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Stories from Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Woman pleads not guilty to theft in monument case (09/27/06)
The former owner of a Greencastle monument company appeared in court Tuesday where she pleaded not guilty to theft charges. Angela Michelle Stark, 40, Crawfordsville, is accused of taking money from customers for headstones and then failing to place the orders with the company she contracted to make them...
'Cabaret' dancer credits local classes for success (09/27/06)
The cabaret promises to be a place where people can forget their troubles, yet one of the stars of "Cabaret" has not forgotten the place where his career began. Buddy Reeder, born in Danville and raised in Coatesville and Pittsboro, plays the Emcee in the musical "Cabaret" currently at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre in Indianapolis. But Reeder's connection to Putnam County is not that he grew up nearby. Reeder actually studied dance in Greencastle at Jonie Skaggs' Dance Studio...
Town adopts '07 budget (09/27/06)
Two representatives of the Roachdale Town Council approved the adoption of the 2007 budget as proposed during a special meeting Tuesday night at the town hall. The estimated total for the 2007 budget the council can use is $560,648. This total was derived from five different funds that make up the 2007 budget. The five funds are the general fund, the motor vehicle highway fund, the local road and street fund, the cumulative capital improvement fund, and the cumulative capital development fund...
South Putnam board gets earful from parents (09/27/06)
Members of the South Putnam School Board approved the proposed 2007 budget Monday night without much to say, however, several parents and school corporation residents voiced their concerns to the board. Bette Bertram asked the board what was being done about the sewage problem in the cafeteria at Central Elementary. Supt. Bruce Bernhardt informed the public that the school had a sewage drain pipe separate somewhere on the property, but they were unsure exactly where it occurred...
League forum looks at school consolidation (09/27/06)
Across the nation, school systems are dealing with financial challenges and shifting enrollments. One option available to school districts to help meet these challenges is school consolidation. Here in Putnam County, almost 7,000 students attend nine different elementary schools, three separate middle schools and four junior/senior high schools in four separate school districts. What is the potential educational and fiscal impact of school consolidation?...
Carla Schwab (09/27/06)
Carla Schwab, 47, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pendings at Hopkins-Rector, Greencastle.
Nov. 8, 1944-Sept. 26, 2006 (09/27/06)
Bill Foster, 61, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at his residence. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of William Roy and Esta Glee (Dorsett) Foster. He was a plumber and farmer, and a former EMT for Operation Life ambulance. He was a member of Somerset Christian Church and Cloverdale Township Volunteer Fire Dept...