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Stories from Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Judges ask county officials to issue verdict (12/05/06)
Too much chocolate doesn't sound like a bad thing. But when the television comedy duo of Lucy and Ethel found the candy factory conveyor belt moving too fast for them to keep up, they ended up stuffing chocolate anywhere they could -- their mouths, pockets, blouses...
Citizen of the Year sought for '07 (12/05/06)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the 2006 "Citizen of the Year" award. The award has been presented by the Chamber to a Putnam County resident since 1982. The Chamber is seeking that special individual, who is dedicated to the success of Putnam County to receive the award. The selection is based upon the degree to which the individual has made Putnam County a better community in which to live, work and raise a family...
Walking for Wellness reaches goal (12/05/06)
Organizers of Putnam County's Walking for Wellness program say the group has reached its goal to walk around in the world in terms of miles. More than 600 people from all parts of the county participated in the program, including those from Russellville, Roachdale, Bainbridge, Fillmore, Reelsville, Cloverdale, DePauw and Greencastle...
County Wrestling Roundup (12/05/06)
MONROVIA -- The North Putnam High School wrestling team went 0-5 Saturday at the Monrovia Invitational. The Cougars opened with a 43-24 loss to Cascade and then fell to Speedway, 46-36. North Putnam dropped a 41-27 decision to the host Bulldogs, followed by a 58-9 loss at the hands of Brown County...
NP grad Hunt thinking about the future (12/05/06)
She was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2003, earned first-team All-Big Ten honors in 2004 and finished 11th at the NCAA Championships in 2005 to earn All-American honors. So after finishing 33rd at the 2006 NCAA Championships in Terre Haute on Nov. 20, what's next for former North Putnam High School standout and current University of Illinois senior Cassie Hunt? A possible Olympic tryout...
Clovers fall to Eminence (12/05/06)
EMINENCE -- The Cloverdale girls basketball team fell to the Eminence Eels Monday night, 44-30, dropping to 4-3 on the season. Cloverdale kept the game close heading into the final quarter, trailing only by five points 28-23, but were unable to handle the size of the Eels inside...
Freshmen Basketball Roundup (12/05/06)
Eagle freshmen fall to North Putnam Monday The South Putnam Eagles' freshmen boys' basketball team fell to rival North Putnam at home Monday, 33-27. Trent Vickrey led SPHS with seven points, followed by Derek Dean with six. Trey Vickrey and Tyler Whitford each added four points in the loss, and Dylan Hayes had three...
Rachel L. Surber (12/05/06)
July 25, 1917-Dec. 5, 2006 Rachel L. Surber, 89, Greencastle, died Tuesday. Born in Clay County, she was the daughter of Charles Andrew and Cora Edith (Collier) Seymour. A 1929 graduate of Ashboro High School, she had been employed at Bridgeport Brass, RCA, Fleener's Drugstore, Sutherlin's Appliance and at Hank's LP as an office manager. She was a member of Greencastle Moose Lodge and a life member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary...
Jolly Ann Sheets (12/05/06)
Aug. 1, 1937-Dec. 2, 2006 Jolly Ann Sheets, 69, Crawfordsville, died Saturday at Williamsburg Healthcare, Crawfordsville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Earl and Ruth (Sutton) Cooksey. A graduate of Greencastle High School, she had been a cashier at Wal-Mart pharmacy, a bookkeeper at Montgomery Implement, and owned Jolly's Place restaurant in Roachdale. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Eagles and Moose Lodges...
Burt Wallace (12/05/06)
Oct. 8, 1921-Dec. 4, 2006 Burt Wallace, 85, Coatesville, died Monday morning at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Reno, Ind., he was the son of Earl M. and Ocie R. (Masten) Wallace. He was a self-employed brick layer for 50 years and a member of the Coatesville Masonic Lodge. He was a veteran of World War II...