[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 84°F  
High: 87°F ~ Low: 73°F
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, October 3, 2006

County picked for mobile command center (10/03/06)
Putnam County has been tapped by state officials to host a mobile command center to serve a multi-county region in times of disaster or emergency. Valued at $450,000, the mobile command center, or MCC, will be purchased and outfitted by the state. All the county has to do, Emergency Management Agency Director Kim Hyten told local officials Monday, is find a place to keep it. And that won't be hard...
Rare 'H' stamps stir search by collectors (10/03/06)
A recent local advertisement seeking some rare stamps might have caused people to check their desk drawers to see if they have a secret treasure. After almost eight years, a group of mint copies of the postcard rate yellow "H" stamps have surfaced in Putnam County, and has caused quite a stir in the collecting community...
Budgets, equipment get approval from fire district (10/03/06)
Officials with the VanBibber Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. may not have gotten their wish list granted by the Walnut Creek Fire Protection District board Thursday night, but it wasn't a total loss. At their meeting to approve 2007 budgets for VanBibber and Bainbridge fire departments, board members agreed to raise VanBibber's funding from the Walnut Creek budget next year from $20,000 to $22,000...