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Stories from Tuesday, July 22, 2008

High winds create a mess of trees in county (07/22/08)
Another storm has hit Clay County, and this time wind was the major factor. "We've been out since just after midnight cleaning up fallen trees," Clay County Highway Superintendent Pete Foster said. "The wind also knocked down quite a few power lines, but no more damage has been done to the roads."...
Area joining National Night Out (07/22/08)
Clay County residents will be able to join millions of people across the nation having fun at the area's first "America's Night Out" at the Brazil YMCA on Aug. 5. "We are trying to pull the community together to make a statement about how we are fighting together to deter crime," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison recently told The Brazil Times. ...
Talented musician! (07/22/08)
Habitat for Humanity set to dedicate house (07/22/08)
Days and months of hard work will culminate in the dedication of Habitat for Humanity of Clay County's fifth house at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the home site, 309 W. McDonald St., Brazil. For Habitat partner Angela Harper, a single mother with three kids, those hours of labor represent an earned opportunity to own her own home, something that had seemed out of the realm of possibility just a year ago...
Correction (07/22/08)
The date for the Ashboro United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social was incorrectly listed in Saturday's edition of The Brazil Times. The event will begin at 5 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at the church.
GALLERY: Storm damage photos (07/22/08)
The following are photos taken of the damage done by the thunderstorm that hit Clay County late Monday night/early Tuesday morning. Ivy Jackson Photos.
UP TO THE MINUTE: Current road closures and power outages (07/22/08)
Two roads remain closed due to the storm that passed through Clay County late Monday night/early Tuesday morning: The Clay County Highway Department is currently working to clean up those areas. According to the Duke Energy web site, because of the storm, a total of 4,749 Clay County residents lost power at some point since 11 p.m., Monday night...
Staunton High School class of 1958 (07/22/08)
A reunion took place on June 20-21 at the home of Sandy and DuWayne Swindle for the Staunton High School class of 1958. Friday evening was pizza night attended by (left) Anna Turner Reed, Sharon Ringo Lautenschlager, Cleta Blanchard Peaugh, Charles Rushing, Hannah Kay Roeschlein Lautenschlager, Sandy Ringo Swindle, Ron Combs, Keny Phyne, Jerry Peebles, Terry Fisher and George Butt. ...
Military News (07/22/08)
Thomas M. Beachkofsky has graduated from the Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md. The graduate was promoted to the rank of captain and commissioned as a U.S. Air Force Corps officer. The university is the Department of Defense's military school of medicine which educates students for direct accession in the Medical Corps of the U.S. ...
Reunions (07/22/08)
FAMILY REUNIONS SAMUEL MARTIN reunion will be July 27, from noon-4 p.m. at Harmony Park. All relatives and friends are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish and table settings. For more information, call Alta Ooley at 446-3432. STEVENSON annual reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 2, in the community building in Cory. Lunch will be at noon. A nice playground is available and the building is air-conditioned. Come early and stay late to visit with all the relatives...
College News (07/22/08)
STEPHENS COLLEGE Brianne Arvin, Center Point, was named to the second semester honor's dean list for the 2007-08 academic year. Students who attain honors must have finished at least the equivalent of four full courses (12 hours) and achieved a grade point average of 3.6 on a scale of 4.0...
Cruise-In and Street Dance (07/22/08)
The seventeenth annual Cruise-In and Street Dance combined this year with the Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show on the square in Rockville, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 Registration is $5 per entry, and begins at 5 p.m. with street dancing to begin at 6 p.m. through 10 p.m...
John McCain's rebuttal editorial to Obama's 'My Plan for Iraq' (07/22/08)
Note: The following editorial was sent to, but not printed in, The New York Times. In January 2007, when General David Petraeus took command in Iraq, he called the situation "hard" but not "hopeless." Today, 18 months later, violence has fallen by up to 80 percent to the lowest levels in four years, and Sunni and Shiite terrorists are reeling from a string of defeats. The situation now is full of hope, but considerable hard work remains to consolidate our fragile gains...
Forest Park Golf Course hosts high school golf camp (07/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor This week, Forest Park Golf Course is host to the first edition of the High School Girls' Golf Camp held by club pro Mark Rogers. The camp began on Tuesday morning and runs through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day with fees including lunch, green fees and awards. The regular fee is $195 though a discount will be given to anyone who has a Forest Park pass. Anyone interested may still sign-up before camp begins each day...
A-Rod signs with William Morris agency (07/22/08)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Maybe Alex Rodriguez wants an Oscar or an Emmy to go with his three MVP awards. The New York Yankees slugger signed another big league contract, joining the William Morris Agency in an attempt to extend his brand beyond the baseball diamond...
James leaves practice with mild ankle sprain (07/22/08)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS -- As Team USA's practice ended, LeBron James reclined on a table with trainers tending to his sprained right ankle. A horde of television cameramen surrounded James and the trainers before team officials shooed them away...
Stewart, Newman mum on possible plans (07/22/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If Ryan Newman is indeed in line to join Tony Stewart's new team next season, neither driver is saying. Stewart said Tuesday he's still trying to fill the two-car lineup at Stewart-Haas Racing, while Newman joked the only new offer he's received was to drive for one of Stewart's sprint car teams...
Dungy hoping for quick recovery by Manning (07/22/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Dungy is certain Peyton Manning's left knee will be ready for the Colts' season-opener. Heck, the Colts coach said he thinks Manning might even play during the presesason. On Tuesday, Dungy said he was optimistic the Colts' biggest question heading into training camp -- Manning's valuable knee -- could be resolved quicker than most people expect. ...
EMILY LOWDERMILK AND RYAN HODGE (07/22/08)
Emily Lowdermilk and Ryan Hodge would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Aug. 9, 2008, at The White Chapel on the campus on Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cindy Lowdermilk and the late Darrell Lowdermilk. ...