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Stories from Friday, April 14, 2006

Big trucks may be restricted (04/14/06)
Restrictions on semitrailer and other large vehicle parking on Roachdale streets are in the works by town officials who hope to develop a new ordinance on the matter. At their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Town Council members discussed reasons for the new ordinance...
House hopeful talks politics with Kiwanis club (04/14/06)
The problems now facing America, from immigration to national security, have put U.S. Congressional candidate Brad Ellsworth (D) in a "fixing" mode, and he told the Greencastle Kiwanis that Washington D.C. is the place for that fix to start. "I can't remember a time when there were more questions on more people's plates than there area now," Ellsworth told the Kiwanis during a luncheon meeting at Asbury Towers. ...
Town officials set to close on 18.2 acres of property (04/14/06)
Bainbridge officials will close on 18.2 acres of property on the town's north side in less than a week, and already, town council members have taken steps to begin annexation of the land. At their meeting Wednesday, council members Mike Smith, Naomi Barker and Richard Cope voted to begin the process of bringing into the town the property they are to officially take possession of on April 21...
Fire department renews effort to educate public (04/14/06)
Fire kills an average of 3,500 people in the United States every year, according to a recent report from the U.S. Fire Administration. It's a statistic that echoes in the mind of Greencastle Fire Chief Bill Newgent as he looks for ways to educate the public on the importance of fire safety...
Health department to offer meningococcal vaccination (04/14/06)
The Putnam County Health Department will have about 125 doses of the vaccine for meningococcal disease left over after providing on-site clinics for college bound seniors at each of the four county high schools. Using the priority guidelines issued by the Indiana State Department of Health, the Putnam County Health Department will offer an evening clinic on Monday, April 17 from 6-7:30 p.m...
Greencastle Fire Chief Bill Newgent, along with 11 other fire chiefs from Indiana, visited U (04/14/06)
Greencastle Fire Chief Bill Newgent, along with 11 other fire chiefs from Indiana, visited U.S. Senator Dick Lugar in Washington, D.C. during the 18th annual National Fire and Emergency Services Seminar. Hosted by the Congressional Fire Services Institute, the event included 3,000 fire chiefs from across the nation...
Council still eyes lawsuit (04/14/06)
Believing the town is still facing pending litigation, Cloverdale Town Council member Judy Whitaker urged the board to revisit a possible lawsuit at the board's Tuesday meeting. Whitaker asked the board to set up an executive session on April 19 to look at a lawsuit stemming from Simon Fire Equipment and Repair, Dubuque, Iowa...
Tree damage not caused by pest (04/14/06)
Reports that a tree-killing insect, currently making its way into Hamilton and Marion counties, may have begun to appear in Putnam County have been disproven, a Greencastle official said this week. Street Commissioner Paul Wilson told members of the city tree board Wednesday that state scientists determined a worm found underneath the decaying bark of an ash tree near the intersection of DePauw Avenue and East Franklin Street was not the larvae of the Emerald Ash Borer as initially thought...
Tiger Cubs game cut short (04/14/06)
CRAWFORDSVILLE - It never rained a drop during the varsity game, but the threat of strong weather and confirmed storms moving south from Lafayette conspired to suspend the Crawfordsville and Greencastle softball game with one out in the top of the third inning...
Mary M. O'Hair (04/14/06)
Mary M. O'Hair, 68, Pittsboro, formerly of Brick Chapel, died Friday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Richard C. and Margaret (Rossick) Baird. She married Ernest Reese O'Hair on Aug. 17, 1956, and he survives...
Donald L. Tellas (04/14/06)
Donald L. Tellas, 74, Reelsville, died Wednesday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Raymond Jeremiah and Libby (Hall) Tellas. He married Virginia Ann (Neese) Tellas on Oct. 28, 1949, and she survives. He had worked as a world trade representative for IBM, Greencastle, and previously was employed by Paper Art, Indianapolis...
Jan. 22, 1933-April 10, 2006 (04/14/06)
John C. Miner, 73, Greencastle, died Monday. Born in Cass County, he was the son of Chester Albert and Marcia Isabelle (Conn) Miner. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a graduate of Ball State University. He retired from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis where he had taught history, earth sciences and served in administration. ...
Dec. 31, 1956-April 12, 2006 (04/14/06)
Jack L. Jones, 49, Waveland, died Wednesday at Rockville. Born in Gary, he was the son of Carroll and Linda (Howell) Jones. He had attended Southmont High School, was a union carpenter and a member of New Market Christian Church. Surviving are a daughter, Heather Bell and husband Craig, Crawfordsville; two brothers, Bill Jones, Crawfordsville, and Kevin D. ...
Died April 14, 2006 (04/14/06)
Mary M. O'Hair, 68, Pittsboro, died Friday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hopkins Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.