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Stories from Tuesday, May 23, 2006

School's out for area youth this week (05/23/06)
As the end of the school year approaches, the four Putnam County school districts have differing final days and commencement schedules. At North Putnam, the last day for students is Wednesday. The North Putnam commencement is at 11 a.m. Saturday in the high school gym...
Summer feeding program available (05/23/06)
The Summer Enrichment Program announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. From Monday, June 5 through Friday, July 13, free meals will be made available to children age 18 and younger, or persons more than age 18 who are determined by a state or local public education agency to be mentally or physically disabled and who participate in a public or nonprofit private school program established for the mentally or physically disabled...
Rezoning item delayed by plan commission (05/23/06)
Residents on the city's south side who have been waiting to learn whether their properties can be rezoned for professional office space will have to wait, as a low turn out of Greencastle Plan Commission members led to an indecisive vote on the proposal Monday...
Major Moves assigns $1.2 million to county (05/23/06)
During the next few years, several roads crossing through Putnam County will get a facelift. On Monday, the state government officially announced its updated version of the Major Moves Plan. The updated version is the first 10-year plan and officials from the Putnam County Development Center hope to add another road to the list. The projects are scheduled to begin this year and conclude in 2015...
March 31, 1927-May 22, 2006 (05/23/06)
James R. Baird, 79, Roachdale, died Monday at Danville Rehabilitation Center. Born at Roachdale, he was the son of Clifford and Olive B. (Everman) Baird. He graduated from Roachdale High School in 1945 and served in the U. S. Navy as a hospital corpsman in WW II. He worked as a carpenter for 10 years and owned and operated a grocery store for 12 years and farmed for 46 years. He was a member of the American Legion at Russell-ville...
May 10, 1931-May 18, 2006 (05/23/06)
Eva Marie Robertson, 75, Cloverdale, died Thursday at her residence. Born in Cicero, she was the daughter of George T. and Freda LaVaughn (Benefiel) Scott. She had been a computer operator. Surviving are two daughters, Karen Salerno, Geneva, Ill., and Denise Tuohy, Big Sky, Mont.; a son, Tracy Robertson, Hardin, Mont.; and a brother, Carl T. Scott, Cloverdale; and six grandchildren...
July 13, 1918-May 22, 2006 (05/23/06)
Wanda Faye Receveur, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Cloverdale, died Monday at Eagle Valley Healthcare Center. Born in Marion County, she was the daughter of Clarence "Buck" William and Susie (Workman) Harrison. A homemaker, she was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, Speedway, a pink lady at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, and a volunteer at Harrison Assisted Living Center, Indianapolis...
Jan. 6, 1955-May 20, 2006 (05/23/06)
Susan C. Skipworth, 51, Cloverdale, died Saturday in an auto accident on Ind. 243 in Owen County. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ernest and Carol (Roberts) Hord. She was a housewife. She married Ron Skipworth, who survives. Also surviving are her father, Ernest Hord and wife Evelyn Rae, Cloverdale; son James Scott Hord and companion Beth, Cloverdale; sister Corina Borrego and Tim Brickert, Poland; brothers Mike Hord and wife Carol, Idaho, and Doug Hord, Cloverdale; stepsister Susie Inman and husband Pete, Florida; stepbrother Lee Miller, Indianapolis; and a granddaughter.. ...