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Stories from Saturday, April 21, 2007

Care packages collected for troops (04/21/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- Aaron Allee served in the military. He knows how important it is to troops when they receive packages in the mail from citizens. Because of that, the former U.S. Marine Corp. member and current North Putnam Middle School art teacher recently asked his students if they would be interested in sending care packages to U.S. troops in Iraq...
Merkel takes on post as Turner retires (04/21/07)
Pam Turner felt like it was time to take more time to do some different things. On March 30, the long-time Putnam County Youth Development Commission Director officially retired. "It's been a transition," Turner said. "When you've done this for 35 years, it's hard to let go."...
GHS jumps on Tri-West early (04/21/07)
Greencastle baseball hit the ball early and often Friday night, taking care of Tri-West by the ten-run-rule, 13-1, in five innings. It was the Tiger Cubs' fourth straight win, moving them to 4-2 on the season. Austin Miller (1-0) saw his first pitching action of the season, and gave a solid performance for his first appearance. In four innings, Miller allowed four hits, three walks and one earned run. He struck out two Bruin batters...
South drops one to Danville (04/21/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The South Putnam baseball team fell to the Danville Warriors Friday night, 15-4, at home. The first two innings were unkind to the Eagles, as the Warriors scored a total of nine runs on 11 hits. Austen Leath took the ball out of the park to score three of those runs. Leath would be one of three Warriors to go long on the night...
More area sports (04/21/07)
North blanks Bethesda Staff reports BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Cougars continued their winning ways by run-ruled Turkey Run, 10-0, in five innings Friday night at home. The Cougars had strong batting performances from J.T. Rooker, Tyler Trent and Jake Mullis. The trio combined for seven hits and six RBI...
Julia Louise Bridges (04/21/07)
July 5, 1907-April 18, 2007 Julia Louise Bridges, 99, Putnamville, died Wednes-day. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Oscar and Ida (Hurst) Blue. She studied violin at DePauw University, and was a member of Putnamville United Metho-dist Church. She was past worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star 369, Cloverdale. She was a volunteer at Rodebush Veterans Medical Center, Indianapolis, and had formerly been employed at Eitel's Flowers...
Robert D. Hamontre (04/21/07)
June 25, 1932-April 18, 2007 Robert D. Hamontre, 74, Punta Gorda, Fla., died Wednesday at his residence. Born in Bridgeton, he was the son of Marion and Beatrice (Jones) Hamontre. A 1950 graduate of George Washington High School, he had attended DePauw University and Indiana University. ...
A. Keene Skelton (04/21/07)
Dec. 13, 1952-April 20, 2007 A. Keene Skelton, 54, North Vernon, died Friday morning at Hospice of South Central Indiana, Columbus. Born in Kendallville, he was the son of James Otto and Eleanor (Shinn) Skelton. He had worked in equipment maintenance for Indianapolis Public Schools...