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Stories from Thursday, April 10, 2008

Clinton, Obama visiting Valley (04/10/08)
The 2008 Road to the White House is making yet another pit stop in the Wabash Valley this week. Former President Bill Clinton and presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) will both be making appearances near Clay County today. Clinton was on the campus of Vincennes University Thursday evening, as well as making stops in Boonville and Jasper...
Board makes financial decisions (04/10/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees met in the Clay City Junior/Senior High School Auditeria Thursday night to make crucial financial decisions for the future of the corporation. Superintendent Dan Schroeder said he received unofficial word that there are enough certified signatures to request a petition remonstrance. ...
BREAKING NEWS: Fatal Crash on I-70 (04/10/08)
A fatal crash on Interstate 70 near Hendricks County forced traffic to be re-routed at the United States 231 exit. According to a press release provided by the Indiana State Police, officials are on scene at the 47-milemarker. I-70 has been shut down at the 41-milemarker, causing traffic to be re-routed...
Oldest living Brazil City Firefighter celebrates 90th birthday (04/10/08)
Francis South almost didn't show up for his own surprise 90th birthday party Thursday afternoon. "There was talk about a party down here, but no one asked me to come so I wasn't going to," South said as Brazil City firefighters Jake Bennett, Troy McQueen and Chris Moon entered the room with two birthday cakes. "I'm glad I came. This is one of the biggest surprises I've had in a while."...
Two injured following accident (04/10/08)
Two Northview High School students were injured in a Thursday morning single vehicle accident. Shortly after 8:30 a.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department, Clay County Search and Rescue and TransCare were dispatched to an area on County Road 950 North between CR 200 West and Kennedy Crossing Road...
Area United Way honored with awards (04/10/08)
The United Way of the Wabash Valley received special recognition at the Indiana Aassociation of United Ways 2008 State Leaders Conference on April 3. The Golden Excellence in Media (GEM) awards luncheon was held at the Hilton North in Indianapolis. The 93 total entries in the contest were divided into three divisions relative to the amount of money raised by each United Way. ...
Pacers finally playing like they envisioned (04/10/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- For a few moments, Pacers coach Jim O'Brien imagined an entire season with his current rotation. He thought about Danny Granger and Mike Dunleavy, who are having career years and both averaging 19 points per game. He considered Troy Murphy, a forward who is averaging 15 points and nine rebounds the past 11 games. He's pleased with rebounding force Jeff Foster and new point guard Flip Murray, who is coming off a double-double...
Bryant happy to be a Laker and a leading MVP candidate (04/10/08)
By JOHN NADEL AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- Just last spring, an incensed Kobe Bryant was the NBA's most vocal player, demanding to be traded by the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, nearing the end of what he calls his most satisfying regular season, Bryant is among the leading candidates for another MVP moniker: Most Valuable Player...
Rose synonymous with first round Masters' lead (04/10/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Standing on the sixth tee as he contemplated his next move, Tiger Woods' concentration was broken by a crescendo of cheers. He looked over to see Ian Poulter's tee shot tumble into the cup for a hole-in-one on the neighboring 16th, one of several spectacular shots Thursday at the Masters...
John W. Boswell (04/10/08)
John W. Boswell, 86, Greenwood, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Greenwood Convalescent Center. Born March 11, 1922, in Greencastle, to Alva and Pearl (Ellis) Boswell. Boswell served the nation in the Navy during World War II. He was retired after working as Chief of Security for Chevrolet, Indianapolis...
Follow a withdrawal strategy (04/10/08)
When you're working, you probably focus on how much you're putting in to your investment portfolio. But when you retire, how much you take out will be a matter of considerable interest. And that's why you have to prepare the proper withdrawal strategies...
Watch the kids on the trampolines (04/10/08)
Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Academy of Pediatrics report the dangers of children using trampolines and main causes of injury and prevention. In 2004, the CPSC reported that more than 89,000 people went to the emergency room for treatment of injuries received while jumping on the trampoline...
Will the teenager make it home safely? (04/10/08)
Prom and graduation are happy events in a teenager's life, but they can also be times of great risk. With all the excitement surrounding these milestone events, curfews may be broken, seat belts may be forgotten, the number of passengers in cars may double or triple and alcohol may be consumed...