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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Rissler captured in Vigo County (01/02/08)
An anonymous tip to local law enforcement led to the capture of "dangerous fugitive" Mark Rissler late Wednesday afternoon. "Obviously the entire department is very glad about this arrest," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison said in a telephone interview. "It was only a matter of time before he was going to be found."...
Minimal number of arrests made during holidays (01/02/08)
Both Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison and Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said the number of arrests during the New Year's holiday were down this year. On Wednesday, both Harrison and Heaton reported minimal problems during the two-day holiday...
Fire destroys rural trailer home (01/02/08)
For three hours early Wednesday morning, volunteer firefighters from three departments battled blistering winds and freezing temperatures while trying to put out a trailer fire. Shortly after 1 a.m., Russell Keyt contacted 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center to report his home was on fire...
Beware of scams when selling personal items on the Internet (01/02/08)
People who sell items, especially vehicles, on Internet sites need to beware of scam artists. "Anyone who is selling their vehicle online needs to realize that there is no fool proof method of conducting business," Indiana State Police Detective Scott Krueger said in a recent press release about a four-month investigation into Internet scams...
BREAKING NEWS: Authorities capture Rissler (01/02/08)
Around 5:40 p.m., Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed to The Brazil Times that "dangerous fugitive" Mark Rissler is in custody and on his way to the Clay County Justice Center. Although details are limited, Heaton said officers found Rissler at an undisclosed location in Vigo County...
AREA DAR GOOD CITIZENS HONORED (01/02/08)
Fort Harrison Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution honored the DAR Good Citizens from five area schools and their families at the December meeting. Each student read their essay and introduced their family members. Sharon mattison, chapter regent presented each student a $100 Scholarship check, a certificate and a DAR Good Citizen pin...
Eels open Greene County Tourney with one-point win over Eastern (01/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels are hoping to go two-for-two in tournaments this season and after taking the South Putnam Tourney over the weekend, started the second leg with a win over Eastern, 54-53 in the Greene County Tourney...
Gordon scores 25 in Big Ten debut as Indiana holds off Iowa (01/02/08)
By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman Eric Gordon scored 25 points, D.J. White had 16 points and 15 rebounds and No. 11 Indiana held off a furious late rally by Iowa for a 79-76 victory Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams...
Northern Iowa pulls away for win over Evansville (01/02/08)
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Adam Koch scored a career-high 20 points to lead Northern Iowa to a 64-51 win over Evansville on Wednesday night. Northern Iowa (10-3, 2-0 Missouri Valley) held the Purple Aces to 29 percent shooting and used a 13-5 run late in the second half to seal the win...
Sycamores improve to 2-0 in conference with win over Creighton (01/02/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Gabe Moore scored 13 points and Harry Marshall had 10 as Indiana State beat Creighton 62-54 Wednesday night. Indiana State (7-5, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) took a 25-24 halftime lead and never led by less than seven after the 15:18 mark of the second half...
Gasol goes for 30 points as Memphis downs Pacers (01/02/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Pau Gasol scored 30 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Indiana Pacers 90-72 on Wednesday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Gasol also had 12 rebounds and shot 11-for-19 from the field. Rudy Gay scored 24 points, Mike Miller had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Grizzlies to extend Indiana's losing streak to five games. It was Memphis' fourth road win in 15 tries this season and its first win at Conseco Fieldhouse...
Guy Albert Hughes (01/02/08)
Guy Albert Hughes, 88, passed away at his Brazil home at 1 p.m., Dec. 30, 2007. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at 11 a.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Rick Wetnight officiating. Burial will follow in Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008, from 4-8 p.m., and prior to services on Friday...
Virginia G. Kendall (01/02/08)
Mrs. Virginia G. Kendall, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Reelsville, passed away Tuesday at Asbury Towers Healthcare, Greencastle. Born April 11, 1919, in Pleasant Gardens, Ind., she was the daughter of Edward and Velma (Hassler) Chew. She was a graduate of Reelsville High School. She married Frank Kendall on Oct. 9, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1980...
Sara Elizabeth VanBibbler and Joshua David Deal (01/02/08)
Bill and Sue VanBibber, Greencastle, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth VanBibbler, to Joshua David Deal, Brazil. She is a 1999 graduate of North Putnam High School and will graduate in May 2008 from Northwood University with a bachelor's degree in business. She is now employed at Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Greencastle...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-03-08 (01/02/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 28-Jan. 2: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Arrow Financial Services, LLC Vs. James L. Hyde: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services, LLC Vs. Rose M. Stewart: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (01/02/08)
Since 1892, Henry Field's Seed & Nursery Company has been offering quality seeds, plants and service through their mail order catalogs. The mailing comes to us around the first of the year, affording the farmer and garden or landscaping enthusiast ample time to select items from the colorful pages. ...