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Stories from Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Candidates answer questions (04/18/12)
During Monday's political forum, hosted by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau, six candidates running for State Representative in the primary election answered questions for the audience. After the candidates introduced themselves, each speaking briefly on school systems and education, a question from an audience member was asked -- "If schools are so great, why did ISU tell us how unprepared our students are?"...
Board discusses bullying (04/18/12)
Clay Community School (CCS) board member continued discussions regarding strategies to combat bullying, which they say is a growing problem. "We're planning an anti-bullying summit May 3, at 6:30 p.m., that will probably be held at North Clay Middle School," CCS Superintendent Kimberly Tucker told those in attendance. "It will be an open forum for discussions with parents."...
Commisioners discuss quotes for new roof (04/18/12)
During the Clay County Commissioner special meeting Tuesday, the commissioners discussed two different quotes from Pell's Roofing and Siding for the new roof of the highway garage building. The difference between the quotes was .5 inches of insulation. One quote included 1-inch of insulation, while the other had 1.5 inches...
Students learn cake decorating (04/18/12)
Even though they haven't had much experience with foods, Northview High School students in Janet Grey's Advanced Nutrition and Wellness class learned the art of cake decorating Wednesday. Page's Bakery and Deli Manager Lee Ann Droste visited Grey's students Wednesday, spending time with them on decorating cakes in preparation for Mother's Day...
St. Vincent now offering HeartScan (04/18/12)
Heart disease is the top cause of death in the United States and kills one out of every two Americans. In an effort to reduce the numbers, St. Vincent Clay Hospital is now offering the $49 HeartScan. The HeartScan is a non-invasive CT scan where images of the heart's coronary arteries are examined for hardened plaque -- one of the early warning signs of a heart attack...
Rotary Club of Brazil to host Coffee Talk program Friday (04/18/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil's next Coffee and Club Talk program will take place Friday, April 20, from 6-7 p.m., at the Brazil Coffee Grounds, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil. Since March 2010, Coffee and Club Talk has been an informal meeting, including a free cup of coffee (or other beverage) for those who wish to participate in a brief social time and learn about various local and international Rotary Club programs...
Program volunteers always needed (04/18/12)
Each year, thousands of volunteers in Indiana donate time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. Research conducted by the Corporation for National and Community Service found 26.5 percent of adult Americans volunteered 8.1 billion hours of service worth $173 billion in 2010. In Indiana, approximately 1.4 million volunteers contributed 181.6 million hours of service. The 36.9 hours volunteered per resident ranks Indiana 22nd among the 50 states and Washington, D.C...
Hints on improving soil (04/18/12)
Hopefully, you have started the process to have your soil tested at one of the local farm co-ops. Once you get your test results back, remember to ask for help with any part of the results you are confused about. If you took your sample to a local farm co-op, they will often help you understand your results...
Northview 'C' team powers past visiting Danville (04/18/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's JV Cardinal team got off to a bit of a slow start against Danville on Wednesday night, but finished strongly in a 16-6 victory at home. The Knights's starting pitcher, Jacob Harden had some control problems during the early going, giving out seven walks, but allowing just one hit in his three innings of work. At the same time, the defense made some mistakes behind him as Danville got out to a 4-2 lead after an inning and a half...
No. 7 ranked Panthers top Clay City (04/18/12)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels gave up a two-run home run to Class A No. 7 ranked Riverton Parke's Sarah Burnham in the third inning and a two-run single in the seventh as the Panthers claimed a 6-2 victory over the Eels. Burnham was 3-for-4 in the game with four RBI's as Riverton Parke scored four times in the seventh inning to break open a tie game. The long ball by Burnham was her fourth of the season...
Knights track and field sweeps pair of three-way meets (04/18/12)
Times Staff Report MECCA -- Northview's track and field teams cruised to a pair of three-way meet victories at Riverton Parke on Tuesday night. The Knights got multiple wins from Patrick Durcholz and Ian Heffner on the way to winning 88 to 39 over the host Panthers followed by South Vermillion's 28 points. In the girls' meet, Leanna Knight won a pair of events and Northview won six individual events and a relay to top South Vermillion 75 to 54 as Riverton Parke was third with 25 points...
Northview tennis and golf earn wins (04/18/12)
Times Staff Report ROCKVILLE -- The Northview girls' tennis team got some key wins from its doubles teams on Tuesday night to come up with a hard fought, 3-2 victory against the Rox. Jenna Smith and Trisha Cox came up with an easy win in the first set before scrapping past Kay Kiner and Jerica Carrington by a 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) score...
Clarence E. 'Gene' Stewart (04/18/12)
Clarence E. "Gene" Stewart, 71, Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 5:01 p.m., in Union Hospital. He was born Aug. 15, 1940, in Terre Haute to Roy Everett Stewart and Mildred McCall Stewart. Gene worked at J.I. Case for 21 years and retired from Otis Elevator in Bloomington...
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