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Stories from Monday, September 8, 2008

Basket Bingo set for Thursday (09/08/08)
Tri Kappa Basket Bingo has been scheduled for Thursday. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Bingo is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are set for $15 in advance or $20 at the door for a 6-face card. Additional 6-face cards will cost $5. Food will be available at the event...
Tryout time! (09/08/08)
Five-year-old Owen Tipton sings along during the audition for "The Pied Piper of Hamelin," the musical for the Children's Theatre of Community Theatre of Clay County. Owen is the son of Molly and Shaun Tipton, Brazil.
Authorities nab one more suspect from drug raid (09/08/08)
Two more suspects from the Aug. 5 drug sweep are confirmed in custody, leaving only one outstanding warrant. Members of the United States Marshals Office Fugitive Task Force confirmed Monday to Clay County officials that Dusty E. Rhodes, 35, Terre Haute, and another unidentified suspect are in custody...
Next step taken for rail grant (09/08/08)
The Clay County Commissioners are ready to sign on the dotted line. In a special meeting Monday morning, the commissioners determined what paperwork would be needed to make the next step to complete a rail analysis of the Chinook Mine property. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the commissioners a $200,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) in July...
Jackson Township Band to perform at festival (09/08/08)
CENTER POINT -- The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will perform at the Center Point Community Fall Festival, at 5 p.m., Saturday, near the fire house. The band was organized north of Center Point in Hoosierville on the McNutt Farm in 1915. Through the years, it has performed throughout the United States and is a staple at many Wabash Valley festivals each year...
School board set for meeting (09/08/08)
Times Staff Report The Clay Community School Board will have it's regular monthly meeting Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., at North Clay Middle School. The following is a list of items included on the agenda: CCSC Supt. Dan Schroeder will deliver a report and comments will be taken from board members and patrons in attendance...
Old school building heading to auction block (09/08/08)
COALMONT -- It's not every day that an old school building goes up for sale. But Friday at 4 p.m., the old Coalmont School on State Road 159 will hit the auction block. For auctioneer John Wells, of Wells Auction Company in Worthington, the opportunity to sell a school he attended as a youngster will be a nostalgic experience that will conjure up thoughts of yesteryear...
Reed to visit NHS (09/08/08)
The State Superintendent of Public Institution will visit Northview High School Tuesday. Suellen K. Reed will be visiting classrooms and talking about specific programs at Northview, with a focus on the school's improvement efforts on reading and writing...
School Reunions (09/08/08)
The FOREST PARK SCHOOL Retired Employees Picnic will be on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 11:30 a.m., on the east side of the park near the band shell. Bring a covered dish or dessert, and lawn chairs. Drinks and table service will be provided. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Mary Egloff at 448-8235 or Geraldine Ullery at 446-9202...
Family Reunions (09/08/08)
MICHAEL reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 13, at Goshorn Park in Clay City, in the shelter by the playground. Dinner will be at noon. Bring a well filled basket and table service. LAWRENCE reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 14, will be at Knightsville Community Center at 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish, drinks will be provided...
Certified Livestock Producer Program 
Training Sessions Begin in September (09/08/08)
Become a leader in Indiana livestock agriculture by joining the Certified Livestock Producer Program. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) developed this program to recognize farmers who use progressive practices in the areas of environment; animal-well being and food safety; emergency planning; biosecurity and being a good neighbor in their community...
Clay County athletes begin 2008 college seasons (09/08/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Cooler weather and the crack of helmets and pads is a sure sign that the fall sports season has gotten underway and with it, college athletics. The Clay County area has produced several athletes who are beginning a new year of competition at colleges around the country...
Rodgers, Packers perform well in win (09/08/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers passed his first test as the Green Bay Packers' new quarterback, throwing for 178 yards and a touchdown and scoring on a game-clinching sneak in a 24-19 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night...
Armstrong trying for 2008 comeback (09/08/08)
By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer Lance Armstrong's reported comeback won't take place with the Astana cycling team. "He is no part of our team," Astana team press officer Philippe Maertens told The Associated Press in an e-mail. "Team Astana has no plans with him."...
Federer beats Murray for fifth U.S. Open title (09/08/08)
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK -- No matter what anyone else thought or said, Roger Federer knew he was still capable of elite tennis. Knew he was still capable of winning Grand Slam titles. Knew he was still Roger Federer. Back at his best, back at the top of tennis, Federer easily beat Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 Monday to win his fifth consecutive U.S. Open championship and 13th major title overall...
White leads Fever to victory (09/08/08)
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press Writer ATLANTA -- Tan White scored 24 points, including a short jumper with 28.3 seconds left in the fourth quarter, to lift the Indiana Fever to an 81-77 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Monday night. The Fever (15-16), who have won three of their last four games, secured a playoff spot Sunday after Chicago lost to New York. Tamika Catchings added 20 points, 10 rebounds and six assists...
Knee injury sidelines Brady for season (09/08/08)
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots have come back from injuries before, winning three Super Bowls and reaching a fourth despite losing Rodney Harrison, Richard Seymour, Junior Seau and Drew Bledsoe. Now they will try to do it without Tom Brady...
Indy trying to rebound from rare early season loss (09/08/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- It was a rare early-season Monday in Indianapolis. Tony Dungy thought Sunday night's loss to Chicago looked every bit as bad on tape. The offensive linemen challenged themselves to get the running game started, and Bob Sanders sent his teammates a warning...
Yvonne Dale Turner (09/08/08)
Yvonne Dale Turner, 48, Reelsville, died Sept. 7, 2008, at her residence. She was born March 24, 1960, in Indianapolis, as the daughter of Henry S. and Ruby Arbuckle Hatcher Taylor. She worked as a cashier at the Cloverdale Shell Station. She attended the Croy Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, horses, Halloween and Christmas holidays and spending time with her family and friends...
Theresa J. Goldsmith (09/08/08)
Theresa J. Goldsmith, 45, Brazil, died Sept. 7, 2008, at 1:33 p.m., at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility, following a two-year battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 21, 1962, in Brazil, the daughter of Harley Buffington and Ida Reynolds Buffington. She last worked as a private investigator for Secure Detective and Security Agency...
Ernestine S. Kester (09/08/08)
Ernestine S. Kester, 86 of Brazil died September 8, 2008 at the Clay Health Center. She was born February 14, 1922 in Harmony, IN. the daughter of Ernest C. Snell and Sally McIntyre Snell. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1940. She continued her education with a B.S. ...
Norma Louise Francis Swain (09/08/08)
Norma Louise Francis Swain, 65, Terre haute, passed away early Monday morning, Sept. 8, 2008, at Union Hospital. She was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Terre Haute. She was a lifetime member of the Indiana Old Time Fiddler's. Survivors include her husband Robert Swain Sr., whom she married Dec. ...
Public Record 9-9-08 (09/08/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 5-8. Awaiting Arraignment Warrick, Kevin S., 36 Auterson, Cheryl L., 41 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Stahl, Vivian B., 28 Resisting Law Enforcement...
Start Pumping (09/08/08)
Both Owen and Clay counties, being rural areas, have a high percentage of homes with septic systems rather than public sanitary sewer systems. In Indiana, more than one-third of all homes are on septic systems also known as private onsite waste disposal systems. ...