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Stories from Monday, March 31, 2008

Two drug arrests made during traffic stop (03/31/08)
A traffic stop led to the arrest of two Clay County residents early Saturday morning. After witnessing a vehicle run a stop sign, Brazil City Police Department Sgt. Dennis Archer tried to pull over the driver. Brandi Monfort, 29, rural Brazil, kept driving for a short period of time before stopping...
Parents' meth use hurting children too (03/31/08)
Clay County is mirroring a troubling national trend. More and more arrests are being made for possession, distribution and making of methamphetamine. Mug shots of arrested users shows damage the drugs have done. But mug shots do not show the damage done at home...
Fixing potholes (03/31/08)
Huber selected to play solo piccolo (03/31/08)
Janelle R. Huber was selected solo piccolo during the Indiana Bandmaster's Association All-State Band, which took place on the campus of Indiana University March 7-9. This was the Greencastle High School senior's third honor band of the year and each time, she was selected principal flute/piccolo, including the Indiana Music Educators All-State Honor Band and the Indiana State University All-Star High School Band...
Michael McCullough for County Council At-Large (03/31/08)
A long history of participating in Clay County politics has helped motivate Michael McCullough to run again for County Council, At-Large. McCullough has been a member of the council since 1996, spending the last two years as president, and was also a commissioner from 1984-1996...
Autism awareness (03/31/08)
Several activities will take place this week in Terre Haute to recognize World Autism Awareness Day. On Wednesday, April 2, the Terre Haute Bowling Center will hold a special bowling session from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Games will cost $1.75 each, and shoe rental will be free...
Dates set for CCS Kindergarten Round-Up (03/31/08)
The dates have been set for Clay Community Schools' Kindergarten Round-Up. It is important that parents enroll all eligible students, five-years-old before or on August 1, 2008, to attend this fall. Dates and times are as followed: The first school to Round-Up will be Staunton Elementary, at 1 p.m., April 15. Also on the 15, East Side Elementary will hold their program at 6:30 p.m...
Clay City track and field teams charged with replacing experience (03/31/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City track and field teams have solid numbers this season with a concentration on the youngest two classes. Both boys' coach Keith Jones and girls' coach Michael Owens will have to replace some top point contributors this year after graduation losses...
Clay City baseball team ready to take next step (03/31/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City baseball team has reached the sectional championship game the past two seasons before falling to the Shakamak Lakers, who have won six straight titles. This year, coach Ryan Swearingen and his team are looking to break through to the next level...
Northview baseball team has eyes on the prize (03/31/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2007 season was an anomaly for the Northview baseball program. The Knights suffered through their first losing season since 2000 and a 12-13 record was the program's first non-20 win season since 2001. But there is plenty of reasons to believe that this year will be much different as Northview has added a talented group of freshman and return one of its top arms who was unable to pitch due to injury...
Speculation continues to swirl as Indiana coaching search continues (03/31/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Rampant rumors and constant speculation can only mean one thing at Indiana: Another coaching search. With the basketball season over, the Hoosiers looking for a new coach and a 10-member search committee sworn to secrecy, guessing has become the favorite past-time of Indiana fans...
Kansas ends Davidson's magical run; Memphis rolls on (03/31/08)
By The Associated Press DETROIT -- And then there were ones. Four No. 1s, that is. Kansas prevented Stephen Curry from taking the last shot and withstood Davidson's long-range miss at the buzzer, holding on for a 59-57 victory Sunday that put all four No. 1 seeds into the Final Four for the first time...
Four No. 1 teams and one great history lesson on tap at Final Four (03/31/08)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer HOUSTON -- John Wooden gave us the basics of modern-day coaching. Dean Smith refined 'em. James Naismith, well, he simply invented basketball. Now the schools these greats once coached -- UCLA, North Carolina and Kansas -- are in the Final Four, a once-in-a-generation convergence of three of college basketball's most storied programs on the sport's biggest stage...
Parker ties career-high to end Notre Dame's season (03/31/08)
By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY -- Candace Parker did all she could to keep Tennessee's hopes alive for a second straight national championship. Parker matched her career best with 34 points and hauled in 12 rebounds, pushing the top-seed Lady Vols to the regional finals for the eighth straight year with a 74-64 win against Notre Dame on Sunday night in the Oklahoma City Regional...
NL Capsules (03/31/08)
By The Associated Press MIAMI -- Johan Santana and one big inning were all the New York Mets needed. Santana struck out eight in seven dominant innings, David Wright hit a three-run double and New York opened its season with a 7-2 win Monday over the Florida Marlins...
AL Capsules (03/31/08)
By The Associated Press DETROIT -- The $138 million Tigers opened with a thud. Tony Pena Jr. hit a two-out, tiebreaking single in the 11th inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat Detroit 5-4 in Monday's opener. Rays 6, Orioles 2 BALTIMORE (AP) -- A whirlwind offseason of change carried over into opening day for Tampa Bay, when the Rays reversed an annoying trend at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles...
Wins for Torre and Santana; washouts in St. Louis and the Bronx (03/31/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer Opening day -- version No. 3 -- was a soggy affair for much of the country. Yankee Stadium's 84th and final home opener was rained out Monday, as was the Cardinals' opener in St. Louis. There were a pair of delays at Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs began their 100th season since winning the World Series the same way so many of their seasons have ended -- with a loss...
Pacers' O'Neal returns in win over Heat (03/31/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jermaine O'Neal scored nine points after sitting out for more than two months with a knee injury, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat 105-85 on Monday night. O'Neal shot 3-for-4 from the field and 3-for-4 from the free-throw line in 18 minutes. He had missed 33 straight games with a bone bruise, and the Pacers went 12-21 during that stretch...
Casey takes home $10,000 Indiana Icebreaker payday (03/31/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BROWNSTOWN, Ind. -- The weather finally subsided, at least for one day, and the horsepower was unleashed for the fans attending the 11th Annual Indiana Icebreaker for late models at Brownstown Speedway. Despite cool temps, the weather remained dry throughout and race fans descended upon the fairgrounds to see the Lucas Oil Late Models take to the track on Saturday evening. A large crowd was treated to UMP Modifieds and bombers as well...
Hamlin holds off competition to win at Martinsville (03/31/08)
By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Denny Hamlin hopes he's finally put his frustration behind him, not only at Martinsville Speedway, but throughout the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. "It's just been so close so many times and to finally break through here, it definitely means a lot," Hamlin said Sunday after he foiled Jeff Burton's late-race pit strategy and won the Goody's 500. "It feels like maybe the monkey is off our back."...
Debbie Sue Holman Goodrich (03/31/08)
Debbie Sue Holman Goodrich, 51, Brazil, passed away on March 20, 2008, from her battle with cancer. Debbie was born March 22, 1956, to Claude and Ruth Meyer Holman. Survivors are sons Travis and Max Goodrich, and granddaughter Chloe Goodrich-Woods, as well as a large extended family in Indiana and Missouri...
Robert Eugene Layne (03/31/08)
Robert Eugene Layne, 39, Brazil, passed away at 12:50 p.m., March 29, 2008, at his residence. He was born Dec. 12, 1968, in Brazil, to Virgil and Norma (Graves) Layne. He enjoyed working on cars and was talented at auto body work. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and his favorite cat Maggie...
PUBLIC RECORD 04-01-08 (03/31/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 31: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Rachael A. Swearingen: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Bonnie Young: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Madeline S. Garvin: Civil Collections...