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Stories from Wednesday, August 15, 2007

One town's waste may become Greencastle's treasure (08/15/07)
Greencastle city officials think they have found the perfect solution for generating more revenue for the sewage department -- trouble is, the idea really stinks. On Wednesday, members of the Board of Works talked about beginning to treat sewage from homes and businesses outside the city limits and charging them 7 cents per gallon that is processed...
Youth Development Commission announces raffle results (08/15/07)
The Putnam County Youth Development Commission received a great response from their recent Wii raffle at the Putnam County Fair. More than 400 "FREE" raffle tickets were presented to daily fairgoers. To qualify for a "free" ticket, participants needed to complete a short survey at the PIE Coalition booth or choose and answer a question that covered various subjects concerning school, work, health, and safety. ...
A time to dance (08/15/07)
Chris Wurster as El Gallo and Brittany Plessinger as Luisa talk before the dance "Round and Round" in the Putnam County Playhouse production of "The Fantasticks" on stage through Saturday. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $9 and can be reserved by calling the box office after 5 p.m. at 653-5880. The 46th season of Playhouse productions ends in September with "The Sunshine Boys."...
Putnam County Hospital sees discount for qualified patients (08/15/07)
The Putnam County Hospital board on Wednesday passed an amendment to its financial policy, adding a 15-percent discount for uninsured patients. The hospital already offers a 10-percent prompt-pay discount to anyone paying their bill within 10 days of receiving a statement...
Early learning said important for kids (08/15/07)
Suzanne Hall, the children's librarian at Putnam County Public Library, was the guest speaker at the recent Greencastle Kiwanis meeting. She spoke to the members about her year-long project of teaching early literacy awareness to parents and caregivers...
South girls' golf believes in its recipe for success (08/15/07)
With their season already underway, the South Putnam Eagles are hoping a mix of youth and experience will be enough to propel them into the win column consistently. Leading the way for the Eagles will be its three seniors Chelsea Clark, Tosha Fisher and Emily Zimmerman, as well as underclassmen Grace Aker and Heather Hughes, all of whom earned letter honors last season...
Greencastle golfers seek strong season (08/15/07)
Greencastle girls' golf coach Brad Kingma begins the 2007 season facing the same challenges many of his peers face this time of year -- the Tiger Cubs are strong at the top, but need depth and consistency. The team has no question as to its number one. Dana Norman is a senior, three-time letterman who consistently shoots the best scores on the team...
Clovers will look to experienced golfers to lead the way (08/15/07)
CLOVERDALE -- With just five girls on the roster, the Cloverdale girls' golf team may not field a lot of numbers, but coach Ken Williams is looking for quality out of the girls he has. The team consists of two seniors and three sophomores. Senior Kate Chambers is returning for her fourth year of golf and classmate Paige Cassida is in her third year. Williams is happy with the progress the duo has made since the 2006 season...
Donna Jo Mannan (08/15/07)
Donna Jo Mannan, 48, Arlington, Texas, died Sunday in Arlington. Survivors include a son, Frankie Houston Mannan III; mother, Kathryn Acton; brother, David Acton and wife Kim; and many extended family members. Services are today at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Arlington, Texas...
Police and fire scanners for Aug. 16, 2007 (08/15/07)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. One person was injured in a moped accident at 8:03 p.m. Aug. 6. Deputy Josh Boller reported that Clifford J. Malayer, 74, 8529 N. CR 250 East, Roachdale, was driving west on a 2005 E-Ton moped when he lost control of the vehicle. He was ejected and sustained a head injury...
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