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Stories from Sunday, January 6, 2008

Man with ties to area heading to Iraq (01/06/08)
For as long as he could remember, Stephen Myles' son, Jacob Joseph, always wanted to be a soldier. Just recently, the 2004 Washington High School graduate and former Bowling Green resident's dream came to fruition. Jacob Joseph Myles was one of approximately 3,400 Indiana soldiers who were officially called up for duty earlier this week...
Military send off (01/06/08)
Sandy Ashby and her son, Marine recruit Travis Harmon, greet family and friends at a farewell get together at the Brazil Elks Saturday. Harmon leaves for basic training in San Diego early this week.
Poll: Readers say losing weight top priority for 2008 (01/06/08)
It's that time of year. That time when people decide what they want to do in the upcoming year to make it better. Following New Year's Day, many people decide to create a resolution. Some even create lists of resolutions. In its latest online poll, The Brazil Times asked readers what their New Year's resolution was...
Town's new wastewater facility near completion (01/06/08)
CLAY CITY -- A project with roots dating back to 2001 is finally coming to fruition for residents of Clay City. At its January meeting, the Clay City Town Council learned from John Wetzel, Midwestern Engineering, Loogootee, that the town's new wastewater treatment facility was close to completion...
United Way set for United Day fundraiser (01/06/08)
United Day for United Way is the final push of United Way's fundraising campaign and has been scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18. Media partners throughout the Wabash Valley will assist the United Way in a one-day media blitz asking people of the Wabash Valley to contribute at one of the donation collection locations...
Cheatham's big fourth quarter leads Cloverdale past Eels (01/06/08)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times CLOVERDALE -- A stagnate second quarter, combined with an explosive fourth quarter from the host Clovers, left the Eels reeling as they recorded their fourth loss of the season 56-43 Saturday. "We missed some good shots and they hit some good shots on us. They're not 15 points better than us but we're very similar type teams," Clay City head coach Keith Jones commented...
Fisher 3-pointer sinks Northview girls (01/06/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Saturday afternoon, falling 44-43 to visiting Greencastle in a game in which the Knights twice led by six or more points in the final four minutes of the game. Once more, turnovers were the cause of Northview's demise, turning the ball over nine times in the final period while losing a six-point lead with 1:36 left in the game...
Clay City boys capture third-place at Greene County Invite (01/06/08)
By PAUL WILCOXEN For the Brazil Times SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels won the third place game Saturday night during the 38th-annual Greene County Daily World Invitational over North Central, 62-58. "Your goal at the beginning of the tournament is always to win the tournament," said Clay City basketball coach Grant McVay. "In eight years that's happened once for us. After the fact, the year before we won it and the year after we won it, we won the third place game...
Knights near perfect at Columbus East Six-Way (01/06/08)
COLUMBUS -- Putting together perhaps its most impressive team effort to date, the Northview wrestling team trounced the competition in its first trip to the Columbus East Six-Way meet on Saturday. The Knights won all five of its matches and had eight competitors go a perfect 5-0 on the day and nine total unbeaten wrestlers...
Saturday's high school basketball scores (01/06/08)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Avon 59, Tri-West 54 Bethany Christian 55, Ft. Wayne Canterbury 50 Bluffton 53, Woodlan 37 Bremen 66, LaVille 38 Calumet 86, River Forest 48 Carmel 83, N. Montgomery 40 Carroll (Allen) 39, Norwell 29...
McAlarney's career-high leads Notre Dame past UConn (01/06/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Kyle McAlarney scored a career-high 32 points, including a key 3-pointer after a Rob Kurz 3 gave Notre Dame the lead for good, pacing the Fighting Irish to a 73-67 victory over Connecticut on Saturday night...
Tunnell paces Sycamores to win over Northern Iowa (01/06/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Jay Tunnell scored 19 points to pace Indiana State to a 74-56 victory over Northern Iowa and a 3-0 start in the Missouri Valley Conference. Indiana State (8-5, 3-0) outscored the Panthers (10-4, 2-1) 14-2 to start the game and built its lead to as many as 24 points in the first period when a Tunnell 3-pointer made it 41-17 with 2:26 left before halftime...
Tunnell paces Sycamores to win over Northern Iowa (01/06/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Jay Tunnell scored 19 points to pace Indiana State to a 74-56 victory over Northern Iowa and a 3-0 start in the Missouri Valley Conference. Indiana State (8-5, 3-0) outscored the Panthers (10-4, 2-1) 14-2 to start the game and built its lead to as many as 24 points in the first period when a Tunnell 3-pointer made it 41-17 with 2:26 left before halftime...
Top-ranked UConn women blast Purdue (01/06/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Tina Charles had 17 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 1 Connecticut defeated Purdue 100-50 on Sunday in the Boilermakers' worst-ever defeat. Purdue's worst loss had been by 46 points to Ohio State on Jan. 14, 1983...
Ohio State seeks redemption, LSU validation in BCS title game (01/06/08)
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer NEW ORLEANS -- Redemption and validation. Top-ranked Ohio State enters the BCS national championship game against LSU searching for redemption, hoping to bury the memories of an embarrassing loss in last year's title game...
Eli Manning earns first playoff win as Giants down Bucs (01/06/08)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- The New York Giants' rousing road show powered through Tampa Bay. Now it heads to the only place where it flopped: Dallas. The Giants moved to 8-1 away from home with a dominating 24-14 NFC-wild-card playoff victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday. ...
Linda Lou Came (01/06/08)
Linda Lou Came, 70, Center Point, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of William Harold and Dorothy Alberta Cohn Cravens. She was a graduate of Wiley High School in Terre Haute and had attended Indiana Business College in Terre Haute...
Donald R. Shewmaker (01/06/08)
Donald R. Shewmaker, 75, Martinsville, died at 7:50 a.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at his residence. Born Nov. 19, 1932, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Ray and Daisey Fern (Sanders) Shewmaker. He graduated from Reelsville High School and attended Indiana State University. He also completed aircraft training courses...
Natalie Carol Truax (01/06/08)
Natalie Carol Truax, 47, Brazil, passed away at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Jan. 3, 2008. Services will take place at 2 p.m., Monday (today), at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil, with her father-in-law Rev. Paul Truax and son-in-law Travis Aten officiating...
Alfred Cox (01/06/08)
Alfred Cox, age 83, passed away Jan. 3, 2008 at Cloverleaf Health Care. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday (today), at French Funeral Home with Richard Pippin officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery with military services. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9-11 a.m., Monday (today), at French Funeral Home...
Public Record 1-7-08 (01/06/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 3-4. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Invasion of Privacy...
State primary may actually matter (01/06/08)
Hoosier voters should be pretty excited this year. There's a good chance that the Indiana Primary, which takes place in May, could actually mean something this year. In year's past, 2004 comes to mind, Indiana's primary has been a mere afterthought...
Reader vents frustration of schools (01/06/08)
To the Editor: Six members of the public attended the public meeting of the Clay Community School Board on Jan. 3, concerning the proposed building project published. Could the low attendance have something to do with the fact that no one knew when or where it was to be held? In an e-mail I received from Terry Barr prior to the meeting, she stated, "comments were not allowed in special sessions or public work sessions."...
Thanks for bringing back our dog (01/06/08)
To the Editor: The family of J.J. Bramer would like to thank the person who returned our dog Abby to us on Monday morning. Thanks to who took great care of our dog. Now, she will be home awaiting for J.J.'s return home after being in the hospital since Nov. 16, 2007...
Coalition gives thanks for card sale (01/06/08)
To the Editor: The Clay County Literacy Coalition would like to thank the banks and tutors who helped make the sale of the Christmas cards for our fundraiser a big success. The Clay County Literacy Coalition