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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2008

Don't forget us: soldiers say goodbye for Iraq (01/03/08)
The RCA Dome was teeming with combat fatigues and tears, and echoed with a shout of "Hooah," as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to 3,400 Indiana National Guard soldiers bound for Iraq Wednesday. The farewell ceremony held for the 76th Brigade Combat Team marked the largest deployment of Indiana National Guard soldiers since World War II and included roughly 50 soldiers from the Greencastle Armory...
First snowfall of '08 blankets Greencastle (01/03/08)
Greencastle started 2008 with around two inches of snowfall, but the city's Department of Public Works was ready for it. Commissioner Paul Wilson said his crew used about 80 tons of magnesium chloride, or Clean Lane, to combat the snow. "Our guys came in around 7 a.m. to start fighting it," Wilson told the BannerGraphic, and they had done a pre-application the night before on the main routes...
Chaplain can relate to deployed troops, families (01/03/08)
Transition into home life after serving months deployed overseas can cause stress that even an Army chaplain has a hard time handling. Jim Staggers testified to that truth Wednesday when he shared his experiences with the Greencastle Rotary. And he asked them to look out for family and friends who are returning from a deployment, even as hundreds of Indiana Guardsmen left the Hoosiers State for an upcoming tour in Iraq. ...
Comcast stepping out to provide Greencastle service (01/03/08)
Greencastle customers of cable television provider Insight Communications are seeing a change as Comcast Corp. takes over as the local service provider. No changes in local pricing, programming or channels are planned for now, according to Mark Apple, regional vice president of communications and public affairs at Comcast Cable in Indianapolis...
Blair earns tournament honor (01/03/08)
Cloverdale's Craig Blair was selected to the Graber Post Buildings Classic All-Tournament team. Joining Blair was Levi Hoscher (South Knox), Aaron Harbstreit (North Daviess), Thomas Nugent (North Daviess), Jacob Miller (North Daviess), Dylan Seidel (Washington Catholic), Zack Scroggin (Southwestern-Hanover), Tanner Mahoney (Southwestern-Hanover), Kagney Fritz (Brownstown Central) and David McNeal...
Chad M. Combs (01/03/08)
Chad M. Combs, 31, Cloverdale, died Monday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Kokomo, he was the son of Craig Combs and Suzanne "Suzy" (Gillum) Combs Minnick. He married Tisha (Asbury) Combs, and she survives. He was a carpenter, AC and I with AC & I, Monrovia...
Virginia G. Kendall (01/03/08)
Virginia G. Kendall, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Reelsville, died Tuesday at Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born in Pleasant Gardens, she was the daughter of Edward and Velma (Hassler) Chews. A graduate of Reelsville High Schooll, she had co-owned and operated with her husband, Kendall's Garage in Manhattan for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Reelsville United Methodist Church having served as treasurer, pianist, and Sunday school teacher for several years...
Natalija Krasovskis (01/03/08)
Natalija Krasovskis, 94, Cloverdale, formerly of Greencastle, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in Latvia, she was the daughter of Charles and Katherine (Veits) Ukstins. She married Antons Krasovskis on Aug. 8, 1948. He died on Oct. 5, 2005. She was a member of the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and the Latvian Community Club...
Stella C. Nauert (01/03/08)
Stella Catherine Nauert, 104, Greencastle, died Monday at Mill Pond Health Campus. Born in St. Magdalene, Ind., she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary R. (Meisburger) Wagner. She had been a homemaker and cook with Decatur Central Schools for 15 years, retiring in 1975. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and a former member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Indianapolis...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 3, 2008 (01/03/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department went on the following run:...
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