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Stories from Monday, November 13, 2006

Report: Harvest lagging behind (11/13/06)
Repeated rain showers in the past several weeks have kept area fields wet, meaning farmers attempting to bring in the fall harvest have fallen significantly behind where they should be for this time of year. The latest crop report from the USDA for Indiana says only 64 percent of corn crops have been harvested statewide, compared to 88 percent last year at this time...
Local news briefs
(11/13/06)
A roundup of local news events and notices Bowl for toys Girl Scouts in Northern Putnam County will have a Bowling for Toys event Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2 at Alex Alleys in Greencastle. The event is open to troop members and leaders only. Cost is $5 per person for two games and shoe rental. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child in the county...
Water bills running over at Fillmore (11/13/06)
Issues with water rates and payments came to a head during the Fillmore Town Council meeting Saturday. The council learned the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselors is accepting comments from Fillmore water consumers. According to a press release from OUCC, the town is seeking its first base rate increase since 1998...
March of Dimes plans ceremony Thursday at DPU (11/13/06)
March of Dimes will be honoring premature babies and those lost to prematurity in the Greencastle area with a prematurity roll call and candlelight vigil on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at Blackstock Stadium. The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality...
PCMHA takes on name change (11/13/06)
The Putnam County Mental Health Association has gone under a name change. The organization will now be called Mental Health America of Putnam County. The not-for-profit is part of a nearly century-old organization, Mental Health America of Indiana, that is the oldest and largest charitable organization -- with more than 50 chapters -- dealing with mental illness and encouraging mental wellness in Indiana...
DPU runners advance past regional (11/13/06)
HANOVER -- The DePauw University women's cross country team finished third NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Saturday and advanced to this week's NCAA Division III cross country championships while the men's team finished seventh and advanced a pair of runners to next week's race...
Tigers fall in Monon Bell Classic (11/13/06)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Monon Bell will remain in Crawfordsville for another year. The DePauw Tigers lost the 113th annual meeting with the Wabash College Little Giants Saturday, 23-20, despite a second-half rally. The Tigers entered the halftime break trailing Wabash 14-0, but managed to knot the score at 14-all midway through the third quarter...
DePauw swimming, diving teams winThe DePauw University men's swimming and diving team improved to 3-1 on the season, and the women improved to 2-1 with wins over Centre at home Saturday. (11/13/06)
In men's action, the Tigers picked up victories in 13 events. The 200-yard relay team of Gib Wallace, Dan DeGeus, Robert Alexander and Greg Nowak picked up a win for the Tigers, finishing first with a time of one minute, 38.16 seconds. Nowak, John Cook, Steve Klabak and Kyle Kerrigan earned another relay win in the 200-yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 1:27.86...
Flossie Stadler Million (11/13/06)
July 15, 1928-Nov. 11, 2006 Flossie Stadler Million, 78, Ladoga, died Saturday at the St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James Ross and Della (Gillespie) Stadler. A homemaker, she married Charles Million Sr. on Sept. 19, 1951. He survives...
Perry Lewis (11/13/06)
Perry Lewis, 86, Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.