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Stories from Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Area resident gives glimpse of life in Middle East (08/02/06)
When most Americans think about the countries in the Middle East, they think about long stretches of endless sand and camels that are portrayed through the media and Hollywood. That is what Becky Alkhaili thought before she moved to the United Arab Emirates...
Plan Commission approves items (08/02/06)
The Greencastle Plan Commission met briefly prior to Tuesday night's BZA meeting, approving two previously tabled items. First to receive unanimous approval by the board was a final plat review for the Sgt. Cunningham property, located at the intersection of CR 50 South and Fillmore Road...
Greencastle BZA approves plans for bank on Indianapolis Road (08/02/06)
The construction boom currently taking place on Indianapolis Road in Greencastle just grew a little larger. Tuesday night, members of the Greencastle Board of Zoning Appeals approved two separate variances for First National Bank to construct a new facility just to the west of its current location at 1140 Indianapolis Road...
Candidates set to battle in caucus (08/02/06)
Area Republicans are lining up to contend for their party's nomination for the District 44 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives, according to a state election official. Six candidates have thrown their hats in the ring since incumbent Andy Thomas withdrew from the race last month...
DePauw University featured in Indy magazine (08/02/06)
Indianapolis Monthly featured DePauw University in its August 2006 issue. The magazine lists Greencastle among the "Best of the College Towns." A full-page profile of the community includes photos of East College, the entrance to the DePauw University Nature Park, and an image of diners at the campus eatery, Marvin's...
March 27, 1930-July 31, 2006 (08/02/06)
Nancy Ann (Marcum) Snyder, 76, Greencastle, formerly of Tell City, died Monday at the Indiana Heart Hospital, Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Wallace and Nellie (Chaffin) Marcum. She married Kenneth W. Snyder on Sept. 23, 1950. She was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Greencastle...
Sept. 14, 1947-July 31, 2006 (08/02/06)
Teresa A. Ratcliff, 58, Crawfordsville, died Monday at her residence. Born in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Robert "Burley" and Madonna (Cloncs) Grimes. She married Larry Ratcliff on Aug. 4, 1972 in Crawfordsville, and he survives. She was a 1965 graduate of Crawfordsville High School. She worked as a bus driver for Crawfordsville schools for 20 years and RR Donnelleys for five years...