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Stories from Thursday, April 22, 2010

Candidates meet with public (04/22/10)
Candidates for national, state and county-level positions took the opportunity to answer questions from the public Thursday during the 2010 Candidate Forum. A total of four county-level candidates answered questions the forum, which was co-sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Farm Bureau at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. ...
Officials endure busy week of area arrests (04/22/10)
After separate investigations led to six arrests, the discovery of a quarter pound of marijuana and an active meth lab within Brazil city limits, it's been a busy week for local law enforcement. Information is limited at press time to protect the integrity of the ongoing (unconnected) investigations. However, officials were able to confirm some details to The Brazil Times...
Area near Lambert Street closed (04/22/10)
Hard at work! (04/22/10)
Staunton Elementary Kindergarten students in Diane Smith's class recently used ordinary household items, that would've been thrown in the trash, and turned them into other practical items. Some of the students included (front, from left) Abby Fry, Kayleigh Partin, Violet Keith, (middle) Cy Jacob, Lainy Buell, Tucker Allen, (back) Madison Traver, Libby Nobles, Maison Summers and Xander Shillings...
Hospital celebrates National Volunteer Week (04/22/10)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital celebrated National Volunteer Week April 19-23, with its annual volunteer brunch. The hospital's volunteers were invited to come in for their annual meeting followed by a brunch and awards presentation to acknowledge them for their hours of service for the 2009 year...
New classes scheduled to begin for Celebrate Recovery (04/22/10)
If life is a struggle, maybe it's time to consider a higher power. Celebrate Recovery offers a Christ-centered "purpose-driven recovery program" for healing hurts, habits and hang-ups of those individuals in need. The purpose is to gather for fellowship and celebrate God's healing power in our lives through the eight principles of the Beatitudes and Christ-centered 12-step program...
Charity ride scheduled for family (04/22/10)
Bucks House of Color and the American Legion Riders will conduct a Charity Ride for Byron and Lisa Halfhill Aug. 14. The ride will help go to pay for medical expenses for both. It will begin and end at the American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil...
Spring planting begins (04/22/10)
With the wonderful weather Indiana has had lately, farmers around the state have gotten a nice start to their spring planting. In Clay County, a lot of farmers have been in the fields, including Darrell and Josh Butt (above). As farmers move from field to field in the coming weeks, local residents are asked to stay a safe distance away from farm equipment and not put everyone's life at risk by trying to pass the equipment...
Street notice (04/22/10)
Officials with the Brazil City Street Department informed The Brazil Times Thursday morning that Kruzan Street, between Luther and Alabama streets, will be blocked off for approximately two hours this morning. The department will be cutting down trees in the area...
Braves halt Northview win streak (04/22/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Northview softball team saw its five-game win streak come to an end, with a disappointing showing in an 11-3 loss to Terre Haute South Thursday. Things started poorly for the Knights, when the second Braves batter of the game reached on a throwing error. Two batters later, Shelbie Scamihorn blasted a two-run homer to straight away center off Northview's Taylor Carter to give South a 3-0 lead...
Clay City third in golf at Linton (04/22/10)
Times Staff Report LINTON -- The Clay City Eels placed third in a three-way golf match at Linton on Thursday evening. The Eels shot a team score of 190 in a match won by the host Miners with a score of 159. Owen Valley edged out Clay City 189 to 190...
Northview sweeps Vikings in dual meet; Clay City boys win three-way meet (04/22/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview track and field teams scored a pair of wins over Vigo County rival West Vigo on Thursday night. The boys' team was a 71-61 winner and was led by a pair of top-three sweeps in field events as Jordan Van Horn, Ethan Stewart and Chance Talbot combined to take the top-three spots in both the shot and discus...
Billie Joe Mears Jr. (04/22/10)
Billie Joe Mears Jr., 45, Brazil, died at 10:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at his residence. He was born May 25, 1964, in Jasonville, as the son of Billie J. and Patricia Morrison Mears Sr. Following graduation from high school, he began a career as an electrician...
Jack Evans (04/22/10)
Jack Evans, 80, passed from this life Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at Bay Medical Center. He was born in Center Point, on Oct. 27, 1929, to Arthur and Rufina (Crafton) Evans. Mr. Evans was a laborer of foundry and retired from Bridgetport Brass Co. He has lived here since 1997, coming from Indianapolis and was of the Protestant faith...
Marjorie E. Thomas (04/22/10)
Marjorie E. Thomas, 88, Terre Haute, formerly of Carbon, passed away at 1:46 p.m., April 21, 2010, at the Exceptional Living Center, following an extended illness. She was born March 23, 1922, in Parke County, to William and Clara (Bemis) Ellison. She graduated from Bridgeton High School with the class of 1940. She married O. Leo Thomas, who preceded her in death. Marjorie was employed at Ann Page Foods for 27 years, and has lived in Terre Haute since 1985...
Clay County Justice Center (04/22/10)
The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during April 16-20. Awaiting Arraignment Batchelor, Andrew F., 59 Horn, Trey J., 20 Nally, Brandon, 19 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Worland, Weston P., 18 Brewington, Edwards E., 41...
Clay County Courthouse (04/22/10)
The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 19-21: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates Vs. Harvey Sage: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. John Sampson: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Beware of springtime visitors (04/22/10)
It is that time of year again. The time when you hear buzzing noises coming from various locations around your house, yard, garden and everywhere else that bees of all sizes and kinds can get to. There are a number of different varieties of bees that we are all familiar with. Two of the more common ones that can be confused easily are carpenter bees and bumble bees...
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