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Stories from Wednesday, December 2, 2009

UPDATED: Indy man dies in one car accident (12/02/09)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- Autopsy results are pending for an Indianapolis man involved in a single vehicle fatal accident on United States 40 near Knightsville Wednesday morning. At approximately 4 a.m., Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said several calls to local 911 dispatchers reported a speeding vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of U.S. 40. In response, Clay County Sheriff's Department dispatched deputies to the area between Knightsville and Harmony...
Take extra precautions when using space heaters this winter (12/02/09)
As Old Man Winter begins his trek through the area, many people may be battling to stay warm. However, those utilizing space and kerosene heaters in lieu of their furnace, must be aware of the potential hazards they bring...
Family fun with Santa (12/02/09)
Students and parents at Forest Park Elementary enjoyed an evening of crafts, which took place in individual classrooms, and a chili dinner during Family Fun Night Wednesday. A special appearance was made by Santa Claus (left) so children could make special gift requests. During breaks, Title 1 Coordinator Debbie Zimmerman (middle) and Principal Connie Cook passed out prizes to raffle winners. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Tour to make third stop at Clarke home (12/02/09)
The Tri Kappa Christmas Home Tour is quickly approaching. Josh and Carissa Clarke have been embellishing their home in anticipation of guests that will arrive on Dec. 6. The Clarkes' live in a slate gray, 3,600 square foot home. The home was built in 2005, by the homeowner Josh and his father, Rob. ...
October's food service inspections (12/02/09)
The following is a list of food service inspections during the month of October 2009: Mobile Food Stands approved to operate with no violations:...
'Take 5' this Friday (12/02/09)
"Take 5," a high energy, action packed evening for grade schoolers through teenagers will take place Friday. Activities will include air tramp, basketball and pool, air hockey and foosball. Prize games will be the Christmas art drawing and the sleigh pull...
UGoWeGo Donations (12/02/09)
Representatives from UGoWeGo were on hand as they donated a medical transport van to the Brazil Senior Citizens Center. Pictured are (from left), Bob DeCamp (medical transport van driver), Theresa Young (UGoWeGo representative), and Joe Wilson (president of the board for the Senior Citizens Center). Matt Doty Photo...
UPDATE: Additional information released on U.S. 40 accident (12/02/09)
Accident on U.S. 40 results in fatality (12/02/09)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- A single vehicle accident resulted in a fatality on United States 40 in Knightsville Wednesday morning. At approximately 4 a.m., Wednesday, emergency officials were dispatched to an area east of Knightsville for the accident. The name of the victim has not been released...
Knights grappling for success (12/02/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview wrestling program has quickly reached a level where it annually is one of the favorites in a tough Western Indiana Conference and competes for team titles at the sectional level as well. This year should be no different as the Knights return valuable experience throughout the lineup despite being a bit short on depth at this point of the year...
Northview freshmen cruise by Vikings (12/02/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Northview freshman boys basketball team got their first win of the season in emphatic fashion Wednesday with a dominant 38-16 win over West Vigo. The Knights set the tone early with a pressure heavy defensive scheme, which held the Vikings to just two points while forcing 10 turnovers in the game's opening quarter. This was made all the more impressive by the fact Northview got through the games first frame without committing a single foul...
Knights fall to Cougars on the road (12/02/09)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- The Northview Knights stuck with a talented Bloomington North basketball squad during the first half on Tuesday night before the Cougars turned up its defensive pressure to pull away to a 55-20 victory. The Knights were within 26-14 at halftime as a combination of Cougar foul trouble and a nine-point second quarter by Emily Phillips kept Northview within striking distance...
Alta Fay Clark (12/02/09)
Alta Fay Clark, 81, Brazil, died Nov. 29, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Sept. 2, 1928, in Greencastle, the daughter of Otho Ray Ruark and Alta Eloise Shaner Ruark. On Sept. 27, 1947, she married John Eugene Clark. He preceded her in death in August 1993...
JAIL BOOKINGS 12-3-09 (12/02/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Awaiting Arraignment Dalton, Heath A., 22 Dalton, Joshua David, 28 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Bluck, Travis, 25 Hansel, Christina G., 46...
Harmony Happenings (12/02/09)
It is not too late to sign up for the Beef and Boards Christmas Spectacular on Dec. 17. The cost for the dinner theater is $77. This pays for the transportation, meal, and entertainment. Robin Swalls at Riddell Bank is handling the reservations and making the arrangements for us. Call Robin at the main branch...
Brazil Buzz (12/02/09)
I just visited the henhouse. The barred rock hens began their laying cycle and boy they are shining in my eyes. I love brown eggs, homespun. My happy song and their cackling chorus touched the rooster. He cleared his throat today. I felt sad when I came upon a perfectly healthy looking baby opossum, dead as a doornail beneath the young catalpa tree in the backyard. ...
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