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2008-10-10 00:00:19

By LARRY CAPLAN The Evansville area is dealing with a lot more yard waste than normal this month. The hurricane winds of September tore down a lot of limbs and branches. In addition, the dry weather of the last several months is causing earlier-than-normal fall leaf drop.

2008-10-10 00:00:19

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com The public is invited to visit the Patoka National Wildlife Refuge today to rally support for federal funding. Land acquisition for the refuge is 25 percent completed.

2008-10-04 00:00:23

By EMILY MCCORMICK There's a lot of chatter in the halls of local schools about colleges such as Indiana University, Purdue, University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville.

2008-10-04 00:00:23

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com Scott Elementary School and Signature School are among 179 Indiana public schools bestowed with the Indiana Department of Education's highest honor for 2007.

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By KATE DARBY Courier & Press correspondent The "indie rock" tag often becomes an albatross for innovative musicians; bands feel that they need to conform to the sound ascribed to the genre, which is tending more and more toward a depressed, slow sound.

2008-09-25 00:00:26

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. could begin its planned expansion of preschool offerings as early as the 2009-10 school year, Superintendent Vincent Bertram told the School Board on Monday.

2008-09-20 12:00:16

By JOHN MARTIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7594 or martinj@courierpress.com After his seventh-grade class from Helfrich Park Middle School wrapped up a couple of hours worth of chemistry experiments at the University of Southern Indiana, student Jade Kopp raised his hand.

2008-09-13 00:00:26

By ANN ENNIS Special to the Courier & Press The Evansville Vanderburg School Corp. school bond referendum deserves a "yes" vote in November. The five-point core values addressed by the strategic plan go beyond a single new school on the North Side.

2008-09-13 00:00:21

By ROGER McBAIN Courier & Press staff writer 464-7520 or mcbainr@courierpress.com The theater marquee telegraphs the title, as well as the topic and the tone of Evansville Civic Theatre's first show of the season.

2008-09-13 00:00:15

By MARK WILSON Courier & Press staff writer 464-7417 or wilsonm@courierpress.com The heads of two swimming deer bobbed above the waves of the Ohio River, heading toward the Indiana shoreline and into the path of the pioneer flatboat replica retracing Abraham Lincoln's 1828 trip from Rockport, Ind., to New Orleans.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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