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Stories from Thursday, July 20, 2006

Water rate increase headed to city council (07/20/06)
A plan to raise monthly rates for Greencastle sewer and water customers for the first time since 1998 took another step forward Wednesday night. Mayor Nancy Michael presented fellow Board of Works members Sue Murray and Thom Morris with a detailed proposal which they approved unanimously. The ordinance now moves on to the City Council for first reading Aug. 8...
Original Model-T Bucking car will be back in the Putnam County Fair parade Friday (07/20/06)
An 82-year-old attraction in the form of a car will bring back many memories and create some new ones for attendees at the Putnam County Fair parade on Friday evening. Mention the Chadd Brothers Bucking Car and many people will relate a tale of a childhood visit to the Putnam County Fair parade from years past. Yet, mention the car to the children of today and it is likely they will respond with a look of bewilderment...
State Rep proud of local accomplishments (07/20/06)
Since winning the District 44 state legislature seat in 2002, Republican Andy Thomas feels he has accomplished much of what he set out to do. On Monday, Thomas announced he would withdraw his candidacy for reelection. The District 44 seat serves all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Parke and Vigo counties...
Organizations asking residents to join in smoke-free days at fair (07/20/06)
The Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition, along with Putnam County Voice, youth speaking out against tobacco use, and the Putnam County Fair Board, are asking fair goers to observe smoke-free days on Wednesday, July 26, and Saturday, July 29, to coincide with Kid's Days on the Midway at the Putnam County Fair...
SPCSC board approves the hiring of teacher, coach (07/20/06)
The South Putnam School Corporation board handled several personnel matters Monday night during the regularly scheduled meeting. During the personnel report, the board approved a 5-0 vote of the resignations of high school English teacher Melissa Knipp effective July 9, high school science teacher Malinda Mann effective Aug. 14, high school industrial tech teacher Phil Williams effective Aug. 2, and high school speech/English teacher Windi Hornsby effective July 17...
Nancy J. (Kirton) Manley (07/20/06)
Nancy J. (Kirton) Manley, 57, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
March 23, 1944-July 17, 2006 (07/20/06)
Janice Helen Ford, 62, Greencastle, died Monday at her residence. Born in Ogden, Utah, she was the daughter of Ernest James and Helen (Worthen) Ford. She was a graduate of Highland High School in Salt Lake, Utah, and received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University...