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Stories from Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Fishing Fun Day offers plenty for kids (09/18/07)
Evan Dutron made the biggest catch of the day. The 8-year-old snagged a 12-inch bass at Craig Park last weekend at the third annual Fishing Fun Day. Nearly 200 people, including several children, attended the event. The low temperatures did not chill the enthusiasm of the crowd during the day. ...
Quasius joins Times' staff (09/18/07)
The Brazil Times welcomed Melinda Quasius as a staff reporter Monday. Quasius is a native of Wisconsin and graduated from Butler University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has previously worked for Sports and More, a publication based in Hendricks County, in addition to working at WXIN Fox 59...
Police prepared for busy weekend (09/18/07)
The K-Day Parade is a fun time for visitors, but the Brazil City Police Department also wants it to be a safe time. "We are asking people to start removing their vehicles from US 40 around noon, so the road will be cleared when we begin blocking it off for the parade," Police Chief Harrison said. "We want the route to be as clear as possible for when the parade starts at 2 p.m. There's plenty of parking in the area for parade visitors."...
CCS set for public meetings (09/18/07)
Clay County residents can voice their opinions on the proposed Clay Community School corporation renovation project Thursday evening in the Auditoria at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School. The school board is providing the special session meeting at 6:30 p.m. for the community to voice concerns and questions...
County Council finalizes budget (09/18/07)
The county has a set budget and the Sheriff's Department has received raises. In a special meeting Monday night, the Clay County Council unanimously approved the second reading of the 2008 budget. The council also set the salaries of members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department...
Driver rams building (09/18/07)
The Emmert Realty building underwent some unwanted renovations over the weekend. "I'm just glad no one was hurt. Repairs can be made," Joyce Emmert said about a single vehicle that drove through the back of their new office building. "My dad told me once that cars and buildings can be replaced, but people can't."...
North Clay 7th grade splits (09/18/07)
NASHVILLE -- The North Clay seventh grade football team improved to 4-1 on the season by defeating Brown County on Saturday, 18-6. The Knights took the opening kickoff and put together a clock dominating, 75-yard drive that culminated in an eight-yard score by Phillip Lalen on a center trap. The two-point conversion failed and the Knights held a 6-0 lead...
Knights stretch win streak to four games (09/18/07)
Northview has had its offensive in full effect during the conference season and continued its onslaught with a 14-goal outburst on Saturday versus Brown County to pick up a 14-0 girls' soccer victory. The Knights got goals from seven different players to improve to 5-4 overall and 3-1 in the Western Indiana Conference...
Eels race Class A at South Knox (09/18/07)
VINCENNES -- The Clay City boys finished in third place at Saturday's South Knox Invitational Class A race. The Eels were led by a 12th place finish by Braxton Griffith in 17:54 with teammate Kevin Cook in 18th place in a time of 18:16. Barr-Reeve won the team race with a score of 38 points despite Shakamak taking the top-two spots overall. ...
Northview netters sweep past Wildcats (09/18/07)
CLINTON -- The Northview boys' tennis team played spoilers to the host South Vermillion Wildcats on Monday evening, sweeping them 5-0. The Knights' Brock Lawson and Caleb Mershon did not lose a point at No. 2 doubles, winning 6-0, 6-0 over the team of Dalton Millikan and Spencer Dunham...
Knights win county volleyball battle (09/18/07)
The final result of Northview and Clay City's volleyball match on Monday evening, took a backseat to the cause for which each team had been raising money the past several weeks. Both teams raised a significant amount of money through T-shirt sales and donations which went to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation...
Illinois trying to end two-year losing streak to Hoosiers (09/18/07)
By DAVID MERCER Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Ron Zook says he won't use the fact that Illinois hasn't beaten Indiana in his two-plus seasons in Champaign as a motivator for Saturday's game between the two teams. Not his style, Zook says...
Indiana's Sampson plans cancer fundraiser to begin season (09/18/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- All those Indiana fans who think they can outcoach Kelvin Sampson may now have a chance to prove it. Sampson plans to auction off everything from game tickets to a chance to become "coach for a day" next month as a part of fundraiser for cancer research...
Notre Dame hopes to get better through more physical practices (09/18/07)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Winless Notre Dame is getting physical to try to solve its problems with an inept offense and a defense that missed too many tackles in an embarrassing 38-0 loss to Michigan. The Fighting Irish (0-3) went into training camp mode to try to get going in the right direction. ...
Colts' Sanders enjoying life closer to opponents' line (09/18/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- When healthy, Bob Sanders is the Indianapolis Colts' biggest hitter. Now, the former Pro Bowl safety wants to show the NFL he can do more than just play center field in Tony Dungy's trademark cover-2 defense...
IRL schedules 16 races for 2008 season (09/18/07)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Except for one race, the IRL's IndyCar schedule next season will be identical to this year. The series will not return to Michigan International Speedway because the IRL and track officials could not agree on a new contract. The 2-mile oval track in Brooklyn, Mich., had hosted open-wheel racing since 1968...
Improvement of Houston's Okoye in Week 2 no surprise (09/18/07)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- At 20 years old, Amobi Okoye is the youngest man to play in the NFL in 40 years. So it came as no surprise that Houston's rookie defensive tackle played like a "young kid" in his first game, according to his coach. His improvement in Week 2 shouldn't be a surprise, either, considering the success he's had as the youngest player at every level of his career...
Yankees pull within 2 1/2 games of Red Sox (09/18/07)
By The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Mike Mussina allowed three singles over seven innings and Doug Mientkiewicz hit a three-run homer as New York beat Baltimore 12-0 on Tuesday night to pull within 2 1/2 games of Boston in the AL East. New York, which has won 11 of 13, is as close to the first-place Red Sox, who lost 4-3 to Toronto, as it has been since before play on April 21. They also opened a 4 1/2-game lead over Detroit in the wild-card race...
Brewers win, Cubs loss sends Milwaukee into first (09/18/07)
By The Associated Press HOUSTON -- Johnny Estrada hit his second grand slam of the season against Houston and Milwaukee overcame an injury to Ben Sheets to beat the Astros 9-1 on Tuesday night and move into first place in the NL Central. Claudio Vargas (11-4) pitched four scoreless innings in relief of Sheets, who left with tightness in his left hamstring after giving up a run in the first. Team officials said Sheets would be evaluated on Wednesday...
What do you like best about parades? (09/18/07)
The kids enjoy it and it gives you an idea of what's going on in your community. Terri Clodfelter, Knightsville --- The kids do enjoy it and there's advertisement for the community. And we run into people we haven't seen in years at parades. Brenda Carter, Brazil...
Mary Evitts Knust (09/18/07)
Mary Evitts Knust, 73, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 1:15 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, in Terre Haute. Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Moore Funeral Home with Elder Curtis Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Van Cleve Cemetery...
Perry E. Paxton (09/18/07)
Perry E. Paxton, 76, Darlington, Ind., died at 11:15 p.m., Friday, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Services will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Hunt and Son Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, with Rev. Vernon Dowell officiation. Visitation is 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, at Hunt and Son Funeral Home...
Jeffrey Scott Norris (09/18/07)
Jeffrey Scott Norris, 32, Brazil, died Sunday morning, Sept. 16, 2007, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Graveside funeral services will be conducted by Moore Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information...
Rosella Anne Haltom McPike (09/18/07)
Rosella Anne Haltom McPike, 76, Rosedale, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at Meadows Manor North, Terre Haute. She was the daughter of John Haltom and Estella M. Randall Haltom. Survivors include one daughter, Donnella Crane and husband Stephen, Rosedale; one son, Pastor Randall "Randy" McPike and wife Marsha, Rosedale; two grandsons, two granddaughters and six great-grandchildren...
Arnold Houser Sr. (09/18/07)
Arnold Houser, Sr. of Brazil, passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, at 1:30 p.m., at Regional Hospital. He was born Feb. 23, 1928, in Terre Haute, to Clarence and Mary Houser. He worked for Bemis in Terre Haute and retired in 1990. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary, two sons, Donald and Arnold Houser, Jr., two sisters, Elizabeth and Beulah, son-in-law Larry Wallace, and two grandsons...
Public Record 9-18-07 (09/18/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 14-17: Clay Superior Court -- Capital One Bank Vs. Robert S. Edgar: Civil Collections RLW Accounts, LLC Vs. James R. Earlywine: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Reunions (09/18/07)
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...
Ag Corner (09/18/07)
Fish Stocking and Management This week we will follow up last week's fish kill discussion with discussion of fish biology and stocking. Some may have a new pond while others want to start over if a pond's fish population and diversity is undesirable...