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Stories from Friday, December 14, 2007

Church burglary suspect arrested (12/14/07)
COALMONT -- Another local church burglary was solved Friday with the arrest of a Coalmont man. According to a press release by Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Joe Watts, Kenny Wayne Austin Jr., 20, was taken into custody for his alleged involvement in the burglary of the Coalmont First Baptist Church earlier this month...
Fund limits school improvements (12/14/07)
The Capital Projects Fund (CPF) is limiting the amount of physical improvements Clay Community Schools can make to school facilities to solve security issues, and the corporation needs the community's help creating a solution. Communication about the proposed building renovation plan is where the community can take an active role in assisting the improvement of school security...
Clay City High School named Best Buy again (12/14/07)
For the second year in a row, Clay City Jr./Sr. High School has been named to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce's Best Buy School list and honor roll. Clay City was named to the list for "excelling by offering the highest levels of academic achievement for the lowest amount of tax dollars," according to a state Chamber press release...
Fire destroys shed, but not heart of a charity (12/14/07)
Firefighters were unable to salvage a storage shed used by a charitable organization Wednesday evening. "The firefighters did a fantastic job," Christopher Hart, homeowner, told The Brazil Times Thursday in a telephone interview. "They were fast, very professional and worked as a team to get the fire out."...
Former resident reaps unexpected reward (12/14/07)
If you don't believe that adversity can lead to unexpected rewards, just ask former Brazil resident, and daughter of Gary and Anna Long, Carri Long Dekkers. Dekkers' road to become 2007 Division Six World Barrel Racing Champion was filled with unexpected last minute problems...
Carriage ride (12/14/07)
Pet Idol winner (12/14/07)
Equipment stolen from five counties (12/14/07)
Approximately 34 varying pieces of heavy equipment, and counting, have Indiana State Police investigators in Putnam County busy searching for answers as they uncover one of the largest apparent theft operations of its kind in recent memory. Since Wednesday, officers have recovered everything from a John Deere tractor, to several backhoes, semi-tractor trailers, various truck parts, freight containers, a grain truck and even a pontoon boat...
CHURCH NEWS (12/14/07)
BRAZIL FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Director Charlotte Pickett and the Chancel Choir will be leading the 9 a.m. Sunday traditional worship with the cantata "A New Birth, A New Beginning" by John Purifoy. Our praise team led by Randy Koehler will lead us in traditional Christmas carols sung in a modern format during the 11 a.m. contemporary worship service...
Thursday's high school basketball scores (12/14/07)
Thursday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Lafayette Faith Christian 55, Bethesda Christian 47 Wheeler 55, Michigan City Marquette 50 Whites 74, Howe Military 64 GIRLS' BASKETBALL Attica 56, N. Vermillion 41...
Record-breaking running back is 2-time AP Little American (12/14/07)
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer NEW YORK -- Danny Woodhead ran for more yards than any player in the history of college football and was selected to The Associated Press Little All-America teams each season he played at Chadron State. The 5-foot-9 running back was a first-team Little All-American for the second consecutive season, joining Northwest Missouri State running back Xavier Omon and Harding quarterback David Knighton on the team released Thursday...
Video shows Tinsley moments before Sunday shooting (12/14/07)
By TOM MURPHY Associated Press Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- New security camera video shows a silver Chrysler 300 shadowing a Rolls-Royce belonging to Indiana Pacers guard Jamaal Tinsley shortly before someone fired an assault rifle at him. Indianapolis police say they want to identify a woman who is seen in the video getting out of the Chrysler and walking into a Marathon gas station store early Sunday morning. Her face passes close to the camera...
Williams has big night in Texans win over Broncos (12/14/07)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- Mario Williams dragged down Jay Cutler for the third time, jumped up and sashayed like a hula dancer. Last year's No. 1 pick had a career-high 3 1/2 sacks to lead the Houston Texans to a 31-13 victory over the Denver Broncos on Thursday night...
Clemens hit hard in Mitchell report (12/14/07)
By RONALD BLUM and BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writers NEW YORK -- Seven MVPs and 31 All-Stars -- one for every position -- and that still wasn't the worst of it for the long-awaited Mitchell Report. That infamy belonged to Roger Clemens, the greatest pitcher of his era...
Kay Lynn Barnett Crabb (12/14/07)
Kay Lynn Barnett Crabb, 47, Brazil, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Dec. 11, 2007. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at French Funeral Home with Revs. Ernie Rush and Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Audrey Jane Scott Waite (12/14/07)
Audrey Jane Scott Waite, 82, Clay City, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Services will take place at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, with visitation from noon until time of services. Burial will be at St. Peter Cemetery...
Selah Rene Conway (12/14/07)
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. She is preceded in death by her grandfather James Sambrotta Jr. Survivors include her parents; grandparents Marcelene Anne Sambrotta and Anita Conway, both of Brazi; Richard Conway, Pennsylvania; great-grandma Ruth Deel and great-grandfather Bob Treash and wife Susan, all of Brazil; and two uncles Christopher S. ...
Josephine Whittington Winstead (12/14/07)
Josephine Whittington Winstead, 92, Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Brazil, passed away Dec. 13, 2007, at Davenport Good Samaritan Center. Born Aug. 29, 1915, she was the daughter of Edgar and Effie (Hoffman) Whittington. Jo grew up on the family farm that her great-grandfather had purchased in 1853. She was a 1932 graduate of Staunton High School...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-15 (12/14/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 14: Clay Superior Court -- Civil PHH Mortgage Corporation Vs. Randall S. Christian and Linda S. Christian: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Staunton Scene (12/14/07)
Mary Lou Riddell thought she was going grocery shopping this past Saturday, but instead was treated to a surprise Christmas celebration, planned by her family, at the home of Danny and Cheryl Riddell. Family members present were: Judy and Steve Beck and Debra and Aiden Monte, who drove in from their homes in Ohio; Steve, Zena, and Carman Riddell; Sam, Terry, and Nick Riddell; Jay, Kelley, and Carrie Riddell; Troy, Cathy, and Jack Howald; and Danny and Cheryl Riddell and Krystal Sahrenback. ...