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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stories from Thursday, December 4, 2003

Bonnet under new management (12/04/03)
Keep that coffee coming! Waitress Beverly Evans refills the coffee cups for lunch customers at the Brazil Family Restaurant on Wednesday. The former Blue Bonnet Restaurant is under new management. Owners Rose and Dosh Imeri reopened the full service eatery Dec.1 to a large and hungry crowd...
Home again (12/04/03)
The home of Margaret Simonson at 1220 N. Walnut is on the 2003 Tri Kappa Home Tour this Sunday. The elegant yet cozy home of Margaret Simonson at 1220 N. Walnut St. is the highlight of the Tri Kappa Home Tour this Sunday. This 2,450 sq. foot home built in 1988 has all the trappings of elegance yet still invites you to curl up and relax on the lavish furniture...
Mowing bids are open (12/04/03)
The mowing contract for the Brazil Parks Board was discussed at their meeting last night at City Hall. Mowing speculations can be picked up at the mayor's office after it's advertised in the newspaper Jan. 12, 2004. Bids will be accepted from Jan. ...
French offers 'Grief Store' (12/04/03)
French Funeral Home has opened a unique service at their location at 421 E. National Ave. "I set myself a goal of opening a grief resource center in the funeral home after listening to a speaker at National Convention in 2001. It took some time to research and find a source for quality products for the community," states Susie French...
Landry named to All-State Team, Whitman and Garrison honored (12/04/03)
Opposing defenses had a variety of weapons to worry about when they lined up against Northview on the football field this season. On Wednesday, two members of that team along with the leader of the Knights' defense were recognized by being placed on the All-State Football Team that is compiled by news organizations across the state...
FANNIE H. SILVERS (12/04/03)
Fannie H. Silvers, 99 of Brazil, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at 5:05 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born Aug. 8, 1904, in Fayette City, Pa., the daughter of Stewartand Jane Sloan Law. On July 5, 1919, she married Russell F. Silvers; they were married for 65 years. She was a homemaker and devoted wife and mother; a member of the Meridian Street Church of Christ and a devoted Christian...
KATHRYN E. LAWSON (12/04/03)
Kathryn E. Lawson, 92, formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, in the Indiana Masonic Home at Franklin. She had been a resident there since March, 1996. Born March 21, 1911, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Roy and May Brann Tipton and graduated from Staunton High School...
FRANCIS SOUTH JR. (12/04/03)
Francis South Jr., 60, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at his Edinburgh, Ind., residence. Born Jan. 30, 1943, in Brazil, he was the son of Francis South Sr. and Nellie Winn South of Brazil. He married Mary Lou Wrightsman on Dec. 29, 1961, in Brazil. She is deceased...
ORVAL L. 'BLACKIE' AKIN (12/04/03)
Orval L. "Blackie" Akin, 77, of Mooresville, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove, Ind. He worked on the assembly line at AM General for 22 years before retiring in 1991. He was in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the U.A.W. Local 555. He was also an avid fisherman and belonged to several local fishing clubs...