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Stories from Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Meet and greet (07/05/06)
Meeting people is an enjoyable part of providing security for law enforcement officers at the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration. Clay County Sheriff's Department reserve deputies Steve Moore and Mark Reed stop to visit with Jim Anderson, of Reelsville, Sunday evening. With a combined 34 years of service, the two officers say their visible presence in the crowd often times deters problems before they begin...
Monkey Boy gets a new home (07/05/06)
Who knew monkeys are good luck at the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration? Tamara Zubrzycki stopped on the midway to pose for a picture with her 'monkey boys,' son Cameron and the newest addition to the family, Monkey Boy. Tamara won the blue stuffed monkey at the Hot Shot game on her first try of the night...
Slide from the moon (07/05/06)
Sometimes the best rides at the carnival are the simpliest. After the first time down, Kourtney Abolt, 6, of Brazil, went a down the giant Fun Slide another time. Her mother, Kimberly Flyck, watched from the fence area during pay-one price bracelet night...
Hangin' around (07/05/06)
Getting to the top of the rock wall, while using the middle section, was harder than it appeared for Jared Hofman of Staunton. His attempt to reach the top first and collect the $75 prize money wasn't as successful as he, and his friends, hoped.
One very popular dragon (07/05/06)
What child would pass up a ride on the back of a dragon? Not many, as the dragon roller coaster was loaded to the gills with small children each time it took flight Friday evening at the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration.
Brazil Concert Band playing for everyone at park Sunday (07/05/06)
The Brazil Concert Band performed patriotic favorites before a large crowd at the Forest Park Bandshell Sunday evening. The concert was part of the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration.
Proper foot care is a must (07/05/06)
- Flip-flops are bad for your feet The new podiatrist in town is ready to get community members back on their feet. Dr. Miranda Goodale has decided to bring her expertise to Brazil because of the lack of foot care in the county. "People from Clay County had to travel as much as 30 miles to see a podiatrist, and I had the opportunity to open my own practice. Those were the main reasons (my husband and I) came here," the doctor of podiatric medicine said...
Clay County resident is $10,000 richer (07/05/06)
Top: Colin York draws out the winning entry for the $10,000 prize as Rotary President Sam Glover looks on and Mike Peterson broadcasts the drawing live on the radio. Glover turned the drum to mix up the entries before Tuesday night's $10,000 grand prize drawing...
Man leads officers on pursuit (07/05/06)
A 4th of July domestic dispute led to a non-life threatening stabbing with law enforcement from two counties involved in a manhunt for the suspect Tuesday evening. Around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Willard Mewhinney was arrested for battery with a deadly weapon and battery/domestic by Vigo County Sheriff`s Deputies after a brief manhunt. Mewhinney is a suspect in the stabbing of Georgina Saunders...
Preparing for America's birthday (07/05/06)
Mark Adamson, of Aerial Arts Fireworks, needed a little help setting up fireworks in the playground area of Forest Park Elementary School for the 71st Annual Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration. Joe Douglas, Jim Lovett, Adamson, Dwayne Butt and Tim VanNess battled weather and time Tuesday afternoon to get the 794 shots prepared and ready for the fireworks show that closed this year's celebration...
MARY KATHLEEN "KATIE" HUGHES (07/05/06)
Mary Kathleen "Katie" Hughes, 92, of Zephyrhills, Florida, died June 27, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 16, 1913, the daughter of Ross and Anna (Rissler) Finley of Harmony, Indiana. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School and attended Indiana State in Terre Haute, IN...
ROBERT L. "BOB" KECK (07/05/06)
Robert L. "Bob" Keck, 68, of Decatur, Illinois, died Friday June 30, 2006, in his residence. Mr. Keck was born on March 31, 1938, in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Elmer and Edna Cavanaugh Keck Sr. Bob's favorite passion and hobby was restoring antique cars. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #105 and a veteran of the U. S. Navy...
RAY HENRY BOYCE (07/05/06)
Ray Henry Boyce, 77, of Greenwood, Indiana, and formerly of Brazil, died at 11:55 p.m. June 11, 2006, at his residence in Greenwood. He was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Brazil as the son of Henry John and Kathryn Pearl Garrison Boyce. Ray graduated from Brazil High School and Indiana State University. ...