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Stories from Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Justice Center busy following drug bust (08/06/08)
The Clay County Justice Center was a buzz throughout Wednesday as the suspects taken into custody during Tuesday's drug sweep in Clay County were processed. Jail officials confirmed that most of the 30 new inmates had their personnel information updated and were being individually processed through the court system by appearing before Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers or Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout in person or by video conferencing for formal arraignment...
Doing the right thing (08/06/08)
List of suspects with warrants updated (08/06/08)
Clay County Justice Center officials released what mugshot photos are available at this time and updated information for the following elusive suspects who were not picked up during Tuesday's warrant sweep in Clay County. All of the charges listed with each individual are allegations at this time...
Displaced workers may be eligible for flood cleanup jobs (08/06/08)
Residents who lost their jobs due to the June flooding may be able to receive temporary work. State Rep. Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) recently informed the Clay County Commissioners about a $2.4 million grant which will create approximately 200 temporary jobs throughout the State of Indiana...
County council discusses charge on abatements (08/06/08)
Business applying for a tax abatement may soon have a small fee added to the application process. The Clay County Council discussed potentially adding a charge on tax abatement applications during its monthly meeting Monday night. "The charge can be as much as 15 percent of the tax that is abated, but we are only proposing 5 percent," West Central Indiana Economic Development District Economic Development Specialist Jim Coffenberry said. ...
Thomas assigned to state commission (08/06/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana State Rep. Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) was recently assigned to one statutory study commission aimed at preparing the General Assembly for important issues that will likely be discussed during the next legislative session. Thomas was appointed to the commission by House leaders...
Clarification: Clay City seventh-grade orientation (08/06/08)
In an article printed in Tuesday's Brazil Times, it was reported that Clay City Jr./Sr. High School was having seventh-grade orientation on Aug. 11. The actual date and time is Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m.
Thomas takes position with IRTA (08/06/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) recently announced that Brazil resident Andy Thomas was named the new Executive Director of its organization. Thomas will assume the post Sept. 1, 2008. He will succeed Ralph D. Ayres, who announced his retirement earlier this year...
Orton named Bears' QB starter over Grossman (08/06/08)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- There was no coin toss this time. The Chicago Bears simply named Kyle Orton the starter for the preseason opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. Finding a winner in his derby with Rex Grossman will take more time, though...
Ninth inning rally paces Rays past Indians (08/06/08)
By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Carlos Pena's three-run homer capped a six-run rally in the ninth inning that carried the Tampa Bay Rays past the Cleveland Indians 10-7 on Wednesday. Eric Hinske had an RBI double in the ninth and Gabe Gross tied it 7-all with a two-run homer off Edward Mujica, who was trying for his first major league save...
Karstens pitches Pirates past D-Backs (08/06/08)
By The Associated Press PHOENIX -- Jeff Karstens has given the Pittsburgh Pirates a perfect start. Almost a perfect game, too. The recently acquired right-hander set down his first 23 batters before Chris Young's two-out double in the eighth inning and finished with a two-hitter Wednesday in a 2-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Should NBA be worried as players continue leaving for Europe (08/06/08)
By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer It's the summer of 2010 and LeBron James is trying to decide whether to stay in Cleveland, leave for New York -- or accept a deal for $50 million a year to play in Italy. Far-fetched? Impossible? Perhaps, but the steady stream this summer of American players heading to Europe, where the euro dwarfs the dollar, the salary cap doesn't apply and the game is rapidly improving, has changed the dynamic of player movement in the NBA...
Trade talks heat up as Favre heads home (08/06/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Brett Favre left Green Bay on Wednesday, most likely for good. While he has gone home to Mississippi for the time being, he could end up in Tampa Bay or New York very soon. Favre's agent, James "Bus" Cook, confirmed in an e-mail to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets were emerging as the most likely trade destinations for the three-time MVP...
Jerry A. Russell (08/06/08)
Jerry A. Russell, 76, Terre Haute, died at 9:50 a.m., Tuesday, at his residence. Born Dec. 26, 1931, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Charles Russell and Naomi Marvel Russell. He graduated from the University of New Mexico. He worked at Reece Oil Company for 17 years and was an avid golfer. He loved working in the yard and garden...
PUBLIC RECORD 08-07-08 (08/06/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 5-6. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Auto Finance Vs. Robin Rawley and Locia Rawley: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Chad Vanatti Vs. Harris National Association: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Harmony Happenings (08/06/08)
We have been celebrating birthdays this week and will continue until Brother John's on Friday. Birthdays are a big deal in our family. The Roach family went to St. Mary of the Woods for brunch on Sunday. Son Josh drove up from Bloomington to join us. He had just returned from a week of working with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans. It was a good experience for him. We were glad he had a safe trip getting there and back...
Brazil Buzz (08/06/08)
Russell Baker, an American Pulitzer Prize winning writer, best known for his satirical commentary and self critical prose stated "Ah, Summer what power you have to make us suffer and like it." He said a mouthful! I have been soaking up a lot of sun this summer as I have so many before. ...