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Stories from Tuesday, March 25, 2008

McQueen receives additional certified training (03/25/08)
A local official is gaining valuable experience. Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Karen McQueen recently completed a week-long course at Ball State University, Muncie, from March 9-14 to enhance her knowledge and ability to do her job. "The course was hosted by the Indiana League of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers (ILMCT)," McQueen said. "It was a great experience to have as I begin working toward additional certification over the next two years."...
City finances can be fixed (03/25/08)
Even with the City of Brazil hundreds of thousands in the red, the mayor and clerk-treasurer have a positive outlook. Last week, Dan Hedden, CPA Principal for Umbaugh and Associates, Indianapolis, addressed the Common Council of the City of Brazil to provide an update on the progress made to correct errors in the city's accounting system...
Traditional race is a no-go (03/25/08)
A quarter-century of tradition is done at Forest Park. The Southern Indiana Racing Association will not hold their annual go-kart race this June at Forest Park. "You have a tradition in place for 25 years, but it's hard to take when they say 'no you can't,'" SIRA President Rich Eisgruber said...
Jennifer Kaelber running for School Board District 2 (03/25/08)
Jennifer Kaelber helps families make difficult decisions every day in her work, and is ready to use her skills as a member of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Kaelber is a nurse at Holly Hills Health Care Facility, and works primarily in admissions and special services...
Area students make Rose-Hulman dean's list (03/25/08)
Five Clay County residents were recently named to the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's winter quarter dean's list. In order to be named to the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs...
Honor Rolls (03/25/08)
Reelsville Elementary School Honor Roll High Honor Second Grade Nick Duggan, Noah Emmerich, Kaylyn Hunt, Becca Taylor. Honor Roll Second Grade Corbin Allen, Alyssa Ball, Hanna Dickison, Emma Miles, Autumn Miller, Ally Nichols, Jacob Parker, Kate Wade, Hayley Young...
Hoosiers open spring practice with new QB, no-huddle offense (03/25/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana's offense just got a whole lot faster, even with caretaker quarterback Ben Chappell calling the signals. The Hoosiers, who last season realized their goal of playing in a postseason bowl game, opened spring football practice Tuesday with Chappell directing a new no-huddle offense while star quarterback Kellen Lewis serves a suspension for an undisclosed violation of team rules. ...
Tennessee women rout Purdue; give Summitt 100th win (03/25/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Pat Summitt's 100th NCAA tournament win followed the same old formula Tuesday night. Start fast, play suffocating defense, and roll into the regional semifinals with another blowout. Two days after Summitt publicly challenged her team to play harder, the Lady Vols responded with a dominant defensive effort, a crisper offense and a 78-52 rout of host Purdue that gave Summitt the distinction of being the first coach in Division I basketball -- men's or women's -- to join the tourney's 100-win club.. ...
Webb, Holladay struggle in final preseason tuneups (03/25/08)
By The Associated Press Brandon Webb and Roy Halladay probably wouldn't mind another spring training tuneup, if there was any time left. Both former Cy Young Award winners struggled through their final exhibition starts, while the Chicago Cubs added Reed Johnson to their outfield Tuesday and the Chicago White Sox settled on Joe Crede at third base...
Granger's big night not enough for Pacers (03/25/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- David West had 35 points and 16 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets beat Indiana 114-106 on Tuesday night in the Pacers' first game since CEO Donnie Walsh announced he was leaving the team at the end of the season...
Mabel Charlotte Renner (03/25/08)
Mabel Charlotte Renner, 97, Brazil, and formerly of Reelsville, passed away at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. Born Aug. 2, 1910, in Coal City, she was the daughter of John and Rosa Harris Kieffaber. She was a seamstress for Angwell Curtain Factory and later worked in maintenance and housekeeping for Indiana State University...
Bobby Wayne Groomer (03/25/08)
Bobby Wayne Groomer, 59, Solsberry, died March 25, 2008, at 1:24 a.m., at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1948, in Solsberry, he was the son of Clyde Groomer and Iva Jean (Sullivan) Groomer. He was a forklift operator for KPT, Bloomfield, and also worked for Bloomfield Sales...
Colton David Jones (03/25/08)
Colton David Jones, 5, passed away at his home March 24, 2008, following a valiant 3-year battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 20, 2002, to Jason and Andrea (Kellum) Jones. Colton was a typical boy who enjoyed playing outside, playing with trucks and toys and getting dirty. He attended Open Hands Preschool and the First United Methodist Church...
Norma Jayne Wedel (03/25/08)
Norma Jayne Wedel, 86, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 2:15 p.m., Monday, March 24, 2008, at University Heights Healthcare, Indianapolis. She was born March 21, 1922, in Brazil, as the daughter of George R. and Mary Reffett Buck. Following high school, she worked for several years as a secretary at Twiggs Industries...
Aubrey Nicole Miller (03/25/08)
Jade Kristin Rader and Kevin Lee Lishka II (03/25/08)
Mr. and Mrs. John Davis (03/25/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomas (03/25/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Fagg (03/25/08)
PUBLIC RECORD 03-26-08 (03/25/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 24-25: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Penny K. Kirchner Vs. Kenneth K. Kirchner: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Cindy Kowitz: Civil Collections...