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Stories from Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Council to take up income tax vote tonight (09/18/07)
A vote on a new income tax that could double the amount now being paid by Putnam County residents is expected to come before the Putnam County Council on Tuesday. The Local Option Income Tax is being considered by the county council as a way to relieve property taxes while spreading out the tax burden among people who live and work in the county, but do not own land here...
Catching bugs that flutter by (09/18/07)
Fitness fair Saturday (09/18/07)
Area residents are invited to enjoy healthier lifestyles through an organized health and fitness fair. Walking for Wellness Fitness Fun Walk is art of the Putnam County Family Health and Fitness Fair, set for noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at Deer Meadow Primary School in Greencastle...
Welcoming newcomers to community (09/18/07)
The 2007 Chamber of Commerce Newcomer Reception has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Mill Pond Health Campus. This annual event, which is once again being co-sponsored by Mill Pond Health Campus, is a welcome to the community's newest citizens, who have moved to Greencastle and/or Putnam County in the past year. ...
New evidence in honeybee collapse (09/18/07)
There is new evidence that a virus found in healthy Australian honey bees may be playing a role in the collapse of honey bee colonies across the United States and Europe. The virus identified in the healthy Australian bees is Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus (IAPV) -- named that because it was discovered by researchers at Hebrew University...
South Putnam sweeps Cloverdale (09/18/07)
The South Putnam cross country team swept visiting Cloverdale Monday night. The boys' squad won 15-40, with the girls defeating the Clovers 26-30. "They ran great. I think our top five all had personal bests tonight," South Putnam coach Andy Wise said. "I think they are going to be pleased because the time have finally dropped...
Tiger Cubs drop marathon match on road (09/18/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle volleyball team dropped a long match to Terre Haute North Monday night. The Patriots defeated the Tiger Cubs 25-27, 26-24, 25-23, 28-30, 15-10. Green-castle is now 8-11. GHS coach Trish Lowe obviously wanted the win, but came away excited by the level of play exhibited by both teams...
Cougars fall in three games (09/18/07)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The North Putnam volleyball team lost to North Montgomery in three games Monday night. The Cougars lost 25-13, 25-14 and 25-18. "Tonight we started each game out with the intensity that I am looking for," Cougar coach Michelle Spencer said. "However, we did not sustain that intensity throughout the match. When you play teams that are as good of ball handlers as North Mont. is, you have to keep putting pressure on them."...
Youths bowl in national tourney (09/18/07)
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Reggie Alex, Anthony Cosner, Blake Doolin and Britany Doolin, members of the Greater Greencastle USBC Youth Association, bowled in the USBC's inaugural National Open Tournament this past week. They bowled on a sport pattern, which is quite different than the oil pattern they are used to bowling on in their regular Saturday morning league. They had the chance to bowl with youth from all over the country...
Panthers win (09/18/07)
The under 12 Putnam Panthers won 4-3 on two goals by Luke Brotherton and two by Nathan Griezeck. The Panthers are 6-2 on the season.
Geneva Grush (09/18/07)
Geneva Grush, 98, Cloverdale, died Thursday, Sept. 13 at her residence. Born in Nappanee, she was the daughter of Jacob C. Babcock and Dela (Roose) Grush. She married Donald Grush on Feb. 13, 1928. He preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1956. Survivors include a daughter, Eloise C. Wolski, Cloverdale; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren...
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