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Stories from Saturday, March 24, 2007

City engineer stepping down as of April 5 (03/24/07)
Greencastle City Engineer Glen Morrow announced recently that he will resign from his post on April 5 to take a position with a private engineering company. Morrow was appointed to the position of city engineer in 2000 by Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael who also recently announced that she will not seek another term in office. Her term is set to expire at the end of the year...
Town looks at equipment buy (03/24/07)
A loan for the new dump truck from Farmers State Bank and using a patching system to fix the potholes and the alligator cracks caught the attention of the Roachdale Town Council during its monthly meeting. Representatives from Farmers State Bank provided the council with a loan proposal for the purchase of the new dump truck. According to the proposal, the bank "will be able able to offer a rate of 4.50 percent" for this purchase...
Grants now available for youth projects (03/24/07)
The Putnam County Community Foundation announces the availability of grants for groups of youth in Putnam County conducing charitable work. Grants can range in size from $50 to $500. Grant applications are due to the Community Foundation office by April 9 and can be downloaded from www.pcfoundation.org...
Douglass to lead the way for South Putnam tennis (03/24/07)
Sports Writer PUTNAMVILLE -- With senior Shelly Douglass spearheading the attack, the South Putnam girls' tennis team is hoping to make an impact this year against both county and conference rivals alike. After watching practice over the last few weeks, coach Johnnie Briones likes what he sees...
Robert D. Jones (03/24/07)
Jan. 28, 1918-March 20, 2007 Robert D. Jones, 89, Greencastle, died Tuesday at his residence. He was born in Inman, Kan., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired as a brick mason after 40 years, and was formerly of Fishers. Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Lillian Loraine Jones; son Bill Jones and wife Marlene, Noblesville; daughters Barbara Carrow and husband Larry, Fishers, Kaye Hanna and husband dave, Fishers, Evelyn Penley and husband Vernon, Greencastle, and Pat Paris and husband Brian, Brownsburg; 17 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Forrest Robinson (03/24/07)
June 1, 1924-March 21, 2007 Forrest William "Forrie" Robinson, 82, Indianapolis, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Siwill and Mildred (Cox) Robinson. He graduated from Shortridge High School, attended Butler University and served as a pilot in the United States Air Force. He retired from Commonwealth Life Insurance Company (formerly Empire Life and Accident) in 1989 after 47 years...