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Stories from Thursday, April 23, 2009

Ready to recycle (04/23/09)
Apparently, the majority of the students in grades Kindergarten through second-grade at Staunton Elementary School really like oatmeal. While visiting the school to discuss recycling Thursday, Terre Haute Goodwill representative Marlene Cox asked the group if they liked the dish...
Suspect in custody following alleged vehicle thefts (04/23/09)
Although details are limited due to the ongoing investigation, officials at the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed Thursday one suspect is in custody and more are being sought for their alleged involvement in recent vehicle thefts. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times Justin Axsom, 22, Jasonville, is currently being held at the Clay County Justice Center on a $7,000 cash bond (with no 10 percent allowed) while investigators continue to look for other persons of interest who possibly have information regarding at least two stolen vehicles from Clay County.. ...
Pulling weeds! (04/23/09)
Patricia Harshaw, 18, Brazil, a senior at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School, spends her Thursday afternoon pulling weeds during the school's observation of Earth Day. Students mulched, planted flowers and swept sidewalks. The event has been taking place for more than 10 years and Principal Jeff Bell believes it helps students appreciate the planet and take pride in their school...
Ward 3 meeting (04/23/09)
Residents voice concerns Brazil residents expressed many concerns for the city as a whole during Wednesday's Ward 3 meeting. Steve Wetnight and Shirley Pollum informed council members Steve Lamb (Ward 3) and Pat Heffner (At-Large), along with Mayor Ann Bradshaw about their concerns regarding various apartment complexes in the city which may not be in the best condition to be inhabited...
UPDATED: Accident results in fatality (04/23/09)
BOWLING GREEN -- Emergency officials were dispatched east of Bowling Green Thursday morning for a fatal accident on State Road 46. The accident took place at approximately 5:53 a.m. just east of Bowling Green on SR 46 and involved a semi-truck and a vehicle...
UPDATE: Bloomington man dies in State Road 46 accident (04/23/09)
BOWLING GREEN -- Emergency officials were dispatched east of Bowling Green Thursday morning for a fatal accident on State Road 46. The accident took place at approximately 5:53 a.m. just east of Bowling Green on SR 46 and involved a semi-truck and a vehicle...
Accident shuts down State Road 46 (04/23/09)
Authorities have closed down a portion of State Road 46 following a serious accident involving one fatality. The accident took place before 6 a.m., Thursday, approximately one-half mile east of Bowling Green. The collision involved one vehicle and a semi-truck...
Eels power way past visiting Linton (04/23/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- D.J. Newton stuck out 13 and was assisted with home runs from Will Kennedy and A.J. Evans as Clay City defeated Linton-Stockton 6-2 Thursday in Clay City. Newton overcame some wildness early, allowing only three baserunners after the third inning to put together the complete-game victory for the Eels (2-3, 1-1 Tri River Conference)...
Northview netters sweep by South Vermillion (04/23/09)
Staff Report CLINTON -- The Northview tennis teams swept past Western Indiana Conference opponent, South Vermillion on Thursday evening by a 5-0 score in varsity and 11-0 in junior varsity action. Hannah Pond went three sets and a tiebreak in her match with the Wildcats' Alyssa Barnes before gaining the victory, 6-1, 6-7 (7-5), 6-2...
Braves roll on in softball shutout vs. Knights (04/23/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute South Braves are on quite a roll and on Thursday evening, the host team took advantage of some strong pitching and some early Northview miscues to take a 5-0 victory. The win halted a Northview win streak over the Braves that had extended more than two years and had included five straight wins by the Knights...
Purdue coach Hope pleased with QBs (04/23/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Purdue coach Danny Hope says Purdue will be strong as usual at quarterback, despite losing Curtis Painter to eligibility and Justin Siller to a suspension. The first-year coach said the spread offense is in good hands with fifth-year senior Joey Elliott and redshirt freshman Caleb TerBush...
Sizemore goes deep in Indians win over Royals (04/23/09)
By The Associated Press CLEVELAND -- Grady Sizemore greeted reliever Ron Mahay with a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning Thursday and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2. Royals starter Gil Meche (1-1) had retired 16 straight batters and took a 2-1 lead into the eighth. An error by second baseman Alberto Callaspo let the tying run score and finished Meche...
Wayne to restructure deal to save team money (04/23/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Pro Bowl receiver Reggie Wayne has agreed to a restructured contract, which will give the Colts more room under this year's salary cap. Wayne's agent, Joby Branion, confirmed the deal was completed but did not provide details about how much Indianapolis would save...
Late homer leads Brewers past Phillies (04/23/09)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Dave Bush held Philadelphia hitless for 7 1-3 innings before pinch-hitter Matt Stairs homered off the foul pole, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Phillies 6-1 Thursday. Several innings after World Series MVP Cole Hamels was forced to leave after getting hit in the left shoulder by Prince Fielder's line drive, Bush (1-0) became the big story on the mound...
Selig: Yankees and Mets to discuss ticket prices (04/23/09)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Bud Selig has noticed those empty seats at the new ballparks in New York, too. Should the Yankees and Mets lower their tickets prices? The commissioner said that's up to them. Selig said Thursday the teams will consider adjusting the cost of their premium seats. The Yankees declined comment, and the Mets said they weren't thinking about such a move...
Ex Colts P Smith joins Redskins (04/23/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Longtime Indianapolis Colts punter Hunter Smith will join the Washington Redskins next season, his agent said Thursday. "Hunter has agreed to terms with the Redskins," Thomas Mills, Smith's agent, wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press...
Public Record 4-24-09 (04/23/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 22-23: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Jamie L. Hinkle: Civil Collections Target National Bank Vs. Nancy S. Butters: Civil Collections...
Examining what cold crops are (04/23/09)
What is a cold crop? Sometimes, called Cole crops, cold crops are vegetables that thrive in colder weather. These crops are grown in early spring or fall. Vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale and collards are the most common cold crops grown in Owen and Clay counties...
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