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Stories from Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Funnel cloud? (07/15/03)
An apparent funnel cloud was photographed Friday by Darren Siverly. Residents reported seeing a funnel cloud near Forest Park, but no tornadoes were confirmed. This was taken from Forest Park Plaza west toward the courthouse.
Businesses were affected by storm (07/15/03)
Jared McCullough from the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Gene Latrenta move debris from property on S.R. 59 after last week's storm. Photo taken by Karen Latrenta. Submitted photo Last week's severe storm that blasted through Brazil caused havoc for just about everyone. Power outages affected more than 8,000 residents, about 75 percent of the city, and lasted up to three days. The outages left many stranded without access to water, the ability to cook and no TV for entertainment...
Fair auction to be July 25 (07/15/03)
The 2003 Livestock Auction will be held July 25 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Show Arena at the 4-H Fairgrounds located just south of Brazil on SR 59. GENERAL RULES REGARDING 4-H LIVESTOCK AUCTION SALES - 2003 For Prospective buyers 1. Each 4-H livestock exhibitor may sell one entry, 1 swine, 1 dairy steer, 1 sheep, 1 beef, 1 goat, 1 meat pen of rabbits (3) or 1 meat pen of poultry (2)...
'Heavy Hitters', theme of Sunday's band concert (07/15/03)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Heavy Hitters" this Sunday July 20, at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion in case of rain. The "Heavy Hitters" will include "The Barber of Seville" by Rossini and arranged by Meyrelles and will feature the clarinet section...
Racing action picking up in Indiana (07/15/03)
Sunday night at the Action Track in Terre Haute started a huge two week slate of racing for the state of Indiana. The O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Outlaws put on another exciting show for a solid crowd at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds 1/2 mile oval along with the Modifieds...
WILMA L. BOYCE (07/15/03)
Wilma L. Boyce, 87, of Brazil, died at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born March 30, 1916, in Moultrie County, Ill., she was the daughter of Oscar and Vernia Ingles Navel who are deceased. She grew up in Center Point and moved to Brazil on East Vermont Street about 1961 where she lived for 40 years. She resided at Jackson Gardens the past two years...
CAROLYN E. SWAYZE (07/15/03)
Carolyn E. Swayze, 82, of Coal City, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at 12:50 p.m. at her home. She was born on April 25, 1921, in Coal City. The daughter of Irvin P. and Marion Wolford Hilburn who preceded her in death. A 1939 graduate of Coal City High School, she continued her education at Indiana State Teachers College, graduating in 1943. ...
LARRY N. GILTZ (07/15/03)
Larry N. Giltz, 62, of Eastlake, Mich., died early Monday morning, July 14, 2003, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born April 9, 1941, in Poland, the son of the late Paul and Fern Boyce Giltz. He was a graduate of Brazil High School. He served in the United States Air Force from January 1960 to January 1964. He married Alice Nahgahgwon on July 22, 1961, at Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Michigan...