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Stories from Friday, May 26, 2006

YMCA 'cooking up' ways to keep kids entertained over the summer (05/26/06)
Ivy Herron photos Top: Jennifer Smith, Diana Moore, Sara Parks and Dan Summerlot recently met in the committee room at the Brazil YMCA to discuss creative summer activities for the YMCA Summer Day Camp. The campers will be able to participate in field trips, pool parties and learning how to cook their own nutritious snacks this year at the camp...
Funding available for home repairs (05/26/06)
Brazil is seeking qualified applicants to receive funding from the Homeowner Repair & Improvement Program. The City of Brazil intends to apply for the $300,000 CDBG grant in August 2006. Prior to application, all participants must be identified. To inquire about the program or to request a pre-application please call Brandy at Brazil's City Hall at 446-0050 or contact Angie Pappano at the Office of Kenna Consulting & Management Group, Inc. at 317-781-1651...
School's out for the summer (05/26/06)
Top: On Wednesday afternoon, friends and family members of the Staunton Elementary 5th grade classes took advantage of the warm sunny day to share a picnic lunch in the school yard to celebrate the end of the 2005/06 school year. Bottom: Right before going home Wednesday, Meridian Elementary kindergarten students enjoyed a special treat of McDonalds in celebration of completing the school year...
First Forest Park band concert set June 4th (05/26/06)
The first program of the summer by the Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, is set for Sunday, June 4th, at 8 p.m. With the new time change for Indiana, the concerts will not only begin in sunlight but will also end with the sun still shining thus making the concerts more convenient to those who do not like to drive after dark...
Solving math problems can be tall order (05/26/06)
On Thursday, 14 students from the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades at Meridian Elementary School were awarded prizes for their participation in the national Math-A-Thon for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital last April. Kristian Buis, Tavia Taylor, Megan Wetfall, Brandy Doweell, Andrea Schultz, Billie McClain, Emiliee Edington, Destaney Fugate, Jade Young, Jackson Copper, Zach Muncie, Baelee Stearley, Sydney Taylor and J.D. ...
Woman says she bit into razor blade (05/26/06)
A Putnamville woman has filed suit against the Greencastle McDonald's restaurant after a January 2005 incident. She claimed she was cut by a razor blade inside a Chicken McNugget. According to documents filed May 8 in Putnam Circuit Court, Lois Schilling is seeking an unspecified amount of damages from Jedele Enterprises, which owns and operates the Greencastle McDonald's restaurant at 940 E. ...
Ready for Decoration Day (a.k.a. Memorial Day) (05/26/06)
Many of the graves in Cottage Hill Cemetery, Brazil, were already decorated Thursday in anticipation of Memorial Day. The holiday was originally called Decoration Day because the purpose was to decorate graves, recognizing the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers. It was unofficially begun in 1868 by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic. Through the years. other dates were chosen in some southern states to recognize Confederate soldiers...
Business open in Brazil (05/26/06)
Midwest Satellite held their ribbon cutting Monday morning. Those present for the cutting were Brazil Mayor Tom Arthur, owner of Midwest Satellite Dan Leigh and Chamber of Commerce President Mitch Chalos. The Brazil business has been open since early April, but Leigh has operated out of three other Indiana locations (Linton, Washington and Vincennes) for more than eight years. Operating hours for the business are 9:30 - 5:30 Monday through Friday and 9:30 - 4:30 on Saturday...
Who helps couples on tight budgets have a nice wedding? 'I Do' Rentals does (05/26/06)
Edie Campe photo Owners of "I Do" Rentals, Melissa Dorsett (left) and Rita Dierdorff (right), look over a book of tuxedos available for rent. By EDIE CAMPE ediecampe@yahoo.com People go through their lives dreaming of what their wedding will be like. Most of the time, money is the only thing standing in the way of making their wedding a dream come true...
McClanahan named WTWO news director (05/26/06)
WTWO General Manager Duane Lammers announced Thursday the appointment of Tom McClanahan to news director. The appointment is effective immediately. McClanahan joined the WTWO news department in 1971, and other than a short stint in cable sales, has remained a fixture at WTWO for nearly 35 years. ...
Daniels touts toll road lease to congressional panel (05/26/06)
By MIKE SMITH AP Political Writer Leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private company would provide money for hundreds of state highway and other transportation projects that are critical to a growing Indiana economy, Gov. Mitch Daniels told a congressional panel Wednesday...
Narlock leaps to state track and field meet (05/26/06)
Carey Fox photo Clay City sophomore Rachel Narlock cleared 5-2 at the Evansville track regional on Wednesday night to qualify for the IHSAA State Track and Field Finals on June 2. One year ago, Clay City's Rachel Narlock came up one spot short of qualifying for the state track and field meet. ...
Knights pound out 9-1 win on senior night (05/26/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview senior Sean Brackney gathers up a Cloverdale groundball and fires to first during a 9-1 win. Northview celebrated Senior Night for their baseball team in grand fashion on Thursday night, posting a 9-1 victory over Cloverdale...
JOHN W. COLTHARP (05/26/06)
John W. Coltharp, 69, of Brazil, died at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. He was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Brazil as the son of Otis and Eunice Dutel Coltharp. Following graduation from Brazil High School he began a career of 50 years in the retail grocery business...