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Stories from Tuesday, October 17, 2006

City planning for pandemic flu outbreak (10/17/06)
If a pandemic flu outbreak hits Greencastle and a large number of employees become ill, will the city be able to function? That and other questions were posed during Monday night's meeting between the Greencastle City Council and Putnam County health officials...
Road cuts have officials steamed (10/17/06)
It cost the county thousands of dollars to resurface the highly-traveled road from Bainbridge to Roachdale just a few months ago, so county officials were upset recently to find out that multiple holes have been dug into the new blacktop. County Highway Supt. ...
Ambulance drivers respond well to 'emergency' course (10/17/06)
Putnam County Operation Life recently completed mandatory training for its employees on emergency vehicle operations. The driving course was developed by the Volunteer Fireman's Insurance Service and is recommended by the insurer for its agencies. "We find that the driving course is a good method to train our staff on some of the basic fundamentals of driving," said Executive Director Kraig Kinney. ...
South Putnam Board commends achievers (10/17/06)
The South Putnam School Board is quite proud of the accomplishments of its students. During its monthly meeting, the board learned about students achievements from both South Putnam High School Principal Kieth Puckett and high school athletic director Matt Griswold...
Wilma L. Hine (10/17/06)
Wilma L. Hine, 92, Eminence, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
March 3, 1912-Oct. 15, 2006 (10/17/06)
Bernice Hawkins, 94, West Lafayette, died Sunday at Westminster Village. Born in Lafayette, she was the daughter of Ellsworth and Ida C. (Johnson) Stover. She graduated from Wea High School and from Purdue University in 1934. She taught at Oakland Elementary School in Lafayette from 1936-40...
April 24, 1927-Oct. 15, 200 (10/17/06)
Barbara Jane Swaim Hardesty, 79, Rockville, died Sunday at her residence. Born in Rockville, she was the daughter of Earl and Nellie (Testing) Swaim. A graduate of Rockville High School, she was former Raccoon Township trustee, active in the Parke County Community Foundation, the Bridgeton Community and in restoring the Bridgeton Bridge...
Oct. 27, 1942-Oct. 16, 2006 (10/17/06)
Walter D. Martin, 63, Logansport, died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Logansport. Born in London, Ky., he was the son of Walter E. and Maggie (Brock) Martin. He was a retired janitor. Surviving are a sister, Hazel Malayer, Roachdale; two brothers, Orville Martin, Ladoga, and Carl Martin, Danville; and several nieces and nephews...
Jan. 26, 1930-Oct. 12, 2006 (10/17/06)
Services will be at noon Wednesday for Betty L. Sherrill, 76, Crawfordsville, who died Thursday at her residence. Born in Kansas City, Kan., she was the daughter of George B. and Mary C. (Phelps) Pyle. She had owned the Sherrill's Family Store in Roachdale, and had previously been a secretary. She was a 1948 graduate of Shawnee Mission High School in Merriam, Kan., and was a member of American Legion Post 72 Auxiliary. She did volunteer work at The Lake of the Ozarks...