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Stories from Monday, August 27, 2007

Concert band honors members (08/27/07)
The Brazil Concert Band honored seven of its members Sunday for years of service. Wayne Perkins, Jim Pell, Harold Ellshoff, John Boruff, Robert Beaman, Ersel E. "Buz" Burgess and Bill Morthland all received Lifetime of Band Awards from BCB Director Matt Huber...
Sign dedication highlights Old Settler's weekend (08/27/07)
BOWLING GREEN -- A large crowd of proud residents, past and present, attended the dedication ceremony of the new Welcome to Bowling Green sign. L.T. Clark, longtime resident and supporter of the Old Settler's Day committee, addressed the crowd with a welcome speech about the history of Bowling Green, and some interesting facts about the area...
Woman airlifted following accident (08/27/07)
Apparently a distraction, not speed, was a factor in an early Sunday morning accident that caused a Brazil woman to be airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital. Authorities are not releasing the identity of the female driver due to a pending investigation...
'South Enders' set for reunion (08/27/07)
Brazil residents who lived in a 20-block area south of the Conrail Railroad tracks between Morgan and Sherman streets from the late 1930s to just before the 1960s are self-proclaimed "South Enders." "It was more than just a neighborhood," Jack Tucker said about his childhood experiences. "It was one big family."...
Little wins 2007 Popcorn queen title (08/27/07)
Until Saturday, Sandra Katherine Little had never been interviewed. But after winning the 2007 Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant, she was ready. "I'm very surprised," Little said after being crowned Miss 2007 Popcorn Festival. "I just wanted to have fun. I didn't expect to win. But it's very exciting...
Eels open season with win at Riverton Parke (08/27/07)
MONTEZUMA -- Though they might possibly be the last cross country team in the area to start their season, the Clay City Eels got a familiar result in their first real action on Saturday at the 14th Riverton Parke Invitational. The Clay City boys' team won on the strength of their sixth runner's placing as Jared Tiefel placed 23rd for the Eels and South Knox' Michael Deeter was 25th...
Eels split pair of volleyball matches at West Vigo Invitational (08/27/07)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Clay City Eels suffered their first volleyball loss of the season while playing in the West Vigo Invitational on Saturday. The Eels picked up a 25-11, 23-25, 15-12 win in their opening match versus North Knox that advanced them to a championship match against West Vigo...
Northview harriers race at Rushville Invitational (08/27/07)
RUSHVILLE -- The Northview cross country teams have gotten an up close and personal look at some of the state's top programs recently after competing in the Terre Haute South Early Bird meet last weekend and traveling to Rushville for the 15-team invitational...
Knights stay on winning track (08/27/07)
The Northview Knights stayed perfect this season by scoring three volleyball wins on the way to a championship at the Crawfordsville Tournament on Saturday. Perhaps even more impressive is that the Knights still haven't lost a single game in a seven match winning streak to open the season...
Clutch drive leads Knights to WIC victory (08/27/07)
Though they had to wait an extra 24 hours to do it, the Northview Knights were able to wash the taste of last Friday's defeat away on Saturday by defeating visiting Edgewood 14-9. "A win is a win," commented coach George Gettle, though he admitted to feeling his team perhaps should have had a better offensive effort...
Mazo Schroer Rollings (08/27/07)
Mazo Schroer Rollings, 96, Mooresville, died at 10:05 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in the Meadow Lakes Nursing Home, Mooresville. Born July 2, 1911, in Clay County, she was the daughter of August and Mary Albright Schroer. She was a homemaker, a member of the Poland Zion Church and the Women's Guild...
Carolyn Faye Keyt (08/27/07)
Carolyn Faye Keyt, 65, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Born March 10, 1942, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Donald and Blanche Stewart Thompson. Following graduation from Van Buren High School, she attended nursing school at Ivy Tech and pursued a career as a nurse until her retirement. She worked as a nurse at Clay County Hospital for 20 years and another 10 years at the State Farm facility...
Public Record 8-27-07 (08/27/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 24-26: Francis, Jeffery Allen, 23: Petition to revoke probation Godsey, Chad W., 27, WARRANT: Failure to appear Harrington, Sheldon David, 18: Possession of controlled substance...
What a strange past few days (08/27/07)
The past few days have been strange indeed. It all began Wednesday morning at about 3:50 a.m. I was sleeping, albeit very little, but immediately heard the phone ring. It was my grandfather. I knew that could mean only one thing. My grandmother had died...
Musings on living in Brazil (08/27/07)
Sometimes, a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Working here at the paper, you get to know a lot about the doings in the town of Brazil and surrounding areas. Before working here, I thought Brazil was a sleepy little town. Boy, was I wrong...