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Stories from Thursday, May 8, 2003

Brazil City Street Dept. employee, Ed Head, cuts branches from the tree. (05/08/03)
A quick but damaging thunderstorm with heavy rain came through Clay County late Tuesday night. A tree fell on the roof of a home owned by Richard and Patricia Glass at 309 E. Kruzan Street. Patricia, a certified nurse's aide at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville, was at work. But husband, Richard, was at home in his recliner watching TV at 11:30 p.m. when the storm came through...
Jammin' at the gym (05/08/03)
The North Clay and Northview Bands will combine for an evening of fun, food and music this Friday night. The Strawberry Festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the NHS cafeteria, followed by the Band - o - Rama Concert at 7 in the gym. During the concert you will hear everything from big band swing to classical...
Older student graduates (05/08/03)
Ken Brewer, a recent Ivy Tech grad, tinkers with the controls on his self-built airplane. Sitting behind the control panel in an aircraft for the first time nearly 40 years ago in Oklahoma, Ken Brewer was intrigued. "I don't know what bit me," he said standing next to his own plane Wednesday. "The thrill of being in charge of the airplane is amazing." He shares a hangar with his friend, Gary Rodgers, at the Brazil-Clay County Airport...
Flyer finds fulfillment (05/08/03)
Part 2 of 4 The effects of manic-depression and alcoholism almost led Dr. Sproul to suicide. The Illinois native recently discussed how life changing experiences finally turned around his self- destructive behavior and redirected him down God's chosen path...
Northview caps sweep over West Vigo (05/08/03)
Northview's Natalie Shoemaker had a first inning RBI triple that would end up being the game-winning run in a 2-1 victory over West Vigo. The Northview softball team continued their march towards the top of the Western Indiana Conference standings as they completed a two-game sweep of the West Vigo Vikings on Wednesday evening...
Wegner headed to Grand Rapids to continue football career (05/08/03)
Northview senior Amos Wegner has always seemed to play at another speed than those around him. On the basketball court he flies around with reckless abandon with seemingly no regard for his body, as long as he can help the team. On the football field he was the Knight's stopper in the secondary. A defensive back who was near the top of the state leaderboard in interceptions through six games...
The Northview track team (05/08/03)
The Northview track team will face off with their Vigo County neighbors in the Big Four meet this Saturday at Northview H.S. Michael Landry and his Northview teammates competed against South Putnam Wednesday night. Results will be available in Thursday's edition of the Brazil Times...
MILDRED ELIZABETH YOUNG (05/08/03)
Mildred Elizabeth Young, 85, of Brazil, died at 1:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Carbon, Ind., to Vansant and Clara Greenwall Crabb. She was married to Lawrence J. Young Jr. who survives...