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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2011

Golden Apple Winner! (03/17/11)
Official talks erosion of land on Eel River (03/17/11)
Erosion has been wearing land along the Eel River thin, along with the patience of one county official. "I just want to do what's right, but there is so much bureaucracy in the way," Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown said. On Thursday, Brown spoke to The Brazil Times about an erosion issue along the Eel River, near County Road 300 East, approximately one-half mile north of CR 300 S...
Businesses team together for relief (03/17/11)
A handful of Clay County businesses are working together to provide disaster relief donations to Japan. Clay County Chamber of Commerce board member and YMCA of Clay County CEO Deborah Plummer told The Brazil Times the chamber recently discussed the issue during a board meeting...
Local man in custody for rape (03/17/11)
Details are limited at this time, but officials have confirmed a local man is in custody for allegations of rape. According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, Justimiano Rodriguez, 27, Brazil, was arrested for rape, battery, sexual battery and criminal confinement for his alleged involvement in an incident involving an unidentified female victim at a Brazil home...
Woman arrested on battery charges (03/17/11)
A Brazil woman was arrested for public intoxication and battery on law enforcement after being discovered allegedly intoxicated behind a local grocery store. According to officials, a security guard for Kroger grocery store contacted the Brazil City Police Department after being unable to locate a woman, who was reported by a shopper to be passed out on the east side of the store Wednesday evening...
Free Movie! (03/17/11)
The Brazil Fraternal Order of Police Lodge will host a movie day for children in the community. The movie, "Rango," will be shown at the Walnut Theater in Brazil. The movie will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., and admission is free for children 15-younger...
Cracker Barrel (03/17/11)
The third and final Clay County Cracker Barrel of the year will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. The event is co-sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau...
Community Notes (03/17/11)
Book Sale The Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale today and Saturday, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Another book sale is scheduled for March 24-26, also from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 443-5871. Pancakes! Bee Ridge Church will conduct a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m., Saturday, at the church, located on Kennedy's Crossing Road. A freewill donation will be accepted to benefit the building fund for the new church building...
North Clay Middle School honors students! (03/17/11)
NHS Winter Guard set for IHSCGA Finals (03/17/11)
The 2011 Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) State Finals are scheduled to take place Saturday at Center Grove High School. Schools in three classes will compete for titles. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens...
City Police now accepting applications for open position (03/17/11)
The Brazil City Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer. Applicants must be at least 21, but not 36, successfully completed a physical agility test and have a clear criminal record. Applicants must also possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent...
ISP Post welcomes new troopers (03/17/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Probationary Troopers Michael C. Organ, Brian S. Thomas and Marcus R. Tow reported to the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post for their first official day Monday. They were members of the 70th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy, which graduated 43 probationary troopers March 4...
Genealogy Society sets up programs (03/17/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society has several programs, events and workshops planned this spring. One of the most popular events scheduled is the "Beginning Genealogy Class," which consists of four sessions, meeting each Wednesday, beginning March 30 and continuing April 6, 13, and 20, from 6-8 p.m., in the Vigo County Public Library (VCPL)...
Upcoming workshop to focus on water (03/17/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- A workshop covering the state of Indiana's water has been scheduled to take place from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, April 26. "How Healthy is Indiana's Water," will cover several topics. It has been designated as a free educational forum on nutrients and water quality problems and how to solve...
Experts: Farms should have disaster plans in place (03/17/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Every farm should have a disaster plan to protect assets from natural disasters and other emergencies, said a Purdue Extension disaster communication specialist. Producers should also develop a disaster plan as a way to find potential problems that could prove to be costly in the event of an on-farm emergency, said Steve Cain, who also serves as the homeland security project director for the Extension Disaster Education Network...
Nominations now being accepted for Women in Agriculture awards (03/17/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue Extension is accepting nominations for the 2011 Women in Agriculture awards. The annual awards recognize women who have provided leadership and made positive contributions to Indiana agriculture through their involvement in an Indiana agricultural enterprise, agribusiness, farm or commodity organization, Fulton County Extension Educator and awards coordinator Christa Holloway said...
Volunteer corn reduces yield in corn, soybean crops (03/17/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Volunteer corn has proven to be more than just a nuisance, with major yield reductions to both corn and soybean crops, said Purdue Extension weed scientist Bill Johnson. Problems with the weed arise when corn kernels that dropped during harvest persist in the soil, overwinter and grow in the spring. With 70 percent of Indiana's annual corn crop resistant to glyphosate, or Roundup Ready, volunteer corn has become increasingly difficult to control...
Northview awards winter athletes at ceremony (03/17/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School presented its Winter Sports Awards on Monday evening in a ceremony held at North Clay Middle School. Seven Northview athletes were honored for all-conference efforts during the season highlighted by four wrestlers from the Western Indiana Conference championship squad...
NCAA Tourney Glance (03/17/11)
NCAA Tournament Glance The Associated Press All Times EDT FIRST ROUND At UD Arena Dayton, Ohio Tuesday, March 15 UNC Asheville 81, Arkansas-Little Rock 77, OT Clemson 70, UAB 52 Wednesday, March 16 Texas-San Antonio 70, Alabama State 61 Virginia Commonwealth 59, Southern Cal 46...
Upsets, close games highlight early NCAA games (03/17/11)
DENVER (AP) -- Demonte Harper made a 3-pointer from the top of the circle with 4.2 seconds left Thursday to lead 13th-seeded Morehead State to the first upset of the NCAA tournament, a 62-61 victory over No. 4 Louisville in the Southwest regional. After Harper's go-ahead basket, the Cardinals had a chance to win it, but Morehead's Kenneth Faried blocked Mike Marra's attempt before the buzzer and Louisville was gone after its first game for the second straight year...
Ruth Naomi Miller (03/17/11)
Ruth Naomi Miller, 104, lifelong resident of Brazil, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born in Brazil Feb. 1, 1907, as the daughter of Charles P. and Mary Louise Lorenze. She graduated from Brazil High School...
Public Record (03/17/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 10-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Andrew D. Gipe Vs. Lisa J. Gipe: Domestic Relations Sally J. Yakel Vs. Sean P. Yakel: Domestic Relations Midland Funding Vs. Christina M. Keyt: Civil Collections...
Tips on managing ponds (03/17/11)
The weather is starting to warm up and you might be thinking about building a pond this year or thinking about how you could help control pond problems this summer. If so, then this news article is for you as I have compiled a list of some of the questions that were asked last year that dealt with pond management...
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