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Stories from Thursday, February 7, 2008

Officials 'optimistic' about process (02/07/08)
Officials involved in the latest cold case investigation of the 20-year-old double homicide of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32, at their Brazil residence on Nov. 18, 1988; are optimistic about the upcoming Grand Jury process...
New plans presented for library (02/07/08)
Tuesday, Brazil Public Library Director Jill Scarbrough and architects from Pyramid Architecture and Engineering presented a new Life Safety Plan and variances in compliance with Indiana State Code in Indianapolis to the state during a special hearing...
Board receives annual report (02/07/08)
A short-staffed Clay Community School Corporation School Board held its monthly meeting Thursday night at North Clay Middle School. President Terry Barr and members Steve Grigsby and Ted Jackson were absent for various reasons. Brain Atkinson ran the meeting...
Park Board could face budget crunch this year (02/07/08)
The Brazil City Parks and Recreation Board held its first meeting with the new officers in position Wednesday night, and it took a few moments to adjust to the new roles. After establishing roles, the meeting went on smoothly with the council addressing as many issues as possible while its budget is yet to be determined...
'Bowling For Kids Sake' scheduled (02/07/08)
TERRE?HAUTE -- The 2008 Bowl For Kids Sake bowling events will take place on March 1, 8, and 20 at the Terre Haute Bowling Center. Big Brother/Big Sister hopes to raise at least $50,000 this year. The money will be used for many youth mentoring programs in Vigo, Vermillion, Sullivan, Clay and Parke counties in Indiana and Clark County, Illinois. Major sponsors of the event are Bemis Corporation of Terre Haute and Wal-Mart Supercenter on SR 46 in Terre Haute...
Benefit set up for area family (02/07/08)
A household shower will take place for Mike and Melanie Smith from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16. The Smith family recently lost their possessions due to a trailer fire and had no insurance. The Smiths volunteered for Clay County Search and Rescue and worked for Athens Ambulance for several years...
Area Red Cross, other agencies assist with storm damage (02/07/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter disaster relief volunteers and staff are conducting damage assessment and working with individual families whose homes were damaged or destroyed during Tuesday's major windstorm. The Red Cross is prepared to help with needs such as lodging, food, clothing, critical medication, clean-up kits, personal hygiene kits, mental health support and other disaster caused emergency needs...
Northview pulls away from Eagles early for win (02/07/08)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Quick hands and a suffocating defensive presence helped lift the Northview Knights over the Eagles of South Putnam 76-45 Thursday. At the onset of the game, South Putnam stayed shot-for-shot with the Knights but Northview's defense forced the Eagles into multiple turnovers they converted into instant points...
Rhodes' buzzer-beater sends Eels to TRC victory (02/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor FARMERSBURG -- Sweet retribution. That's the emotion that the Clay City Eels and, in particular, senior Kyler Rhodes, was basking in following Thursday's Tri-River Conference thriller. The Eels were coming off a one-point, heartbreaking loss to White River Valley on Jan. 26 in which Rhodes missed a potential winning shot at the end...
Thursday's high school basketball scores (02/07/08)
Thursday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Anderson 54, Muncie Central 48 Barr-Reeve 65, S. Knox 53 Batesville 66, Rushville 55 Benton Central 60, Rensselaer 44 Bethany Christian 54, Culver Academy 34 Bloomington North 66, Franklin 52...
NCAA surveying Div. III membership on possible split into fourth division (02/07/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The NCAA is asking the presidents and chancellors of Division III schools, already the association's largest membership group, about the feasibility of splitting the division or creating a new Division IV. Surveys were mailed Thursday to the 440 Division III schools...
Energized O'Neal out to prove critics wrong (02/07/08)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer PHOENIX -- Shaquille O'Neal flashed that wide smile, and took on the critics who say he's too old and too slow to fit in with the sleek, speedy Phoenix Suns. "I look forward to making people eat their words," he said at a news conference Thursday. "I really do."...
Feds: Man denied liquor license planned Super Bowl gunfire, changed mind in parking lot (02/07/08)
By CHRIS KAHN Associated Press Writer PHOENIX -- A would-be bar owner angry at being denied a liquor license threatened to shoot people at the Super Bowl and drove to within sight of the stadium with a rifle and 200 rounds of ammunition before changing his mind, federal authorities said...
Pebble Beach leaderboard packed with anything but celebrities (02/07/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- The celebrity watch at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am took place everywhere but the top of the leaderboard Thursday. Kent Jones birdied the two most famous par 3s at Pebble Beach and kept bogeys off his card for a 6-under 66 and a one-shot lead, an encouraging start for someone who has played 270 tournaments on the PGA Tour without finishing in the top five...
Edna Ellen Reinoehl (02/07/08)
Edna Ellen Reinoehl, 83, Brazil, passed away at 3:15 p.m., Feb. 7, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born July 29, 1924, in Carbon, she was the daughter of Roy and Anna Blanche Craig Hardesty. She is survived by Philip Arthur Reinoehl, Brazil, children Sheila McKee and husband Jerry, Brazil, Jill Elson, Brazil, Beckey Thomas and husband Rick, Brazil, Gregg Reinoehl and wife Sharon, Reelsville, grandchildren Anne Horton and husband Andy, Jenny Reinoehl, Greta Crawford, Chad Meeks, Jeremy Meeks and wife Angie, Cole Elson, Shane Thomas and wife Rachael, Adam Thomas and wife Rebecca, Luke Thomas and wife Kim, Seth Reinoehl and wife Kati, and Nash Reinoehl, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, sister Blanche Law, Brazil, brother Roy Eugene Hardesty, Spencer, and sister-in-law Dorothy Hardesty, Greenfield.. ...
Public Record 2-8-08 (02/07/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American Acceptance Company Vs. Randy Nevins: Civil Collections LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Dawn Jones: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Tapping retirement income sources (02/07/08)
When you retire, it would be convenient if all your expenses were to "retire" as well. But they won't. In fact, you'll likely need between 80-100 percent of your pre-retirement income to maintain your standard of living in retirement. And you may even need more, depending on what you plan to do during your retirement years...
Closing the door on dryer fires (02/07/08)
You could be heating up more than clothes in your laundry room. Each year, according to the National Fire Protection Association, the most frequent causes of these fires are improper ventilation and/or poor maintenance, which allows lint to accumulate. When lint covers heaters, switches and motors in the dryer, fires can result...
Title insurance: What to know (02/07/08)
The process of buying a home has gotten pretty complicated, with mounds of paperwork and documents to sign. Fees show up at closing that can sometimes be a big surprise to the buyer, who often has no idea what they're for. Title insurance is one of those charges little understood by homebuyers, who often see it as just another fee they have to pay to buy a home. ...