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Stories from Monday, July 24, 2006

Local youth compete in tractor operating contest (07/24/06)
By JASON MOON Assistant Editor For Riley Sutherlin, Saturday was a first. But Bailey Frye and Brad Sullivan were familiar with the terrain. The three, along with 12 others, competed in the Tractors Operating Contest at the Putnam County Fair Saturday...
County 911 service set for upgrade (07/24/06)
"Putnam County 911, what is the address of the emergency? What is the phone number that you are calling from? What is the problem, tell me exactly what happened?" That is what callers can expect when they call 911 after Aug. 1 when Putnam County 911 begins using Emergency Medical Dispatching (EMD). Although the caller's address and phone number routinely show up during a 911 call, this format allows the dispatch center to verify the correct address and phone number...
Fair Schedule (07/24/06)
Monday, July 24 -- 8 a.m. -- 4-H Swine Show, Inside Arena. -- 8-11 a.m. -- Open Class garden and hay samples entered, Harris Hall. -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Poultry Show, Poultry Tent. -- 10 a.m.-10 p.m. -- All exhibit buildings open. -- 11:15 a.m. -- Open Class garden judging, Harris Hall, open to public...
Van Bibber Estates now offering Broadband Internet (07/24/06)
Van Bibber Lake Estates is in the fast lane, the Broadband Internet lane. AirHOP, a local Broadband service provider, recently launched services to the community of Van Bibber Lake Estates. Numerous resident inquiries over the span of two years made partners Tim Gierke, John Hendrich, and Gary Stevens realize the need to provide services to the community...
Aug. 5, 1934-July 21, 2006 (07/24/06)
Wayne Leon Froderman, 71, Brazil, died Friday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born in Ashboro, Ind., he was the son of the late Richard Wayne and Ethel Tucker Froderman. He married Mary Ann Tribble on Aug. 14, 1965 in Brazil, and she survives. A 1952 graduate of Brazil High School, he attended two years at Indiana State University. From 1952-74, he was self-employed as a truck driver and from 1974-93 he worked as a sales representative for Mechanics Laundry...
April 19, 1913-July 21, 2006 (07/24/06)
Christina Casassa Stough, 93, Brazil, died Friday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Margaret Rossatto Casassa. She married Joe Stough on Sept. 7, 1937. He preceded her in death in 1971. A 1931 graduate of Staunton High School, she was active in the family business, a dairy farm that operated in Clay County for 70 years. Her family immigrated to the United States from Turin, Italy just after the turn of the century...
Dec. 28, 1912-July 23, 2006 (07/24/06)
Herman L. Pettit, 93, Mooresville, died Sunday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Cloverdale, he worked in production for International Harvester for several years before retiring in 1970. A graduate of Cloverdale High School, he attended Purdue University for two years. He married Edith M. Gibson, and she preceded him in death in 1989...
April 18, 1926-July 22, 2006 (07/24/06)
Robert C. Alexander, 80, Cloverdale, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of the late James L. and Flossie A. (Rodger) Alexander. He married Adalene (Ross) Alexander on July 23, 1947, and she survives. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and later worked as a truck driver...
Sept. 9, 1961-July 22, 2006 (07/24/06)
Douglas Todd Lawson, 44, Coatesville, died Saturday at Heartland Health Care, Avon. He was the son of Richard E. and Marian A. (Ward) Lawson. He married Jacqueline S. (Miles) Lawson on Oct. 16, 1998, and she survives. He worked at BalKamp Manufacturing in Indianapolis for 20 years as a lift truck driver. Also, he was a member of the Hazelwood Christian Church and the Indiana Bass Association. A 1980 graduate of North Putnam High School , he then graduated from Ivy Tech in Terre Haute in 1982...
Donald R. Farris II (07/24/06)
Donald R. Farris II, 30, Poland, died Saturday at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Feb. 120, 1931-July 21, 2006 (07/24/06)
William H. Hicks, 75, Brazil, died Friday at his residence following a brief illness. Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of the late Cyril W. and Mary Herbert Hicks. He married Sue Ann Brown Hicks on Feb. 16, 1957, and she survives. A 1950 graduate of Brazil High School, he was the former owner of Hicks Auto Supply, a business founded by his father in 1921. He retired about 10 years ago and later worked for several years on the Clay County Alcohol Beverage Commission...