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Stories from Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Surveillance leads to drug bust (09/20/06)
Northern Putnam County marijuana patches link back to two Indianapolis growers who were arrested Tuesday afternoon. Early in the summer, the sheriff's department, along with the state police, were investigating several significant marijuana patches around Putnam County, especially in the northern portion...
Fund provides needed help for children (09/20/06)
Hugs from little children. Thank you notes placed in the mailbox. Tears streaming down the face of a mother. Those are the things that tell organizers of the Mary Allison trust fund that they are doing the right thing. Since 1896, local Putnam County children have benefited from new eyeglasses, shoes, and even a dental checkups, made possible through the Mary Allison Fund. And it's no different today...
Enrollment figures down at N. Putnam (09/20/06)
Student enrollment is down at North Putnam Community Schools this year, according to preliminary calculations given to the school board Monday night. Board members Debbie Sillery, Jon Buser, Patricia Baldwin, Dale McGaughey and Mark Fordice learned there are 1,825 students enrolled this year, according to the corporation's ADM (a day's membership) that was calculated last Friday. This is compared to 1,867 students enrolled last September...
March 24, 1930-Sept. 14, 2006 (09/20/06)
Henry J. Kruse Sr., 76, Greencastle, formerly of Itasca, Ill., died Thursday at the Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Elmwood Park, Ill., he was raised in the Chicagoland area. He served on the Destroyer Tender USS Yellowstone in the US Navy until is honorable discharge in 1954. He received a degree in electrical engineering from Devry Technical Institute in Chicago in 1956...
Robert J. Berry (09/20/06)
Robert J. Berry, 57, Greencastle, died Tuesday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle. A full obituary will be printed in Friday's BannerGraphic.