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Stories from Thursday, June 29, 2006

Roush, classic cars bring spectators to square (06/29/06)
Sunny skies greeted the Great Race as it made its much-anticipated pit stop on the courthouse square in Greencastle Wednesday morning. The race brought in more than 100 antique cars and 250 people, attracting many spectators to the National Guard-sponsored event...
Officials targeting July 1 for return of Buzz Bomb (06/29/06)
Staff Writer Next time the phone rings or someone walks into the Putnam County Convention and Visitors Bureau asking, "Where's the Buzz Bomb?," tour officials will have an answer for them. The latest, according to Putnam County Commissioners at their most recent meeting, is that an unidentified donor stepped up to cover the remaining cost of having the World War II era weapon refurbished. Plans are to have it back in place on the southwest corner of the courthouse by July 1...
Three recognized for saving motorists' lives (06/29/06)
Three Putnam County men have been honored for their heroic acts in saving the lives of two motorists following a fiery car crash in May on Ind. 240. In a brief ceremony conducted in the rotunda of the Putnam County Courthouse Wednesday evening, good Samaritans Joe Pilcher, Mark Legan and Greg Parker were recognized for "putting themselves in harm's way" when they pulled motorist Anthony Hicks and passenger Melinda Wallace from their burning car...