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Stories from Monday, December 8, 2008

UPDATE: Boil it (12/08/08)
Brazil residents are under a boil advisory. On Monday afternoon, a break in a 4-inch water line occurred in front of Brazil City Hall, along National Avenue. The situation was deemed an emergency, and water services were temporarily shutdown at about 4 p.m...
BREAKING NEWS: Brazil under boil advisory (12/08/08)
Poland Lion's Club to host breakfast Saturday (12/08/08)
POLAND -- The Poland Community Lion's Club will conduct its first all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday, at Zion United Church of Christ, Poland. "The funds raised from this event will help support the Lion's Club and many of our community outreach projects," Lion's Club Vice President Scott Tieken said...
Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter awarded (12/08/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- For the second consecutive year, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter has achieved the designation of "Highly Performing Chapter" from American National Red Cross. The award is earned by Red Cross Chapters based on performance as scored across 15 corporate requirements and eight performance improvement standards...
Custodian wins City Hall decorating contest (12/08/08)
One suggestion can unite an entire group. Employees at Brazil City Hall have recently been competing to see who could come up with the most creative Christmas decorations. "We came up with the idea to decorate our office and everyone jumped on board," City Water Office Manager Sheryl Hill said. "It started out as fun but we got a little competitive to see who could have the best decorations."...
Long investigation leads to arrest of Clay County man (12/08/08)
A lengthy investigation led to the arrest of a Clay County man for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Terre Haute juvenile in late 2007. According to Brazil City Police Detective Clint McQueen, Aristin Losey, 23, rural Brazil, was incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center when two Terre Haute Police Department detectives served two arrest-warrants for class B felony charges of sexual misconduct with a minor Thursday...
Corporation set for Wednesday meeting (12/08/08)
The Clay Community School Board will conduct a regular session school board meeting Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., in the media center at North Clay Middle School. The following is a list of items included on the agenda: In addition, there will be a vote on the list of administrative contracts for continuance of employment as administrator and comments will be taken from patrons in attendance and CCSC Supt. Dan Schroeder will deliver a report...
V.F.W. closed (12/08/08)
In honor of Lester Walden, Post Commander of the V.F.W. Post No. 1127, who passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be closed Wednesday. There will be no business conducted or Bingo on Wednesday. The post will reopen Thursday, Dec. 11 and Bingo will be as usual Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008...
Club News 12-9-08 (12/08/08)
Best of Thymes Twenty-four women of the Best of Thymes Herb Club met Nov. 20, at the home of Jean Alsip, for an "Italian Night" meal and made a Christmas ornament for the holiday season. Charlene Miller gave the table grace before members filled their plates of pizza, pasta bakes, breadsticks and salad. The club provided the main meal while the hostess and Sue Thompson contributed the salads. Desserts were brought by Jean Rowings, Ruth Timm and Pat Wilkinson...
USDA to conduct request for referendum on pork checkoff program (12/08/08)
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced today that it will conduct a Request for Referendum next month among eligible producers and importers of hogs, pigs, pork, and pork products to determine if they want a referendum on the Pork Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order, commonly known as the Pork Checkoff Program. ...
Mixed results for Knights at Westfield (12/08/08)
Staff Report WESTFIELD -- The Northview wrestling team continued some on the job training over the weekend, competing in the Westfield Great Eight Tourney. The Knights came away with mixed results in the tourney, winning one of their dual matches and falling in four others...
Missed free throws sideline freshman Knights (12/08/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Easy baskets are very often, hard to come by at any level of high school basketball. So when a team has the opportunity to score points via the free throw line, it's advisable that it takes advantage of the chance. On Monday night, Northview had 17 chances at the charity stripe. The Knights made just three of those shots as Terre Haute South came out on the winning side of a 27-19 decision...
Sycamores sunk by Bobcats (12/08/08)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Steven Coleman scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half to lead Ohio past Indiana State 62-50 in the Marques Maybin Classic on Monday. Jerome Tillman led the Bobcats (4-3) with 18 points and 16 rebounds and Justin Orr added 15 points for Ohio, which took control in the second half to salvage a victory in the round robin tournament that also featured No. 9 Louisville and Lamar...
Notre Dame players say Hawaii a preferred destination (12/08/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame players say the Hawaii Bowl was their top choice as a postseason destination, and not just because of the warmth and scenery. Coming in to a news conference from a campus blanketed in 5 inches of snow, with more expected in the coming days, Notre Dame's three captains said their teammates liked the idea of playing Hawaii (7-6) in Honolulu on Christmas Eve because it fits so well into their schedule...
Wittman out as Timberwolves coach (12/08/08)
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin McHale is leaving Minnesota's front office to coach the wayward team he assembled, returning to the sideline after Randy Wittman failed to turn around the rebuilding franchise. McHale stepped down as Timberwolves vice president of basketball operations on Monday, a position he has held since 1995, to become the coach after owner Glen Taylor fired Wittman...
Tribune Co. files for bankruptcy (12/08/08)
By VINNEE TONG and ANICK JESDANUN AP Business Writers NEW YORK -- Tribune Co. -- owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other dailies -- filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, the first major newspaper publisher to take such a step since the Internet plunged the industry into a desperate struggle for survival...
Viva Las Vegas: Baseball winter meetings open (12/08/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer LAS VEGAS -- The team names are spelled in lights on a huge board at the Bellagio Race and Sports Book, above dozens of padded brown seats: The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs are 5-1 co-favorites to win next year's World Series, followed by the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees at 6-1...
Ellen M. Dubois (12/08/08)
Ellen M. Dubois, 83, Patricksburg, passed away Dec. 7, 2008. She was born June 26, 1925, in Clay County, and was the daughter of Roy Boling and Lula Irene Shields. She married Rex E. Dubois on April 21, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2008...
Daniel E. Hutcheson (12/08/08)
Mr. Daniel E. "Danny" Hutcheson, 69, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, at Putnam County Hospital. Born Sept. 16, 1939, in Greencastle, he was the son of Forest and Crystal (Smith) Hutcheson. He was a graduate of Reelsville High School "Class of 1957."...
Public Record 12-9-08 (12/08/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 5-7. Awaiting Arraignment Steuerwald, Christopher A., 43 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Pittsenbarger, Stoney J., 28 Johnson, Stephanie, 43 Sowers II, Kurt E., 20...
Got Your Goat, No Kidding! (12/08/08)
Over 70 percent of the world's population eats goat meat. Interest in meat goat production in the USA has increased during the past nine years due to increased demand linked to a growing segment of the US population which represents ethnic groups who prefer goat meat in their diet...
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