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Stories from Friday, April 1, 2005

Cha-ching, baby! $100,000 Powerball ticket sold in Brazil (04/01/05)
Today is April Fool's Day, but this is no joke: one of eight $100,000 winning Powerball tickets were sold in Brazil at the Speedway station on West National Ave. The winning purchaser won't be known until he or she claims the prize. The other seven tickets were sold in Angola, Jeffersonville, three in Indianapolis, Evansville and Merrillville...
Community ready to say, 'Welcome home!' to Guardsmen (04/01/05)
Returning from active duty at one of the busiest ports in the country in December 2004, the "Road Warriors" of Company B, 38th Main Support Battalion of the Indiana National Guard will be offically recognized at a Welcome Home Ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, at the Brazil National Guard Armory...
Brazil Main Street officers to be chosen (04/01/05)
Board of Directors Wanted: eight members able to dedicate four to 10 hours per month to further Brazil Main Street. The administration will be responsible for coalitions and partnerships, managing committees, fundraising, advocacy, public relations, outreach, managing finances and operations, strategic planning and program direction and financial contributors...
Clay City boys track team prepares for year (04/01/05)
Clay City junior Cole Schroer finishes part of his track workout on Wednesday. Schroer will be a key part of the Eels' track team this year. As warm weather graces the Wabash Valley, high school sports teams are getting the opportunity for regular practice outside. For a Clay City boys track team that will be focusing on replacing some big point contributors from last season, the practice time is a welcome opportunity...
RICHARD W. TARPLEY (04/01/05)
Richard W. Tarpley, of West Lafayette, Ind., died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, in Lafayette Ind.. He was employed with Van Guard Trailers and a member of the Indiana National Guard at Brazil at the time of his death. He was formerly employed with Great Danes Trailers in Savannah, Ga...
LUCILLE GROGAN HARPER BURK (04/01/05)
Lucille Grogan Harper Burk, 81, of Terre Haute, died Saturday, March 30, 2005, at 9 p.m. in her residence. Born Aug. 24, 1923, in Brazil. she was the daughter of Joseph Weaver Grogan and Mary Young Grogan. In 1943, she married Lester "Buck" Harper who died in 1968...