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Stories from Friday, August 18, 2006

CCSC approves reading program (08/18/06)
Sonny Stoltz and Patty Lien recognized the problem and now they intend to do something about it. On Monday, the first-year Cloverdale High School Principal and Literacy Program Coordinator approached the school board hoping to install a new program at the school...
Accident puts man in hospital (08/18/06)
A Coal City man was transported to Bloomington Hospital following a collision with a semi-truck Friday morning approximately six miles south of Cloverdale. Cloverdale Township Volunteer firefighters were dispatched at 6:20 a.m. to the scene, approximately one mile south of the Mill Grove Store on U.S. 231...
Adopt-A-Thon scheduled (08/18/06)
Finding the love of your life or meeting your new best friend might be just as easy as driving to the Humane Society of Putnam County. Right now with 60 cats and 30 dogs, the humane society is overfilled with animals and the worst part is that animals are still scheduled to be dropped off through September, said humane society volunteer Lainie Settecasi. She said there have been too many surrenders and strays...
Past, present students recogn ized by board (08/18/06)
Bainbridge man charged with battery of son (08/18/06)
A Bainbridge man was arrested and placed in the Putnam County Jail Wednesday night on charges that he hit his 6-year-old son on the back with a stick. The boy told police that his father, 37-year-old Shawn Alan Snyder, got mad at him and struck him on the back, leaving what officers who examined the boy described as a baseball-size bruise...
'Hometown Hero' nominations now being accepted (08/18/06)
Even in the midst of a reserved and quiet life, a hero can still be found. It's not just the unspoken heroes whom The Waters of Greencastle and Autumn Glen want to recognize, but anybody in Putnam County that has displayed characteristics of a hero...
Library slated to take part in world record campaign (08/18/06)
The Putnam County Public Library will be participating in a nationwide campaign to set the world record for the largest shared reading experience ever on Thursday, Aug. 24. Beginning at 10 a.m., and continuing until 7 p.m., the library will have "The Little Engine That Could" read on the hour...
April 29, 1925-Aug. 18, 2006 (08/18/06)
Robert A. "Bob" Hoffman Jr., 81, Connersville, formerly of Greencastle, died Friday at Caroleton Manor. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Robert Alfred Sr. and Beulah (Griggs) Hoffman. A 1943 graduate of Greencastle High School, he was a member of the basketball team...
Lee Van Jelgerhuis Jr. (08/18/06)
Lee Van Jelgerhuis Jr., 75, Mooresville, died Tuesday. He was retired as an accountant for Community Action and he had also been a teacher at Indiana Business College. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a former member of the Prospect Masonic Lodge...