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Stories from Monday, March 19, 2007

County qualifies for federal disaster relief (03/19/07)
Putnam County is among 34 Indiana counties recently named by President George W. Bush to receive federal disaster grants stemming from the Valentine's Day snow storm that buried parts of the area under more than a foot of snow. The last time Putnam County qualified for such a grant, according to Emergency Management Director Kim Hyten, was in 1999 when Putnam County received 14 inches of snow...
Winds a factor in weekend fire (03/19/07)
Strong winds were a factor in a weekend fire that caused severe damage to a Cloverdale area business. Firefighters say Lewis Bait and Tackle owner Valerie Lewis was burning trash near her business, located on Ind. 42 south of Cloverdale, Sunday afternoon when burning debris fell out of the trash barrel and caught the grass on fire...
Ag Week events begin Tuesday at fairgrounds (03/19/07)
Putnam County Ag Week 2007 is March 20, 21, 22. The three-day celebration of our Ag Week promoting agriculture will begin with a breakfast kick off on Tuesday. Breakfast will be served from 6-7 a.m. followed by a program from 7-8 a.m. Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a live animal display, educational tours, and hands-on activities for the fourth grade children at the Putnam County fairgrounds...
News briefs (03/19/07)
School board to consider building project A special session of the Greencastle School Board has been called to hear an architect's report and tentative bid awards on the Greencastle High School renovation project. The board will also be asked to authorize a limited notice to proceed on the project...
DPU women knock off Washington, 55-52, to claim school's first national team title (03/19/07)
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- For the first time in school history, DePauw University can hang a national championship team banner. On Saturday, the DPU women's basketball team made that possible after knocking off Washington in the finals of the NCAA Division III Championships, 55-52, at the Blake Arena on the Springfield College campus to claim the school's first national team title...
Cougars eager to start season (03/19/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- North Putnam will look to duplicate its success from a year ago, as they start their defense of the sectional championship tomorrow on the road against Bethesda Christian. but coach George Pearson is putting no pressure on his current team...
Cloverdale to rely on defense (03/19/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Defense will be the name of the game for the Cloverdale High School softball team this season. Heading into the 2007 campaign, CHS coach Greg Crum is optimistic that his defense will play a major role in the success for the squad. Crum added the Clovers hope defense will be key, especially if junior pitcher Nicole Mowery isn't ready for the season opener. Crum said Mowery has been ill and out of school. However, he said the hurler could be ready for the season opener...
Martha J. Sendmeyer (03/19/07)
Nov. 11, 1929-March 17, 2007 Martha J. Sendmeyer, 77, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of John S. and Vay (Larkin) Elmore. She was retired as a general maintenance worker at Allison's in Indianapolis. She was previously employed at Hoffa's Cleaners in Cloverdale and the Posey Patch in Cloverdale...