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Stories from Monday, August 22, 2005

Historic fountain being restored, not destroyed, as feared by some (08/22/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Do you know where the McNutt Fountain is? It's the little brick fountain that stands out front of City Hall next to National Avenue. Area residents have voiced concern about the future of the fountain when they noticed city workers place cones around the base...
Three injured in Sunday wreck (08/22/05)
Shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday, a two car collision just off I-70 exit 23 ramp on S.R. 59 sent three people to the hospital for minor injuries. "This is an extremely bad section of the road for motorists traveling along S.R. 59," Clay County Sheriff Deputy Josh Clarke said at the scene which has had two wrecks in the last four days. "People really need to be cautious in this area."...
Company promotes happy marriages (08/22/05)
Divorce must be a highly interesting topic. There are 2.77 million Web pages dealing with "divorce rates" in a recent Google Internet search. Authorities seem to agree divorce rates increased through most of the 20th century until the 1970s when a slight decline began. Despite the belief more married couples are staying married today than, say, in the 1960s, many people are concerned that too many couples are splitting up after a few years of marriage...
Field Day down on the farm (08/22/05)
Local farmers gathered at the Leon Mercer farm north of Brazil, to attend the Agronomy Field Day. The event was held to introduce conventional tillage farmers to a no-till system that has demonstrated high yields and remarkably improved soil quality...
One seriously injured in fire at Cooper Towers (08/22/05)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Cooper Towers residents in Brazil received a surprise wake-up call late Sunday night. A 12:30 this morning, fire was reported in the second floor lounge. The cause remains undetermined. The State Fire Marshal is on the scene today...
Knights pick up road tennis win (08/22/05)
The Northview tennis team advanced to 2-1 this season by winning at number two and three singles and taking a decisive doubles match versus Brown County for a 3-2 WIC victory on Saturday afternoon. Freshman Austin Akers won a straight set, 6-1, 6-2 match over Malcolm Mulry and Garrett Turpin took a 6-0, 6-4 win at number three singles as coach Tom West switched up his rotation a bit and earned two wins...
Cummins wins first at LPS (08/22/05)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Princeton, IN native, Kyle Cummins celebrated his first sprint car win at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night, slipping past Mark Clark early in the 25-lap feature and cruising to a convincing win. The 17-year old held off a determined field and a hard charging group that included Shawn Krockenberger, Kenny Carmichael Jr., Jason Robbins, Kenny Carmichael Sr. and Brady Short, who garnered his first sprint win at Bloomington on Friday night...
Knights steal Lions pride in opener (08/22/05)
Carey Fox photo Jamie Bays (#35) hauls down a Salem runner in the Knights win versus the Lions on Friday. SALEM -- Battling through a wave of heat related cramps the Northview Knights blasted the home standing Salem Lions in each team's football opener, 57-18...
RICKI RAY RAAB (08/22/05)
RICKI RAY RAAB Ricki Ray Raab, age 54, died at 9:55 a.m., Friday, August 19, 2005 at his residence near Reelsville, Indiana. Rick was born December 4, 1950 in Brazil, Indiana. He was the son of Joe and Gloria (Riddell) Raab. He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1968 and then attended Indiana University and Indiana State University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health from ISU in 1972...
DEANNA L. DUNCAN (08/22/05)
DEANNA L. DUNCAN Deanna L. Duncan, 40, of Brazil died at 6:52 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital after suddenly collapsing at home. Born in Brazil on Feb. 12, 1965, she was the daughter of Donald E. Duncan Sr. and Sandra Harbaugh Duncan and was a 1983 graduate of Brazil High School...
DEANNA L. DUNCAN (08/22/05)
DEANNA L. DUNCAN Deanna L. Duncan, 40, of Brazil died at 6:52 a.m., Friday, Aug. 19, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital after suddenly collapsing at home. Born in Brazil on Feb. 12, 1965, she was the daughter of Donald E. Duncan Sr. and Sandra Harbaugh Duncan and was a 1983 graduate of Brazil High School...
ANNA KATHERINE DALTON (08/22/05)
Anna Katherine Dalton, 90, of Brazil, died at 11:55 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2005, at Holly Hill Healthcare where she had been a resident for several years. She was born August 18, 1915, in Brazil, Indiana as the daughter of Rance and Rose Durkin Doyle. She graduated from Brazil High school with the Class of 1933. On May 1, 1937 she married James T. Dalton who preceded her in death September 2, 1992 after 55 years of marriage...
ROBERT EARL TRESTER SR. (08/22/05)
Robert Earl Trester, Sr., 77, of Charlestown died Saturday at his home. He was a native of Clay Co., IN, an army verteran of the Korean Conflict, a former industrial arts teacher for the Louisville Public Schools and also the Greater Clark County School system; he was a member of the First United Methodist Church, past president and member of the Civil War Round Table in Charlestown and New Albany and also a past president and member of the Clark's Grant Historical Society...
FREDRICK "FREDDIE" JAMES BUCK (08/22/05)
Fredrick "Freddie" James Buck, 84, of LaPorte, IN died at Fountainview Terrace Nursing Home in LaPorte, Saturday, August 20, 2005 following an extended illness. Born March 31, 1921, he was the son of Fredrick A. and Lottie B. White Buck. In 1939 he graduated from Van Buren High School. ...
PATRICIA J. LIVERS (08/22/05)
Patricia J. Livers, 79 of Clay City, IN, affectionately known as "Pat" or "Patty" -- or the lady with silver hair who walks her little black dog and lives in the big white house on 4th St., in Clay City, IN., passed away quietly in hospice care at her home on Aug. 21, 2005...
FERN 'DOT' MARIE UTT RILEY (08/22/05)
FERN 'DOT' MARIE UTT RILEY Fern "Dot" Marie Utt Riley, 83, of Peoria Heights, Illinois, died August 18, 2005, at 6:22 p.m. at Fondula Woods Nursing Home in East Peoria. She was born in Brazil, Ind., October 24, 1921, to Onnie Curtis and Bertha Clara (Craig) Knowles. She attended Brazil High School...
RICHARD LYONS BURNS (08/22/05)
Richard Lyons Burns, 74, of Terre Haute died at 9:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, in his residence. He retired from Indiana State University as professor emeritus of industrial and mechanical technology, serving from 1964 to 1995, and was instrumental in developing the mechanical technology program. He was born June 22, 1931, in Normal, IL, to Richard J. Burns and Buella J. Lyons Burns. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 44 years, Ruth Virginia Naber Burns...
FERN 'DOT' MARIE UTT RILEY (08/22/05)
FERN 'DOT' MARIE UTT RILEY Fern "Dot" Marie Utt Riley, 83, of Peoria Heights, Illinois, died August 18, 2005, at 6:22 p.m. at Fondula Woods Nursing Home in East Peoria. She was born in Brazil, Ind., October 24, 1921, to Onnie Curtis and Bertha Clara (Craig) Knowles. She attended Brazil High School...
PAULINE E. WALDRON (08/22/05)
Pauline E. Waldron, 94, of Lafayette, IN, died Aug. 19, 2005, at 3:08 p.m. at St. Anthony Health Care in Lafayette, IN. She was born Jan. 22, 1911, in Greencastle, IN, the daughter of Alex and Sarah Ellen Sears. She married Glen Waldron on Aug. 14, 1928, in Greencastle, who preceded her in death Jan. 3, 1983. She had resided in Lafayette area for 46 years...