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Stories from Wednesday, July 27, 2005

City Council takes first steps toward skate park (07/27/05)
Kids, get your wheels lubricated, but first, money has to be raised for a new skate park. The Brazil City Council did its part Tuesday night by starting the procedure to pass two ordinances aimed at creating a skate park similar to the ones at Greencastle, Plainfield and other cities...
City considers lowering arcade game license fee (07/27/05)
The Murphy Building, 16 E. National Ave., may soon be home to a video game arcade. Clark Merkel, the building's owner asked the City Council on Tuesday night to reduce its current $100 per game fee for arcade and video games. Merkel wants to open a "family recreation-style center."...
Outdoor dining approved (07/27/05)
- Restaurants given permission to place tables and chairs on sidewalk on portion of National Avenue You may soon be able to dine out of doors along a portion of National Avenue. During its Tuesday night meeting, the Brazil City Council voted to allow the placement of tables and chairs on National Avenue between Depot and Alabama streets. This was done at the request of restaurants in the area...
Brazil woman's son awarded Bronze Star (07/27/05)
Maj. Hal Johnston has been awarded the prestigious Bronze Star medal for his service in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the Global War against Terrorism. Johnston, 48, of Terre Haute, is the son of Joyce Oehler of Brazil and the late Judge H. Ralph Johnston, who presided over Vigo Circuit Court from 1963-1969...
City council matters (07/27/05)
During its Tuesday meeting, the Brazil City Council: - Passed on final reading an ordinance making it possible for residents to pay city utilities, fees, fines and other services with a credit card. The ordinance passed unanimously on second reading. All council members, the mayor, the clerk-treasurer and the city attorney were present...
Come to the fair! (07/27/05)
Poultry Show winners Poultry winners (from left) Garrett Modesitt, Mitch Ridell, and Dustin Kellum all participated in the poultry show on Sunday.
Local Sports Briefs (07/27/05)
Clay City cross country practice to begin Clay City boys and girls cross country practice will begin Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Athletes will meet in the high school faculty parking lot. The second practice will be Aug. 2 at 8 a.m. Northview football team selling trash bags...
GARY W. PAUL (07/27/05)
Gary W. Paul, 58, of Brazil, passed away July 25, 2005 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born September 25, 1946 in Olney, Illinois, the son of Leo F. Paul and Mary F. Selby Paul. He graduated from East Richmond High School in 1964 and was a graduate of Olney Central College and attended Southern Illinois University. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
KAY FRANCIS KERR STARR (07/27/05)
Kay Francis Kerr Starr, 70, of Brazil, went to be with the Lord Saturday at 7:05 p.m. July 23, 2005. Born May 8, 1935 in English, W.V. She was the daughter of A. Gilbert Kerr and Grace B. Hull Kerr. She moved with her parents to Brazil, IN in 1950, where she graduated from Brazil High School in 1954...