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Stories from Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Brazil's Dillman in Hall of Fame (08/13/03)
One of Brazil's own, Danny Dillman, now has his name on the wall of the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in Canton, Ohio. He may never have been on a pro football team but his efforts as a die-hard fan have been noticed and now honored. Dillman and his family just got back into town after a thrilling time in Canton where the red carpet was rolled out for him and the other 31 high spirited fans of one of America's favorite pastimes, football. ...
Literacy conference (08/13/03)
A crowd gathers in the Northview High School Auditorium for "Engaging Parents for Success," the Clay County Literacy Conference funded by the CAPE grant, Tuesday morning. Registration began at 8 a.m. for the event, which lasted until 3 p.m. William Schad, Clay Community Schools superintendent, welcomed the educators, describing the work those present are doing with literacy as "extremely important," before turning the microphone over to Dr. ...
Solicitor complaints move City Council to action (08/13/03)
Many Brazil residents were concerned when they encountered out-of-county solicitors at the intersection of US 40 and SR 59 last week. House of David, a group from Indianapolis, was in the streets collecting money at least three days in a week. These people had followed the existing laws on solicitation in the city and did have permission to be there...
TV station moves sports stories into news (08/13/03)
Contrary to the belief of some, WTHI-TV has not taken all of its sports programming off the air. In fact, persons within the station have simply switched the sports format, giving sports stories no more importance than any other story in the newsroom...
Knights take T.H. South Invitational (08/13/03)
Northview's girls' golf team was victorious at the Terre Haute South Invitational on Tuesday afternoon, shooting a combined team score of 357 to defeat second place South. The Braves carded a team score of 371. The winning group of golfers on Tuesday were (front row l-r) Brittany Cheek, Madison Kirchner and Amber Trusler. (Back row l-r) Kelsey Smith, Amy Thiemann and coach Teresa Akers...
JOSEPHINE H. HARRISON (08/13/03)
Josephine H. Harrison, 79, of Brazil died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville. She is the daughter of Ethel Gaskins and Perry W. Haviland, who have preceded her in death. She retired from RCA in Bloomington and was a member of the American Legion Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 6606, Clay City Eastern Star 355 and the Brazil Moose Lodge...