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Stories from Monday, May 8, 2006

Tox Away collections almost double for annual clean up (05/08/06)
More than 550 cars and trucks streamed into the Putnam County Fairgrounds Saturday to fill dumpsters with tires, appliances and even a 30-pound adding machine at Tox Away Day. For the West Central Solid Waste District (WCSWD) staff, and volunteers from Greencastle High School, Greencastle Civic League and the community, it may have seemed the vehicles would never stop coming...
Applicants lined up for Cloverdale School Board (05/08/06)
By JASON MOON Assistant Editor It's been 28 days since Barb Petro's resignation from the Cloverdale Community School Corporation School Board was announced and CCSC Supt. Carrie Milner said progress on finding a replacement has been made. On Monday, Milner told the BannerGraphic Petro attended the corporation's retirement dinner Sunday, and she looked to be improving after suffering a stroke recently...
Pet raccoon bites through cord, causes house fire (05/08/06)
Fillmore Fire officials battled an electrical blaze at the home and office of the John Marsee family near Fillmore. Fire Chief Mike Davies reported the fire at 3139 S. CR 500 East began just before 8 a.m. Sunday, when a baby raccoon the family was sheltering bit through the cord of a heating pad which had been turned off but remained plugged into the wall...
Died May 6, 2006 (05/08/06)
Billy Pursell, 71, Greencastle, died Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Died May 6, 2006 (05/08/06)
Gene E. Hart, 78, Cloverdale, died Saturday. Born in Huntington, he was the son of Glenn D. and Voleda (Felton) Hart. A u.S. Army veteran, he was employed at the Huntington Herald Press for three years and the Gary Post Tribune for 34 years. He married Dorothy Kauff in 1952. She survives...