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Stories from Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cursive curriculum continues (07/19/11)
Although Indiana Academic State standards no longer mandates teaching cursive writing to K-12 students, Clay Community Schools (CCS) will continue to teach it locally. "I've read articles from other media sources stating that if you walk into an elementary school you won't see kids working on their loops; you'll see them keyboarding," Curriculum Coordinator Kathy Knust told The Brazil Times. ...
Top showmen! (07/19/11)
Clay County Sheriff's Department Det. Jeff Maynard (left) and Clay County Emergency Management Director Brian Husband captured Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, respectively, in the third Clay County 4-H Fair Celebrity Sheep Show Tuesday evening in the show ring. The proceeds from the event go to support the 4-H Council. Jessica Murray Photo...
Local woman avoids scam (07/19/11)
Almost immediately, Sue Piper knew something was wrong. Sue, who lives in Brazil, had advertised a couple of puppies she wanted to sell in The Brazil Times as well as on craigslist, an online classified website. She received a phone call from someone interested in purchasing one of the puppies, who had witnessed her advertisement on craigslist. She then gave out her e-mail and the two parties began corresponding back and forth...
UPDATE: Pair of accidents keep emergency responders busy (07/19/11)
A pair of accidents kept emergency response personnel busy Monday afternoon. At approximately 2:15 p.m., Clay County Sheriff's Department officials were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident with entrapment on State Road 59, near the Clay-Parke line...
Alternate lanes of U.S. 40 to be closed (07/19/11)
Alternate lanes along United States 40 will be closed for the repaving of a section of the road just west of the Clay/Vigo line. Indiana Department of Transportation Public Information Director for the Crawfordsville District Debbie Calder told The Brazil Times engineers plan for the repaving to begin the week of July 25-29...
Maple Center for Integrative Health sets fall CHIP schedule (07/19/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The non-profit Maple Center for Integrative Health recently announced its fall schedule for the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP). Free CHIP information sessions will take place. Those attending will learn how to reverse hardening of the arteries and heart disease, eat more and lose weight, drop blood cholesterol 15-20 percent, reduce coronary risk factors with just a fork and knife, control Type II diabetes through lifestyle, reduce hypertension, work with a physician to reduce reliance on prescription medications and develop long-term strategies for optimal health.. ...
Brazil High School Class of 1971 (07/19/11)
The Brazil High School Class of 1971 had their 40th class reunion on July 2, 2011, at the Renaissance. Garber Photography took the class photo, with these Red Devil members attending: (first row) Matt Huber, Mark Spelbring, Ron Pearce, Ken Maurer; (second row) Marion Slough Jackson, Debbie Brown Rodgers, Karen Lash Mullenix, Karen Cunningham, Brenda Sutherlin Patrick, Addy Boyce Gideon, Dottie Moore Laas, Kathy Bell Walker, Vickie Howard Young; (third row) Janet Kumpf Davenport, Rita Palm Brown, Debe Donley Mac, Teresa Scharf Ringo, Paula McDonough Whitman, Cindy Nichols Evans, Cindy Girton, Patty Gasway, Dixie Hendrickson Rennick, Glenna Hauser Simons, Sonya Lunsford Wetnight, Bob Shephard; (fourth row) Evelyn Stewart Greenwood, Susan Holley Heading, Jennfier  Childress Cox, Tom Majors, Marsha Price Hale, Nick Workman, Ken White, tom Roeschlein, Steve Girton; (fifth row) Randy Kaelber, Don Young, Steve Boyce, Mike Patrick, Larry Nees, Bill Koehler, Don Rissler, Steve Giltz.. ...
Escaped inmate caught in Illinois (07/19/11)
VERMILLION COUNTY -- Cody J. Maple, an escaped inmate from the Vermillion County Jail, was captured in Champaign, Ill., Tuesday afternoon. The escape is believed to have taken place at approximately 1:30 p.m., Sunday, but not discovered until approximately 11 p.m., Monday...
Clinton shooting under investigation (07/19/11)
VERMILLION COUNTY -- Criminal Investigation Detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post are investigating the shooting of an 11-year-old male at a southern Vermillion County residence July 18. Chandler Strayer is listed in critical condition at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, after being airlifted by Lifeline Medical Helicopter...
State trooper collides with SUV; 2 injured (07/19/11)
SEELYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana state trooper on the way to a reported burglary collided with an SUV on U.S. 40 near Seelyville in western Indiana. Police say both drivers were injured. Police say the trooper was westbound with emergency lights operating and veered to the left to avoid two vehicles in the cruiser's path about 5:30 p.m., Tuesday. The cruiser then collided with an eastbound SUV...
Clay County 15's win two in state tourney (07/19/11)
Times Staff Report NEW CASTLE -- The Clay County 15-year-old all-star team won a pair of games in pool play to start off the state tourney in New Castle over the weekend. The squad won each game by decidedly different methods as Clay County got a complete-game shutout from Joe Ball to edge Elwood by a 1-0 score...
Oma L. (Foster) Luedeman (07/19/11)
Oma L. (Foster) Luedeman, 42, Brazil, passed away July 15, 2011, following a brief illness. She was born in Cottage Hills, Ill., Dec. 10, 1968, the daughter of Harry "Pete" E. and Betty L. (Sawyer) Foster. Oma graduated from Northview High School with the class of 1986. She had worked as a cashier at several area gas stations and at LEAR corporation in Greencastle and as a manager at Family Dollar...
Erin Alexandria Fitch (07/19/11)
Jason and Jennifer Fitch, Frankfort, Ind., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Erin Alexandria Fitch. Erin was born on June 22, 2011, at 8 a.m., in Lafayette. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Debbie Nichols, Brazil...
Adalyn Cora Elizabeth Harrington (07/19/11)
Keith Harrington and Lacy Irwin, Staunton, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Cora Elizabeth Harrington. Adalyn was born on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at 4:59 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long...
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Stepp (07/19/11)
Meganne Holley and J. L. Stepp were united in marriage on June 11, 2011, at the O'Shaughnessy Dining Room on the campus of St. Mary of the Woods. David Tyra performed the ceremony and the bride was given away by her father. Music was provided by Steve McCullough and vocals by S. Matthew Latta...
Elizabeth Teriet Null and Philip Michael Wrighthouse (07/19/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Null, Brazil, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wrighthouse, Attica, proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Elizabeth Teriet Null and Philip Michael Wrighthouse, on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Old Church, Attica...
Mr. and Mrs. David Landes (07/19/11)
David and Nancy Landes, Reelsville will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on July 31, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. at the Reelsville firehouse. David and Nancy were married on July 21, 1961, at Big Walnut Baptist Church, Reelsville, and was officiated by the late Pastor Dallas Rissler...
Bank responds to letter (07/19/11)
Harris Bank Manager Lena Khudayeva informed The Brazil Times the bank's flag pole is currently not operational due to technical difficulties, thus making it impossible at this time for the bank to lower its flag in honor of fallen Terre Haute City Police officer Brent Long, who was killed in action last week...
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