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Stories from Sunday, May 23, 2010

Rockville festival set for June 5 (05/23/10)
Two Northview students named 2010 Lily Scholars (05/23/10)
Two Northview High School seniors will not have to worry about paying for their first four years of college. Kyle Hughes and Mandy Thomlinson have been named the 2010 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Hughes is the son of Joe and Sherri Hughes while Thomlinson is the daughter of Kenny and Penny Campbell...
Park pool to open June 2 (05/23/10)
In only a matter of days, county residents will have the chance to take a dip in the Forest Park Pool. Brazil City Park Board President Ruthann Jeffries told The Brazil Times recently the pool will officially open, weather and water temperature permitting, June 2...
Rotary celebration planning begins (05/23/10)
Planning is underway for the 75th Rotary of Brazil 4th of July Celebration at Forest Park. It will feature free nightly entertainment, a carnival, midway rides and games and local food vendors for plenty of fun culminating in a fireworks display at 10 p.m., July 4...
Board addresses Scout issue (05/23/10)
The Clay County Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will not be granted access to the schools to recruit students. In a unanimous vote, the Clay Community School Board of Trustees voted to uphold their policy of not allowing organizations to recruit students. But there was a new idea mentioned during discussion...
Community Notes (05/23/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting on television The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the May 20, 2010 meeting will be aired at the following times on the local cable Channel 2: Intersection closed...
2010 Clay County Relay For Life (05/23/10)
Knights get great pitching, split in Carmel (05/23/10)
Times Staff Report CARMEL -- Mother Nature forced a re-formatting of the two-day Greyhound Invitational baseball tournament this weekend. Northview played a pair of games on Saturday, got great pitching once again, but had to settle for a split of its two games against Elwood and South Dearborn...
Kanaan overcomes crash to make Indy 500 field (05/23/10)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tony Kanaan spent all weekend cramming to get into the Indianapolis 500. He barely made it. Two crashes in less than 24 hours sent Kanaan's team scrambling to get the No. 11 car back together, and the 2004 IndyCar Series champ aced the biggest test of his career with a four-lap qualifying average of 224.072 mph to get his car on the starting grid with 30 minutes left in qualifications. All he had to do was wait to see if the speed would hold up, which it did...
Holtsclaw picks up Lincoln Park Speedway sprint victory (05/23/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Sunny, clear skies greeted fans on Saturday night at beautiful Lincoln Park Speedway and the pits were jammed with drivers anxious to put on a great show in search of the checkered flag. Thirty-nine sprint cars unloaded this weekend and with defending champion, and current points leader, Shane Hollingsworth piloting his USAC Silver Crown car in Iowa, a new driver would take home the winner's share of the purse...
Marjorie Ruth Willey (05/23/10)
Marjorie Ruth Willey, 88, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care May 22, 2010. Services are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil.
Strengthening Congress is essential (05/23/10)
This is an uncomfortable time to be a member of Congress. Survey after survey registers deep dissatisfaction with Capitol Hill and, more strikingly, with the individual politicians who make it up. An AP poll in April found that half of those surveyed intended to vote against their own members of Congress. ...
Habitat for Humanity gives thanks (05/23/10)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County wishes to thank the community for their continued support of our organization. Our recent fish fry was a huge success. Many volunteers gave of their time. Others gave money and supplies to our cause...
Business partners a big help (05/23/10)
To the Editor: The Transitional Work Experience Program at Northview High School would like to express appreciation publicly for businesses personal interest, support and endeavor. We would also like to thank the businesses who have provided a monetary donation to this program, which provides my students a paid/incentive to do their best at their jobsite and give the student motivation into their transition from school to work...
Board members issue thanks (05/23/10)
To the Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens for electing us to the Clay Community School Board of Trustees. We are looking forward to working productively with the existing school board members, the school corporation, staff and the residents of Clay County...
Companies need more character (05/23/10)
To the Editor: According to recent news reports, yet another item has been recalled from Walmart due to chemical contamination originating from China. One has to wonder when Americans are going to wake up and refuse to do business with this country who has virtually destroyed our economy, continues to export leaded materials and basically means to do us nothing but harm...
Program needs volunteers (05/23/10)
To the Editor: My name is Sharon Crawford and I have submitted previous letters to the editor to inform people of the share food program with great response, but still need help to put this program on. This program is on a goodwill basis and is once a month for approximately one to three-and-a-half hours depending on what you do...
'Rice for Haiti' project ongoing (05/23/10)
To the Editor: Just a few words to let Clay County know we are still in the pop can business to feed the Haiti children project. Just think of your donated pop cans (say, 25 of them), will feed a child in Haiti for a day. If you have the cans and have pulled the tabs, just give us a phone call and we'll see that they are picked up. ...
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