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Stories from Friday, March 21, 2008

City orders traffic study for busy school intersection (03/21/08)
Greencastle officials have decided to take matters in their own hands to deal with traffic concerns at one busy intersection. After requests to install a stoplight at the intersection of Veterans' Memorial Highway and First Street (next to Greencastle Middle School) were denied by the state highway department, city leaders decided to pay for their own traffic study and hopefully prove that a signal is indeed warranted at that spot...
Down on the Farm (03/21/08)
Clinton greets diners in Terre Haute (03/21/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- No signs were allowed in the restaurant Thursday. But it didn't matter. Supporters came out in droves as presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton (D-NY) paid a visit to the Saratoga Restaurant, 431 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute. Clinton visited the Vigo County city with Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) who called Terre Haute his "native city."...
Board braces for legislative changes (03/21/08)
North Putnam Community School Corporation (NPCSC) Board members heard a brief report from Superintendent Murray Pride about legislative changes coming to school funding via House Bill 1001. The key elements include reductions in property tax money from $120 million to $70 million in 2010, the state taking over corporations general funds, the eventual establishment of a rainy day fund of $400 million, a capitol projects cap for elementary and high schools, a budget calendar change in 2010 to July to June instead of the current January to December.. ...
Cloverdale kindergarten round-up set (03/21/08)
Kindergarten Round-Up is scheduled for Thursday, April 10, at the Cloverdale Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m. Children who are 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2008 are eligible for enrollment for the 2008-2009 school year. On April 10, parents need to bring the following items for their child: 1) birth certificate, 2) immunization record, and 3) social security number...
Hospital grounds workers will treat their own injuries (03/21/08)
Putnam County Hospital ground workers will now be taking a course in first aid. The hospital board approved this training to keep workers from using the emergency room for minor cuts. This will allow workman's compensation to be cut saving the hospital an undisclosed amount...
Rooker and Dahlstrom top coaches All-County picks (03/21/08)
In a year in which they posted a 12-1 record as well as outscoring their opponents 434-77, it is no surprise that the North Putnam Cougars placed 10 players on this year's All-Putnam County football team. It is also no surprise that a pair of Cougar players top the two lists as offensive and defensive players of the year...
Purdue makes short work of Baylor, 90-79 (03/21/08)
WASHINGTON -- Purdue won another first-round game in the NCAA tournament, and had a blast doing so. Instead of resisting Baylor's urge to play an uptempo game, the Boilermakers abandoned their usual plodding pace and ran away to a 90-79 victory Thursday...
Lola Mae Culley (03/21/08)
Lola Mae Culley, 89, Greencastle, died Wednesday at Hampton Oaks in Scottsburg, Ind. Born in Ada, Okla., she was the daughter of C.O. and Mary Magdeline (Greene) VonTress. She was a member of Kings Mills Baptist Church in Kings Mills, Ohio. Survivors include as son, David Culley, Austin, Ind.; a daughter, Mary Lisa Henry of Alabama; a sister, June Priest, Greencastle; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren...
Virginia Kendall (03/21/08)
Virginia Louise Kendall, 97, Greencastle, died Sunday. Born in Plainfield, she was the daughter of William and Jessie Schmidt Mattern. She married Judge John A. Kendall on Oct. 25, 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1993. Formerly of Danville, Kendall was a homemaker and member of I of PEO Sisterhood and the Tri Kappa Sorority...
Evelyn Rogers Daley (03/21/08)
A memorial services will be held for Evelyn Rogers Daley, 92, Greencastle, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Asbury Towers. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Edward Charles and Bertha Clara Lorenz Kincaid. She Married Russell H. Rogers and Russell E. Daley...
Copes married 50 years (03/21/08)
Don and Joan Cope, who were married on Feb. 21, 1958, celebrated their 50th anniversary during an open house on Feb. 23, 2008. Together they raised six children and a grandchild and their love and their family grew over time. Their family include Lydia and children (and grandchildren), Bud, Sandy and boys, Debbie, Junior and children (and grandchildren) Richard, Susan and children (and grandchildren), Bobby, Patti and boys, Annette, Jay and girls...
Putnam Scanner for March 21, 2008 (03/21/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Department One crash was reported from Monday, March 17. There is no damage estimate at this time...
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