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Stories from Thursday, January 23, 2003

Sisters to stand trial (01/23/03)
Sisters of Providence, Sister Adele Beacham (left) and Sister Rita Clare Gerardot of St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind., were arrested, shackled and jailed overnight Nov.17, 2002, for protesting the U.S. Army's School of the Americas at Ft. Benning, Ga. Their trial is Monday...
Police warn about purse snatchers (01/23/03)
Ladies, take a word of advice from your local police department. "Keep your purses on your person when shopping. Do not set them in the top part of a shopping cart," suggests Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison. Leaving your purse in the top part of the shopping cart invites thieves to grab your purse when you aren't looking and run."...
Homeowner chases suspects, impressed with police work (01/23/03)
Mike Osborn, the homeowner who chased suspects trying to steal his all-terrain vehicle, is very impressed with the local police agencies. Looking back on his Monday adventure, Osborn said "It blew my mind" how professionally the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police and Brazil City Police acted. "I was very impressed" with the police, he said...
Mayor, clerk-treasurer, council members seek re-election (01/23/03)
Pictured are (from left) Mayor Kenneth Crabb, City Council member Pat Heffner, Clerk-Treasurer Janet Wallace, and Councilman Jim Sheese file the necessary paperwork for running for office. Deputy election clerks Beth Mallinak and Carolyn Beasley check the paperwork for correctness and completeness...
Frigid winds buffet state (01/23/03)
By The Associated Press A mass of cold arctic air and high pressure that brought below-zero wind chills blowing through the state is also expected to dump up to 14 inches of lake-effect snow on northern Indiana by tonight. Brazil thermometers registered in below-zero territory this morning...
Brazil's AAU Venom to begin season this week (01/23/03)
Scholastic basketball has come a long way since it was merely a 20-game schedule played as part of a high school team when you were a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior. It's hard to believe now that there didn't used to be a formal State basketball tournament sanctioned by a formal governing body called the Indiana High School Athletic Association. ...
Erica Koehler (01/23/03)
Erica Koehler (#12) and her Northview teammates take the court at home on Friday night versus the North Central Thunderbirds.