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Stories from Thursday, March 13, 2008

Board tackles 'piercing' dilemma (03/13/08)
A "piercing issue" had a chance to poke another hole in the sides of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees Thursday night. As the lone potential change to the student handbook presented for discussion, the majority of the board were leery to move away from the current policy of allowing piercings only in the ears or covered by clothing...
Clay City to present 'A Murder in the House of Horrors' (03/13/08)
CLAY CITY -- Someone's going to die this weekend in Clay City and a whole cast of who's who are going to have to solve it. Clay City High School will host "A Murder in the House of Horrors," by Billy St. John, today and Saturday. The play surrounds the murder of Professor Dirk Carlton as he is giving a lecturer in a museum...
Area men sentenced for trafficking (03/13/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Thursday, acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Timothy M. Morrison announced that two area men, including one from Brazil, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Larry J. McKinney following their guilty pleas to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine...
Hill making run for Clay County Coroner (03/13/08)
It takes a special kind of person to help families facing the death of a loved one, and Center Point resident Victoria "Vicki" Hill believes she can bring that quality to the position of Clay County Coroner. "It can be very difficult for families to deal with a situation involving a coroner, which is a major part of the coroner's job," Hill, a Republican, said. "I want to be that special kind of person and be able to provide great service to the citizens of Clay County."...
Neier running for at-large position (03/13/08)
A life-long Clay County resident, Rick E. Neier is throwing his hat into the political arena for the first time in hopes of making a difference for his fellow citizens. "Since before deciding to do this, I've been attending meetings to learn about our county and how local government works. You can learn a lot about what is going on at those meetings," Neier said. "There's a lot going on in this county and I want to be a part of it, help make things better for everyone."...
United Way Director resigns from post (03/13/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- United Way of the Wabash Valley executive director Jim Bertoli submitted his resignation to the United Way Board Thursday, board president Nick Mahurin said. Bertoli will be assuming the position of executive director of Union Hospital Foundation April 14...
North Clay pins down season-ending victory (03/13/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The junior high wrestling season wrapped up on Thursday evening for the North Clay Knights and they made sure to finish in style. North Clay enjoyed forfeit wins over the final five weight classes and won nine of the final 10 bouts of an 84-42 decision...
Commissioner thinks Big Ten could get five teams in NCAA Tourney (03/13/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany will let the NCAA tournament selection committee do its work this weekend. That doesn't mean Delany doesn't have his own opinion about which conference teams will or should make the 65-team field. ...
Oden practices with Blazers for first time (03/13/08)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Greg Oden practiced with the Portland Trail Blazers for the first time since right knee surgery ended his season six months ago. Oden, the 7-foot center taken with the first pick in last year's draft, participated in offensive drills and even dunked during 45 minutes of work Wednesday. The Blazers were in Sacramento for Thursday night's game against the Kings...
Couples turns back clock to lead at Bay Hills (03/13/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Fred Couples made four birdies in his opening six holes, shot 5-under 65, and golf finally felt fun. Tiger Woods couldn't hit the green with a wedge, struggled to shoot even par, and he finally looked human...
Colon excels in debut for Red Sox (03/13/08)
By The Associated Press For Bartolo Colon, it was almost as if he'd been pitching all spring. Carlos Beltran, however, felt as if he hadn't played center field before. And Ichiro Suzuki wasn't sure he'd ever get another hit. Colon pitched two solid innings Thursday in his first time on the mound for the Boston Red Sox, a 3-3 tie against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fort Myers, Fla...
Gretchen Marie Winn (03/13/08)
Gretchen Marie Winn, 89, Brazil, died at 8:35 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born June 13, 1918, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Daniel and Carrie Bolin Lancett. She graduated from Brazil High School and began a long career employed at The Brazil Times newspaper where she worked as the advertising manager...
Public Record 3-14-08 (03/13/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 11-12. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
It's the season to prepare for storms (03/13/08)
Having a disaster plan in place is essential for approaching spring storms, however, many Americans are not adequately prepared. Although tornados occur throughout the year, peak activity months are March through August. The beginning of tornado season in early March marks the start of spring storm season...
Hints on getting the best deal on the new vehicle (03/13/08)
The purchase of a new vehicle is often based on emotions rather than on objective decision-making. To ensure that you get the best deal, here are a few simple steps you can follow. First, you must determine your need for a new vehicle. Would a used vehicle fit your need? Advertising is often intended to entice customers into buying a new car...
Almost everything about bonds (03/13/08)
In the financial world, stocks tend to get most of the attention. But if you're going to make progress toward all your long-term goals, you need to be aware of all types of investments -- and bonds can be an important part of your portfolio. Many people, however, don't fully understand how bonds work...