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Stories from Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Accident results in two deaths (12/02/08)
A single vehicle accident resulted in two deaths Monday evening. At approximately 7:21 p.m., Monday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a single vehicle accident with injury on County Road 1200 North, just west of County Road 300 West...
Survey asks opinion of schools (12/02/08)
An anonymous survey is being used to gauge the perception of area schools. "The school climate survey is a tool that we are using to see what the teachers, students, parents and support staff think about the schools," Supt. Dan Schroeder told The Brazil Times...
Learning the world (12/02/08)
A parent's experience is helping students at Jackson Township Elementary learn about the world. Pam Fischer's second grade class has been studying "Head, Body, Legs: A Story From Liberia." Brandy Schemenaur, the mother to son-student Zion, recently returned from Liberia. She spent a month in the Ganta area, which is about one mile from the Guinea border...
Autopsy results in for fatal accident (12/02/08)
Officials announced preliminary autopsy results of a Brazil couple killed in a traffic accident Monday evening. Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen Jr. told The Brazil Times Tuesday that autopsies are performed after fatal traffic accidents as a way to help determine whether a victim's health issues are a factor...
Koehler house third featured on home tour (12/02/08)
The third home featured on the annual Tri Kappa Home Tour is the grand home of Randy and Sharon Koehler. The Koehler home was built in 2006 and is a three-story house with three designated bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and a two-car attached garage...
Restaurant inspections (12/02/08)
The following is a summary of Clay County food service inspections for November: Establishments with no violations at time of inspection:...
Book event to benefit Brazil Library (12/02/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Holiday shoppers in the Terre Haute area will have the opportunity to give the gift of reading through the Verizon Foundation's annual Season's Readings campaign. Throughout the season, shoppers are invited to drop off new or gently used children's books at the Verizon Plus store, located in the Town South Plaza, 3630 United States 41...
DR. THOMAS E. REA (12/02/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute Regional Hospital recently honored Thomas E. Rea, who earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana State University in August. Dr. Rea has been employed at the hospital since August 2007. He had previously worked at the hospital from 1997-2002 in admitting and the Mental Behavioral Unit...
Brazil Optimist Club (12/02/08)
The Brazil Breakfast Optimist Club met Saturday, Nov. 22, at the American Legion Post #2 at 8 a.m. with President Rita Rothrock opening the meeting. Special guests were members of Duke Energy crew who helped in putting up the decorations downtown earlier that morning. ...
Visit Santa! (12/02/08)
Have your photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Friday, between 1-5 p.m. at The Brazil Times. Cost is $5, photos will be published on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Santa Claus will pay a visit to the YMCA of Clay County Saturday. From 9-11 a.m., Santa will visit the YMCA and speak with children. He will also lead the singing of Christmas carols while breakfast is being served...
North Clay Middle School students with All A's (12/02/08)
(first row) Dorothy Slover, Craig Rice, Haley Leach, Cassie Weddle, Sierra Girton, Kyle Moore, Kade Chastain, Minh Tong, Kayla Tolbert, Ashley Kidwell, Taylor Moore, Shasti Parr, Chloe Grigsby, Joey Dierdorf, Ariel Pierce; (second row) Conrad Koehler, Darci Chambers, Derek Snyder, Colte Bicking, Halie Sciotto, Ashley Deakins, Haley Morris, Hannah Minor, Whitney Halfhill, Mallory Reckerd, Eileen Stinnett, Rebecca Rudisell, Wyatt Baysinger; (third row) Jensen Swaim, Olivia Howald, Leeanna Knight, Jonathon Burns, Ethan Sands, Steven Reinoehl, Levi Allen, Mikayla Rowan, Karlie Atkinson, Ramey Miller, Jackson Copper, Ashley Moreland, Justin Buckingham, Sean Brockman, and Evan Pierce. ...
Tuesday high school prep scores (12/02/08)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Austin 51, W. Washington 48 Clarksville 63, S. Central (Harrison) 52 Ft. Wayne Canterbury 75, Hamilton 56 Ft. Wayne Northrop 69, Ft. Wayne Concordia 59 Ft. Wayne Wayne 67, Heritage 53...
Second half rally falls short for Northview girls (12/02/08)
Staff Report A stout early season schedule continued for the Northview girls' basketball team on Tuesday night as Bloomington North came calling and left with a 51-40 victory. The Knights fell behind early and trailed 31-14 at halftime, but rallied in the second half, but were unable to overcome the deficit...
Pairings drawn for talented field at Wabash Valley Classic (12/02/08)
By Travis David For the Brazil Times TERRE HAUTE -- Pairings for the 2008 Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic were announced Tuesday afternoon at host school Terre Haute South. Former Terre Haute South and Indiana University standout, Brian Evans was the special guest to draw the teams in the 16-team blind draw tournament...
Beamer: Hokies appreciate second shot at BCS (12/02/08)
By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Frank Beamer has picked up more than a few gray hairs this season as his team has gone down to the wire time after time this season. But now that the Hokies can finally stop talking about their up-and-down pursuit of a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and actually get ready to play Boston College for the title on Saturday in Tampa, Fla., Beamer said it's time to work harder than ever...
Murphy's tip-in sends Pacers past Lakers (12/02/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Danny Granger scored 32 points and led Indiana back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit, and Troy Murphy tipped in a missed shot at the buzzer to complete an improbable 118-117 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night...
NFL suspends six players for doping violations (12/02/08)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six players, including the heart of the Minnesota Vikings' stout defensive line, were suspended for four games without pay by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's anti-doping policy. All six were punished for using a diuretic, which can serve as a masking agent for steroids...
Giants suspend Burress for remainder of season (12/02/08)
By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress is done for the year. The New York Giants fined and suspended Burress on Tuesday for four games -- the rest of the regular season -- after he accidentally shot himself in the right thigh over the weekend at a Manhattan nightclub. The team also placed him on the reserve non-football injury list, which means the wide receiver couldn't come back for playoffs, either...
Claudia M. Hensley Hayes (12/02/08)
Claudia M. Hensley Hayes, 67, Brazil, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, due to injuries from a motor vehicle accident. She was born April 15, 1941, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of Horatio and Eva Howard Hensley. She and her husband Jack Hayes had worked as campground managers. She was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, BPOE Elks and Moose Lodge...
Jack Gene Hayes (12/02/08)
Jack Gene Hayes, 73, Brazil, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, due to injuries from a motor vehicle accident. He was born Sept. 1, 1935, in Clay County, as the son of John and Lelia Croy Hayes. Following graduation from high school, he served in the United States Army. Jack and his wife Claudia worked as campground managers...
Elsie Lorene (Fretz) Dunn (12/02/08)
Elsie Lorene (Fretz) Dunn, 92, Green County, Georgia, passed away at 10:44 p.m., Nov. 30, 2008. She was born Feb. 5, 1916, in Clay County, to Anthony and Ora Estelle Laselle Fretz. Following high school, she attended Indiana Business College in Indianapolis. She married Orlando H. Dunn in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1984...
LILLIAN MARIE MCCULLOUGH (12/02/08)
Jared and Heather McCullough would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Marie McCullough. Lillian was born Nov. 12, 2008, at 12:17 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Joyce McCullough, Roberta Russell, and Bruce and Jeri Gooding. Great-grandmother is Mary McCullough...
PEYTON ALEXANDER SLATER (12/02/08)
Tim and Amber Slater, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their son, Peyton Alexander Slater. Peyton was born on Oct. 31, 2008, at 8:02 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Angie Modesitt, Brazil...
Public Record 12-3-08 (12/02/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 1-2. Probation Violation Griffith, Mark L., 30 Habitual Traffic violator Haney, Phoebe, 24
JEAN STEARLEY (12/02/08)
Jean Stearley will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 14, from 2-4 p.m. with an open house, in her honor at the St. John's United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, four miles east of State Road 59 on SR 42. No gifts, cards would be welcome...
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