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Stories from Thursday, October 2, 2008

100 years! (10/02/08)
Area church marks anniversary For a century, a local church has kept their doors open to area residents and spreading the word of God. "This is a very exciting time for us," Brazil First Baptist Church Pastor Mark Thompson said. "We are honoring the past as we prepare for the future."...
BCPD remains busy with cases (10/02/08)
There's a lot of police work going on at the Brazil City Police Department. "It's been busy," BCPD Police Chief Dave Archer told The Brazil Times Thursday. "We have several leads that we are checking out in several ongoing cases." Archer provided a few safety tips and updates about the cases, including:...
JTE teacher wins award (10/02/08)
As Jackson Township Elementary School's students and staff members cheered and gave her a standing ovation, fourth-grade teacher Nanette Brown realized she was the winner of the 2008 Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. Former student and current Brazil Wal-Mart Manager Jeremy O'Leary presented Brown the award in a surprise ceremony in the gymnasium...
Chamber partners with Times for county guide (10/02/08)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with The Brazil Times to produce a comprehensive county guide called "Discover Clay County." It will contain information about the county government, schools, churches, demographics, local business and more. Register for a free listing in the directory at discoverclaycounty@yahoo.com...
Historical Society sets meeting date (10/02/08)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum The program, "Who are we, and where did we come from," will be given by Bette Hinton. The program involves genetic roots of Britain and Ireland, and the DNA testing on the current population and ancient bodies discovered in those countries. Those interested in attending will also be able to find out "Who is the Chedder man?"...
Northview girls claim outright conference championship (10/02/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter There will be no sharing of a championship this year. The Northview girls' soccer team defeated Owen Valley Thursday night, 3-0, to win the Western Indiana Conference Championship outright. "It is a remarkable achievement for the group given that the team lost so many seniors at the end of last season," Northview Coach Tony Alstott said. "The team had a motto of 'If you want to be champion, you have to play like a champion,' and that's what they did."...
Northview volleyball moves closer to WIC title (10/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The final tumblers clicked into place on Thursday night as Northview's volleyball victory over South Vermillion, 25-12, 25-12, 25-10, set up a showdown on Wednesday night for the outright WIC championship with Owen Valley...
North Clay runners split against South Putnam (10/02/08)
Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- North Clay's cross country teams went on the road for a split of cross country meets on Wednesday evening. The boys' team won a 21 to 35 meet against the Eagles, taking three of the top-five spots in the race. Emily Conrad was the overall winner for the girls in a time of 13:10, but the Eagles placed all five of their scoring runners in the top-seven spots for a 24 to 32 victory...
North Clay downs Riverton Parke (10/02/08)
North Clay's volleyball teams went on the road for a pair of wins on Wednesday night. The seventh-grade Knights im-proved to 13-1 overall this season by downing Riverton Parke, 25-13, 25-4. Jami Warner rang up 20 service points in the victory and was aided by six points each from Lesli Ringo and Katie Girton. Contributing four points was Libby Deckard and Shelby Timberman added two. Both Jade Mills and Lorrie LaTourette had one point apiece...
Knights set up conference showdown with win over Wildcats (10/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The final tumblers clicked into place on Thursday night as Northview's volleyball victory over South Vermillion, 25-12, 25-12, 25-10, set up a showdown on Wednesday night for the outright WIC championship with Owen Valley...
Clay City falls short of fifth-ranked Patriots (10/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- There was little doubt about the strength of Terre Haute North's fifth-ranked boys' cross country team following Thursday's meet at Clay City. The Patriots met up with a solid Eels squad, took the top-two individual spots and won the team meet, 21 to 38...
Weis: Yeatman's status still pending (10/02/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Tight end Will Yeatman is still practicing with the Notre Dame football team pending his sentencing on a charge of drunken driving and the outcome of a new charge of underage drinking at an off-campus party...
Longoria's two home runs leads Rays past White Sox (10/02/08)
By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays looked perfectly at home in the playoffs. The rookie homered in his first two at-bats and the surprising AL East champions were a big hit in their postseason debut, beating the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Thursday in their AL playoff opener...
Race car driver Castroneves draws tax charges (10/02/08)
By CURT ANDERSON AP Legal Affairs Writer MIAMI -- Helio Castroneves, the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and TV "Dancing With The Stars" champion, was indicted Thursday on tax evasion and tax fraud charges, accused of using offshore accounts to hide millions of dollars in income from the Internal Revenue Service...
Sabathia finally stumbles as Phillies down Brewers (10/02/08)
By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- With one more loss to the Phillies, CC Sabathia and the Milwaukee Brewers will have all winter to rest. Brett Myers rankled Sabathia with a pesky at-bat and dominated the rest of the Brewers from the mound, and Philadelphia beat Milwaukee 5-2 on Thursday night behind Shane Victorino's grand slam for a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five NL playoff series...
John Robert Crofton (10/02/08)
John Robert Crofton, 84, Brazil, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 2, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Thomas Crofton and Nell (Louderback) Crofton. John graduated high school and served his country in the United States Navy...
Coedy Allen Peterson (10/02/08)
Coedy Allen Peterson, 25, Reelsville, formerly of Paris, Ill., died Oct. 1, 2008, at Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 10, 1983, in Vigo County, the son of Dale Allen Peterson and Ronda Lynn Tresner Peterson. He graduated from South Putnam High School, class of 2001. He last worked as a floor technician for All American Cleaning Service...
Public Record 10-3-08 (10/02/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Beneficial Indiana, Inc. Vs. Jason D. Westfall: Civil Collections Ryan M. Camp Vs. Samantha M. Camp: Domestic Relations...
Plan today for unexpected tomorrow (10/02/08)
Life insurance is a practical way to protect your family's financial hopes and dreams, yet millions of Americans have no life insurance coverage. In fact, only 61 percent of adult Americans had life insurance protection--a decline from 70 percent in 1984. Only 41 percent have individual policies, while others depend upon group insurance, leaving them underinsured as well as vulnerable to being uninsured if they lose their job...
Prepay the mortgage or invest? (10/02/08)
If you're fortunate enough to have some disposable income lying around, you might want to use it to advance your long-term financial goals. If so, you can choose among many different options. Here's one such decision: Should you make extra principal-only mortgage payments, or should you invest the money?...