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Stories from Monday, May 19, 2008

Alleged child molester gives 'not guilty' plea (05/19/08)
A man arrested last week for alleged involvement in the molestation of a child was formally charged in Clay Superior Court Monday. Joseph A. Short, 32, appeared before Judge Blaine Akers by video conference from the Clay County Justice Center, entering a formal plea of not guilty on one class C felony charge of child molesting a child under 14-years of age (which, if convicted, is punishable up to 2-8 years imprisonment with a $10,000 fine) and one class B misdemeanor charge of battery (which, if convicted, is punishable with up to 0-180 days imprisonment and a $1,000 fine).. ...
Memorial ride continues (05/19/08)
A tradition is being renewed this year in the memory of a friend. The second annual Lindsey Boring Memorial Ride will take place on Saturday, June 7, beginning at the Goose Neck Brew at 561 E. National Ave. in Brazil. The motorcycle ride is to honor the memory of Boring, who passed away following an accident on her motorcycle on Nov. 26, 2006 on North State Road 59...
Proclamation promoting safe boating signed (05/19/08)
Recreational boating is fun but risky sport and there are sufficient resources to accommodate the wide variety of boating demands. Brazil City Mayor Ann Bradshaw recently signed a proclamation supporting the North American Safe Boating Campaign for the local branch, Wabash Valley Power Squadron...
Cream of the crop! (05/19/08)
Readers want Clinton to keep going (05/19/08)
Several residents managed to voice their opinion regarding the latest Brazil Times' online poll. More than 450 readers voted in the latest poll. The Times recently asked its readers if Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) should step away from the Democratic presidential race...
Northview basketball camp (05/19/08)
The Northview boy's basketball program will run a basketball fundamentals camp from Monday, June 9 to Friday, June 13 at North Clay Middle School for students in grades first-eighth. The camp will be conducted by the Northview basketball coaching staff and players...
Roth in familiar spot as Indy's slowest qualifier (05/19/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- At least he's in the race. When Scott Dixon takes the green flag from the pole position on the inside of the front row, Marty Roth will be far, far back in an all-too-familiar spot at the tail end of the Indianapolis 500 lineup on Sunday...
NASCAR still looking for its Danica Patrick or Ashley Force (05/19/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It was a matchup NASCAR could only dream of: Melanie Troxel and Ashley Force going head-to-head in the first all-female Funny Car elimination round. Troxel won the round, made it to the finals and ultimately claimed the title Sunday at Thunder Valley Nationals -- making her the first woman in NHRA history to win in both its nitro classes. ...
Pacers need luck to get top draft pick (05/19/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jamaal Tinsley's future with the Indiana Pacers might depend on Tuesday's NBA draft lottery. It took coach Jim O'Brien less than a season to start doubting Tinsley's reliability. The often-troubled and injured point guard missed 43 games this past season with what the team has called a bruised left knee...
Sampson joins Bucks, mum on IU (05/19/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- Kelvin Sampson wants to restore his reputation and continue his career, and hopes he took a step in that direction by accepting a job as an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. But Sampson will pass on the chance to explain his version of a messy divorce with Indiana University until after an NCAA hearing in mid-June...
Soto's inside-the-park homerun leads Cubs to win (05/19/08)
By The Associated Press HOUSTON -- Geovany Soto didn't get the automatic home run he deserved, but it didn't make a difference as the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Monday night. Soto was credited with an inside-the-park homer in the fourth inning despite replays showing that it should have been an automatic home run. ...
Red Sox Lester throws no-hitter (05/19/08)
By The Associated Press BOSTON -- Jon Lester can now add pitching a no-hitter to his already amazing list of accomplishments. The 24-year-old lefty, who survived cancer to pitch the clincher of Boston's 2007 World Series victory, shut down Kansas City 7-0 Monday night for the first no-hitter in the majors this season...
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Lewis J. Reed (05/19/08)
Lewis J. Reed, 75, Coal City, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2008, at his residence. He was born Sept. 18, 1932, in Onward, Ind., to Lowell and Harriett (Gilliand) Reed. He was former owner of Reed Ford Sales in Clay City for eight years then sales manager for Clay City Ford until retirement. ...
John R. Zentko (05/19/08)
John R. Zentko, 88, Brazil, died at home Sunday, May 18, 2008, at 3:45 p.m. John was born to Michael and Mabel Greenwalt Zentko, Carbon, on April 26, 1920. He served his country as a Corporal in the U.S. Army and was a coal miner employed by Victory Mine...
William Kenneth Hitt (05/19/08)
William Kenneth Hitt, 59, Center Point, passed away at 10:18a.m., May 17, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born July 13, 1948, in Weston, W.Va., to Harry and Ethel (Pumphrey) Sprouse. He graduated from Weston High School in 1966. Following high school he attended Glenville State College in Glenville, W.Va. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 05-20-08 (05/19/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 19. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc. Vs. Wanda G. Crecelius: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Discover Bank Vs. Gregory L. Jordan: Civil Collections...