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Stories from Friday, February 20, 2004

Deadline passes for school board and primary election candidates to file (02/20/04)
School board candidates The following candidates had filed with the Clay County Clerk's office by the Friday noon deadline: Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees, at-large District 1 Leonard (Len) Fischer Jonathan (Jon) R. Hull District 2 James D. (Jim) Guy...
Moore gets certified (02/20/04)
Robert Dalton Moore, CFSP of Brazil, IN, has recently qualified for recertlfication of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP). A number of professions grant special recognition to members upon completion of specified academic and professional programs and "CFSP" is funeral service's national Individual recognition. ...
Like father like son (Part 5 of 5) (02/20/04)
As a young man, Paul White could no longer tolerate the racial discrimination he was forced to live with in Brazil. Nor could he subscribe to his father's passive acceptance of a place that would allow a 9-year-old boy to be killed, unchallenged, simply because he was black. He felt compelled to search for a gentler, more accepting and tolerant place to live...
Hot Tub-a-thon event is today (02/20/04)
Soaking in a hot tub may not seem like the best way to raise funds, but Phi Gamma Delta is hoping it will work. The fraternity's members, along with members several sororities from ISU and Rose Hulman, will spend 24 hours soaking in hot water and cold air to raise money for C.A.N.D.L.E.S. Holocaust Museum, starting today...
Food pantry gets a boost (02/20/04)
No one needs to go hungry in Clay County. The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry is open 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Located at 506 E. Pinckley Street, the Pantry has been in operation since 1983. Randy Herbert, Unit Manager at Kroger Food Store gave a check for $237 to the Food Pantry Director Norma Brown on Thursday. Herbert said the money was a donation from customers for the Share Your Feast 2003 project...
Hostettler visits Clay County (02/20/04)
U.S. Congressman John Hostettler announces his re-election bid Wednesday afternoon at the Clay County Courthouse. Hostettler traveled throughout Indiana Wednesday and will continue making his rounds today and tomorrow, to all the counties in District 8, declaring his intentions to run for another two-year term in the United States House of Representatives...
Evans enjoys new job (02/20/04)
Mark Evans worked for Purdue University's Agronomy Department for 11 years. There, he dealt with soil and water plant sciences, working a lot with the Soil and Water Conservation District in 15 to 20 counties. During that time, his job was housed in Greencastle in the USDA building...
Pfc. Girton is home from Iraq (02/20/04)
Linda Messmer photo Pfc. Jeffrey Girton gives a little hug to his girlfriend, Lacey McCollister, Wednesday after discussing his tour of duty in Iraq. Girton arrived home Tuesday night after a year in the Mideastern country. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com...
Safety first at Wal-Mart & U.S. 40 intersection (02/20/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo A worker from James H. Drew Corporation puts up the Wheeler Street sign at the intersection of Wheeler and U.S. 40. Another worker said the stoplight is tentatively set to be turned on Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. People should be careful when driving through the intersection because where there were two eastbound lanes, there is now only one...
Daugherty joins Emmert (02/20/04)
Joyce Emmert, Broker of Emmert/GMAC Real Estate welcomes Annie Goda Daugherty to their staff of professional Realtors. Daugherty grew up in the Brazil area. She and her husband Pat, own and operate C & D Trash Disposal in the Fontanet/Rosedale area. They have two children, Brooklyn, 9 and Conner, 5...
Deakins running for commissioner (02/20/04)
Brian Deakins, 41, has entered the May 5 Primary in an effort to win the Republican nomination for Clay County Commissioner. Deakins announced last week his intention to seek the District 1 County Commissioner's seat. Deakins, who has been a local businessman for over 20 years, is President and owner of Spun Metals Inc., and is part owner of United Machine and Design Inc.; both businesses are located in Brazil...
Board approves mowing contract (02/20/04)
Mullenix Lawn Service received the 2004 mowing contract from the Brazil Parks Board at last night's meeting in City Hall. The Mullenix bid was not the lowest. It was $330 higher than Vision Quest's bid of $22,000. Treasurer John Tilley said Mullenix did a very good job last year. Even though Vision Quest had good references, Tilley felt that the difference in the bid was so small, the Board should keep someone they knew, from experience, did good work...
Air Evac is on its way (02/20/04)
An Air Evac helicopter prepares to touch down at a company base in Washington, Ind. A shot in the arm will soon be administered to Clay County's airport and medical transportation system. Air Evac Lifeteam, an air ambulance service based in Missouri, will be opening a base at the Clay County Airport, possibly within the next two months...
Austin Staley becomes first state medalist in Northview wrestling history (02/20/04)
By STEVEN FURLOW For The Times On Friday night in Indianapolis, Northview wrestler Austin Staley achieved something for his high school, something historic. Staley's 9-7 decision win in the first session of the IHSAA State Wrestling Championships over Jarrett Mahurin of Triton Central in the 130-pound weight class qualified him for matches Saturday and will make him the first state medalist in the school's history, coach Dan Mikesell said...
Cougars defeat NHS (02/20/04)
Editor's note: See Monday's Brazil Times for a more extensive story. Staff report On Friday night, Bloomington South continued a 9-game winning streak by defeating the Northview Knights 57-48. The loss ended an eight-game winning streak for Northview...
Cougars defeat NHS (02/20/04)
Editor's note: See Monday's Brazil Times for a more extensive story. Staff report On Friday night, Bloomington South continued a 9-game winning streak by defeating the Northview Knights 57-48. The loss ended an eight-game winning streak for Northview...
Staley bidding for state title (02/20/04)
Northview's Austin Staley (left) stands atop the podium after winning the Evansville Reitz Semistate. Northview senior Austin Staley has won 39 wrestling matches this season. There have been some easier than others, still others that have taken an extra session, sometimes two. He's won countless matches in his career for the Knights and during offseason competition, but he's never reached the grandest stage of high school wrestling...
ROBERT G. LITTLE (02/20/04)
Robert Little, 73, of Riley, Ind., died at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at Harborside Healthcare in Terre Haute. He was born July 18, 1930, in Terre Haute. He was the son of Ernest and Kathryn Crozier Little, who have both preceded him in death...
OTIS LEE TODD (02/20/04)
Otis Lee Todd, 93, of Brazil, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, at 4:16 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Feb. 4, 1911, in Crawfordsville, Ind., the son of Walter and Edna Hampton Todd. He was raised in Crawfordsville and attended Crawfordsville High School...
SIDO M. WHITBECK (02/20/04)
Sido M. Dujardin Whitbeck, 71, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, after an illness. She was born on Feb. 14, 1933, in Mishawaka, the daughter of the late Alberic and Irene Van Neuwenhuyse Dujardin. On June 22, 1957, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mishawaka, she married Ralph Whitbeck, who survives...
SIDO M. WHITBECK (02/20/04)
Sido M. Dujardin Whitbeck, 71, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, after an illness. She was born on Feb. 14, 1933, in Mishawaka, the daughter of the late Alberic and Irene Van Neuwenhuyse Dujardin. On June 22, 1957, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Mishawaka, she married Ralph Whitbeck, who survives...
CLAIR WILLIAM GASSOWAY SR. (02/20/04)
Clair William Gassoway Sr., of Brazil, formerly of Hagar Shores, Mich., died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, at Union Hospital from complications following a heart attack. Born June 1, 1923, in Michigan City, Ind., he was the son of Elmer and Olive Brown Gassoway...