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Stories from Thursday, March 27, 2008

Group schedules dinner to raise money for lost 'heroes' (03/27/08)
The southwestern part of Indiana has lost several members of the emergency response community since September 2006. Families, friends and communities have grieved over the losses and struggled to put lives back together. Supporting Heroes offered assistance to the families of Assistant Fire Chief Errett Miller, Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, Dennise Leslie, Coal City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, and District 7 Task Force Coordinator Enrico Garcia during the struggle of losing a loved one.. ...
Program helps with high school transition (03/27/08)
The transition from middle school to high school is never easy, but for some kids a little extra boost is needed for a successful freshman year. This is where Northview High School's Freshman Academy steps in. Every spring North Clay Middle School recommends approximately 50 students for the program, and only the first 20 to apply are accepted...
Area YMCA offering program for military and families (03/27/08)
The local YMCA is on board for Operation: Indiana Partners, which offers free membership to deployed military and their families. The Clay County YMCA joined the program, which started in Indianapolis at the area YMCA's. The YMCA wanted to help the families of military who have been deployed. The "Y" understands the families have emotional and financial stress, and offers families free membership...
United Way announces new interim director (03/27/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley recently announced that board Member J. Robert Quatroche agreed to serve as the interim executive director of the United Way until a permanent candidate is chosen. "(Quatroche) has been involved in the United Way for many years and has experience in both executive management and fundraising," United Way Board President Nick Mahurin said...
County college athletes heading outdoors as temps warm (03/27/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Temperatures have gotten only slightly warmer, but track and field athletes are making the transition to outdoor meets and both baseball and softball teams in the area have returned from their southern trips. Clay County athletes made a splash, almost literally with recent weather trends, at Rose Hulman on Saturday afternoon...
Indiana High School baseball poll (03/27/08)
Indiana High School Boys Baseball Poll By The Associated Press The Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association preseason Top 10 teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of March 26 and rating points: Class 4A Others receiving votes: Anderson 13, McCutcheon 12, Avon 10, Carroll (Allen) 9, Ft. ...
Zeller and Rayburn head All-State basketball lists (03/27/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Washington's Tyler Zeller, who led the state in scoring and like his brother three years ago led the Hatchets to the Class 3A championship, heads The Associated Press All-State basketball team for 2008...
IU's Little 500 bicycle race set for April 11-12 (03/27/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana University's Little 500 bicycle races are scheduled to take place April 11-12 on the Bloomington campus. Both the men's and women's races will be at Bill Armstrong Stadium. The women's race will begin at 4 p.m. on April 11 and the men's race starts at 2 p.m. on April 12...
Ultimate fighting expanded to include children as young as six (03/27/08)
By MARCUS KABEL Associated Press Writer CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Ultimate fighting was once the sole domain of burly men who beat each other bloody in anything-goes brawls on pay-per-view TV. But the sport often derided as "human cockfighting" is branching out...
Public Record 3-28-08 (03/27/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 27: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital Alliance Financial, LLC Vs. Brian L. Moyer: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil George I. Riddell Vs. Jennifer L. Riddell: Domestic Relations...
Those potholes can be costly (03/27/08)
An encounter with one can leave damaged tires, wheels and suspension components in its wake. Potholes can occur in any region or climate, but at this time of year, they're especially prominent in areas known for ice, snow and below-freezing temperatures. The freezing and thawing cycles allow moisture to seep into the road surface, which causes the road to crumble...
Allstate offers Spring Cleaning tips (03/27/08)
Many homeowners don't realize that the weight of heavy winter snows can change the slope of their front lawn, or that the air conditioner outside their home can cause water damage inside their house. Nearly half of all home-damage claims to Allstate are the result of everyday problems like broken water pipes, cracked washing machine hoses and leaky roofs -- showing it doesn't take a fire or natural disaster to hurt a home...
Investors can learn from gardeners (03/27/08)
Spring is here. If you're a gardener, you know it will soon be time for you to put in your flowers or vegetables. But even if you don't have a green thumb, you can still take advantage of the season by "planting the seeds" for the growth of another valuable piece of property-your investment portfolio...