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Stories from Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Like the mythical phoenix, Bridgeton Bridge is rising out of the ashes (06/27/06)
Andy McCammon photos Left: Volunteers John Burris (left) and Dustin Roe size up an x-bracing at the staging area for the Bridgeton covered bridge reconstruction. Right: A scale model of the new bridge, on display at the Bridgeton Mill. He's getting on in years. His knees are shot. But Jim Brown insisted on participating in the reconstruction of the Bridgeton Covered Bridge...
Weekend storm downs trees (06/27/06)
Left: The towering pine in his front yard -- which Halcomb said is visible in a photograph of the property taken in 1908-- fell into a nearby power line, leaving Halcomb and a few neighbors without electricity until Monday afternoon. Right: Halcomb also lost two maple trees, both approaching 60 feet in height. He and friend George Lewis (on left) began cleaning up the mess Monday...
'National Emblem' to be Brazil Concert Band's Independence Day program (06/27/06)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "National Emblem" in celebration of Independence Day this Sunday July 2nd, 8: p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion if rain. This very patriotic program will offer "Hail to the Spirit of Liberty," "The Naval Reserve," "The Invincible Eagle" and "The Stars and Stripes Forever" all by John Philip Sousa...
Clarke & Long compete at AAU Nationals (06/27/06)
Incoming Northview freshmen, Alyssa Clarke and Brittaney Long recently helped lead their Crossroads of America Volleyball team to a 20th place finish out of 57 teams in the AAU National Volleyball Tournament in Orlando, FL.
Wayne Newton Post 346 wins tourney (06/27/06)
Carey Fox photos (Left) Brady Shoemaker and John Reberger (right) helped to power Wayne Newton Post 346 to the Terre Haute Invitational championship on Sunday. Wayne Newton Post 346 scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to win the Terre Haute Invitational on Sunday, going a perfect 5-0 throughout the four day tourney...
VERNA P. LONG FOSTER (06/27/06)
Verna P. Long Foster, 84 of Terre Haute, went home to her Maker, June 26, 2006, at 2:25 a.m. at Southwood Health Center. She was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Jasonville, the daughter of Andrew Long and Byrd Cocherham Long. Oct. 27, 1939, she married Noble B. Foster. She was his devoted and loving wife for 25 years, before he went home to the Lord Nov. 11, 1964...