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Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Stories from Friday, July 2, 2004

4th of July Celebration continues (07/02/04)
Today 2 p.m. -- Midway opens -- pay one price until close 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- Fabulous 40s Band with special guest soloist Sunday 2:30 p.m. -- 28th annual sack races in the park 2-6 p.m. -- Midway opens -- pay one price 6 p.m.-close -- Midway opens - single tickets only...
Youth learn about government at Girls State and Boys State (07/02/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com The American Legion and its Auxiliary believe that educating American youth about the basic ideals and the principles of our system of government will help to ensure the survival of our republic. Hoosier Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and Hoosier Boys State, sponsored by the American Legion, guide the youth of our nation toward an understanding, comprehension and appreciation of their roles as United Ttates citizens...
Park concert features 'Stars and Stripes' (07/02/04)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "The Stars and Stripes Forever!" Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion if inclement weather. This special edition concert is 90 minutes long with an intermission. Following the BCB's patriotic program, Mark Adamson will present a fireworks show...
Brazil loses a favorite son - Boone Dunbar (07/02/04)
Submitted photo Boone Dunbar playing his trademark Boonaphone. Dunbar passed away Thursday morning. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com A local legend has passed away. Boone Dunbar, popular jazz and blues singer and musician, died at the age of 83, Thursday, July 1, after a two year battle with esophageal cancer...
Area diabetic gets new pancreas (07/02/04)
John Berry Lawson has a new, healthy pancreas and a new chance at life. The 40-year-old Brazil man was born with diabetes. His brittle condition would not allow him to control the disease even taking four insulin injections a day. The disorder took a severe toll on John's body. ...
High-tech home (07/02/04)
Saylan Lukas's living room features a home theater system and unique video game station/end table. Saylan Lukas walks up to the door and sticks his thumb on a biometric panel. After a couple of seconds, the panel beeps, the door unlocks, and he walks in. As he enters, a small personal digital assistant beeps at him, telling him he has a message...
Taking a ride on the Pharaoh's Fury (07/02/04)
Hanging on and flying high! Young at heart thrill seekers meet their match riding on the Pharaoh's Fury ride at Forest Park Monday. The carnival is part of the Rotary's Annual 4th of July Celebration.
Cal Ripken tournament this weekend (07/02/04)
Brazil will host the 12-and-under District 6 tournament for the Cal Ripken League this week at Roy Bann Stadium. First round games began July 1 and the tournament will continue through July 5 and includes all teams throughout the Wabash Valley. The winner and runner-up from each district will advance to the state competition in Newburgh for a chance to become state champions...
Battle for position (07/02/04)
Carey Fox photo Shawn Krockenberger (near) of Terre Haute battles with Darren Krockenberger (back) for position during hotlaps last week at Lincoln Park Speedway. The Putnamville track will feature four classes of racing tonight along with a fireworks display...
Game winner! (07/02/04)
Carey Fox photo Coach Kile congratulates Roy Brown after he singled home the winning run in the Clay County Mud Dogs 12-and-under All-Star victory over Riley on Thursday night. Rain dampened the Mud Dogs 2nd round game on Friday night. Play continues in the Cal Ripken Tournament at Forest Park with games from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. tonight...
Clay County 12-and-under All-Star teams advance (07/02/04)
Clay Deweese threw six shutout innings in Thursday's win over Riley, 4-0. In Thursday night's Cal Ripken 12-and under District Six Tournament action, the Clay County Mud Dogs got six shutout innings of pitching from starter Clay Deweese and Roy Brown singled home the winning run in the eighth inning of a 4-0 extra inning victory over the Riley All-Stars...
KENNETH 'KENNY' WOOLERY (07/02/04)
Kenneth "Kenny" Woolery, 67, of Carbon, died Friday, July 2, 2004, at 10:27 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born March 12, 1937, in Clay County, the son of Joseph and Helen Simonson Woolery. He served in the U. S. Army following high school. He later worked for Hunts Paving Company in Indianapolis. He then came to Brazil and worked in the Clay plants. He last worked as a truck driver for Reynolds Trucking Company...
BOONE DUNBAR (07/02/04)
Boone Dunbar, 83, of Brazil, died at 4:15 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2004, at the Clay Health Center. He was born April 9, 1921, in Brazil. He was the son of William and Willella Senter Dunbar. He attended Brazil High School and participated as a member of the track team...
CAROLYN F. GARRISON (07/02/04)
Carolyn F. Garrison, 69, of Staunton, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at 1:53 p.m. in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Jan. 6, 1935, in Knoxville, Tenn., she was the daughter of George and Lucy Hansard Lett. On Feb. 21, 1952, she married Donald Garrison Sr., who survives...
ESTHER BAYSINGER (07/02/04)
Esther Baysinger, 63, of Brazil, died at 5:05 a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2004, at her son's residence. She was born April 25, 1941, in Clay County. She was the daughter of Thurman and Ruby Mac Carlin O'Dell. She attended Brazil High School. Following high school, she worked as a housekeeper at the Restway Inn and as a route carrier for The Brazil Times...