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Stories from Tuesday, September 4, 2007

County spends thousands netted in drug busts (09/04/07)
It's ironic, really. Drug traffickers running cash west on Interstate 70 have inadvertently made the Putnam County Sheriff's Department one of the best-equipped county police forces in the state. Money seizures and forfeitures in Putnam County have contributed more than half a million dollars to local law enforcement and public safety in the last year and a half. ...
Local band faced with decision (09/04/07)
The band members of TGL are on the precipice of a big decision. Go big or go home. With record-label interest in their disc "Just So You Know," a 6,000-mile summer tour under their belts and awards like "Best Unsigned Band" from the Web site www.crowdrules.com and "Artist of the Week" from MTVu, the four Greencastle High School grads must choose whether to play it safe and stay in school or live their dream, sign a record deal and hit the road...
Man sentenced to 14 years following molestation case (09/04/07)
David Hudson, 39, of Cloverdale, was sentenced Monday morning to 14 years in prison for molesting two female relatives. Ten years of that sentence will be executed by order of Putnam Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley. "Mr. Hudson molested these two young girls over a six year period and threatened them not to tell other relatives, both girls were very brave for coming forward," said Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter...
Airport Appreciation Day set (09/04/07)
Greencastle is known for its DePauw University. However, it has a small but very well equipped airport on the east side of town. Putnam County is very proud of its airport and holds an airport appreciation weekend annually on the weekend following Labor Day. This year, Airport Appreciation Weekend will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9...
Annetta Lee Young (09/04/07)
Annetta Lee Young, 68, Brazil, died Saturday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law after an extended battle with cancer. Born in Brazil, she was the daughter of Walter Lee Young and Elizabeth Annetta Mormans Young. She was a 1957 graduate of Brazil High School. While in school, she worked at the Murphy's five and dime store as a cosmetics clerk, and after graduation, worked for Lynn Kidd Insurance Company...
John H. Buttrey (09/04/07)
John H. Buttrey, 74, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of William Edgar and Nellie Madeline Vaughn Buttrey. He served in the U.S. Army and married Eiko Wakamatsu on April 18, 1956, and she survives. He retired from IBM and was a member of the IBM Retirees Club...
Police and fire scanner for Sept. 4, 2007 (09/04/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to several recent runs. On Friday: On Saturday: On Sunday:...
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