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Stories from Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Stolen semi-trailer located (03/28/12)
SULLIVAN -- A semi tractor-trailer stolen in Clay County during the weekend was recently located in Sullivan County. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, at approximately 10:13 p.m., Sunday, the department received a 911 call from the Petro truck stop, 1035 W. State Road 42...
Former resident fulfills dreams (03/28/12)
One former Brazil man has proven no matter where you come from -- even a small town like Brazil --you can accomplish your goals and become successful. Dr. Steven James grew up in Clay County, graduating from Brazil High School in 1977. James transferred to Brazil Jr. High School from Staunton Elementary in order to play football and be in a chemistry class...
Annual Relay for Life gearing up (03/28/12)
Organizers are preparing for the annual Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. The event is scheduled to begin at noon, Saturday, May 12, at the Forest Park walking track. Two specific events have been scheduled and are right around the corner...
County Recorder talks future plans if re-elected (03/28/12)
Clay County Recorder Joseph Mark Dierdorf, a Democrat, is running for re-election in the upcoming Primary election. "I'm currently in this office and love it to death," Dierdorf said. "I would like to continue it." Dierdorf served as county recorder from 1997-2002 before becoming county auditor...
Senior Citizen's Center hosting evening of music (03/28/12)
The Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, is welcoming all for an evening of country and western music Saturday, March 31. Doors open at 6 p.m., and music is scheduled to start at 7. The event will conclude at 9 p.m. For those who come early, hot dogs and hamburgers will be available for purchase, along with Rosemary Price's strawberry pie...
NHS guard places fifth in finals (03/28/12)
MUNCIE -- The Northview High School Winter Guard competed in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Midwestern Color Guard Finals in Muncie Saturday and Sunday, placing fifth overall. Competing in the Scholastic World Division, the Knights scored an 81.65...
USDA issues fraudulent letter warning (03/28/12)
Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture were recently notified that additional fraudulent letters and at least one fraudulent phone call were received by individuals in a number of states. The phone call was received by an individual in Indiana, and letters are being sent by fax machine to individuals and businesses in a growing number of states...
Residents collect prom dresses for Henryville (03/28/12)
After prom dress shopping with her daughter, Glenna Cheesman, along with her two daughters, came up with an idea to donate used prom dresses to students in Henryville who'd fallen victim to the devastating tornado and storms. After posting the idea to their Facebook pages, the women realized how many others were interested...
Scientist can protect supplements inside food (03/28/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- A Purdue University food scientist has developed a way to encase nutritional supplements in food-based products so that one day, consumers might be able to sprinkle vitamins, antioxidants and other beneficial compounds right onto their meals...
Master Naturalist classes ongoing (03/28/12)
The Indiana Master Naturalist Program, through the Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc., will continue until April 30. The event takes place every Monday, from 6-9 p.m. Cost is $75 per person, which includes class materials and other expenses...
Structural correctness in animals (03/28/12)
As new offspring are hitting the ground, farmers have a lot to look at. At first, they are concerned about the health and safety of the animal. Then, as it grows, they begin to look at the animal in a different light. They look at the muscling and the structural correctness because it can impact growth, reproductive performance and animal longevity...
Circus is coming to town (03/28/12)
Animals are lining up near State Road 59 today -- and not the usual cows and horses that are often seen in the area. The Brazil National Guard Armory is hosting the Circus Pages, out of Florida, tonight at 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., for the ninth year in a row...
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