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Stories from Sunday, December 7, 2008

Weather leads to rough weekend (12/07/08)
Another blast of winter weather created a hectic weekend for local emergency response personnel in Clay County. As temperatures dropped, snow fell and roads became slick early Saturday morning, information provided by Clay County Justice Center 911-Dispatchers showed more than 30 accidents were reported in less than 24 hours...
Big sale (12/07/08)
The largest tax sale in the history of Clay County was smaller than it might have been. Initially, 791 parcels were eligible to be sold in the tax sale, but in recent weeks, more than 500 homeowners have made good by paying delinquent property taxes before Friday...
CCLC Christmas cards now for sale (12/07/08)
The Clay County Literacy Coalition now has Christmas cards for sale. Original artwork on the cards was created by local artist Jane Mercer. A total of 12 cards and envelopes cost $5 and all proceeds benefit the county literacy coalition. Cards may be purchased by late afternoon Monday at Riddell National Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank, First Financial Bank, Brazil Public Library or by calling Marty Bell at 448-8924...
Light it up! (12/07/08)
The Frank Farmer residence, located at 1319 N. Forest Ave. (north State Road 59), is a celebration of lights this holiday season. The Brazil Times will be out taking pictures of other Clay County homes, churches and businesses decked out in all their holiday cheer as part of a photo gallery on the newspaper's website (www.thebraziltimes.com). ...
Most responders wait to put up tree (12/07/08)
Those Christmas trees aren't up quite yet. At least in every Clay County household. The Brazil Times recently asked online responders if they had already placed up their Christmas tree. A total of 320 responded to the poll question, which had only two answers, including:...
All I want for Christmas (12/07/08)
Triston Edington sits on Santa Claus' lap during the YMCA of Clay County's Breakfast with Santa event Saturday. Triston is the son of Beth Lawson.
Northview splits in conference openers (12/07/08)
Staff Report NASHVILLE -- Northview's basketball teams hit the road to begin conference play on Saturday evening, facing the Brown County Eagles. The Northview girls powered away from the Eagles in the third quarter, outscoring them 21-8 in the period on the way to a 66-44 victory...
No. 10 Warriors too much for Eels (12/07/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter MARSHALL, Ind. -- The Clay City Lady Eels were overmatched Saturday, falling 63-36 on the road against a tough Turkey Run team. The Warriors took the sting out of the Eels early. A tough first quarter saw Clay City unable to handle relentless Turkey Run defensive pressure, and ended with them facing a 20-3 deficit, which they were never able to recover from. ...
Oklahoma to face Florida in BCS title game (12/07/08)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Florida was an up-and-coming power and Oklahoma was a declining one when Bob Stoops made his move. He left his post as Gators defensive coordinator to take his first head-coaching job with the Sooners. Ten years later, both programs are on top. On Sunday, they earned their invitations to play for the BCS national championship on Jan. 8 in Miami...
Indiana State wins first game (12/07/08)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Rashad Reed hit a short jumper with less than a second to go to lift Indiana State past Lamar 68-66 in the Marques Maybin Classic. Lamar had tied the game moments earlier on a pair of free throws by Kenny Dawkins, but Reed raced down the floor and put up a floater from about six feet out that rattled in to give the Sycamores (1-6) their first win of the season...
No. 11 Notre Dame women down Purdue (12/07/08)
By TOM COYNE P Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Melissa Lechlitner scored a career-high 19 points and Kellie Watson added 13 as Notre Dame overcame a slow start to beat Purdue 62-51 on Sunday. Lechlitner scored seven points during a decisive 14-4 run, giving the Irish a 41-29 lead with a basket inside with 8:48 left. The Irish (7-0) extended the lead to 45-32 when Lindsay Schrader, who also had 13 points, scored on a driving layup...
Tarheel women earn NCAA Women's College Cup (12/07/08)
CARY, N.C. (AP) -- Casey Nogueira scored two second-half goals, including the winner with 2:06 remaining, and North Carolina defeated Notre Dame 2-1 on Sunday in the championship game of the NCAA Women's College Cup. The Tar Heels (25-1-2) overcame the fastest goal in Notre Dame history to win their 19th women's soccer championship in the 27-year history of the tournament and deny the Fighting Irish's bid for their first undefeated season...
Wie finally proves she belongs on LPGA Tour (12/07/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Michelle Wie has been playing LPGA Tour events since she was in the seventh grade, drawing the biggest galleries because of her youth and power, but earning little respect from players because of her preferential treatment...
Colts put it together in romp over Bengals (12/07/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis' winning formula still works. Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, Dominic Rhodes ran for one and cornerback Kelvin Hayden's interception return produced another as the Colts routed Cincinnati 35-3 on Sunday...
Charles Luther Fuetter (12/07/08)
Charles Luther Fuetter, 87, Brazil, passed away at 6:05 a.m., Dec. 5, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Sept. 3, 1921, in Brazil, to Joseph and Anna (Overbeck) Fuetter. He graduated from Brazil High School and attended Indiana Teachers College for two years prior to joining the United States Navy...
James Cooksey (12/07/08)
James Cooksey, 74, Brazil, passed away at 3:50 a.m., Dec. 5, 2008, at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born May 28, 1934, in Brazil, to William and Mable (Batchelor) Cooksey. He attended Van Buren High School and later received his G.E.D. from the Army...
Former resident provides hint to shelter (12/07/08)
To the Editor: I think this might be of interest to your community given the recent problems with funding to the Clay County Humane Shelter. Zootoo.com is having a national Shelter Makeover Contest (up to $1 million) that is connecting communities with their shelters across the country to help raise awareness for needy animals and increase adoptions...
A person is never too old to learn (12/07/08)
To the Editor: With more than 81 years behind me, I can look at some things and speak from experience, lessons I have learned by not letting "Joe" do it. I appreciate Jason telling his experience with his puppy, I gained a world of experience from my 5-year-old tomcat with the scratches and bites. ...
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