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Stories from Thursday, August 14, 2008

Concerns top board meeting (08/14/08)
The Clay Community School Board met Thursday at Northview High School. The board approved advertising of the 2009 budget, by a 6-0-1 vote, and its capital projects plan, school bus replacement plan and levy neutrality and a 6-0-1 approval vote by the board was made for the advertising of property tax shortfall levy appeal resolution, hearing information sheet and petition to appeal. Tina Heffener abstained during both votes...
BCPD offers bus safety tips (08/14/08)
With a little help from their parents, students returned to their desks at various Clay Community Schools throughout the county ready to learn Wednesday. But law enforcement officials urge families to do one more thing and take a family refresher course on safety...
Mistrial declared in molestation case (08/14/08)
A Brazil man's trial for alleged child molestation and battery charges ended in a mistrial Wednesday, but the case is not over. Joseph A. Short, 32, was on trial for one class C felony charge of child molesting a juvenile under 14-years of age (which, if convicted, is punishable up to 2-8 years imprisonment with a $10,000 fine) and one class B misdemeanor charge of battery (punishable with up to 0-180 days imprisonment and a $1,000 fine)...
Playground to be named after youth (08/14/08)
Colton Jones loved to watch all those big trucks haul away trash. "He loved watching it being hauled up," Open Hands Preschool Director Chris Pestoff said. "That was the highlight of his day. He was your typical 5-year-old (boy)." On Sunday, Gavin Jones will cut a ribbon in memory of his brother...
Area youth choir conducting tryouts (08/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Children's Choir is looking for boys and girls who love to sing and want to develop their musicianship. Auditions for the 2008-09 season will take place Aug. 28-29. Those interested should call 812-299-0725 to schedule a brief, private audition. Membership is open to students from 9-15-years-old...
Nominations for awards now accepted (08/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Board of Directors of Hamilton Center, Inc., is now accepting Hamilton Award nominations from the community. All nominees and winners will be recognized at the Annual Hamilton Awards Dinner, Tuesday, Oct. 28. All nominations must be submitted on a nomination form by Sept. 16 to Hamilton Center, Inc., Office of the CEO, PO Box 4323 Terre Haute, 47804...
Knights open home schedule with victory (08/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' golf team experienced several of the toughest high school golf tournaments in the state during the first couple of weeks of the season. On Thursday they finally got to come home and the results were immediate...
Knights return three from sectional runner-up (08/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2008 Northview girls' golf team is looking to continue the program's strong history and build on a second-place sectional finish last year. Aiding the cause is the return of three members of that sectional team that finished behind Terre Haute South last year...
IU names McLeod assistant coach (08/14/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Former NBA player Roshown McLeod has been hired as an assistant coach at Indiana. New coach Tom Crean said Thursday that McLeod will work with the Hoosiers' inside players. The 6-foot-8 McLeod played at St. John's and Duke and was a first-round pick by Atlanta in the 1998 NBA draft...
Boilers hoping for special season in Tiller's last year (08/14/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Purdue's senior class has a very senior member this year. Coach Joe Tiller is retiring after his 12th season, and the departing Boilermakers consider the 65-year-old one of their own. They plan to send him out the right way...
Even Braves' cycle can't halt Cubs win (08/14/08)
By The Associated Press SAN DIEGO -- Jake Peavy outpitched Ben Sheets with seven strong innings Thursday and the San Diego Padres snapped the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory. Peavy (9-8) allowed one run and four hits in a matchup of the past two starters for the NL in the All-Star game. Peavy, the reigning Cy Young Award winner, struck out eight and lowered his ERA to 2.61 to take over the NL lead from San Francisco's Tim Lincecum (2.67)...
Utecht makes good first impression on Bengals (08/14/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- Ben Utecht headed for the left sideline at full speed, some 20 yards down the field with no defensive back nearby. He looked back over his shoulder and saw Carson Palmer's pass coming right on target. The tight end stretched out both hands, cradled the ball gently and pulled it into his chest, completing a crowd-pleasing play near the end of the Cincinnati Bengals' practice on Thursday afternoon...
Richard Harry Clark (08/14/08)
Richard Harry Clark, 84, lifelong resident of Clay County, went home to be with the Lord at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, following a brief illness. Born Oct. 27, 1923, he was the only child of Harry and Mary Ann (Pell) Clark. He attended Harmony and Van Buren schools in his youth, spending his early years in the northern part of Harmony...
Public Record 8-15-08 (08/14/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 13-14. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Tina M. Price: Civil Collections Marshall W. Lucas Vs. Lori N. Lucas: Domestic Relations Small Claims...
Responding to market dips (08/14/08)
You already know that stock prices can take sudden "dips." But do you know what causes them? And, just as important, is there any way you can take advantage of these drops? Let's answer these questions one by one. First, what causes the stock market to fall quickly?...
Warding off the water woes (08/14/08)
Water damage can occur almost anywhere in your house. Water-using appliances and fixtures, such as refrigerators with icemakers, dishwashers, washing machines, toilets and water heaters are common locations of leaks. Unfortunately, slow leaks at these appliances and fixtures are often times impossible to see until it is too late. ...