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Stories from Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Makeup day Monday (02/13/08)
Clay Community Schools will have school Monday, Feb. 18, as a make-up day for weather closings. The day was originally scheduled as a day off for students, but because of the number of days canceled for weather, students will need to report to class Monday...
Vehicle flips, no one injured (02/13/08)
Indiana State Police, Posey Township Fire Department and Trans Care Ambulance responded to an accident at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday on County Road 800 N, just west of CR 150 W. Officials believe weather conditions caused the single-vehicle accident. Michael Broady, Brazil, was heading westbound on CR 800 N when he lost control of his vehicle on the icy road...
Campaign against tobacco coming to area middle schools (02/13/08)
He may not be recognized on first glance, but there is a good chance most people have seen Rick Stoddard before. Stoddard told his story of losing his wife, Marie, at age 46 to lung cancer on a pubic service announcement during the 2001 Super Bowl, finishing with the powerful statement, "I guess I never thought of 23 as middle aged."...
Scam artists acting quickly during tax season (02/13/08)
The Internal Revenue Service does not need to contact a person by phone or e-mail for their personal or financial information, but scam artists do. IRS Media Relations Specialist Jodie Reynolds told the Brazil Times Wednesday scam artists have become very sophisticated in committing criminal activity, even going as far as using official IRS logos and language to make their e-mails look official...
Cookie time! (02/13/08)
Donation! (02/13/08)
Home Expo at Armory (02/13/08)
The 18th Clay County Home Expo will take place this weekend at the National Guard Amory in Brazil, located on State Road 59. The CROCK, 92.7-FM, produces the show each year. There will be approximately 40 exhibitors plus some activities and attractions that families will enjoy, including the Monty's Exotic Reptile Rescue Center on Saturday and the Clay County Humane Society...
SOUP SUPPER SCHEDULED (02/13/08)
North Union United Methodist Church has scheduled a soup supper for 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23. The event will take place at the church, located on State Road 42 at the Vigo/Clay county line. Chili and oyster soups will be available along with sandwiches and desserts...
CLUB NEWS (02/13/08)
TRI KAPPA ASSOCIATES The Beta Chapter of the Brazil Associates of Tri Kappa met Monday evening, Feb. 4, 2008, at the First Methodist Church; after a delicious dinner served by the Ladies of the Sarah Circle of the First Methodist Church. Two delicious soups were served as well as sandwiches, fresh vegetable tray and selected desserts...
Visiting Alices bring sweet semi-state memories for Brazil (02/13/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The stakes aren't quite as high as they were 27 years ago and the gym shorts are certainly longer, but that won't dampen the desire for victory for Northview boys' basketball coach Mitch Lancaster. Vincennes Lincoln comes calling tonight, an opponent that Lancaster will remember playing opposite in a game as a high school junior back in 1981...
Wednesday's high school basketball scores (02/13/08)
Wednesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Bloomington North 65, Owen Valley 52 Carroll (Flora) 64, Clinton Central 61 Covenant Christian 86, Eminence 38 Eastern Hancock 61, Alexandria 43 Hamilton Southeastern 70, Indpls Pike 66 Homestead 62, Ft. Wayne Elmhurst 50...
NCAA: Sampson misled Indiana about recruiting calls (02/13/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Kelvin Sampson's future at Indiana was in doubt Wednesday following the release of an NCAA report that says he committed five "major" violations. According to the report released Wednesday, the basketball coach and his assistants provided false and misleading information to university and NCAA officials...
Butch hits late 3 to beat Hoosiers (02/13/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Brian Butch banked in a 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds left, the last of Wisconsin's 11 3s, and the 15th-ranked Badgers held on for a 68-66 victory over No. 13 Indiana on Wednesday night. Butch finished with 13 points and four rebounds in a game the Badgers guards dominated. Jason Bohannon scored 18 points, all on 3-pointers, and Michael Flowers added 15, hitting three more 3s for Wisconsin (20-4, 10-2 Big Ten)...
Price leads No. 17 UConn past No. 20 Notre Dame (02/13/08)
By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer STORRS, Conn. -- For about 35 minutes, No. 17 Connecticut and No. 20 Notre Dame were in a shootout. Then Connecticut turned up the defense, and came away with an 84-78 victory Wednesday night to extend its winning streak to eight games...
Clemens takes lumps on Capitol Hill (02/13/08)
HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens stuck out his famous right arm, the one that earned 354 major league wins, seven Cy Young Awards, $160 million, and pointed in the direction of his accuser. Without looking at Brian McNamee, Clemens told Congress, "I have strong disagreements with what this man says about me."...
Pistons win 10th straight by downing Pacers (02/13/08)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Chauncey Billups, Tayshaun Prince and Richard Hamilton led a balanced attack with 14 points each as the Detroit Pistons won their 10th straight with a 96-80 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Jason Maxiell added 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Pistons, who haven't lost since Jan. 21, and are 31-8 since an 8-5 start. The victory also gave the Pistons a season sweep of the Pacers, their first since 1984-85...
Freddie Gayle Bolinger (02/13/08)
Freddie Gayle Bolinger, 65, Brazil, passed away at 4:27 p.m., Feb. 13, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born April 30, 1942, to Fred and Retha Bernice (Stevens) Bolinger. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1961. Freddie worked for Indiana State Farm at Putnamville for 35 years...
Wynona M. Wesley (02/13/08)
Wynona M. Wesley, 76, Brazil, died Feb. 13, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Parke County, the daughter of Frank Jones and Marie Williams Jones. She attended school at Brazil High School. ...
Charles Limburg Doughty (02/13/08)
Charles Limburg Doughty, 79, Carbon, died at 12:45 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born May 19, 1928, in Winslow, Ind., as the son of Otto and Flossie Ferguson Doughty. He worked as a rolling mill operator in the steel industry until his retirement. He married Geneva M. George Dec. 26, 1980. Geneva survives him...
Public Record 02-14-08 (02/13/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 13: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Michael A. Petrowski: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Merle T. Cogswell: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (02/13/08)
The sniffles kept me home on Sunday but Fritz Maurer said the Contemporary Service at Harmony United Methodist was very successful. Over 50 people from various churches attended that evening. Another service will be held in March. Everyone is welcome to attend...
Brazil Buzz (02/13/08)
There is music Even in beauty And the silent note Which Cupid strikes, Far sweeter than the sound Of an instrument. Sir Thomas Browne Happy Valentine's Day! I hope sweet heart-felt sentiments come your way. Cupid's goal is to not miss anyone. He knows that love is what makes our big old complicated world go around...