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Stories from Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Jackson Township teacher named Educator of the Year (02/24/09)
One Clay County resident is being honored for her dedication to the children she teaches. The Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley is recognizing Marilyn Adamson, a second-grade teacher at Jackson Township Elementary, for her years of commitment educating children, with its Educator of the Year-Faculty Award...
Second plea attempt accepted for bank robber (02/24/09)
After previously denying one plea agreement, Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout recently accepted the terms of a new plea agreement which will send a Plainfield man to jail for his involvement in a 2007 bank robbery. On Monday, Vance E. Smith, 38, agreed to plead guilty to two class C felonies -- robbery and operating a vehicle after forfeiture of license for life -- for his involvement in the robbery at the Poland First Financial Bank...
Work One reps outline programs (02/24/09)
Representatives from Work One Western Indiana visited members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting was to explain various programs the business offers. Work One Western Indiana Business Service Manager Mike Smith introduced the programs and had organization representatives give brief descriptions of the services the company offers...
'Mission Mexico' event set for Sunday (02/24/09)
The Mission Mexico event will take place at the Center Point United Methodist Church Sunday, March 1. Beginning at 3 p.m., the James Family Singers and the church praise band will entertain. At 4:30 p.m., a pie auction will take place. There will be pies and other desserts, as well as noodles and rolls -- all made by local bakers...
Corporation announces student winners in Science Fair (02/24/09)
The following is a list of medal winners from the Clay Community School Corporation Science Fair, which took place Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Northview High School: Behavioral Science High School: Brad Harting, Caroline Disney, Thea Pierce Chemistry...
2008 Shining Star Recepient (02/24/09)
By Kimmi Lee, Marketing at Clay County Health Center and Rehabilitation Alta Howell was honored recently with the Clay County Health and Rehabilitaion Center's 2008 Shining Star Employee of the Year award. Alta started working at the center delivering meal trays to residents over 30 years ago. Through the years, Alta has moved up in dietary to her present position of evening cook...
College News (02/24/09)
Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley Terre Haute, Ind. -- Eighty-three Clay County residents were named to the Dean's List for this past fall semester at Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley. The College names to the Dean's List any degree-seeking student who has accumulated 12 or more earned credit hours, and who, in the term involved, is enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours and earns a grade point average of 3.5 or higher...
Financial aid assistance available to collegebound students (02/24/09)
Joyce Hall, Purdue's executive director of the Division of Financial Aid. Facing a downturn in the economy, some families are wondering how they can afford college educations for their daughters and sons. The truth is, college can still be affordable, and in today's economy you can't afford not to go to college. The trick is in understanding how to tap into financial aid...
Military News (02/24/09)
BRADLEY F. HAVILAND Army National Guard Pvt. Bradley F. Haviland has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.. ...
Second half surge leads Vincennes past Northview (02/24/09)
Staff Report VINCENNES -- Northview got out to an early lead on the road against Vincennes Lincoln Monday night, but the Alices overcame a four-point halftime deficit to take a 61-49 win. The Alices got nine of Bryce Small's 17 points in the third quarter as Vincennes outscored Northview 24-10 in the period. Kyle Tucker had a game-high 18 points for Vincennes in the win...
Spring sports underway for college athletes (02/24/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The weather might still be hovering around the freezing mark, but spring sports have gotten underway around the country. A number of former high school athletes from Clay County have wasted little time in making a mark with their college teams on the diamond...
Northview falls to Alices (02/24/09)
VINCENNES -- Although the Northview High School boys' basketball squad led throughout most of the first half, the Knights fell victim to the third quarter in a 61-49 loss on the road to Vincennes Lincoln. The Alices outscored the Knights, 24-10, in the third period after Northview had a 27-23 lead heading into halftime...
Purdue's Johnson emerging as a star for Boilers (02/24/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- JaJuan Johnson has emerged as Purdue's unexpected conference player of the year candidate. Johnson has carried much of the offensive load while Robbie Hummel, the Big Ten's preseason player of the year, has fought through a hairline fracture in his lower back...
Colts owner says team will release Harrison (02/24/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts released Marvin Harrison, ending the star receiver's 13-year tenure with the team and breaking up one of the great pass-and-catch combinations in NFL history Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the move Tuesday after meeting with Harrison in a final effort to re-sign the franchise's career receiving leader...
Mario Andretti plugs grandson for new F-1 ride (02/24/09)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The founders of a new U.S.-based Formula One team plan to hire a pair of American drivers, and Mario Andretti believes his grandson is the perfect choice to fill one of the seats. Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor, the principals behind the team they call USF1, officially announced their intent Tuesday to run the 2010 schedule. ...
Bright spot: Gordon shines for woeful Clippers (02/24/09)
By SOLANGE REYNER Associated Press Writer LOS ANGELES -- Suns coach Alvin Gentry called him the best new talent in the league. Golden State's Stephen Jackson said he's a future franchise player. Eric Gordon has made quite the impression during his rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers, even if the gifted guard isn't really interested in the limelight...
Carroll W. Newport (02/24/09)
Carroll W. Newport, 84, Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2009, at 7:10 p.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1924, in Center Point, the son of Henry Franklin and Minnie Olive Brand Newport. He graduated from Ashboro High School. He served in the U.S. Army for a short time and was honorably discharged due to a back injury...
Spencer Scott Taylor (02/24/09)
Alexandra Atkinson and Neil Taylor, Brazil, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Spencer Scott Taylor. Spencer was born on Jan. 22, 2009 at 9:42 p.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Annie Lohrman, Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-25-09 (02/24/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 23-24: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Acuity Mutual Insurance Company Vs. L&C Contracting, Inc.: Civil Collections Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC Vs. Charles F. Cooprider: Civil Collections...
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