Area Census testing scheduled (02/08/10)
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Stories from Monday, February 8, 2010
Area Census testing scheduled (02/08/10)
Tincher not seeking re-election (02/08/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- State Rep. Vern Tincher (D-Riley) announced Monday morning he will not seek re-election to the Indiana House of Representatives. Tincher was first elected to the House in November 1982 and has served 24 of the past 28 years as representative of District 46, which encompasses all or parts of Vigo, Clay and Owen counties and one township in Monroe County...
Knightsville Council postpones meeting (02/08/10)
Due to weather concerns, The Knightsville Town Council has postponed its meeting, scheduled for Tuesday. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Prices minimized for tax sale properties (02/08/10)
Clay County residents may find a deal of the decade at the next Commissioners' Tax Certificate Sale. During a special meeting Monday, the Clay County Commissioners approved a resolution stating their intent to conduct the sale and adopted the calendar, which set the sale to begin 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 7...
UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning issued (02/08/10)
The National Weather Service based in Indianapolis issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area in effect through Wednesay. According to the service, snow is expected to "develop" tonight and continue through Tuesday evening. Snow amounts of 5-9 inches were expected, with the highest amounts across the northern sections of the area...
Shakamak knocks off Clay City (02/08/10)
CLAY CITY -- Shakamak's Billy Newton led all scorers with 31 points to lead the Lakers past Clay City, 76-50, Saturday. With the loss, Clay City dropped to 3-13 overall, including 2-1 in the Tri-River Conference and 2-4 in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference...
Super Bowl Statistics (02/08/10)
At Miami First Quarter Ind--FG Stover 38, 7:29. Ind--Garcon 19 pass from Manning (Stover kick), :36. Second Quarter NO--FG Hartley 46, 9:34. NO--FG Hartley 44, :00. Third Quarter NO--P.Thomas 16 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 11:41...
Too bad Payton can't be MVP of Super Bowl (02/08/10)
MIAMI (AP) -- Sean Payton strolled through the New Orleans Saints locker room at halftime, pausing at Thomas Morstead's locker with a simple message. "We're doing it," the coach said. Morstead, the Saints' punter and kickoff specialist, knew exactly what Payton meant. New Orleans was planning an onside kick the rookie had been working on less than two weeks, a bounder he tries to "bend like Beckham."...
Manning throws away bid for one final comeback (02/08/10)
MIAMI (AP) -- Blocked onto his butt, Peyton Manning could only watch his last, best chance to win the Super Bowl go running right past him. Big games often come down to a turnover, and this one did. But who would've guessed the NFL's most heralded quarterback would make it?...
La. native Porter seals Saints SB win (02/08/10)
MIAMI -- Peyton Manning? Intercepted. Brett Favre, too. Louisiana native Tracy Porter finished the season by making two of the biggest interceptions in the history of the team he grew up rooting for: the New Orleans Saints. Now they're the Super Bowl champion Saints, thanks in no small part to the second-year pro who grew up in Port Allen, just across the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge...
Colts' supporting cast falls short in Super Bowl (02/08/10)
MIAMI (AP) -- The can't-miss Colts got it all wrong in the Super Bowl. They dropped passes. They missed tackles. They couldn't recover an onside kick. Even the impeccable Peyton Manning made a costly mistake. Indianapolis was full of flaws and it showed...
Shirley Ann Starr (02/08/10)
Shirley Ann Starr, 72, Brazil, passed away at 12:55 p.m., Feb. 7, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following a long illness. She was born in Coal Bluff, Ind., May 26, 1937, to John and Margaret Marie (Bailey) Eveland. She attended Fontanet High School. ...
Rev. C. Raymond Rissler (02/08/10)
Rev. C. Raymond Rissler, 91, Greencastle, died at 3:38 a.m., Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at Autumn Glen. He was born Dec. 9, 1918, in Brazil, the son of Clem Raymond and Anna Margaret (Baumunk) Rissler. Rev. Rissler graduated from Reelsville High School and the Louisville Baptist Theological Seminary and was a minister for 71 years with the American Baptist Church, pastoring in several Indiana communities...
John D. Hardesty (02/08/10)
John D. Hardesty, 71, passed away Feb. 4, 2010, in Arizona. The son of Roy and Mildred (Coleman) Hardesty, he was born Jan. 15, 1939, and raised near Carbon. Preceding him in death were his parents, stepson Rick Targett and stepdaughter Sandi Steed...