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Stories from Thursday, December 18, 2008

CCSC switches dates for finals (12/18/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation principals and members of the administration met Thursday to discuss the finals schedule for area students. If school is in session Friday, the regular class schedule will be in effect, but no final exams will be given...
State Chamber names Clay City 'Best Buy' school (12/18/08)
For the third year in a row, Indiana's Chamber of Commerce has named Clay City Junior/Senior High School one of its "Best Buys" school. The school is one of 132 schools of the 349 Indiana public high schools and charter schools to make it on to the list. Clay City is also one of the 23 honor roll schools...
Historical Hoopla comes to Museum (12/18/08)
The Clay County Historical Society Museum in Brazil has captured more of its past with some recent historical acquisitions. The Museum, located at 100 E. National Ave., recently inherited hundreds of years of artifacts which chronicle various points in the history of the county...
Lovett released from jail (12/18/08)
An area man was released from the Clay County Justice Center Wednesday on $200,000 bail. John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was released from the center Wednesday after posting bail. He has been accused of the 1988 killings of Tonya Pickett, 16, and her stepfather Ricky Mustard, 32...
Accident victim dies (12/18/08)
One of the victims involved in the multi-vehicle accident on Interstate-70 Tuesday has died. According to a press release by Terre Haute Post Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Joe Watts, Alice Murdock, 80, Sullivan, died at Terre Haute Regional Hospital Thursday from injuries sustained in an accident in the westbound lane at the 30-mile marker of I-70 in Putnam County...
Area park featured on guide cover (12/18/08)
MARSHALL, Ind. -- Lt. Governor Becky Skillman unveiled the cover of the 2009 Indiana Travel Guide featuring Turkey Run State Park in Marshall, located in Parke County. The image shows a family enjoying a canoe ride, one of many outdoor activities available at Indiana's second oldest state park...
Area post offices to close early Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve (12/18/08)
All county post offices will close early Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, but regular mail will be delivered as usual both days. The post offices will be closed Christmas and New Year's Day, with regular mail delivery resuming Friday, Dec. 26, and Jan. 2...
UPDATE: School finals rescheduled (12/18/08)
High School and Middle School students need not worry as finals have been rescheduled. If school is in session Friday, the regular class schedule will be in effect, but no final exams will be given. All students are expected to be in attendance. If it is necessary to close schools Friday, due to inclement weather, students will be able to pick up textbooks to study for final exams on Friday, January 2, 2009, during school hours at the respective school buildings...
UPDATE: School canceled today (12/18/08)
Clay Community School Corporation Superintendent Dan Schroeder announced Thursday morning that school had been canceled today.
Notre Dame freshman Blanton known for talking (12/18/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Cornerback Robert Blanton is the talk of Notre Dame. The 6-1, 180-pound freshman from Matthews, N.C., loves to talk and talk and talk. "He's not afraid of anyone and he's not afraid to tell anyone in the free world whose willing to listen," coach Charlie Weis said. "He's a chirper."...
Ball State names Parrish head coach (12/18/08)
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Stan Parrish, Ball State's offensive coordinator the past three seasons, signed a four-year contract on Thursday and promised a smooth transition as the new coach of the 23rd-ranked Cardinals. He replaces Brady Hoke, who resigned this week to become the coach at San Diego State, and his first game will be on Jan. 6, when the Cardinals play Tulsa (10-3) in the GMAC Bowl in Mobile, Ala...
NASCAR settles sexual harassment lawsuit (12/18/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR has settled a $225 million lawsuit filed by a former official who said she was subjected to racial discrimination and sexual harassment during her two-plus years working for the stock-car organization, The Associated Press has learned...
Two aces, plenty of hope for Yankees (12/18/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Most teams triumphantly unveil a new ace. The New York Yankees presented a pair. The sign board outside old Yankee Stadium beamed with an unusual message Thursday for a ballpark that already has seen its final game: "LET'S PLAY TWO," read the top line. "CC & AJ 1 PM TODAY," said the lower...
Public Record 12-19-08 (12/18/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Lucinda B. Biermann Vs. Frederick J. Biermann: Domestic Relations Small Claims Ron Rossok and Linda Coleman Vs. Freda Pierce and Sagamore Auto Insurance Company: Civil Tort...
Pets and owners: Healthy and happy (12/18/08)
Pets come in all sizes, shapes, colors and breeds. They become part of the family. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, approximately 60 percent of U.S. households have at least one dog, cat, bird or other companion animal. Pets provide many benefits to their owners -- companionship, joy, unconditional love, a sense of safety and in some cases, a specific service...
Consider financial gifts for family (12/18/08)
At this time of year, you may be thinking about finding the "perfect" gifts for various family members. You can find any number of thoughtful presents, but if you'd like to give something that can have an impact long after the holiday season is over, consider making a financial gift...
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