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Stories from Sunday, November 18, 2007

Two Northview students die in separate accidents (11/18/07)
Two Brazil teenagers lost their lives and three others were injured in separate accidents during the weekend. Around 9:25 p.m. Friday, dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center were notified of a two-vehicle T-bone collision involving three juveniles near the intersection of County Road 950 North and Kennedy Crossing Road...
NHS officials prepared for counseling (11/18/07)
Scott McDonald has been in this position before. When he took a guidance counselor position at Northview High School, McDonald dealt with grief counseling because of a student death. Today, the counselors at the school will deal with it again after two Northview students died in separate vehicle accidents during the weekend...
Snowflakes! (11/18/07)
Bobbi Jo Wallace and Levi Brown were crowned Miss Snowflake and Mr. Snowflake at the 2007 Christmas in the Park Snowflake Pageant Sunday afternoon at the Northview High School Auditorium. Both were excited about winning and taking place in the 2007 Christmas in the Park Parade along National Avenue Friday evening at 6:30 p.m...
LCC providing grants to area organizations (11/18/07)
As part of the Governor's Commission for a Drug Free Indiana, the Clay County Local Coordinating Committee (LCC) will be giving out grants to area organizations that help address the community's problems with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The LCC has three problem statements and corresponding plans on how to address these problems...
Christmas in the Park parade lineup released (11/18/07)
The following is the lineup for the 2007 Christmas in the Park Parade, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., Friday: Brazil Police Department Clay County Sheriff Dept. Indiana State Police Christmas in the Park Banner. American Legion Post No. 2 Color Guards...
Saturday's' high school girls' basketball (11/18/07)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press GIRLS' BASKETBALL Eastbrook 65, S. Adams 31 Bedford N. Lawrence 67, Jeffersonville 54 Bloomfield 62, N. Knox 58 Blue River 50, Wes-Del 46 Boone Grove 56, Hebron 36 Cass 61, Pioneer 38 Clarksville 57, Christian Academy 35...
Purdue women too much for Bulldogs (11/18/07)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Natasha Bogdanova and FahKara Malone scored 16 points each and Danielle Campbell had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Purdue over Butler 69-53 Saturday. Campbell's put-back after a missed 3-pointer by Malone gave Purdue a 15-8 lead and set the Boilermakers off on a 14-0 run that made it 27-8 with 7:20 remaining...
Starr's fieldgoal gives IU Old Oaken Bucket (11/18/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Austin Starr's 49-yard kick Saturday felt perfect from the moment it left his foot. He hit it square, hit it long, hit it for the Bucket and to salvage Indiana's bowl hopes. Then, with the ball in midair, Starr had another thought: He hit it just like coach Terry Hoeppner taught him -- with confidence...
Vinatieri's fieldgoal sends Colts' to ugly victory (11/18/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri spent all week ignoring the critics and then drowned out the boos Sunday afternoon. Eventually, he silenced everyone with his usual late-game magic. Vinatieri, last week's goat, overcame a subpar day to rescue the Colts, making a 24-yard field goal with 4 seconds left to give Indianapolis a desperately needed 13-10 victory over Kansas City...
Johnson repeats as NASCAR champion (11/18/07)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Totally calm and cool, Jimmie Johnson left the pre-race drivers' meeting Sunday afternoon flashing the peace sign at people wishing him luck. Two fingers. Two straight championships. Johnson became the first driver to win consecutive championships since Jeff Gordon in 1997 and '98, wrapping up the title by finishing a trouble-free seventh in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Matt Kenseth won the race...
Pacers' hear sweet victory music over Jazz (11/18/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers had become experts at winning the first half, losing the second half and losing games. They finally won all three in a 117-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night that ended a six-game losing streak...
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson (11/18/07)
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson, 89, Clay City, died Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. Born Feb. 13, 1918, in Clay City, she was the daughter of Caswell H. Cooprider and Edith C. (Miller) Cooprider. She was a 1936 graduate of Clay City High School. She was a member of the Nazarene Church of Clay City. She was a housewife and farmer's wife. Her favorite hobby on the farm was feeding her pigs...
Irma E. Spencer (11/18/07)
Irma E. Spencer, 87, Detroit, formerly of Brazil, left us to join the Lord Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, in Detroit. Born Dec. 11, 1920, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Manese and Ruth (Watkins) Grissom. She graduated from Brazil High School. She was baptized at the Second Baptist Church of Brazil at an early age and she was a faithful member until illness caused her to move to Detroit to live with her sister, Yvonne O'Bryant...
Mildred L. France (11/18/07)
Mildred L. France, 91, Knightsville, passed away Nov. 17, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had been a resident at Cloverleaf Healthcare facility recently. Born Dec. 25, 1915, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Ivan and Mary (Stevenson) Harris...
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe (11/18/07)
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe, 87, Clay City, passed away at 8:35 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, following a lengthy illness. Services for Mrs. Wolfe will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Beech Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 until time of services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Vista Care Hospice, envelopes will be available at the cemetery...
Public Record 11-19-07 (11/18/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov 16-18. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Residential entry...
Holidays will be different (11/18/07)
We're only a few hours away now from one of the holidays my family enjoys. Thanksgiving is Thursday. It's always been a time for my family to get together, sit down and have a great meal, kick the feet back and watch football games, laugh as some of the fathers of the group find a way to fall asleep following the big turkey meal...
Smoke-out proves to be successful (11/18/07)
To the Editor: We would like to thank the Clay County businesses who participated in the Great American Smoke-out Nov. 15. Smoking causes more than 400,000 deaths every year in the United States and is the major cause of heart disease and stroke. It costs Americans an estimated $130 billion annually in medical care. On average an individual usually spends more than $3,000 a year if he or she smokes. Smoking doesn't hurt just the smoker...
Conservation Club issues thanks (11/18/07)
To the Editor: We would like to thank all those who helped, sponsored, or participated in the 12th annual Gathering of the People Powwow on Sept. 21-23. On Sept. 21, we held the fourth Powwow Education Day field trip for nearly 500 third-grade students from Vigo, Parke and Vermillion counties. ...
Reader pleased with recent contract developments (11/18/07)
To the Editor: My heart grieves so for the standoff between the school board/administration and teachers of this county. Many good and precious people are in a war that needs not take place, and I call upon every one of us in this community to stop, take notice, and do our part so issues can be resolved, and the education of our priceless children can be carried out with peace, encouragement, truth and honor...
Legion post issues thanks (11/18/07)
To the Editor: As director of the American Legion Riders from American Legion Post 2, Brazil, Ind., I would like to thank everyone that came out to our chili cook-off, that we held on 11-11-07. I would especially like to thank our judges as they had the most difficult part of the day: Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Jason Jacobs and Rick Hoke. ...
Coach pleased with help (11/18/07)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Northview Lady Knights' soccer team for a great season. I thank the parents for their support by allowing their daughters to play, for decorating their school lockers, for running the concession stand, and coordinating senior night...