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Stories from Tuesday, January 6, 2009

First female deputy sworn in (01/06/09)
Although it took a while, Casey Judge is excited to reach the culmination of her goal. "I've been reaching for this for four years," Judge, 21, told The Brazil Times Monday after being sworn in as Clay County Sheriff's Department's newest and the first full-time female deputy. "I'm looking forward to being able to do the job, to do it all."...
CCSD encounters odd twist in Staunton shooting investigation (01/06/09)
Although officials have been investigating the shooting of a Staunton man at his home since Monday afternoon, details remain sketchy. According to a telephone interview with Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill Tuesday evening, part of the problem stems the ability of the victim, Donald Borders, 68, to recall details...
County road closed for bridge repairs (01/06/09)
Icy winter weather has caused significant damage to a bridge, causing a county road to be closed for more than a week. Clay County Highway Supervisor Pete Foster told The Brazil Times repair work is underway on a bridge along County Road 1350 North. Because of the work, officials have closed the road between CR 400 and 500 W...
Auditions set for new theater production (01/06/09)
Auditions for the Community Theatre of Clay County's upcoming dinner production of the musical comedy, "Calamity Jane," will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15. The auditions will take place in the theatre building, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil. The show has a large cast and all are welcome to audition...
'United Day for United Way' slated (01/06/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Those who will be looking for United Way of the Wabash Valley representatives Gary Morris, Marla DeHart, Rick Burger and Troy Fears on Friday, Jan. 16, will be able to spot them on the roof of Baesler's Market. The United Way of the Wabash Valley Campaign Co-Chairs, incoming board president and executive director will be on the roof of the grocery store until the United Way reaches its goal during "United Day for United Way."...
Secretary of State urges businesses to ignore letter (01/06/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A letter being mailed to Indiana businesses, that would appear to come from an official government source, should be ignored. Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita announced Tuesday the letter is deceptive and does not come from his Business Services Division...
Booming local business receives abatement (01/06/09)
A local business is receiving help to work toward the future. During Monday's meeting, the Clay County Council approved the final reading of a personal property tax abatement for JWS Machine, Inc., Brazil. Typically, the council approves personal property abatements on a five-year term, but approved this one with a seven-year term...
School on two-hour delay (01/06/09)
Clay Community School Corporation Superintendent Dan Schroeder announced earlier this morning the corporation is on a two-hour delay.
NOEL E. ALLEN (01/06/09)
The children of Noel E. Allen are proud to announce his 80th birthday celebration on Saturday, Jan. 10, from 2-6 p.m. at Berea Christian Church, CR 800 N. Brazil. Noel married Helen Allen on Dec. 31, 1947. They recently celebrated their 61st anniversary...
Scholarship winner (01/06/09)
Wayne O. McHargue, ChFC, CLU, CFP, a 1955 graduate of Brazil High School, has been selected by the 17,000 member Society of Financial Service Professionals to receive its 2008 James L. Erb, Sr., CLU, ChFC scholarship. The criteria for selection for the Scholarship are: Commitment to lifelong education; Commitment to ethical practice; and Commitment to volunteerism...
Local Squad competes, wins first and second place (01/06/09)
Toni's Tumbling and Dance Studio, The Brazil X-treme All Stars competed on Nov. 16, 2008, at Indianapolis Convention Center. They received second place. On Dec. 7, 2008, in Terre Haute, the squad competed at the CheerExpo received first place. Shelby Layne received a first place trophy for best toe touch. The squad is coached by Toni Scalf and Mary Puff...
Knights score post-holiday win over Tiger Cubs (01/06/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- After a two-week layoff, Northview's girls' basketball squad got just what it needed to begin 2009 -- a big win on the road. The Knights traveled to Greencastle to face the Tiger Cubs and walked off the court with an 11-point win and a .500 record...
Penn State upsets No. 14 Purdue (01/06/09)
By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Short-handed and a step slower, No. 14 Purdue couldn't overcome Penn State. Talor Battle scored 21 points, Danny Morrissey hit a key 3-pointer late and Purdue went eight minutes without a field goal in the second half as the Nittany Lions beat the Boilermakers, 67-64 on Tuesday night...
SEC making case for No. 1 (01/06/09)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Let the rest of the country brag about its ivy-covered traditions and its cultural superiority. Down in Dixie, it's all about trotting out the nation's top college football teams on any given Saturday. We're talking Southeastern Conference, which long ago proclaimed itself the best in the land. End of discussion...
Prosecutor: Harrison's gun used in April shooting (01/06/09)
By PATRICK WALTERS Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA -- A gun owned by Indianapolis Colts star Marvin Harrison was used in an April shooting, but investigators still can't determine who pulled the trigger, the city's chief prosecutor said Tuesday...
Jets owner meets with Brian Schottenheimer (01/06/09)
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK -- New York Jets owner Woody Johnson formally met with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday about the team's coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the search told The Associated Press...
Rod Woodson, Bruce Smith first time Hall of Fame finalists (01/06/09)
CANTON, Ohio -- Career sacks leader Bruce Smith, Rod Woodson, Shannon Sharpe and John Randle are among the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the only first-year eligible players to make the final round this year. Joining them will be two contributors: former commissioner Paul Tagliabue and Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, as well as two senior nominees selected last August by the Senior Committee: former Atlanta defensive end Claude Humphrey and former Dallas wide receiver Bob Hayes.. ...
Mark Teixeira joins the Bronx millionaires (01/06/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira sat down with his wife on Dec. 12 to have dinner, his regular Friday "date night" with Leigh at the Vaquero Club in Westlake, Texas. "I'd been asking her for weeks and weeks, Where do you want to go? Where do you want me to play?" he related. ...
Ailia Grace McVay (01/06/09)
Samantha and Damien Solomon would like to announce the birth of their sister, Ailia Grace McVay. Ailia was born on Dec. 5, 2008 at 2:35 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and 20 inches long. Proud parents are Kristina and Christopher McVay, Carbon...
ISAAC DAVID GASKILL (01/06/09)
Chris Gaskill and Karen Stewart, Jacksonville Beach, Fla., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Isaac David Gaskill. Isaac was born Nov. 17, 2008, at 7:01 p.m., at St. Luke's Hospital, Jacksonville Beach. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches long...
KADEN DONALD FRENCH (01/06/09)
Nick and Jennifer French, Brazil, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kaden Donald French. Kaden was born Sept. 11, 2008, at St. Vincent Women's Hospital, Indianapolis. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Bill and Claudette Bryant and the late Donald Orr, Desloge, Mo...
Serenity Shayanne Whittaker (01/06/09)
Jessica Whittaker and Cory Kline, Terre Haute, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Serenity Shayanne Whittaker. Serenity was born on Dec. 26, 2008 at 8:08 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long...
CAMDEN JAMES WOLFE (01/06/09)
Peyton Wolfe is proud to announce the birth of her brother, Camden James Wolfe. Camden was born on Oct. 21, 2008, at Union Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and 21.5 inches long. Proud parents are Barry and Heather Wolfe. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Diane Haughee. Great-grandmother is Henrietta Hamilton, all of Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-7-09 (01/06/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 5-6: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Bobbie D. Murphy Vs. Frankie A. Murphy: Domestic Relations Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Vs. Jerry W. Young and Nyla R. Young: Mortgage Foreclosure...
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