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Stories from Thursday, August 7, 2008

Coming up this weekend (08/07/08)
The following is a list of events coming up this weekend: Ice Cream Social The 51st annual Carbon United Methodist Church Homemade Ice Cream Social will take place from 4:30-7:30 p.m., today. The menu will consist of homemade ice cream, homemade barbecue sandwiches, homemade pimento cheese sandwiches, hot dogs and coney dogs, four different types of salads, cakes and pies, strawberries and shortcake and beverages...
Ice cream social scheduled (08/07/08)
The 51st annual Carbon United Methodist Church Homemade Ice Cream Social will take place from 4:30-7:30 p.m., today. The menu will consist of homemade ice cream, homemade barbecue sandwiches, homemade pimento cheese sandwiches, hot dogs and coney dogs, four different types of salads, cakes and pies, strawberries and shortcake and beverages...
Introduction (08/07/08)
Fresh young faces filled the auditoria at Northview High School Thursday evening in preparation for the start of the school year. Parents and students were educated on the faculty and some of the rules of the high school. Excalibur hostesses Katie Davison, Taylor Mikles and Emilie Gottsche help freshman Shey McCoy find his locker after the orientation...
Employee suspension extended (08/07/08)
A Clay County Highway Department employee will have to wait a little longer before learning if he can return to his job. The Clay County Commissioners conducted an executive session, followed by a special meeting, Thursday morning to review the progress of Brandon Riggle...
Registration for FEMA assistance ends Monday (08/07/08)
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are reminding Clay County residents that they have until Monday to register for disaster assistance. Eligible state residents and business owners who sustained damage from storms and flooding that took place from May 30-June 27, should register for disaster assistance immediately...
BCB set for performance (08/07/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Col. Matthew S. Huber, will continue its Sesquicentennial Celebration Sunday Aug. 10, at 8 p.m., in Forest Park rain or shine. Featured artists of the week include Sally Russell, clarinetist, who will solo with the BCB in "A Tribute to Artie Shaw" with arrangements by Christiansen including "Dancing in the Dark," "Beguine the Beguine", "Star Dust" and "Frenesi`."...
YMCA Triathlon scheduled for Saturday (08/07/08)
The second annual YMCA Triathlon is scheduled for Saturday. The event will take place at Forest Park and a check-in table will be set up in the pavilion. Those ages 14-15-years-old will begin at 8 a.m., with the 11-13-year-old age group set to begin at 8:30 a.m...
SMWC to host nature walk (08/07/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Those looking for an economical way to blend education with enjoyment may do so Sunday. St. Mary-of-the-Woods College has scheduled a Summer Nature Walk Sunday, which will be hosted by White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. Participants should meet at 12:30 p.m., at the head of the nature trail near St. Joseph Lake and the straw bale retreat house...
State Fair ready for 'Wild Day' (08/07/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Department of Natural Resources -- in conjunction with the Indiana State Fair -- has designated Saturday as Project Wild Day. The day will feature conservation activities geared toward students in kindergarten through grade 12...
Mansfield Watermelon Festival set (08/07/08)
MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield Village Watermelon Festival will take place Aug. 9-10. The annual event includes several activities for those of all ages. The Mansfield Idol singing competition will begin at 1 p.m. under the pavilion on Mansfield Park. Participants in two age groups (youth and adult) will compete for the title, cash prizes and a chance to sing their winning song at Mansfield Parke events during the next year...
Area funeral home adds webcasting to services (08/07/08)
Representatives of Moore Funeral Home recently announced that webcasting is now available to their client families. "This cutting-edge technology is an innovative way for us to bring the funeral services to members of the family and the wider circle of friends who are unable to attend in person," Rob Moore, owner of Moore Funeral Home, said. ...
Knights preparing for upcoming season (08/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Two-a-day practices have been in full swing at Northview High School for the 2008 season and the Knights have enjoyed cooler temperatures late in the week. Northview is coming off a 6-4 season and is preparing for its Aug. 15 scrimmage against Terre Haute South on the road beginning at 7 p.m...
IU will make written response to new allegations (08/07/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana University will not request a second hearing in front of the NCAA infractions committee, but will send a written response to the NCAA's newest allegation of failing to monitor the men's basketball program. University spokesman Larry MacIntyre confirmed the decision Thursday. He had no explanation for why it was made after university president Michael McRobbie promised to vigorously fight the charge in June...
Low scores hard to come by at PGA Championship (08/07/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The PGA Championship looked a lot like the U.S. Open, with only seven players under par when darkness finally covered Oakland Hills on Thursday and put "The Monster" to sleep. It sounded like a U.S. Open, too...
Favre joins Jets after Packers' trade (08/07/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND -- Brett Favre held up his new green jersey, hoping he made the right decision. "To a certain degree, I don't know what I'm getting into," he said. Favre's summertime soap opera ended Wednesday night when the Green Bay Packers traded their iconic quarterback after 16 seasons to the New York Jets, who haven't had a star of No. 4's stature since the days Joe Namath was slinging passes...
Favre saga over as QB gets fresh start with Jets (08/07/08)
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Brett Favre's journey from retirement and back has finally ended -- in New York. The Green Bay Packers reached an agreement Wednesday night to trade their three-time MVP and Super Bowl-winning quarterback to the New York Jets, ending an emotionally grinding month of indecision over Favre's future...
Mary Ervin Mitscher (08/07/08)
Mary Ervin Mitscher, 89, Rocky Mount, Va., died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008, at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mount, Va. She was born April 30, 1919, in Brazil, as the daughter of the late Joseph Clifford Ervin and Emma Wetnight Ervin. Prior to moving to Rocky Mount, Mrs. Mitscher had lived for many years in Lawrenceville, Ill., and also in Wilmington, N.C...
Jerry A. Russell (08/07/08)
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 8-8-08 (08/07/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 7. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Edrie J. Bradbury: Civil Collections Asset Acceptance Vs. John R. Vanes: Civil Collections Asset Acceptance Vs. Brian L. Moyer: Civil Collections...
Kids and safety: Back to school (08/07/08)
It won't be long before school starts again. Kids will be out in greater numbers on the streets and sidewalks. As parents, we want our children to enjoy their years in school and return safely home each afternoon. Whether your child is riding a bike, walking or taking a bus, there are a few simple safety rules you should discuss before school starts, including:...
Balance is key to investing (08/07/08)
Balance is essential to almost all parts of our lives. We balance work and family issues. We can balance our indulgence for desserts with an extra trip to the gym. We even balance our checkbooks. But sometimes, we let our investment portfolios get out of balance -- and that can be a costly mistake...