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Stories from Wednesday, June 18, 2008

No more wait (06/18/08)
Residents who would like to know how much they would pay in property taxes no longer have to wait for the bill. The Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF), along with the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University, recently released an online property tax calculator for taxpayers in Clay County...
Officials say emergency plan works (06/18/08)
For close to a decade, several Clay County agencies have been working on an emergency preparedness plan for the community in order to ensure the safety of residents. Recent events put that plan into action and, according to officials, it is working...
Those seeking assistance may go to Terre Haute FEMA center (06/18/08)
Flood victims who are looking for a place to turn for help can get their questions answered in Terre Haute by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has set up a Recovery Center in Terre Haute at 1101 South 13th St. at the Booker T. Washington Community Center. It's open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-7 p.m...
Rain hasn't washed out Bra-Zil Billies mission (06/18/08)
The weeks are ticking away to the Breast Cancer 3-Day National marathon in Chicago, Ill., on Aug. 8-10, and a local team is gearing up. "We are still walking away," Bra-Zil Billies Team Captain Amy Reynolds told The Brazil Times recently. "We're just a few weeks away from the 'big walk' of 60 miles in three days to help fight breast cancer. As a team, we have raised more than 40 percent of our $6,600 team goal."...
Donation (06/18/08)
10 cities vying to host NCAA Final Four (06/18/08)
By The Associated Press Indianapolis and New Orleans are among 10 cities that submitted bids Wednesday to host the 2012-16 NCAA Men's Final Fours. San Antonio, which hosted this year's final won by Kansas; Detroit, the 2009 host; Houston (2011) and Indianapolis (2010), which has held more Final Fours than any other city -- five -- are all in the running again...
Nationwide Series seeking mix of young and old (06/18/08)
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer SPARTA, Ky. -- Even by Tom Logano's lofty expectations, his son Joey's historic victory in the Meijer 300 last weekend came as a shock. Joe Gibbs Racing's 18-year-old hotshot became the youngest winner in Nationwide Series history after beating Scott Wimmer by more than 2 seconds in just his third race on NASCAR's second circuit...
Ganassi teams dominating open-wheel series (06/18/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer Even Chip Ganassi is awed by the way his IndyCar and Grand-Am teams have started the season. "It is nothing short of phenomenal," the team owner said last week in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. Between the two open-wheel circuits, his teams have won eight of 12 races in 2008, including the Daytona 24-hours sports car race -- for an unprecedented third straight time -- and the Indianapolis 500. ...
Euro 2008 capsules (06/18/08)
By The Associated Press INNSBRUCK, Austria -- Russia dominated a 2-0 victory over Sweden on Wednesday night in a Group D elimination game, sending the Russians to the European Championship quarterfinals. Roman Pavlyuchenko scored in the first half and Andrei Arshavin, coming off a two-match suspension, made it 2-0 right after the break. That set up a match against the Netherlands on Saturday in Basel...
Season-ending surgery for Woods (06/18/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods walked tenderly out of Torrey Pines with a U.S. Open trophy he was destined to win on a left leg worse than anyone imagined. A group of children called out to him and Woods looked over and waved. It turned out to be a most symbolic gesture...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-19-08 (06/18/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during 16-18. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment West, Jesse S., 28 Lile, Eddis J., 20 Weaver, Adam M., 18 Lee, Ryan D., 32 Canulli, Joseph R., 40 Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated...
Harmony Happenings (06/18/08)
Harmony United Methodist Church has a new intern that will be joining us for a few months. We want to welcome her to the community. United Methodist Women will meet on Monday, June 23, in Fellowship Hall at the church, at 7 p.m., and all ladies are invited to attend. Carole Weaver will prepare the lesson and Kenda Dierdorf will be our hostess. Join us...
Brazil Buzz (06/18/08)
June O queenly month of indolent repose! I drink thy breath in sips of rare perfume, As in thy downy lap of clover bloom I nestle like a drowsy child and doze The lazy hours away. The zepher throws The shifting shuttle of the Summer's loom And weaves a damask-work of gleam and gloom...