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Stories from Tuesday, August 23, 2005

City Council meets tonight (08/23/05)
When the Brazil City Council meets tonight, the following items will be on the agenda: - Second/final reading of Ordinance 25-2005, to rezone 21 S. Depot St., from Industrial to Residential. - Second/final reading of Ordinance 26-2005, to designate Harry Sherer Drive at the intersection with C.R. 900N a stop street...
Fugitive caught after manhunt (08/23/05)
A Colorado man, Kenneth Lankford, fleeing from authorities in three states, was arrested after he tried to evade police in Clay County late Monday morning. The Brazil Times learned authorities knocked on doors in rural areas near Interstate 70, asking them to stay inside and be aware a fugitive was on the loose...
Association offers help for families (08/23/05)
EDITOR'S NOTE: Names have been changed to protect the family. A death to a family member can be devastating, but when the person is still alive and suffers with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, "it is almost like a death," according to local resident Celeste...
Apt. residents shaken by fire (08/23/05)
"It could have been so much worse," is a sentiment that many of the residents at Cooper Towers share regarding the early Monday morning fire that startled them from their sleep and forced them out of their apartments into the rain. "This was my first experience in a fire," third-floor resident Bernard Lintz said. "There was a lot of smoke. You couldn't see to go down the stairs to get out."...
Woodcox hat trick leads Knights to convincing win over Cascade (08/23/05)
Adversity oftentimes can bring a team together and make them even stronger than they were before their setbacks and that appears to be the case with the Northview girls soccer team. After traveling to a two-day tournament in Evansville in which they suffered three tough losses, the Knights returned to the comforts of home for a 7-1 pasting of visiting Cascade on Monday evening...
Knights earn split in Frankfort matches (08/23/05)
Making the trip to Frankfort for a pair of games in a tournament format on Saturday, the Northview boys soccer team split a pair of games that kept their season mark even on the season at 2-2. The Knights came out blazing in their opening contest, tallying six goals in the first half of an 8-3 hammering of Indianapolis Broad Ripple...
Northview netters sweep WRV (08/23/05)
The Northview tennis team swept the visiting White River Valley Wolverines on Monday night. The Knights got straight set victories in all five matches for Northview as Alex Smith got his squad started with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Zach Sykes and Austin Akers nailed down a 6-2, 6-2 win versus Adam Capehart in No. 2 singles. Garrett Turpin finished off the singles results with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Tyler Zimmerly of the Wolverines...
Knights blast past Rockville in three sets to remain unbeaten (08/23/05)
The Northview Knights were able to overwhelm visiting Rockville on Monday night in a three set match, 25-15, 25-11, 25-23. The Rox just had no answer for the Northview hitters and made their own share of hitting errors that led to strings of unanswered runs for the Knights...
CYL 10s win Pop Can (08/23/05)
Submitted photo The CYL 10-year old All-Stars won their third straight tournament with a Pop Can title in July at Brazil. The team: (front row l-r) Bo Stewart, Dakota Davis, Ben Harbison, Devin Clark, Kyle Moore and Denver Reberger. (Middle l-r) Conner Ringo, Nate Newton, Ethan Whitson, Daniel Reberger and Brock Smith. (Back row l-r) Coaches Pat Newton, Troy Orman and Glen Williams...
RICHARD WALDBY KERR (08/23/05)
Richard Waldby Kerr, age 57, of Brazil, died early Monday morning, August 22, 2005, at the VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born November 11, 1947, in Brazil, Indiana, as the son of Raymond and Barbara Mortensen Kerr. Following high school he joined the U.S. Army and piloted helicopters in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. During his military service he earned a Purple Heart for battlefield wounds and was permanently disabled...
RICKI RAY RAAB (08/23/05)
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...