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Stories from Thursday, August 30, 2007

Leona Stevens (08/30/07)
Leona Stevens, 82, died Sunday at Rose Walk Nursing Home in Lafayette. She was the daughter of George J. and Effie Wolf Wettschurack. She was a 1942 graduate of Montmorenci High School. She married Charles Stevens on Sept. 2, 1955, and he survives. Additional survivors include a daughter, Jackie Wiese and husband Jerry, Lafayette; a son, Bruce and wife Jocilyn, Lafayette; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Knauer, Greencastle; and Georgia Thompson, Otterbein...
Mary Place (08/30/07)
Mary A. (Terry) Place, Indianapolis, died Wednesday. Born in Belle Union, she was the daughter of Walter and Emma (Bowen) Terry. She was a member of Lighthouse Tabernacle, I.B.E.W. and retired in 1982 as an inspector at Western Electric. Survivors include a son, Michael Place and wife Sally, Indianapolis; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; a sister, Juanita Poindexter, Cloverdale...
Eric G. Parker (08/30/07)
Eric G. Parker, 45, Philadelphia, Pa., died Saturday. Born in Lafayette, he was the son of Linda and Willis Parker. He graduated from Poynette High School in Madison, Wisc., in 1980 and obtained his education at the University of Wisconsin where he earned a bachelor's degree in history, Russian language and political science in 1984. He went on to earn his master's degree and PhD degree in sociology...
Iris Owens Hightland (08/30/07)
Iris Irene Owens Hightland, 83, Fillmore, formerly of Ft. Pierce, Fla. and Dundalk, Md., died Tuesday, Aug. 28 at her residence. Born in Tyler County, W. Va., she was the daughter of William M. and Orpha Darnell Owens. She married John Hightland, and he preceded her in death...
Wanda Gaston (08/30/07)
Wanda Gaston, 76, Colorado, formerly of Fillmore, died Tuesday. She was the daughter of Henry and Mabel Buis. Her husband of 52 years, James Gaston, survives, along with children James Michael Gaston and wife Liz, Kerri Sue Diller and husband Ron; seven grandchildren; a brother, Dennis Buis; a sister, Donna Mae Head; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives...
June Conrad (08/30/07)
June Conrad, 73, Greencastle, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Earle and Helen (Townsend) Wiseman. She married Richard Conrad on Aug. 8, 1954, and he survives. She was a 1951 graduate of Greencastle High School and a 1954 graduate of the Indiana University School of Nursing. Later she became the director of nursing at Asbury Towers in Greencastle, retiring in 1990...
Police and fire scanner for Aug. 30, 2007 (08/30/07)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Two accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy Ronnie Campbell reported that Christine E. moore, 18, 1549 Bloomington St., Greencastle, was driving north in a 1998 Ford Taurus when she lost control of the car on the gravel and went into a ditch after hitting a concrete barrier...
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