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Stories from Tuesday, November 13, 2007

National Commander-In-Chief visits local VFW (11/13/07)
On Tuesday the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1127 had a special visitor stop by, National Commander-In-Chief George Lisicki, N.J. Lisicki told The Brazil Times that he "loves the local people and places he has been to" during his four-day trip through Indiana to visit and check on the progress of the local organization's grass-roots efforts to increase VA funding and provide sufficient long-term VA health care and see how the local VFW is supporting members of active-duty military Nationals guard, reserves and their families.. ...
Abuse of over-the-counter meds rising in schools (11/13/07)
Local high schools have seen a rise in the abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medication by students in recent years. Lynn Romas, Assistant Principal at Northview High School, said incidents with improper use of medication seemed to peak last year, but it is still an issue being addressed...
Resident reaches a mountain dream (11/13/07)
A business trip to Seattle, Wash., in 1992 created a great friendship and a dream journey for a local man. "From the first time I saw Mount Rainier, I felt some strange connection to it," Brazil resident Shawn Lucas said. "I always dreamed of one day climbing it."...
Officials frustrated with lack of leads in Van Buren shooting case (11/13/07)
After chasing down the ever-dwindling leads and tips provided by the public regarding the Van Buren Elementary shooting investigation, officials admit to feeling some frustration about the stalled case. Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill said investigators have spent several hundred man-hours since school administrative personnel notified them of shots being fired at the rural elementary school from a black van in October...
Flu vaccines available (11/13/07)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will be offering flu vaccines Friday, Nov. 16, 2007. The vaccines will be available from 8-9 a.m., at Jackson Gardens, 10-11 a.m., at Meridian Towers, noon-2 p.m., at the Senior Citizens Center and 3-4 p.m., at Cooper Towers...
Knights hold off challenge from Panthers (11/13/07)
By MELINDA QUASIUS Times Staff Reporter The Northview High School girls' basketball team used teamwork and better shooting to defeat Riverton Parke, 41-31, on Tuesday night. The Knights were lead by junior Spring Raines with 13 points. Sophomore Emily Phillips added 10...
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Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press GIRLS' BASKETBALL Attica 92, S. Newton 14 Austin 73, New Washington 72 Bloomfield 54, Edgewood 45 Bloomington North 57, Terre Haute North 43 Bloomington South 38, Terre Haute South 35 Decatur Central 66, Lawrence Central 20...
North Clay eighth-grade rolls past St. Pats (11/13/07)
Times Staff Report The North Clay Knights eighth-grade basketball team defeated visiting St. Pats on Monday, 60-20. The Knights powered out to a 22-2 lead after just one period and was on cruise control the remainder of the way. Dillon Reynolds, Zach Hull, Chance Talbot and Brock Wheeler all had eight points in the victory while Alex Jervis added six and Damon Hyatt chipped in with five points...
Edgewood tames Northview freshmen (11/13/07)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com The Northview freshman basketball team struggled with turnovers and their shooting proficiency in its season opener on Monday night. The visiting Edgewood Mustangs broke open a close game in the third quarter with a 12-point outburst on the way to a 27-4 victory...
Turnovers spell Clabber Girl defeat for Knights (11/13/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Coming into Saturday's Clabber Girl semifinal game against Owen Valley, the Northview girls' basketball team knew what to expect from the Patriots. Pressure and plenty of it. The Knights might have knew it was coming, but couldn't do anything about it...
Tiller says Boilers should balance emotions in Bucket game (11/13/07)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- As recently as two weeks ago, Purdue was in position for a possible New Year's Day bowl game. Now, reeling with two straight losses, the Boilermakers' chances for any postseason game could depend on a victory over Indiana on Saturday...
Trip to Notre Dame isn't just another trip for Duke (11/13/07)
By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. -- Chris Davis has been around long enough to see Duke play in prominent locales such as Florida State and Alabama. Yet even the senior safety can't help but feel a little bit of special excitement about this week's trip...
No. 9 Cougars defeat Boise State in college hoops (11/13/07)
By The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho -- Derek Low scored 26 points and Kyle Weaver had 19 to lead No. 9 Washington State to a 86-74 victory over Boise State on Tuesday night. The Cougar tandem combined to shoot 10-of-12 in the first 8 1/2 minutes of the second half, when Washington State (2-0) quickly erased a six-point halftime deficit. The Cougars outscored the Broncos 33-10 during that stretch and coasted the rest of the way...
Sabathia beats out Beckett for Cy Young (11/13/07)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- C.C. Sabathia beat Josh Beckett at last -- albeit a few weeks later than he hoped. Sabathia won the AL Cy Young Award on Tuesday, topping Boston's ace and two other worthy contenders by a comfortable margin to become the first Cleveland Indians pitcher in 35 years to earn the honor...
Reds' Chief Operating Officer steps down (11/13/07)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- When John Allen was handed control of the Cincinnati Reds in 1996, suspended owner Marge Schott referred to him as her bookkeeper. In short time, he proved he wouldn't be her caretaker. Overnight, Allen went from anonymous controller to the most powerful person in baseball's first professional franchise, guiding it through some of its darkest times. ...
Pierce's 31 points powers Celtics past Pacers (11/13/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul Pierce shook off a hard foul, then helped the Boston Celtics surge past the Indiana Pacers. Jamaal Tinsley hacked Pierce on a drive to the basket late in the second quarter, and Pierce responded by scoring 13 of his 31 points in a three-minute span that broke things open in a 101-86 victory Tuesday night...
Leland Wayne Sutton (11/13/07)
Leland Wayne Sutton, 83, Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died at 12:46 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Holly Hill Healthcare. He was born May 27, 1924, in Coal City, the son of George and Bertha Roach Sutton. He entered military service in March 1943 and served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge in 1947. During World War II he participated in the Normandy, Northern France and Central Europe campaigns...
Ronald Erdmann Timm (11/13/07)
Ronald Erdmann Timm, 80, Reelsville, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007 at his residence. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday (today), Nov. 14 at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor John Stacy officiating...
Terry Lee Adams (11/13/07)
Terry Lee Adams, 64, Brazil, passed away at 12:12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in the Clay County Health Center after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. Services will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday (today), Nov. 14, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel with visitation from 5 p.m. until services. Cremation is scheduled...
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman (11/13/07)
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman, 75, Clay City, passed away at 4:17 a.m., Nov. 12, 2007, following an extended illness. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Thursday Nov. 15, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors Julie Western and Gary Tatum officiating...
David B. Dickerson (11/13/07)
David B. Dickerson, 50, lifetime resident of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Nov. 11, 2007. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors David Clapp and Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery...
Jack Eugene Willoughby, Sr. (11/13/07)
Jack Eugene Willoughby, Sr., 60, Poland, died Nov. 12, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 16, 1947, in Indianapolis, the son of Andrew Jackson Willoughby and Wilma Manuel Willoughby. On Sept. 23, 1988, he married Mary Ann Schiebel, she survives. In his working career, he was a tow-truck driver, worked for Townsend Tree Service and was the maintence supervisor at the truck stop at I-70 and Hwy 231. He also collected and resold metal and cut and sold firewood...
Hubert A. Peterson (11/13/07)
Hubert A. Peterson, 92, Seelyville, passed away Saturday afternoon at the Cloverleaf Health Center, Knightsville. He was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Bellville, Ill., to Charley Peterson and Estella Mae (Chastain) Peterson. He worked for Quaker Maid as a supervisor for more than 30 years, and he was also a firefighter. ...
Bernice Likens (11/13/07)
Bernice Likens, 82, Harmony, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at 4:14 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1925, in Bowling Green, Ky., the daughter of Ernest Becham and Eula Lockhart Becham. She was married to Harry Likens, who preceded her in death. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-13 (11/13/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 8-13: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Affirmative Insurance Company Vs. John Schepper: Civil Collections LVNV Funding Vs. Carissa McLain: Civil Collections CACH LLC, Colorado Vs. Kimberly A. Wheeler: Civil Collections...