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Stories from Thursday, March 1, 2007

New law would affect livestock farmers (03/01/07)
Large livestock farms in Putnam County could face new restrictions according to a proposal being considered in the Indiana General Assembly right now. House Bill 1197, which was approved and sent to the Senate last week, prohibits the construction of Confined Feeding Operations, or CFOs, within one mile of a licensed child care center, public school, licensed health facility or municipality...
S. Putnam sees improved elementary ISTEP scores (03/01/07)
ISTEP testing scores from two elementary schools showed the South Putnam School Board how much the students have improved. Brad Hayes, principal of both Fillmore and Central elementaries, presented the board with information on how students at both schools performed on the 2006 ISTEP test during last Tuesday's meeting...
Travel to Egypt at PCPL (03/01/07)
A travel program about Egypt will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at Putnam County Public Library. Ted and Sandi Villinski, parents of local resident Michele Villinski, will present a program about their two trips to Egypt in the last two years. ...
EMT classes to start (03/01/07)
Putnam County Operation Life, in conjunction with Area 30 Career Center, is now accepting applications for a fall Emergency Medical Technician Class. The course will begin March 20 and go through July 17. Class sessions will be 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and three Saturdays. This course meets the minimum state guidelines for certification at the EMT-basic level and teaches basic life support techniques...
Greencastle swimmers face Cadets (03/01/07)
GREENCASTLE -- On Wednesday, the Greencastle Middle School swimming teams competed against Cascade at home, coming away with several first-place finishes. The girls' team won three events while the boys' squad picked up eight wins. For the girls, Kelly Menzel earned two firsts, winning the 100-yard individual medley with a time of 1:14.85 while also placing first in the 50-yard freestyle at 32.74...
Clovers move to semifinals (03/01/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Defense was the name of the game for the Cloverdale Clovers as they knocked off defending sectional champs Cascade, 65-58, in the second round of the class 2A sectional at South Putnam. "Two good teams went at it," coach Pat Rady said. "We were just fortunate enough to win."...
Monrovia heads to semifinals (03/01/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Monrovia Bulldogs picked up their eighth win of the season Wednesday after knocking off South Vermillion, 65-54, in the first round of the Class 2A South Putnam Sectional. The Bulldogs are 8-15 this season and will take on Cloverdale in the sectional semifinals Friday at 8 p.m. South Vermillion finished the season at 7-16...
"Rube" Sherod Stwalley (03/01/07)
"Rube" Sherod Stwalley, 71, Coatesville, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Wayne C. Geabes (03/01/07)
Dec. 25, 1925-Feb. 26, 2007 Wayne C. Geabes, 81, Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Monday at Hospice House in Cape Coral, Fla. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Arthur M. and Helen (Ash) Geabes. A 1944 graduate of Greencastle High School, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired as owner of Putnam Motors in 1987 after beginning that career in 1949 as a salesman...
Dorothy Grimes (03/01/07)
Jan. 1, 1913-Feb. 26, 2007 Dorothy L. (Ellis) Grimes, 94, Greencastle, died Monday at her daughter's residence in Grand Prairie, Texas, where she had been living most recently. Born in St. Jacob, Ill., she was the daughter of Edmond W. and Orrell L. (Freed) Ellis...