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Stories from Monday, September 15, 2008

How to purchase photographs (09/15/08)
Owning pictures taken by The Brazil Times is now as easy as clicking on the picture itself. The Brazil Times now is offering registered online users the opportunity to purchase photographs through www.mycapture.com. "It's designed so that all the photos that we take are readily available to the public," Times' General Manager Lynne Llewellyn said...
Grand opening! (09/15/08)
Mario Bros. restaurant celebrated the grand opening of its outdoor eating area Monday. Those in attendance included (front, from left) restaurant employees Fernando Pacheco, Mario Martinez, Francisco Martinez, Sylvia Arismendi, Aurelia Arismendi, Vertina Arismendi, (back) Clay County Chamber of Commerce members Bill Lovett, Jerry Laue, Les Miller, Chad Zaucha, Brazil City Police Dept. ...
K-9 units conduct exercise at bus barn (09/15/08)
Typically, at every job, there's training that comes with it. K-9 Officers Forrest and Dayk are not exceptions. The two K-9 officers, along with handlers, Clay County Sheriff's Deputies Josh Clarke and Brison Swearingen, paid a visit to the Clay Community Schools bus barn Monday morning...
Power close to being restored fully (09/15/08)
The remnants of Hurricane Ike's 45-75 mph wind gusts wrecked havoc in the Wabash Valley when it arrived Sunday. The hurricane crashed into the Gulf Coast Saturday with 100 mph winds and left approximately 2.4 million residents in Texas and an additional 200,000 in Louisiana without power. Officials confirmed that it could be weeks before electricity is fully restored to the area...
Area students prepping for ISTEP+ testing (09/15/08)
It's every student's worst nightmare. The time has come for the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus exam (ISTEP+). Students in classes all across the state have been reviewing subjects from last year to prepare. One major difference in this year's schedule is students in Indiana are transitioning from a fall exam schedule to a spring schedule...
Door-to-door assessments to be conducted (09/15/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Long Term Disaster Recovery Coalition (WVLTDRC) is reminding residents in Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties that the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC) is conducting needs assessments for those who were affected by the June flooding and who may still need additional assistance...
Imperial Regiment earns second (09/15/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2008 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season kicked off Saturday for the Clay City Imperial Regiment. The Imperial Regiment competed at Franklin Central High School, coming away with second place in their class. The regiment also took home Best Percussion...
Reunions (09/15/08)
KMART-KRESGE reunion will we Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 3 p.m. at MCL Cafeteria, Meadows Center, Terre Haute. All retirees, former or current employees and friends are invited and encouraged to attend. Join us for a time of fellowship, meal, games, fun, door prizes and reminiscing. The meal will be on your own...
Hamilton Center, Inc. Announces Staff Accomplishments (09/15/08)
Hamilton Center, Inc., Clay County, is proud to announce several staff accomplishments which enhance services to consumers. "I am so pleased with the quality of staff we have at our office," said Dr. Kathy Ocampo, Program Manager. "Not only did our staff come to us with solid credentials and experience, but they have continued their education which will benefit our consumers and the community."...
Indiana High School Football Poll (09/15/08)
By The Associated Press The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school football teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Sept. 13, rating points and previous rankings: Class 5A Others receiving votes: Elkhart Memorial 18, Lafayette Jeff 16, Indpls Pike 6, Portage 4, Southport 4, Columbus North 4,...
Knights improve to 4-0 in WIC by beating Vikings (09/15/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Following a pivotal Western Indiana Conference victory over Sullivan on Saturday, there was no let down for Northview on Monday night on the road at West Vigo. The Knights won in three straight games over the Vikings, 25-16, 25-12, 25-13 to improve to 13-0 on the season and 4-0 in the WIC...
North Clay eighth-grade falls to Woodrow Wilson (09/15/08)
North Clay's eighth-grade volleyball team fell to visiting Woodrow Wilson on Saturday afternoon. Carrie Duregger had four points in the first game with Casey Merten contributing a point. In the second game, Brylie Riddell added two blocks. The Knights host Otter Creek tonight at 6 p.m...
Knights collar Bulldogs to post soccer shutout (09/15/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Early high energy and stifling defense helped the Northview girls' soccer team shut out Monrovia, 9-0, Monday afternoon. The Knights needed no time to get on the board as Jenny Woodcox scored off a Stormi Raines' pass 1:53 into the game...
Clay City falls to visiting Golden Arrows (09/15/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City volleyball team saw a squad that was nearly a mirror image of itself across the nets on Monday night as far as youth was concerned. The visiting Golden Arrows of Sullivan do not have a single senior on its roster, but the Eels didn't like the result...
Lilly takes no-hitter into seventh inning as Cubs win (09/15/08)
By COLIN FLY AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- Ted Lilly came close to following Carlos Zambrano's no-hitter with one of his own. Lilly pitched no-hit ball until Mark Loretta's seventh-inning single, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Astros 6-1 Monday to sweep a two-game series moved from Houston by Hurricane Ike...
Rivera, Yankees top White Sox (09/15/08)
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera moved into second place on the career saves list and the New York Yankees put a small crimp in Chicago's postseason plans, beating the White Sox 4-2 on Monday night. Beginning its final week at Yankee Stadium -- barring an incredible playoff surge -- New York got a two-run homer from Xavier Nady in the second inning and a tiebreaking double by pinch-hitter Wilson Betemit in the seventh...
Brewers fire Yost in middle of playoff race (09/15/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- In an unprecedented move, the Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ned Yost on Monday, hoping to pull out of another late-season slump that has jeopardized the team's chance of making the playoffs for the first time since 1982...
Insecticides Not Always Remedy for Insect Woes (09/15/08)
During the past couple of weeks a few individuals have come into the office to express concern about damage to euonymus with little white spots. These little white spots are actually the protective coverings of scale insects. Scale insects are very common on Indiana trees and shrubs and there are more than 60 known to exist in the state. The most common scale problems reported locally are euonymus and tulip tree scales...
It's Popcorn Festival Time! (09/15/08)
The annual Popcorn Festival of Clay County is just around the corner and we want you to be a part of it! The Extension Office is sponsoring a popcorn recipe contest and a scarecrow contest this year and we would be honored if you would participate. The scarecrow contest is open to everyone: families, individuals, groups, schools, organizations, churches, businesses and clubs. Judging will be based on creativity, uniqueness and construction...