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Stories from Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Largest turnout for MLK Day (01/16/07)
Matthew Fosheim, Staff Writer Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Gobin United Methodist Church on Sep. 5, 1960, and his effect on the community is still being felt as the Putnam County community celebrated the life of King Monday during a ceremony at the church...
Dog rescued after perilous fall (01/16/07)
A Mooresville man is happy to be reunited with his beloved hunting dog following a weekend accident at one of Putnam County's many stone quarries. Albert "Buck" Ashcraft and his friend Tim Racliff, both avid raccoon hunters, were hunting with their dogs in a rural area north of Cloverdale late Saturday night...
Trustee donates siren to town (01/16/07)
Ownership of the tornado siren and the 2007 election contract with the county were quickly approved during the Bainbridge Town Council meeting last Wednesday. Monroe Township Trustee Richard Pronckus informed the council during Wednesday's meeting that he wanted to give the town ownership of the tornado siren...
Officials put on alert for threatening e-mails (01/16/07)
Junk e-mails can be a nuisance, but when they become threatening, that's something altogether different. Local and state law enforcement officials were put on alert last week after learning of a string of e-mail scams going around that threaten to kill the person receiving them...
Year starts off busy for fire department (01/16/07)
The new year started off with a bang, or rather a blaze, for Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department after working two fires just days apart from the each other. According to Fire Chief John McPherson, Reelsville volunteers were originally toned out to assist Clay County fire departments with a structure fire Thursday afternoon. But firefighters later learned the fire was actually in their area and it really was not a structure fire...
Tigers gear up for busy weekend (01/16/07)
Sports Writer DePauw University will host a trio of adversaries this week as it tries to improve its record and attempts to grab sole possession of first place in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Tigers are coming off a weekend sweep of Hendrix and Austin. DePauw will be playing three games in four days and one must wonder if fatigue will be a factor...
DPU women set for Trinity, Southwestern (01/16/07)
Assistant Editor Midway through the season, the DePauw University women's basketball squad sits on top of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference standings with Hendrix. The Tigers and Hendrix are both 14-2 overall and 4-1 in league play. Oglethorpe is also 4-1 in the conference this season...
Doris Mae Frederick (01/16/07)
May 20, 1923-Jan. 14, 2007 Doris M. Fredrick, 83, Springfield, Ill., formerly of Greencastle, died Sunday at Mill Creek Special Care Center. Born in Little York, Ill., she was the daughter of James Burton and Jenny Matilda Victoria (Sward) Allen. She was a graduate of Alexis High School in Illinois and received a nursing degree from the Augustanna Lutheran School of Nursing. ...
Ethel Alberta Lawson (01/16/07)
Oct. 25, 1925-Jan. 14, 2007 Ethel Alberta Ensor Lawson, 81, Indianapolis, died Sunday. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Raymond and Ona Ensor. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She married Alert Julian Lawson Sr., who preceded her in death...
Glen Edward Miller (01/16/07)
May 27, 1923-Jan. 13, 2007 Glen Edward Miller, 83, rural Palestine, Ill., died Saturday at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson, Ill. Born in Palestine, Ill., he was the son of Roy and Blanche (Walters) Miller. He was a member of the Pleasant View Church for more than 50 years and a World War II veteran, serving in the Army from 1943-34 on the Europan front...
Rachel Cooper (01/16/07)
Sept. 22, 1920-Jan. 12, 2007 Rachel Cooper, 86, Panama City, Fla., died Friday at a Florida hospital. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Ira and Lucille Hutcheson. She and her husband of 39 years, Red Cooper, were married in Greencastle and moved to Panama City in 1956 where they owned and operated the Dairy Queen. She was a volunteer at Bay Medical Center for 31 years...