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Stories from Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Holiday shoppers seek most popular items (12/20/06)
Her children's wish lists held tightly in her hand, Fillmore resident Kelli Croan searched frantically through a stack of videos at the Greencastle Wal-Mart Tuesday afternoon. Hoping to find the perfect gift that will bring smiles to the faces of her children on Christmas morning, Croan was not unlike dozens of other parents who flocked to the toy department in search of last-minute items before rushing home to begin the dreaded task of wrapping the gifts...
Cloverdale Council ousts one town police officer (12/20/06)
The Cloverdale Police Dept. will finish out 2006 short on staff. On Tuesday, the Cloverdale Town Council voted 5-0 to terminate Officer Nick Eastham from the police force. A motion was made by council person Judy Whitaker to terminate the employment of Eastham with the second given by councilman Glen Vickroy...
Three-car collision injures 2 (12/20/06)
A drunk driver is to blame for a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 231 and U.S. 36 Tuesday morning. Deputy Don Lewis told the BannerGraphic Wednesday that F. Brock II, 25, 6541 N. U.S. 231, driving a 1997 Plymouth Neon, was traveling westbound on U.S. 36 and was making a left turn to go south on U.S. 231, when he ended up turning into the northbound lane...
Cloverdale council upset, votes to pay firefighter claim (12/20/06)
Right off the bat, council members were hot-under-the-collar at the regular monthly Cloverdale Town Council meeting. Board Vice President Dennis Padgett and member Glenn Vickroy questioned an emergency claim presented by Town Clerk/Treasurer Patti Truax calling for payment for a Morgan County man who is an employee of the Cloverdale Town Fire Dept...
Frank E. Bettis (12/20/06)
Dec. 9, 1921-Dec. 18, 2006 Frank E. Bettis, 85, Greenwood, formerly of Indianapolis, died Mon-day. Born in Morton, he was the son of Noel and Daitha (Thomas) Bettis. He owned and operated Bettis Cleaners, retiring in 2001. He was a World War II Army Air Corps pilot flying supply missions over the China-Burma hump, and was a member of The Hump Pilots Association...
Dorothy A. Williams (12/20/06)
Jan. 19, 1920-Dec. 18, 2006 Dorothy A. Williams, 86, Bainbridge, died Monday at Hendricks Regional Health,Danville. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Thomas and Hazel (Hill) Gorham. She was a member of the Greencastle Church of God. She married Herman E. Williams, who preceded her in death...