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Stories from Friday, November 3, 2006

Albin Pond pathway takes yet another detour for city (11/03/06)
More than seven years after the Indiana Department of Transportation approved a grant for a fitness trail to be constructed on Greencastle's north side, nary a shovel-load of dirt has been moved for the project. The issue stirred discussion among members of the Greencastle Park Board this week as they talked about the current status of the Albin Pond phase of People Pathways...
Marathon test for Carr's mettle (11/03/06)
Many Putnam County residents might remember that Sunday, Oct. 22 was a cold, rainy day. But for Makenzie Carr, 19, it will be a day she will remember for a lifetime. It was the day she ran and completed the Lasalle Bank Chicago Marathon. Carr, a sophomore at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis., decided to run in the race along with three other girls. Two of them attend school with Carr...
Man who fled U.S. back in state (11/03/06)
A Putnam County man who investigators say fled to South America last year to avoid child molestation charges appeared handcuffed and in police custody Thursday evening. Former Greencastle resident Thomas Jerry Hudson, 74, was shown on Indianapolis TV stations as he walked into a federal courtroom Thursday morning to face charges of passport fraud...
Vision of growth seen for county (11/03/06)
Putnam County residents create a vision for the future. During the Putnam County Comprehensive Plan Update meeting on Thursday, residents sat down in groups and determined where they thought the county would be in the next 20 years. Project manager and planning director for American Consulting Steve Burkhardt reviewed the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats residents thought of during last month's meeting. ...
Cougars win sectional title (11/03/06)
Add two words to the phrase "Undefeated No. 3-ranked North Putnam Cougars." Sectional champions. The Cougars remained undefeated on the season and claimed their first sectional championship since 1990 with a 34-33 victory over Cascade at home Friday night...
Esther S. Byrd (11/03/06)
July 8, 1906-Nov. 2, 2006 Esther S. Byrd, 100, West Lafayette, formerly of Roachdale, died Thursday at George Davis Manor, West Lafayette. Born near Carpentersville, she was the daughter of Frank and Leonore (Hutchins) Sillery. She was a graduate of Carpentersville School, Roachdale High School and Indiana University with a degree in home economics...
Glenda S. Close (11/03/06)
Dec. 29, 1953-Nov. 1, 2006 Glenda S. Close, 52, Coatesville, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Oak Hill, Ill., she was the daughter of Albert and Betty (Freeman) Stern. She had been a quality control inspector at Happico Industries for nine years...