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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2007

BREAKING NEWS: Emergency personnel search for six missing people at Chinook Mine (10/05/07)
Northview students react to piercing issue (10/05/07)
Facial piercing has stirred up controversy at Northview High School, and student leaders have asked for a change. Currently, the high school's policy is that students are not to have visible piercing other than in their ears. The school guidelines say that violations of the piercing rule can be punished by a warning, in-school suspension or up to 10 days of out of school suspension and recommendation for expulsion, depending on the number of violations...
Giving back! (10/05/07)
Look-A-Like winner! (10/05/07)
Program looks for leaders (10/05/07)
Leadership Wabash Valley, named for the second year in a row as one of the nation's top 100 leadership development programs, is looking for potential leadership candidates in Clay County for their 2008 classes. "There is a distinct lack of leadership in Clay County in general," Board Member David Wright said about a lack of people who either don't know they have the potential or don't know how to step into leadership roles that are necessary to help a community to grow. ...
Contract mediator brought back (10/05/07)
Vicki Martin has been here before. Martin, current Director of Conciliation Services for the Indiana Education Employee Relations Board, was the original mediator for Clay Community Schools when contract bargaining began. After she initially worked with the school corporation and the teachers association, the sides decided to bargain again...
Dancin' Machines (10/05/07)
* Recycled Rockettes provide old-fashioned entertainment, lots of laughter
New achievement board conducts first meeting (10/05/07)
The Clay County Junior Achievement Board met for the first time Thursday afternoon at the Farm Bureau Insurance building to discuss the growth of Junior Achievement (JA) in the area. Junior Achievement brings local business people into the classroom to teach curriculum-related business concepts...
City's website offers plenty (10/05/07)
The City of Brazil's web site has its perks for area residents. "Residents can log onto the site at www.brazil.in.gov, to do a wide range of things," Mayor Ann Bradshaw said. "They can fill out building permit applications, request heavy trash pickup and even make a shelter reservation with the Parks and Recreation Department."...
Parks Board receives update on equipment (10/05/07)
The City Parks Board met at City Hall Wednesday night to discuss old and new business pertaining to the parks program. The budget was reviewed and if the amount allocated by the state for the year goes through, the board will still have 34 percent of its budget to spend before December...
Software glitches cause havoc for CCSD (10/05/07)
The new software installation at the Clay County Justice Center was supposed to be completed this week, but small technical difficulties have pushed the date back to Monday. "We were supposed to go live today, but there are still a few glitches to deal with," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said Wednesday afternoon. "We are going to put things off until Monday, which is a holiday."...
Increased patrols a result of incident (10/05/07)
For a while, area residents may see more Brazil Police Department patrolmen around city schools. On Thursday, BPD Capt. Dave Archer confirmed the patrolling issue to The Brazil Times after children at Eastside Elementary School were approached by a person during school hours Wednesday...
Swingin' for the fences! (10/05/07)
Don Barnes, 15, Brazil, takes a swing in an attempt to win a prize at the Popcorn Festival, which opened Thursday. The carnival, which will take place all weekend, is being put on by Luehr's Ideal Rides.
Note comparing (10/05/07)
Brian Sinders and Casey Truax compare notes during a recycling presentation. The presentation was one of 12 stations at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds that 7th graders visited as part of the Nature Bowl Environment contest. Each station had a presentation and a quiz for the students...
CCSD, BPD help in I-70 pursuit (10/05/07)
Local law enforcement assisted members of the Indiana State Police and Terre Haute City Police Department during a high-speed chase of a murder suspect on Interstate 70 which ended in the suspect's death early Thursday morning. The incident began sometime between 10:30-11 p.m. Wednesday in Terre Haute...
Contract talks could begin soon (10/05/07)
Negotiations between the Clay Community Classroom Teachers Association and the school board may start again soon. School board president Terry Barr and CCCTA Representative Russ True have both said that mediator Vicki Martin and corporation lawyer Michelle Cooper are trying to set a date and time to come back to the bargaining table...
Organizations celebrating survivors of Breast Cancer (10/05/07)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and organizations from Clay County and all around the nation are using October to spread awareness and celebrate survivors. Here in Clay County, Public Health Nurse Sheryl Raybould, RN, has informational pamphlets and a bulletin board in her office available for Clay County Residents...
CHURCH NEWS (10/05/07)
ROSEDALE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Submitted by Rosedale United Methodist Church The Rosedale United Methodist Church will have a Jonah fish fry on Saturday the 6th from 4-7pm. We will have fish, baked beans, cole slaw, french frys, drinks and deserts. The event will be held at the Civic Center in Rosedale at the 4-way stop and the price will be $7 for adults and $3.50 for kids with deserts extra. Proceeds will go to our scholarship fund...
State to move ISTEP to spring (10/05/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Governor Mitch Daniels announced today that the ISTEP test will move back to the spring. "Some commitments we were able to keep on the first day, dozens more in the first couple of years. Putting ISTEP back where it should be took a little longer, but this is a great result," said Daniels. "The test will be in the spring, the results will be in hand months sooner, the cost to taxpayers will go down, and school will no longer start sooner than it should."...
Clay City boys win SWIAC meet (10/05/07)
SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels may have had to replace a great number of seniors from last season's semistate qualifying boys' squad, but that didn't keep them from taking their seventh straight SWIAC cross country crown on Thursday. The Eels took their eighth crown in nine years by outscoring Eastern 49 to 55 at White River Valley...
Knights score sectional shutout (10/05/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview boys' soccer team is hitting their stride at just the right time. Winner's of five-of-six games heading into sectional play, the Knights added that sixth win to kick off the postseason by drilling West Vigo 8-0 at Terre Haute North...
Rival Vikings invade Northview tonight (10/05/07)
Football games between Northview and West Vigo rarely need a buildup. There is never any love lost in the rivalry that, lately, has been pretty one-sided. But tonight, a conference championship hangs in the balance as both teams bring in unbeaten marks in the Western Indiana Conference. Add in the fact that it's Senior Night at Northview and emotions will undoubtedly be running high...
Showdown at the bayou: LSU facing defending national champions (10/05/07)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer BATON ROUGE, La. -- At an oyster shack not far from the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, a sign pokes fun at the defending national champion. "Florida has sand and sun," it says, "but LSU is No. 1." Yep, for the first time since 1959, the Tigers will run onto the field as the nation's top-ranked team. They'll be in for quite a prime-time reception at Death Valley, where raucous fans once caused earthquake-like readings on a seismograph...
Purdue, OSU to meet under lights for Big Ten lead (10/05/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE, -- Ohio State faces an unlikely challenger to its supremacy in the Big Ten. Purdue, unranked in the preseason, has blitzed through its first five opponents. The Boilermakers see a win over the fourth-ranked Buckeyes on Saturday as a major step toward their goals of winning the Big Ten title and earning national recognition...
Hoosiers not looking past Minnesota (10/05/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- For 11 months, the Indiana Hoosiers have replayed those embarrassing images against Minnesota in their minds. Receivers breaking free, wide-open running lanes and the Gophers scoring touchdown after touchdown. November's 63-26 loss in Minneapolis did more than cost the Hoosiers a bowl trip; it sent them into a three-game tailspin and an offseason of contemplation...
(10/05/07)
By The Associated Press EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Northeast Division Southeast Division WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division Northwest Division Pacific Division Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss or shootout loss...
(10/05/07)
National Football League At A Glance By The Associated Press AMERICAN CONFERENCE East South North West NATIONAL CONFERENCE East South North West ------ Sunday's Games Miami at Houston, 1 p.m...
Pirates fire manager Jim Tracy (10/05/07)
By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH -- Jim Tracy was fired as manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday after two seasons filled with long losing streaks and little discernible progress. Tracy's patience and back-patting weren't enough to turn around the Pirates. He produced records of 67-95 in 2006 and 68-94 this season, the shortest run of any non-interim Pirates manager since Bill Virdon was fired late into his second season in 1973...
Gerald D. "Dale" Heiliger (10/05/07)
Gerald D. "Dale" Heiliger, 81, Franklin, formerly of Brazil, died Oct. 3, 2007, at Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin. Services will take place at 11:30 a.m., Saturday (today), at the Runsford Chapel at the Indiana Masonic Home, with a Masonic Service at 11:30 a.m., with Rev. Charles Stanley officiating. Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Brazil, at 2:30 p.m...
Michael Stephen Aronoff (10/05/07)
Michael Stephen Aronoff, 64, died at home Oct. 2, 2007. There will be a memorial service to celebrate his life at 2 p.m., Oct. 21, 2007, at the Wegmiller Auditorium of Bloomington Hospital. Nathan Butler Funeral Home, Worthington, is entrusted with arrangements...
Franklin L. Davis (10/05/07)
Franklin L. Davis, 89, Brazil, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m., Friday (today), Oct. 5, 2007, at French Funeral. Burial will be at St. Johns Cemetery. For more information or to light a candle in his memory, log on to www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
James Everly Love (10/05/07)
James Everly Love, 84, Brazil, died 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at his residence. Private family funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 6, at Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Scroggins and Rev. Norman Chaney officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery west of Brazil...
Wayne Carleton Schepper (10/05/07)
Wayne Carleton Schepper, 85, died Oct. 1, 2007. A celebration of his life will take place at Traditions in Brazil from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007. Food will be provided. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor his life are suggested to be sent to the Brazil Senior Center, care of Riddell National Bank, or to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, N.Y., 10016...
Kimberly Sue Taylor (10/05/07)
Kimberly Sue Taylor, 46, Brazil, died unexpectedly October 2, 2007. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Pippin officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8 p.m...
Gerald D. "Dale" Heiliger (10/05/07)
Gerald D. "Dale" Heiliger, 81, Franklin, formerly of Brazil, died Oct. 3, 2007, at Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin. Born June 4, 1926, in Brazil, he was the son of James F. and Ona E. (Thomas) Heiliger. He married Betty Jo Raybould on March 26, 1946, in Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 10-6 (10/05/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 5: Clay Superior Court -- Civil GMAC Mortgage, LLC Vs. Francis G. Kyle, Jr., Roberta Kyle and Professional Accounts Service, Inc.: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Public Record 10-5-07 (10/05/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 4: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Dixie M. Rennick: Civil Collections Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Kevin L. Moore: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (10/05/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 in the Educational Building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The van is wheel chair equipped...
Balancing savings between retirement, college (10/05/07)
If you have young children, you may want them to attend college someday -- and you may want to help them pay for it. At the same time, you also need to save for a comfortable retirement lifestyle. Are the two goals compatible? There's no easy answer to this question. ...