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Stories from Friday, December 19, 2003

Frank Phillips photo (12/19/03)
Christina and Tia Jones wait expectantly for Christmas and Santa's annual visit. Earlier, Tia had the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap at the LEAAP Center on Thursday. Mother and daughter were watching other children tell the jolly elf what they want for Christmas...
New jail construction is on track (12/19/03)
Completion is still a long way off, but County Commissioner Daryl Andrews says that plans for the new Clay County jail are moving right on track. Andrews, one of many people working behind-the-scenes to keep things moving at the right speed, said that some things still need to be finalized, but everything is working according to plan...
Where are they now? -- NHS grad works in Michigan (12/19/03)
Sheri Sheese, second from right, plans to visit family and friends in Brazil over the holidays. She now works in Cadillac, Mich., and has advice to avoid stress over the holidays. Pictured are members of the Sheese family: Deanna, Jamee Reberger, Zacree, Sheri and Jim. Zacree is graduating from college Saturday. Not pictured are Jamee's husband, John William Reberger and children John Adam and Lauren Reberger...
Handwashing important to maintain health (12/19/03)
In light of the death of a southern Indiana child due to influenze, healthcare officials advise there are ways to avoid spreading germs: - Practicing good handwashing techniques, by cleaning your hands with soap and warm water, especially after using the restroom, before eating, and after coughing or sneezing into your hands;...
Mitchell, Ind., girl identified as first flu casualty (12/19/03)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A 13-year-old girl from southern Indiana may be the first child in the state to die from this year's influenza outbreak, a coroner said. Autopsy results showed that Breanna Stalker, a seventh grader at Mitchell Junior High School, died of organ failure consistent with flu damage, Marion County Coroner Dr. John McGoff said Thursday...
Boil order continues (12/19/03)
Customers of the Brazil Water Department are reminded to boil water before consuming it. The boil order continues through Saturday. Tap water should be brought to a rolling boil for five minutes and then allowed to cool before being used for drinking or food preparation...
Laura McCrea (12/19/03)
Laura McCrea (right) is coming off an eight point, four rebound night versus T.H. North. The Knights will face Edgewood in a key conference matchup on Saturday night in Elletsville at 6 p.m.
Double duty for Knights (12/19/03)
Zach Keyes (with ball) is averaging 20 points a game for the 10th ranked Knights who will face Avon at home this evening before traving to Elletsville to face the Edgewood Mustangs on Saturday night.
VIOLET JUNE SNOW (12/19/03)
Violet June Snow, 75, of Brazil, died at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, in Cloverleaf Healthcare Center in Knightsville. Born June 23, 1928, in Vigo County, Ind., she was the daughter of the late David and Frances Miller. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Victor, whom she married Oct. ...
BERNIE HEADLEY (12/19/03)
Bernie Headley, 69, of Ladoga, Ind., died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at 2:24 p.m. at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Brick Chapel on Tuesday. Born June 29, 1934, at Brazil, he was the son of Elijah and Bernice Brown Headley...
JOHN LEROY FULTON BEAM III (12/19/03)
John Leroy Fulton Beam III, 35, of Brazil died at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003. He was born May 10, 1968 in Elgin, Ill. He was the son of John and LaRue Shirey Beam. He worked as a steel worker at CSI in Tenn. and Great Dane in Brazil. John married Sande Cubel in Brazil, Ind. on May 12, 1994...