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Stories from Thursday, March 27, 2008

Economic stimulus package workshop set (03/27/08)
WASHINGTON -- Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offices in Terre Haute and Evansville will open this Saturday, March 29, to assist Hoosiers who are eligible for an economic stimulus rebate, but do not normally file an income tax return. Rep. Brad Ellsworth is encouraging retirees, veterans and low-income workers to take advantage of "Super Saturday" to ensure they receive their economic stimulus checks. The checks were approved by Congress in February as part of a temporary economic stimulus plan...
Man dedicates himself to helping others (03/27/08)
A woman in a wheelchair will be able to move in and out of her home with ease now. A family won't have to worry when it rains whether their roof is going to hold up. These and other small miracles are being made possible by the efforts of a Putnam County man and his organization...
Egg-decorating is more than an Easter activity (03/27/08)
Egg decorating is an ancient folk art in many parts of the world and particularly in Ukraine, where people design eggs dipped in wax called "Pysanky." A special program featuring Pysanky-egg decorating will be offered Saturday, April 5 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Putnam County Library in the Kiwanis Room...
Arrest made in Clay County cold case (03/27/08)
Officials met with various family members and media outlets Wednesday at the Clay County Justice Center to announce an arrest had been made in a 20-year-old Clay County cold case. During the news conference, special prosecutors David Powell and Del Brewer said John Lovett, 37, Brazil, was arrested Wednesday morning at a county residence and charged with two counts of murder...
Saturday sale to benefit Relay for Life (03/27/08)
Euchre tournament to benefit supply drive (03/27/08)
A euchre tournament is set for April 3 at 7 p.m. at The Waters of Greencastle as part of their medical supply fundraising effort for The Convoy Support Center's Scania Burn Clinic in Iraqi. In early March, The Waters launched a project to collect medical supplies for U.S. military men and women who operate the clinic providing aid to burned children in Iraqi...
Local youth brighten corner of Robe-Ann Park (03/27/08)
DPU softball improves to 18-1 with big win (03/27/08)
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The third-ranked Tigers improved to 18-1 and extended their winning streak to 18 following a 13-0 win over Oberlin in five innings in the Gene Cusic Classic. With its ninth straight shutout, DePauw extended its scoreless streak to 57 1/3 consecutive innings...
DPU mens' tennis defeats Carleton 8-1 (03/27/08)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The 12th-ranked Tigers improved to 8-4 on the season after defeating Carleton by an 8-1 score. The Tigers swept the three doubles matches and won at second through sixth singles. DPU takes on Wisconsin-Whitewater today. At Hilton Head Island, S.C...
DePauw baseball loses (03/27/08)
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The 27th-ranked Tigers' eight-game winning streak came to an end on Wednesday after they dropped an 8-5 decision at 14th-ranked Emory. The Tigers dropped to 16-4 on the season, while the Eagles improved to 17-6. DePauw travels to Oglethorpe for a 5 p.m. non-conference contest today...
Harris' 22 points, 15 assists lead Nets past Pacers (03/27/08)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Devin Harris had 22 points and a career-best 15 assists and the New Jersey Nets kept pace with Atlanta for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference with a 124-117 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night...
Miller calls retiring CEO Donnie Walsh 'Godfather' of Pacers' organization (03/27/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Donnie Walsh called the shots, and Reggie Miller made them. In nearly two decades together, Walsh and Miller changed the Indiana Pacers from NBA also-rans to title contenders. Miller retired in 2005, and when Walsh said Monday he'd retire as Pacers CEO at the end of this season, it signaled the end of an era...
The International League 125 years and going strong (03/27/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The International League turns 125 this season, and, in many ways, it's never looked better. OK, the greatest player of all-time isn't in the IL this year (as Babe Ruth was in 1914 when he played for the Providence Grays and Baltimore Orioles), and the color barrier won't be broken (which Jackie Robinson did in 1946 when he played for Montreal Royals).?But as International League President Randy Mobley points out, the league, which drew over 6.7 million fans in 2007, expects to set attendance records during the next three years.. ...
Polian signs extension (03/27/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed team president Bill Polian to a contract extension through 2011. The Polian-led Colts have posted a 105-55 regular-season record over the past 10 seasons, reached the playoffs eight times and won the Super Bowl after the 2006 season...
Putnam Scanner for March 27, 2008 (03/27/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. The Greencastle Fire Department made the following run Wednesday: They returned to the station at 8:29 p.m...
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