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Stories from Wednesday, March 12, 2003

City to get planning and zoning administrator (03/12/03)
Brazil City Council gave the mayor permission to advertise for a full-time planning and zoning administrator at their regular meeting last night. The person hired for this position will be responsible for receiving fines from residents who ignore city ordinances for property clean-up, trash removal and unsafe structures. Prior to the creation of this new position, water office employees had been handling the duties without much success of collecting fines or enforcing the ordinances...
Man escapes flames (03/12/03)
Fire burned a portion of the Jim O'Vivian residence, 335 W. Ridge St., early this morning. O'Vivian and his dog escaped unharmed. However O'Vivian was later transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital with chest pains. When the Brazil Fire Department arrived at the home at 3:54 a.m., fire was seen at the bedroom windows and heavy smoke was coming from the rest of the house trailer...
Rider noticed cycle was getting hot (03/12/03)
Motorcycle owner Mike Padget, Terre Haute, gets a close-up view of his flaming motorcycle on U.S. 40 on Tuesday afternoon. Mike Padget, 31, Terre Haute, was traveling west on U.S. 40 at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday when he noticed his motorcycle getting hot. He looked down and saw that it had caught fire...
Mayor proclaims March to be Red Cross Month (03/12/03)
Mayor Kenny Crabb hands a copy of his proclamation, making March American Red Cross Month in Brazil, to Carol Stephens, executive director of the Wabash Valley Red Cross. Looking on is Jennifer Brook, a Red Cross program director, and Janet Wallace (far left), Brazil Clerk-Treasurer...
Sinfonietta to perform 'Gypsy Nights' (03/12/03)
The Sinfonietta, Terre Haute's Symphonic Pops Orchestra, is scheduled to perform Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Cathedral Auditorium, located at the corner of Eighth and Ohio Streets. One of their popular features is called "Gypsy Nights." The program will offer such familiar numbers as "Dark Eyes," "Gypsy Carnival," "Moscow Nights" and "The Gypsy Legend." There are also some excerpts from the most famous gypsy music of all time, "Carmen."...
A group to be remembered (03/12/03)
-- Knights' seniors experienced a 73 percent 4-year winning percentage -- Their numbers were few this year, but certainly their impact was immense. The Northview seniors on the varsity basketball team numbered just three but they played such an important role for a team that had immense degrees of success over their four seasons...
Northview senior Travis Hughes (03/12/03)
Northview senior Travis Hughes fades away for a jump shot versus Greencastle earlier in the season. Hughes led the team in rebounding.
Ryan Bitzegaio (03/12/03)
Ryan Bitzegaio (#41) helped lead the Knight's to a 21-3 mark this year.