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Stories from Friday, May 13, 2005

Council considers stop sign (05/13/05)
Members of the Brazil City Council will have the opportunity to draft a stop sign proposal for consideration after Brazil Police Chief Mark Loudermilk reported the findings of a recent traffic study. BPD conducted a study of the traffic patterns near the intersection of Ashley and Olive streets. Local citizens requested the city establish a stop street in order to curb the high number of motorists exceeding the posted speed limit of 25 mph...
Staunton students hear from soldier (05/13/05)
Receiving letters from a soldier on active duty are always special to family and friends, but for one class at Staunton Elementary it was a great surprise. As a class project, students from Susan Goodman's third-grade class wrote letters to a soldier stationed in Iraq, Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith. The soldier is a cousin to third-grader Corbin Fretz, a student in Goodman's class...
Town awaits playground equipment (05/13/05)
Harmony Park topped the Harmony Town Council agenda this month. The Council met May 3, at the Van Buren Township Firehouse. Janice Gooch reported on the projects at the Harmony Park. Rosanne Aker has been unable to contact the sales representative for the playground equipment that was ordered last fall. She will call the company directly if her messages are not returned by the end of the week...
Shaw to start taking Cinergy payments (05/13/05)
PSI Energy, the Indiana operating company of Cinergy Corp., is offering a new payment option for customers who normally pay their bills at the Brazil customer service office. The company has made arrangements with Shaw Electronics, 20 E. National Ave., Brazil, to accept payments 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday...
Colts back at Rose-Hulman (05/13/05)
The Indianapolis Colts President Bill Polian announced Thursday the team will return to train at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology this summer. "Rose-Hulman and the Colts are striving for the same goal -- excellence in everything we do," said Rose-Hulman President John Midgley...
Jackson Street closed for month (05/13/05)
In order to complete the canopy work on the front of the new Clay County Jail, city officials have announced that the portion of Jackson St. between Alabama and Vandalia streets will be closed between 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning May 16 for about a month...
Cashier victim of armed robbery (05/13/05)
Brazil City Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Brazil Speedway gas station on U.S. 40 at Depot St. Police Chief Mark Loudermilk said the robbery of an undetermined amount of cash occurred around 12:20 a.m. today. Two men in their late teens to early 20s entered the store wearing dark colored hooded seatshirts and bandanas over their faces...
Bridgeton arson suspect arraigned (05/13/05)
Suspect Jesse Lee Payne was led into the Parke County Courthouse Thursday afternoon by Sheriff's deputies to be charged with two counts of arson for the fire that destroyed the Bridgeton Covered Bridge on April 28. Surrounded by heightened security, arson suspect Jesse Lee Payne, 34, of Vigo County was led into the Parke County Courthouse in Rockville on Thursday afternoon by Sheriff's deputies to be charged with one count of arson and one count of attempted arson...
Northview track runnerup at WIC meets (05/13/05)
Neil Vanatti unleashes a throw during the discus event at the WIC meet on Thursday. Vanatti was third but had a school record throw of 49-1 in the shotput. -Vanatti breaks school record in shotput The Edgewood Mustangs reigned in both the girls and boys track team titles, clinching the final event of Wednesday's girls meet and then following by winning the boys title on Thursday at Northview High School...
Northview girls compete at WIC meet (05/13/05)
Andrea Thomas clears the pole on her way to a WIC championship in the pole vault. Thomas was also the top seed in the event. ELLETSVILLE -- The Western Indiana Conference girls track meet nearly made it under Mother Nature's radar on Wednesday night, but an impending storm and the lightning that it carried with it finally caught up to the competitors at Edgewood High School during the running of the 3,200 meters...
IHSAA softball sectional draws announced (05/13/05)
Softball sectional draws were made on Wednesday afternoon for game's beginning on May 23 around the state. In the Terre Haute North Sectional, the host Patriots will get an unenviable opening matchup with Class 4A, No. 4 ranked Martinsville (17-1) and Northview will face off with Mooresville with whom they get a preview matchup tonight on the road...
JACK SHEARER (05/13/05)
Jack E. Shearer, age 81, passed away May 10, 2005. The son of Earl and Irma Shearer, of Tampa, FL, he was a long time resident of Tampa and a native of Brazil, Indiana. He graduated from Brazil Senior High School in 1942, was president of his senior class, captain of the basketball team and track teams, and then enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in October 1942 and remained in the service until September of 1953...
ROBERT D. WEAVER (05/13/05)
Robert D. Weaver, 74, of Brazil, passed away May 12, 2005, at 5:56 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 1, 1930, in Brazil, Indiana, to Charles and Bernice Heath Weaver who preceded him in death. Mr. ...