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Stories from Friday, August 17, 2007

Area student earns top scholarship (08/17/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Fifteen Indiana State University students were recently awarded the university's most prestigious scholarship -- The President's Scholarship. The honor includes full tuition, room, board and books as well as a laptop computer for all four years of the student's college career...
Air Evac team wins most improved award (08/17/07)
The Brazil Air Evac Lifeteam base was awarded the 2007 Regional Most Improved Base of the Year recently at the Air Evac Lifeteam's regional awards banquet in St. Louis. The base was chosen out of 20 bases in the company's St. Louis region, which includes Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana...
Area Air Evac nurse honored (08/17/07)
Area flight nurse for Brazil Air Evac Samantha McCarty was recently selected as the 2007 Regional Nurse of the Year during the company's regional awards banquet in St. Louis. The awards banquet honored employees from the bases in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana...
Drunk driving crackdown (08/17/07)
In conjunction with approximately 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, the Clay County Sheriff's Dept. will participate in an impaired driving crackdown, which will extend through the Labor Day holiday. The "Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest" statewide enforcement effort will go into effect today and will conclude Sept. 9. Law enforcement agencies throughout the state will use roving saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints to detect impaired drivers...
Gift cards give back to the Humane Society (08/17/07)
Helping the Humane Society take care of animals has never been more convenient, thanks to a fundraising program being offered on behalf of the Humane Society. The Clay County Humane Society SCRIP Program is going strong. However, all that is needed is more members...
Teachers' contract dispute lingers on (08/17/07)
Early Tuesday morning, Clay Community School teachers rallied to show their support of Clay Community Classroom Teacher's Association (CCCTA) President Russ True's decision to walk away from the negotiation table during contract talks with the Clay Community School Board...
Sheriff's Department faces deputy exodus (08/17/07)
Several employees of the Clay County Sheriff's Dept. have quit during the past few months, which creates the loss of highly valuable resources to the department, experienced employees. With a limited county budget not allowing adequate pay raises in the past or any in the foreseeable future, the department finds itself unable to compete with higher-paying jobs and better benefit packages available at other law enforcement agencies...
Scratching off a winner (08/17/07)
CLAY CITY -- Jackie Smith has played the lottery for quite a while. But after what happened to him recently, he may take a break from it. In July, Smith purchased a scratch-off lottery ticket from Beverage Place, 601 Main St., Clay City. That ticket made Smith $500,000 richer...
Eels clip Eagles in volleyball (08/17/07)
CLAY CITY -- In their second game of the year, Clay City defeated visiting South Putnam in a three set match on Thursday evening. The Eels got seven kills and eight digs from Angie Camp and a five kills night from Britney Glass to score a 25-17, 25-18, 25-17 win over the Eagles...
Northview falls in tennis opener (08/17/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Northview's boys tennis team had a tough opening night on Wednesday, dropping a 3-2 decision to host Bloomfield. The Knights got wins at No. 1 singles from Austin Akers and their No. 1 doubles squad of Ryne Barr and Matt Nodley. Akers took a 6-1, 6-4 win from the Cardinals' Derek Corn and the team of Barr and Nodley scored a 6-2, 6-3 win against Jordan Dayhuff and Holden Hamm...
Second half surge leads Patriots to win over Knights (08/17/07)
The girls' soccer season opener didn't have quite the happy ending that the Northview fans were hoping for on Thursday evening, but the seeds were laid for what could be a very entertaining season. The Knights showed that they have plenty of offensive prowess, dominating Terre Haute North in stages, but that their defense will need a little bit more polish before they can reach their peak as a team...
Northview volleyball win home opener (08/17/07)
Chalk up win number three on the season for the Northview volleyball team and their second against a team in their sectional. The Knights showed flashes of the dominance that makes them a scary team to face on a given night. Against Terre Haute North on Thursday, when the Knight's hitting was on, there was little the Patriots could do to stop the host squad. ...
Rowena Sue Wylie (08/17/07)
Rowena Sue Wylie, 66, Brazil, died at 3:05 p.m.,. Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Asbury Towers, Greencastle. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday (today). Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday (today) with Elder Walter Allee and Elder Jack Allee officiating...
Lola Margaret "Peg"_Hardman Parrish (08/17/07)
Lola Margaret "Peg"_Hardman Parrish, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverland, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Putnam County Hospital. Private services will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, at a later date. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral home, Greencastle...
Shawna Diann Cubel (08/17/07)
Shawna Diann Cubel, 37, Brazil, died at 11:45 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday (today) at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m._Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Fred Bault officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Public Record 8-17-07 (08/17/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 16: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Bank of New York Vs. Richard Jones, Tonya Jones and Contmortgage Corporation: Mortgage Foreclosure Small Claims Bristol West Insurance Vs. Summer Evans, Jerwan L. White and Carolyn Burns: Civil Tort...
Do stocks, mutual funds look alike? (08/17/07)
Like most people, you probably gravitate toward things that you're familiar with and that you like. If you enjoy classical music, your shelves may be full of Beethoven and Ravel. If you love pasta, your cupboards may be bulging with spaghetti and ravioli. In most parts of your life, there's nothing wrong with this type of devotion -- but, if it's carried over to your investment portfolio, you could run into problems...