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Stories from Thursday, February 5, 2009

State Bound! (02/05/09)
Northview BPA students move on to state competition The Northview High School Business Professionals of America will have all but two students advancing to state competition, but they're not stopping there. "When we compete at state, we hope to have several students qualify for nationals," Northview BPA sponsor Beth Moody said...
Donation (02/05/09)
The Brazil Rotary Club recently donated $1,350 for 10 picnic tables to The Brazil City Park Board. On hand for the donation were (from left) Rotary representative Susan Thomas and Brazil City Park Board President Ruth Ann Jeffries.
Judge dismisses state's motion (02/05/09)
A recent motion in a case involving a Clay County woman suffering from cerebral palsy was denied. The State of Indiana filed a motion to dissolve preliminary injunction in a case involving Edna Chadwell and others. However, Clay County Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers ruled against the motion...
Town council discusses water issues (02/05/09)
CENTER POINT -- The Center Point town council conducted its monthly meeting Tuesday to discuss current town issues. While multiple topics were broached, the bulk of the discussion was an issue that many Clay County citizens are currently facing: Water...
Officials: Faulty wiring caused fire (02/05/09)
Officials with the Brazil City Fire Department have determined faulty wiring caused an electrical fire at a Brazil residence Wednesday evening. BCFD Capt. Joe Bennett said firefighters were toned out to 1024 N. Meridian St., Brazil, at approximately 9:13 p.m., for a fire that appeared to start in the home's attic...
USDA offers lamb producers chance to vote on nationwide referendum (02/05/09)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced it will offer lamb producers, feeders and first handlers the opportunity to vote in a nationwide referendum on whether to continue or terminate the Lamb Promotion, Research and Information Order, authorized under the Commodity Promotion, Research and Information Act of 1996. The referendum will take place through Feb. 27...
Northview freshmen down Terre Haute North (02/05/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The Northview freshman boys' basketball closed out the regular season on a high note with a 44-25 victory over the Terre Haute North Patriots Thursday night. "It feels good to end the regular season with a victory at home," Northview Freshman Coach Josh Trout said...
True and Barnett sign to join Pomeroys (02/05/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' cross country program has enjoyed a resurgence the past several years and a big part of that has been a graduating senior class that will send three athletes on to the collegiate ranks. Allie True and C.J. ...
Eels finish regular season on winning note (02/05/09)
Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels wrapped up the regular season with a victory over South Putnam, 56-48. The Eels built a 39-24 lead after three quarters and held on while the Eagles posted a 24-point fourth quarter. Freshman Carmela Roeschlein knocked down five 3-pointers on the way to a 20-point game and Devyn Bridgewater added nine points for the Eels with a pair of 3-pointers. Britney Glass posted seven points and Allie Miller sank seven-of-10 free throws to score nine points...
Northview freshmen down Terre Haute North (02/05/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The Northview freshman boys' basketball closed out the regular season on a high note with a 44-25 victory over the Terre Haute North Patriots Thursday night. "It feels good to end the regular season with a victory at home," Northview Freshman Coach Josh Trout said...
Lavender leads No. 14 Buckeyes past Purdue (02/05/09)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jantel Lavender had 19 points and 13 rebounds and No. 14 Ohio State pulled away from a halftime deficit Thursday night to beat Purdue 59-47. Lavender, who leads the Big Ten in scoring and rebounding, stretched her career double-figure scoring streak to 53 games the same night she topped 1,000 in career points...
Summitt reaches new heights with 1,000th win (02/05/09)
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- In this season of lowered expectations for Tennessee, Pat Summitt still reached unprecedented heights: 1,000 victories. Summitt became the first Division I basketball coach -- man or woman -- to win 1,000 career games Thursday night as her 12th-ranked Lady Vols beat Georgia 73-43. It was their second chance in four days at giving their coach her latest and one of her greatest milestones...
Brand out for season with shoulder injury (02/05/09)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- Elton Brand has four more years to prove to Philadelphia he was no $80 million bust. Year 1 was a disaster. Brand's comeback from a separated right shoulder is over and the two-time All-Star power forward will have season-ending surgery on Monday. ...
USA Swimming suspends Phelps (02/05/09)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Michael Phelps was suspended from competition for three months by USA Swimming, the latest fallout from a photo that showed the Olympic great inhaling from a marijuana pipe. The sport's national governing body also cut off its financial support to Phelps for the same three-month period, effective Thursday...
Judge may toss some of Bonds' evidence (02/05/09)
By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO -- Prosecutors trying to prove Barry Bonds lied when he denied knowingly using performance-enhancing drugs suffered a setback Thursday, with a federal judge saying she might toss some of the strongest evidence against the home-run king...
Susan H. (Booe) Frazier (02/05/09)
Susan H. (Booe) Frazier, 80, Brazil, passed away at 7 p.m., Feb. 4, 2009, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home, Knightsville, following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 30, 1928, in Reelsville, to Elmer and Lettie (Atkinson) Booe. She married Cecil Frazier in 1946. She graduated with the class of 1947 from Reelsville High School...
Cristy Elaine Wells (02/05/09)
Cristy Elaine Wells, 51, Brazil, passed away at Westridge Health Care, Terre Haute, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, following a long battle with cancer. She was born July 14, 1958, in Clay County, to Robert William and Gertrude (McVey) Wells. Cristy enjoyed riding motorcycles, especially Harley Davidson's, playing Yatzee and Bingo and had a soft heart for children...
Mickey Frank Mankins (02/05/09)
Mickey Frank Mankins, 76, Brazil, died at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born June 1, 1932, in Parke County, as the son of Ealey and Inez Myers Mankins. He married Mary S. Shorter Sept. 30, 1961. Mickey had been employed as a construction worker until his retirement. He was a member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle...
Public Record 2-6-09 (02/05/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb 4-5: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Target National Bank Vs. Regina J. Becker: Civil Collections Freedom Home Mortgage Corporation Vs. Jamie E. Featherston: Mortgage Foreclosure...
It Has Been Grand! (02/05/09)
For the past five years, it has been my privilege to serve you as an Agriculture Natural Resources Extension Educator in both Owen and Clay Counties and County Extension Director in Owen County. Effective Feb. 1, I will become County Extension Director and 4-H Youth Development Educator in Putnam County...
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