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Stories from Thursday, February 28, 2008

Linton man dies along side of road (02/28/08)
Traffic was shut down on a portion of State Road 59 Thursday evening while officials investigated the death of a 52-year-old Linton man discovered lying beside his car. Shortly after 5:30 p.m., a passing motorist contacted 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center when they noticed a man lying on the road near a vehicle pulled off to the side of the southbound lane of the highway...
Help with flood damage costs may come soon (02/28/08)
Residents of Clay County may be able to get some assistance for flood damage caused during recent storms. Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband is asking area residents to inform him of damage from floodwater and ground water, as the county may be able to add them to an application for disaster assistance...
Nothing like a dream boat (02/28/08)
With all of the recent wet weather and flooding, it would not be surprising if Tom West were building an ark on his property. But West's boat is not going to hold two of every animal. Instead, when completed, it will be his home for weeks at a time on the open sea...
Bookworms enjoy Book Fair (02/28/08)
The Clay City Elementary School library has turned into a bookstore for the week. The semi-annual Scholastic Book Fair offers students the opportunity to purchase books, computer software, school supplies and posters before school and during their normal library time...
Up in flames! (02/28/08)
'Brazil Buzz' author to speak at meeting (02/28/08)
The Clay County Historical Society will be meeting Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum at 100 E. National Ave. The guest speaker will be Mary Lou Sartor, writer of the popular "Brazil Buzz" and author of a poetry book, "Simple Poetry". An excerpt from her book: "The Feed Sack Dress."...
Honor Rolls (02/28/08)
VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Rachel Brindley, Jennifer Lundy, Corey Salinetro, Eden Siples All A's and B's Nate Bailey, McKeegan Bailey, Dylan Danhour, Drue Dowell, Shianne Hall, Madison Jeffries, Amay Jones, Bryce King, Chance Norris, Cole Pierce, Isacc Reinoehl, Kourtney Warren...
Junior high girls split county battles (02/28/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- If Thursday's attendance at the junior high girls' battle between North Clay and Clay City is any indication, interest is piqued amongst hoops fans around the county. The eighth-grade Eels rolled into the game with a 14-1 record overall and owners of a Southwestern Indiana Conference championship...
North Clay pins down visiting Wildcats (02/28/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Despite falling behind early, the North Clay wrestling team pinned down their eighth win of the season over South Vermillion. After the first two matches, one by forfeit at the 70-pound class, going South Vermillion's way, North Clay was trailing 9-0 before rattling off a four-match winning streak to take a lead they would not relinquish...
Plymouth, Chatard looking for first state titles (02/28/08)
By HANK LOWENKRON AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- A new name will be added to the list of girls Class 3A basketball champions Saturday night. Fifth-ranked Chatard (17-4) is in the title game for the first time. No. 9 Plymouth (15-4) is making its second appearance, seeking to improve on its runner-up finish of 2001...
Bob Knight hired by ESPN to be an analyst for NCAA Tourney (02/28/08)
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- College basketball fans flipping channels back when Bob Knight was coaching couldn't resist stopping when they spied one of his interviews or news conferences. Nobody wanted to miss what he might say or do. ESPN executives figure nothing will change with the Hall of Famer switching careers. The network announced Thursday that Knight will appear as a guest studio analyst leading up to and during the NCAA tournament...
Bob Knight hired by ESPN to be an analyst for NCAA Tourney (02/28/08)
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- College basketball fans flipping channels back when Bob Knight was coaching couldn't resist stopping when they spied one of his interviews or news conferences. Nobody wanted to miss what he might say or do. ESPN executives figure nothing will change with the Hall of Famer switching careers. The network announced Thursday that Knight will appear as a guest studio analyst leading up to and during the NCAA tournament...
Padgett's big night leads No. 13 Louisville by No. 17 Notre Dame (02/28/08)
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Through the injuries and sometimes inconsistent play that sent Louisville tumbling from the polls more than two months ago, Louisville coach Rick Pitino never doubted the Cardinals would recover. Now his team is back where Pitino thought it'd be all along: atop the Big East...
Catchings re-signed by Fever to four-year deal (02/28/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Five-time WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings has agreed to a contract that will keep her with the Indiana Fever through 2011. Terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed. "Tamika is the cornerstone of our franchise," Fever general manager Kelly Krauskopf said in a statement on the team's Web site...
Isaac Bruce, Lorenzo Neal leaving teams on eve of free agency (02/28/08)
By The Associated Press Isaac Bruce and Lorenzo Neal are on the move. Flozell Adams is staying put. On the eve of free agency, the St. Louis Rams cut longtime star receiver Bruce, while the San Diego Chargers released All-Pro fullback Neal. Then Pro Bowl tackle Adams re-signed with Dallas...
Boston massacre: Beckett, Bo Sox blast Boston College (02/28/08)
By The Associated Press Josh Beckett and the World Series champions against a college team that's been practicing indoors all winter to escape the snow. Cold start to spring break. With a merciless Beckett throwing hard from the mound, the Red Sox were in October form during their exhibition opener Thursday as they routed Boston College 24-0 in seven innings at Fort Myers, Fla...
Irene "Reene" Walden (02/28/08)
Irene "Reene" Walden, 98, Brazil, passed away at 3:38 a.m., Feb. 28, 2008, at Clay County Health Center. She was born March 12, 1909, in Carbon, to Lee and Lottie (Pell) Hillis. Irene enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Van Buren Home Ec Club and the Lena Good Neighbors Club...
Ellis Leon Girton (02/28/08)
Ellis Leon Girton, 88, Avon, formerly of Brazil, died Feb. 27, 2008, at 7 a.m., at the Avon Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Clay County in 1919, the son of Lawrence and Hattie Mae Girton. He went to Van Buren High School and worked at Arketex following school. He later worked in shipping and receiving at Allison's GM Plant, Indianapolis, retiring in April 1983...
Lila Lurrie Price (02/28/08)
Lila Lurrie Price, 96,of Huntsville, Ala., died Feb. 25, 2008. She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Brazil, to Cassius C. and Lula Arlena (Turner) Piety. Her husband, Clester Price preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1973. She was a secretary at Public Service Indiana, retiring in 1972 after 19 years of employment...
Larry Wayne Hughbanks (02/28/08)
Larry Wayne Hughbanks, 65, Coleman, Texas, former long-time resident of Brazil, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center, Brownwood, Texas. He was born Aug. 22, 1942, in Brazil, the son of the late O'Dell and Lois Kabler Hughbanks. ...
Florence "Lucille" Keagle (02/28/08)
Florence "Lucille" Keagle, 93, Brazil, died at 1:45 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1915, in Hammond, Ind., as the daughter of Robert L. and Florence Scobee Woodall. Following graduation from Hammond High School she continued her education and became a nurse and worked in healthcare until her retirement. She married Virgil Keagle in 1936 in Hammond. She was a member of East Side Christian Church of Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 02-29-08 (02/28/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 28: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Jason M. Alexander: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Nathan H. Petron: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services Vs. Pamela B. Fagg: Civil Collections...