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Stories from Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Board candidates offer variety of opinions (04/16/08)
Potential members of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees faced a sampling of the pressure and pointed questions they would get from the community if elected during a political forum Wednesday night at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Nine of the ten candidates attended the forum, with Cody Barnard not being able to come due to classroom commitments...
Helping taxpayers the top issue for county candidates (04/16/08)
Candidates hopeful to win positions on the county level fielded questions from potential voters at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Wednesday night. With a short amount of time allotted, not all of the candidates had an opportunity to voice their opinion on county matters...
State candidates speak about tax relief, time (04/16/08)
Local candidates weren't the only ones to speak at the political forum hosted by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Farm Bureau Wednesday night. Candidates for State Representatives in districts 43, 44 and 46 were on hand to address issues, particularly for property taxes...
Fire destroys Saline City home; occupant found safe (04/16/08)
SALINE CITY -- Firefighters worked together to put out a house fire and save the homeowners' possessions Wednesday night. Shortly before 6:30 p.m., firefighters from Center Point, Clay City and Cory volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a fully engulfed modular home fire at the corner of Fourth and Planet streets in Saline City. Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department also provided water assistance...
Solid Waste District to host collection, heavy trash event (04/16/08)
The Clay-Owen-Vigo Solid Waste Management District will host its annual White Goods Collection/Heavy Trash event for residents of Clay County, 9 a.m.-3 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Wallace Disposal, Knightsville Road, south of United States 40. The purpose of the event is to provide county residents with a means of disposal for items that cannot be placed out with weekly trash...
Wabash Valley Art Guild to present annual spring show (04/16/08)
TERRE?HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Art Guild will presents its 31st Annual Spring Art Show, May 9-11, at the Honey Creek Mall in Terre Haute. Every year the Wabash Valley Art Guild hosts an Annual Spring Art Show. Since its founding in 1980, Florence and Norman Ratliff's purpose was and still it to this day to bring together those in the community interested in the creation and appreciation of art, and to encourage fellowship through discussion and the sharing of knowledge...
NHS sponsors program for females (04/16/08)
The second annual "We Wish You Well" program was presented to senior girls at Northview High School the first week of April. The purpose of the program is to encourage young ladies to take good care of their bodies throughout their lives. Health professional spoke with the young women about female health issues...
Grand opening! (04/16/08)
Republic of Brazil Rotary Exchange Team visits area (04/16/08)
The Chafariz dos Contos Fountain in Forest Park has been a symbol of friendship between the City of Brazil and the Republic of Brazil, in South America, since 1956. On Wednesday, a Rotary Exchange Team from the southern state of Paraná, Brazil, visited the gift their country gave to Clay County a half-century ago...
First Christian Church's 150th Anniversary Celebration to take place April 18-20, 2008 (04/16/08)
First Christian Church of Brazil will be celebrating its 150th anniversary this coming weekend, April 18-20. According to records found at the Clay County Historical Society, in 1858 an unknown number of believers settled in this very community before it was even established as Brazil. ...
Clay City softball team collars Panthers (04/16/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels improved to 4-2 on the season with an 11-5 victory over visiting Riverton Parke Tuesday night. Eels' senior Angie Camp had a 3-for-4 evening with two RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base while winning pitcher Tasha Collenbaugh also had three hits...
Northview track teams split with South Vermillion (04/16/08)
Staff Reports CLINTON -- The Northview track teams split a three-way meet with host South Vermillion and Riverton Parke on Wednesday evening. The girls' team won convincingly with a team score of 107 followed by the Wildcats' 39 and Panthers' 10. The boys' squad dropped a 79 to 70 decision to South Vermillion followed by Riverton Parke's 7...
Northview 'C' baseball team drills Danville (04/16/08)
Staff Reports The Northview 'C' baseball team cruised to a comfortable 14-1 win in five innings against visiting Danville on Wednesday evening. The Knights put the game away with an eight run second inning to improve to 3-0 on the young season. JT Jeffries went the distance for Northview, throwing all five innings, striking out seven Warriors. Jeffries allowed a single earned run while walking two and allowing only three hits...
Clay City track teams split with South Putnam and Shakamak (04/16/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels earned a split in a three-way track meet on Tuesday night, scoring a 96.5 to 80 win over Shakamak with South Putnam in third with 54.5. The Eagle boys won with 92 points over the Eels' 79.5 and the Lakers 50.5...
Stephens adds two more to recruiting class (04/16/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Facing the loss of four starters and its top reserve, Butler added two more players Wednesday to its men's basketball recruiting class for next season. The signings of guards Shelvin Mack of Lexington (Ky.) Bryan Station and Ronald Nored of Homewood, Ala., give the Bulldogs five new players for Brad Stevens, who earlier this week signed a seven-year contract extension after producing a school- and Horizon League record 30 wins in his first season as coach...
2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule and standings (04/16/08)
By The Associated Press Feb. 9 -- x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) Feb. 17 -- Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Ryan Newman) Feb. 24 -- Auto Club 500, Fontana, Calif. (Carl Edwards)...
With wounded knee, Woods has surgery and sits (04/16/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer The U.S. Open figured to be the closest to a sure thing for Tiger Woods in the majors this year, but maybe not anymore. Two days after his quest for a Grand Slam fizzled at the Masters, Woods had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for the second time in five years and will miss at least four weeks while he recovers...
Knicks coach Thomas philosophical before finale (04/16/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Knicks president Donnie Walsh won't make any decision on Isiah Thomas until at least Thursday, saying he wants to sleep on his thoughts about the team's future before rushing into a decision. Walsh repeatedly deflected questions about Thomas's fate Wednesday night, less than an hour before New York faced his former team, Indiana, in its season finale. Walsh still has not set a timetable for an announcement...
Dale Jr. getting into the bar business (04/16/08)
By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. was dressed in his customary jeans, T-shirt and baseball cap and soaking it all in. NASCAR's most popular driver already sells cars and jeans among other products. Now, the iconic driver with the legendary last name was standing in front of reporters explaining why the color orange dominates his new bar. The mechanical bull was directly behind him, and the giant dance floor and stage were to his right...
James M. Mitchell (04/16/08)
James M. Mitchell, 80, Cloverdale, Ind., died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at The Waters in Greencastle, Ind. He was born Dec. 22, 1927, in Indianapolis, the son of William Andrew Mitchell and Bertha Alice (McGuire) Mitchell. A World War II Army veteran, Mitchell returned home to become a motor vehicle service driver of the United States Postal Service in Indianapolis...
Anna K. Roeschlein Bridgewater (04/16/08)
Anna K. Roeschlein Bridgewater, 83, Brazil, our beloved Mother and Grandmother, went to be with her Lord and Savior April 14, 2008. She resided at Holly Hills for the past five months. Mom liked being there and gained many new friends with her witty personality...
Norma A. Corrie (04/16/08)
Norma A. Corrie, 83, Brazil, died April 15, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare facility. She had been a resident there for the past two years. She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Clay County, as the daughter of Ray and Lillian Hibbs Holland. She was proud to say that during World War II, she worked as a welder in a plant in Terre Haute making everything from bedpans to ammunition for the war effort...
Harmony Happenings (04/16/08)
Harmony United Methodist Women will meet on Monday evening April 28 in Fellowship Hall at the church. All ladies are invited to attend the meetings. This month Kenda Dierdorf will lead the lesson. Rita Jones and Debbie Gottsche will be the hostesses. The group will discuss the upcoming Mother/Daughter Banquet and fundraising efforts. Meetings start at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month...
Brazil Buzz (04/16/08)
Maybe this week's weather will favor the farmers. Last week, I saw very little activity in the fields, as we traveled to Linton and through the countryside thereabouts. I spotted one tractor in trouble. The Deere's rear axle and wheels were deeply set into muddy soil. ...