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Stories from Thursday, June 29, 2006

Frank Farmer is Brazil Rotary's $80,000 man (06/29/06)
Ivy Herron photo Rotarian Frank Farmer places some of this year's raffle tickets into the Rotary ticket drum Wednesday afternoon. Tickets cost $5 for one, three tickets for $10 or six tickets for $20 and will be on sale throughout the celebration at the Rotary Headquarters in Forest Park...
Strutting his stuff (06/29/06)
Mark Barnett, A.K.A. The Stage Nerd, struts his stuff for the crowd during the 7 p.m. performance of The Van Dells Wednesday. The musical hijinks of the group opened the first night of the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration with a bang. The group's antics entertained a capacity crowd in the pavilion after a heavy downpour threatened to damper the night's festivities...
No blocked streets (06/29/06)
Parks employee Grant James paints the posts in front of the three new handicapped parking spaces Wednesday afternoon in Forest Park, across from the Forest Park Pool and next to the midway of All American Shows. Park Superintendent Bill Houck (pictured behind James, also painting posts) said the carnival rides will not be in the roadway this year because the State Fire Marshal determined the street could not be blocked. ...
Special fun at the park (06/29/06)
Kathy Cooprider, David Miller and Francis Naggy enjoyed a spin on the construction vehicle ride during the Brazil Rotary Club's Special Persons Day at the All American Shows Midway Wednesday afternoon. More than 25 special people from age 19-80 enjoyed an afternoon of riding the rides at the carnival on Wednesday afternoon. Excited students at the Clay County Learning Center begin to ask about their special day at the carnival in early June...
U.S. 40 bicentennial to be focus of meeting (06/29/06)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet July 10 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the museum on National Avenue. The guest speaker will be Joe Jarzen, executive director of the Indiana National Road Association. He will talk about the history of U.S. 40 and the celebration of the bicentennial of the road in 2006...
71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration (06/29/06)
Today at the celebration: 5:30 p.m.: Midway open, pay one price 4-7:30 p.m.: Jonah Fish Fry in the pavilion to benefit the Northview and Clay City high school bands 6 and 7:30 p.m.: Northview High School Variety Show at the bandshell. Two shows. Friday:...
Habitat ready to build 5th home (06/29/06)
The search for the owners of the next Habitat for Humanity of Clay County home has started. Tuesday's meeting at the First United Methodist Church in Brazil started the process of seeking eligible families in Clay County. Each home built is 1,200 square feet and customized to meet the family's needs. For instance it could be wheelchair-accessible and have two, three or four bedrooms...
Crowd pleaser (06/29/06)
Do you like to spin 'til you're dizzy? One of the biggest lines for an All-American Shows Midway rides Wednesday evening was at the Wipeout. Satisfied, but somewhat dizzy, riders exited the ride, holding onto the the rails, said it was similar to sitting in a washing machine on the spin cycle...
Winner's choice (06/29/06)
Gage Cooper, 2, of Brazil, had a tough decision to make after winning the Pick-A-Fish game at Wednesday evening's 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration. Meghan Cooper finally helped her son decide on a green turtle.
Reberger named to Class 4A First Team All-State (06/29/06)
The 2006 edition of the Northview baseball team stunned quite a few of their fans this season when they put together a varsity lineup with little to no experience at the highest level before this year and winning 24 games against just four losses. John Adam Reberger's year was a microcosm of exactly what the team accomplished this season...