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Stories from Monday, November 26, 2007

Board, teachers ratify contract (11/26/07)
After five years of stressful negotiations, the Clay Community Classroom Teachers Association (CCCTA) and the Clay Community Schools School Board have ratified a contract. The board approved the contract, with six votes for and one abstaining, at the Monday, Nov. 26, meeting at North Clay Middle School. Len Fischer abstained from voting...
Students evacuated after bomb threat (11/26/07)
While officials are taking the investigation into a "prank bomb threat" at Northview High School Monday morning very serious, school administrators, staff members and students are dealing with the frustration of trying to get back to normal after having another school day disrupted...
BREAKING NEWS: Bomb threat at Northview (11/26/07)
Shortly after 11 a.m. Monday, officials at Northview High School received a threat of a bomb in the school. Although officials believed the threat to be a prank, precautionary measures were taken and all students were moved to North Clay Middle School...
Breaking News: Prosecutor files charges against Cody Wright (11/26/07)
The Putnam County Prosecutor's Office filed two formal charges against Cody D. Wright, 18, Brazil, for his involvement in the fatal traffic accident at the Clay/Putnam County line where Brandee N. Siples, 17, Brazil, died. According to the charging information provided to The Brazil Times by Prosecutor Timothy Bookwalter's office, Wright was charged in Putnam Circuit Court early Monday morning with resisting law enforcement and criminal recklessness causing death, both class B felonies...
City to conduct income survey for future grant (11/26/07)
The City of Brazil is asking residents for their assistance with a project that will assist the city in obtaining grant funds to replace its current water tower. The city is working with West Central Economic Development District to conduct a confidential and random income survey for the Community Development Block Grant Program through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs...
Arrests made in church buglaries (11/26/07)
CARBON -- The Clay County Prosecutor's Office is reviewing the charging information of three Carbon teens arrested for a burglary and vandalism spree in Carbon earlier this month as the Clay County Sheriff's Department continues the investigation. "The three boys all live within blocks of these places," Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Siddons said about the arrest of Cody Hall, 18, Joshua Pleake, 17 and an unidentified 15-year-old male juvenile and the continuing investigation. ...
Short home second to be featured on home tour (11/26/07)
The second home scheduled to be featured as part of the 2007 Tri Kappa Home Tour is the household of Gina Short, located on State Road 340. The charming craftsman-style home was built in 1928 and has been updated in the recent years. It is two stories with a full-finished basement, including four bedrooms, two baths, a total of 10 rooms that are modern style decorated. The home also includes an inground swimming pool and a detached two-car garage...
Officials receive video imaging of bank robbery (11/26/07)
A search for a man authorities believe robbed a Poland bank is ongoing. On Monday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department received video images of a man who was in the First Financial Bank branch, located on Main Street, in Poland on Friday. Officials believe this man, described as a 6-foot white male in his mid-to-late 30's, robbed the county bank...
Wolverines use big second-half to beat Eels (11/26/07)
Times Staff Report SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels played conference foe White River Valley to a 25-all deadlock after the first half, but the Wolverines proved too much to handle in the second half of a 66-48 WRV win. "(WRV) came out and executed better in the second half better than we did. ...
Northview freshmen roll past Patriots (11/26/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Defense is most often the key to victory regardless of the level of play and in Monday's freshmen basketball contest, the Northview Knights proved just that theory. The Knights held visiting Owen Valley to just 4-of-21 shooting from the field after halftime and used that advantage to pull away to a 42-24 win...
Knights tipoff season with road win over Martinsville (11/26/07)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times MARTINSVILLE -- If the Northview Knights needed a confidence boost, confirmation that they can play with Class 4A teams in their sectional, they earned it Saturday night. Rallying from a six-point deficit in the fourth quarter, the Knights came from behind for an 83-79 overtime victory against the Martinsville Artesians in Martinsville's John R. Wooden Gymnasium...
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn (11/26/07)
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at Methodist Hospital due to injuries sustained during a traffic accident. Born Jan. 27, 1961, in Hinton, W. Va., she was the daughter of Millard F. Gwinn and Lena H. Collins (Okulovich). Dotty worked for the Lear Corp., Heartland Automotive and Wal-Mart Distribution in Greencastle for several years, provided full-time daycare for her grandchildren in the past few years, but most recently, she drove a truck with her fiancÚ for Express One.. ...
Pamela J. Baysinger (11/26/07)
Pamela J. Baysinger, 53, Brazil, passed away on Nov. 25, 2007, at 5:15 p.m., at her residence. She was born Sept. 24, 1954, in Clinton, to Daniel Auterson and Merle Brock Auterson. She was a custodian for Indiana State University. She was preceded in death by her father in 2004...
Cletus Wayne Raab (11/26/07)
Cletus Wayne Raab, 68, Carbon, died at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at his residence. Born Dec. 14, 1938, in Clay County, he was the son of Arvel and Helen Smith Raab. He managed gas stations and also had worked at Great Dane, Pizza Inn and Pinkerton Services...
Arthur W. Neese Jr. (11/26/07)
Arthur W. Neese Jr., 74, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at his residence. Born March 2, 1933, in Clay County, he was the son of Arthur W. and Berneice (Rollings) Neese. He was a graduate of Knightsville High School. He was a United States Navy veteran, having served in the Korean War...
Carol Rose Shields (11/26/07)
Carol Rose Shields, 70, Lewis passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at 5:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital following over a yearlong battle with cancer. Services will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Max Brunton officiating. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. until time of services...
Betty Marie Huffman (11/26/07)
Betty Marie Huffman passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at the Cloverleaf Health Care Facility at the age of 76. Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, in the First Christian Church in Brazil, with visitation from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, in the church, and again from 9 a.m. until services on Thursday. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery...
Public Record 11-27-07 (11/26/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 21-26: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc. Vs. Ernest W. Chesshir: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Nick L. Duzan: Civil Collections...
Bugs in th Firewood (11/26/07)
Many are moving, cutting and preparing firewood for burning this winter, particularly with the continued high prices of fossil fuels. In general, most firewood pests pose no direct threat structurally to the home, its contents, or people in the home. However, some insects can cause damage or at least be of nuisance. During winter, insects are dormant...