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Stories from Sunday, March 25, 2012

Fun Run practices to begin in April (03/25/12)
Local children have an opportunity to get healthy while having fun this spring. Subway, the Rotary Club of Brazil and Riddell National Bank are sponsoring a 1-mile Healthy Kids Fun Run Saturday, May 19, at 11 a.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion. "The purpose of the event is to promote health and the benefit of exercise," Coordinator Linda Messmer, a member of Rotary Club of Brazil, said. ...
Church presenting 'The Promise' (03/25/12)
Seven years ago, Darrell Moss took his family to a theatrical performance called "The Promise," which he says changed his life for the better, and now community members have the opportunity for a similar experience. "Everything about it was just so emotional," Moss said. "If you come in with your mind open and your heart receptive, it can really grab hold of you."...
Bucshon meets with residents (03/25/12)
So far, 8th District Congressman Larry Bucshon hasn't seen much of a difference between this campaign and his first. The Republican visited with Clay County residents at Forest Park Saturday afternoon and talked about his current campaign. "It's about the same as the first one," Bucshon said. "The difference is no one knew who I was...
Board To Meet (03/25/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting at 10 a.m., March 28, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
Annual Meeting (03/25/12)
The Mt. Zion Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting Tuesday, March 27, at the Mt. Zion Church, Bowling Green, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, call 812-236-5488.
Cornhole! (03/25/12)
On Thursday, April 5, a Cornhole Tournament and Bake Sale will take place at Northview High School to benefit the NHS Post Prom. Cost is $15 per team. The event is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. The plan is for the tournament to take place in the NHS parking lot, if weather permits...
Craft Time At The Library! (03/25/12)
Children interested in making a chenille bunny craft should stop by the Brazil Public Library Wednesday, March 28, between 6-7 p.m. The program is for children 8-older and is free to the public.
STEM Success! (03/25/12)
Students from Clay City High School recently took part in the first Spartan Match at Ivy Tech Community College, Terre Haute, participating in eight of 10 various problem-solving matches. Out of a total of eight teams throughout the Wabash Valley, Clay City placed first. ...
STEM Success! (03/25/12)
Northview High School students (from left) Dalton Aker, Tyler Miller and Zeph Smith received a first for designing a logo during the Ivy Tech Community College Spartan Match recently. The event was a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related competition. Students took part in various problem-solving matches...
Annual Easter Egg Hunt set (03/25/12)
French Funeral Home will host its fourth Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, in the field located behind Lawson-Miller Chapel and Crematory, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil. A rain date has been scheduled for Saturday, April 3. The event is designed for children ages 0-12...
Networking breakfast scheduled (03/25/12)
The Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition will conduct a community-wide Literacy Networking Breakfast Thursday, March 29, at the Vigo County Public Library, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Presentations will be provided by Patricia Wheeler, PhD, Professor, Elementary, Early and Special Education, Indiana State University, and President, Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition; Shiaw-Fen Ferng, PhD, MHP, Professor, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Indiana State University; Eliezer Bermudez, PhD, CP-FS, Professor, Department of Applied Health Sciences, Indiana State University; and Michael Robinson, PE, PhD, Associate Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineer, Director Center for Sustainable Development, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.. ...
City Heavy Trash Pickup slated for April (03/25/12)
The City of Brazil Sanitation Department has announced its heavy trash pickup for the month of April. The department has scheduled the following for pickup: The department stated it will not pick up batteries, roofing, siding, tires, building materials, televisions or computers...
Results from latest Times' Straw Poll (03/25/12)
For a handful of weeks, online readers have been able to participate in a non-scientific straw poll at www.thebraziltimes.com. The poll was officially closed at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, March 25. Straw polls provide important interactive dialogue among movements within large groups, reflecting trends like organizations and motivation...
Community Notes (03/25/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Accepting Donations The Brazil Times is accepting donations for those affected by the severe weather in southern Indiana. All money collected will go to the Red Cross's relief efforts...
Reunions (03/25/12)
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 (03/25/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 4-6-2 Pick Three-Evening 5-2-8 Pick Four-Midday 0-8-8-4 Pick Four-Evening 7-8-3-7 Little Lotto 4-13-18-21-35 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lotto (03/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 4-5-6 Daily Three-Evening 1-6-3 Daily Four-Midday 3-8-9-6 Daily Four-Evening 4-4-2-3 Lucky 5-Midday 8-9-19-31-36 Lucky 5-Evening...
Knights looking to take next step (03/25/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview softball program has been one of the area's best over the last several years and the Knights are planning on continuing that success in 2012. The Knights won 20 games last year and return much of that nucleus to make a run at another Western Indiana Conference title and to claim a postseason title in a tough sectional field...
Rockville rally falls short against Lions (03/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Loogootee won its first boys basketball state title in school history Saturday with a 55-52 victory over Rockville at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Class A champions stormed the court with a sigh of relief after withstanding a furious fourth-quarter rally in which the Rox outscored the Lions 17-10 in the final 3:56...
Ferrell's near-triple double paces Park Tudor (03/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana recruit Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell had 17 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds to help Indianapolis Park Tudor defeat Gary Bowman Academy 79-57 on Saturday in the Class 2A final at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Ferrell tied the all-class record for most assists in a championship game...
Guerin Catholic defeats Norwell 64-48 for 3A crown (03/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles broke away in the fourth quarter to beat the Norwell Knights in the Class 3A State Final, 64-48, on Saturday, winning their first championship in their first appearance in the state finals. "Once we get the lead, we're awfully tough to stop," Guerin Catholic coach Pete Smith said...
Gardner leads Carmel past Pike for 4A crown (03/25/12)
CLIFF BRUNT,AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Carmel claimed to have no superstars, but Ben Gardner sure played like one. Gardner scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half to help the Greyhounds defeat Indianapolis Pike 80-67 in the Class 4A state final at Bankers Life Fieldhouse...
KU and UK join Louisville and Ohio St. in Final 4 (03/25/12)
EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer One game is a grudge match between teams that know each other all too well. The other is a rare rematch between virtual strangers. The Final Four is set. In one game Saturday at the Superdome in New Orleans, Kentucky will play Louisville in an intrastate rivalry that will pit Cardinals coach Rick Pitino against the school he once coached, then later alienated by returning to the Bluegrass to lead its archrival...
Larry Bird resurrects his home-state Pacers (03/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Larry Bird can again lay claim to something that has always defined him: winning. After years of struggles and sharp criticism from an Indiana fanbase that once worshipped him as one of the state's most prominent natives, the Pacers president has his team back near the top of the Eastern Conference standings. The Pacers entered Saturday's action with a 27-19 record, creating an optimism around the franchise that has been absent for years...
Maribeth Lea Schurick Craig (03/25/12)
Maribeth Lea Schurick Craig, 39, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away March 16, 2012, unexpectedly. Maribeth was born April 19, 1972, the daughter of Tony Schurick and Jennifer Martin. She was raised by her grandparents Beatrice and Clayton Embry. She attended Annunciation School and Northview High School...
James Lee La Follette (03/25/12)
James Lee La Follette, 69, Reelsville, passed away March 19, 2012, following an extended stay at Union Hospital. James was born June 20, 1942, the son of Harold La Follette and Norma Goss. James formerly owned Parkway Body Shop in Indianapolis. James was former seventh district commander of Sons of the American Legion. What James enjoyed the most in the past few years was spending time with his two dogs, Hobo and Hank...
Roberta L. Ooley (03/25/12)
Roberta L. Ooley, 81, Brazil, died at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. Born Sept. 27, 1930, in Brazil, Roberta was the daughter of Lyle and Elizabeth Thomas Reinoehl. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1948...
Jessie E. Wasnidge (03/25/12)
Jessie E. Wasnidge, 68, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center, March 21, 2012, with her family by her side following an extended illness. Graveside services will take place at Harmony Cemetery March 26, 2012, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jason Selby officiating...
House GOP budget plan heats up (03/25/12)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The new debt-slashing budget plan pushed by House Republicans heated up as a presidential campaign issue Sunday as the proposal's architect, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, sparred with top Democrats over its political fallout and downplayed the possibility he could be tapped as a vice presidential candidate...
Everybody still needs God (03/25/12)
To the Editor: It used to be a belief that everybody needs God. Evil actions are becoming acceptable in the United States of America. Why have we allowed Christian morals to become swayed? Where are the parents that used to teach these values described in the Bible to their children? Have we forgotten what is listed in the Ten Commandments?...
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