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Stories from Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Stop on I-70 leads to arrest of two Pennsylvania men (08/27/08)
Although a traffic stop on I-70 led to the arrest of two men from Pennsylvania for drug charges, they were only in jail for 12 hours. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, shortly before 3 a.m., Wednesday, Deputy Jonathon Chadd and Deputy/K-9 Handler Brison Swearingen performed a traffic stop near the I-70 24 mile-marker on a vehicle containing Zachery Starrett and Eric Miranda, both 21...
Investigations after raid ongoing (08/27/08)
Legal officials believe the longer a criminal remains on the streets the more likely they are to commit various additional crimes. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, the investigation and search continues for at least five elusive suspects who remain at large after the Aug. 5 drug sweep...
Times modifying letters policy for election seasons (08/27/08)
The Brazil Times has updated its policy regarding Letters to the Editor for the upcoming election season. The following is a list of items that are required of readers that submit Letters to the Editor: Regarding letters about candidates and other election issues:...
Parents' night (08/27/08)
North Clay Middle School Social Studies teacher Stephen Pfrank talks to parents at the eighth-grade Back to School night Wednesday. Principal Jeff Allen called the three Back to School Nights a success and a positive step in the right direction. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Grant money will upgrade emergency communication (08/27/08)
The communication capabilities of emergency responders in Clay County will soon be improving. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded more than $968 million in grant money across the country as part of the Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grant Program in September 2007...
Open for business (08/27/08)
Jocie's Beauty School owner Tina Graham checks over her schedule. The business is currently going through student registration, which is slated to run through Sept. 12. The school will be open for registration Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jason Moon Photo...
Meet and greet at LEAAP Center (08/27/08)
Linking Education to Adults, Adolescence and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center will be having a back to school night tonight from 6-7 p.m. "We are encouraging parents and families to come and visit," LEAAP Center Coordinator Mary Yelton told The Brazil Times. "It allows children and families the opportunity to come to the center and become more accustomed to the teachers. The idea is that the children will be able to make the transition on the first day of classes."...
Area elementary hosting first responders brunch (08/27/08)
Every day, men and women in Clay County put their lives on the line for people that they may not know. These men and women are firefighters, police officers and EMT personnel who are first responders to any scene. Jackson Township Elementary is honoring these individuals by holding a First-Responders Brunch on Sept. 11, 2008, at 9 a.m...
Reunions (08/27/08)
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Northview soccer team scores WIC win over Vikings (08/27/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- Following a shutout defeat on the road at Cascade Monday evening, the Northview girls' soccer team got their offense going just in time for a 5-1 win over Western Indiana Conference opponent West Vigo on Wednesday. Jenny Woodcox scored four goals to propel the victorious Northview effort...
ADs vote to submit three-class basketball format (08/27/08)
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- The Indiana High School Athletic Association will be asked to consolidate four-class tournaments into three. McCutcheon athletic director Tim Slauter, a past president of the Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, tells the Journal & Courier of Lafayette the organization voted 33-5 Wednesday to bring the proposal to the IHSAA...
Lynch hoping to build program on Hoosiers' success (08/27/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana coach Bill Lynch looks around the college football landscape and sees hope in the heartland. He's watched Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri go from afterthoughts to BCS games. He saw Illinois emerge from its recent doldrums by making a Rose Bowl trip last season, and now Lynch is prodding his Hoosiers to follow the same path after finally ending the Big Ten's longest bowl drought...
Manning gets good reviews after first workout (08/27/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Now Peyton Manning can start fine-tuning the mechanics, timing and rhythm. Just don't expect him to try it in Thursday night's preseason game against Cincinnati. Coach Tony Dungy increased the two-time league MVP's workload Wednesday, one day after he finally returned to practice and showed no lingering effects from the knee surgery that kept him out for the past six weeks...
No. 2 Jankovic guts out second round win at U.S. Open (08/27/08)
By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- Jelena Jankovic's leg cramped so badly, she couldn't take another step. Luckily for the No. 2 seed in the U.S. Open, the agony occurred during her post-match run on the treadmill. Anyone who watched could clearly see she left about everything she had out on the court...
PUBLIC RECORD 08-28-08 (08/27/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 26-27. Small Claims Meaka N. Barnett Vs. Don Rissler: Small Claims Edna Chadwell Vs. Indiana Family and Social Services, E.M. Roob, Megan Ornelas and Jeffrey Wells: Civil Plenary...
Special meeting turns into lifetime of memories (08/27/08)
I met someone who changed my life forever 18 years ago today. On Aug. 28, 1990, at 4:27 p.m., my first child entered the world with a head full of dark brown hair, sparkling brown eyes and an impish little smile on her face. She was so tiny in my arms, yet I knew she was going to be something incredible in the world...
Painting, painting and more painting (08/27/08)
We're still not done. Just a little more than a week and my fiancÚ and I are not even close to really having our new home ready to live in. Sure, there are a few rooms that are oh so close. Take for example the "family room." Well, I think it's the family room. Or is it the living room? I can honestly tell you all I have no idea. I'm not really in the decision process...
Harmony Happenings (08/27/08)
Harmony United Methodist Women met at my house on Monday evening. It was so nice to have them over for the evening and to enjoy the wonderful desserts they brought to share. Rose Marie Pell gave a lesson on joy and laughter that warmed the heart. The next meeting will be at the church on Sept. 22...
Brazil Buzz (08/27/08)
The first thing that I want to fill you in on is, the fact that; I wasn't invited to attend any family reunions last week, after Thursday that is. That's a shame. I could have brought fried chicken, processed by me and cooked-up to a golden brown, crispy or plain. I had a couple of cut-ups here ready to party. This butcher killed a few more of the songbirds out back. Twenty- five roosters and not a hen in the house! Fourteen down and eleven to go! Fact is I will have to find some hens...
Thanks to all at St. Vincent Clay (08/27/08)
To the Editor: I'd like to ask why so many people still insist that Terre Haute hospitals are the best? (St. Vincent Clay Hospital) was and is so much improved from Clay County Hospital after St. Vincent took it over. The staff and care is excellent...
Reader: Letter was humorous (08/27/08)
To the Editor: I just wanted to thank Susan Neiswinger for her Letter to the Editor on Monday, Aug. 25. That was one of the best laughs I have had in a long time. It was clear from your letter how mortified you were of the incident. I cannot imagine anyone taking offense...
Favoring Obama over McCain (08/27/08)
To the Editor: I have no idea whether Orville Redenbacher was a Republican or Democrat. Likewise, we will never know if he would have supported John McCain or Barack Obama. What I do know is that he would have likely voted for what is best for farmers...
Not in favor of school proposal (08/27/08)
To the Editor: I have spent the last year looking at what has been proposed and planned for the buildings of the Clay Community Schools Corporation, along with the operation and how the buildings affect education and operating costs. I, thoroughly, reject what the Clay Community Schools Corporation's elementary facility and security program. It is simply not the best use of our tax money, based on the facts...
Terrible act appalling (08/27/08)
To the Editor: As you may have seen on the local Terre Haute news, there has been a terrible act of criminal vandalism inflicted on an area residence a few weeks ago. The crime was committed on a house recently purchased by a company called ResCare. If you're not familiar with this company, let me tell you a little bit about it...
The public must be informed (08/27/08)
To the Editor: I want to inform our public how the current elementary school project was planned for the yellow petition phase we have now. At the early phase of the projects presentation, I attended board meetings as a member of the public. I was given no opportunity to participate in questions and answers regarding this project...