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Stories from Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Honored (10/14/08)
Local politicians were recognized for their dedication and service to Clay County residents enjoyed a breakfast of homemade biscuits and gravy at the Clay County Senior Citizen Center Saturday morning and shared some "war stories" and good memories. ...
'Haunted House' set for weekend (10/14/08)
Even during the daytime, standing in the shadow of McCannell Manor is a foreboding experience. There is something in the air, a smothered, whispered warning that something has happened in the past and it's lurking around, waiting, anxious to rear up and strike again...
Water rates stir up discussion (10/14/08)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil got its first look at a proposal for potential increases in water rates. During Tuesday's meeting, John Skomp, a representative from Crowe Horwath LLP, an accounting firm which has been conducting a water rate study for approximately four years, presented the rate and financing report his company created...
With festival in gear, BCPD monitoring traffic flow (10/14/08)
Along with fall temperatures and warm colored leaves of October are also long lines of motorists trekking their way to and from the 51st Annual Parke County Bridge Festival. "There's a dramatic influx of traffic along State Road 59 and in Brazil during the festival," Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer told The Brazil Times. ...
Local Doctor and staff attend conference (10/14/08)
Dr. Miranda Goodale DPM (center), office assistant Penny West (left) and clinical assistant Carol Edington attended the Indiana Podiatric Medical Association Annual Convention in Indianapolis in September. Dr. Goodale owns Clay County Podiatry, LLC, Brazil...
Rehab Reunion Luncheon (10/14/08)
Cloverleaf Healthcare recently invited past rehab residents to the facility for a reunion luncheon with the Physical Therapy Department. Past residents, their guests, and the Therapy Department enjoyed a steak dinner and door prizes. Attending the dinner were (front, from left) Althea Burk, Emily Maffioli, Betty Fields, and Cheryl Prader; (back) Fernando Dela Cruz, Brandi Wilson, Dick and Mary Broady, Joan Sneddon, Pearl Coffman, Norma Thompson, Hazel McDermont, Shawna Thacker and June Pasadilla.. ...
Delegates for Hoosier State (10/14/08)
The American Legion Post No. 2 and the American Legion Auxiliary are proud to announce the chosen delegates for Hoosier Girls State and Hoosier Boys State programs for 2008. The Legion organizations believe that educating our you about the basic ideals and principles of our system of government will help to ensure the survival of our republic. ...
Honor Rolls (10/14/08)
Meridian Elementary School First Grade All A's Caleb Alstott, Zane Griffin, Joshua Kicklighter, Jarrett Sproul All A's and B's Bailey Bell, Jackson Breitweiser, Devon Bruer, MacKenze Byrd, Chase Haviland, David Jenkins, Gavin Letourneau, Brandon Lovett, Lillie Maesch, Hailey Patterson, Sabrina Terstegge, Kirstin Wilson, Trista Witty...
Illusionist coming to area church (10/14/08)
The Carbon United Methodist Church Youth Group will present Travis Sims, Gospel Illusionist from Extreme Magic on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Travis opens each of his shows with the statement, "God does miracles, I do illusions." Come and enjoy an evening of illusions mixed with a wonderful gospel message. Admission is free...
Tiger Cubs edge past Knights in sectional play (10/14/08)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times TERRE HAUTE -- Northview fans expecting a replay of the previous meeting between the Knight and Greencastle got a pleasant surprise at Tuesday's soccer sectional opener. Northview came out and pressed the Tiger Cubs, but ultimately fell short, losing 1-0...
Northview and Clay City runners advance to regional (10/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute North boys' cross country team lived up to its lofty top-five state ranking as the IHSAA postseason began with sectional action at the LaVern Gibson Complex on Tuesday night. The Patriot boys placed their top-six runners all within the top-eight overall led by John Mascari's winning effort in 15:55...
Purdue offense still struggling (10/14/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT INDIANAPOLIS -- Purdue's offense is suffering through one of its worst slumps in the Joe Tiller era. The normally high-powered Boilermakers failed to reach double-digit points for just the 10th time in 143 games under Tiller in last Saturday's 16-3 loss to Ohio State...
Lynch becoming regular fix-it man for Hoosiers (10/14/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bill Lynch used the weekend to contemplate Indiana's problems. He talked to his assistants about changing the preparation, maybe changing the lineup and eventually settled on one conclusion: It's all about execution...
Bills trade DT to Colts (10/14/08)
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Bills traded underperforming defensive tackle John McCargo to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick on Tuesday. The second of Buffalo's two 2006 first-round draft picks, McCargo had difficulty gaining a regular role in the team's defensive line rotation and had dropped to fourth on the Bills' depth chart behind Spencer Johnson...
Stairs shuns limelight after clutch HR (10/14/08)
By JOE RESNICK For The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- One day after hitting the most significant home run of his career, Matt Stairs went about his business as though nothing ever happened -- which helps explain why he's still around at age 40 after 12 full seasons in the big leagues...
Dallas' PacMan Jones suspended again (10/14/08)
By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Jones will miss the next four games, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will determine the final length of the suspension after the Cowboys' game in Washington on Nov. 16...
Catherine Williamson (10/14/08)
Catherine Williamson, 64, Brazil, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at 1:32 p.m., at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com for more information. A full obituary will appear in Thursday's edition of The Brazil Times...
Hanna Alene Faith Jerrell-Barton (10/14/08)
Hanna Alene Faith Jerrell-Barton, newborn daughter of Ren Daniel Barton and Samantha Lynn Jerrell, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, shortly after her birth at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Survivors include her parents, sister Trenity Lynn Barton at home, maternal grandparents John and Cheri (Lawson) Jerrell, Linton, maternal great-grandparents Larry (Brenda) Jerrell, Linton, and Donald (Charleen) Black, Brazil, paternal grandparents Terry (Stephens) (Paul) Lux, Linton, and Richard (Melissa) Barton, Dugger, paternal great-grandparents Wilma Stephens and Jerry (Marlene) Lux, all of Linton, Godparents Carl (Beverly) Westfall, Linton, and several aunts and uncles.. ...
Ruth Frances Wellman Culler (10/14/08)
Ruth Frances Wellman Culler, 98, Clay County, died Oct. 13, 2008, at 8:22 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following a brief illness. She was born April 26, 1910, on a farm in Clay County, to Gerhard and Martha Modesitt Wellman. She was a lifelong resident of Clay County, having lived on a farm on Birch Creek, and a farm west of Clay City...
Howard Richard Rubeck (10/14/08)
Howard Richard Rubeck, 81, Center Point, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at Gosport Funeral Home, Gosport. He was born Jan. 16, 1927, in Owen County, to Clifford Daniel Rubeck and Mary Pauline (Schroer) Rubeck. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and on May 17, 1947, he married Pauline (Mikolaitis) Rubeck. He also worked as a clerk for IBM in Greencastle...
MACKENZIE FAITH MICHAEL (10/14/08)
Matthew and Erin Lawn Michael would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Mackenzie Faith Michael. Mackenzie was born on Sept. 29, 2008, at 9:26 a.m., at the Bloomington Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Damon Lawn, Patricksburg...
KELSY SCIOTTO AND BILL WELLS (10/14/08)
Kelsy Sciotto and Bill Wells would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at 3:30 p.m. at the Eastside Christian Church in Brazil. Kelsy is the daughter of Jayme Payne, Brazil. She is a 2008 graduate of Northview High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College. She is employed at Terre Haute Savings Bank...