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Stories from Thursday, February 20, 2003

Murder investigation (02/20/03)
A Brazil City Police car sets between 404 and 410 W. Kruzan St. Wednesday afternoon. Alvie Smith, Jr., 49, of 404 W. Kruzan St. (left) walked next door to a neighbor's house (right) shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. He told Don Wilson, the neighbor in the house on the right, that he had just been stabbed. Wilson called emergency services for help. Smith was pronounced dead at St. Vincent Clay Hospital...
Black History Month -- Family came to Brazil via Underground Railroad (02/20/03)
Part 1 of 3 February is black History Month. It's a time to celebrate and honor the achievements and contributions made by African Americans to this country's economic, cultural, spiritual and political development. Much has been written about the life of black Americans in the South both before and after the Civil War. ...
Opinion divided over Iraq, Blair (02/20/03)
As the United Nations Security Council debated the fate of Iraq this week, local reaction seems to have become more divided. The online poll of TheBrazilTimes.com has asked the question, "Is now the time for the United States to attack Iraq?" Earlier in the week, the live poll indicated as many as two-thirds of those choosing to participate favored an immediate attack. ...
Library to receive $28,000 gift (02/20/03)
Brazil Public Library will soon receive a generous gift of approximately $28,000 from the estate of Thelma Wallace. "If any of you didn't know Thelma, she was a very nice lady. Several other organizations in this community will benefit from her estate as well," Caroline McCullough, board member, said...
Elks Hoop Shoot Champ (02/20/03)
Alyssa Conrad won the county eight-nine year old Girls' Elks Hoop Shoot contest in December and recently won the District Hoop Shoot contest in Crawfordsville. She will be competing in the State Hoop Shoot contest at Lebanon on February 22.
Eels begin stretch run with pair of weekend games (02/20/03)
The Clay City Eels have a busy weekend at home with contests versus West Vigo on Friday night and Turkey Run on Saturday evening. The No. 5 ranked Eels have a 14-4 record overall after clinching a TRC title on Tuesday. The Clay City Eels hope to continue their winning ways this weekend with a pair of home games against area squads...
Regional girls' basketball pits top teams versus each other (02/20/03)
The battle of attrition otherwise known as girls' basketball regionals begins this Saturday with action across the state. Sectionals have thinned the herd to the contenders with 16 regionals hosting a total of 64 teams. Weather has wreaked havoc on the original sectional schedules leaving some matchups still unknown, but of the ones that are set, regionals should be quite interesting...