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Stories from Friday, February 22, 2008

Be thorough to get a bigger tax return (02/22/08)
Tax time can be a stressful time for many people, but completing an early return can alleviate it. "By completing your return early, you not only beat the rush of filers at the end, but also can receive your refund sooner," Tony Smiley, Manager of Stadler & Co., Brazil, said...
Weather had small effect on roads (02/22/08)
The newest winter blast caused slippery roadways throughout the county, closing schools and canceling school activities, but only a few reports of accidents. Ice and dangerous road conditions were the determining factors for another school cancellation Friday...
Lambert hearing delayed again (02/22/08)
Once again a decision on the sentence in the case against Jonathan T. Lambert has been put on hold. Facing charges stemming from 16-hour standoff at his home with law enforcement after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend in September 2006, Lambert was scheduled to appear in Clay Circuit Court at 1:30 p.m., Friday...
Survivors gain support from Relay For Life (02/22/08)
When diagnosed with cancer, medical personnel and patients agree that it is not uncommon for people to shut down and go "emotionally numb" once they hear the word cancer. American Cancer Society's Clay County Relay Committee Chairperson Kathy White, a three-year breast cancer survivor, told The Brazil Times the support of family and friends becomes as valuable as the medical treatment...
Readers called for Sampson's firing (02/22/08)
More often than not, lying gets a person in trouble. In the case of Indiana University head men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson, it cost him his job. University officials confirmed Friday Sampson has resigned and accepted a $750,000 contract buyout following major allegations of making improper phone calls to recruits and then providing false and misleading information to investigators from both the university and the NCAA...
Clay City High School hosting musical drama (02/22/08)
CLAY CITY -- Clay City High School will host a musical March 8-9 that is performed by a group called Mishpachah, Inc., based out of Cincinnati. Mishpachah, Inc. consists of 30 performers, four technicians representing 15 different school districts and 21 different churches...
CCS cancels Friday classes (02/22/08)
Ice and dangerous road conditions were the determining factors for another school cancellation Friday. Frank Misner, Director of Transportation for Clay Community School Corporation, said the decision was made at 5 a.m. He said the ice was measuring around one-fourth to one-half inch. There was also a mist present that appeared to freeze upon hitting the ground...
CHURCH NEWS (02/22/08)
Annunciation Catholic Church Submitted by Annunciation Catholic Church Father Dom Chukwudi (domojore@yahoo.com)is the Administrator and Dr. Marsha Bialaszewski (M.Bialaszewski@att.net) is the Pastoral Associate. The Mass schedule is Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45-6:15 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Divine Mercy Chaplet: First Sunday each month at 8 a.m...
Clay County athletes have big week for college teams (02/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay County athletes have put up some impressive numbers for various collegiate teams over the past couple of weeks. As baseball and softball begins for area colleges, expect even more area athletes to make a name for themselves at the collegiate level...
UPDATE: Basketball games canceled (02/22/08)
Both Northview and Clay City High School boys' basketball games, scheduled for Friday, have been canceled. Northview was scheduled to face Avon while Clay City was set to travel to Rockville. The Eels' game with the Rox has been rescheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday...
Sampson out as IU coach; six players skip Friday's practice (02/22/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana basketball coach Kelvin Sampson has agreed to a $750,000 buyout with the school, university spokesman Larry MacIntyre said. Assistant Dan Dakich has been named interim head coach. The deal includes a provision that prevents Sampson from filing suit against the university seeking further damages. The agreement was expected to be signed later Friday, MacIntyre said...
Former IU star dealing with tough questions at NFL combine (02/22/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Former Indiana receiver James Hardy's biggest obstacle at the NFL scouting combine might end up being the team interviews. With little doubt concerning his ability as a football player -- the 6-5, 217-pound Hardy is projected as a first-round pick in April's NFL draft -- the tougher questions may concern his background...
Pacers snap three-game losing streak (02/22/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Dunleavy scored 34 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New Jersey Nets 113-103 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Travis Diener tied a career high with 19 points, and Jeff Foster added 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Pacers...
QB Matt Ryan undaunted by prospect of being drafted by Falcons (02/22/08)
By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Overhearing an announcement that the Atlanta Falcons had called tails and won a coin flip to secure the third pick in the NFL draft, Matt Ryan interjected, "Tails never fails." Ryan had reason to care about how that coin landed. His future could be influenced by the outcome of the toss, which broke a tie among the Falcons, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs...
After going birdie-for-birdie, Woods wins marathon (02/22/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods made 12 birdies in 20 holes and needed every one of them Friday in a brilliant duel with Aaron Baddeley that sent the world's No. 1 player into the quarterfinals of the Accenture Match Play Championship...
Betty Jean Archer (02/22/08)
Betty Jean Archer, 85, Brazil, died at 6:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Dec. 20, 1922, in Lafayette, Ind., as the daughter of Herman and Ruth Howell Phillips. She worked at Allisons, Indianapolis, and Mallory's, Greencastle, Windbreaker and Adamson's Laundry, both in Brazil until her retirement. ...
Dorothy J. Guildenbecher (02/22/08)
Dorothy J. Guildenbecher, 82, Alexandria, Ind., formerly of Brazil, passed away in her sleep Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at her residence. She was born May 17, 1925, in Carbon, to Jesse Brush and Mary (Myers) Brush. She was a part of the Van Buren High School graduating Class of 1943 and would later move to Alexandria, Ind., in 1971...
PUBLIC RECORD 02-23-08 (02/22/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 21-22: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American Acceptance Company, LLC Vs. Christina Gwinn: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Gary L. Smith: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (02/22/08)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Doug's message this week is titled "The Relentless Attack of Satan." Children's Church, Wee Worship and Extended Nursery are at 10:30 a.m. in the Educational Building...