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Stories from Thursday, July 13, 2006

Schools welcome good news delivered by Lt. Gov. Skillman (07/13/06)
More than $1 million will be deposited back into the bank accounts of Putnam County schools this month. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman flew into Greencastle on Wednesday with this major announcement and more. "Today I am pleased to announce that the state's checkbook is not only balanced, but we have a surplus," she said. "We have the first honestly balanced budget in years."...
Greencastle Board looks for more green (07/13/06)
After recent years of financial struggle, the Greencastle School Board saw a brighter outlook on the coming school year during its monthly meeting Wednesday. Supt. Robert Green announced the state will make good on delayed funding payments of about $235,000 some time in July...
Council supports park expansion on old garden site (07/13/06)
Plans to increase the size of Greencastle's main city park took another step forward Tuesday night with a positive vote from the City Council. With a tally of 4-1, council members cleared the way for the city park board to borrow $70,500 to buy additional land adjacent to Robe-Ann Park...
Lige B. 'Lucky' Miles (07/13/06)
Services are set for 4 p.m. Friday for Lige B. "Lucky" Miles, 78, Lynnville, formerly of Roachdale, who died Monday at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. Visitation is noon until service time Friday at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale. Burial will be in Blakesburg Cemetery...
April 20, 1908-July 12, 2006 (07/13/06)
Dorothy R. Stickle, 98, Greencastle, died Wednesday at her residence in Asbury Towers. Born in Rockville, she was the daughter of Joseph Carl and Maud (Seller) Rutter. A 1926 graduate of Bridgeton High School, she was a 1930 graduate of DePauw University and had been a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority...
Died Thursday, July 13, 2006 (07/13/06)
Charles D. Collett, 49, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.