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Stories from Wednesday, September 3, 2008

State Representative to bicycle through district (09/03/08)
An avid tour bicycling rider, Amos Thomas is ready to hit the campaign trail with his Schwinn Voyageur. "This is a great way to get out and meet people on a personal basis and see the communities that comprise the district," Thomas told The Brazil Times about his upcoming plans for three bicycle rides through District 44. "After this, I will know the territory and the district much better because I've ridden through it."...
Dinner time! (09/03/08)
Members of the Mansfield Bible Church will be serving two different dinners during the Mansfield Cornbread Festival this weekend. The church will serve a ham and beans dinner, along with cornbread and iced tea, for $7. In addition, they will serve a chicken and dumplings dinner, along with homemade bread and tea, for $8...
Sept. 11 reminder (09/03/08)
Organizations or groups that are planning activities to honor law enforcement, firefighters and emergency response personnel for Sept. 11, feel free to inform The Brazil Times office, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, with information during normal operating hours, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or call the editorial department at 446-2216...
Council making progress with budget (09/03/08)
The Clay County Council made some more headway on the second day of budget hearings Wednesday. So far, the council has been able to cut more than $250,000 out of the 2009 proposed budget, pushing it past one-quarter of it's goal of needing to cut $919,139...
Council approves advocate position (09/03/08)
Clay County will once again have a victim's advocate. During Tuesday night's meeting of the Clay County Council, Prosecutor Lee Reberger presented a grant allowing the county to hire a victim's advocate as a grant position. "We've had the program since 1998," Reberger informed the council...
Comedic Challenge to take place Friday (09/03/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Think you've got what it takes? The Comedic Challenge with the Vigo County Lifeline is looking for the best local comedian in the Wabash Valley. The winner will open for a headling comedian at the Laughlines for Lifeline fundraiser event Oct. 24...
Motorist injured following accident (09/03/08)
Officials believe that speeding could be the cause of an early Wednesday morning accident that remains under investigation by the Clay County Sheriff's Department. According to information provided to The Brazil Times, shortly after 7 a.m., Deputy Brad Hardey responded to a single vehicle accident on State Road 340...
St. Mary-of-the-Woods to host open house for students (09/03/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Female high school juniors and seniors who are interested in learning more about St. Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC) are invited to the college open house Sept. 20. The event is an opportunity to see and experience the college. Prospective students and their families will have the chance to meet faculty, staff, coaches, and current students, learn about the college's athletic and academic programs, ask questions about college planning and financial aid and tour the campus...
Former 'Survivor' to speak at Hamilton Center dinner (09/03/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center recently announced that former "Survivor" contestant Rupert Boneham will serve as Keynote Speaker for the organization's 2008 annual dinner. Boneham, creator of Rupert's Kids, an Indianapolis-based program that serves youth who have received intensive services from many social service programs in the region. ...
39th Annual Cory Apple Festival Sept. 26-28 (09/03/08)
Submitted by Valerie Fry The Cory Volunteer Fire Department and the Cory Community will be presenting the 39th Annual Cory Apple Festival, Sept. 26, 27, 28. Featured meals at the Firehouse include a Hog Roast, Jonah Fish Fry and Chicken Noodle Dinner...
Officials investigating early morning accident (09/03/08)
Officials are currently investigating an accident Wednesday morning that sent one person to an Indianapolis hospital by air ambulance. Details are limited, but officials at the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed a vehicle lost control and left the roadway and crashed near the intersection of State Road 340 and County Road 425 West shortly before 7 a.m...
Northview scores Forest Park win over Owen Valley (09/03/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' golf team began a busy week of competition with matches on both Tuesday and Wednesday evening. After falling in a tight, 207 to 209 match on the road against Cascade to begin the week, the Knights returned home to Forest Park Golf Course to best Western Indiana Conference foe Owen Valley, 190 to 203...
Northview girls race past Terre Haute South and North Central (09/03/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Tuesday's oppressive heat and humidity made for less than optimal conditions for cross country competition. However, the Northview girls made the most of the day in claiming a three-way team victory over Terre Haute South and North Central...
Big Ten conference opens with losses to Cal, Utah and Missouri (09/03/08)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer This is no way to combat the critics. The Big Ten had three games last week against teams of similar status -- and lost all three. Michigan fell at home to Utah 25-23 in coach Rich Rodriguez's debut on the sideline. No. 20 Illinois put up 42 points against No. 6 Missouri but still lost 52-42 in neutral-site St. Louis. And a physical Cal team beat visiting Michigan State, 38-31...
Pedroia homers to lead Red Sox (09/03/08)
By The Associated Press BOSTON -- Dustin Pedroia homered in the seventh inning to begin Boston's comeback from a four-run deficit, and the Red Sox beat Baltimore 5-4 on Wednesday when pitcher Jim Miller's threw away a bunt for a game-ending error. Pedroia went 3-for-4 and raised his AL-leading average to .333. He is 21-for-34 (.618) in his last eight games...
Dunn doubles in winning run for Diamondbacks (09/03/08)
By The Associated Press PHOENIX -- Adam Dunn doubled home the winning run in the ninth inning, and Arizona beat St. Louis 4-3 on Wednesday. For the second time in three games, the Diamondbacks rallied against the Cardinals' tattered bullpen, whose 29 losses are most in the majors...
Lots of new stuff for Peyton, Colts (09/03/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Sunday's season opener is going to be different for Peyton Manning. He's playing in a new building, will take snaps from a new center and finds himself behind two new guards. The two-time league MVP can handle all those changes...
Roscoe Petty (09/03/08)
Roscoe Petty, 23, Terre Haute, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. He was born Oct. 17, 1984, in Terre Haute, to Roscoe and Kimberly Osborn Petty. He is survived by his two children, son Preston Petty, and daughter Chloe Petty, whom he loved very much, his father Roscoe Petty, Yankee Town, Fla., mother Kimberly Petty, sister and brother-in-law Michelle and Covie Hurtt, all of Vigo County, grandfather and step-grandmother Tom and Irma Osborn, also of Vigo County, grandmother Shirley Osborn, Knoxville, Teen., nephews Bradley and Noah Jewett, niece Nevaeh Hurtt, several aunts and uncles, and best friend David Godsey.. ...
Public Record 9-4-08 (09/03/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 2-3. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Sean K. Rose Vs. Ana M. Rose: Domestic Relations Countryplace Mortgage, LTD Vs. Tina M. Landrum: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Brazil Buzz (09/03/08)
Friday, I broke away from the usual grind to enjoy quality time with my daughter, Starla McHugh. We visited Honey Creek Mall, stopped by Sears to say hello and bug and hug our favorite Sears associate. Starla's ex (my forever son-in law) Tim McHugh was with us...
Harmony Happenings (09/03/08)
One of the Harmony Park Shelters is officially reserved for Sunday, Sept. 21 for our family reunion. Thanks to Rozanne Aker for confirming our reservation. Killion-Roach-Jenkins, and all the other relatives, spread the word. We will plan to gather at 1 o'clock and eat at 2 p.m. ...