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Stories from Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Playground in works at Dari-Licious (06/07/06)
In preparation for its grand opening later this month, Dari-Licious is giving back to the community. Giving back to the kids, actually. On Monday, the business, which officially opened March 1, began laying the groundwork for a playground located just north of the building at 1215 S. Bloomington St., Greencastle...
Former astronaut Allen guest at museum's August gala (06/07/06)
"Out of This World," is the theme of this year's Putnam County Museum annual meeting and gala. The subject of the museum's upcoming special exhibit is "Innovation in Motion, Transportation in Putnam County." The meeting and program will run from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. at "The Hanger" at the Putnam County Airport in the Dixie Chopper Business Center...
Stolen sign endangers workers (06/07/06)
Mill work, paving and striping of the streets in Greencastle has been going on, but the safety of the workers has now come into question. On Tuesday, Greencastle City Street Dept. Street Commissioner told the BannerGraphic a safety sign was stolen. He said the sign was taken in front of 103 North Arlington Street...
Civic League garden tour highlights green thumb of area gardeners (06/07/06)
All gardeners and green thumbs are welcome to attend the Greencastle Garden Tour, sponsored by the Greencastle Civic League. Visitors will explore nine unique garden locations around the city. Many different types of gardens will be featured such as a labyrinth, a Civil War period garden, a koi pond, and a rocky garden landscape. The gardens include many different types of foliage including lilies, holly-hocks, vegetables, ferns, and hostas...
Dec. 7, 1916-Dec. 21, 2005 (06/07/06)
A memorial service is set for 3 p.m. Friday at Coatesville Christian Church for Martha Lee McKinnis, 89, Lawton, Okla., who died in December. Born in Freedom, Ky., she was the daughter of John Peden and Vienna (Swords) Jones. She had worked at Eli Lilly during World War II. She was a past president of Oasis Club and a member of Reserve Officers Association League. She traveled with her husband on various military assignments including the Philipines, Japan, Germany and Thailand...
March 20, 1987-June 4, 2006 (06/07/06)
Elizabeth Nichole "Nikki" Wehrheim, 19, Center Point and Indianapolis, died Sunday following an automobile accident in Putnam County. Born in Newport News, Va., she was the daughter of Frank Wehrheim and Twyla (Doan) Pierce. She had been a senior at South Putnam High School where she was involved in Area 30 Career Center. She had also attended Warren Central High School and was a member of the track, gymnastics and swim teams...