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Stories from Thursday, February 15, 2007

Snow emergency drops to Level 1 (02/15/07)
Even though the snow has passed and the roads are finally becoming clear again, the county is still under a snow emergency. Putnam County Emergency Management Director Kim Hyten informed the BannerGraphic Thurs-day morning that county officials decided to move the county from a Level 2 snow emergency back to a Level 1...
DPU student has promising proposal (02/15/07)
Matt Newill, a sophomore at DePauw University, is a finalist in the "Most Promising Campus CEO" contest, which promises a first place prize worth more than $20,000. The Zionsville native has implemented the First Class Laundry initiative on the DePauw campus. So far, the company has been a success on campus, offering students the opportunity to have their laundry cleaned at a competitive price...
Funding cuts hurt housing (02/15/07)
Last year was less of a headache for Max Johnson. The Executive Director of the Greencastle Housing Authority had the opportunity to maintain money for the organization's Section 8 program. This year, however, may be quite different. On Feb. 8, Johnson informed the Housing Authority Board of Directors that money the local program receives from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was cut by 3.7 percent from last year's totals...
Cloverdale man charged with molestation (02/15/07)
A Cloverdale man has been charged with multiple counts of child molesting and sexual battery involving two young girls, Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter announced this week. David Lee Hudson, 39, was arrested last week and charged with three class C felony counts of child molesting and two class D felony counts of sexual battery...
News briefs (02/15/07)
Local assistance going to needy family A Greencastle family will be traveling to the New Orleans area next week to deliver relief to a family still struggling after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their home and added to their health problems. Anyone wanting to send assistance can contact Greencastle Presbyterian Church at 653-5713 or Susan and Andy Lorimer at D&S Tree Service at 653-2851...
Swimmers prepared for sectional (02/15/07)
Area swimmers are hoping to get a chance to get in the Crawfordsville pool today. The Crawfordsville Boys' Swimming Sectional is scheduled to begin today at 6 p.m. Crawfordsville was on a two-hour delay and indications at press time were that the sectional would go on...
Area athletes still going (02/15/07)
Several area athletes have continued their careers at the collegiate level, including a handful of swimmers. Jessie Menzel, Tracy Menzel and Andrew Bretscher, all Greencastle graduates, in addition to North Putnam graduates Amanda Roberts and Zach Whitaker are all continuing their careers in the pools...
Robert Hirt III (02/15/07)
Robert Hirt III, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Richard Tucker (02/15/07)
Dec. 23, 1948-Feb. 11, 2007 Richard Tucker, 58, Camby, died Sunday at Indianapolis. Born in Hazard, Ky., he was the son of Milton and Minnie (Shephard) Tucker. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he had been a truck driver. Surviving are a daughter, Tammy Lynn Tucker, Indianapolis; a son, Richard Tucker Jr., Indianapolis; five brothers, Sonny Tucker, Indianapolis, Bobby Tucker, Hawthorne, Fla., Clarence Tucker, Hazard, Ky., Jerry Tucker and Johnny Tucker, both of Camby; and a granddaughter...
Gay Goode (02/15/07)
Gay Goode, 86, Greencastle, died Wednes-day at Asbury Towers. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.