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Stories from Friday, June 8, 2007

Talks on pipeline continue (06/08/07)
Initial land surveys for a natural gas pipeline proposed to run through northern Putnam County have been completed, but discussions about a supporting facility to be built near Bainbridge are ongoing.
Organization to donate monies to area agencies (06/08/07)
The United Way of Putnam County recently announced that more than $150,000 from its 2006-07 annual campaign will be given to 15 local health and human services agencies, making a 40-year tradition of United Way working to improve the quality of life for county residents...
Park beavers to be removed (06/08/07)
The future is not looking very good for a family of beavers that has been causing major problems for workers at Greencastle's Jaycee Park for months. Earlier this year, the earthen dam that holds back the water in the park's lake was nearly overwhelmed after the beavers plugged up the lake's overflow drain with tree limbs and mud. Apparently they do not like the sound of the water trickling into the drain and were trying to stop the flow, park officials said...
Floyd Twp. Board trying to put out its own fires (06/08/07)
Water hoses might not be enough to put out the smoldering fire at the Floyd Township Fire Department. Disputes among firefighters and some board members burst into flame at Wednesday's meeting. The board, which serves the Heritage Lake area, is seeking a resolution to internal issues that have tempers flaring...
Traveling art show stopping at PCPL (06/08/07)
Amid the soft ripples of water along Walnut Creek, a small preserve of tall hemlock trees rustle softly in the breeze. The trees, which line a small area of the creek bank, are nearly 100 years old and are part of the 39-acre land Hemlock Ridge Preserve, featured in a traveling art exhibit now at the Putnam County Public Library. ...
Cousins camp for summer fun (06/08/07)
When it comes to summer activities for their kids, Toby Rumple and Emily Duncan like to keep it all in the family. Beginning this year, sisters Rumple, a resident of Logansport, and Duncan of Roachdale decided to bring their children together in Roachdale for what they are calling Cousins Camp, a two-day camp for their combined six children which includes community service, an educational field trip, and various games.. ...
Farmers Market open Saturdays (06/08/07)
Greencastle announces the Greencastle Farmers Market. This event takes place downtown on the historic courthouse square every Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-noon...
Hope Haven has new horse therapy session (06/08/07)
Hope Haven Horse Farm is using horses in a new way -- Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). This "new, cutting-edge therapy" will be demonstrated during an Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) seminar on the horse farm. It will be free and open to the public...
Semistate run even sweeter for North Putnam seniors (06/08/07)
BAINBRIDGE -- As North Putnam's baseball team went through its final practice Friday before traveling to Huntingburg for today's Southridge semistate, the atmosphere was extremely loose. REO Speedwagon and Lynyrd Skynyrd played on the stereo. An air guitar could be spotted occasionally. It was a team comfortable in its own skin and confident going into a big game...