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Stories from Wednesday, March 5, 2008

How green is Greencastle? (03/05/08)
The polar ice caps are melting and some experts say that will eventually lead to flooding of the major cities along the coastlines of the world. Ocean temperatures are on the rise, causing hurricanes to strengthen in power in the Atlantic, while causing a more permanent El Nino effect in the Pacific. But should those in the high elevation and temperate zone of Putnam County Indiana care?...
Another candidate throws hat in ring for Eighth District (03/05/08)
Greg Goode has announced his candidacy for the nominee of the Republican Party for the office of Congress in the 8th District. Goode is a graduate of Terre Haute South High School and earned two degrees from Indiana State University. From 2002-07, he served as Indiana State's chief Public Affairs and Government Affairs Officer...
Don't forget to spring ahead (03/05/08)
Sunday, March 9, at 2 a.m., Daylight Saving Time (DST) takes effect and time will once again spring forward. The concept was designed to allow us to enjoy an extra hour of sunlight at the end of the day until October when we drop back an hour. The idea of shifting daylight has been fraught with controversy since Benjamin Franklin first conceived the idea. And, the arguments continue today...
Civic League prepares for rummage sale (03/05/08)
Cougar grapplers edge Monrovia (03/05/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- The North Putnam Middle School wrestling team edged Monrovia Monday night, 51-50. Winners for the Cougars were Caleb Winnings (70 pounds), Brayden Montgomery (90), Jake Truax (110), Joe Mindiola (120), Stacy Hensley (135), Cody Oliver (145), Eric Davis (180), Nathaniel Crosby (220) and Derek Eisman (heavyweight)...
Local middle schoolers swim at Tri-West (03/05/08)
LIZTON -- Area middle school swimmer competed in the Tri-West Middle School Invitational Saturday. North Putnam finished in fourth-place in the girls' race while their counterparts finished in first place. In the girls events, local schools finished fourth through sixth. The Cougars were fourth with a total of 224. Greencastle was fifth with 161 and South Putnam rounded out the finishers with 98 points...
Joseph H. Aton (03/05/08)
Joseph H. "Joe T" Aton, 57, Cloverdale, died Thursday at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was the son of the late June Marie and Gene Aton. He was a Vietnam veteran and a member of Union Carpenter Local No. 60. Survivors include his stepfather, Donald Larison Sr.; companion, Beth Anne; two sons, Joseph Conner Aton and Jacob Anthony; three daughters, Tiea Monique, Shienisty Anne, and Courtney Belle; two brothers, Ross Aton and Ron Aton; a sister, Patti Ann Davis, two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Dustin Brooks (03/05/08)
Dustin Brooks, 21, Indianapolis, died March 3, 2008. He is survived by his parents, James and Rita Brooks; two brothers, Michael and Levi Brooks; grandparents Phillip and Janet Brooks, and Harold and Carolyn Sampley. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Decatur Township, with burial to follow at Fair Field Friends Cemetery...
Roger L. Clark (03/05/08)
Roger L. Clark, 68, Roachdale, died Sunday at his residence in Haines City, Fla. He married Virginia Kay Wilson on March 16, 1958 at Roachdale. She preceded him in death on Dec. 29, 2005. He was a graduate of Roachdale High School and Indiana University and taught high school math for 17 years. He last taught at Southmont High School, and after that, owned and operated Clark's Grocery at Roachdale for nine years...
Collinette Dezz (03/05/08)
Collinette Dezz, 93, Roachdale, died Tuesday at Lane House in Crawfordsville. Born at North Salem, she was the daughter of Grover and Ona Sanders Walters. She married Joseph Dezz, and he preceded her in dead in 1993. She worked as a machine gear cutter at Western Electric...
Freida M. Hurst (03/05/08)
Freida M. Hurst, 94, Greencastle, died Monday. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Herbert Omar and Della Florence Turner Terry. She was a member of First Baptist Church and had been employed at G.C. Murphy in Greencastle for 25 years, and was a cook at the Phi Psi Fraternity House for eight years...
James E. Lakin (03/05/08)
James E. Lakin, 76, Roachdale, died Tuesday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Raymond and Lillian Bunch Lakin. He retired in 1985 after 37 years as a supervisor and shift foreman at Anchor Glass in Indianapolis...
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