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Stories from Monday, June 4, 2007

Drive-ins making comeback (06/04/07)
A fading part of American culture is making a slight comeback -- the drive-in movie. Many of us remember those days of piling in the family beater and making the trek to the local drive-in on the weekend. The sights, the smells, the fun. The drive-in is a uniquely American creation and since its inception, the numbers of active drive-ins have dwindled since their heyday in the 1950's. But today they are making a comeback and are waiting for you...
Don't cash that check! It's a scam (06/04/07)
The story is almost always the same. Someone gets a check and a letter in the mail claiming they won an overseas lottery. All they have to do is cash the check, which is said to cover taxes and the cost to have the money transferred, and the prize money will be theirs for the claiming...
Fret Set picked to open Parkfest (06/04/07)
The Parkfest Summer Concert Series will kick off Tuesday with a performance by the Fret Set Band. The Fret Set Band is a group of friends who have been playing traditional and folk music together since 1994. The group is composed of Lenora Bowlby on harmonica and lap dulcimer, Don Bowlby on mandolin and jaw harp, Rick Smock with vocals and guitar, Larry Kersey on bass, Bill Lorton on the fiddle, and Jesse Samm on the mandolin. ...
League, church partner on youth baseball project (06/04/07)
The Greencastle Youth Baseball League and Greencastle Christian Church are teaming up to build a restroom facility at the little league fields at Big Walnut Sports Park. The concrete block facility will house a men's restroom, a women's restroom, and a mechanical room...
Tiger Cub ladies make good showing at State Finals (06/04/07)
BLOOMINGTON -- For the four Greencastle girls competing at Saturday's IHSAA Track State Finals, the night did not hold the high finishes they had envisioned coming into the event. What it did hold were some great improvements on seed times and a couple of individual high finishes. The girls can walk away from their experience at state with much to be proud of...
The British are coming again (06/04/07)
Staff reports The number one youth soccer company in the United States, Challenger Sports, will conduct its second British Soccer training camp at Big Walnut Sports Park. Last year's camp was extremely well received, and the organizers are looking forward to another successful camp this year...
Paul W. "Wally" Martin (06/04/07)
Sept. 1, 1923-June 1, 2007 Paul W. "Wally" Martin, 83, Indianapolis, died Friday at Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Paul A. and Ruth M. (Fry) Martin. A 1940 graduate of Greencastle High School, he attended Terre Haute Normal School. ...
Stella Virginia McGaughey (06/04/07)
March 17, 1918-June 2, 2007 Stella Virginia McGaughey, 89, Ladoga and Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born at Russellville, she was the daughter of Warren W. and Laura B. Graham Williams. She graduated from Russellville High School in 1936, and was formerly the co-owner of McGaughey Hardware in Ladoga. She was a member of Ladoga Presbyterian Church, Trailer Estates Activities Club and Associate member of Trailer Estate Covenant Church at Bradenton...
Dorothy C. Sweazey (06/04/07)
June 4, 1928-June 2, 2007 Dorothy C. Sweazey, 78, Greencastle, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Millard P. and Ina M. (Ingram) Darrah. She had worked in the linen room at Putnam County Hospital and was a member of the Greenwood V.F.W. Auxiliary...
Glenda Jo Runnells Bundy (06/04/07)
May 31, 1969-June 3, 2007 Glenda Jo Runnells Bundy, 38, Rockville, died Sunday at the Waters of Greencastle. She was a homemaker. She is survived by daughters Nicole Mangus and Samantha Bund; son Josh Bundy, Rockville; father Glen Rex Runnells and stepmother Linda Runnells; and brothers Glen Runnells, Roachdale, and Richard Runnells and wife Mary, Bainbridge...
Bertha Lee Ellis (06/04/07)
Oct. 25, 1914-June 2, 2007 Bertha Lee Ellis, 92, Ladoga, died Saturday at Major Hospital, Shelbyville. Born in Tate, Tenn., she was the daughter of Charles and Gertrude (Miller) Parker. A homemaker, she attended a Baptist church. She married James Ellis. He preceded her in death...