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Stories from Sunday, October 18, 2009

Love of evolution (10/18/09)
Northview grad spends time in Galapagos Islands TERRE HAUTE -- Just as the Galapagos Islands served to inspire Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the Pacific Ocean paradise has motivated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology applied biology student Johanna Moore toward a career in studying animal behavior...
Bands advance through regional (10/18/09)
EVANSVILLE -- Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment advanced to the Indiana State School Music Association Semistate level of marching band action this weekend. Both bands competed in the Evansville Central High School ISSMA Regional, coming away with gold ratings...
Tax due date coming soon (10/18/09)
The due date to pay the second installment of property taxes is quickly approaching. To accommodate residents paying at the last minute, the Clay County Treasurer's Office will have extended office hours leading up to the Tuesday, Nov. 10 due date. The extended hours are as follows:...
'Angel of Death' sentenced 10 years ago (10/18/09)
Ten years ago, Linton native Orville Lynn Majors Jr., was convicted in the lethal injection murders of six patients at the old Vermillion County Hospital in Clinton. The jury's Oct. 17, 1999, verdict came on the 61st birthday of his mother, Anna Belle Majors...
Pops Orchestra set for performance (10/18/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Musical genius does not know geography and even those compositions we consider classics were once "new" music. In the 20th century, American composers wrote music that entertained the entire world. On Sunday, Oct. 25, the Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will showcase a few of those composers in their concert "Made in America -- 20th Century American Composers."...
County runners end season at Brown County Regional (10/18/09)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- Consistent rain throughout the week and another dose of drizzle on Friday night provided cross country runners a messy course for the Brown County Regional on Saturday. Terre Haute North's John Mascari and Tapring Goatee didn't seem to be fazed by the conditions as each runner came away with a win on the sloppy Brown County course. ...
Clay City wins regular season volleyball finale (10/18/09)
Times Staff Report CLINTON -- The Clay City volleyball team prepped for postseason play by claiming a tournament title at South Vermillion on Saturday. The Eels defeated the host Wildcats by a 25-19, 25-16 score in the first match of the day as Lynsey Higgins osted 10 points, two aces, four digs and seven kills and Kelly Mc-Cullough added three points, two digs, 10 assists, three kills and two blocks. ...
Community Notes (10/18/09)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Decorated for donations! The Brazil Times will pick a newsstand box where all proceeds from the stand will go to a charity. The box will be decorated for indication. All proceeds from any decorated box this month will go to breast cancer research. This month's decorated newspaper box is located at McDonald's in Brazil...
George H. Trout (10/18/09)
George H. Trout, 75, Staunton, passed away at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at his home with family nearby. He was born Jan. 18, 1934, as the son of Otis Grover and Grace (James) Trout. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1951. He was employed at the Allisons Plant in Indianapolis until he was drafted in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed at Ft. Sill, Okla., in the Fifth Armored Division...
Sanford L. Sanders (10/18/09)
Sanford L. Sanders, 76, Brazil, died Oct. 15, 2009, at Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis. He was born July 2, 1933, the son of James B. and Gladys (Robison) Sanders. Sandy joined the United States Air Force in 1952. He served during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954. Mr. Sanders worked as a carpenter for many years. He was a member of the carpenters union in Terre Haute and the Bee Ridge Congregational Church...
Newspapers still deliver (10/18/09)
Editor's Note: This editorial was written by the staff of the Hoosier State Press Association. Business leaders read reports about major metropolitan newspapers going bankrupt or closing their doors and naturally may wonder about the future viability of this newspaper...
Academic club in the works (10/18/09)
To the Editor: Perennially, Northview High School has enjoyed much success. On any given Friday night, one can watch a powerhouse football program and listen to the best band in the state. Year in and year out, Northview has strong athletics and a band program that has won numerous state titles...
Reader discusses experience (10/18/09)
To the Editor: Since the article about my running with the Lance Armstrong Foundation team in the Chicago Marathon was published, I have been blessed with so much support. The stories people have shared, the encouragement and prayers, as well as the donations made by so many have truly touched and mean more to me than I could ever say...
Thank you for all the support (10/18/09)
To the Editor: This letter is to all the wonderful people, both residents and nonresidents of Brazil, who donated to our "Walk for Crohn's" Foundation recently, in September and October. Thanks to our little hometown, we raised a sizable donation for Crohn's relief. Our locals and all others who gave did so generously...
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