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Stories from Friday, August 15, 2008

Pursuit leads to meth arrest (08/15/08)
CARBON -- A Carbon man is in jail after running from the Clay County Sheriff's Department Friday afternoon. According to information provided by Deputy James Switzer, Gary McKeehan, 52, refused to pull over his small purple Chevy S-10 truck during a traffic stop shortly after 3 p.m...
Semi overcorrects, flips on side (08/15/08)
HOWESVILLE -- Overcorrecting caused a semi-truck to flip onto its side Friday morning south of Clay City. Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, along with the Lewis Township Fire Department and Transcare, responded to an area on State Road 59 just east of Bogles Corner shortly after 8 a.m. for a semi-truck that had flipped on its side...
Carbon finalizes drainage project (08/15/08)
By IVY JACKSON Times Staff Reporter CARBON -- After trying to make their small town a better place for several years, the Carbon Town Board announced the Storm Water Drainage Project is days away from starting. "We're so excited that it's actually starting," Board President Josephine Rightsell told The Brazil Times Friday after a preconstruction conference at the Town Hall...
Class size, enrollment figures discussed at board meeting (08/15/08)
Clay County School Board members listened intently Thursday night as employees of the Clay Community School Corporation discussed enrollment and class sizes. Kim Tucker and Kathy Knust gave a report on the preliminary student enrollment count. The Average Daily-Ship Member Count (ADM) date is September 12, when enrollment numbers are due to the state. ...
FEMA offers appeals (08/15/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers an appeals process for any disaster aid decision. When applicants file an appeal, FEMA will review the case. Applicants wishing to appeal a FEMA decision should follow these steps:...
Minor injuries reported in Hell's Gate accident (08/15/08)
Three Terre Haute juveniles, apparently unfamiliar with the area, sustained minor injuries in an accident near Perth Thursday night. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, shortly before 10:30 p.m., Justin Greenwell, 17, was driving southbound on a winding section of North Rock Run Church Road near the Hell's Gate area when he apparently lost control of his pickup truck...
Pre-school organization hosting Fall Kick Off (08/15/08)
Mother's of Pre-schoolers (M.O.P.S) is an organization that meets twice a month from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday at Christ Community Church in Brazil. "This is an organization that gets together to discuss the life of motherhood," said Alyssa Rissler, member of M.O.P.S. "Sometimes, we have guest speakers other times we just enjoy each other's company."...
Operation Pull Over begins across the state (08/15/08)
On Friday, the Indiana State Police, along with more than 250 other police agencies across the state, began taking part in an Operation Pull Over, "Over the Limit, under arrest," campaign. The project is being sponsored by a federal grant through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and through the grant, officers will be concentrating on impaired drivers...
Preparation program expansion proposed (08/15/08)
Governor Mitch Daniels announced Thursday, the final components of his 2009 K-12 and higher education agenda by proposing to expand a prestigious teacher preparation program and to complete the job of funding full-day kindergarten. The governor will request state funding to expand the Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship a master's degree program that prepares top math and science graduates for careers as math and science teachers in high-need Indiana classrooms. ...
Area man arrested on drug charges (08/15/08)
A Carbon man was arrested on drug charges Friday afternoon after refusing to stop for a Clay County Sheriff's deputy. Shortly before 3 p.m., Gary McKeehan, 52, refused to pull over his small purple Chevy S-10 truck during a traffic stop. When the deputy engaged his lights and siren, McKeehan sped away at a high rate of speed until he stopped in an undisclosed resident's drveway...
Semi overturns in southern Clay County (08/15/08)
HOWESVILLE -- Overcorrecting caused a semi-truck to flip onto its side Friday morning south of Clay City. Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, along with the Lewis Township Fire Department and Transcare, responded to an area on State Road 59 just east of Bogles Corner shortly after 8 a.m. for a semi-truck that had flipped on its side...
Church News (08/15/08)
Otter Creek Christian Church Hi there from your friends at the Otter Creek Christian Church. Hope that this article finds everyone enjoying their summer this year. Have we found time to stop and thank God for the beautiful weather that we are enjoying. Because if it wasn't for God, there would be no weather. God is the creator of all things...
Putting game short circuits Knights in match versus Hatchets (08/15/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Just a day after opening their home course season with a four-way win at Forest Park, Norrthview's girls' golf team struggled to maintain their consistency in falling to a solid Washington Hatchets squad, 167 to 192...
Northview kicks off football season with scrimmage (08/15/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- Northview kicked off the 2008 football season by competing in a scrimmage at Terre Haute South on Friday night. The situational scrimmage included set numbers of plays from particular yard lines to simulate situations in a game. The junior varsity takes part in a jamboree today that includes Danville, West Vigo and Terre Haute North beginning at 10 a.m...
Phelps swims into history (08/15/08)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer BEIJING -- Michael Phelps swam into history with a magnificent finish Saturday, tying Mark Spitz with his seventh gold medal by the narrowest of margins in the 100-meter butterfly. His arms soaring across the water one last time, Phelps got his hand on the wall a hundredth of a second ahead of Serbia's Milorad Cavic. Phelps' time was 50.58 seconds, the only time in these Olympics that Phelps won an event without breaking the world record...
Stewart hires Newman as teammate (08/15/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Tony Stewart plans to build his new NASCAR team into one that can win races and championships sooner than later. The two-time Sprint Cup champion figures signing Ryan Newman as his teammate at Stewart-Haas Racing is a big step in that direction, though both drivers have a little unfinished business to take care of first...
Favre ready to make Jets' debut (08/15/08)
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Brett Favre's next big test before taking the field for his Jets debut will be finding his way to the correct locker room. "I know where the visitors' is," New York's new quarterback said. "I think from there, I can kind of backtrack."...
Richard Harry Clark (08/15/08)
Richard Harry Clark, 84, a lifelong resident of Clay County, went home to be with the Lord at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 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...
Marilynn M. Carmichael (08/15/08)
Marilynn M. Carmichael, 85, Greencastle, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008. She was born June 23, 1923, in Brazil, to Roy Hershall and Meda Marie Wright Herbert. Mrs. Carmichael was a homemaker. She married Wilbur Carmichael on Dec. 24, 1944, and he preceded her in death on July 31, 2008...
Staunton Scene (08/15/08)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheelchair equipped...