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Stories from Monday, February 23, 2009

Taking the pledge (02/23/09)
Meridian Elementary third-, fourth- and fifth-graders were excited to take the "ISTEP+ Oath" at a convocation honoring all their hard work to prepare for the upcoming test and those students who received high scores on the English, language arts (ELA) and the math portions. Second-grade teacher Linda Grove led the students in taking the oath Monday afternoon...
Honored! (02/23/09)
On Monday, Meridian Elementary students were honored for their hard work in preparing for next weeks' ISTEP+ exam. Students who received high scores on the English, language arts (ELA) and the math portions received medals and certificates. Pictured are (front left, third-graders) Kaleb Chapman (math), MacKenzie Childress (math), Braden Kruse (math/ELA), Abigail Close (math), (second row/fourth-graders) Sam Copper (math/ELA), Devin Haviland (math/ELA), Katelyn Muncie (math), Scott Peebles (ELA), Kayler Prano (math), (third row/fifth-graders) Tori Burk (math), Kaytlin Galloway (math/ELA), Zoe Orman (ELA) and Dylan Pennington (Math/ELA).. ...
Commissioners approve Hazmat grant (02/23/09)
In times of hazardous chemical spills, the area should be more prepared. During Monday's special meeting, the Clay County Commissioners unanimously approved a Hazmat grant for District 7 of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband said the grant is for $31,700 and will go toward reimbursing costs to purchase Hazmat equipment...
Big Ten teams trying to pad NCAA resumes (02/23/09)
By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer Matt Painter is one of the lucky ones. With No. 16 Purdue likely to get a spot in the NCAA tournament, the coach and his players don't have to agonize over these final three weeks, primping for the committee that selects the 65 teams...
Tiger's opponent sees big opportunity (02/23/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods announced his return to golf, and phones began ringing from Arizona to Australia. The Accenture Match Play Championship usually attracts journalists from various parts of the world, and 473 media had requested credentials to come to high desert of Tucson. Then came Woods' statement that "I'm now ready to play again," and 105 more requests poured in. Three television satellite trucks were expected. Now the number is 11...
Colts agree to release WR Harrison (02/23/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Marvin Harrison refused to take a pay cut. The Indianapolis Colts couldn't afford to keep him without one. On Monday, the two sides reached agreement on one thing: Harrison will be a free agent. Agent Tom Condon told The Associated Press that Indianapolis has agreed to release the franchise's all-time leading receiver, although an official announcement is not expected until Tuesday or Wednesday...
Claude William 'Bill' Selby (02/23/09)
Claude William "Bill" Selby, 87, Brazil, died at 8:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, at his residence. He was born April 17, 1921, in Zanesville, Ohio, as the son of Ruben and Fern Wright Selby. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a Light Tank Crewman...
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