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Stories from Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Expect changes during Thanksgiving holiday (11/24/04)
The Thanksgiving holiday brings changes to many schedules. It is always best to call before assuming your favorite business or service will be in operation on holidays and Thanksgiving Day is no exception. For example, The Brazil Times will not publish tomorrow so our associates can spend the day with their loved ones. The newspaper office will close at 5 p.m. today and reopen Friday morning at 8 a.m...
People who worked on courthouse dome say, Green is good if roof is copper clad (11/24/04)
The green copper dome setting 110 feet atop the Clay County Court House has been removed, refurbished and reinstalled. The 90-100-year-old historic crown finally gave in to the spoils of time and nature. It began leaking and allowed rainwater inside which would have caused considerable interior damage to the court house if not corrected...
Mayor reports vandalized grave markers will be fixed (11/24/04)
The following discussion and business took place at Tuesday's meeting of the Brazil City Council: Mayor's report: - Some Brazil city employees will receive $150 vouchers to spend on outerwear needed for their jobs. The vouchers will be good at Rural King only...
Study affirms Clay County workers earn less (11/24/04)
How much money do you earn compared to others in Indiana, Brazil and Clay County? According to the Cinergy PSI Economic Development Network Report 44.4 percent of households in Brazil have an income of less than $30,000 a year. The county has 36.1 percent of households making less than $30,000 a year...
Christmas parade details announced (11/24/04)
The Christmas in the Park Parade will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Entrants may assemble in the lineup area any time after 5 p.m. Line-up this year has been changed to North Vandalia Street. The parade route will be one block longer this year, beginning at Vandalia St., proceeding west on National Ave., and ending at Depot St. Spectators are encouraged to make use of the extra block of viewing area...
Communing with nature helps hiker appreciate human fellowship (11/24/04)
Clint Galbraith takes a break and rests on the ledge of a cliff at McAfee Knob in Virginia with fellow hiker, James "Wandering" Nunn. Submitted photo Part 2 of 2 Brazil native Clint Galbraith walked the entire 2,160 mile Appalachian Trail this year. It took nearly six months to complete his journey from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Katahdin, Maine...
Clay City holds off Rockville hoopsters (11/24/04)
Clay City sophomore Sarah Kennedy (#23) goes after a loose ball in Monday's victory over Rockville, 48-41. CLAY CITY -- Heading into the holiday season, one thing Clay City head coach Chris Ross can be thankful for is the mettle his team has acquired from two close game experiences early in the year...
RAYMOND S. HEWES (11/24/04)
Raymond S. Hewes, 89, died at 8:56 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at his residence south of Brazil. He was born Aug. 15, 1915, in Brazil. He was the son of Bert and Della Schlatter Hewes. He attended Van Buren High School. On Aug. 30, 1947, he married Catherine Linton who survives him. ...
THOMAS HAAS (11/24/04)
Thomas Haas, 85, of Cataract, Ind., died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Jan. 15, 1919, in Hoopeston, Ill., he was the son of Thomas H. Haas and Myrtle Dora (Coon) Haas. He was a member of the Colt Collectors Association...
GLADYS WILLIAMS (11/24/04)
Gladys Williams, 73, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004. Born Jan. 2, 1930, she was the daughter of Roy and Ora Combs Powell. She worked at Indiana State University as a housekeeper. During her free time, she enjoyed playing bingo and attending yard sales...