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Stories from Sunday, February 1, 2009

Champion! (02/01/09)
Northview junior Luke Pingleton claimed the 125-pound title with a win via fall over Terre Haute North's Nathaniel Page in the final. Pingleton advances to the Bloomington South Regional on Saturday. Carey Fox Photo.
Area author publishes first novel (02/01/09)
A former Clay County resident recently had her first book published. Crystal Bustamante, who originally hails Brazil but currently lives in Terre Haute, has always had the writing bug. She recently put it to good use and had her novel, "Where Are You, Lord? Finding God in the Midst of the Valley," published through Infinity Publishing...
Chamber welcomes new office manager (02/01/09)
Dalene Nelson earned a Bachelors degree in elementary education from Calvary Bible College in Kansas City. During the past three years, she's served as a substitute in the Clay Community School Corporation, primarily spending time at Jackson Township Elementary School...
Braving the cold! (02/01/09)
This photograph was submitted by a local resident. It depicts a Brazil postal carrier delivering mail Wednesday afternoon following the snowstorm. The unidentified people who took the photo said, "We say thanks to our faithful postman ... still delivering in the snow. Courtesy Photo...
Clay City tames Wolverines in SWIAC contest (02/01/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- Ask any high school basketball coach and they'll tell you that if you are fundamentally sound and take care of the 'small' things in a game, that your likely to come out with a victory. On Saturday night, the Clay City Eels played tough defense and hit better than 70 percent of their 26 free throws to come away with a 61-52 victory on the road against White River Valley...
Knights sending six wrestlers to regional (02/01/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Time Staff Reporter One year after capturing a sectional title in their home gymnasium, the Northview Knights came up short in their repeat bid, finishing sixth in the IHSAA Wrestling Sectional No. 27 on Saturday. Despite the underwhelming team finish, the Knights did have several individual accomplishments of merit. All told, six Northview wrestlers will move on to Saturday's Bloomington South...
Clay City girls claim road win over T-Birds (02/01/09)
Staff Report SOLSBERRY -- The Clay City Eels got 17 points from Brielle Drelick and held off a late rally by Eastern (Greene) to improve to 7-11 overall. Carmela Roeschlein added 10 points for the Eels and senior Devyn Bridgewater contributed nine in the win...
Saturday's high school basketball scores (02/01/09)
Saturday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Batesville 69, N. Decatur 34 Bloomington North 56, Columbus East 55, OT Cambridge City 45, Northeastern 36 Carmel 63, Indpls Ben Davis 56 Carroll (Allen) 45, Elkhart Central 34...
Ohio State pulls away from Indiana (02/01/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Ohio State spent the first half trying to figure out how to contend with Indiana's improving shooters. Finally, the Buckeyes decided to just keep making baskets themselves. Turns out, it was a good trade...
Steelers win Super Bowl in dramatic fashion (02/01/09)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Their Steel Curtain shredded, Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh offense ended a Super Bowl of incredible swings with a final-minute touchdown for a historic victory. Santonio Holmes made a brilliant 6-yard catch deep in the right corner of the end zone with 35 seconds remaining Sunday night, lifting the Steelers to a record-setting sixth Super Bowl win, 27-23 over the Arizona Cardinals...
Holmes goes from drug dealer to Super Bowl MVP (02/01/09)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- He once sold drugs on a street corner. Now he's MVP of a most remarkable Super Bowl. Santonio Holmes, who overcame his gritty childhood in rural south Florida, made a brilliant catch with 35 seconds left to give the Pittsburgh Steelers their record sixth Super Bowl title, a 27-23 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night...
Smith and Woodson make NFL Hall of Fame (02/01/09)
By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Bruce Smith, Rod Woodson and Derrick Thomas, all witnesses for the defense. All Pro Football Hall of Famers. The three were elected on Saturday along with longtime Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who at age 90 will be the oldest person ever inducted; former Minnesota guard Randall McDaniel; and the late Bob Hayes, a standout wide receiver for Dallas and the 1964 Olympic 100 meters gold medalist...
Harrington returns to help Knicks past Pacers (02/01/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Al Harrington felt right at home. The former Indiana Pacers forward put up 31 points and eight rebounds against his old team, helping the surging New York Knicks to a 122-113 victory over the Pacers on Saturday night. Harrington, who began the season with Golden State and came to New York on Nov. 21 in a trade for Jamal Crawford, is averaging 20.5 points and 6.3 rebounds since joining the Knicks and their up-tempo offense...
Mary Corbin Huber (02/01/09)
Mary Corbin Huber, 92, Greenwood, formerly of Terre Haute, died Friday Jan. 30, 2009, at 12:15 a.m., in Greenwood Village South. She was born May 2, 1916, in Brazil, to Ottomer Corbin and Tressa (Williams) Corbin. She was a school teacher for 44 years having taught in Vigo County and Clay County. ...
Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Moore Kouns (02/01/09)
Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Moore Kouns, 35, Cory, died Jan. 30, 2009, at 2:28 a.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She had been battling kidney failure and other illnesses for the past four years. She was born March 1, 1973, in Plant City, Fla., the daughter of Marilyn Moore...
Lost artform comes back (02/01/09)
These days, random acts of kindness are hard to come by. But several citizens of Clay County stepped up when others needed it the most in the past few days. Clay County was blanketed by nearly a foot of snow in the past week. The white stuff started falling Tuesday and kept coming...
Reader shares letter to president with others (02/01/09)
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by a reader as a letter that has been sent to President Barack Obama. I have an idea, which I think is superior to anything that I am hearing come out of either party in Washington. This idea would provide immediate (possibly less than 30-60 days) stimulus to:...
Cory resident thanks neighbors (02/01/09)
To the Editor: I just wanted to give a big thank you to all the wonderful farmers, neighbors and family that have spent the last few days digging out most of Cory. If it were not for them, I can personally tell you we would not be out and about. While the County Highway Department would like to believe that they have been clearing all the roads, I know for a fact that in the three days I have been stuck at home due to the snow, I have not seen one County Highway truck pass by my home...
United Way campaign successful (02/01/09)
To the Editor: On behalf of everyone involved in last Friday's "United Day for United Way," we would like to thank the entire community for making the day a huge success. The four of us camped out on the roof of Baesler's Market in Terre Haute for 12 hours to create awareness for United Way of the Wabash Valley and the 43 agencies it serves. While on the roof, we met so many generous people from all across the Wabash Valley...
Clay County Day Chairman thanks all (02/01/09)
To the Editor: We want to thank the businesses and financial institutions of Clay County for their generosity on behalf of the recent Clay County Day in Bradenton, Fla. First of all, we thank Riddell National Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Harris Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank (Brazil branch), Remax Homes and Land, Emmert, GMAC Real Estate and Butts Auction and Realty for supplementing an unexpected cost attached to the 2009 luncheon...
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