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Stories from Friday, December 28, 2007

Brazil City officials sworn into office (12/28/07)
The City of Brazil is set for the next four years. Winners of the November General Election were sworn in to their positions in the Council Chambers of City Hall Friday morning. Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers and Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout were on hand to swear in the new council members and clerk-treasurer, along with Mayor Ann Bradshaw, who is the first woman to be elected to the position...
Fugitive fails to turn himself in (12/28/07)
After telling authorities he would turn himself in, "dangerous fugitive" Mark Rissler is still on the loose. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times Friday that Rissler and some of his family members contacted the department shortly after the incident. They offered to make arrangements for Rissler to turn himself in for his alleged involvement in a high-speed pursuit that ended in an accident that seriously injured Brazil City Patrolman/K-9 Handler Kenny Hill on Dec. 20...
Woman rescued after accidentally sliding her vehicle into strip pit (12/28/07)
A slick spot led to a tight spot for a woman who accidentally drove into a strip pit in the fishing area south of Staunton Friday afternoon. "I'm a little cold, but OK," Jacquelyn Miller, 43, said after being helped from her vehicle by firefighters of the Posey Township. Vol. Fire Dept. "I knew they would take good care of me. They're just great."...
Cloverdale man arrested after eluding deputy, rolling vehicle (12/28/07)
A Cloverdale couple escaped major injuries after losing control and rolling their vehicle into a cornfield on the Putnam/Clay County line while trying to avoid law enforcement Thursday evening. Shortly after 10:30 p.m., Clay County Sheriff's Deputy James Switzer attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling eastbound on State Road 42...
Fund set up for life changing operation (12/28/07)
A fund has been established to help Northview High School freshman Raeann Driscoll receive a life changing operation. Donations to help pay for travel to Minnesota for the surgery will be accepted at the Walnut St. branch of First Financial Bank, Brazil, for the Raeann Driscoll Fund...
Turn in volunteer hours (12/28/07)
The Clay Community Retired Teachers Association would like to remind members to turn in volunteer hours to Community Service Chair Carolyn Tausig as soon as possible. For questions, contact President Odena Harper at (812) 448-8570 or odenah@joink.com...
Clarification (12/28/07)
The Mary L. Wright that was listed in Public Record in the Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, issue of The Brazil Times, regarding a Clay Superior Court Civil Suit brought by First Horizon Home Loans, is not the Mary L. Wright who lives at 544 S. Depot St., Brazil...
Correction (12/28/07)
Larry and Geneva King will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at the Pell Community House across from the Harmony Firehouse on Sunday, Dec. 30, not their home as was printed in Wednesday's edition of The Brazil Times. We apologize for any inconvenience...
CHURCH NEWS (12/28/07)
ANNUNCIATION?OF?THE?BLESSED?VIRGIN?MARY?CATHOLIC?CHURCH Submitted by the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church Mass schedule: Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45-6:15 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Divine Mercy Chaplet: First Sunday each month at 8 a.m...
Former longtime Linton mayor Wright dies at 72 (12/28/07)
LINTON, Ind. (AP) -- Jimmie K. Wright, mayor of Linton for two decades, has died. He was 72. Wright died Thursday at his home. He had been in failing health for several years. From 1984 to 2004 he was mayor of Linton, a city of about 5,700 people about 35 miles southwest of Bloomington...
Friday's high school basketball scores (12/28/07)
Friday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Bloomington South 73, Vincennes 36 Brownsburg 60, Lafayette Harrison 46 Center Grove 62, Indpls Perry Meridian 51 DeKalb 60, Eastside 46 Frontier 73, N. White 47 Kokomo 63, Frankfort 60...
Rhodes knocks down game-winner for Eels (12/28/07)
By JARED JERNAGAN For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- In a 20-game regular season, not every contest is going to be pretty. The sign of a mature team, though, is still being able to pull wins out of those sub-par performances. The Clay City boys' basketball team showed some signs of that brand of maturity in Friday night's opening contest of South Putnam's Eagle Holiday Classic. The Eels defeated Cascade 51-48...
Knights grab team runner-up at Holiday Classic; Pingleton wins title (12/28/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MOORESVILLE -- The Northview Knights sent three wrestlers into the championship match, won a pair of thirds and two fourths on the way to placing second as a team at the Mooresville Holiday Classic. Luke Pingleton was a champion for the Knights, going to overtime before earning a take down against Brownsburg's Chris Oaks to score a 4-2 sudden death victory at 112 pounds...
Campbell scores 19 in Purdue's Big Ten opening win (12/28/07)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Danielle Campbell scored 19 points as Purdue defeated Wisconsin 65-48 on Friday night to snap the Badgers' five-game winning streak. Campbell shot 8-for-12 from the field and had six rebounds in the Big Ten opener for both teams...
Ryan's 3 TD passes lead Eagles past Spartans (12/28/07)
By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Matt Ryan and Boston College had a much more enjoyable trip to Florida this time around. Ryan threw three touchdown passes, two to Rich Gunnell, and the Eagles extended the nation's longest bowl winning streak to eight with a 24-21 victory over Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl on Friday...
Pistons handle Pacers for seventh straight win (12/28/07)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Richard Hamilton had 23 points and nine assists, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Indiana Pacers 114-101 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. The Pistons have won 14 of 16 since an 8-5 start to the season. Indiana has lost three of four. The teams play again Saturday night in Indiana...
Colts sign Sanders to five-year deal (12/28/07)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Sanders' big hits have finally paid off in a big way. The two-time Pro Bowler signed a five-year contract extension Friday, a deal that will keep him with the Indianapolis Colts through 2012 and makes him one of the league's highest-paid safeties...
Roger N. Frye (12/28/07)
Roger N. Frye, 72, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Brazil, died Dec. 21, 2007. Born Sept. 9, 1935, in Brazil, he was the son of Luke C. and Ethel L. Frye. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three siblings in infancy. Survivors include daughter Teresa J. Magill, Terre Haute; sisters Eleanor Hawkins, Terre Haute, Annadel Hickey, Poland, and Jena Stultz, Brazil; brother Edley Chandler, Anderson, Ind.; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews...
Linda Lou (Johnson) Drake (12/28/07)
Linda Lou (Johnson) Drake, 62, Marshall, Ill., passed away from complications of lung cancer at noon on Dec. 27, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born July 31, 1945, in Cloverland, Ind., she was the daughter of Thomas J. and Ellen Johnson. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1963 and worked for many years as a school bus driver and waitress as well as a respite provider for the developmentally-disabled...
Russell E. Turner (12/28/07)
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 12-29 (12/28/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 28: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Unifund CCR Partners Vs. Nancy M. Rodgers: Civil Collections Alicia M. Hayes Vs. Ryan S. Hayes: Domestic Relations U.S. Bank National Vs. Jerry L. Giles, Jr., Kelly L. Lindsey and Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Staunton Scene (12/28/07)
Well, this is the final column for 2007. It doesn't seem possible that another year has flown by. I hope that 2008 brings you and your families many blessings and much happiness. Happy New Year! STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH NEWS Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at...