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Stories from Thursday, December 13, 2007

Verdict reached in 2003 wrongful death case (12/13/07)
Kodi Braden Pipes' family believes justice was served when a jury ruled in their favor in a wrongful death case against Clay Community School Corporation Thursday afternoon. On Nov. 19, 2003, Pipes collapsed while shooting free throws at eighth-grade basketball practice at Clay City Jr.-Sr. High School. Although CPR was administered immediately, Pipes was pronounced dead after being transported to the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital...
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Jury reaches verdict in wrongful death case (12/13/07)
Jury members involved in the wrongful death case filed on behalf of the family of Kodi Braden Pipes, a 13-year-old Clay City Jr.-Sr. High student against the Clay Community School Corporation returned a verdict in favor of the family Thursday afternoon...
BREAKING NEWS: Florida fugitive arrested (12/13/07)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested Ronald Lee Woods on a fugitive warrant from Florida Thursday. Woods, 21, was considered a violent felon and was wanted on charges of rape of a person less than 12-years-old. Woods was working in the Clay Count area and was arrested without incident close to 1 p.m. at the Howard Johnson Motel in Clay County. He was later booked in the Clay County Justice Center...
Board hears parents' concerns (12/13/07)
The Clay Community School Board held its monthly meeting at North Clay Middle School Thursday evening to discuss personnel, board policies and the proposed renovation. The meeting began with patron's comments, two of which addressed the basketball program at Clay City Elementary School...
Bravin' the elements (12/13/07)
Clay County 4-H members Brittany Cramer, Jasonville, Allison Stearley and Sue Urban, both of Clay County, braved the cold weather to ring in some holiday cheer while collecting donations to help the Salvation Army's reach this year's goal of $10,000 in front of Wal-Mart Wednesday evening. For more information about volunteering to help the Salvation Army ring bells at Wal-Mart, Kroger or Miller's IGA in Clay City, contact Jodie Lohrman at 443-3003 or Denise at S.O.S. at 448-8700...
Cymbol happy! (12/13/07)
Northview High School sophomore Chelsea Sears crashes cymbols during the final performance of the Northview Christmas Spectacular Thursday evening.
CCS learns ISTEP results (12/13/07)
Results are in for Clay Community Schools and the state on the standardized ISTEP+ tests. As a corporation, 69.6 percent of students, across all grades, passed the English/language arts test, and 72 percent of students passed the math portion of the exam...
Florida fugitive caught (12/13/07)
An alleged violent felon wanted on a fugitive warrant from the State of Florida was arrested in Clay County Thursday. According to a Clay County Sheriff's Department press release, Ronald Lee Woods, 21, Florida, was arrested Thursday without incident at the Howard Johnson Hotel, 935 West State Road 42, near Interstate 70...
In the singin' spirit (12/13/07)
First grade students sing "All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth" at the Van Buren Elementary School Christmas program on Wednesday night.
Area youth takes part in All-Star Band (12/13/07)
Brazil resident and Greencastle High School senior Janelle Huber, performed with the Indiana State All-Star Band last weekend at Indiana State University. Huber was selected as a piccolo soloist for the band, her third consecutive year in the position...
Donation (12/13/07)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently received a donation of blankets and quilts from the Clay County Christian Quilters. The quilters meet on Wednesdays at the Harmony United Methodist Church. The purpose of the group is to quilt, fellowship and donate quilts to organizations in the community. ...
BREAKING NEWS: Jury deliberating 2003 wrongful death case (12/13/07)
Jury members involved in the wrongful death case filed on behalf of the famly of a 13-year-old Clay City Jr.-Sr. High School against the Clay Community School Corporation have adjourned for deliberations. In November 2003, Kodie Pipes collapsed while shooting free throws at eighth-grade basketball practice. Although CPR was administered immediately, Pipes was pronounced dead after being transported to the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital...
Clay City girls clinch share of program's first ever TRC title (12/13/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor DUGGER -- Thursday's win for Clay City's girls was a long time coming for the program. The Eels scored a 63-60 win over Union (Dugger) on the road that clinched at least a share of the school's first girls' Tri-River Conference championship with a 4-1 record...
North Clay boys split pair with Sullivan (12/13/07)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The North Clay boys' seventh- and eighth-grade basketball teams split a pair of match-ups against Sullivan Wednesday night. The seventh-graders pulled out a 37-23 victory over the Golden Arrows in the early game...
Slow start too much for North Clay sixth-grade girls' to overcome (12/13/07)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Scoring came at a minimum in the season openers for the North Clay sixth-grade girls "A" and "B" squads Thursday night against Edgewood. In the "A" game, Edgewood came out hard and fast, jumping to a 16-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, easily defeating North Clay 47-11...
Junior varsity Knights fall just short of Edgewood girls (12/13/07)
Times Staff Report Northview's JV girls' basketball team dropped a narrow decision on Thursday night to Edgewood, 37-35. The Knights couldn't overcome a 16-point third quarter by the Mustangs, which gave the visitors a 26-22 lead heading into the final period...
Selah Rene Conway (12/13/07)
Selah Rene Conway, 8-weeks-old, passed away unexpectedly at her residence Dec. 12, 2007. She was born Oct. 17, 2007, to Victoria Miller and Sean Patrick Conway. Survivors include her parents; grandparents Marcelene Anne Sambrotta, Brazil, Anita Conway, Brazil, Richard Conway, Pennsylvania; great-grandma Ruth Deel, Brazil; and two uncles, Christopher S. Sambrotta and Josh Conway...
Kay Lynn Barnett Crabb (12/13/07)
Kay Lynn Barnett Crabb, 47, Brazil, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Dec. 11, 2007. Born March 27, 1960, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Joseph Franklin and Betty A. Hillman Barnett. Kay was a 1978 graduate of Van Buren High School and also Harrold Beauty Academy. She was previously employed as a hairdresser at Fantastic Sam's and Holly Hill Healthcare Facility...
Audrey Jane Scott Waite (12/13/07)
Audrey Jane Scott Waite, 82, Clay City, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born April 9, 1925, in Wabash, Ind.., she was the daughter of Gainor Douglas and Zelma T. Ring Scott. She was a member of the Clay City First United Church of Christ, a 1943 graduate of Wabash High School and was Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack No. 2 in Clay City for many years...
Ned A. Wicker (12/13/07)
Ned Allen Wicker, 54, Rockville, died at 4:03 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 11, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services will be held at Rockville Christian Church Saturday, Dec. 15, at 11:30 a.m. Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 14, from 3- 8 p.m., at the church...
Public Record 12-14-07 (12/13/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 13: Small Claims April Warren Vs. Joseph Dickinson: Small Claims Ramona Call Vs. Beau Yakel: Small Claims Ronald J. Nance Vs. Bob Thacker and Samantha Runyan: Small Claims...
Invest in a good holiday gift (12/13/07)
Now that the holidays are here, you're probably looking around for the right gifts for your loved ones. Of course, as you know, it's not always easy to find gifts that are both meaningful and useful. This year, why not add financial gifts to your shopping list?...
Tips on preventing frozen pipes (12/13/07)
Every winter season, the pipes in your home are at risk of damage from freezing conditions. Low temperatures can cause your pipes to freeze, and in some cases, burst. The following are tips to safeguard your home before, during and after a pipe freezes:...
Give the grandchild LifeBanking (12/13/07)
When you are trying to choose just the right gift for your grandchildren, you can have a tough time sifting through the newest trends and fads. Last week, it was this pop star, and next week, it may be a new cartoon character. On top of that, you don't want to get something that won't last 10 minutes out of the package...