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Stories from Thursday, May 29, 2008

Readers: Something should be done about intersection (05/29/08)
Close to 300 readers responded to The Brazil Times' recent online poll regarding a recent proposal the Clay County Commissioners were given. The Times asked its online readers, "Should the Clay County Commissioners consider the Kennedy's Crossing proposal brought forth by students at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology?"...
Brazil Mayor explains delay of address (05/29/08)
Those waiting for the "State of the City" address will have to wait a little longer. Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times that she began working on a PowerPoint presentation at the beginning of the year, but her involvement in helping to clear up the city's financial situation has put it on hold...
Area students receive Lilly Scholarships (05/29/08)
Two students each from Vigo, Clay and Sullivan counties will receive four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the 2008 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars for their respective counties. In addition to full tuition to the Indiana college of their choice, each scholar will receive an annual stipend of up to $800 for required books and equipment...
NHS guard gears up for clinics (05/29/08)
The Northview High School Color Guard has scheduled a dance and guard clinic for June 2, 9, 16 and Jun 23. The clinics will run from 6:30-8 p.m. each day. In addition, a performance has been scheduled for June 4 during the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration...
Library sets up school project (05/29/08)
The Brazil Public Library will launch a community project for the school children of Clay County. Project School Supply is designed to help supply needy Clay County children with new school supplies for the upcoming school year. The public is encouraged to donate new, basic school supplies to the library to be distributed equally among the elementary schools in the county...
Late rally propels Lakers by Clay City (05/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor JASONVILLE -- Agonizing. That's about the only way to describe the final inning of Clay City's baseball battle with sectional foe Shakamak if you're an Eels' fan. For the fifth consecutive year, the homestanding Lakers eliminated the Eels from postseason play. This time however, Shakamak will know it was in one whale of a tussle with its Clay County opponent...
South Braves edge past Northview to baseball finals (05/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Terre Haute South Braves will return to the sectional championship game to defend their title from last year, holding off a determined Northview squad, 5-3 on Wednesday night. Despite falling behind 4-0, the Knights continued to scrap and claw their way back into the game, getting within one run at 4-3 and had the winning run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning. ...
Clemson leads NCAA golf tourney by one stroke (05/29/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Kyle Stanley, the tourney runner-up a year ago, shot a 4-under par 68 Thursday, helping Clemson to a one-stroke lead over UCLA at the halfway point of the NCAA men's Division I golf championship. Stanley birdied four of the first seven holes on Purdue's par-72 Kampen Course and had two more birdies on the back nine to offset a double-bogey 6 on No. ...
West Coast teams leading in NCAA Golf Championship (05/29/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- UCLA's Kevin Chappell shot a 3-under par 69 and the Bruins tied rival USC at 297 for the lead after one round in the NCAA men's Division I golf championship on Wednesday. Oklahoma State was one stroke back at 298, and Clemson and Kent State were tied at fourth at 301 on the 7,450-yard par-72 Kampen Course at Purdue's Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex...
Briscoe moves on after crash, talk with Danica (05/29/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- Ryan Briscoe and Danica Patrick actually ended up talking after their much-celebrated run-in at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. Briscoe didn't apologize, and says he and Patrick didn't really hash out their differences...
Bay, Nady homer in Pirates win over Reds (05/29/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- When it was over, left-hander Phil Dumatrait fessed up. Yes, he really wanted this one. He wanted to show the Cincinnati Reds how far he'd come since they cast him aside as a struggling rookie. The proof was in the pitching line: seven innings, two infield hits...
Cubs capitalize on Rockies' defense in win (05/29/08)
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano's two-run single capped a late charge for the streaking Chicago Cubs, who won their fourth straight by beating the Colorado Rockies 8-4 Thursday night. The Cubs scored five runs in the last two innings as Rockies pitchers committed two errors that led to three unearned runs. Colorado lost its fourth straight and ninth in a row on the road...
Fever beat Parker, Sparks in two OT's (05/29/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Fever fans got exactly what they wanted to see -- a strong performance by Candace Parker, and a win for the home team. Parker scored six points in the final minute of the second overtime for the Los Angeles Sparks, but the Fever hung on for an 82-78 win Thursday night to give Parker her first loss as a pro...
Jay Bruce still amazed at MLB debut (05/29/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- Crusted shaving cream clung to the side of the red baseball cap hanging from the side of Jay Bruce's locker, a reminder of one of the best debuts in Cincinnati Reds history. The 21-year-old center fielder isn't going to get rid of the cap -- or the grin -- anytime soon...
Pettite, Yankees bounce back with win (05/29/08)
By The Associated Press BALTIMORE -- Jason Giambi homered and drove in two runs to back an effective pitching performance by Andy Pettitte, and the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Wednesday night to avert a three-game sweep. Pettitte (5-5) gave up two runs and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings to improve to 24-6 lifetime against the Orioles, including 15-4 in Baltimore. He has more wins at Camden Yards than any visiting pitcher...
Utley blast leads Phillies to win; Reds, Cubs also score wins (05/29/08)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Chase Utley hit his major league-leading 17th homer to help Adam Eaton earn his first win, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Eaton (1-3) allowed one run over six innings, Geoff Jenkins hit a two-run shot and the Phillies (31-24) moved a season-best seven games above .500 with their first sweep of the season. Philadelphia outscored Colorado 33-10 in the series...
Home ice heats up Penguins in win over Red Wings (05/29/08)
By IRA PODELL AP Hockey Writer PITTSBURGH -- The Penguins are 0-for-The Joe but downright perfect at home. After two shutout losses to the Red Wings in Detroit's Joe Louis Arena, Sidney Crosby scored Pittsburgh's first two goals of the Stanley Cup finals and carried the Penguins to a 3-2 victory Wednesday night...
Allen finds shooting touch to lead Celtics to third win (05/29/08)
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON -- Ray Allen found his shooting touch just in time to put the Boston Celtics within one win of returning to the NBA finals for the first time since the original Big Three. Allen scored 29, hitting a long 2-pointer after Detroit came within one point with a minute left, then he and Kevin Garnett each made a pair of free throws down the stretch as the Celtics beat the Detroit Pistons 106-102 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.. ...
Wilbur W. "Mac" McCollister (05/29/08)
Wilbur W. "Mac" McColister, 84, a veteran of World War II, died May 26, 2008, at South Georgia Medical Center, Valdosta, Ga., of a massive heart attack. He was a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., for more than 50 years, but had moved to Hahira, Ga., three months prior to his death to be near his son, Daryl...
Public Record 5-30-08 (05/29/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 29. Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Boone Account Recovery Corporation Vs. William F. Deboer: Civil Collections Mary L. Romas Vs. Randy W. Romas: Domestic Relations...
Are you prepared for an emergency? (05/29/08)
Every year we face possible disasters -- wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and winter storms. If a disaster strikes your home, are you and your family prepared? Do you know where important documents, medications, and essential supplies are in case you have to evacuate?...
Plan can help with graduation (05/29/08)
It's that time of year when students across the country are graduating from college. It took a lot of effort to earn those degrees, but it took something else, too --money. It's this financial aspect of college that may concern you if you have children...