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Stories from Tuesday, May 27, 2003

Downtown fire damages business (05/27/03)
Vince Braun, owner of Brazil Sign & Banner, 44 E. National Ave., carries a sign out of his shop this morning. Braun, who lives near Saline City, was notified at about 1:30 a.m. today his business was on fire. Brazil Fire Chief Joe Bennett said the electrical fire was contained to the office area which destroyed computer and software equipment totalling about $35,500. Smoke and water damage to the structure was less than $5,000. The fire was knocked down within 10 minutes...
Meth lab busted (05/27/03)
An anonymous complaint led to a methamphetamine laboratory bust Sunday. At about 7:50 p.m. an outbuilding at 9802 South SR 157 in Clay County was searched and found to have a working meth lab. Sgt. Rob Gambill and Deputy Dan Best of the Clay County Sheriff Department, along with Chief Terry Skaggs of the Clay City Town Marshals, investigated and called Indiana State Police Clandestine Laboratory Team Troopers Chad Hilton and Mike Eslinger to dismantle the lab...
Youth reported missing (05/27/03)
A Clay County youth was reported missing since 4 a.m. Monday morning. by his father, Randall S. Dickison, Clay County Police are looking for Gregory Scott Dickison, 18 years old, 5-feet-11-inches tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. When last seen he was driving a blue 1993 Jeep...
Summer concert season begins at Forest Park (05/27/03)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present the first of its "concerts under the stars" Sunday June 1 at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion, if rain. The 80-member Brazil Concert Band is in its 146th season of continuous operation, making it one of the oldest community bands in the nation...
De Ferran dethrones 'Spiderman' (05/27/03)
Indy 500 champion Gil de Ferran kisses the 'Yard of Bricks" on the start/finish line after winning the race over teammate Helio Castroneves, the two-time defending champion. - Castroneves 2nd as Marlboro Penske teammates take top spots - INDIANAPOLIS -- Helio Castroneves' quest for his third consecutive Indy 500 victory came up short. Exactly .299 seconds short in fact, the third closest 1-2 margin in the history of the race...
Mikes last ride (05/27/03)
Andretti Team Green owner Michael Andretti finished off his 14th and final Indy 500 with an early ending after breaking a throttle linkage. Though he led 28 laps, Andretti would finish 27th.
Knights split pair of tourney contests (05/27/03)
The Northview Knights traveled to play baseball in the Washington High School tournament on Saturday afternoon and came away with a split of their contests. The Knights opened the tournament with a convincing 12-5 victory over Southridge as Northview smacked three homeruns in the contest...
MAE LANE COFFMAN (05/27/03)
Mae Lane Coffman, 89, of Poland, Ind., formerly of Indianapolis, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, in her home. She was a homemaker and a 63-year member of General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Coffman, and her stepchildren, Rose Mosier and Gary and James Coffman...
MABEL M. GRAY (05/27/03)
Mabel M. Gray, 102, of Reelsville, Ind., died Monday, May 26, 2003, at the Cloverdale Convalescent & Rehab Center, Cloverdale, Ind. She was born June 13, 1900, in Westfield, Ind. She was the daughter of Samuel Hines and Arrie Dye Hines. She married Louis G. Gray on Feb. 25, 1920. He preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1992...