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Stories from Wednesday, September 22, 2004

Water line was repaired without shutting off water (09/22/04)
A water leak on U.S. 40 in front of the Forest Park Plaza last Friday has been repaired. Assistant Water Distribution Supervisor Dick Vanatti originally thought the problem might be just a crack which could be repaired quickly and easily. However, when the line was exposed, it was determined that the problem was a broken valve. Mayor Tom Arthur said the valve was believed to be anywhere from 80 to 100 years old and it just wore out...
Clay County Community Foundation grants $21,950 (09/22/04)
Six non-profit organizations received a total of $21,950 from the Clay County Community Foundation during presentations Wednesday at Riddell National Bank's community room. Grants were made to Brazil City Fire Department ($4,500), Clay County Cooperative Ministry/Circle of Life ($5,000), Clay County Historical Society ($1,250), Clay County Search and Rescue Unit Inc. ($5,400), Poland Volunteer Fire Department ($800) and Tri-County Community Club Inc. ($5,000)...
Voting registration and absentee voting deadlines (09/22/04)
Absentee voting will begin Oct. 4, in the Election Office located on the 2nd floor of the Brazil Courthouse for the General Election on Nov. 2. The hours will be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from noon until 4 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 29 and from 8 a.m. until noon on Nov. 1...
Braves slip past Northview netters in four sets (09/22/04)
Lottie King (left) and Lindsay Thomas go up to block a kill attempt versus Terre Haute South. TERRE HAUTE -- For years the Terre Haute South Braves have dominated the local volleyball ranks behind powerful hitting and precision court prowess. The tables are slowly beginning to turn for South this season as graduation and injuries have taken their toll. Unfortunately for Northview those tables haven't turned quite far enough for their liking...
Northview downs Crawfordsville in soccer action (09/22/04)
Kelsey Scroggins chases down a loose ball during Tuesday's match with Crawfordsville. The Knights would go on to defeat the Athenians 3-1. The Northview girls soccer squad evened their record with a hard fought 3-1 victory over visiting Crawfordsville on Tuesday night...
Eels and Vikings win cross country (09/22/04)
Elizabeth Beyers placed 11th overall in Tuesday's race at Clay City. The Clay City boys and the West Vigo girls were victorious in a three-way cross country meet featuring Northview as well. The Eels tallied 24 team points in the boys event to edge West Vigo's 45 and Northview's 53...
BETTY LOU HAYES (09/22/04)
Betty Lou Hayes, 73, of Brazil died at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Terre Haute on Jan. 1, 1931, she was the daughter of Donald Foltz and Dorothy Laymon Foltz who later moved to Staunton. She attended Staunton High School through the 11th grade and then earned a GED...
WILBUR F. SANDERS (09/22/04)
Wilbur Frank Sanders, 77, of South Bend, and formerly of Brazil, died at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, in St. Joseph Care Center West, South Bend, following an illness. Born Oct. 5, 1926, in Brazil, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Kathryn (Eberle) Sanders and had lived in South Bend since moving from Brazil in 1946...