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Stories from Thursday, March 13, 2008

Life slowly getting back to normal at Bainbridge F.D. (03/13/08)
More than a month after tornado-like winds ripped the roof off the Bainbridge Fire Station and devastated other nearby structures, work is continuing on the restoration effort. According to Bainbridge Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Smith, the rebuilding of the fire station is moving along...
Central Health Fair 2008 (03/13/08)
Breathalizer use approved for Greencastle post prom (03/13/08)
At their regularly scheduled March meeting, the Greencastle Community School Corporation Board of Trustees approved the use of a rudimentary breathalizer device to randomly test students in attendance at the Prom and Post-Prom. It was unclear how administration would determine which students would be subjected to the screening...
Area 30 seeking input about programming on April 10 (03/13/08)
Area 30 Career Center Education Interlocal Board of Directors met Tuesday for their regular monthly meeting. The group heard from Area 30 Executive Director Michael Walton about a plan to gather input from local and regional stakeholders on the local plan for Career and Technical Education. They will host a program advisory board meeting on April 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. and a general advisory board meeting on April 11 at 7:30 a.m. at the Walden Inn...
Renovations under way in Cloverdale (03/13/08)
Casey's General Store, Cloverdale, is undergoing a major renovation. Gas tanks are being replaced with new and additional tanks, new dispensers and additional parking. Construction Superintendent Farren Eubanks with NE Construction, Evansville estimates the project will be two to three months before being complete...
Cougars swim past Eagles for big wins (03/13/08)
Coming off an event where 10 school records were broken, the North Putnam Middle School swim teams rolled into South Putnam and put together an equally impressive outing. Both Cougar squads captured 11-of-12 events on the evening and brought four more records tumbling down. The boys won 134-32, while the girls defeated the Eagles 122-63...
Big Ten tournament in familiar surroundings for Purdue freshmen (03/13/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Conseco Fieldhouse has been almost a second home to E'Twaun Moore and the rest of Purdue's overachieving freshmen. Moore's final high school game was in the downtown Indianapolis arena last spring, when his East Chicago team won Indiana's Class 4A championship. He and three of his Boilermakers teammates were on the state's All-Star team that completed a two-game sweep of Kentucky there last summer...
Thomas I. Bixler Sr. (03/13/08)
Thomas I. Bixler Sr., 72, Quincy, died Tuesday at Clarian Health University Hospital, Indianapolis. Born in Owen County, he was the son of Lewis Edward and Ethel (Douglas) Bixler. He married Uylanda Joan (Lutz) Bixler on May 20, 1972, and she survives...
Helen Hayman (03/13/08)
Helen Mae Hayman, 80, of Greencastle, died Wednesday. Born in Parke County, she was the daughter of John and Cora Snow Berry. She was a member of the Rockville Christian Church for many years. She and her husband had operated Rockville Lanes for many years...
Richard Watson (03/13/08)
Richard Bruce "Dick" "Dyno" Watson, 67, Crawfordsville, died Feb. 24, 2008. He was the son of Donald Kersey Watson and Larraine Landfried Watson. He was the owner of a high-performance auto parts business. Survivors include John William Watson and wife Laurene, Donna Jessee and husband Joel, Daya F. Jessee, Brynn Brodie and husband Scott, Larkin A. Brodie and Earling Landfried and spouse Larraine...
Joseph S. Zaborski (03/13/08)
Joseph S. Zaborski, 62, of Jacksonville, Ill., died Saturday in Gary, Ind. Born in East Chicago, Ind.; he was the son of Joseph Rudolph and Virginia Gorandi Zaborski. He was formerly married to Linda Evans. He is survived by two sons, Joseph R. Zaborski and wife Lisa) of Greencastle, and Patrick Zaborski of Richmond, Ind.; three grandchildren; two brothers, Tim Zaborski and wife Sandy) of Lansing, Ill., and Greg Zaborski and wife Kathy of Richfield, Utah; four sisters, Roseann Rippe of Vale, N.C., Melody Zaborski of Cosby, Tenn., Corrine Sumichrast of Jacksonville, Ill., and Virginia Zaborski of Hammond, Ind.; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and an uncle.. ...
Alexanders married (03/13/08)
Elizabeth Joy Wilson and John Patrick Alexander were married Sept. 22, 2007 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Providence, R.I. Elizabeth is the daughter of Gordon "Don" R.. Wilson and Janeen E. Wilson, Canaseraga, RI. She is a graduate of Canaserago Central School and Utica College of Syracuse University. She is an occupational therapist at Bradley Hospital in East Providence, R.I...
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