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Stories from Thursday, August 21, 2003

Brazil Fire Department gets grant (08/21/03)
Michael D. Brown, under secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, announced 450 grants to fire departments throughout the U.S. in the seventh round of the 2003 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Thirteen of these departments were located in Indiana, one of which was the Brazil City Fire Department. It received an award of $84,078 for use towards fire operations and firefighter safety...
Herb garden at Van Buren (08/21/03)
Sue Thompson and Peggy Potts tend plants at the Van Buren Elementary School herb garden Wednesday. The garden is one of several that the duo has planted at the school. See more in Saturday's Brazil Times.
Child gets early start in modeling (08/21/03)
Ralph Lauren, Vogue, Ford Modeling Agency. While most of us have only heard of them, 5-year-old Alexandrea Gaskill of Brazil is working for them. Alex started her career by entering pageants at age 2. She won dozens of pageants including Sunburst, Dream Girls, Cover Miss, Glamour Modeling, Fabulous Faces and a National Title at the 2000 All-Star Kids Pageant in Texas. ...
Northview boys reload; while girls ready for big year (08/21/03)
Mary Pugh returns as one of the top runners for the Knight's cross-country program. The 2003 cross-country season opens for Northview tonight and with great anticipation for fans of the Knights. Both squads have high hopes of continuing the school's recent string of success throughout the regular and postseason...
A Season Begins Anew (08/21/03)
As the days get shorter and the nights get longer. As the temperatures are supposed to get cooler and kids report back to the classroom, athletes are once more taking the field. That group includes, but certainly isn't limited to football players. In Clay County, that means Northview Knights football...
Eight starters return to squad expected to be much improved (08/21/03)
Northview's Jordan Garrison leaps high for a ball thrown during a drill designed to strengthen defensive players hand-eye coordination for intercepting passes. Defense, it is said, wins games. And while Northview won four games last year, the most since the 1996 season, defense didn't do a whole lot to win any of those games...
Line play should be much improved (08/21/03)
Northview lineman work on drills this week leading up to the first regular season game versus Bloomington North this Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m. Ask any coaches about where games are won and lost and most of them will tell you that the play of the offensive and defensive lines are where games are decided...
Could the Knight's offense be even stronger this year? (08/21/03)
Northview's returns a solid corps of receivers that are coached this season by former Indiana State Sycamore receiver Kevin Dean who graduated last year. The numbers were pretty impressive last year for the Northview offense. Four games with 25+ points, three of more than 30 points. ...
CORA A. RITCHEY (08/21/03)
Cora A. Ritchey, 88, a resident of Rosedale for the past 13 years, died at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at West Central Community Hospital in Clinton. Born on Dept. 12, 1914, in Owen County, she was the daughter of William F. and Celia Rawley Burger who have preceded her in death...
JACKLYNN RAE HUESTON (08/21/03)
Jacklynn Rae Hueston, 6 weeks, of Rockville died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 16, 2003 in the emergency room of West Central Community Hospital in Clinton. She was born on July 5, 2003, in Terre Haute to William Hueston and Hesper "Sis" Branam Hueston. ...
MABLE MCDONALD (08/21/03)
Mable McDonald, 91, of Brazil, died at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Clay Health Center where she had been a resident for several years. Born in Brazil on June 29, 1912, she was the daughter of Lucy and John Southerland. Mable graduated from Brazil High School in 1931 and worked briefly at Nance's Creamery in Brazil before marrying Ralph McDonald in 1946. Mable and Ralph were married 57 years. She attended Bethel United Methodist Church...