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Stories from Sunday, February 3, 2008

CCSD uses 'team effort' with school corporation (02/03/08)
When schools need assistance in emergency situations, they call on the Clay County Sheriff's Department for help. With the departure of former Chief Deputy Doug Barr, the Sheriff's Department no longer has a main contact for the schools to reach. "It has become a team effort," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said. "Our shift times have also changed but we try our best to get someone out to the schools everyday."...
An analysis of current CCS proposal (02/03/08)
After months of debating, researching and downsizing, the Clay Community School Corporation has a renovation project to present to the community. The project proposal approved by the school board Jan. 28 will renovate seven elementary schools in the corporation, and add security measures to all 10 buildings...
Poll: Snowy conditions remembered from 1978 (02/03/08)
At least 270 people that read The Brazil Times' website remember 1978. A total of 278 readers responded to The Times' latest online poll question, "What do you remember about the blizzard of 1978?" Readers were given five choices to respond to, including:...
'Stately' donation (02/03/08)
The Indiana State University Women's Tennis team donated practice-used tennis balls to the Clay County Humane Shelter Saturday morning. The team goes through approximately 1,000 tennis balls a year and donates them to various animal shelters around the Wabash Valley. Pictured are (from left) Valeriia Petrovych, Fadzai Masiyazi, Sarah Meghoufel, Humane Shelter Kennel Manager Chrystll Owens with puppy Molly, Jennifer Migan, Marie Caujolle and Coach Malik Tabet...
Stultz, Pingleton crowned regional champs, four advance to semi-state (02/03/08)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- Northview crowned two champions during Saturday's Bloomington South Regional and will advance four total wrestlers on to the semi-state to be held at Evansville Reitz on Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m. CST. The middle of the Knights' lineup has been their strength all season with veteran leadership and talent to spare and both Zach Stultz and Beau Pingleton did not disappoint...
Long-range prowess not enough for Knights in loss to Plainfield (02/03/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School was visited by a batch of giants clad in Plainfield red and blue on Saturday night. The Quakers started a lineup that included 6'5 guard Brock Cox, 6'6 combo guard/forward and 6'4 Terrell Lee along with 6'6 forward Grant Toliver. Oh and by the way, they also brought 6'9 reserve center Blake Metcalf off the bench too...
How the Indiana High School Basketball Top-10 fared (02/03/08)
Indiana High School Boys Basketball Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press How The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school basketball teams fared: Class 4A 1. New Albany (18-0) beat Providence 67-44, beat Jennings Co. 93-58. 2. Carmel (15-0) beat Lawrence North 77-45, beat Zionsville 54-48...
How Big Ten teams fared on Saturday (02/03/08)
By The Associated Press E'Twaun Moore has been a solid contributor for Purdue throughout the Big Ten season, averaging 10.4 points per game. In the last two weeks, Purdue head coach Matt Painter said Moore has become more comfortable on the court, and the result Saturday was a career-high 24-point performance on 10-of-12 shooting. Moore scored 20 points in the second half to lead Purdue to its seventh-straight win to defeat Illinois 83-75 at Assembly Hall...
Defensive switch helps Hoosiers down Northwestern (02/03/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana switched its defense just in time to cool Northwestern's shooters. Eric Gordon scored 29 points, D.J. White added 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the 11th-ranked Hoosiers used a zone defense much of the second half to beat the Wildcats 75-63 Sunday...
Spectacular charge sends Tiger to second-straigt win (02/03/08)
By ANNA JOHNSON Associated Press Writer DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Tiger Woods watched his 25-foot putt race down the slope and bend toward the cup, then he skipped backward and punched the desert air in celebration when it disappeared into the cup for a final birdie...
Holmes edgews out Mickelson at FBR Open (02/03/08)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- J.B. Holmes failed to birdie the 18th hole in the first three rounds of the FBR Open. Then he did it twice Sunday, coming back from the brink of defeat to steal a victory from one of the biggest names in golf...
Victor R. Sawyer (02/03/08)
Victory R. Sawyer, 86, Crawfordsville, died Saturday at the Ben Hur Home at 8:25 p.m. Born Feb. 3, 1921, in Brazil, he was the son of Otto and Ocie Thomas Sawyer. He married Wilma Jean Webster Sept. 26, 1948, in Crawfordsville. She survives. He was a farmer in Putnam and Parke counties...
Mary E. Harmon (02/03/08)
Mary E. Harmon, 61, Greencastle, passed away at 9:34 a.m., Feb. 1, 2008, at Putnam County Hospital. She was born Feb. 19, 1946, in Brazil, to John and Thelma (Glitz) Vanatti. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1965. Following high school, she worked for NACC Mallory in Greencastle until she began raising her family...
Teresa Jo Cooksey (02/03/08)
Teresa Jo Cooksey, 48, Brazil, died unexpectedly Feb. 1, 2008, at 6:33 a.m., in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 7, 1959, in Clay County, the daughter of Roy Thomas Rogers and Marjorie Love Rogers. She attended Brazil High School before falling in love with her sweetheart, Michael Cookey Sr. He survives...
Public Record 2-4-08 (02/03/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 1-3. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Reader thankful for speedy service (02/03/08)
To the Editor: On Tuesday evening when the storm hit, our power went out at about 6:30 p.m. Duke Energy was here within 30-45 minutes. I can't tell you how glad I am that we have dedicated people like the ones working last night! It took six hours to get our power back up. The temperature in our house went down to 52 degrees, but the people outside had to deal with much colder temps and high winds, then snow, sleet and ice...
Reader in favor of flat tax (02/03/08)
To the Editor: All you hear is "reduce property taxes" from the politicians. They already know that when they reduce property taxes, they will start adding local option tax such as wheel tax, mileage tax and so on until you will be paying more taxes in the long run...
Former addict offers support (02/03/08)
To the Editor: Hello Brazil. I am a recovering addict who would like to share how recovery has saved my life. I lived in Brazil most of my life and spent the last five years of my sentence in active addiction using Meth daily, or as often as possible...
Area reader asks school corporation for one wish (02/03/08)
To the Editor: If I could have a wish. The fact that we can build a bus maintenance facility for about a quarter of the estimate given in the original proposal apparently has failed to register with the Clay Community School Corporation. Obviously, what we need does not cost as much as we have been told...
Thanking a local business for help (02/03/08)
To the Editor: As a new season begins for the Clay County Relay for Life (American Cancer Society), I find myself having fallen short of a promise. Last year, I was in charge of the food for the Relay event. The donations by those involved were tremendous, and I am grateful for all the food at the pitch-in dinner. ...
Brazil Public Library Director speaks out (02/03/08)
To the Editor: Despite ongoing issues with the library expansion project, the staff has been permitted to re-enter the library and will resume limited services to the public. Until the remaining building code issues have been resolved, the public will not be permitted to enter the library. The staff will resume providing library materials at the front door for patrons...
Reader disappointed with handling of bill (02/03/08)
To the Editor: I received a notice that I had a water leak. I took the repair bill to the water company as requested, stating where the leak was (next to the meter) and what was done to repair it for an adjustment to the bill. A few days later, I received a $94.15 bill. I then received a bill for $166.34...
Area church offering new program (02/03/08)
To the Editor: We would like to let our community know about a new outreach program at the Brazil Nazarene Church called the Kidz Klozet. The Kidz Klozet is sponsored by our children's ministries department and funded solely by donations. The Kidz Klozet has clothing, shoes, jackets and coats sizes birth through teens as well as small baby items such as bottles, blankets and crib sheets...