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Stories from Sunday, January 4, 2009

Brazil mayor reflects, looks forward to new year (01/04/09)
With the start of the new year comes goals and hopes for the future. Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw recently spoke with The Brazil Times to reflect on her first full year in office and outline her plans for the city in 2009. "Working to improve the water system continues to be a major priority for the new year," Bradshaw said. "We made some strides in 2008 by completing the income survey, but I want to make a big push to get the water grant."...
Man in hospital after mishap (01/04/09)
Although trapped under the wheels of a dump truck Saturday, officials confirmed to The Brazil Times late Sunday a rural Clay County man was in good spirits. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Stephen Auterson, 52, was in the Progressive Intensive Care Unit at the Indianapolis Wishard Memorial Hospital awaiting surgery to set a broken leg...
Poll: Responders believe 2009 will be a better year than 2008 (01/04/09)
Last year had plenty of ups and downs and as Clay County residents head into a new year, The Brazil Times wanted to know if they were optimistic about 2009. In a recent online poll, The Times asked its readers "In your opinion, will 2009 be a better year than 2008?"...
School Board set for meeting (01/04/09)
The Clay Community School Corporation will conduct a regular session school board meeting on Thursday, 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: Also, there will be an ISTEP+ Report and an enrollment report. CCSC Supt. Dan Schroeder will deliver a report and comments will be taken from board members and patrons in attendance...
SBA online workshop scheduled (01/04/09)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct an online business workshop, Wednesday, from 9-10 a.m. The online workshop will provide guidance to prepare small business owners for meetings with a lender. Business owners will learn how SBA is involved in the loan process, what document to take to the lender, and how to make a good first impression with the lender. The Internet session will review SBA programs and services that can help an entrepreneur start or grow a business...
Clay City boys claim Eagle Holiday Classic title over South Putnam (01/04/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- The Clay City Eels came out firing in the championship game of the Eagle Holiday Classic on Saturday night. The Eels hit four of their eight 3-pointers in the first quarter and hounded the Eagles into 23 turnovers in the game on the way to a 61-37 victory over the host squad...
Slow start too much for Clay City girls to overcome in rematch (01/04/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GREENCASTLE -- The Clay City Eels learned a valuable lesson about the dire consequences of a sluggish start in the consolation game against the Shakamak Lakers on Saturday afternoon. After falling 51-48 to North Vermillion in an emotional morning tussle in the Eagle Holiday Classic, the Eels had to face Tri-River and Southwestern Indiana Conference rival Shakamak less then 30 minutes later...
Eels falter down the stretch against Falcons (01/04/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Basketball is a game of control. Clay City controlled the first game of Saturday's Eagle Holiday Classic for three quarters but was outscored 21-11 in the final stanza and fell to North Vermillion 51-48...
Saturday's high school basketball scores (01/04/09)
Saturday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Alexandria 59, Blue River 54 Anderson Highland 50, Hamilton Southeastern 49, OT Bellmont 71, Adams Central 38 Benton Central 60, Crawfordsville 49 Bloomington South 80, Ev. Harrison 48 Central Noble 53, Hamilton 43...
Evansville rallies past Sycamores (01/04/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Shy Ely scored 24 points and Nate Garner added 21 as Evansville rallied from behind in the closing minutes for a 65-59 victory Sunday over Indiana State. Indiana State (3-11, 1-2 Missouri Valley) dominated the first half and the first five minutes of the second half before Evansville made its move. The Purple Aces (10-3, 2-1) owed their comeback largely Ely, who scored 12 of Evansville's final 18 points...
Pacers' Dunleavy ready to return (01/04/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Dunleavy isn't used to being a spectator, and it looks like he won't be one for much longer. The Indiana Pacers guard is expected back within a week or so after missing all 33 games so far this season with soreness in his right knee...
Ravens take the ball, and playoff game away from Dolphins (01/04/09)
By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI -- The Baltimore Ravens had Chad Pennington spinning, ducking, on his heels and on his back. When he did manage to get a pass away, they were often there to snatch it. The Ravens came up with four interceptions, including one returned 64 yards for a touchdown by Ed Reed, and won 27-9 Sunday to spoil the Miami Dolphins' first playoff game in seven seasons...
Playoff loss exposes Colts' season long flaws (01/04/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis' season ended the same way it started. The defense couldn't get off the field, the offense couldn't run the ball and there were too many penalties. It wasn't the closing chapter Tony Dungy or Peyton Manning scripted after what may have been their most rewarding NFL regular season together. Instead, Dungy, Manning and the rest of the Colts are going home empty-handed again after an overtime loss in San Diego...
Ruth L. Nees Watson (01/04/09)
Ruth L. Nees Watson, 95, Terre Haute, died Friday morning, Jan. 2, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was a speech teacher, having taught at Indiana State University for more than 25 years. She was born Aug. 16, 1913, in Clay County, to Charles F. Butts and Rosa E. Jeffers Butts...
Roxie B. Kumpf (01/04/09)
Roxie B. Kumpf, 80, Brazil, died at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at her home near Turner, Ind. Roxie was born March 21, 1928, in Brazil, as the daughter of J. Irwin and Hester Martin Hibbs. She had been employed as a supervisor at R.H. Donnely in Terre Haute and had worked at McMach Insurance...
Public Record 1-5-09 (01/04/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 2-4. Awaiting Arraignment Gardner, James D., 50 Williams, Brant, 26 Reedy Jr., Gerald L., 42 Deakins, Onica, 35 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Reader hopes President-elect takes notice (01/04/09)
To the Editor: I've read where our American troops will come under foreign laws while offduty in the Middle East, where they most have been sent to fight against terrorists. President-elect Obama, I charge you to declare that agreement null and void and another be in place on Jan. 21, 2009...
Board member (01/04/09)
To the Editor: To: Clay Community School Board: Brian Atkinson, Board President, Dottie King, Board Vice President, Jennifer Kaelber, Board Secretary, Ted Jackson, Board Member, Tina Heffner, Board Member, Terry Barr, Board Member. Re: Elementary School Building Program...
Reader believes need to replace buildings is imperative (01/04/09)
To the Editor: Our need to replace our bus, buildings and grounds maintenance facility operated by the Clay Community Schools Corporation has reached critical level with the refusal of our insurance carrier to insure it any longer. That fact does not mean that we should "rubber-stamp" the recommendations of the school corporation administration and invest millions of dollars to build a palace nor should be copy the plans of another school corporation due to them building a similar structure recently without due diligence to our needs and budget situation.. ...
Other communities don't want to pay extra (01/04/09)
To the Editor: To whom it may concern about the new water hikes: Carbon, Harmony, Center Point, Knightsville. The mayor is talking about doubling the rate hikes. We the communities of these don't vote for any of these city offices, so we don't have any say to this matter...
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