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Stories from Wednesday, November 5, 2003

Police have suspect in church robberies (11/05/03)
Brazil Police Department Detective Sgt. Mark Loudermilk and Clay County Sheriff Department Chief Deputy Larry Pierce arrested James S. Dickerson, 36, of Brazil Tuesday on preliminary charges of receiving stolen property. The Brazil Police Department and Clay County Sheriff Department had been investigating several church burglaries over the last several months. ...
Arthur to be next mayor (11/05/03)
Newly-elected Mayor Tom Arthur poses with his brother, Brad, shortly after winning the election Tuesday night. NOTE THIS: Newly-elected city officials will take office Jan. 2. It's been a hectic few months for Tom Arthur, but it's all paid off now that he has been elected mayor...
City Council to have new faces (11/05/03)
Brazil City Council meetings will have a slightly different look, come January. Only three of its current members were re-elected Tuesday, James Sheese (R), Ward 1; Pat Heffner (R), Council-at-Large; and Ann Bradshaw (D), Ward 3. Others who won are Marty Beasley (D), Ward 2; and Bill Lovett (D), Ward 4. Current Council member Tom Arthur will be attending the meetings with a different title: Mayor, and Patricia Rogers Whistler (D) will be the new clerk-treasurer...
Republicans sad to lose mayor, other races (11/05/03)
Sally Schutte shares a happy moment with Hazel McDermont. Schutte lost her bid for city councilwoman but said she'd be back. -Sally Schutte may run for mayor -- next time A cloud of sadness infiltrated the Republican Headquarters Tuesday night after the election results were tabulated and announced...
Democrats jubiliant in Brazil city victory (11/05/03)
Even after the shouting had quieted and the cheering stopped, the supporters couldn't stop smiling during the Democratic victory celebration at the old junior high school last night. Democrats captured five of the seven offices up for grabs. At the top of the slate was the mayor's seat. Challenger Tom Arthur defeated three term incumbent, Kenny Crabb by a large margin with 978 votes to 579...
Forest Park polling place moved to modular building (11/05/03)
Some voters may have been a little surprised or confused when they went to vote yesterday. The location of the voting poll at Forest Park Elementary School had been moved. Apparently Forest Park principal, Connie Cook, initiated the change. She thought it would be better for the workers as well as the voters. After discussing it with Betty Clerk, the Inspector of Brazil 4 and Jackson 3, the move was made...
Soccer players earn honors (11/05/03)
Northview senior soccer player Rachel Deal (#10) was named to the Academic All-State Soccer team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association for the 2003-2004 season. Receiving Honorable Mention honors were teammates Samantha Brown, Shonna Barnett, Kelsie Butts and Cecilia Latta...
THERESA 'TERRI' SWALLS MORGAN (11/05/03)
Theresa "Terri" Swalls Morgan, 46, of Cory, died in the St. Vincent Hospital emergency room on Tuesday evening. Born in Terre Haute on May 20, 1957, she was the daughter of Daniel Swalls and Betty Auler Swalls and her parents survive. She was a graduate of the nursing program at Ivy Tech State College in Terre Haute...