tryouts, there are three scheduled workouts. They will take place April 19-21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Northview gymnasium. Attendance to one workshop is required but it is recommended to attend all if possible...
Doris Day presentation set (04/15/10)
The Brazil Public Library will be the site for a presentation on Doris Day in May. The event is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m., May 20, and will be offered by Mary Anne Barothy, who was Day's personal assistant and also lived with the star. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 448-1981...
Public meeting at NHS scheduled for April 26 (04/15/10)
Northview High School will be conducting a public meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, April 26, in the school library to develop suggestions for non-personnel cost savings measures that could be implemented at Northview High School and at the district level. This is in an effort to help offset the budget shortfalls due to the shortfall of State revenues...
Award-winning actor Holbrook coming to RHIT (04/15/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Tony and Emmy award-winning actor Hal Holbrook will reprise one of his most famous roles in the popular one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight," May 15 at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Hatfield Hall Theater. Showtime is scheduled for 8 p.m...
In his honor (04/15/10)
The Forest Park Elementary Student Council recently purchased a Weeping Cherry Tree in honor of custodian John Hardman, who died March 30. A plaque will be hung in the front hallway of the school, which will have a picture of Hardman and a poem written by Jean Harris' fourth-grade class. ...
33rd Strassenfest scheduled (04/15/10)
The 33rd Strassenfest of the German Oberlandler Club of Terre Haute will take place April 29-May 1, at the Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace, 9th and Cherry streets in Terre Haute. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be served. The Jay Fox Bavarian Showtime Band of Fort Wayne and the Alpen Echoes of Cincinnati will provide entertainment each day from 4 p.m.-midnight...
March of Dimes sets up March for Babies (04/15/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The March of Dimes will conduct the annual March for Babies Wabash Valley, Saturday, April 24. The event is scheduled for walker and team check-ins at 7:30 a.m., with an opening ceremony set for 8 a.m. The walk is scheduled for 9 a.m...
Showing appreciation (04/15/10)
Members of Clay County Search and Rescue presented a plaque to a local couple in appreciation for their support of the emergency response unit Tuesday. The plaque presentation was made by CCS&R members (front left) Kelly Bussing, Deanna Coleman and future CCS&R members Lillie Coleman and Bryce Barnett, (middle) TJ Eaglin, Derek Eaglin, Pam and Jim Ringo, Jessica Eaglin, Terry Eaglin, (back) Janet Eaglin, Brandon Sciotto, Ricky Fisher and Dave Watson...
Bench donation (04/15/10)
The Brazil High School Class of 1958 recently purchased a new park bench to be placed at the Forest Park Band Shell. On hand for the donation included (front left) Pat Dickison, Mary Anne Gossett, Linda Fermer, (back) Dale Wilson, Brazil City Parks Board Bill Houck and Frank Farmer. Order forms are available at www.forestparkbench.blogspot.com or at any Riddell National Bank branch...
Extension Homemakers set up workshop (04/15/10)
The Clay County Extension Homemakers will conduct a workshop at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Terre Haute Dress Barn will host a fashion review program. The latest styles will be modeled by every welcome member and other club members. Another highlight of the evening will be Clay County Talents, with entries in the cultural arts and "Sew Now" style show...
Mountain Man Rendezvous slated for April 24-25 (04/15/10)
BRIDGETON -- The 18th Mountain Man Rendezvous will take place April 24-25, in Bridgeton. The event will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., each day. Those interested in attending will be able to experience authentic pre-1840s living in a historic setting. Walk through the Mountain Man encampment complete with trading posts and pioneer goods for sale. ...
Daniels signs proclamation for Stewardship Week (04/15/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels, along with the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts are encouraging Hoosiers to think about persona responsibility to be good stewards of natural resources during Stewardship Week. Daniels has proclaimed April 25-May 2, as Stewardship Week. Nationally, this is the 55th year for stewardship week festivities...
State FSA issues reminder for ACRE, DCP deadlines (04/15/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Julia A. Wickard, Executive Director of USDA's Indiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently issued a reminder to producers that June 1 is the deadline for enrolling in the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program or the traditional Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP)...
Third Spring Open House scheduled for April 24 (04/15/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The third Community Garden Spring Open House will take place from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 24. The event will take place at Terre Haute Community Garden, 219 N. 11th St., Terre Haute. The open house is for all registered gardeners...
Braves blank Knights in girls tennis (04/15/10)
Times Staff Report The Terre Haute South Braves secured a 5-0 win at Northview High School in girls' tennis on Thursday evening. The Braves won each varsity match in straight sets. The Knights were able to win five of the junior varsity matches as Kaylee Clark, Justine Farris and Danielle LaTourette were singles winners. In doubles play, the team of Miranda Brossman and Kaylee Edington were winners at the No. 1 spot and Hannah Hayes teamed with Trisha Cox to win at No. 2 doubles...
Patient Knights roll past Lakers via 10-run rule (04/15/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's softball team proved the adage that patience is a virtue on Thursday night, drawing 12 walks and getting timely hits on the way to a 15-5 victory over Shakamak in five innings. The Knights took full advantage of Lakers starting pitcher, Mikayla Crane's early wildness, drawing four walks each in the first and second innings, which fueled an eight-run outburst for Northview...
Knights cruise past Rox and Panthers (04/15/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Northview boys golf team bounced back from a road loss at Terre Haute South on Wednesday, with a decisive win at home in a three-way match featuring Rockville and Riverton Parke. The Knights earned a 156-184-246 win over their overmatched opponents. ...
Wilmagene B. Philippi (04/15/10)
Wilmagene B. Philippi, 86, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, April 14, 2010, following a brief illness. She was born May 13, 1923, in Perry Township, the daughter of Adolph and Lucy B. (Haney) Philippi. Wilmagene attended Van Cleve High School through the eighth-grade and graduated from Cory High School with the class of 1941. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and caring for others...
Public Record (04/15/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during April 9-13. Awaiting Arraignment Jones, Michael R., 33 Ornduff, Eric P., 31 Thomas, Mark A., 52 Ziemendorf, Jeremy Andrew, 22 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Public Record (04/15/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 12-14: Clay Superior Court -- Civil LL Receivables Company Vs. Darlene Targett: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Michael A. Schawitsch: Civil Collections...
Keeping farmers, homeowners safe (04/15/10)
The weather is warming up and so far, the April showers have stayed away, making many of us want to get out and work in our gardens, yards, or in the crop fields. If you aren't an individual who loves to work outside, you might just enjoy spending time on the roads driving around...
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