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Stories from Friday, January 4, 2013

Patriots' rally stuns Knights in WIC tilt (01/04/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- The Owen Valley Patriots pulled off one of the more improbable comebacks of the early portion of the season, rallying from an 18-point deficit to knock off Northview in overtime, 72-64 on Friday night. The Knights, fresh off watching their female counterparts lose a heartbreaker at the buzzer, appeared as if they were in no mood to see the same happen to them. ...
Soup Bowl to benefit Catholic Charities (01/04/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- Tickets for the annual Soup Bowl, which benefits Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank, went on sale Jan. 2. Tickets are $25 each, which includes a handmade bowl of soup from area chefs and restaurants. The benefit will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, at Maryland Community Church and will feature two seatings this year, 4 and 6 p.m...
Public Record (01/04/13)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings took place at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 3-4: Awaiting Arraignment Muncie, Joshua Andrew, 26 Operating A Vehicle While Intoxicated Muncie, Joshua Andrew, 26 Clay County Courthouse...
Genealogy Society to meet Jan. 14 (01/04/13)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer the presentation, "Hidden Genealogical Treasures," Monday, Jan. 14, at the Vigo County Public Library. The program will be presented by Jim Gilson in rooms A, B and C in the lower level of the library...
French receives CFSP recertification (01/04/13)
French Funeral Home Funeral Director Nick French recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. A number of professions grant special recognition to members upon completion of specified academic and professional programs and "CFSP" is the funeral service's national individual recognition...
New taxes to help road conditions (01/04/13)
As of Jan. 1, Ordinance No. 10-2012 took effect, meaning citizens of Clay County will be paying new taxes and eventually seeing better road conditions because of it. The ordinance, which was passed in May of 2012, reads because of Clay County experiencing a severe shortfall in local road and street distributions needed to maintain and improve the streets and roads, beginning Jan. ...
Computer Central collects e-waste (01/04/13)
A local business has been helping the environment while also helping the community de-clutter their homes. Computer Central, 537 E. National Avenue, has been collecting recyclable electronics known as e-waste. E-waste is the name of old computers, monitors, hard copy devices, keyboards, mice, televisions and mobile devices that are no longer being used and need disposed of...
Staunton Scene (01/04/13)
The Lady Volunteers of the Staunton Community Center will host a beef and noodles dinner at the community center Friday, Jan. 18, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will include beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, dinner rolls and dessert, along with your choice of coffee, tea or lemonade. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10-under. All proceeds will go to help support the community center...
Church News (01/04/13)
Annunciation Today, Saturday, Jan.5, at 10:30 a.m., some of our parishioners will be taking down our nativity scene in the park. Only three individuals are helping with the project, and they are looking for additional assistance. If you're able to help them, please meet them at the nativity scene in the park this morning. Thank you!...
Patriots stave off Knights in final second (01/04/13)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- The Northview girls' basketball team might have found some of the answers that it has been looking for over the course of the first half of the season. Unfortunately, the Knights couldn't quite apply them in a victory...
Opal M. Grigsby (01/04/13)
Opal M. Grigsby, 83, Brazil, passed away Jan. 3, 2013, at home with her family by her side following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 4, 1929, the daughter of John and Viola "Ollie" (Lanham) Bemis. Opal married Clyde Grigsby Sr., Feb. 21, 1948. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1989. Opal worked at Mallory's in Greencastle for 26 years before retiring in 1991...
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