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Stories from Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Officials: No cost to repair bridge (09/12/07)
The Clay County taxpayers will not have to pay for the more than estimated $70,000 in repairs needed to fix the Birch Creek Bridge, one of only three wood bridges in Clay County. "It is really nice to see in today's society that a company is willing to stand behind their work," Commissioner Charlie Brown said about American Bridge and Timber. ...
In remembrance (09/12/07)
Clay County Veterans Officer Les Walden, Commissioners Charlie Brown and Jack Withers and Assessor Mark Barnhart perform a flag lowering ceremony in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001 on the front lawn at the Clay County Courthouse Tuesday.
Area residents pay tribute to those who died on Sept. 11 (09/12/07)
A crowd of residents gathered at Brazil City Hall Tuesday in honor of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Tuesday marked the sixth year since the terrorist attacks. "I want to thank everyone for being here today," Mayor Ann Bradshaw said. The ceremony began with Brazil Water Treatment Plan Supervisor and minister Jake Raubuch reflecting on what happened six years ago...
2008 tax relief deductions may be filed until Oct. 15 (09/12/07)
Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh recently announced 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 more homeowners get property tax relief in 2008...
Council approves budget, salaries (09/12/07)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil approved the final adoption of the 2008 budget and numerous salary ordinances during its meeting Tuesday night. The second reading of the final adoption for the 2008 budget was approved at an estimate of $4,688,998. This may be changed pending state approval...
Town of Carbon burglarized twice (09/12/07)
CARBON -- As the Carbon Town Marshall, Clay County Sheriff's Department and United States Postal Inspectors Office began investigating two burglaries that occurred sometime between late Monday evening and early Tuesday morning at Carbon, officials arrested a man in connection with a Sept. 1 residential burglary...
Clay City bounces back with five-game win over Warriors (09/12/07)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels came out after a three-game loss to Sullivan on Monday to drill Turkey Run, 25-17, 25-9, in the opening two games, but eventually took five-games to finish out a 24-26, 20-25, 15-8 victory. "It's nice to have a win, but I'm definitely not satisfied," commented coach Trisha Hall. "We're in mid-season right now and should be on the upswing, but we're still on the rollercoaster."...
Mustangs sweep singles play to top Northview (09/12/07)
ELLETSVILLE -- Visiting Northview won both doubles matches against host Edgewood, but the Mustangs took all three singles matches to earn the win. The team of Ryne Barr and Matt Nodley scored a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Luke Narey and Sam Burns while Adam Clark and Caleb Mershon won a 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) victory at No. 2 doubles for the Knights...
Knights hit double-digits at Monrovia (09/12/07)
MONROVIA -- Finally a game that the Northview girls' soccer team could enjoy at the end without the tension of a one goal differential in the waning moments. On Monday evening the Knights traveled to Monrovia and put together an offensive barrage in winning 15-1...
Northview takes home invite title (09/12/07)
When you host your own invitational it's always nice to take home the hardware. When it's Senior Night, you always want to get a win for your teammates. The Northview Knights accomplished both goals Tuesday. Hosting an eight-team invitational that coincided with Senior Night for three members of the team...
On back of two, 50-point games, Purdue off to fast start (09/12/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue started the season with one of the most impressive back-to-back performances in school history. The Boilermakers won 52-24 at Toledo, then beat Eastern Illinois 52-6 last Saturday. It was only the fourth time Purdue scored 50 or more points in consecutive games...
Lynch sees imperfections in Hoosiers' unbeaten start (09/12/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana has its fourth straight 2-0 start, a win on the road and has outscored its first two opponents 92-34. The fast start has created a buzz around Bloomington and reinvigorated excitement in a program that hasn't produced a winning record since 1994...
After two week of playing conservatively, Weis ready to open up playbook (09/12/07)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- After two weeks of playing ultra-conservatively with two different starting quarterbacks, Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis is ready to open his playbook more to try to get the Fighting Irish offense going...
Junior from Tipton commits to Hoosiers (09/12/07)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- A 6-foot-7 junior forward from Tipton High School has become the first player to make a verbal commitment to Indiana for the 2009 recruiting class. Derek Elston, who averaged 15 points and 12 rebounds a game as a sophomore, said he had also considered Purdue, but decided on IU after visiting the campus last week and meeting with Hoosier coach Kelvin Sampson and others...
Franchitti unsure on switching gears to NASCAR (09/12/07)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Dario Franchitti still doesn't know if his next lap at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be in a stock car. The Indianapolis 500 and newly crowned IndyCar Series champion is expected to leave Andretti Green Racing for a ride in NASCAR next season...
Oden prepares for knee surgery (09/12/07)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Trail Blazers center Greg Oden, the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, will undergo exploratory arthroscopic surgery this week because of pain in his right knee. An MRI taken last week showed the former Indiana Mr. Basketball may have some cartilage problems, general manager Kevin Pritchard said Monday...
Detroit takes back control of WNBA Finals (09/12/07)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) -- The Detroit Shock turned to an old hand to lead them to their biggest road victory of the season. Katie Smith scored 22 points, one shy of her career playoff high, to help the defending champions beat the cold-shooting Phoenix Mercury 88-83 Tuesday night and take a 2-1 lead in the WNBA finals...
Guerrero paces Angels to victory (09/12/07)
By The Associated Press Vladimir Guerrero was healthy enough to hit -- and that's exactly what he did. Back in the lineup after missing four games with a sore arm, Guerrero had a pair of two-run homers that led the Los Angeles Angels to a 10-5 victory at Baltimore on Tuesday night...
National league pennant battle rages on (09/12/07)
By The Associated Press Jake Peavy made himself right at home on that pitcher-perfect mound at Dodger Stadium. Peavy earned his NL-leading 17th victory and the San Diego Padres boosted their position in a pair of playoff races, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-4 Tuesday night...
Bills' Kevin Everett moves arms and legs; could walk again (09/12/07)
By JOHN WAWROW> AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Kevin Everett voluntarily moved his arms and legs on Tuesday when partially awakened, prompting a neurosurgeon to say the Buffalo Bills' tight end would walk again -- contrary to the grim prognosis given a day before...
Norman E. "Skeet" Taylor Sr. (09/12/07)
Norman E. "Skeet" Taylor Sr., 56, Saline City, died at Bloomington Hospital shortly after 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10, 2007, following a heart attack. Born May 17, 1951, in Lancaster, Penn., he was the son of Lyman Charles Taylor Sr. and Edna Lucille Whitmer Taylor...
Mary Olive Hutcheson (09/12/07)
Mary Olive Hutcheson, 97, Fairfield, Ohio, formerly of Greencastle, died on Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. Born April 2, 1910, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Charles Washington and Mary Franklin Hamilton. She married Claude Hutcheson in Seelyville, on Dec. 25, 1928. He preceded her in death in 1977...
Lenora Marie Price Lutes (09/12/07)
Lenora Marie Price Lutes, 83, Staunton, died at 2:47 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at her residence. Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at French Funeral Home with visitation set for 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Clearview Cemetery...
Births (09/12/07)
BRAYDEN ALAN GOFF Alan and Emily Goff, of Terre Haute would like to announce the arrival of their first child, Brayden Alan Goff. Brayden was born on July 6, 2007, at Union Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Ernie and Mary Yelton, of Brazil...
Engagements (09/12/07)
MILLIE CARR AND TONY LORENZE Millie Carr and Tony Lorenze would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007 at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. Millie is the daughter of Randy and Carol Carr, of Brazil. She is a 2007 graduate of Indiana State University School of Nursing, and is a registered nurse at Union Hospital...
Anniversary (09/12/07)
MR. AND MRS. THOMAS WEST Thomas and Marsha West will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The celebration will be Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007 from 2-4 p.m. at the Jackson Township Fire House Community Building. They were married on September 20, 1957 at the Zion United Church of Christ in Poland by the Rev. Raymond Vitz...
Presentation (09/12/07)
Drs. Michael and Julie Shaw, and Shawnia Mershon of Shaw Chiropractic presented Jill Scarborough, the Brazil Public Library librarian with a copy of "Discover Wellness: How Staying Healthy Can Make You Rich" in observance of September, Discover Wellness Month. The book was written by Dr. Bob Hoffman and Dr. Jason Deitch. This month Shaw Chiropractic will celebrate their 10th anniversary of serving Clay County...
Update (09/12/07)
MARY BROADY Mary Broady is currently in a rehab facility in Carmel near her son Mark Broady and family. She would enjoy hearing from her friends and former daycare children. She and her husband Richard ran an in-home daycare for children in the community for many years...
Military News (09/12/07)
TRAVIS B. CHADWELL Air Force Airman Travis B. Chadwell has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations...
MELISSA CHRISMAN (09/12/07)
Melissa Chrisman recently returned from Irvine, Calif., after attending a seven-week research experience for undergraduates at the University of California in Orange County with the Earth System Science Dept. Melissa was one of seven chosen for the summer internship with Dr. ...
Birthday (09/12/07)
Ruth L. Dellacca Family and friends are invited to celebrate Ruth L. Dellaca's 90th birthday. The celebration will take place on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2-5 p.m. at the Jackson St. Wesleyan Church, in the fellowship building.
Public Record 9-12-07 (09/12/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 11: Clay Circuit Court - Civil Donald R. Dayhuff Vs. Melody D. Dayhuff: Domestic Relations State Criminal Charges The State of Indiana filed the following criminal charges at the Clay County Courthouse...