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Stories from Monday, September 17, 2007

Times' readers offer opinions (09/17/07)
For the second consecutive week, more than 200 readers voted at The Brazil Times online poll. As of 6 p.m. Sunday, a total of 204 readers voted on the Times' recent website poll, "Do you think we are safer now six years after Sept. 11?" The voters had four options to choose from regarding the poll, including:...
Popcorn Festival ready for guitar raffle (09/17/07)
The Popcorn Festival now has a Nashville connection, and that means Tennessee's Music Capital. When an anonymous person contacted President Evelyn Brown about giving a signed Ovation guitar by a well-known artist to the festival, she never expected to get it signed by artist, writer and performer Billy Joel...
Council to conduct special meeting (09/17/07)
The Clay County Council will be having a special meeting today to finalize the 2008 budget. During the annual budget hearing held Sept 4-6, the council was able to cut more than $1.1 million from the proposed budget. The council still needs to receive confirmation from Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton regarding the Sheriff's Department section if the budget...
Marching Knights, Imperial Regiment both win contests (09/17/07)
PLAINFIELD -- The Northview Marching Knights competed in their first contest Saturday at Plainfield, coming away with a victory in Class B. The Knights tallied 67 points while Greenfield was second at 59.75. New Castle scored 57.7 points for third and Zionsville had 53.25 points for fourth...
Northview wins individual titles at South Knox Invite (09/17/07)
VINCENNES -- Making the long trip to South Knox for an invitational run in a 10-team field, the Northview boys' team scored a victory by placing four of their runners in the top-10 for 32 team points. Pike Central was a distant second with 71 points with Vincennes Lincoln back in third place with 77...
Knights are runnerups at golf sectional (09/17/07)
The Northview Knight girls' golf squad posted its best round of the season during Saturday's Northview golf sectional to advance to the Martinsville regional. The Knights score of 361 was good enough for second-place and Mary Beth Tribble earned low medalist honors with 79...
Titanic challenge survived by Colts (09/17/07)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vince Young and the Tennessee Titans ran out of magic. Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison couldn't ice the victory. Adam Vinatieri struggled kicking the ball. So of course, the Indianapolis Colts' defense _ yes, the one that let the Titans come back to win in December _ made the plays that mattered most...
Perry E. Paxton (09/17/07)
Perry E. Paxton, 76, Darlington, Ind., died at 11:15 p.m., Friday, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Aug. 21, 1931, in Crawfordsville, he was the son of Anson Paxton and Mary (Hill) Paxton. He was retired from Mid States Wire after 27 years...
Mary Evitts Knust (09/17/07)
Mary Evitts Knust, 73, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 1:15 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, in Terre Haute. Born May 9, 1934, in Beech Creek, Ky., she was the daughter of Ervin and Lillian Pentecost Evitts. She married Kenny K. Knust on November 7, 1956, in Terre Haute. He preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 2005...
Jeffrey Scott Norris (09/17/07)
Jeffrey Scott Norris, 32, Brazil, died Sunday morning, Sept. 16, 2007, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Dec. 4, 1974, in Brazil, he was the son of Richard and Rosetta Morlan Norris. He was married to Ashley Nicole Winn who survives him. He was preceded in death by his father; one brother, Richard Dale Norris; and his grandparents...
Arnold Houser Sr. (09/17/07)
Arnold Houser Sr., 79, Terre Haute, passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, at 1:30 p.m. at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Feb. 23, 1928, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Clarence and Mary Houser. He worked for Bemis in Terre Haute and retired in 1990...
Kenneth R. Barron (09/17/07)
Kenneth R. Barron, 67, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil and Clay City, died Sept. 14, 2007, at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. Born May 25, 1940, in Clay County, he was the son of Charles and Flonnie Lay Barron. In the past, he had worked at the Pillsbury Plant in Seelyvile and had last worked as a production worker for Chrysler in Indianapolis, retiring in 1979, due to a decline in health...
To the public: Attend the meetings (09/17/07)
So I'm sitting at my desk. It's Sunday afternoon and I've got the television on in the newsroom. The Colts are on, and it's getting close. There's less than two minutes remaining in the game and they've got a 22-20 lead over Tennessee. But the Titans have the ball and they're moving into Colts' territory...