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Stories from Thursday, November 8, 2007

Several items planned for Veterans Day (11/08/07)
This weekend will have many Veterans Day events for people to participate in while having the opportunity to remember and honor our local heroes. The post has invited the local National Guard members (and their families) who recently returned from their tour of duty in Iraq to attend the event...
Several county schools to honor veterans (11/08/07)
With Veteran's Day falling on Sunday, recognition programs at Clay Community Schools will bookend the weekend. Students and faculty at Jackson Township Elementary School will recognize Armed Forces vets with a pitch-in lunch and program today. Principal Jeff Fritz said Thursday that 88 veterans were signed up, including his father...
Board gears up for end of year (11/08/07)
The Brazil City Parks board held its monthly meeting Wednesday night at City Hall to discuss park operations for the last two months of the year. Treasurer Linda Messmer gave a budget update, and reiterated that the second disbursement of funds will get the board the rest of its $206,000 budget for the year...
Man taken to hospital following I-70 accident (11/08/07)
Interstate traffic was shut down for approximately an hour after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Interstate 70 and State Road 59, sending one man to an Indianapolis hospital. According to an accident report provided by the Indiana State Police, shortly after noon Wednesday, Basil Masterson, 76, Mitchell, Ind., failed to stop at a stoplight near the Interstate 70 eastbound on-ramp and struck a vehicle driven by Gary Frederickson, 38, Saginaw, Mich...
NHS to present 'Our Miss Brooks' for community (11/08/07)
Northview High School drama will present the comedy "Our Miss Brooks" by Christopher Sergel Nov. 15-16. Both shows will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Northview auditorium. Senior Tressa Clerk stars as Miss Brooks, an overworked English teacher who is putting on the class play...
Baby contest set in Terre Haute (11/08/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Does your child have a personality that simply delights everyone? If so, then don't miss the "Most Beautiful Baby Contest," which will take place at the Days Inn in Terre Haute Friday, Nov. 16. The event is sponsored by New Star Discovery, based in Rockford, Ill...
Indiana High School girls basketball scores (11/08/07)
Thursday's scores By The Associated Press GIRLS' BASKETBALL Batesville 67, Brown Co. 40 Bloomfield 43, Shoals 34 Bloomington North 65, Mitchell 38 Cass 51, Rossville 20 Cloverdale 41, Dugger 32 Crawford Co. 75, Borden 56 Daleville 41, S. Adams 25 Danville 61, N. Putnam 41...
North Clay seventh-grade scores win over WIC foe (11/08/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay seventh grade evened their season record at 2-2 on Thursday night with a 51-32 victory over Owen Valley. The 'A' team played the Patriots to a 7-7 deadlock through the opening quarter before the Knights used a 16-4 surge before the half to take control of the contest...
North Clay seventh-grade scores win over WIC foe (11/08/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay seventh grade evened their season record at 2-2 on Thursday night with a 51-32 victory over Owen Valley. The 'A' team played the Patriots to a 7-7 deadlock through the opening quarter before the Knights used a 16-4 surge before the half to take control of the contest...
Knights battle to season opening victory (11/08/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Opening your basketball season against a team that has quickly become a bitter rival isn't always the ideal situation. But when you can walk away with a hard fought victory in that contest, the satisfaction is that much greater...
Clausen back as Notre Dame's quarterback (11/08/07)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Jimmy Clausen will start at quarterback for Notre Dame against Air Force because he threw the ball with zip and accuracy in practice this week, coach Charlie Weis said Thursday. "He looked better at just about everything than he looked a few weeks back," Weis said. "I don't know the cause of that. I'd like to sit there and say I have all the answers to that, but I do know he looked very fresh, he looked very sharp and we were very encouraged."...
Torre ready to publish memoirs about Yankees' career (11/08/07)
By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer NEW YORK -- Joe Torre, named last week as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers after ending a 12-year reign with the New York Yankees, is working on a memoir. The book, currently untitled, will be co-authored by Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci and will include Torre's memories of the Yankees, with whom he won four World Series championships, and general thoughts on the game...
A-Rod ready to talk to potential suitors (11/08/07)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez is prepared to meet and greet. Agent Scott Boras used this week's general managers' meetings to give teams his sales pitch for A-Rod and was pleased with how it went. "With regard to Alex, we got some very clear direction from clubs as to where their interest is," Boras said Thursday after the four-day session ended...
Bill J. 'The Barber' Hankins (11/08/07)
Bill J. "The Barber" Hankins, 78, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away late Sunday night at Westridge Healthcare Center. Born May 18, 1929, in Terre Haute, he was the son of William Hankins and Nelda (Brashier) Hankins. He was a United States Army veteran, who served during the Korean War. He owned and operated the Indois Barber Shop for 50 years...
Ruth M. Phillips (11/08/07)
Ruth M. Phillips, 80, Brazil, passed away early Tuesday morning at the Clay County Healthcare Nursing Home. Born May 25, 1927, in Herington, Kan., she was the daughter of Harold Rider Cress and Ninetta Marie (Neusbaum). She was a homemaker. She loved crafts, painting, playing bingo and doing crossword puzzles...
Betty J. Lock (11/08/07)
Betty J. Lock, 59, Marengo, died at 10:45 a.m., Sunday, at Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany. Born Jan. 19, 1948, in Milan, she was the daughter of Harold and Freida (Shadday) Coy. She married Stephen M. Lock on June 6, 1965. She was a homemaker and attended Marengo Wesleyan Church...
Helpful hints on dealing with teenage drivers (11/08/07)
So, your teenage son or daughter wants to drive. Suddenly, driving has become one of the most important things in your child's life. Scary, isn't it? Naturally, you may dread the increase in your auto insurance premiums. However, there is a lot more at stake than higher premiums. As parents, we all share the fear of our children becoming involved in an automobile accident. These concerns are all too often confirmed by the reality of teen crash statistics...
Teaching children how to save (11/08/07)
Ideally, our children should learn good behavior from us. But when it comes to living within our means, and saving and investing for the future, we're not setting such a good example. Consider the following: But if you'd like to help them boost their chances for achieving financial stability in their adult lives, you can take a number of steps, including the following:...