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Stories from Monday, December 29, 2003

New year, new administration (12/29/03)
Judge Ernest Yelton swears incoming Mayor Tom Arthur into office Sunday afternoon at the Clay County Courthouse. Arthur was joined at the podium by his wife, Penny, and his daughter, Tara, during the 2004 City of Brazil Elected Officials Swearing-in Ceremony...
Kaboom! Band making waves (12/29/03)
Part 1 of 2 Kaboom! It's not just the sound of something exploding. It's also the name of an entertaining group who makes explosive sounds during their shows doing industrial drumming percussion work. Kaboom Entertainment Group is managed by Dave Howard, formerly from Brazil. ...
Mom helping form autism support group (12/29/03)
An autism support group will soon be offering its services to Clay County residents. The support group is being coordinated by Pam Miller and Denise Duncan. Miller is a nurse and mother to 4-year-old Gavin who has been diagnosed with autism. Duncan works on the special services team at Forest Park Elementary. Miller decided to spearhead a group in Brazil after attending an autism conference. The conference included a session beginning a support group...
Optimists helped nearly 200 children this Christmas (12/29/03)
Thanks to the Brazil Breakfast Optimist Club, needy children in the county had at least a few gifts under the tree. Marion "Sarge" Eveland, a well-known member of the club, said that this year's Clothe-A-Child drive was more successful than normal...
Hall of Fame heartbreaker (12/29/03)
Logan Whitman fires a pass to a teammate for an early basket versus White River Valley in Saturday's consolation game. - Knights fall short in pair of losses at Hall of Fame Classic NEW CASTLE -- In Saturday's Hall of Fame Classic contests, the Northview Knights saw perhaps two of the tournament's best individual performances. Unfortunately for them, neither of them came in victories for the Knights...
Josh Timm (12/29/03)
Josh Timm drives to the basket as Lawrence North's Greg Oden tries for the block in Saturday's semifinal game.
JOHN J. LYNCH (12/29/03)
John J. Lynch, 97, of Brazil, died at 4:06 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, in Clay County Health Center. Born Feb. 26, 1906, in Brazil, he was the son of Hugh Lynch and Etta Fisher Lynch. His wife, Evelyn Sheperd, whom he married June 6, 1947, preceded him in death on Feb. 17, 1992...
JAMES LEE SNOW (12/29/03)
James Lee Snow, 84, of Brazil died at 6:24 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, in the Clay Health Center in Brazil. He retired in 1984 from Conrail after working 47 years in Terre Haute and Avon, Ind. Born Dec. 2, 1919, in Clinton, Ind., he was the son of the late Roy K. and Ethel Lou Fugate Snow...
MAX EARL HOPKINS (12/29/03)
Max Earl Hopkins, 85, of Brazil died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, in his residence. Born Sept. 3, 1918, in Brazil, he was the son of Ross and Nelle Schoppenhorst Hopkins. He graduated from Ashboro High School and was a farm in Clay County all his working years...