Update -- Child improves, but still hospitalized (10/18/07)
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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2007
Strong line of storms move through Indiana (10/18/07)
Aside from a little hail and a few downed limbs, Putnam County escaped Thursday evening’s thunderstorms with relatively little damage. Emergency personnel were called to some downed power lines on a house on North Indiana Street in Roachdale. And highway crews had to clear away a tree that fell across U.S. 231 about a mile south of U.S. 36...
Board approves pay raise for community corrections (10/18/07)
The Putnam County Community Corrections Advisory Board voted unanimously Thursday to adopt the same pay raise, $1,200 to each fulltime employee, that the County Council gave to county workers earlier this year. After years of significant pay raises in order to bring the salaries of community corrections employees up to current standards, the board should be proud to be able to give a more modest increase this year, said former Superior Court Judge Sally Gray, a member of the board...
Investigation continues into Van Buren shots (10/18/07)
Officials are looking for any information about individuals alleged to be involved in shooting at least one bullet into the Van Buren Elementary School’s cafeteria door Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 12:48 p.m., a bullet pierced both glass door windows on the west side of the building and went into the ceiling of the cafeteria area...
North Putnam Board considers building improvements (10/18/07)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor The North Putnam Community School Corporation is in a prime position to undertake a building project, according to the results of a feasibility study presented to the school board Thursday night. Robert Boyd with Indiana State University led the team of North Putnam staff in performing the recent study. ...
Lady Tiger Cubs' season ends at regional (10/18/07)
MOORESVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' soccer team's season came to an end Wednesday night as Center Grove dealt the Tiger Cubs a 9-0 loss at the Mooresville Regional. The game got underway an hour late due to ill weather but the Trojans didn't skip a beat...
Local teams prepare for sectional openers (10/18/07)
As IHSAA football tournament action kicks off around the state this week, three Putnam County schools open action in Class 2A Sectional 30, while the other will play in Class 3A Sectional 21. As the teams prepare for the most important time of the season, each of the fourt matchups deserves a brief look...
Shirley M. Roof (10/18/07)
A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Putnam County Public Library for Shirley M. Roof, 75, a Greencastle resident who died earlier this week. Roof will be buried Saturday in Climax, Mich., though her friends in Putnam County can come together to remember her at the library between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday...
Sherry Kay McClain (10/18/07)
Sherry Kay McClain, 58, Indianapolis, died Monday at her residence. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Gerald and Della M. Frazier Hood She was a plasma recruiter with Indiana Blood Center for several years. Survivors include her children, Eric K. ...