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Stories from Sunday, March 9, 2008

Third Cracker Barrel scheduled (03/09/08)
The third Clay County Cracker Barrel will meet, from 10 a.m.--noon, at the Center Point United Methodist Church, Saturday, March 22. State elected officials will meet with community members to discuss local and state issues. Some issues discussed in 2007 were property taxes and school renovation...
Poll indicates readers feeling 'pinch' of high gas prices (03/09/08)
Clay County residents have spoken. They are feeling the pinch at the pump. The Brazil Times asked its online readers recently "Are you starting to feel the pinch at the pump?" Readers were offered three answers to choose from, including: Of the three choices, readers overwhelming responded to they are feeling the pinch...
Carnival! (03/09/08)
Student Council members Alyssa Yocom and Gracie Timberman (far right) help fifth-grade teacher Christian Rae sell cotton candy at the Jackson Township Elementary School carnival Friday night. All of the money raised will go towards the JTE Parent Teacher Organization budget for next school year...
Resident insists younger women get mammograms (03/09/08)
A mammogram is still the best tool doctors have to find breast cancer early and save lives. While all women age 40 and older are recommended to have a mammogram every 1-2 years, breast cancer survivor Cathy Craig believes it is critical for younger women...
Northview track teams compete at DePauw indoor meet (03/09/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- The indoor track season continued for members of the Northview track and field teams on Saturday at DePauw University's Hoosier Qualifier meet. Featuring teams from as far away as Gary, Ind. the meet gave athletes an opportunity to reach qualifying standards for the Hoosier State Relays. The meet, held at Indiana University, is the indoor equivalent of the state meet...
Saturday's high school regionals (03/09/08)
Saturday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Regional Championships CLASS 4A Michigan City S. Bend Riley 61, E. Chicago 60 Marion Marion 42, New Castle 40, OT Southport Brownsburg 63, Carmel 59 CLASS 3A Plymouth Plymouth 59, Northwestern 58...
Purdue women win Big Ten Tourney on buzzer-beater (03/09/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- All Purdue's Lakisha Freeman needed Sunday was a second chance. A second look confirmed what her teammates already knew: Purdue was headed back to the NCAA tournament. After missing a potential game-winning 15-footer with less than 3 seconds left, the junior forward slithered past Illinois defenders, grabbed her own rebound and barely beat the buzzer with a 10-foot jumper to give the Boilermakers a 58-56 victory in the Big Ten title game...
No. 15 Purdue pulls away from Michigan (03/09/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- E'Twaun Moore and Keaton Grant each scored 17 points, helping No. 15 Purdue put together a run at the right time to put away Michigan 72-58 Sunday. The Boilermakers (24-7, 15-3 Big Ten) earned sole possession of second place in the final conference game of the regular season...
Jackson's key buckets lead Nittany Lions in upset of Hoosiers (03/09/08)
By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- One of the best freshmen in the country was outperformed by a band of less-heralded first-year players. After overcoming No. 18 Indiana and guard Eric Gordon's 26 points, maybe more people will start noticing the fresh faces at Penn State, too...
Sunday's top-25 college wrapup (03/09/08)
By The Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Chris Lofton scored 28 points, including six 3-pointers, and No. 4 Tennessee routed South Carolina 89-56 on Sunday, prompting fans to engage in a delayed celebration of the school's first outright SEC title since 1967...
Belisle has solid outing in Reds win over Rays (03/09/08)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Matt Belisle boosted his bid for a spot in Cincinnati's rotation, and the Reds scored six times off Edwin Jackson in the second inning of a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Belisle allowed an unearned run and two hits in three innings to earn his second win this spring. He walked three and struck out one...
Kyle Busch gives Toyota first NASCAR victory (03/09/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer HAMPTON, Ga. -- It was like the good old days for Joe Gibbs Racing on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway when newcomer Kyle Busch put the No. 18 in the Winner's Circle. But there was a new twist -- the first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory for Toyota. And Busch and teammate Tony Stewart also gave the Japanese automaker its first 1-2 finish...
William "Bill" Mattox Jr. (03/09/08)
William "Bill" Mattox Jr., 66, Brazil, died March 8, 2008, at 10:10 a.m., at Union Hospital. He was born Nov. 23, 1941, in Vigo County, the son of William Mattox Sr. and Ruth Stedman Mattox. He attended Garfield High School prior to entering the U.S. Army. He served during the Korean War...
Public Record 3-10-08 (03/09/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 7-9. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Nightmares with clothing (03/09/08)
OK, I admit it. I broke down a few days ago and had a "girly" moment. While trapped in the doctor's office, I glanced at a few pages of the spring edition of Vogue. With Spring Break only a few days away, it sure doesn't feel like the potential for warm weather is anywhere in the near future...
What's with all the lawn mowers? (03/09/08)
To the Editor: Lately, since of course it is winter, I have noticed several men in our town driving their riding mowers. I have seen them on the sidewalks and on the streets. How is this possible? You do realize they are not mowing any yards right now and none of them have plows on the front for snow. These are being used as you and I use our automobiles. Why?...