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Stories from Wednesday, October 1, 2008

It's Popcorn time! (10/01/08)
The festival season continues today for county residents as the Clay County Popcorn Festival officially kicks off. Representatives from Luehrs' Ideal Rides have been busy the past few days setting up the carnival at Forest Park. The carnival officially opens today at 5 p.m. The carnival also opens at 5 p.m., Friday, while it will close at 10 p.m. each day...
Man earns wrong way ticket to jail (10/01/08)
An allegedly intoxicated man was arrested for driving the wrong way on the highway Wednesday. Clay City Police Chief Terry Skaggs told The Brazil Times that he was on his way to the Clay County Justice Center at 12:23 a.m., Wednesday, when a vehicle driven by Steven Burk, 62, Reelsville, caught his attention near the intersection of Towpath Road and State Road 59...
Teacher speaker series returns to North Clay (10/01/08)
Last spring Paul Harbour had started a small speaker series, where colleagues and other professionals can speak about their interest. The idea for the series came from Harbour's time as an undergrad at Indiana State University in the English Department's Always On Friday...
CCHS teacher receives award (10/01/08)
CLAY CITY -- Susan Rhodes wasn't expecting it at all. On Wednesday, associates with the Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Greencastle, awarded the Clay City High School Special Services teacher with its 2008 Teacher of the Year award. "I enjoy my job," Rhodes said. "What I do, I do for the kids."...
Ellsworth, Goode set to debate (10/01/08)
VINCENNES -- Candidates for United States Representative from Indiana's 8th Congressional District will debate in Vincennes on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Congressman Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville) will square off with challenger Greg Goode (R-Terre Haute). The League of Women Voters of Knox County (Vincennes), Southwest Indiana (Evansville), Vigo County (Terre Haute) and Greencastle will host the live, televised debate, beginning at 7 p.m...
Knox County Farm Toy Show scheduled (10/01/08)
MONROE CITY, Ind. -- The Knox county Farm Toy Collectors Club will host its eighth annual Knox County Farm Toy Show Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Blue Jeans Center, on State Road 61. The Blue Jeans Center was formerly Monroe City High School. Hours for the show are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $1 for adults and children will be admitted free...
Festival of Quilts set at Vincennes University (10/01/08)
Grouseland Foundation will host the fourth Festival of Quilts at Green Activity Center on the campus of Vincennes University Oct. 10-11. The festival will feature exhibitors, quilting classes, shopping opportunities and more. The center will be filled with quilts ranging from bed-size to wall hangings. Examples of hand and machine quilting will be on display...
Northview career comes to a close for Witham (10/01/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School's baseball program has had a long standing tradition of winning under its only head coach, Gary Witham. Witham has coached for more than 30 years between Brazil and Northview High Schools, racking up 581 wins during his tenure as head coach...
Knights open sectional play with victory (10/01/08)
Clay City boys win TRC meet (10/01/08)
Staff Report JASONVILLE -- Traveling to Shakamak for the Tri-River Conference meet, the Clay City boys' cross country team tuned up for the IHSAA postseason by claiming the boys' team title on Tuesday evening. The Eels took the 3-4-5 spots in the meet on the way to a team-best score of 35 points to edge out the host squad's 55. North Central followed with 60 points followed by Eminence, Union and Linton-Stockton...
North Clay seventh-grade remains unbeaten (10/01/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The North Clay seventh-grade football team remained unbeaten this season after traveling to Terre Haute and coming away with a 24-6 victory. The Knights strung together a sustained drive after receiving the ball to open the contest...
Feud developing between Romo, T.O? (10/01/08)
By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer IRVING, Texas -- Folks in San Francisco and Philadelphia must be loving this: Even though the Dallas Cowboys tried getting the ball to Terrell Owens on one-third of the plays last Sunday, he still wasn't satisfied. Is this the beginning of the end of his blissful relationship with Tony Romo? Are the Cowboys about to be divided, quarterback supporters on this side, receiver supporters on the other?...
Hamels, Lidge pitch Phillies by Brewers (10/01/08)
By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels was so dominant the Milwaukee Brewers were glad to see Brad Lidge come in. The switch to their perfect closer nearly cost the Philadelphia Phillies. Behind their top two arms, the Phillies grabbed their first postseason victory in 15 years -- barely...
Dodgers homer way past Cubs in playoff opener (10/01/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- Manny Ramirez and Joe Torre brought their winning postseason ways to the Los Angeles Dodgers -- and Wrigley Field. James Loney hit a go-ahead grand slam off a wild Ryan Dempster, Ramirez and Russell Martin homered and the new-look Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 in their NL playoff opener Wednesday night...
Zona Rae Garrigus (10/01/08)
Zona Rae Garrigus, 52, Terre Haute, passed away Sept. 29, 2008, following a car accident. She was born Sept. 3, 1956, in Brazil, the daughter of Lowell and Carolyn Cooper Garrigus. Zona graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1975 and then Indiana State University in 1979 with a degree in Graphic Arts. ...
Elizabeth F. Nussel (10/01/08)
Elizabeth F. Nussel, 101, Brazil, died at 9:36 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at her residence. She was born near Patricksburg, Ind., in Owen County, on June 13, 1907, as the daughter of Samuel Norris and Caroline Kieffaber Norris. She attended Public School No. 6 in Owen County...
Lewis F. Anderson (10/01/08)
Lewis F. Anderson, 96, Brazil, passed away Sept. 30, 2008, at 5:25 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He was born Sept. 3, 1912, in Cambridge, Ohio, the son of Marion Anderson and Emma Black Anderson. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1930. He moved to Brazil in 1933. On March 29, 1935, he married Margaret P. Walker Anderson, who preceded him in death on April 29, 2003...
Charlotte Ellen Pitts (10/01/08)
Charlotte Ellen Pitts, 83, Brazil, passed away at 4:45 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, following an extended illness. Born in Morristown, Ind., June 16, 1925, she was the daughter of Harry Edgar and Fannie Ellen (Brown) Carmony. She graduated in 1943 from Morristown High School and attended Olivet Nazarene University. ...
Harmony Happenings (10/01/08)
Breden United Methodist Church is hosting the Operation Packing Day. The volunteers will pack boxes of school supplies to send to needy children around the world. A mission group will be in Pearlington, Mississippi during the week of Oct. 5th. They are continuing to help the folks rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. Let's all say a prayer for their efforts to help others and for a safe journey there and back home again...
Brazil Buzz (10/01/08)
Autumn abounds in things to delight the sense and spirit! Soon it will be time to set aside the warm days of summer and officially welcome in the beauty of a pleasant walk into October's crisp atmosphere. I love to amble along through the fallen leaves scattered in the footpaths that we have established here in our woods, here and thereabouts...