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Stories from Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Homecoming Candidates! (01/08/13)
Wanted man arrested in Brazil (01/08/13)
CLAY COUNTY -- Indiana State Police troopers from the Putnamville Post arrested Brian Keith Garrard, 34, Bloomingdale, Ind., on Monday, Jan. 7, at 8:37 p.m. He was wanted for Criminal Recklessness with Serious Bodily Injury, D felony, in Parke County, and felony burglary in Douglas County, Ill. Garrard had been considered armed and dangerous...
Commissioners elect Sinders as president (01/08/13)
During the first Clay County Commissioners' meeting of 2013, Paul Sinders was elected as Commissioner President and Tony Fenwick was elected as Commissioner Vice President. At the beginning of the meeting, Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Bryan Husband told the commissioners the unincorporated areas of Clay County are already in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because there are no sidewalks or curbs that need changes. ...
Moss to serve as council president (01/08/13)
During the first Clay County Council meeting of 2013, the council elected Larry Moss as president and Mike McCullough as vice president. Next, the council discussed several additional appropriations including: For the Election Office, $13,960 for postage and $4,500 for supplies. Deputy Election Clerk Jason Jacobs told the council he wants to update voting figures by distributing a countywide mailing to clear up voter-rolls and control purging,...
Police thwart break-in attempt (01/08/13)
A Brazil woman received quite a scare on New Year's Day morning. As the unidentified woman was sleeping, she heard something fall in her home. After lying there for a few minutes, she said she heard something else fall, forcing her to get up. "I walked through to the kitchen and there was a guy coming through my kitchen window," the woman told The Brazil Times. "When I saw him, he slammed the window down, and I called the police."...
Post Prom Help Needed (01/08/13)
Attention NHS Junior Parents: Help is needed putting together this year's post prom party. According to officials, a meeting will take place Monday, Jan. 14, at 6 p.m., at the high school in room 214 for parents interested in helping. For more information, call 448-2661...
Knights Of Columbus Info (01/08/13)
The Knights of Columbus will conduct Rosary Jan. 14, at 7:15 p.m., followed by a meeting at 7:30. The group will finalize some new events for 2013. The Knights are always looking for new members. All Knights are asked to help out Jan. 12, at 8:30 a.m., for a work day with a free pulled pork barbecue dinner at the church...
Ice fishing contest (01/08/13)
Jack's Live Bait and Tackle will host its first 2013 Ice Fishing Contest. The contest will begin Friday, weather permitting. Those taking part are asked to bring their largest crappie or blue gill to the place of business. The winner will receive a prize...
Livestream hoops' scheduled (01/08/13)
Several high school boys' and girls' varsity basketball games will be livestreamed at www.thebraziltimes.com this week. Games are broadcast on either the Northview or Clay City channel at the website. Commentary is provided by Northview High School and Vincennes University graduate J.T. Jeffries...
Homecoming Attendants! (01/08/13)
Habitat informational meeting scheduled (01/08/13)
In 2013, Habitat for Humanity of Clay County plans to build a new home with a Clay County family partner. The home will be located at 703 S. Chicago Ave., Brazil. All Clay County families who are interested in applying for the next Habitat home must attend the informational meeting, scheduled for Jan. 17, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center...
Jackson Township Elementary Honor Roll (01/08/13)
Jackson Township Elementary School Honor Roll Second Nine Weeks First Week All A's Keegan Allender, Layla Bell, Emily Bennett, Olivia DePoy, Shakayla Erwin, Porter Frederick, Cameron Green, Samantha Hendricks, Abby Kumph, Addison Latham, Peyton Lear, Carson Marlar, Logan Tucker, Abby Weir, Emma Whitman, Laura Wire, Addison Bowman, Vivian Etling, Mikalynn fry, Kambree James, Lulu Koehler, Audrey Lee, Ian Litz, Paisley Noel, Cayden Sawyer, Caden Schrader, Dylan Smith...
Cornerstone Christian Academy Honor Roll (01/08/13)
Cornerstone Christian Academy Honor Roll Second Grading Period First-Grade All A's Parker Chastain, Tanner Clausen, Erin Hines, Lainey Judson, Matthew Mullenix, Isaac Rollo, Elise Somheil, Ryan Woodcox All A's and B's Madison Lovett, Isabella Timberman, Abigail Vitz...
Van Buren Elementary Honor Roll (01/08/13)
Van Buren Elementary School Honor Roll Second Grading Period First-Grade All A's Derrick Boots, Maddigan Campbell, Cayla Clark, Dylan Crickmore, Joshua Fowler, Lukas Gilham, Dayten Green, Alexia Head, Austin Light, Alex Lugiewicz, Zynleigh Manning, Clinton May, Kalyn Rhea, Andrew Siples, Madelyn Smith, Sophie Stallcop, Aiden Swearingen, Devin Targett, Exzandr Tarr, Emma Tomlinson, Kadyn Vanatti...
Indiana Extension Homemakers (01/08/13)
The Indiana Extension Homemakers will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2013. All Indiana counties have been asked to make a quilt block. A quilt will be made from the blocks and a raffle for the quilt will take place. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5...
Tri County Community Club (01/08/13)
The Tri County Community Club met at the Putnam Inn for their Christmas Party Dec. 5. A wonderful meal was enjoyed by all. Our president, Rhonda Tincher, opened our meeting with the pledge to the American Flag and our club creed. Surprise package was won by Rhonda and devotions were read by Rhonda, "Crecht to the Cross," and Gerry Cundiff, "Christmas Carol that baffled me."...
College News (01/08/13)
Hannah M. Stewart ADA, Ohio -- Hannah M. Stewart, daughter of James and Corinna Stewart, 12014 N. Murphy Rd., Brazil, has been named to the Ohio Northern University dean's list for the fall semester 2012-13. She is a senior majoring in pharmacy. The dean's list includes students who attain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 grading system...
Illinois Lottery (01/08/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Illinois Lottery: Sunday Pick Three-Midday 5-1-7 Pick Three-Evening 9-0-6 Pick Four-Midday 5-6-5-4 Pick Four-Evening 5-2-6-6 My 3-Midday 5-8-9 My 3-Evening 4-0-7...
Hoosier Lottery (01/08/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Hoosier Lottery: Sunday Daily Three-Evening 3-6-1 Daily Four-Evening 5-6-8-8 Cash 5 10-12-29-33-35 Quick Draw 1-4-10-16-19-22-28-34-36-37-41-46-48-50-51-54-58-62-73-75...
Alpaca workshop scheduled (01/08/13)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- It's not too late to signup for a workshop with White Violet Farm Alpacas at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The workshop will walk new and potential alpaca owners through the ins and outs of using alpaca fiber. The workshop, "Alpaca 102: What Do I Do With All This Fiber?" will take place Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m...
REMC Day set for March 7 (01/08/13)
PARKE COUNTY -- The Indiana General Assembly offers students between 13-18-years-old the opportunity to serve as a page during each legislative session. This year, Indiana's electric cooperatives have teamed up with the Indiana House of Representatives Page Office to reserve all 42 openings for REMC Day March 7...
Christian Women's Club to meet Tuesday, Jan. 15 (01/08/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Christian Women's Club of Terre Haute will conduct a luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the MCL Meeting Room, Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute. The luncheon will begin at 11 a.m. Cost to attend is $3. The theme will be, "Diamonds are Forever."...
Bucshon to chair House Subcommittee on Research (01/08/13)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Indiana) was recently selected to serve as Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Research during the 113th Congress. "I am honored to be selected as Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Research during my second term in Congress. Because of my background in science and medicine, I understand very well the importance of research in improving the life of all Americans and the roll it plays in economic development...
RHIT freshmen project underway (01/08/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- Freshman civil engineering students at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology are seeking design projects to complete during the spring academic quarter. Traditionally, the projects are sponsored by local citizens and community groups...
Area organization sets up new program (01/08/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- CHANCES For Indiana Youth recently announced it will begin a free program for families in the Wabash Valley. The Strengthening Families Program is for families who want to improve their family dynamics in areas such as communication, discipline strategies and setting limits...
Audubon Society sets meeting for Jan. 16 (01/08/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- Amber Slaughterbeck, Ellen Lunsford and Heather Martin will be the guest speakers at the Wabash Valley Audubon Society monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Vigo County Public Library. The meeting will conclude at 9 p.m. Slaughterbeck leads the turtle rescue crew who, during the past three years, have rescued more than 2,000 turtles from traffic as they try to cross United States 40 and the railroad tracks at U.S. 150 by the Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife area...
Knights claim big home win over visiting Cadets (01/08/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights got a big win over visiting Cascade on Tuesday night to halt a six-game losing streak and hold off a talented Cadets squad, 55-49. The Knights were able to break out to a 24-11 lead at halftime as Cassie Weddle got to the rim for all six of her points and Northview dominated the glass 23-9. ...
Patriot girls pull away from Eels (01/08/13)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City girl's basketball team went nearly three weeks between games after its holiday trip to the Eastern (Greene) Toby Yoho Tourney was canceled due to weather after Christmas. On Monday night, Owen Valley, playing its third game in six days, was the aggressor in gaining a 47-27 victory on the Eels' court...
Phyllis M. Hadley (01/08/13)
Phyllis M. Hadley, 77, Cloverdale, passed away Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. She was born in Anderson, Ind., April 26, 1935, and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Stella (Brown) Perry. She was married March 19, 1955, to Wilbur B. "Bill" Hadley, and he preceded her in death Nov. 12, 2005, after 50 golden years of marriage...
Roy E. Hardesty (01/08/13)
Roy E. Hardesty, 86, Spencer, passed away at his residence Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. He was born in Carbon, to Roy E. and Blanche Hardesty Sept. 13, 1926. Funeral services took place at 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home...
Doris E. Swift (01/08/13)
Doris E. Swift, 76, Allegan, Mich., formerly of Terre Haute, passed away in Terre Haute, following a brief illness surrounded by her family. According to her wishes, cremation will take place and no services will take place. French Funeral Home assisted with arrangements...
Jail Bookings (01/08/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center Jan. 6-8: Awaiting Arraignment Altemiller, Lewis, 45 Freeman, Scott, 48 Edmonson, Carlos M. Jr., 66 Operating A Vehicle While Intoxicated Altemiller, Lewis, 45...
Accident Reports (01/08/13)
Brazil City Police One recent traffic accident was investigated by the Brazil Police Department, including: At 10:55 p.m., Jan. 4, officers were dispatched to an accident at the intersection of Washington and Hendrix streets. According to officials, Jeff W. Galbraith, 31, Brazil, told officers he was backing out of his driveway when his vehicle began sliding on ice. Officer stated Galbraith was unable to stop and struck another vehicle, which was parked off the roadway...
Court News (01/08/13)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 4-7: Circuit Court Civil Cases Bank of America Vs. Jesse Belleu: Mortgage Foreclosure First Financial Bank Vs. Kimberly J. Bumgardner: Civil Collections Bank of America Vs. Jason E. Kendall: Mortgage Foreclosure...
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