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Stories from Friday, October 13, 2006

Vandals target area deli (10/13/06)
Greencastle police are investigating two acts of vandalism that occurred in town this week -- one of them at a local sandwich shoppe near DePauw University. After arriving for work on Thursday, employees at Hank's Deli on Washington Street noticed someone had spray-painted graffiti on one side of the business...
Safety in good shape at Cloverdale (10/13/06)
Sonny Stoltz believes Cloverdale schools are in good shape when it comes to safety. On Monday, the Cloverdale High School Principal approached the school board, updating it on safety issues within the corporation. "We are proud that we've stepped it up a notch," Stoltz told the six board members at Monday's meeting. "The schools are safe. We at Cloverdale feel like we've done a pretty good job."...
Man dies after tank explodes (10/13/06)
A Fillmore man has died due to injuries he suffered in a propane tank explosion Thursday. According to local officials, Richard L. Stewart, 73, was attempting to open a propane tank with a hammer when the tank exploded at 2:30 p.m. Stewart sustained burns on 90 percent of his body. He was transported via helicopter to Wishard Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, where he was later pronounced dead...
Hands-on training at Area 30 (10/13/06)
Several students at the Area 30 Career Center are getting hands-on training with more integrated computer programming this year. Seventeen students at the center enrolled in the Computer Integrated Manufacturing program, a class offered through the help of Project Lead the Way...
Town Council looks at lawsuits (10/13/06)
Prior to Tuesday's regular meeting, the Cloverdale Town Council met in special session to discuss the selection of a board member for settlement authorization on two lawsuits the town is facing. Town Attorney Scott Hoff told the board members Tuesday that a meeting with representatives regarding two fire lawsuits the town is facing had been set for 10 a.m., Oct. 24...
Head-on collision causes pile up (10/13/06)
A head-on collision Thursday evening resulted in a chain reaction crash near the Washington-Madison township line. Firefighters from Reelsville and Greencastle were dispatched to the accident at 4092 S. CR 325 West, near the intersection of Manhattan and Mt. Olive roads...
Explosion ruled an accident by officials (10/13/06)
A propane tank explosion resulting in the death of a Fillmore man this week was determined to be accidental. According to Fillmore Town Marshal Tom Helmer, Richard L. Stewart, 73, was removing metal from two grill size propane tanks in his divided two-car garage on Putnam Street Thursday when one tank exploded. Stewart was working in the garage, which was heated by a wood stove...
April 30, 1919-Oct. 13, 2006 (10/13/06)
Phillip O. Evans, 87, Coatesville, died Friday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Floyd Township, he was the son of Jesse and Rose (Zeiner) Evans. He was a farmer and a member of Bethel Baptist Church and Stephens Coon Hunters Association. He attended No. 7 Grade School in Putnam County and was a 1937 graduate of Fillmore High School...
March 15, 1918-Oct. 13, 2006 (10/13/06)
Frederick A. Danforth Sr., 88, Reelsville, died Friday at Harborside Healthcare, Terre Haute. Born in St. Andrews, he was the son of the late George and Luella (Raiford) Danforth. He married Esther M. (Moyd) Danforth on May 27, 1945, and she survives...
Phillip O. Evans, 87, Coatesville, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. (10/13/06)