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Stories from Saturday, December 30, 2006

$1 million grant for firefighting (12/30/06)
Firefighters in Putnam County have more than just the new year to celebrate. This week the federal office of Homeland Security announced that it was awarding the Greencastle Fire Department a grant totaling more than $1 million. Greencastle Fire Chief Bill Newgent said the fire department will use the money to purchase more than 200 new radios and other pieces of important communications equipment for all 13 of Putnam County's fire departments...
Town council approves new rates (12/30/06)
On Thursday, the Cloverdale Town Council passed ordinance 2006-11 calling for the fixing of rates and charges from town property owners for its new wastewater treatment facility. The board learned in November that bids it received for the treatment facility came in higher than expected, forcing the town to take out an additional loan. ...
Spirit of MLK awards seeking nominations (12/30/06)
The Putnam County NAACP in partnership with the MLK Day Committee is sponsoring a "Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Award" to honor children in Putnam County who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A "Certificate of Appreciation" and a $25 check will be awarded to each winner...
Greencastle falls to Marshall (12/30/06)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2006 Wabash Valley Classic is in the books for the Greencastle High School boys' basketball team. For the second consecutive game, the Tiger Cubs were able to hang close with their opponent for the majority of the contest but lost control late...
Eagles crush North Vermillion (12/30/06)
Friday night, the South Putnam Eagles boys' basketball team played the second game of the 2006 Eagle Holiday Classic against the North Vermillion Falcons. After the lead changed hands three times in the first three minutes of the game, South Putnam took complete control of the game on both ends of the floor from that point, defeating North Vermillion, 76-34, and earning a spot in the championship game of the tournament Saturday night against Cascade...
CHS, SPHS wrestlers compete in Eagle Super Six (12/30/06)
The South Putnam and Cloverdale high school wrestling teams competed in the Eagle Super Six at SPHS Friday, with Cloverdale finishing 4-1 and South finishing 2-3. Fountain Central emerged as the tournament's champion, going undefeated on the day, 5-0...
SPHS JV boys win Eagle Classic (12/30/06)
South Putnam seized the lead in their first game of the South Putnam JV Boys Tourney against North Vermillion and used that to catapult them to the tourney championship. "We've got a young team, it's good thing for us to taste success," coach Levi Carmichael said after the game...
S. Putnam swimmers host Eagle Medley Relay (12/30/06)
The South Putnam High School boys' and girls' swim squads hosted the Eagle Medley Relay Meet on Friday, coming away with first-place finishes in five events. The meet is not scored and some events are co-ed. The Eagles picked up a first-place finish in the boys' 200-yard breaststroke relay, where Damon Robinson, Cory Russell, Clark Becker and Jon Weaver won with a time of 2:26.92...
Greencastle falls to Marshall (12/30/06)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2006 Wabash Valley Classic is in the books for the Greencastle High School boys' basketball team. For the second consecutive game, the Tiger Cubs were able to hang close with their opponent for the majority of the contest but lost control late...