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Stories from Sunday, May 16, 2010

Fish Fry! (05/16/10)
Berea Christian Church will conduct a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, from 4-8 p.m. All proceeds from the event will go to church missions. For more information, call 446-8698, before noon, Tuesday-Friday.
Zach's Ride (05/16/10)
Last year, Zach Ellis and his family took part in the Walk for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for the fifth time. At the age of 8, Zach had been diagnosed with MS, an autoimmune disease where the body's immune response attacks a person's central nervous system...
Times' Relay For Life Carnival rescheduled (05/16/10)
The rain came down causing the event to be canceled Saturday, but that's not the end of The Brazil Times 2010 Relay For Life Carnival. "It was very disheartening," Times' General Manager Lynne Llewellyn said about closing down the fundraising event due to the impending weather. "But it's not necessarily a bad thing. On Wednesday evening, it's supposed to be good weather and we will be out there as long as we have people stopping by to have fun and wanting to support Relay."...
CCSC board slated to meet Thursday (05/16/10)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board will meet in regular session Thursday, at North Clay Middle School, 3 W. Knight Dr., Brazil. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. New business topics include the following: Those in attendance will be given an opportunity to speak and board members will also provide comments. In addition, CCSC Supt. Dan Schroeder will provide a report...
Campaign for U.S. 40 project underway (05/16/10)
Although the group is practically in its infancy, Brazil Main Street, Inc., is stretching its legs. Recently, the committee drafted a letter and sent it to Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw and members of the Brazil Common Council. The letter referenced the upcoming repaving projected for United States 40 through Brazil...
Community Notes (05/16/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Pool to open soon The Brazil City Parks Board has announced the Forest Park Pool is tentatively scheduled to open June 2, weather and water permitting. For more information, call 446-2411...
NHS 2010-11 cheer squads chosen (05/16/10)
The Northview High School cheer squads have been chosen for the 2010-11 school year. The squads are chosen to promote spirit and enthusiasm at Northview football and basketball games. They also support and participate in various school and community activities...
Hollingsworth wins another thriller at Lincoln Park Speedway (05/16/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Chalk up a victory for Lincoln Park Speedway and a very diligent promoter in Joe Spiker, a hard working staff and a superb group of drivers and fans on Saturday night. Everyone in attendance had a hand in making the weekend a success and besting Mother Nature's efforts to wash out the night's festivities...
Knights claim WIC golf championship (05/16/10)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The Northview Knights were finally able to celebrate a conference championship on Saturday afternoon after shooting a 318 at Salt Creek Golf Course to claim the WIC title over South Vermillion. The conference title is the Knights' first since 2002 and comes a year after they finished second to Edgewood...
Northview baseball team breaks out the brooms to sweep Warriors (05/16/10)
Times Staff Report DANVILLE -- Pitching took center stage on Saturday afternoon as Northview's baseball team improved to 19-4 overall with a double header sweep at Danville. Three Northview pitchers allowed just one run all afternoon as Craig Bell got the victory in game one and T.J. Decker followed with a complete game victory in game two...
Dr. Thomas D. Breitweiser (05/16/10)
Nathan James Williams (05/16/10)
David Edwin Duggan (05/16/10)
David Edwin Duggan, Greencastle, passed away May 14, 2010, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Mr. Duggan was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Terre Haute, to Hugh Leo and Sadie B. (Privett) Duggan. Mr. Duggan graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute June 5, 1951...
Florence May Dickison (05/16/10)
Florence May Dickison, 83, Brazil, passed away at 9:40 p.m., May 14, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born June 9, 1926, in Terre Haute, to William and Blanche (Tilley) Bryan. Florence worked for CBS in Terre Haute for 20 years. She also served as the custodian at the Church of the Nazarene in Brazil for several years...
The vehicles are never safe (05/16/10)
To The Editor: I am writing this letter after the unfortunate event that happened on May 15, 2010. When you think your vehicles are safe sitting at work, then think again. My wife was leaving her place of employment around 4 a.m., this morning, only to find that certain individuals had felt the need to get in our vehicle and rip our dash out of it, pull wires out of the dash, and damage the steering column, then pulled the stereo out, the amp and the subwoofers out of the vehicle...
CYL helped by new president (05/16/10)
To the Editor: The start of the CYL Baseball began with a bang. Thanks to our new president, Shane Glassburn. Shane took the opportunity and his time to help prepare kids for the upcoming season by offering two hours on Saturdays at Coaches Corner. He coordinated activities with other volunteers to work with all age groups, batting, catching and of course, many other skills used to play baseball...
Early days at Eastside (05/16/10)
To the Editor: Regina Paullus' recent article about the Eastside school cafeteria awakened my own memories. So hear it goes. I was a student at Eastside school during its opening years, 1958-65. Since there were no buses then in town to take the children to school, I walked to Eastside from my home on Tennessee Street...
Resident: Cut the grass, please (05/16/10)
To the Editor: In the City of Brazil, we have an ordinance (94.02), that states that uncut grass or weeds in excess of 8 inches in height which detracts from the appearance of the neighborhood and that it is unlawful for any owner, occupant or lessee, of any lot within the corporate limits of the city to allow, suffer or permit this situation on property that they control...
Reader says stop Cap and Trade (05/16/10)
To the Editor: Have you ever heard of CCX (Climate Change Exchange)? This is an exchange in Chicago similar to the Commodity exchange. This exchange has been set up by some in this presidential administration, Al Gore, Goldman Sachs, along with a few more people...
Thankful for supportive community (05/16/10)
To the Editor: At North Clay Middle School, in the Family and Consumer Science department, we take our eighth-grade students on a CITY (Clay Industry and Technology for Youth) tour. In planning this tour each y ear, we travel out into our community three different times during the school year to accommodate all eighth-grade students...
Resident offers sympathy to family (05/16/10)
To the Editor: To the family of Myla Geswein, I wanted to tell you all how much I'm sorry for the loss of Mrs. Myla. I used to wait on your family every Sunday at the Coffee Cup in Brazil. I loved Myla. She was always so sweet. I am truly sorry for your loss. I loved it when you all came in on Sunday after church...
Offering the sincerest of apologies (05/16/10)
To the Editor: I am writing to thank you for the article that you wrote concerning my sentencing and although I didn't much like the 15 years, I am so grateful that you reflected my sincerity. I wanted to apologize to this community, my family and friends whom I've truly disappointed again...
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