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Stories from Friday, March 28, 2003

Garage fire (03/28/03)
An automobile may have been responsible for the fire in this two-car, detached garage at 109 S. Murphy Ave. Friday night. John Clark, owner, said his granddaughter, Shandra Sanders, had parked her car in the garage at 3 p.m. Around 6:30 p.m. the fire was discovered and the Brazil Fire Department was called to the scene. No one was injured...
Childrens' fears eased with cute teddy bears (03/28/03)
The teddy bear has long been associated with love, friendship and caring. What better way to calm a frightened child than by giving him a teddy bear to hug. The county home extension clubs have been doing just that for years. Anna Fagg is the volunteer community project leader of the Clay County Homemakers' Club. A member of The Modern Misses Home Extension Club, Fagg says the local clubs have been making teddy bears for at least 15 years...
Officials say troop numbers sufficient (03/28/03)
The first time the United States took on Saddam Hussein, its motto was "overwhelming force" -- half a million troops swiftly kicked the Iraqis out of Kuwait. The sequel is proving far more complex, but the U.S. has just half as many troops in the region, and fewer than 90,000 in Iraq itself...
The evidence: He was born in Clay County! (03/28/03)
Attorney Amos Thomas argues his case against allegations that Rotary International founder and first president Sylvester Schiele wasn't born near Clay City. Thomas has documentation proving Schiele indeed had Clay County roots. You'd better be able to back up the evidence if you want to convince Brazil lawyer Amos Thomas to change his mind about something...
Driver falls asleep, hits pole (03/28/03)
An accident in front of Dr. Richard F. Frankville's Chiropractic office, 747 E. U.S. 40, broke off a utility pole and knocked a mailbox off its post Thursday. The driver was not injured. When William Kendall pulled off the car lot with a shiny brand-new set of wheels about a week ago, he'd never have guessed that he soon would be handing it over to a wrecker...
Clay County man not MIA as rumored (03/28/03)
A rumor surfaced Thursday regarding the possibility of a local Marine missing in action in the war against Iraq. That is not the case, The Times has learned. It has been determined that there has been some miscommunication and misunderstanding involving this matter, according to a family member of the man rumored to be missing...
Thomas joins joint resolution supporting troops, Bush (03/28/03)
INDIANAPOLIS - On Tuesday, the Indiana House of Representatives passed a joint resolution supporting U.S. military personnel and the actions President Bush is taking in the war against Iraq and against terrorism. Military veterans and Republican co-authors of the resolution are Representatives Bob Alderman, Fort Wayne - U.S. ...
New owner finds restaurant re-opening to be a challenge (03/28/03)
Rod Clarke works on the drainage system outside Eddie's Sandwich Shop. He hopes to reopen the Brazil landmark by the time school is out May 28. Eddie's Sandwich Shop will reopen in the near future but the new owner is asking for a little patience from customers. New owner Rod Clarke had hoped to open in late March or April...
And she's up! (03/28/03)
Erica Koehler, seen here during last year's sectional track meet will join Northview's track team in beginning the season on April 12.
Titans' second tournament (03/28/03)
The Titans fifth grade AAU basketball team took second in the Cascade sixth grade tournament and in the Vincennes Gymrat Tip-off tourney which qualified them for the USSSA National tournament. Team members are: Justin White, Trent Sims, Derek Duncan, Jordan Allen, Jordan Gaskill, Jonathan Bradshaw, Stephen Jones and Ben Jones. Coaches are Randy Sims and Paul Jones...
(03/28/03)
The Titans fifth grade AAU basketball team took second in the Cascade sixth grade tournament and in the Vincennes Gymrat Tip-off tourney which qualified them for the USSSA National tournament. Team members are: Justin White, Trent Sims, Derek Duncan, Jordan Allen, Jordan Gaskill, Jonathan Bradshaw, Stephen Jones and Ben Jones. Coaches are Randy Sims and Paul Jones...