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Stories from Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Traffic stop leads to arrest (11/20/07)
A Brazil man was formally charged by the Clay County Prosecutor's Office Tuesday with various drug related charges stemming from a traffic stop Sunday. Anthony R. Fark, 39, was charged with alleged possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, operating a vehicle with blood alcohol content .10 or with a schedule I or II substance and operating a vehicle while intoxicated, but he has yet to appear in Clay Circuit Court for arraignment...
McCarty named 2007 Flight Nurse of the Year (11/20/07)
Helping others is a rewarding experience. "This is the greatest job in the world. I wouldn't trade it for anything," Air Evac Lifeteam's 2007 Flight Nurse of the Year Samantha McCarty said. "I'm surprised that they pay me to do this job sometimes." On duty 24-hours-a-day, Air Evac Lifeteam crews include a pilot, registered nurse and paramedic who respond to the scenes of medical emergencies or make hospital-to-hospital transport calls within a 70-mile radius of the Brazil base...
Examination of city filed by State Board of Accounts (11/20/07)
The City of Brazil has received its examination report from the Indiana State Board of Accounts, and it's not pretty. "Needless to say, it's a mess," Brazil mayor Ann Bradshaw said. The report, which was officially filed by State Board of Accounts Field Examiner Sharon Cooprider on Nov. 5, analyzed the city's deposits, recordkeeping, errors and numerous other areas regarding financial records from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2006...
Shopping hours (11/20/07)
Hours for area stores on Friday, Nov. 23:...
Thanksgiving costs rising (11/20/07)
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner will cost more this year, according to an informal survey of grocery store prices coordinated by Indiana Farm Bureau -- but the meal still remains affordable. Indiana Farm Bureau's annual survey of the prices of basic food items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table showed that the average cost of this year's dinner for 10 is $47.63 -- up $12.92 from last year's average...
City Hall and Courthouse closed (11/20/07)
Also, because of the holiday, Sanitation Department pick up will run one day late...
Clarifications (11/20/07)
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Snowflakes! (11/20/07)
Hospital receives training for decontamination (11/20/07)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently had its First Receivers Decontamination training on Oct. 29-30. The purpose of the 16-hour course was to provide participants with an understanding of what hazardous materials are and their associated risks. Throughout the course, associates received training on hazardous materials emergencies as well as insight on the ability to recognize and identify the presence of hazardous materials...
Official lineup for the 2007 Christmas in the Park Parade (11/20/07)
The following is the final lineup for the 2007 Christmas in the Park Parade, set for Friday: Brazil Police Department Clay County Sheriff's Department Indiana State Police Christmas in the Park Banner American Legion Post No. 2 Color Guard American Legion Post No. 2 Riders...
North Clay seventh and eighth grades split with Warriors (11/20/07)
Times Staff Report The North Clay seventh and eighth grades split their contests with Woodrow Wilson on Monday evening. The eighth grade took a 57-43 win over Woodrow Wilson led by a balanced scoring attack. North Clay placed four players in double-figures during Monday's win. The victory was the eighth grade team's fourth in five games and third in a row...
Northview JV grapplers excel at Princeton (11/20/07)
Times Staff Report PRINCETON -- Northview's junior varsity wrestling team kicked off their season at the Princeton Tourney recently with strong results. The Knights had four competitors that went unbeaten, all with multiple pins on the day. "Four kids going undefeated was a good start for the season and some of them will see some varsity action this year, so it was a nice way for them to test the water," commented coach Dan Mikesell. ...
Defense leads Northview freshman to win (11/20/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The offense might still be a bit rusty for the Northview freshmen girls, but the defense appeared to be in midseason form against visiting Crawfordsville. The Knights held the Athenians scoreless until there was less than two minutes remaining in the first half and used consistent scoring to pull out to a 16-7 win...
Steiner's 3-pointers lead Clay City to victory (11/20/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor ROCKVILLE -- Despite losing a 15-point first half lead and trailing by as many as four, early in the fourth quarter, the Clay City Eels were resilient enough to score a 60-58 win over host Rockville on Monday night. The Eels got a pair of clutch 3-pointers from Mardi Steiner, who scored eight of her 12 points in the final four minutes, to overcome that deficit and finally were able to exhale when a missed shot from Kieran McMullen was rebounded by Britney Glass at the buzzer.. ...
Steiner's 3-pointers lead Clay City to victory (11/20/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor ROCKVILLE -- Despite losing a 15-point first half lead and trailing by as many as four, early in the fourth quarter, the Clay City Eels were resilient enough to score a 60-58 win over host Rockville on Monday night. The Eels got a pair of clutch 3-pointers from Mardi Steiner, who scored eight of her 12 points in the final four minutes, to overcome that deficit and finally were able to exhale when a missed shot from Kieran McMullen was rebounded by Britney Glass at the buzzer.. ...
Weis avoids questions about big picture, focuses on Stanford (11/20/07)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis is tired of talking about the big picture. That's understandable. The big picture at Notre Dame isn't very pleasant. A victory against Duke last week allowed Notre Dame to avoid going winless at home for the first time in 74 years. But they still finished with a record six home losses. Win or lose at Stanford on Saturday, the Irish (2-9) will finish with more losses than in any of its previous 118 seasons...
Bassett, Gordon lead IU to win over Seahawks (11/20/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Eighth-ranked Indiana's offense just keeps rolling. Eric Gordon scored 30 points and Armon Bassett added 19 on Tuesday night to help the Hoosiers beat North Carolina-Wilmington 95-71. Indiana (3-0) flirted with the 100-point mark for the third straight game and probably would have hit triple digits in back-to-back games if coach Kelvin Sampson hadn't pulled his starters early. ...
Rollins edges Holliday in close NL MVP race (11/20/07)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Back in January, when Jimmy Rollins was making bold predictions, he left one out. Not only were his Phillies the team to beat in the NL East, he was headed for an MVP season. Rollins won the National League MVP award Tuesday, edging Matt Holliday in a close race after propelling Philadelphia to its first playoff berth in 14 years with his speed and steady all-around play...
Two games in five days for Colts (11/20/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Two games in five days doesn't leave much time for practice for the Indianapolis Colts, but coach Tony Dungy isn't looking for excuses as his team prepares to face Atlanta on Thursday. "I think our guys are ready for the task of going down there on a short week and getting ourselves a win. We're excited by the challenge and looking forward to it," he said...
Bryant's 32 points leads Lakers past Pacers (11/20/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Kobe Bryant scored 32 points, and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 134-114 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Jordan Farmar had a career-high 18 points, Andrew Bynum added 17 points and 10 rebounds and the Lakers rolled to a season-high point total...
William "Bill" E. Beeler (11/20/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil passed away Nov. 19, 2007, at Clay Health Center following a short stay there. He was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Brazil, the son of George E. Beeler and Maude Delores Aker Beeler. He attended Brazil High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Flint during World War II and came home to begin working at Arketex Plant for nine years...
Gerald R. Monday (11/20/07)
Gerald R. Monday, 83, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, passed away Nov. 18, 2007, at 5:25 a.m. at the West Park Healthcare Facility. He was born June 30, 1924 in Bedford, the son of Vitus and Mabel Corbin Monday. He graduated from Bedford High School and he is an alumnus of both Anderson College and Hanover College...
Basil Joseph Masterson Jr. (11/20/07)
Basil Joseph Masterson Jr., 76, Plainfield, formerly of Cloverdale and Mitchell, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in the Yellow Rose Unit of Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Basil Joseph Masterson Sr. and Retta (Dean) Masterson...
Justin Wayne Snow (11/20/07)
Justin Wayne Snow, 17, Brazil, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will take place Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon-4 p.m. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery...
Brandee Nicole Siples (11/20/07)
Brandee Nicole Siples, 17, our angel, just got her wings and went home, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at French Funeral Home with visitation from 10 a.m. until services in the funeral home. Burial will be in Calcutta Cemetery...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-21 (11/20/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 19-20: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Teresa D. Sebeck Vs. John B. Sebeck: Domestic Relations American Family Mutual Insurance Co. Vs. William Brossman, Holly Brossman, Candy Brossman, Andrea Brossman, Jeremy A. Smith, Jacquel Smith and Derrick Smith: Civil Plenary...