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Stories from Friday, April 29, 2011

Possible violations being investigated (04/29/11)
An investigation has begun into whether a local not-for-profit organization committed campaign finance and election law violations. During Thursday's meeting of the Clay County Election Board, information was provided about the placement of political advertising by the Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) Lodge 114, which may have been in violation of Indiana Election Law...
Custodian retiring after 41 years of service (04/29/11)
When Bobbie Cook began her career as a custodian at Van Buren Elementary School, she didn't need a vacuum. "When I first started, it was all tile floors," Cook said. "Now, it's all carpet. We didn't even have a vacuum." Cook officially retired from the school after 41 years of custodial work...
Student traveling to D.C. for BPA competition (04/29/11)
A Clay County high school student is fundraising her way to a national Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Washington D.C., by selling brownie sundaes. Clay City High School senior Caroline Beyers will travel with Northview High School BPA members to Washington D.C., Tuesday, May 3, to compete against students from around the country...
Class makes their cakes and eats them too (04/29/11)
Students in Janet Grey's Advanced Foods and Nutrition class at Northview High School were in for a treat Friday. Literally. Page's Bakery and Deli Manager Lee Ann Droste paid a visit to the 10 students. While there, she instructed the students on cake decorating...
Nursing Home Week (04/29/11)
Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw signed a proclamation Friday declaring the City of Brazil will recognize the week of May 8-14 as National Nursing Home Week. On hand for the event included (front, from left) Cloverleaf Health Care attendants Jack and Maddy Raubuch, Bradshaw, and Exceptional Living Center of Brazil attendant Marie Smirdel, (back) Cloverleaf representatives Deanna Hickman and Lisa Bell and Exceptional Living Center representatives Gayle Wiley-Camonte and Terri Turner. ...
Rising water from storms force closure of state roads (04/29/11)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Recent rainy weather is causing some trouble for travelers. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced rising waters have caused the closure of roads in the Crawfordsville District. The closures will remain in effect until waters recede in the following areas:...
HONOR ROLL (04/29/11)
North Clay Middle School Sixth Grade High Distinction Sydni Britton, Jourdan Cayton, Charles Cook, Tatum Dyar, Caleb Freeman, Nicholas Ganly, Alexander Harrison, Jacob Hendrich, Thomas Hess, Tyler Leach, Drew Lumsdon, Emily Mcwilliams, Bryce Minor, Stacy Payton, John Pell, Savannah Rogers, Cassandra Ronaldson, Nicholas Ross, Kalen Schane, Kerstie Shaw, Noah Short, Carleigh Shrader, Parker Spears, Kenzie Stearley, Emily Targett, Samantha Thomas, Alexandria Tillman, Indya Trahan, Michael Walters, Kyla Warren, Ayla Winegar. ...
CHURCH NEWS (04/29/11)
First United Methodist Church The First United Methodist Church of Brazil will be having a Dedication Service for the New Allen Renaissance Organ on Sunday, May 1, at 6 p.m., featuring Guest Organist Nicholas Bowden. Mr. Bowden is the Senior Organist at Atlanta's 10,000 member Peachtree Presbyterian Church, the largest Presbyterian Church in the United States, a position he has held since 1993. ...
Eels' track and field wins three-way meet (04/29/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- On Thursday night, Clay City's track and field teams each were victorious in a three-way meet that included Riverton Parke and North Central. The Eels won the boys' meet with 67 points followed by the Panthers' 50 and the Thunderbirds' score of 28...
Missed opportunities plague Knights in loss (04/29/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Facing perhaps the top pitcher in the state in Lawrence Central's Christian Montgomery, the Northview Knights had their shots against a potential top draft pick in this year's Major League Baseball Draft. But the Knights couldn't get the big hits until it was too late...
Clay City baseball tops Eminence (04/29/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels pounded out a 12-5 victory over Eminence on Friday night led by a 15-hit attack. Tyler Bridgewater smacked a double, had three RBI and was 4-for-4 at the plate and both Ben Denker and Kole Smith were 3-for-5 at-bat. Brylan Jones helped his own cause on the mound by ringing up a double, three RBI and a 3-for-5 evening. Zack Boggs had two RBI, one on a sacrifice fly and another on a walk. Austin Fuller also contributed a hit in the victory...
NFL players return to work, fighting in court (04/29/11)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The NFL unlocked its gates and opened its doors Friday, allowing players to get back to football for the first time in nearly two months. Four days after a federal judge ended the 45-day lockout, dozens, if not hundreds, of players showed up at team headquarters, exchanging smiles and high-fives with their teammates and picking up playbooks from their coaches. Tony Romo and Jason Witten even did some sprints on a Dallas Cowboys practice field...
Colts take Castonzo with 22nd pick in NFL draft (04/29/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bill Polian knew Peyton Manning needed a bodyguard. Anthony Castonzo was willing to take the job. Now, the tandem could be working together for the rest of Manning's NFL career. The Colts selected the 6-foot-7, 311-pound Boston College alum with the 22nd overall pick, making Castonzo the new heir apparent at left tackle...
Draft no party for anxious families (04/29/11)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The hard part of the NFL draft takes place out of sight of all the cameras and fans. Backstage in the green room, everyone's at the mercy of the teams drafting. It's a night-long wait for the phone to ring. Anita Kerrigan has watched her son, Purdue defensive end Ryan Kerrigan, in plenty of big moments during his college career. But during a game, he could always affect the outcome...
Newton goes 1st in less-than-festive NFL draft (04/29/11)
NEW YORK (AP) -- This draft was no party. Between the boos raining down on Commissioner Roger Goodell and the uncertainty created by a bitter labor battle, the NFL draft opened Thursday night lacking much of its usually festive atmosphere. What it wasn't missing was intrigue and surprises -- at least after the Carolina Panthers made Cam Newton the first pick...
Mercedes "Sadie" Elaine Compton (04/29/11)
Mercedes "Sadie" Elaine Compton, 14, Brazil, went to Heaven to be with Jesus April 28, 2011, following a courageous battle with cancer. Sadie was born Aug. 17, 1996, in Terre Haute. She had attended North Clay Middle School and was currently being home schooled by two of her favorite teachers, Russ True and Carol Stagg. ...
Staunton Scene (04/29/11)
Staunton United Methodist Church Sunday School is at 9:30 with Church Service following at 10:30. Scott Aselage is our Pastor and Glenna Simons is our pianist. Thanks to everyone who took part in our special Easter Sunday activities. Happy Birthday to Heather McGowan on May 4...
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