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Stories from Monday, December 3, 2007

Commissioners table highway department bids (12/03/07)
The opening of bids for the Clay County Highway Department highlighted a busy meeting of the Clay County Commissioners Monday morning. The bids are for specified items the Highway Department would need over the course of 2008 including diesel fuel, asphalt, gravel and stone...
Halting the 'Holiday Blues' (12/03/07)
There's two weeks to go before the family Christmas and the shopping is not completed. In addition to not being done with shopping, the stress at work continues to mount. Sleeping has become intolerable, a failed memory. Fatigue is setting in. The holiday blues are setting in, and they are not uncommon...
Council rescinds tax abatements (12/03/07)
A local company, which closed its doors earlier in the year, had its tax abatements rescinded during Monday night's meeting of the Clay County Council. MI Windows and Doors officially closed in February and had two tax abatements open, which the council closed out effective as of March 1, 2007...
Town earns grant for project (12/03/07)
CARBON -- After several years of paperwork, the Town of Carbon has received a grant to help it proceed with its new storm water project. Council members believe the project will make Carbon a better place to live. In August, council members President Josephine Rightsell, Dave McFaddin and Dennis Rightsell approved the project proposal by LADD Engineering Inc., Lebanon, Ind. ...
Area students set for Lugar conference (12/03/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar recently announced that area high school students have been selected to attend his "Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders" at the University of Indianapolis on Dec. 8. Clay City High School students Courtney Rundel and Orry Heffner, along with Northview High School students Matt Nodley and Hannah Van Horn have been selected to attend the event...
Historical Society maintains officers (12/03/07)
The Clay County Historical Society held its monthly meeting Monday night and elected officers for the upcoming year. The nominating committee asked for any non-incumbent volunteers, but after no one volunteered, all incumbents were reinstated for another year of service...
Thirteenth-ranked Patriots edge out Clay City girls (12/03/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- What the visiting Patriots of Vincennes Rivet lacked in upperclassmen, they made up for in youthful talent in Monday's battle with home-standing Clay City. Rivet went nine deep, six players that were either freshmen or a sophomore and were able to come out with a 62-53 victory against the Eels...
White's career-game leads Hoosiers to victory (12/03/07)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- D.J. White scored a career-high 29 points Monday night and No. 15 Indiana survived an injury to high-scoring freshman Eric Gordon in an 84-72 victory over Tennessee State. The Hoosiers (7-1) led early by as many as 19 points, but Gordon left the game with about 6 minutes left in the first half after he fell hard to the floor...
Mixed Martial Arts fighter dies weeks after Houston bout (12/03/07)
By JOHN PORRETTO Associated Press Writer HOUSTON -- A mixed martial arts fighter has died in a hospice about six weeks after he was injured in a sanctioned bout, a rare fatality for a combat sport that is growing in popularity. Sam Vasquez, 35, of Houston, was injured at the Toyota Center on Oct. 20 and died Friday. The Harris County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Vasquez's death, but spokeswoman Stacey Mitchell said it could be several days before the official cause is determined...
Five elected to baseball Hall of Fame (12/03/07)
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- At last, Bowie Kuhn beat Marvin Miller at something. The late commissioner was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday while Miller was rejected by a revamped Veterans Committee stacked with those he regularly opposed -- and beat -- in arbitration and bargaining sessions that altered the history of the game...
Clock ticking on Yankees' talks with Santana (12/03/07)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The New York Yankees appeared set to pull out of trade talks for Johan Santana unless the Minnesota Twins were prepared to strike a deal late Monday night. "I want to get it done by tonight, one way or another," Yankees senior vice president Hank Steinbrenner said as he left Legends Field, the team's spring training home in Tampa, Fla. "I'm waiting for a meeting in Nashville, and then Brian will give me a call."...
Dane H. Lowdermilk (12/03/07)
Dane H. Lowdermilk, 75, Brazil, died at 1:25 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born June 16, 1932, in Center Point, he was the son of the late William C. and the late Louise (Waldbisier) Lowdermilk. He graduated from Ashboro High School in 1950. He was a United States Army veteran who served during the Korean War...
Mary Agnes Sinders (12/03/07)
Mary Agnes Sinders, 92, Clay City, passed away Dec. 2, 2007, in her home. She was born Jan. 25, 1915, in Vigo County, the daughter of Charles and Effie Ellis Horton. She graduated from Clay City High School. On Sept. 15, 1937, she married James R. Sinders, he preceded her in death Feb. 25, 2004...
Thelma Marie Conley (12/03/07)
Thelma Marie Conley, 87, Brazil, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, at 4:20 p.m., at her home. She was born June 8, 1920, the daughter of William Curtis Myers and Hila Nobles Myers. As a young woman, she worked at an Indianapolis hospital as a healthcare giver and later at Latta's Motel in Seelyville...
Mary Elizabeth (Hillis) Coltharp (12/03/07)
Mary Elizabeth (Hillis) Coltharp, widow of Oliver Coltharp passed away at Holly Hill Healthcare, Nov. 30, 2007, at 6:50 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at Lawson-Miller Chapel Tuesday Dec. 4, 2007, at 1 p.m. with Pastor Greg Putnam. Burial will follow in the families plot at Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Public Record 12-4-07 (12/03/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 3: Clay Superior Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Eric T. Pugh: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Joni L. Paugh: Civil Collections...
Where is the Hay? (12/03/07)
Hay supplies are extremely tight and hay prices reflect that demand being higher than any time in my memory. Desperate times has resulted in material being sold as hay that otherwise would never have been considered as hay. Visit www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/forages/links.htm to find or sell hay using the Purdue Hay Locator or the Internet Hay Exchange. Areas in northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin were reported to have had good hay crops...