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Stories from Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Rich wins Civic Award (10/24/06)
With a handful of former award winners on hand, it gave Todd Lewis great pleasure to deliver Jeff Rich with the 2006 Cloverdale Civic Award Monday at the Hilltop Restaurant north of Spencer. The award, sponsored by the Cloverdale Lions Club, was established in 1995. Three former winners -- Eric Hayman, Vera Hughes and Don Walton -- were at Monday's presentation...
State AG Carter endorses Bookwalter (10/24/06)
With a mere two weeks remaining before the Nov. 7 election, Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter received a big boost for his campaign Monday. Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter paid a visit to Greencastle Monday, publicly endorsing Bookwalter as prosecutor...
Livestock issue gets attention of Fair Board (10/24/06)
The destination of livestock animals sold at the Putnam County Fair auction could be getting some review from the Fair Board. While the fair handbook states that any animal sold at the livestock auction is not to be returned to the 4-H'er who exhibited it, that occurred with some swine and beef cattle at this summer's event. Sometimes, a family member will purchase an animal and then return it to the child, rather than send the animal to be slaughtered...
Citizen input wanted on Plan (10/24/06)
Issues such as preservation agricultural lands, preservation of quality of life assets, providing for economic development, providing housing for children and senior citizens should be important to all residents. Ordinary citizens often feel that the government is in charge of such issues, thus creating a sense of frustration and lack of control. ...
AREA BRIEFS (10/24/06)
NORTH PUTNAM SECTIONAL TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE Presale tickets for the North Putnam High School football team's sectional semifinal game at North Montgomery Friday are now available. The tickets are $5 apiece and can be purchased for $5 at NPHS through Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m.-noon...
John Robert Bemis Jr. (10/24/06)
April 19, 1963-Oct. 21, 2006 John Robert Bemis Jr., 43 Harmony, died Saturday at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis following a motor vehicle accident in Harmony. Born in Brazil, he was the son of John and Ola Pearl (Morgan) Bemis. Following graduation from high school he worked in landscaping. He had been a member of the Moose Lodge and a member of the VanBibber Volunteer Fire Dept...
Elmer 'Bob' Spencer (10/24/06)
May 13, 1919-Oct. 22, 2006 Elmer "Bob" Spencer, 87, Greencastle, died Sunday at his residence at Asbury Towers. Born in Mooresville, he was the son of Henry and Henrietta (Shortridge) Spencer. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre, and was the first Indiana soldier captured in the war at Casablanca in North Africa in 1943. ...