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Stories from Thursday, August 7, 2003

Park board discusses plans for first popcorn festival, other business (08/07/03)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Orville Redenbacher would be proud. A little kernel of an idea has heated up and is about ready to explode. A new contract was discussed for the Popcorn Festival of Clay County and two more events were added during last night's Park Board meeting at City Hall...
Gas line hit by back hoe (08/07/03)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Workers from the Brazil City Street and Water Department were working to fix a water leak at 207 N. Colfax yesterday afternoon when they hit a gas line. The line was marked, but incorrectly, according to Gary Davis, a street department employee. The back hoe, driven by Eddie Head, hit the gas line about 2:30 p.m. Gas fumes were prevalent for a several block radius for about an hour...
Prayer service held for teenager (08/07/03)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com About 50 area youth gathered at First United Methodist Church, Brazil, to remember Kellyn Andrews on Wednesday night. The Northview High School senior was killed in a one-vehicle accident on CR 700N at SR 59 late Tuesday night...
Local fountain renovation nearly complete (08/07/03)
Lynn Hamilton photo The Chafariz dos Contos Fountain, located in Forest Park, has fallen into disrepair, though attempts have been made to maintain it. It should be completed by the end of the summer. One of Brazil's most notable landmarks is in its final stages of repair after years of dilapidation, according to Tom Reberger, President of the Clay County Parks Association (CCPA)...
Terre Haute Landmarks Inc. recognizes ISU (08/07/03)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State University was recognized Wednesday for its efforts to preserve and enhance a nearly 100-year-old community landmark. Terre Haute Landmarks, Inc. presented the university with one of two annual awards for historic preservation...
KELLYN RENEE ANDREWS (08/07/03)
Kellyn Renee Andrews, 17, of Brazil, died Aug. 6, 2003, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Dec. 19, 1985, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Dale and Robin Deardorff Andrews. She was entering her senior year at Northview High School where she had been an active student. ...
JOHN W. ELLIOTT (08/07/03)
John W. Elliott, 76, of Brazil died Aug. 6, 2003, in Meadows Manor East. Born Aug. 7, 1926, in Clay County, he was the son of Virginia Rose and Thomas Elliott. He worked at Arketex for 26 years, South Putnam High School and retired from IBM in Greencastle, Ind...