[The Brazil Times nameplate] Partly Cloudy ~ 87°F  
Feels like: 99°F
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2005

'Meet me at the fishin' hole ...' (09/06/05)
- Lyric from 'The Andy Griffith Show' theme sets stage for Fishing Fun Day at Craig Park Linda Messmer photo Jake Harden, 9, and his sister, Kennady, 2, practice fishing at Craig Park over the Labor Day weekend. They plan to attend the Fun Fishing Day on Sept. 17 with their mom and dad, Jaime and Mark Harden...
MDA pledges down in Labor Day television fund drive (09/06/05)
Although the final results haven't been tallied, the Wabash Valley pledged about $195,000 to help Jerry's Kids for the Muscular Dystrophy Association over the Labor Day Weekend. The results were announced shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday on WTWO-TV, the local telethon affiliate. The amount, at that time, appeared to be about $6,000 short of the approximately $201,000 raised in the 2004 telethon...
Mayor seeks to save gasoline (09/06/05)
- City official hopes to reduce idling time by requesting INDOT allow more right turns on red signal lights in city Mayor Tom Arthur has requested the Indiana Department of Transportation remove some of the "No turn on red" signs from three intersections on U.S. 40 (National Avenue). The affected intersections, if approved by INDOT, would be National Avenue at Vandalia, Alabama and Lambert streets...
Pump Prices (09/06/05)
The prices for regular, unleaded fuel this morning at Clay County gas stations were: BRAZIL AREA I-70 AREA CLAY CITY AREA The Brazil Times is offering free car pooling want-ads to people seeking rides or want to offer rides. Call 446-2216 for more information...
Shuman takes 'Putnamville Clash'; Hillman wins back-to-back (09/06/05)
Carey Fox photo Chris Hillman made a last lap pass to to win his second feature of the night on Saturday. PUTNAMVILLE -- An action packed weekend of racing at Lincoln Park Speedway was on tap with Friday and Saturday night events taking place. On Friday night, there were three classes on hand as Ray Humphrey took the modified feature with Curt Leonard winning in super stocks and Harry Shepard cruising home to another bomber victory...
Knights and Eels compete at State Preview Meet (09/06/05)
File photo James Grounds led the Knights in Saturday's State Preview Meet with a 44th place finish overall. When you host a cross country meet early in the season that takes place on the same course that will host the state championship meet later in the year, you can expect a lot of teams to show up...
JOSEPH REUBEN CRESS (09/06/05)
Joseph Reuben Cress, 87, of Cumberland, passed away, Saturday, September 3, 2005. Joseph was a railroad engineer for Conrail for 37 1/2 years. Mr. Cress was active and past master of Englewod Masonic Lodge 715. He was a member of Moose Lodge 17, Elks Lodge 2815 in Catalina Mountain, AZ, and the First Baptist Church of Cumberland...
MAX THOMAS BROWN (09/06/05)
Max Thomas Brown, 71, of Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly September 4, 2005, at his residence. He was born October 7, 1933, in Vigo County the son of Virgil and Ruth Harvey Brown. He graduated from Prairie Creek High School, Class of 1951. He became a member of the Laborers Union and worked as a hod carrier. ...
LEORA M. LIECHTY (09/06/05)
Leora M. Liechty, 92 of Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, passed away September 2, 2005, at 11:52 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 4, 1913, in Clay County, the daughter of Jesse Liechty and Ida Schiele Liechty. She was a past member of the Forest Ave. ...
DONNIE FAYE HINTON GREGORY (09/06/05)
Donnie Faye Hinton Gregory, 65, of Reelsville, IN, passed away September 2, 2005, at her residence. She was born January 7, 1940, in West Moreland, Tenn., the daugher of William Hurley and Zeffie Mae Slayton Holman. She grew up on a strawberry and tobacco farm in Tennessee moving to Indianapolis when she was 13...