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Stories from Monday, December 10, 2007

Officials make three arrests linked to area burglaries (12/10/07)
Although details are limited because of the preliminary investigation, the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed the arrests of two Brazil residents and one person from Indianapolis alleged to be involved in recent area burglaries. Early Monday morning, Deputies James Switzer and Brison Swearingen responded to a burglary in progress at an undisclosed Clay County residence. ...
BREAKING NEWS: Thompson announces candidacy (12/10/07)
Richard Thompson is ready for another shot. On Monday, the Democrat paid a visit to Brazil City Hall to announce his candidacy for Indiana State Representative for District 44. Thompson ran against current District 44 State Representative Amos Thomas last year but was defeated...
Thompson announces he's running again (12/10/07)
Richard Thompson is ready for another shot. On Monday, the Democrat paid a visit to Brazil City Hall to announce his candidacy for Indiana State Representative for District 44. Thompson ran against current District 44 State Representative Amos Thomas last year but was defeated...
Officials investigating local fires (12/10/07)
Brazil City Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of two separate weekend fires, one that totaled a vehicle and another that destroyed a mobile home. Shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday, city firefighters and two fire engines were dispatched to a car fire in an area near 415 S. Alabama Street. Apparently, the fire was centered in an area near a passenger compartment, but the fire spread throughout the interior of the vehicle...
Healthcare facility purchase approved (12/10/07)
A newly formed city commission approved a resolution for the potential purchase of Holly Hill Healthcare Center, Brazil, Monday night. It was the first-ever meeting of the Brazil Economic Development Commission, which was necessary to form due to a bond issue which is at stake for the purchase to move forward...
Three NHS band students earn All-Star status (12/10/07)
Months after placing second in the Indiana State School Music Association Marching Band State Finals, a few Northview Marching Knights are still racking up the awards. Three students participated in the Indiana State All-Star Band Friday through Sunday at Indiana State University, all earning peer awards during the weekend...
Area woman sets up business in Bloomfield (12/10/07)
BLOOMFIELD -- Are you a concerned parent wanting to know if your child is involved in drug or alcohol activities? Are you an employer needing to find a local location to have your employees drug or alcohol tested without having to schedule costly, outside-the-area appointments?...
Eels stay in Tri-River Conference hunt with thrilling victory (12/10/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- There was no doubt from the opening tip that both North Central and Clay City's girls' basketball team were going to battle tooth-and-nail for Monday's Tri-River Conference basketball win. The entertaining battle went to the wire before a short jumper from senior Lydia Farmer with less than five seconds remaining dropped through the nylon and gave Clay City a 49-47 win that kept the Eels in the running for its first TRC title...
Saint Mary's ranked for first time in 18 years (12/10/07)
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer Gonzaga has company in the Top 25. After being the West Coast Conference's lone representative in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the past decade, Gonzaga has another league member in the rankings as Saint Mary's, Calif. moved in at No. 24 on Monday...
Rise of Illini began with ugly loss to Penn State in 2005 (12/10/07)
By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The score at halftime was 56-3. Most of Penn State's starters spent the second half parked on the bench, and by the time the game finally ended, Illinois had given up the most points in Memorial Stadium history...
2007-08 Bowl Glance (12/10/07)
2007-08 Bowl Glance By The Associated Press Thursday, Dec. 20 Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego Payout: $750,000 Utah (8-4) vs. Navy (8-4), 9 p.m. (ESPN) ------ Friday, Dec. 21 New Orleans Bowl Payout: $325,000...
Much of Mitchell report easy to predict (12/10/07)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- It's easy to predict much of what George Mitchell will say: Baseball ignored performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, and his investigation repeatedly was slowed by the players' union. The names Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Jason Giambi are sure to be included in the report, which could be released Thursday, from Mitchell's 20-month probe of steroid use in baseball. To what extent, that's harder to guess...
Tinsley happy to be alive following shooting (12/10/07)
BY CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jamaal Tinsley knows he has to make lifestyle changes, and he feels blessed to have the chance. That was the Indiana Pacers guard's mind-set 36 hours after being shot at with an assault weapon in front of a downtown Indianapolis hotel. He was not injured...
Fallen NFL star faces sentencing for dogfighting (12/10/07)
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Michael Vick awaited a judge's ruling Monday on how long he will remain in prison for his role in a dogfighting conspiracy. The suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback faced up to five years at his sentencing by U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson. Federal sentencing guidelines suggested a year to 18 months...
Pacers' Jamaal Tinsley unhurt after shots fired at him, friends (12/10/07)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers are concerned enough about Jamaal Tinsley's most recent late night incident that they say it's time for a change. Tinsley will meet with team president Larry Bird and coach Jim O'Brien on Monday after the guard and several companions were targeted in a shooting over the weekend that wounded one person outside a downtown hotel...
Manning tosses four touchdowns, Colts win (12/10/07)
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The defending Super Bowl champions are back in the playoffs, yet there's still work to be done. Then again, if the Indianapolis Colts continue to play as they did against the Baltimore Ravens, they might be able to secure a high seed in the playoffs and still get some rest along the way...
Jack F. Apple (12/10/07)
Jack F. Apple, 80, Brazil, died at 6 p.m., Dec. 8, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born June 12, 1927, in Vigo County, he was the son of Fred Apple and Cloe Paulk Apple. Services will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at DeBaun Funeral Home Springhill Chapel, Terre Haute. Burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park...
Eugene Higginbotham (12/10/07)
Eugene Higginbotham, 90, rural Martinsville, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007 at Heartland Nursing Center, Casey, Ill. Services will take place at 11 a.m. (CST), Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, at the Prust-Hosch Funeral Chapel, West Union, Ill., with Bro. Billie Ray Ulrey officiating. Burial will be at Harrison Cemetery, west of West Union, Ill...
Larry S. Harrison (12/10/07)
Larry S. Harrison, 67, Brazil, passed away at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 31, 1940, in Clay County, to Joseph Peter and Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison. He was a 1958 graduate of Van Buren High School, worked for Alcan for 36 years retirng in 2002 and had served with the Indiana National Guard...
Public Record 12-11-07 (12/10/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 9-10. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Ready, Set Go for 2008! (12/10/07)
Many are still trying to find those last minute presents and prepare for holiday meals. One item to note as 2007 winds down is to be prepared from a tax standpoint. Two publications available in the Extension office will help tax advisors, preparers, legal counsel and farmers...