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Stories from Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Local students benefit from Endowment (07/01/03)
Increasing meaningful economic opportunities in Indiana is a key aim of a new Lilly Endowment Inc. initiative. The Endowment is offering up to $40 million to Indiana colleges and universities to devise new educational programs that will lead to the identification and development of such opportunities in Indiana for college graduates. 2003 Clay County Lilly Endowment recepients are Ryan Bitzegaio, Greg Long and Christopher Short...
Scholarship fund benefits from memorial committee (07/01/03)
A little over a year ago when the committee was formed to restore the facade from Staunton High School they had no idea they would receive such a fantastic response from their call for help. Fifteen hundred letters were mailed to alumni. Two hundred and sixty very generous responses were received giving a total of $11,264.21. ...
'Roger, we're ready for take-off!' (07/01/03)
Blaze Branson prepares for take-off on the helicopter ride at Forest Park on Friday. The midway opens at 5 p.m. today. Other highlights of the Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration include YMCA Dance Factory at 6 p.m., Toni's Dance Studio at 7 p.m. and Cindi's Dance Studio at 8 p.m. Tickets for the $10,000 grand prize drawing are available at Rotary Headquarters on the midway. For more information, see http://www.brazilrotary.org...
Firemen taking care of their own (07/01/03)
- Firefighters' union food booth to benefit cancer victim On May 27, Brazil firefighter and Clay City High School graduate Shane Zurcher went under the knife to attempt to remove the cancerous tumor that was causing his testicular cancer. The surgery brought bad news to the 33-year-old when doctors discovered that in addition to the tumor there were more cancer cells attacking his body. Zurcher faces nine weeks of chemotherapy in addition to another surgery and a long period of rehabilitation...
Snakes confiscated from Clay City man's home (07/01/03)
Adam Ferris, of Clay City, found himself a subject of a two-year, three-state, undercover investigation by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Monday. A search of Ferris' home resulted in the seizure of an albino cobra, a western hopi rattlesnake, two massasagua rattlesnakes and a gaboon viper...
Short wins Virginia M. Ireland Tourney (07/01/03)
Gina Short (left) is awarded the championship trophy for the Spring Handicap Tournament by Virginia M. Ireland, a 50-plus year member of the Brazil Ladies' Golf League. Submitted photo - Burns 2nd, Erwin 3rd in tournament Gina Short was the winner of the annual Virginia M. Ireland Spring Handicap Tournament this year...
JESSIE M. WILLIAMS (07/01/03)
Jessie M. Williams, 45, Center Point, died at 3:32 p.m., Friday, June 27, 2003, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Los Angeles on March 5, 1958. His mother, Coria Carbojal, is thought to be still living in that area. He had served in the U.S. Coast Guard...
CAROLYN NEESE (07/01/03)
Carolyn Neese, 62, Knightsville, was pronounced dead in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital Sunday, June 29, 2003, after the car she was driving veered off the Harmony Road and struck a tree. The Clay County Coroner is investigating the accident...
CAROL ANN NICELY (07/01/03)
Carol Ann Nicely, 56, of Indianapolis and formerly of Lebanon, died Sunday, June 29, 2003, at 2:40 p.m. at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, due to complications of diabetes. She was born in Brazil on Sept. 20, 1946. She was the daughter of John Edward and Carol Jean Eberle Muncie, who preceded her in death...
MARILYN L. MCCULLOUGH (07/01/03)
Marilyn L. McCullough, 70, a lifelong resident of Brazil, died in her sleep today, July 1, 2003, at 3:40 a.m. at the Southwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute, where she resided the last few months due to an extended illness. She was born Nov. 2, 1934, to Lois and Earl Cox. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1952. On Nov. 26, 1952, she married Dale H. McCullough...