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Stories from Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Putnam County has mild flu season (02/20/07)
Putnam County's flu season has been fairly mild this year, but that hasn't been the case in other parts of the United States where as many as nine children have died from the illness so far. In Nebraska last week, doctors were monitoring at least four children who contracted the illness and in South Carolina, at least three schools were forced to shut down due to the high number of students who were sick with the flu...
Friends of the Park set $7,500 goal (02/20/07)
The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded Friends of the Park of Putnam County with a $2,500 matching grant to build an endowment to $7,500. Contributions and gifts made to the Friends of the Park endowment will be matched, $1 from the Community Foundation for every $2 given by the public through Nov. 30 up to a cumulative dollar amount of $7,500...
In wake of snow emergency, town looks at parking (02/20/07)
The Bainbridge Town Council investigated the possibility of creating a type of snow emergency ordinance for the town during Wednesday's meeting. Council president Mike Smith suggested the idea due to the fact that the utility department had a difficult time clearing the snow away because of vehicles parked on the street...
Dress for success with prom preview (02/20/07)
A Pre-Prom Fashion Show and Dinner is set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Green-castle High School cafeteria. Students, parents, school faculty and the general public are invited to see male and female students model the latest fashions. Those attending can preview prom dresses, select a tux and be measured, schedule a hairstylist and nail tech, make restaurant reservations, and get discounts on local services...
CASA volunteers can advocate for youth in need (02/20/07)
All children deserve a voice in their destiny. Every year, more than half a million children are abused and neglected at the hands of people they should be able to trust to nurture and keep them safe. Putnam County is no exception to the rule and each week, the Putnam County Courts and the Department of Child Services are faced with the overwhelming responsibility to keep the children safe...
Tigers set for Sewanee (02/20/07)
The DePauw University men's basketball team needed to defeat Oglethorpe during the weekend to secure the top seed in the upcoming Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The Tigers did just that, knocking off the Petrals at home on Sunday, 90-71. The win secured the top seed over Centre, which finished 12-2 in league play...
North Putnam falls to Covington (02/20/07)
COVINGTON -- On Monday, the North Putnam High School boys' basketball squad dropped to 9-8 on the season after suffering a 75-54 road loss to the Covington Trojans. NPHS coach Wes Peek said his squad appeared to have suffered the affects of a long layoff between games after winter weather caused havoc with several basketball team's schedules...
DePauw women ready for SCAC Tournament (02/20/07)
Heading into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, the DePauw University women's basketball team is in good shape. The Tigers are the top seed and will face eighth-seeded Sewanee at 7 p.m. Friday at Rhodes College. The Tigers finished the regular season with a 22-3 overall record and 12-2 in SCAC play. Sewanee is 9-15 overall and finished 3-11 in league play...
Zaring captures truck world championship (02/20/07)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Veteran driver Jake Zaring squeezed every single inch he possibly could out of the Dixie Chopper pulling truck Saturday night.  And because of that extreme effort, when the dust cleared at Freedom Hall in Louisville, "Crazy Jake" Zaring of Fillmore stood as the world champion, capturing the 6,200-lb. 4x4 Modified Truck Class at the World Championship Truck and Tractor Pull...
Kylie Mae Krouse (02/20/07)
Dec. 11, 2005-Feb. 14, 2007 Kylie Mae Krouse, 14 months, Greencastle, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. Private services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God, Greencastle, with Pastor Troy Trout officiating...
Mary Agnes Benefiel (02/20/07)
Dec. 19, 1920-Feb. 18, 2007 Mary Agnes Benefiel, 96, Greencastle, died Sunday at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born in Rush County, she was the daughter of Michael and Leona (Kuntz) Coyne. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Greencastle, and worked for many years at Sunset Manor Nursing Home, Greencastle...