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Stories from Monday, February 25, 2008

Grand Jury convened in cold case (02/25/08)
Clay County Circuit Court officials confirmed Monday that an eight-member panel has been convened in the Grand Jury cold case investigation of the 20-year-old double homicide of Brazil residents Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32...
LEAAP Center to host Mini-Health Fair (02/25/08)
Clay Community Schools has scheduled a mini-health fair for 12:30-1:30 p.m., today, at the LEAAP Center. The presentation will include when to keep a child at home, what signs and symptoms to watch for and treatments that are available. Information will be available regarding head lice, methicillin resistant S. Aureus (MRSA), the flu and a school safety update...
Candidates ready for upcoming election (02/25/08)
They've made their marks, the list is set and the candidates are ready to go. Monday marked the deadline for a potential candidate who had filed for the May 6 Primary Election to withdraw. However, everyone stuck to their guns and no one withdrew their name from the hat...
Students help others through school project (02/25/08)
Great books can inspire readers to accomplish almost anything: just ask Paul Harbour's sixth-grade English students. "Maniac McGee," the Newberry Award Winning kid's book by Jerry Spinelli, prompted Harbour to assign his class an unusual unit project. His students were asked to complete a Random Act of Kindness in the community...
Ag Week scheduled for county (02/25/08)
Clay County will celebrate Ag Week March 13-14. A 6:30 p.m., ribeye steak dinner program at the Clay County Fairgrounds in the 4-H Exhibit Hall will kick off the festivities. The public is invited to the dinner, prepared and served by the Clay County Cattle Association...
Club News 2-26-08 (02/25/08)
Washington Township Circle?Club We repeated the Club Creed and Flag Salute in unison. Mary Lou Coley led us in singing "Bicycle Built for Tow." Roll call was answered by seven members and two guests telling who gave you a hug. Wilma Rich gave citizenship lesson "What if Abraham Lincoln had survived?"...
Area youth concludes successful season (02/25/08)
Twelve-year-old Anna Hughes, along with her mounts "Murphy's Law," also known as Freckles, and "Tiramisu," AKA Grommet, had a very successful 2007 horse show season. Hughes is a member of the Indiana Hunter Jumper Association, where she has earned recognition as the state's Reserve Champion in the Beginner Rider Junior Division and the Short Stirrup Equitation Division for the 2007 Indiana Show Circuit...
Clay City's junior high girls sweep Eminence (02/25/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- In the final stages of the 2007-08 season, the Clay City eighth-grade girls' basketball team built upon a SWIAC Championship by dropping visiting Eminence, 39-5 on Monday. Clay City's Carmela Roeschlein was dead-eye behind the three-point line during the opening quarter, hitting all four of her attempts as the Eels built a 15-0 lead...
North Clay fares well at Southmont Tourney (02/25/08)
Times Staff Report CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Clay wrestling team had great success on the road at Southmont's wrestling tourney on Saturday afternoon. The Knights placed 10 competitors in the top-four spots in their respective weight classes. Austin Bell, Brody Girton and Chance Talbot continued strong seasons by finishing first in their weight class...
Hoosiers host Ohio State in first home game without Sampson (02/25/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Dan Dakich passed his first test as Indiana's new coach Saturday night. On Tuesday, the former Hoosiers player and Bob Knight assistant will fulfill his lifelong dream -- being introduced to the home fans as the Hoosiers' new coach. To Dakich, who laments the circumstances surrounding Kelvin Sampson's resignation last week, it will be a bittersweet moment...
IRL begins transition to bring Champ Car teams into IndyCar Series (02/25/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Now comes the hard part: making the merger between America's two major open-wheel series work. "It'll be long and tedious and expensive and a lot of work to put it all together," car owner Derrick Walker said Monday after an orientation meeting for the Champ Car teams that are expected to make the switch to the Indy Racing League's IndyCar Series this season...
Daniels not a suspect in rape case at his house (02/25/08)
CARMEL, Ind. -- Police say Indiana Pacer Marquis Daniels is not a suspect in an alleged rape reported at his home in Carmel. Hamilton County Sheriff Doug Carter says a woman reported the rape to police in Indianapolis on Sunday when she went to a hospital there...
Edwards outduels reigning NASCAR champion in California (02/25/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer FONTANA, Calif. -- For Carl Edwards, it's a signal. At least one NASCAR Sprint Cup team is ready to take on Hendrick Motorsports. Edwards won the rain-delayed Auto Club 500 on Monday, finishing ahead of Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon. In a race that resumed with the 88th of 250 laps, Edwards assumed the lead for good with 13 laps left...
Juanita L. Haviland (02/25/08)
Juanita L. Haviland, 85, Brazil, went to be with the Lord at 8:30 a.m., Feb. 24, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Dec. 18, 1922, in Owen County, she was the daughter of Merle and Agnes (Dyer) Horn. She married Herman Haviland on Oct. 1, 1946. He preceded her in death. The lived in Rockford, Ill., for several years prior to returning to the Brazil area...
Public Record 2-26-08 (02/25/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 25: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Beal Bank, SSB Vs. R.M. Morris and Peggy S. Morris: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Beneficial Indiana, Inc. Vs. Lori A. Lell and Discovery Bank: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Garden Photography Contest (02/25/08)
With the up and down temperatures of recent days, spring must surely be coming. Sometimes it feels like spring and winter all within the same day. Perhaps lawn and garden pictures or starting garden plants indoors might brighten the day. Recently, Norma Winn of Brazil stopped by the office and asked that we let the area know about a Lawn and Garden Amateur Photography contest being sponsored for the area by the Putnam County Master Gardener's Association. ...