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Stories from Monday, January 5, 2004

'I resolve ...': Neighbors share their New Year's resolutions (01/05/04)
Evan Wade photo Rick Herron, of Rick's Painting and Decorating, scrapes paint from the wall of the County Courthouse last week. Jack Withers: "I don't have a resolution. I just hope to have a smoother year, tax-wise." Debbie James: "To have a healthy new year."...
Brazil City Park Board to review mowing contract, specifications and other items (01/05/04)
The Brazil Park and Recreation Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall. The Board will review the mowing contract/specifications for 2004. They will also discuss contracts for the following organizations: - YMCA (softball diamond and swimming pool),...
Rain, flooding, threaten Clay County, area (01/05/04)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@hotmail.com and By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clay County had its share of problems with storms yesterday, when water forced the Clay County Highway Department to temporarily close many roads. Clay County Highway Supervisor Ron Chamberlain said that while the situation was bad last night, much of it was back to normal this morning...
Warriors come from behind sending Knights to fifth defeat (01/05/04)
Northview's Julie Whitted (left) scored a team-high 10 points in Saturday's loss to the host Danville Warriors. Staff Reports The Northview girls basketball team opened up the new year on the wrong foot Saturday evening with a 33-30 loss to the host Danville Warriors...
RUSSELL L. CHURCH SR. (01/05/04)
Russell L. Church Sr., 66, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 5, 1937, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Frank and Hazel Berkley Church. He was a meat cutter for IGA and Pages Food Stores in Terre Haute and Brazil and worked at the Rea Park Golf Course since his retirement in 1999...
BETTY MAE SMITH (01/05/04)
Betty Mae Smith, 77, of Brazil died at 11:13 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born June 14, 1926, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Harry L. and Mildred McGranahan James. For 42 years she was employed by Stanley Home Products...
RUSSELL L. CHURCH SR. (01/05/04)
Russell L. Church Sr., 66, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at his home. Born Dec. 5, 1937, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Frank and Hazel Berkley Church. He was a meat cutter for IGA and Pages Food Stores in Terre Haute and Brazil and worked at the Rea Park Golf Course since his retirement in 1999...
BETTY JANE CLEPHANE (01/05/04)
Betty Jane Clephane, 68, a resident of Coal City since 1993, formerly of Indianapolis, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at her residence. Born Oct. 30, 1935, in Marion County, Ind., the daughter of Katherine Rowe, who preceded her in death...
JAMES HARRISON LOUDERMILK (01/05/04)
James Harrison Loudermilk, 83, of Brazil died at 10:35 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Clay County Health Center. Born Sept. 16, 1920, in Brazil, he was the son of James and Pearl Jordan Loudermilk. Following graduation from Brazil High School he entered the U.S. Army on Aug. 19, 1942, where he served in the Pacific Theatre in the 494th Quartermaster Depot Company until October of 1945...
HELEN LORANE PETERSEN (01/05/04)
Helen Lorane Petersen, 80, of Brazil died at 6:51 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1923, in Oconto County, Wis., she was the daughter of Arno and Rose Radloff Moede who have both preceded Helen in death. She was a graduate of Suring High School. She married Clarence H. Petersen on May 25, 1947, in Milwaukee, Wis...
MARJORIE L. REAGAN (01/05/04)
Marjorie L. Reagan, 89, of Clay City, died at home on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004. Born Oct. 8, 1914, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Fabian and Ethel Mitchell Bicard, who are deceased. A homemaker, she was a member of the Faith Southern Baptist Church, a 1932 graduate of Clay City High School and she enjoyed gardening, flowers and crocheting...
ESTHER E. GOTTSCHE (01/05/04)
Esther E. Gottsche, 90, of Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 6:51 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, in Community Hospital South, Indianapolis. A homemaker, devoted mother and grandmother, she was born Feb. 1, 1913, in Colona, Ill. Her parents were Charles and Hattie Burg Westlund and she was a 1931 graduate of East Moline (Ill.) High School...
VICTOR E. BREWER (01/05/04)
Victor E. Brewer, 89, of Pike Township, Marion County, Ind., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. Born Aug. 28, 1914, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Ezra and Maggie Laughlin Brewer. He was a graduate of Bowling Green High School in 1933 and married his late wife, Mary E. Brewer, on Oct. 25, 1936, in Poland...