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Stories from Thursday, March 20, 2008

Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop in Terre Haute (03/20/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- No signs were allowed in the restaurant Thursday. But it didn't matter. Supporters came out in groves as presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (D-NY) paid a visit to the Saratoga Restaurant, 431 Wabash Ave. Clinton visited the Vigo County city with Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) who called Terre Haute his "native city."...
Residents attend Clinton event (03/20/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Several Clay County residents had an excuse to be off work Thursday. They were in Terre Haute to see Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) speak. The presidential candidate spoke to residents at the Saratoga Restaurant, 431 Wabash Ave., with Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)...
Floodwaters covering county roads (03/20/08)
Road Closures The Clay County Highway Department urges motorists to use caution while traveling roads near Eel River and other waterways in the area. Officials told The Brazil Times a motorist might not be able to see road hazards (like washouts and holes) that can form under running or standing water on roadways, which is why these areas should be avoided...
Administrative contracts approved (03/20/08)
Clay Community School Corporation made two administrative adjustments Thursday night during a school board special session at North Clay Middle School. Superintendent Dan Schroeder recommended a one-year extension of administrative contracts, including his and the school board's contracts...
Joe Dierdorf running for County Recorder (03/20/08)
Experience in the field and expired past term limit is why Joseph Mark Dierdorf decided to run for County Recorder. Dierdorf, 53, has been a resident of Clay County all his life. He worked in the County Recorder's office in 1987. He has 10 years experience in the field. In 2000, he was Indiana Recorder of the Year. He was on the Association of Indiana Counties but gave up his seat to be recorder...
Gospel band at Boot City Opry this weekend (03/20/08)
The Boot City Opry in Terre Haute is welcoming Brazil resident John Shields and the Crystal Valley Quartet and Band on March 22. The gospel singers will be performing at 7 p.m., and tickets cost $11. Shields has been performing since he was very young, spending six years in a traveling choir. For the past eight years, Shields has sung lead vocals for three different gospel groups...
Lifeguards and cashiers needed for summer work (03/20/08)
The Mayor's office will be accepting applications for lifeguard and cashier positions for the 2008 summer season at Forest Park. Applications must be received by April 18. Cashier applicants must be 18 years of age. Lifeguard applicants must be 16 years of age by the pool opening date, and be certified a certified Lifeguard and certified in First Aid and CPR. Certification must be completed by May 25...
Fund applications (03/20/08)
The UDWI REMC Community Fund is currently accepting grant applications. Its board of trustees will meet March 29 to select March recipients. In 2005, Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC set up the UDWI Community Fund as a means for members to give back to their communities. Three years later, the program has distributed more than $200,000 in the form of grants to community service organizations that make a difference...
Could this be the season for the Knights? (03/20/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There's something to be said for playing with a sense of urgency. For five Northview seniors, this softball season will conclude their high school athletic careers and they are determined not to leave without the postseason success that has hung so tantalizingly close the past few years...
Purdue makes short work of Baylor to advance (03/20/08)
By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON -- Purdue won another first-round game in the NCAA tournament, and had a blast doing so. Instead of resisting Baylor's urge to play an uptempo game, the Boilermakers abandoned their usual plodding pace and ran away to a 90-79 victory Thursday...
Duke escapes with narrow one-point victory (03/20/08)
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Mighty, mighty Duke let teeny, tiny Belmont play with the big boys. And, for stretches, get the better of them. No. 2-seeded Duke actually trailed in the final 15 seconds before barely avoiding the monumental upset, using every last one of Gerald Henderson's 21 points to edge No. 15 Belmont 71-70 in the first round of the West Regional on Thursday night...
For one day, Ogilvy and Jimenez keep a nose ahead of Woods (03/20/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DORAL, Fla. -- Tiger Woods kept his head down as the rain fell harder and never broke stride as he followed a series of winding stairs and back doors, each step taking him farther from the Blue Monster. A security guard politely asked for an autograph, and Woods reached for a pen and forced a smile...
Bertha Greene (03/20/08)
Bertha Greene, 96, Knightsville, formerly of Cloverland, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008, at 12:50 a.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility, Knightsville. She was born in Seelyville, April 20, 1911, the daughter of John and Bertha Grus LaClave. She resided in her home in Cloverland for more than 70 years and was the last of a family of seven children. She worked at ISU as the head of pastries, retiring in 1973...
Ruby Reed (03/20/08)
Ruby Reed, 87, Clay City, died March 19, 2008, at 12:45 p.m., at the Clay County Health Care Center, Brazil. She was born March 2, 1921, in LaFollette, Tenn., the daughter of Sylvester Lay and Lucy Lay Grant. On Aug. 16, 1948, she married Carl K. Reed. He preceded her in death Nov. 6, 1990...