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Stories from Friday, May 5, 2006

Land transfer still on hold for Big Walnut Sports Park (05/05/06)
Improvements to existing park land on Greencastle's East Side could be slow in coming as city park officials focus their attention on other projects this summer. Earlier this year members of the city park board celebrated a $129,000 grant received from the state Department of Natural Resources to be used for improvements to Big Walnut Sports Park, a portion of which sports park officials have agreed to give to the city...
DPU student directs play with local elementary students (05/05/06)
Emily Waldren has always loved theater productions. As a result of that passion, the DePauw University senior, who is in the school's Media Fellows Program, decided in January that she wanted to share that love with local youngsters as part of her senior seminar program through the DePauw Media Fellows Program...
Safe Schools Committee mulls over bullying policy (05/05/06)
It's coming down to crunch time and the Putnam County Safe Schools Committee knows it. On Thursday, the committee mulled over a possible bullying policy for all five school corporations in Putnam County, a policy it has talked about for several months...
Illegal dumping a problem for group (05/05/06)
CLOVERDALE -- Officials from the county's recycling district are pleased with the number of plastic containers, old newspapers and glass bottles that are being deposited in the large collection bins behind the Cloverdale Value Market. What they're not so happy about is the illegal dumping of chemicals that has apparently been going on at the same time...
Health department encourages schools to plan in case of flu outbreak (05/05/06)
The updated version of the nation's flu pandemic plan, released on Wednesday, prompted all state and local officials to scramble their efforts. Putnam County Health Department Emergency Preparedness Coordinator Steve Walters, however, has already started moving forward...
Fire district moves forward with financing for new station (05/05/06)
Despite concerns raised at their April meeting, Walnut Creek Fire Protection District officials moved forward with the financing of a new fire station in Clinton Township Thursday night. The three-person board oversees financial operations of VanBibber Fire Department in Clinton Township and Bainbridge Fire Department in Monroe Township...
SPHS standout Williams honored posthumously (05/05/06)
By JASON MOON Assistant Editor Former South Putnam High School girls' basketball standout Molly Williams received a posthumous honorary bachelor's degree from Limestone College on Friday at the school's graduation ceremony. Williams' parents, Ron and Candy Williams, were at the commencement Friday to accept the diploma...
June 13, 1910-May 5, 2006 (05/05/06)
Grace L. Carter, 85, Ladoga, died Friday at Manor Care Nursing Home in Indianapolis. Born in Warren County, she was the daughter of James William and Daisy Pearl Rogers Keller. She worked for Gephart Insurance and later the Porter Insurance Office in Ladoga. She was a former member of Women's Business Association in Ladoga and attended the Ladoga Christian Church...
July 5, 1915-May 3, 2006 (05/05/06)
V. Blanche Maines, 90, Lebanon, died Wednesday. Born in Boone County, she was the daughter of Ernest James and Flay (Lanham) Ottinger. She grew up in the Big Springs area and married Cecil L. "Abe" Maines. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1985...
March 28, 1921-May 2, 2006 (05/05/06)
Bonnie (Thomas) Cagle, 85, Crawfordsville, died Tuesday, at the St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Walter and Hattie Goldsberry. A graduate of Greencastle High School, and Indiana Business College, she was a lifetime bookkeeper and worked for Herman Davis Chevrolet and O.K. ...