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Stories from Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Newspaper changing schedule in 2009 (12/30/08)
The landscape of the news-making business changes daily. One day, we are out covering a three-car pileup. The next day, we may be out covering a town hall meeting, basketball game or a trial at the courthouse. Continually feeding a news-hungry public is our duty...
Remembering 2008 (12/30/08)
In 1888, The Brazil Times began publishing a newspaper. Particular years during that 120-year span will always be remembered for certain stories that affected the lives of residents in Clay County. This year can be added to that list as 2008 was full of big news...
Officials investigate odd fires (12/30/08)
Officials are awaiting the results of a fire investigation report before disclosing the cause of two suspicious fires Tuesday morning. According to officials, around 2:30 a.m., members of the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department initially responded to a 911 report of a fire at a modular located at 10431 North County Road 200 East...
One INDOT project set for 2009 (12/30/08)
The condition of roads is a continuous concern throughout the state and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has set up its plans for Clay County in 2009. "As of right now, there is only one project set for Clay County," INDOT Public Information Director, Crawfordsville District, Debbie Calder told The Brazil Times. "There had been a couple of other projects scheduled, but they have been completed early and one was removed."...
Motorcade escort set for departing soldiers (12/30/08)
Officials say those who wish to show support of the soldiers of 138th Quartermaster Support Company, Brazil National Guard Unit, after the send off ceremonies at North Clay Middle School can line up along the motorcade route on Friday. "We're organizing an escort of all the emergency response personnel in the area," event organizer Brandon Sciotto told The Brazil Times Tuesday. "People can stand along the route to wave banners and show their support to the soldiers as we lead them out of town."...
A look back at 2008 for Clay County (12/30/08)
January week 1 Newest Citizen Born Jan. 3, Clay County's 2008 New Years' Baby visited The Brazil Times Thursday afternoon with her mother. Marsha and Travis Dowell's daughter, Sarah Jolene, was the county's newest citizen. Weighing 5 pounds, 6 and three-quarter ounces and measuring a little more than 18 inches long, Marsha said Dr. Melissa Hatcher delivered Sarah shortly before 7:30 p.m. at Putnam County Hospital...
Boil Order Lifted (12/30/08)
Shortly after 3 p.m., Tuesday, the Brazil City Water Department notified The Brazil Times that the boil advisory for water customers in Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Harmony and Knightsville had been lifted. The boil advisory had stemmed from a break in a four-inch water line near the intersection of State Road 340 and Union Street on Christmas Day...
Students attend Lugar Symposium (12/30/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- More than 400 high school juniors and 121 accompanying adults attended the 32nd Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders, which took place Dec. 13, 2008, on the campus of the University of Indianapolis. The event has taken place each year since Lugar has been in the Senate...
Graduation (12/30/08)
On Dec. 13, 2008, Eric S. Vanatti graduated from Indiana State University with a bachelor's degree majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice while minoring in Psychology, Political Science and Public Administration. Vanattie was a 2004 graduate of Northview High School...
Gatherings (12/30/08)
For more information, call 446-5646. A website has been created for the class at www.classcreator.com/Brazil-IN-1959 to locate classmembers and find out what has happened to us since 1959. Members should sign into this site or contact Marilyn Plummer at mjplum33@yahoo.com, or 352-688-7627 or Cathy Baker at 812-877-9627. Share this information with any classmate with who you are in contact...
Three-point barrage leads Braves to third-place win over Knights (12/30/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Coming into Tuesday's third-place game against Terre Haute South, the Northview Knights could ill afford the Braves to wake up from its shooting slump. The Braves suffered from a 15-of-42 shooting performance that resulted in a 46-42 loss to the Marshall, Ill. Lions on Monday night...
Tuesday's high school basketball scores (12/30/08)
Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Westfield 73, Kokomo 68, OT Covenant Christian Tournament First Round Bethesda Christian 74, Indpls Fall Creek 57 Indpls Lutheran 80, Covenant Christian 73 Graber Post Buildings Classic...
Purdue falls in overtime in Big Ten opener (12/30/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Mike Tisdale scored 18 points and Illinois defeated No. 9 Purdue 71-67 in overtime Tuesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Mike Davis scored 12 points, Trent Meacham added 11 and Demetri McCamey had 10 for the Fighting Illini (13-1), who won their seventh straight...
No. 7 Notre Dame ready for Big East play (12/30/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Seventh-ranked Notre Dame already has been through a lot this year, traveling to Ireland and Hawaii, playing No. 8 Texas and top-ranked North Carolina on consecutive nights and seeing star Luke Harangody fall ill with pneumonia...
Butler rallies past UAB (12/30/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Freshman Shelvin Mack made five 3-pointers in the first seven minutes of the second half to match his career high of 22 points and rally No. 25 Butler from an 11-point deficit to a 72-68 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Tuesday night...
Hawks send Pacers to fourth straight loss (12/30/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, and the streaking Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 110-104 on Tuesday night. Josh Smith had 24 points, Mike Bibby scored 15 and Al Horford added 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Hawks, who have won six straight games and nine of 10...
Altered practice routine hurt Colts, Manning (12/30/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning thrives on repetition. He'd take every snap in every game -- even every practice -- just to stay sharp. The Indianapolis Colts now understand the consequences when Manning's routine is altered...
Broncos fire coach Shanahan (12/30/08)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer DENVER -- He was known as a genius, a mastermind and, yes, a Super Bowl champion. Shockingly, though, Mike Shanahan has a new title: Unemployed coach. Shanahan became the latest and most stunning victim of the NFL coaching purge, fired Tuesday by the Denver Broncos after a late-season collapse knocked the team out of the playoffs for the third straight year...
Joseph "Sonny" Earl Eaglin (12/30/08)
Joseph "Sonny" Earl Eaglin, 72, Brazil, passed away at his residence Dec. 29, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born July 19, 1936, in Putnam Co., to Harry Sr. and Letha (Sutherlin) Eaglin. As a young man Sonny worked at Saw Mills in Cloverdale, Martinsville and Reelsville. ...
Frank M. Brandebury (12/30/08)
Frank M. Brandebury, 73, Brazil, passed away Dec. 30, 2008, at Westridge Healthcare, Terre Haute. He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Marion County, Ill., to Henry M. Brandebury and Mary Ethel (Smith) Brandebury. Frank served in the United States Army for 20 years retiring as First Sergeant in 1974. He also retired from Digital in Phoenix, Ariz...
Leah Noelle Archer (12/30/08)
Dennis and Tina Archer, Brazil, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Noelle Archer. Noelle was born Dec. 15, 2008, at 8:16 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Dee and Rita Higginbotham, Brazil. Paternal grandparents are David and Mary Jo Archer, Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-31-08 (12/30/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 29-30. Awaiting Arraignment Yockey, Janice L., 48 Rogers, Kathleen, 18 Wright, Arley G., 36 Myers, Tyler, 18 Myers, Jordan, 20 Webster, Bruce, 48...
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