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Stories from Thursday, December 7, 2006

City to demolish former garden center (12/07/06)
Out with the old and in with the new. Greencastle Parks and Recreation officials decided Wednesday night to demolish the former Clearwaters Garden Center located at the corner of Bloomington and Tennessee streets next to Robe-Ann Park. The park board recently purchased the mothballed building and property to make way for more recreation space at the southwest corner of the park...
Holiday drama, songs, food: Russellville show has it all (12/07/06)
The public is invited to experience the Christmas season with the Community Churches Christmas Choir at the Russellville Community Center Friday, Dec. 8 through Sunday, Dec. 10. This free three-day concert is by a 60-member choir that represents seven churches from northern Putnam and southern Montgomery counties. There will also be a children's choir and a drama team will perform during the musical performance...
Downtown decorations may be skimpy, but it takes funding (12/07/06)
With residents decorating their yards and downtown stores creating window displays, one can feel the Christmas spirit in the air. But some people feel that downtown does not feel very Christmasy with only tree lights and a canopy to decorate the square...
Jury trial for Center Point man rescheduled (12/07/06)
The jury trial for a Center Point man charged in connection with the June 4 car accident that killed a Putnam County teen has again been rescheduled. The attorney for Michael William Knight, 20, has filed another motion of continuance for the pretrial conference originally set for Nov. 20...
Cougar wrestlers take down Eagles (12/07/06)
North Putnam's wrestling team improved to 1-8 on the season Wednesday night with a hard fought victory against rival South Putnam, 52-27, at North Putnam. North Putnam fell behind early as South won three of the first four matches of the evening but fought it's way back with some aggressive wrestling...
SPHS swimmers have big night (12/07/06)
TRAFALGAR -- The South Putnam Eagles had a big night at the Indian Creek Invitational Tuesday, as the boys' team came away with a win and the girls finished second. The SPHS boys finished with 516 points, ahead of West Central Conference foe Cascade's second-place score of 450...
Dorothy Kumpf (12/07/06)
Died Dec. 6, 2006 Dorothy Kumpf, 84, Brazil, died Wednesday at the Waters of Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil.
Medford McBride (12/07/06)
May 18, 1927-Dec. 5, 2006 Medford R. "Snowball" McBride, 79, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Frank and Myrtle (Masten) McBride. He married Betty J. O'Neal on July 23, 1951, and she survives...
Clinton Eastin (12/07/06)
Aug. 2, 1967-Dec. 5, 2006 Clinton David "Clint" Eastin, 39, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Jackson "Jack" and Margaret (Paris) Eastin. He was a 1986 graduate of Denton High School...
Margaret Koenig (12/07/06)
Aug. 15, 1928-Dec. 3, 2006 Margaret "Mimi" Koenig, 78, Madison, Wis., died Sunday at the Hospice Care Facility in Fitchburg. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Dinsmore) Blackwell. She was a graduate of DePauw University with a degree in education, and was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority...