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Stories from Wednesday, August 24, 2005

City Council business (08/24/05)
The Brazil City Council met in regular session Tuesday night and completed the following business: Old Business - Approved 3-0, second reading of Ordinance 25-2005, the rezoning of 21 S. Depot St. from Industrial to Residential. The request had been made by Norma Morlan...
City Council, Humane Society negotiate 2006 shelter contract (08/24/05)
After no increases in revenue from the City of Brazil for nine years and a $5,000 cut for the current year, the Humane Society and the city are negotiating a 2006 contract. "We cannot cut expenses any more than what we have," Animal Shelter Manager Rick Moore told the City Council in a special work session Tuesday night after the regular City Council meeting...
Delay possible for Company's Coming re-opening (08/24/05)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Patrons of the Company's Coming eatery on Forest Avenue (State Road 59) may have to wait a while longer before the restaurant re-opens. The delay is caused by zoning regulations. The neighborhood is zoned residential and when the building occupied by Company's Coming is sold, the new owner has to re-apply for a zoning variance before it can be opened as a business...
Family gives comfort after the fire (08/24/05)
Eighth-floor resident Debra Wallen gets a breath of fresh air while visiting her daughter, April Nickels, after the fire at Cooper Towers early Monday morning. Wallen was rescued during the evacuation by two firemen and two deputies who brought her down in her wheelchair...
Police, fire units have leads in Cooper Towers fire (08/24/05)
City Councilmen heard three reports at Tuesday's meeting: - Police Chief Mark Loudermilk reported officers have been speaking in schools about drugs, bullying and safety, working on the non-operational vehicle problem and investigating the Cooper Towers fire early Monday...
Woman who organized local Relay for Life dies in car crash (08/24/05)
MARSHALL, Ill. (AP) -- A two-car crash killed an employee of a Terre Haute, Ind., radio station and her 13-year-old daughter, police said. Sharla Cretors-Daniel, 33, and her daughter, Lainie Cretors, died after their car swerved across the center line on U.S. 40 and struck an oncoming car about 10 miles west of Terre Haute, Illinois State Police said...
Knights remain unbeaten (08/24/05)
Madason Stevenson shot a round of 52 for the Knights on Monday. The Northview golf team remainted unbeaten this season in dual matches by earning a 188 to 241 victory over West Vigo at Hulman Links on Monday. Mary Beth Tribble was the medalist in the match with her 42 with Jenae Huffman placing second on the team was Jenae Huffman who carded a 46 and Madison Kirchner shot a 49 for the Knights. Abby Smith shot a 51 for Northview and Madason Stevenson had a 52 with Millie Akers at 56...
Clay City defeated Cloverdale in Volleyball (08/24/05)
Clay City defeated Cloverdale 25-18, 25-15, 25-7. Ashley McCullough had a triple double scoring 11 points, 11 kills, and 12 blocks. Angie Camp had 5 kills and 6 points, Courtney Dayhuff had 8 points and 8 assists, Chelsee Gerber had 8 assists and 4 points, Hanna Moore had 7 points and a kill...
Clay County All-Stars place 2nd (08/24/05)
The Clay County Girls 8-and-under allstar softball team recently placed second in the Center Grove tournament. The team: (front row l-r) Zoe Kidwell, Logan Murphy, Rachel Wilson, Whitney Halfhill, Madison McDonald, Shyanna Lewis, Madison Nevins, McKenzi Kumpf, Alyssa Yocom, Hunter Todd and Tori Tilley. Coaches are Rick Lewis, Kent Yocom and Hank Kidwell. The team would like to thank Chris Stylesburg of Jack's Fine Foods for sponsoring their entry fee into the tournament...
Knights hope to serve up special year (08/24/05)
Carey Fox photo (Above) Lottie King led the Knights in kills with a school record last year. Expectations are high this year for the Northview volleyball program. Coming off a 20 win season, the Knights are looking to take the next step with a varsity lineup that lost just two players from last year. ...
FREDRICK "FREDDIE" JAMES BUCK (08/24/05)
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. ...
RICHARD WALDBY KERR (08/24/05)
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...
CAROLYN SUE MCGINTY (08/24/05)
Carolyn Sue McGinty 62, Terre Haute, IN, formerly of Brazil, died at IU Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, about 5:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2005. She was born February 18, 1943, in Vigo County, IN. Survivors include her husband, Alpha McGinty; one brother, Donald Foltz of California; three sisters, Helen Brown and Peggy Tilley Hunter, both of Brazil, IN and Pat Jacobsen of Florida; two sons, Shawn McGinty and wife Pamela of North Carolina and Kelly McGinty and wife Beth of Terre Haute, IN. ...
FREDRICK "FREDDIE" JAMES BUCK (08/24/05)
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. ...