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Stories from Tuesday, September 11, 2007

BREAKING NEWS (09/11/07)
CARBON -- Local law enforcement agencies and Federal Postal Inspectors are investigating two overnight break-ins. Sometime between late Monday evening and early Tuesday morning, the Carbon Post Office and the C6 Bar were broken into by an unknown number of individuals...
Auditor announces homeowners may file (09/11/07)
Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh recently announced that the window for homeowners to file for various deductions and credits has been opened by Governor Mitch Daniels. Alumbaugh said that Daniels took action on Sept. 5 that will help homeowners get property tax relief in 2008...
Finalized 2008 budget on City Council agenda (09/11/07)
The final adoption of the 2008 budget is on tap for the Common Council of the City of Brazil tonight. The council held a work session to set initial budget plans, which included a 3-percent raise for all city employees, on Aug. 28. The council will also consider three salary ordinances, including one regarding firefighter salaries. ...
Teams selling T-shirts to raise awareness (09/11/07)
The county sports rivalry between Clay City and Northview consistently provides the basis for bragging rights for the yearly winner in each sport. Volleyball is no different as many of the girls on both teams play together on travel teams or are close off the court...
Teachers protest before meeting (09/11/07)
Several Clay Community School teachers showed up Monday evening for a rally set up by the Clay Community Classroom Teachers Association. The teachers brought pickets with them and chanted "five long years." All CCCTA President Russ True hoped was that Monday's rally got the attention of the CCS school board...
School Board receives health insurance bids (09/11/07)
On Monday, the Clay Community School Board prepped itself for some big looming decisions. The board heard updates regarding health insurance and retirement liability from CCS Director of Business Affairs Mike Fowler. Fowler informed the board that the corporation recently received two bids for health insurance, from Anthem Insurance and the Indiana State Teacher's Association Trust. He said the corporation did not receive bids from Humana, Principal, United Healthcare and CIGNA...
Hampton Accessory admits involvement (09/11/07)
Timothy Bailey has admitted to his involvement in helping convicted murderer Kevin Hampton destroy and conceal evidence in the 2004 murders of Tanette Dickison and Cassie Harris. Both women were strangled to death and their bodies disposed of near water sometime during the November 2004 Thanksgiving weekend. ...
Eighth-graders invited to participate in essay contest (09/11/07)
Indiana eighth-graders are invited to participate in the annual essay contest sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance and U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar. "Energy Aware -- Energy Independent," is the theme for the youth essay contest, according to IFB second Vice President Isabella Chism, who chairs the Women's Leadership Committee, which is in charge of the annual contest...
Northview wins WIC golf title (09/11/07)
The Northview girls golf team is perhaps hitting its stride at just the right time. After playing well before rain struck at the weekend's Western Indiana Conference golf match at Rea Park, the Knights got the benefit of having the tourney moved to Forest Park on Monday...
Northview wins WIC golf title (09/11/07)
The Northview girls golf team is perhaps hitting its stride at just the right time. After playing well before rain struck at the weekend's Western Indiana Conference golf match at Rea Park, the Knights got the benefit of having the tourney moved to Forest Park on Monday...
Knights rebound with Viking sweep; Eels swept at Sullivan (09/11/07)
Northview volleyball coach Scott McDonald was curious how his team would react after losing its first match during the weekend to Western Indiana Conference opponent, Sullivan. He found out a little about his team in Saturday's second match when they swept past Brown County, but he may have found out even more on Monday night...
Northview girls finish strong in upset over Tiger Cubs (09/11/07)
All season the Northview girls' soccer team has been looking for a way to finish games strong and on Saturday it finally figured out the formula. Twice the Knights trailed Putnam County's top-dog, Greencastle, a perennial thorn in Northview's side, but with just two minutes remaining in a tie game, Charlie Greichgauer scored on a shot from the wing to give the Knights a 3-2 upset victory...
Spirited second half rally not enough (09/11/07)
The Knights just can't quite catch a break. Despite dominating play in the second half against Owen Valley, firing 18 shots on goal, Northview couldn't get a final equalizer in a 3-2 loss to the Patriots. Trailing 3-1 at halftime, Northview's second half charge began quickly after the clock started...
Lenora Marie Price Lutes (09/11/07)
Lenora Marie Price Lutes, 83, Staunton, died at 2:47 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, in her residence. She was born May 21, 1924 in Midland, to Ottie and Ethel Louise Goins Price. On Oct. 25, 1945, she married Earl Lutes. She had worked in the returns department at CBS for 31 years retiring in 1988...
Reunions (09/11/07)
Reunions Sept. 16 -- HARRIS -- The Harris family reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. There will be a cook-out. Bring hamburgers, hot dogs, buns and a covered dish. Sept. 23 -- THOMPSON -- The Thompson family reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at 12:30 p.m. at the Thompson family park. Please bring a covered dish and a bingo gift. A business meeting will be Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the park...
Public Record 9-11-07 (09/11/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 10: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Troy E. Fears Vs. Tricia L. Fears: Domestic Relations Michael E. Escott Vs. Barbara A. Escott: Domestic Relations Small Claims...
BOAH Reminds Hoosiers to Protect Their Pets (09/11/07)
The mere mention of the word "rabies" often brings to mind scenes from movies like Cujo or Old Yeller. Rabies is, however, more than a movie fantasy for more than 55,000 people, worldwide, who die from the disease each year. Closer to home, here in Indiana, so far this year six Hoosiers have been exposed to rabies-positive animals...
Aah! The Sight and Aroma of Floating Fish (09/11/07)
Several reports of fish kills have occurred locally as well as in neighboring counties during recent weeks. Every summer a few farm pond owners experience fish kills in their ponds. Most fish kills are due to either an algae die-off or a physical process called thermal de-stratification or pond turnover. ...