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Stories from Thursday, September 11, 2008

Board tackles class size (09/11/08)
Class size was the topic of choice for many citizens at the Thursday night Clay County School Board monthly meeting. "I am not here to question the Clay Community School Corporation," Clay City resident Rob Horton said to the board. "I am here to bring attention to a problem and offer proposals that might be used to solve it."...
In honor (09/11/08)
On Thursday, several Clay County residents honored the memories of those who died during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The following is a list of some of Thursday's events. City honors victims The City of Brazil honored the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Thursday afternoon at Brazil City Hall, by singing patriotic songs and speaking of the heroes involved...
BB Gun found at NCMS (09/11/08)
New emergency procedures implemented by the Clay Community Schools Corp. earlier this year had to be used at North Clay Middle School Thursday. The school went into a "Code Yellow" lockdown at 10:48 a.m. after a BB gun pistol was found in a book bag of a sixth-grade student...
Clay City man dies in rail accident (09/11/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- A Clay City man died in a railroad accident in Terre Haute Wednesday morning. After being removed from the wreckage, caused by a tanker car derailment, emergency room officials pronounced Philip T. Myers, 42, dead at Terre Haute Regional Hospital at 11:16 a.m...
Area United Way conducting survey (09/11/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley has already started conducting a survey of community needs. The survey will conclude Sept. 25, 2008. Random telephone calls will be made throughout Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana and Clark County in Illinois, between the hours of 5-9 p.m., Sundays through Thursdays...
Recycling event scheduled for Sept. 20 (09/11/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Those interested in recycling will be pleased to know that they can scrap some of those old televisions soon. On Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., those interested, are urged to drop off old e-scrap items at the Indiana State University parking lot at 9th and Chestnut streets. There is only one way in to the area but there are three ways out...
Fire destroys garage, damages home (09/11/08)
Electrical problems are considered the cause of a fire that totaled a garage and damaged a nearby home Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 11 a.m., firefighters from Center Point, Cory, Jackson Township and Clay City volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a fully engulfed structure fire at John Owens rural Center Point residence, 735 South State Road 59. ...
Accident investigation results in arrest (09/11/08)
Members of the Brazil City Police Department spent about an hour Wednesday evening chasing two allegedly intoxicated suspects involved in a hit and run accident. Shortly before 10 p.m., Wednesday, a resident reported to authorities that the driver of a green Chevy Blazer was drunk and driving erratically around the Forest Park Plaza parking lot...
Couple renew wedding vows at Terre Haute Regional Hospital (09/11/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- "I have loved him since I was 13 and I'm 82 now. He is my guy and will always be my guy." Ila Crofton couldn't say enough good things about her loving husband John as they renewed their wedding vows on Tuesday in the chapel at Terre Haute Regional Hospital...
Clay City man dies in rail accident (09/11/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- A Clay City man died in a railroad accident in Terre Haute Wednesday morning. After being removed from the wreckage caused by a tanker car derailment, Philip T. Myers, 42, was pronounced dead by Terre Haute Regional Hospital emergency room officials at 11:16 a.m...
Van Buren Class of 1951 (09/11/08)
The Van Buren Class of 1951 met for a reunion on Aug. 18 at the Carbon Baptist Church. The group had a luncheon and fellowship. Attending the reunion were: Lois Witty Baysinger, Mary Treash Woll, Shirley Pell Koehler, Charlottie Love Witty, Marie Milner, Mary Porter Burk; (back row) Richard Loveall, Gerald Wardenburg, Fred Garrison, Eddy Mong, Jim Metz, Dale Payne, Jim Withers and Millard Cox...
Club News 9-12-08 (09/11/08)
JACKSON TOWNSHIP CLUB The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club met on Aug. 28 at the home of Bobbi Cayton. President Laura lee Hawkins called the meeting to order with Wilma Nicoson leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed. For devotions, Ann Carol Harden read "My Kitchen Meditation."...
Yocom leads North Clay boys to cross country win; girls place second (09/11/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A steady drizzle at Craig Park's cross country course didn't faze North Clay's Nic Yocom, or for that matter, the rest of his teammates as the seventh-grader led the Knights to a team win over South Vermillion on Thursday evening...
Clay City boys win invitational; WRV's Hughes breaks course record (09/11/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter In spite of the pouring rain, the Clay City boys cross country team was able to pull out the victory at the Clay City Invitational Thursday afternoon. The Eels finished in five of the top eleven spots to total a team score of 30, ahead of South Putnam with 44 and Shakamak with 55 points. Owen Valley and White River Valley also participated in the 5K race, but did not have enough runners to score team points...
Clausen better prepared for Michigan (09/11/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Michigan won't see the same Jimmy Clausen it rattled a year ago when the Wolverines embarrassed Notre Dame 38-0. Clausen was making just his second start and the Wolverines took advantage. He fumbled the ball away to set up the Wolverines' first touchdown, threw an interception to set up their third TD, and was sacked eight times, including once getting hit by four defenders. He was so beat up he didn't play the fourth quarter...
DeJesus game-winner spoils Liriano gem (09/11/08)
By The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS -- David DeJesus had the game-winning single in the 10th inning for Kansas City in a 3-2 victory over Minnesota on Thursday. Minnesota wasted eight impressive innings by Francisco Liriano, his longest start since July 28, 2006. It matched the second-longest outing of his career...
Howard's bomb leads Phillies closer in wild card race (09/11/08)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard hit his major league-leading 43rd homer and Jamie Moyer pitched 5 2-3 effective innings for Philadelphia in a 6-3 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday night. The Phillies pulled within three games of the NL East-leading Mets and the wild card-leading Brewers by roughing up Ben Sheets (13-8)...
Sutton-Brown's 16 points leads Fever by Liberty (09/11/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Fever didn't consider Thursday night's game against New York as being meaningless. Despite being locked into the fourth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, Indiana jumped out to a big early lead and cruised to a 74-59 victory over the Liberty...
Delgado's resurgence leads Mets' run (09/11/08)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- A few months ago, Carlos Delgado looked finished. Strikeouts, popups and untimely double plays. Batting in the middle of the New York Mets' lineup, he was destroying one potential rally after another. Talk-show hosts and headline writers were ready to run him out of town, and Shea Stadium fans were chanting "Dump Delgado!" nearly every night...
Lawrence Ronald Cox (09/11/08)
Lawrence Ronald Cox, 78, Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Terre Haute, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, in Hamrick House, Hospice, Okeechobee, Fla. Larry worked at the Air National Guard as an instrument technician in Terre Haute for more than 30 years. He was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Muncie...
Newlyweds leave financial futures to chance (09/11/08)
While newlyweds traditional receive advice from friends and relatives on secrets for a successful marriage, protecting their financial future is one thing seemingly forgotten in these conservations. A recent survey by Allstate Insurance Company shows the value of newlyweds' combined assets is approximately $107,000 on average...
Give smart gifts to grandchildren (09/11/08)
Sept. 7 was Grandparents Day. If you are a grandparent, you probably like to help out your grandchildren. But if you're thinking of making a financial gift, take your time to explore the options. For example, suppose you want to help pay for your grandchildren's college education. You could open an investment account and designate it for college. But you will probably be better off by putting the money in a plan that is specifically designed for college...
Embrace life, no matter what (09/11/08)
Have you ever heard, "if I only had more time." As people grow older, some may have regrets about all the things they did not do. Not taking an exotic trip or missing visits to family members might top the list. Your list might even include "not running a marathon."...