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Stories from Thursday, March 11, 2004

FUMC offers free soup kitchen (03/11/04)
Susan Schaffer serves a bowl of potato soup to a customer during the Brazil First United Methodist Church's free soup kitchen. The Brazil First United Methodist Church is now offering a free soup kitchen every Wednesday to the Brazil community. The soup kitchen was an idea brought together by the church's Explorer Sunday school class because members of the church were volunteering at the 14th and Chestnut Community Center in Terre Haute. ...
Hamilton hires new personnel (03/11/04)
Hamilton Center Inc. recently hired Kathleen Iliff as wraparound coordinator for Clay and Owen Counties. Iliff earned her bachelor's degree from Indiana State University. Prior to joining Hamilton Center, Iliff was a literacy tutor with the Clay County Literacy Council in Brazil...
Knights have sectional history (03/11/04)
It seemed like a long time since there had been a sectional title in northern Clay County. But Northview's victory Saturday night at Plainfield against Terre Haute South erased the barren years. As the final buzzer sounded, several thousand jubilant Clay County fans swarmed the court, jumping up and down, many in tears as they hugged one another in triumphal exhilaration...
"Reality Store" on the way (03/11/04)
Parke County is busy planning the first annual Reality Store. The Reality Store is an interactive educational program developed by the Indiana Business and Professional Women's organization. The program is designed to teach young people the importance of money management. The program targets eighth graders...
A look back at 1981 Red Devils (03/11/04)
Members of the 1980-81 Brazil Red Devils team that won the regional title are: (front row l-r) Jeff Anderson, Harry Dressler, Casey Crabb, John Thomas, Mitch Lancaster and John Howes. (Back row l-r) Head Coach Jim Buell, Greg Ankney, Joby Crick, Jon Jeffries, Sam Carpenter, Tim Liston, Jeff Buell and Assistant Coach Tim Sanders...
ANDREW P. DECAMP (03/11/04)
Andrew P. DeCamp, 40, of Plainfield, Ind., died Tuesday, March 9, 2004. He was born Jan. 17, 1964, in Brazil and was in the concrete business for 25 years, the self-employed owner of APC Concrete for the past few years. Survivors include his spouse, Heidi; his mother, Ruth DeCamp, sons A.J., Patrick and Cooper; two sisters, Janet Stefanski and Jennifer DeCamp; and a brother, Mark DeCamp...
OSCAR JEFFERS (03/11/04)
Oscar Jeffers, 90, of Cory, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Harborside Healthcare Center. He was born Oct. 18, 1913, in Perry Township in Clay County, the son of Lewis and Hattie Hofmann Jeffers. He graduated from Cory High School. He was a member of the Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church. He was the district director for 39 years of the UDWI, the rural electric co-operative. He was a farmer in the Cory area...