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Stories from Monday, November 17, 2008

Three area schools earn awards from EPA (11/17/08)
Three Clay Community School facilities have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) prestigious Energy Star, the national symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection. Commercial buildings, industrial plants and schools that rate in the top 25 percent of facilities in the nation for energy efficiency qualify for the Energy Star award...
Operation Pullover set for holiday (11/17/08)
Soon it will be Thanksgiving and many people will travel to visit loved ones. Law enforcement officers from more than 250 agencies across the state will work thousands of overtime hours as part of the enforcement blitz of the federally funded program, "Safe Family Travel" Operation Pull Over...
Murder trial moved (11/17/08)
Attorneys, judge agree on venue change Although Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout determined a jury would have to decide the merit of the "circumstantial evidence" presented in John Lovett's double murder case, the question of where the jurors would come from has arisen...
County club seeing rise in members (11/17/08)
After a few sluggish years of membership, the Clay County chapter of the Lions Club is beginning to see a gradual rise in organizational participation. Current Treasurer Tyler Fischer said to acquire new members, the Lions Club has been sending letters out to local businesses in order to find prospective people interested in joining. ...
Honor Rolls 11-18-08 (11/17/08)
MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Drake Batchelor, Jackson Breitweiser, Devon Bruer, Zane Griffin, Joshua Kicklighter, Gavin Letourneau, Hailey Patterson, Jarrett Sproul All A's and B's Caleb Alstott, Sophia Archer, Bailey Bell, Brandon Belleu, Mackenze Byrd, Chase Haviland, David Jenkins, Jessamyn Kaelber, Brandon Lovett, Kylee Phelps, Lillie Maesch, Sabrina Terstegge, Zachary Truxal, Stephanie White, Kirstin Wilson...
Northview honors fall awards winners (11/17/08)
Times Staff Report The fall sports season was one to crow about for Northview High School fans. The Knights scored conference championships in four different sports, girls' golf, volleyball, soccer and boys' tennis, which propels Northview into a good early position in the all-sports race amongst conference schools. Claiming top honors in three of the four contested girls' sports gives Northview an edge heading into the winter season...
Basketball coaching great Pete Newell dies at 93 (11/17/08)
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer BERKELEY, Calif. -- Pete Newell, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who won an NCAA championship and Olympic gold medal and later tutored some of the game's greatest big men, died Monday. He was 93. His death was confirmed by the University of California, the school Newell coached to a national title in 1959. Newell, who had been living near San Diego, had a serious lung operation in 2005...
Pujols wins second NL MVP Award (11/17/08)
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols won his second NL MVP award, powering past Philadelphia star Ryan Howard by a comfortable margin Monday. Pujols hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs while playing with a sore right elbow. He was rewarded despite the Cardinals' fourth-place finish in the NL Central...
Colts seemingly more in sync - at the right time (11/17/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Suddenly the Colts are doing things right. They're scoring touchdowns and punting less. They're forcing turnovers and reducing their own mistakes. They're getting ahead and winning games. And with a favorable schedule down the stretch, they just might string together the winning streak that has eluded them this season...
Financial crush speeding big layoffs in NASCAR (11/17/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The glitz and glamour surrounding NASCAR's championship-deciding race roared on at Homestead-Miami Speedway as if nothing was amiss. Lucky fans still lined up for their pre-race garage tours, celebrities and CEO's crowded pit road and the champagne flowed following Jimmie Johnson's record-tying third consecutive title...
Larry W. King Sr. (11/17/08)
Larry W. King Sr., 71, Brazil, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Mr. King was born March 2, 1937, in Kingsport, Tenn., the son of the late Earl M. and Cornie Combs King Martin. On Dec. 31, 1957, he was married to Geneva Samples King in Tennessee. They celebrated their golden anniversary last year...
Russell B. Miller Sr. (11/17/08)
Russell B. Miller Sr., 74, Clay City, passed away at 1:08 p.m., Nov. 16, 2008, following an apparent heart attack, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 23, 1933, in Clay City, to Samuel and Irene (Beatty) Miller. He attended Clay City High School and later served his country in the United States Army...
Don't Bring Back an Unwanted Holiday Stow-away! (11/17/08)
No, I am not referring to your in-laws or family in the car who keep asking, "Are we there yet?" Thanksgiving and Christmas are big time travel holidays. We have much to be thankful for including freedom to travel and very valuable agricultural and natural resources contributing to the local economy...