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Stories from Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Fun time for all! (05/19/10)
Vernon Maesch (above) holds up the duck his 11-month-old daughter Chloe pulled from the pond during The Brazil Times' Relay Carnival Wednesday. The carnival had been rescheduled due to inclement weather Saturday. (Below) Jesse Gouckenour, 8, tries his hand at Cornhole at the Carnival. Jesse is the son of Amanda and Steve Gouckenour...
Sewer project moving forward (05/19/10)
A county town has taken the necessary steps to improve its storm sewers. Recently, members of the Staunton Town Council conducted a hearing with several companies interested in performing work on part of the town's sewer system. Monies for the project were approved by the Clay County Commissioners close to a year ago through federal government stimulus "shovel ready" projects...
Ready -- Go! (05/19/10)
Five-year-old Haley Deckard takes off during a sack race at the Linking Education to Adults and Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center's Field Day at Forest Park Wednesday. The field day was for the preschool classes, who also attended a small graduation ceremony at the Cow Palace following the activities. Haley is the daughter of Andrew and Kimberly Deckard, Brazil...
Law Camp (05/19/10)
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...
Third of four veterans fundraisers scheduled (05/19/10)
The Brazil Eagles Lodge, at the corner of State Road 59 and United States 40, Brazil, will conduct a fundraising dinner for the Clay County Veterans Van Group beginning at 4 p.m., Saturday. The fundraiser is a pork chop dinner. Cost for two pork chops is $8, while cost for one is $6. The dinner will also include potato salad, green beans, dessert and coffee...
Bank Night (05/19/10)
Collecting $10,651.63 of their $40,000 goal on Bank Night for the 2010 Clay County American Cancer Society Relay For Life, the participating Relay Teams are gearing up for the fundraising main event this weekend. The public is invited to attend the 14-hour event at the Clay County YMCA, which starts at 4 p.m., Saturday and lasts until 6 a.m., Sunday...
Scenes from a Carnival (05/19/10)
Prior to The Brazil Times' Relay Carnival Wednesday, county residents had the opportunity to bid on "celebrities" who would have balloons thrown at them. Fortunately, the five "celebrities," Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger, Clay County Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown and Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw all agreed to be targets Wednesday...
Training series slated (05/19/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Nonprofit organizations should mark their calendars. With sponsorship from the United Way of the Wabash Valley and Sony DADC, nonprofits' staff and board members will be able to benefit from a series of training throughout the spring, summer and fall...
Test takers (05/19/10)
The American Aikido Institute conducted a promotion test May 17. Taking part included (front, from left) Chris Taylor, Morgan Garvin, Jesse Lawson, (back) Garry Howard, Josh Gregg and Justen Gibbens. Chris and Morgan were promoted to the rank of 5th Kyu White Belt. Jesse was promoted to 4th Kyu White Belt and Josh received his 2nd Kyu Brown Belt. Garry and Justen administered the test...
Dean's List (05/19/10)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology The student(s) listed below has/have been named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Brian Fatch, Brazil, senior student in mechanical engineering, son of Brian Fatch and Joyce Fatch...
Northview tennis advances with sweep over Miners (05/19/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls tennis team began its search for a sixth consecutive sectional championship with a 5-0 victory over Linton that was a bit closer than the final score might indicate. The Knights posted a 5-0 win over the Miners in their second match of the season, but had shuffled their lineup a bit since that night. However, Northview still enjoyed the spoils of a battle won against the Miners...
Northview softball downs Terre Haute North (05/19/10)
Times Staff Report The Northview softball team added a second victory against potential sectional foe, Terre Haute North on Tuesday night with a 3-1 decision at home. The Patriots Kelsey Coffey smacked a second inning home run for North, but the Knights' Taylor Carter allowed just two other hits in posting her sixth victory of the year. Carter allowed just three hits while striking out seven Patriots in the win...
Charles (Bill) McComas (05/19/10)
Charles (Bill) McComas, 80, Terre Haute, passed away at 3:10 a.m., Wednesday, May 19, 2010, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 15, 1929, in Peru, Ind., the son of Charles and Ethel Lighty McComas. Bill began his 50-year career as an insurance broker with the National Life and Accident Insurance Company in Peru, later working for American General and Mutual of Omaha...
Kyle Herbert Myers (05/19/10)
Kyle Herbert Myers, 78, Brazil, passed away May 17, 2010, at the Carmel Heart Center. He was born Dec. 12, 1931, in Clay County, the son of George Washington Myers and Yuma Hicks Myers. He graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1950. He enjoyed sports in high school and lettered in football...
Public Record (05/19/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 18-19: Awaiting Arraignment Weaver, Brandy, 23 Muns, John T., 26 Whitman, Eric J., 19 Skelton, James E., 22 Smith, Shawn A., 31 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Brazil Buzz (05/19/10)
There is much to do around here. The rains and associated conditions hampered my progress, in both lawn and garden. The lawn surrounding the little blue house at the end of the road looks great today. Tomorrow, if conditions are favorable, the homestead property will get the treatment as well...
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