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Stories from Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Local company forced to reduce employee hours (08/09/06)
Caught in an industry-wide downturn, due to soaring gasoline prices, higher interest rates, and extreme weather conditions during the past year, Dixie Chopper recently announced a workforce hour reduction. Beginning Aug. 7, all Dixie Chopper hourly employees were reduced to 32 hours per week as the Greencastle and Fillmore plants will shut down for inventory purposes during the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 5...
Ruptured gas line repaired (08/09/06)
Police and fire crews from Greencastle were called to an apartment complex on Canterbury Drive Tuesday morning after workers digging holes for a privacy fence behind one of the buildings struck a small natural gas line. Greencastle Firefighter Bob Campbell said the half-inch line that runs into the back of one of the apartment buildings was "sliced" on one side, causing the odorous gas to be released into the air...
'Seussical' comes to PCPH (08/09/06)
The 45th season of the Putnam County Playhouse continues with the family musical "Seussical." It will be presented Aug. 10-12 and 16-19. All performances are at 8 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 3 p.m. All tickets are $8 and can be reserved by telephoning the box office at 653-5880 Monday-Saturday from 5-7 p.m. The corporate sponsor of the show is Old National Bank...
Town placed on sewer ban (08/09/06)
The Cloverdale Town Council was thrown a curve ball recently, one it didn't see coming. At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, the council informed those in attendance that the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) had placed the town on a sewer connection ban, effective July 31...
Council narrowly approves water rate ordinance (08/09/06)
An ordinance that would raise water and sewer rates for Greencastle utility customers took a decisive step forward Tuesday night. Members of the City Council spent the better part of their three-hour meeting talking about whether to immediately raise rates by 47 percent in the water department and 15 percent in the sewer department or do it gradually over a period of several years...
(Untitled) (08/09/06)
Joe M. Claybough, 91, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Arrangements are pending at Bittle and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Lucille Albin (08/09/06)
Lucille Albin, 91, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.