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Stories from Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Bids opened for construction (03/13/12)
The Clay Community Schools (CCS) Board of Trustees opened bids Tuesday for Administration Building renovations. CCS Business Manager Tim Gorman opened the bids for the four board members in attendance Tuesday. Five companies submitted bids for the project, including CDI, Inc. (Terre Haute), Earl C. Rodgers and Associates (West Terre Haute), Evan and Ryan Electrical Contractors (Terre Haute), Hannig Construction (Terre Haute), and MSI Construction (Clinton, Ind.)...
Crooks visits county (03/13/12)
STAUNTON -- It was sort of a homecoming for Dave Crooks Tuesday. The Democrat, running for U.S. Representative District 8, paid a visit to the Staunton Community Center to meet and greet fellow Clay County Democrats and a fundraiser for the candidate....
'Slow Computer Scam' hits area (03/13/12)
According to officials, the "Slow Computer Scam" has made its way into Clay County. Associates with Computer Central, 537 E. National Ave., Brazil, recently contacted The Brazil Times saying they had received several phone calls in the past week from residents...
Candidate wants to control spending at county level (03/13/12)
Dolores Johnson, a Democrat, is running for Clay County Council At-Large in the upcoming Primary election. "I'm running because I care about my community and the county," Johnson said. "I'm willing to work and use my time and knowledge for the job."...
Dinner Time! (03/13/12)
The Fontanet Action Community Team has scheduled a soup and sandwich dinner for Friday, March 16, at the Fontanet Community Center/Firehouse. The event will begin at 4 p.m., and conclude at 7:30. For further information, call 812-877-3572.
Diabetes Classes Set (03/13/12)
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...
Relay For Life Fundraiser (03/13/12)
The Northview High School Key Club will conduct a Zumbathon Relay For Life Fundraiser from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 17. The event will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. Cost to participate is $10. For more information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1217 or 812-230-0244...
Local Walmart named Store of the Year (03/13/12)
The past year has been a good one for the Brazil Walmart. On Monday, associates with the store learned it had won the 2011 Divisional Store of the Year award. Store Manager Brandon Wright told The Brazil Times the store is one of approximately 300 in its division, which includes Walmarts in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky...
Annual Farmer's Share Ag Day Dinner scheduled (03/13/12)
The annual Farmer's Share Ag Day Dinner, sponsored by First Financial Bank, will take place Thursday, March 22, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event will take place in conjunction with Ag Week. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the dinner will start at 6:30...
Community Notes (03/13/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Time Change The Center Point Town Council has changed its meeting times. The council will meet at 7 p.m., on the first Tuesday of each month at Center Point Town Hall. Prior, the council had met at 6 p.m...
Reunions (03/13/12)
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...
Club News (03/13/12)
Tri Kappa The Associate chapter of Tri Kappa met in Traylor Hall of the First United Methodist Church on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. After a delicious chicken dinner prepared by the Sarah Circle of the church, the meeting was called to order by President Jacque Reberger with the usual song and verse. ...
Upcoming Events (03/13/12)
Bee Ridge Church will host an all-you-can-eat bacon and eggs breakfast Saturday, March 17, from 7-10, at the church, 10100 N. Kennedy's Crossing Rd., Brazil. The food will be prepared by the "Bee Ridge Breakfast Crew." Other breakfast items will be available...
Dean's List (03/13/12)
Kentucky Wesleyan College To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours. Dean's List Traci Sanders -- daughter of Gregory and Teresa Sanders, senior health sciences major...
Military News (03/13/12)
Eric W. Hewitt Navy Lt. Eric W. Hewitt, son of Joyce E. and Thomas K. Hewitt of Brazil, Ind., and fellow Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans celebrated Black History Month with a celebration hosted by the ship's diversity committee...
Heating assistance available (03/13/12)
The Western Indiana Community Action Agency, Inc., announced Monday it has plans for an Energy Assistance Program for Vigo, Clay and Putnam counties. The program has remaining funding available for low-income families that have not yet received assistance for the 2011-12 heating season...
MHAVC 5K run scheduled (03/13/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Mental Health America of Vigo County (MHAVC) will host "Get Movin' For Mental Health," a 5K run/1-mile walk. The event will take place Saturday, March 24, at Memorial Stadium in Terre Haute. All proceeds will benefit the agencies youth and homeless programs...
Illinois Lottery (03/13/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Illinois Lottery: Sunday Pick Three-Midday 9-2-8 Pick Three-Evening 9-1-7 Pick Four-Midday 0-8-4-2 Pick Four-Evening 9-9-7-5 Little Lotto 7-11-18-28-38 Monday...
Hoosier Lottery (03/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Hoosier Lottery: Sunday Daily Three-Evening 9-1-3 Daily Four-Evening 6-8-1-5 Lucky 5-Evening 19-22-30-35-36 Quick Draw 1-7-9-14-18-21-25-26-27-32-36-51-52-55-56-57-64-68-70-71...
Catholic Charities to host hog roast (03/13/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank and West Central Indiana Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry will host their third Hog Roast Friday, April 13, from 5-9 p.m., at the Riley Conservation Club. Tickets are available for $20 for adults and $10 for children 16-under...
Maesch steps down as head basketball coach at Northview (03/13/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Basketball has been at the forefront of nearly half of Ernie Maesch's life as the sport has taken him from high school player, to college athlete ultimately to head coach. On Tuesday however, Maesch stepped down as the head coach at Northview High School in order to spend more time with his family...
Syracuse's Fab Melo out with eligibility issue (03/13/12)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Syracuse will have to chase a national championship without starting center Fab Melo, who has been declared ineligible for the NCAA tournament. The university announced Tuesday that the 7-foot Brazilian, who did not travel with the team to Pittsburgh for the second- and third-round games, won't take part in the tournament due to an eligibility issue. The school did not elaborate...
Pacers roll past Portland to halt losing streak (03/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Lou Amundson scored a career-high 21 points to help Indiana beat the Portland Trail Blazers 92-75 on Tuesday night, snapping the Pacers' four-game losing streak. Amundson shot 10 for 11 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds for the Pacers. His previous season high in scoring was 11, but he had 13 points in the fourth quarter alone...
Colston stays with Saints, Marshall to Bears (03/13/12)
BARRY WILNER,AP Pro Football Writer Marques Colston is staying put in New Orleans. Brandon Marshall is headed to Chicago. Hours before free agency began Tuesday, the Saints' star receiver agreed to a five-year contract to remain in the Big Easy. A bit later, Miami sent its top wideout, Marshall, to the Bears for two draft picks...
WR Garcon: 5 yrs, $42.5M to sign with the Redskins (03/13/12)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pierre Garcon's deal with the Washington Redskins is worth $42.5 million over five years. The contract includes $20.5 million in guaranteed money, with an $11 million signing bonus. Garcon announced Tuesday he was joining the Redskins, less than one hour after the start of the NFL free agency signing period...
John Owen Kennedy (Beanie) (03/13/12)
On March 11, 2012, John Owen Kennedy (Beanie), 74, lost his battle peacefully to Alzheimer's disease, surrounded by his loving family. John was born Nov. 13, 1937, to John Gilbert Kennedy and Phyllis Mitchell Kennedy, Chicago. John lived in Linton until age 10. His family then moved to Staunton, where he attended Staunton Elementary and Staunton High School. While in high school, John participated in basketball and baseball, and continued to be an avid sports fan throughout his life...
Mary A. Pensinger South (03/13/12)
Mary A. Pensinger South, 101, Veedersburg, died at 11:42 a.m., Friday, March 9, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2012, at Dickerson Funeral Home, 303 N. Main St., Veedersburg, Ind. Visitation will begin at noon, Friday, and continue until time of service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow services at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Covington...
Mary Alice Thomas (03/13/12)
Mary Alice Thomas, 82, Carbon, passed away March 9, 2012, at Indiana University Health and Hospital of Morgan County. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Pastors Kenny Thomas and Rick Thomas officiating...
Marcheta Faye Stultz (03/13/12)
Marcheta Faye Stultz, 82, Brazil, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Jan. 30, 1930, in Brazil, as the daughter of Chester Henry and Irene Faye Belk Croy. She had worked at Burger Chef, Holly Hill Healthcare, Monnett and Bray Restaurant and Forest Park School...
Robert G. Bolinger (03/13/12)
Robert G. Bolinger, 64, Brazil, passed away at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, March 11, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Bob was born in Brazil, Feb. 7, 1948, the son of Arthur C. Bolinger, and Ruby M. Courtney. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1967, and served his country in the Army National Guard for the next six years...
Harold 'Jack' Dwight Raubuch (03/13/12)
Harold "Jack" Dwight Raubuch, 90, Brazil, left this life Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Brazil, as the son of Jacob and Evelyn Kane Raubuch. Jack was known for his love of gardening, flowers and woodworking craftsmanship...
Janet S. Paullus (03/13/12)
Janet S. Paullus, 60, Brazil, passed away, unexpectedly, at St. Vincent Hospital, Monday, March 12, 2012, in Indianapolis. Janet was born July 22, 1951, in Brazil the daughter of W. Paul and Clara Edith (Swinson) Todd. Janet graduated from Staunton High School with the Class of 1969. After high school, Janet worked for Thompson Simon Ad Agency and then for First Federal Savings and Loan. Janet retired from Fifth Third Bank, in Brazil, as their Branch Manager in 1993 due to failing health...
Elmora M. Edwards (03/13/12)
Elmora M. Edwards, 87, Brazil, passed away at Royal Oaks Health Care, March 13, 2012, following an extended illness. Elmora was born in Terre Haute, May 31, 1924, the daughter of Harry and Inez (Campbell) Hayes. Shortly after graduating from high school, she married George Edwards Dec. 24, 1945...
Hayden Wayne Lee-Roy John (03/13/12)
Lynsey and Darrin John, Brazil, are proud to announce their birth of their son, Hayden Wayne Lee-Roy John. Hayden was born on Dec. 19, 2011, at 12:29 a.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents Connie and Dewayne Payne, Brazil. ...
Elaina Renee Wegner (03/13/12)
Ben and Ashley Wegner are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elaina "Ellie" Renee Wegner. Ellie was born on Feb. 4, 2012 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches long. Ellie was welcomed home by her brothers, 4-year-old Paul and 2-year-old Owen...
Public Record (03/13/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 9-13: Awaiting Arraignment Miller, David A., 54 McCloud, Darrell W., 49 McCammon, Justin L., 30 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Tilley, Melissa, 44...
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