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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Stories from Monday, February 26, 2007

More than year after hurricane, Hoffa sees New Orleans damage (02/26/07)
While she believed she was going to attend a three-day conference to provide playgrounds for children, Cloverdale resident Julie Hoffa saw a lot more. Hoffa attended a conference in New Orleans through Kaboom, an organization founded to provide children with playgrounds...
Two candidates for Mayor; some city seats open (02/26/07)
More Greencastle residents have filed to run for city offices in the 2007 primary election. But with only one person running under each party, the election office states, as of now, there will be no primary election in May. The city positions that are up for re-election this year are all five seats of the city council, the mayor and the clerk-treasurer...
'Clearing the air' looks at smoking (02/26/07)
Every day in the state of Indiana, 27 Hoosiers die from tobacco-related illnesses. This startling statistic is just one of many the Putnam County community can hear more about on Thursday, March 8. The Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition and the Greencastle League of Women Voters will co-sponsor "Clearing the Air," an educational forum on Secondhand Smoke at 7 p.m. in the Greencastle High School Cafeteria...
DPU women win SCAC (02/26/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The DePauw University women's basketball team captured its third Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championship in the last four years defeating Oglethorpe, 73-60, over the weekend and earned a fourth straight NCAA Division III Championship appearance...
Nine Tigers earn All-SCAC honors (02/26/07)
Nine DePauw University basketball players and one coach were honored by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference this weekend. Five DPU women's players were selected to the 2006-07 All-SCAC team this year. In addition, DePauw coach Kris Huffman was named the conference Coach of the Year...
Tigers fall in semifinals (02/26/07)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Although the DePauw University men's basketball team did not win the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament this year, the Tigers are heading to the Big Dance. DePauw earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Opponents, sites and dates will be announced at a later date...
Willis E. Tharp (02/26/07)
Aug. 4, 1926-Feb. 23, 2007 Willis E. Tharp, 80, Greencastle, died Friday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Earl and Hurtha (Terry) Tharp. A U.S. Army veteran, he was had been employed at General Motors Allison Division in Indianapolis for 30 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Greencastle Lion's Club and a life member of VFW...
Frances Margaret Roe (02/26/07)
March 12, 1925-Feb. 22, 2007 Frances Margaret Roe, 81, Parkersburg, died Thursday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Bedford, she was the daughter of Oble and Mamie (Walls) Hutchison. A 1944 graduate of New Market High School, she attended Crossroads Community Church of the Nazarene. She retired from Mahan's Greenhouse in Raccoon after 5 years, and was active with the Blinky Patrol...
Rhonda Sue Hager (02/26/07)
Aug. 11, 1958-Feb. 23, 2007 Rhonda Sue "Susie" Hager, 48, Indianapolis, died Friday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born at Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Paul A. and Mary K. (Robbins) Bollman. She had been a cook at Ruby and Judy's Old Farm Restaurant in Danville. She was a member of Lynhurst Baptist Church and attended New Life Assembly, both in Indianapolis...
Meriah L. Spackman (02/26/07)
Nov. 1, 2006-Feb. 23, 2007 Meriah L. Spackman, 4 months, Greencastle, died Friday at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Jessica Spackman and Josh Griffin. Also surviving are grandparents Jerry and Kim Spackman, Greencastle, Terri Griffin and Randy, Griffin, both of Indianapolis, and Susan and Tom Scibetta, Georgia...