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Stories from Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Lowe receives '07 award (04/25/07)
Superior Court Judge Robert Lowe was unaware he was going to be honored at the Gobin United Methodist Church Tuesday. He was initially there for the event. But the Putnam County Family Support Services Board of Directors named Lowe its 2007 Bessie Rector Award recipient Tuesday during the Child Abuse Prevention Candlelight Vigil...
1 dead, 2 injured in crash (04/25/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- A Rockville man was killed and two other men were injured in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 36 near CR 100 East. Billy Thompson, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene by Putnam County Coroner Thomas Miller. The crash occurred shortly after 4 p.m...
Lightning ignites interest (04/25/07)
Greencastle resident Russ Evans still remembers the time he tried to resuscitate a man who had been hit by lightning. Two others were electrocuted with him, but the man who Evans was trying to help "didn't have a chance" and he died. An average of 66 people are killed in the United States each year by lightning, according to statistics from the National Weather Service -- slightly higher than the average of those killed by tornadoes...
Nature park hosts Arbor Day activities (04/25/07)
McCloud Nature Park is welcoming guests of all ages to its first annual Arbor Day festivities on Saturday, April 28. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of activities at the nature center, including a fun-filled afternoon of tree-themed crafts and games that highlight the importance of trees...
Welcome back weekend events at state parks (04/25/07)
Turkey Run and Shades state parks will welcome back campers, Inn guests and day visitors with a weekend of outdoor activities the first weekend of May. At Turkey Run, on Saturday, May 5, the INShape Indiana DNR Day Walk will start in front of the Nature Center at 10 a.m.  Participants can experience rugged hiking and breathtaking vistas during a two-hour fitness walk...
Rooker's homers lead North past South (04/25/07)
After he hit a deep drive that was caught by South Putnam centerfielder John Davidson on the warning track, it would have appeared North Putnam's Kyle Rooker had missed his chance at a home run. In fact, Rooker would capitalize on two more opportunities...
Patterson breaks 30-year-old record as both GHS teams finish second (04/25/07)
The Greencastle boys' and girls' track team both fell to the Terre Haute North Patriots at home Tuesday night. The boys' fell 97-49 to the Patriots, while the girls were defeated 80-74 in a close meet. Even with the defeat, both Greencastle squads experienced multiple personal bests on the night, with one setting a school record...
COUNTY SOFTBALL ROUNDUP (04/25/07)
Staff reports North avenges Monday's loss to South On Tuesday, the North Putnam girls' softball squad returned the favor against South Putnam, ousting the Eagles at home, 3-2. North Putnam scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the third. South Putnam tallied one run in the top of the second and added one in the fifth...
Raymond Louis Little (04/25/07)
May 29, 1927-April 23, 2007 Raymond Louis Little, 79, Reelsville, died Monday. Born in Clayton, he was the son of Paul Howard and Ruth Agnes (Woods) Little. He served in the Merchant Marines and the U.S. Navy. He was a farmer and had been employed by Lake Central Airlines and the Big 4 Yard in Avon...
Mary L. Pettit (04/25/07)
Mary L. Pettit, 69, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Larry K. Thomas (04/25/07)
Larry K. Thomas, 47, Indianapolis, died Saturday. Surviving are his father, Robert D. Thomas, Indianapolis; his mother, Dixie L. Thomas, Alexandria; two brothers, Robert Thomas and David Thomas; two sisters, Diane Thomas and Anita Hill; and several other relatives...
Duane Daniel (04/25/07)
Duane Daniel, 82, Coatesville, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Nathan L. Bain (04/25/07)
Nathan L. Bain, 51, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale.
Myron E. Kennedy (04/25/07)
Myron E. Kennedy, 70, Clayton, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.