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Stories from Tuesday, May 8, 2007

County's farm future pondered (05/08/07)
With annual sales of more than $27.8 million, Putnam County's farm related businesses have a role to play in boosting the state's economy, according to state agriculture officials who were in the area recently. They, along with local economic development partners and city officials, have been meeting in Greencastle to discuss the future of agriculture and its role in the state's economy. The group has met twice and a final meeting is going to be planned...
Crawfordsville loses city block in downtown fire (05/08/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Most of a city block in downtown Crawfordsville was lost to a fire early Tuesday morning. Several Putnam County fire departments also responded to the scene to assist. According to Crawfordsville Fire Chief Todd Barton, the first call of a fire in the 100 block of South Washington Street came in about 3:35 a.m. and the Crawfordsville Fire Department was on the scene in minutes...
Greencastle wins slugfest at South (05/08/07)
South Putnam was definitely bat country Monday night as the Eagles and the Greencastle baseball team combined for six home runs in a high scoring affair. The Eagles dropped the game to the Tiger Cubs, 19-10. South Putnam dug itself into a hole early in the game as Greencastle put up nine runs in the first two innings, with help from multiple errors in the field...
Eagle tennis drops match to Northview (05/08/07)
The South Putnam girls' tennis team took a tough defeat Monday night at home when it fell to Northview, 5-0. South's record fell to 5-3. Although losing every varsity match was a bit discouraging to coach John Briones and the Eagles, the coach stayed positive in defeat...
Tiger Cubs have 17 top seeds at County (05/08/07)
All county track teams will converge at South Putnam High School today to take part in the 2007 Putnam County meet. Greencastle is leading the charge with 17 No. 1 seeds. The GHS girls scored No. 1 seeds in each of the three relays. The 3,200 relay team posted a seed time of 10:41.00 while the 1,600 meter relay time is 4:13.20 and the 400 meter relay's time is 49.40...
Greencastle's Joe Liechty wins division at Mini-Marathon (05/08/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Saturday's 500 Festival Mini-Marathon saw more than 35,000 people take to the streets of Indianapolis to conquer the 13.1 mile course. While Kenyan runners dominated the front-runners, with Joseph Chirlee and Janet Cherobon winning the men's and women's races, respectively, Putnam County had more than its share of runners in the event...
Carol Sue Jones (05/08/07)
Carol Sue Jones, 64, Stilesville, died Monday at Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Gayle O. Robinson (05/08/07)
April 2, 1917-May 5, 2007 Gayle O. Robinson, 90, Coatesville, died Saturday evening. Born in Brick Chapel, she was the daughter of Frank and Myrtle O'Hair. She was a homemaker and a member of Groveland O.E.S. and Coatesville United Methodist Church...
Lee Roy Wallace (05/08/07)
May 3, 1930-May 7, 2007 Lee Roy Wallace, 77, Reelsville, died Monday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Clinton, he was the son of Roy and Helen (Jackson) Wallace. He served in the armed forces and farmed in Putnam County. He is survived by sons Ron Wallace and wife Karen, Plainfield, John Wallace, Greencastle, Charles Wallace and wife Lupi, Indianapolis, and James Wallace, Lewis; daughters Kathy Rogers, Terre Haute, and Penny Hill and husband Jim, Brazil; sisters Jean Bartley and husband Marlin, Greencastle, and Annabelle Benson, Clinton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and special friends Dick and Wanda Hull, Reelsville.. ...