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Stories from Monday, April 21, 2008

Lebron's Cavs dominate Wizards (04/21/08)
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 30 points and Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 16 as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 116-86 Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round playoff series. The 30-point margin of victory was the largest in Cleveland's postseason history. The Cavs were playing in their 112th playoff game...
Library reopens for public Monday (04/21/08)
People cautiously open the new front doors of the Brazil Public Library, peek their heads in, and ask, "Are you really open?" After two years of construction, the answer is finally "yes." At 10 a.m., Monday, the doors were officially open to the public, but the celebration and grand reopening is scheduled for Sunday, April 27, from 2-4 p.m...
Area man faces drug related charges (04/21/08)
While performing a probation check on April 15, officials arrest another man at a Brazil residence on various drug related charges. The family, at an undisclosed residence, allowed officers of the Indiana State Police, Clay County Sheriff's Department and members of the Clay County Probation Department into the home to search for contraband around 11 a.m...
NHS students heading to Atlanta science fair (04/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- AIT Laboratories, the nation's leading forensics laboratory also specializing in pain management, clinical and pharmaceutical testing, was the inaugural sponsor of an Indiana team that will represent the state at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Atlanta, May 11-17...
North Clay students receive life lessons (04/21/08)
North Clay Middle School students received valuable lessons in life Monday as they walked through stations set up to help them understand the world of finance, budgeting and spending. When students came in Monday, they participated in the LEAP Into the Future Reality Store. ...
LEAAP Center set to conduct yard sale (04/21/08)
The LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will conduct its third yard sale, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, May 3. Public donations for the yard sale may be made Thursday, May 1, from 3-6 p.m., and May 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the LEAAP Center. Proceeds from the sale will go to fund projects and field trips for the children and parenting classes at the center...
Officials provide updates on investigations (04/21/08)
Officials have released information about two recent investigations. Members of the Center Point Volunteer Fire Department were called back to put out hotspots at a Saline City residence destroyed by fire Wednesday evening. Fire Chief Aron Morgan told The Brazil Times firefighters from the department left the scene at the intersection of Fourth and Planet streets around 10 p.m. Wednesday, but were called back around 1:30 a.m., and again shortly before 11 a.m., Thursday...
Cornerstone Christian Academy Honor Roll (04/21/08)
First grade All A's Johanna Baker, Sam Gentry, Peyton Griffin, Preston Griffin, Kelsey Heaton, Makenna McNabb, Lucas Nuss, Camden Ringo, Zoe Stough All A's and B's Logan Benton, Lexi Carpenter, Luke Everhart, Jessica Stagg, Cullen Weishaupt Second grade...
CLAY CITY HIGH SCHOOL Honor Roll (04/21/08)
Seventh Grade High Distinction Madison Booe, Halli Brewer, Callie Dayhuff, Luke Hostetler, Paige Schroer, Kayla Sinders Distinction Kaleigh Decker, Chloe Kittle, Hanford Mann, Justin Scank, Patrick Schuck, Demetrius White, Charlotta Wilson Honorable Mention...
North Clay Middle School Honor Roll (04/21/08)
Sixth Grade High Distinction Karlie Atkinson-Fritz, Natasha Barrett, Wyatt Baysinger, Austen Bowen, Jonathon Burns, Darci Chambers, Audrey Clark, Alyssa Cook, Kristopher Damon, Ashley Deakins, Joseph Dierdorf, Emilee Edington, Kinsey Elwell, Carlos Esparza, Connor Ganly, Holly Garrett, Kiresten Gibson, Kaitlynn Gilmore, Olivia Howald, Daniel Kimball, Leeanna Knight, Shauna Maesch, Jeremy Maffioli, Megan Mason, William Meyer, Jade Mills, Kyle Moore, Haley Morris, Shelbi Morris, Nathaniel Newton, Ariel Pierce, Craig Rice, Glenn Ringo, Leslie Ringo, Rebecca Rudisell, Emily Sands, John Schriver, Halie Sciotto, Makylie Siples, Samantha Squires, Paige Stevenson, Jensen Swaim, Travis Terril, Minh Tong, Mark Underwood, Brianna Walton, Kirsten Weddle, Adri-Anne Welton, Jeffrey Wilcoxon, Nicolas Yocom. ...
Native American History Event at Shakamak (04/21/08)
A unique opportunity to learn about Native Americans who once lived in the Shakamak State Park area will be presented at the park, April 26-27. The event, "School of the Native, Journey through Time" offers attendees the chance to immerse themselves in real Native Woodland culture from the past by participating in and watching various activities...
Northview High School's ICE Program (04/21/08)
Why do I have to learn this? This question is asked by many students across the country. Northview High School has the answer to this question. NHS offers a paid ICE internship program for senior students interested in learning real workplace skills. Participation in the internship allows students to answer the question "Why do I have to learn this?" ICE students discover that classroom concepts and skills are the basis of being successful on the job...
BREAKING NEWS: Library to have grand opening (04/21/08)
The Brazil Public Library will celebrate its grand opening from 2-4 p.m., Sunday. All are invited. There will be cake, punch, a silent auction and raffles for signed Longaberger baskets, sponsored by the Clay County Friends of the Library. In addition, crafts will be available for children. A tour is planned as well...
Northview golf team competes at Legends Course against state's best (04/21/08)
Staff Reports FRANKLIN -- Northview's Kade Baker shot a 77 to lead his team to a 16th place finish at the Spring Preview held at The Legends Course in Franklin. The tourney featured nine schools ranked in the top-20 in the state and Baker finished 11th out of 120 golfers...
Eels blast North Central at Hoosier Hills Golf Course (04/21/08)
By MELINDA QUASIUS Times Staff Reporter The Clay City High School golf team welcomed a chance to play its home course Monday, and took advantage of familiar territory with a 157-199 team win over short-handed North Central High School. Zach Boggs, who shot a one-over 35 on the 9-hole course, led the Eels...
Eels pin one-hit shutout on No. 9 North Central (04/21/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Two losses early in the year seem to have motivated Clay City into hitting its softball stride during April. The Eels got perhaps the best pitching performance of the season from Shelby Targett on the way to a 2-0 win over Class A No. 9 ranked North Central on Monday evening...
Williams signs to play basketball for Hoosiers (04/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Nick Williams, Alabama's prep basketball player of the year, has signed with Indiana. The 6-foot-5 guard from LeFlore High School in Mobile had originally signed with Marquette in the fall, but he was let out of his commitment and followed when coach Tom Crean left Marquette for Indiana. He chose the Hoosiers over Arkansas, Kansas State, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and Alabama, the school announced...
Colts' player Keith arrested (04/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts running back Kenton Keith was arrested after refusing to leave a nightclub parking lot that was being cleared by police. Keith was charged early Sunday with misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement, public intoxication and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, because a man he brought to the club with him was 19, police said...
Cubs win 12th game out of 15 (04/21/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Carlos Zambrano pitched seven strong innings, and Aramis Ramirez and Felix Pie homered Monday night as the surging Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-1 for their 12th win in 15 games. Zambrano (3-1) allowed five hits and a run with two walks and four strikeouts. Chicago's ace was backed by four double plays, including one in the sixth started by shortstop Ronny Cedeno that doused a big inning for the Mets and was a key play...
Margaret F. "Hammy" Harris Marshall (04/21/08)
Margaret F. "Hammy" Harris Marshall, 89, Clarksville, Ind., formerly of Salem, died at 9:15 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2008, at Westminster Health Care Center, Clarksville. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. She was a retired dairy farmer and a member of Fort Hill Church of Christ and Community Club No. 31...
Brandon Logan Fagg (04/21/08)
Brandon Logan Fagg, 11-days-old, passed away at Union Hospital, Saturday, April 19, 2008, due to a congenital illness. He was born April 8, 2008, to John Paul and Jennifer Rene Cosantino Fagg. He is survived by his parents, sisters Caitlynn and Kimberly Fagg, grandparents Rick and Pam Barnhart, Vanita Webber, and Art and Sharon Snider, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins...
Public Record 4-22-08 (04/21/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 21: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC Vs. Sheila A. Thompson: Civil Collections Deutsche Bank National Trust Vs. Robert D. Hayes, Capital One bank and Great Seneca Financial Corporation: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Old and Bold Mushroom Hunters (04/21/08)
There have been successful people venturing outdoors on mushroom seeking missions during recent days. Morel hunting is especially popular at this time of year. The short morel season usually lasts about 4-5 weeks. Questions often arise about the identity and edibility of mushrooms that are found. Anyone gathering and eating mushrooms should exercise caution. Be absolutely sure of the identity of each specimen collected...