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Stories from Thursday, March 8, 2012

Super Bowl teams place fifth (03/08/12)
The Northview High School Academic Super Bowl teams competed Tuesday evening at the Brown County/Western Indiana Conference Invitational. The Knights finished tied for fifth out of 26 teams in the overall team competition, collecting 78 points when combining the scores of the six different subject areas...
Police issue reminder to residents (03/08/12)
Recent storms affected the majority of Indiana residents, including those in Clay County. And with the hail storm that came through the area Friday, several contractors have flooded the City of Brazil, going door-to-door soliciting. Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen told The Brazil Times his department has received numerous phone calls in recent days regarding individuals in the area doing just that...
Town reserve officer now official (03/08/12)
CARBON -- Carbon Town Council Clerk Treasurer Diane Fields conducted the official ceremony swearing in Reserve Officer Evan Sutherland Monday evening in Carbon Town Hall. During last month's meeting, Sutherland, who has previous experience in law enforcement with the Clay Community Corrections Department, requested the position, and the council members voted unanimously in favor to accept...
Candidate ready to present new ideas to county (03/08/12)
Lisa Rickert, a Republican, is running for Clay County Council At-Large in the upcoming Primary election. Rickert has lived in Clay County since 1998, and she feels her lack of political experience is actually a benefit to the county. "I have lots of ideas, and there needs to be a fresh mind to come up with new ways to make the county better," she said...
Fundraiser! (03/08/12)
The Brazil Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge No. 274 will conduct a fundraiser Saturday, March 10. All funds from the event will go to help pay for medical expenses local resident Harold Rogers, also known as "the one-armed bandit," who is currently suffering from cancer...
Gas Station to collect for MDA (03/08/12)
BP Illico at State Road 59 and Interstate-70 will collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Friday and Saturday. This is the third year for the organization to do so. In 2010, the organization collected $4,064, and in 2011, it collected $4,281...
Correction (03/08/12)
In the article, "Three taken to hospital after Tuesday accident," which appeared in the Wednesday, March 7, 2012, issue of The Brazil Times, it was reported Christy Clark had rear-ended a black Ford passenger vehicle driven by Todd Lacomba in an accident near the Vigo-Clay county line on United States 40...
Harrison trial rescheduled for Aug. 6 (03/08/12)
The trial date for a former Brazil City Police Chief has been moved again. According to court documents, the jury trial for former BCPD Chief Terry Harrison has been rescheduled for Aug. 6. A final pre-trial session has been set for July 26, at 2 p.m...
Fire department taking steps to become protection district (03/08/12)
Officials with the Lewis Township Fire Department received approval of more than enough signatures to become a fire protection district, but the process isn't complete yet. During the Clay County Commissioner's meeting Monday, the commissioners were told the auditor's office certified 554 signatures, which is more than 51 percent of the freeholders in Lewis Township...
New Officers (03/08/12)
HUMW to conduct Sunday breakfast (03/08/12)
HARMONY -- Harmony United Methodist Women (HUMW) will have a breakfast Sunday morning, March 18, at the Harmony United Methodist Church. Serving will start at 8 a.m., and end in time for everyone to get to worship service. A freewill offering will be accepted...
North Clay, Clay City winter guards to perform (03/08/12)
Both the North Clay Middle School and Clay City High School winter guard units will compete in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) Divisional Finals this weekend. Clay City will perform at Decatur Central High School. Competing in Regional A Class, Clay City is scheduled to compete at 3 p.m...
Diabetes classes (03/08/12)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital has announced the next class on Diabetes Education will begin in April. "What You Should Know About Type 2 Diabetes," will begin Tuesday, April 3, from 2-4 p.m. The class will take place on the first Tuesday of each month. Class size is limited. Those interested in attending should RSVP to 442-2740...
Community Notes (03/08/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Fish Fry! The Knights of Columbus will conduct a Fish Fry Friday, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall, from 4-7 p.m. Family price is $15. Individual prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children, and no charge for children under 3...
Hoosier Lottery (03/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 7-9-6 Daily Three-Evening 5-8-3 Daily Four-Midday 4-0-5-7 Daily Four-Evening 8-4-1-0 Lucky 5-Midday 1-2-4-23-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
Illinois Lottery (03/08/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 1-1-3 Pick Three-Evening 2-2-3 Pick Four-Midday 0-0-7-7 Pick Four-Evening 1-9-1-6 Little Lotto 7-8-11-14-37 Lotto 4-25-31-36-42-48...
'Holes for Hope' set (03/08/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Bridges of Indiana and the Hearing Care Center are teaming up to conduct the first "Holes for Hope" golf outing to benefit Autism April 13, 2012, at the Terre Haute Country Club. Registration will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m., with lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A shotgun start is planned for 12:30 p.m...
ISP arrests Cloverdale woman on charges of theft (03/08/12)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A Cloverdale woman was arrested Wednesday by the Indiana State Police Special Investigation Section for alleged felony theft of nearly $38,000. Kimberly Ann Wright, 46, Cloverdale, was arrested at 6 p.m., Wednesday, for two counts of class D felony theft...
Eels have eyes on the regional prize (03/08/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City boys' basketball team (15-8) is hoping to have a busy Saturday at the Martinsville Class A Regional beginning with a noon contest against the Hauser Jets (16-6). The Eels' game will follow the regional opening contest at 10 a.m. between Edinburgh (21-2) and University (18-4). The winners will meet that evening in the championship game at 8 p.m...
No. 15 Indiana rolls past Penn St. 75-58 (03/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jordan Hulls and Cody Zeller turned Bankers Life Fieldhouse into their personal stage Thursday. In the same building where the two Mr. Basketball Award winners won state high school titles, the duo ended the Hoosiers' Big Ten tournament drought...
Marino: Manning 'fits with anybody' in NFL (03/08/12)
AVENTURA, Fla. (AP) -- If Peyton Manning wants to talk about playing quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, Dan Marino would be thrilled to take his call. And just in case, Marino has his sales pitch ready. "There's great tradition there. We've had a couple off years but believe me, they'll be back," said Marino, the Hall of Famer who threw for 420 touchdowns and more than 61,000 yards in his Dolphins career. "It's a great franchise and they'll get it turned around."...
Betty Louise Tabor (03/08/12)
Betty Louise Tabor, 72, Greenwood, died March 1, 2012, in Beech Grove, Ind. Moore Funeral Home of Brazil was chosen to provide cremation services. Visitation with the family will be noon-2 p.m., March 10, at Faith Baptist Church, 1640 Fry Rd., Greenwood, 46142. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46278. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Richard Hawkins (03/08/12)
Richard Hawkins, 89, Brazil, passed away on March 6, 2012, at home following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Private memorial services will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Richard's memory to Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, STE 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46209-4830. French Funeral Home has been entrusted with his care. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory...
Public Record (03/08/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 6-8: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Stapert, Christopher P., 25 Awaiting Arraignment with Probable Cause Meunier, Brek B., 25 Ruff, Christopher D., 38...
Public Record (03/08/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 6-8: Circuit Court --Civil JPMorgan Chase Bank Vs. Susan R. Fisher: Mortgage Foreclosure Citibank Vs. Rebecca L. Goble: Mortgage Foreclosure First Financial Bank Vs. Mark D. Foster: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Brazil Buzz (03/08/12)
I baked a homemade 13-by-9 applesauce cake from scratch yesterday. I smothered the top with homemade creamy white icing. Paul helped. He cracked the nuts, collected the meats and made sure they passed close inspection. So, it was, "sweet lips," who earned the first piece and most of the rest of the delicious, mouth-watering acid reflux activator...
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