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Stories from Sunday, December 14, 2008

Colts overcome miscues to beat winless Lions (12/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Apparently, winning is still too complex for the Detroit Lions. Two turnovers, short fields and playing against a worn down, short-handed Colts defense wasn't the answer, either. Peyton Manning led the Colts on two fourth-quarter scoring drives, delivering another blow to Detroit's psyche with a 31-21 victory Sunday and keeping the Lions on track for a winless season...
Upside down? (12/14/08)
Concerns about the recent economic bailout of financial institutions have two local residents up in arms. Soon after the bailout passed, Brazil resident and local business owner Rick James decided he had enough and began flying his American Flag upside down...
Ready to Relay? (12/14/08)
Are you ready to Relay? If so, the committee members of the 2009 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life are ready and waiting to help create the best experience ever during the 25th anniversary of the national event. Event Co-chairs (Overall) Janice Piatt and (Vice-Chair) Carrol Evans recently announced the upcoming 12-hour event would take place at the Clay County YMCA during (6 p.m.-6 a.m.) May 8-9, 2009...
Brazil Library selected for state pilot program (12/14/08)
The Indiana State Library recently announced the Brazil Public Library has been selected to be a pilot for the installation of a new integrated library system (ILS), called Evergreen, which will hold the records of all of the library patrons, circulation transactions and collection items...
Area man to enter change of plea in case (12/14/08)
GREENCASTLE -- A Brazil man will be in Putnam County Circuit Court for a change of plea hearing Jan. 12. Michael S. Batchelor, 52, is facing charges of attempted arson, domestic battery and theft of a vehicle. According to a case report filed by Putnam County Sheriff's Department Deputy Ronnie Campbell, he was dispatched Oct. 7, to a residence in the 9000 block of South County Road 825 West, Reelsville, for "a domestic that had turned into an attempted arson."...
Long range assault sends Clay City past Eminence (12/14/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor EMINENCE -- Though the forecast may not have called for any precipitation on Saturday evening, the Clay City Eels had other ideas. The Eels rained down 11 3-pointers on the road against Eminence on the way to an 85-60 Tri-River Conference victory...
Knights finish fourth at wrestling invitational (12/14/08)
Times Staff Report The Northview Knights put together a 2-3 dual match record during their wrestling invitational on Saturday afternoon to place fourth. The Plainfield Quakers nudged out South Vermillion for the overall team honors despite tying 33-all when the squads matched up on the mat...
IUPUI nearly knocks off No. 20 Arizona State (12/14/08)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer PHOENIX -- Playing in front of a sparse crowd in an NBA arena, Arizona State looked lost for most of the game. The Sun Devils found themselves just in time. Rallying behind a flurry of 3-pointers by Rihards Kuksiks, No. 20 Arizona State overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to defeat IUPUI 59-58 in overtime on Sunday...
Asking too much of the taxpayer (12/14/08)
What are we to do? Average, everyday Americans are scrounging for every penny they can earn to pay for their basic needs, yet we are being asked for what we don't have in order to "bail out" major corporations that put themselves (and this country) on the verge of economic peril...
Students were a joy to be with (12/14/08)
To the Editor: I had the privilege of accompanying a group of North Clay Middle School seventh-graders to Beef 'N Boards (Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008) and I truly enjoyed my experience. As grandmother of one of the students, I was pleasantly surprised by the actions of the students...
Readers thank Northview for Christmas Spectacular shows (12/14/08)
To the Editor: My husband and I attended Northview High School's Christmas Spectacular Wednesday evening. Wow, what a show! It was stunning. The music, costumes, dancing, choir, skit, sets and lighting were just wonderful. The Salvation Army theme was a great idea...
Other options for test taking (12/14/08)
To the Editor: For Ivy Tech students (future and present), If you are having the same problems of being able to take your tests at the Brazil Public Library for Ivy Tech because the proctor does not have time to give the test, do not worry. I called up the Terre Haute Testing Center at Ivy Tech...
Teachers still working (12/14/08)
To the Editor: There are more than 250 retired teachers from Clay Community Schools in and around our community. They are busy volunteering their time to help in different areas of the community. The Clay County Retired Teachers Association asks that the retirees keep count of their time and send the amount of hours to the Community Service Chairperson, Carolyn Tausig...
'Tis the season, unfortunately, for fires (12/14/08)
To the Editor: Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer. Safety tips Picking the tree -- Real Trees: Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched...
Remember the animals during winter (12/14/08)
To the Editor: Once again, my holidays have been ruined by neighbors who have dogs living outside. I get so upset when I see dogs trying to keep from freezing, sometimes standings, because the ground is too cold to lie down on. Some have no doghouse...
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