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Stories from Monday, February 20, 2012

Several topics discussed at Cracker Barrel (02/20/12)
BOWLING GREEN -- At the Cracker Barrel Saturday in Bowling Green, State Representatives gave those in attendance a legislative update. On hand to give updates and answer questions was, Rep. Bob Heaton (Republican, District 46), Rep. Jim Baird (Republican, District 44) and Rep. Clyde Kersey (Democrat, District 43)...
Morrison speaks at meeting (02/20/12)
On Monday, Alan Morrison wanted to talk about Abraham Lincoln. Specifically, he wanted to talk about the Gettysburg Address, and how it was only 10 sentences long and less than three minutes in length. "He said a lot in those 10 sentences," Morrison said. "He wrote it himself and he delivered it himself."...
Portion of Brazil under boil order (02/20/12)
According to Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubach, a section of the city is under a boil order. "The boil advisory is just for people from County Road 200 to 300 on the south side of State Road 340, and then everybody from CR 300 West, a little past 425," Raubach said, "so all those people on both sides of the road (are under a boil order)."...
Pancakes! (02/20/12)
The House of Hope will host an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 10, from 8 a.m.-noon. The event will take place at the House of Hope, 5525 W. U.S. 40, west of Brazil. House of Hope will serve IHOP pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk...
Meeting scheduled (02/20/12)
The Greater Terre Haute Chapter of the Retired Indiana Public Employee Association will conduct its winter/spring meeting Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the MCL Cafeteria, located at 25th and Poplar Streets in the Meadows Shopping Center. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m...
Benefit set for business owner (02/20/12)
On Nov. 16, 2011, GooseNeck Brew owner Jeff Pursell (Perk) was hospitalized for a tear and aneurysm in his aortic valve. He spent more than four weeks at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, three of which were spent in a coma, in the Cardiac ICU Unit...
Benefit dinner scheduled (02/20/12)
The Lady Volunteers will be serving dinner to the public Friday, Feb. 24, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center. The meal includes baked pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, rolls, candied carrots, salad, drink and dessert. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. All proceeds benefit the Staunton Community Center...
Signups for Clay County 4-H underway (02/20/12)
The Clay County 4-H Program is seeking youth grades 3-12 interested in joining the fun-filled youth organization. The organization is a volunteer-based, informal educational program of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. It focuses on "learning by doing," and reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs...
Mini 4-H meetings set (02/20/12)
The Clay County 4-H Program is seeking youth in first- and second-grade to join Mini 4-H. Mini 4-H is an organization that provides youth the opportunity to see all the benefits they can gain from 4-H before being eligible to be part of the state 4-H program...
Trial for former BCPD Chief rescheduled (02/20/12)
The trial date for a former Brazil City Police Chief has been moved. According to court documents, the jury trial for former BCPD Chief Terry Harrison, has been rescheduled for March 8, at 1:30 p.m., in Vigo County Superior Court Division 6. The jury trial was scheduled for 9 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, but documents showed the court, on its own motion, found the court's criminal jury trial calendar was "congested, necessitating a continuance of the trial in this cause."...
Reunions (02/20/12)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil Class of 1972 is seeking addresses for the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Burnstead, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Cheri Coffin, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams...
Illinois Lottery (02/20/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 9-7-6 Pick Three-Evening 6-2-0 Pick Four-Midday 3-9-3-3 Pick Four-Evening 5-6-1-0 Little Lotto 4-10-11-13-30...
Hoosier Lottery (02/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 9-4-4 Daily Three-Evening 0-0-3 Daily Four-Midday 6-5-3-3 Daily Four-Evening 7-1-9-4 Lucky 5-Midday 3-4-6-27-36...
See places fourth in the state (02/20/12)
Times Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS -- Northview senior Aaron See opened a few eyes at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday night when he knocked off Greenfield-Central's Austin Gearlds (34-5) by fall to advance to round two of the IHSAA Individual Wrestling State Finals...
Clay City girls knock off Jac-Cen-Del in regional opener (02/20/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SOUTHWESTERN -- The Clay City Eels got the defensive effort that it needed to shrug the Jac-Cen-Del monkey of its back in the first round game of the Southwestern (Shelbyville) Regional on Saturday afternoon. The Eels held the Eagles to just two points in the second quarter while exploding for 20 points of their own in claiming a 45-22 victory. ...
James R. 'Jimmy' Grey (02/20/12)
James R. "Jimmy" Grey, 60, Brazil, died Feb. 20, 2012. He was born July 16, 1951, in Clay County, the son of Warren Grey and Virginia Devlin Grey. He graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1969. On Aug. 31, 1973, he was united in marriage to Luann Young Grey...
Darrell R. Moore Jr. (Dink) (02/20/12)
Darrell R. Moore Jr., 53, (Dink), went to be with the Lord Feb. 17, 2012. He was born Jan. 3, 1959, to Darrell Sr., and Dinah (Waymire) Moore. He attended Brazil High School, class of 1977. He then joined the National Guard. He was a veteran of the Desert Storm War...
Debra Lynn Cox (02/20/12)
Debra Lynn Cox, 59, Brazil, passed away at her home Feb. 19, 2012, with her family at her side. She was born May 11, 1952, in Clay County, the daughter of Jim Gerber and Mabel Johnson Gerber. She graduated from Van Buren High School, class of 1970. On Aug. 25, 1985, she married Delbert R. Cox. He survives...
Public Record (02/20/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 17-20: Circuit Court -- Civil FIA Card Services Vs. Jay A. Moore: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Edward L. Oliver: Civil Collections Jennifer Compton Vs. Samuel J. Compton: Domestic Relations...
The boy with the three stitches (02/20/12)
Friday, Feb. 17, was not an ordinary day. I had gone into work early in the morning, hoping to get quite a bit done as I had planned to go home in the afternoon and start cleaning the house. Generally, I try to take one day out of the week to clean up the place. With our hectic schedules, more than one day is not easy...
The problem with multiple debates (02/20/12)
What role should debates have in political campaigning? That's the question being raised by this Republican presidential primary season. Some prominent Republicans are worried that the nonstop series of GOP debates has done their party more harm than good by showcasing all the differences among the candidates...
Deserving of front page (02/20/12)
To the Editor: As many probably know, Brazil has a lot of citizens and a lot of child molesters. So, my question is, how are we supposed to keep our children safe if the headlines don't even make it clear who it is our children need to watch out for next?...
Thanks to all who helped (02/20/12)
To the Editor: Refinancing of jail bonds: I want to take this opportunity to recognize everyone involved in the process of refinancing the bonds for the Clay County Justice Center. On Thursday, Feb. 8, the following people, including myself, spent nearly four hours hearing presentations by four different financial firms: Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown, Commissioner's Attorney Eric Somheil, Clay County Council members Rita Rothrock and Toni Carter and Mr. ...
Is there a compromise? (02/20/12)
To the Editor: Is there a compromise for the asphalt plant proposal? My name is Erica, and I grew up and live in Riley, just outside of Terre Haute. Obviously, I am not a Brazil city or Clay County resident, but I do live in a "small town" community and understand how decisions can directly and indirectly affect so many different folks...
Habitat thanks community (02/20/12)
To the Editor: On Feb. 12, 2012, Habitat for Humanity of Clay County dedicated its seventh house built in Clay County. The Habitat Board of Directors feel a sincere debt of gratitude to our community churches, businesses, organizations and individuals for the donations of materials, time, labor and money...
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