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Stories from Thursday, December 20, 2007

City has more trouble with water line, repairs needed (12/20/07)
Greencastle officials, who only a few weeks ago celebrated the end to a four-month, trouble-plagued water line project on the city's north side, got some news they didn't want to hear. It seems the newly installed pipe has sprung a leak. Mayor Nancy Michael told the BannerGraphic on Wednesday that crews from Midwest Trenchless, based in Michigan, are on their way back to Greencastle and should be in town today to beginning fixing the problem...
From tickets to turkey, state police prepare holiday feast (12/20/07)
Indiana State Police officers weren't handing out their usual traffic citations and warnings when they converged on the A-Way Home Shelter in Greencastle Wednesday night. They put down their weapons, pulled up their sleeves and went to work preparing mountains of oven-baked turkey and mounds of mashed potatoes, with all the trimmings, to hand out to residents of the shelter...
Snowy day (12/20/07)
Test scores get school board's attention (12/20/07)
Though school districts across the country often greet annual ISTEP scores with fingers crossed. This year, South Putnam High School greeted the news that scores were out with celebration "I'm really proud of the job everyone is doing," said South Putnam High School Principal Kieth Puckett. "We're all in this together, but it's a shared success with all our partners."...
Town board retires member, attorney (12/20/07)
The Bainbridge Town Council bid a fond farewell to outgoing council president Mike Smith in its final meeting of 2007 on Wednesday. "What Mike did in four years was instrumental," said Bainbridge Clerk-Treasurer Jason Hartman. "He's responsible for the first national commitment from a retail store in the town of Bainbridge."...
Ambulance service shows different side (12/20/07)
Seeing an Operation Life ambulance in front of their building is an almost daily occurrence at the Extended Care Facilities in Putnam County. Operation Life does almost daily transports for non-emergency appointments and testing for all the Extended Care Facilities...
SPMS split games with Eels (12/20/07)
The South Putnam boys' seventh and eighth grade basketball teams split games with Eminence Monday night. The seventh grade won 27-23 while the eighth graders lost 47-28. For the seventh grade, Aaron Parker led the way with nine points, followed by Justin Bumgardner, Lewie Knox, and Ryan Chestnut with four points each. Kinser Franklin and Jordan Frame added three points each...
Tigers improve to 6-2 on the season with big win over Kenyon, 77-66 (12/20/07)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Writer With two players delivering powerful performances, the DePauw Tigers men's basketball team moved to 6-2 on the season with a convincing 77-66 win over visiting Kenyon Wednesday. Senior big man Stephen Schott recorded a team-high 22 points, 19 of which came in the first half, and collected a game-high nine rebounds. ...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 20, 2007 (12/20/07)
Putnam County Jail Four people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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