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Stories from Monday, October 10, 2005

Fingerprinting for children's identification (10/10/05)
(Left) Tara Arthur, daughter of Mayor Tom Arthur and his wife, Penny, of Brazil, sits on Sparky the Fire Dog's lap after being fingerprinted at the Brazil Moose Lodge #780 on Saturday afternoon. (Above) Braylynn Girton of Brazil, held by her grandmother Debbie Cox, gets fingerprited by Deborah Glass on Saturday. ...
Popcorn board electrifies Forest Park (10/10/05)
- Problems from previous festivals are to thank The Popcorn Festival board has undertaken a major renovation project in Forest Park. If everything goes according to plan, nobody will even notice. Electrical problems at past festivals have prompted Glenn Brown and the Popcorn Festival board to expand the park's network of underground power substations. The substations will provide power to temporary stations, movable posts that can be installed for events in the park and easily removed...
Motorcycles, mopeds and scooters, oh my! (10/10/05)
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of reports about the use of scooters in the area -- what qualifies as a moped, the proper use of a moped and the laws and regulations concerning moped use on the roadway. With gas prices skyrocketing at the pump, many people are looking for the cheapest and most economical means of transportation they can find...
Pump Prices (10/10/05)
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...
Smoke present at Ferrellgas, but no fire (10/10/05)
Ivy Herron photo Around 9:35 a.m. Friday, members of the Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department responded with four units to a call at Ferrellgas, located at 11785 N. State Road 59. Employees on the scene said, that after smelling a strange odor during the morning, a light bulb popped and flames and smoke came out of a fixture...
Skelton's Taekwondo wins awards in Decatur Tourney (10/10/05)
Submitted photo Competitors from Skelton's Taekwondo Academy that competed in Decatur, IL. (1st row) - Morgan Brown, Seth Harrison, Allison Herrick. (2nd row) Nathan Brown, Nick Marietta. (3rd Row) Ronald Newbury, Dr. Dennis Skelton, Patrick Herrick...
Knights fall in final tuneup for sectionals (10/10/05)
Shaun Hardey had five steals in Thursday's loss. In an effort to stay prepared heading into sectional action on Wednesday afternoon, Northview's boys soccer team scheduled a late season game with Mooresville on Thursday afternoon, coming away with a 2-0 defeat...
EDDIE LEE BROADSTREET (10/10/05)
Eddie Lee Broadstreet, 50, of Reelsville, died Staurday, Oct. 8, 2005, at his residence. Born April 23, 1955, in Greencastle, Ind., he was the son of Kenneth F. and Virginia Lee (Lawson) Broadstreet. He worked as a supervisor with Putnam Plastics in Cloverdale, Ind., and also as a farmer...
EMMET E. "GENER" THOMAS (10/10/05)
Emmett E. "Gener" Thomas, 86, of Brazil, died at 2:50 a.m., Oct. 8, 2005, at Clay County Health Center. Born July 29, 1919, he was the son of Charles and Nellie Mitchell Thomas. He graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1935. He served in the U.S. ...