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Stories from Thursday, April 14, 2011

City continues to receive royalties from oil wells (04/14/11)
Oil continues to flow through the veins of Brazil. Adler Energy, LC (Spencer) Operations Supervisor John Johnson recently spoke to The Brazil Times about the pumping of oil on city property. "There are a total of six oil wells in operation," Johnson said. "Four are on the property of Joseph C. Thomas Enterprises, while the other two are on the same property as the Brazil Wastewater Treatment Plant (6538 N. Murphy Road), and all are along Murphy Road."...
It's Fundamental! (04/14/11)
WTWO News Channel 2 Meteorologist Dan Reynolds reads the book, "Earth Quack," to fourth- and fifth-grade students at Meridian Elementary School as part of "Slice and A Story." The annual Title 1 event offers guest readers for the students and a slice of pizza. ...
SBOA asks for policy updates (04/14/11)
During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, City Attorney Traci Lawson presented two policies the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audit of 2009 records stated were not in existence. One of the policies regarded the use of credit cards by city employees and officers...
Legion Riders take part in historic escort (04/14/11)
More than 20 local American Legion Post 2 Riders took part in an historic event recently. On April 9, 25 area riders helped escort two 22-foot steel beams from the World Trade Center to Indianapolis. The beams were transported to the state capitol as part of a memorial that will be constructed later this year...
Councilwoman wants to represent citizens of Brazil (04/14/11)
I am Patricia (Pat) Heffner and I am asking you for your continued support as Councilwoman at Large. Before retirement, I was employed by the Clay Community Schools 11 years and following my school employment, I was employed 20 years at Hamilton Center, Brazil...
Dinner time! (04/14/11)
A chicken and noodle dinner has been planned to take place at the Staunton Community Center today. The event will take place from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. The menu will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, homemade yeast rolls, tea, coffee or lemonade...
Department in search of dispatcher (04/14/11)
The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for one full-time dispatcher. Applicants must be able to work with the public, be able to work under stress and must be able to multi-task. Dispatchers are paid by the hour with holiday pay and a benefit package...
Vehicle accident damages fence at YMCA of Clay County (04/14/11)
The YMCA of Clay County will be replacing a portion of the fence around the facility after an incident recently. According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, a vehicle was captured striking the fence on the security cameras at the Y around 3:22 a.m., Saturday...
Sackfuls! Platefuls! (04/14/11)
Brazil resident Joshua Donnenhoffer (above) brought in a large sack of mushrooms he found near the Parke/Putnam county line while Perth resident Mona Lee (below) shows off the bevy of mushrooms she found in her pasture Monday.
Community Notes (04/14/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department will conduct heavy trash pickup on the following Fridays in April, based on normal trash pickup schedule: Heavy trash pickup must be reserved and may be done by calling City Hall at 443-2221 or the Brazil City Street Department at 448-8501...
ISP issues reminder for farm season (04/14/11)
The Indiana State Police caution motor vehicle drivers that farmers will be preparing their fields for planting within the next few weeks. During the time, large farm equipment may be traveling on the roads and may impede traffic. Drivers are reminded to be cautious when approaching a hillcrest or curve. Farm implements need additional roadway space so drivers are urged to slow down, pull to the side or stop...
Motorists urged to use caution in city work zones (04/14/11)
The City of Brazil is requesting residents to be cautious driving in the areas of East Olive, North Davis, East Lenox and North Vandalia streets through Friday, April 22, as current water line and drainage work is ongoing in preparation for upcoming road paving...
Bucshon announced 2011 art competition (04/14/11)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Larry Bucshon recently announced the 2011 Congressional Art Competition is underway and open to talented high school students from Indiana's Eighth Congressional District. The competition allows each congressional district to submit one piece of artwork for display in the U.S. Capitol for the duration of one year...
Linton yard sale set for May 21 (04/14/11)
LINTON -- The City of Linton will once again open the community for bargain hunters, collectors and avid "garage salers, as it plans to host its city-wide yard sale Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine. The city invites all to its community to take part in the event. ...
Wabash Valley Produce donates eggs to food bank (04/14/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- As the economy makes a sluggish recovery, families in Indiana continue to find themselves struggling with food insecurity. Indiana's own Wabash Valley Produce, however, recently donated 64,800 eggs to Terre Haute Catholic Charities Food Bank to help these families in need...
Publication helps farmers manage ear rot (04/14/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Aspergillus ear rot is one of the most important and challenging corn diseases, but a new Purdue Extension publication can help farmers identify and manage its effects. "Corn: Aspergillus Ear Rot," is a free, three-page publication that covers disease identification, the danger to livestock, mycotoxin testing, minimizing losses and handling diseased grain after harvest, and disease management...
Three arrested in connection to homicides (04/14/11)
SPENCER -- A double homicide investigation in Owen County led to the arrest of three Terre Haute residents. Indiana State Police Lead Detective Stacy Brown filed an affidavit for probable cause in the Owen County Circuit Court Wednesday, alleging that victims Randall W. Bohannon, 54, Bowling Green, and Brandon H. Hyde, 24, Terre Haute, were murdered at Bohannon's home March 3...
Clay City boys track and field falls to West Vigo (04/14/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City boy's track and field team got three individual wins from Mark Grubbs in the long jump (19-7 ), high jump (6-0) and 400 meters (55.2), but came up on the short end of a 64 to 55 decision to West Vigo on Thursday...
Northview linksters top Rockville (04/14/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview boy's golf team evened its season mark with a victory against Rockville on Thursday at Forest Park Golf Course. The Knights tallied a team score of 159 to top the Rox score of 172. Jacob Musgrave, Larry Knight and Brad Smith each shot a 39 to lead the Knights followed by a 42 from Dylan Nesty, a 47 from Austen Bowen and a 47 from Alec Coughanowr...
Phillips hurls softball Knights past Lakers (04/14/11)
Times Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Northview softball team piled up 13 runs in the fourth inning on the way to subduing Shakamak by a 14-0 score in five innings. Sarah Phillips kept the Lakers at bay with a four-hit pitching effort, striking out four with one walk...
Northview 'B' and 'C' teams fall in tight contests at West Vigo (04/14/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview 'B' and 'C' baseball teams had a rough go of it on the road at West Vigo Wednesday night, dropping a pair of close contests. The 'B' team allowed five runs to the Vikings in the first inning, which held up in a 6-4 defeat...
Pacers embracing underdog role against Rose, Bulls (04/14/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Reggie Miller doesn't give the Indiana Pacers much of a chance in their first-round playoff series against the top-seeded Chicago Bulls. The clutch shooter who helped put the Pacers on the map before his retirement is happy that his beloved team has reached postseason play for the first time since 2006, but even he admits the odds are stacked against them. The Bulls had the best record in the league this season and are on a tear heading into Saturday's Game 1 in Chicago...
The ants are among us (04/14/11)
Nothing is more disturbing than looking on your kitchen counter or floor and seeing tiny little ants moving around. Sadly, I have had a number of clients contact the Purdue Extension Office because they are being impacted by ants. The one good thing about these ant sightings is that it means it is truly spring and warm weather is on its way...
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