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Stories from Sunday, August 10, 2008

Officials address security concerns (08/10/08)
Two recent events at the Clay County Courthouse have officials concerned about security. On Aug. 4, a gentleman entered the Clay Superior Court Office apparently asking for information regarding a relative incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center...
Online poll: Respondents say textbooks the most expensive (08/10/08)
With the upcoming school year looming, The Brazil Times recently asked its online readers what was the most expensive item they had to purchase for their children heading into the school year. Online readers were given eight options to choose from, including:...
Board set for Thursday meeting (08/10/08)
The Clay Community Schools Corporation will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, and have several new items to discuss. The board will meet at the North Clay Middle School Media Center. Seven new items are on the board's agenda for Thursday, including: In addition, the board will go over four old items, including the Northview and North Clay coach's handbook 2008-9 (second reading), Northview athletic handbook 2008-09 (second reading), school board policy manual (second reading) and job descriptions (second reading).. ...
Eels cross country team prepared to go the distance (08/10/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City's boys' cross country team isn't sneaking up on anyone anymore. The program has reached a semistate in 2006 and has reached the regional in each of the last nine seasons. Last year's youthful squad just squeezed into the regional with a fifth-place sectional place and the team is still pretty young, but a year more experienced...
Puterbaugh halts Gaines' three-race win streak (08/10/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- For three weeks, sprint car drivers had attempted to find a winning combination to end Dickie Gaines' domination at Lincoln Park Speedway. On Saturday night, Billy Puterbaugh finally came across the right formula, adding equal parts lead foot with a lack of brakes to edge Gaines for a victory...
Colts look shaky again in loss to Panthers (08/10/08)
By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Julius Peppers was too good in Carolina's preseason debut to give Jake Delhomme much of a chance to test his surgically repaired right elbow. Peppers was too dominant to give Jim Sorgi an opportunity to cement his status as Peyton Manning's backup in Indianapolis...
Wade leads U.S. past China in basketball opener (08/10/08)
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer BEIJING -- This was the stuff a Dream Team is made of. Acrobatic moves, reverse slams and tomahawk dunks. Who needs outside shooting? Just toss it up and throw it down. The United States opened its campaign for Olympic basketball redemption Sunday with a 101-70 rout of host China that had even the home crowd oohing and aahing...
Kyle Busch wins wild event at Watkins Glen (08/10/08)
By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. -- If Kyle Busch has a weakness, it's apparently going to be awfully difficult to find. After rivals Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon said during the week they thought he was slipping following two straight lackluster finishes, Busch answered by making NASCAR history on Sunday. ...
Opal Marie "Hollingsworth" Blann (08/10/08)
Opal Marie "Hollingsworth" Blann, 73, Oaktown, formerly of Vincennes, died at 2:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at her residence. She was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Vincennes, as the daughter of Lee Hollingsworth and Opal "Carrico" Hollingsworth. She was raised by her aunt and uncle William and Blanche Hoke...
William Nelson Joslin (08/10/08)
William Nelson Joslin, 84, Staunton, died at 4:46 p.m., Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 3, 1924, in Cory, as the son of William Grover and Susie Zenor Joslin. Following graduation from high school, he joined the United States Army and served in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 644th Anti-aircraft Artillery Machine Gun Battery until his Honorable Discharge Jan. 8, 1946...
Here's to a job well done (08/10/08)
The following is a comment that was posted on The Brazil Times' website for the story, "Drug raid, warrant sweep nets numerous arrests," which was posted Aug. 5: "I am very pleased to see all these arrests making the news and the front page or our paper. ...
Reader offers thanks to all for 'National Night Out' (08/10/08)
To the Editor: I would just like to take this chance to thank everyone involved in National Police Night Out at the "Y" Tuesday evening. It was very informative. Thanks to Dayk and Forest for showing their abilities. I know the humidity was very hard on them...
Family issues thanks for help with fundraiser (08/10/08)
To the Editor: The family of Tina Bullock would like to take the time to thank everyone who made the fundraiser on Sunday at the American Legion of Brazil. Special thanks to Rick and Shirley Frakes and their band, Hoosier Daddy Karaoke for doing Karaoke, Joe Ornduff and Kenny Brunton and their band and all who gave door prizes...
FSSA offers new program (08/10/08)
To the Editor: There are visible losses to the many Hoosiers affected by Indiana's recent natural disasters. Not quite as recognizable is the psychological impact and ongoing stress endured by victims and response workers of these disasters. The tornadoes and floods of 2008 took a toll on thousands of Hoosier families. The basic securities most of us take for granted such as food, shelter and clothing were just some of the immediate needs faced by families...
Reader trusts school corporation with decision (08/10/08)
To the Editor: I believe the controversy surrounding the Clay Community School improvement projects centers around trust. As for me, I trust our school administrators and elected school board. This is not an unsubstantiated trust but is based on observation and simple reasoning...
Believing in the right to an education (08/10/08)
To the Editor: We have been trying to get our grandson enrolled in Northview or their alternative school. The only choice that they gave us was for him to get a GED (Gutless Educator's Decision). The principal at Northview is adamant that our grandson will not be allowed to enroll in either school...
What is wrong with people today? (08/10/08)
To the Editor: I have a friend from church, who has a handicapped granddaughter. This child is 4-years-old and has cerebral palsy. About two weeks ago, they were at Craig Park and someone stole the little one's $5,000 stroller. I am so disappointed in the people of today's world. The insurance will not pay for another...