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Stories from Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Gala raising funds for United Way (12/26/06)
Comedy and music will be the feature package at the New Year's Eve Premier Night Gala at the Walden Inn Social Center at 7 p.m., Dec. 31. The event is sponsored by the Walden Inn, Classic Flooring, Eitel's Flowers and Gifts and the Putnam County United Way...
City, township agree on fire contract (12/26/06)
Fire protection for the residents of Greencastle Township has been secured for yet another year. Last week, city and township officials met and approved the annual contract that ensures protection for residents living outside the city limits for 2007...
Russellville Center wants to build endowment (12/26/06)
The Putnam County Community Foundation has awarded Russellville Community Center with a $2,500 matching grant to build its endowment by $7,500. Contributions and gifts made to the Russellville Community Center endowment will be matched, one dollar from the Community Foundation for every two dollars given by the public, from Dec. 1 to Nov. 30, 2007 up to a cumulative dollar amount of $7,500...
Take trees to yard waste site (12/26/06)
Putnam County residents are being reminded that they can drop off used Christmas trees, at no charge, beginning today and continuing through Jan. 14 at the Greencastle yard waste drop-off site, located on the south side of Veterans Memorial Highway across from Greencastle Middle School...
DPU women to face Kenyon (12/26/06)
The fifth-ranked DePauw Tigers women's basketball team will face off against the Kenyon Lords in the first round of the Surf 'n' Slam Tournament in San Diego Thursday at 10 a.m. The Tigers are led by Liz Bondi, who averages 15.7 points a game and is pulling down almost six rebounds per contest. Caitlin McGonigal is delivering solid play as well, producing 10 points a game...
Helen J. Johnston (12/26/06)
May 8, 1920-Dec. 23, 2006 Helen J. Johnston, 86, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Daniel K. and Alice Denver-Long Hope. She retired from the Agriculture Stabilization Conservation Service after 32 years of service and was employed part-time at J.C. Hoffman Limited in Greencastle until 1999...
Carole L. Miller (12/26/06)
Carole L. Miller, 83, Indianapolis, died Saturday. She was a retired self-employed seamstress and also volunteered for the Putnam County Hospital Guild and was a member of Kiwanis. Surviving are two daughters, Kathy King and Sandi Fox, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Doris K. Parker (12/26/06)
May 24, 1912-Dec. 22, 2006 Doris K. Parker, 94, Coatesville, died Friday evening at Autumn Glen, Greencastle. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of Glenden and Grace (Ader) Kelly. She attended Coatesville grade school and graduated from Amo High School in 1930...
Charles Slicer (12/26/06)
Charles L. Slicer, 65, Quincy, died Monday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Bobby Wright (12/26/06)
May 1, 1942-Dec. 22, 2006 Bobby Wright, 64, Greencastle, died Friday at his residence. Born in Clinton County, Ky., he was the son of General B. and Flonnie M. (Cooper) Wright. He worked in maintenance at Wal-Mart Distribution for 15 years. He is survived by his wife Peggy A. ...
Hugh E. Chester (12/26/06)
Hugh E. Chester, 97, Greencastle, died Monday morning at Mill Pond Health Campus. Funeral arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Wayne J. Helton (12/26/06)
Wayne J. Helton, 68, Poland, died Friday at Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Gregory Joe Braeger (12/26/06)
March 16, 1974-Dec. 20, 2006 Gregory Joe Braeger, 32, Coatesville, died Wednesday in a truck accident on Interstate 70. He had attended school at Avon and North Putnam. He worked as a sprinkler fitter and was a member of the Local Union 669. Survivors include son Mark; daughter Charly Boller, Coatesville; girlfriend Karley Ditgen, Coatesville; brothers Toby Braeger and wife Tiffany, Coatesville, Mike Braeger Jr. ...
Florence Berry Hull (12/26/06)
Aug. 5, 1913-Dec. 23, 2006 Florence Lucille Berry Hull, 93, Brazil, died Saturday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of William Henry and Ida Ellen (Campbell) Miller. She married Earl Berry on June 10, 1937. He died after more than 50 years of marriage. They owned and operated Cagles Mill Bait Shop and Campground...