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Stories from Thursday, October 19, 2006

Center Point man's trial date changed (10/19/06)
By AMANDA ROACH For The Times A jury trial has been rescheduled for the Center Point man charged in connection with the June 4 automobile accident that killed a Putnam County teen. Putnam County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Don VanDerMoere told the Greencastle BannerGraphic that Michael William Knight's original jury trial was scheduled for Tuesday. It was moved to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 after defense attorney Darrell Felling filed a motion of continuance on Sept. 20...
Column: Fair punishment? by Jason Jacobs, Mouth from the South (10/19/06)
This past weekend, as I am sure most of you have seen by now, there was a huge brawl during the Miami-Florida International (FIU) college football game. What you may not know is what has come as a result of the brawl. Eighteen FIU players were given one-game suspensions by the Sun Belt Conference, but the school added to the punishments by kicking two players off the team and suspending the other 16 indefinitely...
IRT adds performances of 'Huckleberry Finn' (10/19/06)
The IRT is pleased to announce it will be adding a public performance of "Huckleberry Finn" on Friday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. to accommodate public demand. Meet Huck Finn and Jim in this classic American adventure story filled with danger and humor. When Jim escapes slavery and Huck flees from his abusive father, they begin their famous raft ride down the mighty Mississippi. Some of Twain's most celebrated characters play key parts in Huck's odyssey to manhood...
Hello, Forrest! (10/19/06)
Frank Phillips photo Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Josh Clarke introduces Brazil Rotarians to Forrest, his new canine partner as Sheriff Mike Heaton looks on. The club gave the Sheriff's Department $500 Wednesday to help with expenses for the dog. The dog has sniffed out marijuana and tracked down a suspect after a 3-mile chase, Heaton said. ...
Soybean rust too late to damage 2006 beans (10/19/06)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Asian soybean rust has been found in Indiana for the first time, but it poses no threat to Indiana soybean producers this year, said a Purdue University expert. Because more than 90 percent of Indiana soybeans already have been harvested or have at least reached maturity, there isn't much green, leafy plant tissue remaining for rust to infect, said Greg Shaner, an Extension plant pathologist...
Column: Harmony Happenings by Gail Roach (10/19/06)
The Junior Girl Scouts, Troop 467, from Van Buren Elementary School planted bulbs at Harmony Park on Saturday, Oct. 14th. Rozanne Aker called to tell me how happy she was that the girls had been so helpful and what a good job they did for the park. Troop leader Donnice Barnett and assistant Judy Rudisell helped to organize the community project. ...
Column: Brazil Buzz by Mary Lou Sartor (10/19/06)
The soybeans in the field are ready to be harvested. The deer will soon lose their perfectly set and bountiful table. That fertile acreage will become barren once again. Fall will give way to winter and the wicked wind will rule the space. Thanks to the tall cedar trees my late father and I planted, a barrier has been established...
Homeland Security grants help Clay County (10/19/06)
Ivy Herron photo Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband walks through one of the new Garrett Pin Point Detection portable metal detectors to show how it works. The metal detector not only alerts security personal of a potentially dangerous metal object as small as a coin, red lights on the edges of the unit show where it is located on a person as they walk through the unit...
Coalmont woman in two accidents on same road, same day (10/19/06)
Ivy Herron photo Members of Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Trans-Care talk to the victim of a single vehicle rollover on U.S. 42 Wednesday morning. The victim had been involved in an earlier accident the same day, on the same road. By IVY HERRON...
Listen to Vern Tincher and Reid Dallas answer questions about the state government (10/19/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankp[hi@hotmail.com The fourth and last audio file from last week's Candidates' Forum has been posted online at http://mysite.verizon.net/res0x644/soundslikethebraziltimes/ . It contains the questions directed to 46th District State Rep. Vern Tincher (D) and his challeneger, Reid Dallas (R) and their answers...