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Stories from Thursday, August 28, 2003

Pro athletes, residents join together to fight Krabbe Disease (08/28/03)
Football players and racecar drivers seem an unlikely group to champion the cause of infants. But Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills quarterback, Jim Kelly, and National Hot Rod Association's Top Fuel Dragster, David Baca, will be in Indianapolis over Labor Day weekend to do just that...
'Fest preps' nearly done (08/28/03)
The planning is paying off, and Brazil's new Popcorn Festival is cooking. Over the months, the event has gone from being a vague plan to an actual event, and co-planner Evelyn Brown couldn't be happier. "It's been a real learning experience," Brown said. "But it's been really exciting, too. The community involvement has been nothing short of excellent."...
Collision leaves two trucks totaled (08/28/03)
Two pickups trucks were totaled in a collision on US 40 at the Knightsville Road intersection. Robert Gilliam, of Poland, Ind., was traveling west on US 40 in his 1989 Chevy pickup late Wednesday afternoon. He failed to see a 1989 red GMC pickup driven by James T. Snyder, of Knightsville, who was also westbound on US 40 and attempting to turn left onto south Knightsville Road...
Community reaches out to Hughes (08/28/03)
In the spring of 2002 Joe Hughes noticed that he was having trouble saying certain words, a problem that was only noticeable to him. After going to several specialists a neurologist told Joe that he had Lou Gehrig's Disease. Lou Gehrig's Disease is also called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and is a lethal neuromuscular disease distinguished by progressive muscle frailty which eventually results in paralysis. ...
Northview soccer team (08/28/03)
The Northview soccer team, still beset by injuries, played a tight and tough game versus Greencastle on Wednesday night. The Knights trailed just 2-1 at halftime before succumbing 6-1 to the Tiger Cubs.
THOMAS EDWARD HARRISON (08/28/03)
Thomas Edward "Tom" Harrison, 81, of Andalusia, Ala., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, in am Andalusa area hospital. Born and raised in Brazil, he moved to Andalusia in 1964 at the insistence of his lifelong friend, Johnny Portemont, for an employment position with Johnny's United Shows. He remained employed with them for 20 years. He was then employed with Taylor Parts as a wrecker salesman...