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Stories from Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Orville never lived in Center Point! (10/01/03)
Verna Butt, front, seated, looks at a picture of her cousin, Orville Redenbacher, with her daughter, Louise Fagg, and son, Virgil Butts. Note this: The first Clay County Popcorn Festival will begin Thursday at 4 p.m. with a carnival in Forest Park. A Victorian Ball is planned Friday. See the special section of Tuesday's Brazil Times or visit http://www.popcornfest.com for more information...
Heavy trash pickup planned (10/01/03)
Heavy trash pickup for the City of Brazil is planned for the first four Fridays in October, said Mayor Kenny Crabb. Citizens whose regular trash pickup is Monday will have heavy trash collection this Friday. Likewise, Tuesday collection has heavy trash pickup Oct. 10, Wednesday pickup has heavy trash collection Oct. 17 and Thursday removal has heavy pickup Oct. 24...
'Biggest' art show planned (10/01/03)
It may not be the "Greatest Show On Earth" but it's the biggest and best show of the year at the Art Gallery in Rockville, Ind. With the Covered Bridge Festival just around the corner, more display units have been set up to accommodate the extra works of art. Besides numerous oils, water colors, colored pencil and marquetry, photography has been added to this year's exhibit...
Author author! (10/01/03)
Jana Kennedy, a 4th grade teacher at Clay City Elementary, and Alison Pond, who teaches special education for 10 to 14-year-olds at Forest Park Elementary, get autographs from Jim Trelease, a special speaker at Northview High School Tuesday evening. Trelease, the author of "The Read-Aloud Handbook", spoke in two sessions, one for professionals and one open to the public, which were sponsored by Lilly Endowment Inc. through the CAPE grant...
Knights drop matches in soccer and volleyball (10/01/03)
The Northview girls soccer team fell 3-0 in a physical game versus Terre Haute South on Tuesday night. The Braves got on the board early with a fluke goal from 35 yards out that found net behind goal keeper Bethany Fagg. The shot dropped just inside the box and hopped high, finding its way just under the crossbar to give the Braves the lead at the 12:04 mark...
North Clay eighth grade remains unbeaten, seventh grade ties (10/01/03)
Coach Kehrt Miller and his North Clay eighth grade football team prepare for the second half of their 36-28 victory over West Vigo on Monday night. The North Clay eighth grade football remained unbeaten this season with a 36-28 victory on Tuesday night...
BERTHA PORTER (10/01/03)
Bertha B. Grimes Hoffman Porter, 86, of Springville, Ind., and formerly of Brazil, died at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, in Westview Manor Nursing Center, Bedford, Ind. Born Aug. 8, 1917, in Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Franklin Grimes and Emily Gaynelle McKenzie Grimes. A graduate of Staunton High School, she attended Terre Haute Vocational School and became a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked at Clay County Hospital and as an office nurse for Dr. Curt Oehler...