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Stories from Friday, July 11, 2003

School board moves meeting (07/11/03)
The Clay Community Schools Board of School Trustees started their meeting at North Clay Middle School as scheduled Thursday night, but due to a lack of electricity, the meeting was moved to Northview High School's auditorium. The board elected new officers for the coming school year. Jon Hull gave up his presidency to Steven Grigsby who won the majority vote over fellow nominee, Ted Jackson. Hull was chosen as vice president, Terry Barr as secretary and Jackson as assistant secretary...
Cinergy praises city's patience (07/11/03)
As of 8:30 a.m. there were still 652 Brazil residents with no power, 202 Terre Haute residents and eight Clinton residents. "We've got some great men and women at Cinergy that are working hard and they have done a great job," said Rick Burger, Cinergy Brazil District Manager, this morning. "The community has been very patient."...
Salon customer rescued (07/11/03)
Likens & Sons Tree Service out of West Terre Haute remove a tree from the building with Razors Hair Design and Tan Express. The tree crushed a storage shed and blocked the entrance to the beauty shop. Pictured: left, Jimmy Likens, Mike Likens and Shawn Stevens, on roof...
Mayor surveys storm damage (07/11/03)
Jim Steen of Pike Lumber (left) and Mayor Kenny Crabb survey some of the damage done at Forest Park by the Wednesday afternoon storm. Pike Lumber is volunteering their services to do some of the major clean up of the park. The pride and joy of Brazil has been wounded. Forest Park suffered only minor structural damage but lost many of its majestic old trees during Wednesday afternoon's severe thunder storm...
Terre Haute Air Fair is this weekend (07/11/03)
The Terre Haute Air Fair brings military and civilian performers together for a two-day aerial extravaganza this weekend. This year's performers include the Jim "Bulldog" LeRoy, Jimmy Franklin's Jet Waco, an F-15 Tactical demonstration and F-117 Stealth fly by. Gates open at 10 a.m. both days. Adult tickets are $15 at the gate with children $5. Parking is free...
Different RAIN expected Saturday (07/11/03)
The 17th Annual Ride Across Indiana will pass through Brazil Saturday. The RAIN is a bike race sponsored by the Bloomington Bicycle Club and Supported by the Indiana National Road Association. Participants log 158 miles in this timed, mass start event which starts on The Illinois state line and ends at the Ohio state line...
Calm after the storm (07/11/03)
A lumber-strewn Brazil from the air. This photo was taken after Wednesday's storm by Blue Skies Aerial Photography. About half of Cinergy customers in the Brazil District had electricity restored by 5:30 this morning. That was better than expected, said manager Rick Burger...
Summer camp (07/11/03)
Corey Laue and Carlee Bell take a quick break from intense basketball drills during the ISU Women's Basketball Camp in the ISU arena. The camp is taught by the ISU Women's Basketball team and is designed for girls entering grades 4-7 with instruction geared towards the fundamental skills and techniques of basketball. Participants are introduced to the building blocks of various offensive and defensive skills and participate in station work as well as various competitions...
UMP Modified driver Craig Conyer (07/11/03)
UMP Modified driver Craig Conyer is one of many drivers who will be competing at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night as the Putnamville track hosts Sprint cars, Modifieds and Pro Stocks along with fireworks this Saturday evening.
Northview softball players (07/11/03)
Northview softball players, (from left) Kayla Glassburn, Chandra Burns and Jennifer Gregg, are traveling with the Indiana Diamonds 16-and-under softball team this summer. The Diamonds, coached by Jason Wise were victorious at the Midwest Sports Complex weekend tournament and qualified for the USSSA World Series in Canton, Michigan. ...
MARGUERITE 'MARGIE' WALLACE (07/11/03)
Marguerite "Margie" Wallace, 78, Spencer, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at O.V. Health Campus. Born Oct. 14, 1924, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ernest and Millie Conrad Kumpf. She was a member of Spencer United Methodist Church and was retired from the Indiana University physical plant. She worked previously as Owen County treasurer and several years in the treasurer's office. She belonged to the Cross Trailer Square Dance Club...
ROBERT D. 'DAD' JARVIS (07/11/03)
Robert D. "Dad" Jarvis, 75, Brazil, died Thursday, July 3, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Terre Haute on July 11, 1927, the son of Alonzo and Anna Waller Jarvis. An Army Veteran of World War II, he was discharged when he moved to Detroit, Mich., where he drove an ambulance until he retired in 1976 and then moved back to Terre Haute. He was an avid gun collector...