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Stories from Thursday, April 19, 2007

Fire destroys restaurant; 15 departments respond (04/19/07)
Fire severely damaged the former Torr's Restaurant on U.S. 40 just west of U.S. 231 Wednesday night. An estimated 88 firefighters from 15 fire departments responded to the scene just after 10 p.m. after an Indiana State Police officer noticed flames as he drove by the restaurant...
Two local drivers in Hendricks crash Thursday (04/19/07)
Two Putnam County drivers were involved in an early-morning car accident that snarled traffic on U.S. 36 at New Winchester Thursday. Hendricks County Sheriff's Cpt. Brett Clarke said William Tatum, Bainbridge, was injured when his eastbound van collided at the intersection of Ind. 75 with a westbound pick-up truck driven by Gary Staigl, Danville...
Power outage hits two towns (04/19/07)
A broken insulator is to blame for widespread power outages in Bainbridge and Roachdale Thursday morning, according to a spokeswoman for Duke Energy. Approximately 456 customers lost electricity at around 7:30 this morning after two substations went down, Duke's Angeline Protogere said...
'Bye, Bye Birdie' flies at North Putnam (04/19/07)
North Putnam Thespian Troupe 1478 will present the musical comedy "Bye, Bye Birdie" on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Putnam Gymnasium. Tickets are $5 for all admissions and will be available at the door. The show is loosely based on the events surrounding the time when Elvis Presley was drafted. ...
Drug testing on hold due to council (04/19/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Because of a hold up, Midwest Toxicology recently told Cloverdale Clerk/Treasurer Patti Truax that it would discontinue random drug testing of town employees. In July 2006, the Cloverdale Town Council agreed to continue conducting drug testing with Midwest Toxicology...
New policy for buses at S. Putnam (04/19/07)
Because of ongoing issues dealing with road conditions in subdivisions, South Putnam Community School Corp. Supt. Bruce Bernhardt offered a new transportation policy to the school board Monday. The policy will be up for adoption at the board's May meeting, so action was taken regarding the policy at the April session...
Shopping center scrapped? (04/19/07)
Plans for a new shopping center and potential home improvement store on Greencastle's East Side appear to have been scrapped, according to the developer's website. Repeated attempts to reach officials with Arizona-based Sandor Development Company by e-mail and phone have been unsuccessful...
Cougar golf defeats Eagles, moves to 7-0 (04/19/07)
North Putnam golf continued its hot start to the season Wednesday at Old Hickory, defeating South Putnam, 156-187, and moving its record to 7-0. The Eagles fell to 1-2. Although the Cougars are undefeated, coach Kieth Bodnarick said they have not been playing to their potential for the last week, especially in their putting. Wednesday was a different story...
Tigers take extra innings to defeat Engineers (04/19/07)
Staff reports TERRE HAUTE -- The DePauw University baseball team had to go extra innings to take down Rose-Hulman Wednesday night, being them 11-9 in 11 innings. Jack Gavin started the hitting in the 11th by smacking a double, then was moved to third on a Taylor Hoffman single to left field...
Julia Louis Bridges (04/19/07)
Julia Louise Bridges, 99, Putnamville, died Wednes-day night at Mill Pond Health Campus. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Robert "Bob" Hamontre (04/19/07)
June 25, 1932-April 18, 2007 Robert "Bob" Hamontre, 74, Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Greencastle, died Wednesday at his residence. He was an employee of the BannerGraphic from 1961-68. He married Romilda England, who survives. Also surviving are his mother, Beatrice I. (Jones) Hamontre, sister Judith Kay Hamontre, and son Michael Cole Hamontre...
Spencer Jay Hansen (04/19/07)
April 15, 2007-April 17, 2007 Spencer Jay Hansen, 2 days old, Danville, died Tuesday at St. Vincent Women's Hospital, Indianapolis. Born at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville, he was the son of Steven Michael Hansen and Kimberly Renae Ridge. Also surviving are grandparents Dianna and Kenny Gorrell, Russellville, Steven R. ...