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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Stories from Monday, August 21, 2006

Friendship Day set for Sept. 13 (08/21/06)
Friendship Day, formerly known as Good Neighbor Day, is set for Wednesday, Sept. 13. The annual event - sponsored by Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce, Asbury Towers Retirement Community, Old National Bank and Ivy Tech Community College - is intended to spread friendship, smiles and community spirit among Putnam County citizens...
Recent school rankings topic of board discussion (08/21/06)
New school rankings was on the mind of board members at the North Putnam Community School Corporation meeting last Thursday. During Thursday's meeting, member Mark Fordice brought up the new school rankings presented by the state Department of Education...
Local residents, leaders set up countywide program (08/21/06)
A group of Putnam County residents, public officials and business leaders is determined to make a difference in the community -- one step at a time. On Thursday, organizers of a new countywide program called Walking to Wellness met in Greencastle to discuss ideas that they hope will encourage people to get involved in daily exercise. Specifically they hope more people will use the county's many walking trails...
June 23, 1932-Aug. 18, 2006 (08/21/06)
Fred Norman Nelson, 74, Greencastle, died Friday. Born in Pocatello, Idaho, he was the son of Clara (Henderson) and Charles Norman Nelson. He graduated from Pocatello High School and received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from the Pasadena Playhouse and a Bachelor of Arts from Idaho State University...
Nov. 24, 1926-Aug. 19, 2006 (08/21/06)
Evan P. Penturf, 79, Greencastle, died Saturday at Autumn Glen, Greencastle. Born in Evanston, Ill., he was the son of Henry E. and Anna J. (Welter) Penturf. He married Carol Ann Smith on Dec. 18, 1954. She preceded him in death. He graduated from high school in 1944 and from Northwestern University in 1952. While at Northwestern, he was a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity...