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Stories from Thursday, October 5, 2006

Long-time retail workhorse to close (10/05/06)
As Brackney's Western and Men's Store closes its doors for the final time, one cannot help singing the song made famous by country singing cowboy Roy Rogers in 1950. "Happy trails to you, until we meet again." The concept for Brackney's began in 1957 when John and Louise Brackney built a feed mill on U.S. ...
Fall harvest lags behind previous years (10/05/06)
Indiana's fall harvest is lagging behind where it should be for this time of year, according to the latest crop and weather report from the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. According to the Oct. 2 report, 41 percent of the state's soybean crops have reached maturity compared to 68 percent at this time last year...
Ideas sought for update (10/05/06)
Small town atmosphere, major roads and agriculture are county strengths according to a brainstorming session that brought out residents' ideas, needs and dreams for Putnam County. During the Putnam County Comprehensive Plan Update meeting Tuesday night at the fairgrounds, county residents came up with ideas on what were the county's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats...
County among 'toughest' on deadbeat parents (10/05/06)
Putnam County ranked fourth toughest county in Indiana in 2005 to prosecute parents for failing to pay child support, Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter announced this week. Bookwalter said he filed 58 criminal cases of non-support against parents last year, only trailing behind Ohio, Elkhart and Monroe counties...
NPHS downs Wildcats (10/05/06)
The North Putnam High School girls' soccer team ended its regular season with a win on Wednesday, beating South Vermillion at home, 3-0. Chelsea Greene scored one goal for the Cougars, and Brook Miller scored another. Sarah Crosby made up NPHS's total of three goals with a penalty kick...
Cougars to take on Speedway (10/05/06)
The undefeated North Putnam Cougars will face conference foe Speedway at home on Friday. The Cougars (7-0, 5-0 WCC) are having their best season since the 1991 campaign when they also won their first seven games of the season. They moved up to No. 3 in the Associated Press Indiana high school football poll this week after picking up a 35-14 victory over Monrovia last Friday...
Eagles hosting Bulldogs for homecoming (10/05/06)
South Putnam High School's football team will head into this week's homecoming game against Monrovia looking for its first victory of the season. The Eagles (0-7, 0-4 WCC) will be facing its fifth West Central Conference opponent in five weeks on Friday...
GHS looking for sixth win against Cascade (10/05/06)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs will go for their sixth win of the season on Friday night when they host the Cascade Cadets for West Central Conference action. The Tiger Cubs (5-2, 3-2 WCC) will play its final conference game of the season on Friday against a formidable Cascade team...
Cloverdale traveling to Owen Valley Friday (10/05/06)
Cloverdale High School's football team will hit the road on Friday night to face the Owen Valley Patriots. The Clovers (2-5, 1-4 WCC) fell to Greencastle last week, 41-14. Cloverdale is currently averaging 13.7 points per game on offense while surrendering an even 21 points per game...
Tiger Cubs get WCC win over Cadets (10/05/06)
The Greencastle High School varsity volleyball team's magic number for clinching a West Central Conference championship is down to one. The Tiger Cubs defeated the Cascade Cadets at home on Wednesday in three games to improve to 5-0 in the conference and 16-4 overall...
Hirt moving forward (10/05/06)
Greencastle's Sam Hirt advanced in the Center Grove tennis regional on Wednesday. Hirt defeated Kreigh Compton of Morristown in two sets, 7-6 (10-8), 6-3. The GHS No. 1 singles' player will take on Chris Herron of Greenwood on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Center Grove...
Died Oct. 4, 2006 (10/05/06)
Gladys Ferrell, 84, Quincy, died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.