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Stories from Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Jury hears prosecution's case in Scobee trial (01/15/08)
Seven witnesses appeared in Clay County Circuit Court on the behalf of the prosecution in the trial against Lisa Ann Scobee. According to Deputy Prosecutor Chou-il Lee's opening statement, Scobee "failed to do her duty" by "never calling" police or medical personnel for help, "and rejected help" from a person who stopped after an accident resulted in injuries that caused the death of her husband, Brian E. Scobee, 45, Nov. 13, 2005...
Friday fire caused by wiring (01/15/08)
Officials believe a problem with the electrical wiring was the cause of the fire that destroyed a Brazil residence on Jan. 11. The 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center were alerted about the fire at 9:54 p.m., Friday. Upon arrival with two fire engines, firefighters from the Brazil City Fire Department discovered thick smoke covering the area, with the only visible flames showing through windows of a house located at 416 W. Church St...
Milk Igloo! (01/15/08)
Crackerbarrel brings residents closer to their area legislators (01/15/08)
What: Clay County Crackerbarrel 2008 Where: Jackson Township Firehouse, 1960 E. CR 600 N, Brazil When: Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon
City continues to battle pending lawsuits (01/15/08)
Legal action can affect local cities and towns. For the City of Brazil, there are currently two pending cases against them. The first is a civil plenary case of Garlen Jones v. City of Brazil. "In this case, the city allegedly did not provide enough notice prior to tearing down the house, which apparently was in bad shape," Brazil City Attorney Bob Pell said. "Jones also alleges there were several items of value which either disappeared or were damaged."...
CARBON MASONIC LODGE NO. 529 F & AM (01/15/08)
Breakfast Optimist Club (01/15/08)
CLUB NEWS (01/15/08)
BEST OF THYMES HERB CLUB The Best of Thymes Herb Club's Christmas party started at 1 p.m., Dec. 8, at the Bowling Green home of Rose Marie Weber. In addition to the home's holiday decorations, the hostess accented the dining tables with watering cans filled with fresh greenery...
HONOR ROLLS (01/15/08)
Clay City Elementary School First Grade All A's Evelyn Adams, Garrett Kimmich, Carter Myers, Faith Petrowski, Erica Weiss, Kara Rendant, Renee Chittum, Anakin Fry, Aysiah Hernandez, Alexis Laswell, Haleigh Montgomery, Grant Nicoson, Lauren Ream, Gabe Youngblood...
Text of governor's State of the State speech (01/15/08)
Prepared remarks by Gov. Mitch Daniels for Tuesday's State of the State speech as provided by the governor's office:
Tuesday high school basketball scores (01/15/08)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Clarksville 56, Austin 49 DeKalb 42, Angola 31 Jimtown 51, W. Noble 24 Linton 47, Eastern (Greene) 42 Marion 52, Prairie Hts. 50 Southport 49, Warren Central 47 GIRLS' BASKETBALL...
North Clay sixth-grade girls split with visiting St. Pats (01/15/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor North Clay's sixth-grade girls' 'A' basketball team started strong against visiting St. Patrick's on Tuesday night, but it was the Irish' Emma Sappington that finished the strongest in a 15-11 road win for St. Pats. The Knights got four early points from Lindsey Potter, who also had eight rebounds in the game and both Leeanna Knight and Halie Sciotto had field goals in the first period...
Quick start by Cougars downs Clay City (01/15/08)
Times Staff Report ELNORA -- On Monday night, the North Daviess Cougars came out roaring with a 22-point opening quarter on the way to a 62-41 win over Clay City's girls. The loss is the Eels fourth straight overall during a tough stretch where Clay City faces a single-A opponent over the final eight games of the year...
Notre Dame overcomes slow start to beat Bearcats (01/15/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Luke Harangody scored 24 of his 25 points in the second half and Kyle McAlarney added 22 points as Notre Dame shook off a poor-shooting first half to beat Cincinnati 91-74 Tuesday night. The Fighting Irish (13-3, 3-1 Big East), coming off their biggest loss in eight seasons under coach Mike Brey, had trailed only a total of 6:13 in 10 home games all season. ...
Notre Dame recruits start college classes (01/15/08)
SOUTH BEND -- Offensive lineman Trevor Robinson and defensive end Sean Cwynar, who finished their high school careers in the fall, started classes at Notre Dame on Tuesday. The pair are the third group of recruits to enroll early at the school. Running back James Aldridge, offensive lineman Chris Stewart and receiver George West were the first to enroll early in 2006, and quarterback Jimmy Clausen, tailback Armando Allen and cornerback Gary Gray enrolled early last year...
Tejada, Clemens, Bonds become focus of latest trip to Capitol Hill (01/15/08)
JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writers WASHINGTON -- Taking on baseball's steroids problem once again, Congress kept the finger-pointing and tough questioning to a minimum. Maybe that's because the people under the most scrutiny this time -- Miguel Tejada, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens -- were nowhere to be seen...
Earnhardt feeling pressure of new Hendrick ride (01/15/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. is already feeling the pressure, and the season hasn't even started. As his winless streak nears two years, NASCAR's most popular driver knows he must produce in his new Hendrick Motorsports ride...
Ruth Eileen Carpenter (01/15/08)
Ruth Eileen Carpenter, 84, Brazil, passed away at 8:40 p.m., Jan. 14, 2008, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Reelsville, to Ross and Lilly (Wood) Bennett. Ruth was an excellent cook, loved decorating her home, shopping with her girls, and spending time with her family. She will be remembered fondly as "one in a million"...
John Wayne Trout (01/15/08)
John Wayne Trout, 62, Fort Wayne, formerly of Brazil, passed away Jan. 11, 2008, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Brazil, he was a laborer for General Electric Company in Decatur for many years. He is survived by daughter Melissa Trout, Bluffton; sons Doug Trout, Louisville, and Steven Trout, Georgia; seven grandchildren, and sisters Virginia Leihfeit, and Dorothy Latta, both of Brazil...
Clonia Phene 'Grandma' Capps (01/15/08)
Mrs. Clonia Phene "Grandma" Capps, 93, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at the Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Burial will be in the North Salem Cemetery...
KAMERON TYLER SCOTT LACEY (01/15/08)
Karson Lacey would like to announce the birth of his brother, Kameron Tyler Scott Lacey. Kameron was born on Oct. 24, 2007. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Greg and Tamie Lacey. Karmeron was welcomed home by his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins...
MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND E. JEFFRIES (01/15/08)
Raymond and Jane Jeffries recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 2. They were married by Rev. Rev. C.J. Quinn. Jane is the former Miss Bennett. She retired in 1980. Raymond retired in 1996 from Jeffries and Jeffries Welding, with whom he and his brother, Grady owned and operated for more than 40 years in Rockville...
MR. AND MRS. NOEL ALLEN (01/15/08)
Noel and Helen Allen recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 13, 1947, in Cordova, Ala. by the Rev. Robert Bugg. Helen is the daughter of the late Audrey and Maudine Richardson, Cordova, Ala. After earning her RN degree, she was employed with St. Vincent Clay Hospital for 38 years, before retiring...