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Stories from Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Fire truck gets nod for funds; county hears of road plan (04/18/06)
Tentative approval has been granted to the Russellville Fire Dept. for purchase of a new fire truck. The $100,000 requested could come from the county's Hazardous Waste Fund, and would represent about 65 percent of the total cost of the truck. Fire department representatives Dennis Fordice, Mark Rossok and Kevin Carrington told commissioners Kristina Warren, Gene Beck and Dennis O'Hair that the truck would replace a 1972 model which has several mechanical issues and may not longer be compliant.. ...
GHS senior Moore honored as All-Star (04/18/06)
Alys Moore knew she was going to be honored, but she didn't know the extent. Her former teacher, Vicki Montgomery, was not aware she was going to be honored at all. On April 12, Moore and her former first-grade teacher Montgomery were honored by the state through the Indianapolis Star Academic All-Star program...
South Putnam's Puckett switches gears (04/18/06)
Current South Putnam Athletic Director Kieth Puckett will take the place of retiring high school principal Robert Smith after a majority of school board members voted for the hire Monday. Puckett, who is himself a South Putnam graduate, will be offered a two-year contract as administrator for the school, following Smith, who held the position for 12 years...
North Putnam students visit dark page of history (04/18/06)
Trevor Mitchener says he believes studying the atrocities of the Holocaust was worth it. "I learned that people don't need to be judged by their outside, they need to be judged by their inside," the North Putnam Middle School seventh-grader said Monday evening prior to the school's Holocaust Reflections Program...
Virginia Hight (04/18/06)
Virginia Hight, 75, Cunot, died Friday at Woodridge, Ill. Born in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Arthur and Flodora Duncan. She was a member of Eastern Star and the American Legion Auxiliary. She married Estol "Bud" Hight, who preceded her in death...
Charles E. Newgent (04/18/06)
Charles E. Newgent, 80, Greencastle, died Sunday morning at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Clinton Township, he was the son of Charles E. Newgent St. and Opal F. (Burk) Newgent. A graduate of Clinton Center High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the European and Pacific theaters during World War II. He was employed by Lone Star Industries in Greencastle for 42 years until his retirement...