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Stories from Thursday, February 14, 2008

Thomas running (02/14/08)
After only one term in office, Amos Thomas doesn't feel like he's accomplished everything he set out to do. With that in mind, the Parke County native and Brazil resident officially threw his hat into the ring Thursday, as he filed for candidacy as state representative for District 44...
Fun-time reading! (02/14/08)
Dr. Seuss was the topic of the day in Mavery Quinn's second-grade class at Staunton Elementary School. From left, Zade Reberger, Emily Milton and Evan Hendrich take a break from a Valentine's Day Party Thursday to read some Dr. Seuss books. The class has been working on Seuss materials for two weeks to celebrate his March 2 birthday under the guidance of student teacher Nikki Osborn...
City edges closer to getting community development grant (02/14/08)
The City of Brazil is inching closer to being able to apply for a Community Development Block Grant. In late November, 400 income surveys were sent to random water customers in Brazil and, as of Thursday, 283 have been completed. "I am really impressed with the number of responses we have received back," Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw said...
Waterman releases survey results (02/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Results from this year's legislative survey show a majority of Hoosiers in Senate District 39 support alternative revenue sources to fund local government and reduced government spending to help solve the state's property tax crisis...
Arts Illiana to conduct grant workshop (02/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Arts Illiana recently announced it will provide a second grant information workshop on Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Deming Center Lobby. The workshop will provide step-by-step instruction on the grant process and for completing the grant application...
Whistle sparks Vincennes' rally over Knights (02/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Vincennes basketball team may have come in to Brazil with a 4-13 record on Thursday night, but the Alices proved they are much better than that mark indicates. The Alices scored 33 points in the final quarter to take a 71-62 victory over the Knights...
Hoosiers consider options with Sampson (02/14/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Getting rid of coach Kelvin Sampson might not be the solution to Indiana's problems. It's a move that might just create a bigger mess. When Sampson was accused Wednesday of five major NCAA infractions, it immediately set off a widespread debate over what the university should do next and whether Sampson should continue coaching at Indiana, which hasn't had a major NCAA rules violation in nearly half a century...
Graves scores 15 points to lead No. 9 Butler (02/14/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Beware, Butler opponents: The old A.J. Graves might be back. Graves scored 15 points in 26 minutes as the No. 9 Bulldogs beat Youngstown State 89-73 Thursday night. Graves had shot a combined 6-for-25 in wins against Wisconsin-Green Bay and Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He went 6-for-9 against Youngstown State, including 3-for-5 on 3-pointers. He left the game with 11:26 to go and Butler leading 68-45...
Hill's double-double paces IUPUI romp (02/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- George Hill scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead IUPUI to an 89-61 Summit League victory over Centenary on Thursday night. Jon Avery had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Jaguars (20-5, 12-2), who shot 56.1 percent from the field and scored 20 points off Centenary turnovers...
Schilling reports to training camp ready for rehab (02/14/08)
By The Associated Press Fanning out across Florida, spreading out under the hot Arizona sun, pitchers and catchers finally took the field. Spring training is really here. Though, naturally, there was still plenty of talk Thursday about Roger Clemens' testimony before Congress. And the haze of performance-enhancing drugs. And contract negotiations...
What should Indiana University do with head basketball coach Kelvin Sampson? (02/14/08)
"I think they should keep him." Ray Hogue, Seelyville --- "Get rid of him." Roy Bailey, Terre Haute --- "Punish him somehow, but I don't think he should be fired." Cindy Gerber, Clay City --- "I don't know -- I've heard a little about it, but I'm not that informed."...
Freddie Gayle Bolinger (02/14/08)
Freddie Gayle Bolinger, 65, Brazil, passed away at 4:27 p.m., Feb. 13, 2008, at Union Hospital. Born April 30, 1942, he was the son of Fred and Bernice (Stevens) Bolinger. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1961. Freddie worked for Indiana State Farm at Putnamville for 35 years...
Evangeline Wolford (02/14/08)
Evangeline Wolford, 95, Indianapolis, passed away Feb. 14, 2008, at Sunrise at Fall Creek extended care facility. She was born Feb. 1, 1913, in Brazil, to Frank and Hallie (Boes) Wolford. Evangeline retired as a food service manager at Allison Engine...
William Carson Clark (02/14/08)
William Carson Clark, 84, Brazil, passed away at 4:30 a.m., Feb. 14, 2008, at Cloverleaf Health Care Facility. He was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Clay County, to William Henry Clark and Melda (Whited) Clark. Bill worked for 33 years at Amax Coal Company. He began Clark's Lawn and Garden in the early 1970s...
Reminder to business owner: Get business insurance (02/14/08)
The dream of owning a business is becoming a reality for thousands of people each year. For many of these would-be captains of industry, that means starting the operation at home. However, your enterprise may be in jeopardy if you don't have business insurance...
Gift a present with a future (02/14/08)
Any Valentine's Day gift is thoughtful. Still, most of these presents have fairly short shelf lives -- flowers fade, chocolates get eaten and those little candy hearts that say "Be Mine" get stale. This year, why not give your special valentine a gift that keeps on giving for years to come...