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Stories from Monday, October 6, 2008

I-70 fatality, Brazil clogged with traffic (10/06/08)
Illinois man dies in I-70 accident (10/06/08)
An autopsy will be performed today on an Illinois man who was killed in a single-vehicle accident in the eastbound lane of Interstate-70 Monday morning. Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen confirmed to The Brazil Times Monday evening an autopsy is scheduled for Ronald W. Frazier, 48, Nokomis, Ill., to help determine the cause of death...
Predator pleads guilty (10/06/08)
A registered "sex predator" has pled guilty to his involvement in the abduction and rape of a Terre Haute woman in October 2007. On Monday, Larry J. Sharps, along with his attorney Geoffrey Creason, appeared before Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers to accept a plea agreement with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office...
Colts hope comeback jump starts season (10/06/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- After spending most of the first three games and most of the first 3 1/2 quarters Sunday trying to figure out what the Colts were doing wrong, coach Tony Dungy watched the final five minutes in Houston wondering where the precision, passion and efficiency had been all season...
Bayh pays a visit to Brazil on trail (10/06/08)
Birch Evans Bayh II stopped in at the Double-N-Diner Monday and talked to locals about politics at the national and local level. Bayh served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1954-62 and was a state senator from 1963-81. He was also a candidate for the democratic presidential nomination in the 1967 election...
Replaced (10/06/08)
The Clay County Commissioners and Highway Department reopened one of the bridges damaged by the floods on June 6, 2008. The bridge, located on County Road 100 South, one-quarter mile west of CR 600 W, is the first completed project with FEMA approval. ...
School board to meet Thursday (10/06/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation will conduct a regular session school board meeting on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditeria of Clay City Junior/Senior High School. The following is a list of items included on the agenda: Also representatives of the bond counsel, construction management and architect firms are presenting information to the board for consideration on how to proceed with the building project if it is approved...
Ahead of the pack! (10/06/08)
Clay City resident Daryl Andrews casts his ballot for the 2008 General Election on the first day of early voting in the Election Office at the Clay County Courthouse Monday afternoon. Early voting is available Monday-Friday, from 8-11 a.m. and noon-4 p.m., through Oct. 31, as well as two Saturdays (Oct. 25 and Nov. 1) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It will also be available the day before the election (Nov. 3) from 8 a.m.-noon...
Employees retirement options to change (10/06/08)
Employees of the Clay County Sheriff's Department may soon have another option to save up for retirement. During Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton presented an ordinance for a Deferred Compensation Plan that is available to all sheriffs' departments across the State of Indiana...
BREAKING NEWS: Bayh to visit Brazil (10/06/08)
Former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh will visit Brazil today at the Double N Diner at 10:15 a.m. Bayh is campaigning across the state today for Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama, discussing the Obama-Biden plan to jumpstart the economy, put Hoosiers back to work, provide tax breaks for working families and rebuild an economy that works for the middle class...
Honor Rolls 10-7-08 (10/06/08)
Cornerstone Christian Academy First grade All A's Peyton Bledsoe, Aubra Bruer, Joshua Donathan, Justus Dowers, Heidi Ehrlich, Madison Foster, Clayton Hines, Taylor Jacob, Corbin Long All A's and B's Justin Dickison, David Gugino, Mercedes Hoke, Landon Reckerd, Cheyenne Weaver...
Club News 10-7-08 (10/06/08)
TRI KAPPA ASSOCIATE Submitted by Mary Ann Froderman The Beta Chapter of the Brazil Associates of Tri Kappa met Monday evening, Sept. 8, at the First Methodist Church; after a delicious box lunch of wraps, pasta salad, fresh fruit salad and a brownie served by the Ladies of the Sarah Circle of the First Methodist Church. Drinks were ice tea, lemonade and coffee...
North Clay sixth-grade wins Monrovia Tourney (10/06/08)
Staff Report MONROVIA -- North Clay's sixth-grade volleyball team completed a perfect weekend for the junior high programs, winning a tournament at Monrovia. The Knights defeated the host Bulldogs, 25-18, 25-10 and Crawfordsville's Tuttle, 25-19, 15-18...
Knights celebrate Senior Night with shutout (10/06/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor When you're celebrating Senior Night, it doesn't get any better than picking up a victory in front of your friends and family. When you shutout your opponent and your keeper is one of nine players playing her last home game, than you can call the night perfect...
Crean argues against additional NCAA sanctions (10/06/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tom Crean has never been part of a basketball program facing this much self-inflicted adversity. Indiana has already been stripped of three scholarships this season, is virtually devoid of depth, size and experience, and attrition has taken away all but one scholarship player from last season's roster...
Texans look to shake off embarrassing loss (10/06/08)
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON -- Devastating. Terrible. Unbelievable. A day removed from perhaps the worst collapse in their short history, the winless Texans had many ways to describe their stunning loss to the Indianapolis Colts. None offered any solace...
Rays headed to ALCS after win over White Sox (10/06/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- B.J. Upton and these Tampa Bay Rays are headed home -- to get ready for the American League championship series. Worst in the majors last year, the Rays will play for a spot in the World Series after finishing off the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Monday in Game 4 of the AL playoffs...
Forest Alden Reeves (10/06/08)
Forest Alden Reeves, 89, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Clay County, died Oct. 2, 2008, in Tucson. He was born Nov. 1, 1918, in Lena, Ind., as the son of Carl C. and Lula Mae Danberry Reeves. Forest was an experienced carpenter. He greatest passion was woodworking. What he made out of wood and gave to others is his legacy...
Ruth A. Randall (10/06/08)
Ruth A. Randall, 78, Brazil, passed away at her residence Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, after an apparent heart attack. She was born June 3, 1930, in Brazil, to Anton and Sophia (Egener) Massinon. She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1948...
Mary Elizabeth Duell Clark (10/06/08)
Mary Elizabeth Duell Clark, 85, Brazil, died at Cloverleaf Nursing Home, Knightsville, on Oct. 4, 2008, at 9:35 p.m. Mary was born on Jan. 24, 1923, in Manhattan, Ind., to Zaring and Nellie Rollings Duell. She was a 1941 graduate of Reelsville High School. On July 4, 1923, she married Emerson Clark. He preceded her in death...
Fall Is in the Air (10/06/08)
Fall officially arrived last week on the calendar, despite the fact we have had very warm days in September. The evenings though are certainly cooler during recent weeks. Some fall color has started. Walnut leaves have been raining down around the Clay and Owen County area during the past couple of weeks. The ash trees are beginning to have that purplish cast that makes them stand out so brilliantly...