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Stories from Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rokita visits Brazil, discusses early voting (10/29/08)
For approximately one month, Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita has undergone a "50-county election readiness tour." On Wednesday, he visited St. Vincent Clay Hospital to discuss absentee balloting. St. Vincent Health has partnered with Rokita this year to register voters and promote the election process among hospital employees and area communities...
Investigation leads to arrest in forgery case (10/29/08)
After a lengthy investigation, a Brazil woman allegedly involved in a forgery and theft case is awaiting formal arraignment per the court calendar. On Monday, members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department served an arrest warrant on Cassandra S. McDaniel, 36, Brazil, for allegedly stealing and using a credit card and a debit card taken from the home of an unidentified victim approximately three months ago...
Trunk or Treat! (10/29/08)
Area residents receive candy during the Community of Children's Ministries "Trunk or Treat" Wednesday night at Forest Park. Organizers proclaimed the event, which is geared toward elementary-aged school children, to be a huge success. Patrons went around to different trunks of cars and listened to different bible stories that were put on by area churches. At the end of the stories children received candy in their bags. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Warrant arrest made during traffic stop (10/29/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- A traffic stop for speeding leads the to arrest of a Brazil man on outstanding drug warrants. Shortly before 10 a.m., Wednesday, Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Jason Schoffstall with assistance from Trooper Mike Finney stopped Timothy Harry Tryon, 62, Brazil, for speeding along United States 40 near Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute...
Current, former Northview students named AP Scholars (10/29/08)
Three students from Northview High School have earned Advance Placement (AP) Scholar Awards, Devin Ahern, Mary Beth Tribble and Alyssa Driscoll. AP classes are college-level courses that high school students can take. In order for the coursework to count toward college credit, the students must complete a test in May...
Fully deeded! (10/29/08)
The Clay County Center for Women's Ministries, 314 Lankford St., Clay City, recently received the deed to its building from Union Hospital, Terre Haute. The center officially received the deed Tuesday. On hand for the celebration included (front, from left) center volunteers Tammy Greenwood, Sue Smith, Willa DeFore, Pauline McPherson, Union Hospital President David Doerr, Center for Women's Ministries founder Reova Meredith, volunteer Joyce Nees, (back) volunteers Tabitha DeFore, Barb Stultz, Shirley Love, Connie Oxby and Rosemarie Weber. ...
Area L.I.F.E. Chapter, Red Cross teaming to collect toys (10/29/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- At least 140 times a year, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter is called to the scene of a home fire. The fire not only destroys the homes of many children, but also takes away the security of a familiar and favorite toy. On Friday, Nov. ...
North Clay basketball opens with a win (10/29/08)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE --Basketball season got underway on Tuesday night as North Clay's sixth-grade team opened with a pair of road victories. The Knights' "White Team" downed cruised to a victory against West Vigo's "A" team, 33-15 and North Clay's "Black Team" won convincingly, 35-4 over the Vikings' "B" team...
Fans getting restless at IU, Illinois (10/29/08)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer Falling short of expectations has led to tension and frustration at Illinois and Indiana. After starting the year in the Top 25, Ron Zook's Illini (4-4, 2-3) are wondering where they'll find the two or three wins they'll need to earn a second straight bowl trip...
A long time coming: Phillies win World Series (10/29/08)
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer PHILADELPHIA -- From losingest team to longest game, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Series champions. Strange as that sounds. Strange as it was. Brad Lidge and the Phillies finished off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in a three-inning sprint Wednesday night to win a suspended Game 5 nearly 50 hours after it started...
Colts could get Sanders and Addai back for Patriots (10/29/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Injured Indianapolis Colts safety Bob Sanders, running back Joseph Addai and cornerback Kelvin Hayden all practiced Wednesday. They could be healthy enough to play Sunday against archrival New England...
Injuries force Patriots to scramble to fill spots (10/29/08)
By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Bill Belichick searched for enough healthy defensive backs to finish the Patriots' last game. He may have the same problem in the next game against Peyton Manning and the Colts. New England's coach could start Sunday night without three of them. Safety Rodney Harrison is out for the season and starting cornerback Ellis Hobbs and backup Lewis Sanders were sidelined from practice Wednesday...
PUBLIC RECORD 10-30-08 (10/29/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 27-29. Awaiting Arraignment Cooper, Michael, 35 Miller Jr., Gerald D., 62 Winsted, Timothy, 24 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Weaver, Adam, 19...
Harmony Happenings (10/29/08)
Harmony United Methodist Church will have a guest speaker, Mary Schroer, this Sunday morning during Worship Service. Pastor Bob Kumpf will be gone. The Women's Emmaus Walk No. 139 will start today and run through Nov. 2 at Merom. The church will hold a Homecoming Celebration and Jonah Fish Fry on Sunday, Nov. ...
Brazil Buzz (10/29/08)
I've been very busy preparing for the cold days ahead. The little blue house at the end of the road is cozy in cold weather, but unlike the gambler, we can't allow money to slip through our fingers, needlessly. Mother Nature may deal us a bad hand this winter...