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Stories from Thursday, October 28, 2004

On the ballot (10/28/04)
The following candidates will be on the ballots in Clay County on Nov. 2. One exception may be the District 46 State Representative's race between Vern Tincher and Brooks LaPlante. The Republican nominee in that race -- Jeff Lee or Brooks LaPlante -- is still being decided in court...
Group planning '4community' (10/28/04)
The Clay County 4community lead by the United Way in association with the Chamber of Commerce, the Community Foundation, Delta Theta Tau, Brazil Rotary Club, and the Clay County Redevelopment Commission are planning for Clay County's future. There will be a meeting Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in the YMCA to hear public input to help determine how a potential grant should be instituted to improve the community...
Children learn about political system (10/28/04)
Part 1 of 5 Students this fall will experience one of our principal freedoms: The right to vote. Although voter registration is on the rise this year, many people of voting age will not be seeking a ballot box come election day. Some believing their vote doesn't matter, others growing up learning the lackadaisical routine of their parents political beliefs, and many more that just don't care will not participate...
YMCA names new director (10/28/04)
Chad Zaucha, who replaces Interim Director Stephanie Zoll, is the new full-time Executive Director of the Brazil YMCA. "It's an outstanding facility with great programs for the entire community." Zaucha said of his first major position. "I want to move forward in a positive manner that increases membership while strengthening the community relations."...
Semi leaves road, results in lane closure on interstate (10/28/04)
If you got stuck on the East side of Brazil on U.S. 40 last night, you weren't alone. At 5p.m. the line was a frustrating 3 miles long. And by 6:30 p.m., with running lights on all the trucks (quite a sight to see), people were getting restless inside their cars, waiting to get home...
Fish fry raises money for Van Buren school (10/28/04)
Volunteers Tracy Clark, Chantel Purcell, Debbie Modesitt, and Shelley Minor serve up the goodies at the Van Buren Elementary 2nd Annual Fish Fry. The Friday night event raised money to help support Van Buren Elementary School.
Where do I vote? Polling places listed (10/28/04)
The following precinct polling place was supplied by the Clay County Voters office: BRAZIL TOWNSHIP PRECINCT NO. 1 Brazil City Hall, 203 E. National Ave. PRECINCT NO. 2 Meridian Elementary School, 410 N. Meridian St. PRECINCT NO. 3 Cooper Towers, 120 W. Jackson St...
Fire Chief reports 20 percent of fire hydrants do not operate (10/28/04)
The following business was conducted at the Brazil City Council meeting Tuesday night: Mayor's report: - "I want to publicly congratulate the Marching Knights and the football team," Mayor Tom Arthur said. The band received State Champion honors in its division at the RCA Dome Saturday...
Pugh preparing for cross country state finals (10/28/04)
Emily Pugh (2nd from right) practices with teammates (from left) Kyle Colson, Logan Wegner and (far right) James Grounds on Wednesday in preparation for Saturday's cross country state finals. The 2004 cross country season reaches its conclusion this weekend with the IHSAA State Finals at the LaVern Gibson Championship course in Terre Haute...
Defending champion Northview returns to HI-99 Clabber Girl Classic (10/28/04)
Kayla Harlan (with ball) and her Northview teammates will face off with Terre Haute South in the HI-99 Clabber Girl Tournament. The 2004 HI-99 Clabber Girl Classic will kickoff this year with an eight-team field on Nov. 11 at West Vigo High School. The defending champion Northview Knights will return to try and defend their crown with a game against rival Terre Haute South on Friday night at 6 p.m...
CHARLOTTE A. SANG (10/28/04)
Charlotte A. Sang, 73, of Brazil died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at 6:40 p.m. in the Union Hospital emergency room. Born Aug. 9, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the daughter of Edward Keola Apa and Anna Faustino Apa. She was raised on the Big Island of Hawaii where she met and married Lani Ah Mook Sang. He died 1977...
IRENE BERG (10/28/04)
Irene Berg, 96 of Brazil, died at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct.25, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Born Oct.1, 1908, in Harrison County, Ind., she was the daughter of John and Rena Roudenbush Anderson. She had attended the United Methodist Church until her health prevented her attendance at church...