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Stories from Sunday, February 13, 2011

Back-to-back! (02/13/11)
For the second year in a row, the Clay City High School girls' basketball team captured a sectional championship, knocking off Shakamak, 52-38. Team members include (not in order) Carmela Roeschlein, Brielle Drelick, Callie Dayhuff, Alex Wolfe, Abby Reed, Allie Miller, Claire Miller, Danielle Gossage, Kaleigh Decker, Madison Booe, Kylee Truax, Michaela Riggs and Mahayle Durga. The team is coached by Chris Ames, Rodney Smith and Bradi Oberholtzer...
NHS thespians honored (02/13/11)
The Northview Drama Club recently attended the Indiana Thespians State Conference at the University of Indianapolis. Indiana Thespians is a chapter of the Educational Theatre Association and the International Thespian Society. This was the first time in several years that a delegation from Northview had attended...
Second Cracker Barrel slated (02/13/11)
The second Clay County Cracker Barrel is only days away. The event, co-sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau, will take place at the Jackson Township Firehouse Saturday, at 10 a.m. Indiana Representatives Clyde Kersey (Democrat, District 43), Jim Baird (Republican, District 44), and Robert Heaton (R-District 46), along with Senators John Waterman (R-District 39) and Richard Bray (R-District 37) are expected to be in attendance...
Northview Color Guard wins contest (02/13/11)
The Northview High School Color Guard took part in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association contest at Terre Haute North Saturday, placing first in World Class. Northview finished with a score of 75.90. Center Grove was the only other group in World Class, scoring a 73.80...
Love the Library! (02/13/11)
The staff of the Brazil Public Library is inviting everyone to its facility from 1-4 p.m., Monday. Staff will show off the facilities and introduce those in attendance to new services that are offered. Those interested in receiving a library card should bring picture identification and a piece of current mail to apply for an account...
Meeting on TV (02/13/11)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees tape for the Feb. 10, 2011, meeting will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2: * Monday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and * Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
New ownership! (02/13/11)
The Northview Grab N' Go Marathon Gas Station, 6920 West United States 40, Brazil, celebrated its new ownership Saturday with a ribbon cutting and homemade snacks. On hand for the ceremony were (from left) Harcharan Singh, owner Hardeep Singh Virdi (holding Harman Singh), Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Kulbir Singh, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown and Billa Chaggar...
Non-certified CCSC staff to receive stipends (02/13/11)
All non-certified staff within the Clay Community School Corporation will receive a 1.5 percent stipend check soon. During the monthly Clay Community School Corporation School Board meeting Thursday, the board heard a proposal from member Amy Burke Adams asking that employees who did not receive the full 1.5 percent stipend check in December 2010 be reconciled...
Serving on the Streets hosting fundraiser (02/13/11)
Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) will conduct its annual dessert fundraiser and silent auction Friday, Feb. 18, at North Clay Middle School. The event will help raise money to support the many programs of S.O.S. It is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Any item or items people may donate for the silent auction are encouraged...
SERVPRO earns top franchise spot in magazine (02/13/11)
SERVPRO earned the No. 8 spot in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2011 Franchise 500 ranking, moving up one notch from 2010. The disaster recovery and restoration franchise company also placed No. 1 in its category for the eighth consecutive year. "This recognition from Entrepreneur Magazine emphasizes the value of SERVPRO, not only to the franchises, but to the clients in the Brazil area," SERVPRO Industries, Inc., Executive Vice President Rick Isaacson said...
Community Notes (02/13/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Classes Available The Clay County Health Department has available free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products. For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021...
Meeting scheduled for annual CSA program (02/13/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will host an information meeting about participating in the center's Community Supported Agriculture experience. The meeting is set for 6-7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Vigo County Public Library (meeting room A)...
Aggressive education agenda spurs war of words (02/13/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' sweeping education agenda has spurred angry protests, hours-long legislative hearings and some of the harshest rhetoric the Statehouse has heard in years. An Indianapolis newspaper headline proclaimed a "war" over Daniels' idea to expand charter schools. ...
Northview collars Bulldogs on the road (02/13/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter MONROVIA -- The Northview boys' varsity team pushed their record to 10-9 Saturday afternoon with a close, exciting win at Monrovia, 64-61. The Knights leaped out to an early 10-2 lead midway through the first quarter due to Northview junior Dillon Reynolds...
Knights fall short at Evansville Semistate (02/13/11)
Times Staff Report EVANSVILLE -- The Wabash Valley will be well represented in this weekend's IHSAA State Wrestling Finals, unfortunately the contingent won't include the Northview Knights. Northview's Larry Shaffer claimed the lone win during Saturday's Evansville Reitz Semi-state, a first round 8-4 decision against Charlestown's Jacob Hall. However, he drew unbeaten Chad Welch of Castle in round two and lost by technical fall, 15-2 to end his day with a fifth-place finish...
Clay City comeback falls short at the buzzer (02/13/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor JASONVILLE -- Success in close games has been elusive all season for the Clay City Eels and Saturdays' re-scheduled Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference game at Jasonville was no different. The host Shakamak Lakers hit 15-of-19 free throws in the fourth quarter to hold off a comeback effort by the Eels and send Clay City to its seventh loss by eight or fewer points this season. The Eels fell to 5-13 overall this year and 1-5 in the SWIAC...
No. 14 Purdue comes back to beat Illinois 81-70 (02/13/11)
DAVID MERCER Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- For one half Sunday, Purdue's shooting was brutal. Airballs fell silently short. Balls that did find the rim clanked harmlessly off. The shooting was so bad -- 28.6 percent -- that after one errant miss by JaJuan Johnson, Purdue coach Matt Painter eyed his leading scorer with exasperation as Johnson ran back upcourt, the coach's arms stretched wide and his hands raised as if to say, "What was that?"...
Junior! Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona 500 pole (02/13/11)
CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR is back -- and so is Juniormania. Dale Earnhardt Jr. reclaimed the spotlight in Daytona speedweeks, winning pole position for the Daytona 500 with a lap of 186.089 mph in qualifying Sunday...
Galen W. Mitchell (02/13/11)
Galen W. Mitchell, 81, Cory, passed away Feb. 12, 2011, at Terre Haute Health and Rehab following a brief illness. He was born June 29, 1929, in Clay City, the son of Floyd E. and Phoebe Jane (Edmondson) Mitchell. Galen worked for Commercial Solvents, Terre Haute, retiring in 1990...
Come to the Clay County 4-H Expo (02/13/11)
Everyone is invited to the Clay County 4-H Open House and Expo at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 19. From 10 a.m.-1 p.m., stop by the 4-H Exhibit Hall and find out what 4-H is all about. There will be games, prizes, animals, face painting, crafts and more...
What is happening is wrong (02/13/11)
To the Editor: I am writing in regard to what is happening with education. I spent 20 years teaching history until I was needed back on the family farm. I originally went into teaching because there was an expectation in my family that my brother and I would go to college...
Organizations should keep an eye on healthcare changes (02/13/11)
To the Editor: I am the Wabash Valley Support Group Coordinator for the Brain Injury Association of Indiana and the Epilepsy Foundation of Indiana. Both organizations ask that Hoosiers continue to follow the changes, taking place, in our government's funding of medical research and healthcare...
Community should be proud of area businesses (02/13/11)
To the Editor: Recently, the lift chair which my 93-year-old mother has quit working. I went to Lynn's Pharmacy hoping they could order a new remote for it. After looking on the net, Robert Hostetler commented that it would probably be impossible to find one because of the age of the chair...
Consider dietary change (02/13/11)
To the Editor: February is American Heart Month and as a dietitian, I think it's the perfect time to show our hearts some love. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States -- but it doesn't have to be that way...
Service through Wabash Valley (02/13/11)
To the Editor: Within the past few weeks, the weather has dealt us a crazy hand. Imaginably, all of us heard that this winter storm could have gone down in the record books. Whether in the newspaper or on the 6 o'clock news, we were cautioned to prepare for a potentially bad situation...
No emulation necessary (02/13/11)
To the Editor: The state of Indiana should not emulate in any way Illinois, which is an economic basket case and Midwest version of California. Thanks to its state government total domination by Chicago urban Democrat politicians. Yet, that is exactly what Gary politician and Indiana state legislator Rep. Charlie Brown is attempting to do with his Illinois-style smoking ban...
Making fun of America (02/13/11)
To the Editor: Why do you think the foreign countries will not sing the National Anthem right? When singing, they fall down, can't remember the words. They are making fun of America. The home of the free and the land of the brave needs to be changed to the home of the brave and the land of socialism...
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