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Stories from Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Tempers flare over transfer policy (05/12/10)
A letter that is in the process of being prepared for students to take home explaining possible changes to the student transfer policy was the topic of discussion during the Clay Community School Board of Trustees special session meeting Tuesday. Supt. Dan Schroeder provided school board members with information from the state regarding future cuts to be made and building the 2011 budget around those cuts...
Sentimental journey (05/12/10)
A Hoosier girl will share the "sentimental journey" which led her to meeting and befriending a Hollywood icon with the city of Brazil this month. Mary Ann Barothy, Indianapolis, will visit the Brazil Public Library Thursday, May 20, to discuss her book, "Day At A Time: An Indiana Girl's Sentimental Journey to Doris Day's Hollywood and Beyond," which chronicles her life as an admirer, employee, friend and roommate of iconic singer and actress Doris Day...
Break-in at shelter being investigated (05/12/10)
Officials are investigating who allegedly broke the lock on the outside pen at the Clay County Humane Society, releasing 20 dogs. "We arrived Tuesday morning to find the lock had been pried off the exterior fence surrounding 20 kennels placed around the outside of the building," Clay County Humane Society Shelter Director Mike Sorrels told The Brazil Times. "All the pens were open and the dogs were gone. Thankfully, we have located four of the dogs, but the others are still out there."...
Nature's wrath (05/12/10)
At approximately 8:30 a.m., Wednesday morning, lightening during a thunderstorm caused a tree in Forest Park to lose its bark. A tulip poplar between the log cabins and the Pavilion was struck by lighting and it split sending the bark approximately 200 feet away. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Civil War Days adds CrossRoads Brass (05/12/10)
The CrossRoads Brass will perform at the Billie Creek Civil War Days Saturday, June 12. The group will have two performances. The first will be close to noon in the village proper. They will then perform in the evening, starting close to 7 p.m., in the Chautauqua playing for the ball...
Woods Day Care conducting rummage sale (05/12/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Woods Day Care/Preschool will have its third Rummage Sale from 8:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. This is a parent-driven sale to raise funds to support Woods Day Care by purchasing special items such as playground equipment. The sale will include items from more than 50 families...
Northview track and field teams place third at WIC Meet (05/12/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor ELLETSVILLE -- The Northview track and field teams went in different directions for a final third in the team standings at the Western Indiana Conference Meet's second-day on Wednesday. The field events were contested on Tuesday with the Northview girls leading after one day by a half point over Edgewood. The Northview boys however, put up a lackluster total of just nine points on the first day...
Northview baseball teams score victories (05/12/10)
Times Staff Report The Northview 'C' baseball team improved to 10-1-1 this season with an 11-3 victory over visiting Bloomington South on Tuesday night. The Knights got six strong innings on the mound from Brock Smith, who allowed just two runs while striking out six and giving up three hits in earning the victory. Cole Watts came in to close out the game with an inning of work, giving up a run, a hit and striking out a batter...
Thomas S. Carnowski (05/12/10)
Thomas S. Carnowski, 63, Brazil, died May 10, 2010, of complications of cancer at the VA Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 18, 1946, in Hammond, Ind., as the son of Sigmund A. and Anna Partak Carnowski. He attended grade school at Irving School, Hammond, and graduated from Bishop Noll High School. ...
Clarence A. "Bud" Cromer (05/12/10)
Clarence A. "Bud" Cromer, 87, Valparaiso, passed away May 11, 2010. He was born in Gettysburg, Pa., the son of Clarence F. and Nelle R. Cromer. In 1946, he married Bernice E. (Calkins) Cromer and she preceded him in death on Nov. 17, 1998. He retired from IBM in 1985 after 44 years of service, 28 years in management...
PUBLIC RECORD 5-13-10 (05/12/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 10-12: Clay Superior Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Freeda Newton: Civil Collections Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Victor Burris: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Harmony Happenings (05/12/10)
I saw the first hummingbird fly up to the feeder for a drink but he was out of luck. All he got for his trouble was a slight tone from the wind chime. Realizing the error of my ways, I brewed up a pan of sugar water yesterday. I hope the little hummer comes back because he was obviously a return guest. The hyper flyer knew right where that feeder was supposed to be. We were both disappointed that we missed the show. Today, the sugar port is open for business...
Brazil Buzz (05/12/10)
I am home alone this Sunday afternoon. Paul is at Sears and Tootie Mae is stretched out taking a beauty nap on the four- poster bed. Starla McHugh, our first born visited us this morning. She is in from Phoenix to celebrate this day, Mother's Day, the graduation ceremony of her future daughter-in-law, Kayleigh Dawn Frendenburg and her youngest son, Daniel Risk's 22nd birthday...
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