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Stories from Wednesday, October 29, 2003

New truck route passes first hurdle (10/29/03)
Brazil City Council heard the first reading of Ordinance 13 at Tuesday night's meeting. The ordinance lays out a new truck route for Morris Manufacturing. Trucks leaving the plant will be allowed to take Vandalia Street to Jackson to Alabama to National Avenue. They had been forced to try to maneuver out through Mechanic Street...
'What I Choose to Do' is theme of Red Ribbon Week (10/29/03)
In honor of Red Ribbon Week, Clay Community Schools students have been involved in several drug and alcohol awareness activities all week. This year's national theme is "What I Choose to Do Instead of Drugs." On Thursday, students will begin a march at 9 a.m., sponsored by Clay Community Schools and the Clay County Local Coordinating Council. ...
Brazil and Clay City candidates listed for Tuesday's election (10/29/03)
The Clay County election office and the Clay City clerk's office are busy preparing for the general election set for a week from yesterday (Nov. 4). Offices being elected and candidates running for those positions in Brazil include: - Mayor; Kenneth L. Crabb (R) and Thomas L. Arthur (D)...
Not as bad as it looks (10/29/03)
No one was injured when Jeffrey Meier of Sullivan, Ind., rolled this vehicle off I-70 around 1 p.m. Tuesday, said Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Larry Pierce. The accident occured on the westbound lane, about two miles east of SR 59.
Senior Nikki Royer (10/29/03)
Senior Nikki Royer and her Northview teammates will compete in the IHSAA State Finals on Saturday. Look for a preview of the event in Friday's Brazil Times.
Southern Indiana Babe Ruth League (10/29/03)
The Southern Indiana Babe Ruth League inducted Darren Starr (center) into their Hall of Fame on Oct. 19 in a banquet held in Bloomington at the Bloomington/Monroe Convention Center. Starr was one of six new members inducted for 2003. Assistant State Commissioner William E. ...
FRANKLIN GALE GREEN (10/29/03)
Franklin Gale Green, 70, of Greencastle, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at the Putnam County Hospital. Born March 8, 1933, in Clay County, he was the son of Albert and Minerva (Lash) Green. In 1977, he married Virginia Myers Starr and she survives...
BERTHA M. REBERGER (10/29/03)
Bertha M. Reberger, 84, of Brazil, died Oct. 28, 2003, unexpectedly at her residence. Born March 12, 1919, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Rufus B. and Mary Elizabeth Harmon. She graduated from Brazil High School. As a young lady, she traveled to Chicago and worked at the Spiegel Co. She later married B. Frank Reberger, who preceded her in death in 1986...
JAMIE LYNN MARIE GILLIE (10/29/03)
Jamie Lynn Marie Gillie, 3, of Terre Haute, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, in the emergency room of Union Hospital. She was born Oct. 25, 1999, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Billy Gillie and Amy Jo Henderson Gillie. She was looking forward to going to preschool after her birthday...
RITA KAY PIERCE (10/29/03)
Rita Kay Pierce, 36, of Poland, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, at her residence after fighting cancer for more than a year. Born June 28, 1967, in Bloomington, Ind., she was the daughter of Rex and Shirley Giltz Cook. She graduated from Northview High School and married Doug Pierce on Feb. 1, 1992. He survives...
BETTIE MAE PHILLIPS (10/29/03)
Bettie Mae Phillips, 79, of Greencastle, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at the Waters of Greencastle. She was born on March 23, 1924, in Brazil, the daughter of Bernie and Louise Brockmeier Sawyer. In 1960, she married Charles Beuford Phillips. He preceded her in death in 1982...
MARVIN L. SCHROER (10/29/03)
Marvin L. Schroer, 45, of Bowling Green, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, in Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, from a rare brain disease. Born in Bloomington on May 3, 1958, his parents are Hubert and Dorothy Jenks Schroer of Bowling Green. A Bowling Green area resident all his life, he was a 1971 graduate of Clay City High School and briefly attended Purdue University...