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Stories from Friday, May 4, 2012

Officials confirm tornado (05/04/12)
CORY -- On Friday, Clay County Emergency Management Agency Director Bryan Husband told The Brazil Times officials have confirmed a tornado did touch down in the county during storms Tuesday, May 1. "I ended up with more pictures and information about the Cory tornado that was reported ... and was able to confirm it was an actual tornado, not a funnel," Husband said. "But it only lasted less than a minute out in an open field and did not cause any damage."...
CCS to honor workers (05/04/12)
Clay Community Schools (CCS) will honor its food service workers by giving them a small token of appreciation during School Nutrition Employee Week, May 7-11, and they are asking community members to do the same. According to a press release, every year the School Nutrition Association celebrates the workers by designating a week that gives parents, students, school staff and communities an opportunity to thank those who serve more than 60,000 lunches and 21,000 breakfasts to 4,330 CCS students every month.. ...
Students place fourth in competition (05/04/12)
The night before their race, participating students from Northview High School thought they'd lost their chance to compete after their supermileage car exploded into pieces, but with teamwork and problem solving the team took a fourth-place ranking home...
Artist's work on display in Terre Haute (05/04/12)
The Clay County Historical Museum has donated three pieces of art to the Terre Haute Swope Museum. The pieces were created by Evalyn Gertrude James. James was formerly the head of the art department at what is now Indiana State University in 1929, and a member of the faculty from 1928-30...
Rockville's annual Spring Art Show takes place (05/04/12)
ROCKVILLE -- The 38th Spring Art Show took place at the Rockville Art Gallery Thursday, April 26. The show was judged by Shirley Biddle Freeman, Oxford, Ind. The Most Popular award came via votes from those attending the event through the weekend. The show will continue until the end of May with all art work hanging, including those which are sold...
Family still in need of donations (05/04/12)
Anyone wanting to donate clothing or anything for the Flake family, who lost their home April 27, to fire, may bring it to 315 E. Oak St., Brazil. The residents of this home will contact the Flake family for arrangements to get the items to them...
Search and Rescue to have fundraiser (05/04/12)
Clay County Search and Rescue is planning a garage sale Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will take place at the Clay County Search and Rescue building, 525 E. National Ave., Brazil (behind the building). All proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase equipment and supplies...
Golf outing to benefit Relay For Life (05/04/12)
Clay County Sheriff's Department, in conjunction with Relay For Life of Clay County, will conduct a golf outing May 5, at the Oak Ridge Golf Course. The 18-hole tournament will begin at 9 a.m. The tournament is a best-ball scramble. Cost to participate is $160 for four-person teams or $40 per individual...
Christian Women's Club to have luncheon May 15 (05/04/12)
The Christian Women's Club of Terre Haute invites all to the "Forecast for a Bright Future," luncheon Tuesday, May 15. The event will take place at the MCL Meeting Room, Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute. Tickets cost $3 to attend. WTWO Chief Meteorologist Jesse Walker will be the featured speaker...
Crossroads Baptist Church to host seminar (05/04/12)
Crossroads Baptist Church, 2840 W. United States 40, Brazil, (Crafton Heating/Air Conditioning) will host "25 Time Tactics of Successful Christians: Learn how to arrange your life to your fullest potential," May 25-26, at 7 p.m. The event will be presented by guest speaker Rick Grubbs of Life Changing Seminars...
Church News (05/04/12)
Bee Ridge Church Upcoming events at Bee Ridge: Saturday, May 12 -- Mother's Day Banquet, beginning at 6 p.m. All mothers and daughters are invited and encouraged to attend. Bee Ridge Church is located one-and-a-half miles north on Kennedy Crossing Road. We are the brick church on the top of the hill...
Staunton Scene (05/04/12)
Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service 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 wheelchair equipped...
Benefit Scheduled (05/04/12)
A benefit in honor of Jashua Barnett -- who died in a motorcycle accident late last year -- will take place at the Brazil Eagles Lodge Sunday, May 6. The Eagles Riders will conduct a ride throughout the day. Registration is set for 10 a.m., and riders will leave at noon...
Junior varsity softball splits with Cougars and Mustangs (05/04/12)
Times Staff Report ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview junior varsity softball team lost a 5-3 contest on the road at Edgewood in a game shortened to four innings by lightning. The Mustangs scored all five of their runs in the third inning. Melissa Lummis had a hit, scored once and stole a base for the Knights and Shelby Dupin had a hit, stolen base and scored...
Edgewood claims conference battle with Northview (05/04/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor ELLETTSVILLE -- The Edgewood Mustangs' softball team reached the semi-state level last season, but missed out on a Western Indiana Conference title after a 9-2 loss to Northview during the regular season. On Friday night, the Mustangs were a hungry team in a WIC re-match against the visiting Knights and got the key hits to grab a 4-1 victory over Northview...
Knights top Mustangs, stay atop WIC (05/04/12)
Times Staff Report ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview baseball team was up to the task of taking on the Edgewood Mustangs on the road Friday night. The Knights broke a 2-all tie in the third inning and got a rare, inside-the-park home run by sophomore third baseman Conner Ganly to top Edgewood 6-3. The win keeps Northview unbeaten in Western Indiana Conference play heading into Big Four play against Terre Haute North beginning at noon...
Knights' tennis tops West Vigo (05/04/12)
Times Staff Report WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls' tennis team scored a road conference win on Thursday night with a 4-1 victory at West Vigo. Nicole Linton didn't lose a game at No. 2 singles for the Knights, defeating Kaylen Cheesman by a 6-0, 6-0 score. The Knights also got a 6-2, 6-2 victory by Haley Leach at No. 1 singles and Kelsey Oehler dropped the first game of her No. 3 match before rallying to win 3-6, 6-1, 6-4...
Northview linksters tame Wildcats (05/04/12)
Times Staff Report Northview golfer Jacqueb Taylor had the low-medalist round at Forest Park Golf Course on Thursday night as his team captured a 164 to 190 victory over South Vermillion. Taylor shot a 39 to pace the team as both Dylan Nesty and Seth Payton added a 41 in the win. Drew Atkinson and Keegan Roembke added a 43 and Larry Knight had a 44...
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