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Stories from Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Rotarians say event set-up is hectic, rewarding (06/29/04)
Battle for the checkered flag Several drivers round the last curve of their first lap in the go-kart races Sunday at Forest Park. This was the fastest race of the day, combining three races in one in the Unlimited division. Lynn Hamilton photo After six months of plans and preparations, the 69th annual Brazil Rotary Club Fourth of July Celebration is in full swing...
RAAM update: Riders come through Brazil (06/29/04)
Michael Trevino, of San Diego, Calif., pedals into the west end of Brazil Saturday morning around 7:45. Four-man Team Action Sports set a new record in the 23rd Annual Race Across America. Team members Kerry Ryan, 45, of Calif., Nat Faulkner, 25, Canada, Kerry Classen, 31, Ore. and Sean Nealy, 29, Maine, crossed the finish line in Atlantic City, N.J., Sunday morning at 1:17 a.m. EST...
Ground to be broken on jail (06/29/04)
Construction of the new Clay County jail will ceremonially begin July 6, with a groundbreaking ceremony to be held after the County Commissioners meeting. The groundbreaking, which signals the end of the long, involved planning phase of the jail, will precede actual construction by roughly two weeks, depending on weather...
Terre Haute child in critical condition after collision (06/29/04)
An eight-year-old Terre Haute boy was struck by a car while riding his bicycle, State Police say. Brian Williams, eight, of Terre Haute, was riding his bicycle east on U.S. 40 in Terre Haute at 8:55 p.m. when Amanda Sisk, 24, of Terre Haute hit him. Williams was taken to Union Hospital for head trauma, treated, and transferred to an undisclosed hospital. As of this morning, he was listed in critical condition...
JOY M. LEOHR (06/29/04)
Joy M. Leohr, 86, of Clay City, died Sunday, June 27, 2004, at 12:45 a.m. at her residence. She was born March 9, 1918, in Owen County, the daughter of Charley and Hattie Morris Leohr. She graduated from Clay City High School in 1936. She worked in the family grocery, Leohr's Market, until it closed. Later she worked at Crist Jewelry Store in Clay City for many years...
ELBERT 'BUGS' NELSON (06/29/04)
Elbert "Bugs" Nelson, 79, of Brazil, died at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, June 27, 2004, at Royal Oaks Healthcare in Terre Haute. He was born June 10, 1925, in Brazil. He was the son of Elbert L. Nelson Sr. and Lena Trueblood Nelson. During World War II, he entered the U.S. ...
DONOVAN STEINER STEPHENS (06/29/04)
Donovan "Don" Steiner Stephens, 76, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, June 26, 2004. He was born June 27, 1927, in Brazil. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at Allison Transmissions, retiring in 1981, after 30 years. He was a member and past commander of the VFW No. 201 and a past member of the American Legion Post No. 495...