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Stories from Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Governor discusses status of state budget (06/24/09)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels left the motorcycle at home Wednesday. "This trip would have been great," Daniels said. "But I have too much ground to cover." Daniels spent his day traveling the southern part of the state drumming up support for a state budget...
Carter the right man for the job (06/24/09)
Governor Mitch Daniels believes he found the right person for the right job in Rob Carter. Daniels expressed his admiration for the former Clay County Sheriff -- who currently serves the state as Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Director -- Wednesday during a visit to the Double 'N Diner...
King appointed VP of academic affairs at SMWC (06/24/09)
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College President David G. Behrs recently announced the appointment of Dottie King as vice president for academic affairs. King -- who is a member of the Clay Community School Corporation School Board -- has been a mathematics faculty member at the college since 2002...
Week of fun planned for Clay City Fair (06/24/09)
CLAY CITY -- The 2009 Clay City Fair is set to kick off July 6. Several events are scheduled to take place throughout the weeklong event. Barn setup and cleanup and decorating of the Green Building will take place July 6. On July 7, 4-Hr's are asked to bring in their projects. In addition, a bicycle rodeo will take place in the school parking lot at 4 p.m...
2009 Clay City Fair Schedule of Events (06/24/09)
6:30 p.m. -- Barn Setup 6:30 p.m. -- Green Building Cleanup and Decorate 8-10 a.m. -- Bring in boys' and girls' 4-H Projects 9-11:30 a.m. -- Bring in Open Class Exhibits 10:45 a.m. -- Boys' and Girls' 4-H Projects Judged 4 p.m. -- Bicycle Rodeo (school parking lot)...
Tea Party having statewide rally on Independence Day (06/24/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Tea Party will conduct a statewide rally Saturday, July 4, "declaring independence from our non-representing representatives," announced Richard Behney, organizer of the Indianapolis Tax Day Tea Party. "A revolution started on April 15, 2009, which spread from the west to the east coast," Behney said. "WorldNetDaily Exclusive reported that more than 1,000 tea parties were held nationwide with over one million Americans who came together with a resounding enough."...
Reunions (06/24/09)
Tell your family members. We will also be celebrating Don Pierce's and Ruth (Pierce) Wilson's 80th birthdays with a card shower. Family and Friends are welcome. A class photo will be taken at 7:30 p.m. Decorating will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Susie Bridgewater Howard at 812-446-8453 or Mike Stiffler or Lana Dickerson Lucas at 812-208-3450...
Iowa football coach who helped launch NFL careers is slain (06/24/09)
PARKERSBURG, Iowa (AP) -- A high school coach who helped launch several professional football careers was gunned down by a former player Wednesday morning in front of students taking part in an offseason workout, authorities said. Mark Becker, who was supposed to have been taken to a hospital psychiatric ward after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase Saturday night, unloaded several rounds into Aplington-Parkersburg High School football coach Ed Thomas and was arrested at a nearby home soon afterward, said Kevin Winker, assistant director of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.. ...
Foreign talent pool for NBA Draft down this year (06/24/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The economy wasn't the only reason Pacers president Larry Bird trimmed his international scouting trips during the past year. There just wasn't as much to see. "This year, in Europe, there really weren't as many players ready," Bird said this week as he prepared for the NBA draft on Thursday night. "There's some guys ready to come over, but they're not ready to play in the NBA."...
Bird rebuilding Pacers, slow but sure (06/24/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Larry Bird could solidify his future as Indiana Pacers president if he makes the right moves this week. Bird is heading into the final year of his contract and the Pacers have not said whether they will offer him an extension. ...
Shoemaker makes professional debut with Bristol (06/24/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School and Indiana State University alumnus, Brady Shoemaker, is back on the diamond. But now he's getting paid to play the game he loves. Shoemaker recently signed a professional contact after being drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 19th round of the Major League Baseball Draft earlier this month. ...
Brother Dale Dickison (06/24/09)
Brother Dale Dickison, 77, Brazil, died June 23, 2009, at the Vermillion Convalescent Center following an extended illness. He was born May 22, 1932, in Clay County, the son of Abraham Dickison and Ethel Emma Howard Dickison. He attended Wools Elementary School and then later attended Staunton High School. He served two tours in the U.S. Army and also served in the Naval Reserve. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was stationed on the front lines during the Korean War...
Brazil Buzz (06/24/09)
Now I am really getting tired of all of this rain. I find it impossible to catch up around here. The cemetery next to the homestead looks so nice; I try to strive for the same. I appreciate the results of the attention the workers gave to the trees and bushes in the place. The unsightly sapling that bothered me most grew skyward from the middle of a nice shrub...
Harmony Happenings (06/24/09)
The Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall at the church on Monday, June 22. Someone was going to take notes for me but I have not made connections yet. I had to miss the HUMW meeting because of an appointment with the orthopedic surgeon. ...
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