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Stories from Saturday, October 27, 2007

Restaurant cited for deer carcass in kitchen (10/27/07)
La Charreada was packed with customers Friday evening, just hours after the Board of Health allowed the restaurant to reopen after inspectors closed the restaurant down when they found a deer carcass in the kitchen. This is the second time the Board of Health has closed the Greencastle Mexican restaurant in three years...
The spooky origins of Halloween revealed (10/27/07)
Halloween. It's the annual night of frolic and fear, trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting "haunted houses" and viewing horror films. The tradition rests upon Scottish and Irish folk customs that can be traced from pre-Christian times. It was originally a pagan festival dating back to the Druids in honor of Saman, Lord of the dead, whose festival fell on Nov. 1...
Search for new DePauw president set to begin (10/27/07)
The committee involved in the search for DePauw University's 19th president will begin interviewing candidates for the position next month, says R. David Hoover, chair of DePauw's Board of Trustees. Hoover, a 1967 graduate of the University and chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Ball Corporation, serves on the presidential search committee. He addressed student journalists at a news conference this afternoon after the trustees concluded their fall meeting...
Cougars continue to roll, will face Monrovia in sectional finale Nov. 2 (10/27/07)
SPEEDWAY -- With a rushing attack that has carried the load for North Putnam all season, the Cougar offense did something surprising Friday night -- they threw for all four of their touchdowns. Quarterback Griffen Dahlstrom was 9-for-12 for 229 yards and four touchdowns to lead the second-ranked Cougars to a 27-14 win over Speedway and an 11-0 record. North will face Monrovia in the Sectional 30 final next Friday...
Sigworth to referee soccer state finals (10/27/07)
Greencastle resident Jeff Sigworth has been selected to referee one of the state finals soccer games today. Sigworth is one of 24 soccer officials from around the state who will referee the final games. Sigworth will not know until he gets to Kuntz Field in Indianapolis which game he will work, but it will be either the 10 a.m. girls' semifinal or the noon boys' semifinal...
Jeanette Busenbark (10/27/07)
Jeanette Busenbark, 80, Greencastle, died Friday at Autumn Glen retirement community. Born in Ladoga, she was the daughter of Homer and Nellie Sutherlin Dam-ewood. She was a homemaker and member of Tri Kappa and Happy Homemakers Club. Survivors include a son, Joe Ed Busenbark and wife Susan, Rockford, Ill.; a daughter, Diane Bousman and husband Phillip, Greencastle; two sisters, Louise Shelton, Terre Haute, and Lois Woodruff, Indianapolis; and four grandchildren...
Elsie Key (10/27/07)
Elsie Key, 80, Indianapolis, died Friday. Born in Bee Spring, Ky., he was the son of Frances M. and Sarah Woodcock Key. He married Margaret Eggers on Jan. 17, 1970, and she preceded him in death on July 19, 1986. He worked as a laborer. Survivors include his sister Addie Davis, Bowling Green, Ky...
Robert Dale Pettit (10/27/07)
Robert Dale Pettit, 71, Greencastle, died Tuesday. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Harold and Mary Goodman Pettit. He retired from Greencastle High School and was a member of Moose Lodge No. 1592 and the American Legion. Survivors include four brothers, Richard, Ronald and David Pettit, all of Greencastle, and William Pettit, Avon...
Putnam Scanner Oct. 27, 2007 (10/27/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to one call recently. On Friday: • At 1:04 p.m., firefighters responded to 10th Street and Indianapolis Road for a four-vehicle crash. They received a call to disregard and returned at 1:08 p.m...
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