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Stories from Wednesday, July 26, 2006

In other business: (07/26/06)
In other business to come before the city council Tuesday night: -Preliminary approval for a new stop-sign ordinance Ordinance 21-2006, which would place stop signs at the intersection of Maple and Franklin streets, passed unanimously on its first reading...
City Council approves grant program administrator (07/26/06)
On Tuesday night, the Brazil City Council voted to approve a proposal from Indianapolis-based Kenna Consulting to administrate a $300,000 grant awarded to the city to spruce up the residences of low-income homeowners. Under the agreement, Kenna will coordinate various improvements to 20 or more Brazil homes and receive $60,000, or 20 percent of the grant...
Hall memorial fundraising begins (07/26/06)
Submitted photo Mary I. Hendrickson and Ted Paris, co-chairs of the Charles B. Hall Memorial committee, hold a $500 check from Allstate Insurance, that is to be used toward building the memorial. They received $500 and have $35,500 to go. The committee that is building the Charles B. Hall Memorial Foundation at the intersection of U.S. 40 and S.R. 59 has a long way to go, but they are optimistic they can raise the money needed to build a permanent tribute to the Tuskegee Airman from Brazil...
Band plans to 'March Up Broadway' Sunday night (07/26/06)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Marching Up Broadway" Sunday, July 30, at 8 p.m. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Forest Park Pavilion. Broadway tunes will include "Cabaret", "Hey, Look Me Over" and "Consider Yourself"...
Ad agency donates life-size Ronald for Make-A-Wish project (07/26/06)
Emily Durcholz, Ben Durcholz and Bandit the dog welcome the life-size Ronald McDonald figure that will soon adorn Ben's room, courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ben was a little slow making friends with the figure, Teresa Bradley said. Teresa is working on the room for Make-A-Wish...
Come to the fair! (07/26/06)
Today: 1 p.m. -- Poultry BBQ Contest 4-8 p.m. -- Ribeye Dinner 5-9:30 p.m. -- AMAX Building/Industrial Area Open 7 p.m. -- Antique Tractor Pull 7 p.m. -- 4-H Member Honor Group Recognition 7:30 p.m. -- Battle of the Barns 8 p.m. -- Teen/Adult Fun Night...
Cloverdale resident seeking 44th District seat (07/26/06)
Cloverdale resident Darwyn Nelson intends to run for the District 44 Indiana State Representative seat on the Republican ticket. The seat serves all of Putnam County and portions of Parke, Clay and Vigo counties. Last week, incumbent Andy Thomas announced he would not seek re-election, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family and pursue a career in education. He has been teaching at Ivy Tech Community College, Greencastle...
Foundations of a bank (07/26/06)
Concrete crews began pouring the Terre Haute Savings Bank foundation Tuesday afternoon at 260 E. National Ave. The new bank is expected to be completed and open for business in October.
A horse (of any size) is a horse, of course (07/26/06)
"Good things come in small packages." It's an old expression that rings particularly true for Corey Hatfield, an 18-year-old trainer and breeder of miniature horses from Red Bud, Ill. Hatfield stopped at the Brazil home of his great-aunt, Juanita Zanders, on his way back from the World Championship Show in Columbus, Ohio, where his black stallion, Tucker's Jesse James (pictured), was named reserve champion. ...
Playing summer ball (07/26/06)
Top: Former Northview Knight and current Olney Central Blue Knight, T.J. King is playing this summer for the Tradewater Pirates based in Kentucky. Bottom: Northview graduate Brady Shoemaker is hitting over .500 for Wayne Newton Post 346 this summer...
MARJORIE LOUISE BRANSON HASTINGS (07/26/06)
Marjorie Louise Branson Hastings, 62, of Rockville passed away at 8:55 a.m. July 24, 2006, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Parke County, Ind., to Edgar L. and Iva Louise Rardin Branson. She was a former member of the Carbon Nazarene Church...
JASPER JORDAN JR. (07/26/06)
Jasper Jordan Jr., 80 of Brazil, died at 9:27 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born April 9, 1926, in Staunton, as the son of Jasper Newton and Bertha Wools Jordan. Following school he joined the U.S. Army and served in the Pacific Theater where he received the Purple Heart for wounds he received in Okinawa and a Bronze Battle Star. He was Honorably discharged in October 1951...
DONIVA H. MEASEL (07/26/06)
Doniva H. Measel, 90, of Terre Haute, formerly Rosedale died July 24, 2006. Born in Kentucky, April 25, 1916, she was the daughter of John Morgan Mullins and Arrilla Burke Mullins. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara (Larry) Brown, Rosedale, Ind.; Betty (James) Leach, Richmond, Ind.; Beverly (Phil) Jenkins, Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Ruth Mitchell, Spiceland, Ind.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...