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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Leaving a lasting memory (09/30/08)
Certain individuals have a way of touching lives, even after their death. For many people, Robert Lee Denker Jr. was one of those individuals. The Denkers moved to Clay County in 1992. He was a North Clay Middle School teacher from 1997-2004, and taught Spanish Education...
Guard unit prepares for deployment to Iraq (09/30/08)
More than 100 members of the 138th Quartermaster Unit of the Brazil Indiana National Guard Unit are preparing to be deployed to Iraq. Due to efforts to protect families of deployed servicemen, the names or number of the service personnel or specific details of their deployment will not be released at this time...
Maureys to perform in ISU recital (09/30/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Brazil residents Ron and Elizabeth Maurey will perform a song recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Center for Performing Fine Arts on the campus of Indiana State University. The building is located at the corner of Seventh and Chestnut streets. Parking is available directly east of the center, on the east side of Centenary United Methodist Church...
County bands gear up for ISSMA (09/30/08)
The "real" competition begins for the Marching Knights of Northview and the Imperial Regiment of Clay City this weekend. Both bands will take part in the Indiana State School Music Association District contest at Southport High School Saturday. Clay City heads into district competition off the heels of a first-place finish at Greenwood Sept. 27. However, Imperial Regiment Band Director Mark Ziegler is aware of the stiff competition the band will be facing Saturday...
Motorcyclist speeds, refuses to pull over (09/30/08)
An allegedly intoxicated motorcyclist ignored law enforcements attempts to stop him as he raced to Brazil Tuesday morning. Shortly after 7:30 a.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Tim Rader saw a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle traveling southbound on State Road 59 just north of the Clay/Parke County Line at a high rate of speed. After clocking the motorcycle at 76mph in a 55mph zone with a radar gun, Rader activated his emergency lights and siren to stop the motorcycle...
Megenhardt 68th family reunion (09/30/08)
This year, the Megenhardt family celebrated 155 years in America at its 68th reunion on Aug. 24 at Forest Park. A carry-in meal was shared by 60 family members and two guests. The oldest family member present was Rosalee Megenhardt Reikofski, age 79. There were no babies attending their first reunion...
National Chocolate Day at Holly Hill (09/30/08)
On Sept. 12, Holly Hill Health Care celebrated National Chocolate Day. Residents had a celebration, enjoying a variety of chocolates including cake, pies and candies.
House of Hope benefit (09/30/08)
A benefit for the House of Hope has been scheduled for noon-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11. Live music will be featured, including bands Star Cross and On Purpose. A bike show with the Unchained Gang Motorcycle Ministry has been scheduled as well. The House of Hope, 3282 North County Road 700 East, Poland, will also conduct a cookout...
Brazil High School Class of 1958 (09/30/08)
Attending the 50th year class reunion on July 26, 2008 was: (first row) John Whittington, Richard Metz, Larry Mager, Harold Williams, Jon Girton; (second row) Linda Hudson Farmer, Jacque Bedwell Reberger, Jay Siwik Hall, Janice Bedwell Clark, Maryellen Shepler Grimshaw, Jean Brown Wolverton, Roseanne Rigdon Wade, Pat Hadley Dickison, Sharron Brown Utterback; (third row) Frank Farmer, Sally Bullerdick Jackson, Mary Jo Jones Mannin, Sue Wright Walters, Sue Mershon Vanzo, Carol Campbell Dawson, Susan Cooper McCullough, Nancy Scofield Nyquist, Ruthann Butler Jeffries, DuWayne Swindle, Sandra Kidd Henderson, David Raab, Mary Anne Garrigus Gossett, Jim Kattman, Max Wolverton; (fourth row) Robert McBride, John Coughanowr, Robert Plunkett, Ray Schrameyer, Bob Stevenson, Robert Ryan, John Mager, Mike Cassidy, Jim Brannan, Bob Bussing, Don Morlan and Jimmie Biggerstaff.. ...
North Clay sixth-grade scores win at Cascade (09/30/08)
Staff Report CASCADE -- North Clay's sixth-grade volleyball team came away with the Cascade Invitational championship over the weekend. The Knights took a 25-20, 25-5 decision over North Putnam before knocking off Monrovia, 25-13, 25-13 in the title game...
North Clay runners rush to Owen Valley win (09/30/08)
Staff Reports SPENCER -- The North Clay cross country teams scored team victories at Owen Valley on Monday evening. The North Clay girls were led by Emily Conrad's second-place finish on the way to a score of 30 points to best Owen Valley's 52. Shakamak also had 52 with Clay City in fourth with 94 points...
Knights score Senior Night shutout (09/30/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor When your celebrating Senior Night, there's no better way to cap the night then with a victory. On Tuesday night, the Northview boys' soccer team did just that, getting a pair of goals from senior Brandon Hathaway and a shutout in net from senior Cainan Reeves to post a 5-0 win over Sullivan...
White Sox finally a winner in AL Central (09/30/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Thanks to Jim Thome's bat and Ken Griffey Jr.'s arm, the AL Central has a winner at last: the Chicago White Sox. John Danks pitched eight innings of two-hit ball on short rest, Thome homered and Griffey threw out a runner at the plate with a tough tag by A.J. Pierzynski, helping Chicago beat the Minnesota Twins 1-0 in a 163rd-game tiebreaker for the division title Tuesday night...
Dungy impressed with Titans' start (09/30/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts insist it won't take a titanic effort to get back in the division chase. They just have to get back to being themselves. Four weeks into the season, the team that has dominated the AFC South for half a decade finds itself trying to stay out of the division cellar as it heads to Houston. ...
Croshere returns to Pacers as free agent (09/30/08)
By The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS -- Austin Croshere is one of many new faces at Indiana Pacers training camp, but his face is a familiar one. The 11-year NBA veteran spent his first nine seasons with Indiana after being drafted by the Pacers 12th overall in 1997. He played the last two years in Dallas and Golden State...
Leroy Cooper (09/30/08)
Leroy Cooper, 92, Brazil, died at 4:25 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, at Holly Hill Healthcare, Brazil. He was born June 8, 1916, in Waveland, Ind., as the son of Charles Orn and Iota Mitchell Cooper. He worked for many years as a steam pipefitter and was an active member of the local union...
Florence L. Nees (09/30/08)
Florence L. Nees, 94, Knightsville, formerly of Poland, passed away at 6:05 a.m., at Cloverleaf Health and Rehabilitation Center, Sept. 28, 2008. She was born May 30, 1914, in Clay County, the daughter of Noe "Jeff" Jefferson and Minnie Florence (Neese) Nees...
NOLAN LAYNE GARRISON (09/30/08)
Keegan Garrison would like to announce the birth of his brother, Nolan Layne Garrision. Nolan was born on Aug. 28, 2008, at 7:31 a.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Proud parents are Justin and Carrie Garrison, Center Point. ...
PENNY KIRCHNER AND GARY ALLEE (09/30/08)
Melissa, Brandon, Lynsey and granddaughter Riley Ann are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their father, Gary Allee, to Penny Kirchner. A private ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 3, with good friend Judge J. Blaine Akers officiating...
BRANDY HOOKER AND STONEY FISHER (09/30/08)
Jack and Diane Hooker and Bill and Mary Fisher would like to announe the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Brandy Hooker and Stoney Fisher, on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m., at the McKinley Hill Church of Christ. Brandy is a 2005 graduate of Riverton Parke Jr./Sr. High School. She is a hair stylist at Razor's Hair Design and a cashier at Kroger...
AMANDA KAY MARTIN AND ERIC SCOTT SANDERS (09/30/08)
Amanda Kay Martin, Center Point, and Eric Scott Sander, Brazil, would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m., at the Bee Ridge Christian Church, on Kennedy's Crossing Road, Brazil. Amanda is the daughter of Robert 'Bob' and Marcie Martin and is employed at Heartland Automotive in Greencastle...