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Stories from Monday, January 28, 2008

No sentence for Lambert yet (01/28/08)
Facing charges stemming from 16-hour standoff at his home with law enforcement after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend in September 2006, Jonathan T. Lambert pled guilty in Clay Circuit Court Monday, but was not sentenced. Judge Joseph Trout decided to take the new plea agreement presented by Special Prosecutor Nina Alexander and Defense Attorney Joseph Etling under advisement and scheduled Feb. ...
BREAKING NEWS: Thomas delivers update (01/28/08)
Indiana State Rep. Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) recently called The Brazil Times to update his recent status regarding surgery. Thomas -- who represents District 44 -- informed The Times Monday he is currently rehabbing after a few surgeries following a laminectomy in December...
Board approves recent proposal (01/28/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board has decided on a renovation project for the school facilities it hopes the community will support. The board voted 6-1 Monday at a special session meeting to present a $26,283,292 project to the public for a 1028 preliminary determination hearing in February...
Political races off to good start (01/28/08)
The time has come for politically-minded individuals to throw their hat in the ring. Beginning Jan. 23, those interested in running for political office were able to file their candidacy. The filing period runs until noon, Feb. 22, and those who would like their hat back once putting it in the ring have until noon, Feb. 25 to withdraw their candidacy...
Former Greencastle Mayor enters District 44 race (01/28/08)
After 12 years of service as Greencastle's Mayor, Nancy Michael stepped down Dec. 31, 2007. But, she wasn't ready to leave the political field. "(My husband Steve) gave me the green light," Michael said after announcing her candidacy to run on the Democratic ticket for Indiana State Representative District 44 Monday at Brazil City Hall. "It's been on the left side of my brain since May. I love local government."...
Area students learn about 'mission' (01/28/08)
Monday was the 22-year anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle explosion. Five astronauts, an engineer and a civilian teacher lost their lives in the name of discovery and science. Students from Clay Community Schools continue the "mission" of learning every year, when classes participate in the Challenger Learning Center missions, either in Brownsburg or Indianapolis. A third Challenger Center is in Hammond, Ind...
County Courthouse faced busy Monday (01/28/08)
It was a busy Monday in the courtrooms of the Clay County Courthouse. Vance Smith, 38, the alleged suspect in the Poland First Financial Bank robbery Nov. 23 and another in Darlington, Ind., on Oct. 31, 2007, appeared before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout to be formally charged after being extradited from Clay County, Tenn...
Retired teachers meet (01/28/08)
The executive board of the Clay County Retired Teachers' Association conducted its first meeting of the year at President Odena Harper's home. Plans were made for a retirement workshop for those planning to retire during the next four years. The workshop will take place at 4 p.m., March 13, in the Forest Park Elementary School music room...
Benefit supper set for Rosedale resident (01/28/08)
A benefit soup supper for Rosedale resident Ronnie Guckenberger has been scheduled for 4-7 p.m., Saturday. Feb. 9. Guckenberger received head injuries when his family was involved in an auto accident. Since the accident, he has been at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis...
INDOT creates scholarship program (01/28/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In an effort to educate Hoosier students and keep talented engineers in the state, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced the creation of the INDOT Engineer Scholarship Program. "Indiana's transportation system is our state's economic future, and to create a world-class transportation system we need world-class engineers," INDOT Commissioner Karl B. ...
Gardeners' clinic set (01/28/08)
The Wabash Valley Master Gardeners' Association has scheduled an information clinic for Saturday, March 15. The event will take place at the Girl Scout Building, located next to the YMCA in Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Seminars are set from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m...
4-H Open House set (01/28/08)
The Clay County 4-H Council has scheduled an open house from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23. The event will take place in the Exhibit Hall at the Clay County Fairgrounds and all children are invited. Games will be available and every child that attends gets four free tickets to play four games. Additional tickets will be available at five for $1...
Brazil Post Office schedules local 'Passport Fair' (01/28/08)
On Saturday, February 9, the Brazil Post Office, 227 W. National Ave., will host a "Passport Fair" from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Postmaster Dianna Egold said the fair makes it easy and convenient for residents to apply for a passport or passport card. Sales and service associates will assist any resident with applications, fees, and photos...
Center Point residents under boil order (01/28/08)
Times Staff Report The Town of Center Point has issued a boil order for all residents until further notice. Center Point Waterworks reported a main break, and until all repairs are made, residents should boil their water.
Monday basketball scores (01/28/08)
Monday's scores By The Associated Press Girls Basketball Argos 57, Caston 37 Barr-Reeve 64, Springs Valley 61 Bloomfield 39, Owen Valley 36 Centerville 65, Eastern Hancock 43 Henderson Co., Ky. 80, Ev. North 26 Indpls Chatard 73, Indpls Park Tudor 56...
Northview freshmen down North Central (01/28/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview freshmen basketball team applied the pressure to visiting North Central on Monday night, forcing 14 first half turnovers and cruised to a 56-30 win. The Knights' out quicked the T-Birds with their defensive players getting in the passing lanes and disrupting North Central after the T-Birds took a brief early lead...
Brady practices in first Super Bowl session (01/28/08)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer PHOENIX -- Tom Brady was back where he belongs Monday, behind center for the New England Patriots' first practice session of Super Bowl week. The NFL's Most Valuable Player missed three practices last week with a tender right ankle, which was taped for Monday's training at Arizona State in nearby Tempe. ...
Reds enter serious negotiations to move spring training to Arizona (01/28/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- One week after authorities in Sarasota, Fla., balked at upgrading their spring training facility, the Cincinnati Reds agreed Monday night to an exclusive, 75-day negotiation window with the city of Goodyear, Ariz...
Johnny Joe Aker (01/28/08)
Johnny Joe Aker, 60, Brazil, died at 6:35 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at his residence. Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with providing cremation services. At John's request, there will be a celebration of his life at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Sally's Place and the Duke Energy community Hall...
Nathan William Brinson (01/28/08)
Nathan William Brinson, 91, Fayetteville, Ga., beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend went home to be with the Lord Jan. 26, 2008. Born Oct. 13, 1916, in Bloomfield, he was the son of Erza and Bertha Brinson. A lifelong member of the Church of Nazarene, Brinson served as Sunday School Superintendent, board member, teacher and in many other areas of the church...
Betty M. Savio (01/28/08)
Betty M. Savio, 85, Terre Haute, formerly of Knightsville, died at 12:06 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Union Hospital. Born Aug. 29, 1922, in Knightsville, she was the daughter of Lowell and Lilly (Murphy) Rodgers. She was a member of the Daughters of Mokanna, where she was Past Mighty Chosen One, in addition to being a member of the Order of the Eastern Star 12 points lodge, Rebekka Lodge Brazil, and was president of the Resident Council at Harborside Nursing and Rehab...
Public Record 1-29-08 (01/28/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 28: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Randy J. Hofmann: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Jackie Madge: Civil Collections LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Richard Anderson: Civil Collections...
Payments on the Heated Shop (01/28/08)
This recent weather makes a heated shop sound like a good idea. If you haven't yet, it is certainly time to get started preparing the planter. Regardless of tillage system, the goal for corn producers is to economically maximize profit through consistent good ear count and size...