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Stories from Sunday, December 21, 2008

Accident results in fatality (12/21/08)
An investigation is ongoing into a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning that killed one person. The names of the three victims were not released pending family notification. However, officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed the accident occurred around 4 a.m., Sunday...
Nice ride! (12/21/08)
(From left) Kent Yocom, Bill Harris, Jenny Yocom, Tyler Yocom, 9, Linda Harris, Alyssa Yocom, 11, Jared Wright holding Jackson Wright, 1 and Kristin Wright enjoy a carriage ride through Forest Park with (driver) TJ Mullins Saturday during Christmas In The Park. Enchanted Evenings Carriage Rides will be at the park today and Tuesday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. To reserve a time call 446-1811...
Resident to still receive care (12/21/08)
A Clay County woman suffering from cerebral palsy will continue to receive care from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) for now. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the FSSA on behalf of county resident Edna Chadwell and others earlier this year...
Back at home (12/21/08)
A Clay County Sheriff's Department detective is recovering from a traffic accident at home. Amidst last Tuesday evening's treacherous weather-related driving conditions, Det. Sgt. Jeff Maynard's police vehicle was struck from behind by James L. Reeves, 46, Brazil, whose windshield was allegedly frozen over and who was also allegedly driving at an accelerated rate of speed at the time of the accident...
Funeral home giving back (12/21/08)
Rob Moore wants to make communication between military members overseas and their loved ones at home easier. Moore -- owner of Moore Funeral Home -- recently purchased equipment to webcast funerals on the Internet for people who were unable to travel to the actual funeral...
Orioles ground Northview boys on the road (12/21/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor AVON -- Perhaps you can excuse Northview and Avon's basketball teams if Saturday's game in the Orioles' nest lacked a little bit of 'oomph.' Both teams were coming off important conference games on Friday night and there isn't much of a natural rivalry between the schools. Avon had lost a tough game against defending state champion Brownsburg, 43-41, the evening before and the Knights had come out on top in a knock down, drag out WIC game with Edgewood...
Indiana High School Top-10 Boys teams (12/21/08)
Indiana High School Boys Basketball Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press How The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school basketball teams fared: Class 4A 1. Bloomington South (6-0) beat Lawrence Central 70-49, beat Jeffersonville 73-54...
Purdue women positive heading into Big Ten (12/21/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue's season was moving downhill quickly before a win over Iona gave the Boilermakers a boost heading into Big Ten play. Purdue had lost three in a row before an 82-65 win over Iona on Dec. 13 provided an example of what the Boilermakers learned from the losses to Maryland, Notre Dame and Valparaiso which cost them a spot in the Top 25...
Lions set NFL mark for futility (12/21/08)
By The Associated Press DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions own a dubious piece of NFL history -- with perhaps more on the way. Detroit became the first 0-15 team ever when it was routed 42-7 by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Lions will try to avoid a perfectly awful season in the finale at Green Bay, where they haven't won since 1991...
Singh birdies way to Chevron win (12/21/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Age is starting to creep up on Vijay Singh, who turns 46 in February and spent the last three months taking the longest break of his life to let nagging injuries heal. But against a world-class field Sunday at the Chevron World Challenge, Singh looked as good as new...
Alma "Jackie" Lucille Barnes (12/21/08)
Alma "Jackie" Lucille Barnes, 94, Brazil, died at 4:35 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 2, 1914, in Sylvania, Ala., as the daughter of William Alva and Frances Campbell Kernon. Following graduation from high school, she married Roy Harrison Barnes on Sept. 30, 1938. He has preceded her in death...
Faye Eggers (12/21/08)
Faye Eggers, 71, Greencastle, passed away Saturday afternoon at her residence. She was born in Six Mile. W.Va., on Feb. 16, 1937, as the daughter of Wilbert and Opal Hager Arthur. She was a homemaker, had previously worked at Mallory's Inn, Greencastle, and had sold Park Lane Jewelry...
Shirley A. Thomas (12/21/08)
Shirley A. Thomas, 80, South Bend, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Shirley was born May 20, 1928, in Brazil, to Arvil and Dorothy (Kaelber) Wells. She was preceded in death by her parents. On March 29, 1947, in Stearleyville, as the former Shirley Wells, she married Lawrence Thomas...
Jon William Lancaster (12/21/08)
Jon William Lancaster, 45, Brazil, passed away at his residence Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born Dec. 29, 1962, in Goshen, Ind., to Billy and Frances (McGinty) Lancaster. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1981. Following high school, he attended Ivy Tech, earning a degree in Computer Technology in 1983...
Betty L. Wright (12/21/08)
Betty L. Wright, 71, Terre Haute, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at 1:30 a.m., in her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on May 20, 1937, in Terre Haute, to Clarence Gray and Bonnie James Gray. Betty was a graduate of Garfield High School. She enjoyed taking care of her home, working in her flower gardens, making crafts and spoiling her grandchildren and pets. She spent many years watching all four of her grandchildren swim in her pool and race quarter midgets and sprint cars...
Additions to Christmas Wish List (12/21/08)
In the middle of last week, I blogged on our website regarding a Christmas Wish List. The list included several tongue-in-cheek wishes, like hoping celebrities come to realize how important they are in the lives of others, which is -- in actuality -- very little...
Still has hope for Employer Free Choice Act (12/21/08)
To the Editor: Stop corporate bullying. Hard-working Americans are hurting. Paychecks have flat-lined, but everything else keeps going up -- health care, college tuition, groceries and more. Hard-working Americans need the ability to organize a union without fear of retaliation from their employer. Today, hard-working men and women who try to form or join a union often face coercion, intimidation or are simply fired by their employer. That needs to change...
Questioning why the dog is running loose (12/21/08)
To the Editor: Why do people let their dogs run loose? There's been a dog that appears to be a pit bull mix, running loose for about two weeks now. He runs all over the neighborhoods around Vandalia, Hendrix, Columbia and Harrison streets. He goes around pestering all the other dogs in the area that are in their own yards and not bothering anyone...
Reader agrees with resident's flag decision (12/21/08)
To the Editor: In reference to Rick James flying his flag in protest, he is right on. The bailout money is being handed out like candy to big corporations, such as the automotive industry that has moved a big part of its auto making to Toluca, Mexico (Chrysler PT Cruiser, the Chevrolet Silverado Truck and TRW Automotive parts out of Terre Haute...
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