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Stories from Sunday, January 25, 2009

Community Corrections searching for new director (01/25/09)
For now, the Clay County Community Corrections organization is leaderless. Due to unknown reasons, the organization's former executive director, John Tabasco, stepped down from his post effective Jan. 8. "At the moment, the executive board is handling questions and concerns for the agency," Board Chairperson Lea Ann Thomas told The Brazil Times...
State files motion against lawsuit from area woman (01/25/09)
The State of Indiana recently filed a motion to dissolve preliminary injunction in a case involving a Clay County woman suffering from cerebral palsy. In December 2008, Clay County Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers ruled the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) had to continue attendant care services rather than placing a 40-hour week cap on services...
Rail study making progress (01/25/09)
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rail Study is still in its early stages, but progress is being made. In a special meeting Friday, the Clay County Commissioners analyzed qualification proposals from four engineering firms wanting to conduct the rail study, which would take place at the Chinook mine site...
Fighting back! (01/25/09)
Charlene Petersen was first in line to receive her team captain shirt and organizational bag at the recent 2009 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Kick Off event at Riddell National Bank. Petersen is the captain of the "Crock For A Cure" team. ...
Knights have two champions in third-place WIC finish (01/25/09)
Staff Report CLINTON -- The Northview Knights placed third at the Western Indiana Conference meet on Saturday afternoon. The South Vermillion Wildcats won just one weight class, but were able to claim the team championship by edging the Mustangs of Edgewood, 216.5 to 206.5. The Knights were third with 169 points...
Clay City falls short in upset bid of Cardinals (01/25/09)
Staff Report BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit at Bloomfield to take a one-point lead with just 15 seconds left in the game, but lost 45-44 when Sierra Fuller hit the game-winner. Fuller had a game-high 22 points and filled the stat book with four rebounds, four assists and four steals...
Top-25 college basketball capsules (01/25/09)
By The Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Earl Clark scored five of his 16 points in the final two minutes and No. 9 Louisville held off No. 8 Syracuse 67-57 on Sunday. After Eric Devendorf gave Syracuse a 55-54 lead with 2:55 left, Clark hit a 3-pointer from right wing to put the Cardinals ahead to stay as the Orange misfired repeatedly in the closing minutes. Syracuse, averaging 80.4 points a game, had only two field goals in the last seven minutes in being held to a season-low in points...
No. 21 Minnesota holds off Indiana (01/25/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Damian Johnson had 18 points and six rebounds, and Ralph Sampson III finished with 13 points to help No. 21 Minnesota hold off Indiana 67-63 on Sunday. The victory ended Minnesota's two-game losing streak and gave the Gophers (17-3, 5-3 Big Ten) their first win in Bloomington since February 2004...
Notre Dame looks to end three-game losing streak (01/25/09)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- After weeks of answering questions about trying to keep the nation's longest home winning streak alive, Notre Dame now must find a way to end its longest losing streak in three years. "We've lost three in a row in the Big East. That's what everyone's focusing on right now in this locker room," guard Kyle McAlarney said. "We need to win. It's tough because that's the way the league goes."...
Mildred F. Garrigus Oaks (01/25/09)
Mildred F. Garrigus Oaks, 89, Franklin, passed away peacefully with family at her side at 3:10 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at the Franklin United Methodist Community home. Born April 18, 1919, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Ora West Garrigus and was the eighth of 10 children...
Public Record 1-26-09 (01/25/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 22-23. Awaiting Arraignment Glass, William, 39 Anderson, Ricky, 46 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Fuetter, Kurt D., 44 Followell, Travis L., 23...
Will you remember Tuesday? (01/25/09)
Was Tuesday one of those days that you will always remember? Will it be similar to Nov. 22, 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated? Will Tuesday live in the memory like Dec. 7, 1941, the day of Pearl Harbor? What about Sept. 11, 2001? More than likely, you can ask anyone who was alive on those days and they remember where they were, what they were doing, what they were eating, etc...
Keep talking during tough times (01/25/09)
Families can help each other by doing a good job of communicating during tough times. When job lay-offs or house payments are a puzzle with no easy answer, it is easy to shut down the family talk. Perhaps we "don't want to worry everyone," or "want to be strong and tough it out" -- alone. ...
Reader questions when life begins (01/25/09)
To the Editor: If someone asked you for one picture of you -- one that best describes who you are -- what picture would you give them? A picture of when you were in grade school? How about at your high school graduation? Your wedding picture: When you were awarded MVP of a sport? Maybe a picture of you in your 30s surrounded by your toddler and grade school children? Possibly a picture of you when you received that big job offer?...
More about animal rescue center (01/25/09)
To the Editor: Hello, I am the president of the Clay County Animal Rescue. I have been rescuing animals now for more than five years and in the last few years, thought I would do it as a full-time job. There are a lot of animals in Clay County alone that need new homes...
In favor of the Humane Society (01/25/09)
To the Editor: My wife and I live on Whiterock Road in Clay County. It's on the same road that you would go down to get to the Humane Society. Now, every one is familiar with the problems we are having, or I should say the City of Brazil is having, with animal control in its city limits...
Reader pleased with care she received (01/25/09)
To the Editor: I recently underwent care and therapy at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. My surgeon was Dr. Jeff Bollenbocher at Terre Haute. He transferred me to St. Vincent Clay Hospital for care and therapy. My care was just wonderful from the nurses and CNAs. The therapists pushed and I followed. I'm now home and I have a therapist (Del) that is helping me keep my knee straight and strong...
Petition for child support in the works (01/25/09)
To the Editor: I have started a petition to try to fix Indiana's child support and visitation division. If you or anyone you know is having problems with the child support system, please e-mail me at 79trm@comcast.net. I will give you details and tell you how you can help. Thank you...
Home Invasion Press Conference Part 3 (01/25/09)
The following is the third part of a joint press conference between the Clay County Prosecutor's Office, Clay County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police regarding a home invasion/burglary which occurred Jan. 14, 2009. . ...
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