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Stories from Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Van helps vets get around (11/14/07)
The Clay County Veterans Department provides veterans who don't have a means of transportation a way to get to their medical appointments. "It used to be that veterans had to be at a certain place in Terre Haute early in the morning and be gone all day in order to use the Vigo County transport service," Clay County Veterans Service Officer said. "We wanted to provide a service for veterans locally that would not inconvenience their entire day."...
Another church break-in reported (11/14/07)
CARBON -- The Clay County Sheriff's Department received another report of a Carbon church vandalized over the weekend. Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Siddons was contacted by "little historic church of Carbon" historian Norma Cress around 10 a.m.,Wednesday morning. The backdoor was damaged when Cress arrived at the building, but she reported to Siddons that nothing else was damaged inside the building...
Car slams into guardrail (11/14/07)
A Vigo County woman was hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning. Shortly before 9 a.m., Jennifer Rivers, 33, rural Fountanet, called 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center to report her vehicle had slid through the intersection of county roads 1000 North and 300 West and slammed into a guardrail...
Governor speaks about rising property taxes (11/14/07)
WASHINGTON, Ind. -- Gov. Mitch Daniels admits that skyrocketing property tax bills have the attention of many Hoosiers and upset voters went to the ballot boxes last week and voiced dissatisfaction through the electoral process in a non-partisan fashion -- replacing incumbent mayors in several Indiana cities...
Council passes ordinance creating an economic development commission (11/14/07)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil created a new city department during their meeting Tuesday night. An ordinance was unanimously approved and signed to create a Department of Economic Development which will be controlled by an economic development commission...
Home tours around Clay County (11/14/07)
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Clarifications (11/14/07)
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Curves announces online subscription service (11/14/07)
Curves International, Inc., the world's largest fitness franchisor, and Rodale, the authoritative source for trusted content in health and wellness worldwide, announced Tuesday the launch of www.CurvesComplete.com, the online weight-loss subscription service based on "Curves: Permanent Results Without Permanent Dieting," the New York Times bestselling book authored by Curves founder and chief executive officer Gary Heavin...
Fall season concluding while basketball tips off for college athletes (11/14/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Starting a football program from scratch is a monumental task, regardless of what level. Former Rose-Hulman coach Ted Karras, did exactly that when he took over at Marian College more than two years ago and he brought four Northview Knights with him to begin the program...
Lakers overwhelm Clay City Eels (11/14/07)
Times Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Clay City Eels dropped its first road game on Tuesday night, 58-43 at Shakamak. A second half drought put Clay City behind the eight-ball when the Lakers outscored the Eels 12-5 to take a double-digit halftime lead...
Sycamore women upset No. 17 Vanderbilt (11/14/07)
By The Associated Press TERRE HAUTE -- Kelsey Luna scored 22 points and Indiana State shot 85 percent from the free-throw line to upset No. 20 Vanderbilt 77-72 in overtime Wednesday night. Christina Wirth led Vanderbilt with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Liz Sherwood scored 19...
Graves' 26 points leads Butler past Sycamores (11/14/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler coach Brad Stevens likes the way his team is winning. A.J. Graves scored 26 points and No. 25 Butler beat Indiana State 76-48 on Wednesday night. Less than a week after defeating Ball State, which slows the game and plays halfcourt ball, the Bulldogs beat Indiana State, a more athletic team that presses and pushes the tempo...
Arenas scores 30 points as Wizards knock off Pacers (11/14/07)
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gilbert Arenas and the Washington Wizards finally gave their home fans something to cheer about. Showing more spring in his step and more accuracy with his shot, Arenas scored 20 of his 30 points in the first half and finished with 11 assists and six rebounds, leading Washington to a 103-90 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night...
Marbury rejoins Knicks in LA following $180,000 fine (11/14/07)
By KEN PETERS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- Stephon Marbury grinned as he made his way down the hall to the New York Knicks' locker room, back in the fold but out some $182,000 because of a fine. After skipping the game in Phoenix the previous night, Marbury flew from New York to Los Angeles to join the Knicks for their Wednesday night game against the Clippers...
Matsuzaka may miss Red Sox trip to Japan (11/14/07)
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox will open the 2008 season in Tokyo, and the World Series champions could be leaving Japan's biggest baseball star behind. Pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka might miss Boston's March 25-26 series against the Oakland Athletics at the Tokyo Dome because his wife is expecting to deliver their second baby around that time. Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said the team and the commissioner's office were aware of the potential conflict...
Bernice Likens (11/14/07)
Bernice Likens, 82, Harmony, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at 4:14 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. There will be no services. Cremation will take place and her ashes buried at a later date in Harmony Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed in her honor to the American Cancer Society or to the Clay County Humane Shelter. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
Leland Wayne Sutton (11/14/07)
Leland Wayne Sutton, 83, Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died at 12:46 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Holly Hill Healthcare. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Ashboro Cemetery. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N CR 125W, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Hubert A. Peterson (11/14/07)
Hubert A. Peterson, 92, Seelyville, passed away Saturday afternoon at the Cloverleaf Health Center, Knightsville. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home, Terre Haute, on Friday, Nov. 16. Services will be on Friday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Larry Mathias officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. VFW Post 972 will be performing military graveside rites...
Jack Eugene Willoughby Sr. (11/14/07)
Jack Eugene Willoughby Sr., 60, Poland, died Nov. 12, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. There will be visitation Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, from 2-3 p.m., at French Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the family.
Ronald B. Dunbar (11/14/07)
Ronald B. Dunbar "Chief," 61, retired Chief Master Sergeant, USAF, was called home on Nov. 9, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer. Chief, as he was affectionately called, was born on Dec. 18, 1945, in Brazil, to Boone and Erma Dunbar. He was the oldest of five children and the only son...
Harold W. "Bill" Blundell (11/14/07)
Harold W. "Bill" Blundell, 69, Brazil, passed away at Clay County Health Center Nov. 14, 2007, at 3:50 a.m., following a lengthy illness. He was born in Muncie, Aug. 2, 1938, to Paul H. and Alberta E. Ackerman Blundell. Bill joined the United States Navy at the age of 17. He served stateside until being honorably discharged in October 1957...
Harmony Happenings (11/14/07)
The giant Easter bunny left our house this past week. He went quietly, much quieter than his arrival. Denny discovered his disappearance one early morning. On Halloween night, I heard a noise out front after the trick-or-treat hours had passed. Grabbing the basket of candy bars, I opened the front door to catch our old neighbor John Day chaining a giant rabbit to a post on our front porch. ...
Brazil Buzz (11/14/07)
This week our daughters are coming home for a brief visit and to help us celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Wow, I can't clear my head from thinking about it day and night, all day and all night. I might be too pooped out to party when Saturday rolls around...