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Stories from Thursday, January 8, 2009

Board extends contracts of principals (01/08/09)
The community spoke and the board listened. Supt. Dan Schroeder announced at the Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting Thursday that Clay City Elementary School Principal Jon Russell rescinded his letter of resignation and the board voted to extend a contract of renewal to North Clay Middle School Principal John Allen...
Local business lends helping hand to V.F.W. (01/08/09)
Painting 10,000 square feet of fresh drywall is a daunting task for anyone. But when the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127 were faced with the possibility of doing it themselves, Robert Sanders knew he wanted to help. "I wanted to support the veterans. My grandfather is a veteran and was in construction," Sanders, owner of R & M Painting, told The Brazil Times recently. "I'm not a veteran, but my grandfather taught me construction. So I wanted to volunteer to help out."...
Traffic stop results in arrests of three (01/08/09)
A recent traffic stop for faulty taillights led to the arrest of three Brazil residents for various drug related charges. Although there is an ongoing investigation, Brazil City Police Department Captain Terry Harrison and Police Chief Dave Archer were able to share some preliminary details with The Brazil Times...
Investigation continues (01/08/09)
Shooting victim provides in-depth description STAUNTON -- The investigation by the Clay County Sheriff's Department regarding a shooting, which took place Monday, on Columbus Street in Staunton, is ongoing. According to a press release provided by CCSD, at approximately 3:11 p.m., officials received a 911 call from a Staunton residence reporting his neighbor was at his home and he had been shot...
Terrific Teacher! (01/08/09)
STAUNTON -- Apparently, a lot of Clay County residents have been eating at the Applebee's restaurant on South 3rd Street in Terre Haute lately. On Thursday, representatives from the establishment paid a visit to Staunton Elementary School to award first-grade teacher Marci Nussel with their Teacher Of The Month award...
Thursday high school basketball scores (01/08/09)
Thursday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Clay City 63, Linton 49 Edinburgh 60, Morton Memorial 44 Greenwood Christian 60, Horizon Christian 48 Indiana Deaf 61, Indpls International 53 N. Central (Sullivan) 56, Union (Dugger) 51...
Clay City traps Miners' in Greene County Tourney win (01/08/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels trapped and ran their way to a berth in Saturday's fifth-place game against North Central after pressuring Linton all the way in a 63-49 Eels' win in the Greene County Tourney. The teams nearly played to a first quarter stalemate as Linton's Jordan Tharp hit his first four shots of the game, all within a few feet of the basket. ...
Northview JV teams split overtime contests (01/08/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter Fans of Northview's junior varsity basketball teams should be thankful if they have any fingernails left. Both the girls' and boys' teams played dramatic overtime contests against the Owen Valley Patriots Thursday night at Northview High School...
North Clay seventh-grade drops Cascade (01/08/09)
Staff Report The North Clay seventh-grade basketball team put forth a dominating effort against the visiting Cascade Cadets on Wednesday evening. The Knights opened an 11-point lead after just one quarter and that was the closest the Cadets would get the remainder of the contest as North Clay powered to a 67-17 victory...
Gopher women halt IU's win streak (01/08/09)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota's 70-62 win over Indiana Thursday was its second straight game in which the outcome wasn't decided until the final minutes. The Gophers figure learning to play under that kind of pressure can only help in the long run. Four times in the game's final 13 minutes the Hoosiers closed to within a single point, but the Gophers (11-4, 3-1 Big Ten) were able to get the loose balls and hit the key shots to stop Indiana's nine-game winning streak. ...
North Dakota State edges past IUPUI (01/08/09)
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Brett Winkelman had 16 points, including the last seven of the game, to lift North Dakota State over IUPUI 55-52 Thursday in the Summit League. NDSU (9-5, 4-1) trailed 52-48 with 1:34 to play. But Winkelman single-handedly brought the Bison back. He pulled NDSU within one on a three-point play, then gave it the lead 53-52 on free throws with 29 seconds remaining...
No. 21 Butler rolls past Wright State (01/08/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler reverted to its old tricks Thursday night. The 21st-ranked Bulldogs used 3-pointers to open up the inside game, took care of the basketball and stifled Wright State's offense. Even the result looked familiar...
Geoff Ogilvy leads first round of Mercedes (01/08/09)
By The Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Geoff Ogilvy opened the PGA Tour season Thursday without making bogey on his way to a 6-under 67 and a one-shot lead in the Mercedes-Benz Championship, a score that only surprised him because of the location...
Earl I. Buzard (01/08/09)
Earl I. Buzard, 85, LaGrange, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Buzard was born Jan. 8, 1923, in Harmony, Ind., son of the late Walter E. and Esther Cooney Buzard. He was a retired Associate Warden with the Federal Bureau of Prisons and had lived in LaGrange for the past 11 years...
Public Record 1-9-09 (01/08/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 8: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Larry L Newton: Civil Collections Katie L. Blunt Vs. Reynold P. Blunt: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
New Technology Offered (01/08/09)
Both the Owen and Clay Purdue Extension offices now have IP video capability. Owen County received the technology thanks to grant funds from the Boston Scientific Foundation about a year ago. What does this mean for Extension Programs locally? Foremost, for the first time ever, one won't need to buy expensive gas to travel to another county to attend numerous programs. Secondly, we can offer more unique programs locally that may not draw a large crowd, but is still important...
NHS junior varsity girls' vs. Owen Valley (01/08/09)
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