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Stories from Thursday, May 11, 2006

No time to celebrate, Red Cross busy helping folks (05/11/06)
The American Red Cross turns 125-years-old this month, but local chapter treasurer Ginger Scott said but no birthday celebration has been planned for the Putnam County chapter because it has been so busy in recent months. "This last fall hit the Red Cross pretty hard," Scott said in regard to damage on the Gulf Coast as a result of Hurricane Katrina, among other disasters the Red Cross responded too...
Trial ends with hung jury (05/11/06)
A hung jury was the outcome for a Greencastle defendant who failed to show up for his own trial. Kent Jermaine Jackson, 32, was tried in Putnam Circuit Court Wednesday on charges of battery and battery resulting in serious bodily injury. Police accused him of beating acquaintance Robert Coffey with a 9-iron golf club in the early morning hours of June 8, 2005...
Health summit Monday focuses on wellness plan (05/11/06)
Members of the Putnam County Health Coalition and guests will begin planning for a healthier community, as they come together for a health summit on Monday, May 15, at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The health summit has been planned by members of the County Health Coalition which formed in January 2006. The mission of the coalition is to develop a Wellness Plan that identifies, integrates and facilitates available community resources to promote healthy lifestyles for the citizens of the county...
Students lap the U.S. twice in school-wide walking program (05/11/06)
Running laps in gym class used to be seen as a punishment in bygone days. But students at Tzouanakis Intermediate School are more than happy to run or walk those laps on their outdoor nature trail. In fact, many of the students in grades three to five are "fitness fanatics." And, by the end of the school year, they will have accumulated 21,000-plus miles walked...
Died May 10, 2006 (05/11/06)
Eva E. Day, 87, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.