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Stories from Monday, August 25, 2008

Raid suspects go through system (08/25/08)
The Clay County Courthouse has been busy processing the suspects arrested during the recent drug sweep by 12 law enforcement agencies on Aug. 5. The Clay County Prosecutor's Office has reviewed the cases and presented the following formal charges on behalf of the State of Indiana before Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout or Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers...
Donation! (08/25/08)
The new Veterans' of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127 building is a little closer to reality, and thanks to a financial donation from the VFW Men's Auxiliary Tuesday night there will be a new pool table once the project is completed. Pictured during the $1,500 check presentation (from the left) are Post Adjutant John Schraedley, Junior Vice Commander Bob Bigley, Auxiliary President Steve E. ...
Donation! (08/25/08)
Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Jennifer Daugherty presented Clay County YMCA Director Chad Zaucha with a $1,500 donation Monday on behalf of the staff and employees of the Brazil store. The funds were made available through the Community Grant program sponsored by the Wal-Mart Foundation. ...
Clay County Historical Society moves meeting (08/25/08)
CENTER POINT -- The Clay County Historical Society will meet Sept. 8, in Center Point, at 6 p.m., at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street. The meeting has been moved due to the Labor Day Holiday Monday. Jeff Koehler and Don Ream will be hosts as the society takes a step back in time when Center Point was a busting town, which included a hotel, flour mill, drug store and grocery stores...
MDA still in need of volunteers (08/25/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The area Muscular Dystrophy Association is gearing up for the 43rd annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, aired locally on WTWO. MDA currently has openings for supervisory and shift workers to assist with the production of the Labor Day Telethon taking place at Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute...
Council approves completion of area restaurant fence (08/25/08)
One business owner is being allowed to continue his attempt to beautify a portion of downtown Brazil. Mario Martinez, owner of Mario Bros. Mexican Cuisine, presented the Common Council of the City of Brazil drawings and plans for a fenced-in outside dining area in a special meeting Monday afternoon...
Labor Day Picnic Schedule (08/25/08)
The following is a schedule of events for the Saline City Annual Labor Day Picnic, scheduled for Aug. 30-Sept. 1, at Graves Field. Saturday, Aug 30 7-10 a.m. -- Clay City Band Boosters Breakfast 7 a.m. -- Co-Ed Softball Games begin 8 a.m. -- Golf Scramble...
Saline City Labor Day Picnic set (08/25/08)
A Labor Day tradition will bring together the Clay County community again this year. The Saline City Annual Labor Day Picnic is taking place this year Saturday, Aug. 30-Monday, Sept. 1, at Graves Field, and is chock full of entertainment. The picnic originated in the 1930s in Barley Grove at the south edge of Saline City and was later moved to the main street of the town...
Colts coming to Forest Park Elementary (08/25/08)
The Colts training camp is coming to Forest Park Elementary. Tuesday, members of the Big Blue Football Camps (BBFC) will be engaging students in fun activities. "We are really excited," Debbie Zimmerman, Title 1 Coordinator of Forest Park Elementary told The Brazil Times. "It gives students a chance to stretch their legs."...
2008 Clay County State Fair Results (08/25/08)
Editor's Note:?The 2008 Indiana State Fair results were composed from the state fair's results website at www.four-h.purdue.edu/state_fair/index.h.... More results will follow: INDIANAPOLIS -- The following is a list of Clay County winners at the 2008 Indiana State Fair in alphabetical order:...
Reunions (08/25/08)
RAAB reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 31 at the home of Marie Johnson in Diamond. A pitch-in dinner will be at noon. WELLS reunion will be Sept. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at the Forest Park Pavilion. Bring a basket dinner, drinks will be furnished. LAWRENCE reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 14 will be at Knightsville Community Center at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish, drinks will be provided...
Northview tennis team evens record with road win at WRV (08/25/08)
Staff Reports SWITZ CITY -- The Northview tennis team won its second consecutive match with a dominant 5-0 win on the road at White River Valley on Monday evening. "All the guys played well," commented coach Mark Orr. "Our singles players did a real good job and this gets us back to even at 2-2. We made some changes and they seemed to work."...
Northview freshmen shut down Terre Haute North (08/25/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's freshmen football team rode a strong defensive effort and timely offensive drives to a 12-0 season opening victory over Terre Haute North on Monday evening. The Patriots opened the game with their most sustained drive of the game, moving the ball to Northview's 20-yard line on the legs of Cayleb Knox and Rashawn Appleton...
Northview volleyball takes four-set win over Rockville (08/25/08)
Staff Report ROCKVILLE -- Northview's volleyball team remained unbeaten on Monday evening with a 25-11, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21 win over a much improved Rockville squad. "Overall I was pleased, we played much better," said coach Scott McDonald. "Rockville is a tough environment to play in. They have a lot of kids that come to their games and make a lot of noise. It's something that I'd like to have that at our games."...
Knights score dual match win over West Vigo (08/25/08)
Northview's Hayley Miller lines up her putt on No. 9 at Forest Park Monday as she carded a 48 for the Knights. By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Forest Park was a welcome sight for the Northview girls golf team Monday night as the Knights bested West Vigo, 180-216...
Knights continue difficult stretch of early games (08/25/08)
Staff Reports EVANSVILLE -- Northview's boys' soccer team has endured a rather brutal beginning to the season, finishing up a six game in eight-day span that concludes this evening with a home skirmish with Cascade. Over the weekend, Northview made the long trip south to take on some of the best competition they will see all season at the River City Classic in Evansville that took place on Friday and Saturday evening...
Colts could activate Manning (08/25/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning might be activated by the Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday, although the two-time NFL Most Valuable Player is not expected to play in the team's final preseason game Thursday night. Manning underwent surgery July 14 to have an infected bursa sac removed from his left knee and has been on the physically unable to perform list the entire preseason. He has never missed a regular-season start in his 10-year career...
Cubs continue to roll (08/25/08)
By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH -- Aramis Ramirez homered and drove in three runs and the Chicago Cubs won their third in a row to retain the majors' best record, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-3 Monday night. Two Cubs hitters who were slumping, Jim Edmonds and Kosuke Fukudome, also had big games as the Cubs improved to 81-50 -- the first time they've been 31 games above .500 since they ended the 1984 season with a 96-65 record...
Sizemore joins 30/30 club for Indians (08/25/08)
DETROIT (AP) -- Grady Sizemore homered twice to join the 30-30 club and Franklin Gutierrez hit a 10th-inning home run to help the Cleveland Indians win their eighth straight, 4-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Sizemore homered on the game's second pitch and became the second Indians player to have at least 30 homers and 30 stolen bases in a season. ...
Olympic champions win at U.S. Open (08/25/08)
By BEN WALKER AP National Writer NEW YORK -- Olympic champions Rafael Nadal and Elena Dementieva showed their mettle at the U.S. Open, overcoming early challenges to win Monday in the start of what's expected to be a wide-open tournament. Former champs Lindsay Davenport and Svetlana Kuznetsova also opened with straight-sets victories. Many of the stars like to hurry through the first round -- it takes seven wins for the title, and any rest is welcome...
Saundra Sue Blair (08/25/08)
Saundra Sue Blair, 71, Clay City, passed away at Royal Oaks Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute, Aug. 25, 2008, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 16, 1936, as the daughter of Lester and Grace (Fields) Heaton. Mrs. Blair worked as a bank teller at Citizens National Bank, Linton. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, Rural Lyons, Ind...
Public Record 8-26-08 (08/25/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 22-25. Clay Superior Court -- Civil HSBC Bank Nevada Vs. Marilyn James: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services, LLC Vs. Donna L. Graham: Civil Collections...
Yellow Jackets and Bees Nearing Peak (08/25/08)
This is the time of year that yellow jackets and bees are out in force looking for food. Despite this year being fairly quiet in terms of calls related to hornets, wasps and bees, one should be on guard to not encounter a nest or accidentally swallow one of these insects...