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Stories from Thursday, March 6, 2008

Lambert receives sentence (03/06/08)
The merry-go-round of uncertainty surrounding former Clay County sheriff's deputy Jonathan T. Lambert's legal problems stopped Thursday, when Clay County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout accepted a third guilty plea agreement presented in the case and the sentencing recommendation for home detention, but only if Lambert served the maximum amount of assigned time in Clay County...
Health Department poster contest winners announced (03/06/08)
The winners of the Clay County Health Department anti-tobacco poster contest were notified Thursday at their respective schools. Health Department representative Linda Messmer and several of the judges from the contest surprised Clay City Elementary School fifth-grader Trevor Smith and East Side Elementary School student Tamara Hill with the announcement that they won...
Television station gives county Popcorn Festival some publicity (03/06/08)
Clay County Popcorn Festival received a boost in publicity from a popular program, "Across Indiana". Glen Brown, Popcorn Festival of Clay County Association, said he was unaware of the showing until residents called and informed him. "Several people called and said they saw it," he said...
Forrest Buell running again (03/06/08)
Forrest Buell will turn 80 years old this July, but his interest in and dedication to education has not aged. Buell is running for the District 4 seat on the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Buell, who has lived his entire life in Clay County except for a tour of duty with the Air Force and getting his degree at Indiana University, served several terms on the school board beginning in 1978...
Dottie King running for re-election (03/06/08)
It has been four years since Dottie King joined the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees, but she is not ready end her tenure yet. King is running for re-election for the District 3 representative on the school board. She has lived in the Clay Community School district since 1973, and lived in the county since 1979...
Officer safety training (03/06/08)
In an effort to ensure the safety of Clay County's smallest residents, members of the Brazil City Police Department began the first of four standardized child passenger safety-training sessions in the Council Chamber room at Brazil City Hall Wednesday afternoon. ...
Post Office offering new flat rate box (03/06/08)
Care packages from home may be a big morale boost for the more than 4,600 Indiana Guardsmen and reservists activated and serving around the world. One of the best deals around for family and friends of these soldiers who want to send care packages, said Brazil Postmaster Dianna Egold, is the new Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box...
Brandon Sciotto running for Coroner (03/06/08)
An interest for the field is what motivates Brandon Scitto to run for Clay County Coroner. Brandon Scitto has been involved in emergency service for two-and-a-half years. He is an EMT for Care Ambulance. He is a Democrat. Scitto has been a resident of Clay County all his life, except for nine months of schooling in Charleston County South Carolina from 2006-2007. He is on Clay County Search and Rescue. He took Paramedics class. He also trains officers for search and rescue...
Vickie Wheeler running for Clerk and Posey Precinct (03/06/08)
Experience and a love for the job are motivation for Victoria Wheeler to run for County Clerk. Wheeler, 55, has been a resident of Clay County all her life. She has been employed at the courthouse since 1989 and is a Republican. She started working for Prosecutor Modesitt, became office administrator for Jim Deal and worked for Dave Thomas...
North Clay junior high girls finish season strong (03/06/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor North Clay's seventh-grade girls' basketball team proved to be rude hosts for visiting Greencastle on Thursday evening. Defense ended any threat by Greencastle early in the game as North Clay cruised to a 16-0 lead after the first quarter of a 24-1 win...
IU quarterback suspended for violating team rules (03/06/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana's record-setting quarterback Kellen Lewis was suspended indefinitely Thursday for violating team rules, leaving the Hoosiers with another big hole heading into spring practice. Team spokesman Jeff Keag would not give details about what rules Lewis violated...
First-round winners get extra rest for long weekends (03/06/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Michigan and Indiana weren't looking at Thursday's first-round Big Ten tournament games as mere tuneups. They wanted to make sure they could survive the rigorous four-day format. Thanks to double-digit victory margins, both teams now find themselves rested, ready and tested. ...
Encarnacion slam paces Reds past Yankees (03/06/08)
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam and a two-run single Thursday, and the Cincinnati Reds roughed up Chien-Ming Wang on their way to a 12-8 victory over the New York Yankees. Wang, a 19-game winner the last two years, failed to make it through the first inning. The Reds got six runs on six hits, and Wang left after retiring only two batters...
Favre has tearful retirement press conference (03/06/08)
By The Associated Press Brett Favre tearfully told the world Thursday what the Green Bay Packers made public two days ago: he's retired. "I know I can play but I don't think I want to," the quarterback said at an emotional news conference at Lambeau Field. "It's been a great career for me, but it's over."...
Hardly a rivalry in sight, Torre and Francona enjoy a visit (03/06/08)
By The Associated Press If Joe Torre and Terry Francona had hugged at Fenway Park or Yankee Stadium, it might have been seen as an act of treason. Under the sun of spring training Thursday, there was hardly a rivalry in sight. Especially now that the two managers are in different leagues...
DNR passes apprentice hunting license (03/06/08)
The flight to secure the future of hunting in Indiana recently claimed an enormous victory when Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law House Bill 1046, thereby establishing an Apprentice Hunting License. The apprentice hunting license will allow an individual to purchase a hunting license before fulfilling the requirement of Hunter Education...
Inise J. Edmonson (03/06/08)
Inise J. Edmonson, 88, Jasonville, passed away on March 5, 2008, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Retirement Community. She was born Oct. 23, 1919, in Greene County, to Silas and Ruth (Latham) Orman. She is survived by son Jeffery L. Edmonson, Clay City, grandsons, Curtis W. ...
Public Record 3-7-08 (03/06/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 6: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Patricia Gentry Vs. Tim Brinson and Cindy Brinson: Civil Collections American Acceptance Company Vs. Stephanie S. Horseley: Civil Collections...
Are you financially exposed? (03/06/08)
Many people realize the need for life insurance but keep putting it off until it is too late. You may think that life insurance is confusing, expensive and complicated. You may think you don't know enough to make the right decisions for you and your loved ones...
Smart moves for retirement (03/06/08)
For most of your working years, your investment strategies, by and large, will probably revolve around achieving sufficient growth to help you meet your long-term goals, such as college for your kids and a comfortable retirement. But once you are retired, you can't just sit back and put your investment portfolio on "autopilot."...