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Stories from Monday, November 24, 2003

A special anniversary, indeed (11/24/03)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Tammy Boor Ninesling and her husband Stephen had their 11th wedding anniversary Oct. 10. But they didn't celebrate this one together. Tammy was at home with the couples three children in Brazil and Steve was in Kuwait...
Brazil ready for holiday traffic (11/24/03)
By MEG GREY upandcomingkatie@hotmail.com Based on a national telephone survey conducted by the Travel Industry Association of America, there will be an increased number of Americans driving and flying this Thanksgiving. Despite the 4 cent per gallon increase in gas prices since last Thanksgiving, AAA estimates that 36 million Americans will venture 50 miles or more from home for the holiday, a 2.4 percent increase from last year. ...
Teen challenge facility opening (11/24/03)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com A very successful anti-addiction program will soon be opening a residential Crisis Center in Terre Haute. Called Teen Challenge, the name is a little misleading as the Wabash Valley facility is for anyone 18 years of age or older...
State offers winter weather tips (11/24/03)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com Winter weather in Indiana is a mixed blessing. While snowfall does make for striking scenery and a quiet outdoors, it can also cause wrecks, power outages, and other problems. To combat these problems, Gov. Joe Kernan declared the week of Nov. ...
It's almost time! (11/24/03)
Norman Stearley photo Christmas in the Park begins Friday and will continue through New Year's Day. Pictured are (front row) Brittany Conard, (two students - names withheld), Kelli Stearley, (back row) Cathy Williamson, Jodie Thomas, Jeanne Burris, Bill Beeler and Mark Adamson...
Clay schools' curriculum committee meets Tuesday (11/24/03)
Clay Community Schools' Central Curriculum Committee will meet at Forest Park Elementary School Tuesday to review proposed high school graduation course credit requirements, high school curriculum changes and new high school course proposals. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the art room...
Firefighters distribute smoke detectors (11/24/03)
The Brazil Fire Department will implement its newest program today. The program which is funded by a $1,500 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation will allow the BFD to distribute around 300 smoke detectors to underprivileged families in the area. The detectors can be installed by a member of the department or the homeowner...
Beeler has been Santa for three generations of children (11/24/03)
Bill Beeler was honored Saturday for playing Santa for 57 years. His family was there to help him celebrate. Front, left: Beeler's wife Jean and Beeler. Second row, left: Grandson Jeffrey Foulke; daughter, Lisa Wallen; grandson, Josh Foulke and son-in-law, Don Wallen. Back: Grandson, Chris Schepper...
Clay City Eels earn win over Vikings (11/24/03)
Staff Reports The Clay City girls basketball team is proving to be a much improved squad over last year. Barr-Reeve was the latest team to find that out on Friday night, losing 50-43 to the visiting Eels. Youth was once again served for Clay City as freshman Sarah Kennedy had her best game of the young year, posting 13 points, including five crucial free throws in the fourth quarter as the Eels held off the Vikings...
Knights win second battle with Braves (11/24/03)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times In the heat of competition players and teams learn the most about themselves. If they didn't know it before, the Northview Knights know now they are a team. The Knights overcame sickness, foul trouble and the rival Terre Haute South Braves 50-46 Saturday night at Northview High School...
HARRY WAYLAND 'BUD' HERBERT (11/24/03)
Harry Wayland "Bud" Herbert, 88, of Polanddied at 9 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Born Aug. 24, 1915, in Cunot, Owen County, Ind., he was the son of Albert Henry (1882 -- 1961) and Iva M. (Knoll) Herbert (1881 -- 1971.) As a little boy, he delivered bottled milk with his little red wagon in the town of Cloverdale, and graduated from High School there in 1933...
JODY K. HADLEY (11/24/03)
Jody K. Hadley, 39, of Brazil, died at 5:06 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He had been disabled several years with multiple health problems and, before his death, had been hospitalized 45 days. Born in Terre Haute on June 4, 1964, he was the son of Robert Hadlay and Norma Ball Hadlay. He attended Brazil High School and resided here most of his life...
ISABEL COX (11/24/03)
Isabel Cox, 82, of Brazil, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. She had recently become a resident there. Born Sept. 21, 1921, in Clay County, she was the daughter of John D. and Eva Webster Lawson. She graduated from Brazil High School. She married Raymond Cox Jr.; they have celebrated 62 years of marriage...
CHESTER C. BELL (11/24/03)
Chester C. Bell, 85, of Terre Haute, a retired Parke County farmer, died at 5:40 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, in Harborside Healthcare. He previously resided at Westminster Village in Terre Haute. Born in Jackson Township, Parke County, on Jan. 9, 1918, the son of Ernest and Anne Thomas Bell. A 1936 graduate of Otter Creek High School in Vigo County, he attended Purdue University...