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Stories from Thursday, February 22, 2007

Putnam County hit by peanut butter scare (02/22/07)
The nationwide scare over Peter Pan peanut butter and its possible link to a recent salmonella outbreak has spread to Putnam County, and local health officials are trying to handle it smoothly. The county health department has been bombarded in the last several days with phone calls from local residents concerned that they have contaminated peanut butter on their pantry shelves...
Calendar change could up attendance (02/22/07)
The South Putnam School Corporation hope the new calendar for the 2007-08 academic year will improve attendance rates on the Friday before spring break. Supt. Bruce Bernhardt informed the South Putnam School Board at Tuesday's meeting that he has met with the other school corporations to discuss and coordinate the school calendars for next year, since all county schools send students to the Area 30 Career Center and all are a part of the Old National Trail special education program...
Council approves change to in-town speed limits (02/22/07)
Last week's snow fall could no longer keep the Roachdale Town Council from approving a speed limit ordinance and purchasing of a new dump truck for the utility department. Town Marshal David Barber provided the council on Monday with a copy of Ordinance 2007-2, an ordinance on speed limits. Barber has been working with town attorney Tom Casey since last November on creating an ordinance to correct some of the speed limits around town, especially in the school zone area...
Mustangs oust Clovers (02/22/07)
ELLETTSVILLE -- Cloverdale traveled to Edgewood Wednesday night in hopes of handing the Mustangs their first loss of the season, but Edgewood's size inside proved to be a deciding factor. The Clovers lost 80-59 to run their mark to 14-6 on the season, but not before showing the Mustangs what they were made of...
Mark Lee Bass (02/22/07)
Aug. 14, 1953-Feb. 20, 2007 Mark Lee Bass, 53, Brazil died Tuesday at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Theodore Mark Bass, Jr. and Iris "Jean" Hyde Bass. He graduated in 1972 from Brazil High School, and had worked for Romas Farms, Tech Corp., CBS, and was supervisor of the workshop at the Clay County Learning Center for more than 19 years. ...