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Stories from Tuesday, February 14, 2012

No changes made in primary ballot (02/14/12)
At the national and state levels, nothing changed in regard to the upcoming 2012 Indiana Primary. The Indiana Primary will take place Tuesday, May 8, and the official field has been set. On the Republican side, the Primary Ballot will include Republicans Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum...
Football players to go to Australia (02/14/12)
Two Northview High School football players have an opportunity of a lifetime in their sights. All they need now is a little financing. Ethan Stewart and Chance Talbot, both seniors, were invited by Down Under Sports -- an organization based in North Logan, Utah -- to compete in the 24th Down Under Sports Tournament, which will take place in Australia in the summer...
Coffee Talk (02/14/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil will conduct its monthly Coffee Talk event Friday, from 6-7 p.m. The event will take place at the Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil. Guests are welcome to come and hear more about Rotary. The theme of Friday's talk is, "Happy Birthday Rotary," as the organization celebrates its 104th year as a service club Feb. 23...
Lady Eels head to regionals (02/14/12)
CLAY CITY -- For the third year in a row, the Clay City High School girls' basketball squad will face Jac-Cen-Del in the second game of the morning session of the Class A Southwestern (Shelby) Regional. Tip-off for the game is scheduled for noon, Saturday. The first game of regional action Saturday will feature University against Southwestern (Shelby) at 10 a.m...
Primary Ballot complete (02/14/12)
The deadline to withdraw names from the 2012 Clay County Primary Ballot has come and gone and only one person has withdrawn. According to officials with the Clay County Election Office, Gary D. (Catfish) Rickert -- a Republican -- withdrew as a candidate for Clay County Commissioner, District 1...
Weather causes accidents Tuesday morning (02/14/12)
According to officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, the roads were "very slick and hazardous Tuesday morning." Officials said the following accidents occurred Tuesday morning: "As the day has gone on, it's gotten better," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said. "The more traffic on the road has been able to break it up, and the temperature has warmed up a little," and...
Assistance available for heating season (02/14/12)
The Energy Assistance Program of Western Indiana Community Action Agency, Inc., has remaining funding available for low-income families which have not yet received assistance for the 2011-12 heating season. In Clay and Putnam counties, applications will be taken by appointment only. Those interested may schedule an appointment by calling 443-0122, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The local office is closed from noon-1 p.m. The local office is at 800 W. Jackson St., Brazil...
Spaghetti Dinner (02/14/12)
The "Hearts for Haiti" Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser will take place Sunday, at noon, at First Christian Church. Cost is $5 per person, which includes spaghetti with choice of sauce, along with salad, breadsticks, a drink and desserts. Carryout will be available...
Rotary Club hosts guest speaker (02/14/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently hosted Indiana University Associate Athletic Director Chuck Crabb. Crabb, son of Rotarian Kenny Crabb, was the guest speaker for the club Feb. 8. Chuck has been with Indiana since 1976. While at the Feb. 8 meeting, he discussed his experiences while with the university...
LEAAP hosts financial aid workshop (02/14/12)
A representative from Ivy Tech Community College will present a workshop regarding financial aid for higher education at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, Thursday. The event will take place from 9 a.m.-noon, and 3-6 p.m...
Blood drives to take place in Clay County (02/14/12)
The Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month. There are two scheduled to take place in Clay County in March. The first will be 8:15-10:15 a.m., March 2, at Holly Hill. The second will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., March 17, at Fusion Salon...
Veterans Expo scheduled (02/14/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2012 Veterans Expo will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, at the V.F.W. Post 972, 1111 Veterans Square, Terre Haute. According to officials, the Veterans Expo of Terre Haute is "an event organized to provide veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st Century workforce...
New waiver to benefit local corporation (02/14/12)
Clay Community Schools (CCS) Superintendent Kimberly Tucker said President Barack Obama's decision to grant a waiver from the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) education law to 10 states will benefit the local corporation. The 10 states to receive the waiver include Indiana, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee...
Aaron See wrestling T-shirts for state finals (02/14/12)
Northview High School will be selling "SEE" shirts in support of Aaron See's bid in the wrestling state finals this weekend at Banker's Life Fieldhouse. Wrestling begins Friday night at 6 p.m. and continues Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in purchasing a "SEE" shirt can contact Northview Guidance Counselor Scott McDonald...
Officials arrest several in meth sting (02/14/12)
Although few details have been released, several Wabash Valley residents were arrested Tuesday morning as part of a methamphetamine investigation, according to officials with the United States Department of Justice. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), along with local law enforcement agencies have worked the investigation in several counties, including Clay...
Special Meeting (02/14/12)
The City of Brazil will host a public meeting for Dave O'Mara Contractor, Inc., to meet the public and discuss plans to install a temporary asphalt plant on property the business has leased at 2712 W. State Road 340. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Brazil City Hall, 203 E. National Ave., Brazil...
College News (02/14/12)
Grace College Grace College has announced the names of those seniors named in the list of Who's Who among students in American Colleges and Universities. On Jan. 13, 2012, the following 36 students were selected based on scholarship, grade point average and campus involvement...
Military News (02/14/12)
Ben Harbison Ben Harbison, son of Audrey and Blain Harbison, Brazil, joined the Army National Guard on Monday, Jan. 30. Ben is a junior at Northview High School and will go to basic training between his junior and senior year. He will earn a part-time paycheck by doing drills, one weekend a month until he leaves for basic training at Fort Benning, Ga...
Community Notes (02/14/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Mobile Food Pantry The Catholic Charities mobile food pantry will take place the second Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bowling Green community building...
Tuesday morning crash results in fatality on I-70 (02/14/12)
HENDRICKS COUNTY -- A Tuesday morning accident on Interstate-70 resulted in one fatality and the closing of the eastbound lanes of the interstate, according to Indiana State Police officials. Two tractor-trailers and a tow truck were involved in the crash, which forced the shutdown of the eastbound lanes at the 57-mile marker, just west of State Road 39 in western Hendricks County...
Eels fall short at home to Miners (02/14/12)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- On Tuesday night, Clay City lost a tough one to Linton, in a close game, 64-61. The scoring started early for Linton as the Miners jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game. The Miners had pushed its early lead to 12-4 at the three-minute mark when Eels coach Vance Edmonson called a timeout to settle his team down...
Knights score Senior Night victory over Tiger Cubs (02/14/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights celebrated senior night in style by topping visiting Greencastle for at least the 16th consecutive time dating back to before the 1993-94 season. Northview earned the victory by a 46-33 margin as Tiger Cubs' senior Nick Hutcheson reached a rare plateau of 1,000 career points and 1,000 rebounds with a second quarter board...
Martinsville hoops coach quits after nudity arrest (02/14/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A high school basketball coach who was arrested on a public indecency charge at an Indianapolis park retired Monday, Martinsville school officials said. Coach Tim Wolf notified the administration he was retiring effective immediately, Superintendent Ron Furniss said in a statement. The Martinsville school district is conducting its own investigation...
WVU settles Big East lawsuit, will join Big 12 (02/14/12)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the conference power Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July in time for the fall football season...
APNewsBreak: Shriver plans Special Olympics book (02/14/12)
BOSTON (AP) -- Tim Shriver, Kennedy family scion and CEO of the Special Olympics, said Tuesday he is taking some time off to write a book about the athletes he says have changed his life. Shriver said in an interview with The Associated Press that he hopes to tell the stories of the athletes in a way that will promote greater understanding of people with intellectual challenges...
Cavs' Irving nearing comeback from concussion (02/14/12)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving made a move in his recovery from a concussion. Irving did some noncontact work during practice Monday and is now closer to a return -- perhaps as early as Wednesday against Indiana. The 19-year-old sensation, who has missed Cleveland's last three games after banging his head off Miami star Dwyane Wade's knee last week, participated in fastbreak and shooting drills as the short-handed Cavs went through a "very light" practice at their training facility.. ...
Norma Gail Cress (02/14/12)
Norma Gail Cress, 84, Brazil, was called home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Her family was by her side. She was born Aug.6, 1927, in Vigo County as the daughter of Lloyd W. and Blanche Irwin Clossin of Parke County...
George Thomas Edwards (02/14/12)
George Thomas Edwards, 90, Brazil, passed away Feb. 13, 2012, following a short illness with his family by his side. George was born Aug. 28, 1921, the son of George and Anna (Syster) Edwards. He enlisted with the United States Army in 1942 and served three years in European tour. Some of the decorations he received were: American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal World War II...
Cherokee Lee Ann Gregory and Kenneth Michael Graves (02/14/12)
Cherokee Lee Ann Gregory and Kenneth Michael Graves are proud to announce their engagement on Feb. 4, 2012, and upcoming marriage on March 23, 2012, in Long Beach, Miss. Cherokee is the daughter of Jane Ann Price and Lee William Gregory, Jr., and stepdaughter of Erica Georgiana Bochlige. Granddaughter of Brenda Jo Gregory and Lee William Gregory Sr. She is also the sister of Lee William Gregory III, Damien Lee Gregory and Adahy Hunter Price...
Jamie Rebecca Wyndham and Austin Robert Thiemann (02/14/12)
Jamie Rebecca Wyndham and Austin Robert Thiemann are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at the Rose Hulman White Chapel, Terre Haute. Jamie is the daughter of Larry and Becki Wyndham, Brazil. She is a 2000 graduate of Northview High School and a 2004 graduate of Indiana University, South Bend. She is a dental hygienist at Dr. Austin A. Burns, DDS...
Public Record (02/14/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 10-13: Circuit Court -- Civil Cavalry Portfolio Services Vs. Trena L. Anderson: Civil Collections Vicki L. Knust Vs. Michael R. Knust: Domestic Relations...
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