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Stories from Thursday, August 28, 2008

Brothers happy with program direction (08/28/08)
Nothing could not have made Jeff and Jon Stuckey happier. Last weekend, an old slice of their family appeared to be reborn. Both Jeff and Jon served as Indiana University men's basketball managers while attending school in Bloomington. Jeff served as a manager from 1983-86, missing the 1987 National Championship Hoosiers by one year. Jon, served as a student manager from 1989-92...
Evening fire damages home (08/28/08)
Jeff Kochvar was in the right place at the right time. On Thursday, Kochvar witnessed his neighbor's house on fire. So he went outside to see what he could do to help. Kochvar said his neighbor, Amanda Gouchenowr, was covered in smoke and attempting to get the last of her children out of the home she lives in, located at 413 N. Sherman St., Brazil. The home is owned by Jeanette Deakins...
Special meeting scheduled (08/28/08)
The Clay Community Schools Corporation has scheduled a special session for 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2. During the meeting, the board will conduct a budget hearing, going over the following items: The board will also discuss personnel issues before adjournment...
Firefighters set to 'Fill the Boot' (08/28/08)
Local firefighters will be pulling out their boots in an effort to help "Jerry's Kids" this Labor Day weekend. Firefighters Union Local 1453 President Jake Bennett told The Brazil Times that Brazil City Firefighters will be collecting money for the 43rd Annual Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Telethon at the intersection of United States 40 and State Road 59 Sunday and Monday...
Musical mystery! (08/28/08)
Mike Hoffman (left) and Keri Fagg rehearse lines for "Clue: The Musical" Thursday night at the Community Theatre of Clay County. Hoffman will portray Professor Plum and Fagg will be the detective in the performance which will run Oct. 2-4. Reservations, which will be taken through Friday, Sept. ...
Milling, Craft Demonstration set to take place in Bridgeton (08/28/08)
BRIDGETON -- Milling Days and Craft Demonstration Days will take place in Bridgeton Sept. 6-7. Events will begin at 10 a.m. each day and conclude at 5 p.m. This is also the second year the event will host Fiber Arts Fair. A bean dinner will be served in the back of Collom's General Store and other food choices will be available at the Mill...
Red Cross cover flood costs (08/28/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross recently announced that sufficient funds were received and pledged to cover the costs of its recent Wabash Valley and Indiana flood response. The relief operation, the largest in Indiana in more than 70 years, is expected to cost between $4.5-$5 million. The Wabash Valley piece of that total cost is in excess of $480,000, according to Red Cross officials...
Hamilton Center to host '2 Wheels 4 Tomorrow' (08/28/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc., recently announced the event, "2 Wheels 4 Tomorrow," will take place Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m.-noon. Spectrum Services, the rehabilitation division of Hamilton Center, is now taking registration forms for the motorcycle show. The event will take place at the Spectrum building, located in the former Harley Davidson dealership at 1616 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute...
A little water please? (08/28/08)
Earl Hutcheson showers Northview's football field with water recently as Dick Johnson Township's Volunteer Fire Department lent a truck to help counter the recent drought's effect on the turf.
Knights play well in runner-up finish at Forest Park (08/28/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Preparing for a hectic schedule next week, Northview's girls' golf team finished this week with a second-place finish in a three-way meet with Terre Haute South and Terre Haute North at Forest Park Golf Course. The Knights have four matches next week, including the Western Indiana Conference Tourney at Cascades Golf Course, so on Thursday evening, a confidence building round was timely...
Knights looking for win in early WIC battle (08/28/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor This may be just the second week of the high school football season, but make no mistake, there is plenty on the line tonight when Northview heads to Elletsville to take on Edgewood in a conference match-up. Both teams are coming off disappointing losses in their season openers, but the Knights are riding a 24-game Western Indiana Conference winning streak. A win this evening would give them a leg up on a fifth straight WIC Championship...
Indiana kicker seeks sequel to winning Purdue kick (08/28/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Austin Starr would rather focus on kicking footballs this season. Indiana fans may never let him forget last season. When the fifth-year senior walks the streets of Bloomington, he's prone to having strangers pull him aside and recount their own memories of his game-wining kick over Purdue. ...
Top 25 Preview Capsules (08/28/08)
By The Associated Press Georgia Southern at No. 1 Georgia, 12:30 p.m. Line: No line. Series record: Georgia leads 3-0. Last meeting: 2004, Georgia 48-28 What's at Stake Georgia puts its first preseason No. 1 ranking on the line. Georgia Southern will try to trump fellow Southern Conference member Appalachian State's upset of Michigan last year...
Top seed Ivanovic loses in huge upset at U.S. Open (08/28/08)
By BEN WALKER AP National Writer NEW YORK -- Even for the mathematics major from Clemson, it just didn't add up: How could someone who recently struggled so badly she wanted to quit tennis stay on the court with the No. 1 player in the world? Ana Ivanovic probably wondered the same thing...
John Alwyn Lawson (08/28/08)
John Alwyn Lawson, 61, Brazil, died at 8:45 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Clay County, as the son of Jack R. and Doreen Bullimore Lawson. He graduated from Cory High School with the class of 1965. He loved playing basketball as a member of the Cory High School team...
Financial tips for college students (08/28/08)
If you're a college student, you may already be back on campus. If not, you don't have long to go before school starts again. And this year, in addition to whatever courses you may be taking, try to master some financial lessons as well. Of course, many students already have at least one foot in the "real world," because, in addition to taking classes, they're working many hours a week to help pay for school, rent and living expenses. ...