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Stories from Friday, October 26, 2007

Bikes mean different things to different people (10/26/07)
Riding with a helmet on, Tzouanakis School third-grader Duke Duff was careful as he navigated the streets and sidewalks around DePauw University Thursday afternoon. He, along with several TZ classmates, participated in "Re-Cycling Art," a public art project that saw 100 decorated bicycles introduced to campus for public use...
Town votes to sell second appendage of fire department (10/26/07)
With only three board members in attendance, the Cloverdale Town Council voted unanimously at a special meeting Wednesday morning to sell a second fire truck, this one for $10,000. Council President Don Sublett said he received a bid for the 500-gallon tanker truck from a man in Miami. The list price for the vehicle was $15,000, though because it has a relatively small tank and an open cab, Sublett suggested the council accept the offer...
Author has critical words for media (10/26/07)
Local author and DePauw communications professor Jeff McCall addressed a crowd Thursday night to discuss his newest title "Viewer Discretion Advised: Taking control of mass media influences." The event, held at St. Paul the Apostle near downtown Greencastle, focused on how mass media images affect morality...
$5,000 reward offered for tips in school shooting (10/26/07)
BRAZIL -- Federal authorities have issued a $5,000 reward for information about last week's shooting incident at Van Buren Elementary in northeastern Clay County. Chief Deputy Rob Gambill informed The Brazil Times (sister newspaper of the BannerGraphic) Thursday afternoon of the reward for information in the case after being contacted by authorities at the Federal Bureau of Investigation...
Clover volleyball bound for Saturday's regional match-up with Linton-Stockton (10/26/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Having put their second consecutive Tri-West Sectional title behind them, the Cloverdale volleyball team is on to this Saturday's Forest Park Regional. The Clovers entered last week's sectional just one game over .500 for the year at 15-14, but put together a three-match run to take the title again and improve to 18-14 on the year...
North and Speedway meet again tonight (10/26/07)
BAINBRIGE -- The paths of the North Putnam Cougars and the Speedway Sparkplugs continue to cross. Over their past 10 meetings, the Sparkplugs have had the Cougars' number, winning seven of 10 contests. But the Cougars have won the past three games and look to make it four Friday...
Marjorie G. Akers (10/26/07)
Marjorie G. Akers, 93, Greencastle, died Thursday morning at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Hammond, Ill., she was the daughter of Jesse Raymond and Clara (Bowen) South. She was a 1932 graduate of Bainbridge High School and later attended Indiana University School of Nursing, graduating in 1936. She married Eugene Francis Akers on Oct. 10, 1936, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 2001...
Gregory Lykken (10/26/07)
Gregory Webb Lykken, 42, Garland, Texas, died Oct. 16 at his residence. Born in Princeton, Ind., he was the son of Gerald and Rovilla Lykken. He moved to Texas at the age of 20 and graduated from North Texas State University with a master's degree in accounting. He worked as a certified public accountant in the Dallas area...
Putnam Scanner Oct. 26, 2007 (10/26/07)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the jail recently: • Nicholas Burris, 21, Cloverdale, was booked in at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday by jail staff for check deception. • Jodi Brooks, 42, of Indianapolis, was booked in at 2:57 p.m. Tuesday by Putnam County Deputy Mike O'Hair on a court order...
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