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Stories from Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Officials prepare for budget hearings (08/26/08)
One of the toughest times to be a Clay County Council member is near. The council will be conducting its annual budget hearings Tuesday, Sept. 2-Thursday Sept. 4. The council has also set aside time that Friday if it is needed. "There is a big misconception out there that the council members only show up to our monthly meetings and the days for the budget hearing, which is simply not true," Council President Michael McCullough said. ...
Juveniles arrested for stolen ATVs (08/26/08)
POLAND -- A joint, weeklong investigation conducted by the Clay County and Owen County Sheriff's Departments ended Tuesday with the arrests of three juveniles. On Tuesday, CCSD Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times his department, along with OCSD, had recovered five All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in addition to a golf cart Monday in the Poland area...
Tips from a pro! (08/26/08)
Former Colts' football player Mike Prior talks to students at Forest Park Elementary during the Big Blue Football Camp (BBFC). Students ran through drills designed for elementary students and walked through a trailer that educated them on different items from the pads the players wear, and the new turf in Lucas Oil Stadium. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Board approves donation (08/26/08)
The City of Brazil is pitching to help revive a marshal program. The Center Point Town Marshal program is being reinstated two years after it was dissolved and Brazil's Board of Public Works and Safety entered into an agreement to donate items during Tuesday morning's meeting...
Majority of responders tuned into the Olympics (08/26/08)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor For a few weeks this month, several across the country couldn't keep the television off. The 2008 Olympics took place in Beijing. The first week, according to many reports, was the highest-rated, due to swimming events featuring Michael Phelps, who won an Olympic-record eight gold medals, surpassing Mark Spitz' previous record of seven...
Donation! (08/26/08)
Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Jennifer Daugherty presented Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry Executive Director Ruth J. Fischer with a $1,000 donation Monday on behalf of the staff and employees of the Brazil store. Fischer said the donation would be used to help local working families in need pay utility bills. ...
Raising awareness for survivors (08/26/08)
On Sept. 5, native Hoosier Anita Carpenter, CEO of the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault (INCASA) will walk across Indiana to raise awareness and funding for the coalition and survivors of sexual violence. The walk will take more than 10 consecutive days, starting in Richmond and ending in Terre Haute. Carpenter will walk approximately 150 miles...
Big month ahead for area organization (08/26/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society has several activities coming up this month and all are open to the public. On Saturday, Sept. 6, Dr. Loran Braught will present a workshop on "Piles, to Files." The workshop will help genealogists get control of their research files and help to establish a system to organize their records...
Investigation leads to arrests of juveniles (08/26/08)
POLAND -- A joint, weeklong investigation conducted by the Clay County and Owen County Sheriff's Departments ended Tuesday with the arrests of three juveniles. On Tuesday, CCSD Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times his department, along with OCSD, had recovered five All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in addition to a golf cart Monday in the Poland area...
R.E.I.N. Center Community Library (08/26/08)
Calling all scrapbookers!! The Clay City R.E.I.N. Center Community Library is sponsoring the first annual "Crop for Books" on Saturday, Sept. 13. The Crop will run from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and will be held at the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library at 700 Main St. in Clay City. Registration is $25 and is limited to the first 48 croppers. For information please contact Kae Smith at 812-859-4553 or kae_smith@yahoo.com...
2008 Clay County Indiana State Fair Results (08/26/08)
Times Staff Report 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... INDIANAPOLIS -- The following is a list of Clay County winners at the 2008 Indiana State Fair in alphabetical order:...
Northview tennis disarms visiting Danville Warriors (08/26/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview's tennis team continued to improve its season record on Tuesday evening with a third consecutive 8-0 win. One night following a convincing win on the road against White River Valley, the Knights returned to their own friendly courts to dispatch visiting Danville...
Northview cross country runs well at Owen Valley Quad (08/26/08)
Staff Reports SPENCER -- Northview's cross country teams continued to develop during the early season with a trip to Spencer to compete in the Owen Valley Quad. The Northview girls got a first-place team finish with 25 points, edging out Shakamak, who got a second-place overall finish from Casey Fougerousse (23:29)...
Slow start costs Knights in loss to Cascade (08/26/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Cascade hardly gave Northview time to settle into Tuesday's boys' soccer game before they had virtually taken the Knights out of the contest. The Knights fell behind 2-0 in the first six minutes of the game as Michael Ferguson scored on an assist by Colin Ernst. The Cadets then added the second goal shortly afterwards on a tally from Tucker Cox on a second assist by Ernst...
IU's Taber injures knee (08/26/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana senior forward Kyle Taber will undergo surgery on his knee Wednesday and is expected to be out for 10 weeks. Coach Tom Crean said Tuesday that Taber injured the knee last week. Neither the nature of Taber's injury nor which knee was injured was disclosed...
Baseball to start using instant replay (08/26/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Replay ball! Umpires will be allowed to check video on home run calls starting Thursday after Major League Baseball, guardian of America's most traditional sport, reversed its decades-long opposition to instant replay...
Holladay bests Tampa Bay (08/26/08)
By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Roy Halladay beat Tampa Bay for the first time this season, and Vernon Wells homered and had three RBIs as Toronto beat the AL East-leading Rays 6-2 on Tuesday night. Halladay (16-9) gave up two runs and six hits in six innings. The right-hander posted a 5.32 ERA in losing his previous three starts against Tampa Bay this year. No team has beat Halladay four times in the same season...
Arroyo, Hanigan lead Reds past Astros (08/26/08)
By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- Bronson Arroyo pitched Cincinnati's first complete game of the season and Ryan Hanigan hit a solo homer that would have probably drawn an instant replay review in the Reds' 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night...
Manning activated from Physically Unable to Perform list (08/26/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- More than a month after having knee surgery and enduring weeks of rampant speculation about whether the injury was worse than first feared, two-time league MVP Peyton Manning finally provided his doubters with one emphatic answer Tuesday: He's back, right on schedule...
BILLY RAY PHILLIPS (08/26/08)
Gina Grigsby and Billy Phillips, Brazil, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Billy Ray Phillips. Billy was born on July 23, 2008, at 10:19 p.m., in Terre Haute. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Clyde Grigsby Jr. and Jeanie Brown, Brazil...
Kelie Marie Gorman and Winston Kyalo Killu (08/26/08)
Kelie Gorman and Winston Killu are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at 3 p.m. at the Gorman family home. Kelie is the daughter of Timothy J. and Karen M. Gorman; and Cheryl and Larry Nichols; and the mother of 12-year-old Lyric Gorman and 6-year-old JaCoi Robinson. ...
LINDSEY BROWN AND JEFF WALKER (08/26/08)
Lindsey Brown and Jeff Walker are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at Staunton Christian Church. Lindsey is the daughter of Steve and Joni Brown, Brazil. She is a 2001 graudate of Northview High School, 2005 graduate of Indiana State University and a May 2008 graduate of Indiana School of Law - Indianapolis. She is employed by the Hendricks County Prosecuor's Office in Danville...
KATRINA MARIE COOPER AND RYAN MITCHELL GOSNELL (08/26/08)
Todd 'Jake' and Linda Cooper, Staunton and Randall 'Scott' and Patricia Gosnell, New Goshen would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Katrina Marie Cooper and Ryan Mitchell Gosnell on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Traditions in Brazil...
MR. AND MRS. EVERETT MCMICHAEL (08/26/08)
The family of Everett and Jeanne McMichael would like to announce an open house celebration for their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 2-5 p.m., at the St. John's United Church of Christ fellowship hall, four miles east of SR 59 on SR 42...
MR. AND MRS. EARL KUMPF (08/26/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kump celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, with family and friends. Earl and Mary are both graduates of Staunton High School. They are currently living in Toledo, Ohio.
MR. AND MRS. JERRY STEPHENS (08/26/08)
Jerry and Rosemary Stephens, Bowling Green will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on on Aug. 30, 1958, at Beech United Methodist Church, Coal City. Mrs. Stephens is the former Rosemary Fritz, Clay City. The Stephens' have five children: Kathleen Broadfoot and Jeff, Greenwood; Dianna Stephens, Bowling Green; Keith Stephens and Margaret, Hammond; and Lori and Karol Stephens, both of Bowling Green; four grandchildren: Kristin Stephens, Bowling Green; Matthew, Nathan and Jenny Broadfoot, all of Greenwood.. ...
EMMA L. SMITH (08/26/08)
The children of Emma L. Smith would like to invite all family and friends to a celebration in honor of her 95th birthday, on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 1-4 p.m., at Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall. Card are welcome.