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Stories from Thursday, June 19, 2008

BCPD investigates rash of car thefts (06/19/08)
The Brazil City Police is asking the public to keep their keys out of parked cars and their eyes peeled for two of three recently stolen vehicles. "We've had a small rash of stolen vehicles in the past few days around the city," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times Thursday afternoon. "We recovered one earlier today, but still have two to locate."...
INDOT officials announce some roads to reopen (06/19/08)
Employees with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) have been working feverishly to repair many roads in several counties following recent flooding. INDOT workers have been in Clay County taking care of three specific areas that should be ready for use soon...
FEMA provides information on how to obtain aid (06/19/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and United States Small Business Association (SBA) provided an update of how flood victims may receive assistance Thursday. The organizations conducted a press conference Thursday at the Booker T. Washington Community Center, 1101 S. 13th St., Terre Haute...
More county road closings (06/19/08)
Officials confirmed Thursday that half to three-quarters of the roads throughout Clay County have suffered extensive water erosion and other flood related damage, making driving difficult. Two roads are currently closed by the Clay County Highway Department until further notice,...
Local insurance agent receives prestigious award (06/19/08)
Local Allstate Agent Ted Paris was recently recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and profitability. Paris is now one of the top Allstate agents in the nation in auto, property and commercial insurance and financial service sales...
Clay County girls part of 12-Red COA volleyball team headed to Junior Olympics (06/19/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The warm summer months mean vacation time or even the opportunity to work or lounge by the pool for most adolescents. However, for members of the Crossroads of America (COA) 12-and-under Red volleyball team, the summer means a chance to compete at the Junior Olympics...
Hansbrough, Martin look to make Irish stronger now (06/19/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Ben Hansbrough and Scott Martin have two goals for the upcoming basketball season: to get stronger and to try to make Notre Dame stronger. Hansbrough and Martin won't be able to play for the Fighting Irish until the 2009-10 season because they are transfer students. But coach Mike Brey is hoping practicing daily against two players who already have NCAA tournament experience will pay off for the 2008-09 team...
Finally! Big Ten Network for everyone (06/19/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Finally, the Big Ten Network and Comcast Corp. reached a deal. The BTN and the Philadelphia-based cable carrier announced a multiyear agreement Thursday that previews programming on expanded basic on Aug. 15 in states with Big Ten schools: Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio. Comcast doesn't have any subscribers in Iowa, the eighth Big Ten state...
Dodgers sweep past Reds (06/19/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- A grass-stained baseball was stuffed in the right pocket of Eric Stults' tan slacks, a souvenir from the way he finished off Los Angeles' three-game sweep. A fitting place for his keepsake. All season long, the Dodgers have had the Cincinnati Reds in their back pocket...
Knee surgery for Tiger means headaches for others (06/19/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods was must-see TV at the U.S. Open, making birdie on the final hole to force a playoff, another clutch birdie the next day to extend the playoff and winning his 14th major on what amounted to one good leg. Halfway across the country, ticket sales were brisk in St. Louis those two days...
Pierce, Celtic teammates revel in Boston reception (06/19/08)
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer BOSTON -- Through a haze of his own cigar smoke, Paul Pierce peered through sleepless eyes at the sea of green-clad fans and thrust his golden MVP trophy skyward. His day had finally arrived. A day to ride in his own championship parade. A day that gave normal people a chance to wave signs, paint their faces in Celtics colors and scream their hearts out for the latest team to bring a title to town...
Public Record 6-20-08 (06/19/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 18-19. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Larry E. Wynn: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Larry Manion: Civil Collections State Criminal Charges...
Shocking news about lightning (06/19/08)
Lightning brightens the sky and provides a spectacular display of Mother Nature's power. This awesome phenomenon also causes more deaths and property destruction in a typical year than floods, hurricanes and tornadoes combined. Don't underestimate the dangers of lightning...
Know objectives of mutual funds (06/19/08)
With thousands of mutual funds on the market, how can you choose the ones that are right for your individual needs? For starts, you need to know the objective of each mutual fund in which you plan to invest. Let's take a look at the investment objectives of some of the most popular types of mutual funds:...