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Stories from Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Coming down (09/09/08)
Construction crews began tearing down the building that once housed Sherwin Williams, in an area near 630 East National Ave., Tuesday morning. The building was vacated by the paint store in the fall of 2006.
Crop for Books scheduled (09/09/08)
There is still time to register to participate in Crop for Books, a scrapbooking event, which will take place at the Recreation, Education, Information and Nutrition (R.E.I.N.) Center Community Library, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday. Lunch and supper will be included. There will be door prizes, a silent auction and scrapbooking goodies for all...
County guide (09/09/08)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with The Brazil Times to produce a comprehensive county guide called "Discover Clay County." The guide will contain information about the county government, schools, churches, demographics, local business and more. The deadline for all contest is Monday, Oct. 6...
Authorities arrest alleged suspect in identity theft ring (09/09/08)
An Indianapolis woman received a "special delivery" from deputies at the Clay County Sheriff's Department earlier this week. After signing for the delivery and taking possession of a television ordered from HH Gregg with a stolen credit card, deputies jumped out of the delivery van and took an unidentified woman into custody...
Council passes festival pet ordinance (09/09/08)
Keep Fido and Fluffy at home during festival time. The Common Council of the City of Brazil, in conjunction with the Brazil Parks Board, passed an ordinance at Tuesday night's meeting prohibiting pets and animals inside a festival area at the parks during its operating hours...
Homecoming candidates! (09/09/08)
On Friday, Northview High School will crown a new Homecoming Queen. Vying for the crown this year are (from left) Sara Niehaus, Cayla Yockey, Casandra Barnett and Shelby Colson. The crowning is scheduled for 6:45 p.m., approximately 15 minutes before the NHS football team faces Sullivan. Not pictured: Katie Smith...
In appreciation (09/09/08)
On Tuesday, members of local law enforcement agencies and fire departments were invited to attend the seventh annual luncheon in honor of victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at Eastside Christian Church. Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger, Chief Deputy Prosecutor Kim Jackson and Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill and more than 20 other people attending the event enjoyed a lunch prepared by members of the church...
Special session set (09/09/08)
The Clay Community School Board will have a special session Monday, at 7 p.m., at North Clay Middle School. The board will discuss the adoption of the 2009 budget, capital projects plan, school bus replacement plan, levy neutrality, and adoption of the levy shortfall for 2007-08...
Adamson dry cleaning comes down (09/09/08)
Hoosier singer-songwriter John Mellencamp once sang, "When the walls, come crumblin' down." And a few walls in Clay County are coming down as well. A construction crew was in Brazil Tuesday to begin the process of taking down a piece of county history, Adamson's Dry Cleaning business, 608 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Military News (09/09/08)
TRAVIS L. FIELDS Travis L. Fields, Carbon, recently enlisted in the United States Air Force, according to TSgt Tremayne Hubbard, Air Force Recruiter located in Terre Haute. Upon successfully completing the Air Force's six-week basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, Travis is scheduled to receive training in the Mechanical Area as an Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice. ...
School Reunions (09/09/08)
The BRAZIL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1948 will celebrate their 60th Class Reunion Saturday, Sept. 13, at the YMCA. For more information, contact Lois Kerr Foster, 630 Valleyview Court, Zionsville, Ind. 46077, at 317-873-2338 or call Ann Carol Harden at 812-835-3304...
Family Reunions (09/09/08)
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...
Miller's fifth score leads Knights past Wildcats (09/09/08)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor A win is a win and the Northview Knights will take it. On Tuesday, the NHS golf squad improved to 9-5 overall after taking out South Vermillion, South Putnam and Rockville. But the Knights needed a tiebreaker to win the match...
Clay City boys win meet; Roeschlein wins girls' race (09/09/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Though they've been practicing on their home course for more than six weeks, the Clay City cross country team had not experienced the familiarity during a meet until Tuesday evening. The Eels hosted Sullivan and North Central's harriers for a three-way meet...
Knights down determined Cascade squad (09/09/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If the Northview volleyball team could figure out how to keep its focus in the third games of matches this year, the team would be even closer to perfect. As it is, the Knights remained unbeaten on the season with a 25-13, 25-23, 19-25, 25-19 win over a scrappy Cascade squad that fell to 7-3 overall...
Weis gives Michigan bulletin board material (09/09/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis violated his own rule about never providing opponents any bulletin board material. It didn't happen while talking to reporters, but instead speaking before a group of Notre Dame supporters at a breakfast before the Blue-Gold game last April. He was talking about his expectations for this season, saying his team would make a statement in its opening game against San Diego State...
Purdue quarterback Painter gets shot at No. 16 Oregon (09/09/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- If Curtis Painter is to be taken seriously as a Heisman Trophy contender, Saturday offers an ideal opportunity to reverse his trend of shaky performances against elite teams. The senior quarterback will lead the Boilermakers against No. 16 Oregon in front of a national television audience on ABC in search of his first career win against a ranked opponent...
Colts defense trying to end run around (09/09/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis is tired of getting the run around. The Colts' defense has traditionally been criticized for being too small, not having enough big-name playmakers and being soft against the run. Allowing rookie Matt Forte to gouge them for 123 yards in the season-opener certainly didn't help the reputation...
Armstrong ready to make comeback for Tour de France (09/09/08)
By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas -- Lance Armstrong is ready to swear off the chips and salsa, climb back on the bike and win an eighth Tour de France. Three years after retiring, the 36-year-old says he'll return to competition and the Tour de France in 2009, giving up relaxed days of a few beers and Tex-Mex food for a self-described monk's life of disciplined training and punishing races...
Forrest R. Northrop (09/09/08)
Forrest R. Northrop, 76, Clay City, died Sept. 8, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 17, 1932, in Linton, the son of Ralph and Freda Sharpe Northrop. He graduated from Clay City High School, Class of 1950...
Alvin L. Skinner (09/09/08)
Alvin L. Skinner, 69, Brazil, formerly of Vevay, Ind., died Sept. 8, 2008, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born April 7, 1939, in Vevay, Ind., as the son of Bob Skinner and Martha Bell Skinner. He had last worked as a janitor at Cooper Towers. Alvin enjoyed going to Dietz Lake, eating at the Coffee Cup, going to movies, working, and he loved animals...
WYATT ROBERT BENNETT (09/09/08)
Stuart Jacob Bennett would like to announce the birth of this brother, Wyatt Robert Bennett. Wyatt was born on May 16, 2008, at 9:43 a.m., at Union Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Jake and Jill Bennett, Brazil...
AIDEN QUINN MYERS (09/09/08)
Bob and Nancy Frederick would like to announce the birth of their first great-grandson, Aiden Quinn Myers. Aiden was born on July 5, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Airman First Class Robby and Amber Myers, Hampton, Va. Robby is stationed at Langley Air Force base...
NATHANIEL JAMES (09/09/08)
Robin and Will would like to announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel James. Nathaniel was born on Aug. 5, 2008, at 1:28 p.m., in Terre Haute. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Chris; and Robert Reid, Rockville...
Laura Mae Crowder and Keenan Patrick Chamberlain (09/09/08)
Laura Mae Crowder, Rockville and Keenan Patrick Chamberlain, Brazil, would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m., at the Carbon Baptist Church in Carbon. Laura is the daughter of Mike and Janet Crowder. She is a 2003 graduate of Rockville High School and attended Indiana State University and International Business College with a degree in Hospitality and Travel Management. She is employed with Valle Vista Health Systems in Greenwood...
BRITTNEY ELIZABETH DUELL AND ROSS ANDREW DALTON (09/09/08)
Jeff and Amy Duell, Brazil are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittney Elizabeth Duell to Ross Andrew Dalton, on Oct. 18, 2008, at the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil. Brittney is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School and a 2007 graduate of Indiana State University, where she received her B.S. degree in Human Resources Development. She is employed as a Human Resources Generalist with T2 Systems, Inc., of Indianapolis...
COURTNEY HOUSTON AND TRENT CARR (09/09/08)
Courtney Houston and Trent Carr are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the home of Randy and Carol Carr, with the reception immediately following. Courtney is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Paul Houston. She is a 2002 graduate of Indiana State University with a bachelor's in Exercise Science and a 2004 graduate of IUPUI with an associates in dental hygiene. She is employed with Heartland Dental Care in Indianapolis...
MEGAN ASHLEE HASEMAN AND BRENT LEE DURBIN (09/09/08)
Ed and Judy Durbin, along with Robert and Cynthia Haseman would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Megan Ashlee Haseman and Brent Lee Durbin on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m., at Hawthorn Park in Terre Haute, with the reception immediately following...
MR. AND MRS. ALAN PELL (09/09/08)
Alan and Lessa Pell recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 8, 1978 at the First United Methodist Church in Brazil. Lessa is the former Ms. Brewer. She is a CNA. Alan has been employed with NPC for 33 years. They have one daughter, Brooke and Scott Miller, Staunton; and one son, Travis Pell, Altamonte Springs, Fla., Travis is attending UCF and is working in sales; and three grandchildren, Alexandria, Drew and Morghan...
MR. AND MRS. DAVID BARR (09/09/08)
David and Earlene Barr recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married on Sept. 7, 1958, at the Hoosierville E.U.B. Church with the Rev. Ralph Sombeil officiating. Earlene is the former Ms. Underwood. David owned Underwood Truck Lines...
MR. AND MRS. GERRY PULLUM (09/09/08)
Gerry and Kay Pullum will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, with an open house on Sept. 13, 2008, from 3-5 p.m., at the Seelyville Town Hall. They were married on Sept. 13, 1968, at Bee Ridge Church, Brazil, with the Rev. Page officiating. Kay Pullum is the former Martha Kay Ferry, daughter of Leona Ferry and the late Jack Ferry. She is a homemaker...
Public Record 9-10-08 (09/09/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 8-9. Clay Superior Court -- Civil LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. Wayne D. Burger: Civil Collections Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Terry Batchelor and Pamela M. Carrigan Batchelor: Mortgage Foreclosure...
MAZIE M. RISSLER BOWLES (09/09/08)
The family of Mazie M. Rissler Bowles will have a celebration for her 80th birthday with an open house Saturday, Sept. 13, from 2-6 p.m., at the home of Jerry and Donna Bowles, 4990 W. CR 750 N., Brazil. Mazie was born on Sept. 13, 1928. She has been married to Jon Bowles for 61 years. ...