2000 headlines tell story of past year

January 4’Financial aid workshop set for HS jrs., srs. January 7’Junior Livestock Show coming up next weekend January 11’Do something to stop drug use,’ leader says January 14′ Full air traffic service back at Curtis Field January 18’Junior Livestock Show breaks all cash records January 21’Recreational improvements top city meeting January 25’Behrens, Priess top Bulldog honorees at annual Ol’ Houn’ Dawg banquet January 28’Saturday lunch for Helping Hands February 1’UIL moves Brady ISD into southern district February 4’Storms cover area with needed rain February 8’City not broke, city manager says February 11’Band auction a tradition for 30th year in row February 15’Amended petition adds lawyer to Stearns’ trial February 18’Mayor Friar says City is financially sound February 22’McCulloch youth shine at SA show February 25’Three trustee seats open for Brady ISD election February 29’Student initiated prayers at sporting events on Primary ballot, early voting ends March 7 Beautification in Brady on minds of group March 3’Richards Library expansion project estimated at $175,000 March 7’Gasoline prices soar across nation, where will it end’ March 10’Only one local contested race on 2 Primary ballots City well repairs to cost $72,000 March 14’TWDB approves $9 million loan March 17’Primary turnout low across state March 21’Engineers list reasons for water plant March 24’Courthouse restoration project due soon, needs support letters March 28’Rain visits McCulloch Brady sales report shows slight increase March 31’Council satisfied with ordinance explanation April 4’Electricity, water plant top agenda April 7’TxDOT gearing up for major projects April 11’Commissioners consider funds for local BIP Local feed lot trial ends April 14’Rain showers nice, but still not enough April 18’Long, Thompson reap top awards at banquet April 21’Water plant ordinance passes April 25’Number of activities in Brady this weekend Highway drug bust nabs sizeable stash April 28’Standard-Herald adopts new look for semi-weekly May 2’McCulloch youth give strong showing at ACS Relay for Life May 5’Street repair concept meets stout resistance May 9’McAnally nips Evridge for seat on City Council May 12’McCulloch passed up in THC grant plan May 16’False reports published on Brady water May 19’Annual City audit due by June 15, Council to prioritize street repairs May 23’East Sweden gauges 5.26″ rain May 26’Brady High graduates to receive diplomas May 30’Bradyite drowns in boating mishap on Lake O.H. Ivie June 2’Camps, activities on tap this summer for area kids June 6’Heavy rains drench most of county June 9’Council places old MEC building back on ‘burner’ June 13’Brady Lake claims lives of two men County accepts attorney’s resignation June 16’Carnival coming to town for Jubilee celebration June 20’Commissioners mull appointment of attorney post June 23’Audit report gives City favorable rating June 27’Allison Allen named 2000 Jubilee queen June 30’County courthouse celebrates 100th birthday July 4’Bradyites give 4th a small town flavor July 7’Mock drug bust lights Council meeting, but ‘fireworks’ come later July 11’Stars and Bars rise again Saturday at Lohn’s Confederate dedication July 14’BISD welcomes new administrator July 18’Farm equipment fires possible due to baling in intense heat July 21’Fire truck topic heads City Council meeting July 25’Ropers and riders compete at Jr. Rodeo July 28’Evening storm drums up high winds, hail August 1’Council debates use of old MEC building August 4’Council locks in San Antonio firm as electricity carrier August 8’Increased prize money boosts cook-off entries August 11’Summer’s over, it’s back to work for area schools August 15’Taxes, electricity on tap for Council August 18’World champs commit to Brady PRCA event August 22’Bradyite’s grandpa to be honored at ‘Bad to the Bone’ PRCA rodeo August 25’3 nights of PRCA rodeo excitement going on now August 29’Electricity rate increase due to WTU’s production costs September 1’Visitors piling in for weekend competition September 5’Brady woman dies in early morning fire September 8’Wildfire raging in SE McCulloch, still out of control September 12’Wildfire was exclusively in San Saba Co. McBees announce retirement, shutting down Western Auto September 15’Expect no prayer before football game September 19’New water rates cause higher bills September 22’Classic Cable personnel meets with Council September 26’Politicians support bill that could benefit local hospital September 29’St. Patrick’s Fall festival set Sunday October 3’FSA agency seeing area candidate for upcoming election October 6’Councilman proposed buying two fire trucks October 10’Fire Prevention Week gets off on wrong foot October 13’Beautiful Monarch butterflies make their way south for winter October 17’Many ballots requested as Nov. 7 nears October 20’Candidates’ forum scheduled Monday at Brady High School October 24’City Manager Broz takes Port Lavaca job October 27’LCRS student leadership program new to Brady October 31’Political candidates express views at Brady High forum November 3’National, state, local elections in a frenzy November 7’Multi-million $$ rain soaks McCulloch November 10’Treadwell, Sols-bery prevail in local election November 14’Mass exodus from City Hall November 17’Workforce sets up office here November 21’Four City officials rescind resignations November 28’Rains have been wonderful, but farmers now await dry fields December 1’Santa’s coming to town during Christmas event December 5’Winter chill doesn’t deter Santa’s visit December 8’City Council speeds through short agenda December 12’Brady Lake wreck claims life of man December 15’Despite cold, kids to enjoy annual outing December 19’Council to wrap up 2000 with Tuesday agenda Cold temps stifle stringer total December 22’Holiday postal traffic keeping Brady Post Office hopping December 29’300 local children receive Christmas gifts from ‘Toys’

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