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Stories from Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Online research site expands PCPL's local history (06/05/07)
The Putnam County Library expanded the space of the local history area just in time for people looking up family histories to take advantage of a new online research site which is adding more than 90 million U.S. war records to their database. Beginning May 31, the site unveiled records starting with the first English settlement at Jamestown, Va., in 1607 and including all war records through the Vietnam War. ...
Funnel cloud prompts Putnam storm warning (06/05/07)
The whir of tornado sirens filled the air across Putnam County Monday evening following the report of a funnel cloud in Clay County. Emergency Manage-ment Agency Director Kim Hyten said the central dispatch center received several phone calls from residents who wondered why the sirens had been set with no apparent signs of a storm in their neighborhoods...
Cloverdale postmaster receives statewide honor (06/05/07)
William J. White, the current postmaster at Cloverdale, was recently honored and named "Postmaster of the Year" by the Indiana Branch of the National League of Postmasters. White, 59, Crawfordsville, received the honor at the league's 103rd Convention held at Monroe Lake from May 30-June 1...
$40,000 fix to repair bridge (06/05/07)
It will cost about $40,000 for repairs to reopen an iron bridge northeast of Greencastle that has already been slated for a major replacement project. The Putnam County Commissioners learned Monday that it could take a year or more before final design approval comes for the federally-funded project to replace Bridge 137, locally known as Crowe's Bridge...
Greencastle golfers advance to regional (06/05/07)
MARTINSVILLE -- Early in the year, Greencastle golf coach Donovan Wheeler tried to emphasize that he had a young team. He called them "raw," and knew finding a way to win might be a struggle at times. At the same time, he saw the potential in his team and knew they had the ability to put everything together...
Cougars ready for tonight's regional (06/05/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- What a difference a year makes. As the North Putnam Cougars progressed through the Class 2A Sectional, it must have seemed as if they were experiencing déjà vu. In their opening game, they defeated the Cascade Cadets, as they did a year ago and eventually faced off against the South Putnam Eagles in the sectional finals, again mirroring last season. But this sectional would be one the Cougars will long remember...
Jasper R. Dye (06/05/07)
Sept. 3, 1939-June 4, 2007 Jasper R. Dye, 67, Belle Union, died Monday at his residence. Born in Garrard County, Ky., he was the son of Jasper G. and Pine (Clarkson) Dye. He was the owner and operator of Jasper Manufacturing, Belle Union and served in the U.S. Army...
Flossie M. Plummer (06/05/07)
Flossie M. Plummer, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Glenda Jo Bundy (06/05/07)
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 Bundy, and son Josh Bundy, Rockville; companion Steve Bundy; father Glen Rex Runnells and step-mother Linda Runnells; and brothers Glen Runnells, Roachdale, and Richard Runnells and wife Mary, Bainbridge...
Mary A. Casida (06/05/07)
Oct. 12, 1917-June 2, 2007 Mary A. Casida, 89, Cloverdale, died Sunday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Eminence, she was the daughter of Emil E. and Nora (Balay) Ogles. She was a 1936 graduate of Eminence High School, a long-time member of the Millgrove Methodist Church, and helped run the family turkey farm for many years. She volunteered in the genealogy department of the Putman County Public Library and had published a book on the Casida family history...