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Stories from Thursday, August 21, 2008

Still no decision on Lovett bond reduction (08/21/08)
CCSC changing system which calls substitutes (08/21/08)
Substitute and the teaching staff of the Clay County School Corporation are going to notice a change in how they are called to work. Clay Community School Supt. Dan Schroeder announced at the last school board meeting the integration of AESOP into the school corporation...
BINGO! (08/21/08)
(From left) Lisa Stantz, Sarah Stantz and Nancy Job watch their cards carefully during a game of Bingo in the Community Building during the 140th Bowling Green Old Settlers Reunion Picnic Thursday night. Kimberly Gleason Photo.
Parents invited back to school (08/21/08)
It's time for parents to go back to school. North Clay Middle School will be holding the first Back to School Night(s) for parents on Aug. 25-27. "This gives parents an opportunity to ask questions to the teachers," North Clay Middle School Principal Jeff Allen told The Brazil Times. "It gives us the opportunity to establish a network for communication with the family and will allow for a better relationship with the student."...
MSD of Shakamak hires Mogan (08/21/08)
Mike Mogan was recently hired as elementary principal at MDS of Shakamak. He joined the administrative staff at Shakamak with 33 years of experience in education, all of which were with Clay Community Schools. After teaching five years at Clay City Elementary, Mogan served as principal at Jackson Township Elementary for 18 years. For an additional nine years, he remained at Jackson Township Elementary as assistant superintendent...
Senior Application Day (08/21/08)
National Able Network will have an Application Day for seniors 55 or better Tuesday, Aug. 26, from 9-11 a.m., at the Brazil YMCA, 225 E. Kruzan St. National Able Network has openings for seniors who have a limited income and are interested in getting back into the workforce...
Parke County conducting tax meeting (08/21/08)
The Parke County Non-Partisan Committee on Political Education will conduct a meeting on "Property Taxes -- Follow up to the June Meeting," at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Parke County Fairground Extension Office Conference Room. The meeting will provide a forum where residents may ask questions about property taxes...
CLUB NEWS (08/21/08)
Washington Twp Circle Club Washington Twp Circle Club met July 16 at noon at the home of Martha McKenzie. We took sack lunches. Judy England opened the meeting at 1 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance was repeated. She gave devotions "One Day at a Time." Mary Lou Coley read 10 rules of being a good neighbor...
Clay City Class of 1940 (08/21/08)
Clay City High School 68th class reunion was recently attended by (front row) Ray Morris, Ruth Liechty, Rosalie MIller Neal, Wilma Neiswinger Clarner; (second row) Roscoe Morris, Betty Mitchell Hiatt, Earl Yegerlehner, Betty Baxter, Rolene Moore.
American Aikido Institute (08/21/08)
The American Aikido Institute in Brazil hosted a seminar featuring Haruo Matsuoka Sensi on Aug. 2-3. The seminar focused on moving the entire body when executing technique. Attending the seminar were: (front row) Ching-Wen, Crissie Scott, Josh Gregg, Aaron Marnstein, Nicholas Farha, Don Jensen, Jay Hawkins, Bill Sampson, Elise Jensen; (second row) Scott Hamilton, Doug Bunten, Alex Svenson, Michael Howard, Matsuoka Sensi, Garry Howard, John Reich, Scott Reynolds and Landon Herbert. ...
Northview mistakes costly in loss to Athenians (08/21/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Fortune wasn't smiling on Northview's soccer team on Thursday night. Despite getting on the scoreboard first, the Knights allowed three somewhat bizarre goals on the way to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Athenians...
Knights seek to erase memories of 2006 sectional loss tonight (08/21/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview versus Franklin. There isn't exactly a backlog of football history between the two schools, but the little there is should be enough to get Knights' fans riled up. You need only go back to the fall of 2006 when Northview's football team came rolling into sectional play unbeaten and piling up offensive numbers at an impressive rate. ...
Cardinals clip Knights in tennis opener (08/21/08)
Staff Report The Bloomfield Cardinals played the role of spoiler on Wednesday night, defeating host Northview on opening night. The Cardinals' tennis team posted a 3-2 win over Northview, repeating last year's result by the same score. "Bloomfield is a very good team," said Knights' coach Mark Orr. "Their 1-2-3 singles players are fundamentally sound and they are very well coached."...
Eels handle Eagles in three games (08/21/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- The Clay City volleyball team defeated South Putnam in three games Thursday night, but the match really seemed to be decided in the first game. The Eels won 25-10, 26-24 and 25-18. In game one, it was all Eels, as they got out to a 10-4 lead and did not let up. While Clay City (2-0) was getting long service runs, the Eagles, by comparison, struggled with mental errors and communication problems early...
Carmel QB headed to Kentucky (08/21/08)
CARMEL -- Kentucky wasn't even on Morgan Newton's short list of colleges, until he saw the Wildcats knock off in-state rival Louisville last fall. Then, after "a lot of processing" his possibilities, the quarterback at Indiana's top-ranked and defending Class 5A champion Carmel High School decided he would head to Lexington next year...
NFLPA's Gene Upshaw dies of cancer (08/21/08)
By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer NEW YORK -- Gene Upshaw was a punishing blocker who intimidated opponents on the field. Off it, his power was greater. A Hall of Fame guard for the Oakland Raiders, Upshaw died Wednesday at age 63 from pancreatic cancer, an illness he only learned about Sunday. His death cut short a 25-year, post-playing career as union boss in which he led NFL players to riches that would have been almost unimaginable when he was a rookie in 1967...
U.S. women beats Brazil 1-0 for soccer gold (08/21/08)
By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer BEIJING -- They came to the Beijing Olympics as a team trying to find its way, still adjusting to a new coach and each other, still smarting from a loss that brought humiliation on and off the field. They dropped their first game, hardly an auspicious start for a country that had lost only one other in three Olympics. But bit by bit, game by game, they came together, figuring out what it would take to win...
Zambrano beats Reds with arm and bat (08/21/08)
By The Associated Press AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Carlos Zambrano earned his 13th victory on the fourth try and homered Thursday to lift Chicago to a 3-2 victory over Cincinnati. Zambrano (13-5) allowed a run and six hits in seven innings, including a solo homer by Jay Bruce in the sixth. The Cubs' ace had two no-decisions and a loss in his previous three starts, giving up 17 hits and 15 earned runs in 15 1-3 innings...
Josephine E. Slack (08/21/08)
Josephine E. Slack, 86, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital on her birthday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 2:58 a.m. She was born Aug. 21, 1922, to Clifford and Myrtle Stearley in Brazil. She graduated Valedictorian of her class at Van Buren High School in 1940 then went to work at several Kroger stores. ...
Patsy Beatrice (Thompson) Butts (08/21/08)
Patsy Beatrice (Thompson) Butts, 78, Riley, was called home Thursday morning, Aug. 21, 2008, to be with the Lord following a brave battle with cancer. Patsy was born May 21, 1930, in Missouri, the daughter of Marvin and Rosa Thompson. She was a long time resident of the Clay City area, and a graduate of the Clay City High School class of 1948. While in high school she was a four-year varsity cheerleader. In recent years she was a resident of Riley...
PUBLIC RECORD 08-22-08 (08/21/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 20-21. Clay Superior Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Charles F. Cooprider II: Civil Collections Wells Fargo Bank Vs. George R. Cox and Household Bank FSB: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Facts about home fire sprinklers (08/21/08)
Nationwide, more than 4,000 people die in fires each year. Home fire sprinklers can contain and may even extinguish a fire in less time than it would take the fire department to arrive on the scene. Fire sprinklers are not a new idea. Developed in the late 19th century, sprinkler systems protect much of the world's commercial risks. Now, similar technology is being installed in homes where, unfortunately, most of the fire deaths occur...
Responding to a down market (08/21/08)
If you're an investor, you may have been disappointed with how the markets have been reacting this summer to the news of high oil prices and other short-term events. Nonetheless, your long-term financial goals don't have to be jeopardized by these losses -- if you know how to respond to them...