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Stories from Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Local news round-up (09/26/06)
By AMANDA ROACH Staff Writer The Fillmore Town Council discussed fixing the roads around the town during its September meeting. Council member Curt Leonard informed member Albert Epple, town clerk/treasurer Maxine Davis, and town attorney John Zeiner that a representative from Black Diamond Contractors came to inspect the roads. ...
Fair Board selects new directors, recaps events (09/26/06)
Ten directors were elected for terms on the Putnam County Fair Board during its annual pitch-in dinner meeting Monday at the Fairgrounds. A recap of the 2006 county fair by board president Ken Heeke recounted the numerous upgrades to the property and the programs, including the expansion of the grounds through a property purchase, additional camping sites and electrical hookups, as well as a new public address system in the Exhibit Hall...
Many eulogize Berry as passionate teacher (09/26/06)
Family, friends, fellow teachers, and former and current students of Greencastle High School said goodbye Monday to a man who meant the world to many. Robert J. Berry, 57, may have appeared to be the quiet teacher when he stood in the halls at GHS during passing period. But when it came to the subject of art, he was full of a passion that influenced many students, even beyond the realm of high school...
Officers commended for negotiation skills (09/26/06)
Two Putnam County police officers are being commended for their negotiation skills that resulted in the peaceful resolution of a 14-hour standoff in Clay County Friday night. Sheriff's Det. Mike Biggs and DePauw Police Capt. Ken Hirt were the negotiators who talked Clay County Deputy Jonathan Thomas Lambert into peacefully ending the situation. ...
City approves contract for spec building (09/26/06)
The Greencastle Redevelopment Commission recently approved a plan that officials hope will spark new interest in the city's industrial development ground. Board members ap-proved a contract Thursday with Garmong Construc-tion of Terre Haute to erect a speculation building (or spec building) on 9.76 acres of land known as the Sgt. Cunningham property...
Oct. 27, 1947-Sept. 24, 2006 (09/26/06)
Lloyd Henry Bumgardner, 58, Greencastle, died Sunday evening at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Shopville, Ky., he was the son of Joseph and Ida (Bullock) Bumgardner. He was a 1967 graduate of Greencastle High School. He was a truck driver for National Express, he had previously worked at Oxford Automotive in tool and die. ...
Bill Foster (09/26/06)
Bill Foster, 61, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.