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Stories from Friday, April 6, 2012

Murder charges dismissed (04/06/12)
On March 23, an off and on case spanning more than 20 years has come to an end, with the dismissal of the double murder charges against John Lovett, Brazil. Lovett has been the sole suspect for the majority of the case, which focused on the murder of Tonya Pickett and her stepfather Ricky Mustard in November 1988...
Clay County receives economic grade of A+ (04/06/12)
Clay County recently received a very good report card. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned an A+ long-term rating to the Clay County Building Corporation series 2012 first-mortgage refunding bonds, supported by Clay County. According to the Ratings Services, the rating reflects the assessment of Clay County's:...
YCC works on Kony 2012 project (04/06/12)
Northview High School Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) member further discussed ways to get involved during the club's bi-weekly meeting Tuesday afternoon. YCC President Matthew Aselage said the YCC plans to meet with officials from Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) in regard to a locally based service project...
Winner! (04/06/12)
Dylan Danhour, 10, came in second-place for The Brazil Times' 2012 NCAA Brackett Contest. Dylan won $25. He is the son of Jerry and Stacey Danhour.
Easter Egg Hunt! (04/06/12)
The American Legion Post 2 will conduct its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at Forest Park. The event will be hosted by the American Legion Riders. In the event of inclement weather, the hunt will take place at the Brazil National Guard Armory...
Fish Fry (04/06/12)
The annual Clay County 4-H Council spring fish fry will take place Saturday, April 7, from 4-7 p.m., at the fairgrounds. A drive-thru will be available.
Executive Session (04/06/12)
The Clay County Commissioners will meet in Executive Session on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 1 p.m.
YMCA to host Youth Dance (04/06/12)
The YMCA of Clay County is having a Youth Dance on Friday, April 13. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school ID or other document showing their grade. The dance begins at 8 p.m., and ends promptly at 10:30 p.m...
Clay City Town Council discusses water issues (04/06/12)
The Clay City Town Council discussed the town's water issue during the monthly meeting Tuesday. The town has been having problems with dirty water for years, but the council said it hasn't had the money to fix it and doesn't understand why the town has this problem...
National Telecommunication Operators Week to be soon (04/06/12)
Putnamville -- For the past several years, the Indiana State Police has recognized the pivotal role played by its telecommunications operators, who are commonly referred to as emergency dispatchers. They use telephones, radios, computers and technical skills to answer calls for emergency assistance and dispatch troopers to the site of an emergency. ...
Breakfast (04/06/12)
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will have its monthly breakfast April 14, from 7-11 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Buschon to have Jobs Fair (04/06/12)
Congressman Larry Bucshon will be hosting a Jobs Fair in Terre Haute on Wednesday, April 11, from 2-5 p.m., with a special hour for veterans beginning at 1 p.m. "As I travel the 8th district this week and next, I am meeting with Hoosier families and small business owners to help Southwestern Indiana and the Wabash Valley reach its full potential," Buschon said in a press release. ...
Man found deceased in Hymera home (04/06/12)
Sullivan County -- Detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post, with the assistance of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, are investigating the death of a Hymera man found inside his home this morning at 611 Meadow Street in Hymera...
Church News (04/06/12)
River Community Foursquare Church Pioneered Vision the Call to go forth in 2000 River Community Foursquare Church was birthed through much prayer and fasting. Remember the apostle Paul heard the call for help to Macedonia and he went Act 16:9. The River is planted at 2766 W. United States 40, Brazil...
Church News (04/06/12)
Center Point United Methodist Church Holy week. What does that mean to you? Is it the same thing each year? Maundy Thursday service. Good Friday service. Easter sunrise service. Do you just go through the motions of these special days? Or, do you find your faith strengthened by revisiting the events that provided your salvation?...
Community Notes (04/06/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will have their April meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority at 122 W. Jackson Street, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Reunions (04/06/12)
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, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams...
Knights JV baseball teams split (04/06/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview junior varsity squad pounded out 14 runs in the first inning on the way to a convincing 25-2 victory against Riverton Parke on Thursday evening. The Knights got a 4-for-5 game from Austin Butts, who tallied three RBI and Jake Harden and Bo Stewart also provided three RBI for the Knights. ...
Clovers shut out visiting Eels (04/06/12)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times CLOVERDALE -- For five innings Friday, Clay City kept within striking distance on the road against Cloverdale. The Eels trailed by a single run, 1-0, for much of the game, but a hot sixth inning by Cloverdale left Clay City reeling, resulting in the Eels' first loss of the season...
Knights open Braves Bash with victories (04/06/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The softball season might be in its infant stages for the 2012 Northview Knights, but the team is already showing a penchant for the dramatic. After an extra inning victory over Martinsville to open the season, the Knights rallied to hand Henderson County, Ky. its first loss of the year in the second game of the Braves Bash on Friday night...
Granger leads Pacers past Thunder (04/06/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danny Granger scored 13 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-98 on Friday night for their fourth straight win. Roy Hibbert had 21 points and 12 rebounds, David West scored 14 points and Paul George added eight points and a career-high 16 rebounds for the Pacers (34-21), who have won eight of 10...
Couples shares lead at Augusta, Woods eight shots back (04/06/12)
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- All signs pointed to this being a Masters for the ages. This wasn't what anyone had in mind -- 52-year-old Fred Couples, silver hair and still cool as ever, drawing the loudest cheers Friday on his way to becoming the oldest player atop the leaderboard going into the weekend at Augusta National...
Petrino didn't want 911 call, called security (04/06/12)
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Moments after their motorcycle accident, Bobby Petrino and a female employee told a passer-by not to call 911, then got a ride back to Fayetteville where the Arkansas football coach was met by a state trooper who provides his personal security during the season...
Madison 'Red' Miller Mishler (04/06/12)
Madison "Red" Miller Mishler, 91, Coal City, passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 15, 1920, in Clay County, the son of Martin and Ruth (Miller) Mishler. Madison or "Red," as he was known, began farming as a young man after his father became ill, and continued this career throughout his life...
Kathryn Leith (04/06/12)
Kathryn Leith, 62, Brazil, passed away at 7:23 p.m., March 31, 2012, at Union Hospital. She was born Aug. 27, 1949, in Wyoming, N.Y., to Richard and Charlotte Welch. She was a member of The Annunciation Church in Brazil, worked at the U.A.P. Clinic in Terre Haute...
Staunton Scene (04/06/12)
Staunton First Christian Church Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 7 a.m., followed by breakfast in Fellowship Hall. There will be no Sunday School this week. Worship service is at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheel-chair equipped...
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