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Stories from Thursday, April 24, 2008

Knights score win at Forest Park over Patriots (04/24/08)
Staff Report The Northview golf team improved to 6-1 this season in dual matches by defeating visiting Terre Haute North, 148 to 163. "We're playing better," commented coach Scott Buell. "Hopefully we have things going in the right direction and we can carry that into the last part of the season."...
Number of county voters not changed (04/24/08)
The heated race for the Democratic Presidential Nomination has had little affect on the number of registered voters in Clay County. According to the Election Office, there are 19,385 voters officially registered with 95 whose status is still pending...
Brothers make trip to New York to see Pope (04/24/08)
Two local brothers got the honor of their lives when they were nominated by their Archbishop to see Pope Benedict XVI in New York, recently. Kirk, 18, and Grant, 17, Meyers live in Brazil and attend Annunciation Church, 19 N. Alabama, Brazil. The brothers attend Northview High School for half the day and they are home schooled the rest of the day. Their mother works at Annunciation School and the boys continue their education there. Kirk is a senior and Grant is a junior...
Area triplets set to 'March for Babies' (04/24/08)
Local triplets and survivors of premature birth will walk as ambassadors at the March of Dimes "March for Babies" Saturday, in Terre Haute. When Hayden, Hank and Hannah Slater were born 11 weeks early their little bodies had to overcome many obstacles. ...
Penny Wars! (04/24/08)
In the race to collect donations for the American Cancer Society's 2008 "Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back" Clay County Relay For Life event, Forest Park Elementary won the 2008 Penny Wars. After collecting spare change for two-weeks, Jean Harris' fourth-grade class collected $284.03. ...
Dude looks like a lady! (04/24/08)
David Wright and his staff from First Financial Bank (eastside branch) set a goal to raise $2,500 for the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign recently. If the staff managed to reach the goal, Wright agreed to dress up like a woman for the day.
Junior high track teams compete (04/24/08)
Staff Reports North Clay's Damon Hyatt broke the school record in the 800 meters and tied the 1,600 meters on Wednesday night against visiting Woodrow Wilson. Hyatt ran a time of 2:01 to smash the previous record held by Justin Scherb and his time of 4:56 was good enough to equal Scherb's previous mark...
Clay City track teams score wins in final home meet (04/24/08)
Staff Reports CLAY CITY -- In a three-way track meet at Clay City, the Eels earned wins over North Central and Riverton Parke. The boys' got four wins from Ryan Sutton (100, 400, long jump and 1,600 relay) and Ethan Shaw won the 300 hurdles, was second in the 110 hurdles and was part of the winning 400 relay team...
Familiar opponent shuts down Knights (04/24/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If Northview had the option to not see Mooresvile's Brittany Maurer ever again, there's no doubt that the Knights would choose to send the Pioneer pitcher far away. Maurer was on the mound in the sectional last year when her Pioneers scored a 2-1 win in 11 innings to end the Knights' season at 23-3...
Kansas, North Carolina make grades too (04/24/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Kansas and North Carolina are regulars at the top of college basketball polls. They were recognized on another list Thursday. The men's teams at the two national powers, which met in the Final Four earlier this month, were included among 712 squads singled out by the NCAA for their solid academic performance. ...
Parnevik tops first round leaderboard at Byron Nelson (04/24/08)
By The Associated Press IRVING, Texas -- Jesper Parnevik has been so inconsistent that he's willing to take advice from a golfing buddy he refers to as a "complete hack monster." Something worked Thursday, with Parnevik overcoming gusty wind and a redesigned course to shoot a 2-under 68 in the first round of the EDS Byron Nelson Championship...
New GM, same result for Reds (04/24/08)
By The Associated Press CINCINNATI -- Lance Berkman hit his 18th homer at Great American Ball Park -- the most by any visiting player -- and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Houston Astros to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Cincinnati Reds...
Angels and Saunders defeat Red Sox (04/24/08)
By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Joe Saunders pitched six solid innings to win his fourth consecutive decision, and Gary Matthews Jr. singled in the go-ahead runs in the Angels' four-run seventh inning on Thursday as Los Angeles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5...
Bernard Bussing (04/24/08)
Bernard Bussing, 73, of Fort Myers Fla., formerly of the Brazil area, passed away early Thursday, April 24, 2008, following an extended illness. Services are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil.
James Andrew McKenzie II (04/24/08)
James Andrew McKenzie II, 46, Terre Haute, died at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born May 12, 1962, in Terre Haute, as the son of James Andrew and Phylis J. Riker McKenzie. Following graduation from high school, he worked as a water works supervisor with the Seelyville Water Works and as a truck driver for BTI Trucking, Brazil...
James L. Shaw (04/24/08)
James L. Shaw, 78, Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at his residence. He was a retired Boilermaker, Local 374. Jim was born in East Chicago, Ind., Aug. 22, 1929, to James Sydney Shaw and Esta Westfall Shaw. Jim became a boilermaker in 1947 and retired in 1991. ...
Public Record 4-25-08 (04/24/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 24: Clay Superior Court -- Civil CACH, LLC Vs. Rita Morris: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil GE Money Bank Vs. Raymond Thomas: Civil Collections...
Earthquakes: Not just in California (04/24/08)
When you think about earthquakes, you probably associate this disaster mainly with California. Truth is, an earthquake can happen anywhere I the United States and Canada. In fact, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), nine states experienced a major earthquake-7.0 or greater-in the last 200 years: Alaska Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, and Washington...
Who's looking out for investors? (04/24/08)
If you've been investing for a while, you know that there are a few guarantees in the investment world and that, in one way or another, you're going to be taking some risks with your money. Still, you'd like to know that you're participating in a system that is fair to everyone and that is governed by rules. So you may ask yourself: "Who's looking out for me?"...