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Stories from Saturday, December 16, 2006

Russellville battles water worries, old equipment (12/16/06)
Concerns with the water system and plant issues come to a head during the Russellville Town Council meeting Thursday. Water Supt. Mike Varvel informed council president Sally Spencer McAfee and council member Jim Rodgers that several problems and issues occurred during the past month at the water plant, ranging from the water flow meter failing to the number one well not keeping up with the system to the water tower pressure gauge not working...
Special education co-op gets Greencastle approval (12/16/06)
With two school systems in agreement, four more approvals remain before the Old National Trail Special Services Cooperative becomes an independent educational entity. The Greencastle School Board agreed Wednesday to allow Old National Trail to leave the oversight of North Putnam Community Schools, which has served as the lead educational agency to handle the finances of the cooperative...
Business expansion gets abatement from council (12/16/06)
A new office and warehouse at Cash Concrete east of Greencastle will receive tax abatement with the approval of the Putnam County Council. An investment of $550,000 will be made in the new building, located on the 7.1-acre site just south of Ind. 240 on CR 450 East...
Animals on the loose target of new town rule (12/16/06)
Bainbridge Council is reviewing a new town ordinance prohibiting animals from running at large through the town. Bainbridge Town Marshal Rodney Fenwick and Town Attorney Laurie Hardwick presented the council with copies of Ordinance 2006-5: Animals Running at Large during Tuesday's meeting. Fenwick and Hardwick have been working on this ordinance for the past two months...
Blair scores 29 in Cloverdale win (12/16/06)
The Cloverdale boy's varsity was hoping to open its first home game of the season with a win over a very good Monrovia team on Friday night, and that is what the Clovers did, beating the visiting Bulldogs 76-52 and improving to 4-2 on the season and 1-1 in the West Central Conference...
Cougars drop heartbreaker to Cascade (12/16/06)
The North Putnam girls varsity basketball team lost a heartbreaker to the Cascade Cadets, 41-40, Friday night at home Most of the time when you set goals and achieve them, that is a recipe for success but tonight that proved false for the Cougars. "We accomplished everything we wanted tonight besides winning the game," Coach Kevin Smith said after the contest...
Speedway downs S. Putnam girls (12/16/06)
SPEEDWAY -- The South Putnam Eagles' girls' varsity team can't seem to catch a break lately. SPHS dropped its fifth game in a row Friday night on the road against Speedway, 51-32, to fall to 3-7 on the season and 0-2 in the West Central Conference...
Cadets get by North Putnam boys (12/16/06)
"You can't expect to win turning over that many times against a good team," North Putnam coach Wes Peek said after a loss Friday night to Cascade, 58-45, at home. The Cougars committed 28 turnovers in the contest which resulted in some frustration after the game from the coach...
Eagles fall to Sparkplugs (12/16/06)
SPEEDWAY -- South Putnam High School's varsity boys' basketball team put up a fight, but it wasn't enough to beat Speedway on the road Friday. The Eagles fell to 1-5 overall on the season and 0-2 in West Central Conference action with a 52-40 loss to the Sparkplugs...
CHS girls drop WCC game to Monrovia (12/16/06)
The Cloverdale varsity girls' basketball team was in action Friday night hoping to get a win over the visiting Monrovia Bulldogs. But it was the Bulldogs who came out on top, beating the Clovers in a close contest, 48-45. The game saw both teams start out very slow, with scoring points scarce and turnovers very common in the first quarter. Both teams played solid defense and limited their opponent to very few points as the score at the end of the first quarter was 8-7 in favor of the Clovers...
Venita G. Cooper (12/16/06)
April 9, 1930-Dec. 13, 2006 Venita G. Cooper, 76, Mitchell, died Wednesday at Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford. Born in Bedford, she was the daughter of Henry and Thelma (Sutherland) Sons. She retired from M. Fines and Sons Manufacturing in Bedford...
Doris L. Beech (12/16/06)
July 12, 1916-Dec. 10, 2006 Doris L. Beech, 90, Newburgh, Ind., formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday at Newburgh Healthcare. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Maud Long. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1934 and became a dance instructor. She later owned and operated The White Way Restaurant in Greencastle...
Ophard Tucker (12/16/06)
Jan. 10, 1927-Dec. 14, 2006 Ophard "Slim" Tucker, 79, Spencer, died Thursday at Owen Valley Health Campus. Born in Delta, Ky., he was the son of Albert and Bertha (Dodson) Tucker. He was retired from G.E. and was a former businessman in Spencer. He was a life member of the Spencer VFW and a member of the Spencer American Legion...