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Monday, July 28, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, April 2, 2003

Race horse has new mission -- helping kids (04/02/03)
Shown in silhouette, Penny Akers gives Tarquin Joe his favorite candy treat inside the barn at Little Creek Special Equestrians, near Center Point. The retired race horse is settled in his new home and is undergoing special training to work with handicapped children...
Loyalty Day set May 10 (04/02/03)
Veterans groups of Clay County will celebrate Loyalty Day on May 10. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. in the Forest Park Pavilion in Brazil with a program, "The American Spirit Show" , starring the Pfizer Performing Players Roadshow cast. World War II veterans will then be honored. All veterans are invited to this event...
Clay County military personnel updated (04/02/03)
Due to numerous calls received this week, we are updating our list of military personnel from Clay County. Additional names may be given to The Times newsroom by telephone, 446-2216, or by e-mail: news@thebraziltimes.com. Be sure to spell the first and last name when telephoning. The list will be updated weekly as long as fighting continues in Iraq...
Patriot Packages drive halted (04/02/03)
Due to orders from national security advisors, Brazil Fire Chief Joe Bennett said Tuesday that the station has temporarily halted the Armed Services Patriot Packages drive. Because of overwhelming support nationally on care package drives, the shipping lanes have become clogged, Bennett explained, causing problems for people trying to send family members packages. Also, security measures have been tightened to prevent harmful substances, like anthrax slipping into shipments...
Northview's Logan Whitman (04/02/03)
Northview's Logan Whitman (with ball) received honorable mention status to the All-State Boys' Basketball team on Tuesday.
Northview's Zach Keyes (04/02/03)
Northview's Zach Keyes (#43) received votes towards the All-State basketball team this season. The junior averaged over 20 ppg.