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Stories from Monday, April 7, 2008

Early voting begins (04/07/08)
This year's Primary Election may be a month away, but voting is underway. Monday marked the beginning of early voting for Clay County, along with the start of absentee voting. "Residents don't need a reason to vote early, but they do need to be registered," Clay County Clerk Mary Brown said about Monday also being the final day to register...
Visitation at Justice Center temporarily suspended (04/07/08)
Inmate visitation at the Clay County Justice Center has been temporarily canceled due to some unwanted behavior. People using the video visitation room have peeled number signs off video monitors, peeled letters off newly installed door signs, loosened phone receivers from monitors and dirtied walls to a point that hand cleaning will not remove the dirt from the walls, which now need to be repainted...
North Clay adds speaker series (04/07/08)
North Clay Middle School English teacher Paul Harbour is encouraging his fellow educators to continue to learn. Harbour has organized a before-school speaking series which revolves around areas of interest and research of his colleagues. Recently, the first speaker in the series, Jennifer Mishler, a fellow North Clay English teacher, spoke about adult pop culture references in children's animated movies...
New bridge (04/07/08)
The Clay County Commissioners dedicated the opening of a new bridge on County Road 100 East, just south of State Road 42, Monday afternoon. The bridge, which is made up of two 45-foot-long flat cars and is the second constructed this year, replaced a concrete culvert that was not wide enough for farm equipment to pass through. ...
Northview baseball team splits weekend road trip (04/07/08)
Staff Reports MT. VERNON -- The Northview baseball team traveled to Mt. Vernon for a doubleheader on Saturday and returned with a split. The Knights opened the day by downing Clinton, Mich., behind a one-hitter from freshman Craig Bell. Bell struckout four batters and gave up just one walk in his first varsity start as Northview won 11-0 in six innings...
Clay City track teams drop season opener at Linton (04/07/08)
Staff Reports LINTON --?Clay City's boys' distance runners combined for a 1-2-3 sweep of the 3,200 meters and Andrea Ladd won both the 100 and 200 meters for the girls' team, but Linton proved too deep for the Eels in a dual track meet on Monday. The Miners' boys won 82-49 while the girls posted an 84-47 victory at home...
Northview softball team shuts down Panthers (04/07/08)
Staff Reports BLOOMINGTON -- The Northview softball team hit the road for a thrilling 2-0 victory against Bloomington South on Monday evening. Shelby Colson was dazzling on the mound for the Knights, allowing just four hits in the complete game shutout against the Panthers...
Plainfield squeezes past Northview girls in tennis opener (04/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Playing in their season opener, the Northview girls' tennis team put forth a valiant effort, but came up just short in a 3-2 loss to Plainfield. "I was really proud of the girls tonight," commented volunteer coach Emily Goff of the Knights. "Plainfield always has a good team and we were so close to beating them this year. We had our chance."...
Hayes and Aleman shut door on Cougar rally (04/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City Eels evened their Southwestern Indiana Conference record on Monday night with a 6-5 victory over visiting North Daviess. The Eels jumped out to a 6-2 lead through six innings and then held off a furious seventh inning rally by the Cougars who left the winning run on second base as Paul Aleman got the save...
Wiggins and Parker hope final college image is of national title (04/07/08)
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Candace Parker and Candice Wiggins made memorable first impressions on each other when they met on a basketball court as kids. Both hope the final snapshot from their stellar college careers will include a national championship...
No surprise, Gordon headed to the NBA (04/07/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Eric Gordon wasn't captivated by the glamour or riches of the NBA. He just wanted to compete against the best basketball players in the world. Next season, the 19-year-old will finally get his chance...
Burrell homers Phillies past Reds (04/07/08)
By The Associated Press CINCINNATI -- Pat Burrell hit two of Philadelphia's four homers off Bronson Arroyo, a power splurge that swept Philadelphia to a 5-3 victory Monday and a split of their four-game series with the Cincinnati Reds. Jimmy Rollins and Geoff Jenkins also homered off Arroyo (0-1), who had never before given up more than three in a game...
Crede slam sends Tigers to sixth-straight loss (04/07/08)
By The Associated Press CHICAGO -- Joe Crede hit a tiebreaking grand slam to cap a five-run seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox won its home opener 7-4 on Monday over the Minnesota Twins. Coming off a weekend sweep at Detroit, Chicago has won five straight for the first time since Aug. 10-14, 2006. The White Sox have won six of their last seven home openers...
Nancy L. Clarke (04/07/08)
Nancy L. Clarke, 69, Terre Haute, formerly of Jasonville, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. She was born March 12, 1939, in Terre Haute. She was a homemaker. She married Micholas A. "Bud"?Clarke. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2000...
Nancy Allen (04/07/08)
Nancy Allen, 37, formerly of Brazil and Ohio, died March 18, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Allen attended Brazil schools and lived in Ohio before returning to Indiana. Survivors include parents Don and Janet Trout, Nokomis, Fla., daughters Samantha Fox, Mt. ...
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix (04/07/08)
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix, 81, Brazil, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008, while a patient at Davis Gardens Healthcare Center in Terre Haute. Although a lifelong resident of Brazil, Rev. Hendrix resided the last year of his life at Bethesda Gardens of Terre Haute...
Vilgae M. Weddle (04/07/08)
Vilgae M. Weddle, 92, Cory, died at 6 a.m., April 7, 2008, at his residence. Born Feb. 27, 1916, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Earl Jeffers and Ethel Romas Jeffers. She was a retired teacher, having taught for 27 years at Cory, Bowling Green and Van Buren Elementary Schools...
High School Reunions (04/07/08)
BHS 1968, BHS 1973, BHS 1978, BHS 1983, NHS 1988
Avoid Cooking a Soil Mess (04/07/08)
Generally there are two different types of attitudes when it comes to cooking. Either throw the ingredients together by look, feel and taste or measure each ingredient precisely. When it comes to cooking it is fun to experiment. However soil is entirely a different scenario that can result in one or more season's of heart ache if you make soil amendment additions a guessing game...