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Stories from Monday, August 6, 2007

Frosh orientation slated (08/06/07)
Northview High School will conduct a freshmen orientation seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the school auditorium. The purpose of the orientation is to provide information to incoming freshmen and their parents. Key people will be introduced during the orientation, giving information about sports and other activities offered at the school while also passing out maps of the school and assisting with tours. ...
Escott braves the heat to check gas meters daily (08/06/07)
HARMONY -- Barb Escott knows what hard work is, she reads gas meters for a living. Working as a sub-contractor for Power One, Inc., on behalf of Vectren Gas, she ventures out into the heat and humidity daily. "I'd say that most days I start work early, before 6 a.m.," Escott said. "It helps to get most of my work done in the mornings when it's a little bit cooler. I slow down as the day goes on, the heat just takes it out of you."...
Former resident turns love of music into career (08/06/07)
For as long as he could remember, Ed Christensen Jr. has loved to pound the skins. He loves playing his drum kit. He loves his job. For the past 16 years, Christensen Jr. has played drums for Pfreak Show. "We still go under both names," he said. "It depends on where we're at."...
Coal City Festival set for Aug. 17-19 (08/06/07)
Times Staff Report The Coal City Festival has been scheduled for Aug. 17-19. Several events will take place during the festival. The festival will kickoff Friday, Aug. 17, with a pet contest, which will take place at the shelter house, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Judging will take place at 7:30 p.m. and winners will be announced at 7:45 p.m...
Wallace L. Smith (08/06/07)
Wallace L. Smith, 80, rural Brazil, died Aug. 2, 2007, at his residence. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He was employed for many years at Custodis-Hamon in Brazil. He has chosen cremation and there will be no funeral services. Cremation services were provided by Moore Funeral Home...
William Robert Huff (08/06/07)
William Robert Huff, 90, Brazil, died Saturday morning at his residence. Born Aug. 6, 1916, in Staunton, he was the son of George H. and Vida Robertson Huff. Following high school, he attended Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and began a long career as a chemical engineer, retiring from the U.S. Department of Energy...
Public Record 8-6-07 (08/06/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 3-5: Bailey, Brian Joseph, 64: Battery Barnett, Darla Carlee, 35: Disorderly conduct Crite, Brad Montgomery, 39: Operating while intoxicated...
Change is a necessary evil (08/06/07)
Readers of The Brazil Times have witnessed the paper go through several changes in recent weeks. Change is a hard thing to handle. In fact, most of the time, we don't particularly like it. For example, we don't like that subtle change as youth when our mothers replace the green beans she normally cooked with the meatloaf with brussel sprouts...