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Stories from Thursday, June 5, 2008

Board hears class size dilemma (06/05/08)
The hottest discussion at the Clay Community School Corporation School Board meeting Thursday was the improvements made in the all-day Kindergarten advancements. Grants were received that allowed for some staff to be shifted into teaching positions...
Bridge in Harmony collapses (06/05/08)
HARMONY?-- A bridge in Harmony collapsed sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning on Jackson Street. What remains is a large sinkhole with gravel rock dumped on both sides of the hole. Jack Withers, Clay County Commissioner, told The Times the road is not heavily traveled and the county has to maintain it primarily to gain access to the Redman Cemetery...
Official: Cost of fuel affecting corporation (06/05/08)
The rising cost of fuel is hitting everyone hard, especially the Clay Community Schools Corporation Transportation Department. "Currently, we are more than $60,000 over last year's budget," Director of Transportation, Frank Misner said. "I don't see fuel going down. Fuel is the one thing in our budget that we cannot control."...
Details of pursuit released (06/05/08)
More details were released Thursday about the events leading to a high-speed pursuit that ended in a single-vehicle accident at the split of United States 40 and County Road 340 West, and the arrest of the driver late Wednesday evening. According to a press release and information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, the incident began shortly before 4:30 p.m., Wednesday...
Civil War reenactment set (06/05/08)
ROCKVILLE -- Billie Creek Village will host one of Indiana's largest Civil War reenactments with hundreds of actors participating June 14-15, with events continually running throughout each day, beginning at 9 a.m., through battle time. The Civil War Ball will also begin at 8 p.m., Saturday, June 14, and will end at 10 p.m...
Driver arrested following chase (06/05/08)
A high-speed pursuit ended in a single-vehicle accident at the split of United States 40 and County Road 340 West Wednesday, which resulted in the arrest of the driver. According to a press release issued by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Karen L. Guess, 40, Brazil, was arrested for resisting law enforcement in a vehicle, battery by bodily waste to law enforcement, indecent exposure and disorderly conduct...
Northview boys' basketball camp (06/05/08)
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...
Northview girls' soccer camp (06/05/08)
Any girls interested in playing soccer for Northview High School should join Coach Tony Alstott on June 10 at 7 p.m. behind North Clay Middle School for open field. An IHSAA pre-participation physical must be completed in order to compete. Bring the physical form to the open field...
Northview volleyball camp (06/05/08)
The Northview High School volleyball program will be hosting a summer camp July 28-31. There will be two separate camps, one for children in grades three through fifth from 5-7 p.m. and another for athletes in grades 6-8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The camp will be run by the coaching staffs from Northview and North Clay along with former players now competing at the collegiate level...
Indiana supports most NCAA findings (06/05/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University believes there is enough evidence to show former coach Kelvin Sampson provided false and misleading information to investigators, didn't appropriately monitor his staff and failed to promote an atmosphere of compliance during his 1 1/2-year tenure at the school...
Manning looks for ways to stay healthy (06/05/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning spent the past decade building a reputation as one of the NFL's most dependable quarterbacks. He wants to keep that image intact however long he plays. The two-time league MVP who has never missed a game with the Colts revised this year's offseason program, taking a page straight out of Brett Favre's playbook by throwing a little less and conditioning a little more...
Rays select Beckham with No. 1 overall pick (06/05/08)
By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- With the clock on the large television monitor ticking down to zero and a cluster of fans chanting from the balcony, commissioner Bud Selig stepped to the podium and announced that the Tampa Bay Rays had selected high school shortstop Tim Beckham with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft...
Danica excited about unified series, also disappointed (06/05/08)
By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas -- Danica Patrick is excited about the way the unification of the two open-wheel groups in America has gone -- at least inside the restructured IndyCar Series. Patrick wishes more people outside were taking notice...
Indiana players selected in MLB Draft (06/05/08)
By The Associated Press Pitcher Lance Lynn, a former Indiana high school star at Brownsburg, has been selected by St. Louis in the compensation round of the major league baseball draft. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound righthander was the 39th overall selection Thursday and the first Indiana player drafted...
Benjamin Allen Bays (06/05/08)
Specialist Benjamin Allen Bays, 23, formerly of Clay County, passed away at Ft. Wainright, Fairbanks, Ark. Arrangements are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil.
Gracie Marie England (06/05/08)
Gracie Marie England, 76, Brazil, died at 1:57 a.m., Thursday, June 5, 2008, at her home. She was born Oct. 22, 1931, in Central City, Muhlenburg County, Ky., as the daughter of Marshall Phillip and Mary Baggarly Jones. She married Helton England April 10, 1955, in Valparaiso, Ind...
Public Record 6-6-08 (06/05/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 5. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Asset Acceptance, LLC Vs. James R. Fry: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil The Bank of New York Trust Company Vs. Karen A. Swickard, William E. Swickard and Andy Dicus: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Most believe long-term care is covered (06/05/08)
Have you failed to get insurance for long term care in a nursing home because you think you already have coverage? If so, you're like a lot of other people, according to a Roper survey of Americans 45 years of age and over, recently released by the American Society on Aging (ASA)...
Newlyweds: Check the investments (06/05/08)
June is one of the most popular months for weddings. This may be due, in part, to June being named for Juno, the Roman goddess of women and marriage. Of course, Juno and her husband, Jupiter, probably had very little trouble with money, but if you are getting married this month, you and your spouse will need to work together on your finances -- which means, among other things, that you will have to reconcile your investment styles...