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Stories from Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Bradshaw elected mayor (11/06/07)
When Ann Bradshaw was elected to Brazil City Council, she made history after being the first woman elected to the position. On Tuesday, the Democrat made history again, winning the Brazil Mayor election over Republican Jim Sheese. "I feel really happy," Bradshaw said as she enjoyed the victory at the Clay County Democrat headquarters. "I had a lot of support...
McQueen wins Clerk Treasurer race (11/06/07)
Both candidates for controversial race for Brazil Clerk Treasurer consider themselves the winners, although only one could win. With 55.26 percent of the votes (893), Karen McQueen won over Janet Wallace's 44.74 percent (723). "I'm so excited and happy," McQueen said at the Democratic Headquarters after the final election results came in shortly before 8 p.m. "I knew it would be close, Janet was a tough candidate to beat."...
City Council seats won by large margins (11/06/07)
Tuesday's election for positions on the Common Council of the City of Brazil finished with some wide margins. The closest of these races was for the At-Large seat where Republican incumbent Pat Heffner defeated Democrat Vickie Lawhorn with a 56.54-43.46 percentage margin...
General Election Results (11/06/07)
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County Election Results (11/06/07)
Clay County towns held elections Tuesday to decide members of Town Councils as well as Clerk-Treasurers. Clay City, Harmony and Center Point all had contested races for Town Council positions. In Clay City, there are three new members of the Town Council...
Weis undecided on starting quarterback against Air Force (11/06/07)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Evan Sharpley or Jimmy Clausen? Coach Charlie Weis isn't sure who will start for Notre Dame against Air Force on Saturday. "We haven't practiced yet, but they're both in the running," Weis said at his weekly news conference Tuesday...
Purdue faces tough run test against Michigan State (11/06/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue coach Joe Tiller went old school to describe Michigan State's running back tandem of Javon Ringer and Jehuu Caulcrick. "I think this is a good combination because it's Davis and Blanchard," Tiller said at Tuesday's weekly news conference. "You all know who Davis and Blanchard are, of course?"...
Collegiate winter sports on the way for county athletes (11/06/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The college sports seasons are slowly transitioning from fall to winter over the next couple of weeks. Basketball has started for winter athletes while volleyball, cross country and football are heading into the postseason...
82-year old poker divisional champ held in gambling bust (11/06/07)
By The Associated Press KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- A divisional winner of the World Series of Poker was arrested with 15 other men during a gambling raid that yielded almost $20,000, police said. Paul McKinney and the others were sitting around a table playing poker Friday night when the raid occurred, police said. Authorities said they seized cash, playing cards and poker chips, as well as betting slips for the weekend's sporting events...
Goodell not shortening Jones' suspension (11/06/07)
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones in April to sit out the 2007 season. On Tuesday, the commissioner informed Jones he still hasn't changed his mind. Jones had met with the commissioner last week in New York, pleading for some leniency and an early return. ...
Plenty going on at baseball's winter meetings (11/06/07)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera was the big name being bandied about Tuesday as baseball general managers waited to hear what the Florida Marlins would want for their young slugger. On a day when GMs voted to recommend the limited use of instant replay, action started to percolate on players. Particularly third basemen...
Robert J. "Joe" Arthur (11/06/07)
Robert J. "Joe" Arthur, 77, of Brazil, passed away at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, in Holly Hills Health Care. He was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Greene County, to Paul and Mary Carmichael Arthur. He graduated from Bloomfield High School and briefly attended Indiana University. ...