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Stories from Thursday, November 16, 2006

Release of new PS3 has faithful customers in line (11/16/06)
They've gotten double takes, asked if they're on strike or picketing, and told they're "ate up!" But for the 10 people camped out at Checkout 17 in the Greencastle Wal-Mart, the wait is worth the payoff. Even if it will cost more than $600. The new PlayStation 3 will be made available at 12:01 a.m. Friday, and Tony Anderson is first in line to get the new unit...
Emergency repairs OK'd at sewage station (11/16/06)
Members of the Greencastle Board of Works gave little argument Wednesday when they approved emergency repairs to one of the city's sewage lift stations. Lift stations are underground tanks that help move wastewater through the city's network of sewage pipes. There are about 15 stations strategically located throughout the city and they help pump wastewater to the treatment plant located on the west side of town...
Goal to eliminate public tobacco usage in 2007 (11/16/06)
If all goes according to a proposed plan from the Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, businesses, restaurants, and all Greencastle city buildings will be smoke-free in 2007. On Tuesday, the organization's coordinator, Meredith Williams, spoke to members of the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce regarding taking a proposal to Greencastle City Council early next year. ...
Cougars ready for semistate (11/16/06)
North Putnam will play its first semistate game in 16 years Saturday when it hosts Southridge. The Cougars (13-0), ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, claimed their second regional championship in school history last week with a 23-18 victory over Speedway on the road to earn its first semistate berth since 1990...
Martha L. Fritzinger (11/16/06)
Martha L. Fritzinger, 89, Poland, died Thursday at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. Funeral arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Clover-dale.
Norman E. Thompson (11/16/06)
Norman E. Thompson, 57, Plainfield, died Wednesday at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.