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Stories from Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Community working to fulfill local girl's wish (04/26/11)
Even though Mercedes' birthday isn't until August, her family celebrated it Tuesday at her request. "We're throwing a birthday party (Tuesday)," Mercedes' aunt, Theresa Cooksey, told The Brazil Times. "She wants a Blue Star Cake and in yellow letters, she wants the word, 'Believe.' Her real birthday is not until Aug. 17, but we thought we might as well (celebrate it)."...
Officials continue flood damage assessment (04/26/11)
With a forecast of more heavy rainfall over the next few days, the fallout from the recent heavy rainfall continues. Brazil City Planning and Zoning Administrator Stacey Gibbens and Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband have been working with local flood victims in the Brazil area...
Senator Lugar to speak during meeting at YMCA (04/26/11)
U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican, will speak Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., in the Community Room of the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. Lugar is appearing at the invitation of the Clay County Republican Club. Those interested in attending the event do not need to be members of the club...
Separate incidents land women in jail (04/26/11)
Two Brazil women have recently "gone wild" in separate altercations with the Brazil City Police Department. Shortly before 1 a.m., Tuesday, two BCPD units were dispatched to an "active civil dispute" near 630 North Columbia Street involving four individuals...
Adoption event (04/26/11)
Clay County Animal Rescue, Center Point, will conduct an adoption event at the Tractor Supply, Greencastle, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday. Several small breed dogs will be on hand for adoption. There will be 22 dogs and long haired kittens in total. Fees will be $125 to cover vet costs. All dogs are micro-chipped and spayed/neutered...
BREAKING: Boil order lifted (04/26/11)
The boil order, which had been issued for Brazil Water customers south of Pinckley Street, was lifted at 3 p.m., Tuesday. The order was put in place April 21, due to a leak in an 8-inch water line near the tennis courts in Forest Park. Officials had been working on a leak in a 2-inch water line in the area when crews accidentally hit the larger line...
300! (04/26/11)
Larry Nolte bowled a 300 game during the 9-pin Tap Game at the 2011 Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tournament of Champions Bowling Tournament. Jason Moon Photo.
Card champs (04/26/11)
The Clay County Senior Center team won the 2011 Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tournament of Champions Euchre Contest. The team was composed of (from left) Gerald Pell and Juanita Boyce. Jason Moon Photo.
Best bowlers (04/26/11)
The Clay County Furnace team won the 2011 Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tournament of Champions Bowling Tournament. The team was composed of (from left) Chris Swaner, Bob Maesch, Tonya Maesch and Larry Nolte. Jason Moon Photo.
IU's founding, student scholarship celebrated with IU Bloomington Honors Convocation (04/26/11)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and Provost Karen Hanson will preside over the 2011 Bloomington Honors Convocation Sunday (April 10), at 2 p.m., in the IU Auditorium. They will salute IU Bloomington Founders Scholars, high-achieving students who have earned cumulative GPAs of 3.8 or higher, and other outstanding undergraduates who have distinguished themselves in scholarship, leadership and service...
CLUB NEWS (04/26/11)
Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met April 4, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Larissa Goshen's house. Hostesses for this month were Larissa Goshen and Nicole Keller. President Larissa Goshen called the meeting to order, followed by the opening song and verse. Christy Casassa took roll call and read the minutes from the March meeting. The minutes were accepted as read. Mandy Slater gave the treasurers report...
Knights ground Eagles for WIC shutout victory (04/26/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor After a two-game hiatus, Northview's softball team finally found its rhythm and Brown County served as the unwilling recipient as the Knights scored nine runs over the final two innings of an 11-0 Western Indiana Conference victory on Tuesday...
Knights' Hull and Niehaus named Pre-season All-State (04/26/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview baseball program and two members of the current Class 4A eighth-ranked squad have received recognition from Hoosier Diamond in the recently released pre-season all-state teams. Junior first baseman, Zach Hull, made the Class 4A First Team and senior Zac Niehaus is a member of the Second Team...
Draiman David Akers (04/26/11)
Mathew and Amanda Akers are proud to announce the birth of their son Draiman David Akers. Draiman was born on April 21, 2011, at 4:11 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed by his sister Annabelle Rose Akers, 1 year old...
Kolton Alexander-Lee Wiley (04/26/11)
Brittney Lynn Wright and Alexander Zibe Wiley are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kolton Alexander-Lee Wiley. Kolton was born on March 24, 2011, at 7:08 a.m., at Union Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud grandparents are Amy and Arley Wright and Melanie and Jerry Wiley...
Tracy Oliveira and Matthew Pattengale (04/26/11)
Karen Barnhart and Bob Oliveira are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tracy Oliveira to Matthew Pattengale, son of Barb Mygrant, Greentown and the late Richard Pattengale. Tracy is a graduate of Northview High School and Ball State University. She is employed at APF Concepts, Inc., as an account manager in Louisville, Ky...
Heather Lin Pruett and Anthony 'Nick' Nicholas Shinn (04/26/11)
Heather Lin Pruett and Anthony 'Nick' Nicholas Shinn are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on May 20, 2011, at 9 a.m., at St. John, US Virgin Islands, Hawksnest Bay. Heather is the daughter of Duane and Tamara Pruett, Mesa, Ariz.; and Beth and Bob Colcord, Pendleton. ...
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