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Stories from Wednesday, July 5, 2006

VFW sets record straight on Bomb (07/05/06)
Despite some officials' reports, Greencastle's much-talked-about V-1 Buzz Bomb did not make it back to town last weekend. Since that time, a local military veteran has come forward with information that he hopes will satisfy the treasure seekers and help put an end to all the rumors...
New goal approved for annex (07/05/06)
Residents on Greencastle's northwest side will have a public place to play basketball following a decision by the Putnam County Commissioners on Monday. Rod Weinschenk of the Greencastle Parks Dept. asked for permission to erect a basketball goal on an asphalt area on the northeast corner of the courthouse annex site...
Thornburg looks forward to pageant (07/05/06)
Tara Thornburg wants to meet new people while making her mom proud. That is why she entered as one of 10 candidates vying for the 2006 title during the annual queen pageant, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, July 15 in the Community Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Admission is $2...
May 21, 1923-July 3, 2006 (07/05/06)
Edgar Allen Shirar, 83, Darlington, died early Monday at his residence. Born in Carroll County, he was the son of Emerson and Flossie (Allen) Shirar. He attended Jefferson School at Jeffersonville, and worked at Mid-States Steel and Wire in Crawfordsville. He farmed in the Darlington area for 20 years, and operated the Darlington Cafe and an antique store in Darlington...
Dec. 31, 1912-June 30, 2006 (07/05/06)
Kitty Ivey, 93, Greencastle, died Friday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Clay County, Ky., she was the daughter of Hugh and Martha (Bruner) Hammonds. She had worked for Baxter's Restaurant for 15 years and was a homemaker. She married Isaac Hampton, who preceded her in death. Husband Frank Ivey died ij 1985...
Jan. 10, 1917-July 3, 2006 (07/05/06)
James Arthur Parham, 89, Veedersburg, died Monday night at Hickory Creek at Crawfordsville. Born at Koszta, Iowa, he was the son of Thomas P. and Edna L. (Haskins) Parham. A graduate of Marengo High School in Iowa, he attended the University of Colorado. He graduated from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science in Indianapolis, and owned Parham Home Appliance and Parham Funeral Home for many years...