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Stories from Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Cemetery vandalized (08/31/04)
Brazil City Police responded to a call from a neighbor of the Old Hill Cemetery Sunday after being advised of vandalism to the cemetery. Sgt. David L. Archer found that approximately 80-100 gravestones and markers had been toppled, broken or damaged. He also found that some of the smaller ones had been unearthed and thrown about...
Group offers electric wheelchairs (08/31/04)
Wishes on Wheels makes available Power Wheelchairs to non-ambulatory Senior Citizens usually at no out-of-pocket expense if they qualify. No deposit required. The electric wheelchairs are provided to those who can not walk and can not self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home or independent living quarters and who meet the additional qualifications of the program. ...
Clerk-treasurer chosen by Democratic Party caucus (08/31/04)
Tracy Webster is the new Brazil City Clerk Treasurer. Mayor Tom Arthur swore in Webster last night after the announcement. The vacancy arose when former Clerk Treasurer Pat Whistler resigned Aug. 5, citing job stress and wanting to spend more time with her family as her reasons...
Bariatric support group offered (08/31/04)
Contrary to information given The Times in a report titled "Surgery patients hope for support group" in Friday's newspaper, there is a Clay County support group, The Times has learned. The group was formed on Dec. 15. It is made up of people from Clinton, Rosedale, Reelsville, Terre Haute and Brazil who have undergone bariatric bypass weight loss surgery...
Arketex plant a family affair (08/31/04)
This 1951 photo was taken at the annual "Family Reunion" of the Arketex Ceramic Corporation. Ish Kabibble, holding the trumpet, a nationally known entertainer who played with the Kay Kyser Orchestra in the 1940s, gives one easy lesson on how to play the horn. ...
City police arrest Florida men in car theft (08/31/04)
Brazil police arrested two Florida men in connection with the theft of a Missouri vehicle Saturday. City police were called to east Jackson Street Saturday after they were advised of two men fighting along the street. Upon their arrival one man, Shelton Eugene Harmon, of Belleview, Fla., fled southeast into the woods behind Page's. ...
Patriots get past JV Knights (08/31/04)
Northview receiver John Reberger goes high for for a catch during Monday's junior varsity contest versus Terre Haute North. TERRE HAUTE -- The junior varsity contest between Northview and Terre Haute North got off to a nightmarish beginning for the Knights on Monday evening...
Northview drops first dual match of the season (08/31/04)
Brittney Cheek chips onto the green during a match last week. Cheek tied for medalist honors with a 42 on Monday night. The Cascade Cadets tagged the Northview Knights with their first dual match loss of the season on Monday taking a two-stroke decision, 188-190...
JOAN WITTENMYER (08/31/04)
Joan Wittenmyer, 71, of East Moline, Ill., died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, in her residence. Born Feb. 11, 1933, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Claude and Dora Stallman Gentry. Joan was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Gentry, in December, 1994...
EVELYN BRANUM (08/31/04)
Evelyn Branum, 84, of Brazil, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Born June 4, 1920, in Hadleytown, Ind., she was the daughter of Harry and Lilly Rollings Boyce. Following graduation from Brazil High School, Evelyn married Russell Branum on June 15, 1940. She was a member of the First Evangelical United Brethren and First Christian Churches and enjoyed the Clay County Senior Citizens Center...