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Stories from Thursday, June 26, 2008

Fundraiser set up for local NCMS student (06/26/08)
A breakfast fundraiser has been scheduled to benefit North Clay Middle School student Marissa Barushak, who is preparing to participate in the People To People Student Ambassador program this summer. Those interested in attending are invited to Applebee's, located at Lafayette and Ft. Harrison in Terre Haute, for the breakfast, which is scheduled for 7-9 a.m...
Youngster overcomes fear to show steer (06/26/08)
Dillon Van Arsdale's parents couldn't have been more surprised. For years, the 9-year-old had expressed a slight fear when being around larger animals. But the fourth-grade Clay City Elementary student had a goal heading into the 2008 4-H season. He wanted to show steers...
Area woman arrested for dealing (06/26/08)
Officers with the Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested a Clay City woman Thursday for dealing drugs. Jill Jackson, 49, Clay City, was arrested shortly before 4 p.m., Thursday, following close to a two-week investigation. CCSD Sheriff Mike Heaton said Jackson was booked into the Clay County Justice Center on three counts of Dealing a Schedule II Controlled Substance and one count of Neglect of a Dependent...
Teen pleads guilty to vehicle theft (06/26/08)
The 17-year-old driver involved in a vehicle theft and a high-speed pursuit Tuesday morning pled guilty in Clay Circuit Court Thursday. Clay County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Kim Jackson told The Brazil Times Zachariah Jones' appearance in court was unusual and surprising...
Reassessment available for homeowners (06/26/08)
Homeowners who have experienced flood damage may be eligible for reassessment. "Disasters that do any type of damage to a home brings the potential for the property to be reassessed," Clay County Assessor Mark Barnhart said. The Assessor's Office has a Form 137R, which is a petition for survey and reassessment for real or personal property that was partially or totally destroyed, available for residents to fill out...
Helpful hints on restoring flood-damaged items (06/26/08)
There are many things residents should keep in mind regarding recent flooding. According to Consumer Family Science Educator Peggy Davis, several home items must be looked at very closely before being used. The following is a list of items Davis said residents should be aware of:...
Center's foster care program recruiting (06/26/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center's Foster Care Program is currently recruiting for new Therapeutic Foster Parents. Foster parents are needed to provide a stable home for children and give care and attention to their basic needs. While teaching the child what family life can be like, they also provide stability, guidance, nurturing and discipline...
Fourth of July Celebration to kick off Saturday (06/26/08)
Brazil Rotary officials confirmed Thursday morning the opening of its annual weeklong Fourth of July Celebration will kick off at 2 p.m., Saturday, not at 5 p.m., Friday, which was printed in Thursday's Brazil Times.
Indiana AD to resign amidst NCAA probe (06/26/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana athletic director Rick Greenspan grew weary of the constant attention and criticism from former men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson's phone-call scandal. On Thursday, the man who hired Sampson did the only thing he could think of to stop the trail of carnage: He stepped down...
Players with Indiana ties popular in NBA Draft (06/26/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana guard Eric Gordon, who left Indiana after one season, was chosen by the Los Angeles Clippers with the seventh overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Gordon set a Big Ten record for freshmen with 20.9 points per game. Though he's known as a scorer, he said he'd play point guard if necessary for the Clippers...
Memphis' Rose selected No. 1 overall (06/26/08)
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK -- Derrick Rose is going home, and a record crowd of freshmen are following him to the NBA. The Chicago Bulls selected Rose, who grew up on the city's South Side, with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, choosing the Memphis guard over Kansas State forward Michael Beasley...
Liberty down Fever in 3 ot (06/26/08)
By VIN A. CHERWOO AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- Janel McCarville scored a career-high 31 points and Shameka Christon had six of her 23 in the third overtime, lifting the New York Liberty to a 102-96 victory over the Indiana Fever on Thursday night. Essence Carson had 18 points, Loree More added 12 and Cathrine Kraayeveld 11 to lead New York (7-6) in a game that tied for the second-longest for overtime periods in the regular season in league history...
Nets trade Jefferson to Bucks (06/26/08)
By COLIN FLY AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- The New Jersey Nets decided to part ways with the second-leading scorer in franchise history, dealing Richard Jefferson to Milwaukee hours before the draft Thursday for forwards Yi Jianlian and Bobby Simmons...
Rocco Mediate: "I'm about to faint" (06/26/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer GRAND BLANC, Mich. -- Rocco Mediate was simply exhausted. Physically and mentally. After pushing Tiger Woods for five-plus rounds at the U.S. Open and doing countless interviews, Mediate didn't have much left Thursday in the first round of the Buick Open...
Pacers make draft day deal for Rush (06/26/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers traded first-round NBA draft pick Jerryd Bayless to the Portland Trail Blazers for No. 13 pick Brandon Rush, Jarrett Jack and Josh McRoberts. Rush's agent, Mark Bartelstein, told The Associated Press about the deal Thursday night, shortly after Portland picked Rush...
Rays' Garza throws one-hitter against Marlins (06/26/08)
By The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) -- Matt Garza pitched a one-hitter, allowing only Hanley Ramirez's home run leading off the seventh inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Florida Marlins 6-1 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep. Garza (6-4) struck out 10 and walked one in his first complete game in 38 major league starts. He faced the minimum 18 batters through six innings on a humid afternoon in Miami, where weekday day games are unusual...
Harry H. Mormans (06/26/08)
Harry H. Mormans, 80, Staunton, passed away June 26, 2008, at 10:45 a.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He was born Sept. 16, 1927, in Brazil, the son of Herbert Mormans and Pearl Hadley Mormans. In his early years, he worked on the railroad, at Arketez and was a well known tile setter for more than 50 years. On Sept. 7, 1947, he married June Trout. She survives...
Earl Russell Blaydes (06/26/08)
Earl Russell Blaydes, 93, Greencastle, passed away Thursday morning at the Waters, Greencastle. He was born April 4, 1915, in Carpentersville, Ind., the son of Grover Cleveland and Clona Dickerson Blaydes. He married Leona Claire Jenkins Sept. 25, 1935, in Paris, Ill. She preceded him in death in December 1983...
Public Record 6-27-08 (06/26/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 26. Small Claims Deborah Hall Vs. Jennifer Yockey and Pat Pitzenburger: Small Claims State Criminal Charges Cameron L. Kendrick, 20: 1. Possession of marijuana 2. Operating a vehicle with a Schedule I or II controlled substance or its metabolite in the body...
Building, remodeling the smart way (06/26/08)
If you're building a new home, planning to build one, or planning to work on your existing home, you've probably already thought about some of the construction features you want to include. Did you know there are products now that may help you avoid the mess and expense of damage to your home in the future?...