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Stories from Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Annual gift drive helping local children and families (12/19/06)
Christmas will be a little brighter this year for children in the Reelsville area thanks to the efforts of one local agency. Dozens of workers from the Putnamville Correctional Facility teamed up this year to provide Christmas presents to local families who are struggling to make ends meet...
Morton livestock sale has residents worried (12/19/06)
A new use for the former Morton Sale Barn has some nearby property owners worried about odors and waste run-off from the site. Don Lambermont told Putnam County Commissioners Dennis O'Hair and Kristina Warren he is concerned about the large livestock sale operation planned for the U.S. 36 site. A large livestock building is going up about 40 feet from a residence...
Focus on improvements comes for South Putnam (12/19/06)
A high school improvement report has provided the South Putnam School Board with a picture of what needs to be worked on to make the students educational environment better. South Putnam High School Principal Kieth Puckett reported to the board during Monday's meeting about the high school's ISTEP scores and school improvement report. ...
Tiger men headed to Kenyon (12/19/06)
The 24th-ranked DePauw University Tigers men's basketball team will look to improve to 8-1 on the season as they travel to Ohio to face the Kenyon Lords. DePauw is coming off of an 84-63 win against Illinois Tech Sunday and will attempt to hand the Lords their third loss in a row. DePauw is riding the crest of a six-game winning streak as it meets Kenyon...
Knights get past GHS girls (12/19/06)
"We've been playing well, we just can't get over that hump," coach Glenn Hile said. On Monday the Greencastle girls' varsity basketball team were just 26 seconds away from recording their first win of the season, but great play from the Northview Knights and a questionable no call helped determine the outcome...
DPU women to face Gorlocks (12/19/06)
It may be December, but the DePauw University women's basketball team is on fire. The Tigers, ranked sixth in the nation in the USA Today/ESPN Division III Coaches' poll and fifth by D3hoops.com, will look to extend their current winning streak to seven Wednesday when they travel to Webster University in St. Louis to take on the Gorlocks...
Dorothy Williams (12/19/06)
Dorothy A. Williams, 86, Bainbridge, died Monday at Hendricks Regional Health. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Muriel M. St. John (12/19/06)
July 10, 1922-Dec. 18, 2006 Muriel M. St. John, 84, Greencastle, died Monday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in Morgan County, she was the daughter of Ara and Bernice (Woodward) Pearcy. A 1940 graduate of Martinsville High School, she had been a cook at Martinsville High School and later at DePauw University. She was a member of extension homemaker clubs in Martinsville and Putnam County...
Elsie Irene Arnold (12/19/06)
April 16, 1915-Dec. 17, 2006 Elsie Irene Arnold, 91, Plainfield, died Sunday. Born in Plainfield, she was the daughter of Asa and Edna (Stanley) Pickett. She was a secretary for Barlow and Arnold Insurance Agency. She was also a clerk at the Water Department for the Town of Plainfield. Elsie was a 1933 graduate of Plainfield High School. Her memberships include Plainfield United Methodist Church and a charter member of Delta Alpha Gamma Sorority, Alpha Chapter...
Hazel R. Tudor (12/19/06)
Dec. 26, 1907-Dec. 17, 2006 Hazel R. Tudor, 98, Stilesville, died Sunday afternoon at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Hendricks County, she was the daughter of Arthur A. and Ella M. (Hurst) Rose. She married Ralph Tudor, who died in 1991. She was a beautician in Tudor's Beauty Shop for many years, and was also postmistress for the Stilesville Post Office for 17 years. She was a charter member of Stilesville Eastern Star and a member of Stilesville Christian Church...