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Stories from Thursday, May 10, 2007

Student publishes third book (05/10/07)
FILLMORE -- Carlie Nichols won her first writing contest when she was 9. Now, her work will be included in the Putnam County Museum. Nichols is one of a handful of authors the museum has received donated work from. Her three children's books will be on display at the museum until the end of May...
War in Iraq hits home (05/10/07)
A U.S. soldier with local ties was recently killed in Iraq. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, Sgt. Mario K. DeLeon, 26, was shot and killed while on patrol in Baghdad on April 16. DeLeon's mother Barbara, who lives in Cloverdale, learned of her son's death at 10 p.m., April 16. It was reported that DeLeon died of enemy small arms fire...
State changes lead to higher local school taxes (05/10/07)
For the first time in several years, taxpayers in the Greencastle school district will see an increase in their local property tax rate. The 19-cent increase, Supt. Robert Green explained Wednesday to the Greencastle School Board, is a result of changes made by the state to shift the burden of school funding more onto local taxpayers...
Community yard sale to benefit A-Way Home (05/10/07)
As the spring temperatures begin to rise to summer temperatures, so do the piles of unwanted items in basements, attics, and corners of bedrooms. The sorting and cleaning of winter's bulk, outgrown clothing, and used appliances has only begun. Instead of letting it all collect dust, consider donating to a local cause to benefit Putnam County. ...
County champs claim most WCC top seeds (05/10/07)
For Friday's West Central Conference track meet, the four Putnam County schools will return to South Putnam, the site of Tuesday's Putnam County Meet. Most of the county champions will find themselves in familiar territory, with 20 individual champs coming into the WCC meet as top seeds...
GHS tennis defeats Owen Valley (05/10/07)
The Greencastle girls' tennis team picked up a 3-2 victory over Owen Valley by its No. 2 doubles team in dramatic fashion, Monday "This was a great win," Tiger Cub coach Trish Lowe said. Greencastle saw the match knotted at 2-all after some great play from its No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles...
Cougars are 2007 WCC Champions (05/10/07)
North Putnam's 13-1 win over Monrovia in five innings Tuesday night guaranteed its third consecutive West Central Conference title. The Cougars finished 11-1 in conference play and cannot be caught by second-place Greencastle, which is 8-2 with two games to play. ...
Eagles defeat Clovers (05/10/07)
In a game originally slated for the second day of the season, the South Putnam and Cloverdale softball teams were finally able to play their second match up of the season. Once again, the Eagles got the better of the Clovers, 4-0, at South Putnam Wednesday evening...
Richard "Don" Wills (05/10/07)
April 3, 1934-May 7, 2007 Richard "Don" Wills, 73, Terre Haute, died Monday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Texas, he was the son of P.G. and Sadie (Sebring) Willis. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Zorah Shrine, Scottish Rite, American Legion, VFW 972 and American Legion Post 104...
William R. Braden (05/10/07)
May 17, 1927-May 8, 2007 William R. Braden, 79, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Muncie, he was the son of Dr. William R. and Roberta Lee Braden. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was chief clinical psychology technician at the neuropsychiatric clinic of the station hospital at Fort Knox, Ky., for one year. ...
Irene Henderson (05/10/07)
Feb. 20, 1915-May 9, 2007 Irene Henderson, 92, Clayton, died Wednesday at Clayton. Born in Bowling Green, Ky., she was the daughter of Samuel Goad Sr. and Belle (Estes) Goad. A homemaker, she was a member of Monrovia Nazarene Church and Hazelwood Community Circle. She had resided in Clayton since 1950, previously diving in Indianapolis for 19 years and Monrovia for four years...