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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Local students kick off Red Ribbon Week (10/23/07)
Putnam County anti-drug coordinators kicked off a week of substance abuse awareness Monday with a conversation with local high school students about the drug problems they see in their hallways. Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter led a discussion with about two dozen students from Cloverdale, South Putnam and North Putnam high schools at a breakfast at Jackson’s Family Restaurant sponsored by the Prevention, Intervention and Education Coalition, a countywide group that is trying to reduce drug use throughout the community. ...
EOC tower hoisted (10/23/07)
County’s voting system primed and ready for Nov. 6 (10/23/07)
Putnam County’s voting system passed a public test with a perfect score Monday -- accurately tabulating all simulated votes cast and absentee ballots input. These results prove that the Infinity voting machines and computer software are ready for the Nov. 6 municipal election, said County Clerk Marty Watts...
Hometown Greencastle seeks partners (10/23/07)
Members of the Hometown Greencastle Initiative were excited to learn about the Indiana HomeTown Competitiveness (HTC) Program and that an application has been submitted to develop community partnerships with 11 other Indiana communities under the guidance and support of the HTC program...
Russellville to host Halloween social Saturday (10/23/07)
The 2007 Russellville Community Center Halloween Social will be this Saturday, Oct. 27. A chili supper along with coneys, sloppy joes, hot dogs, nachos & cheese, dessert and drinks will be on the menu. Registration for the masquerade is 5:30-6:45 p.m...
Greencastle USBC releases standings (10/23/07)
Alex Alleys has released the standings for 12 of its leagues as of Oct. 18. Church League (Friday) High team scratch game - Bethel Baptist 2 480 High team scratch series - Bethel Baptist 2 1,308 High individual game - Female: Nancy Hightland 131; Male: Bryant Brinkman 176...
Grace W. Myers (10/23/07)
Grace W. “Jackie” Myers, 75, Macomb, Ill., formerly of Indiana, died Sunday at McDonough District Hospital, Macomb. Born in Bonanza, Ky., she was the daughter of John Wesley and Mahala Susan (Stanley) Music. She married Jimmie Joe Myers on July 22, 1954. He preceded her in death on June 5, 2007...
Charles W. Sentman (10/23/07)
Charles W. Sentman, 65, Waveland died Sunday afternoon at Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Born in Covington, he was the son of Charles E. Sentman and Florence Briner Sentman. He was a 1960 Graduate of Turkey Run High School, a member of Waveland Masonic Lodge 300, attended Hillsboro Nazarene Church, and was an active auctioneer and appraiser for more than 40 years. He also owned, operated and maintained a sawmill in Waveland, and a pallet recycling facility in Hillsboro...
Lucille Hart Wilson (10/23/07)
Lucille Hart Wilson, 99, Greencastle, died Thursday at Asbury Towers. Born near Greencastle, she was the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Miller Hart. She graduated from DePauw University and immediately began a career in teaching, which lasted for 42 years, 28 of which were in Indianapolis...
Loranza Worley (10/23/07)
Loranza Newberry Worley, 100, Indianapolis, died Sunday. Born in Overton County, Tenn., she was the daughter of Henry S. and Lottie Ledford Newberry. She was a homemaker and member of Bainbridge Christian Church. Survivors include her children, Geraldine Malone, Irene Gibbs, Harold Worley and Anna Cummings; a brother, Dormal Newberry; 12 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren...
Putnam Scanner Oct. 23, 2007 (10/23/07)
Putnam County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. • Larry Junior Pierce, 26, Las Vegas, Nev., was booked in at 2:53 a.m. Monday by Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Sibbett on an out of county hold. • Colby Louis Brown, 26, Marion, Ill., was booked in at 9:31 a.m. Monday by Greencastle Police Department Capt. Mike Hanlon on a petition to revoke probation...
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