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Stories from Sunday, December 9, 2007

Community Foundation grants $243,200.61 (12/09/07)
Young people who want to improve the lives of families without homes, a healthcare provider offering services to the community, and educational leaders planning to expand local college opportunities. Those groups were among the many who thanked the Putnam County Community Foundation Friday morning for financial grants to make their projects happen...
Russell Compton, champion of peace, dies at 98 (12/09/07)
Russell J. Compton, professor emeritus of philosophy at DePauw University, died Saturday night in Greencastle. He was 98 years old. Compton taught at DePauw from 1951 until 1974, but remained active in the life of the University. Beginning in 1980, he volunteered as an associate chaplain. ...
Habitat fundraiser (12/09/07)
Ashlynd Litton, 16, one of several members of the G.A.N.G youth group from Somerset Christian Church that spent Saturday morning helping gift-wrap presents purchased at Santa's Workshop. The workshops sold local children inexpensive gifts for family members. All proceeds went to Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Inc. The event raised $1,500, which is enough to shingle one Habitat house...
Gingerbread winners (12/09/07)
Winners of the 2007 Greencastle Parks Department gingerbread house and wooden Santa carving contest included (front, from left) Leo and Catherine Weeks, second place gingerbread; Whitney and Sedrick Weinschenk, first place gingerbread; Alex Briones and Caleb Evens of Cub Scouts Webelos Pack 99, People's Choice; (back, from left) Angie Weeks, Staci Weinschenk and Linda Boatright, first place Santa carving. ...
Town BZA approves second towing service (12/09/07)
CLOVERDALE -- The owner of Steele's Auto and Wrecker Service gave the Cloverdale Board of Zoning Appeals a thinly veiled lawsuit threat for unanimously approving a special exception Thursday night that will allow Jeff Everman to operate a wrecker service out of Discount Tire...
Shirley Speas (12/09/07)
Shirley Mae McNabb Speas, 70, Russellville, died early Saturday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born at Burns City, Ind., she was the daughter of Hallie James and Lestel Pearl (Inman) McNabb. She married Leonard Dean Speas on Nov. 6, 1960 at Scotland, Ind., and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for 12-10 (12/09/07)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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