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Stories from Thursday, September 25, 2008

BREAKING NEWS: Police looking for suspects from robbery (09/25/08)
The Brazil City Police Department are looking for possible suspects stemming from a residential robbery that took place late Wednesday evening. According to a press release provided by BCPD Capt. Dave Archer, at approximately 12:13 a.m., two masked men armed with a stun gun entered a residence at the corner of Warren and West Jackson streets...
Weekend Royalty! (09/25/08)
The royalty of the Cory Apple Festival was crowned Thursday night. The court includes (above, front, from left) Little Miss Apple-Toddler Callie Curtis, Little Miss Apple Haliegh Tener, (back) Miss Cory Apple-Pre Teen Samantha Dyer, Miss Cory Apple-Teen Cami Yocom and Miss Cory Apple-Tween Brooke Bailey. The group will make appearances at special events planned during the 2008 Cory Apple Festival that starts today and runs through Sunday...
Burglary suspect arrested (09/25/08)
Officials are looking for one of two armed men who struggled with homeowners while attempting to burglarize a Brazil home early Thursday morning. Around 12:13 a.m., two masked men, allegedly armed with a stun gun and a knife, knocked on the door of Jonathan Bohannan and Megan Slater's home, 403 West Jackson St., while they were watching television...
Brown named Outstanding Clerk (09/25/08)
Every so often, hard work is rewarded. Clay County Clerk Mary Brown was awarded the William "Bill" Mansard Outstanding Clerk of the Circuit Court Award at the Association of Indiana Counties 2008 Annual Conference Wednesday. "It's a great way to end my term," Brown, who has served as Clerk of the Circuit Court since 2001, said. "I didn't realize just how much I have done in my eight years in office."...
K-Day parade scheduled (09/25/08)
Grab your candy bag and get ready to line Main Street during the 72nd Annual K-Day Parade Saturday afternoon. "We're still taking parade entries," Parade Co-Chairman and Clay County Veterans' Officer Les Walden told The Brazil Times. "We will continue to take them until the parade starts. We always have 20 or so entries show up the day of the parade. If they show up, they will be placed at the tail end of parade."...
Hot! Hot! Hot! (09/25/08)
Members of Center Point, Cory and Bowling Green Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a vehicle fire Thursday at Poor Farm Markets Auction House and Flea Market, 3546 East Country Road 100 South, Center Point. Officials told The Brazil Times the fire, which is not being investigated, started in the engine area of the vehicle. Officials have yet to contact the owner of the vehicle...
Gathering of the People Powwow set (09/25/08)
The Vigo County Conservation Club, Inc. hosts the 13th annual Gathering of the People Powwow. Today is education day with schools (by reservations) attending from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and the gates opening after 2 p.m. Gates open Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and grand entry is at 1 p.m. both days...
Reelsville Car Show scheduled (09/25/08)
The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department is having its Annual Car Show and Chili Supper Saturday afternoon. The Car Show, which will also include motorcycles and trucks, will last from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch also being served at that time. Registration for the Car Show will begin at 9 a.m...
Celebration set to make covered bridge historical marker (09/25/08)
CLOVERDALE -- A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5. The state historical marker commemorating Cataract Falls Covered Bridge will be dedicated at Cataract Falls SRA/Cagles Mill Lake, located just south of Cloverdale, three miles west of United States 231. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m...
Weekend Royalty! (09/25/08)
Royalty for the 2008 K-Day Parade, scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Saturday, included (sitting) Queen Kelsey Carter, (back) Princess Emily Pollard and Prince David Swearingen.
K-Day contestants! (09/25/08)
Contestants for the 2008 K-Day Parade Prince, Princess and Queen titles included (front, from left) David Swearingen, Melinda Bemis, Shelby Bender, Clarissa Callahan, (back) Kelsey Carter, Emily Pollard, Ayla Matherly, Carli Gambill and Teddi Capps.
Donation! (09/25/08)
Brazil Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Jacque Herfel (right) presented Clay County Senior Citizens Center Director Sharon Brown a $500 donation recently.
Knights looking for second half turnaround (09/25/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Tonight's long trip south to face Vincennes Lincoln marks the beginning of the second half of the 2008 football season. Northview hasn't enjoyed much of what the first half has had to offer, but then again, neither have the Alices...
Northview freshmen send Alices packing (09/25/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Pardon the Vincennes Lincoln freshmen football team if it would rather not see Northview's Damon Hyatt again anytime soon. The Knights versatile running back and secondary whiz posted a running touchdown, a kickoff return for a score and a pair of interceptions as Northview blanked the visiting Alices, 26-0 on Thursday evening...
Knights clinch share of conference title with win over Wildcats (09/25/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter The Northview High School girls' soccer team earned a share of the Western Indiana Conference title last night with a dominating 5-1 victory over South Vermillion. The Knights took the lead early and never let off, led by a first half hat trick by forward Carlee Bell...
McCarthy proving more than reliable as ND safety (09/25/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame strong safety Kyle McCarthy might lead the nation in backhanded compliments. "He's not Jim Thorpe, but at the same time he'll make some plays," defensive coordinator Corwin Brown said. Coach Charlie Weis described McCarthy as "probably one of the most -- I wouldn't call it a pleasant surprise."...
Dungy wants players to take a break from football (09/25/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Dungy sent his players home Thursday with a familiar message. Try taking a break from football. He instructed Colts players to relax and spend time with their families, offering a compelling story to reinforce his point...
Meira joins Foyt racing for 2009 (09/25/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Vitor Meira, the Indy Racing League's most experienced non-winner, will drive for A.J. Foyt Racing in the 2009 IndyCar Series. The 31-year-old Brazilian, who has a series-record 93 career starts without a victory, drove the past three years for Panther Racing, which earlier this week hired former Indianapolis 500 and IRL champion Dan Wheldon...
Missouri, Ohio combined 0-12 in NFL (09/25/08)
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI -- Three weeks into the season, folks in the Show-Me State can't bear to watch anymore. Pro football fans in Ohio feel like they're living in the Blackeye State. Why all the angst? Look at the numbers. Missouri and Ohio have two NFL teams apiece. They've played a combined 12 games. Total number of wins so far: Zero. All four teams -- the Chiefs, the Rams, the Browns and the Bengals -- are 0-for-'08 in these truly blue states...
Marcus L. Reik Jr. (09/25/08)
Marcus L. Reik Jr., 72, Terre Haute, passed away Sept. 23, 2008. He was born April 7, 1936, in Indianapolis, to Marcus L. and Nannie Dowdy. He is survived by sister Katherine L. Smith and husband Herbert, Bel Air, Md., companion Donna Carlyle, children Donald Lee Reik, Camden, Ohio, Ronald Lewis Reik, Terre Haute, Jerry Allen Reik, Brazil, Jeannie Marie Evans and husband Thomas, Evansville, and Nancy Louise Evans and husband Randy, Evansville...
Public Record 9-26-08 (09/25/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 23-24. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Melissa Todd: Civil Collections Shawn Draper and Deanna Draper Vs. Thomas Thacker: Civil Plenary...
Give grandchildren the gift of life (09/25/08)
When you are trying to choose just the right gift for your grandchildren, you can have a tough time sifting through the newest trends and fads. Last week, it was this pop star, next week, it may be a new cartoon character. On top of that, you don't want to get something that won't last 10 minutes out of the package...
Consider consolidating retirement assets (09/25/08)
By the time you retire, you'll probably have accumulated money in a variety of retirement-savings vehicles at a variety of locations -- an IRA here, a 401(k) there and so on. At first glance, that may sound all right, but there are some sound reasons why you might want to consolidate your retirement accounts to one provider...
Heading to college with an empty wallet (09/25/08)
Heading off to college during the worst economic times in 30 years means students will be forced to learn some very tough lessons about living on a budget. Now more than ever, students must avoid the temptation to use their credit cards to make up for the lack of cash in their wallets, says the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.)...