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Stories from Wednesday, January 17, 2007

New tax on cats in the works (01/17/07)
For years, responsible canine owners have been paying annual dog taxes, and soon, cat owners will have the same opportunity. The Putnam County Council on Tuesday indicated its approval of adding cats to the animal taxes now being collected by the Humane Society of Putnam County...
Gates across road may stop cars (01/17/07)
Warning signs and caution tape haven't been enough to keep people from driving into flooded areas in southern Putnam County, so the Putnam County Highway Department is going to take a different approach on one road. Gates will be installed across the road at CR 1225 South and CR 25 East to stop the traffic...
Town reinstates dismissed officer (01/17/07)
A former Cloverdale police officer, who was terminated in late December, was reinstated late last week after appealing his case. Upon a recommendation by the police department, officer Nick Eastham was fired after a 5-0 vote by the town council on Dec. 19...
Special session for school board (01/17/07)
Discussing financial information for a renovation project at Greencastle High School is the purpose of a special school board session set for 8 p.m. Thursday at the Miller Education Center. The Greencastle School Board has already approved the architect firm of Fanning/ Howey for a project to remodel the heating and cooling systems and window replacement at the high school...
* County Swimming Roundup (01/17/07)
CLAYTON -- On Tuesday, the South Putnam High School swim teams faced conference foe Cascade, coming away with a split. In boys' action, the Eagles defeated the Cadets, 94-82, but the SPHS girls' team lost to Cascade, 102-73. Cory McCallie earned two first-place finishes for the boys, placing first in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:27.68, while also winning the 100-yard butterfly at 1:05.43...
* County Wrestling Roundup (01/17/07)
SPEEDWAY -- The Greencastle High School wrestling squad picked up another victory Tuesday, defeating conference rival Speedway on the road, 66-12. GHS coach Russ Hesler said Nate Kelly (103), Ryan Gillespie (119) and Kyle Johnson (130) all competed well Tuesday...
Tigers hold off RHIT (01/17/07)
The DePauw Tigers welcomed the Rose-Hulman Engineers to the Lilly Center Tuesday night, where despite not playing to their strong points, they were able to down the Engineers, 58-43. Being more of an up-tempo team, DePauw seemed to have problems at the start of the game with the slowed pace the Engineers love to play...
Cougars pick up victory (01/17/07)
Turnovers can always come back to bite you in the end. And the North Putnam High School boys' basketball team managed to show the Southmont Mounties how that works Tuesday evening as the Cougars picked up a 59-44 home victory. North Putnam forced Southmont to commit 25 turnovers Tuesday, including 13 in the first quarter en route to the win...
* County Basketball Roundup (01/17/07)
NEW MARKET -- The North Putnam girls varsity basketball team faced the Southmont Mounties Tuesday night, winning 56-43 on the road. The Cougars were led by senior Brook Miller with 20 points. She was followed up by Shawna Johnston with 10 points. North Putnam out rebounded the Mounties, 42-29 on way to the victory...
Doris Mae Frederick (01/17/07)
May 20, 1923-Jan. 14, 2007 Doris M. Frederick, 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. ...
Jonthan Joseph Strong (01/17/07)
Jan. 6, 2007-Jan. 16, 2007 Jonathan Joseph Strong, 10 days, infant son of Joseph and Amanda Strong, Bloomington, died Tuesday at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis. He was born in Bloomington. Surviving are his parents, grandparents Mary and Kent Williams, Green-castle, Laura Keithley, Greencastle, Fred and Janet Billings, Greencastle, and Allen Strong, Indianapolis; great-grandparents, Alice Palmer, Plainfield, and Robert and Elenore Keithley, Mississippi; and several aunts and uncles...