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Stories from Monday, January 5, 2009

Area woman arrested for theft, fraud (01/05/09)
The Clay County Prosecutor's Office has alleged a rural Clay County woman has been involved in "one of the largest ongoing schemes of deception and fraud committed against her employer" recently filed in Clay Superior Court. "This is potentially the largest case of this type filed in Clay County in recent history," Prosecutor Lee Reberger told The Brazil Times Monday afternoon. ...
UPDATE: Staunton man shot in home (01/05/09)
Although details remain sketchy, officials confirm a Staunton man was shot at his home Monday afternoon. The event, which took place shortly after 3 p.m., caused officials to close down the area for several hours around 605 W. Columbus St., Staunton, to protect the integrity of the crime scene during the ongoing investigation...
County road closed (01/05/09)
Although bridge repairs were expected to completed in a day, the Clay County Highway Department announced late Monday that a portion of County Road 1350 North will remain closed for approximately 10 days Workers are making repairs on a bridge located in an area between County Roads 400 and 500 West...
NHS schedules meeting for incoming freshmen (01/05/09)
The Northview High School Guidance staff will host a scheduling meeting for 2009-2010 freshmen Tuesday, Jan. 13, from 7-8 p.m., at the North Clay Middle School auditorium. The meeting will explain the scheduling procedure, various types of diplomas, along with requirements and important facts for students to know coming into high school...
Students head back for finals (01/05/09)
High school students went back to the classrooms Monday to take finals and finish up first semester. "Considering the situation with the changes in finals, everything has gone as well as can be expected," Northview High School Principal Tim Rayle said. "We like to finish first semester before the holiday break, but this time it couldn't be done."...
Commissioners consider tax sale options (01/05/09)
Clay County is looking into trying to sell the parcels which were not sold in the tax sale. During Monday's meeting, the Clay County Commissioners listened to a proposal which could help bring delinquent properties back on the tax roll. Jim Hughes, owner of SRI, Inc., Indianapolis, explained that because of legislation passed in 2007, the commissioners absorb any parcels not sold during a countywide tax sale and have the option of conducting more sales until all properties are off the delinquent list.. ...
UPDATE: Possible shooting in Staunton (01/05/09)
A possible shooting has sent one Staunton man to the hospital. The event, which took place shortly after 3 p.m., has caused officials to close down the area around 605 W. Columbus St., Staunton, and the investigation is ongoing. The male victim, whose name was not released, reportedly told officials an individual he did not know allegedly entered his home...
Clay County welcomes newest citizen (01/05/09)
Clay County's 2009 New Years' Baby is home from the hospital. Samantha Whitaker, 20, and Jason Miller, 25, welcomed their son, Preston Reece, into the world Saturday. "Everyone is doing good," Jason said proudly. "We are very happy to have him. We feel complete."...
BREAKING NEWS: Possible shooting in Staunton (01/05/09)
Due to an alleged shooting near the intersection of Lake and Columbus streets in Staunton, officials are closing traffic in the immediate region as an investigation is ongoing. Residents are encouraged to find alternate routes for the time being. Further details are unavailable at this time as the investigation is continuing while events unfold...
Girls' high school top-10 rankings (01/05/09)
Indiana High School Girls Basketball Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press 1/4 The Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Top 10 basketball teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Saturday, Jan. 3, and previous rankings:...
Clay City girls dominate in return home (01/05/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The last time Clay City fans had an opportunity to see their Eels play on their home court was more than a month ago. The Eels made the most of their return to the friendly confines by dominating the first and third quarters on the way to a 67-28 win over visiting Cloverdale...
Boys' high school basketball polls (01/05/09)
Indiana High School Boys Basketball Top 10 Teams By The Associated Press The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school boys basketball teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Saturday, Jan. 3, rating points and previous rankings:...
Purdue women knock off No. 8 Texas (01/05/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Freshman guard Brittany Rayburn scored 19 points to lead Purdue to a 66-55 victory over No. 8 Texas on Monday night. Danielle Campbell had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Lakisha Freeman scored 12 points and Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Boilermakers (9-5)...
Notre Dame upends Georgetown in Big East play (01/05/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Luke Harangody had 31 points and 11 rebounds and No. 13 Notre Dame shot 45 percent against No. 9 Georgetown in a 73-67 victory Monday night that ended a five-game losing streak to the Hoyas. Harangody, who had never scored more than 13 points in three previous games against Georgetown, scored the final 13 points of the first half to give the Irish an 11-point lead...
Pittsburgh reaches No. 1 of poll for first time (01/05/09)
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer Pittsburgh made it to the top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the first time and it wasn't even close. The Panthers (14-0) took advantage of losses by season-long unanimous No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 Connecticut to make the jump from third to first Monday, receiving all but two of the first-place votes from the national media panel...
Dungy ready to debate life in, out of football (01/05/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Dungy still enjoys the challenge of coaching. He just has to decide whether commuting from Indianapolis to see his wife and children in Florida is worth it. Dungy will spend this week contemplating his future as coach of the Colts, continuing his annual ritual of heading home to Tampa, Fla., to determine whether he can adequately balance football life with family life...
Booming local business receives abatement (01/05/09)
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