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Stories from Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Candidates and residents tour East Side (04/23/08)
A small group of interested citizens, including Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees candidates Barbara Nicoson, Leo Southworth and Holly Neil, toured East Side Elementary School Wednesday afternoon, with Principal Mary Ray and Director of Buildings and Grounds Tom Reberger...
Grant helping woman celebrate her birthday (04/23/08)
A 2006 community development block grant has helped "rehabilitate" more than a dozen homes in the Brazil area the past two years, but one of the last projects will especially help a local woman enjoy her 97th birthday party this Sunday at Forest Park...
Miss Indiana visits! (04/23/08)
Clay City Concert Band hits the gold standard (04/23/08)
Even in non-marching competitions, the Clay City High School band shines. The school's concert band earned a gold-medal rating at an Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) contest at Northview High School April 12-13. Clay City competed in the Group 2 category, the second toughest group, and earned the gold rating for their three prepared pieces...
Chamber Tournament Winners! (04/23/08)
United Way Youth Day (04/23/08)
ISU and United Way to Kick Off Global Youth Service Day The Indiana State University Center for Public Service and Community Engagement in collaboration with the United Way of Wabash Valley is kicking off the 20th Annual Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m...
Ellsworth sponsors bill to provide relief at the pump (04/23/08)
WASHINGTON -- In response to 8th District Hoosiers' concerns about skyrocketing prices at the pump, Rep. Brad Ellsworth today announced he is sponsoring legislation to bring them relief. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Fill Suspension and Consumer Protection Act would lessen world-wide demand for oil by temporarily suspending shipments to the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR)...
Clay City softball blanks Linton (04/23/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY --?The Clay City Eels improved to 8-2 overall in the softball season after posting a 4-0 win over Linton on Tuesday that counted in both the TRC and SWIAC Conference races. Shelby Targett struckout 14 batters and didn't walk anyone while allowing just a first inning single to the Miners...
Untimely errors cost Knights in loss to Mooresville (04/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There's never really a good time for an error, but for Northview on Wednesday night, each one proved devastating in a 6-1 loss to Mooresville. "We each made three (errors), but ours just came at bad points," said coach Gary Witham. "I thought our pitching was okay, we only walked three after walking eight (on Tuesday). I don't know what it's going to take. We outhit them and still almost got shutout."...
Augustin, Chalmers and two more Memphis players declare for draft (04/23/08)
By The Associated Press Texas star D.J. Augustin declared for the NBA draft Wednesday, and was joined by teammate A.J. Abrams, Kansas' Mario Chalmers and Memphis' Antonio Anderson and Robert Dozier. Augustin, who won the Bob Cousy Award as college basketball's top point guard, averaged 19.2 points and 5.8 assists as a sophomore and is widely considered a first-round pick...
Purdue's Grant named team MVP (04/23/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Sophomore guard Keaton Grant is Purdue's most valuable basketball player for 2007-08. The 6-foot-4 Grant, who averaged 10.7 points a game last season, helped the Boilermakers to a 25-9 record last season and was voted MVP by his teammates. That and other team awards were handed out at a postseason party Wednesday night...
Reds fire GM Krivsky after 9-12 start (04/23/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- With Walt Jocketty, the question was when. When would the Cincinnati Reds decide to switch general managers and give Jocketty the chance to turn them into winners? The answer: 21 games into the season. Off to their worst start in five years, the Reds fired Wayne Krivsky on Wednesday and replaced him with Jocketty, who built consistent winners during 10 seasons running the Oakland Athletics and 13 with the St. Louis Cardinals...
Titans agree to swap PacMan to Dallas (04/23/08)
By JEFF CARLTON Associated Press Writer IRVING, Texas -- The Tennessee Titans finally washed their hands of suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones on Wednesday, agreeing in principle to trade him to the Dallas Cowboys. Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple confirmed the teams had an agreement, but no terms had been filed with the NFL office, which already had closed for the day...
PUBLIC RECORD 04-24-08 (04/23/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 22-23: Small Claims Brazil Housing Authority Vs. Douglas Mienheartt: Small Claims Marriage License Applications Steven Thomas Miller, 55, Brazil, and Jana Beth Frye, 45, Carbon...
Harmony Happenings (04/23/08)
I finally was able to get a Tuesday morning free to paint with the artists at the Clay County Senior Center. When I arrived, Carol Nichey was already working on a nice landscape of a house and barn. Elizabeth Anderson was starting a painting of a horse and rider. ...
Brazil Buzz (04/23/08)
Friday morning the little blue house at the end of the road shook like a wet dog after a flea bath. Something was terribly wrong outside, but what? What startled us out of a sound sleep, shortly after the alarm was reset for the third time? We looked out of the windows and couldn't see was playing happening to our little corner of the world, which caused the middle and end slats of our bed to exit the frame when we panicked. Was the sky falling like Henny Penny warned it would?...