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Stories from Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Loading zone survey conducted (05/18/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) bus drivers reported 19 "incidents" where vehicles illegally passed a school bus with its "STOP" arm extended earlier this month. The drivers participated in a national survey concerning loading zone safety for the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS), Tuesday, May 3...
Terre Haute Rex names Howes pitching coach (05/18/11)
A familiar face will be seen roaming the dugout this summer, John Howes, who helped lead Indiana State University to its only appearance in the College World Series 25 years ago, was recently named pitching coach for the Terre Haute Rex. "Manager Brian Dorsett and I go back a long time," Howes, who also runs John Howes State Farm Insurance Agency, 1220 E. National Ave., Brazil, said. "I played against him in high school, then we were teammates at ISU."...
Clay County included in disaster declaration (05/18/11)
Local officials are scrambling to process damage reports from recent flooding in Clay County after Governor Mitch Daniels announced a declaration of disaster Wednesday. "This is the first step necessary to get help for those affected by the recent flooding," Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband told The Brazil Times. "We are scrambling right now to get the damage reports confirmed."...
Expert in color! (05/18/11)
Madeline Sinders, 10, placed first in the 10-12-year-old division of the 2011 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest. She is the daughter of Cathy and Darby Sinders. Jessica Murray Photo.
'Click It or Ticket' blitz to start May 20 (05/18/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville will be participating in an effort to reduce injuries and deaths resulting from crashes on roadways. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) and the Governor's Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving will join 250 state and local law enforcement agencies to launch Operation Pull Over Blitz 67, "Click It or Ticket."...
Lucky finds (05/18/11)
Although they weren't out hunting, Kaleb Smith (left), 12, and friend Seth Whittle, 12, found these mushrooms in the front yard at Seth's home recently. Courtesy Photo.
Kirby added to Hoosier Homes and Land staff (05/18/11)
Hoosier Homes and Land recently announced the addition of lifelong resident Nora Kirby to its staff. "I recently began working for Hoosier Homes and Land and look so forward to serving you whether you are buying or selling your home," Kirby said. "I will do my best to assist you in reaching your goals...
Knights fall to Alices; split on Saturday (05/18/11)
Times Staff Report VINCENNES -- The Northview baseball team banged out double-digit hits on the road at Vincennes Lincoln, but couldn't get the productive ones, falling 6-4 to the Alices. Northview had 10 hits in the game, including four that went for extra bases, but stranded base runners proved to be the difference in the loss...
Baker seventh at NJCAA National Tournament (05/18/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Rend Lake Warriors mens' golf team has sent three members to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DII National Golf Championships that got underway this week. Former Northview High School standout, Kade Baker, joined teammates, Matt Walton and Zach Holland in the tourney being held at Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala...
Alice R. Sawyer (05/18/11)
Alice R. Sawyer, 84, Brazil, died at 9:10 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born July 28, 1926, in Clay County the daughter of Charles W. Parr and Caroline Bauman Parr. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1944. On June 10, 1945, she married Robert Sawyer and they raised their family in Clay County...
PUBLIC RECORD 5-19-11 (05/18/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 12-18: Clay Superior Court -- Civil IVC Industrial Coatings, Inc. Vs. Shar Systems: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Timothy J. Slater II: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (05/18/11)
All is well in the little blue house at the end of the road this dreary Sunday afternoon. An assortment of clocks are ticking and one is chiming. A sleepy man and his sleeping dog are lounging on the loveseat watching, "Treasure Island," obviously a treasured favorite, four or five times since! The faucet is starting to drip and there is that constant ringing in my ears, but other than that; all is quite on this front...
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