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Stories from Thursday, January 17, 2008

Charges filed against teachers (01/17/08)
Jury returns guilty verdict (01/17/08)
Brian Scobee's family members held hands while they waited for the jury of seven men and five women to announce a guilty verdict in the trial against Lisa Ann Scobee in Clay Circuit Court Thursday evening. "We finally have justice. My son can rest in peace now," Brian Scobee's mother Leonora Alspaugh told The Brazil Times as she left the courthouse. "There's still a lot of things we will never know about what happened that night, but our family has given it all over to God now."...
Robbery-related warrant issued (01/17/08)
The Clay County Prosecutors Office issued a warrant for a 38-year-old man regarding two bank robberies toward the end of last year. On Thursday, Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger announced his office had issued a warrant for 38-year-old Vance E. Smith. The warrant is for two counts, including robbery related to a Poland bank robbery in November, 2007, and another count of being a habitual traffic violator...
Investigation of bomb threat continues (01/17/08)
From the look of his brow, Clay Community Schools Supt. Dan Schroeder is tiring of talking about other things other than education. On Thursday, Schroeder told The Brazil Times it's disappointing threats like the one that took place at North Clay Middle School Wednesday keep happening...
Area colleges sending volunteers to local non-profit agencies (01/17/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Residents of the Wabash Valley are invited to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a "day on, not a day off," Monday. Indiana State University's Center for Public Service and Community Engagement, along with co-sponsors St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ivy Tech Community College, and Indiana Business College, will mark the holiday by sending volunteers to serve several local community agencies...
Rose-Hulman offers online tutoring (01/17/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Homework Hotline has added an online, real-time tutoring component to further assist Indiana middle school and high school students needing assistance in understanding mathematics and science principles...
Best Shelter! (01/17/08)
On Tuesday, City Hall was given a trophy for having the "Best Shelter" at the Christmas in the Park celebration. The shelter's theme was "Hometown Christmas" as City Hall won the traveling trophy away from Hair, Inc., who won the award the past two years. ...
Somebody's gotta do it! (01/17/08)
Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders gets his blood drawn by St. Vincent Clay Hospital's Phleb Nurse Leann Schell during the 2008 Health Fair at the Clay County Courthouse Thursday morning. The fair, which was put on with help from the hospital, was open to all county employees and offered education about various health issues...
Suspension with pay ongoing for teacher (01/17/08)
The Clay Community School Board held a special session Thursday night at North Clay Middle School to discuss the suspension with pay and investigation of a teacher accused of misconduct. Board President Terry Barr opened the meeting, and Superintendent Dan Schroeder made his recommendations...
Thursday's high school basketball scores (01/17/08)
Thursday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Penn 47, Northridge 45 GIRLS' BASKETBALL Austin 91, Crothersville 63 Batesville 56, Lawrenceburg 46 Bloomfield 33, Washington Catholic 27 Brownstown 57, S. Ripley 37 Cambridge City 38, Northeastern 15...
Fourth-quarter rally comes up short for Clay City girls (01/17/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- For three quarters of play against host Clay City, Sullivan didn't play like a team that had won just two girls' basketball games this year. The Arrows took a 15-point lead early in the fourth quarter, before having to hold off a furious Clay City rally for a 50-45 victory on Thursday night...
Seventh-grade Knights earn WIC championship, eighth-grade is runner-up (01/17/08)
Times Staff Report The seventh grade boys' basketball team brought home a Western Indiana Conference championship during the weekend, winning three games on Saturday to take the trophy. The Knights opened the day by taking down Sullivan 40-25, pulling away in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Arrows by 10 points...
Hoosiers overcome turnovers to beat Minnesota (01/17/08)
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- The Indiana Hoosiers are so much more than Eric Gordon. D.J. White had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Lance Stemler hit a crucial 3-pointer to lift the ninth-ranked Hoosiers to a 65-60 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night...
IUPUI falls despite Oral Roberts' late shooting drought (01/17/08)
TULSA, Okla. -- Robert Jarvis scored 21 points and grabbed a last-second clinching rebound to lift Oral Roberts past IUPUI 64-63 in a battle for the Summit League lead on Thursday night. Oral Roberts (11-5, 6-0 Summit) held on to win despite not scoring after Marchello Vealy made one of two free throws with 2:43 left for a 64-59 lead. Baskets by Jon Avery at 1:49 and George Hill at 1:14 cut the Golden Eagles' advantage to one...
Cleveland State upends No. 12 Butler (01/17/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND -- Cedric Jackson scored 14 points as Cleveland State, a program in disarray for most of the past 20 years, stunned No. 12 Butler 56-52 on Thursday night for the Vikings' first regular-season win over an AP Top 25 team...
Pacers' O'Neal could sit to rest his knee (01/17/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jermaine O'Neal hasn't fully healed from offseason knee surgery, and he could sit out awhile to recover. The Indiana Pacers center left during the first quarter of Wednesday's win over Golden State with pain in his left knee and did not return. He was to have an MRI on the knee Thursday afternoon...
Caldwell will take over if Dungy retires (01/17/08)
NEW YORK -- Assistant head coach Jim Caldwell would replace Tony Dungy if the Indianapolis Colts coach retires, team owner Jim Irsay said Thursday night. Irsay hopes Dungy will return and expects to speak to him this weekend, the owner said at a party celebrating an exhibition of the Jack Kerouac "On The Road" manuscript he owns at The New York Public Library...
Rev. Woodrow W. Leohr (01/17/08)
Rev. Woodrow W. Leohr, 95, Spencer, formerly of Brazil from 1965-2005, passed away at The Residence at McCormick's Creek, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, at West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. Viola Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Marion Cemetery, Owen County...
Freida R. Steuerwald (01/17/08)
Freida R. Steuerwald, 91, Linton, passed away at 11:40 p.m., Jan. 15, 2008, at Glenburn Home, Linton. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Saturday, Jan, 19, 2008, at 11 a.m., with Dr. Jerry Caskey and Pastor Nathan Couch officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery...
Barbara Ann Harrison Lane (01/17/08)
Barbara Ann Harrison Lane, 77, Brazil, passed away at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, in the Morgantown Nursing Home. Born June 27, 1920, in Tipton, she was the daughter of Robert and Carolyn (Webster) Lane. She was a member of the World Gospel Church, the Terre Haute FOP and loved playing bingo and gardening...
Frederick Stanley Jarrett Jr. (01/17/08)
Frederick Stanley Jarrett, Jr., 83, Brazil died Jan. 16, 2008, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 20, 1924, in Allentown, Penn., the son of Frederick Jarrett, Sr. and Florence Minerva Beers Jarrett. He graduated from Allentown High School and shortly following graduation he joined the U. S. Army Air Corp...
Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell (01/17/08)
Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell, 85, Terre Haute, went home to be with The Lord while surrounded by her family at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute. Born Oct. 22, 1922, in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Josiah W. "John" McGuire and Nellie Frances (Bruce) McGuire...
Public Record 1-18-08 (01/17/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 15-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil US Bank National Vs. Kathleen Cline, Jeff Hardwick and Beneficial Indiana, Inc.: Mortgage Foreclosure Power Equipment Company Vs. Robert Clark: Civil Collections...
Are your records organized? (01/17/08)
If you were incapacitated, would anyone be able to find your important records and take care of your family's financial or business matters? Having important papers organized and accessible in advance can be very important in an emergency or crisis situation...
Employee financial education a must (01/17/08)
In the old days, if you worked for a company, your retirement income would likely have been in the form of a pension, with the amount based on your income level and years of service. Apart from those factors, you had little control over the size of your pension benefits. That pension model is still around, but it's not as prevalent as it once was...