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Stories from Monday, May 1, 2006

Walk-a-thon gives shoes to participants (05/01/06)
A free pair of running shoes goes along with a fitness walk to promote healthy lifestyles. Set for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6 on the People Pathways Trail in Greencastle, the FYCDP Walk-A-Thon is sponsored by the Family Youth and Community Development Program...
PCPL board decides bookmobile for sale (05/01/06)
A for-sale sign could soon be on the old Putnam County Public Library Bookmobile, as PCPL board members have voted to sell the portable library. The decision came after local firefighters had requested in January that the board donate the vehicle to be transformed into a mobile command center for use at fires and other emergency sites...
Rain doesn't deter Relay weekend (05/01/06)
The weekend was a washout as far as the weather was concerned, but it didn't deter DePauw University students and their Putnam County neighbors from raising important funds in the fight against cancer. The 2006 Putnam County Relay For Life concluded at noon Sunday at DePauw's Blackstock Stadium -- with a heavier rain falling than the sprinkle that greeted the beginning of the event 24 hours before. ...
County ready for Tox Away Day Saturday (05/01/06)
Members of the Greencastle Civic League and West Central Solid Waste District are again teaming up this year for the county's annual Tox Away Day and Clean-Sweep set to kick off this Saturday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Greencastle. A variety of items, ranging from aluminum cans and newspapers to old tires and refrigerators, will be accepted at the event which will run from 8 a.m.-1 p.m...
Jan. 7, 1935-April 30, 2006 (05/01/06)
Mary Louise Riley, 71, Roachdale, died Sunday morning at her residence. Born at Roachdale, she was the daughter of Landon And Ada Mae Hopkins Stewart. She graduated from Roachdale High School, and had lived in Indianapolis where she worked as a clerk in the Marion County Voter's Registration Office. She was a member of the Franklin Road Baptist Church in Indianapolis...
Dec. 22, 1932-April 29, 2006 (05/01/06)
Donna Marie Ray, 73, Roachdale, died Saturday at her residence. Born in Niles, Mich., she was daughter of Martin Albert Williams and Harriett Ann Buckles. She had worked as a health aid for the Sycamore Services Center of Hendricks County in Danville for 20 years. She was a member of Emmanual Baptist Church in North Salem and the Red Hat Society...
Sept. 14, 1928-April 29, 2006 (05/01/06)
Bertie Lou Foster, 77, formerly of Frankfort, died Saturday at Wesley Manor Health Care Center. Born in Warren County, she was the daughter of Glenn and Fern (Ashley) Crane. A graduate of Frankfort High School, she had worked at Holiday Travel in Frankfort as an agent for several years. She was a member of First Christian Church and Delta Sigma Kappa sorority. She had lived in Greencastle for five years...