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Stories from Sunday, March 16, 2008

Crackdown on drunk driving for St. Patrick's (03/16/08)
As those who want to celebrate the spirit of the Irish this St. Patrick's Day hit the streets, local law enforcement officers will be cracking down on impaired drivers to make sure it is a safe holiday for everyone. According to data provided by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Midwest Regional Administrator Michael Witter, 44 percent of the 105 drivers and motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes during the 2007 St. Patrick's Day holiday had a blood alcohol content of .08 or above...
Inspection leads to large drug bust (03/16/08)
A Center Point man involved in the in-home detention program was arrested for various drug-related charges over the weekend. Shortly before 9 p.m., Saturday, the Clay Community Corrections Department contacted the Clay County Sheriff's Department for assistance during a routine inspection of Roger M. Hamblen's home, 5 East County Road 200 North, Center Point...
Generous gift! (03/16/08)
Support grows to create Charles B. Hall memorial (03/16/08)
Ex-Brazil residents offer help, and challenge others, for the Charles B. Hall Memorial funding. When former Brazil resident Ted Englehart, Indianapolis, heard about plans for the Charles B. Hall Memorial, he knew he wanted to help. Englehart knew Hall while he was growing up as a nice, young man. Englehart said Hall was a "great guy" and athlete. He also knew some of the black families in Brazil...
BREAKING NEWS: Officers discover large amounts of marijuana during routine home inspection (03/16/08)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department was assisting the Clay Community Corrections Department during a routine home inspection of an unidentified Center Point man around 9 p.m., Saturday, when they discovered large amounts of marijuana, some cocaine, various drug paraphernalia and two weapons inside a residence at 5 East County Road 200 North...
March Madness begins with little complaining (03/16/08)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer The inexact science of putting together the NCAA tournament bracket turned out to be pretty exact this time around. No big beefs with the top seeds -- North Carolina, Memphis, Kansas and UCLA. No snubbed bubble teams with shout-it-to-the-mountaintop complaints -- even if Arizona State and Virginia Tech do have somewhat compelling arguments...
Indiana teams advance to NCAA Tourney (03/16/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer NCAA tournament fans in the state of Indiana will be keeping a close watch on the East Region -- unless they are Purdue fans. Notre Dame, Butler and Indiana were all placed in the East Region, although all are headed in different directions...
Burton wins at Bristol after Harvick wrecks Stewart (03/16/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Tony Stewart should have won the race. And when he didn't, it gave Denny Hamlin a clear shot at victory. But the Joe Gibbs Racing drivers failed to seal the deal -- again -- at Bristol Motor Speedway, and Jeff Burton and his Richard Childress Racing teammates were there to capitalize...
With dramatic putt to win, Woods stays perfect (03/16/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tiger Woods studied his 25-foot birdie putt from every angle, convincing himself he could make it to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational because he had a similar putt in the same situation seven years ago at Bay Hill...
Martinez throws four scoreless innings for Mets (03/16/08)
By The Associated Press Pedro Martinez worked out of trouble in his spring training debut Sunday while Carlos Delgado was lucky to avoid a serious injury. Jeff Francoeur also was feeling fortunate. Finally on the mound against major league hitters, Martinez pitched four scoreless innings to help the New York Mets beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4 in a split-squad game at Port St. Lucie, Fla...
James R. Nevins (03/16/08)
James R. Nevins, 89, rural Brazil, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 15, 2008, with his loving wife and son by his side. He was born Jan. 31, 1919, in Rosedale, Ind., as the son of Frank W. and Flora E. Cox Nevins. He attended Coxville Elementary School and Rosedale High School. He married Maxine McVey, May 17, 1947, at the Methodist Church in Brazil...
Dale M. Bratt (03/16/08)
Dale M. Bratt, 67, formerly of Brazil, passed away March 13, 2008, in Starke Memorial Hospital, Knox, Ind. Mr. Bratt was born Jan. 31, 1941, in Vigo County to Macey and Edith (Romas) Bratt. On March 12, 1995, in Knox, Ind., he married Elizabeth "Liz" Eckstein, who survives...
Kenneth "Kenny" N. Targett (03/16/08)
Kenneth "Kenny" N. Targett, 55, Greencastle, died unexpectedly March 14, 2008, at his residence of an apparent heart attack. He was born March 25, 1952, in Clay County, the son of William "Bill" Targett and Ruby Ferris Targett. He attended school at Van Buren. As a young man he worked at the Star Mine and then worked at several local saw mills. He had been a logger for more than 20 years and operated his own logging business...
Harold Raymond "Ray" Erickson (03/16/08)
Harold Raymond "Ray" Erickson, 81, New Whiteland, Ind., passed away March 14, 2008, in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 2, 1926, to Gustave and Ada (Anderson) Erickson, in Racine, Wis. He married Marjorie May Johnson on April 29, 1949. He was a member of the Church of Latter-Day-Saints where he served in numerous capacities, including as a church service missionary with his wife. He enlisted in the navy at age 17 and was a veteran of World War II...
PUBLIC RECORD 03-17-08 (03/16/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 14-16. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...