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Stories from Thursday, June 10, 2004

Kids gather 'round the horsey (06/10/04)
Evan Wade photo Local children gather around Penny Akers and her miniature horse, Mickey, at the Brazil Public Library Wednesday afternoon. Akers showed the children what the horse eats and how to take care of it. This event was part of the library's summer reading program. Akers and her husband Harlan own Little Creek Special Equestrians, where they offer therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with special needs...
Jennings speaks to Rotarians (06/10/04)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com Connections to Clay County brought Eighth District Congressional candidate John Jennings to Brazil's Rotary Club Wednesday, where he gave a brief speech to Rotarians about his past times and future plans. Jennings' roommate at Indiana University was former Mayor Kenny Crabb's son, Casey. He said he spent a lot of time in Brazil, doing things in his younger days he "didn't want to tell about."...
Several factors play into $500,000 request, assessor says (06/10/04)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com After the Clay County Council authorized the assessor's office to spend a $500,000 appropriation from the Reassessment Fund, some questions were raised about the office's past reassessment work. Assessor C.R. Boyd told the council that the money was needed to do a complete audit of the county's residential land. ...
Brackney garden featured on tour (06/10/04)
By MEG GREY Upandcomingkatie@hotmail.com The garden of Jerry and Marilyn Brackney at 761 W. Craig Ave. is celebrating its first summer by participating in the Garden Tour. The garden was transplated from the couple's former residence last spring. The garden is primarily made of flowers and has three seperate paths made of stone from Marilyn's mother's house. ...
'The Pier' to open soon (06/10/04)
The River Community Church, 202 N. Washington St. (the old Brazil Junior High School) would like to announce the upcoming opening of "The Pier" on June 19 from 8 to 11 p.m. The Pier is designed for today's youth and young adults. It is a great place to hang out with teaching through the word, live music performances and videos for everyone. The Pier will have refreshments and free childcare. It will be a clean, safe atmosphere to gather with friends on Saturday nights...
Learning basketball (06/10/04)
Sam King photos (Top) Northview High School Head Coach Mitch Lancaster explains the proper way to use a ball screen at North Clay's Instructional Basketball League on Wednesday. (Bottom) Tyler Trout drives past Justin Rogers on his way to a layup during a 3-on-3 contest Wednesday at North Clay Middle School...
BETTY E. LUCAS (06/10/04)
Betty E. Lucas, 75, of Knightsville, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at 5:38 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born Oct. 3, 1928, in Grafton, W. Va., the daughter of R. Edward and Dessie Shaw Hays. Her family moved to Indiana when she was a young girl. She graduated from Broadripple High School in Indianapolis. They moved to the Brazil area following her graduation, where she met and later married Kennth J. Lucas on Feb. 14, 1947...
BERNIE HEADLEY (06/10/04)
Bernie Headley, 69, of Ladoga, Ind., died Dec. 16, 2003 at 2:24 p.m. at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born in Brazil on June 29, 1934. He was a truck driver for Schwerman Trucking in Greencastle and had been a barber with his own shop, and for Jerry Baker in Bainbridge...