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Stories from Tuesday, August 22, 2006

5 percent raise sought for county employees (08/22/06)
It's budget time once again for Putnam County government. And once again, the county council is warning employees that cuts must be made. Council members Don Walton, Richard Lyon, Keith Berry, Darrel Thomas, Mitch Proctor, Larry Parker and Jay Fogle met for an all-day session Monday where they learned that the total projected budget for 2007 needs to be reduced by $232,000 in order to put it below the predicted tax levy...
Commissioners hear new town update (08/22/06)
Becoming a town is a potential cost savings for residents of VanBibber Lake Estates according to proponents working on the incorporation of the rural subdivision. Marie Kalen told Putnam County Commissioners Kristina Warren, Gene Beck and Dennis O'Hair that she has met with state tax officials who helped her come up with a potential budget for a new town. ...
Juveniles arrested, charged with theft (08/22/06)
Three Iowa juveniles were arrested on Saturday in a stolen car in Bainbridge after a minimal chase. Two 17-year-olds and one 16-year-old were taken to a juvenile correctional facility in Muncie after allegedly stealing a car and various other items in the Bainbridge area...
Pregnancy Center set for 'Walk for Life' (08/22/06)
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County announces its annual Walk For Life on Saturday, Sept. 9 at DePauw's Nature Park in Greencastle, starting at 10 a.m. The Walk For Life will begin at the Nature Park's trail-head and will follow the Quarry trail for approximately two miles...
Joseph A. Horn (08/22/06)
Joseph A. Horn, 55, Greencastle, died Monday. He is survived by his mother, two sisters, two brothers and a host of other relatives.
Dec. 4, 1932-Aug. 20, 2006 (08/22/06)
Norma Dean Smith, 73, Danville, died Sunday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Tomkinsville, Ky., she was the daughter of Ocie and Bernice (England) Gray. She was a licensed realtor and insurance agent for the former Odle, Poynter and Ralph Norman agencies, all in Danville...