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Stories from Thursday, December 27, 2007

Resident making surprisingly speedy recovery after being shot (12/27/07)
Things have gone better than anticipated for Brazil resident Joshua Light recently. Light was shot three times and left for dead in Montgomery County on Oct. 13. Light was visiting a girlfriend in Crawfordsville at the time when a man he had only met a couple of times woke him with a gun around 4:30 a.m...
Museum offers glimpse of area life and history (12/27/07)
Although the doors are closed for the season, one small town museum is actively looking for new items to add to its collection before opening in the spring. "Many people who have previously lived here have donated items to the museum," Carbon Town Board President Josephine Rightsell said about the display that tells a personal history of the town. "We are always accepting items to be added to our collection."...
Renovation plan to be discussed further (12/27/07)
In response to public opposition to the proposed building renovation plan, the Clay Community School Board will hold another public meeting Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, to discuss building renovations. At the December monthly meeting, Superintendent Dan Schroeder suggested a work session to make some decisions on the project...
Working off the holiday sweets and treats (12/27/07)
A little gingerbread here, a little eggnog there, and before you realize it, the holidays have added another inch to your waistline. No wonder the United States government's website lists losing weight as its top New Year Resolution. In Clay County, there are several places looking forward to helping the public start the New Year in a healthy way...
Investigation of accident continues (12/27/07)
Officials want to know why an unidentified teenager hit a tree with a pickup truck Wednesday night. Around 8:45 p.m., dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center were notified by the Terre Haute Police Department that a truck driven by a juvenile struck a tree in an area approximately a mile north of State Road 340 on County Road 650 West...
Foundation presents checks to area agencies (12/27/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Thursday, the Duke Energy Foundation presented checks to 13 Wabash Valley agencies in the amount of $43,700 from a special allocation of grant dollars earmarked for safety. "Duke Energy believes in the value of giving back to our communities," Duke Energy Business Relations Manager Rick Burger said. ...
Thursday High School basketball scores (12/27/07)
Thursday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Graber Post Buildings Classic First Round Eastern Greene 56, Cloverdale 55, OT Wabash Valley Classic Marshall, Ill. 60, S.Vermillion 33 Owen Valley 64, Sullivan 51...
Northview in second place after first day of Mooresville Tourney (12/27/07)
Staff Reports MOORESVILLE -- The Northview Knights advanced four wrestlers into today's semifinal round at the Mooresville Holiday Classic. In all, 10 competitors are still alive in a quest for a third place or better in today's second round that begins at 9 a.m...
Knights post Panther pummeling (12/27/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights found themselves in unfamiliar territory during the second day of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic. The day after taking a roundhouse hit from the Marshall Lions, the Knights took to the court to play in their first 10 a.m. losers bracket game in seven Classic appearances...
Purdue bests Central Michigan in Motor City Bowl thriller (12/27/07)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT -- The Motor City Bowl is low in the postseason pecking order. The Purdue-Central Michigan thriller, however, might be tough to top. Chris Summers kicked a 40-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the Boilermakers to a 51-48 victory over the Chippewas on Wednesday night...
Haynesworth practices for first time since Nov. 30 (12/27/07)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth took part in his first full practice since Nov. 30 on Thursday, and he couldn't have been happier. "I've still got to knock some of this rust off. Playing helps, but I want to get back to playing the good technique where I was at before I left," Haynesworth said...
Colts backup quarterback holds key to Browns' playoff hopes (12/27/07)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio -- Shaun Smith was up for a little sports trivia. Cleveland's large and loquacious nose tackle likes any challenge. All right, big fella: Who's Jim Sorgi? "Backup quarterback for Indianapolis," Smith snapped confidently on Thursday. "Taken in the sixth round in 2004."...
Two Corvette versions named Indy 500 Pace Cars (12/27/07)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A pair of Chevrolet Corvettes will be the pace cars for next year's Indianapolis 500, marking the fifth straight race for a version of the car to lead the field. Two-time Indy winner Emerson Fittipaldi is to drive a Corvette Z06 during the race's pace lap. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced Thursday that the Corvette will run on E85 ethanol fuel, which is similar to the 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol used in the IndyCar Series...
Jeanette Birkemeier (12/27/07)
Jeanette Birkemeier, 97, Greencastle, passed away Dec. 26, 2007, at Autumn Glen Assisted Living Community, Greencastle. Services will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, 602 E. Washington St., Greencastle, with Rev. Brent Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery...
Russell E. Turner (12/27/07)
Russell E. Turner, 87, Brazil, died Dec. 27, 2007, at 6:15 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born May 25, 1920, in West Union, Ill., the son of Everett and Delia Pervo Turner. On July 1, 1948, he married Anita Fears Turner, she survives. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star among other commendations. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 2...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-28 (12/27/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 27: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Jeffrey W. Schutte Vs. C and C Repair and Welding, Inc.: Civil Plenary Small Claims Charles R. Fox Vs. Melissa Burgess: Small Claims...