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Stories from Friday, June 17, 2005

Annual Rotary go-kart races this weekend (06/17/05)
The 70th Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July celebration gets an early start this weekend with SIRA-sanctioned go-kart races at Forest Park. The Midway will open June 25. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, the little cars will zoom around the track in practice, getting ready to go racing on Sunday...
Lincoln's was not only unexpected death during Civil War (06/17/05)
By BRANDY RICHMOND brandykrichmond @yahoo.com This is the fifth in a series of articles exploring the circumstances surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the alleged links to Clay County as told by co-authors Ray Neff and Leonard Guttridge in "Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators that led to Lincoln's Death."...
Public invited to share Hughes' Garden of Eden during tour (06/17/05)
In a garden inspired by God, having "living water" is essential. The pond is surrounded by hand-placed sandstone from the Mansfield Stone Company. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Taking the biblical reference to the "Garden of Eden" to heart, the Hughes family has created a little piece of heaven on earth in a garden that bids welcome to all of God's creatures...
Child injured in Thursday wreck (06/17/05)
Josh Cannon photo Brazil Police Detective Marty Beasley directs traffic while medical personnel look over injured boy on Thursday. An accident involving a car and a child backed up traffic on U.S. 40 and S.R. 59 Thursday for nearly 15 minutes. When the ambulance arrived at the scene, emergency service personnel talked to the boy who was laying in the middle of the intersection. After a few minutes the boy stood up and was escorted into the ambulance...
WILLIAM "BILL" WALKER (06/17/05)
William "Bill" Walker, 64 of Brazil passed away June 16, 2005, at 2:43 p.m. at his residence. He had been battling cancer for over 14 years. He was born December 5, 1940, in Mississippi, the son of Lester and Anna Yates Walker. January 21, 1963 he married Linda L. Walker in Mew Market, IN. He was a millwright for 40 years and the owner of "Bill's Auto Sales" for 15 years...
MARY (ORNDORFF) COWELL (06/17/05)
Mary (Orndorff) Cowell, 92, of Plainfield, passed away June 9, 2005. She was born July 5, 1912 in Graysville, PA, to the late John Barclay and Olive Anna (Chambers) Orndorff. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother...