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Stories from Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Victims' families react (03/19/08)
For Cheryl Pickett, it has been a long 20 years. Upon returning from work, Pickett was the person who found her husband Ricky Mustard, 32, and daughter Tony Pickett, 16, dead from apparent gunshot wounds in their home, 110 W. Pinckley St., Brazil, on Nov. 18, 1988...
Grand Jury returns decision in cold case (03/19/08)
Officials met with various family members and media outlets Wednesday at the Clay County Justice Center to announce an arrest had been made in a 20-year-old Clay County cold case. During the news conference, special prosecutors David Powell and Delbert Brewer said John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was arrested Wednesday morning at a county residence and charged with two counts of murder...
Progress with finances reviewed (03/19/08)
Brazil continues to get a little closer to clearing up its financial issues. Dan Hedden, CPA Principal for Umbaugh and Associates, Indianapolis, addressed the Common Council of the City of Brazil in a special meeting Tuesday night to outline the progress he has made in correcting errors in the city's accounting system...
Controversial plan approved (03/19/08)
The Center Point Planning Commission approved the controversial business plan for Road Runner Resources, Inc., but neighbors to the company are determined to push the business owners to adhere to town and county ordinances. A formal complaint about the conditions of the Road Runner property was filed May 2007, citing the county "junk" ordinance (17-2007), discrepancies with the town land use plan and lack of an accurate business plan...
Donation! (03/19/08)
John Keller running for surveyor (03/19/08)
A love for his job, the challenge of it and wanting to continue are why John R. Keller is running for County Surveyor. Keller, 47, has been a resident of Clay County all his life. He is a Republican. Keller is a registered surveyor of Indiana and Illinois. He has been the surveyor and hopes to continue...
Brian Wyndham running for county council at-large (03/19/08)
County prosperity and bringing jobs to the community are important reasons for Brian L. Wyndham to run for County Council at-Large. Wyndham, 50, has been a Clay County resident all his life. He works for the County Redevelopment Commission, which he said ties in well with the county council...
Officials make arrest in cold case (03/19/08)
Officials met with various family members and media outlets Wednesday at the Clay County Justice Center to announce an arrest had been made in a 20-year-old Clay County cold case. During the news conference, special prosecutors David Powell and Delbert Brewer said John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was arrested Wednesday morning at a county residence and charged with two counts of murder...
BREAKING NEWS: Arrest made in cold case (03/19/08)
Officials met with various family members and media outlets Wednesday at the Clay County Justice Center to announce an arrest had been made in a 20-year-old Clay County cold case. During the news conference, special prosecutors David Powell and Delbert Brewer said John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was arrested Wednesday morning at a county residence and charged with two counts of murder...
THQMA Promotional day in April (03/19/08)
Children ages 5 to 16 can run 10 laps for $10 in a real Quarter Midget Race Car. Sign-In from 8:00a.m. until the last driver has raced around the track. Drivers are asked to wear long pants, tennis shoes and a jacket. The race car and all other safety equipment will be provided...
Clay City softball gunning for another postseason run (03/19/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City softball program reached rarefied air last season when they finished as the regional runner-up last year and claimed a sectional championship. After graduating just three members of that team and returning both halves of its battery, hopes are high again this season for the Eels...
Purdue, Baylor enjoy ride from bottom to NCAA Tournament (03/19/08)
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON -- Their knowledge of X's and O's was secondary in importance to their skill as salesmen. If Scott Drew and Matt Painter were to win, each had to convince kids out of high school to join a program that had become downright embarrassing...
Williams actually makes news on the court for Pacers (03/19/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Shawne Williams was happy to talk about basketball instead of his off-the-court problems. The reserve forward scored 14 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 102-95 on Wednesday night...
Colts keep defensive end Thomas with new deal (03/19/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts re-signed free agent defensive end Josh Thomas on Wednesday. Thomas has been an integral part of the Colts defensive line rotation, and started seven games last season after three-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney suffered a season-ending foot injury in November...
Bird uncertain about future with Pacers (03/19/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird wants to stick around for the team's expected offseason overhaul. He's just not sure whether he'll be orchestrating it. The NBA Hall of Famer said Wednesday he won't know his plans until he meets with team owners Melvin and Herb Simon...
Red Sox, A's resolve pay dispute and end threatened boycott (03/19/08)
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Fans at City of Palms Park were ready for Boston's final spring training game in Florida. The Red Sox weren't. In an extraordinary move, Boston players voted to boycott a nationally televised exhibition and Wednesday afternoon's flight to Japan for next week's season-opening series against Oakland, upset that coaches weren't going to receive the same $40,000 payments negotiated for players by their union...
Margaret L. Foxx (03/19/08)
Margaret L. Foxx, 80, Greencastle, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008. She was born Dec. 1, 1927, in Tyronza, Ark., to George and Elizabeth Frohauck Haynes. Foxx attended Brazil High School and had been employed at Goulds Market and P.R. Mallory. Her parents, her husband, Earl F. Foxx and a sister, Leta Mae Mace, preceded her in death...
Morgan Gilbert "Butch" Johnson (03/19/08)
Morgan Gilbert "Butch" Johnson, 66, Brazil, passed away at 11:11 a.m., Tuesday, March 18, 2008, in the Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1941, in Braddock, Pa., to Eddie and Florence Preisach Mickling. He was a United States Army Veteran and had worked as a foreman in warehousing for many years...
PUBLIC RECORD 03-20-08 (03/19/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 19: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American General Financial Services Vs. John S. Yocom, Jane L. Yocom and Bankers Trust Company of California: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Brazil Buzz (03/19/08)
Our daughter Lori Ann Patrick called from her new home in Denver to tell us that our granddaughter, Elizabeth Cory was accepted at Virginia Tech. She will graduate from high school in June. Paul and I are making plans for Easter. Some of our grandchildren will be visiting us on the holiday...
Harmony Happenings (03/19/08)
Several people have asked me about the pig. I reported a couple of weeks ago that a small black pig came up to the fence as if to say, "Hello." However, his side of the fence had been an abandoned property for several years. He was "dirty as a pig" and seemed hungry...