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Stories from Monday, September 11, 2006

Flowers power Friendship Day (09/11/06)
What better way to make a new friend and to appreciate existing friends than to share a dozen roses. That is the goal of Friendship Day in Greencastle, as planned for Wednesday. Anyone interested in participating can pick up roses at several different businesses and agencies in Greencastle. The roses will be given away one dozen at a time, and the request is that each citizen keep one and give away the remaining 11 to different people, to show friendship and love...
Fire destroys Madison barn (09/11/06)
No one was injured in a Sunday morning fire that destroyed a pole barn and its contents on County Road 525 West in Madison Township. At 8:12 a.m., county firefighters were dispatched to a working barn fire, owned by George Seketa, Greencastle. According to Madison Fire Chief Lee Price, 75 percent of the 30-feet by 40-feet barn was on fire and half of the building had fallen in upon firefighters arrival...
9/11 vigil, video at DePauw (09/11/06)
"The September Project," a video memorial produced by and featuring DePauw University students, will have its world premiere on the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Also, the public is invited to take part in a candlelight memorial from 9:30-10 p.m. ...
Fillmore water rates to rise (09/11/06)
A 23 percent rate increase is coming for water bills in the Town of Fillmore. The Fillmore Town Council learned during its Saturday morning meeting that the town's water bill will be increasing by 23 percent, in addition to the rate hike being added when the City of Greencastle raises its rates...
April 30, 1922-Sept. 8, 2006 (09/11/06)
George R. Fox, 84, Reelsville, died Friday at his residence. Born in DesMoines, Iowa, he was the son of Joseph and Stella (Roden) Fox. He had been a farmer in the Reelsville area for man years. Surviving are his wife Nellie; six children, 20 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren...
May 29, 1921-Sept. 8, 2006 (09/11/06)
Richard Smith, 85, Cambridge, Ohio, died Friday at his residence. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of Denver K. and Clarice M. (Deeren) Smith. He was a retired Assembly of God minister after 25 years of service and attended Faith United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion, and a graduate of Cambridge High School and Mt. Vernon Bible College. He was a U.S. Army veteran with five Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart...
Oct. 12, 1927-Sept. 9, 2006 (09/11/06)
Waneta Jane Whitlock, 78, Greencastle, died Saturday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Jessie and Icy (Asher) Smith. She married Raymond D. Whitlock on July 20, 1946. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1990. She was a homemaker and member of Hanna Street Baptist Church, Greencastle, and the Order of the Eastern Star, Groveland. She attended Greencastle High School...
Jan. 17, 1932-Sept. 9, 2006 (09/11/06)
Lillie Belle Williams, 74, New Market, died Saturday at her residence. Born in Science Hill, Ky., she was the daughter of Thomas Baugh and Myrtle Anderson Baugh Brown. She attended Science Hill Schools and married Oscar Williams on Oct. 28, 1957. He survives...
March 7, 1920-Sept. 7, 2006 (09/11/06)
Kathryn Polk Johnsen, 86, Greencastle, formerly of Reelsville, died Thursday. She was born in Houston, Texas. She was a graduate of Oklahoma University and earned a doctorate degree in sociology from Purdue University. She had been a professor at Purdue for 25 years, retiring in 1985...
May 10, 1971-Sept. 9, 2006 (09/11/06)
Paul Anthony Cruz, 35, Indianapolis, died Saturday at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, as the result of an automobile accident. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Anthony and Marian (Jeffers) Cruz. He was a 1989 graduate of North Putnam High School...