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Stories from Friday, August 25, 2006

Dining with Diabetes set for Sept. 21 (08/25/06)
The Putnam County Office of the Purdue Extension Service and the Putnam County Hospital are once again teaming up to offer Dining with Diabetes Cooking Classes. The fall class of Dining with Diabetes is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, and Thursday, Sept. 28, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m...
FYCDP gears up for Jazz Festival (08/25/06)
The third annual Family Youth and Community Development Program Jazz Concert promises a full afternoon of bop, blue, ballads, and bossas as four bands contribute to Greencastle's Labor Day weekend festivities on Sunday, Sept. 3. Gates at the FYCDP center, 605 Crown St., Greencastle, open at 2:30 p.m. with performances beginning at 3 p.m. The building is located across from Ridpath School...
Board learns of state request (08/25/06)
Resolutions and preventive maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning were the topics discussed during the Putnam County Public Library board meeting Wednesday night. Library director Alice Greenburg presented the board with three resolutions from the state library. ...
man pleads guilty to molesting daughter (08/25/06)
A Fillmore man was arrested Thursday and subsequently pleaded guilty Friday morning to sexually molesting his 11-year-old daughter and 12-year-old stepdaughter. Bruce Allen Strong, 45, appeared distressed and looked down as he told Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley he was guilty on all five felony counts, ranging from child molesting to sexual battery...
Robinson featured on soundtrack (08/25/06)
When an artist can reach the audience with their music in varying ways other than releasing their own album, it can only help, and local blues artist Tad Robinson has achieved just that. A song Robinson co-wrote with Richie Davis and Chris Cameron found its way onto the movie soundtrack for "The Guardian," starring Kevin Costner. The movie is scheduled for release on Sept. 29...
Thieves target copper supplies (08/25/06)
Thieves have been targeting rural areas of Putnam County in recent months but not in a way that most people might imagine. It seems local sheriff's deputies have been called to investigate an increasing number of thefts from grain storage bins in isolated locations across the county. But it's not the contents of the storage bins that the thieves are taking...
Airport Appreciation Days slated Sept. 8-10 (08/25/06)
The EAA Chapter 1374, Dixie Chopper Business Center and Putnam County Board of Aviation is hosting Airport Appreciation Days at the Putnam County Airport on Sept. 8-10 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Children ages 8 to 17 are invited to enjoy a fee airplane ride with parental/guardian permission...
March 14, 1924-Aug. 24, 2006 (08/25/06)
Kathryn Eccles, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Ashtabula, Ohio, she was the daughter of Ralph and Lorna (McKinnon) Wann. She was a graduate of Orwell High School and received her bachelor of arts degree from Hiriam College, Ohio, and her master's degree in counseling from Indiana University...
Kathryn Eccles (08/25/06)
Kathryn Eccles, 82, Greencastle, died Thursday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Geneva Welty Cash (08/25/06)
Geneva Welty Cash, 95, Indianapolis, died Thursday. She was the daughter of Edward and Sara Welty. She married Veri Ray Cash. He preceded her in death. She worked for Keefer and Stewart Pharmicutical for eight years, retiring in 1986. Survivors include son William Cash; daughter Shirley Little; 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren...
Sept. 28, 1923-Aug. 23, 2006 (08/25/06)
Wayne L. McKamey, 82, Cloverdale, died Wednesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Ira C. and Lola Merle (Coffman) McKamey. He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II. A carpenter, he was a member of the Carpenter's Union, in addition to the Mt. Meridian Church of Christ, and the Hurst-Collins Post No. 281 American Legion, Cloverdale...
Nov. 7, 1919-Aug. 25, 2006 (08/25/06)
D. Robert Nees, 86, Cloverdale, died Friday at his residence. Born in Chrisman, Ill., he was the son of James Robert and Alta Irene (Hassler) Nees. He married Velda Rose (Ray) on March 28, 1942. She preceded him in death. He was a member of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II...