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Stories from Thursday, April 27, 2006

New $1 gate fee to walk into fairgrounds (04/27/06)
With finances tight for county agencies, the Putnam County Fair Board is looking for new ways to pay for the nine eventful days that many 4-H'ers and fairgoers have come to expect each July. And, thanks to some ongoing fundraising, the board decided to reinstate premiums for completed 4-H projects for this year's fair...
Child found (04/27/06)
Police say 4-year-old Ethan Myers was likely looking for spring mushrooms when he wandered into the woods behind his grandparents' northern Putnam County home Wednesday afternoon and went missing for about an hour. "He went mushroom hunting with his grandfather the day before, and he thought he could do it on his own," Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie told the BannerGraphic after the child had been found...
Library ready for Polaris (04/27/06)
It's out with the old and in with the new at the Putnam County Public Library this weekend as the old catalog system Dynix is retired and the library's new star system Polaris is introduced. While there will be plenty of festivities throughout the transition weekend, this also means some services may be limited, and patrons will need to have their library cards in tow...
two arrested after at-home attack (04/27/06)
Two men were arrested following a knife fight on Arlington Street Tuesday afternoon. Greencastle Police Dept.'s Emergency Response Team responded to the 2 p.m. call at 9 S. Arlington St. Upon arrival, police determined that two suspects had entered the residence of Casey Bunten, 18, and injured him. After the altercation, suspects Michael Gaines, 32, and Albert Lee Brown, 36, fled to the Gaines residence at 636 E. Washington St...
Voters reminded official I.D. required to vote May 2 (04/27/06)
As the May primary election nears, Putnam County officials are reminding the public of an important requirement at the polling sites this year. All voters are now required by law to provide a government-issued photo I.D. before casting a ballot in person at the clerk's office or at the polls on election day. The I.D. must fit the following criteria:...
Tax time again (04/27/06)
Putnam County Treasurer Janet Deaton recently announced that all property tax statements have been mailed. Anyone who does not receive a statement should call the Putnam County Treasurer's office at 653-4510 to inquire about a statement. Failure to receive a statement will not relieve property owners of taxes and/or penalties that may be due...
Local highway projects announced for summer improvements (04/27/06)
The return of warmer weather to Putnam County can mean only one thing -- road construction. Local road crews are gearing up for summer projects with some already under way and others about to begin. The Indiana Dept. of Transportation at Cloverdale has planned two major resurfacing projects for northern parts of the county this spring...
Bill A. Caldwell (04/27/06)
Bill A. Caldwell, 76, Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Martinsville, died Tuesday at Phoenix Baptist Hospital. Born in Martinsville, he was the son of Charles Caldwell and Pauline (Allen) Caldwell. He graduated from Martinsville High School in 1948 and worked at the Indiana University Chemistry Department for 10 years. ...