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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, August 1, 2006

City council mulls over 2007 budget (08/01/06)
As Greencastle officials began Monday night planning for next year's city budget, a familiar theme emerged from the three-hour meeting. Mayor Nancy Michael told council members Bob Sedlack, Mark Hammer, Russ Evans and John Lanie that the heads of various city departments have been instructed to once again "flat line" their budgets for 2007...
CrossWalk America journeys through Greencastle (08/01/06)
Cross-country walkers made a pit stop in Greencastle last week on their long journey to Washington, D.C. spreading their message of faith. CrossWalk America is a unique, non-profit organization committed to the belief that Christianity in America today bears little resemblance to Jesus' path of love and justice. By performing and participating in this walk, the organization is hoping to change the public face of Christianity...
Jury trial set for area man accused in vehicular death (08/01/06)
A Jury trial date has been set for the Center Point man charged in connection with the June 4 automobile crash that killed a Putnam County teen. Michael William Knight, 20, is alleged to have been driving the car that crashed west of Cloverdale on County Road 1000 South near County Road 200 West last June, killing 19-year-old Elizabeth Wehrheim and injuring Keanon Dickison, 19, and Nathan Archer, 24...
Area Community Foundation announces grants are available (08/01/06)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has announced its first major program to help charitable organizations in Putnam County build an endowment and become self-sustaining. Matching grants are available to an agency's existing or newly-created endowment at the Community Foundation. Grant applications are due to the Community Foundation office by Sept. 1...
Sept. 12, 1941-July 16, 2006 (08/01/06)
James Shaner, 65, Indianapolis, formerly of Greencastle, died July 16 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Born in Lafayette, he was the son of Barney and Florence Shaner. He attended schools in Greencastle and graduated from Fillmore before later attending Indiana State University...