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Stories from Friday, June 30, 2006

Field Day gives young 4-H'ers experience along with fun (06/30/06)
Projects, pledges, songs and animals, oh my. It was Exploring 4-H Field Day at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Thursday, and second-graders from across the county came to the fairgrounds to learn about 4-H and how they are able to participate. The 4-H Junior Leaders started out the day leading the explorers in the Pledge of Allegiance and teaching the 4-H pledge. ...
PC Library board weighs decision on bookmobile (06/30/06)
Bookmobile librarians say they are happy the old bookmobile is staying in the county after the Putnam County Library Board meeting adjourned Wednesday night. The board had put the old bookmobile up for sale on June 1. They had received one bid from Bainbridge Volunteer Fire Department on June 19 for $5,050. ...
Smoke-free way to go, report says (06/30/06)
The U.S. Surgeon General has released conclusive evidence that any amount of secondhand smoke is a threat to the public's health. Meredith Williams, program director for Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, believes this new information is very positive for the health care industry...
Museum's youth art series going places (06/30/06)
A youth art program hosted by the Putnam County Museum has been chosen for a regional grant. The Arts Illiana of Terre Haute chose the museum's summer arts program "Arts on the Move" for one of its cultural enhancement grants of $450. The museum will offer this three-program series on select Saturdays in July and August as part of its mission to educate the community about the cultural heritage of Putnam County...
Saturday tours of Elk Farm highlight record-size animals (06/30/06)
Animal lovers will have a chance to visit a farm that is unlike many in Indiana this weekend. The Keeton Elk Farm in Bainbridge will be offering a free farm tour on Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Frank Keeton said the tour will include wagon rides around the farm, a chance to see four bottle-fed calves that are two- to five-weeks old, and is an opportunity to eat some grilled elk burgers...
One-block project aimed at repaving, sidewalks (06/30/06)
Greencastle drivers are being reminded that a one-block section of East Franklin Street will be shut down beginning July 5 and continuing through the end of August to allow for an extensive reconstruction project. Phase III of the Franklin Street renovation project is scheduled to get under way Wednesday morning with the closing of Franklin Street between the stoplight at Indianapolis Road near Dairy Castle and Arlington Street next to Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home...
June 8, 1917-June 26, 2006 (06/30/06)
Herschel W. Orman, 89, Cloverdale, died at the Cloverdale Convalescent Rehabilitation Center on Monday. He had resided in Cloverdale since 1983 and had been at the rehab center for a year. Born in Coal City, he was the son of Charley E. and DoraVora Belle (Sutton) Orman...
Sept. 19, 1955-June 27, 2006 (06/30/06)
Deborah Sue (Foxx) Skene, 50, Columbus, Ind., died Tuesday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Russell and Jean Foxx. She was a senior litigation paralegal with Cummins Inc. and prior to that had worked as a paralegal for Eynon Law Group in Columbus, Tabor Law Firm in Indianapolis, Sharpnack, Bigley and David in Columbus, and Ice Miller Donadio and Ryan in Indianapolis. ...
Dec. 19, 1916-June 28, 2006 (06/30/06)
Irene Webster, 90, Coatesville, died Wednesday at Autumn Glen in Greencastle. Born in Martin County, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ruth Margaret (Hayes) Cundiff. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Winchester Christian Church. Survivors include a son, Robert J. Webster, Danville; two daughters, Barbara J. Wittlinger, Northbrook, Ill., and Joyce Street, Coatesville; sister, Geraldine Ford, Williams; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Aug. 28, 1942-June 29, 2006 (06/30/06)
David Warren Reece, 63, Greencastle, died Thursday morning at his residence. Born in Collinsville, Ill., he was the son of James and Vernan (King) Reece. He was a graduate of Collinsville High School, and he had worked at Goodyear in St. Louis. He was also a member of the New Providence Baptist Church...
Dec. 20, 1976-June 27, 2006 (06/30/06)
Kari L. (Hylemon) Faulstich, 29, Greencastle, formerly of Elwood, died Tuesday at her residence in an accident. Born in Elwood, she was the daughter of William J. and Rebecca L. (Smith) Hylemon. She had been a school bus driver for several years with the Tippecanoe School Corp. She was a 1995 graduate of Frankton High School, and was an active member of the Lafayette First church of the Nazarene where she drove the church bus and was involved in the Sunday School program...
Sept. 17, 1946-June 28, 2006 (06/30/06)
Thomas L. Lawson Sr., 59, Danville, died Wednesday at his residence. Born in New Straitsville, Ohio, he was the son of Julian and Pearl (Glennaman) Lawson. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he had been owner of Indian Oaks Campground in Quincy for 11 years, retiring in 2006. He was previously a foreman at Allison Division of General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1995...