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Stories from Thursday, January 18, 2007

Roachdale farmhouse gets historic notice (01/18/07)
Family photographs yellow and cracked with age. A cherished set of heirloom dishes wrapped carefully in tissue paper. An old Bible passed down through the generations -- just a few of the items that come to mind when most people think about their family's history...
Town seeks answers to high sewer bills (01/18/07)
Water and sewer troubles plaguing yet another Putnam County town have residents and officials there desperate to find answers. Combined monthly sewer and water rates for the 200 or so customers in Fillmore have become so high that many residents cannot pay their bills and town officials, unable to collect in many cases, are struggling to make ends meet...
Area 30's adult classes to resume (01/18/07)
After a five-year absence, the Area 30 Career Center will begin offering non-credit adult education classes again this year. The new classes on the roster are Beginning Computer Skills, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and Intro to Culinary Arts. Each one has a small fee, but the classes offer a wealth of knowledge to those eager to learn...
S. Putnam has questions for state (01/18/07)
Part of Governor Mitch Daniels' address to the state may have a positive outlook in South Putnam's elementary schools, but it does raise some concerns that have not been addressed. Supt. Bruce Bernhardt informed the school board that one of the priorities Daniels was going to speak on during his state of the state address was full-day kindergarten...
Cougars fall to Wildcats (01/18/07)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam wrestling squad were defeated by the Wildcats of South Vermillion, 53-25, at home Wednesday night. With the loss, coach Kenny Kerns voiced concern over the teams lack of consistency. "One day we're good, one day we're bad," Kerns said. "We just can't keep it steady."...
Tri-West tops Eagles (01/18/07)
On Tuesday, the South Putnam wrestling squad faced Tri-West at home, falling 46-27. South Putnam's Seth Green pinned Jared Alexander at 125 pounds while Logan Kinney earned a 9-5 decision at 135 pounds over Jake Smith. At 145 pounds, Jon Parker decisioned Kyle Whitmore, 6-0, while Jeremiah Parrish pinned Zach Stetzel at 152 pounds. In addition, Hunter Edwards earned a decision win at 171 pounds over Nathan Joseph, 7-5, and Andy Peyton won by forfeit in the heavyweight division...
Gobert to be inducted into Hall of Fame (01/18/07)
Terry Gobert didn't want to coach baseball when he broke into the coaching ranks nearly 20 years ago. "I actually wanted to be a basketball coach," Gobert said via telephone interview Wednesday, only two days before he will be inducted into the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame...
Greencastle blasts West Vigo Vikings (01/18/07)
WEST TERRE HAUTE --On Wednesday, the Greencastle High School boys' and girls' swim teams both picked up victories at West Vigo. In boys' action, the Tiger Sharks won, 130-52, while the GHS girls' team defeated the Vikings, 145-41. The Greencastle boys picked up 10 first-place finishes Wednesday and were paced by Mark Jedele...