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Stories from Sunday, January 27, 2008

BREAKING NEWS: Suspect arrested in Tennessee (01/27/08)
Only 10 days after issuing a warrant for a 38-year-old man with local ties, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton announced Vance Smith was in custody. Heaton told The Brazil Times Sunday Smith, wanted on two counts of robbery related to a Poland Bank robbery in November 2007, and for being a habitual traffic violator, was arrested close to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, in Moss, Tenn., a town in Clay County Tenn...
Pair arrested on multiple charges (01/27/08)
The investigation continues into the arrest of two Brazil residents for various drug related charges Friday. Although details are limited, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed Michale Stevens, 30, and Christina R. Whitmer, 38, were each arrested and booked into the Clay County Justice Center on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance, neglect of a dependent, possession of Marijuana -- over 30 grams, possession of controlled substance and dealing in Marijuana -- hash oil...
Homecoming royalty! (01/27/08)
Clay City senior Angie Camp (with escort Jordan Defore)?was crowned Winter Homecoming Queen Saturday evening as the Eels lost to White River Valley, 40-39.
We are the champions! (01/27/08)
The Northview Knights' wrestling squad captured its first sectional title in 23 years Saturday, overcoming efforts from Bloomington South and Edgewood. The team now begins preparation for the Seymour Wrestling Team Regional, which is scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday. The individual state wrestling tournament continues Saturday at Bloomington South...
Lambert scheduled to be back in court today (01/27/08)
Jonathan T. Lambert is expected to appear before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout today to either present a new plea agreement or begin the legal process for two criminal trials against him stemming from 16-hour standoff at his home with law enforcement after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend in September 2006...
Poll: Most readers believe actions should affect employment (01/27/08)
That old saying, "actions speak louder than words" is alive and well in Clay County. The Brazil Times recently asked its online readers "Should the consequences of one's actions affect their job status, even if it is a one time offense?" Of the 315 respondents, 186 (59 percent) said yes, consequences should affect job status...
Name that tune! (01/27/08)
Kevin McCrea and Lee Reberger sing the opening number to "Pump Boys and Dinettes" while Carol McConnell and Michelle McCrea play the spoons in the Double Cupp Diner at the Community Theater of Clay County, Friday, Jan. 25.
Waterman in favor of new addition at park (01/27/08)
JASONVILLE -- District 39 State Sen. John Waterman (R-Shelburn) said he sees the move of Piankeshaw Trails Education Center from Eastern Greene County to Shakamak State Park as being a good thing for the entire area. Waterman, a ranking member of the Senate Natural Resources Committee, was instrumental in working behind the scenes to help craft the agreement between the not-for-profit organization and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources...
Girls' basketball sectional draw made (01/27/08)
Times Staff Report Sectional pairings were drawn for the 2007-08 IHSAA Girls Basketball tournament beginning around the state on Feb. 4. Both Clay City and Northview will host sectionals this year. The Eels drew White River Valley in the opening game of the tourney with winner facing Shakamak in the bye bracket game. The Union Bulldogs take on North Central in the other first round game...
Clay City drops two SWIAC contests over the weekend (01/27/08)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels celebrated homecoming by crowning girls' basketball player, Angie Camp, queen on Saturday night, but weren't able to celebrate a victory. Jared Shelton's late free throw helped visiting White River Valley down the Eels 40-39...
Northview wins first sectional wrestling title in 23 years (01/27/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There was plenty to celebrate after Saturday's Northview wrestling sectional. The Knights crowned four champions and qualified 10 wrestlers to move on to the Bloomington South Regional. But what really set this sectional apart from others for the Knights was a team championship...
Saturday's high school basketball scores (01/27/08)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Anderson 60, Indpls Tech 49 Batesville 68, Hauser 63 Bedford N. Lawrence 58, Eastern (Greene) 35 Bethesda Christian 63, Eminence 55 Boonville 71, Vincennes Rivet 64 Brown Co. 60, S. Vermillion 50...
Shorthanded UConn defeats No. 7 Hoosiers (01/27/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Jim Calhoun looked at the scoreboard, hugged his players and never changed his usually rock-hard facial expression. The Connecticut coach wouldn't give into his own emotions. A day after he suspended two key guards for violating team rules, Calhoun's Huskies turned in their grittiest performance of the season to pull an improbable 68-63 upset at No. 7 Indiana...
Moore leads Purdue in upset win over Wisconsin (01/27/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue coach Matt Painter often downplays wins. Not this time. After Purdue's 60-56 victory over No. 11 Wisconsin on Saturday, Painter was straightforward about the long-term implications it could have...
Hill scores 33 to lead IUPUI past IPFW (01/27/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- George Hill scored 33 points on 11-for-17 shooting to lead IUPUI to a 77-59 win over IPFW Saturday night. Hill made 4-of-8 3-pointers and 7-of-8 free throws and also contributed five assists for the Jaguars (15-5, 7-2). Austin Montgomery added 15 points and Jon Avery scored 11, as IUPUI made 28-of-50 field goals, or 56 percent, for the game. The Jaguars also hit eight-of-18 3-pointers...
Sycamore men fall short of Redbirds (01/27/08)
NORMAL, Ill. -- Dinma Odiakosa and Osiris Eldridge both scored 15 points as Illinois State edged past Indiana State 65-62 on Sunday afternoon. The Redbirds (15-5, 7-2 Missouri Valley) took a slim 33-28 lead into halftime in a game that was tied four times and in which the lead also changed four times...
Purdue women hold off Illnois (01/27/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Lakisha Freeman scored 21 points, and Purdue beat Illinois 71-59 on Sunday afternoon. Kalika France had 18 points and seven assists and Natasha Bogdanova added nine points on three 3-pointers for Purdue (10-10, 6-3 Big Ten)...
Woods opens season with statement win at Buick (01/27/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods joined the King, and left everyone else at the Buick Invitational feeling like paupers. In his most dominant start to a season, Woods built an 11-shot lead Sunday until his game and the fickle weather turned cold on the back nine. A birdie on the last hole gave him a 1-under 71 and an eight-shot victory, giving him 62 for his career to tie Arnold Palmer on the PGA Tour list...
Heat snap 15-game losing streak with win over Pacers (01/27/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI -- A joyous Pat Riley walked into the Miami Heat locker room, one of his patented inspirational postgame speeches at the ready. His team never gave him a chance. And really, nothing needed to be said. The scoreboard told the story...
Super Bowl highlights super rivalry: Beantown vs. Big Apple (01/27/08)
By BEN WALKER AP National Writer Paul Pierce spotted a few pals seated courtside at Madison Square Garden and wanted to make nice. So on his way to the foul line, the Boston Celtics star stopped by to slap hands and say hey to Plaxico Burress, R.W. McQuarters and some other New York Giants...
Larry William Kingery (01/27/08)
Larry William Kingery, 67, Brazil, died at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, with Pastor Ansil Harpold officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m., Tuesday, at Moore Funeral Home...
Johnny Joe Aker (01/27/08)
Johnny Joe Aker, 60, Brazil, died at 6:35 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at his residence. Born Nov. 27, 1947, in Clay County, he was the son of Warren "Ole" and Virginia Egloff Aker. Following graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant Dec. 1, 1968...
Public Record 1-28-08 (01/27/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 24-27 Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Reporting on this is getting 'old' (01/27/08)
There's an old saying that has been creeping to the forefront from the depth of my mind lately. Ignorance is bliss. This saying, I'm quite sure, has nothing to do with the television show "Good Morning Miss Bliss," which spawned "Saved by the Bell."...
Look at inventory tax deduction as property tax problem (01/27/08)
To the Editor: Property tax problems were created when the state introduced the inventory deductions. In my opinion, if you do away with the inventory tax deduction, the problem will go away. Raising the sales tax and all the other stuff the governor wants will be a heavy burden on the people in Indiana...
Remember when the election arrives (01/27/08)
To the Editor: I hope the voters in Indiana will remember at election time who took their rights away and cost them more money. Such as the tobacco tax act HEA1678, which does not pay any smokers related illness such as how the tobacco increases will be distributed...
Reader delivers open letter to corporation (01/27/08)
To the Editor: An open letter to the Clay Community School Administration. The recent revelation that Tom Reberger and Frank Misner have developed a proposal that will allow a new bus barn and maintenance facility to be built at a savings of more than 85 percent of the original proposed cost that was in the building renovation project is something you should be paying close attention to...
Area organization offers thanks (01/27/08)
To the Editor: In the days before Christmas for the past several years, members of Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority go to Cooper Towers, Jackson Gardens and Meridian Towers. In the community room at each location, we show a Christmas movie, serve cookies, coffee and punch, and everyone gets a goodie bag...
Reader offers opinion on board (01/27/08)
To the Editor: I would like to offer my opinion on the school board's building and renovation program. As always, those with the authority to spend the taxpayers' money think that working men and women can always pay for yet another program. Do they know that this leads to total programs for the people and total power for the government...
Committee thankful for donors (01/27/08)
To the Editor: In 2006 and 2007, the Old Settler's Committee solicited donations to restore the historical sign on the west side of Bowling Green. The sign was put back up in 2007 with the addition of lights and a United States flag. We wanted to let everyone know that the cost of the project was $7,206.15 and the donations received were $9,580.10. We will be paying the light bill and insurance from the donations and any other upkeep that is necessary...