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Stories from Friday, July 14, 2006

Town's tree troubles trimmed back (07/14/06)
The Russellville Town Council meeting started off with a bang Thursday night in regards to the cutting down of a tree. President Sally Spencer McAfee told the BannerGraphic Friday night that Davon Davis had come to the board a couple years back to ask if she could have a tree on her property removed due to dead branches falling on to her vehicle. The former council president informed Davis that the trees on the greenway were property of the town and the town would take care of it...
Housing board hears positive report for year (07/14/06)
Max Johnson is getting use to all the juggling he's been doing this year. On Friday, the Executive Director of the Greencastle Housing Authority said the Section 8 housing voucher program is in good shape and should remain in good shape for the rest of this year...
Traders Fair big hit for Croy Creek crowd (07/14/06)
The search for hidden treasure may just lie just east of the Clay/Putnam County line. The Croy Creek Traders Fair, a giant flea market/swap meet, has existed for 36 years on 8504 W. CR 1000 S., near Reelsville. It was started in 1970 by John and Hazel Lynch as a place to trade coon dogs and it kept growing from there...
Letters urge compliance for a cleaner town (07/14/06)
Bainbridge residents might start checking their mailboxes for letters from town officials asking them to clean up their properties. The Bainbridge Town Council on Wednesday approved the draft of a new letter concerning weeds, vehicles and nuisance properties...
Area firefighters honored at IVFA District meeting (07/14/06)
Brent Bush doesn't think his district will see another day like it did on Wednesday. The chairman of District 11B of the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association, along with several of its members, honored three firefighters with a combined 150 years of experience on Wednesday, by giving them 50-year lifetime membership cards and pins at the district's regular meeting...
Council hears update on new police vehicle (07/14/06)
Even though Bainbridge Town Council president Mike Smith said, "This is going to be a quick meeting," the board had several questions in regards to the marshal's new and old cars and fixing the streets around town at Wednesday night's meeting. During the marshal's report, Rodney Fenwick informed the board that the new car is still not ready due to some back ordering and an indecision as whether or not it should be striped...
Former Gobin minister leads senate in prayer (07/14/06)
U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar welcomed Rev. Larry Burton as guest chaplain of the U.S. Senate Thursday. Burton recently retired as senior minister at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church in Greencastle and University Chaplain at DePauw University. As guest chaplain, Burton led the Senate in prayer at 9 a.m., which was televised live on CSPAN2 and will be included in the Congressional Record. Lugar brought the Senate to order and presided as the chair...
Aug. 24, 1929-July 13, 2006 (07/14/06)
Elizabeth A. Kissel, 76, Princeton, died Thursday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Princeton, she was the daughter of Ambrose and Cecilia (Schutte) O"Connell. She was a life member of the Daughters of Isabella, Associates Sister of St. Frances, Cinderella Home Extension Club, and award winner of the Catholic Brute" Award in 2003 of St. Joseph Catholic Church...
Dec. 1, 1956-July 13 2006 (07/14/06)
Charles D. Collett, 49, Cloverdale, died Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Beverly, Ky., he was the son of Ewell and Martha (Collett) Luppino. He married Lisa A. (York) Collett. She survives. He was a forklift operator at Hebrew National Foods, Indianapolis...