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Stories from Wednesday, May 11, 2005

At the Council meeting ... (05/11/05)
The Brazil City Council conducted the following business during its regular meeting Tuesday evening: - The Council unanimously approved second readings of Ordinance 10-2005 and Ordinance 11-2005. Discussed prior to the first readings of the two ordinances, 10-2005 amends a previous ordinance to provide for regulations of construction, alterations, location and use of buildings and structures within the limits of Brazil and for the inspection of such buildings and structures. ...
More members to be added to economic development board (05/11/05)
City political officials learned they aren't the only ones pondering the status of Brazil's infrastructure and economy. But during the Tuesday meeting of the Brazil City Council, Mayor Tom Arthur told one concerned citizen that the passage of Ordinance 9-2005, an ordinance which increases the number of members on the Brazil Economic Development Commission, may help alleviate those worries...
Fire hydrants in rural areas thought too expensive (05/11/05)
Although it would be convenient to have fire hydrants in rural areas, it's not a financially sound idea, local officials have said. The desire for more fire hydrants in rural areas was raised by several people during a fire last Thursday that destroyed a rural Brazil family's home...
Hydrant flushing schedule announced (05/11/05)
The Brazil City Fire Department plans to flush city hydrants according to the following schedule, 9 a.m. - noon, weather permitting: - Monday, May 16, north of National Ave., between Pell's Bargain Mart and Charles B. Hall St. - Tuesday, May 17, north of National Ave. between Ashley St. and Lambert St...
City Council votes to prohibit alcohol sales at gas stations, convenience stores (05/11/05)
The Brazil City Council unanimously approved a special resolution to encourage the elimination of alcohol sales at gas stations and convenience stores during a regular session Tuesday evening. Third Ward Councilwoman Ann Bradshaw sponsored Resolution 3-2005, which urges the Indiana General Assembly, State of Indiana, Alcohol and Tobacco Commission and the Alcoholic Beverage Board of Clay County to stop the proliferation of alcohol outlets commonly referred to as gas stations and convenience stores.. ...
Northview wins over Patriots at Forest Park (05/11/05)
The Northview golf team improved to 9-3 this season with a 139 to 143 victory at Forest Park Golf Course versus Terre Haute North on Tuesday night. "It's good to see us play well tonight," commented coach Scott Buell of his squad. "We hit some good shots, its good to see us play like this especially heading into the conference meet this weekend."...
Northview 'B' team baseball wins (05/11/05)
The Northview 'B' baseball team had struggled of late much like their varsity counterparts, but perhaps Monday's contest with Sullivan is a good omen for both squads. The Knights bounced back from a pair of losses (West Vigo 2-1 and Terre Haute North 11-9) to post a convincing 15-5 victory over Sullivan...
Strong individual efforts lead North Clay in WIC (05/11/05)
Drake Stevenson cruises home to a second place finish during Tuesday's meet with Riverton Parke and Cascade. The North Clay track teams may not have been able to take the team titles at the Western Indiana Conference meet at Edgewood, but there were some big efforts from their athletes...
Tennis wins in JV/varsity (05/11/05)
- JV tennis downs Patriots The Northview tennis team continued a strong run with a win over Brown County on Saturday and returned with a rain delayed shutout win over Edgewood on Tuesday night. The Knights' JV team also won a big match by taking down Terre Haute North's JV team on the road, 5-4...
Northview thumps Thunderbirds (05/11/05)
Graig Bass drills a double during Tuesday's 21-1 mauling of North Central. Bass had a pair of hits with four RBIs, scored three runs and a homerun. The Northview Knights got started early and didn't look back in taking an easy 21-1 win over North Central in Tuesday's baseball action...
ANNA MARY DICKISON (05/11/05)
Anna Mary Dickison, 87 of Brazil, died at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at Royal Oaks Health Care Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. She went to be with her Lord. She was born September 3, 1916 in Brazil, Indiana. She was the daughter of Edward and Ethel Crabb McKinney. After attending Brazil High School she was employed by the Blue Bonnet Restaurant, Huff's Café, Davis Gardens, and Miller & Parret/US Baking Company...
REX WEGNER (05/11/05)
Rex Wegner, 59, Knightsville died Tuesday, May 10, 2005. He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Wegner, a sister Phyllis Monk; and a special friend Maggie Shepard. Survivors include a brother, Donald and wife Marlene of Brazil; sister, Eloise Saxman of Carmel, IN; sister-in-law, Kay Wegner of Brazil; and many nieces and nephews...