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Stories from Monday, December 17, 2007

Officials report few accidents (12/17/07)
Even with snow and ice making Clay County roads dangerous, it has been pretty quiet for emergency response personnel. Emergency 911 dispatchers told The Brazil Times they were grateful for the ongoing good-luck streak. Approximately nine minor accidents and slide-offs were reported Saturday-Sunday, and no serious weather related accidents were reported to either the Clay County Emergency 911 Dispatch center or to the Brazil City Police Department as of late Monday afternoon...
Two-hour delay at Brazil City Hall (12/17/07)
Brazil City Hall has a two-hour delay for their open time today. City Hall will open for official business at 10 a.m. Updates on other school and government delays and closings will appear on www.thebraziltimes.com as they become available.
Slippin' and slidin' (12/17/07)
Seven-year-old Jacob Sanchez sleds down a hill in front of St. Vincent Clay Hospital Monday afternoon. Jacob and others took advantage of snow-covered hills Monday after officials with Clay Community Schools had canceled school.
Family in need after fire destroys possessions (12/17/07)
Brazil City Fire Department officials are unable to officially determine the cause of a mobile home fire that displaced the tenants on Dec. 9. Brazil Fire Chief Jim Smith said the cause would be officially listed as undetermined because of the extensive fire damage, although most of the severe fire damage occurred in an area around the mobile home's furnace...
Javins' death ruled accidental (12/17/07)
TERRE HAUTE--After more than five years, Scott Javins' parents learned their son died of accidental drowning Monday when Vigo County officials released information about the case at a press conference at the Vigo County Sheriff's Dept. Pathologist/Coroner Dr. Roland Kohr released details of a report prepared by the team of University of Indianapolis forensic pathologists detailing the investigation performed on the car and Javins' remains and his conclusions about the case...
Fruit Baskets! (12/17/07)
Martha Knox's Van Buren Elementary fifth-grade students and their parents recently spent time unloading the fruit from a semi trailer and preparing to fill their orders. Pictured are students Steven Reinoehl, Gracellen Geswein, Garrett Lessmann, Cayleigh Shrader, Gabrielle Christie, Haley Cooksey, Whitney Halfhill, and Haylee Dickison...
Tincher supports new 'HIP' program (12/17/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Thousands of lower-income Hoosier adults now have the opportunity to apply for an expanded health insurance program that was developed through bipartisan cooperation during the 2007 session of the Indiana General Assembly, according to State Rep. Vern Tincher (D-Terre Haute)...
Library on the Lawn coming to a close (12/17/07)
The Brazil Public Library will end Library on the Lawn in the sense that book carts will be out on the sidewalk. Those patrons interested in checking out books will need to call the library at 448-1981 to request materials to be pulled and brought to the front of the library for pick up...
Lieber contest slated (12/17/07)
Lieber State Recreation Area is looking for memorable stories regarding the facility and Cataract Falls for a contest it is conducting. The stories should be approximately 500 words or less and the facility is hoping to get stories that date back to the 1950s...
Parke Co. Chamber accepting nominations of the year (12/17/07)
The Parke County Chamber of Commerce is asking Parke County residents to submit their 2007 nominations for the Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Organization of the Year and Chamber Member of the Year by Jan. 2, 2008. Nominees need not be members of the Chamber, except for the Chamber Member of the year award...
County athletes headed into holiday sports breaks (12/17/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Saint Mary-of-the-Woods girls' basketball team has had its' share struggles this season, dealing with a short bench against deeper competition. The Pomeroys have gone 1-10 overall this season despite the efforts of two Clay County high school graduates...
Monday basketball games postponed (12/17/07)
Monday's scheduled girls' basketball games between Northview and Greencastle's varsity and JV teams have been postponed until Jan. 5. The freshmen boys' basketball game at Edgewood has been canceled.
College bowl schedule (12/17/07)
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...
Michigan gets its man and he's not even from Michigan (12/17/07)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Rich Rodriguez walked through a flashlight-lit locker room, down a darkened tunnel and stepped onto the Michigan Stadium field for the first time. "It's beautiful," he said with snow covering his dress shoes...
Johnson's career-high leads Purdue past Texas Southern (12/17/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Texas Southern coach Robert Moreland drew two positives from his team's trip to Purdue, and neither was related to how his team played. "It's good for our kids to get an opportunity to see some snow, and of course play a good basketball team at the same time," he said...
Dunleavy drills New York for 36 in Pacers' pasting of Thomas' Knicks (12/17/07)
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK -- Mike Dunleavy scored 22 of his career-high 36 points in the third quarter, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 119-92 Monday night. Jermaine O'Neal added 22 points, two days after sustaining a mild concussion in a victory at Miami. The Pacers, the highest-scoring team in the Eastern Conference, ran away from the Knicks after the game was tied at 64 midway through the third quarter...
Elenora "June" Pierce (12/17/07)
Elenora "June" Pierce, 80, Brazil, died at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. She was born June 19, 1927, to Oveal and Charles Petty in Dick Johnson Township. She married William (Bill) Pierce on Dec. 21, 1946. He preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2001...
Evelyn Jean Dayhuff (12/17/07)
Evelyn Jean Dayhuff, 65, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2007, at her residence. She was born Sept. 18, 1942, in Indianapolis, to Clarence and Beulah Sheese Dayhuff. She was a member of the Fairview Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Beulah Sheese Dayhuff...
Wilhelmina Harrison (12/17/07)
Wilhelmina Harrison, 88, Kingman, died at 6:27 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Born June 17, 1919, in Center Point, she was the daughter of Howard and Zella (Huffman) Lowdermilk. She attended college at the Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute, where she received a Bachelors and Masters degree...
Public Record 12-18-07 (12/17/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American General Financial Services, Inc. Vs. Rusty R. Phillips: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Nathaniel S. Taylor Vs. Brooke N. Taylor: Domestic Relations...
Stocking Stuffers (12/17/07)
The local Purdue Extension office has many neat publications available. Unfortunately I don't believe many realize all of these different types of media are available. Extension publications are not scientific paper read by professors. In fact many are not even on paper! These media include CD's and DVD's related to trees, reptiles and other natural resources that would interest both youth and adults. ...