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Stories from Monday, October 9, 2006

Polling places around county announced (10/09/06)
The list of Putnam County polling places for the General Election on Nov. 7 has been released by Clerk Opal Sutherlin. The precincts and pooling locations are as follows: -- Russell -- Russellville Community Center. -- Franklin North -- Roachdale Fire Department...
Reality Store gives youth look at future (10/09/06)
Married or single? Kids or no kids? Luxury car or affordable family car? These were just some questions that were asked of eighth-graders from four county schools and Eminence Monday at the Reality Store in the Community Building. According to Cheryl Danberry from Women's Voices United, the sponsor for the event, there would be a total of 580 students coming through the store. ...
Red Cross urges family preparedness (10/09/06)
The American Red Cross Putnam County Unit is taking steps this week to urge families to prepare for home fires as it observes Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 8-14. According to a recent poll conducted by the Red Cross, four out of five Americans are unaware that home fires are the most common disaster in the United States, and only 26 percent of families have actually developed and practiced a home fire escape plan...
Polling places around county announced (10/09/06)
Helping local school children understand the dangers that fire can pose is the primary goal of firefighters as they embark on Fire Prevention Week, set to run today through Friday. Many Putnam County fire departments, including Greencastle, Cloverdale and VanBibber, have planned outreach activities this week...
Sept. 20, 1918-Oct. 6, 2006 (10/09/06)
Evelyn S. Spencer, 88, Greencastle, died Friday at her residence at Asbury Towers. Born in Fillmore, she was the daughter of David Thomas and Ruth Irene (Lawson) Shuck. She was a 1938 graduate of Greencastle High School, and had worked at the Farm Bureau Co-op in Greencastle as a bookkeeper for 15 years. She also worked as a secretary at the Putnam County Board of Health for 25 years, retiring in September 1985. She was a member of Friends of the Library, BPW and Greencastle Alumni Association...
June 18, 1980-Oct. 5, 2006 (10/09/06)
Gina Lee Smelcer, 26, Greencastle, died Thursday as the result of an automobile accident in Lawrence-ville, Ill. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Floyd and Gloria (Cox) Pelfrey. She married Richard Lynn Smelcer on Aug. 26, 2006, and he also died Thursday in the auto accident...