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Stories from Friday, December 8, 2006

Don't turn deaf ear to call for help (12/08/06)
A couple hears their neighbors arguing in the night. Suddenly there's a scream, followed by silence. Should the neighbors call the police or should they mind their own business? Although many people might feel that being put on the spot in a situation like this will never happen to them, cases of domestic violence occur every day...
Work continues on mobile command unit (12/08/06)
Two county agencies had hoped to apply the finishing touches to a unified mobile command center during Thursday's meeting. But without enough members to hold a quorum, members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee and Emergency Management Agency boards discussed other issues concerning the mobile center...
Spirit of Philanthropy goes to Bohmers (12/08/06)
The most prestigious honor granted by the Community Foundation was awarded last night to Dave and Lynn Bohmer. The announcement was made at the Foundation's annual holiday celebration in the community room at the Putnam County Museum. "Dave and Lynn Bohmer epitomize the spirit of philanthropy," said Sue Murray, President of the Community Foundation. "Many people are not even aware of the extent and impact of their generosity in this community."...
Tiger Sharks sweep Mounties (12/08/06)
Greencastle High School's swimmers dominated Southmont at home Thursday. The Tiger Cubs' boys' and girls' teams both came away with victories over the Mounties, with the boys winning 124-58 and the girls picking up a 112-73 win. The GHS boys won 10 of the 12 events Thursday, including a sweep of the three relay races...
North Putnam girls fall to Wildcats (12/08/06)
CLINTON -- The North Putnam Cougars' girls varsity basketball team collected their seventh loss of the season as they fell to South Vermillion Thursday night at South Vermillion, 56-46. Despite being out score the first three quarters, the Cougars' made a game of it as they outscored the Wildcats 15-16 in the fourth quarter...
Dorothy "Deane" Welch Kumpf (12/08/06)
Dec. 17, 1921-Dec. 6, 2006 Dorothy "Deane" Welch Kumpf, 84, died Wednesday evening. She was a long time resident of Brazil, but has resisted the last three years at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Sebree, Ky., she was the daughter of Willie and Eunice Wiley Welch...
Medford R. "Snowball" McBride (12/08/06)
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...