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Stories from Thursday, September 4, 2008

Area center to host seminar for expecting mothers (09/04/08)
"Music for you and your baby: a seminar for expectant mothers" a free six-week seminar series is being offered through the Maple Center, Inc., in collaboration with the Maternal Health Clinic. Sharon R. Boyle, MT-BC, and Associate Professor of Music Therapy at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, is facilitating the series with help from Julia Lopez-Kaley, a junior Music Therapy major...
NHS grad's band to play before Sunday game (09/04/08)
Bethany Phyne always enjoyed being in front of people entertaining them. When she attended Northview High School, she was a member of the color guard. And nearly 20 years later, she's still performing. Phyne is a member of the Jayne Bond Band and the Pink Martinis, serving as a back-up singer and dancer...
Budget hearings come to a close (09/04/08)
The Clay County Council has completed its budget hearings for this year. The following is a breakdown of the budget, by fund, for 2008, and the 2009 proposed budget before and after the hearings: The council also had additional funding outside of the levy for $176,000 from Cumulative Capital Development Debt and $100,255 from Mental Health bringing the official total to $3,300,000, which is the expected maximum tax levy for 2009...
Popcorn Pageant set for Saturday (09/04/08)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will conduct its third annual Scholarship Pageant at 7 p.m., at the First Christian Church Auditorium, located on United States 40, at the west edge of Brazil. From nine contestants this year, three Clay County ladies will be selected to receive scholarships to apply to further their education...
Two more area fugitives captured (09/04/08)
Within the past two days, more suspects from the Aug. 5 drug sweep have been arrested. Officials confirmed Thursday that Jonah Childress and Kimberly Schurick are in custody at the Clay County Justice Center. Childress, 27, who was staying at an undisclosed Terre Haute residence, turned himself in to Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday...
Officials arrest area man on alleged drug charges (09/04/08)
MARTZ --Tipsters provided information that led to the investigation and arrest of a rural Clay City man Wednesday evening for alleged drug charges. Members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant and discovered illegal drugs and weapons at Kenneth Hummer's residence...
Area band to perform at Fairbanks Park Saturday (09/04/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Men of Note Band and Claudia return to Fairbanks Park for the second appearance of the "Dancing Under The Stars" on Saturday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mathew Balensuela, DePauw University Professor of Music, will be featured. Dr. Balensuela will perform a flute solo in the popular Swingin' Shepard Blues...
Hoagy Carmichael statue to be dedicated in Bloomington (09/04/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A dedication ceremony for a life-size bronze sculpture of composer Hoagy Carmichael, seated at a life-size bronze Steinway grand piano, has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m., at the Indiana University Auditorium. A statewide Hoagy Carmichael Sculpture and Educational Tour took place in 2007 and the tour made a stop in Brazil in August...
IRYASRC sets up reunion (09/04/08)
The Indiana Rural Youth Adult Statewide Reunion Committee announced its biannual 70th reunion for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds Conference Complex, CR 200 E and Old US 36 (Main St.) east of Danville, Ind. The committee recently sent the "Exchange" newsletter to the existing mailing list of more than 2,700 members. To be added to the mailing list, contact Gary A. Rice at garyarice@earthlink.net or (765) 730-0616...
County sheriff visits with kindergartners (09/04/08)
Safety was the topic Joyce Hewitt's kindergarten class at Cornerstone Christian Academy Thursday afternoon. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton took time out of the budget hearings to visit. "It was hard trying to explain my job to kindergarteners after sitting in meetings with adults talking about numbers," Heaton told The Brazil Times...
Auditions set (09/04/08)
The Children's Theatre of Community Theatre of Clay County will conduct auditions for its upcoming fall children's musical, "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," Sunday, at 2 p.m., and Monday, at 5:30 p.m. The show will be directed by Susan Sneddon and Elaine Clarke...
BREAKING NEWS: Obama to be in Terre Haute Saturday (09/04/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama's Indiana campaign announced Thursday he will pay a visit to Terre Haute Saturday. Obama will conduct a "Change We Need," discussion with attendees at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds, 3901 United States 41, Terre Haute...
BREAKING NEWS: Search nets illegal drugs, weapons (09/04/08)
MARTZ -- A search of a southern Clay County home conducted by the Clay County Sheriff's Department Wednesday evening turned up illegal drugs and weapons. CCSD officials arrested Kenneth Hummer, 47, Clay City, after a search of his residence turned up harvested, drying marijuana and six guns...
Northview boys break into win column against West Vigo (09/04/08)
By CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Northview High School ended a miserable losing streak in rain soaked conditions Thursday evening. The Knights earned their first victory of the season with a 2-0 win against West. Northview scored early, then rode a solid defensive effort to its first win after eight consecutive losses...
Girls' soccer drops road decision to Warriors (09/04/08)
Staff Reports DANVILLE -- Northview came away soggy and with a loss on a Wednesday girls' soccer road trip, falling 4-1 to Danville. The Knights endured a 90-minute rain delay before quickly falling behind 2-0 on goals by the Warriors' Danni Bishop...
Northview tennis shuts out Linton (09/04/08)
Staff Reports LINTON -- The Northview tennis team dropped Linton by a 5-0 score on Wednesday evening. The Knights didn't drop a set in the match, winning in identical 6-2, 6-2 scores at No. 1 and No. 2 singles and taking a 6-0, 6-2 victory at No. 3...
Owen Valley claims match over youthful Eels (09/04/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Starting a youthful squad against visiting Owen Valley, the Clay City Eels were unable to overcome some of its own mistakes along with some big hitting by the Patriots. Owen Valley's Sidney Stines was blistering at the net and from the service line and the Gonser's, Heather and Nikole, showed the Eels that basketball isn't the only sport they excel at in a 25-11, 25-12, 25-14 Patriot win...
Knights looking for winning effort against Patriots (09/04/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor When Northview visits Terre Haute North this evening, the Knights will be trying to avoid the school's first 0-3 start since the 2001 season when it went a dismal 1-9 overall. The Knights made some strides last week against an Edgewood team that appears to be a frontrunner for its first conference title since the WIC was formed...
Zambrano gets injection for shoulder discomfort (09/04/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Ryan Dempster stepped out in front of the team's headquarters at the beginning of spring training nearly seven months ago and made a bold statement: He said he thought the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series...
Oden, still a rookie, joins others for orientation (09/04/08)
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer RYE BROOK, N.Y. -- He was drafted more than 14 months ago, and even then he looked too old to be a first-year player, so it's easy to forget that Greg Oden is technically a rookie. Sidelined all season after knee surgery, the top pick in the 2007 draft never got to compete with No. 2 selection Kevin Durant for the Rookie of the Year award. So he's eligible to win it this year, and that's one of his goals...
Opener against Colts stirs memories of Hester's TD (09/04/08)
By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With a new stadium and a prime-time audience watching, the anticipation will be heavy when Chicago visits Indianapolis on Sunday night. Now, imagine this. The Bears win the coin toss and Devin Hester returns the opening kickoff...
Judith "Judy" Young (09/04/08)
Judith "Judy" Young, 71, Brazil, passed away at 10:30 p.m., Sept. 3, 2008, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 11, 1936, in Ashboro, Ind., to Clayton and Pauline (Nichols) Carter. On Feb. 3, 1953, she married Grover Dean Young...
Public Record 9-5-08 (09/04/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 3-4. Awaiting Arraignment Lile Sr., Jerry, 43 Longmire, Lucas A., 18 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Childress, Jonah, 28 Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated...
September is Life Insurance Awareness month (09/04/08)
If you were no longer there to provide for them, would your family be able to keep their home? Could your children attend college? If you answered "no" to either of these questions, it may be time to look at your life insurance coverage. September has been designated Life Insurance Awareness month by the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE). The foundation is encouraging people to examine their life insurance policies to determine if they are adequately protected...
Is your money working hard enough? (09/04/08)
It's Labor Day, which ironically enough, means that many people are taking the day off work. But if you're like most people, you spend most of your days working hard. And if you're going to achieve your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you'll want your money to work hard for you too...