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Stories from Thursday, August 31, 2006

Church, DPU offer reading program (08/31/06)
Putnam County students can get intensive reading help at Gobin United Methodist Church on the DePauw University Campus. Registration for after-school enrichment is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and will continue throughout the week. The program for elementary and secondary students is offered by the Reading Improvement Center...
Tools for EMA arrive (08/31/06)
The Putnam County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) recently received a grant to purchase hazardous materials equipment for county emergency service crews. The new equipment, which included suits, masks, monitoring devices, and maps, were handed out to the departments Tuesday night...
Analysts predict drop in gas prices (08/31/06)
As the price of crude oil in the Middle East begins to fall, rumors of a major drop in fuel costs at the pump are on the rise. On Wednesday, news reports coming out of Washington, D.C. indicated that some market analysts believe that with the recent drop in crude oil prices to less than $70 per barrel, it's not out of the question that prices at the pump could settle out near $2 a gallon by Thanksgiving...
Hostettler visits Greencastle (08/31/06)
The 8th district of Indiana is mirroring the nation's immigration population growth. Representative John Hostettler (R-Wadesville) shared his thoughts on the nation's immigration population and more with the Greencastle Rotary Club on Wednesday. Hostettler said he has "held scores of hearings on immigration" which he calls a prominent issue today...
Jan. 4, 1920-Aug. 30, 2006 (08/31/06)
Gretchen G. Lopossa, 86, Eminence, died Wednesday at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. Born in Owen County, she was the daughter of Clarence J. and Mary Ellen (Parrish) Haltom. She married Clifton Lopossa on Sept. 28, 1940. He preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 1986...