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Stories from Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Area officials, INDOT, scout dangerous intersections (02/17/09)
Although accidents are frequently reported at many intersections throughout Clay County, two have become a great concern for local officials. On Friday, Clay County Commissioners Charlie Brown, Jack Withers and Paul Sinders and Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton met with Dist. 44 State Representative Nancy Michaels and Indiana Department of Transportation representatives Bill Smith and Scott Burress...
Neighbors hoping for change at one intersection (02/17/09)
Living near a dangerous intersection, two local residents want to bring public awareness to the problem in hopes one day they can put away their emergency kits. Neighbors Sonny Silaski and Kimberly Wetnight each keep a ready-to-use flashlight, a cordless phone and shoes sitting next to their front doors in case there is an accident in the valley between two hills on State Road 59 near the intersection of County Road 700 North...
School board passes building study, lease (02/17/09)
Although the Clay Community School Board of Trustees unanimously approved the feasibility study and execution of the lease for the proposed building project, it may not have had the full support of all board members. No discussion was held prior to the vote during Tuesday's meeting, but board member Forrest Buell provided some opposition even though he approved the resolution as well...
Suspect from high-speed pursuit enters guilty plea (02/17/09)
A woman allegedly involved in a high-speed pursuit that ended in a single-vehicle accident and an altercation with medical personnel and a sheriff's deputy at the hospital June 2008 recently appeared in court. On Monday, Karen L. Guess, 42, Brazil, appeared with her attorney, James Organ, before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout with a negotiated plea agreement with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office...
Ellsworth coming to Brazil (02/17/09)
Brad Ellsworth, United States Congressman for Indiana's 9th District, will pay a visit to Brazil Wednesday. at 2 p.m., at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. Ellsworth will field questions and concerns from residents. The pit stop in Brazil is part of Ellsworth's district listening tour...
Birthday (02/17/09)
BETTE BLACKWELL An open house for Bette Blackwell's 80th birthday will be on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 12:30-3 p.m., at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall. All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts please, cards would be welcome.
Local Students Serves as page (02/17/09)
Three students recently served as an Indiana House Page during the 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly. As a page, students 13 years and older spend the day gaining a greater understanding about state government and how laws are made. Paging is a valuable experience in which students take a backstage tour of the Statehouse and work alongside legislative assistants and interns...
Meet and Greet (02/17/09)
Midland High School Class of 1959 is planning a meet and greet dinner at Stoll's Country Inn Restaurant, Linton, on Friday, Apr. 10, starting at 6 p.m. RSVP by March 27 to Marilyn (Byarley) Stark 812-665-2056 or Carolyn (English) Sluder 812-665-3453 or Sharon (Hill) Dudley 665-2150...
Prayer walkers (02/17/09)
The Prayer Walkers of Zion United Church of Christ at Poland recently honored the Christian Care and Share of Southern Clay County, at a banquet at the church. Attending from Christian Care and Share were Jennifer Smith, Neil Runyon, Rev. Mindy Huffman, Carol Chambers, Mary Lois Yegerlehner, Pat Kaster, Chloe Rhodes, Michelle Siever and Joy Minor...
Eels blast Miners for eighth-straight victory (02/17/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor LINTON -- Playing on the road in their third game in five days, Tuesday's double-conference game at Linton could have been a perfectly set trap for the Clay City Eels. In fact, Clay City had lost this particular game the past four seasons in a row by a combined 13 points...
Big fourth quarter leads Knights by Greencastle (02/17/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- As in most good games, Tuesday's contest with Greencastle came down to the final quarter. A breakout performance from sophomore Jacob Musgrave didn't hurt matters either, as the Knights dropped Greencastle 62-51...
Tuesday's high school basketball scores (02/17/09)
Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Berrien Springs, Mich. 35, S. Bend St. Joseph's 34 Bethany Christian 40, Jimtown 18 Bethesda Christian 76, Monrovia 70 Boone Grove 56, Hebron 38 Boonville 67, Forest Park 63...
Purdue scores big win over No. 6 Michigan State (02/17/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- No. 19 Purdue finally broke through against an elite opponent, beating No. 6 Michigan State 72-54 on Tuesday night. The Boilermakers lost to Duke and Oklahoma early in the season, and entered this game without a win over any member of the current Top 25...
Sheffield vows to be less controversial this year (02/17/09)
By The Associated Press Gary Sheffield plans to let his vicious swing do the talking this season. The 40-year-old designated hitter, one away from the 500-homer club, insisted he's going to keep his oft-controversial opinions to himself. "After a while, you just get tired of the rhetoric," Sheffield said Tuesday before joining the Detroit Tigers for their first full-squad workout...
Pacers open second half with victory (02/17/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Danny Granger has no problem sharing the scoring load with his teammates. Granger had 20 points -- five under his season average -- but five other Pacers finished in double figures to pick up the slack in Indiana's 100-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night...
Rodriguez says cousin injected him with drugs (02/17/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez read from several sheets of crumpled paper, trying again to explain where he went wrong. "Amateur hour," he called it. The slugger who might someday become baseball's all-time home run king remembered more details about performance-enhancing drugs Tuesday, saying his cousin repeatedly injected him from 2001-03 with a mysterious substance from the Dominican Republic...
Rodriguez says cousin injected him with drugs (02/17/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez read from several sheets of crumpled paper, trying again to explain where he went wrong. "Amateur hour," he called it. The slugger who might someday become baseball's all-time home run king remembered more details about performance-enhancing drugs Tuesday, saying his cousin repeatedly injected him from 2001-03 with a mysterious substance from the Dominican Republic...
Chester A. Cox Jr. (02/17/09)
Chester A. Cox Jr., 82, passed away Feb. 13, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Brazil, to Chester A. Cox Sr. and Dovie Stewart Cox. After graduating from Brazil High School, Chester worked in the brick industry of Brazil for about eight years and then decided to go to college. He worked the night shift and commuted daily to Terre Haute, taking pre-pharmacy classes at Indiana State Teachers College...
Col. Wm. F. Middledorf (02/17/09)
Col. Wm. F. Middledorf passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, in Arlington, Va. Bill served in the United States Air Force for a period of 30 years, retiring in 1972, after flying several years as a B-52 pilot during the cold war years. Survivors include sons James W. Middledorf and wife Maric, Robert Payne Middledorf, Alexandria, Va., daughter Virginia Faucette and husband Doug, six grandchildren, and brother James Middledorf and wife Betty, Brazil...
Donald L. Naylor (02/17/09)
Donald L. Naylor, 83, Rochester, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died at 3:21 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, in Rochester, Ind. He was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Indianapolis, as the son of Earl William and Irene Adams Naylor. Following graduation from high school he joined the U.S. ...
KADEN MATTHEW KEEN (02/17/09)
Jim and Regina Keen would like to announce the birth of their grandson, Kaden Matthew Keen. Kaden was born on Jan. 24, 2009 at 7:12 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Proud parents are Eric Keen and Katie Berry. Kaden was joined by siblings Josh, Brittany and Cole...
GABRIELLA BROOKE TUCKER (02/17/09)
Eliana Jane is proud to announce the birth of her sister, Gabriella Brooke Tucker. Gabriella was born on Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at 3:27 p.m., at St. Vincent Women's Hospital, Indianapolis. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19.75 inches long. Proud parents are Kurt and Hayley Tucker, Indianapolis...
MR. AND MRS. RANDY RINGO (02/17/09)
Teresa Harden and Randy Ringo would like to announce their recent marriage at Fairview Christian Church. A private family ceremony was officiated by Pastor Steve Ford. Teresa is the daughter of Bill and Betty Scharf, Brazil. She is a Sales Consultant with Remax Homes and Land...
MR. AND MRS. STUART MOORE (02/17/09)
Stuart and Bessie Moore, Center Point, will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house, hosted by their children on Sunday, Feb. 22 from 2-4 p.m. at the Center Point United Methodist Family Life Center. The Moore's were married on Jan. 16, 1949 in Bedford...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-18-09 (02/17/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 13-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Zenith Acquisition Corporation Vs. Ronald L. Eaton: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Discover Bank Vs. Jeffrey McCullough: Civil Collections...
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