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Stories from Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Threat on Obama had to be pursued (02/03/09)
In 2001, an Evansville man waved a loaded handgun near a White House gate and was shot in the knee by a Secret Service agent. Secret Service agents, according to reports, interpreted his actions as a threat to then President George W. Bush. In 1996, a pastor told then President Bill Clinton, "God will hold you to account, Mr. ...
Birthday Girl! (02/03/09)
Cloverleaf Healthcare residents and staff members recently joined three incredible women to celebrate their lives and memories. Although her birthday was on Sunday, Feb. 1, family, friends, fellow residents and staff members surrounded Ruth Miller as she blew out three number candles on a large birthday cake in the facility's activity room...
Back on the job (02/03/09)
Brazil City Police Department Reserve Officer Bill Hammer was back at work directing traffic at Eastside Elementary and Northview High School, Tuesday, a welcome sight to see for many parents and students. Knee replacement surgery in July 2008 has kept him from working. Clay Community School Corporation Director of Transportation Frank Misner is glad to have him back to work. Hammer has been directing traffic for nine years and a reserve officer since 1982. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
School on two-hour delay Wednesday (02/03/09)
Clay Community School Corporation Superintendent Dan Schroeder announced school will be on a two-hour delay for Wednesday.
Three injured in I-70 accident (02/03/09)
Three members of a Lawrenceville, Ill., family were injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate-70 Tuesday morning. Around 8:30 a.m., members of Clay County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police, Jackson and Posey Township volunteer fire departments, Clay County Search and Rescue and TransCare responded to the accident in an area just east of the 22-mile marker...
Officials respond to handful of weekend accidents (02/03/09)
Although no snow fell during the weekend, emergency response personnel were kept busy with a couple of allegedly alcohol related accidents. Shortly after 2 a.m., Saturday, 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center received a report of an accident involving an inverted vehicle near County Road 1000 North and Kennedy's Crossing...
North Clay Middle School - Students with All A's for the third semester (02/03/09)
(front row) Jacob Harden, Morgan Brown, Joey Dierdorf, Justin Stanley, Elyssa Broeker, Alexandria Meyer, Ashley Deakins, Minh Tong, Connor Ganly, Kyle Moore, Kade Chastain, Alyssa Cook, Ashley Kidwell, Mitch Thomas, Cassie Weddle, Sequoia Virgin, Taylor Moore, Colte Bicking, Kayla Tolbert; (second row) Brittany Fagg, Samantha Smith, Jonathon Burns, Craig Rice, Cooper Smith, Taylor Carter, Sierra Girton, Nate Newton, Haley Leach, Chloe Grigsby, McKenzi Kumpf, Whitney Halfhill, Hannah Minor, Sydney Buell, Halie Sciotto, Levi Allen, Rebecca Rudisell, Wyatt Baysinger, Pierce Ross, Derek Snyder; (third row) Mallory Smith, Ariel Pierce, Ashley Moreland, Sean Brockman, Jackson Copper, Ethan Sands, Conrad Koehler, Dorothy Slover, Natascha Bowles, Mallory Reckerd, Molly Powell, Eileen Stinnett, Karlie Atkinson, Travis Terril, Olivia Howald, Paige Stevenson, Makenzie Roe, Darci Chambers, Nic Yocom. ...
North Clay Middle School - Students most improved for the third semester (02/03/09)
(front row) Shelby Crosley, Madison Nevins, Kayle Coltharp, Sequoia Virgin, Isaac Ruhe, Josh Wise, Kelly Hawkins, Jacob Wallace, Natasha Salerno, Kayley Kilker, Christa Hutcheson, Shane Ryan, James Higgins, Jeremiah Bedwell, Jacob Wallace, Blake Mershon, Keegan Roembke, Kade Chastain, Bryce Crawford, Keirsten Mikesell, Mackenzie Brush, Emilee Edington, Pierce Ross; (second row) Brittany Fagg, Abbey Timberman, Matt Aselage, Brandy Dowell, Ariana McKain, Kris Snow, Devin Clark, Alexis Bender, Nicole Linton, Kaylee Mason, Parker Lambert, Hunter Gambill, Sean Castaneda, Jordan Bowling, Justin Snyder, Heidi Poe, Halie Sciotto, Grace Nichols, Ashley Nichols, Skylar Batchelor, Cameron Huey; (third row) Holli Jones, Heather Bryan, Haley Cooksey, Chandler Stanton, Ashely Hartley, Emily Conrad, Mahayle Durga, Molly Powell, Seth Head, Dylan Green, Eric Timberlake, Trent Nevins, Laura Shepard, Darian Sutherlin, Skyler Holifield, Alec Coughanowr, Andrew Davis, Dustin Nees, Garrett Kirchner, Colte Bicking, Karen Munoz. ...
Military News (02/03/09)
JOSHUA MUNCIE Army National Guard Pvt. Joshua Muncie has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions...
Annual Soup Supper on Saturday (02/03/09)
The North Union United Methodist Church, 5891 W. State Road 42, Brazil, will have a soup supper Saturday, at 4 p.m. Oyster soup, chili, sandwiches and desserts will be served. A freewill offering will be collected.
No. 7 Quakers too much for Knights (02/03/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Plainfield Quakers proved to be rather rude guests at Northview's Senior Night on Tuesday evening. The Class 4A No. 7 Quakers looked every bit the once-beaten squad while harassing the Knights all over the court while posting a 71-43 victory...
Fan arrested by referee who is Indiana trooper (02/03/09)
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- A high school basketball fan who police say rushed from the stands after a game and attacked a referee was promptly arrested by the ref, who's also an Indiana state trooper. Patrick Rempala, 64, of Michigan City faces charges of battery and resisting arrest for his struggle Friday night with Trooper Glen Fifield after a boys game...
Clay City game canceled (02/03/09)
The Clay City High School home girls' basketball game against South Putnam Tuesday has been canceled. At press time, no makeup date has been set.
Hawkeyes to face lowly Hoosiers (02/03/09)
By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer DES MOINES, Iowa -- When Iowa coach Todd Lickliter was at Butler, then-assistant Brad Stevens brought the team a sign with a simple motto: "Excuses Equals No Results." Lickliter says the Hawkeyes have tried to live by those words. The problem for Iowa is that a good attitude isn't always synonymous with a good season...
Ohio State beats No. 12 Purdue 80-72 in OT (02/03/09)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Evan Turner scored six of his 26 points in overtime, leading Ohio State past No. 12 Purdue 80-72 on Tuesday night to end the Boilermakers' six-game winning streak. William Buford had 22 points and fellow freshman B.J. Mullens added 17 as the Buckeyes (16-5, 6-4 Big Ten) won their third straight while shooting 60 percent from the field...
Tinsley agent expects grievance against Pacers (02/03/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The agent for Indiana Pacers guard Jamaal Tinsley expects the NBA Players Association to file a grievance in the next week against the team. Tinsley has not played this season and has not been allowed to practice with the team. Though he's listed on the Indiana roster, team president Larry Bird has said the Pacers don't intend to bring him back...
McCourt: Dodgers still want Ramirez (02/03/09)
By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are still trying to bring back Manny Ramirez. Only the enigmatic slugger doesn't like their latest deal. He rejected their third offer -- for one year -- that would have made him baseball's second-highest paid player behind Alex Rodriguez...
Economic pressure impacts IRL engine talks (02/03/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indy Racing League is shifting gears as Series officials acknowledged Tuesday that economics has made cost-cutting a top priority. "We've got to create a sound business model in this competitive environment, or we won't be in a competitive environment very long," IRL president of competition Brian Barnhart said...
Timberwolves naps losing streak versus Pacers (02/03/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Randy Foye scored 19 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped a three game skid with a 116-111 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. Sebastian Telfair and Ryan Gomes each scored 16 points, Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Al Jefferson had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Timberwolves...
Pot charge possible after Phelps' pipe photo (02/03/09)
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press Writer COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Olympic superstar Michael Phelps could face criminal charges as part of the fallout from a photo that surfaced showing the swimmer smoking from a marijuana pipe at a University of South Carolina house party...
Magic's Nelson out with shoulder injury (02/03/09)
By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer ORLANDO, Fla. -- All-Star point guard Jameer Nelson could miss the rest of the season for the Orlando Magic because of a torn labrum in his right shoulder. An MRI exam revealed the injury Tuesday, the team announced...
Larry Paul Jeffers (02/03/09)
Larry Paul Jeffers, 26, rural Brazil, died during surgery on Jan. 31, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born in Terre Haute on Feb. 20, 1982, to Gary and Brenda (Lang) Jeffers Hinton. He was employed as a machine operator at Heartland Automotive, Greencastle...
Augustus "Ted" Heiliger (02/03/09)
Augustus "Ted" Heiliger, 76, Cornelius, N.C., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 27, 1932, in Brazil, to the late Augustus and Blodwyn Jones Heiliger. Prior to moving to Lake Norman, he retired from a lifelong career in the aerospace industry, most recently his 19 years with Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn...
Kenneth Vorhes Jones (02/03/09)
Kenneth Vorhes Jones, 71, Fillmore, died at 8:10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at his residence. He was born Sept. 19, 1937, in Brazil, as the son of John and Blanche Mooreland Jones. He worked in construction activities until his retirement. He was a member of Moose Lodge and Local 120 Union Hall, Indianapolis...
Raymond Milliard Scott Sr. (02/03/09)
Raymond Milliard Scott Sr., 53, passed away Dec. 30, 2008. He was an owner operator in the trucking industry and a member of the Operating Engineers Local No. 103. He was also a Harley Davidson enthusiast. Survivors include his wife Denise Scott, sons Raymond Scott Jr., and Howard Thomas III, daughters Ashlie Nicole Scott, Shaundra Marie John (Justin), and Christina Morgan, grandchildren Trey and Seth Cowden, Joseph Morgan, Tamara and Eric Thomas, and Orianna and Jaden John, sister Ruth Oliphant (Bobby), and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.. ...
Diane Rose Lewis (02/03/09)
Diane Rose Lewis, 62, Rockville, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, at 2:32 p.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Sept. 25, 1946, in Celina, Ohio, the daughter of Paul Studer and Marie Dallinghouse Studer. She graduated from Celina High School. She was a dietary manager at Holly Hill Healthcare...
CARTER JOSEPH QUINN (02/03/09)
Joseph and Stephanie Quinn would like to announce the birth of their son, Carter Joseph Quinn. Carter was born on Dec. 19, 2008, at 7:20 a.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Brenda Carter, Brazil. Great-grandparents are George and Marsha Carter, and Fred and Shirley Bennett, all of Brazil...
MR. AND MRS. WADE HOOD (02/03/09)
The families of Wade Hood and Stephanie Smith would like to announce their recent marriage on Jan. 24, 2009, in Naples, Fla. A celebration of their vows to be held on Feb. 7, 2009, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall starting at 6 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend and enjoy the evening...
PATTI SUE GROOVER AND KENT MICHAEL WALTERS (02/03/09)
Jim and Penny Groover, Clay City, along with Mike and Janis Walters, Jasonville, would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Patti Sue Groover to Kent Michael Walters, on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 4:30 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church...
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