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Stories from Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Meth lab discovered (01/30/08)
In the middle of the chaos of Tuesday evening's winter storm, local law enforcement officers took the time to serve a Vigo County arrest warrant and discovered a meth lab in a Clay City residence. "We thought we would take a shot that the suspect would be home because of the bad weather," Clay County Sheriff's Department Detective Jerry Siddons told The Brazil Times Wednesday about the investigation by the Clay County Drug Task Force. ...
See-saw weather should last through the spring (01/30/08)
The weather this winter can be, at best, labeled as strange, and it should continue into the spring months. Tuesday night's winter storm alone brought hurricane-force winds, rain, sleet, hail and snow within a few short hours. At other times the temperature has been in the teens one day and in the 60s the next...
Trailer a total loss after fire (01/30/08)
A fire destroyed a Brazil residence Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters with the Brazil City Fire Dept. were dispatched to the residence of Mike and Melanie Smith, 1832 E. Jackson St., at approximately noon Wednesday after a fire broke out in the family's trailer...
Superintendent speaks at Rotary (01/30/08)
Clay Community Schools Superintendent Dan Schroeder and Business Director Mike Fowler gave a corporation update to the Brazil Rotary Club Wednesday at the Coffee Cup Restaurant. Schroeder began by giving a brief overview of the renovation plan the school board decided to move forward with...
Resident stationed overseas describes war life (01/30/08)
Two years after Sept. 11, 2001, Steven Trackwell graduated from Northview High School. Following his graduation, Sgt. Trackwell joined the Army. Currently, he is deployed in Afghanistan. Via e-mail, Trackwell told The Brazil Times about the trials and tribulations of being in the foreign country during times of war...
Harmony United Methodist Women's Club (01/30/08)
Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall on Monday evening Jan. 28, 2008. President Kenda Dierdorf asked Rita Jones to open the meeting with prayer. Secretary Gail Roach distributed a worksheet for members to select the dates they would prefer to do lessons and/or act as hostesses. Everyone was happy to welcome Eva Latham to her first meeting with us...
Eli Lilly, government explore a settlement over Zyprexa (01/30/08)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eli Lilly and Co. and federal prosecutors are exploring a settlement of an investigation into the drugmaker's marketing of its top seller, the anti-psychotic Zyprexa, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The Times reported on its Web site that the company could wind up paying more than $1 billion to state and federal governments. The report said several unidentified people involved in the investigation confirmed the settlement discussions...
Knights come up short against Rebels in regional (01/30/08)
Times Staff Report SEYMOUR -- The Northview wrestling team made a long trip to Seymour and were unable to overcome Southwestern (Hanover) in the opening round of the team regional. The Rebels were the beneficiary of some breaks, winning a match by fall that they had trailed in and getting a surprising fall at 140 pounds that helped swing a 38-29 decision in their favor...
Second half drought dooms Northview frosh (01/30/08)
By MELINDA QUASIUS Times Staff Reporter Second-half ice cold shooting and several consecutive turnovers stopped the Northview High School freshman girls' basketball team from overcoming a four-point half-time deficit to Owen Valley High School. Northview started off the game with a free throw from Jonnica Johnson, followed by a three-point basket by Raven Enders, her only points of the evening...
IU freshman making success look easy (01/30/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON) -- Eric Gordon makes every move look naturally smooth -- the slick drives to the basket, the whip passes to teammates, the poke-away steals, even his long 3-pointers. Indiana's best freshman in decades certainly is gifted, but the perception is he beats opponents on talent alone...
Grant's free throw sends Purdue to narrow victory (01/30/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Keaton Grant made the winning free throw with 1.4 seconds left and Purdue held off Iowa 51-50 on Wednesday night. Purdue got the ball with five seconds left and the score tied at 50. Grant took the inbounds pass and drove the length of the floor before he was fouled by Iowa's Tony Freeman. Grant made the first free throw, then intentionally missed the second because Iowa was out of timeouts. Purdue secured the rebound and ran out the clock...
Brady wonders why Burress' prediction is so low (01/30/08)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer PHOENIX -- 23-17. Just 17 points for the potent Patriots. A certain MVP quarterback thinks that's a Super-sized diss. Tom Brady scoffed when told Wednesday that New York Giants receiver Plaxico Burress guaranteed New York will beat Brady's undefeated New England team in Sunday's Super Bowl...
Florence E. Patterson (01/30/08)
Florence E. Patterson, 84, Brazil, passed away at 9:48 a.m., Jan. 29, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Ron Bontrager officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Greencastle...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-31-08 (01/30/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 30: Small Claims Morna Kline and Tony Kline Vs. Mandy Randall, Allen Cooper, John Randall and Connie Randall: Small Claims Brazil Housing Authority Vs. James Shew: Small Claims...
Brazil Buzz (01/30/08)
Oh, what a beautiful Sunday morning! It is clear to see that, overnight; Jack Frost paid the folks in the little blue house at the end of the road a visit. Outside, the sun is shining brightly and the winter sky is an awesome shade of blue. My pal Rowdy is enjoying a freshly poured drink of tap water. ...
Harmony Happenings (01/30/08)
Everyone is welcome to attend Harmony United Methodist Church on Vine Street any Sunday for services. Pastor Bob's sermon this week will be on "Why We Have Joy." It will be taken from Matthew 5: 1-12. Dave Shorter will be the Worship Leader. David and Cheryl Brinson will be at the door to greet you. Amy Morgan will be the teacher for Junior Church this Sunday. Join us...