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Stories from Thursday, November 29, 2007

City confirms development plans on east side (11/29/07)
A new shopping center is being proposed at the east end of the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Greencastle, city officials confirmed Wednesday evening. City Planner Shannon Norman told members of the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission that Sandor Development Company, with offices in Indianapolis and Arizona, has submitted preliminary plans for the 28 acres of tillable land located just to the east of Wal-Mart...
Conover announces candidacy for District 44 house seat (11/29/07)
By JASON MOON Brazil Times Managing Editor ROCKVILLE -- Twenty years ago, Duane Conover sided with Democrats when it came to politics. On Wednesday, Conover -- now a Republican -- announced his candidacy for State Representative for District 44, which covers portions of Parke, Vigo, Putnam and Clay counties...
Roachdale rallies to protect historic Carnegie library (11/29/07)
Three pets killed on I-70 (11/29/07)
CLOVERDALE -- A motor home fire on Interstate 70 in Cloverdale during rush hour Wednesday killed three of a California couple's cats and backed up eastbound traffic for about an hour and a half. David and Susan Thompson, who are in the process of moving from San Diego to Erie, Penn., were driving east on I-70 near exit 41, when their 1988 Fleetwood Bounder began smoking heavily...
Alexander pleads guilty, info arises about more stolen funds (11/29/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- George Alexander, the former Putnam County Sheriff's Department employee who was arrested in May, pled guilty in federal court Wednesday to stealing $45,500 in federal grant money as investigators alluded to other funds they believe he took -- as much as $80,000 all told...
GHS girls' swimming defeats Tri-West (11/29/07)
LIZTON -- The Greencastle girls' swim team defeated Tri-West 125-55 on Thursday night. The Tiger Sharks dominated the night, winning all but one event en route to the victory. Erica Soster earned four first place finishes for the Sharks in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle. Natasha Aring was first in two events, the 200-yard IM and the 100-yard butterfly...
Cougar freshmen defeat Mustangs (11/29/07)
The North Putnam freshman boys' squad defeated Fountain Central 45-24 Thursday. Travis Franklin lead the way for the Cougars with 15 points. Jacob Lucas scored 10 points, with Payne Stewart and Josh Hunt adding six points each. The Cougars will travel to Southmont at 6 p.m. Tuesday...
DPU players, coach earn honors (11/29/07)
In exclusive voting by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's nine head football coaches, 15 DePauw student-athletes earned spots on the all-conference team including five first teamers. DePauw's first team selections include senior running back Jeremiah Marks (pictured right), senior left guard Kerry Pappas (pictured below), sophomore wide receiver Bryan Mulligan, junior defensive end Michael McNelis and senior cornerback Jevon Pruitt...
Don Lawrence Marketto Jr. (11/29/07)
Don Lawrence Marketto Jr., 75, Las Cruces, N.M., died Tuesday at his residence after an illness. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Clemth and Don Lawrence Marketto Sr. He grew up in Greencastle, where he wsa drum major of the marching band and valedictorian at Greencastle High School. ...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/29/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died Tuesday evening at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Harold and Donita (Summers) Hoopingarner. A 1949 graduate of Brazil High School, he had been a tool and die maker, working at area companies including IBM Corp., Standard Die, ideal Engineering, and Hancor...
Emezire "Bud" Andrew Curtis (11/29/07)
Emezire "Bud" Andrew Curtis, 88, Stilesville, died Wednesday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Morgan County, he was the son of Edgar and Iva (Bryant) Curtis. He was owner and operator of Curtis Garage and Wrecker Service in Little Point. He and his wife operated Curtis Grocery and Garage for 25 years. He retired from the wrecker service after 25 years, and had driven a school bus for Eminence Schools for 54 years. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church...
PutnamScanner for Nov. 29, 2007 (11/29/07)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department responded to two runs recently. On Tuesday: At 1:39 p.m., firefighters were called to 1216 S. Bloomington St. for a list assist. They were back on station at 1:45 p.m. On Wednesday: At 11:02 a.m., crews were called to 1285 S. Jackson St. for gas odor investigation...
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