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Stories from Monday, June 25, 2007

City sets Fourth of July Celebration plans (06/25/07)
Staff Writer Plans are set for next week's Fourth of July Celebration in Greencastle's Robe-Ann Park, but Mayor Nancy Michael says more money is needed to top off the fireworks display. The July 4 planning committee has budgeted $20,000 for the event with a majority of that needed to pay for the fireworks. As of Monday morning, Mayor Michael said the committee had raised a majority of the funding needed for the event but was still looking for sponsors for the fireworks display...
4-H featured in museum exhibit (06/25/07)
Community curators from the Reelsville 4-H clubs Jolly Juniors and RPBs have been working hard through the spring to gather information and artifacts about their club history for an exhibit at the Putnam County Museum. Vicki Timm and Pat Sheldon have led the effort to collect projects, ribbons and pictures as well as information about past members who had received special trips and awards. The club members have also collected photos for a computer slide show as part of their exhibit...
Town looks for radios' return (06/25/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Members of the Cloverdale Town Council recently learned that several radios that were previously used by the former Cloverdale Town Fire Department have not been returned to the town. Town Council President Don Sublett told the council he had recently sent two written requests to former CTFD Chief Mark Cassida to return the radios. As of the council's regular June meeting, Sublett said six radios and 18 pagers had not been returned...
Miller leads Coaches' All-County Team (06/25/07)
Staff reports The four Putnam County softball coaches have selected their 2007 All-County Team as well as the 2007 Putnam County Player of the Year. The coaches' 2007 Putnam County Player of the Year is North Putnam senior Brook Miller. Miller was the Cougars' only pitcher for the bulk of the year, getting the decision in all but two of North's games. ...
Cloverdale native Collins continues on Nationwide Tour (06/25/07)
The start of Chad Collins' 2007 season on the Nationwide Tour could be described as rocky at best. Collins has made four-of-13 cuts this season. Collins best finish so far this season came in the Henrico County Open where he shot a nine-under par to tie for 13th. ...
Pastor Bill Cox (06/25/07)
Pastor Bill Cox, 71, Plainfield, died Friday. Born in Pasadena, Calif., he was the son of William Cox and Glennie (Richardson) Cox. He moved to Indiana in 1948 and graduated from Reelsville High School where he was named salutatorian. He was the pastor of Maple Grove Baptist Church, Plainfield, for more than 40 years and was an author of Christian books. He ministered at the Penal Farm for more than 30 years and established the present jail services at Hendricks County Jail...
William Lee "Bill" Pickerel (06/25/07)
Dec. 9, 1935-June 23, 2007 William Lee "Bill" Pickerel, 71, Coatesville died Saturday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Delbert Wayne and Marjorie Maria Johnson. He was a retired farmer and a U.S. Army ceteran. He is survived by children Juanita Lynn Snodgrass, Lee Anne Pickerel, David William Pickerel and Linda Louise McCalister; brothers Jack and Tom Pickerel; sister Sue Ann Purvis; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren...
Virginia D. "Ginny" Shaner (06/25/07)
Aug. 13, 1941-June 23, 2007 Virginia D. "Ginny" Shaner, 65, Greencastle died Saturday. Born in Fremont, Ohio she was the daughter of Arthur and Lillian Pearl White Dickey. She attended Ross High School, Fremont, Ohio and was a member of New Life Baptist Church and the Moose...
George F. Stewart (06/25/07)
Oct. 27, 1929-June 23, 2007 George F. Stewart, 77, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Sullivan, he was the son of Dustin and Agnes (Headley) Stewart. He moved with his family to Greencastle in 1939 from Dugger. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1947 and had served on the class of 1947 alumni committee. He was also a graduate of Indiana State University...