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Stories from Thursday, March 10, 2011

Board approves suspension (03/10/11)
Editor's Note: The leaked question was not posted on the Internet. Rather, the question was cut and pasted into an e-mail. A Clay Community School Corporation (CCSC) teacher received a half-day suspension with pay after an incident involving a leaked question from the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+). The CCSC school board approved the measure at its Thursday meeting...
New awning to be put on Band Shell (03/10/11)
An idea created by one of Clay County's own will soon come to fruition. Later this year, the Forest Park Band Shell will be covered with a new awning thanks to efforts by a handful of residents. Brazil Parks Board President Ruthann Jeffries told The Brazil Times Brazil Concert Band Director Matt Huber and the late Jim Dressler approached the board a few months ago to discuss the awning currently covering the band shell...
S.O.S. ready to submit application for grant (03/10/11)
A local organization is in the final stages of submitting its grant application. During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) conducted its final public hearing prior to submitting its application for a $500,000 grant to renovate the former Brazil Junior High Gymnasium into a community center...
Council approves requests for appropriations (03/10/11)
The Clay County Council made quick work of its agenda Monday night, passing multiple appropriations. Among the appropriations approved included: Meanwhile, the council approved final action on an amended salary ordinance of $18,000 annually for the position of Health Officer...
Donations (03/10/11)
Walmart of Brazil recently made a donation to the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry. On hand for the donation included (from left) food pantry representative Ruth Sciotto and Walmart representatives Cathy Fry and Sondra Camadine. Jason Moon Photo. ---...
Groundbreaking ceremony to be conducted on new shelter house (03/10/11)
Union United Methodist Church will conduct a groundbreaking service and celebration at 4 p.m., Saturday, to mark the beginning of construction of a new shelter house on the church grounds, which are located at 780 E. CR 600 N., Brazil, just across from the Clay County Airport...
National program shows children love of gardening (03/10/11)
Kids across America are growing and some are earning a lot of "green" participating in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. This year, more than 1.5 million third-graders in 45 states received hands-on gardening experience growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win "best in state," and earn a $1,000 scholarship toward education from Bonnie Plants...
Hmiel speeding toward recovery (03/10/11)
ATLANTA (AP) -- Shane Hmiel motors into the room. The left front wheel just misses a chair, the right rear slips past a shiny end table without making contact. Some things, they can't take away. Hmiel still knows a thing or two about driving. Only now, it's a wheelchair instead of a race car...
James F. Chambers (03/10/11)
James F. Chambers, 90, Clinton, died 10:15 a.m., Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was a retired farmer. He was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Bowling Green, to the late Joseph Chambers and Neva Ruth James Chambers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Myrtle Lucille Bauques Chambers, whom he married Dec. 21, 1942, and died Dec. 4, 2004...
Marjorie G. Anderson (03/10/11)
Marjorie G. Anderson, 90, Brazil, passed away March 10, 2011, at 1:10 a.m., at the Exceptional Living Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1920, in Clay County, the daughter of Frank and Flora Ellen Cox Nevins. She married Hugh Clinton Anderson. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1982...
Ryan Edward Whitesell (03/10/11)
Ryan Edward Whitesell went to sleep in death Feb. 25, 2011, in Evansville, Ind. Ecclesiastes 9:5. Born Michael Eugene Bell in Anderson, Ind., on May 29, 1974, he came home to Brazil with his parents Ken and Brenda Whitesell May 21, 1975. Ryan loved animals and hiking...
PUBLIC RECORD 3-11-11 (03/10/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 3-10: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Melinda S. Sparks Vs. Keith M. Sparks: Domestic Relations First National Bank Vs. Rebecca M. Davis, Citifinancial Services, Inc., K & H Regional Sewer District, Med-1 Solutions and Michael A. Bower: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Is it time to prune? (03/10/11)
You may not want to be outside right now, but in the long run, now is the time to be outside working in your yard. What you should be doing while you are outside is pruning. There are several reasons to prune this time of year. One benefit is that you can see the true shape and form of your tree or shrub now while the leaves are off of it. ...
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day (03/10/11)
Spring and St. Patrick's Day time are at hand, and we are ready. To help celebrate, try these -- a quick Quiche or a Leprechaun Pie. Quick Quiche For Spring For a tasty brunch dish, that is both fun and pretty, try a quick quiche. The basic recipe and my most recent spring adaptation follow. The cheery colors and flavorful filling seem to promise that spring is on the way...
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