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Stories from Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Two Northview students compete for scholarships (04/11/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Twenty high school automotive students from across the state will compete for scholarships in the automotive industry and the chance to advance to the National Finals and earn the title of "America's Next Top Auto Technicians," in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition...
Park Board considers go-kart racing (04/11/12)
Clay County Search and Rescue (CCSR) Chief Derek Eaglin approached members of the Brazil Parks and Recreation Board Tuesday evening to ask the board's permission to sponsor a go-kart race to benefit the CCSR in Forest Park. "Our funding has been cut, and we can't apply for state and federal grants like the fire and police departments," Eaglin said. "We can't get anything. If we need money we have to raise it ourselves."...
Brazil Family Medicine breaks ground (04/11/12)
Brazil Family Medicine, Dr. David Breitweiser's family practice, has been making plans to construct a new medical facility on Murphy Avenue, south of United States 40. The practice wants to expand due to a lack of space. Breitweiser plans to have 7,500-square feet for the initial office suit, which will house his practice, with tenant spaces in wings off to the north and south of the building...
Bucshon visits local businesses (04/11/12)
On Wednesday, April 11, Congressman Larry Bucshon visited and toured three Clay County businesses, including Brickcraft, Inc., Center Point, PDF, Inc., Brazil, and Morris Manufacturing, Brazil. "It's very important for me to talk to small businesses and see what their issues are with the federal government," Buchson said. ...
Street Closing (04/11/12)
The intersection of South Epworth Street and East Jackson Street will be closed beginning April 16- 19, due to sewer work construction in the area.
Revival (04/11/12)
The Door Christian Fellowship Church will begin revival on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m., with Evangelist Terry C. Haynes preaching. The Door is located at 100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil. For more information or transportation, call 201-3966.
Breakfast (04/11/12)
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will have its monthly breakfast April 14, from 7-11 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Meeting (04/11/12)
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.
Rotary Club learns about United Way (04/11/12)
The Brazil Rotary Club welcomed Troy Fears, executive director of the United Way of Wabash Valley, to speak at Wednesday's meeting about some of United Way's programs. "I've been with the United Way for four years now," Fears said as he introduced himself, "but prior to that I was a teacher and administrator in the Vigo County School System, and I finished as principal of Terre Haute South (High School)...
Fun Run (04/11/12)
The first Subway/Rotary/Riddell Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run practice will take place April 23, at 6 p.m., at the Forest Park pavilion. Applications can be picked up at all local elementary schools, at the Brazil Subway Restaurant, Riddell National Bank, the YMCA or at the pavilion the night of the first practice. To register, the application can be mailed to the address listed the back of the application...
Brazil man arrested for child porn (04/11/12)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department and the Brazil City Police Department worked a joint investigation involving Luke Eckrich, 51, Brazil, recently. The departments received a complaint from a concerned citizen stating that they had seen inappropriate pictures of juveniles on Eckrich's personal computer...
ISU Masterworks Chorale to be Sunday (04/11/12)
Indiana State University's Masterworks Chorale, under the direction of Scott Buchanan, will present its spring concert at 4 p.m., Sunday, April 15, in Tilson Auditorium. The 70-voice ensemble is comprised of Indiana State students, faculty and staff, as well as community members from the Wabash Valley...
New Leadership at the ACLU of Indiana Indianapolis (04/11/12)
A long-time member and former board member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has taken the helm as its interim executive director. Frank Young, Terre Haute, is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and a member of the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET...
Brazil Main Street meets (04/11/12)
During the monthly Brazil Main Street meeting, the following was discussed:...
What is Soil? (04/11/12)
In the last few weeks, I have had the pleasure to teach two different groups of youth in Clay and Owen Counties about gardening and nature. One of the lessons I taught them was on soils. As the students learned about soils, it made me think maybe there would be some adults interested in learning more about their local soils...
Ag Day Dinner a huge success (04/11/12)
It is no surprise that one of humankind's oldest traditions -- eating -- is impacted by agriculture. The 170 individuals who attended the Ag Day Dinner took a close look at how agriculture impacts a family's diet by a presentation called "Hungry Planet -- What the World Eats," delivered by Jenna Smith, Extension Educator-ANR & CED. ...
4-H enrollment deadline fast approaching (04/11/12)
Are you in grades 3-12 or do you know someone who is? Do you like to have fun, meet new people and learn new skills? If so, 4-H is for you. 4-H is a volunteer-based, informal educational program of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service...
Enrollment reminder for Cyclical Payments (04/11/12)
Indianapolis -- Julia A. Wickard, state executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds producers that the 2012 deadline to enroll in the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment (DCP) program is June 1. "The busy planting season is upon us, but so will be the DCP deadline, said Wickard. "Enrollments cannot be accepted after the June 1 deadline, so producers should schedule a visit to the local FSA office soon in order to not miss the important deadline."...
Patriots' depth too much for track and field Knights (04/11/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview track and field teams had some top efforts against visiting Terre Haute North's squads on Tuesday night. However, the Patriots had far more depth in winning both of the team battles on the Knights' track. The Patriot girls claimed a convincing 114 to 14 victory by taking the top spot in all of the events. The Terre Haute North boys came away with a 94 to 38 victory...
Knights win pitchers' dual against Cougars (04/11/12)
Times Staff Report Northview proved on Tuesday night that they won't have to outscore teams to win baseball games this season. The Knights allowed a first inning run to the visiting Bloomington North Cougars and then shut the door in winning a 2-1 pitchers' dual to improve to 6-1 overall this season...
Frieda Jane Corrie (04/11/12)
Frieda Jane Corrie, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 2 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence. She was born May 5, 1924, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Raymond and Thelma Ritcher Christopher. She attended Brazil High School. She married Forrest Corrie who preceded her in death...
Pauline Tucker Brown (04/11/12)
Pauline Tucker Brown, 89, Brazil, died at 11:02 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Brazil, the daughter of Samuel and Zeta Wilson Tucker. She attended college in Danville, Ill. She was a member of Bee Ridge Church and the Order of the Eastern Star and Amaranth in Brazil...
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