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Stories from Thursday, September 18, 2008

Paint the town red! (09/18/08)
Rachel Gibbens (right) gets assistance from Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw in painting a fire hydrant on the corner of United States 40 and Washington Street a multitude of colors and polka dots Thursday afternoon as Brazil City Firefighter Greg Sanders looks on. Gibbens, 5, was a winner of the City of Brazil's Fire Hydrant Design Contest and is the daughter of Justin and Beth Gibbens, Brazil...
Office set for second tax installment (09/18/08)
With one tax collection completed, the Clay County Treasurer's Office is preparing to accept the second installment. "Everything went very well for the first installment," Clay County Treasurer Debbie James said. "Right now we are working on the delinquencies and settlements."...
Commissioners move ahead with flood recovery (09/18/08)
Quotes approved for repair of levee The Clay County Commissioners have taken another step to a full recovery from the June floods. In a special meeting Thursday, the commissioners approved quotes to repair the Eel River Levee, near County Road 535 West between CR 500 and 600 S, that was damaged as a result of the June 7 flood...
Prosecutor files additional charges (09/18/08)
The Clay County Prosecutor's Office is charging one of two Jasonville men arrested during an alleged burglary in process at a rural Clay County home on Sept. 12 as a habitual offender. According to court documents on file in Clay Superior Court, Deputy Prosecutor Margaret Berry filed the sentencing enhancement against Justin Michael McDonald, 23, because he has two unrelated prior felony convictions in Greene County...
North Clay cross country wins three-way meet (09/18/08)
Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The North Clay cross country teams ran strong races on the way to sweeping a three-way meet at Sullivan on Wednesday. Nic Yocom raced to a victory in the boys' race, finishing in 10:30 as North Clay scored 19 team points to best North Central's 47 and Sullivan's 61...
North Clay volleyball wins three-of-four matches (09/18/08)
Staff Report CLINTON -- North Clay's volleyball teams scored a pair of wins over South Vermillion on Wednesday evening. The eighth-grade Knights took a 10-25, 25-14, 15-12 victory paced by 0 service points and two aces from Courtney Maccarone and a three-point, five-kill, one ace effort from Brylie Riddell...
Northview takes conference victory over West Vigo (09/18/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter The Northview varsity tennis team bounced back from a close defeat Tuesday with a decisive 4-1 victory over West Vigo at home Thursday. The Knights got straight set victories from all victorious players. Doubles tandem Matt Nodley and Caleb Mershon beat West Vigo's Garrett Rood and Brady McCalister 6-0, 6-1, while the duo of Caleb Andrews and Joey Thomas took down Stephen Engle and TC Wampler 6-3, 6-1...
Northview soccer teams tame Mustangs to remain in WIC title hunt (09/18/08)
Staff Report ELLETSVILLE -- Winning on the road is never an easy task and when your playing one of the favorites to win your conference, the pressure is amped up even more. Thus was the job that faced the Northview soccer teams when they traveled down State Road 46 to face the Edgewood Mustangs on Wednesday evening...
Knights hit the road for WIC tilt against Owen Valley (09/18/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The task at hand for the Northview football team this week is to extend its winning streak to two and gain a conference victory over a foe that will be defending its home turf. The Knights roll down State Road 46 to Spencer to take on Owen Valley in a game both teams have to have to remain in the WIC race...
Lee's 12th-inning single gives Cubs a win (09/18/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Geovany Soto hit a tying three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, Derrek Lee singled in the winning run in the 12th and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on Thursday to move closer to the NL Central title...
Azinger hopes to end European dominance (09/18/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Paul Azinger had pairings in his pocket and butterflies in his stomach. As the last of his American players headed to the 10th tee for the final practice session Thursday at the Ryder Cup, Azinger acknowledged some nerves for the first time all week at Valhalla...
Manning beginning to look like his old self (09/18/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning makes it look so easy. The 49 touchdown passes in 2004, the 162 consecutive starts, five straight AFC South titles, eight playoff appearances in 10 years, even those endless television commercials. Most people just expect it...
Evelyn G. Huff (09/18/08)
Evelyn G. Huff, 86, Kokomo, formerly of Goldsmith and Brazil, died at 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Millersville, Ind., as the daughter of Glenn and Elizabeth (Frazier) Crawford. Evelyn married William R. Huff on Oct. 3, 1938. He preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2005...
Be smart with investment strategy (09/18/08)
In almost any endeavor you can think of, your success depends on a number of different factors. And the same is true of investing. You can create a strategy to help you achieve your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement, but your results will depend a great deal on how you adjust some key "variables."...