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Stories from Sunday, February 3, 2013

Area officials provide update on Cpl. Archer (02/03/13)
Editor's Note: French Funeral Home officials stated Larry Eckhardt, also known as "The Flag Man," is scheduled to be in Brazil Friday, Feb. 8, to place flags along the funeral route for Cpl. Robert Archer. Officials with French Funeral Home recently informed The Brazil Times the remains of Cpl. Robert Archer will arrive at the Indianapolis Airport Tuesday, Feb. 5...
NRA member differs with organization (02/03/13)
Clay County resident L.T. Clark has been a member of the National Rifle Association since 1964. "I'm a major contributor," Clark said. "And I'm also a Golden Eagle." Clark said the Golden Eagles are members of the premier division of the NRA. However, for close to a decade, the association has not received contributions from Clark...
Program to benefit locally (02/03/13)
Area residents who love Pepsi products should take note of an upcoming program they will absolutely love. Refreshment Service Pepsi-Cola General Manager Bill Osborn told The Brazil Times Friday the organization is setting up its annual Community Cap Program...
Two arrested on various charges (02/03/13)
Deputies with the Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested two individuals from the Indianapolis area early Sunday morning. According to Sheriff Mike Heaton, while on patrol early Sunday morning, deputies witnessed a suspicious vehicle in the 7000 block of North Murphy Road...
Northview takes second at contest (02/03/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Northview High School Winter Guard opened its 2013 season Saturday in a contest at Indianapolis Pike High School. Competing in World Class, Northview scored a 66.40, good enough for second-place. Lawrence Central won the competition with a score of 70.80...
Dinner Time! (02/03/13)
The Lady Volunteers will serve a community dinner Friday, Feb. 15, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center. Baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, broccoli-cauliflower salad, dinner rolls, dessert, coffee, tea and lemonade are on the menu...
Chamber meeting set (02/03/13)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will host a health care reform presentation during its February luncheon. The meeting will take place Feb. 26, at noon, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. Jackson St., Brazil. Old National Insurance representative Pat Carney will be on hand to share the latest information about health care reform and the impact to small and large employers...
Learn about Dr. Seuss with Girl Scouts (02/03/13)
The Terre Haute Girl Scouts will help boys and girls in grades kindergarten through fifth-grade explore the world of Dr. Seuss at the Brazil Public Library Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Those in attendance will meet the "Cat in the Hat," and participate in a craft and other activities based on "The Lorax," "Hop on Pop," and "Oh, the Places You'll Go!"...
CCSWCD to host soil seminar (02/03/13)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District will host "Soil Health: The Key To Your Bottom Line," Friday, Feb. 15, at the Clay County 4-H Exhibit Hall. Registration for the event will take place from 8:30-9 a.m. Following a brief welcome, Vincennes University Agri-Business Program Chair Susan Brocksmith will present, "Economics of Soil Health Research Project."...
Students perform well in ISSMA Solo and Ensemble contest (02/03/13)
The Indiana State School Music Association Solo and Ensemble contests recently took place at various locations. Members of the Northview High School band competed at Terre Haute North High School. Their ratings included: Brittany Ray (clarinet), Gold; Joey Dierdorf (clarinet) Gold; Thomas Champion (clarinet) Gold; Zene Colson (tenor saxophone) Gold; Rebecca Rudisell, Connor Hapenny, Kaelyn Shouse, Kayla Tolbert (clarinet quartet) Silver; Joey Dierdorf, Brittany Ray, Destiny Pfiel, Caitlyn Jenkins, Allison Miller, Rebecca Rudisell, Connor Hapenny, Kaelyn Shouse, Kayla Tolbert, Jordan Mills, Thomas Champion, Sarah Garvin, Wyatt Baysinger, Laura Lookebill, Pierce Ross, Derek Pleake, Jordyn Price, Austen Bowen, Zene Colson, Nikki Matson (woodwind choir) Gold; , Jami Warner (trumpet) Silver; Natascha Bowles (baritone) Gold; Evan Thiemann, Natascha Bowles, Lucas Alsip, Colte Bicking (trombone quartet) Gold; Josh Wise (tenor drums) Gold; and Josh Wise (snare drum) Gold.. ...
Students honored through contest (02/03/13)
Jackson Township Elementary recently conducted a "Jefferdy" Contest at their school. For the past weeks, JTE Principal Jeff Fritz has been teaching a unit titled "We the People." The unit was focused on the founding of the United States, how the government works and other additional historical facts about the U.S...
Community Notes (02/03/13)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Time For A Reunion! Alumni of Staunton High School are planning their annual banquet, which will take place May 18, 2013. They will be commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first graduation of the school...
Hoosier Lottery (02/03/13)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 1-9-1 Daily Three-Evening 2-2-6 Daily Four-Midday 4-7-0-2 Daily Four-Evening 7-9-7-3 Mix and Match 11-14-27-41-40 Cash 5 1-4-12-13-33...
Illinois Lottery (02/03/13)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 2-3-0 Pick Three-Evening 1-6-6 Pick Four-Midday 0-4-2-3 Pick Four-Evening 8-1-1-9 My 3-Midday 5-9-2 My 3-Evening...
Organization to conduct contest (02/03/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- Vigo Toastmasters will host the sixth Wabash Valley Right to Life Oratory Contest Saturday, Feb. 9, at 10 a.m. An alternate weather date of Feb. 16, was also scheduled. The contest is open to sophomore, junior and senior high school students...
'Fabulous 40s Big Band' to perform Feb. 16 (02/03/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- It's time to dance to the music of the "Fabulous 40s Big Band!" The public is invited to a "Sweetheart Dance," by Krietenstein American Legion Post No. 104 Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Legion Home, 2690 Ft. Harrison Rd., Terre Haute. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Food service will begin at 7 p.m., with the dance beginning at 8...
Knights fall in battle with Plainfield (02/03/13)
Times Staff Report PLAINFIELD -- Northview lost a pair of tough road games at Plainfield on Saturday night with the junior varsity and varsity each losing games by a 55-53 score. The varsity led 17-11 after one quarter, but the Quakers chipped away at the lead over the middle two periods and had a three-point lead heading to the final period. ...
Ryan is a regional champion (02/03/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMINGTON -- Northview junior Shane Ryan didn't have the sterling record as some of the other competitors in the 113-pound weight class at the Bloomington South Regional. What he does have however is a championship...
Russell E. Williams (02/03/13)
Russell E. Williams, 67, Reelsville, passed away Feb. 1, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 2, 1945, in Greencastle, and was the son of the late Dennis Franklin "Frank" and Edith W. (Russell) Williams. He is survived by his children Beth Lavender and husband Eugene, Reelsville, Cindy Jaenicke and husband Dan, Kokomo, Russell D. ...
Monte D. Edwards (02/03/13)
Monte D. Edwards, 64, Brazil, passed away in his home with family by his side Feb. 2, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born June 19, 1948, to Ernest Edwards and Betty Baldwin Edwards. Monte graduated from Mitchell High School (Mitchell, Ind.), in 1966...
Corporal Robert Gene Archer (02/03/13)
Corporal Robert Gene Archer, 19, Brazil, died while a Prisoner of War serving in North Korea on or about Feb. 28, 1951. His remains were not recovered at the time of his death. Nearly 62 years after his death, Corporal Archer will be returned to his home town Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013...
Obituary Notices (02/03/13)
Melissa Eileen Morlan, 49, Terre Haute, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Meadows Manor East Convalescent Center. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 S. 25th St., Terre Haute, with Pastor Rick Swan officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery...
Jail Bookings (02/03/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center Feb. 1-3: Weekender Wright, Tanner L., 20 Carroll, Michael J., 26 Buchanan, Nina, 27 Awaiting Arraignment Abnew, Kayla M., 24 Dunn, Joseph, 50 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Maintaining the priority is the goal (02/03/13)
Recently, a newspaper article has been written about a change in the by-laws of the Indiana High School Athletic Association, which speaks directly to attempted undue influence exerted upon students below the level of grade nine and their parents. While I appreciate the attention this initial coverage has brought to this topic, its flavor is tainted with inaccuracies that need to be addressed...
Reader responds to gun control letter (02/03/13)
To the Editor: In response to: "A suggestion concerning gun control," I can agree with Mr. Page that regulating arms sales and possession is not a function of the federal government and additionally, due to the Supremacy clause of the Constitution, it is not the function of any lower level of government...
Local family searching for missing dogs (02/03/13)
To the Editor: For those of you who have children, it is devastating to lose one. We don't have children, but like many people, our dogs are our family. Due to the storm Tuesday night, unknown to us, a section of our fence blew down. Two of our inside dogs escaped. We have spent hours driving around calling to no avail...
Area SWCD thanks all for attendance (02/03/13)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Owen County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD) Board of Directors, I wish to thank all of those whom made their way to our annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 26. We were well attended at nearly 200 guests and enjoyed an evening full of food, thanks to Lois Bixler, music, thanks to the Strings group, and stuffed bags and door prizes thanks to the many businesses and individuals so generously donating to the cause of the SWCD...
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