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Stories from Thursday, July 27, 2006

Eitel seeks District 44 state set (07/27/06)
He lost his bid for public office in 2004, but now local businessman and community leader Ken Eitel is ready to try it again. The life-long Putnam County native and administrative partner of Eitel's Flowers and Gifts has joined the ranks of several local residents vying to have their name to be put on the ballot this fall in place of District 44 Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) who recently announced he was stepping out of the race...
Tension heating up with teachers, area corporation (07/27/06)
Negotiations between the South Putnam School Corporation and the Classroom Teachers Association are causing some tension on one side. High school teacher and CTA chief spokesperson Wayne Schuetter said CTA wanted to start negotiations with the board last November about the teachers' contracts, but they were informed that the board wanted to wait. ...
Married couples honored at fair (07/27/06)
They may not have been the longest married couple honored at Family Fun Day but Robert and Mildred Sutherlin have been married for 61 years. This feat is not overlooked by their family. Their son, Roger Sutherlin, said it was quite simple how his parents met. His dad lived between two churches. There was just one mile between them, so one Sunday he decided to walk to the church in the north. That's where he met his wife...
Local citizens grow dream for new community park (07/27/06)
Summer has brought some small changes to the patch of green space next to Greencastle City Hall. This is the open area come to be known as Mary's Field, in memory of Mary Rogers Field. Canadian Hemlocks, Cherokee Brave Red Flowering Dogwoods, Arborvitea, Hosta and ferns are the first noticeable additions to the newest park in Greencastle, which Friends of the Park of Putnam County organizers say also will feature wildflowers, perennials favored by butterflies and hummingbirds, additional fencing and a paved patio with sitting wall and sidewalks constructed of tumbled concrete pavers.. ...
NPCSC office to open Tuesday (07/27/06)
All school offices within the North Putnam Community School Corporation will open on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Registration at all schools is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 9, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day. If registration on these days is impossible, please contact the individual schools to make other arrangements...
Martha L. Gossett (07/27/06)
Martha L. Gossett, 84, Coatesville, died Wednesday at Danville Regional Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.
Oct. 26, 1919-July 24, 2006 (07/27/06)
Helen (Saunders) Cripe, 86, Greencastle, formerly of St. Joseph, Mich., died Monday at Mill Pond Health Campus. She was the daughter of the late George and Ruby (Messmer) Saunders. She married Robert Dean Cripe on May 17, 1941, and he preceded her in death...