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Stories from Monday, May 12, 2008

Shining Star! (05/12/08)
Laundry Aid Myrna McMurray was surprised Monday afternoon when Exceptional Living Centers, Inc., President Lynn Redmond presented her with the company's first ever corporate-wide "Shining Star" award. Redmond, who drove in from Kentucky to present the award personally, said during McMurray's 23 years with the facility she has set the company's standard of excellence. ...
Bond revoked for county man (05/12/08)
A Clay County man turned himself in to authorities at Clay County Sheriff's Department Monday after a court order rescinded bond. After posting 10 percent of a $200,000 bond in April, John Lovett, 37, Brazil, is back in jail. Lovett was arrested in March in connection with the 1988 double homicide of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather, Ricky Mustard, 32...
NHS band set to 'Top it off' (05/12/08)
The Northview High School band, guard and percussion units have scheduled a spring benefit fundraiser. "Top it off," will take place at North Clay Middle School, beginning at 7 p.m., Friday. The event will consist of a concert/performance in the middle school commons area. A dessert bar, with strawberry shortcake, cheesecake, brownies, ice cream, cookies, drinks, coffees will be provided and a live auction will be conducted by Pell's auction...
Northview students take part in area art show (05/12/08)
BRIDGETON -- The creative abilities of some Northview students was shown at the Second Annual Bridgeton Student Art Show. "This was the first time I have been part of an art show outside of school," senior Kayla Pugh said. "It feels good that my teacher picked my quail pot to be presented."...
CCSD releases more info on arrested man (05/12/08)
A Parke County man, who was convicted in 1991 of child molestation charges in Parke County, admitted to alleged incidents of molestation involving a Clay County child younger than 10-years-old during initial questioning. More details were released Monday by the Clay County Sheriff's Department about the case...
County employee suspended without pay (05/12/08)
A county employee has been suspended for his part in an altercation with the K-9 unit of the Clay County Sheriff's Department. In a special meeting Monday, the Clay County Commissioners suspended Brandon Riggle, 27, an employee of the Clay County Highway Department, for 90 days without pay...
Northview girls claim fourth consecutive conference title (05/12/08)
Staff Reports The Northview girls' tennis program has quietly become one of the school's most successful. On Monday night, the team added its fourth consecutive Western Indiana Conference championship with a 5-0 win over Sullivan and sets its sights on a repeat sectional championship beginning on Thursday against Linton...
County girls set to contend at sectional (05/12/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The quest for the state finals begins this week for boys' and girls' track teams around the state. Clay County teams compete at Terre Haute North High School this week with the girls competing today beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the boys on Thursday evening...
NCAA committee recommends goaltending rule change (05/12/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An NCAA committee has recommended changing the goaltending rule so that a ball that is completely above the rim and has already hit the backboard could not be touched, regardless of whether it is on an upward or downward flight...
IU responds to recruiting violations (05/12/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University told the NCAA on Monday that its own self-imposed penalties should be enough to keep the organization from having to punish the school for improper phone calls made by Kelvin Sampson before he resigned as basketball coach...
Cabrera turns unassisted triple play (05/12/08)
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera turned the 14th unassisted triple play in major league history, accomplishing the feat Monday night in the second game of a doubleheader against Toronto. Cabrera made a diving catch on a line drive by Lyle Overbay, touched second base and then tagged out Marco Scutaro to quickly end the fifth inning...
Feds: No credible terror threat to Indy 500 (05/12/08)
By EILEEN SULLIVAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON -- The Indianapolis 500 is an attractive target for terrorists, federal authorities said, but there has been no credible or specific threat aimed at the Memorial Day weekend race. In an internal FBI/Homeland Security Department assessment released Monday to local police, officials said such sporting events, which attract hundreds of thousands of spectators, are attractive potential targets. ...
Public Record 5-13-08 (05/12/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 12. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Citibank Vs. Joanne Raksanyi: Civil Collections Citimortgage, Inc. Vs. Jonathan L. McLain: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Know Your Snake from Danger (05/12/08)
Many people lose their breath, get excited or feel threatened when coming upon a snake in the yard, field or woods. Seems hard to believe, most snakes are actually more afraid of people than people are of snakes and we have very little reason to fear snakes. ...