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Stories from Sunday, March 2, 2008

Clay County Health Department offers tips to avoid the flu (03/02/08)
Seasonal influenza, more commonly known as the "flu," is on the rise again this year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 49 states have reported widespread influenza activity for the 2007-08 flu season. The Clay County Health Department recently released a list of frequently asked questions regarding seasonal influenza...
Spring on the way? (03/02/08)
Britney Goodpasture, 7, took advantage of the warm weather Sunday at the Forest Park Playground. Britney is the daughter of Lisa and James Goodpasture, Brazil.
Officials say burglaries may be connected (03/02/08)
The Brazil City Police Department is requesting information from the public regarding several recent investigations in the city. Although case information is limited due to the ongoing investigations, Detective Clint McQueen told The Brazil Times Sunday some items reported stolen during five cases within the past week have been recovered...
Poll: Readers feel drug problem getting worse (03/02/08)
"It's bad and getting worse…" That's the overall sentiment of Clay County residents regarding the area drug epidemic. The Brazil Times asked its online readers last week, "How serious is the drug epidemic in Clay County?" A total of 303 readers responded to the poll...
Knights' season comes to a close as coach Lancaster ends great career (03/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MARTINSVILLE -- The Northview Knights were unable to duplicate an earlier season victory against Terre Haute North on Saturday evening and with a 40-37 sectional title loss to the Patriots, a season and a career came to a close...
Volunteers rebound for win over Kentucky (03/02/08)
Sunday's Top 25 Capsules By The Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Chris Lofton scored 14 points, including a jump shot with 1:15 left, and top-ranked Tennessee beat Kentucky 63-60 on Sunday to stay atop the Southeastern Conference. Tennessee lost to No. 18 Vanderbilt on Tuesday, three days after beating then-No. 1 Memphis to take over the top spot in the poll for the first time in school history...
No. 19 Michigan State runs away from No. 12 Hoosiers (03/02/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Indiana crumbled a little more than a week after a tumultuous transition and Dan Dakich took it personally. Raymar Morgan scored 12 of his 20 points early to help No. 19 Michigan State build a big lead that helped it beat the 12th-ranked Hoosiers 103-74 Sunday, allowing the Spartans to finish undefeated at home and handing Dakich his first loss as interim coach...
Edwards claims second straight victory with win in Las Vegas (03/02/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LAS VEGAS -- Carl Edwards raced to his second win in six days, holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a pair of late restarts Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Edwards, who scored his first win of the season in Monday's rain-postponed event in California, celebrated win No. 2 with his trademark backflip. The victory moved Edwards to the top of the Sprint Cup points standings for the first time in his career...
Public Record 3-3-08 (03/02/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 29-March 2. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Reader speaks out against imports (03/02/08)
To the Editor: Remember when "Made in USA" was a source of pride? Our Congress has allowed/permitted our Congress, our states, and even our local politicians importation of foreign goods. When was the last time you found the label of "Made in USA" in a garment?...
Taking a step back helps (03/02/08)
Sometimes, a person just has to get away. It has nothing to do with the fact that someone who feels they are in this type of situation may pull another's persons head off. The person in question just needs to get away from the regular, doldrums of every day life...
Walking the walk for Breast Cancer (03/02/08)
To the Editor: This year, we will be participating in a very special event called the Breast Cancer 3-Day. We will walk 60 miles over the course of three days with thousands of other women and men. The net proceeds will support breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment through Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund...
Father delivers thanks to community (03/02/08)
To the Editor: As Chloe's father, I would like to thank all those that were involved in educating the people of Clay County about my daughter's condition. I would also like to thank the Southern Council of Higher Degree of Moose Fraternity for their gift of love to Chloe. I am sure that she loves it...