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Stories from Wednesday, November 22, 2006

County will ask lawmaker to support 911 bill (11/22/06)
Four of six Putnam County Council members agreed Tuesday to support a state law change that would allow use of county hazardous waste funds for construction of a new central dispatch/emergency operations center. The sticking point in the discussion came in also designating funding for the township that hosts the state's only hazardous waste landfill -- Heritage Environmental near Russellville...
Legion member faces illegal gaming charges (11/22/06)
An official with a local veteran's group has been arrested and more than 30 other people are facing misdemeanor charges for what state investigators are calling illegal gaming. Glen Hollis was arrested at Greencastle American Legion Post 58 on Tuesday evening and placed in the Putnam County Jail on a preliminary charge of promoting professional gambling...
Library Board reads Chapter A Day (11/22/06)
Putnam County Public Library adds a new addition to its website. Library Director Alice Greenburg informed the library board during its meeting Wednesday that Margot Payne, director of community relations, presented the idea to have a Chapter a Day program on the website. This program allows patrons to subscribe for a half-hour day reading through the Wisconsin Public Radio. The radio station will play the chapter a day until the book is completed and another has started...
Pastor hopes organization can help needy (11/22/06)
Pastor Tom Woodley has seen it before. And now, he wants to give back to the Putnam County community. While preaching in New Jersey, Woodley got involved with Rebuilding Together, a non-profit organization set up to help homeowners in need. Woodley said the organization's top priority is to look for homeowners that are dealing with financial problems, on limited incomes and can not afford to fix homes, or those who are dealing with "catastrophes."...
Tiger Sharks beat South Putnam (11/22/06)
The Greencastle Tiger Sharks' girls' swimming team defeated South Putnam in dominating fashion on the road Tuesday. GHS downed the Eagles, 125-59, in the most lop-sided victory of the season for the Tiger Sharks, who took first-place finishes in all but two events...
DePauw women dominate Fontbonne (11/22/06)
The DePauw women scored the first 15 points of Tuesday's game against visiting Fontbonne and never looked back en route to a 113-48 victory. With the win, the Tigers improved to 2-1 on the season, while the Griffins dropped to 0-2. The Tigers tallied 52 points in the first half, four more points than Fontbonne had for the entire game. The Tigers also broke their previous single-game record for points, which was 109 against Webster in 1996...
Edgar Gabe Glass (11/22/06)
Nov. 12, 1946-Nov. 21, 2006 Edgar Gabe Glass, 60, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at Cloverdale. Born in Franklin, he was the son of Cecil Lee and Elsa Sharon (Clemments) Glass. He was a chemical foreman for 12 years for Riley Tire and Chemical, Indianapolis. He was a member of the American Legion, and a U.S. Army veteran...
Sylvia L. Miller (11/22/06)
March 9, 1925-Nov. 22, 2006 Sylvia L. Miller, 81, Cloverdale, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Lewis and Emma Lee (McCoy) Green. She had been a packager at Angwell Curtain Co. in Greencastle, and attended Mt. Hebron Community Church, Cloverdale...