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Stories from Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Two men arrested in store thefts (11/15/06)
A Brazil man and his nephew are in the Putnam County Jail awaiting charges that they used duffel bags to smuggle thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the Greencastle Wal-Mart store. Melvin Halfacre, 38, Brazil, and his 20-year-old nephew Dustin Halfacre, Rockville, were arrested Tuesday night on charges of theft and receiving stolen property...
Abatement granted for industrial site (11/15/06)
Plans for the construction of a speculation (spec) building in Greencastle's Enterprise Industrial Park will continue despite concerns expressed by some members of the City Council Tuesday night. Council President Bob Sedlack said he was worried about how the public would perceive granting a 10-year tax abatement to Terre Haute-based Garmong Construction on a 50,000-square-foot industrial building they plan to build on land known as the Sgt. Cunningham Property...
New patrol cars in future for officers (11/15/06)
Thanks to Tuesday's unanimous decision, the Cloverdale Police Dept. will have new police vehicles early next year. The Cloverdale Town Council voted 5-0 in favor of Cloverdale Police Chief Charlie Hallam to purchase three 2007 Dodge Chargers from Westgate Chrysler Dodge, Plainfield, with a fourth to be purchased through financing from the same business...
Signs of improvement planned at Roachdale (11/15/06)
Outdated traffic signs and illegal speed limit posting are causing worry and concerns for the Roachdale marshal. Town Marshal David Barber informed the Roachdale Town Council during Tuesday night's meeting that traffic signs around town are outdated, and with help from the Putnam County Highway Department, the town has the opportunity to update them at cost...
Greencastle falls to Mounties (11/15/06)
Greencastle High School's girls' basketball team opened the 2006-07 campaign with a loss to Southmont Tuesday, 40-28. The Mounties outscored the Tiger Cubs in three out of four quarters Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs had a 4-3 advantage in the second quarter to head into the halftime break trailing 15-9...
Tiger Shark girls get opening night win (11/15/06)
The Greencastle High School girls' swimming team opened its season with a 110-73 victory over North Montgomery Tuesday at home. The Tiger Sharks posted seven wins in 12 events Tuesday. "We had a great start to the season (Tuesday)," Greencastle coach Emilie Bowman said. "There were a lot of good races, and girls stepped up when needed."...
Thelma L. Clark (11/15/06)
Dec. 29, 1921-Nov. 14, 2006 Thelma L. Clark, 84, Brazil, died Tuesday morning at her home. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Fred and Daisy (Nicoson) Froderman. She graduated from Ashboro High School and later attended Business College in Indianapolis. ...
James Ginder (11/15/06)
Aug. 17, 1938-Nov. 13, 2006 James L. Ginder, 68, Camby, died Monday. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Ralph and Camilla (Burris) Ginder. A U.S. Navy veteran, he was a 1956 graduate of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a charter member of St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church in Mooresville. He retired from Mayflower Transit after 35 years of service where he worked as a leasing and recovery agent...
Brian Reynolds (11/15/06)
Jan. 5, 1964-June 2005 Brian Reynolds, 42, Coal City, died at his residence. He had been missing since June 2005 and his remains were recently found at his family's Owen County farm. Born in Torrington, Wyo., he was the son of Harold and Phyllis Jean (Wood) Reynolds...