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Stories from Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Mmm good! (07/02/08)
Special Rides, Special People (07/02/08)
For Jessica Pitts, coming to the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration means getting the opportunity to ride the ponies on the merry-go-round. "It's fun," Pitts said. But Brad Jackson prefers the horses. "It's a lot of fun," Jackson said. Both Pitts and Jackson are residents at Brazil ResCare, and were two of several adults and children who traveled to Forest Park Wednesday for the Rotary's Special Rides for Special People event...
Burglary foiled; suspect on the run (07/02/08)
Officials are investigating a foiled burglary attempt at a Brazil residence early Wednesday morning. "Locking your doors has always been the number one safety tip," Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times. "Whether you live in the city or in the country, you have got to lock your doors."...
Fireworks: Use safely (07/02/08)
Holiday revelers planning to enjoy Independence Day with a dazzling display of fireworks should use them safely. "Anyone who purchases items at a local and reputable fireworks dealer will be able to shoot the fireworks on their own property," Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith told The Brazil Times...
New program offered for seniors (07/02/08)
Clay County Senior Citizens now have the opportunity to learn a little more information once a month. The center hosted Body Balance -- Chiropractic and Fitness private practitioner, Dr. Christi Houtz, through the Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center, Terre Haute...
Day Camp offers cookout, Fourth of July activities (07/02/08)
Close to 80 Clay County children took time Wednesday making American Flags and brushing up on the history of the Fourth of July through the YMCA Summer Day Camp. The camp, according to camp coordinator Pam Fischer, began the day after school was out in the county...
PHOTOS: Van-Dells concert (07/02/08)
The Van-Dells rocked the Forest Park Pavilion Wednesday night during the Brazil Rotary's Fourth of July Celebration. The oldies show group, which specializes in 50s and 60s Rock and Roll, consists of singers Stacy P. Todd, better known as Duke, Mark Barnett, and Glenn Bowles and the five-piece Van-Dell Band...
BREAKING NEWS: Officials looking for suspect involved in a foiled burglary attempt (07/02/08)
Officials are asking the public for any information concerning a foiled burglary attempt at a Brazil residence in the 900 block area of North McGuire Street early Wednesday morning. A homeowner found an unknown individual, approximately 6-feet tall and dressed in dark clothing, wandering around inside their home at 2 a.m...
Hoosiers to lose two scholarships (07/02/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana University will give up two basketball scholarships for the upcoming season in anticipation of penalties related to the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, assistant athletic director Frank Cuervo confirmed Wednesday. The APR is a percentage score over a rolling four-year period that measures retention and eligibility of players. ...
Hossa shuns Penguins for short deal with Red Wings (07/02/08)
By IRA PODELL AP Hockey Writer Marian Hossa could have gotten a multiyear deal for big money and a smaller chance at an elusive Stanley Cup ring. One year in Hockeytown turned out to be a much better offer. Hossa, one of the top forwards available on the NHL free agent market, agreed to terms on a one-year, $7.45 million deal with Detroit on Wednesday. It was the Red Wings who beat Hossa and the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games during the Stanley Cup finals last month...
Favre considering a comeback (07/02/08)
By The Associated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Brett Favre is considering coming out of retirement, according to an ESPN report. ESPN's Chris Mortensen said Wednesday that a Packers source told him the 38-year-old Favre told coach Mike McCarthy in the past two weeks that he has the itch to play...
Joan Lowder (07/02/08)
Joan Lowder, 60, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday at St. Vincent's Heart Center. Born March 27, 1948, she was the daughter of Donald and Julia Falconbury Bannon. She was a L.P.N. at various nursing homes in Terre Haute, Brazil and Greencastle for many years and was a member of the New Life Baptist Church...
Joyce Marlene Brock (07/02/08)
Joyce Marlene Brock, 69, Coatesville, passed away Tuesday evening at her home. She was born in Hendricks County, on Nov. 25, 1938, the daughter of Ralph and Marie Branson Russell. She was a homemaker, taught weekly religious education at Mill Creek Schools and delivered Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Stilesville Christian Church and a member of the Christian Women's Fellowship...
Harmony Happenings (07/02/08)
Warning to parents: As I was typing this early Wednesday morning, WTWO announced that a man tried to get a 4-year-old Harmony girl into his Ford Explorer. By the time this comes out, everyone will probably have heard that news but an extra warning is better than not hearing. At this time I don't have any additional information...
Brazil Buzz (07/02/08)
Storm clouds are gathering on this Sunday afternoon. I see more rain trying to escape from my already waterlogged, crystal ball. Oh no, I spotted "Midges" more of those large feisty adult knats that targeted my head and neck last week! There is still evidence of several brutal attacks on my face and neck area today. The mosquito- like insects was attracted to and fed well through and beneath my age spots. They dug deep into my wrinkles...