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Stories from Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Say hello to the big orange cat (06/22/04)
Garfield's birthday was celebrated at the Brazil Public Library Saturday. The big, orange, lasanga-loving, wisecracking tabby is 26 this year. Garfield's new movie hit theatres earlier this month. His creator is Jim Davis of Muncie, Ind.
Staunton receives $500,000 (06/22/04)
INDIANAPOLIS-- Lt. Gov. Kathy Davis awarded a $500,000 Community Focus Fund grant to the town of Staunton for sewer system upgrades Monday. Town officials plan to construct a new sewage collection system and update the existing treatment plant in Staunton. ...
Two contenders drop out of RAAM (06/22/04)
The Insight Race Across America bicycle race started at San Diego, Calif., for solo bike riders on Sunday. The two-, four- and eight-person teams began on Monday. The cycling marathon, 2,958 miles, which will take an average of six to 10 days to complete, will end at Atlantic City, N.J...
Flying High (06/22/04)
Lynn Walton stands by his Ultralight Powered Parachute at his home on Wednesday. Walton won the annual Ultralight Fly-in at Lawrenceville, Ill., sponsored by the Mid America Ultralight Club, on June 5. It's not a bird, plane or Superman. It's Lynn Walton gracefully gliding over the Clay County skyways in his ultralight powered parachute. The self-employed building contractor started flying a powered parachute in 1999...
Emmert receives special citation (06/22/04)
John Elliott, GMAC; Bill Berkelbach, GMAC; Joyce Emmert, Emmert GMAC Real Estate; and John Bearden, President and CEO, GMAC Home services pose for a picture in New Orleans, La. Emmert Real Estate of Brazil was the recipient of a special citation for outstanding achievement in residential real estate production during 2003 during a recent program in New Orleans, La...
Cyclists Race Across America and through Brazil (06/22/04)
Insight Race Across America bike riders are expected to be pedaling through Brazil on U.S. 40 beginning about June 25 or 26. The 2,958 mile trek began, for solo riders on Sunday and for teams today, at San Diego, Cal. The finish line is the Kennedy Plaza on the Boardwalk across from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The cutoff time is July 2. However, most of the biking teams will complete the cycling marathon in six to eight days and solo riders will average eight to ten days...
BHS Class of 1947 graduate honored (06/22/04)
Jack Riddell received a Distinguished Service Award from the Professional Geologists of Indiana at their recent meeting in Indianapolis. He is a 1947 graduate of Brazil High School, served four years in the Air Force, and graduated in 1956 with a degree in Geology from Indiana University in Bloomington...
Bells were on tour (06/22/04)
The garden of Rick and Kathy Bell was one of six on this year's garden tour which was held Saturday. The garden began as a 6 by 6 plot and now encases the entire house and includes a variey of herbs, bamboo, fruits, vegetables, flowers and eight banana trees...
Rose-Hulman hosts volleyball clinic (06/22/04)
Balls flew from every direction as young kids were taught volleyball at Northview High School Monday. Rose-Hulman volleyball coach Brenda Goble is instructing a Rose-Hulman Volleyball Clinic for incoming fifth through eighth graders this week with the help of Northview head coach Laura Rahn and Terre Haute South standout and Indiana University volleyball recruit Lauren Ditteon...
MAXINE MORRIS WINN (06/22/04)
Maxine Morris Winn, 82, of Brazil, died Saturday, June 19, 2004, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born March 12, 1922, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Homer and Alta Williams Buck. Her husbands, Lester E. Morris and Abe Winn, preceded her in death. She worked as a seamstress at Windbreaker and in the laundry at Slack's Hotel. She was a member of Center Point United Methodist Church...