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Stories from Monday, April 30, 2007

Fly over, ceremony honoring area veterans (04/30/07)
Plans are coming together for Greencastle's annual tribute to local military veterans, set to take place this Saturday, May 5 at the west end of Veteran's Memorial Highway. City Street Commissioner Paul Wilson said he is excited about a new addition to this year's program -- a military fly over of the 181st fighter wing from the Air National Guard in Terre Haute...
City officials to discuss fire protection Tuesday (04/30/07)
Fire protection will be the topic of a special joint meeting of the Greencastle City Council, Board of Works and Greencastle Township Advisory Board this week. The public meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at the Greencastle Fire Station...
Post office picking up canned goods, too (04/30/07)
It's OK to leave a little food in the mail box, once a year. On May 12, the United States Postal Service will conduct its 15th annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive, and several Putnam County post offices will take part. The Greencastle Post Office is taking the lead in the project. Letter carrier Janie Briones, who has been with the post since 1992, said the food will be collected and then taken to the Putnam County Senior Center for distribution...
Almost $218K raised by 2007 Relay for Life (04/30/07)
With donations still coming in, the 2007 Putnam County Relay For Life has collected $217,670 -- about $4,000 more than last year as the event ended. "Money will continue to come in, as has been the case each year," says DePauw senior and event co-chair Kyle Hawkins. "The books don't close until Aug. 31, and we want people to know there's still time to make a difference in the fight against cancer."...
Hayden rolls to UMP win; Siscoe takes sprints (04/30/07)
For the BannerGraphic Racing fans were treated to sunny skies and a pit area brimming with race cars on Saturday at Lincoln Park Speedway. With Paragon Speedway taking the evening off, 41 sprint cars unloaded to compete for the winners' share at the 5/16th mile clay oval in Putnamville...
Hennette wins singles title (04/30/07)
Staff reports Greencastle junior and number one singles player Kelsey Hennette cradles her trophy for winning the singles title at Saturday's Northview Invitational. Further results were unavailable at press time.
DePauw Briefs (04/30/07)
Staff reports DPU men win SCAC WACO, Texas -- With Sunday's title match tied at four wins each, DePauw men's tennis number four singles player Bryan Heck fought his way to a three-set win that lifted the eighth-ranked Tigers to a 5-4 victory over seventh-ranked Trinity. It is DePauw's first SCAC men's tennis crown...
Emma "Jean" (Bray) Orcutt (04/30/07)
May 21, 1950-April 28, 2007 Emma "Jean" (Bray) Orcutt, 56, Poland, died Saturday at Bloomington Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of William R. and Emma D. (Graham) Shearin. A member of the Indianapolis Baptist Temple, she had been employed by the Spencer Evening World and formerly at CVS in Plainfield...
Ola Sturgeon (04/30/07)
Jan. 29, 1918-April 29, 2007 Ola Sturgeon, 89, Cloverdale, died Sunday at Summerfield Health Care, Cloverdale. Born in Perry County, Ky., she was the daughter of Ellett and Bell (Hunley) Davison. She married Chester Allen Sturgeon on March 20, 1935. He preceded her in death...
William Joseph Came (04/30/07)
May 17, 1918-April 28, 2007 William "Bill" Joseph Came, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday at Autumn Glen in Greencastle. Born in Knightsville, he was the son of William Joseph Came and Dorothy Elizabeth (Trout) Came. He attended Brazil High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a machine operator for Bridgeport Brass, retiring in 1975...
Ronald A. Johnson (04/30/07)
July 16, 1939-April 10, 2007 Ronald A. Johnson, 67, West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Greencastle and Danville, died April 10 in Florida. He was the son of Murice and Mable Johnson and married Janice (Foxx) Johnson, who survives. A 1958 graduate of Danville High School, he worked for General Motors Allisons Division for 30 years, retiring in 1995. He also worked 11 years at Publix's Grocery Store in West Palm Beach, Fla...