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Stories from Friday, August 8, 2008

Hierarchy of drug trafficking (08/08/08)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department and Brazil City Police Department provided The Brazil Times with some information about how the hierarchy of drug trafficking often works as a way to better educate the public. TOP LEVEL: Members of the South American drug cartels...
Officials cracking down on drug use in county (08/08/08)
With two major drug sweeps a little more than two years apart by law enforcement officers from county, state and federal agencies, many local residents are scratching their heads in curiosity about how the drug culture has invaded Clay County. "Illegal drug activity is everywhere across the country and throughout the state," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times. "It's everywhere, in large metropolitan cities and small towns like in Clay County."...
Council may add charge on tax abatement applications (08/08/08)
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 recently. "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. ...
Area business offers help for those in need (08/08/08)
Most people at one time have dreamed of owning their own business, and help is here for individuals willing to try or for business owners that just need some advice. The Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), located on the Indiana State University campus offers their resources to the residents of Clay County and the surrounding area...
Church news 8-9-08 (08/08/08)
Harmony United Methodist Church As we close out our summer months, we realize that it's time to go back to school. Sometimes we become aware that we have forgotten things during our time away. Well, the same was true for the nation of Israel in the first century. ...
No evidence official compromised Purdue game (08/08/08)
PARK RIDGE, Ill. -- The Big Ten's investigation of two football games involving an official with a history of financial troubles and casino gambling turned up no evidence to suggest the integrity of either 2007 game was compromised, the conference announced Friday...
Wyndham wins long drive qualifier (08/08/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor For years, Ostan Wyndham honed his skills at both Forest Park Golf and Oak Ridge Golf Courses while residing in Brazil. On August 2, Wyndham competed in his first Long Drivers of America golf competition in Lebanon, Ohio. The current Terre Haute resident competed in the qualifying round of the Remax Long Drive Competition, which consisted of hitting six balls into a 40-yard wide grid as far as possible...
History is made as Olympics come to China (08/08/08)
By JOHN LEICESTER AP Olympics Columnist BEIJING -- Bubbling with pent-up anticipation, the huge crowd counted down the last five seconds to China's biggest moment on the world stage: "Wu! Si! San! Er! Yi!" Then, crack! Fireworks kicked off the stun-and-awe globally televised extravaganza, opening the Beijing Olympics and giving China's Communist Party the type of feel-good publicity only the Summer Games -- and $40 billion in Olympics-related investments -- can bring...
Johnson goal: Third Cup title, road course win (08/08/08)
By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- After a slow start in his quest to win a third straight Sprint Cup title, Jimmie Johnson is coming up to speed as the Chase for the championship looms. Now, if he could only master a road course. "When I wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, this is my challenge," Johnson said Friday before rain canceled qualifying for Sunday's Centurion Boats at The Glen. ...
Holmes leads PGA Championship into weekend (08/08/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- J.B. Holmes and his monster length turned out to be a good fit for Oakland Hills. With black gloves on both hands and a scowl on his face, Holmes hammered one tee shot after another Friday and kept most of them in the short grass, leading to a 2-under 68 for a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the PGA Championship...
Staunton Scene (08/08/08)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. We welcome Doug back to the pulpit Sunday morning and wish to thank Nic Elliott for so capably filling in for Doug in his absence...