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Stories from Wednesday, May 5, 2010

'Fight or flight' not the only options (05/05/10)
The "fight or flight theory" isn't a complete option, according to Personal Defense Solutions Instructor Garry Howard. "When confronted with an abusive situation, it's not just about choosing to fight or flight, which means to physically run away and leave the scene," Howard recently told a group of women attending a self defense class at American Aikido Institute, 2 East National Ave., Brazil. "The response of flight can be done in two ways, either leaving physically or emotionally."...
Union ties! (05/05/10)
Parts of the elementary school building renovation project have been put on hold because of picketing. United Union of Roofers Local, Terre Haute No. 150 members are upset because they feel "cheated" the roofing work at Meridian Elementary is not being done by union workers...
Weddle given 20 years of incarceration (05/05/10)
The lengthy criminal history of a Clay County man has come to a tearful, yet potentially hopeful end. Family and friends were on hand when Shawn Anthony Weddle, 38, Brazil, and defense attorney Laura Paul, appeared before Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers for a sentencing hearing...
County voter turnout in Primary remains low (05/05/10)
Low voter turnout in Primary Elections continued this year. A total of 4,953 ballots were cast in Tuesday's election, which is the second-lowest total for the county in a mid-term Primary since 1990. The lowest turnout in that time period came in 2002 when 4,908 ballots were cast. This year's turnout was 39 ballots fewer than were submitted in 2006 (4,992)...
Third Good Ol' Days set for May 15 (05/05/10)
POLAND -- The Poland Community Lions Club will host its third Good Ol' Days and Horseback Ride May 15, at the Poland Community Lions Club Park. "We are looking forward to a large event this year with a variety of entertainment," Lions Club President Scott Tieken said...
Feeding fun at the farm (05/05/10)
Van Buren Elementary Kindergarten students took a special field trip Wednesday to visit newly elected school board member Ron Scherb's farm. The students fed calves, and played with bunnies, kittens and chicks. Taking time to feed the goats included (from left) Dustin Bryan, Jorden Langdon, Peyton Reinoehl and Michael Strader. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
50-year Award (05/05/10)
Brother Virgil B. Keen, along with his wife Ruth, received his 50-year award of Gold from WM. Glifford Peterson at the Knightsville Lodge No. 409 F&AM, March 30, 2010. The fifth Tuesday dinner was attended by 61 members, including Knights Lodge 409, Carbon Lodge 529, Job Daughters No. 121, OES No. 238, their families and friends...
Harmony United Methodist Women (05/05/10)
Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall at the church on Monday, March 29. President Sheila Termeer called the meeting to order. Carolyn Kumpf gave the prayer. Gail Roach distributed the minutes and they were accepted. Carolyn reported that we had a balance of $781.49 in the treasury to fund our missions and other activities. She will plan a lesson on Prayer and Self-Denial for the next meeting. Carolyn had ordered and received the Plan Book for 2010...
Cub Scout Train Ride (05/05/10)
Cub Scout Pack 45 visited French Lick and enjoyed a scenic train ride. Participating in the day's activities were Clint Bass, Austin Floyd, Josh Frazier, Cameron Pund, Joe Zimmerman, Larry Bass, Kaleb White, Conner Phelps, and leader Jeff Pund. Courtesy Photo...
Racing into the record books (05/05/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor As fans and competitors enter Northview's track and field arena a glass case holds a list of school records for both the high school and junior high teams. The list is a who's who of some of the top athletes that the schools have produced over the years dating back as far as Kenny Rowan's 200-meter mark set back in 1984 (22.6)...
Wabash Valley Wrestling wraps up season (05/05/10)
Times Staff Report The Wabash Valley Wrestling Club finished up its season with another great performance, this one at the Indiana State Wrestling Association (ISWA) Freestyle and Greco Roman State Championships. On Saturday, the club had five competitors that placed as Jacob Hendrich grappled his way to a second-place finish in the 95-pound Novice Division...
Brazil Buzz (05/05/10)
A mother deer and her offspring were nibbling at the tender green chlorophyll filled leaves of my burning bush this morning. Hungry starlings scoured the freshly watered lush landscape searching for earthworms. A baby rabbit and its mother found the rain drenched clover by the well...
Harmony Happenings (05/05/10)
Clay County Retired Teachers had a meeting and BBQ Social at the Riddell Bank Basement on Tuesday, April 27. Over 50 people were in attendance. A representative from Turner Coaches presented a program about bus trips. Annette Trotter also talked about the other tours her company has scheduled for 2010. These included cruises and European flights...
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