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Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Brazil Business Women of Vision sponsors 5th annual garden tour (06/15/05)
The Brazil Business Women of Vision (BBWV) will be sponsoring the Fifth Annual Garden Tour, "Through The Open Window," this weekend, rain or shine, on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. "The event started five years ago when we were looking for ways to raise funds to pay for beautification projects along Main Street," event co-organizer Jan Stapp said. ...
Van Buren Memorial Wall has been completed (06/15/05)
The Van Buren Memorial Wall is now complete and the construction materials removed. The wall uses some of the signage from the original Van Buren High School with new bricks surrounding and supporting the heavy stone signs. From the south, the wall has two projecting rectangles at each end reminiscent of the south walls of the old building. The old VB had the doors symmetrically inset between them. Rectangular openings give the impression of the windows that faced the front of the building...
Police Chief to visit stores before July 1 (06/15/05)
Brazil Chief of Police Mark Loudermilk plans to visit businesses today, before a new city ordinance takes effect on July 1. The ordinance restricts the sale of products containing ingredients found in methamphetamine, Loudermilk told the Brazil City Council Tuesday night...
City Council in other business (06/15/05)
By BRANDY RICHMOND brandykrichmond @yahoo.com The Brazil City Council conducted the following business during its meeting Tuesday evening: Old Business In old business, the Council: - Approved on second reading, Resolution 5-2005, which authorizes submission of a recycling grant with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. ...
MANETTA F. OBERHOLTZER (06/15/05)
Manetta F. Oberholtzer, 86, of Center Point, passed away June 14, 2005, at 7:30 a.m. at Union Hospital. She was born December 26, 1918, in Bowling Green, the daughter of James and Ethel Paulk Hicks. She graduated from Spurgeon High School, the Class of 1937. ...
LEE TRACKWELL (06/15/05)
Lee Trackwell, 54, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 13, 2005 at close family members home. He was born September 7, 1051 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Fred and Mary Dickison Trackwell. He was raised in Brazil and graduated from Brazil High School. Lee loved to travel, fish, read, drive fast cars and sing a good country song...
LEROY 'BLUE' RIGGS (06/15/05)
Leroy "Blue" Riggs, 81, died at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2005. He was born February 27, 1924 in Clay County, IN and resided in Brazil, IN. Survivors included his wife Helen Reffett Riggs; one sister, Ruby White of Brazil; and two brothers, Luther Riggs of Brazil and Jack Riggs of West Terre Haute, IN...
RETTA LINA BURGIN TERRELL HIGGINS (06/15/05)
Aretta Lina Burgin Terrell Higgins, 92, Columbus, OH, passed away June 12, 2005. She was born April 24, 1913 in Morgan Co., IN to Ism Sever and Delilah Jane (Brown) Burgin. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June15 at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis with visitation from noon until 2 p.m...