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Stories from Thursday, March 8, 2007

By ADAM COATES (03/08/07)
Staff Writer Debate over whether to prohibit smoking at certain events at Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park ensued Wednesday night as park officials discussed plans for the annual Parkfest, a series of outdoor concerts conducted during the summer. The parks department teams up every year with the Greencastle Civic League by providing space at the city park for the event. ...
Eight courses are available for the new session of Horizons, the lifelong educational program that has sign-ups today and Saturday, with classes beginning the week of March 18. (03/08/07)
Horizons offers a variety of formats with non-credit courses of both academic and non-academic nature. It is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Putnam County Public Library, Kiwanis and several local churches. A contribution of $20 for the first course, plus $15 for each additional course, is requested. ...
By AMANDA ROACH (03/08/07)
Staff Writer A Greencastle man pleaded not guilty in Putnam Circuit Court Wednesday to charges of battery causing serious bodily injury to an infant. Benjamin Nick Lamon, 22, is being charged with four counts of allegedly battering his 6-week-old son over a period of three weeks. The infant's injuries occurred at different times within those three weeks and were in different stages of healing...
By AMANDA ROACH (03/08/07)
Staff Writer An traffic accident like the one that took place Monday morning at the intersection of U.S. 231 North and County Road 500 North is a prime example of correct use of child car safety seats can save lives. In Monday morning's accident, Marie Hellman, 21, Bainbridge, had properly restrained her one-month infant in the back of her vehicle...
The annual American Red Cross Chili Supper/Cook-off is set for Saturday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building, with competition for the coveted "golden ladle" or "wooden spoon." (03/08/07)
Meanwhile, entries are also being accepted for the "My Red Cross Hero" recognition program. Chili entries will be accepted starting at 4 p.m. Saturday with an entry fee of $20. The chili supper begins at 5 p.m., and the judging of entries starts at 6 p.m...
CHS geared up for Providence (03/08/07)
CLOVERDALE -- In recent days, many terms have been throw around to describe the Cloverdale Clovers boys' basketball squad -- West Central Conference champions, sectional champions. But the one term heard over and over again from player and coaches alike was simply team...
May 3, 1938-March 6, 2007 (03/08/07)
Tom Matthews, 68, Terre Haute, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Daviess County, he was the son of Ward and Grace (Williams) Matthews. He had been a salesman for United Rentals where he was top salesman in the region in 2006, was former owner of Vigo County Equipment in Terre Haute, was formerly employed by Massey Ferguson in Greenfield and Findley, and had worked for John Deere in Greencastle...
Jack B. Randall (03/08/07)
Oct. 2, 1922-March 6, 2007 Jack B. Randall, 84, Brazil, died at his home Tuesday. Born in Vigo County, he was the son of Samuel A. Randall and Ethel Z. (Lang) Randall. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1940, and served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He was a member of Brazil Elks Lodge 762. Along with his brother, he owned and operated Randall Bros. Oil Co. for more than 40 years...