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Stories from Wednesday, May 31, 2006

'Sound of Music' opening Thursday (05/31/06)
The world famous Von Trapp family singers visit Greencastle beginning Thursday as the Putnam County Playhouse opens its 45th season with the immensely popular musical, "The Sound of Music." The production, with 47 cast members and more than 100 costumes, runs June 1-4 and June 7-10. All performances are at 8 p.m. at the playhouse on Round Barn Road, except for the June 4 matinee, which starts at 3 p.m...
Survey produces candid responses (05/31/06)
Second in a five-part series on the results of the Hometown Greencastle Alliance survey. People who live outside of Greencastle give the city higher marks than do its own citizens, according to a survey of Central Indiana residents conducted for the Hometown Greencastle Alliance. Respondents rate Greencastle positively for, among other things, having access to a local college or university, a low cost of living, and being a safe community...
Council sludging ahead with utility fix (05/31/06)
The plan of removing sludge in Cloverdale moved forward Tuesday. At Tuesday's special meeting, the Cloverdale Town Council passed two ordinances to help move forward with a plan to improve the town's existing wastewater treatment facilities. At the meeting, the town adopted Ordinance 2006-5 authorizing the issuance of sewage works revenue bonds for the purpose of providing funds to pay the cost of certain additions, extensions and improvements to the wastewater plant in the town. ...
April 14, 1922-May 29, 2006 (05/31/06)
Betty Jane Hamilton Summers, 84, Carmel, died Monday. Born in Harmony, she was the daughter of Andrew and Rose (Britton) Hamilton. She was a 1940 graduate of VanBuren High School. Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Orlie Summers, Carmel; daughter Beckie Yeagley and husband Terry, Greencastle; sister Margaret Hayes, Indiana-polis; a grandson and a great-grandson...
Oct. 4, 1933-May 25, 2006 (05/31/06)
Billy Brown, 72, Sierra Vista, Va., died Thursday at the VA Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Charles and Mackie (Cartwright) Brown. A 1952 graduate of Greencastle High School, he served 28 years in the U.S. Army, seeing active duty in Korea and Vietnam...