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Stories from Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Skillman discusses state's economy (05/25/10)
In Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman's mind, managing the state's economy is "not rocket science." But a quick glance of slides from a presentation she showed to members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce might tell a different story. Skillman visited with chamber members Tuesday to discuss the state's economy, which, when measured against other states in the Midwest, Indiana is doing quite well...
Joy ride ends with arrest (05/25/10)
A joy ride turned ugly Friday evening. Late Friday evening, reports started coming in to the Clay County Sheriff's Department regarding a grey Jeep Cherokee driving through people's yards in the area of County Road 1200 North (Rio Grande Road). "We were getting 911 calls about someone driving through yards and parking by houses in the area," Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times. "Nobody knew who he was."...
Officials make arrest on numerous drug charges (05/25/10)
A Brazil man is currently incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center on numerous drug-related charges. On Sunday, members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department served a search warrant at 10425 North County Road 300 West, where they discovered a methamphetamine lab, along with an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and marijuana plants...
Two injured in accident (05/25/10)
One person was transported to an Indianapolis hospital following an accident Monday evening. According to a report provided by Indiana State Police, Joshua A. Dalton, 21, Brazil, was driving a 2003 Nissan westbound on County Road 1200 North, west of Murphy Avenue, when the vehicle slid off on the south side of the road...
New location (05/25/10)
Sunshine Realty Group, LLC celebrated the opening of its new location, 103 E. Jackson St., Ste. A, Brazil, Tuesday. On hand for the ribbon cutting were (front, from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown, Realtor Amber Neeley, Sunshine Realty Owner Robin Sherman, Realtor Buffy Heller, Clay County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tiffany Cook, Chamber board member Melissa McCullough, (back) Chamber board member Mike Petersen, property co-owner Heidi Reagan, JJ Construction (Jasonville) Builder Dave Jackson, Commissioner Paul Sinders and Terre Haute Savings Bank Senior Vice President Scott McCullough. ...
School board highlights (05/25/10)
Highlights of Thursday's Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting include: Northview Principal Tim Rayle said other schools are switching from Nova Net to Apex because Apex can offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses, World Languages and honors classes...
Grand Opening! (05/25/10)
MJ Homes, 8725 North County Road 225 West, Brazil, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning. On hand were (left) Chamber of Commerce members Chad Miller and Mike Peterson, MJ Homes owners Jane Ann and Mike Garlit, Harlee Stillman, Laine Auler, Brazil City Mayor Ann Bradshaw, First Financial Bank representative Thom Frantz, Gracie Messmer, Kenzie Cook and Chamber Office Manager Tiffany Cook. Ivy Jacobs Photo...
Clay City student awarded Fulk Scholarship (05/25/10)
Clay City High School Sarah M. Tobias, a top scholar in the class of 2010 at Clay City High School, will receive the Alexander M. Fulk Memorial Scholarship this year. Tobias, the daughter of Ruth A. Tobias, will attend the University of Southern Indiana in the fall and plans to major in communications studies in the college of liberal arts...
Water aerobics classes (05/25/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics will offer a free water aerobics workshop at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 2. The workshop will allow participants of any fitness level to burn calories, increase flexibility, tone muscles, and increase strength. Those attending will be able to design their own custom workout. Participants may observe on deck or exercise in the pool...
UWWV set for 'Day of Action' (05/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- In an effort to support volunteerism throughout the Wabash Valley and to build community, the United Way of the Wabash Valley will conduct its annual "Day of Action," Friday, June 18. "We are asking for volunteers to donate a half day of service to non-profit organizations in our community," United Way Executive Director Troy Fears said. "We have 24 non-profits in five counties in need of help by volunteers with a total of 230 volunteer openings for 27 projects."...
Pool to open soon (05/25/10)
The Brazil City Parks Board has announced the Forest Park Pool is scheduled to open June 2, weather and water permitting. For more information, call 446-2411. In addition, those interested in booking pool parties at the pool should call pool manager Madason Stevenson at 812-236-2824...
Birthday (05/25/10)
Mary Houk South Mary Houk South will be celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house on June 5, from 2-6 p.m., at her home, 56 N. Shalepit Rd., Veedersburg. Mary is the widow of Cecil South. She was born on June 9, 1010, in Brazil. She lived two miles south of Brazil in the former red Log Cabin Restaurant, on the northwest corner of SR59 and Staunton Road...
College News (05/25/10)
Traci Sanders The Olney Central College Academic Athlete Awards are presented to graduating sophomores who have participated in intercollegiate athletics at OCC. The students must have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Pictured, from left, are OCC Dean of Instruction Rodney Ranes and award recipients Kristin Henry, Olney; Traci Sanders, Brazil; Jordan Maurer, Fort Branch; Jessica Jonas, Camby; Liz Hoffman, Indianapolis; Hannah Feutz, Olney, Brittany Collyear, Indianapolis; and Morgan Clapp, Shelbyville.. ...
Sorority officers (05/25/10)
Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority new officers for 2010/2011 were installed at their monthly meeting on May 18. Pictured are: (front, from left) Vangie Sutherland, Treasurer; Tammy Ninesling, President; Linda Harms, Recording Secretary; (back) Lorna Gardner, Historian; Kathy Bridgewater, Sgt.-at-Arms; Linda Sheese, Pledge Supervisor; Jenny Ringo, Corresponding Secretary; Diane Braden, Publicity Chair...
Knights wallop Tiger Cubs (05/25/10)
Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- The Northview baseball team wrapped up the regular season by blasting Greencastle on the Tiger Cubs home field, 19-1 in five innings. TJ Decker and JT Jeffries combined to allow only a single unearned run in the game while striking out five and allowing five hits...
Eels power into sectional title game with shutout (05/25/10)
By CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- The Clay City softball team coasted to the sectional championship game, with a staggering 21-0 win over Union (Dugger) in semi-final action Tuesday. The Eels advance to face North Central in tonight's championship game, after the Thunderbirds took down Shakamak by the score of 9-0...
Seventh inning rally falls just short for Knights (05/25/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PLAINFIELD -- Beating a team three times in a season is especially difficult, but Terre Haute South got a power surge from senior, Macy Toon, and just enough key outs from sophomore pitcher, Marissa Stout, to defeat a scrappy Northview Knights' team, 5-4, to advance to tonight's sectional final...
Mr. Toby Phillips and Dr. Nicole Ramig (05/25/10)
Toby Phillips and Dr. Nicole Ramig were united in marriage on May 1, 2010, on Singer Island, West Palm Beach, Fla. Nicole is the daughter of Mike and Renee Ramig, Milan, Ind., and Janet Ramig, Greenwood. She is a graduate of Milan High School and Indiana University School of Medicine. She is currently completing her residency in internal medicine through Indiana University School of Medicine...
Sara Jo Riggs and Joshua Michael Sturm (05/25/10)
Mr. and Mrs. H. Michael Riggs, Brazil are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Jo Riggs to Joshua Michael Sturm, on July 10, 2010, at the Indiana Statehouse, Indianapolis. A dinner and dance reception will be held that evening at The Rathskeller, Indianapolis...
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hofmann (05/25/10)
Donald and Patricia Hofmann celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on May 21. They were married on May 21, 1950, at the Center Point United Methodist Church. Patricia is the former Miss Job. They have two daughters, Janice and Gaby Caceres, New York; and Cheryl and Jeff Myers, Brazil; five grandchildren, James Pate, David Pate, Tricia Pate, Brent and Stephanie Myers and Lisa and Tyler Hutcheson; and two great-grandchildren, Alayna Myers and Jacob Hutcheson...
Mr. and Mrs. John Jones (05/25/10)
The children of John and Joan Jones would like to announce the 60th wedding anniversary celebration and renewal of vows on Saturday, May 29, 2010, from 6-10 p.m., at Traditions, Brazil. All friends and family are invited to attend.
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