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Stories from Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Readers beware of false ad (05/14/08)
Anyone who answered a classified advertisement that appeared in Tuesday's Brazil Times and BannerGraphic should take note the advertisement was confirmed to be a scam Wednesday. On Wednesday, Brazil Family Medicine Office Manager Carol Lutes informed The Brazil Times the ad was not accurate at all...
Wright to appear in court today (05/14/08)
A Clay County teenager involved in a fatal high-speed chase, which ended with the death of a Northview High School student in November 2007, is scheduled to appear in court today. Putnam County Prosecutor Timothy Bookwalter told The Brazil Times Cody D. Wright, 18, Brazil, is scheduled to appear in Putnam County Circuit Court for a pre-trial conference around 9-9:30 a.m...
NHS students to honor Broadway (05/14/08)
Students in the Northview High School drama and choir will present "100 Years of Broadway," a musical journey through the past 100 years of the Broadway stage at 7:30 p.m. today. The event will take place at the NHS auditorium and will celebrate the history of Broadway...
Council discusses ordinance (05/14/08)
The new sign ordinance is still up in the air. The Common Council of the City of Brazil conducted an extended discussion about the proposed ordinance, which has not yet been drafted, during its meeting Tuesday night. The city received three letters of suggestions for what the ordinance should contain, which was the main focus of the council...
Flags lowered to half-mast today (05/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Governor Mitch Daniels has directed that flags throughout the state and at the Statehouse be lowered to half-staff today, in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day. National Peace Officers Memorial Day is a part of National Police Week, which is a time set aside week to thank law enforcement officers for their service, and May 15 to honor the sacrifice of those who died in the line of duty, to keep communities across the United States safe...
Rockville Cruise In-Street Dance set (05/14/08)
MainStreet Rockville will combine the Cruise In-Street Dance with its Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show this year. The event will take place June 7, from 6-10 p.m. As in the past, the event will be staged on the historic Rockville square, utilizing adjacent parking spaces and the courthouse lawn as needed...
Reunions (05/14/08)
The pitch-in picnic-style event occurs, rain or shine, on the third Saturday of June, starting at 11 a.m. on the north end of the pavilion (cow palace). The MOAR XI will be Saturday, June 21 with lunch around noon. Come early and fellowship for a few hours afterwards...
Law officials set for 'Click It or Ticket' (05/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- As part of the "Click It or Ticket" Memorial Day seat belt enforcement mobilization taking place May 16-June 1, law enforcement officers from eight counties will be out in force along United States 40 to enforce Indiana's primary seat belt law during nighttime hours...
Mustangs down Knights with walk-off single; Clay City teams win (05/14/08)
Staff Report ELLETSVILLE -- Edgewood's Max Walton hit a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Mustangs a 5-4 walk-off win over Northview on Tuesday. Knights' hurler Brock Lawson had kept Edgewood in check over the first five innings, allowing just a third inning run as Northview took a 4-1 advantage...
Northview and Clay City boys set for sectional (05/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Determination and mental toughness will go a long way in determining how things play out for both the Northview Knights and Clay City Eels in today's Terre Haute North Boy's Track and Field Sectional. The Knights would like to say that they have a stranglehold on third place behind defending champion Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South, but several other teams have designs on that spot according to coach Jeff Gambill...
Gibbs drivers dominate on Nationwide (05/14/08)
By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer DARLINGTON, S.C. -- When Tony Stewart strides through the Nationwide Series garage on race day, he feels the eyes of other teams on him and knows they're wondering if they'll again run second to the powerhouse Joe Gibbs Racing team...
Kraft pleased with Boston Herald's apology (05/14/08)
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft complimented the Boston Herald on Wednesday for apologizing for a story that said his team videotaped a St. Louis Rams walkthrough before the 2002 Super Bowl...
Reds' Keppinger to miss 4-6 weeks (05/14/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- Shortstop Jeff Keppinger will be sidelined for 4-to-6 weeks with a broken left kneecap, leaving the Cincinnati Reds without their best clutch hitter and their most consistent hitter so far. Keppinger fouled a pitch off his knee during a 5-3 win over Florida on Tuesday night. He stayed in the game for two innings, but took himself out when the pain and swelling in the knee started limiting his range...
World's No. 1 Henin hangs up her racket (05/14/08)
By RAF CASERT P Sports Writer LIMELETTE, Belgium -- The determination that helped Justine Henin beat bigger, stronger opponents time and again was fading. "I decided," the 25-year-old Belgian said, "to stop fooling myself and accept it." Henin retired from tennis Wednesday, an abrupt ending to a career in which she won seven Grand Slam singles titles and spent more than 100 weeks ranked No. 1...
Patrick scores SI cover (05/14/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Danica Patrick is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, more proof of her higher profile since she became the first female winner in IndyCar history last month. Patrick, the Indy Japan 300 winner on April 20, has qualified fifth for the Indianapolis 500, making her one of the favorites for the IRL's biggest race...
Wanda Mae Rogers (05/14/08)
Wanda Mae Rogers, 68, Greencastle, passed away at 8:32 p.m., May 13, 2008, following an extended battle with cancer. She was born in Clay City, April 9, 1940, to Marion and Francis Cochran Love. Wanda worked for various nursing homes as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She also worked as a cashier and sales associate for Wal-Mart stores in Greencastle and Brazil. Wanda's greatest source of enjoyment was in spending time with her family...
PUBLIC RECORD 05-14-08 (05/14/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 13-14. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Rhonda K. Cass Vs. James D. Cass: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Lois A. Smith Vs. William D. Smith: Domestic Relations...
Harmony Happenings (05/14/08)
Several folks have asked if the pig found a home --apparently not. The roaming pig has been spotted at a couple of different households this past week. He is still alive and doing well. I hear that he has now become afraid of humans. That is probably good...
Brazil Buzz (05/14/08)
Today is Mother's Day and I am home alone. Raindrops dance about on my windowpanes and the wind is picking up. Yet, the sun is shining on my parade today; my girls called from their homes in Denver and Phoenix to wish me a happy holiday. Everything in my out of door space, especially, the lawn appears to be neglected. The recent rains have hampered works in progress. It is easy to become overwhelmed at this time of the year...