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Stories from Monday, March 3, 2008

Commissioners accept street ordinance (03/03/08)
Those driving along Pinckley Street will soon have to drive a little slower. The Clay County Commissioners accepted the first reading of an ordinance setting the speed limit on the street, from County Road 100 E to the Clay/Putnam county line, to 45 mph...
Honored (03/03/08)
Three generations were on hand at Brazil City Hall Monday afternoon for the proclamation of today as "Larry Witty Day" in the City of Brazil. Witty is a veteran of the Vietnam War and recently received a Bronze Star Medal for valor. He also received a Purple Heart following the war for courage and valor. Pictured are (from left) Larry's father, Dayton Witty, Larry Witty, Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw and Larry's son Joe...
Law enforcement urge caution (03/03/08)
St. Patrick's Day has become a popular night for many Americans to go out and celebrate with friends and family. Unfortunately, the night has become very dangerous for motorists, which is why officials are urging people to not depend on dumb luck this holiday...
County receives state grants (03/03/08)
Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman recently awarded $350,000 in Clean Water Indiana Grants. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture -- Division of Soil Conservation (ISDA-DSC) and the State Soil Conservation Board (SCB) selected Clay County as a 2008 recipient...
Ivy Tech campus set for construction (03/03/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sen. Connie Lawson (R-Danville) and Rep. Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) announced Monday the new Ivy Tech campus in Greencastle received the green light for construction. The 32,000-square-foot structure will house the college's schools of business, education, health sciences, arts and workforce and economic development...
Honor Rolls 3-4-08 (03/03/08)
STAUNTON ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Allison Cook, Evan Hendrich, Nicholas Henke, Amy Kaur, Adeline Thompson, Garrett Tolbert All A's and B's Brodie Brown, Eli Campbell, Brianna Crowe, Thomas Gearld, Megan Heck, Katelyn Kidwell, Kasey Miller, Victoria Pickett, Jessica Cottrell, Kassidy Glassburn, Brianna Lundy, Kylee McClain, Gavin McRoberts, Riley Payton, Will Rindone, Makayla Sparks...
High School Reunions (03/03/08)
The 40th reunion of the BRAZIL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1968 is planned for Aug. 2, 2008 at the Brazil YMCA. Letters and registration forms have been sent to classmates, but addresses are needed for the following: Joan Batchelor, Rita Carpenter, Lorraine Fish, Linda Harrison, Angelyn Hennis Grisham, Kelly Miller, Vicki Searing Tabor, Delores Selby Strain, Marilyn Selby, Evelyn Walker Nelson, Chris Wilson Morlan, James Brassard, Dan Corrie, Ronald Ellenburg, Don Fritsch, Tom Hastings, Paul Norman Jones, Frank Myers, Billy Walker and Steve White. ...
Thanks for the memories Mitch (03/03/08)
Coach Mitch Lancaster wasn't interested in any sort of pomp and circumstance regarding his retirement from teaching the game of basketball. In fact, only those very close to the coach even had an inkling that he was planning on hanging up his whistle following the conclusion of Northview's basketball season...
Butler's Mike Green wins Horizon League Player of the Year (03/03/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler senior guard Mike Green was named Monday as the Horizon League player of the year, and his freshman teammate, Matt Howard, the newcomer of the year. Green received 42 of 46 possible votes after leading the Bulldogs (27-3 16-2) to the league's regular-season championship...
Longtime powerhouses scrambling to make NCAA Tournament (03/03/08)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -- In many years, Arizona, Kentucky, Maryland and Syracuse would be a strong Final Four. This year, it might be the NIT Final Four. As the regular season winds down and conference tournaments tip off, the Terrapins, Orange and Wildcats -- the Arizona and Kentucky varieties -- are in bubble trouble...
Michigan's Miss Basketball to play for Notre Dame (03/03/08)
DETROIT (AP) -- Kellie Watson was surprised when her coach told her she had been named Michigan's Miss Basketball. Ionia coach Andy Barr might have been the least-shocked person in the state. After all, he'd been expecting it for six years. "When Kellie was in the sixth grade, I already knew she was going to be a very special player," he said. "It wasn't hard to see."...
Reds sign Patterson and Hairston to minor league deals (03/03/08)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Infielder Jerry Hairston Jr., whose name appeared in the Mitchell Report, signed a minor league contract Monday with the Cincinnati Reds. The report said former New York Mets clubhouse attendant Kirk Radomski alleged he sold human growth hormone to Hairston on two or three occasions in 2003 and 2004. Radomski said he had one check from Hairston...
Roethlisberger signs deal with Steelers, Moss re-signs with Patriots (03/03/08)
By The Associated Press Randy Moss will get more opportunities to set records and perhaps win a championship in New England. The veteran wide receiver, coming off a record 23-touchdown catches during the Patriots' unbeaten regular season, re-signed Monday, getting a three-year deal worth $27 million, his agent said. The signing was confirmed by the team shortly after Moss posted a message to fans on his Web site...
Rhonda R. Hyzer (03/03/08)
Rhonda R. Hyzer, 48, Center Point, formerly of Zephyrhills, Fla., passed away March 1, 2008, at 8:33 a.m., at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 12, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio, to Randall and Rosemary Bichem. She graduated from Terre Haute North High School in 1977 and then attended Indiana Business College and graduated in 1980...
Anna A. Brown (03/03/08)
Anna A. Brown, 90, Brazil, died March 2, 2008, at the Clay County Healthcare Center. Born March 7, 1917, in Perry County, Ind., she was the daughter of Joseph L. Shephard and Anna Marie Quick Shephard. She enjoyed working as a home health aide for several years. She was a resident of both Jackson Gardens and Meridian Towers...
Public Record 3-4-08 (03/03/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 2-3. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
That's a Big One! Nominate Your Big Tree (03/03/08)
My three-year-old has a popular saying when he sees a tractor, dozer, tree or something else mightier than him by saying, "That's a big one!" There are big trees, and then there are BIG TREES. Who knows? Maybe that huge maple you drive by every day has what it takes to be a champion...