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Stories from Monday, March 24, 2008

Tucker ready for new gig (03/24/08)
A familiar face is joining the administration of Clay Community Schools. Kimberly Tucker has been principal of Owen Valley High School, and worked in Spencer-Owen and Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporations before taking an Assistant Principal position with Avon Middle School this year...
Remonstrance request filed against CCSC (03/24/08)
Brazil resident Leo L. Southworth filed a petition remonstrance request against the Clay Community School Corporation and proposed building project Monday with 166 signatures from community members. In an e-mail to Superintendent Dan Schroeder and building principals dated Feb. 27, Southworth explained he was filing the petition because the cost of renovating East Side Elementary School and Meridian Elementary School is more than combining the schools and building an entirely new building...
Poll: Readers not in favor of 'Dream Ticket' (03/24/08)
Former President Bill Clinton has suggested a "dream ticket" featuring candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama would be "unstoppable." But if Clay County voters have anything to say about it, the "dream ticket" will not come to fruition. In its most recent online poll, The Brazil Times recently asked its online readers "Are you in favor of a 'dream ticket' of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton?"...
School Board spot up for grabs (03/24/08)
As a teacher, parent, farmer and long-time resident of Clay County, Barbara E. Nicoson believes she has the skills and experience to be an asset to the Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees. Nicoson is running for the District 4 seat on the school board...
Area horse group does well in competition (03/24/08)
The Clay County 4-H Horse and Pony Hippology Team took part in a nine-county competition recently at the Parke County Fairgrounds. Demonstrating their knowledge of horses, the junior team of Kascha Smith, Brandy Thomas, Paige Stevenson and Anna Hughes placed first. As individuals,...
Poland farming family honored with award (03/24/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Sen. Richard Bray (R-Martinsville) recently announced that H. Norman and Carolyn S. Keiser, Poland, received the Hoosier Homestead award from Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman during a Statehouse ceremony. The Keisers received the Sesquicentennial award because their farm has been in operation for more than 150 years...
Northview duo competes at Hoosier State Relays (03/24/08)
Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- The high school indoor track season came to a conclusion for state athletes with the Hoosier State Relays on Saturday afternoon. The meet, which is the equivalent of the indoor state competition, showcased many of Indiana's top track and field athletes...
Geoff Ogilvy ends Tigers' win streak (03/24/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer DORAL, Fla. -- Even someone like former U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy can acknowledge being a bit mesmerized by seeing Tiger Woods win tournament after tournament after tournament. "It's quite fun to watch," Ogilvy said...
Corey Patterson getting second chance with Reds (03/24/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer SARASOTA, Fla. -- The spring games had already begun across Florida and Arizona. All Corey Patterson could do was work out on his own and wait. Only 28 years old, the speedy center fielder found himself out of baseball at the start of March. He was working out at his home in Atlanta, looking for an offer to prolong his career in the majors...
Eagles add depth at LB with Colts' Boiman (03/24/08)
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles signed former Indianapolis Colts linebacker Rocky Boiman to a one-year contract on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 236-pound Boiman has played in 86 career games with Indianapolis and Tennessee. He had 64 tackles and two interceptions last season for the Colts...
Indiana Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh leaving team after season (03/24/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Donnie Walsh's career with the Indiana Pacers will end after this season, giving operation of the troubled franchise a single voice under Hall of Famer Larry Bird. "Now it's one voice; it's mine," Bird said. "Pressure is pressure. I've dealt with it in the past, and I'm looking forward to it."...
Mabel Charlotte Renner (03/24/08)
Mabel Charlotte Renner, 97, Brazil, and formerly of Reelsville, passed away at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Cloverleaf Health Care. She was born Aug. 2, 1910, in Coal City, to John and Rosa Harris Kieffaber. She was a seamstress for Angwell Curtain Factory and later worked in maintenance and housekeeping for Indiana State University...
Cora M. Poff (03/24/08)
Cora M. Poff, 92, Warren, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died at 7:42 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2008, at Heritage Pointe, Warren, Ind. She was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Terre Haute, the daughter of George Lee Todd and Delia M. (Suffridge) Todd. She was a 1933 graduate of Brazil High School...
Public Record 3-25-08 (03/24/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 24: Clay Superior Court -- Civil North Star Capital Acquisition, LLC Vs. Linda L. Baty: Civil Collections Jay A. Schlegel Vs. Rebecca S. Schlegel: Domestic Relations...
Time to get the pruning tools out (03/24/08)
Lately, if you don't like the weather, just wait a day and it changes for sure. While locally, Owen and Clay county residents are trying to stay above water and out of the mud, now is a good time to consider pruning for a variety of plants. One benefit to pruning now is that without leaves, one can see the shape and form better. While one would not want to prune flowering ornamentals, now as blooms would be removed, there are other plants that require March pruning...