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Stories from Thursday, December 18, 2003

Outgoing mayor is proud of work (12/18/03)
Some might think that a mayor's last days in office would be his most stressful. Mayor Kenny Crabb, however, would disagree. In fact, the outgoing mayor's biggest concern yesterday morning was getting rid of a quantity of sweets he had amassed. "I'm not really hungry," he said. "And I have boxes of stuff. Cookies, candy, all kinds of sweets. I walk up and down the hall with them sometimes and see if anyone wants some."...
NEA Awards $10,000 to Swope Art Museum for Rural Arts Program (12/18/03)
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the Sheldon Swope Art Museum a grant of $10,000 in support of the museum's new school program Rural Arts Initiative. The Swope is one of only eight arts organizations in Indiana to receive the prestigious award The National Endowment for the Arts is a federal agency that funds arts-related programming across the United States...
Hicks is putting away her needles (12/18/03)
Goldie Hicks is putting away her needles. The registered medical technologist is retiring Dec. 31 from the Terre Haute Med Lab which currently has a branch located at Dr. French's office. Dr. French is associated with a group which has their own laboratory, Providence Lab. Starting in January, Providence will be doing the lab work for French's office...
Broken water line inconveniences area residents (12/18/03)
A snowplow wades through water from a water main break in Knightsville Thursday morning. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Brazil and Knightsville are expected to be without water pressure until sometime Thursday afternoon, a water department spokesperson said this morning...
Water to city turned off (12/18/03)
BULLETIN: At 9 a.m. Thursday, water to the entire city of Brazil was shut off after a water main was broken on U.S. 40. The water is expected to be turned off for an indefinite time while workers repair the broken line. See Thursday's Brazil Times newspaper for more information...
Eels facing Lakers tonight (12/18/03)
Clay City freshman center Sarah Kennedy will be counted on for a solid performance along with her teammates, versus the Shakamak Lakers tonight.
DELILAH J. DEWEY (12/18/03)
Delilah J. Dewey, 88 of Brazil, died at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare where she had been a resident for several years. Born Aug. 23, 1915, in Lena, Ind., she was the daughter of Charles and Fannie Thomas Gaskill. In 1933 she graduated from Brazil High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society and the Drama Club. ...
JOAN A. STACKMAN (12/18/03)
Joan A. Stackman, 71, of Staunton, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at 9:15 p.m. in Union Hospital. Born Nov. 18, 1932, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Hershel and Dorothy Reese Cheesman. She attended Brazil High School and on Feb. 7, 1953, she married Charles Stackman. He preceded her in death in November 1997...
THOMAS LEE GORHAM II (12/18/03)
Thomas "Tom" Lee Gorham II, 51, of Greencastle, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born April 21, 1952, in Putnam County, he was the son of Thomas Lee and Garnet Williams Gorham. In 1989 he married Shirley Wisner and she survives...
DIANE L. TAYLOR PINNICK (12/18/03)
Diane L. Taylor Pinnick, 72, of Casey, Ill., died in her home of natural causes at 4:25 p.m. Wed. Dec. 17, 2003. Born Oct. 9, 1931, in Louisiana, Mo., she was the daughter of Ted and Evelyn Lorraine Vogel Taylor. She was a homemaker and volunteer for many organizations, including a thrift shop, election board, Girl Scouts and boy Scouts. Memberships included Casey United Methodist Church and U.S.O. She taught swimming lessons at the local fitness club...