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Stories from Thursday, November 29, 2007

Few leads in school shooting case (11/29/07)
Leads into the investigation of the Oct. 18 shooting incident at Van Buren Elementary have grinded almost to a halt, but frustrated investigators refuse to give up. "We are still looking into leads, but nothing concrete has developed yet," Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill said Thursday. "We believe that the people who did this are still in our community. We desperately need more information."...
CCS studying safety issues (11/29/07)
In light of recent events, the Clay Community School Corporation is looking harder and deeper into what is necessary to keep students safe. After a rash of gang activity, bomb threats and the shooting at Van Buren Elementary within the past two years, the security problems within the corporation have been brought to the public's attention...
Police concerned over recent buglaries (11/29/07)
The Brazil City Police Department is requesting informational assistance from the public while investigating a rash of several break-ins within the city within the last two weeks. "While thefts have a tendency to rise during the holiday season, I don't think it is the case with this rash of break-ins," Police Chief Terry Harrison said about six open burglary cases and one attempted burglary case being investigated by the department...
Breitweiser home final on Tri Kappa Tour (11/29/07)
The final home featured in the 2007 Tri Kappa annual home tour is the magnificent home of Dr. David and Nancy Breitweiser, located in the historic neighborhood on Meridian Street. The three-story home was built in 1899 and was completely renovated 10 years ago by the Breitweisers, who did most of the renovations themselves...
Local teacher featured in area open house (11/29/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Plans are set for a Christmas Open House in the newly restored Red Barn, a century-and-a-half old, three-story, post-and-beam structure anchoring the farmstead known as Sycamore Farm, 5001 E. Poplar St., Terre Haute. "Celebrate Craftsmanship -- A Christmas Gathering at the Barn," will take place Saturday, Dec. 1. Doors open at 9 a.m. and admission is free to the public...
Donation (11/29/07)
Marshall Nuckolls, President of the Clay County Farm Bureau, presents a check for $20,000 to Jim Stevenson, Clay County 4-H Council Chairman. The money will go toward a new building at the 4-H Fair Grounds.
Book fair scheduled (11/29/07)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital has scheduled a Books Are Fun Fair for 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5. The event will take place at the hospital in the hallway left of the reception desk. Those interested in attending might save on a selection of books for all interests and ages and fine gift items...
Elks to host feast (11/29/07)
The Brazil Elks No. 762 will conduct an Italian Feast of a spaghetti dinner with garlic bread and salad on Friday, to raise money for cancer research. Founded in the late 1940s, the Indiana Elks Charities State Major Project was created help to fight the various dreaded cancer diseases that strike hundreds of Indiana Hoosiers each year...
Panthers able to escape with wrestling win over Knights (11/29/07)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- Each year, Bloomington South's highly decorated wrestling program celebrates a Legends Night during their home opener, during which they honor former champions. Northview has been the opponent for a couple of those ceremonies and were nearly able to spoil Wednesday's festivities before falling short, 28-36...
Clay City hits the boards for win over Panthers (11/29/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Owning the boards in a high school basketball game and hitting 70 percent of their free throws were enough to lead Clay City to a 57-42 girls' basketball win over visiting Riverton Parke on Thursday night...
North Clay sweeps past visiting Eels (11/29/07)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The seventh and eighth grade North Clay boy's basketball teams jumped out to big, early leads and cruised to dominating wins over rival Clay City Thursday night. The seventh grade Knights sped out to a 7-0 lead with 2:40 left in the first quarter, using their strong defensive effort to defeat the Eels 47-11...
Osborne names himself interim coach; embarks on recruiting (11/29/07)
By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer LINCOLN, Neb. -- Few Nebraska football fans are going to argue with Tom Osborne's decision on an interim head coach. Already the interim athletic director, Osborne declared himself the coach until he hires a successor to Bill Callahan, allowing Nebraska's beloved former coach to visit prospective recruits and try to prevent the program from slipping during the recruiting contact period...
Gordon has no regrets following runnerup finish (11/29/07)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing NEW YORK -- Minutes into NASCAR's annual industry luncheon, the driver known as "Four Time" spotted teammate Jimmie Johnson at the next table. "What's up champ?" Jeff Gordon whispered, reaching across to shake Johnson's hand. "Two-Time now. Two-time."...
Colts beginning to get healthy for playoff surge (11/29/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts linebacker Tyjuan Hagler was cleared to resume a full practice schedule and could be back in the lineup for Indianapolis' AFC South matchup with Jacksonville. Hagler has missed four games after suffering a pinched nerve in his neck against Carolina on Oct. 28, and expects to play this weekend after practicing Wednesday and Thursday...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/29/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died at 8:46 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., at Calcutta 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, IN, 47834...
Fred Jackman Jr. (11/29/07)
Fred Jackman Jr., 78, Bridgeton, died at 11:48 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services are 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main St., Rosedale, with his son-in-law, Rev. Tim Sherman officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton...
Public Record 11-30-07 (11/29/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 29: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Jennifer L. Layne Vs. Robert E. Layne: Domestic Relations Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. Vs. Brian A. Randolph, State of Indiana Department of Revenue and State of Indiana Attorney General: Mortgage Foreclosure...
With bonds, be aware of 'call risk' (11/29/07)
When you buy a bond, it's yours until you sell it or it matures, right? Not always. Sometimes, the bond issuer can buy it back early. If that happens, your investment strategies can change -- so you'll want to be prepared to take action. Why would a bond issuer buy back, or "call," a bond? The answer is pretty straightforward: To save money...
Cost of title insurance is worth investment (11/29/07)
Whenever there's an article in the news about title insurance, all too frequently there is criticism about the cost. This perception occurs because there are fewer claims with title insurance compared to other forms of insurance. The higher percentage of claims an insurance company pays should not be equated with the value and cost of the policy. This is especially true with title insurance...
If your home has a fuse box ... (11/29/07)
Chances are, either your home or the home of someone you know has a fuse box. Fuses function the same way breakers do -- to cut off power if an electrical circuit is overloaded. Both fuses and breakers can be very effective in protecting your home against an electrical fire...