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Stories from Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Seven years later: Have we forgotten? (09/10/08)
Seven years ago today, one of the biggest tragedies in the history of the United States occurred in New York City. From 8:46-10:28 a.m., Eastern Time, on Sept. 11, 2001, four commercial passenger jet airliners were hijacked by terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda. ...
Honoring 9/11 (09/10/08)
Area schools, Brazil City Hall and other organizations have planned events to honor the memories of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and their families. Governor Mitch Daniels has directed that flags throughout the state and at the State House be lowered to half-staff today in honor of Patriot Day. ...
One drug suspect still on the run (09/10/08)
And then there was one. Limited details were released Wednesday about the arrest of fugitive Keith E. Fields in Linton, Ind., by members of the United States Marshals Office Fugitive Task Force on Monday. After the arrest, Indiana State Police Officer Richard Effner brought Fields to the Clay County Justice Center for booking on the warrant charges from the Aug. ...
Training time! (09/10/08)
Clay County Sheriff's Department K-9 Officers Forrest and Dayk participated in a joint training exercise with their handlers Wednesday afternoon at the Clay County Justice Center. K-9 Handlers/Deputies Josh Clark (left with Forrest) and Brison Swearingen said the dogs get along great and work well with each other. Ivy Jackson Photo...
Staunton enforcing curfew in effort to curb vandalism (09/10/08)
The Staunton Town Council converged for its monthly meeting Monday at the Staunton Town Hall. Though the meeting lasted only half an hour, there were multiple issues of importance discussed. Town Marshall Chuck Jones took the floor to announce that there would be a curfew enforced for the month of October. ...
North Clay falls short of Greencastle at Craig Park (09/10/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The North Clay cross country teams turned in a pair of second-place team finishes during Tuesday's three-way meet against Greencastle and Speedway at Craig Park. In the girls' race, Greencastle had a team score of 21 and crossed the first four runners while North Clay finished with 35 and Speedway did not turn in a team score as they did not have enough runners to fill out the top-five scoring runners per team...
Northview boys' soccer team falls short of Braves (09/10/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- The early stages of the 2008 season are ones that Northview's boys' soccer team are hoping to put behind them. However, recent improved focus and chemistry have given rise to the team's first win and a tight battle on the road against Terre Haute South on Tuesday...
Putting leaves Knights short at Forest Park (09/10/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The putting game came up short for the Northview girls golf team in Wednesday's loss to Sullivan and North Central at Forest Park. Sullivan won the match with a score of 219, followed by North Central's 221 and the Knights finished with a team score of 224...
Knights defeat Arrows to stay at the top of WIC (09/10/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There is no love lost between Northview and Sullivan's girls' soccer teams. The two have battled tooth-and-nail for conference and sectional championships over the past several years with the Golden Arrows getting the best of the Knights more often than not...
Bowyer hoping to capture last Fall's magic (09/10/08)
By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer Clint Bowyer heard the critics loud and clear last year when the Richard Childress Racing driver squeaked into NASCAR's Chase for the championship by taking the 12th and final spot despite not winning a race. It took Bowyer one glorious Sunday to shut them up...
Angels become first team to clinch playoff spot (09/10/08)
By The Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff berth this season, winning their fourth AL West title in five years Wednesday. Francisco Rodriguez earned his 56th save in closing out the Angels' 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Second-place Texas lost to Seattle 8-7 about an hour later, clinching the division for Los Angeles...
Giants rally to beat Diamondbacks (09/10/08)
By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Eugenio Velez hit a two-out, two-run triple in the ninth inning and San Francisco rallied to beat Arizona 4-3 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. The Giants matched their season-high win streak of five straight while Arizona lost its sixth straight overall and 10th consecutive on the road to fall three games behind first-place Los Angeles in the NL West. The Dodgers played at San Diego on Wednesday night...
Colts waive DT Johnson after drug arrest (09/10/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Less than 24 hours after Indianapolis Colts starting defensive tackle Ed Johnson was arrested on a drug possession charge early Wednesday, the team said it would waive him. Colts president Bill Polian said the team would waive Johnson Thursday. He said the Colts consider every violation of a team rule or NFL policy on a case-by-case basis...
Jean Modesitt (09/10/08)
Jean Modesitt, 80, Harmony, passed away Sept. 8, 2008, at 5:50 p.m., at the Clay County Health Center. She was born Oct. 29, 1927, in Clay County, the daughter of Elmer Oscar "Jum" Lister and Eva Marie Flack Lister. She graduated from Brazil High School class of 1945. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Delta Theta Tau Sorority from 1945-1968 when she became part of the Beta Alumni group. She was a past president of both groups...
PUBLIC RECORD 09-11-08 (09/10/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 8-11. Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Fields, Keith E., 46 Trespass Ault, Charles, 30 Unauthorized entry of auto Ault, Charles, 30 Possession of Methamphetamine...
Harmony Happenings (09/10/08)
Jackson Street in Harmony is almost repaired. The road repair people have been on it for several days and it is looking good. It may not be as quiet on our street after the repairs but it sure will be more convenient for the folks that like to use Border Street without having to pull out on Highway 40. Thanks to all the workers. I heard that the road to the park was nearing completion but no confirmation on that yet...
Brazil Buzz (09/10/08)
This is a beautiful late summer's day. I'm drinking it in! Sunbeams are snaking through the trees bringing sparkle to the dew on the grassy knoll across the way, near the pasture. A large spider spun an intricately designed thick web on the uppermost southeast corner of the porch nearby the clemantis vine that covers the post. It looks as if she has a hardy meal on the table. The catch of the day's goose is not fully cooked, because the legs are still moving...