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Stories from Friday, April 21, 2006

Two buildings dedicated at DePauw Nature Park (04/21/06)
In the less than two years since its opened to the public, the DePauw Nature Park west of Greencastle has been the site of numerous educational opportunities as well as a recreational treasure. On Friday afternoon, alumni, faculty, students and administrators gathered for the formal dedication of two new buildings in the DePauw University Nature Park...
Water billing system at Russellville may be online by June (04/21/06)
Water bills could appear in Russellville resident mailboxes for the first time ever as early as June, town council members have announced. Town Council president Sally Spencer McAfee said at the board's meeting that the town had acquired new billing software which could be in use once several pieces of local legislation are voted in at the council's May 11 meeting...
City to resume discussion of water rate hike (04/21/06)
Greencastle residents wanting to know if their monthly bills for water and sewer service are going to go up may know more next week after city officials meet a second time to discuss the results of a recent study. The Crowe-Chizek study found that in order for the utilities to keep up with expenses, monthly rates for customers may need to increase by 57 percent for water and 20 percent for sewer...
Nees traveling to two county schools preaching prom safety (04/21/06)
In the coming weeks, students from the four Putnam County High Schools will put on their best. Boys will rent their tuxedos, buy the corsage, save money for a lavish meal, and clean out the car about 100 times, while girls will slip on their dresses, style their hair, and don the high heels...
Daycare center shuts down (04/21/06)
Owners of a Bainbridge childcare facility where a 4-year-old girl was injured last week have voluntarily shut down, Putnam County prosecutor's investigator Thomas Miller said Thursday. Down Home Day Care, in Bainbridge, shut its doors after news broke that 4-year-old Ashlie Castellanos was found hanging by her neck from a wooden swing set on April 12...
City seeks development of land (04/21/06)
Greencastle officials hoping to encourage development of several industrial properties available on the city's east side may soon have another option to consider. Under a plan that could be presented to the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission in May, the city would go ahead with the construction of an actual building in hopes that the site would become more appealing to potential tenants...
Richard C. Nauman (04/21/06)
Richard C. Nauman, 31, Brazil, died Wednesday. He is survived by his wife Crystal Lynn (Buis) Nauman, children Justice Lynn, Trysta Faye, and Tristan Andrew Nauman; parents Rickey and Janet (Sechman) Nauman, Coatesville; brother Timothy Lewis Nauman, Fillmore; sisters Patricia Gail Batchelor, Brazil, and Amanda JoAnn Nauman, Coatesville; grandmother Madelyn Nauman, Fillmore; grandfathers Lowell Sechman, Coatesville, and Lawrence Nauman, Greencastle...
Robert W. Query (04/21/06)
Robert W. Query, 69, Reelsville, died at his residence Thursday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
David W. Jones (04/21/06)
David W. Jones, 64, Avon, died Saturday at Davenport, Fla. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of William Louis and Ardith (Long) Jones. He married Karen (Chapman) Jones, and she survives. He retired from General Motors in 1999. Additional survivors include his mother, of Greencastle; a son, Brent Jones, Plainfield; a daughter, Nikki Jones, Plainfield; a stepson, Brent Taylor, Danville; a stepdaughter, Brenda Taylor, Avon; two brothers, Steve Jones, Koleen, Ind., and Kim Jones, Brazil; four grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.. ...
Died April 21, 2006 (04/21/06)
William Chaney, 70, Greencastle, died Friday afternoon at Mill Pond Health Campus. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
June 9, 1924-April 21, 2006 (04/21/06)
Elizabeth L. Baughman, 81, Greencastle, died Friday morning at Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., she was the daughter of John and Lilah (Ziemer) Bowden. She attended Beaver Dam (Wis.) High School in 1942, Wayland Acad-emy and Junior College in Beaver Dam in 1943, earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1946, and a bachelor of library science from the University of Wisconsin Library School in 1947...
Sept. 10, 1919-April 21, 2006 (04/21/06)
Margaret Ruth Miller, 86, Greencastle, died Friday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Fillmore, she was the daughter of Phillip and Jenny (Campbell) Carpenter. A graduate of Colfax High School, she had been an accountant for Grain Dealers Insurance in Indianapolis, for Maple Hurst Dairy, and Putnam County Hospital. She was a member of Fillmore Christian Church, Moose Lodge 1592, Order of Eastern Star and Rebekah Lodge...
Dec. 11, 1936-April 20, 2006 (04/21/06)
Robert Wayne Query, 69, Reelsville, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Claude and Bonnie Marie (Sutherlin) Query. He retired from the Greencastle Community School Corporation and had also worked for the City of Greencastle...
Imogene Y. Friend (04/21/06)
Imogene Y. Friend, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Ishmael and Dooma (McAdams) York. She married Robert E. Friend on June 7, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1999...