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Stories from Tuesday, September 2, 2003

Little church is survivor (09/02/03)
The little historic church of Carbon stands tall, still trying to offer spiritual counsel to those who might seek it. The congregation is gone but the spirit remains at the little historic church of Carbon. It was organized in 1881, by John Owen from Aberdare, South Wales. Owen left his wife and eight children in Wales to come to America in search of a job because of a famine in his native land...
Truck hits body on SR 59 (09/02/03)
Kristina A. Byerly, 42, of 10855 1/2 S. SR 59, was killed when she was struck by a pickup truck Friday night. The truck was driven by Timothy P. Byers, 49, of Worthington, Ind., according to a Clay County Sheriff's Department press release. At approximately 10:33 p.m., dispatchers received a 911 call that a pedestrian had been struck and killed by a vehicle on SR 59 just north of CR 1100S...
Rain, rain go away! (09/02/03)
This sign can be seen on Pinckley Street. According to another sign in the yard, a broken water main was the original culprit. The problem was then exacerbated by nearly 9 inches of rain over the Labor Day holday weekend. A Labor Day weekend storm deluged parts of the state, including Brazil with as much as 9 inches of rain and sent many residents running to sandbags still wet from earlier summer floods. ...
Clay City takes second at Riverton Parke Invitational (09/02/03)
The Clay City Eels kicked off their 2003 Cross-country season with a pair of strong finishes at the Riverton Parke Invitational on Saturday. Andy Huggler lead the way for the Eels, taking third place overall in 18:39 as Clay City's boys team placed second in the nine-team field...
Northview advances to title game with pair of wins (09/02/03)
Casey Challandes had nine kills in the first two games of the Crawfordsville Tournament, helping the Knights to the championship game. After struggling a great deal in tournament play last season, the Northview volleyball team advanced to the championship game of the Crawfordsville Tournament on Saturday before falling to the host school...
Soccer squad earns 4th place (09/02/03)
Northview's Rachel Deal (right) scored the winning goal during sudden death penalty kicks during the Knight's first round soccer game at the Evansville Harrison Tourney. \Northview's girls soccer team registered their highest finish in the Evansville Harrison Tournament on Saturday afternoon...
MARY LOUISE DOBBINS BULL (09/02/03)
Mary Louise Dobbins Bull, 83, of Andalusia, Ala., formerly of Brazil, died Friday, Aug. 29, in the Andalusia Hospital. Born in Brazil on April 26, 1921, her parents were Ora Dobbins and Louise Portemont Dobbins. Mrs. Bull was a retired legal secretary and had made her home in Andalusia for the past several years...
MARY R. KNUST WELLS (09/02/03)
Mary R. Knust Wells, 51, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at 8:50 p.m. at Methodist Hospital due to complication of an aneurysm. She was born Sept. 25, 1951, to Robert E. and Joyce A. Bell. She was active in the Sunday Night Mix League and served as president for many years. She graduated from Staunton High School in 1969...
GENEVIEVE B. MINNICK (09/02/03)
Genevieve B. Minnick, 89, of Brazil, died at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug., 30, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville. She was born on May 15, 1914, in Brazil, the daughter of Edward and Flossie Farris Dixon who have preceded her in death. A 1933 graduate of Brazil High School, she married Morris Minnick on Nov. 7, 1936. He preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1978...
BONNIE J. HENSHILWOOD BOLIN (09/02/03)
Bonnie J. Henshilwood Bolin, 76, of Brazil, died unexpectedly Aug. 28, 2003, at her residence. She was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Brazil. She was the daughter of Arthur and Flossie Mae Nichoels Noel. She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked for several years as a bookkeeper for Miller Pharmacy in Terre Haute. She was a member of the Poland Zion United Church of Christ...