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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2008

Great Dane official confirms layoffs (01/07/08)
It was announced Monday that approximately 130 employees at Great Dane learned they would be laid off soon. Although officials with the local company, 2664 E. United States 40, would not comment regarding the layoffs, Great Dane Director of Marketing and Public Relations Brandy Fuller told The Brazil Times the layoffs were temporary...
Courthouse campus goes smoke free (01/07/08)
Many areas in the Wabash Valley have been designated as "No-Smoking" campuses, and the Clay County Courthouse has jumped on board. The Clay County Commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance Monday morning which makes the courthouse void to smokers...
Support banners to be placed on city light poles (01/07/08)
The streets of Brazil will soon be decorated with pride as banners showing support of the Indiana Army National Guard 138th Quartermaster unit hang from 18 light poles along National Avenue later this week. "There has always been great level of community support for us here, and (as a unit) we support this community as well," 1st Sgt. Neil Stough said of the symbiotic relationship between the unit and the community...
Residents recovering following accident (01/07/08)
Two members of a Clay County family are recovering from injuries sustained during a two-vehicle rollover accident near Terre Haute International Airport. "It was a terrible," Penny Michael said about the accident her husband Mark McMichael and her mother Joan Stockrahm were victims of last Thursday. "Doctors said they would make a full recovery. It's just going to be a long haul, but eventually they will get better."...
CCS board set for first meeting of year (01/07/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation school board will hold its first monthly meeting of 2008 Thursday, Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m., at North Clay Middle School. New business on the agenda includes, amongst many housekeeping items, a report on the ISTEP+ test results from fall 2007...
Honor Rolls 1-8-08 (01/07/08)
Van Buren Elementary First Grade All A's Rachel Brindley, Bryce King, Jennifer Lundy, Cole Pierce, Isaac Reinoehl, Corey Salinetro, Eden Siples All A's and B's McKeegan Bailey, Dylan Danhour, Drue Dowell, Shianne Hall, Madison Jeffries, Amaya Jones, Carson Lawrence, Chance Norris, Kourtney Warren...
North Clay seventh-grade extends winning streak to nine (01/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Undoubtedly after a three-week break between games, the North Clay seventh grade basketball team was ready to get back on the court. Following a 38-24 win over South Vermillion, the Knights started the stretch run by extending their winning streak to nine games...
Sixth-ranked Owen Valley girls bests Clay City (01/07/08)
Times Staff Report SPENCER -- Coming off a weekend loss against Cloverdale, Clay City didn't get much of a reprieve with a match-up against Owen Valley on Monday night. The Class 3A sixth-ranked Patriots used a run to begin the second half to take control of an eventual 69-39 win over the Eels...
June Jones takes coaching job at SMU (01/07/08)
By DAVID KOENIG Associated Press Writer DALLAS -- Staying at Hawaii would have been the easy choice for June Jones. It was the challenge of rebuilding a tattered football program that led him to take the coaching job at Southern Methodist, which stumbled to a 1-11 record this season...
No. 16 Butler gets 19 points from Howard in win over Loyola, Ill. (01/07/08)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Matt Howard scored 19 points, and No. 16 Butler won its sixth straight game, pulling away for a 66-55 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Monday night. The Bulldogs (14-1, 3-1 Horizon League) improved to 14-1 for the second straight season and the fifth time in the program's history, but it wasn't easy. They went on a 14-3 run midway through the second half to take a 54-40 lead...
McNamee says he'd go to jail for Clemens (01/07/08)
By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- "What do you want me to do?" Brian McNamee asked Roger Clemens that question -- or variations of it -- 21 times during a 17-minute taped conversation. He never really got an answer. A recording of last Friday's telephone call between Clemens' former trainer and the seven-time Cy Young Award winner was played at Clemens' long-awaited news conference Monday, the first time he faced a group of reporters since McNamee's accusations were made public in the Mitchell Report on Dec. ...
LINDA LOU CAME (01/07/08)
Linda Lou Came, 70, Center Point, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2008, at her residence. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Rev. Richard Pippin officiating...
Donald R. Shewmaker (01/07/08)
Donald R. Shewmaker, 75, Martinsville, died at 7:50 a.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at his residence. Services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008, at Neal and Summers Mortuary, Martinsville, with Pastor Roger Gifford officiating. Burial will be at New South Park Cemetery, Martinsville...
Paula S. Eaton (01/07/08)
Paula S. Eaton, 59, Carmel, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. Born Dec. 14, 1948, in Brazil, where she was raised, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Pauline (Simmons) Eaton. She was a graduate of Tudor Hall School for Girls and then attended the University of Texas-Austin, earning a Master's degree in architecture...
Norma Pell Hood (01/07/08)
Norma Pell Hood, 76, Brazil, passed away at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at her residence. She was born March 31, 1931, in Clay County, to Jesse Marshall and Ferrie Bell Weaver Pell. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School and was a homemaker and beautician for 10 years, owning and operating Hilltop Salon from 1965 until 1975...
Public Record 1-8-08 (01/07/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Discover Bank Vs. Holly N. Krout: Civil Collections Discover Bank Vs. Karen Burk: Civil Collections Wells Fargo Bank National Vs. William A. Besaw and Debbie Besaw: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Timber May Not Be Answer For Holiday Bills (01/07/08)
This time of year when one has bills, the ground is frozen, and some unscrupulous timber buyer appears flashing the cash at your door hoping to pickup cheap timber from your woods. If you have any interest in timber management at all, you will want to participate in the upcoming Forestry Short Course at the Purdue Extension-Parke County office which consists of eight Tuesday evening programs. For those that can't make the program, let's look at some timber value basics...