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Stories from Friday, March 14, 2008

Falling sign causes power short circuit and power outage (03/14/08)
For some area students, even the lights going out Friday didn't mean school was canceled. Duke Energy reported a power outage in the southern portion of the county Friday morning. Duke Energy business relations manager Rick Burger told The Times an aerial sign fell off a pole, causing a short-circuit...
Fall injures firefighter (03/14/08)
Officials determine a small "spring cleaning" brush fire caused a garage fire earlier this week during which a fireman sustained minor injuries. Shortly after 3 p.m., Wednesday, members of the Brazil City Fire Department responded to a garage fire at Anita Turner's residence, 905 E. Pinckley Street. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control within 20 minutes, but remained on the scene for an hour to ensure the it was out...
Majority of readers' tax returns going to pay bills (03/14/08)
More than 150 Brazil Times' readers plan on using their tax returns to pay bills this year, according to the newspaper's recent online poll. The Brazil Times asked its online readers, "What do you plan on doing with your tax return?" Readers had three options to choose from, including:...
'Picture Perfect' (03/14/08)
Cody Barnard running for School Board (03/14/08)
Cody Barnard is not a stranger to politics. Two years ago, Barnard made his first run for an at-large position on the Clay Community School Board. "I missed it by a couple hundred votes, which I didn't think was too bad," Barnard said. Recently, Barnard told The Brazil Times he received encouragement from teachers in the corporation to run again...
Joel Reinoehl running for County Coroner (03/14/08)
Experience and certification are reasons Joel Reinoehl decided to run for Clay County Coroner. Joel Reinoehl, 41, a Deputy Coroner for Clay County, has been a resident all his life. He did leave the county from 1989-1998 but returned to stay. He has been a licensed funeral director for 19 years. He has the certification to be a coroner and has done all the schooling...
Opening! (03/14/08)
Winners announced (03/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance recently announced the eXcel Awards round one winners on the company's website at www.infarmbureau.com. The company received 3,800 entries for competition this year. High school students throughout Indiana are competing in six categories for artistic expression, including writing, music, two-dimensional art, three-dimensional art, video and performance. Secrets is the topic for this year's competition...
CHURCH NEWS (03/14/08)
Best Years Club The next meeting of Best Years Club will be Wednesday, March 19, at 11 a.m. This is a monthly gathering of senior adults and retired people who meet together on the third Wednesday of each month, September through May, for a time of encouragement, learning and fun to attract others to a grown up lifestyle centered around the hope that only Jesus Christ gives...
Whitted leads IUPUI to verge of NCAA Tourney (03/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Julie Whitted has been a program changer throughout her basketball career. The Staunton native stands 6'5" after all and regardless of what coach you ask, they'll tell you the same thing. You can't coach height. So whether it was at North Clay Junior High or Northview High School, even the casual observer could see the influence that Whitted had on opposing teams. She also was a driving factor in elevating her teams to levels that hadn't been seen before...
Postseason conference tourney's march on (03/14/08)
By The Associated Press ATLANTA -- Chris Lofton hit a 3-pointer with 11.4 seconds remaining and the fourth-ranked Volunteers survived South Carolina's bid for a huge upset, sending Dave Odom into retirement with an 89-87 victory over the Gamecocks in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday...
No. 17 Boilermakers upset by Illinois (03/14/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Demetri McCamey scored 26 points, and Illinois beat No. 17 Purdue 74-67 in overtime Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. McCamey, a freshman guard, made 9 of 14 field goals and all six of his 3-point shots...
Singh seizes control at Bay Hill (03/14/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Vijay Singh was forced to take four days off from practicing, which was unprecedented. He found himself atop the leaderboard one week later at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, which is not surprising in the least...
Toronto's Ryan hits mound for first time after surgery (03/14/08)
By The Associated Press B.J. Ryan's first game since having Tommy John surgery 10 months ago was a good sign he might be ready for opening day. New York's Melky Cabrera, Shelley Duncan and Tampa Bay's Jonny Gomes are less likely to take the field on the day the regular season starts...
Dale B. Blackwell (03/14/08)
Dale B. Blackwell, 77, Brazil, died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Nov. 1, 1930, in Toledo, Ohio, as the son of Clyde B. and Velma Murphy Blackwell. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was Honorably Discharged. He married Nina Marie Gover Sept. 10, 1967, in Huntington, N.Y. She preceded him in death Oct. 9, 2004...
PUBLIC RECORD 03-15-08 (03/14/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 13-14: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Palisades Collection, LLC Vs. Thomas A. Bryant: Civil Collections Livingston Financial, LLC Vs. John Lanham: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (03/14/08)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Continuing the sermon series preparing us for Easter, Doug's topic will be "What is Your Response to Jesus?" Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 in the Educational building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The van is wheelchair equipped...