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Stories from Thursday, May 20, 2004

Former Brazil resident Hendrickson is dead at 75 (05/20/04)
Dr. Donald W. Hendrickson, 75, former associate dean and pathologist at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, died of heart failure Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, in his Indian Head Park, Ill., home. He also had a home in Palm Harbor, Fla. Born in Brazil, Hendrickson graduated from high school in three years and was class valedictorian. ...
County-wide library petition drives are on (05/20/04)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com Clay County residents have a limited amount of time to sign a petition for, or a remonstrance against, a county-wide library system, according to Brazil Public Library Director Jill Scarbrough. Under Indiana Code 20-14-5.1, the library board of a public library can file a proposal with the legislative body of a county, in this case the commissioners, to expand their current system into more than one township of a county. ...
Educators honored (05/20/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo Clay Community Schools retirees (front, from left) Marilyn Tucker, Joy Trout, Shirley Slutz, Annetta Rector, Susan Price, (back) Maryann Reed, Robert Price, Donald Nichols, Jeane Melendy, Margaret Kennedy, Jack Cook, Paul Bedwell and Jerry Anderson were honored at the employee recognition dinner at North Clay Middle School Wednesday evening. Retirees that are not pictured are Jerry Fortin, Ann Ratcliff, Ben Reberger and Judy Timberman...
Adult day care coming to Brazil (05/20/04)
By MEG GREY upandcomingkatie@hotmail.com Applications are being accepted for Clay County's first adult day care service, Circle of Life Community Center at Dorothy's House, which will soon open its doors to the community. The center is a non-profit organization under the patronage of the Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry and is being orchestrated by Belinda Clancy and Sally Bass. ...
(Not) swimming with sharks (05/20/04)
Evan Wade photo Michael Hammond looks at a saltwater tank at Aquatech. First graders from Mrs. Kirchner's class at Meridian Elementary visited Aquatech in downtown Brazil recently.
Mullinix honored by military (05/20/04)
Master Sgt. Greg Mullinix, of Brazil, received an Army Achievement Award May 4, for duties he performed at Camp Atterbury from Jan. 2-March 17. Mullinix is currently serving at Eagle Base, Bosnia, where he was given the award by Gen. Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff...
Senior photos needed (05/20/04)
The Brazil Times is still missing several senior pictures for its annual high school graduation tab. On Tuesday, The Times received most, but not all, of the senior pictures on CD from the school and would like to thank everyone who submitted photos...
IDEM receives hundreds of comments on transfer station (05/20/04)
A decision on the placement of proposed waste transfer station in Brazil will be made soon, according to an Indiana Department of Environmental Management official. The station, which would be located off the intersection of state roads 42 and 59, has been under county scrutiny in past weeks. Many Clay Countians first learned of the proposed station after an IDEM-hosted discussion in mid-April, during which several residents voiced their concerns and opinions on the matter...
Ready for the fireworks -- 4th of July program planned and scheduled (05/20/04)
We are just a little over six weeks away from the 4th of July Independence Day holiday. So, Brazil Rotarians are feverishly beating the bushes to prepare for the 69th annual celebration at Forest Park. Due to the 4th falling on a Sunday, there have been some questions asked in the community. The answers are:...
Knights take two from Ellettsville (05/20/04)
By STEVE FIELDS For The Brazil Times ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview Knights were in a tough spot going into Edgewood High School on Wednesday night. The Knights wanted to finish strong in the WIC baseball race, but a doubleheader wasn't part of the plan. Northview and Edgewood were rained out on Tuesday. And the Knights sure didn't want to play a Thursday contest because they travel to Washington on Saturday for a tournament...
Knights sweep Patriots, advance to semifinals (05/20/04)
Carey Fox photo Melissa Miller gets a close look at a shot during a match earlier this year. Miller won her sectional match, 6-3, 6-3. Staff Reports Northview's girls tennis team advanced to the second round of sectional action on Wednesday night by sweeping past Owen Valley, 5-0...
Knights come up just short versus fifth-ranked Mustangs (05/20/04)
Casey Challandes bunts for a single in the second inning of a game versus Edgewood on Wednesday night. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com Softball fans at Northview High School got a look at how well the Knights can play the past two nights despite losing a second straight game to Class 3A's fifth-ranked Edgewood Mustangs...
Knights place third at T.H. North track sectional (05/20/04)
Emily Pugh placed fourth in the 1,600 meters and third in the 3,200 and helped the Knights place third in the 3,200 meter relay event on Tuesday. She will advance to regionals in all three events. TERRE HAUTE -- With Mother Nature providing an hour-plus rain and lightning delay preceding the Terre Haute North girls track sectional on Tuesday night, athletes had to temporarily put the breaks on their preparations for the evening...
ROBERT B. SCHROCK (05/20/04)
Robert B. Schrock, 73, of Lebanon, Ind., died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at 9:56 a.m. in his home of natural causes, following an extended illness. He was born in Wolcottville, Ind., on March 27, 1931, the son of the late Ruben and Susan Yoder Schrock. He spent his early years in Wolcottville and then served during the Korean War in the U.S. ...
HELEN C. WHITE (05/20/04)
Helen C. White, 91, of Greencastle and formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, May 18, 2004, at 1 a.m. at Putnam County Hospital. She was born Feb. 15, 1913, in Beloit, Wisc., the daughter of Peter and Anna Ketuchesky Wassel. She was a 1930 graduate of Glenn High School...