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Stories from Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Bound for the Hall (02/01/12)
Two Brazil men began playing music together as boys and are now being honored together for their lifelong musical achievements. Robert Pell and Rick Jeffries both recently received confirmation letters announcing they were chosen to be inducted into the Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame...
911 dispatch center in jeopardy (02/01/12)
With an increase in cell phones and a decrease in landlines, an important operation is in jeopardy. Two funds support the Clay County 911 dispatch center -- the first is made up of a landline fee of $2.65 per line monthly, and the second is called PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point), which includes the state's distribution of all cellular phone fees...
NCMS students honor band and choir with mosaic (02/01/12)
Students' artistic endeavors will now permanently decorate the hallways at North Clay Middle School (NCMS). For more than a month, approximately 50 NCMS students worked during and after school creating a mosaic to recognize band and choir pupils. "It's a really nice thing for our band and choir members to be recognized and not feel left out," seventh-grader Kaitlynn Harris said. "It lets the band and choir know they are just as important."...
Super Bowl will feature local ties (02/01/12)
The 2012 National Football League Super Bowl will have Clay County connections. The 46th Super Bowl will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday, Feb. 5, with kickoff at 6:30 p.m. The game will be televised on NBC. Northview Marching Knights' staff members Jon Vanderkolff, Whitney Medworth and Susie Ferreira -- along with Brazil resident Connie Sheehan -- have all been actively involved in the halftime show, which will feature Madonna...
NCMS student has chance at scholarship after bee win (02/01/12)
Answering correctly to one more question than his opponent allowed a North Clay Middle School eighth-grader to capture the school's Geography Bee Champion title last month. Now, Ethan Stearley is awaiting test results to find out if he will have the chance to compete for a $25,000 scholarship...
WorkOne offers adult education programs (02/01/12)
Those struggling to find jobs in a tough economy may be able to find the path to a new career through the Western Indiana WorkOne, 17 W. National St., Brazil. At a recent Clay County Chamber of Commerce meeting, WorkOne Business Consultant Brad Trusler discussed adult education programs that are or soon will be available to Clay County residents, including a computer skills program, Certified Nursing Assistant training, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinery and also a training program for welding.. ...
Orchestra to celebrate Black History Month (02/01/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will perform, "The Gift," a concert celebrating Black History Month through music Saturday, Feb. 4, at 3 p.m., in the Cecilian Auditorium at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. Jeff D. Lorick, Director of the Terre Haute Human Relations Commission, will be the narrator/emcee for the program...
Health Center will offer Therapeutic Yoga (02/01/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The non-profit Maple Center for Integrative Health will offer Therapeutic Yoga classes beginning Feb. 18. Taught by Jan Croft, MS, LPT, licensed physical therapist and masters level mental health counselor, the six weekly, one-and-a-half hour sessions will provide an approach to improve physical conditioning, flexibility and relaxation skills...
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