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Stories from Monday, January 26, 2009

Outstanding achievement! (01/26/09)
Jackson Township Elementary School third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students were awarded recently with a pizza party. Papa Johns supplied pizza for the students, who were recognized for achievement on the ISTEP+ exam last fall.
Commissioners analyze certificate sale prices (01/26/09)
It can take time to make sure the price is right. During a special meeting Monday, the Clay County Commissioners analyzed each of the 121 properties anticipated to be involved in a certificate sale later this year. Prices were readjusted on many of the available parcels in hopes to sell them at a more affordable level...
Kentucky organization purchases Holly Hill (01/26/09)
Effective Sunday, Exceptional Living Centers, Inc., Lexington, Ky., will become the management company for Holly Hill Health Care, 501 S. Murphy Ave., Brazil. Exceptional Living Centers also manages Clay County Health Center, 1408 E. Hendrix St., Brazil...
YMCA fundraising campaign scheduled (01/26/09)
The YMCA of Clay County recently announced its kickoff for the 2008 Strong Kids campaign, a fundraising effort to increase support for the YMCA of Clay County scholarship fund. Proceeds from the Strong Kids Campaign will fund scholarships that allow children and families who otherwise may not be able to, to benefit from family strengthening YMCA programs such as child care, day camp, youth sports and programs for at-risk youth...
HI-99 set for radiothon (01/26/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 18th annual HI-99 Cares for St. Jude Radiothon, sponsored by HomeCare Advantage, will take place at Honey Creek Mall Thursday, Feb. 5, and Friday, Feb. 6. The event will run from 6 a.m.-9 p.m., both days. Throughout the two-day event, HI-99 will broadcast live from Center Court in the mall, raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital...
Pacesetter Award! (01/26/09)
Members of the 2009 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Committee were recently recognized for completing the first phase of The Pacesetter Award. The award is given to Relay groups who strive to organize and "set the pace" of effective Relay events that bring communities together in the fight against cancer. ...
High school girls' basketball top-10 poll (01/26/09)
By The Associated Press The Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Top 10 basketball teams, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Saturday, Jan. 24, and previous rankings: Class 4A Others receiving votes: Jeffersonville 16-3 (9), Decatur Central 13-5 (2), Floyd Central 15-2 (2), Lafayette Jeff 14-4 (1), Seymour 13-4 (1)...
Kentucky high school football coach pleads not guilty to player's death (01/26/09)
By BRETT BARROUQUERE and WILL GRAVES Associated Press Writers LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Kentucky high school football coach on Monday pleaded not guilty to reckless homicide in the heat-related death of a 15-year-old player who collapsed while running sprints at a sweltering August practice...
Ryan tries to shake Badgers out of losing streak (01/26/09)
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. -- Bo Ryan's Wisconsin Badgers are entering uncharted territory. The team's four-game losing streak is tied with the most under Ryan's eight-year tenure as head coach. It's also the longest losing streak in the regular season since 1998 when the Badgers lost eight in a row under then-head coach Dick Bennett...
Warner, Whisenhunt lead young Cardinals into Tampa (01/26/09)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Thanks to a strong tail wind, Kurt Warner and the Arizona Cardinals arrived in town ahead of schedule Monday to get ready for an unexpected Super Bowl appearance. Warner, who won a Super Bowl title with St. Louis in 2000, leads a team of Cardinals who are mostly newcomers to the NFL's biggest stage. After all, the franchise hasn't played in a title game since 1947...
Steelers arrive relaxed, confident (01/26/09)
By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- The one question hanging over the Pittsburgh Steelers as their practice week begins for the Super Bowl is whether wide receiver Hines Ward will play with a sprained knee. Here's the answer: "I'm playing," Ward said Monday after arriving with his teammates. "I would have played if the game had been last week."...
Road to Super Bowl XLIII flanked by 43 strip clubs (01/26/09)
By MITCH STACY Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- There's Lip Stixx and Centerfolds and the Bliss Cabaret. There's Diamond Dolls and Bare Assets and the Wild Gentlemen's Club. In fact, there are, by one count, 43 strip clubs in the Tampa metropolitan area -- one for each Super Bowl. And the week of Super Bowl XLIII is to Tampa's naughty nightlife what Black Friday is to America's shopping malls...
Statehouse Report (01/26/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The end of January is quickly approaching and we have just concluded another week of activities and celebrations that I will remember forever. The week began with the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., followed by the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama. It is hard to put into words the impact of the many images that came into our living rooms from the nation's capital last Tuesday. It was one of the proudest days in the country's history...
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