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Stories from Thursday, October 9, 2003

Festival deemed successful in many ways (10/09/03)
It's hard to believe it's over! Now is the time to evaluate and sift through all the comments and data we have and determine how successful the festival was to the community. Measuring the success of the Redenbacher Popcorn Festival can be done in many ways. ...
Courthouse scene of Orville Redenbacher look-alike contest (10/09/03)
James Bush was declared winner of the Orville Redenbacher look-alike contest during the Clay County Popcorn Festival. Bush is pictured next to Vanita Moore. Moore Funeral Home sponsored the event.
Tell me a story (10/09/03)
Vanita Moore uses a puppet to tell a story to area children at the Forest Park band shell during the Clay County Popcorn Festival.
Talk of the town: Arnold's election draws mixed response (10/09/03)
Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected as governor of California Tuesday after Gov. Gray Davis was cast out of office by a recall vote. Hoosiers aren't sure what to think about the Terminator running the Golden State. A random, man-on-the-street survey was conducted yesterday in downtown Brazil. Opinions were varied and frank when asked, as a Hoosier, what do you think about Arnold Schwarzenegger getting elected as governor of California...
Three-car wreck leaves no injuries (10/09/03)
There were no apparent serious injuries in a three car accident yesterday at 11:14 a.m. at U.S. 40 and Wheeler Street in front of the Wal-Mart shopping area. According to a report by Brazil Officer Anthony Hapenny, Margaret Bucksot, 78, of Rockville, was stopped in the left lane of eastbound U.S. 40 in her 1994 Caravan Dodge waiting to turn into the west entrance of Wal-Mart...
Dog saves family in house fire (10/09/03)
An early morning house fire at 1317 Willow Drive in the Edgewood Addition left a family homeless but safe, thanks to their dog. Brazil City Fire Chief Joe Bennett said they received the call at 3:08 a.m. today. When they arrived flames were shooting out of the living room picture window. Two fire trucks were at the scene for two hours and 20 minutes...
Looking back on a bright, shining group (10/09/03)
Northview's sectional champion golf team was as much a pleasure to write about as watch this season. The team: (from left) Kelsey Smith, Madison Kirchner, Millie Akers, Amy Thiemann and Brittany Cheek. On the Fast Track By Carey Fox, Sports Editor Over the year and a half that I've had the pleasure of covering Clay County athletics, I've had the opportunity to see quite a few talented athletes. But few have been as much fun or had as much success as the Northview High School girls golf team...
Going title hunting (10/09/03)
Northview's Craig Greenwood (#83) Anthony Megali (#80) and Doug Porter (#42) track down Vincennes quarterback Curtis Painter two weeks ago. The trio hope to be hot on the heels of West Vigo's quarterback on Friday night. -Battle for WIC supremacy on the line at Northview Friday-...
EMMERT D. WOODBURN (10/09/03)
Emmert D. Woodburn, 84, formerly of Bowling Green and Terre Haute, died at 3:50 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2003. Born Oct. 13, 1918, in Owen County, he was the son of John and Emma Dalton Woodburn who are also deceased. He attended school in Clay City and on Dec. 7, 1946, he married Gladys Culler in Dunkirk, Ind. She preceded him in death on Oct. 1, 1995...
ROBERT W. KEMPF SR. (10/09/03)
Robert W. Kempf Sr., 73, of Cloverdale, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at his residence. He was born Feb. 7, 1930, in Brazil, the son of John William Kempf and Marie M. Wells Kempf. He married Stephanie Evelyn "Peppy" Zaborski Kempf on April 30, 1954; she preceded him in death on July 22, 1993...