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Stories from Monday, September 1, 2008

Family in need after fire guts apartment (09/01/08)
Collections are being accepted for a Brazil family who lost everything in a Monday morning fire at Central West Village. "We woke up and it was on fire," Lisa Jenkins told The Brazil Times as she and her three children watched firefighters put out the fire in their apartment in the back lot of the apartment complex. "We're a little bit scared and in shock right now, but we are all right."...
Accident causes traffic problems on State Road 59 (09/01/08)
For the next couple of hours officials request that motorists find alternate routes to travel to avoid a two-vehicle traffic accident on State Road 59 just north of County Road 500 North. Traffic is being diverted around the wreck using roads CR 500 N and CR 600 N while debris from the accident is cleared away. The southbound lane of SR 59 may be reopened shortly, however, officials anticipate they could be working in the area of the northbound lane for approximately the next five hours...
Former teacher sues CCSC (09/01/08)
A former Clay County teacher is suing to get her job back. Anita M. Miller is petitioning the Clay County Civil Court for a judicial review of her March dismissal by Clay Community School Board of Trustees. According to court documents filed by Miller's attorney Darrel E. ...
IBC enrollment session set (09/01/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana Business College is offering a Fall Enrollment Information Session at Honey Creek Mall from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13. The free service will make available counselors who will answer questions about IBC and enrollment for the fall quarter, which is scheduled to begin Sept. 29...
AP Indiana High School Football Top-10 (09/01/08)
AP Indiana High School Football Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Aug. 30, rating points (200 possible) and previous rankings:...
Northview volleyball sweeps past Crawfordsville Tourney competition (09/01/08)
Staff Reports CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team remained unbeaten during the weekend and claimed the championship at Crawfordsville with three victories to improve to 8-0 on the season. The Knights opened tourney play by defeating Southmont, 25-22, 25-21 before dropping Cloverdale, 25-20, 25-18 and topped the host squad for the title, 25-19, 25-22...
Clay City boys win Riverton Parke Invite (09/01/08)
Staff Reports MECCA -- The Clay City Eels were perhaps the last cross country team in the Wabash Valley to get their first taste of official competition. On Saturday, the boys' cross country team made the most of its first meet, placing three runners in the top-10 on the way to a team victory...
Knights have strong meet at Rushville (09/01/08)
Staff Reports RUSHVILLE -- Northview's cross country team got a good early test over the weekend, competing at the Rushville Invitational. Both squads showed great improvement from their first meet of the season. The boys' team got a seventh-place finish from Conor Strain as the team placed eighth in the 14-team field while the girls got a balanced effort on the way to a fifth-place out of 18 teams...
California win has Johnson ready for title run (09/01/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's certainly been the season of Kyle Busch, and Carl Edwards has definitely proved himself a credible championship threat. But lest anyone forget, this is Jimmie Johnson's favorite part of the year. The two-time defending NASCAR champion reminded everyone of that Sunday night with a dominating victory in California that most certainly served as a wake-up call to the competition...
Results from NHRA-Mac Tools U.S. Nationals (09/01/08)
NHRA-Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Results By The Associated Press Monday At O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis Clermont, Ind. Final Order Top Fuel 1. Tony Schumacher. 2. Doug Kalitta. 3. Antron Brown. 4. Cory McClenathan. 5. Larry Dixon. 6. Hillary Will. 7. Doug Herbert. 8. Brandon Bernstein. 9. Troy Buff. 10. Rod Fuller. 11. Steve Torrence. 12. Bob Vandergriff. 13. David Grubnic. 14. J.R. Todd. 15. Clay Millican. 16. Pat Dakin...
Oswalt shuts down Cubs' offense (09/01/08)
By The Associated Press CHICAGO -- Roy Oswalt allowed four hits and came within two outs of a shutout and the Houston Astros ran their winning streak to six games with a 3-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday. The Cubs have lost three straight, all at home -- their first three-game skid at Wrigley Field since August of last year. They remained 4 1/2 game ahead of the Brewers in the NL Central after Milwaukee lost 4-2 to the Mets...
Manning ready to go behind revamped line (09/01/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning is healthy enough to start playing games. Now the Colts must find out how well his left knee will hold up to the hits. Indianapolis coach Tony Dungy reiterated Monday that Manning would probably start Sunday night's season-opener against Chicago, perfect timing for a starting offense that failed to score a single touchdown in five preseason games...
Sisters set up all-Williams quarterfinal at U.S. Open (09/01/08)
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK -- Now comes a challenge for Venus Williams and Serena Williams at the U.S. Open: a match against each other. Except unlike so many of their all-in-the-family faceoffs at Grand Slam tournaments, including at Wimbledon in July, this Williams vs. Williams showdown will not decide the championship. Instead, this one will come in the quarterfinals...
Stines wears the crown as King of Non-Wing at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/01/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Bobby Stines is no stranger to the fast line around Lincoln Park Speedway. As a former track champion, Stines has also found his way to victory lane quite a few times and Saturday night, he claimed the title of King of Non-Wing at the Putnamville oval with a dominating feature performance...
Audrey W. Cradick (09/01/08)
k Audrey W. Cradick, 85, Greencastle, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008. He was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Putnam County. He was a graduate of Cloverdale High School and served his country in the United States Army during World War II, including the Battle of the Bulge...
Ellen Louise Wellings (09/01/08)
Ellen Louise Wellings, 89, Franklin, passed away Aug. 29, 22008, at 3:25 p.m., at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin. Born April 18, 1919, in Poland, she was the daughter of Lola Cagle Bullerdick and Perry I. Bullerdick. She married Joseph Samuel Wellings, who preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1995...
Big foot in corn and soybean fields? (09/01/08)
While out squirrel hunting or just assessing crop fields and finding wildlife injury, publication FNR-267 entitled "Identification of Wildlife Crop Depredation," and a DVD entitled, "Wildlife CSI: Unraveling the Mysteries of Wildlife Crop Damage," are good referrals when corn and soybean crops are attacked by wildlife...
Reminder to readers (09/01/08)
Did that pesky alarm wake you up Monday morning? Monday was the first day of September, Labor Day. A day to take a step back from the daily grind. A day to relax. The day is observed on the first Monday in September and originated in 1882. The day was created by the Central Labor Union (New York City) as a "day off for the working citizens."...
Responses from the street (09/01/08)
The Brazil Times recently offered online responders the opportunity to tell us what their favorite part of summertime was. Here are a few of the responses: The sunshine and the smell of fresh cut grass. I also love to watch the little wants play in the pool -- posted by ibclean76;...
Reader gives thanks to business (09/01/08)
To the Editor: I'm writing this letter just to say a big thanks to Mario Brothers. What they have done with their building and the run down alley next to it is absolutely beautiful. Maybe it will light a little fire under some of the other building owners along National Avenue...
To all coaches: Get it right (09/01/08)
To the Editor: I would like to give my say on some of the coaches at Northview High School. I really think some of them are very rude and the rude ones are hurting the nice coaches. I feel that these are games for the kids and all kids should get a chance to play their sport and not have to sit on the bench for the whole game. I am pretty sure that most of these kids are not going pro...