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Stories from Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Boy Scouts meeting scheduled (05/18/10)
The Crossroads of America Council within the Boy Scouts of America will have an event for potential new Tiger Cubs, entering or currently enrolled in first-grade, Thursday at Deming Park, Terre Haute. The event includes an explanation of tiger cubs and opportunities for involvement within the organization; meeting those involved with the Tiger Cubs age group; and a marshmallow shoot, water bottle rocker, and tug of war event...
Lancers provide books to others (05/18/10)
Some North Clay Middle School students are working hard to make sure children have books to read. The eighth-grade Lancers have been studying the Holocaust as well as the causes, effects and events leading up to it. In conjunction, they are reading the play "The Diary of Anne Frank."...
Remembrance (05/18/10)
Students honor custodian The students of Forest Park Elementary School thought very highly of former custodian John Hardman. Hardman died March 30, but the students haven't forgotten him. Just recently, the school's student council purchased a Weeping Cherry Tree in Hardman's honor. The tree was planted in the school's outdoor garden...
Salons offer oil spill help (05/18/10)
A low-tech solution to the massive oil spill in Gulf Coast might be a hair cut away. Lying on the floors of beauty salons, barbershops and pet grooming boutiques is a naturally absorbent, environmentally sound and in ample supply. Human -- and animal hair -- once stuffed inside cut off legs of nylon pantyhose can apparently be used by clean up crews at oil spills like a paper towel...
Penny Wars! (05/18/10)
In the battle to fight cancer, students at Van Buren Elementary raised a total of $162.99 during the Clay Community Schools Penny Wars, which will go to the American Cancer Society. Student council officers presenting the check include (front, from left) Team Development Chairperson for Clay County Relay for Life Kathy White, Jayden Lindsay, Kyla Warren, (back) Alex Reinoehl, Kelsie Warren and Caitlyn Herron...
Penny Wars! (05/18/10)
The students at Meridian Elementary are making a difference. During the Clay Community Schools Penny Wars, students raised a total of $484.82, which will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Members of the student council presented the check include (front, from left) Team Development Chairperson for Clay County Relay for Life Kathy White, Jaycee McGinty, Cameron Pund, Ryan Brackman, Kierra Crabb, Myca Coffin, (back) Mary Burk, Cassidy Lummis, Scott Peebles, Rebecca Pefley, Gwendylan Reynolds and student council sponsors Amy Hardey and Katie Sims.. ...
Rotary to host Coffee, Club talk (05/18/10)
The Brazil Rotary Club will conduct its Coffee and Club Talk this Friday at the Brazil Coffee Company. Those interested in attending will receive their first cup of coffee courtesy of the Rotary if they come to hear a 30-minute discussion about Rotary Club of Brazil...
Applications for camp now being accepted (05/18/10)
Applications are now being accepted by the Breakfast Optimist Club of Clay County for the 2010 Respect for Law Camp, conducted by the Indiana State Police. Students entering fifth- and sixth-grades this fall term are eligible. Camp weekends begin June 10, with the last weekend scheduled for July 15...
Library club times set (05/18/10)
Signups for the Brazil Public Library Summer Reading Club begins June 2. All ages are encouraged to sign up. Parents must have a valid library card to participate in the reading club and to claim prizes, although the following weekly programs are free and open to the public...
CCHS student earns national recognition (05/18/10)
CLAY CITY -- Elijah Stinson, a student at Clay City Junior/Senior High School, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. Stinson will join a select group of students in Washington, D.C., June 21-26, 2010, to study leadership and explore some of the United States' most prominent monuments and institutions...
Area festival to conduct bike tour (05/18/10)
ROSEDALE -- To help kick off Rosedale's Strawberry Festival Bicentennial celebration and National Trails Day, Covered Bridge Gateway Trails Association, Inc., will host a three-level bike tour in southern Parke County Saturday, June 5. The event will begin at 8 a.m...
Red Cross to host CPR classes (05/18/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- In late 2007, the United States Congress established the first week of June as CPR/AED Week. This June, the Montgomery County Chapter and the Wabash valley Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer free Adult CPR/AED certification classes...
Special guests! (05/18/10)
The V.F.W. Post 1127 had special guests from Cub Scout Pack 45 join them on their float for the Loyalty Day Parade Saturday, May 1. Those on hand included (not in order) John Fraizer, Jordan Delaplane, Larry Bass, Lois Cassidy, assistant scout leader Joe Zimmerman, Cameron Pond, scout leaders Jeff Pond and Ronald Hofmann, Donavan Murphy and Jonathan Braxton...
Senior Center to host dancing (05/18/10)
Beginning Saturday, May 22, the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, will begin featuring country and western music every other Saturday evening. The group which played at the Fallen Rock Park Inn last year will be performing at the center...
Two injured in Tuesday accident (05/18/10)
A two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Jackson Street and United States 40 closed the roadway for a brief period of time Tuesday afternoon. According to Brazil City Police Department officials at the scene, it is unclear who hit whom during the accident that happened shortly before 3:30 p.m...
Knights squeeze out win over No. 4 Alices (05/18/10)
Times Staff Report The 2010 sectional draw was made on Tuesday morning and that evening, the Northview Knights picked up a victory against a talented Vincennes Lincoln squad that brought a matching 19-4 season mark into the game versus Northview. The Knights scratched out a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to garner a 3-2 win against Class 3A fourth-ranked Vincennes Lincoln...
Northview girls take fourth at sectional (05/18/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls track team ended their season in a fairly impressive fashion Tuesday night, placing fourth in the Terre Haute North sectional, with a team score of 68. The Knights finished behind host North (176), Terre Haute South (121) and Linton (72) respectively...
Baseball sectional draws announced (05/18/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The sectional draws for area baseball teams were made on Tuesday morning for postseason play beginning on May 27. The Class 4A Terre Haute North Sectional No. 13 features a tough field each battling for a regional spot...
Genevia Irene Myers (05/18/10)
Genevia Irene Myers, 97, died at 4:51 a.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born March 19, 1913, in Reelsville, Ind., as the daughter of John and Mary Young Boyd. She graduated from Reelsville High School in 1931, and continued her education at the Brazil Business College...
Robert E. Selby (05/18/10)
Robert E. Selby, 87, Kokomo, passed away Sunday morning, May 16, 2010. A graveside service will take place at a later date. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home in Kokomo has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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