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Stories from Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Plant expansion in works at FB Distro (06/14/06)
The first step toward granting tax abatement for a local industry expansion was taken Tuesday by the Greencastle City Council. F.B. Distro is planning an expansion of its plant on Indianapolis Road to add 18 jobs via a $3.65 million building addition. The council approved Resolution 2006-9 declaring the F.B. Distro Distribution Center as an economic revitalization area. In July, the official request for a tax abatement will be presented to the council, along with a public hearing...
Council parks decision for golf carts on streets (06/14/06)
After nearly one year of discussion, the Cloverdale Town Council made a decision regarding the use of golf carts on its city streets. At Tuesday's council meeting, the board voted 4-1 to not allow the use of golf carts streets, stating such an ordinance would violate state code...
Country crooner hoping his star is on the rise (06/14/06)
Living the life of a country singer and newly-graduated 18-year-old is not easy. But Matt Hicks is doing just that as he attempts to become a successful singer and stay grounded at the same time. On June 6, Hicks and his grandfather Randall Parker boarded the Dixie Chopper jet airplane with Nashville, Tenn., as their destination. In the country music capital, Hicks was scheduled to begin cutting a country/western album with recording company Lowman Records...
Cloverdale Schools agree to on-site Cummins therapist (06/14/06)
Lisa Bishop must have made a good impression. On Monday, the Cloverdale Community School Board unanimously approved a request from high school officials to reach a referral agreement with Cummins Behavioral Health Systems to set up an on-site therapist for students dealing with emotional problems...
Trula Baxter (notice only) (06/14/06)
Trula Baxter, 81, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
June 28, 1915-June 13, 2006 (06/14/06)
Edward Drake Brookshire, 90, Roachdale, died Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Hospital, Danville. Born at Roachdale, he was the son of Carl and Pearl (Conkright) Brookshire. A 1933 graduate of Ladoga High School, he attended Purdue University, majoring in agronomy and dairy science. He worked for six years as dairy superintendent at Madison State Hospital, then returned to take over the Bookshire Dairy Farm...
Nov. 18, 1905-June 12, 2006> (06/14/06)
Dottie Melissa Smith Brandlein, 100, Cloverdale, died Monday at her residence. Born in Johnson County, she had resided in Arizona, California, Nevada, Indianapolis prior to moving to Putnam County. She was baptized at Mt. Auburn Methodist Church in Stones Crossing, Ind...
June 2, 1915-June 13, 2006> (06/14/06)
Eva St. Clair, 91, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Orange County, Ind., she was the daughter of James Edward and Martha Ellen (Kearby) Stout. She was a 1935 graduate of Orleans High School. She married E.B. St. Clair on Dec. 21, 1961. He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1984...
April 13, 1937-June 9, 2006 (06/14/06)
Buddy R. "Joe" Jones Sr., 69, Linton, died June 9 at his residence. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Donald E. and Ella V. (Murphy) Jones. He attended Greencastle High School. He worked for the Greencastle Fire Department for 11 years and previously worked for Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville...