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Stories from Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Trackwell crowned 'Senior Supreme' in AAUSA pageant (08/06/03)
Chelsea Trackwell poses with her family after being crowned National Overall Senior Supreme. The Pageant took place July 27 in Champaign, Ill. Chelsea Trackwell was crowned National Overall Senior Supreme on July 27 at the National All-American U.S.A. ...
Outdoors women's day event planned (08/06/03)
The Crossroads Gobblers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will be hosting a Women in the Outdoors event on Aug. 23 at Hawthorn Park in Terre Haute. Through this event, women will be given the chance to experience archery, canoeing, Dutch oven cooking, outdoor photography, fishing, orienteering, safety and self-defense and more. ...
Indiana Chamber of Commerce rates state legislators (08/06/03)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has released its annual "Legislative Vote Analysis", a report detailing key business legislation and the voting records for state lawmakers during the 2003 session of the Indiana General Assembly. The report provides voting scores for the 50 members of the Indiana Senate and the 100 members of the Indiana House of Representatives, across a wide range of business legislation the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has identified as being "key votes," during the recent legislative session.. ...
Sunday concert to offer circus music (08/06/03)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Professor Matthew S. Huber, proudly presents, "Under The Big Top", Sunday Aug. 10, 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or, if inclement weather, the pavilion. The BCB will recreate a traditional American Circus complete with a ringmaster portrayed by Bandsman David Brinson. ...
Brazil man offered job in Iraq (08/06/03)
Along with the military personel recently sent to Iraq, a Brazil man may soon be working in the private sector in the Middle Eastern country. Jamey Perkins, a 13-year Operation Life paramedic, was recently offered a job with Halliburton KBR (engineering and construction) division. He took it, and left for Houston, Texas, last Monday to take a series of tests and fill out paperwork...
Trackwell crowned 'Senior Supreme' in AAUSA pageant (08/06/03)
Chelsea Trackwell was crowned National Overall Senior Supreme on July 27 at the National All-American U.S.A. Pageant in Champaign, Ill. NAA is a prestigious pageant system that offers personal growth and exciting adventure to young ladies across the country. ...
Wade joins Times (08/06/03)
After working two years on the staff of Vincennes University's Trailblazer, Evan Wade has made his way to The Brazil Times, where he will be working as a general assignment reporter. Wade, who served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Trailblazer, is happy to be in Brazil and hopes that he will learn more about the town and the job he is taking...
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After working two years on the staff of Vincennes University's Trailblazer, Evan Wade has made his way to The Brazil Times, where he will be working as a general assignment reporter. Wade, who served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Trailblazer, is happy to be in Brazil and hopes that he will learn more about the town and the job he is taking...
Northview girls golf team places second in invite (08/06/03)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com The Northview girls golf team competed twice recently, with a third tourney to come. On Monday, August 4, the girls headed to Brebeus to take part in the Brebeus Invitational. Of the six total teams in the tournament, Northview came in second with a total score of 380. ...
JUNE CLAUDETTE TISDALE (08/06/03)
June Claudette Tisdale, 55, of Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, in Union Hospital. Born June 2, 1948, in Harvey, Ill., she was the daughter of Claude Allen Tisdale and Mary Leona Jones Tisdale. She earned a degree in Photography from Ivy Tech, Terre Haute, and enjoyed taking pictures as well as reading and following "Star Trek". ...
DENNIS WILLIAM "BILL" BARNETT JR. (08/06/03)
Dennis "Bill" Barnett Jr., 34, of Brazil, was killed in an accident Aug. 4, 2003, in Colorado. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
JAMES R. LOVEALL (08/06/03)
James R. Loveall, 71, of Terre Haute, died at 8:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003, at Union Hospital. He was born July 7, 1932, in Carbon to Aaron W. Loveall and Fern L. Rissler Loveall. He was a 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was retired from Alcan...
JUNE CLAUDETTE TISDALE (08/06/03)
June Claudette Tisdale, 55, of Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, in Union Hospital. Born June 2, 1948, in Harvey, Ill., she was the daughter of Claude Allen Tisdale and Mary Leona Jones Tisdale. She earned a degree in Photography from Ivy Tech, Terre Haute, and enjoyed taking pictures as well as reading and following "Star Trek". ...
ROBERT R. 'BOB' GRIFFITH (08/06/03)
Robert R. "Bob" Griffith, 61, of Montrose, Colo., died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003, at the San Juan Living Center. Born April 4, 1942, in Brazil, where he spent his childhood, graduated from high school and grew to adulthood. He then continued his education at Indiana State University and served his country in the Army National Guard. He was a retired credit supervisor for GMAC for 30 years...