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Stories from Thursday, December 4, 2008

Colonial-style home last to be featured on tour (12/04/08)
The last home featured this week in the Tri Kappa Home Tour is the colonial style home of Jason and Kathy Brown. This magnificent home is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The entire home was built to colonial time specifications and has lots of clean lines and a primitive feel...
Board votes no to renewing two contracts (12/04/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees met Thursday at the North Clay Media Center to discuss the non-renewal of administrative contracts to a standing room only crowd. A 4-2-1 vote resulted in the termination of North Clay Middle School Principal Jeff Allen's contract and the resignation of Clay City Elementary Principal Jon Russell, with both having the option to stay in the corporation as teachers...
Deal honored at final meeting with Parks Board (12/04/08)
By KIMBERLY GLEASON, Times Staff Reporter After six years, the Brazil City Parks Board said goodbye to one of it's finest. "It's been a great experience, one that I will treasure always and look back on with great fondness," Board Secretary Brad Deal told The Brazil Times. "I will miss everyone."...
Michael appointed to two leadership positions (12/04/08)
Times Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana House Speaker B. Patrick Bauer (D-South Bend) selected State Representative Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) to fill two House leadership positions in her first session as a lawmaker. On Thursday, Bauer announced that Michael would serve as Assistant Whip for the House Democratic Caucus and be vice chair of the House Local Government Committee. The 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly resumes in January...
Wrongful death verdict overturned (12/04/08)
The verdict in the case filed against Clay Community School Corporation involving the alleged wrongful death of a Clay City student was overturned by the Indiana Court of Appeals (ICA) Tuesday. Because the trial court committed what was determined a reversible error in the jury instructions, a new trial was ordered in the matter of the wrongful death case of Kodi Braden Pipes...
UPDATE: Driveway robbery suspect apprehended (12/04/08)
Officials believe the alleged suspects in the daylight robbery of an unidentified elderly Brazil woman Monday had a busy day. On Thursday, Brazil City Police Captain Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times officials have been able to place the two suspects in Indiana and Illinois...
Update: One of two driveway robbers apprehended (12/04/08)
One of two suspects alleged to be involved in the daylight robbery of an unidentified elderly woman in the driveway of her Brazil home Monday is in custody. Brazil City Police Captain Terry Harrison confirmed to The Brazil Times that preliminary charges are in the process of being filed against William E. Baugh, 45, Terre Haute...
North Clay basketball downs Eels (12/04/08)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- North Clay won the annual county battle against the home standing Clay City Eels on Thursday night. The seventh-grade Knights used big scoring advantages in the middle two quarters to post a 51-21 victory and the eighth-grade Knights got off to a strong start in each half to win 62-15...
Former Brazil resident's daughter starring on the course (12/04/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter A former Brazil resident is basking in the glow of his young daughter's exceptional athletic talent. Eleven-year-old Brooke Dalton has pulled off a recent string of impressive victories in various youth golf leagues throughout the state of Florida. Most impressed has been Brooke's father Tom...
Maryland top Purdue women (12/04/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- A horrid first half didn't stop Kristi Toliver from taking difficult fadeaway shots or delivering nasty crossover moves in the second. Toliver's teammates wouldn't allow their leader to change her game. Toliver scored 22 of her 24 points in the second half, helping No. 8 Maryland beat No. 17 Purdue 70-59 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Thursday night...
Source: Petty Enterprise talking merger (12/04/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer NEW YORK -- Petty Enterprises is in discussions to merge its storied franchise with Gillett Evernham Motorsports, The Associated Press has learned. Multiple people familiar with the talks told the AP on Thursday that the two teams were discussing a deal that would merge Petty's famed No. 43 Dodge with GEM to become a four-car operation. They requested anonymity because the negotiations are ongoing...
Joseph E. Spugnardi (12/04/08)
Joseph E. Spugnardi, 80, Brazil, died unexpectedly Dec. 2, 2008, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, at 7:30 p.m. Joe was born April 13, 1928, in Clay County, the son of Athony Spugnardi and Opal Smith Spugnardi. He graduated from Brazil High School on May 22, 1946. During high school, he was the captain of the football team...
Les Walden (12/04/08)
Les Walden, Brazil, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information.
Create a year-end checklist (12/04/08)
Now that we're in the holiday season, you probably have much to do. Still, you may find it worthwhile to take on one more task: drawing up a year-end financial checklist. What should go on your list? Consider the following: Consequently, you may now own some stocks that are worth less than what you originally paid for them...
Renters Insurance: Why you need it (12/04/08)
There are two big myths about renters insurance. One is that it's too expensive and the other is that it's not needed. Not having renters insurance is a pretty big gamble, considering that without it you face the cost of replacing your personal belongings after an event such as fire or theft...
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