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Stories from Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Clay City Elementary Parent Open House (08/13/08)
Clay City Elementary School is inviting parents to its annual Parent Open House Meeting. After a brief welcome in the gym, teachers will be meeting with parents in two, 20-minute sessions, to go over school and class procedures, as well as curriculum for this school year...
Lovett bond reduction hearing continued (08/13/08)
John Lovett's defense attorney is attempting to get his bond reduced by challenging the Grand Jury indictment for his alleged involvement in the 20-year old double homicide of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32, on Nov. 20, 1988...
Council makes progress on new sign ordinance (08/13/08)
New regulations for signs around the city may soon be in place. The Common Council of the City of Brazil approved the first reading of the new sign ordinance during Tuesday night's meeting. "We have beaten this thing to death," Ward 2 Council Member Sam Glover said. "We haven't heard much about it since the initial meeting about the ordinance, and hopefully the business owners trust us to do the right thing."...
BCPD investigating pipe bomb explosion (08/13/08)
The Brazil City Police Department is seeking information about an investigation into an explosion at a Brazil home Wednesday morning. "Officers responded to the report of a pipe bomb explosion at a home around 2:30 a.m.," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times...
A fun summer! (08/13/08)
The YMCA Summer Day Camp recently finished another year. Throughout the summer months, the YMCA served more than 150 children and provided $30,000 in financial assistance to those in need so that all children interested could participate in the program. Courtesy Photo...
Ice cream social scheduled (08/13/08)
ROCKVILLE -- Join members of the Parke County Historical Society as the organization conducts its annual ice cream social and band concert from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, in the Chautauqua Pavilion at Beechwood Park in Rockville. The park is located adjacent to United States 41 just south of the intersection of US 36 and 41...
'Brunch in Brazil' slated (08/13/08)
The WILL Center (The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center) has scheduled "Brunch in Brazil" Dine with a Doc on the first Wednesday of every month, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. This month, Dr. Carissa Barina will be the special guest and brunch will be available...
Lovett attempting to get bond reduced (08/13/08)
A bond reduction and evidentiary hearing is taking place in Clay County Circuit Court for a Brazil man arrested for his alleged involvement in the double homicide of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32, on Nov. 20, 1988. Arrested in March on a Grand Jury indictment for two counts of murder and initially incarcerated with a $200,000 bond, John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was released on bail from the Clay County Justice Center April 16 after raising the 10 percent, $20,000, for bail...
Reunions (08/13/08)
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Plenty of new faces for 2008 Knights (08/13/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If you look at the 2008 Northview volleyball roster and you don't recognize a lot of the varsity names, no worries, you won't be alone. The Knights graduated seven seniors from last year's squad, many of whom were starters for much of their four years at Northview. So to say that there will be a few unfamiliar faces to some fans might be a bit of an understatement...
Jets' Favre says arm is 'fatigued' (08/13/08)
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Brett Favre dropped back, looked downfield and launched a long spiral about 5 yards past his intended receiver. A few plays later, the Jets quarterback short-hopped a toss that thumped into the grass...
Sorgi getting used to role as starter (08/13/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer TERRE HAUTE -- Jim Sorgi is becoming used to his new training camp workload. He's playing with the Colts' starting offense, doing daily interviews, even trying to rest his precious right arm whenever he can. In any another August, Sorgi might be better known as the guy protecting Peyton Manning from unnecessary risks. This year, however, Sorgi finds himself in a new role -- temporary starter as the two-time league MVP recovers from knee surgery...
Marco Andretti ready to step up his game (08/13/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer Making it big in open-wheel racing is hard enough. Doing it in the shadow of a famous father can add to the pressure. Graham Rahal, the son of a former champion and Indianapolis 500 winner, avoided some of the difficulties by choosing to drive for Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing, rather than Rahal-Letterman, the team co-owned by his dad, Bobby Rahal...
Cubs win sixth straight on the road (08/13/08)
By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer ATLANTA -- The Chicago Cubs are winning on the road, too. Geovanny Soto and Jim Edmonds homered, Jason Marquis defeated his old team and the Cubs routed the Atlanta Braves 10-2 Wednesday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader...
Archie Eugene "The Judge" Hogue (08/13/08)
Archie Eugene "The Judge" Hogue, 82, Seelyville, died at 3:50 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008, at his residence. He was born July 21, 1926, in Vigo County, as the son of James Hogue and Hazel Mitchell Hogue. He served with the United States Navy during World War II and was a member of the Laborers Union Local No. 204. He retired from Laborers Union Local No. 204...
Brazil Buzz (08/13/08)
Today is Saturday and I am home alone. I finished the mowing, so; if the clouds decide to give us something to talk about; I won't mind. The clustered clippings from the dew- dampened mix of grasses at the homestead are scattered about. Boy, that was a close shave. ...
Harmony Happenings (08/13/08)
The Hall Girls from Florida were in town this past week. They performed at Harmony Methodist on Sunday, Aug. 10 as part of the Second Sunday Contemporary Services. Pastor Bob Kumpf described them as energetic and enthusiastic with a great message to share. Over 50 people attended the concert but unfortunately I wasn't one of them...