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Stories from Monday, July 23, 2007

Greencastle man charged with injuring infant boy (07/23/07)
A Greencastle man was arrested Sunday and charged with battery to a child, city police said Monday. Shaun Miles, 21, Greencastle, was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Sunday for allegedly shaking, and causing serious injury, to his girlfriend's 2-month-old son, Greencastle Police Det. Randy Seipel told the BannerGraphic...
Unknown chemical gives neighborhood odor issue (07/23/07)
Unknown chemical gives neighborhood odor issue By CASSIE MITCHELL, Summer Intern An unknown material was apparently dumped into the Greencastle sewage system Sunday, George Russell, Greencastle wastewater superintendent, said. The incident required both fire and sewage departments to investigate...
Potter party draws excited wand-wavers (07/23/07)
Potter party draws excited wand-wavers By LISA MEYER TRIGG, Editor It was a much-anticipated night for many fans awaiting the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the seventh and final volume of J.K. Rowling's all-conquering fantasy series...
Library Board prepares for possible fund squeeze (07/23/07)
Library Board prepares for possible fund squeeze By MARIBETH WARD, Staff Writer During their Wednesday evening meeting, Putnam County Library Board members approved borrowing $50,000 from the Library Improvement Reserve Fund (LIRF) in case they do not receive a disbursement from the county's property taxes by August. LIRF works like a capital savings fund and serves as a sort of bank for libraries...
Fair schedule (07/23/07)
MONDAY, JULY 23 4 p.m. -- 4-H Horse and Pony Show, Outside Arena. 5 p.m. -- 4-H Knowledge Contest, 4-H Exhibit Hall 5-10 p.m. -- Producers Dinner Bldg. Open, Beef Producers. 5:30 p.m. -- Playland Amusements rides open...
Local runners compete in Parade of Fitness (07/23/07)
Several area runners competed in the Parade of Fitness run/walk prior to the start of the Putnam County Fair. Top finisher in an exhibition run was Greencastle High School graduate Andy Weatherford in a time of 7:24. Other top finishers among the men were Cameron Humphreys in 8:35, Craig Tuggle in 8:43 followed by Jeff Sigworth...
Carl T. Scott (07/23/07)
Carl T. Scott, 77, Cloverdale, died Saturday at his residence. Born in Cicero, he was the son of George T. and Freda LaVaughn (Benefield) Scott. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, he was a mold machine operator for Link Belt in Indianapolis...
John "Jack" Douglas Howard (07/23/07)
John "Jack" Douglas Howard, 72, Greencastle, formerly of College Park, Md., and Annapolis, Md., died Thursday at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born in Annapolis, he was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, graduated from Washington College in 1956, and earned his doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1967...
Harry James Gillen Jr. (07/23/07)
Harry James Gillen Jr., 81, Cloverdale, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Harry James and Elsie Margaret (Zeplin) Gillen. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a truck driver for Mid-America Trucking in Chicago...
Edgar P. Fagin (07/23/07)
Edgar P. Fagin Sept. 13, 1921-July 21, 2007 Edgar P. Fagin, 85, Terre Haute, formerly of Riley, died Saturday at Harborside Healthcare. Born in Vigo County, he was the son of Charles D. and Elsie (Taylor) Fagin. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he retired as postmaster at the Riley Post Office in 1975 after 33 years of service...

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