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Stories from Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Polling places ran smooth during election (11/05/08)
While many polling locations across the state struggled with long lines, voting in Clay County ran smoothly. "There were some big lines early in the morning because people were anticipating a large turnout," Clay County Clerk Mary Brown said. "But the lines tapered off fairly quickly and all of the locations ran pretty steady all day."...
Sisters scratch off a big winner (11/05/08)
Two Clay County sisters recently earned $100,000 through chance. Linda Stewart and Nancy Youngblood won the money through Hoosier Lottery. The two play together weekly in Hoosier Lottery scratch-offs, usually playing the newest games first. Playing so much recently paid off as they won playing Hoosier Lottery's new game, Candlelight Cash...
Meth arrest made after report filed (11/05/08)
A recent report of suspicious activity led to the arrest of a Carbon man for alleged drug-related charges. On Monday, an unidentified caller reported a suspicious man standing around an area near the corner of Leavitt Street and Central Ave. to the Brazil City Police Department around 9:45 p.m...
NHS, CCHS graduation rates on the rise (11/05/08)
Both Clay County high schools are watching graduation rates increase. "The faculty and staff have done a lot of work to improve the graduation rate," Northview High School Principal Tim Rayle told The Brazil Times. The graduation rate for the 2006-07 school year was 73.67 percent. However, the numbers have jumped dramatically to 80.04 percent...
Obama turns to task of building administration (11/05/08)
CHICAGO (AP) -- After eight years of Republican rule, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building a Democratic administration to lead the country out of war and into the financial recovery that he promised. Obama planned to spend the rest of the week at home in Chicago, turning in earnest to reviewing the hiring decisions he'll have to make in the next two-and-a-half months. ...
RichRod loses his cool (11/05/08)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer Michigan first-year coach Rich Rodriguez has kept his composure this season despite leading college football's winningest program to its first losing season in four decades. But Rodriguez seemed to approach a breaking point earlier this week...
Stoudemire's big night paces Suns by Indiana (11/05/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Amare Stoudemire scored 49 points, falling a point short of his career high in the Phoenix Suns' 113-103 victory over Indiana on Wednesday night. Stoudemire was 17-for-21 from the field, made 15 free throws without a miss and had 11 rebounds, six assists and five steals. He just missed his career high of 50 points, set against Portland on Jan. 2, 2005...
Browns hand off to Quinn (11/05/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND -- Ready or not, here comes Brady Quinn. "Knock wood, I hope the guy doesn't fall on his face," Browns coach Romeo Crennel said. How's that for confidence? Following another strange few days in Cleveland, where football freakishness has ruled for years, Quinn, the former Notre Dame golden boy quarterback with Ohio pedigree and pop idol looks, will make his first NFL start on Thursday night as the struggling Browns host the Denver Broncos...
Harold Arthur Moore Jr. (11/05/08)
Harold Arthur Moore Jr., 83, Brazil, died at 4:05 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Harold was born Nov. 18, 1924, in Clay County, Ind., as the son of Arthur and Mayme Rodgers Moore. He was a hard-working man who lived for Christ. He loved fishing and playing horseshoes. He worked in construction and was also a self-employed carpenter. He ministered for several years in the Apostolic Faith...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-06-08 (11/05/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 3-5: Clay Superior Court - Civil GE Money Bank Vs. Erin Graves: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Ashley N. Albers: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Linda K. Yocom: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (11/05/08)
Harmony United Methodist Church will hold a Homecoming Celebration and Jonah Fish Fry on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the church. Serving will start at noon and run until 3 p.m. Worship Service will start at 4 p.m. with Rev. Myron James presenting the message. Because the worship service will be held in the evening, there will be no service on Sunday morning at the regular time...
Brazil Buzz (11/05/08)
The weather has been great all week. The trees that border the harvested soybean field by my house are still holding on to their vivid colors, a sight pleasing to the eyes. A large piece of bright yellow farm equipment sits idle, awaiting its next calls of duty and/or repair. The sun is setting now...