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Stories from Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Gas Prices (09/14/05)
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...
Business caters to sweet tooth (09/14/05)
When your sweet tooth is having a fit, Sweet Awakenings will soothe your craving. Located at the west side of the State Road 59 and State Road 46 junction, the business has 23 flavors of ice cream on hand each day that can be put into a cone, bowl, homemade waffle cone or waffle bowl with a variety of toppings on top...
Restaurant rezoning approved (09/14/05)
A popular eatery on Forest Avenue (Indiana 59) received the zoning green light Tuesday night. In an unusual move, the Brazil City Council voted 5-0 to suspend the rules and approve a request to rezone the building and parking lot from residential to business, allowing the new owner to open the restaurant soon...
Credit card may solve purchase order problem (09/14/05)
What happens when a business says to a city, "Your purchase order is no good here"? In two recent instances, the mayor and a department head used their personal credit cards to be sure City businesses continued unimpeded. In one case, the engine blew up in a city truck and a rebuilt engine was purchased. A similar situation has also arose recently, Mayor Tom Arthur told the Brazil City Council Tuesday night...
Rissler home on tour (09/14/05)
Built in 1868 by a man named John L. Miller, Brett and Alyssa Rissler's home, located at 7261 N. Co. Road 275 W., is a wonderfully decorated 2,232 square feet county home just outside the small community of Turner, west of Brazil. A Victorian Parlor Organ, made in the early 1900's by the Packard Co. ...
City gets extension from ICLU (09/14/05)
Brazil sidewalks are a source of good news and concern, Mayor Tom Arthur announced at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. The good news is that Indiana Civil Liberties Union attorney Kenneth Falk has approved a plan to extend the city's sidewalk reconstruction project to 2008...
Clay City defeats Sullivan in volleyball (09/14/05)
Carey Fox photo Clay City's Angie Camp soars for a kill attempt in a match earlier this season. Camp had seven kills against Sullivan on Monday. The Clay City volleyball team seems to keep getting better with age as they defeated host Sullivan on Monday night in a five set marathon, 16-25, 25-17, 25-16, 23-25, 15-13...
Junior High Eels earn cross country victory (09/14/05)
The Clay City Junior High cross country teams each earned a victory on Monday evening in a three-way meet with Sullivan and Linton. Highlighting the night was a course record run by Lindy Jones who won the girls meet in a time of 14:04 to best teammate Carmela Roeschlein who was second individually in 15:33. The Eels won the meet with a team score of 13 to beat out Sullivan's 17 and Linton's 49...
STAN ALVA HUGHES (09/14/05)
Stan Alva Hughes, 64, of Brazil, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2005, at his residence northeast of Brazil. Stan was born August 9, 1942, in Bedford, Ind., as the son of George and Laveda McCory Hughes. He graduated from Heltonville High School. Following high school he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served from 1960 to 1964. He married Dorothy Sproles on November 6, 1961...