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Stories from Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Area officials dealing with rising fuel costs (05/21/08)
The rising price of fuel has cut into the wallets of everyone, including county officials. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times that his department has already used 60 percent of its budgeted amount for gasoline this fiscal year. However, Heaton said the department is functioning well despite the rising cost of gasoline...
Woman in jail after stealing gas (05/21/08)
A Brazil woman is in jail for allegedly stealing less than three gallons of gas Tuesday. "Theft is theft, no matter whether it's for a candy bar or a gallon of gas," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times Wednesday. "With the prices rising like they are, gas might as well be gold right now. Obviously we can't catch everyone who drives off without paying, but we will work with what evidence we got. If someone does this enough times, sooner or later, they will be caught."...
Red Cross conducts membership meeting, fundraising campaign (05/21/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter celebrated its successful Save the Day fundraising campaign at its annual membership meeting Tuesday. The 2008 campaign was chaired by Mary Ann Carroll. Jadcore, Inc., gave the lead gift of $7,500 when the local campaign kicked off. ...
Hospital to have training workshop (05/21/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will conduct a two-day Student Athletic Trainer workshop July 23-24. The event will begin at 8 a.m. each day and conclude at 4:30 p.m. The student athletic training workshop is for students entering high school and who may be interested in learning more about being a student athletic trainer and/or are interested in possibly pursuing a career in athletic training or therapy field...
CCSC releases 2008-09 calendar (05/21/08)
Clay Community Schools recently issued its calendar for the 2008-09 school year. Teachers will report for orientation Aug. 12 while the first day of school has been scheduled for Aug. 13. According to the schedule, five teacher workdays have been planned, including Aug. 12 (Teacher Orientation), Oct. 13 (Teacher In-service), Jan. 2 (Teacher Workday), April 13 (Teacher In-service), and May 22 (Teacher Workday)...
Officials scratching heads over suspicious fire (05/21/08)
A suspicious fire at an abandoned home in rural Center Point early Wednesday morning has officials asking the public for help in catching the person responsible. Before 2 a.m., members of the Center Point Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a fully engulfed structure fire in the area of 42 East Ashboro Road. ...
It's 'Fun'damental! (05/21/08)
Brazil resident and St. Vincent Clay Hospital employee Robyn Ganly checks out books available at the hospital's book fair Wednesday, sponsored by Books Are Fun. The book fair continues today through 2 p.m.
Donation! (05/21/08)
Allstate Insurance representative Ted Paris recently donated $500 to Clay County YMCA Executive Director Chad Zaucha for the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.
Knights 10-run rule Tiger Cubs on the road (05/21/08)
Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- The Northview baseball team improved to 9-16 this season by dropping Greencastle 14-4 in five innings. Craig Peters earned the pitching victory and struck out nine batters while adding a 2-for-3 night at the plate. Nick Lancaster homered in the victory with two RBI and Zac Niehaus doubled to drive home three runs in the road win. Kyle Pestoff added two hits with an RBI and Matt Nodley also doubled, drivin in two runs. Ryne Barr singled with an RBI for Northview...
Knights thump Braves to advance in softball sectional (05/21/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MARTINSVILLE -- Consider the Knights' first step towards a potential softball sectional title this year a resoundingly positive one. Northview took control early against Terre Haute South in the Class 4A Martinsville Sectional, scoring three runs in the first two innings before dropping a 13 spot on the Braves to end the game via the 10-run rule, 17-0...
Ganassi teammates form strong bond (05/21/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The personalities of Scott Dixon and Dan Wheldon are worlds apart. Dixon prefers playing the subdued star, while Wheldon embraces his role as the gregarious gentleman. On the track, however, this seemingly odd couple has given Target Chip Ganassi Racing a perfect 1-2 punch, a combination the world will witness when they start side-by-side on the front row for Sunday's Indianapolis 500...
Manchester United wins European Champions' League (05/21/08)
By ROBERT MILLWARD AP Soccer Writer MOSCOW -- Manchester United beat Chelsea 6-5 in a rain-soaked penalty shootout to win the European Champions League title Wednesday night following a 1-1 tie. In the first final between two English teams, Edwin van der Sar batted away Nicolas Anelka's drive on the 14th kick to give Manchester United its third Champions League title. ...
Nolan's basket leads Shock by Fever (05/21/08)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Deanna Nolan had the go-ahead jumper with 2:01 left and the Detroit Shock went on to beat the Indiana Fever 76-71 on Wednesday night. Kara Braxton scored a career-high 22 points and fellow reserve Plenette Pierson added 20 for the Shock (2-1). Nolan finished with 14 points and eight assists...
Andretti: F1 sabotaged father's career (05/21/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Although Marco Andretti would jump at the chance to race in Formula One if the right team came calling, his eyes are wide open to the sport's dark side of politics and backstabbing. And the third-generation member of one of racing's most famous families doesn't have to look far to find an example of F1's ruthless nature: His father, Michael, drove in the elite international series in 1993 and came away looking like a failure...
Rebecca J. Webb (05/21/08)
Rebecca J. Webb, 56, Brazil, died at 10 p.m., Monday, May 19, 2008, at her residence. Born Nov. 13, 1951, in Rushville, she was the daughter of Richard Pea and Ruth (Catlin) Reed. She was a lifelong resident of Rushville but lived in Brazil for about one year. She graduated from Rushville High School in 1969...
Philip Dean Powell (05/21/08)
Philip Dean Powell, 57, Staunton, passed away at Clay County Health Center May 21, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born Feb. 16, 1951, to Philip and Patricia Powell. Dean enjoyed riding Harley Davidsons, listening to Reba McIntire and Janice Joplin music. He loved spending time with family and friends and he had a great sense of humor that would occasionally raise a brow...
Public Rcord 5-22-08 (05/21/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 20-21. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Harmony Happenings (05/21/08)
I made another trip out to the Humane Shelter looking for just the right dog. I had decided to take the pug dog home but one of the ladies talked me into trying Jenks for one evening. She was right. He was the perfect dog just the wrong size for us. I am not good with larger dogs and would not have had anything big enough to give it a bath when needed, etc...
Brazil Buzz (05/21/08)
Today I'm letting the sunshine in, and more. I am wearing it with a grin. I'm not exactly on top of the yard work, but I am lumbering in the right direction. As for a break in the wet weather, I am grateful. Fact is I can't think of one thing to gripe about! This is my kind of day!...