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Stories from Monday, June 16, 2008

Disaster relief underway; FEMA reps in area (06/16/08)
Help is on the way for flood victims in Clay County, but people need to apply for it. "Two Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA) representatives are assigned to our area, and they will be contacting victims who have already applied for assistance," Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband told The Brazil Times Monday. ...
NHS student wins Great Dane scholarship (06/16/08)
A recent Northview High School graduate is one of four children of Great Dane employees across the nation who was recently named as recipients of the 2008 Great Dane College Scholarships. The scholarship is available only to the children of Great Dane's corporate, branch, and manufacturing plant employees. One four-year scholarship and three two-year scholarships are awarded annually to recognize these students of their outstanding academic achievements...
I-70 accident sends one to St. Vincent Clay (06/16/08)
Avoiding a collision on Interstate-70 sent a man from Pennsylvania to the hospital. Shortly after 7 p.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Jackson and Posey Township volunteer fire departments and Clay County Search and Rescue responded to an accident scene a half-mile west of the westbound I-70 onramp...
Concert band set for weekend performances (06/16/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its Sesquicentennial Celebration this weekend with a doubleheader. The band will perform in Gosport at noon, during the annual Story and Concert Day. On Sunday, at 8 p.m., the BCB will be back at Forest Park, rain or shine, with guest artist Kendra Kirby, music director at World Gospel Church, Terre Haute. Her performance was postponed earlier this year due to flooding...
Reds' Bailey's future uncertain after rough start (06/16/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- What do the Cincinnati Reds do with Homer Bailey? The 22-year-old pitcher got knocked around again on Sunday, leaving him 0-3 in three starts this season. The former first-round draft pick seems to be caught in a rut with no clear idea of how to get himself turned around...
Woods outlasts Mediate for third Open title (06/16/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods cradled the silver U.S. Open trophy in his right hand and limped toward the edge of the Pacific bluffs, each step as much a burden as the 91 holes he played at Torrey Pines for a major that might have been his most amazing yet...
Former Purdue, Broad Ripple star headed to Texans (06/16/08)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- Free agent linebacker Rosevelt Colvin signed with the Houston Texans on Monday, giving the team another pass rusher to pair with 2006 No. 1 draft pick Mario Williams. Colvin spent five years with the Patriots and was a member of two Super Bowl winning teams, but was released by New England in February. He missed the last five regular season games and the playoffs with a foot injury...
Mariners fire head coach (06/16/08)
By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer SEATTLE _ The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Bill Bavasi on Monday, as the team lags with the worst record in baseball after starting the season with playoff hopes. Vice president/associate general manager Lee Pelekoudas will take over in his place...
Euro 2008 capsules (06/16/08)
By The Associated Press AP Sports Writer VIENNA, Austria -- Germany captain Michael Ballack scored on a wicked second-half free kick Monday for a 1-0 win over Austria and a place in the quarterfinals of the European Championship. In a game marked by the ejection of both coaches before halftime, Ballack sent in a 25-yard shot in the 49th minute to advance Germany and end the hopes of its smaller neighbor...
Anna L. Allsup (06/16/08)
Anna L. Allsup, 65, Staunton, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Sunday, June 15, 2008, following an extended illness. She was born Nov. 16, 1942, in Brazil, to Elmer and Mary DeCamp Kieffer. Mrs. Allsup graduated from Brazil High School. Anna married Donald Allsup on Oct. 20, 1978. She worked as a "Lead Lady" for Columbia House for 16 years and as a file clerk for Hulman and Company for 18 years...
Bedford Henderson White (06/16/08)
Bedford Henderson White, 83, Putnam County, beloved dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa, entered eternal peace Sunday, June 15, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in Moss, Tenn., Aug. 8, 1924, to Irvin and Roxie (Ethridge) White. Mr. White served his country in the United States Army during World War II, where he earned several awards: A.P. Theatre Ribbon, Expert Rifleman, World War II Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the American Theater Ribbon...
Dog Vomit? (06/16/08)
Summer is a time of beauty with flower gardens exhibiting all shades of color and texture. Even the various bark mulches that are used to shade the soil and retain moisture add greatly to this beauty. Occasionally during the summer gardeners notice a growth on their bark mulch which closely resembles - should I say it - Dog Vomit and even in some cases scrambled eggs. ...