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Stories from Wednesday, January 23, 2008

BREAKING NEWS: Yet another bomb threat at North Clay (01/23/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Library could be open soon (01/23/08)
Book lovers received some good news Tuesday evening. Area residents who have been patiently waiting for the Brazil Public Library to open have reason to be optimistic as Brazil City Planning Administrator Michele Altman told The Brazil Times Wednesday morning the library could be open within 30-45 days...
Courthouse inspired the creation of Chamber logo (01/23/08)
The logo of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce is a sign of pride, business cooperation and community growth. But few know the origin of the logo, which was commissioned in 1985. Nadene Rankin, a life-long citizen of Clay County, worked as a secretary for the Chamber in 1985 while in between jobs...
100 days! (01/23/08)
Carbon approves first phase of water project (01/23/08)
CARBON -- The Town of Carbon implemented the first phase of its new storm water project during a special meeting Wednesday evening at the Carbon Town Hall. President Josephine Rightsell, board member Dennis Rightsell and town attorney Eric Somheil discussed two bids from Indianapolis companies which will survey a portion of property to be used as a water detention/holding pond to ensure it meets project standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency...
Parks Board thinking ahead for the new year (01/23/08)
While snow covers the rooftops and the trees, very few people are thinking about the Brazil City Parks. Except for the Brazil City Parks Board. At the January meeting of the Parks Board, a list of achievements and a set of goals were unveiled, reminding the board that, even when the weather does not cooperate, there is work to be done...
Brazil Buzz (01/23/08)
What miracle of weird transforming Is this wild work of frost and light, This glimpse of glory infinite? John Greenleaf Whittier I just returned to the little blue house at the end of the road. Outside, it's a lot more than a little bit nippy but then; this is January. I just shed my old jacket. The Chinese must have rubbed the down off of a huge gaggle of geese before they made that one. It does the job...
Harmony Happenings (01/23/08)
Tommy Dale Thompson called to talk about a Retired Teachers Chili Supper planned for the spring. The supper will take place in the Riddell Bank basement. Spouses are welcome. My job will be to make a tray of stuffed celery sticks, that I can handle. More info later and mark your calendar for April 29...
Local athletes compete in Elks Hoop Shoot (01/23/08)
Times Staff Report North Clay student Nate Newton was the Clay County champion in the 12-13 year old age bracket at the Elks Hoop Shoot. Newton hit 22-of-25 free throws in the county competition and that effort advanced him to the regionals where he placed third with a 21-of-25 effort on Jan. 13 at McNally Center in Greencastle...
State time zones again an issue in General Assembly (01/23/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- State lawmakers are once again spending time on the issue of time in Indiana. The House Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation endorsed legislation Wednesday that would allow people in counties bordering the lines between the Central Time Zone and Eastern Time Zone to vote on which they would rather be in...
Junior varsity girls defeat Sullivan (01/23/08)
Times Staff report SULLIVAN -- The Northview JV girls' basketball team improved to 4-2 in the WIC with a 39-29 win at Sullivan on Wednesday night. The Knights came out and started strong in the first quarter according to coach LuAnn Anderson. "We came out great in the first quarter, causing Sullivan a lot of problems with our press," said the first-year Northview coach. "We also had an excellent night at the foul line connecting on 12-of-16 attempts."...
Bill would require random steroid testing for high school athletes (01/23/08)
By DEANNA MARTIN Associated Press Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- High school athletes participating in football or baseball would be subject to random steroid testing, under a bill approved by a House committee Wednesday. Indiana would join three other states in testing high school athletes for anabolic steroids if the bill passes. Bill sponsor Rep. Eric Turner, R-Marion, said the proposal could prevent some young people from taking illegal and potentially dangerous performance-enhancing drugs...
No. 7 ranked IU dismantles visiting Iowa (01/23/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana knocked out Iowa with its one-two combination Wednesday night. D.J. White scored 19 points and Eric Gordon added 17 as the seventh-ranked Hoosiers extended their winning streak to 13 with a 65-43 victory over Iowa...
Hummel has big night as Purdue stays on winning track (01/23/08)
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Robbie Hummel had 15 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and Purdue defeated Penn State 64-42 Wednesday night. Namanja Calasan and E'Twaun Moore each added 11 points for the Boilermakers (14-5, 5-1 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight...
Moore leads Sycamores to rout over Evansville (01/23/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Gabe Moore had 14 points and seven assists and led four Sycamores in double figures as Indiana State routed Evansville 72-42 in a Missouri Valley Conference game Wednesday. Indiana State (10-8, 5-3 MVC) held the Purple Aces to just 14 points in the first half while scoring 44 on 60.7 percent shooting. Indiana State was 3-for-4 from the free-throw line in the first half. The Sycamores' biggest lead was by 34 points with 12:51 left in the game...
Hinrich's career-high leads Bulls past Pacers (01/23/08)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Kirk Hinrich scored a career-high 38 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 108-95 on Wednesday night even though their two best players were injured. The Bulls learned earlier in the day that forward Luol Deng would miss one to three weeks because of his recurring left Achilles' tendinitis. Then, they found out that leading scorer Ben Gordon would sit out with a sprained right wrist...
Woods, Mickelson headline Buick Invitational field (01/23/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO -- At sunrise Wednesday at Torrey Pines, the PGA Tour began a slow shift back to golf. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have not been on the same piece of property in nearly four months, since celebrating a U.S. victory at the Presidents Cup in Montreal. They were on the first tee together in the chilly morning of the Buick Invitational pro-am -- Woods on the South Course, Mickelson on the North Course -- before making their 2008 debut...
Ravens hire Cameron as offenisve co-ordinator (01/23/08)
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Cam Cameron was hired as the Baltimore Ravens' offensive coordinator Wednesday, the latest offensive expert to take a shot at jump-starting a sluggish attack. The 46-year-old Cameron was fired as Miami Dolphins coach after going 1-15, with his lone victory coming at the expense of the Ravens...
F. Rosalind Sellmer (01/23/08)
F. Rosalind Sellmer, 87, formerly of Indianapolis and Brazil, died at 8:05 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Ind. Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Union Chapel United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, with Rev. Steve Rasmussen officiating...
Gloria C. Gaston (01/23/08)
Gloria C. Gaston, 83, Eaton, Ohio, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at Reid Hospital,Richmond, Ind. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held at Royal Oak Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to the Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320. Condolences may be sent to the family via Guest Book at www.barnesfuneralhome.com...
Mildred Bolinger (01/23/08)
Mildred Bolinger, 84, Brazil, died Jan. 20, 2008, at 6:45 a.m. in her home surrounded by her loving family. Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Revs. Richard Pippin and John Fischer officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-24 (01/23/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 22: Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. Mary A. Underwood: Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. Tammy Farnsworth: Small Claims...