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Stories from Friday, January 30, 2009

Doing a good deed (01/30/09)
Fourteen-year-old Owen Geswein -- who lives near Carbon -- used his grandfather's four-wheeler with a blade to plow several sidewalk and yard areas for Clay County residents during the last few days. Geswein started plowing residents' areas Wednesday and through Friday, he said he had plowed 35 residential homes. "I like messing around with machines," Geswein said, "and it's to help the community." Jason Moon Photo...
Harrison demoted once again (01/30/09)
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BREAKING NEWS: Personnel changes at Brazil City Police Department (01/30/09)
Officials announced Friday afternoon that a Brazil City Police Department officer has been demoted again. As of midnight, Friday, Mayor Ann Bradshaw said Police Chief Terry Harrison was demoted to the merit position of sergeant at the department. Bradshaw said her office would not release specific details about Harrison's demotion because it is a confidential personnel issue. However, Bradshaw did confirm her decision was based on administrative and communication issues with Harrison...
Despite snow, grounds crew hard at work (01/30/09)
When bad weather hit this week not everyone got a day off. With 10-12-inches of snowfall on parts of the county, teachers and students of the Clay Community School Corporation had an additional three days off. However, other employees were still at work...
One arrested following hit-and-run, foot pursuit (01/30/09)
A Center Point man involved in an alleged hit-and-run property damage accident led law enforcement officers on a foot pursuit before being arrested Thursday evening. According to a preliminary case report at the Brazil City Police Department, shortly after 7 p.m., Thursday, witnesses told Patrolman Jeff Bucklin II the driver of a pickup truck allegedly left the roadway while trying to pass a vehicle and hit a utility pole near the intersection of south State Road 59 and White rock Road...
Area health care service receives accreditation (01/30/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Friday, Amedisys of Home Health of Terre Haute proudly announced its award of accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) for home health and hospice services. ACHC, a private, not-for-profit corporation, which is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standards, was developed by home care and community-based providers to help companies improve business operations and quality of patient care. ...
Donation (01/30/09)
Eagles No. 274 Treasurer Anita Parker (left) donated a check of $100 to President of the Humane Society Board of Directors, Bill Bell, Friday afternoon. Humane Shelter Manager, Rick Moore and dog, Survivor, received a bag of goodies, which was collected by Eagles patrons. A collection box is located at the Eagles and anyone (including non-members) may donate. For more information on items needed, contact the Clay County Humane Society at 446-5126. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Staunton Scene (01/30/09)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped. Children's Church and Wee Worship meet at 10:30 a.m., in the Educational Building...
Accident causes brief power outage (01/30/09)
A Center Point man involved in an alleged hit-and-run property damage accident led law enforcement officers on a foot pursuit before being arrested Thursday evening. According to a preliminary case report at the Brazil City Police Department, shortly after 7 p.m., Thursday, witnesses told Patrolman Jeff Bucklin II the driver of a pickup truck allegedly left the roadway while trying to pass a vehicle and hit a utility pole near the intersection of south State Road 59 and White Rock Road...
NHS Homecoming activities postponed (01/30/09)
Due to inclement weather, Northview High School has postponed homecoming activities for Friday's home games against the Sullivan Golden Arrows. Homecoming activities will be announced at a later date.
LITTLE HISTORIC CHURCH AT CARBON (01/30/09)
Little Historic Church at Carbon will be having their first Friday pitch-in and program on Feb. 6. Featured group will be Crimson Cross of Paris, Ill. Pitch-in will be at 6 p.m., and the program will start at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Honor Roll (01/30/09)
CLAY CITY HIGH SCHOOL Seventh Grade High Distinction - Katie Fischer, Darcie Fritz, Michaela Hayden, Whitney Jeffers, Colton Miller, Chance Nicoson, Mikaela Norder, Abby Shidler, Krista Sinders, Kiersten Teegarden, Kylee Truax Distinction Cody Dickson, Phoebe Farmer, Claire Miller, Joshua Miller, Steven Phillips, Bethany Rudisel, Ashton Stevenson...
CHURCH NEWS (01/30/09)
BEE RIDGE CHURCH Today I have a question for you. Have you ever had something of value that was lost and you searched diligently for it? Do you remember the anxiety you felt while searching and could not find it? Then you found it! You felt so relieved and happy that you wanted to share this situation with others...
Northview girls claim WIC victory over Sullivan (01/30/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A win might be a win, but the Northview girls nearly found out the perils of relaxing against an opponent desperate for a victory on Friday night. The Knights pressed visiting Sullivan into nine turnovers in the first quarter and built a 26-6 first half lead...
Northview boys finish off WIC victory (01/30/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Apparently a return to conference play is just what the doctor ordered for the Northview boys' basketball team. The Knights halted a six-game losing streak with a victory at South Vermillion on Jan. 23 and then used a 13-5 run in the third quarter to open some breathing room in a 67-62 WIC victory over Sullivan on Friday night...
Friday's high school basketball scores (01/30/09)
Friday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Alexandria 55, Mississinewa 53 Angola 59, Hamilton 32 Baptist Academy 96, Indiana Academy 36 Beech Grove 67, Indpls Lutheran 54 Benton Central 60, Seeger 42 Bloomington South 75, Indpls Pike 50...
No. 13 Butler holds off Valparaiso 59-51 (01/30/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Butler ditched the pretty game plan and proved it can win with sheer toughness. Freshman Gordon Hayward scored 18 points, Willie Veasley added 13 and the 13th-ranked Bulldogs finished strong to hold off Valparaiso 59-51 and tie the Horizon League record with 21 consecutive conference victories...
Goodell says union profit claims are 'fiction' (01/30/09)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Though confident of reaching a new labor agreement before the 2010 season, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell criticized a union report that said the league was highly profitable and therefore the current revenue-sharing system still works...
Grimm makes winner out of no-name offensive line (01/30/09)
By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- "Almost" is the story of Russ Grimm's life, from a coaching job he coveted to the Hall of Fame. He was almost head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He certainly came closer to getting it than his current boss, Ken Whisenhunt...
Watney takes second round lead at FBR Open (01/30/09)
By ANDREW BAGNATO AP Sports Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Phil Mickelson tied for 121st. Nick Watney was all alone at the top of the crowded leaderboard. On a day local favorite Mickelson missed the projected cut by seven strokes, Watney shot an 8-under 63 to take the second-round lead at the FBR Open on Friday. Play was called due to darkness with three players, all above the cut line, still on the course...
Dunleavy teams with Granger to beat Miami (01/30/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Danny Granger's partner is back. Mike Dunleavy scored a season-high 30 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat 114-103 on Friday night. Dunleavy, a leading candidate for the league's most improved player award last season, missed the first 34 games this season with a sore right knee. He had struggled with his shot since his return, but found his form against Miami. He was 10-for-18 from the floor, including 4-for-8 on 3-pointers...
Sandra Lee Todd (01/30/09)
Sandra Lee Todd, 72, Euless, Texas, a homemaker, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009. She was a native of E. St. Louis, Ill., born Jan. 10, 1937, the daughter of the late John H. Briner and the late Anna Martin Briner, owners of the Briner Blue Bonnet Restaurant, Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-31-09 (01/30/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American Acceptance Vs. Katherine O'Neal: Civil Collections Joy Chaney and Jack Chaney Vs. TransCare, Inc., St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Indiana Emergency Physicians, LLP, Brazil Heart Center, Clarian Indiana Radiology Partners, Healthcare Management Systems, LLC, Center for Surgical Science Trauma, Clarian Health, Respiratory and Critical Care Co., Mark Harding, DDS, Otolaryngology Associates, LLC, Indianapolis Neurosurgical Anesthesia Consultants and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Miscellaneous Civil. ...
Meet the Staff of The Brazil Times! (01/30/09)
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