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Stories from Monday, May 22, 2006

Hoffa's neighbor remembers hard times (05/22/06)
Ivy Herron photo At one time, Jimmy Hoffa's family lived north of the intersection of National Avenue and Vandalia Street in Brazil. Probably no other child born in Brazil, Ind., has stirred up as much interest as Jimmy Hoffa. The FBI continues to search a horse farm in Michigan, about 20 miles from the restaurant where Hoffa was last seen in public 31 years ago...
Sweet home, Brazil (05/22/06)
The Northview Jazz Band, under the direction of Pete Kitka, perform for the Clay Community Schools Employee Recognition Dinner at North Clay Middle School Thursday evening. The crowd showed their appreciation with a standing ovation at the conclusion of band's performance of their signature piece, "Sweet Home Chicago."...
New concession stand at park (05/22/06)
Volunteer Jim Morris nails down a board for the roof of the new concession stand in Forest Park earlier this month. Morris was working alone until Bill Heath started helping after he poured a concrete sidewalk for the concession stand. The Christmas In The Park committee decided to build the stand in front of Forest Park Pool. ...
Singing cowboy entertains all (05/22/06)
Andy McCammon photo "Singing Cowboy" Jack Milam entertains residents at Holly Hill Nursing Home Thursday. Milam also made stops at Clay Health Center in Brazil and Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville during the one-day tour. Once embodied by the likes of Gene Autry and Tex Ritter, the "singing cowboy" stock character of classic film and television westerns rode off into the sunset (and out of the public consciousness) decades ago...
Knights dominate Cubs to clinch sectional championship (05/22/06)
Carey Fox photo Ramey Hayes (pictured) and teammate Kristen Hauser swept past Greencastle's Kayla Birt and Savannah Provine in straight sets on Saturday during the tennis sectional. To say the Northview Knights dominated their high school girls tennis sectional is an understatement...
Knights go perfect 3-0 over the weekend (05/22/06)
The Northview Knights went a perfect 3-0 this weekend, downing Linton on Friday night 13-9 and then taking the Washington Tournament title with a 10-3 win over Washington and a 15-0 blanking of Washington Catholic. John Reberger scored four times and had two doubles against the Miners with three hits and Cody Crooks, Austin Bryan and Graig Bass had two RBIs apiece in the victory...
Stanbrough takes home second K.I.S.S. race (05/22/06)
Carey Fox photo Jon Stanbrough (#53) makes the winning pass in Saturday's King of Indiana Sprint Series at Lincoln Park Speedway. Stanbrough edged out Shane Cottle (pictured) for the second time. With a tough victory at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night, Jon Stanbrough took a huge step toward becoming the first two-time champion of the King of Indiana Sprint Series. ...
EVERETTE LEE OSWALT (05/22/06)
Everette Lee Oswalt, 55, Brazil, IN died May 18, 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was a graduate of Turkey Run High School. He was preceded in death by a brother, James A. Williams. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley J. Oswalt, Texas; two sisters, Betty Nichols, Fillmore, IN; and Sandra (Bob) Briggs of Martinsville, IN; and a brother, Mickey Oswalt...
ROBERT MARVIN WILLIAMS (05/22/06)
Robert Marvin Williams, 83, of Terre Haute passed on to be with the Lord at 12:50 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2006, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center where he had been a resident for the past 14 months after surviving a debilitating stroke. He retired as an automobile mechanic from Mace Service in 1979...