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Stories from Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Wright verdict dispute resolved (09/16/08)
Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers' verdict resolved the legal technicality which brought Cody Wright back to the Clay County Courthouse Tuesday. "Despite the emotions involved in this matter, I'm bound to uphold the law," Akers told the courtroom audience after testimony ended in Wright's trial for class B misdemeanor reckless driving charges in Clay County. "If anyone doesn't like the ruling I'm about to announce, they need to contact the legislature."...
Food Network coming to county (09/16/08)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County is entering its sixth year of existence. "We are just movers and shakers as one guy put it," Festival Marketing and Publicity representative Glen Brown said. "We are really putting the community out there." Since the inception of the festival, it has gathered steam and is now considered, by many, as one of the top festivals in the state...
Upkeep of bridges a high priority (09/16/08)
Members of the Clay County Commissioners Board, Clay County Farm Bureau, and the Clay County Highway Department spoke to The Brazil Times recently about the reconstruction of a main support beam on a bridge. Bridge No. 78, located on County Road 300 North, east of CR 25 West, recently had some structural work done to repair one of the main support beams...
ISU students assist in creating a Master Plan for Clay City (09/16/08)
A plan to bring a community center to the citizens of Clay City may soon come to fruition thanks to help from Indiana State University students. In hopes to bring a more fruitful array of activities to the town the REIN (recreation, education, information and nutrition) Center began plans to bring a community center to the town, known as the "Mayberry of the Midwest."...
Wabash Valley Red Cross hosting Family Fun and Safety Fair (09/16/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United States Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross are hosting a series of events to mark the fifth "September is National Preparedness Month." As one element of the effort, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter is sponsoring the community's fifth annual Family Fun and Safety Fair, scheduled from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, at the parking lot in front of Paitson Brothers Ace Hardware, 2700 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute...
Wright convicted on reckless driving charge (09/16/08)
Clay County Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers sentenced Cody Wright to the maximum the State of Indiana allows upon conviction of a class B misdemeanor charge of reckless driving stemming from an incident on May 25, 2007. Wright was sentenced to 180 days incarceration at the Clay County Justice Center (after completing any prior prison sentence) and a fine and court costs totaling $1,164.50 that may be pursued for collection by the Clay County Auditor's Office and the Clay County Commissioners upon his future release.. ...
Quincy, Where? (09/16/08)
Starting from an notice published in Reminisce Magazine more than 12 years ago, an annual gathering of fellow "Quincyites" visited Quincy, Ky. this year. Each year members from towns named Quincy, visit different states. The group started in Kansas and has visited Quincy towns in Indiana, Massachusetts, Washington, Missouri, California, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois and Michigan. Next year the group plans to visit Quincy, Iowa...
Crossroads Baptist to host fourth annual Missions Conference (09/16/08)
Crossroads Baptist, 201 W. National Ave., Brazil, will begin its conference on Wednesday through Sept. 21, at 5:30 p.m., with our International Foods Night, followed with a message by the director of the Carpenter's Project, a ministry of building churchess in third world countries, at 6:30 p.m...
Clay County Artists donate painting for Senior Center raffle at Popcorn Festival (09/16/08)
This year's painting "Busy Hands" is a true community effort. Seven artists painted various parts of the picture. Local resident, Walt Cooper, made and donated the barnwood frame, a new hobby and business adventure for him. He was the lucky winner of last year's raffle picture of "Mansfield Mill"...
Reunions (09/16/08)
HARRIS reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 21 at Forest Park. Bring a covered dish and your own drinks. JOHN H. JONES family reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 27 at Forest Park in shelter No. 3. A pitch-in dinner will be at noon. THOMPSON reunion will be Sept. 28, at 12:30 p.m., at the Thompson family park. Bring a covered dish and a bingo surprise. The business meeting will be Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 765-672-4521...
College News (09/16/08)
Ivy Tech Community College Ivy Tech Community College names to its Dean's List any student who has earned 12 or more credit hours, eight or more for summer sessions, in a given semester, a 3.5 term grade point average and no D or F grades for the term involved...
Northview girls win invitational; Strain claims course record on senior night (09/16/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There's no place like home, especially when you rarely get to see it for meets that count. Just ask the Northview cross country teams. The Knights took to Craig Park for their only home meet of the season on Tuesday night for the Northview Invitational...
Knights stay at top of WIC race with win over Patriots (09/16/08)
Staff Report SPENCER -- Northview bounced back from a tough loss in Greencastle over the weekend to claim a Western Indiana Conference victory on Monday night, downing Owen Valley, 5-1. The win was especially important in the conference race as Northview handed the Patriots their first WIC loss of the year, dropping them to 2-1 overall while the Knights improve to 2-0...
Visiting Mustangs edge past Northview netters (09/16/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter The Northview Tennis varsity squad fought valiantly but fell short in a 3-2 defeat against a tough Edgewood squad Tuesday night. The highlight of the evening came virtue of a marathon battle between Northview Sophomore Carson Kleiber and Edgewood freshman Brandon Owens. ...
Indiana ready to play after bye week (09/16/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Fall break is officially over for Indiana football. Last week, the Hoosiers rested players who were nicked up, let younger players take a few more snaps in practice and tried to get away from football for a few days...
Purdue RB Sheets grows up (09/16/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps Kory Sheets' growth can be gauged best by what Purdue coach Joe Tiller hasn't said about him. Tiller hasn't gone down his usual list of complaints about the talented but previously inconsistent running back. Over the years, Tiller has criticized Sheets for underachieving, lacking mental toughness and being careless with the ball. Now, he's praising Sheets for being a strong senior leader and reliable workhorse...
Foster earns praise after first Colts' start (09/16/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- A week ago, defensive tackle Eric Foster was an unknown commodity outside the Indianapolis Colts complex. Now, he may be their next hope to plug a leaky run defense. Foster, an undrafted rookie out of Rutgers, made his first career NFL start Sunday, three days after the Colts waived starting tackle Ed Johnson...
Reds' Arroyo sets career-high for victories (09/16/08)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bronson Arroyo set a single-season career high for wins and Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run double to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-2 win over the reeling St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Arroyo (15-10), who had allowed just two homers in his previous eight starts, gave up two in seven innings, but he still lasted long enough to improve to 5-0 in his last six starts and help send the Cardinals to their season-high sixth consecutive loss...
PUBLIC RECORD 09-17-08 (09/16/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 15-16. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Fifth Third Mortgage Company Vs. Shawn Morlan: Mortgage Foreclosure Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Meri A. Barker: Civil Collections...