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Stories from Thursday, February 19, 2009

Handful of students getting help with needed skills (02/19/09)
Students at Meridian Elementary are receiving some extra help with their reading and comprehension skills. The Response to Intervention (RTI) Program is a three-tiered reading model that is designed to meet the instructional needs of all young readers...
Students in school program honored with special jackets (02/19/09)
Clay Community School Building and Trades students recently received their jackets, which recognizes them as completing the first year in the program. "Students are loaned tools at the beginning of the semester," Instructor Dan Dragon said. "The students are allowed to keep the tools and they receive the jacket when they have successfully completed the requirements. We usually know about this time of year who will receive the jacket."...
Resident places in state contest (02/19/09)
A Clay County resident recently beat the stuffing out of the competition at a statewide taxidermy show. Larry Shaw, who operates the Autumn Oaks Taxidermy shop with his wife Becky just outside their hometown of Cory, made an overwhelmingly impressive debut appearance at the annual "Association for Indiana Taxidermists" show in Columbus, Ind. last weekend...
Indiana State Police officers earn promotions (02/19/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State Police Supt. Paul Whitesell announced Monday the promotions of Sgt. Matthew Mischler to the rank of First Sergeant., and the reclassification of Senior Trooper Chris Carter to Detective. First Sgt. Mischler will serve as the assistant district commander for the Terre Haute post and Det. Carter will serve in the Criminal Investigation Division at the Terre Haute district...
Breast cancer patients, survivors invited to event (02/19/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Maple Center, Inc., Integrative Health and Maternity Care, 1801 N. Sixth St., Terre Haute, is inviting all breast cancer patients and survivors to a day of sharing and caring Saturday, March 7, at the Holiday Inn, 3300 United States 41, Terre Haute...
State organization offering scholarship for aspiring journalists (02/19/09)
The Hoosier State Press Association Foundation recently announced a new $1,000 scholarship for a graduating high school senior who intends to major in print journalism this fall. High school journalism advisers will receive a letter this week along with a sample application to help disseminate the information to students...
Parke County Business Showcase set for March 4 (02/19/09)
ROCKVILLE -- Those who have unused medications of any kind that are filling the medicine chest to overflowing, mark the calendar for March 4, when the medicines may be turned in at the Parke County Business Showcase. The Parke County Local Coordinating Council, Family Health and Help Center and the Parke County Sheriff's Department will sponsor a booth where those interested may safely rid their homes of those unwanted medicines...
Club News 2-20-09 (02/19/09)
TRI KAPPA The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 2, 2009 at Jennifer Cook's home. President Kim Carter called the meeting to order, followed by the opening song and verse. Theresa Underwood took roll call and read the minutes of the January meeting. Ashley Tucker gave the treasurer's report...
Boys' basketball teams find out sectional paths (02/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The IHSAA drew sectional pairings for the boys' basketball tournament on Thursday evening. Both Clay City and Northview will see action on the opening round of sectional play, which is scheduled to begin around the state on Monday, March 2...
Size doesn't mean everything for offensive linemen (02/19/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Andre Smith has the highest profile among offensive linemen at this week's NFL's annual scouting combine. Herman Johnson still carries more weight. Smith, the tackle, and Johnson, the guard, are two of the top rated players at their respective positions and could plug major holes for teams in need of pass protection and run blocking -- if they can answer some big questions this week...
Pacers could be without Granger for three weeks (02/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers say All-Star Danny Granger will miss up to three weeks with a partial tendon tear in the sole of his right foot. An MRI conducted Thursday in Minneapolis revealed the tear. The injury occurred in the first half of Wednesday night's game at Charlotte...
Peppers gets franchise tag (02/19/09)
By The Associated Press Julius Peppers was slapped with the franchise player tag by Carolina on Thursday, making it more difficult for the star defensive end to get his wish and leave the Panthers. The tag was applied after the Panthers agreed on a new contract with left tackle Jordan Gross. ...
Woods to return next week at Match Play (02/19/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer LOS ANGELES -- Eight months after winning the U.S. Open on one good leg, a healthy Tiger Woods is returning to golf. Woods said on his Web site Thursday that he will defend his title next week in the Accenture Match Play Championship, believing his reconstructed left knee and his game are good enough to win...
Shaq, other big names stay put on deadline day (02/19/09)
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Shaquille O'Neal and all the other big names stayed put on trade deadline day, with owners perhaps scared of making moves that added salary in an uncertain economic climate. The Cleveland Cavaliers were among the suitors that reportedly reached out to Phoenix to inquire about O'Neal, but they couldn't close a deal for him or any other big man they sought to battle defending NBA champion Boston...
Ronald Malcom Thompson (02/19/09)
Ronald Malcom Thompson, 67, Brazil, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at his residence. He was born Oct. 24, 1941, in Harmony, the son of Edward and Anise Bullerdick Thompson. He was married to Betty Cornwell Thompson. At the request of the deceased, his body was cremated and a memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at Clearview Cemetery...
Billy B. Jolliff (02/19/09)
Mr. Billy B. Jolliff, 64, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away Thursday morning at his residence. Born March 13, 1944, in E. St. Louis, he was the son of John Wesley and Betty (Tweedy) Joliff. He was a United States Army Veteran, having served in the Vietnam War...
Public Record 2-20-09 (02/19/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 19: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil US Bank National Association Vs. Christopher K. Lawler and Mortgage Electronic Registration System: Mortgage Foreclosure Small Claims...
Storm damaged trees (02/19/09)
Recent windstorms during the past couple of weeks were rough on trees in the local Clay and Owen county areas. Also for future reference, one should leave trees alone that have ice accumulation on them as trying to shake or break ice will most likely cause more damage than simply letting it melt off the tree or shrub...
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