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Stories from Sunday, August 24, 2008

Parents, youngsters enjoy area child pageants (08/24/08)
BOWLING GREEN -- Amber Long and Pete Jackson got their oldest daughter, Cadence, started in area child pageants at an early age. Although she's only 2, Cadence and her sister, Aubrey, both took part in the Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic Toddler contest, along with a plethora of others...
Area law enforcement face busy weekend (08/24/08)
An arrest during the weekend might help the Brazil City Police Department close the books on several open theft investigations, while the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Clay County Probation Department worked together to arrest an alleged drug dealer...
Chess Anyone? (08/24/08)
During the opening of the The ROCK youth center in Clay City Sunday afternoon, Ben Decker, 14, Brazil, helped Trevor Smith, 11, Clay City, and his brother Noah Denker, 11, play a strategic game of chess in the game room. The facility officially opens today after school and provides a safe Christian atmosphere for junior high through college-age young adults to "hang out." The facility offers a coffee shop, game room, homework/tutoring room, chapel and many other activities, including daily tutoring services from 3:30-5 p.m. ...
Top-10 high school football results (08/24/08)
AP Indiana High School Football Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press How The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school football teams fared the week of Aug. 22-23: Class 5A 1. Carmel (1-0) beat 4A No. 1 Indpls Cathedral 28-21. 2t. Center Grove (1-0) beat Dayton (Ohio) Carroll 41-0...
Northview cross country teams place seventh at Early Bird Invite (08/24/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The results were somewhat mixed for Northview's cross country teams at the Terre Haute South Early Bird Invitational on Saturday. On one hand, the Northview girls were paced by a freshman, which bodes well for the future of the program, as the Knights finished seventh as a team...
Francisco Rodriguez earns 50th save for Angels (08/24/08)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Francisco Rodriguez earned his 50th save, and the Los Angeles Angels got RBI triples from Vladimir Guerrero and Gary Matthews Jr. in the eighth inning to rally past the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday for a split of their four-game series...
Cubs, Cardinals earn victories (08/24/08)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brad Ausmus led off the 10th inning with his second homer of the season, Darin Erstad connected for his third three batters later and the Houston Astros rallied against the New York Mets' shaky bullpen for a 6-4 win Sunday. Hunter Pence added a two-run shot as Houston overcame Carlos Beltran's two homers, improving to 3-3 on its seven-game road trip...
Singh wins Barclays in dramatic playoff (08/24/08)
By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer PARAMUS, N.J. -- Vijay Singh ended up beating Sergio Garcia on a gopher hole. Yes, a gopher. Or maybe a mole. Singh won The Barclays for a record fourth time Sunday, matching Garcia's long birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff and finishing off his Spanish friend on the second extra hole after Garcia got a lucky break from the furry critter...
Puterbaugh scores third consecutive LPS sprint victory (08/24/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The 2008 racing season at Lincoln Park Speedway is beginning to look quite a bit like last year, which is good news for Billy Puterbaugh. In 2007, Puterbaugh won four features at Lincoln Park Speedway on the way to claiming the points title. On Saturday night, Puterbaugh added his fourth win of 2008 and his third consecutive feature victory, besting Bobby Stines and Todd Kimmell across the finish line...
Sharon Ann Cunningham Hull (08/24/08)
Sharon Ann Cunningham Hull, 62, Rosedale, formerly of Mooresville, died unexpectedly Aug. 22, 2008, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 18, 1946, in Clay County, the daughter of Earl and Carol Snyder Cunningham. She graduated from Staunton High School, Class of 1964...
Board member asking for support (08/24/08)
To the Editor, Dear Fellow Citizens of Clay County, I am writing this letter to ask for your support in signing the YELLOW petition which says YES to our current building program. There is much misinformation circulating about this project and what it will accomplish...
JTVFD offers apologies to all (08/24/08)
To the Editor: I would like to offer my apologies to the firefighters and residents of Posey, Perry, Cass, Sugar Ridge and Van Buren Townships. Many people from those areas have contacted me today in regard to a mailing from Midwest portraits, a company we have partnered with to do a fundraiser...
Offering thanks to the hospital (08/24/08)
To the Editor: I just wanted to give props for the Clay County Hospital. I know that a lot of people give it bad publicity. I also used to think the same thing. Over the last weekend, I have been up to the hospital four times, and within those four times, my daughter and my son and I were treated with respect...
Reader wants people to give pets a chance (08/24/08)
To the Editor: I have lived in Brazil for about four years. I feel it is a very peaceful place to live for the most part. But recently, something happened that showed me that obviously not everyone that lives in our quiet neighborhood are nice people. My husband and I returned from a little over-nite visit at about 1 am on a Sunday morning, Aug. 9. As I got close to my house, I saw my adorable little kitten, Sherbert, laying dead in the street. Well, that in itself is not really that strange...
Family offers thanks to all for support (08/24/08)
To the Editor: It has been nearly three months since the passing of my mother, my rock and my best friend, Linda J. Covert. I would like to say a very special thank you to Dr. French, Dr. Houston and Frank Kiefer. You all went above your duties as physicians in the last two years with her...
Please accept the apology (08/24/08)
To the Editor: I write this letter with my sincerest apologies to the community. Before a true understanding of the depth of my regrets can be gained, however, I must share a single day in my life. On Tuesday, Aug. 19, I had a doctor's appointment in Brazil. Normally, this is a mundane event occurring in all of our lives every now and again, but this day, something was different...