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Stories from Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Funding for street lights approved (06/22/11)
When the United States 40 project comes to fruition, the City of Brazil will have new street lighting as well. On Monday, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced $2,845,550 in federal funds had been awarded to three communities. Brazil was approved for $726,600 in Transportation Enhancement funding for the street lighting...
Former resident putting degree to good use (06/22/11)
A Brazil native is using his doctorate degree to research preventative measures to help school-aged math students succeed before it's too late. "My research focuses on finding a way to identify students who were at risk of struggling in math before they actually started to struggle. There wasn't much precedent research on this," Matt Switzer said...
Schleppy to have what family hopes is last surgery (06/22/11)
Seven-year-old Carmen Schleppy has made quite a recovery in just a little over a month after suffering third-and-fourth-degree burns. "She's having what we hope is her last surgery on Thursday (today). It's another skin graft surgery, this time on her back," said Carmen's mother, Colleen Schleppy. "The skin is healing well and she's been having better days and they've taken her off of the pain management drip."...
Free eGIS training open to public (06/22/11)
Clay County Indiana will host free public eGIS training sessions Thursday, June 30, at the Clay County Courthouse. The training will take place in the Commissioner's Room on the first floor of the building. eGIS is designed to be used by both county employees and the public to locate information on a map...
Firecracker 5K scheduled (06/22/11)
The YMCA of Clay County Firecracker 5K Run/Walk will take place at 7:30 a.m., July 2. Those interested in participating may register through June 28. Cost is $20, which includes a race T-shirt. Late registration from June 29 to race day, will cost $25...
New members (06/22/11)
On Monday, the Brazil Elks Lodge No. 762 initiated six new members. On hand for the event included (front, from left) Larry White, Scott Bahus, Kelly Fisher, Adam Goff, (back) Exalted Ruler John Driscoll, Mark Hobson, Esteemed Leading Knight Brandon McKinney, David Smoker and Esteemed Loyal Knight John Adamson. Courtesy Photo...
FDA approves new warning labels (06/22/11)
The Food and Drug Administration took another step in the fight to educate the American public on the dangers of tobacco use. Nine new warning labels were approved and are now required to be placed on cigarette packages effective in 2012. The FDA selected nine images from an originally proposed 36 after reviewing the relevant scientific literature, analyzing the results from an 18,000 person study and considering more than 1,700 comments from a variety of groups, including retailers, health professionals, public health and other advocacy groups, academics, state and local public health agencies, medical organizations and individual consumers.. ...
HONOR ROLL (06/22/11)
Northview High School Ninth Grade Adademic Distinction Olivia Howald, Nathaniel Newton, Emily Sands, Minh Anh Tong High Distinction James Allen, Karlie Atkinson-Fritz, Alexis Barnett, Wyatt Baysinger, Austen Bowen, Jonathon Burns, Darci Chambers, Kristopher Damon, Ashley Deakins, Olivia Dickens, Joseph Dierdorf, Kinsey Elwell, Connor Ganly, Kiresten Gibson, Leeanna Knight, Joseph Kolesar, Daniel Love, William Meyer, Becky Paugh, Craig Rice, Leslie Ringo, Rebecca Rudisell, Halie Sciotto, Angela Smith, Matthew Snider, Paige Stevenson, Jamisen Warner. ...
CLUB NEWS (06/22/11)
Washington Township Circle Club May 12 meeting The Washington Township Circle Club entertained the Everwelcome Club May 12, at 1 p.m., at the Family Table Restaurant. A delicious meal was enjoyed. Rosalind gave the table grace. Five guests included Janice Burger, Barbara Miller, Carvall Harden, Brenda Shidler and Shirley Ellis. Our members were Linda Schiele, Brenda Gunthensburger, Doris Romas, Judy England and Rosalind Schopmeyer...
Homemakers plan annual Achievement Day (06/22/11)
The 2011 Achievement Day will celebrate the end of another year for the Clay County Extension Homemakers Club. Achievement Day has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, with registration from 10-10:30 a.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Bloomington resident Janice Peterson will be the guest speaker. She will discuss the theme, "Take Time for Tea."...
THCB set to perform 'From the Wizard of Oz to Harry the Wizard' (06/22/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Good and bad witches, talking scarecrows, wizards, and owls that deliver mail. All these and more will be musically present when the Terre Haute Community Band performs, "From the Wizard of Oz to Harry the Wizard," Saturday, at 8 p.m., at Fairbanks Park...
Northview honors spring sports athletes (06/22/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview spring athletes were well-represented on the All-Western Indiana Conference teams this year and were honored during the recent sports banquet. The Knights placed 20 athletes on the WIC squads in six different sports led by the conference champion softball team...
Norman R. Shaw (06/22/11)
Norman R. Shaw, 68, Lewis, passed away June 21, 2011, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1942, in Terre Haute, to James Sidney and Esta Elizabeth (Westfall) Shaw. Norman was a retired Boilermaker and worked for Local 374. He was a 1961 graduate of Gerstmeyer High School. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, Sprint car racing and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends...
Brazil Buzz (06/22/11)
Today is Father's Day. We are enjoying a quite day of reflection and relaxation. Tomorrow, if the weather cooperates, we will cut the grass and move about a bit. The vegetable garden has been carefully worked and the barriers to detour wildlife are in place and serving their purpose...
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