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Stories from Thursday, September 17, 2009

Full speed ahead (09/17/09)
STAUNTON -- Hopefully, by Monday, a decision will be made. On Thursday, the Staunton Town Council opened nine bids for the construction of its proposed community center. "I was hoping for a little lower," council president Andy Kirchner said. "But after we get the numbers looked at, it may be better than I think...
Pierce branching out (09/17/09)
After finding success in various aspects of the special effects realm, a former Brazil resident is looking to find new outlets for his love of life's gorier elements. Drew Pierce, who grew up in Brazil before moving to Indianapolis during his seventh-grade year, has found success in Hollywood with his special effects company Cutthroat Studios, creating effects such as blood and various pieces of jewelry for various film and television shows. ...
Illinois man arrested for July incident (09/17/09)
A Springfield, Ill., man was recently arrested on a warrant for his alleged involvement in a fight with a Brazil man in July. On Aug. 31, an arrest warrant was issued by Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout for Shawn James Vernon Riggle, 34, on the charges of class D felony criminal recklessness resulting in serious bodily injury and class A misdemeanor battery resulting in bodily injury...
Benefit for area woman scheduled (09/17/09)
A few independent entities have joined forces to aid a young woman who recently endured a horrific accident. On the morning of Aug. 4, Sylvia Spivey, 25, Marshall, was driving for another day of work at the Putnamville Correctional Facility in Greencastle, when her van stalled on United States 59, just north of the Clay and Parke County line. She attempted to pull to the side of the road, and while she was attempting to coast to a stop, she says a Fed-Ex truck struck her from behind...
Food service inspections (09/17/09)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department during the month of August 2009: Food Service Inspections Establishments with No Violations Approved to Operate with No Violations...
Knights ready for gridiron battle against Owen Valley (09/17/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview/Owen Valley football rivalry is set for the 2009 edition this evening with the Knights also celebrating Homecoming. The Knights are likely to be seeking a measure of revenge against a reeling Owen Valley team that has lost four straight games for the first time since 1997. Northview meanwhile is marching towards its first goal of re-claiming the WIC championship and is looking to improve to 3-0 in the conference...
Knights rally but come up short versus Mustangs (09/17/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Despite a strong, competitive effort on both sides of the ball, the Northview soccer team was unable to secure its elusive first win, dropping a 5-2 contest to Edgewood Thursday evening. Northview, whose season has been marred with sluggish early starts on offense, seemed scrappier and more attack oriented Thursday. But despite several open looks, they were unable to crack the scoreboard in the first period...
North Clay volleyball downs South Vermillion (09/17/09)
The North Clay seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams improved to 10-0 on the season with wins against South Vermillion on Wednesday. The eighth-grade squad was a 25-17, 16-25, 15-10 winner as Emily Pollard posted four points with three assists and a service ace. ...
Northview netters sweep past Vikings (09/17/09)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview tennis team moved another step closer to claiming the WIC title by downing West Vigo on the road Thursday evening, 5-0. The Knights were straight set winners in each of the five matches and also won the JV contest, 3-1...
Public Record (09/17/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 16-17. Awaiting Arraignment Horsley Jr., Robert, 18 Waggle, James M., 21 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Moore, Joshua, 21 Resisting law enforcement...
Fall homeowner woes (09/17/09)
"It is all over my yard, killing out my grass. What is it?" or "They are buzzing around like crazy and I don't want anyone to get stung by them. What can I do to get rid of them?" Those comments and others are some of the things I have heard since joining Purdue Extension in Clay and Owen counties...
Stepping up or stressing out (09/17/09)
School has started again, and only slightly beneath the surface excitement of the fall schedule is the strain of uncertainty -- the slight queasiness that seems to have characterized much of this year. Stress, whether acknowledged or submerged in busyness, may have a positive impact...
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