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Stories from Thursday, February 21, 2008

Weather wreaks havoc in county (02/21/08)
With Clay County included in a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service until 7p.m., today, local officials are keeping a close eye on the weather radar as they prepare for the next round of foul weather. Depending on the path of a low-pressure front, NWS meteorologists expect snowfall to total less than an inch with freezing rain and sleet causing ice to build up to a quarter of an inch...
YMCA launches 'weighty' challenge (02/21/08)
When working out, it always helps to have a buddy. The Clay County YMCA is sponsoring a Biggest Loser Buddy Challenge to help residents stick to their New Years' Resolutions to lose weight. "We are trying to put a different spin on encouraging people to meet their weight loss goals," YMCA Chief Executive Officer Chad Zaucha said. "It is also helpful for people to have a workout buddy who can keep them motivated to keep going."...
School to host preparation program (02/21/08)
In an attempt to help parents better prepare their young children for school, Jackson Township Elementary School will be hosting a "Keys to Success BEFORE Children Begin School" program Thursday, Feb. 28. Parents of children age preschool to second-grade in the Jackson Township district are invited to attend the free chili supper and program, which begins at 6:15 p.m. in the cafeteria...
Bill sponsored by Tincher endorsed (02/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Members of the Indiana House endorsed a measure sponsored by State Rep. Vern Tincher (D-Terre Haute) that would help the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) to provide better service to Hoosier citizens by allowing the department greater control over the State Disaster Relief Fund...
Musical rehearsal begins (02/21/08)
Community Theatre of Clay County has begun rehearsal for its upcoming spring musical production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes." The performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 6-8. The story involves shipboard romances and comedic mistaken identities. ...
Bill to help reimburse for voting machines (02/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana State Senate voted 44-1 Tuesday in favor of legislation that would reimburse Parke County for the purchase of voting systems purchased to replace unusable voting machines. State Senator Tim Skinner (D-Terre Haute), a sponsor of House Bill 1071, said Parke County would receive a portion of Federal funds received under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and a matching state appropriation...
Virgil C. Layne (02/21/08)
Virgil C. Layne, 92, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital at 5:25 a.m., Feb. 20, 2008. Born March 2, 1915, in Montgomery County, Ind., he was the son of Leard and Forest Rose Terry Layne. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army, serving at Iwo Jima and the Battle of the Bulge...
Gavin Lorenzo Walker (02/21/08)
Gavin Lorenzo Walker, infant son of Sara K. and John F. Walker, passed away Feb. 19, 2008. He was preceded in death by his brother, Peyton Andrew Walker. He is survived by his parents, brother Bailey Walker, grandparents Janet and Robert Modglin and Charles and Aurora Walker, all of brazil, and many extended family members...
Don't shortchange your 401(k) (02/21/08)
Your 401(k) plan can be a major source of your retirement savings. As you know, your 401(k) offers several different investment options and the chance to accumulate tax-deferred earnings. But what will happen to your 401(k) if you leave your job before you retire?...
Having a rainy day? Get a personal 'umbrella' (02/21/08)
There are so many "rainy days" that people can experience -- a sick child, a broken-down car, a late mortgage payment. But what about a lawsuit? These days, more and more lawsuits are being filed -- not just against big corporations, but also against people like you and me. Litigation can be expensive when you add up lawyer's fees and settlements or jury awards. If you have assets, such as cars or a home, you should consider a personal liability umbrella policy...