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Stories from Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Ellsworth makes stop at Brazil City Hall (02/20/08)
U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville) told a crowd at Brazil City Hall it is his duty to keep in touch with his constituents. "We're trying to do 18 counties in five days," Ellsworth said. "It's rock-n-roll. This is the fun part of the job, most of the time."...
Center Point again tables business plan discussion (02/20/08)
The Center Point Planning Commission decided Tuesday to hold off on voting on a controversial business plan for another month. Road Runner Resources, Inc., and its legal council, presented a revised business plan in January at a public hearing, but neighbors to the property and the board felt the proposal was incomplete...
Receiving a gift of love (02/20/08)
Even while battling major medical problems, little Chloe Danyel Lawler's eyes sparkle and her smile is contagious. "When you look at her, how precious she is, you just can't help but feel joy," Southern Council of Higher Degree of Moose Fraternity President BJ Keyt said while watching Chloe play with a Spinoza Bear the group presented her at the YMCA Wednesday evening. "There is no greater gift than love, which is why we wanted to give Chloe this special bear."...
Two ISP officers named new detectives at Terre Haute Post (02/20/08)
Terre Haute -- After completion of written testing and a competitive interview process, Indiana State Police Superintendent Paul Whitesell announced the reclassification of two Terre Haute Post troopers to the position of detectives, effective February 24, 2008...
Policy discussion (02/20/08)
The Clay County Farm Bureau will host a legislative policy discussion at 6:30 p.m., Monday, at the Cory Community Center (fire house). Indiana Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization that takes action on the rules, regulations and legislative matters that affect its members...
BREAKING NEWS: Ellsworth visits County (02/20/08)
U.S. Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville) told a crowd at Brazil City Hall it is his duty to keep in touch with his constituents. "We're trying to do 18 counties in five days," Ellsworth said. "It's rock-n-roll. This is the fun part of the job, most of the time."...
Longaberger Basket Bingo (02/20/08)
Come for a fun-filled night of Bingo at Cloverdale Middle School on Feb. 29, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. Themed baskets such as chocolate, games, Italian feast, lottery, fishing, and others will be the prizes for each game. Raffles and door prizes consist of numerous restaurant certificates, Longaberger, Harley Davidson, college appearal, Nascar, Holiday World and Splashing Safari tickets, Indianapolis Indians skybox tickets, Indianapolis Fever, Disneyland, two rounds of golf, Mary Kay, Creative Memories, and many more too numerous to mention. ...
North Clay grapplers send Owen Valley packing (02/20/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay wrestling team got off to a slow start via a couple of forfeits in the lower weight classes against visiting Owen Valley, but rallied strong for a 90-36 victory. The Knights fell behind 18-6 after forfeits at 70, 85 and 100 pounds but rallied strong by winning five straight matches by fall...
Tharp's game-winner with 1.4 seconds left sinks Eels (02/20/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- With just one regular season game remaining, the Clay City Eels are reeling a bit and even a visit from 4-14 Linton and a share of the Tri-River Conference championship wasn't enough to right the ship. Jordan Tharp rebounded a missed floater by Evan Magni with 1.4 seconds remaining to give the visiting Miners a 61-59 victory over the Eels who have lost six of their past seven games...
Northview downs Danville in senior night battle (02/20/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times The Northview Knights executed on both ends of the court Tuesday night in a 61-54 victory over the visiting Danville Warriors. Led by the scoring of Austin Akers, Jered Timm and Nick Lancaster and the defense of Tyler Coltharp, the Knights raised their record to 13-7 by beating the now 15-5 Warriors. Northview closes the regular season on Thursday with a home game, postponed earlier by foul weather, against the Avon Orioles...
Tuesday high school basketball scores (02/20/08)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Anderson 60, Noblesville 50 Angola 43, E. Noble 42 Bethany Christian 55, Central Noble 45 Bluffton 51, New Haven 34 Borden 59, W. Washington 47 Bremen 56, Mishawaka Marian 52 Caston 65, Winamac 52...
Butler narrowly escapes with win at Illinois-Chicago (02/20/08)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN CHICAGO -- A.J. Graves scored 14 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute, and No. 8 Butler closed in on the top seed in the Horizon League Tournament by beating Illinois-Chicago 51-46 on Wednesday night. The win was the ninth straight for the Bulldogs' and their 54th since the start of last season, giving them the best two-year win total in conference history. ...
Moores' big night leads Sycamores past Wichita State (02/20/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Gabe Moore scored 29 points, including 12-of-13 free throws, as Indiana State beat Wichita State 83-73 Tuesday night in the Missouri Valley Conference. Aaron Carter added 14 for the Sycamores (13-13, 8-8 MVC), who had seven players score. Indiana State outscored Wichita State off the bench 34-12...
Hoosiers down Purdue, join Big Ten title hunt (02/20/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Kelvin Sampson didn't understand why he still was getting asked if his problems with the NCAA were a distraction for his basketball team. His 15th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers beat No. 14 Purdue 77-68 on Tuesday night in Indiana's last game before the completion of the school's investigation into accusations Sampson committed major rules violations...
NFL union president: HGH 'not that common' in pro football (02/20/08)
By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The use of human growth hormone is more of a problem in baseball than in football, the president of the NFL Players Association insists. "We feel it's not something that's common in our space," former defensive back Troy Vincent said Wednesday before the start of the NFL scouting combine...
With back-nine blitz, Woods stagest biggest comeback (02/20/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods was running out of holes, but not hope. He had never fallen three holes behind and come back to win in match play as a professional, and his predicament looked particularly dire Wednesday when he took a penalty drop in the desert to lose another hole against J.B. Holmes with five to play...
Contract makes Clark highest paid NFL tightend (02/20/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis tight end Dallas Clark can at least buy a ticket to Hawaii for the next six years if the Pro Bowl voters continue to overlook his talents. Colts president Bill Polian said Wednesday that Clark signed a new six-year contract that virtually assures Peyton Manning of finding one of his favorite targets for the rest of his career. ...
James' triple-double leads Cavs past Pacers (02/20/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- LeBron James had his second consecutive triple-double, with 31 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 106-97 on Wednesday night. It was James' sixth triple-double of the season and the 16th of his career, and it helped the Cavaliers end a two-game losing streak. ...
Colletta Treash (02/20/08)
Colletta Treash, 80, Harmony, passed away at 4:40 p.m., Feb. 19, 2008, at Regional Hospital. She was born April 30, 1927, in Coal Bluff, Ind., to Ray and Virgie (Kane) Brown. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1945. On Aug. 11, 1945 she married Herbert W. Treash...
Mary M. Lecocq Greene (02/20/08)
Mary M. Lecocq Greene, 94, Brazil, died Feb. 19, 2008, at 2:55 p.m., at Clay County Health Center. She was born March 16, 1913, in Vigo County, the daughter of Alfred Lecocq and Nannie Kindred Lecocq. She was married to Basil Thomas Greene on November 13, 1936. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother...
PUBLIC RECORD 02-21-08 (02/20/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 20: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Philip T. Myers Vs. April D. Myers: Domestic Relations US Bank National Association Vs. Nicholas W. Glidden and Heather R. Glidden: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Brazil Buzz (02/20/08)
This February day lent us a touch of springtime charms. Wind, dark clouds, rain, and a brief bit of sunshine brought out the weather watcher in me. The umbrella and a lighter coat found their way out of my closet as well. So, what's next? Fact is old man winter has a few more blasts of cold air and a mixed bag of precipitation to send our way before we hear the birds of springtime burst into their happy songs again. ...
Harmony Happenings (02/20/08)
Last week I mentioned hearing complaints about Harmony Road properties that were in serious disrepair. I hear through the grapevine that Tom Miller now has the right to clean up his property. Tom has felt bad that his former home was in such shambles during the litigation process. ...