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Stories from Monday, August 18, 2003

Frazier starts career with honors (08/18/03)
Several recruits go through Plainfield's Police Academy each year. Jason Frazier, Brazil resident and employee of the Brazil City Police, has a distinction, however. He graduated the program with honors and will be the first employee of the BCP to do so...
High-speed chase in Brazil (08/18/03)
A car being towed after a high-speed chase through town Sunday. City Police Chief Terry Harrison could not be reached for comment by deadline, however, more information on the chase will be printed in tomorrow's Times.
Park dedicated (08/18/03)
Meridian Towers, Jackson Gardens and Cooper Towers residents stroll through Meridian Towers Park, 120 W. National Ave., shortly after a dedication ceremony. An old building was torn down to facilitate this park, which was designed as a "quiet, reflective area," for the tenants use only, according to Michael Hagemeyer...
Local laundry still thriving (08/18/03)
Editor's note: this is the first in a series of stories about locally owned and operated businesses in Brazil. Watch for this series in the Monday Brazil Times. In a world where big corporations rule business and dollars are the bottom line, it's good to see that there are still "little guys" fighting... and winning...
The sky's the limit for these kids (08/18/03)
The kids at Jackson Twp. Elementary had their annual Balloon Lift Off on the first day of school Friday. Each balloon had a student's name and the school address on it and a request for the receiver to notify Jackson Twp. School of their location.
City worker picks up trash, gets stuck by dirty hypodermic needle (08/18/03)
A trash truck, a backhoe, two dumpsters and seven city workers joined forces to clean-up 421 W. Compton on Friday. Jeff Welch had received notices since February to clean up the property. Due to his failure to remove items like a used hypodermic needle, which penetrated an unidentified worker's hand, dirty diapers, toilets, lawnmower parts, air conditioners and bathtubs from the property grounds, the city took action. ...
Knight's defense shines in scrimmage (08/18/03)
The casual fan might believe that the 2003 Northview football season got underway with Friday evening's scrimmage with Indianapolis Manual. But they'd be wrong. Nearly nine months of dedicated sweat and toil had gone on behind the scenes for most of the players that roared onto the Northview field on Friday night...
Boys squad will mix youth with experience (08/18/03)
Northview's boys team will rely on a mix of young players such as freshman defender Taylor Libinski (#4) and veterans like junior Brock Crooks (#21) to put together big seasons for the Knights. The Northview boys' soccer program got to test their legs as well on Saturday afternoon as coach Todd LaComba attempts to build on a solid season last year...
Girls soccer team returns strong group (08/18/03)
Cecilia Latta will be Northview's leading returning scorer this year after registering nine last season. The 2003 soccer season began on Saturday afternoon as the Northview Knights competed at the Terre Haute North soccer jamboree. The Knights faced the host Patriots and West Vigo Vikings over the span of two different 20 minute periods. ...
Laser earns first win at the 'Clash' (08/18/03)
Fillmore, Ind. driver Brian Hayden finished secodn to Laser in the feature at LPS on Saturday. - Plainfield driver takes home $2,500 for Putnamville win PUTNAMVILLE -- Jimmy Laser certainly picked the right time to pick up his first career sprint car feature win on Saturday night. That maiden trip to victory lane earned him not only a fat paycheck of $2,500, but the prestige of winning the 17th running of the Putnamville Clash at Lincoln Park Speedway...
DONALD RAY GARRISON JR. (08/18/03)
Donald Ray Garrison Jr., 49, of Brazil died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at his parents' residence in Staunton following an extensive battle with cancer. Born Aug. 25, 1953, in an Air Force hospital in England, he was the son of Donald Garrison Sr. and Carolyn Lett Garrison...
NEWTON CUNNINGHAM (08/18/03)
Newton Cunningham, 53, of Brazil died at 12:57 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. Born July 25, 1950, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Newton and Ruth Vermillion Cunningham, who are deceased. Upon graduation from Gerstmeyer High School, he joined the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War. After being discharged, he served in the Army National Guard for nine years...
RANDALL A. PHILLIPS (08/18/03)
Randall A. Phillips, 53, of Greencastle, died Thursday morning, Aug. 14, 2003, at the Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. He was born June 16, 1950, in Brazil, the son of William A. and Eileen Rosemary Chew Phillips. He married Billie L. Moore on Aug. 2, 1986, and she survives...
J. WINFIELD MACE (08/18/03)
A memorial service for J. Winfield Mace who died Dec. 6, 2002, in Audubon, N.J., will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Cemetery. Born in Clay County on Dec. 27, 1907, he graduated from Brazil High School in 1927 and Indiana State University in 1931...