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Stories from Friday, June 23, 2006

Robinson readies for new album (06/23/06)
Local blues singer Tad Robinson and his band entertained the crowd at Old Topper's Pub and Steakhouse Friday in his first local show in quite some time. During the performance, Robinson and his bandmates introduced three new songs from his upcoming album...
Dog agility competition making debut on July 4 (06/23/06)
Cait the Pembroke Welsh Corgi will be competing in the inaugural Dog Agility Contest during the City of Greencastle's Celebrate "4" event in Robe-Ann Park. With instruction from her owner, Cait will be jumping through tires and climbing obstacles as a demonstration for the other canine contestants...
Minimal damage reported (06/23/06)
A few fallen trees and limbs have been the only damage reported in Putnam County as a result of Thursday heavy rains and strong winds. The Putnam County Highway Dept. had received reports of six trees or limbs blocking county roads as of 9:30 a.m. Friday, and crews were dispatched to clear away the debris, located mostly in the northern part of the county...
Motorcycle event to benefit paralyzed rider (06/23/06)
Lisa Eaton is a planner. Since January, she's been planning a motorcycle ride, one she has enjoyed working on the past six years. "I flat out love it," she said. "I look forward to it." After seven months of preparation, the Greencastle Custom Cycle and Anthony's Pizzeria Motorcycle Ride will commence on July 22...
Brown enters queen pageant (06/23/06)
Ashley Brown wants to be someone whom younger girls can look up to. That is why she entered as one of 10 candidates vying for the 2006 title of Putnam County Fair Queen. The pageant is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, July 15 in the Community Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Admission is $2...
Humane Society trying to stop growing problem (06/23/06)
Spaying or neutering cats can prevent a community problem the Putnam County Humane Society is trying to put an end to. The humane society is hoping to stop the growth of the feral cats in the community as they are trying to start a feral cats program...
April 18, 1946-June 21, 2006 (06/23/06)
James Lloyd Passwater, 60, Brazil, died Wednesday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Marion County, he was the son of Lloyd B. and Phyllis (Culmann) Passwater Jr. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a self-employed paint and body worker. He was a member of St. Johns United Church of Christ, Carbon Lodge 529, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, Zorah Shrine Temple and American Legion Post 58...
April 17, 1924-June 22, 2006 (06/23/06)
Verona "Colleen" Dunn, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday at the Waters of Greencastle. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Harold L. "Jimmy" and Retha (Norwood) Dunn. Survivors include a brother James W. "Dubby" Dunn and wife Virginia, Greencastle, and several nieces and nephews...
Died June 22, 2006 (06/23/06)
Verona "Colleen" Dunn, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday evening at The Waters of Greencastle. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Aug. 30, 1922-June 21, 2006 (06/23/06)
Wallace C. "Wally" Etcheson, 83, El Paso, Ill., died Wednesday at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, Ill. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Claude and Laurel (Morris) Etcheson. A 1946 graduate of DePauw University, he earned a master's degree from Indiana University in 1950. ...
Sept. 14, 1914-June 22, 2006 (06/23/06)
Christine E. Vaughan, 91, Cloverdale, died Thursday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of William O. and Minnie M. (Hodge) Lewis. She was a homemaker, bookkeeper and clerk for Stilesville Implement. She married Millard T. "Mid" Vaughan on May 8, 1931. He died Aug. 15, 1998...