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Stories from Monday, August 18, 2008

Candidate takes tour of Brazil YMCA (08/18/08)
The tough economy is bringing an end to the era of the stay-at-home parent, causing, sometimes, both parents to join the workforce and creating empty houses when children come home from school. "I've had many front-porch conversations the past few months across the district, and after-school programs are a real concern for many families," Bob Heaton, Cory, Republican candidate for House Dist. ...
Suspect from drug raid arrested again (08/18/08)
One of the suspects arrested during the drug sweep on Aug. 5 was arrested again Monday morning because of new charges stemming from the investigation. According to officials, Misty Davis, 30, Harmony, appeared in the office area of the Clay Superior Court Monday morning. Although details are sketchy, she was apparently inquiring about the investigation of items discovered by officers in her home during the drug sweep earlier this month...
County farmers honored at Indiana State Fair (08/18/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sixty-five Indiana farmers, including two from Clay County, were honored recently as the 2008 River Friendly Farmer award winners at the Indiana State Fair. The ceremony took place on Farmer's Day at the 4-H Exhibit Hall auditorium in a ceremony attended by state and federal conservation partners, family and friends...
Smoking cessation classes (08/18/08)
The Clay County Health Department will be starting two new smoking cessation classes soon. The 12-week class will have weekly classes in the evening, starting Monday, Sept. 15, from 4-6 p.m., and the morning class will begin Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon...
2008 SWCD Conservation Farm Tour (08/18/08)
This was the 11th annual Conservation Farm Tour hosted by the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD). CCSWCD's motto is Conservation Today, Clean and Healthy Soil Tomorrow. Annual Conservation Farm Tours are a fun way to educate our community on conservation practices...
Northview girls' set to kick off 2008 soccer season (08/18/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2007 season was one to remember for the Northview girls' soccer program. The program's first share of a conference championship, a school record 12 wins, least goals allowed and the most team goals scored amongst others, all made for a great run for the Knights...
Knights overcome early jitters to down Mooresville (08/18/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Forgive the Northview volleyball team if they had a few opening night jitters. After all, most of the 2008 starting lineup was competing at the JV level or in one case, junior high. But those nerves didn't keep them from scoring a victory, albeit a win that was a tad nerve wracking, 27-25, 25-22, 17-25, 25-21 over Mooresville...
Chinese gymnast edges Liukin via tiebreaker (08/18/08)
By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer BEIJING -- For the first few minutes, Nastia Liukin didn't even know the score, unable to see anything beyond the "2" in front of her name. When she finally did look, she figured she had to be seeing double. "I turned to my dad and said, 'Dad, we got the same score.' He looked up and said, 'Oh yeah.' We started getting a little confused," she said...
Bears name Orton opening day starter (08/18/08)
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Kyle Orton believes it's his time to be a starting NFL quarterback, and on Monday Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith agreed. Smith named Orton the winner in a battle with Rex Grossman for the Bears' starting job. The fourth-year player from Purdue will start Thursday's third preseason game with the San Francisco 49ers and the Sept. 7 regular-season opener against the Indianapolis Colts...
American women headed to gold medal match in beach volleyball (08/18/08)
BEIJING -- Defending Olympic champions Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor of the United States will play for another gold medal after advancing to the beach volleyball championship game with a straight-sets victory over Brazil. The Americans beat Renata and Talita 21-12, 21-14 for their 107th consecutive victory on Tuesday, clinching at least a silver medal. The United States has now reached the podium in all four Olympic tournaments since beach volleyball was added to the games in 1996...
Pirates rally for win over Mets (08/18/08)
PITTSBURGH -- Steve Pearce hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Mets 5-2 Monday, ending New York's six-game winning streak. The loss left the Mets with a 1 1/2-game lead over idle Philadelphia in the NL East...
Devil Rays continue to win (08/18/08)
By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Cliff Floyd and Eric Hinske hit two-run homers for Tampa Bay, helping Andy Sonnanstine get his 13th win in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. The first-place Rays won for the eighth time in 10 games, holding off the team with baseball's best record despite another baserunning gaffe by B.J. Upton, who has been benched three times in the past two weeks for not hustling...
Morris L. Buck (08/18/08)
Morris L. Buck, 78, Delphi, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Aug.16, 2008, at 1:30 a.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He had battled cancer for a short time. He was born July 20, 1930, in Brazil, to the late Alvin and Irene Gerber Buck. He was a 1950 graduate of Brazil High School. ...
Sylvia Irene Vanatti (08/18/08)
Sylvia Irene Vanatti, 78, Terre Haute, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, at 7:55 a.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 20, 1929, in Knightsville, to James Oscar and Ruth Layne McKean. She married Clarence E. Vanatti on Dec. 3, 1950, and he survives her. ...
Timothy Michael Tryon (08/18/08)
Timothy Michael Tryon, 40, Brazil, died at 7:55 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, in LaPorte County, Ind. He was born June 9, 1968, in Terre Haute, Indiana as the son of Timothy Harry Tryon and Barbara Smith Tryon. He had been employed in the construction industry...
Ag Corner (08/18/08)
Fall Webworm Season is Here Fall webworm is most often discovered when the unsightly, light gray, silken webs on the trees in late summer and early fall are observed. Although not real common, webs can cover the entire tree and consume all leaves in the process. ...