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Stories from Thursday, November 20, 2003

Lovell speaks at Hulman Center (11/20/03)
Retired astronaut Jim Lovell spoke at the Hulman Center Wednesday night as part of the Indiana State University Speaker Series. Lovell lived in the Edgewood Grove neighborhood of Terre Haute from 1939-'40 and remembers spending time at Camp Krietenstein while he was a Boy Scout...
Money bestowed on worthwhile groups (11/20/03)
Representatives of the Clay County Sheriff's Reserve, Brazil City Police Reserve, Search and Rescue, and the Van Buren, Posey, and Brazil Fire Departments stand in front of an applauding crowd at a Rotary Club meeting Wednesday. The groups these people represent were each presented with checks for $250 for their help with Brazil's annual 4th of July festivities. ...
Former Brazil Times owner dies (11/20/03)
In an industry where business ownership changes constantly, Margretta Cassel held up for years. Cassel, who owned The Brazil Daily Times (as it was then known) for 25 years, from 1948-1973, died Tuesday. Before owning the paper, she worked as a secretary for her husband Jim Raper, owner of The Times...
Daniels visits Northview (11/20/03)
Mitch Daniels, gubenatorial candidate, speaks to a group of more than 30 Northview students Wednesday afternoon. Daniels talked about his past, his current life, his plans if elected governor, and how young people can get involved in government. He also fielded questions from the young crowd, which was comprised of Mr. Trout's Government class and Jill Connor's Economics class...
Santa Claus gets a personal day (11/20/03)
Bill Beeler, center, who has played Santa Claus for 57 years, watches as Brazil Mayor Kenny Crabb signs a proclamation declaring Nov. 22, as Bill Beeler Day. Jeanne Burris, co-chair of the Christmas in the Park Committee observes. Bill Beeler, who has volunteered as Santa Claus for 57 years, will be honored Saturday from 2-4 p.m. ...
Youth collapses during basketball practice, dies (11/20/03)
Kodi Pipes, 13, of Clay City died Wednesday night in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. The teen collapsed while shooting free-throws during 8th grade basketball practice at Clay City High School, said Principal Paul Sinders. The boy was the son of Ronna Timberman of Clay City and John Pipes II of Terre Haute. Kodi's grandfather is Ron Timberman, retired Clay City High School basketball coach...
Northview senior Dan Hoover (11/20/03)
Northview senior Dan Hoover (with ball) and his teammates will kick off the season at the boys basketball jamboree at Terre Haute North High School on Friday night beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is $4 per person.
MARGRETTA RAPER CASSEL (11/20/03)
Margretta Raper Cassel, 104, of Brazil died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1003, in her residence. Born June 4, 1899, in Clay County, she was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Whipp Stevenson. A graduate of Brazil High School, she owned The Brazil Daily Times and the Monticello Herald newspapers in her lifetime...
RAMONA J. DELLACCA GAMMON (11/20/03)
Ramona J. Dellacca Gammon, 64, Indianapolis, formerly of Dick Johnson Township, died at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, in Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis. She had been in ill health. Born in Dick Johnson Township on Nov. 30, 1938, she was a daughter of Pete and Thelma W. Bridgewater Dellacca. She grew up in the Fairview community. She was a graduate of Brazil High School...
CLARA LOUISE WILLIAMS (11/20/03)
Clara Louise Williams, 92, formerly of Jackson Township, Parke County, died at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville where she had been a resident for over six years. She was born in Parke County on April 22, 1911, a daughter of Franklin White Murphy and Bertha Olive Lynch Murphy. She was a 1929 graduate of the former Bellmore High School. She married Garland R. Williams on Jun. 10, 1942...