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Stories from Monday, July 17, 2006

South Putnam registration starts Aug. 3 (07/17/06)
South Putnam Community Schools will open the 2006-07 school year on Tuesday, Aug. 15 for students in kindergarten through grade 12. All kindergarten students must be age 5 on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll. Students will be in attendance all day on Aug. 15 and lunch will be served. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate and immunization records. Proof of legal guardianship may be required...
Greencastle textbook rental starts Aug. 8 (07/17/06)
The schedule for the opening of the 2006-07 school year in the Greencastle Community Schools has been announced by Supt. Robert Green. This year's textbook rental dates are Aug. 8 and 9. Registration for all elementary students, kindergarten through grade 5, will be conducted at Tzouanakis Intermediate School. ...
Arrests made in lake vandalisms (07/17/06)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is investigating two separate cases of theft and vandalism that occurred recently in the Heritage Lake area. The first one, police believe, occurred at two separate boat docks between the dates of June 22 and June 26 and involves three juvenile suspects who Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter says will be charged later this week...
Zaring selected 2006 Queen (07/17/06)
It was a birthday wish come true for one 2006 Putnam County Fair Queen candidate Saturday night at the Community Building. When Jordan Zaring, 18, Fillmore, heard John Parmley announce her name as this year's fair queen, she could not have been more shocked. The daughter of Jake and Debby Zaring was crowned by her cousin, 2005 Fair Queen Tabitha Clifford, amidst the chants and screams of happy birthday from audience members...
March 28, 1905-July 15, 2006 (07/17/06)
Bonnie M. Johnson, 101, Greencastle, died Saturday at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was the daughter of William Walter and Retta Ann (Pruner) Paris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ in Greencastle. She married Claude Ralph Johnson on May 5, 1922. He preceded her in death...
June 13, 1915-July 16, 2006 (07/17/06)
Francis P. Nichols, 91, Ladoga, died Sunday at Williamsburg Health Care. Born at New Market, he was the son of Perry and Mary (Hostetter) Nichols. A U.S. Army Veteran, he had been employed at R.R. Donnelley and Sons, Crawfordsville, retiring in 1978...
Died July 16, 2006 (07/17/06)
Sarah Gerber, 86, Greencastle, died Sunday at The Waters of Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Died July 16, 2006 (07/17/06)
Linda Dunn, 66, Fillmore, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Oct. 31, 1939-July 15, 2006 (07/17/06)
Clark E. Alkire, 66, Stilesville, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Lafayette, he was the son of Russell and Iris (Crane) Alkire. A 1957 graduate of Goodland High School, he attended Purdue University. He had resided in Little Point, Camby and Goodland, and was a member of Fairfield Friends Meeting. He was a member of Cloud Niners Flying Club, Indianapolis Ski Club, Indianapolis American Legion, Christmas Tree and Bramble Growers Associations and the Indiana Farm Market Association...
March 30, 1928-July 16, 2006 (07/17/06)
Don J. Evans, 78, Roachdale, died Sunday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Russellville, he was the son of Lee and Ruth (White) Evans. A 1946 graduate of Waveland High School, he attended Purdue University. He was a member of Bainbridge Christian Church where he had served as a deacon and later as an elder...