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Stories from Monday, August 11, 2003

Ice cream and strummers elicit, 'Mmmm, mmm, mm!' from patrons (08/11/03)
lindamessmer@yahoo.com The Brazil Public Library had a free home-made ice cream social Saturday afternoon on the library grounds. Entertainment was provided by the Sycamore Strummers, who played banjos and harmonica and sang old pop and folk songs. It was evident that the crowd of more 70 enjoyed the gift from the library. ...
Disaster information will be kept confidential, FEMA says (08/11/03)
KOKOMO, Ind. -- People who call the FEMA toll-free application line at 1-800-621-FEMA (TTY 1-800-462-7585) to apply for disaster assistance can feel confident that the information they provide is used only to provide disaster recovery assistance, according to the head of disaster recovery operations in Indiana for the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Slack niece takes gold in Pan Am games (08/11/03)
upandcomingkatie@hotmail.com Brandie Neal has the golden touch. Neal took home a gold medal for the United States Thursday in the skeet shooting competition at the Pan American Games in Santo Domingo. With a score of 93 Neal took home one of team U.S.A.'s 27 gold medals...
'Hometown Pride' to be concert theme (08/11/03)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Hometown Pride" Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion if rain. "Hometown Pride" will include three marches written especially for the Brazil Concert Band namely "The Brazil Special" by J. Gus Davis, "The Pride of Brazil" by Stephen Kent Goodman, and "Forest Park Brigade" by Malinda Zenor...
Officer arrested on sexual misconduct charges (08/11/03)
ROCKVILLE, Ind. -- A correctional officer has been arrested after it was determined that "inappropriate behavior" had occurred between himself and an offender at the Rockville Correctional Facility. According to an Indiana State Police press release, three separate complaints were filed against Correctional Officer Cecil L. Rardin of Clinton, Ind., related to Inappropriate Sexual Conduct charges...
REXFORD GLEASON PUCKETT (08/11/03)
Rexford Gleason Puckett, 87, Brazil, died at 7:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on May 26, 1916, in Bicknell, son of the late Rev. Fred Puckett and Gertrude Terry Puckett. He married Cleo Hunter Puckett in Jasonville on June 7, 1937, with the Rev. Charles Stanifer presiding...
ROBERT A. COX (08/11/03)
Robert A. Cox, 68, of Staunton, died Aug. 8, 2003, at his residence. He was born May 11, 1935, in Vigo County, the son of Joseph O. Cox and Mary Emmalou Smith Cox. On Nov. 17, 1956, he married Martha Jones Cox; she survives. In his lifetime, he worked at Stran-Steel for 16 1/2 years, was a road supervisor of Hudson Oil Company and was last a dock supervisor for Oliver Trucking, retiring in 1988. He was a member of Jehovahs Witnesses...
MARY KATHERINE BROWN (08/11/03)
Mary Katherine Brown, 90, of Brazil died at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Born Aug. 6, 1913, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Victor and Floy Kellum Cromwell. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1931 and married Roy E. Brown on July 24, 1938. He preceded her in death March 17, 1993...