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Stories from Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Grants helping schools improve student skills (11/28/07)
As part of a statewide emphasis on improving English and language skills of high school students, Clay Community Schools have used two grants to equip classrooms with individual computers for students. The first grant, called the Technology Plan Grant, is a non-competitive award given to corporations based on a three-year technology plan...
Board ponders raises for non-certified staff (11/28/07)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board met for its monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 26, at North Clay Middle School. In addition to the ratification of a contract between the corporation and the teachers, a proposal for raises for non-certified staff and administrators was on the agenda...
Tour includes cottage home (11/28/07)
The third home featured in the 2007 Tri Kappa Home Tour this week is the home of Lisa Miller. This 1,900-square foot, one-and-a-half story, cottage-style brick home was built in 1984 and has been updated with its new owner's arrival. It features three bedrooms, two baths, a two-car attached garage, and an inground swimming pool in the back yard with a gorgeous fire pit area that is a great gathering place...
Holiday Home Tour (11/28/07)
The first annual Holiday Home Tour of Southern Clay County will take place from 6-9 p.m., Saturday. There will be five featured homes. The tour will include the homes of Jay and Kathy Dayhuff, Kevin and Judy Kirkling, Bob and Jane Krecker, Scott and Linda Pingleton and Roger and Leanne Rhodes...
Duane Conover to compete for District 44 Representative seat (11/28/07)
ROCKVILLE -- Twenty years ago, Duane Conover sided with Democrats when it came to politics. On Wednesday, Conover -- now a Republican -- announced his candidacy for State Representative for District 44, which covers portions of Parke, Vigo, Putnam and Clay counties...
Reported missing man saw self on TV (11/28/07)
A Clay County man, who had been reported missing, turned up Tuesday evening. Shortly after seeing a story regarding his disappearance on television, Russell "Rusty" Vaughn Krider, 41, from the Brazil area, arrived at the Clay County Justice Center notifying them that he was not missing...
Christmas cards (11/28/07)
The Clay County Literacy Coalition is now selling Christmas cards featuring a painting by local artist, Jane Mercer. The card features a painting of the original McKinley Inn, just east of Harmony. History records say that Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren and James Buchanan all lodged there...
Post Office helping those with holiday gift hassles (11/28/07)
Holiday decorating, shopping and wrapping can be fun for some people. For others, it can be a small headache or just added stress. However, according to Brazil Post Office Postmaster Dianna Egold, help is on the way as households will begin receiving the postal services' Holiday Guide, which offers simple solutions for holiday challenges...
YMCA Grant (11/28/07)
Grand Opening! (11/28/07)
Playground project receives grant (11/28/07)
BOWLING GREEN -- The Bowling Green Playground Improvement Project recently received another grant to help with its current project. R.E.M.C. recently gave the project a check for $2,500. Holly Wilkinson, Bowling Green Playground Project representative, had submitted an application to R.E.M.C. with the hope of adding to the $4,000 received from the Clay County Community Foundation...
MILITARY NEWS (11/28/07)
JOSHUA L. BATCHELOR Joshua L. Batchelor, W. Church St., Brazil, recently enlisted in the U.S. Army's Delayed Entry Program, and will report for active duty June 10, 2008. The Northview High School senior is scheduled to take basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., and advanced individual training at Fort Bliss, Texas. He has chosen the position of air and missile defense crewmember as his military occupation, and has volunteered to serve a three-year tour of duty...
HONOR ROLLs (11/28/07)
NORTH CLAY MIDDLE SCHOOL Sixth Grade High Distinction Levi Allen, Karlie Atkinson-Fritz, Wyatt Baysinger, Darci Chambers, Audrey Clark, Kourtney Clark, Alyssa Cook, Ashley Deakins, Olivia Dickens, Joseph Dierdorf, Kinsey Elwell, Connor Ganly, Kiresten Gibson, Olivia Howald, Shelby Miller, Jade Mills, Kyle Moore, Shelbi Morris, Nathaniel Newton, Craig Rice, Glenn Ringo, Rebecca Rudisell, Emily Sands, Halie Sciotto, Makylie Siples, Samantha Squires, Paige Stevenson, Travis Terril, Minh Tong, Mark Underwood, Kirsten Weddle, Adri-Anne Welton, Jeffrey Wilcoxon, Nicolas Yocom. ...
Wabash Valley Pizza Hut Classic pairings drawn (11/28/07)
Times Staff Report The lineup for the Valley's best dose of holiday basketball was set on Tuesday as pairings for the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic were drawn for the 16-team field. New teams to this year's tournament include both Linton and Casey-Westfield, giving the field even more big school vs. little school diversity...
Freshmen Knights sweep past Vikings (11/28/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview freshmen basketball fans went away happy on Wednesday night as both the boys and girls' teams scored wins over visiting West Vigo. The boys' team withstood a barrage of 3- pointers by the Vikings in the third quarter and used a six-point run to start the fourth quarter to score a 44-37 victory...
Patriots, Dolphins on opposite paths (11/28/07)
By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer Even Bill Belichick is having a hard time ignoring the attention on his New England Patriots as they get ever closer to the NFL's first perfect season in 35 years. "I don't care what everybody else thinks," he snarled this week after first suggesting that no one cared except the reporters asking the questions...
Reds finalize deal with Cordero (11/28/07)
By DAN SEWELL Associated Press Writer CINCINNATI -- Francisco Cordero is getting a lot of money to fix the problem that cost the Cincinnati Reds a bunch of games. The NL's worst bullpen got a new closer Wednesday when Cordero and the Reds finalized a $46 million, four-year contract...
Castroneves tops 'Dance' charts, but loses fiancee (11/28/07)
By ERIN CARLSON Associated Press Writer NEW YORK -- Helio Castroneves won the mirrorball trophy on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars," but lost his fiancee, Aliette Vazquez. Less than a day after Castroneves was declared the winner, Vazquez, a Miami-based business executive, announced she had called off her engagement to the Brazilian race-car driver...
Rested Colts look to take advantage of extended break (11/28/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The schedule-makers didn't make things easy for the Indianapolis Colts. After a monthlong span that included six games, four road trips, two short weeks and a rash of injuries, the Colts finally got what they needed most -- an unusually long midseason break that seems to have re-energized some weary players...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/28/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died at 8:46 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1931, in Brazil, the son of Harold and Donita Summers Hoopingarner. He graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1949 and began a career as a tool and die maker, working at area companies including IBM, Standard Die, Ideal Engineering and Hancor. He married Jeannine Ewing in Greencastle on Aug. 25, 1950...
Fred Jackman Jr. (11/28/07)
Fred Jackman Jr., 78, Bridgeton, died at 11:48 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Aug. 16, 1929, in Raccoon Township, Parke County, he was the son of the late Fred Jackman Sr. and Gladys White Jackman. He was a retired carpenter and farmer...
Ronalyn Susan Hart (11/28/07)
Ronalyn Susan Hart, 51, Pleasant Hill, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis. Services will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, at the Lummis Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, Ill., with Father Louis Dorn officiating. Burial will full military honors will be in Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Ill...
Richard "Dick" Denney (11/28/07)
Richard "Dick" Denney, 76, Brazil, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 26, 2007, at his residence. Services will be at 7 p.m., Thursday (today), in the French Funeral Home with visitation from 4 p.m. until services. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation in his memory...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-29 (11/28/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 28: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Shayne C. Frost: Civil Collections Small Claims Riddell National Bank Vs. Travis M. Dowell and Marsha R. Dowell: Small Claims...
Brazil Buzz (11/28/07)
Autumn to winter, winter into spring, Spring into summer. Summer into fall, So rolls the changing year, and so we change; Motion so swift, we know not that we move. Dinah Murlock Craik Today is Saturday. Last week at this time our 50th wedding anniversary open house was in full swing. ...