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Stories from Thursday, September 7, 2006

Local input sought on pipeline (09/07/06)
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced recently that it is seeking public input on the proposed Rockies Express natural gas pipeline slated to cut a swath through northern Putnam County beginning in March of 2008. The regulatory commission has scheduled nine public meetings, around the Midwest in the next two weeks, where it will accept comments from the general public on the potential environmental impacts of the project...
Honoring a fallen brother (09/07/06)
A group of Putnam County firefighters is living out its belief that honoring a fallen brother or sister is important, regardless of department affiliation or rank. Firefighters from several local department will head to Brazil on Friday morning to pay tribute to 44-year-old Errett Miller, the Clay County firefighter who was killed Monday afternoon while responding to a fire near the town of Cory...
Russellville ready for annual Round-Up (09/07/06)
Russellville has scheduled its two-day Russellville Round-Up festival for Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10. The event will take place on the grounds of the Russellville Community Center. Activities will begin with breakfast, served from 8-10 a.m. each morning, and featuring cinnamon rolls of Linda Nelson, along with the usual breakfast fare...
'Mockingbird' opens tonight at Playhouse (09/07/06)
The 45th season of the Putnam County Playhouse will close with a stage version of Harper Lee's Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Written by Christopher Sergel, it will be presented beginning tonight and run through Saturday. In addition, it will again run on Sept. 13-16. All performances will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 each...
Duke grant supports site development (09/07/06)
Through its Midwest foundation, Duke Energy has awarded the Greencastle/Putnam County Devel-opment Center $8,655 for preparation of subdivision plans and engineering for the development of the Airport Development Site. The grant is part of more than $70,000 that the foundation has awarded Indiana communities so far this year from its Community Growth Partnership Grant Program which helps communities prepare for economic development projects...
John Clodfelter (09/07/06)
John Clodfelter, 55, Indianapolis, died Sunday at his residence. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Hebron Cemetery, Russellville. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Leppert Mortuary, Smith Carmel Chapel, Indianapolis. Leppert Mortuary is handling arrangements...
Feb. 29, 1920-Aug. 18, 2006 (09/07/06)
Walter Treash, 86, Imlay City, Mich., died Aug. 18 after an extended illness. Born in Pontiac, Ill., he was the son of George and Lou Ella (Neal) Treash. He had grown up in the Brazil area, and moved to Michigan in 1944. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he had been an auto mechanic and was owner of Winn and Walt's Service in Detroit. He was a member of VFW...
March 15, 1956-Sept. 3, 2006 (09/07/06)
Rande B. Holton, 50, Noblesville, died Sunday at his residence. He was the son of Bud L. Holton and Bonita J. Williams. A 1974 graduate of South Putnam High School, he had attended DePauw University and Indiana University. He was a systems manager at DePauw and then worked at EDS Electronics for 19 years as a computer software engineer...