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Stories from Tuesday, November 18, 2003

A Hero Recognized (11/18/03)
Thorpe, sitting in front of some of his medals, which are hanging on the wall behind him. It's said that every town has a couple of heroes, and Brazil is certainly no exception. Sometimes, however, nobody truly knows of a person's trials and tribulations until long after they've transpired. Such was the case for Thomas G. Thorpe...
ISU bands to perform (11/18/03)
The Indiana State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in Tilson Auditorium. The Concert Band's performance will include Karl King's "Trombone King," Percy Grainger's "Themes from Green Bushes," David Holsinger's "On a Hymnsong of Lowell Mason," "Three Songs from Sussex" by Hugh Stuart, "Variation Overture" by Clifton Williams and Samuel Hazo's "Every Time You Tell Their Story." The Concert Band will be under the direction of Dennis Ballard and student conductors Amber Day, Rayung Kim, Amanda McClurg and Brooke Hawley.. ...
Bank opens its doors to 'Tots' program (11/18/03)
First National Bank & Trust is handling more than checks and cash as they open their lobbies throughout the state for collection sites of the U. S. Marines' Toys for Tots Program. "This is a program that is near and dear to my heart," said Walter Wolff, bank president and former Marine. ...
Hamilton Center hires therapist Leah Powell (11/18/03)
Hamilton Center Inc. recently hired Leah Powell as a therapist in its Clay County office in Brazil. Powell earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and her master's from Indiana State University, where she is completing her doctoral degree...
ISU presents 'Bel Canto,' Band-o-Rama (11/18/03)
Indiana State University's Lyric Theater Workshop, an ensemble of graduate and advanced undergraduate music and theater majors, will present "From Broadway to Bel Canto" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23 in the Recital Hall of the Center for Performing and Fine Arts on Seventh and Chestnut streets...
Bettenbrock joins young, improving Hoosier squad (11/18/03)
- Clay City senior to play softball for IU- For the past three years, Clay City senior Kari Bettenbrock has been at the top of her game both on the softball field and in the classroom. And on Nov. 13 all that hard work paid off when she signed a national letter-of-intent to continue her softball career for Indiana University...
HARRY LEO DOWELL JR. (11/18/03)
Harry Leo Dowell Jr., 77, of Coal City died at 2:18 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, in his residence. Born April 15, 1926, in Fontanet, Ind., he was the son of Harry Sr. and Opal Goshen Dowell, who have preceded him in death. On Feb. 12, 1948, he married Marjorie Albright, who preceded him in death on Sept. 8, 1996...
EARLDENE ANN ERVIN GILMOUR (11/18/03)
Earldene Ann Ervin Gilmour, 66, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003, at Royal Oaks Health and Convalescent Center after a long illness. Born Sept. 29, 1937, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Earl M. and Doyne I. Moore Ervin. She was a graduate of Brazil High School and was a licensed practical nurse and had been employed Clay County Health Center until her retirement...