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Stories from Monday, July 7, 2008

Start date for bridge replacement in flux (07/07/08)
The start date for replacing a bridge and two culverts in Clay County is still in limbo. The Clay County Commissioners initially discussed the replacements in a special meeting on June 23, but were waiting to start work on them until they received more information about how much, if any, assistance or reimbursements could be received...
Several ways to get help for flood damage (07/07/08)
Ways to receive assistance for the costs of repairing flood damage covers a wide area. Residents who live on property with a dam or levee have various ways of getting help. "The majority of the levee and dam areas in Clay County are privately owned," Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband said. "They can also apply for assistance if either were damaged or if the water breached a levee and damaged fields and farming areas."...
NHS alumni in Drum and Bugle Corps (07/07/08)
The Northview Marching Knights currently have two alumni that are involved with top national Drum and Bugle Corps. Daniel Hayes, 2007 NHS graduate and a trumpet player, is currently marching with the Cadets while 2008 graduate Jessica Robertson, a member of the NHS guard, is marching with the Carolina Crown...
BCB ready for concert (07/07/08)
The Brazil Concert Band has three concerts scheduled this week, including two at Wisconsin Dells and one at Forest Park. The band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, continues its summer-long Sesquicentennial Celebration this week. On Thursday and Friday, BCB will take its show on the road to Wisconsin Dells with programs at 7 p.m., in the downtown area each evening...
Readers predict McCain win (07/07/08)
Close to 400 readers chose to vote on The Brazil Times' latest online poll regarding the upcoming Presidential election. The Times asked its readers, "Who will win the 2008 Presidential election?" Readers were given four options, including: Of the 381 readers that responded to the poll, 197 (51.7 percent) believe McCain will win the nomination...
UDWI announces grant recipients (07/07/08)
The Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC recently selected another round of Community Fund grant recipients, including a few area organizations. Area organizations selected to receive grants included the Coal City Community Volunteer Fire Dept., Eel River and Brazil Coonhunters Clubs, Jasonville Park Board, Center Fire Dept., Scotland Historical Society, Patricksburg Community Volunteer Fire Dept., White River Valley FFA, Turning Point Education Center, Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Dept., Greene County Sheriff's Office, Rock Haven Christian Camp, Bar P Ranch, Shining Stars Integrated Preschool and Indian Creek Firefighters, Inc.. ...
Purdue names football captains (07/07/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue football players have chosen quarterback Curtis Painter, defensive tackles Ryan Baker and Jeremiah Guynn and wide receiver Joe Whitest to be team captains. Purdue coach Joe Tiller normally waits until the end of training camp to hold the vote, but this year he held it at a recent team meeting. Tiller, in his final year as coach, said in a news release that it is important that the team's leaders be known earlier than usual this season...
Hoosiers' quarterback reinstated (07/07/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana quarterback Kellen Lewis has been reinstated to the football team, coach Bill Lynch announced Monday. The school never explained why Lewis was suspended, but Lynch said his star player did what was necessary to return to the team...
Clay County 10's win district championship (07/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Valley All-Stars based in Owen Valley took a half inning to get focused against the Clay County 10-and-under team in the District 6 championship game Monday night. By the time the Valley squad recorded three outs, they had been staggered by a nine-run first-inning outburst by Clay County, which scored a 14-4 win in four innings...
A-Rods' wife: Divorce over 'extramarital affairs' (07/07/08)
JAKE COYLE Associated Press Writers MIAMI -- A tumultuous week for Alex Rodriguez, played out in tabloid headlines and carried on the whispers of a connection to Madonna, came to a head Monday when his wife filed for divorce. The more than 5-year marriage collapsed amid reports of a new friendship between the Yankee slugger and the 49-year-old pop singer, an only-in-New York convergence of sport and entertainment celebrity...
Aging swimmer shows there's hope for the rest of us (07/07/08)
By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer CHICAGO -- Dara Torres jokes that she had trouble reading the scoreboard after winning the first of two events at the Olympic swimming trials. Her eyes just might be the only part of her body showing some age. At 41, Torres is heading for her fifth Olympics -- despite taking several years off, giving birth just two years ago and undergoing two surgeries within the past eight months...
Donald Ray Rogers (07/07/08)
Donald Ray Rogers, 61, Brazil, died at 6:05 a.m., Monday, July 7, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born March 12, 1947, in Brazil, as the son of Raymond and Helen Galbraith Rogers. He worked as a sanitation worker until his health declined...
Delores Kathylene Elwell (07/07/08)
Delores Kathylene Elwell, 71, North Charleston, S.C., formerly of Fontanet, passed away July 4, 2008, in Mt. Pleasant Hospice Center, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. She was born in Vigo County, the daughter of Kenneth Anstead and Sylvia Hargen Anstead on Nov. 18, 1936...
Public Record 7-8-08 (07/07/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 24-26. Awaiting Arraignment Joy, Teresa Louise, 44 Huter, James M., 59 Johnson, David J., 21 James Justin W., 27 New Ryan, 19 Lancaster, Chad W., 21...
Japanese beetles have arrived (07/07/08)
Last week the discussion was on bagworms with the promise to follow up on Japanese beetles when they became a problem. Based on calls this week from the southern parts of Clay and Owen counties, they are here! Bagworms and Japanese beetles seem to be the most common horticultural insect call during the summer. Both can completely defoliate a tree...