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Stories from Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Sheriff's use surplus to purchase two vehicles (12/18/07)
When chasing criminals or while on patrol, law enforcement needs to be able to get in and out of some rugged driving conditions. The Clay County Sheriff's Department now has two new four-wheel drive Ford Expedition patrol vehicles that will help officers do just that...
Resident initiates plan for intersection (12/18/07)
When a fatal accident occurred at the intersection of County Road 950 North and Kennedy Crossing Road, a resident decided to take action, hoping to prevent another such tragedy from occurring. "I have lived here for 21 years and have seen far too many accidents at this intersection," Aron Royer said. "This area is heavily traveled by schoolchildren, and after this accident I felt something needed to be done."...
Two students graduating early for the military (12/18/07)
Participating in a spring graduation ceremony isn't all that important to two Northview High School seniors who graduated mid-term to enlist in the military. Both Kurt Doughty, 18, and Brian Griffin, 17, feel they have been called to serve their country and are looking forward to their future careers in the military...
Banged up (12/18/07)
Bible Club has busy holiday season (12/18/07)
The Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Bible Club has enjoyed a busy holiday season. The club's annual traditions began with helping Lighthouse Mission Project put together food baskets for needy families the Monday before Thanksgiving. Club sponsor, Susan Rhodes, said in an e-mail the club fills hundreds of baskets...
Council approves interest rate on loan (12/18/07)
In a special meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil Tuesday night, the bank and interest rate for a tax anticipation warrant was chosen. A tax anticipation warrant allows an entity to be loaned money for a period of time until tax money is collected...
Indoor Air Fair to benefit United Way of the Wabash Valley (12/18/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County School Corporation and Joe's Hobby Barn will host the first Terre Haute Indoor Air Fair, benefiting the United Way of the Wabash Valley. Terre Haute South High School will open its main gymnasium for remote control airplane, helicopter and airship enthusiasts between 6-9 p.m., Thursday...
Van Buren High School class of 1982 (12/18/07)
Special ornament (12/18/07)
Request for death penalty refilled (12/18/07)
Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter has refiled a request for the death penalty against Christopher Stevens for the 1993 molestation and murder of 10-year-old Zachary Snider. Stevens was convicted in 1995 of molesting and murdering the Cloverdale boy...
Tuesday's high school basketball scores (12/18/07)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Charlestown 81, Henryville 44 Clarksville 61, S. Central (Harrison) 44 Crown Point 76, Griffith 53 Eastside 53, Lakewood Park 51 Ft. Wayne Snider 75, Huntington North 61...
Evansville Reitz' McIntosh wins Indiana Mr. Football (12/18/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Evansville Reitz quarterback Paul McIntosh is the landslide winner of The Indianapolis Star's Indiana Mr. Football award. The senior led Reitz to a 15-0 record and the Class 4A state championship. He completed 64 percent of his passes for 2,292 yards with 22 touchdowns and six interceptions. He also rushed for 1,621 yards and 34 touchdowns on 205 carries...
North Clay eighth-grade improves marks with wins over Edgewood (12/18/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor North Clay's eighth-grade basketball teams improved their records with victories over visiting Edgewood on Tuesday evening. The 'A' squad got out to a first quarter lead that eventually reached as many as 15 points before holding off a late Edgewood rally for a 47-36 win. The 'B' squad meanwhile put together a 10-2 run over the final three minutes of the game to score a 34-29 victory...
Sean Taylor named to Pro Bowl post-humously (12/18/07)
By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer NEW YORK -- Pro Bowl voters honored the memory of Sean Taylor. They also used a lot of votes on Dallas Cowboys and none on the NFC South, which didn't get a player into the league's all-star game. Taylor, who died Nov. 27 after being shot during a burglary at his home in Florida, was voted the starting free safety on the NFC team. He was having an outstanding season and was one of the leading vote-getters among fans at the time of his death...
Addai, Sanders head list of Pro Bowl Colts (12/18/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Running back Joseph Addai earned his first Pro Bowl selection Tuesday, and safety Bob Sanders was one of four other Indianapolis players elected to represent the AFC. Super Bowl MVP Peyton Manning, center Jeff Saturday and receiver Reggie Wayne also made the team. Sanders, Wayne and Saturday were all named as starters for the Feb. 10 game in Honolulu...
Elenora "June" Pierce (12/18/07)
Elenora "June" Pierce, 80, Brazil, died at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. Services will be held at French Funeral Home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at 1 p.m. with Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Wilhelmina Harrison (12/18/07)
Wilhelmina Harrison, 88, Kingman, died at 6:27 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard St., Rockville, with Rev. Tim Lyons officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Terre Haute...
TENLEY SIERRA WOOD (12/18/07)
ASHLEY N. STEWART AND LARRY O. DICKISON II (12/18/07)
MR. AND MRS. CHARLES R. PARR (12/18/07)
Crime Watch Map (12/18/07)
The following incidents occurred Dec. 2-15. If anyone has any information regarding these cases, or any others, contact Brazil City Police Department at 446-2211. Thefts 1. Sunday, Dec. 2: Patrolman Henry Wallen responded to a theft report by Ashley Zaucha at CVS Pharmacy, 307 East National Ave. Although the wallet was later found, the cash was missing...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-19 (12/18/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 18: Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. John Burger: Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. Stephen Burns: Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. James Cass: Small Claims...