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Stories from Thursday, November 1, 2007

County to receive $1.1 million in tax rebates (11/01/07)
Putnam County homeowners will share about $1.1 million in property tax rebates now that the state has certified how $300 million will be divided among Indiana's 92 counties. State officials announced Thursday that the 2007 homestead refunds will be allocated through rebate checks to about 1.6 million Hoosiers with a homestead exemption on their property this year...
Car hits utility pole (11/01/07)
A Putnam County woman and her young son are fine after their car careened off Somerset Church Road (CR 500 North) Thursday morning and struck a power pole. Van Bibber Lake resident Candy Seeley was driving her son to school and was eastbound, approximately a half mile west of U.S. 231 when she says her suspension began to shake violently, according to officials at the scene...
GHS Cheerleaders want state title (11/01/07)
After an uncertain start, the Greencastle High School Cheerleading Squad is headed to the state finals in New Castle on Saturday. The team emerged from the Oct. 27 preliminary round in the state's top 10, but the road to the top was a rocky one. "We lost a lot of experience last year, and we got three freshman on the squad this year," said coach Lori Shuck, adding that when the season started they could barely land a simple stunt...
New pizza joint approved in Cloverdale (11/01/07)
CLOVERDALE " The Cloverdale Plan Commission unanimously approved the plans for a new downtown pizza delivery restaurant Thursday evening. Owners Rance Tackett and John Lenington are in the process of renovating the former NAPA auto parts building and hope to open in December, Tackett said...
Trial delayed for man who fled charges (11/01/07)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor A Putnam County man who fled to Venezuela to avoid child molestation charges will not stand trial as scheduled on Nov. 28. Putnam Circuit Court Senior Judge Diana LaViolette ordered the trial for Thomas Jerry Hudson, 75, be moved to Jan. 16 in response to a request by his attorney Scott Adams...
Report details Indiana recruit calls (11/01/07)
BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana basketball coaches attended regular compliance meetings. They logged recruiting phone calls each week. They signed forms monthly attesting they didn't call recruits from home phones and received regular compliance memos and newsletters reminding them of NCAA rules...
Local resident competes in Ironman dirtbike race (11/01/07)
Local resident Christopher Vance raced last Sunday in the Ironman GNCC dirtbike race Crawfordsville. Vance wishes to thank sponsors West Central Contracting, Service Glass, Indiana Home Care Plus, RXR Protection and Hall's Cycles for their help with the 2007 event. Vance would also like to thank his dad and mom, and everyone involved in Exline Offroad Group...
Tinsley's big finish leads Pacers to 119-110 win over Wizards in opener (11/01/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jamaal Tinsley scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 119-110 on Wednesday night to give coach Jim O'Brien a win in his debut. Tinsley also had nine rebounds and eight assists...
Bruce E. Parker (11/01/07)
Bruce E. Parker, 59, Cloverdale, died Thursday morning at St. Francis Hospital, Greenwood. Funeral arrangements are pending at Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Clover-dale.
June Marie Larison (11/01/07)
June Marie Larison, 78, Poland, died Wednesday at Summerfield Health Care Center, Cloverdale. Born in Greenfield, she was the daughter of Walter Foreman and Letha K. (Caldwell) Foreman. She married Donald E. Larison on Oct. 10, 1972, and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 2, 2007 (11/01/07)
Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. • Gene Jones, 44, Cloverdale, was booked in at 8 p.m. Wednesday for resisting law enforcement using a vehicle, criminal recklessness, driving while intoxicated with prior conviction, reckless driving and being a habitual offender. He was arrested by Cloverdale Police Chief Charlie Hallam...
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