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Stories from Sunday, December 30, 2007

CCSD gives updates on cases (12/30/07)
With department members responding to more than 6,000 calls by the residents of Clay County for service and opening more than 1,700 investigation/case reports, it's been a hectic year for the members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department in 2007. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton sat down with The Brazil Times Friday to update the public on some of the remaining major open cases the department is actively investigating...
Strike affects Brazil native (12/30/07)
What is a set painter to do when Hollywood is shut down in a writers strike? Come home to Indiana. Drew Pierce, a Brazil native, had been set painting for the NBC show "Heroes" in Los Angeles when the strike was announced. He thought his job was safe, since the show had been written through the end of the current season...
Poll: Readers staying home (12/30/07)
At least 175 Clay County residents have made plans to do something today. And according to The Brazil Times' latest online poll, close to 100 of those residents plan on spending time with their family. The Brazil Times asked its readers what their plans were for New Year's Eve in its latest poll...
Northview boys take home consolation championship (12/30/07)
By MELINDA QUASIUS Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights boys' basketball team can make room for another statue in the trophy case. The Knights defeated the Bloomfield Cardinals, 50-40, in the consolation championship of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic Saturday afternoon...
Clay City boys edge past South Putnam for championship (12/30/07)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Despite capturing the Eagle Holiday Classic over host South Putnam, 47-45, Clay City coach Grant McVay was talking maturity after the contest. "We won," McVay said with a smile. "Maturity has been the number one issue with this young team since day one. ...
Clay City girls capture Eagle Holiday Tournament (12/30/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- There were smiles all around at South Putnam High School on Saturday afternoon. Clay City's girls earned the right to snip down the nets after posting a championship game victory over North Vermillion, 48-40, to win the Eagle Holiday Tourney. Earlier in the morning, Clay City downed Shakamak 45-37 to punch their ticket to the title game...
Saturday high school basketball scores (12/30/07)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Bellmont 68, Adams Central 50 Bluffton 62, Connersville 45 Carroll (Allen) 51, Frankton 35 Ev. Harrison 69, Barr-Reeve 51 Fishers 65, Hamilton Hts. 46 Hamilton Southeastern 63, Anderson Highland 48...
Graves' buzzer-beater gives Butler win over Salukis (12/30/07)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- A.J. Graves sank a 35-foot shot at the buzzer to lift No. 16 Butler to a 57-55 win over Southern Illinois on Friday night. Wesley Clemmons made a 3-pointer with just over a minute remaining to give the Salukis a 55-52 lead but Mike Green converted a layup for the Bulldogs...
Sycamores rally to defeat Evansville (12/30/07)
EVANSVILLE -- Gabriel Moore scored 22 points as Indiana State rallied from a one-point halftime deficit to beat the University of Evansville 70-56 Saturday night. Moore made 8 of 13 field goals and 2 of 5 3-pointers to lead the Sycamores. Marico Stinson and Todd McCoy both added 13 points, and Isiah Martin chipped in 10, as Indiana State (6-5, 1-0) won the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams...
Redskins grab playoff spot with win ove Cowboys in regular season's final day (12/30/07)
By The Associated Press LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins will enter the playoffs as the hottest team in the NFC. And with the hottest quarterback in the conference. And maybe the hottest running back. And with a defense coming off a game in which it allowed exactly 1 yard rushing...
Public Record 12-31-07 (12/30/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 28-30. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Hope for a good new year (12/30/07)
A quick reminder if you will. This particular day is a wonderful opportunity to kick back, entertain company or spend time with family or friends. New Year's Eve. One of the best days of the year. It marks the end of one year and the beginning of a new one...
Thanks for the provided help (12/30/07)
To the Editor: I drive through Brazil on a regular basis to pick up my granddaughter Kaylan and to take her home after her visits with us. On Dec. 16, a Sunday night, I had gotten Kaylan home and was returning home down SR 59, by myself, when I heard the noise that everyone dreads: The annoying flat tire...
Church gives thanks for response (12/30/07)
To the Editor: On Sunday morning, Dec. 23, a crisis struck our church family when a section of bulkhead on the underneath side of the balcony in the sanctuary fell down during the second service. Praise be to God that while there were several injuries to church family members, none were serious and, as of this time, everyone is home and recovering well...
Resident gives thanks for heat (12/30/07)
To the Editor: Recently, while freezing my hands several days playing catch up combating the cold weather, I purchased two LP gas heaters. My wife endearingly calls me "Tim-The-Tool-Man." After numerous trips to Terre Haute and surrounding area stores, purchasing 3/8" to " to " to many feet copper tubing (wrong size), shut-off valve, pipe dope sealant, two 7/8" semi-Teflon taped fittings and all my wife's laundry detergent for detecting leaks, I gave up in desperation...
Why are the signs still in place? (12/30/07)
To the Editor: United States 40 highway construction. Do you have any idea when east from Brazil will be complete? There has not been any movement by construction workers for six weeks. The only work that I see being done is by the state police, and the county police. What is going on?...