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Stories from Sunday, February 26, 2012

CCS sets future goals (02/26/12)
Clay Community School (CCS) board members set new achievement goals and revised strategies in hopes to see a corporation-wide academic growth increase. During a special session Saturday, board members met at Wabash Campground Heritage Lodge, 304 E. County Road 650 S., Clay City, to discuss new ways of reaching both realistic and idealistic goals for the 2012-15 school years...
Offender registry explained (02/26/12)
When Zachary's Law was passed in 1994, a new era was ushered in. According to the law, those who are convicted of a sex crime are required to register with local law enforcement in the county of which they live, work, volunteer, attend school or own property...
North Clay Color Guard earns gold in contest (02/26/12)
A handful of winter color guard groups took part in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association Northview contest Saturday, with both North Clay Middle School and Northview performing well. Taking part in Cadet Class, North Clay earned a gold rating. Schools scoring gold had to score 58 or above...
Chamber Meeting (02/26/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its monthly meeting Feb. 28, at noon, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil. Parking is available at the bank and on the street. Cost for the luncheon at the meeting will be $10 per person...
Lions Club looking for donations (02/26/12)
As spring cleaning gets under way, the Brazil Lions are asking people to look through dresser drawers and closets for used eyeglasses and hearing aids and donate them to the Lions Recycle For Sight program. The Brazil Lions Club will be collecting used prescription eyeglasses and prescription and non-prescription sunglasses as part of a unique recycling program. ...
No. 23 Indiana tops struggling Minnesota 69-50 (02/26/12)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Christian Watford went his last two games without making a basket. So Indiana coach Tom Crean told him to stay focused on his defense. The Hoosiers confidently followed their plan to an important road victory, showing the kind of poise that's been eluding Minnesota for weeks...
SEC defenders renew rivalry at NFL combine (02/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The LSU-Alabama rivalry didn't end in New Orleans. It moved to Indianapolis. After playing twice for the No. 1 ranking last season, repeatedly being dubbed college football's two best defenses and eventually settling the national championship between them, the top defensive players from those teams are ready to start Round 3 -- at the NFL scouting combine...
Community Notes (02/26/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: BOARD OF WORKS AND PUBLIC SAFETY SCHEDULES MEETING The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers...
Illinois Lottery (02/26/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 1-7-5 Pick Three-Evening 6-5-4 Pick Four-Midday 1-7-0-6 Pick Four-Evening 6-6-5-0 Little Lotto 6-28-32-35-38 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (02/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 6-8-2 Daily Three-Evening 5-2-9 Daily Four-Midday 3-1-3-6 Daily Four-Evening 4-2-9-9 Lucky 5-Midday 1-3-8-21-28 Lucky 5-Evening...
SMWC set to present 'The Sound of Music' (02/26/12)
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and the Department of Music and Theatre will present Rodgers and Hammerstein's class, "The Sound of Music," March 1-4, in the Cecilian Auditorium on SMWC's campus. The production will be Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m., Friday, March 2, at 8 p.m., with a reception and panel discussion afterward, Saturday, March 3, at 2 p.m., and 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m...
Rayburn, No. 22 Purdue women thrash Indiana 90-58 (02/26/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Brittany Rayburn scored 24 points to lead No. 22 Purdue to a 90-58 victory over Indiana in a regular-season finale Sunday. KK Houser had 15 points and seven assists for the Boilermakers (21-8, 11-5 Big Ten), Alex Guyton scored 11 and Sam Ostarello added nine rebounds...
Northview track and field club gets indoor season underway (02/26/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- Track and field practices for athletes around the state have been underway for a couple of weeks and on Saturday, DePauw University hosted the Western Indiana Club Meet indoors. Athletes got the chance to compete against some top competition from several different states while running under the banner of various track clubs...
Boys' basketball sectionals start Tuesday (02/26/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor One of the most highly anticipated seasons in Indiana has arrived as postseason boys' basketball gets underway this week around the state with sectional action tipping off locally on Tuesday evening. Northview High School will play host to Class 4A Sectional 13 on Tuesday as defending champion Terre Haute North hits the court against a home standing Knights' team looking for an upset...
Griffin, Luck steal spotlight again at NFL combine (02/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Robert Griffin III proved he's the fastest quarterback at this year's NFL scouting combine. It might not be enough to supplant Andrew Luck as the No. 1 pick. The two finally got a chance to demonstrate their athleticism Sunday when workouts began...
NASCAR postpones Daytona 500 for first time ever (02/26/12)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pesky pothole. But never on a Monday -- until now. The Daytona 500 was postponed Sunday for the first time in its 54-year history after heavy rain saturated Daytona International Speedway...
Obituary Notices (02/26/12)
Florence "Shug" Paris Cook, 78, Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. Funeral services will take place Monday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m., at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Burial will be at Mannan Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net...
John Donald Terril (02/26/12)
John Donald Terril, 85, Brazil, died Saturday morning, Feb. 25, 2012, at his residence. He was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Clay County, as the son of Boyd and Josephine Dewey Terril. He married Jean Marie Baysinger, who has preceded him in death. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Columnist discusses the evolution of English language (02/26/12)
Euphemism: (eu=good; phem=speech); a word or phrase used in place of a term that might be considered to direct, harsh, unpleasant or offensive. The English language is dynamic. It changes constantly, and every year, we average more than 2,000 new words or new word meanings that are added to our dictionaries. ...
Looking deeper in asphalt issue (02/26/12)
To the Editor: I am writing in response to the recent public meeting concerning Dave O'Mara Contractors setting up an asphalt plant at the former site of the old brick plant on State Road 340. I attended the meeting and heard the concerns of the citizens and residents of the area in question...
Reader thanks guest columnist (02/26/12)
To the Editor: The Brazil Times hosted a guest columnist Feb. 13, 2012, who shared her experience of being bullied while attending the public schools of Clay County Schools. I would like to thank her for being brave enough as an adult to share her story with our community. I commend her for being able to apply what she learned through her negative experiences to help create positive experiences for the "at-risk" youth she has worked with for the past five years in Nashville, Tenn...
Remember store locations? (02/26/12)
To the Editor: With nostalgia sweeping into my mind around mealtime, I think of early "supermarkets" in Brazil. First of all, we have Kroger, the granddaddy of all, research and eyewitnesses told me. Kroger-Oakley was located in the building where Lynn's Pharmacy is now (not to be confused with A&P, which moved into it later)...
The real meaning of Brazil (02/26/12)
To the Editor: Valentine's Day was an awesome day for me this year. Red is my favorite color. If you know me or spend any time with me, you'll find out real fast that red is the color for me. Why do I feel so strongly about this color? Because if it wasn't for the blood of Jesus, that washed my sins away and made me clean as snow, I know I would not be here writing this...
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