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Stories from Sunday, July 5, 2009

Grand Finale! (07/05/09)
One day after rain canceled fireworks, Aerial Arts put on a display for all during the finale of the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration Sunday.
Keeping memories alive (07/05/09)
Touched by the bravery of a decorated solider killed in action, a Brazil humanitarian is preserving the deceased's memory in song. United States Air Force Bomb Technician Tsgt. Phillip Myers, was killed in Southern Afghanistan in April this year. Prior to his death, Tsgt. Myers was awarded the Bronze Star in March 2008 for his work defusing bombs in Iraq...
City elects to stay with same coverage (07/05/09)
For the first time in years, the City of Brazil is continuing its employee insurance coverage with the same company. In a special meeting Thursday, Betty Crossland, a representative of National Insurance Services, Carmel, outlined a health insurance renewal proposal to the Common Council of the City of Brazil...
All-American Little Miss, Mister contest set (07/05/09)
ROCKVILLE -- The All-American Little Miss and Mister contest, sponsored by the Parke County Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, July 25, at 4 p.m., in the Show Pavilion at the Parke County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest entry deadline is July 16, for forms to be in the Extension Office, located on the Fairgrounds at Rockville...
Semi-pro West Central Wildcats ready for 2009 season (07/05/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter After a horrific, injury plagued 2008 campaign, an area semi-professional football team is looking to bounce back strong in '09. After winning a Midwest Football League (MFL) championship in 2005, followed by subsequent playoff trips in 2006 and 2007, Brazil's own West Central Wildcats stumbled through a one-win season last year. Head Coach and General Manager Mike Rindone said his first objective for this season was very clear...
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BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter After a horrific, injury plagued 2008 campaign, an area semi-professional football team is looking to bounce back strong in '09. After winning a Midwest Football League (MFL) championship in 2005, followed by subsequent playoff trips in 2006 and 2007, Brazil's own West Central Wildcats stumbled through a one-win season last year. Head Coach and General Manager Mike Rindone said his first objective for this season was very clear...
Home Game: Cards' Pujols leads All-Star voting (07/05/09)
By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Albert Pujols will be in a familiar spot when St. Louis hosts the 80th All-Star game. Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is headed for a brand new situation. Pujols was the leading vote-getter in balloting for the Midsummer Classic announced Sunday by Major League Baseball, giving the Cardinals first baseman the start in his home ballpark...
Woods wins his tourney with late birdie (07/05/09)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- Even after 68 victories, Tiger Woods never had a finish quite like Sunday at the AT&T National. It had nothing to do with the golf, which was all too familiar. Challenged by Hunter Mahan's record-tying 62 at Congressional, Woods plotted his way along the back nine and delivered the decisive birdie with a 20-foot putt on the 16th green, closing with a 3-under 67 for a one-shot victory...
Holtsclaw claims first Bloomington sprint win of season (07/05/09)
By CHRIS NUNN BLOOMINGTON -- The largest crowd of the season converged on the Bloomington Speedway for its annual Gigantic Aerial Fireworks display, and the great racing action that permeates from the track every Friday night. Common race fans, combined with some fans that possibly have never seen a race on the quarter mile, looked wide eyed at the skies as the Bloomington Speedway paired with Bloomington Powersports for the explosive fireworks display...
Michael G. Timko (07/05/09)
Michael G. Timko, 64, Brazil, died July 3, 2009, at 8:36 p.m., at his residence following a battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 8, 1944, in Billings, Mont., the son of Jack Lee Timko and Mildred Loudermilk Timko. He graduated from Schulte High School, class of 1962...
Suzanne Hughes (07/05/09)
Suzanne Hughes, 61, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died July 1, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 5, 1948, in Brazil, the daughter of Gerald and Phyllis Powell Bales. She graduated from Brazil High School. She worked as a dietician in area healthcare nursing facilities. She was married to Calvin Hughes, who survives her...
Not in support of decision (07/05/09)
Editor's Note: The following letter was sent by the writer to the Clay County Commissioners regarding construction of Bridge 245. To the Editor: The purpose of this letter is to voice a complaint regarding the actions of the Commissioners in the construction of Bridge 245 in Clay County. ...
Chamber supports county resources (07/05/09)
To the Editor: Clay County and the cities therein have many resources that can be used to attract new businesses and industry. These include a great elementary and secondary school system along with easy access to five post secondary education facilities...
Health regulation needed (07/05/09)
To the Editor: Our health care is the best in the world, but with skyrocketing costs, it is unavailable to millions of Americans. The last thing a person, with no insurance needs, are a heart attack, stroke or cancer, but not enough time and effort are spent educating people of the health risks of over consumption of meat and dairy products. ...
Thanks for the experience (07/05/09)
To the Editor: I would like to commend the owners and staff of Coach and Cleater's for an enjoyable dining experience this past week. The atmosphere and food was satisfying. Thank you also for providing a smoke-free environment for your customers. Pastor Tony Alstott, Brazil First United Methodist Church, and...
Grand Finale! (07/05/09)
Grand Finale of the 2009 Brazil Rotary Club's annual Fourth of July Celebration. Fireworks display by Aerial Arts. . ...
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