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Stories from Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Band presents 'Col. Bogey' (07/26/05)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Colonel Bogey On Parade" Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion if rain. The band will explore British music and feature the English march king Kenneth J. Alford (1881-1945). Alford's real name was Major Fred Ricketts and he was a bandmaster in the British army...
Local man trains to be a Jesuit (07/26/05)
Ivy Herron photo Recently visiting Kate and Jeff Spencer's home was an enthusiastic group of Jesuit novitiates. Pictured in the Spencer's kitchen are Joe Koczera, of New Bedford, Mass.; Jim Shea, of Skokie, Ill.; John Petit, of Zionsville, Ohio; Tony Stevens, of Atlanta, Ga.; Michael Singhurse, of Terre Haute, Ind.; Jonathan Dawe, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; Jim McLenaghan, of Plymouth, Mich.; John Shea, of Cleveland, Ohio; Jake Martin, of Chicago, Ill.; Adam Deleon, of Euclid, Ohio; and Eric Styles, of Chicago, Ill.. ...
Council acting on skate park (07/26/05)
The Brazil City Council plans to take the first steps toward creating a non-reverting skate park fund at tonight's meeting. Under new business, the council will consider on first of two required readings, an ordinance creating the fund as part of the Brazil Parks and Recreation Department non-reverting fund...
Brazil resident drowns (07/26/05)
A 20-year-old Brazil resident, Jesse W. Stapert, drowned Friday afternoon at Raccoon Lake in Parke County. According to the Indiana Conservation Officers report, Stapert and four friends were swimming at the Hollandsburg boat ramp at Raccoon Lake around 5 p.m. Friday. Three males and two females were in the group that swam out to a buoy about 200 feet from shore. The group was swimming back when they realized Stapert was missing...
Come to the fair! (07/26/05)
Brandon McCullough is showing his goat named R.J. at the Clay County 4-H Fair this week. McCullough has been showing goats for three years and is a member of the Goat Club. The Goat Show was this morning at 8 o'clock.
CYL team is tournament champ! (07/26/05)
The Clay Youth League ages 8 and under All-star team won the Wabash Valley Interleague Tournament at Rile, Ind., over the weekend. The team scored 118 runs while allowing only 12 runs in six games. Members of the team are (front) Taylor Bell, Mitchell Howald, Quinton Hayes, Bobby Dickison, Noah Denker, Tanner Knust, (back) Jacob Harden, Cole Edgar, Ben Girton, Austin Hicks, Zene Colson, Tucker Stewart and coaches Chip Cook, Mike Knust and Jeff Stewart (not pictured is Hunter Slack...
SHIRLEY A. PAULLUS (07/26/05)
Shirley A. Paullus, 61, of Reelsville, IN, died at her residence July 24, 2005. Survivors include her husband, John; a daughter, Teresa Trout; a son, Michael Paullus; four grandchildren; a brother, Robert Frazier and a sister Betty Newman. Private graveside services will be Wednesday morning, July 27, 2005. There will be no visitation. Chandler-Hays Funeral Home in Greencastle, IN, is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Croys Creek Cemetery...
JESSE WAYNE STAPERT (07/26/05)
Jesse Wayne Stapert, 20, of Brazil, died at 5:45 p.m. July 22, 2005. He was born June 8, 1985, to Richard Stapert and Chris Anderson Traver. He attended Owen Valley High School. He enjoyed listening to music and playing basketball. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Oscar Black, an uncle, Joseph Stapert and a close friend of the family Randy Traver...
MELVIN 'TINY' TYLER (07/26/05)
Melvin "Tiny" Tyler, 85, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2005, in the Holly Hills Health Care. He was born in a family of 11 on February 11, 1920, in Vigo County to Robert and Eliza Shepard Tyler. He was a successful farmer for many years. He enjoyed sports and listening to and watching baseball and basketball on radio and television and also enjoyed talking with people...
EDNA L. CORNWELL (07/26/05)
Edna L. Cornwell, 93, of Carbon, IN, passed away at the Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville, IN, at 1:45 p.m., July 24, 2005. Born February 3, 1912, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Alva and Clara Morlan Hayes. She was married to Paul E. Cornwell for 61 years; he preceded her in death in 1989. During her working years, she was employed by Detroit Diesel Allison in packing and shipping. She retired in 1971...
MILDRED AMES WILLIAMS (07/26/05)
Mildred Ames Williams, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away Monday morning at The Asbury Towers Retirement Community. She was born May 21, 1914, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William E. and Lillie B. (Nelson) Gowen. On June 6, 1931, she married Lawrence Ames and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1989, on April 28, 1996, she married Howard Williams and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2004...