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Stories from Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Property tax bills may go out late again (03/11/08)
Clay County's hope to potentially send out property tax bills on time may have been shot to bits. The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) has officially decided to redesign the Property Tax Comparison Statement. This will replace the previously approved version of the form, along with the tax bills for the 2007 pay 2008 year...
Freeze-thaw damaging roads (03/11/08)
Why are potholes popping up everywhere? According to officials, a side effect of the extreme winter weather coupled with the warm spring temperatures have damaged roadways and created those dreaded potholes. A winter of heavy snow or rain and several freeze-thaw cycles can mean a big pothole season ahead, according to officials...
Parcel-by-parcel reassessment is underway (03/11/08)
Reassessment of county property has begun again. Trending and other changes in how property is valued in recent years has put many counties in Indiana, including Clay, behind in collecting accurate information on the value of a home. In August 2007, the Tyler Technologies/CLT Division, Dayton, Ohio, was hired to compile the first parcel-by-parcel reassessment in more than a decade...
City Council discusses finances (03/11/08)
Finances were the hot topic at Tuesday night's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil. The council unanimously approved a statement of benefits for a tax abatement on the St. Vincent Office Medical Building. The abatement, originally signed in 1997, had estimated the number of employees to be hired at four, but currently has 69, well above and beyond the initial expectations...
Samantha Conner running for county clerk (03/11/08)
Until recently, Samantha Conner had not given the world of politics much thought. But after seeing Ann Bradshaw's run for Mayor of Brazil, the 23-year-old lifelong Clay County resident was inspired. She was inspired enough to throw her hat in the ring...
Holly Neil running for school board (03/11/08)
Holly Neil has been helping families in Clay County for three years as the office assistant at French Funeral Home. But Neil is ready to take a more active role in the community by running for the District 2 seat on the Clay Community School Board of Trustees...
Adult Ed. Computer Classes Offered (03/11/08)
Spring is in the air and warmer weather is around the corner! Now is the time to get your computer skills updated! Business Professionals of America students at Northview High School are once again offering adult education computer classes. Students teach the classes with other students assisting...
CCHC honor employee of the month (03/11/08)
The Clay County Health Center conducted a reception for its Employees of the Month Friday in the main dining room of the facility. The Director of Operations, Keith McKee, presented each employee with a long stem carnation. One of its employees of the month was chosen as the organization's Shining Star for the year. Myrna McMurray was presented a $500 check from McKee along with a long stem pink rose...
YMCA Activities (03/11/08)
The YMCA Dance Factory conducted a tumble clinic on Feb. 2. Students worked on jumps and tumble skills. Students were placed in two groups beginner level and intermediate level with instructors Dana Lorenze-Daub, Brittany Campbell, and Tricia Junker. The girls presented their tumble skills at 11:30-noon to parents and grandparents. Pictured are the students that attended the tumble clinic...
YMCA Silver Sneakers (03/11/08)
Competition! (03/11/08)
Early hole to big for North Clay to dig out from (03/11/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Five forfeits and a loss by fall in the opening seven weight classes put North Clay in a hole they were unable to dig themselves out from against visiting Southmont on Tuesday. The Mounties jumped out to a 30-0 lead before North Clay was able to get on the board via a decision by Garrett Modesitt. But Southmont eventually claimed a 76-45 victory against the Knights...
BREAKING NEWS: Whitted, IUPUI playing for tourney bid (03/11/08)
TULSA, Okla. -- Former Northview High School standout Julia Whitted and the Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis Jaguars will face Oral Roberts University today for a chance to earn an NCAA Tournament bid. The Jaguars knocked off the University of Missouri-Kansas City, 54-42, in the Summit League Tournament semifinals to earn the right to face Oral Roberts today...
Butler claims Summit League championship (03/11/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Green matched his career high with 24 points and No. 12 Butler used a big second-half run to beat Cleveland State 70-55 for its fifth Horizon League championship and first automatic berth in the NCAAs since 2001...
Whitted's double-double not enough for IUPUI women (03/11/08)
By Kevin MacDonald IUPUI Sports Information TULSA, Okla. -- In its first-ever Summit League Championship appearance, the IUPUI Jaguars ran out of gas in the second half, dropping a 66-53 heartbreaker to Oral Roberts Tuesday afternoon at John Q. Hammons Arena at the UMAC. The loss ends IUPUI's season at 17-16, while ORU moves to 19-13 and will represent the Summit League as tournament champions in the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Tournament...
Oral Roberts ends IUPUI's run to NCAA tourney (03/11/08)
By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer TULSA, Okla. -- With a flurry of 3-pointers from Rachel Watman, Oral Roberts will make a repeat appearance at the NCAA tournament for the first time. Watman made all four of her 3-point attempts in the second half and scored 23 points as the Golden Eagles beat IUPUI 66-53 Tuesday to win their second straight Summit League championship...
Beckett not likely to make trip to Japan (03/11/08)
By The Associated Press The Boston Red Sox sound as though they're preparing to start the season in Tokyo without Josh Beckett. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent one manager to China and replaced him with feisty fill-in Tommy Lasorda. Time is running out on Beckett's slim chance of traveling to Japan to pitch in Boston's first two regular-season games. ...
Dunleavy's 32 leads Pacers past Sonics (03/11/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Dunleavy scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-107 victory over Seattle on Tuesday night that also sent the SuperSonics to their fifth straight loss...
High School Reunions (03/11/08)
BHS class of 1973, BHS class of 1983, NHS class of 1988, BHS class of 1968, BHS class of 1978
Donna Kay Davidson Toland (03/11/08)
Donna Kay Davidson Toland, 40, passed away Dec. 2, 2007, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born Sept. 26, 1967, in Peoria, Ill., to Alvin Howard and Alberta Lee Carlin Davidson. She was a 1987 graduate of Northview High School. Before moving to Utah, she had been employed at the Learning Center, McDonald's and Hardee's in Brazil...
Joseph Thomas Miller (03/11/08)
Joseph Thomas Miller, 81, Bovill, Idaho, formerly of Brazil, died unexpectedly at his residence March 5, 2008. Born Feb. 1, 1927, in New Market, Ind., he was the son of Hervey Miller and Nellie Maude Steadman Miller. He attended school in Parke County...
Melissa Kay Rickert and Stephen Dale Craig (03/11/08)
Melissa Kay Rickert and Stephen Dale Craig would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, April 12, 2008, at noon at Lower Cataract Falls. Stephen is the son of Kimberly and Gary Horn, Clay City, and William and Kelly Craig, Cloverdale...
PUBLIC RECORD 03-12-08 (03/11/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 10-11. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...