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Stories from Friday, December 22, 2006

Local soldiers come home for holidays (12/22/06)
Just in time for Christmas, a group of local National Guard soldiers serving in Iraq is on its way home. Officials with the Indiana National Guard said Friday that a group of about 150 soldiers from the 81st Troop Command, 2nd Battalion, 150th Field Artillery, which includes about 17 soldiers from the Greencastle unit, will arrive at the Indianapolis International Airport at around 11 p.m. today...
Area youth perform musical for patients (12/22/06)
Putnam County Chaplin Steve Williams invited Elaine Hoffman's class from Peace Lutheran Church to re-enact parts from the musical "Mary Had a Little Lamb" by Dan Barker Wednesday at the hospital This musical, which is a telling of the Christmas story from stable animals' point-of-view, was first performed at the church Tuesday night...
Museum to have regular hours through holidays (12/22/06)
The Putnam County Museum will be open for its regular hours during the holiday season: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Four exhibits and the Museum's new gift shop will entertain and educate guests. The Children's Area offers hands-on historic toys and a small display of fire truck toys...
Local company donates bears to area Red Cross (12/22/06)
With help from F.B. Distro, the Putnam County Unit of the Wabash Valley Red Cross Chapter will be able to deliver teddy bears to children in need. Employees of the local clothing distributor's quality assurance department recently donated nearly 130 teddy bears to the local Red Cross unit...
Library Board makes decision on compensation (12/22/06)
The Putnam County Public Library board has voiced its concerns on the 2007 compensation resolution and several new signs for the building and the parking lot. Library Director Alice Greenburg presented the board with the 2007 compensation resolution during Wednesday's meeting, which consisted of items that were presented during last month's meeting...
Grandson keeps tradition going (12/22/06)
After telling Charlie Brown about baby Jesus and the Nativity, Linus Van Pelt in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" said, "That's what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown." Recognizing the birth of Christ is just one example of the true meaning of Christmas for many people. For others it might be spending the holiday season with friends and family or helping those in need. But for one family in Roachdale, the true meaning of Christmas is remembering a departed loved one...
Clovers to take on T-Birds (12/22/06)
Sports Editor It's been an up-and-down season for the Cloverdale High School boys' basketball team so far. The Clovers are hoping to bring their fortunes back up Wednesday when they face Eastern Greene in the first round of the Graber Post Building Classic at North Daviess High School in Elnora...
Haltom putting up big numbers at Wabash (12/22/06)
Cloverdale graduate Chase Haltom has been having a productive season with the Wabash College basketball team so far this year. Haltom ranks second on the Little Giants' roster in points per game, averaging 13.9. He is one of four Wabash players averaging double digits in scoring...
Bretscher, Whitaker performing well in college (12/22/06)
A pair of former Putnam County high school athletes have been making waves in NCAA pools this season. Greencastle graduate Andrew Bretscher has posted two of the Auburn Tigers' top times this season. Bretscher has the fifth-fastest time in the 50-yard freestyle race with a time of 21.22 seconds, recorded at the U.S. Open at Purdue on Nov. 30...
Doris K. Parker (12/22/06)
Doris K. Parker, 94, Coatesville, died Friday at Autumn Glen, Greencastle. Arrangements are pending at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville.