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Stories from Wednesday, March 7, 2012

City Update (03/07/12)
At Wednesday's Rotary Club meeting, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham gave an update on the city. Wyndham first spoke about the plans and progress of the Highway 40 project. "To let you know where (the Highway 40 project) is at," Wyndham said, "the agreement has been signed between the city and the Indiana Department of Transportation, so all those type of things have been worked out and polished to what needs to be done and who's responsible for what. ...
Resident brings up audit issue at meeting (03/07/12)
During the Clay County Commissioner's meeting Monday, Randy Staley, owner of Staley Soil Service, brought the issue of an environmental audit for the Clay County Health Department to the commissioners. During the February meeting, Staley said the health department was not cooperative in having an environmental audit done. He said board members were claiming they had an audit done, however, Staley said the state didn't have a copy of it...
FB Distro will add 135 new jobs by 2014 (03/07/12)
By ERIC BERNSEE For The Brazil Times Almost exactly 25 years to the day the last of the IBM Greencastle employees had vacated the sprawling Big Blue plant on the city's East Side, there was reason for economic celebration. FB Distro, the Midwest distribution facility for Charming Shoppes Inc. -- a retail apparel chain specializing in women's plus-size apparel -- is expanding again in Greencastle...
Dancing fundraiser (03/07/12)
The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct the "Dance Fitness for Funds," event Saturday, March 10. The event will take place at the Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, Terre Haute. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m., with the fun beginning at 10...
Pep rally rescheduled (03/07/12)
The Friday pep rally for the Clay City High School boys' basketball team has been rescheduled. The event, originally scheduled for 2:35 p.m., has been bumped back to 1:45 p.m. It will take place in the Eel Dome. The Eels will leave the school Friday, at 2:30 p.m., in preparation for the Class Martinsville Regional...
Indy loses a favorite son as Manning bids farewell (03/07/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bert Owens is just one of the countless Colts fans with broken hearts. "I'm sad I didn't get to relish his last games with us because I didn't know they would be," the 56-year-old Owens said after the Colts released Peyton Manning. "It's going to take some years for us to rise again."...
Candidate: Promoting business is key (03/07/12)
Lifelong Clay County resident Mike McCullough, who is currently the Clay County Council President, is running for re-election as Clay County Council At-Large in the upcoming Primary election. McCullough, a Democrat, wants to promote business and industry in the community...
Donation! (03/07/12)
YCC inaugurates leaders (03/07/12)
Northview High School (NHS) Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) club sponsor Rochell Reberger inaugurated eight student leaders Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Lakehouse Restaurant, Staunton. YCC began when NHS students said they wanted to start a club, which functions like the legislative and executive branches in a democratic government...
THN graduate, NFL punter to host fun run (03/07/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Steve Weatherford "Rush The Punter" 5K and 1-mile fun run will take place Saturday, April 28, at Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. Proceeds from the race will be used to purchase Born Learning Trailers for the counties served by the United Way of the Wabash Valley, including Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana, and Clark in Illinois...
Pork producers seminar set (03/07/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Pork producers will have the chance to learn about regulatory, production and economic challenges in the swine industry at the 2012 Southern Indiana Pork Conference. The conference is March 13, at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds, 4157 S. State Road 162, Huntingburg...
Enrollment for Clay County 4-H ongoing (03/07/12)
The Clay County 4-H Program is seeking youth grades three through senior year interested in joining the fun-filled youth organization. The organization is a volunteer-based, informal educational program of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service...
Wabash Valley Wrestling Club teaching future champions (03/07/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor High School wrestling has become one of the most successful programs at Northview in recent years under head coach Dan Mikesell. While the casual fan might only see the success at the prep level, the roots of that success begins much earlier for students in the area...
Michigan football players may have violated rule (03/07/12)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan's football program might have violated a secondary NCAA rule. Spokesman Justin Dickens confirmed Wednesday that the school's compliance department has been notified a rule may have been broken by receiver Roy Roundtree and linebacker Kenny Demens. The two posted messages on their Twitter accounts to congratulate a recruit...
Balanced field readies for Big Ten tournament (03/07/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has never seen anything like this. He says he can't remember a Big Ten season where the top of the league was so balanced and the bottom-tier teams were so competitive. Not since he became a head coach, not since he joined the Michigan State staff in 1986. He believes the Big Ten is the nation's best conference...
Bidding begins for 4-time MVP Peyton's next place (03/07/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Sent packing by his only NFL team, one he transformed from afterthought to Super Bowl champion, Peyton Manning said goodbye to the Indianapolis Colts with a shaky voice and tear-filled eyes, then got ready to find a new place to play quarterback...
Richard Hawkins (03/07/12)
Richard Hawkins, 89, Brazil, passed away on March 6, 2012, at home following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Pulaski County, Ind., to John F. and Laura (Bowers) Hawkins. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1941, and attended Purdue University...
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