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Stories from Monday, June 27, 2005

Online poll results (06/27/05)
Reports have been surfacing lately to the location of Osama Bin Laden, but he has still not been found. Do you think U.S. Forces are doing all they can do find Bin Laden? Out of 101 votes 57(56.44%) responded 'YES' 44(43.56%) responded 'NO'...
Brazil prepares for local Fourth of July celebration (06/27/05)
Edie Campe Photo Gary Smith of Brady Concessions, LLC., takes a test spin on the children's ride, Construction Zone, Friday morning. Employees are preparing for the 70th Annual Brazil Rotary Club Fourth of July Celebration in Forest Park that begins today and runs through Monday, July 4...
Vigo County drug dog dies in overheated police vehicle (06/27/05)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- The Vigo County Sheriff Department's only drug-sniffing dog died after it was locked inside a deputy's vehicle when the air conditioning malfunctioned, police said. The 5-year-old dog's handler, Deputy Charlie Funk, was devastated by the dog's death, Chief Deputy Jake Compton said. "He lost his partner and best friend."...
State announces more than $3.3 million issued in housing awards (06/27/05)
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced that Indiana Housing Community Development Authority has approved counties to receive more than $3.3 million in the form of two awards. Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Award Housing Opportunities for persons with AIDS is a federally funded program designed to provide housing assistance and related supportive services to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS and their families...
Injured Terre Haute couple says they're grateful for local emergency personnel (06/27/05)
"We were just trying to make it to a driveway," Landon Jurca said about the heavy rainstorm he and his fianceƩ, Dee Simpson, found themselves in on June 5. The Terre Haute couple were traveling westbound on U.S. 40 around 15-20 mph with blinking flashers on their 1981 Yamaha motorcycle because of the bad weather when they were rear-ended by Donna Brenton, also of Terre Haute. The accident occurred about a quarter of a mile east of the intersection of C.R. 425 W. and U.S. 40 at 3:04 p.m...
Entertainment plentiful at park (06/27/05)
Here is the Monday and Tuesday schedule for the 4th of July Celebration at Forest Park: Today: 5:30 p.m. -- Midway opens. Pay one price to ride all night. Arm bands available for $15 4-7:30 p.m. -- Jonah Fish Fry in Pavilion Time to be announced -- Northview High School Variety Show at Bandshell...
More fun rides at the park (06/27/05)
Ivy Herron photo A.J. Orman, 9, and his sister Megan Jenkins, 6, both from the Brazil area, enjoyed riding the Hampton Car Ride at the 70th Annual Brazil Rotary Club's 4th of July Celebration Saturday afternoon.
Fun rides at the park (06/27/05)
Ivy Herron photo One of the first to fly down the Fun Slide at the 70th Annual Brazil Rotary Club's 4th of July Celebration was Elizabeth Maxwell, 8, of Carbon.
Minor injuries result from Friday crash (06/27/05)
According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, around 7:23 p.m. Friday, Benjamin C. Harris, was driving west at a high rate of speed on CR 500 N. in a 1991 Buick, when he disregarded a stop sign at the intersection of CR 200 E. and struck a blue 1986 Ford pickup driven by John Baker, causing it to roll on its side...
Shooting leads to arrests on variety of charges (06/27/05)
On Saturday, a 911 call reporting gunfire between family members sent Clay County Sheriff's Department deputies to the scene of a family altercation at the James Robert Mackey Jr.'s residence, 8304 E. State Road 42, leading to a manhunt for the suspect and the discovery of a marijuana growing operation and possible meth lab site...
Northview presents golf awards (06/27/05)
Submitted photo The 2005 Northview golf team is: (front row l-r) Josh Conway, Kyle Kumpf, Devin Whittington, Patrick Czizek, Adam Thiemann, Matt Williams and Coach Kevin Dean. (Back row l-r) Roy Wyndham, Matt Thompson, Coach Scott Buell, Jeremy Johnson and Josh Miller. (Not Pictured) Clint Grey...
Wabash Valley All-Star game at Rose Hulman tonight (06/27/05)
File photo Northview has eight players listed on the Wabash Valley All-Star roster, including (left to right) Zach Godsey, Heath Chamberlain, Craig Trout and Brady Shoemaker. Rose Hulman's Phil Brown Field will play host to the Wabash Valley All-Star game this evening at 7 p.m...
Christina Marie Masaeh Nicosin (06/27/05)
Christina Marie Mesaeh Nicosin, 22, Terre Haute, died at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at her residence. She was a stay at home mother. During Chrissy's short time with us she achieved so much. While her accomplishments as a mother are what she would want to be most remembered for, those who knew and loved her know that she did achieve so much more...
JOSEPHINE A. STANGER (06/27/05)
Josephine A. Stanger, 86 of Brazil, died June 24, 2005 at 2:44 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 20, 1919 in Clay County the daughter of Demetrio and Anna Mary Zimmerman Jordan. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1936 and later attended Indiana Business College. ...
LEONARD "GUS" GUZZINO (06/27/05)
Leonard "Gus" Guzzino, born in Patterson, Louisiana, and a life-long resident, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at 12:30 p.m. surrounded by his family, including Jon, Gina, Matt and Tara Crooks of Brazil, Indiana. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Memorial Day at St. Jospeh Catholic Church in Patterson, La...
GLENN RICHARD "DICK" BROWER (06/27/05)
Glenn Richard "Dick" Brower, 77, Bridgeton, passed away Thursday at 11:35 a.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born in Centenary, Vermillion Co., on April 1, 1928, the son of the late Bennie and Marietta Burns Brower. A veteran of the Korean War, for 22 years he served with the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. In his spare time he enjoyed reading and gardening...
IRENE RECTOR (06/27/05)
Irene Rector, age 88, of Brazil, died Sunday, June 26, 2005 at her home west of Brazil. She was born June 6, 1917 in Clay County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Ray and Nellie Davis Rector. Following graduation from Brazil High School she attended and graduated from Indiana State Teachers College earning her Masters Degree. ...
NELLE JENKINS (06/27/05)
Nelle N. Jenkins, age 102, of Brazil, died at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Clay Health Center in Brazil, Indiana. She was born September 19, 1902, in Center Point, Indiana. She was the daughter of James and Nevada Hicks Jenkins. She graduated from Brazil High School and then went on to graduate from Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute as Salutatorian of her class. ...
BARBARA E. LAWSON (06/27/05)
Barbara E. Lawson, 81, of Brazil passed away June 25, 2005, at 12:35 p.m. at the home of her daughter. She had been battling cancer for several months. She was born May 18, 1924, in Brazil, the daugher of Steve Gibbs and Florence Rose Gibbs. As a young woman, she traveled around the United States working in factories during the war, and later learned the art of cooking for restaurants. ...