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Stories from Thursday, May 15, 2008

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Portions of I-70 closed after accident (05/15/08)
An accident involving two semi tractor-trailers led to the calling of a Hazmat unit from Vigo County, which closed part of I-70 around 7:20 p.m., Thursday night. One of the semis went over the embankment near the on-ramp at the 23-mile marker. Boxes believed to be containing organic peroxide, a material that has highly flammable and volatile qualities, were found in the water, leading to the calling of a Vigo County Hazmat Unit...
BREAKING NEWS: Brazil teen pleads guilty to felony charges (05/15/08)
GREENCASTLE -- A Brazil teenager will be sentenced June 12 for his role in a Nov. 17 crash that killed a 17-year-old girl. Cody Wright, 19, pled guilty Thursday to Class B felony resisting law enforcement. Under the terms of a plea agreement taken under advisement by Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley, a charge of Class C felony criminal recklessness would be dropped in exchange for Wright's guilty plea to the resisting charge...
NHS student earns ISAF scholarship (05/15/08)
A Northview High School senior is one of 40 students in Indiana selected to receive an Indiana Sheriff's Association's scholarship. Joshua R. Gregg, Brazil, told The Brazil Times that he plans to use the $500 scholarship to cover college expenses while majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana State University, Terre Haute...
Painting skills (05/15/08)
Northview High School Senior Koty Dickison shows off his artistic skill by painting his show project, using acrylic paints, live before a large crowd during Thursday night's art show. The show presented approximately 175 pieces of art from students in Brett Haviland and Amy Taylor's art classes. The art show preceded a performance of "100 Years of Broadway" by the Northview Drama and Choir students...
Alleged area molester arrested (05/15/08)
The Brazil City Police Department confirmed Thursday that a Clay County man was arrested late Wednesday for alleged involvement in the molestation of a child. Although details are limited due to the ongoing investigation, Det. Clint McQueen told The Brazil Times that Joseph A. Short, 32, was initially booked into the Clay County Justice Center on a preliminary class C felony charge of child molestation on a juvenile under the age of 14...
Northview hosting baseball camp (05/15/08)
Northview's High School baseball coaching staff is conducting an instructional camp for youth league players from June 2-5. The camp is for players from pee wee to Babe Ruth and emphasizes fundamental skills. The camp will include Northview High School coaches and alumni of the Knights' program...
Northview tennis team advances in sectional (05/15/08)
Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- Northview's tennis team marched on in sectional play with a 5-0 sweep over Linton on Thursday evening. In match moved to DePauw University's indoor facility in Greencastle, the Knights proved just as hard to beat against the Miners, an earlier season victim of Northview...
Rainy weather can't dampen county sectional efforts (05/15/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- There wasn't much that was appealing about the weather at Thursday's boys' track sectional held at Terre Haute North, but both Clay City and Northview's coaches found their teams' efforts very pleasing...
Sectional draw made for high school baseball teams (05/15/08)
Staff Report The end of the month of May not only means the Indianapolis 500, but baseball sectionals as well. Clay City and Northview have the luxury of drawing the bye bracket this season, which is always a bonus when considering what could potentially be a very long road to a championship...
Tennis sectional change (05/15/08)
Thursday's tennis sectional match between Northview and Linton has been moved to the DePauw University indoor facility in Greencastle due to weather and will begin at 5 p.m.
Kazmir pitches Rays past Yankees (05/15/08)
By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Scott Kazmir sparkled in his first start since agreeing to a $28.5 million contract extension, and the surprising Tampa Bay Rays dropped the New York Yankees into last place with a 5-2 victory Thursday...
Harris' diving catch saves Nationals 1-0 win over Mets (05/15/08)
By The Associated Press NEW YORK -- Willie Harris' diving catch in the ninth saved the Washington Nationals, who beat the New York Mets 1-0 Thursday behind Jason Bergmann's fantastic pitching performance. Washington won an unlikely duel between Bergmann and Mike Pelfrey, who carried a no-hit bid into the seventh. Harris' bunt set up Felipe Lopez's sacrifice fly in the eighth, helping the Nationals take three of four at Shea Stadium...
Perry survives wet day for share of lead at AT&T Classic (05/15/08)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer DULUTH, Ga. -- Kenny Perry sloshed through the water-logged fairways, ducking under an umbrella every chance he got. He also hit plenty of good shots on a miserable day at the TPC Sugarloaf. Coming off a final-round meltdown at The Players Championship, Perry endured a steady -- and occasionally driving rain -- to claim a share of the first-round lead with a 6-under 66 at the AT&T Classic on Thursday...
IRL may add another Canadian race (05/15/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indy Racing League might add a second Canadian race next year after Andretti Green Promotions announced Thursday that it has purchased the assets of the Toronto Grand Prix. Since the unification of America's two biggest open-wheel series in February, the IRL has added two former Champ Car street courses, in Edmonton and Australia, to this year's schedule...
Flyers stay alive and force game five (05/15/08)
By IRA PODELL AP Hockey Writer PHILADELPHIA -- The Pittsburgh Penguins' road to the Stanley Cup finals along the Pennsylvania Turnpike took an unexpected detour. The smooth ride through 12 playoff games got a bit bumpier when the Philadelphia Flyers staved off elimination from the Eastern Conference finals with a 4-2 victory Thursday night, forcing a Game 5 in Pittsburgh on Sunday...
Public Record 5-16-08 (05/15/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 14-15. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Helpful ways for avoiding dog bites (05/15/08)
As many as one million people each year require medical attention because of dog attacks. Dog bites represent the No. 1 public health problem for children. More than half of all children are bitten by age 12. Dog bites can result in serious life-threatening injury to the victim and can leave the survivor scarred and disfigured -- canine attacks are a serious issue...
Strategies for small-business owners (05/15/08)
If you're a small-business owner, you put your heart, soul -- and most of your time -- into your business. Unfortunately, sheer hard work doesn't always translate into financial security--so you'll need to take some additional steps. Here are a few to consider:...