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Stories from Saturday, March 10, 2007

City council to consider smoking ban next week (03/10/07)
Supporters of a citywide smoking ban in Greencastle rallied Thursday night for perhaps the last time before heading to the city council meeting next week where a decision about a tobacco ordinance is anticipated. Local Tobacco Cessation Coordinator Meredith Williams said members of the group plan to turn out in force Tuesday night as the council considers a proposed smoking ordinance, the details of which are not known...
Housing Authority maintaining its status quo (03/10/07)
BY JASON MOON, Assistant Editor Although things have looked rather bleak to Max Johnson lately, he seemed optimistic Thursday. The Greencastle Housing Authority Executive Director told the five board members at Thursday's Housing Authority meeting that the Section 8 Voucher program currently has 174 leased units...
Literacy effort takes Bacon back to classroom (03/10/07)
A cake decorated like a Brownie uniform (foreground) was among the many cakes decorated by Northern Putnam County Girl Scouts and auctioned Friday evening as a fundraiser. Judges for the event were (from left) Marjorie Robinson, Jill Spiker and Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael.Ridpath Primary has launched the first year of a five-year project with the Purdue Literacy Collabor-ative...
DPU hosting special athletes (03/10/07)
Approximately 320 Special Olympics athletes will gather at DePauw University this weekend to compete in the 2007 Special Olympics Indiana Women's State Basketball Tournament.  Thirty-two teams from across the state will take part in championship play at the university's Indoor Tennis and Track Center from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday...
Simpson signs to play golf at Marian (03/10/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- After a banner senior season, things only got better for North Putnam's Alyssa Simpson. On Friday, Simpson signed to play golf at Marian College in Indianapolis. "I'm looking forward to having teammates that are competitive," Simpson said. She was the only North Putnam golfer last season. "And being on a team."...
Tigers knock off Emmanuel (03/10/07)
BOSTON -- The ninth-ranked DePauw University women's basketball displayed why they are a top-10 team Friday evening as the Tigers advanced to the sectional finals (national quarterfinals) of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship after taking out Emmanuel with ease, 74-50...
Edith L. Lawson (03/10/07)
April 20, 1921-March 9, 2007 Edith L. Lawson, 85, Coloma, died Friday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Clinton, she was the daughter of Louis Edward and Elizabeth (Firestone) Havey. A 1938 graduate of Rockville High School and a graduate of T.H. Business College, she served three years with the WAVES during World War II. She was previously employed at Newport Ammunition Depot, Rock Island, Ill., Arsenal, and Columbia Records...
Raymond Gerald Proctor (03/10/07)
June 22, 1924-March 9, 2007 Raymond Gerald Proc-tor, 82, Greencastle, died Friday morning at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Jasper E. and Stella A. (Lewallen) Proctor. A 1942 graduate of Bainbridge High School, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII from 1943-45...