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Stories from Sunday, January 13, 2008

Three arrests made linked to area theft (01/13/08)
Officials at the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed to The Brazil Times late Sunday evening that three suspects were arrested in connection with a stolen credit card that funded a recent Wal-Mart shopping spree. Details are limited due to the ongoing investigation, but Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton and other officers were in the process of serving a search warrant at a storage unit at an undisclosed location in Vigo County...
Area doctor battles Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (01/13/08)
Irony is something Dr. Mark Thomas, M.D., knows all too well. In August, Thomas, 44, was diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, a rare form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. "I was in disbelief," Thomas said. "You never expect anything like this to happen, especially after starting a medical practice and having two small children."...
Homecoming royalty (01/13/08)
Candidates for the 2008 Northview High School Winter Homecoming Queen include (front) Kaley Huffman, (middle, from left) Mary Beth Tribble, Rachael Packard, (back) Lindsay Thomas and Lottie King. The queen will be crowned Jan. 19 when the NHS boys' and girls' varsity basketball teams face South Vermillion. The girls' game will begin at 6 p.m. The school will also be taking donations that evening for fellow classmate, freshman Raeann Driscoll...
Umm, good! (01/13/08)
Rosedale resident Ashley Loomis samples cake from Tiers of Elegance, Terre Haute, at the 2008 Bridal Show. The event featured 26 organizations at Traditions Sunday and was co-sponsored by The BannerGraphic and The Brazil Times. Tiers of Elegance is owned by Bette LaPlante...
Website poll indicates little interest in presidential race (01/13/08)
More than 140 online readers responded to The Brazil Times' recent online poll and, if the poll is accurate, readers aren't that interested in the current presidential race. The Times asked its online readers "How closely are you following the debates, caucuses and primaries?"...
Patriotic spirit (01/13/08)
As the temperatures began to drop Friday afternoon, Clover Signs installer Sean Conway hung patriotic banners sponsored by local businesses in support of the Indiana Army National Guard 138th Quartermaster on light poles along the streets of Brazil. To learn more about the program or purchase a banner, contact the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 535 E. National Ave., at 448-8457...
Saturday's high school basketball scores (01/13/08)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Argos 67, S. Central (LaPorte) 51 Attica 51, N. Newton 40 Baptist Academy 60, Seton Catholic 48 Barr-Reeve 51, Loogootee 49 Bloomington South 59, Shelbyville 46 Blue River 56, Centerville 52...
Northview wrestlers crowns five champions at Sullivan Winter Duals (01/13/08)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Northview wrestling team repeated an unbeaten record at the Sullivan Duals on Saturday afternoon. The Knights won all four of their matches last season while seven wrestlers went undefeated. This year the team scored five dual match victories and crowned five overall champions...
Pioneers send Knights to second weekend loss (01/13/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times MOORESVILLE -- If the Mooresville Pioneers were not in the same sectional as the Northview Knights, coach Mitch Lancaster might burn the game tape from Saturday night. He might burn it anyway. The toughest weekend of Northview's boys high school basketball schedule at Terre Haute South on Friday ended with a 53-42 loss at Mooresville and some of the worst basketball the Knights have played this season...
Hoosiers hold off challenge by Illini (01/13/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Eric Gordon and No. 10 Indiana stuck it to Illinois again. The high scoring freshman, who reneged on an oral commitment with the Illini and signed instead with the Hoosiers, had 17 points and Indiana rallied from a seven-point deficit in the second half to beat Illinois 62-58 Sunday...
Chargers ruin Colts repeat dreams (01/13/08)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- After handing New England a huge gift, the San Diego Chargers believe it's time to give the unbeaten Patriots something else: a challenge. And, oh yeah, a loss. By stunning Peyton Manning and the defending champion Colts 28-24 on Sunday, undermanned San Diego removed New England's biggest road block to the Super Bowl. Not that the Chargers are intimidated by facing the 17-0 Patriots in the AFC title game next weekend...
Herman L. West (01/13/08)
Herman L. West, 82, Lewis, passed away at 8:50 p.m., Jan. 11, 2008, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Jasonville, following a short illness. Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, has been enstrusted with his care. Services are pending at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home...
Mary J. Fisher (01/13/08)
Mary J. Fisher, 83, Brazil, died at 9:55 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at Holly Hill Healthcare, Brazil. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, with Pastor Jimmy Dowers officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m., Monday (today) at Moore Funeral Home and 10-11 a.m., Tuesday...
Public Record 1-14-08 (01/13/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 11-13. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Electoral College? Lose it (01/13/08)
The race for the White House has heated up; and this celebration of the so-called "art of politics" escapes me. Believe it or not, although I am a news reporter, I really hate politics. Each year political pundits argue minute differences in opinion about war, crime, insurance, welfare, taxation, equal rights, education and other topics they fundamentally agree upon, but won't admit they do...
A message to the reader (01/13/08)
Dear Residents: We need your help. The Brazil Times has made attempts to contact military personnel with the hope of gaining names of local soldiers who are heading over or are currently in Iraq, proudly serving our country. Those attempts haven't faired as well as we would have liked...
Area resident recalls 'educational goals' meeting (01/13/08)
To the Editor: In January 2007, I attended a meeting in which an Indiana School Board representative and current staff member from our school developed a list of goals (19 items). These goals were deemed necessary by our staff for the improvement of educational values in our corporation's future schools...
County Salvation Army issues thanks (01/13/08)
To the Editor: The Salvation Army of Clay County has just finished its 2007 Kettle Drive. We want to thank each of the more than 300 volunteers who graciously donated 232 hours ringing the bell for the drive. We want to thank the thousands of people in our community who generously gave their money -- pennies to $20 bills -- to help our neighbors in need for this coming year...
Resident hanging up the business (01/13/08)
To the Editor: "Old" Sarge Marion Eveland finally hung up his boots for the last time. He had sold out previously twice due to medical reasons, and learning that he was misdiagnosed, had lots more time and returned to sell military items after the second buyer went out of business at Seelyville. ...
Disappointed with lack of security (01/13/08)
To the Editor: My son-in-law, Patrick Rose, was one of the men that is being sent to Iraq also. I went to the RCA Dome too, with my husband, daughter and two sets of twin girls. The ceremony was great, but I had a few complaints. And that is that there was no security whatsoever. It was supposed to be not open to the public. But anybody from anywhere could have walked in that place with all kinds of weapons...
Tutoring: Check out Rose-Hulman (01/13/08)
To the Editor: A recent article in The Times touted a new tutoring service as being the only online/on demand tutoring service available. Well, they are half right anyway. Why would anyone in Indiana want to spend money for this service when they can pick up their phone and call 1-877-ASK-ROSE and get free tutoring over the phone? Students at Rose-Hulman have the state's science and match text books right there are are ready to help those in middle school and high school. ...