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Stories from Wednesday, March 17, 2004

Grey wins district BPW contest (03/17/04)
Members of the Brazil Business and Professional Women's Club attended the District 5 meeting on March 6 in Sullivan. At the meeting Megan Grey won the District 5 Miss Young Career competition which qualifies her to go to state competition at the Marriott East of Indianapolis in April...
Mayor seeks to honor people who improve community (03/17/04)
Community businesses that go the extra mile have been getting a bit of recognition from City Hall recently. Since February, Mayor Tom Arthur has been giving Community Improvement Awards to area businesses -- and he hopes to give the awards to regular citizens soon, too. Arthur has given out two awards so far, one to Mario Bros. Mexican Restaurant and one to Moore Funeral Home, for their attempts to make Brazil look a little better. He thinks the idea has been well-received...
Tearing down before building (03/17/04)
An excavator, driven by Brian Pearson of Jeff Bell Construction and Excavating, Inc., picks up the remains of the gray house by the old grocery store on Jackson Street. The house was demolished to make room for the new jail, and demolition work on the old grocery store is to begin soon...
State Champ!! (03/17/04)
Brazi's Alyssa Conrad was a first place winner in the third round of competition in the Elks "Hoop Shoot" free throw contest at Lebanon, IN on Feb. 28. Alyssa was sponsored by Brazil Elks Lodge #762. Along with the other champions, Alyssa will advance to the fourth round in the Regional Finals in Rochester, Michigan on March 20. The winners of the regional will then advance to the NationalFinals in Springfield, Massachusetts...
MARY HAY (03/17/04)
Mary Hay, 74, of Avondale, Ariz., died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, in her home. Born Oct. 24, 1929, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Mike and Minnie Barnett, who are deceased. She moved to Arizona on July 12, 1984, and was a homemaker. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Long, of Avondale; sons, Mick Hay of Goodyear, Paul Hay of Gilbert, Tim, John Sam and Danny Hay, all of Indiana; sisters, Marie Brooks, Connie Airhart and Rose Engle of Indiana; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...