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Stories from Friday, April 8, 2011

Legislators speak about current state of affairs (04/08/11)
A difficult legislative session led to some unique moments at the Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner at The Renaissance Friday evening. Keynote speaker District 8 United States Congressman Dr. Larry Bucshon was unable to attend the event because he had to remain in Washington, D.C...
Gregg focused on getting parties working together (04/08/11)
While he is still unsure about running for governor in 2012, John Gregg is certain that one thing needs to happen sooner than later. State legislators need to start working together to move Indiana forward. "When I was in the House (of Representatives), we had a couple of instances where we were tied 50-50 and needed 51 percent for approval," Gregg said during the Clay County Democratic Club's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at Traditions Friday. ...
Allard awarded Top Ten on Ten scholarship (04/08/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Brazil resident Beth Allard was recently named the recipient of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) and WTHI-TV Top Ten on Ten $20,000 renewable scholarship. According to information provided by the college, Allard plans to study music therapy at SMWC in the fall...
JAG students compete (04/08/11)
A handful of Northview High School students enrolled in the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program recently competed in the first Regional Career Development Conference in Indianapolis. Approximately 100 students from 12 Indiana high schools took part in the day-long event, which included a series of competitions in 10 categories and also two one-hour long seminars on college readiness and overcoming barriers in life...
Special activities planned for National Library Week (04/08/11)
April 11-15 is National Library Week and the Brazil Public Library will celebrate with something special each day. On Monday, "POP," Open A Good Book will take place. In addition, fresh popcorn will be available. Tuesday will feature Humor Therapy, as one free comedy DVD rental will be available per library card...
Brazil First United Methodist Church (04/08/11)
Coming Saturday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m., World-renowned pianist Sam Rotman will grace the sanctuary and grand piano for a special concert. His program will consist of the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Scarlatti, Schubert, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Ravel...
CHURCH NEWS (04/08/11)
Bee Ridge Church Look what's happening at Bee Ridge this week ... April 8-10, Bee Ridge is having a REVIVAL Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Saturday's dinner, 5-6:40 p.m., will feature Bee Ridges' famous barbeque and hot dogs, with cheesy potatoes and cookies...
Knights shutout visiting Artesians for 5-0 start (04/08/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor One night after an emotional, late night win against a talented Homestead squad that didn't until after 11 p.m., the Knights were back in action at home against Martinsville. While the 10-inning win against the Spartans kept Northview's baseball team out late, the Knights didn't suffer too much on the field in drilling Martinsville by a 9-0 score to improve to 5-0 this season...
Clay City softball earns first softball win over North Knox (04/08/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels earned their first softball victory of the season on Thursday evening, defeating North Knox by a 13-3 score in six innings. Clay City tallied a run in the first inning to take the lead before blowing the game open with a five-run second frame...
Northview baseball claims win over Homestead at Indiana State (04/08/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights picked up a quality victory in a game that went late into the evening at Indiana State's Bob Warn Field. The Knights went 10 innings against previously unbeaten Homestead and came away with a 7-4 victory to improve to 4-0 overall...
Knights rally for softball win over Miners (04/08/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter The Northview Knights softball team kept Linton's losing streak alive as they won a slow-paced contest, 8-5. The Knights started out the game well defensively, as they got out of the first allowing just one hit by pitcher Sarah Phillips...
Tiger gives the kids a run at the Masters (04/08/11)
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Everyone could hear Tiger Woods charging on the back nine of Augusta National, with tree-rattling cheers after each of his five birdies as he made a familiar run up the leaderboard. The question is whether the two youngsters ahead of him really cared...
Granger leads Pacers past Hawks 114-102 (04/08/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danny Granger scored 28 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-102 on Friday night. Darren Collison had 16 points and 10 assists, and Roy Hibbert added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Pacers, who have won five of their past six and ended a nine-game losing streak against the Hawks. The Pacers improved to 20-16 under interim coach Frank Vogel...
John E. Reynolds (04/08/11)
John E. Reynolds, 89, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center at 1:50 a.m., April 8, 2011, following an extended illness. He was born in Vigo County, April 5, 1922, the son of Joseph and Anna (Ryan) Reynolds. John attended Gerstmeyer High School through the 12th-grade. ...
Francis M. Wilcoxon (04/08/11)
Francis M. Wilcoxon, 95, Terre Haute, and formerly of Brazil, died April 7, 2011, at his residence at Cobblestone Crossings in Terre Haute, while in the care of the capable staffs of Cobblestone and VistaCare Hospice. Francis was born on a farm in Shelby County, Ind., April 8, 1915, as the son of Richard Z. and Nora Frances Wooten Wilcoxon...
Staunton Scene (04/08/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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