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Stories from Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Business owners react to increased sales tax (04/01/08)
Today marks the start of an increased sales tax in Indiana from 6 percent to 7 percent and that has prompted some action by local business owners. Chris Linton, sales manager at York Dodge, said the dealership intends to give customers a 1-percent rebate on purchases for the month of April. He insists the dealership will still be paying the 7 percent state tax but allow the customers to remain at 6 percent...
Taxiway project earns board excellence award (04/01/08)
The ACEC Engineering Excellence Award was presented to the Putnam County Board of Aviation Commissioners Monday night by Paul Shaffer, manager of airport development with Butler Fairman Seufert (BF&S) Civil Engineers. The plaque recognized the Runway 18-36 Parallel Taxiway project, which consisted of building a full parallel taxiway system for the Putnam County Airport...
Vandals blamed for park damage (04/01/08)
Annual dinner, show to support A-Way Home (04/01/08)
On Friday, April 11, the annual benefit for the A-Way Home Shelter will take place at the Walden Inn Social Center. There will be a silent auction at 6 p.m., a cash bar and a soup and supper at 6:30 p.m. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. The theme of this year's show is "A Farewell Tribute to Bob Bottoms," and will pay tribute to DePauw's retiring president. Dr. Warren Macy has written comedy skits and "news updates."...
Weather delays conclusion of season opener (04/01/08)
The baseball season is off to an abbreviated start for South Putnam and Cloverdale as their opening day showdown was cut short by Mother Nature. South Putnam coach Harold Campbell and Cloverdale coach Tim Savini acknowledged after the game the importance of starting the season against a conference and county opponent. Both also voiced concern about the weather but hope they'll be able to get the games in...
Softball remains tied in ninth inning (04/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Monday's season-opening softball game between Greencastle and North Putnam could not be contained by seven innings or a single day. With the rainfall growing harder and the field muddier, the end of the game has been delayed until 5 p.m. today at Greencastle...
Cougars come from behind, defeat Tiger Cubs 6-2 in season opener (04/01/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Two quick home runs gave Greencastle an early lead Monday at North Putnam, but the Cougars took control late in the evening, to defeat the Tiger Cubs 6-2 in the rain. Logan Grzesiek and Kyle Nobles hit back-to-back homers in the top of the first inning to put GHS up 2-0...
SP softball defeats CHS 1-0 in season opener (04/01/08)
The South?Putnam softball team won a defensive struggle over Cloverdale Monday night, defeating the Clovers 1-0. No further details were available.
DPU men's golf finishes fifth at Camp Lejeune (04/01/08)
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- DePauw shot a three-round 909 and finished fifth at the Camp Lejeune Scarlet tournament. Averett won with an 896 followed by California (Pa.) at 897, Reinhardt at 906 and Lynchburg with 907. Danny Stetson finished second with a 219, while Jake Walsh tied for 30th at 230 and Chase King was tied for 35th with a 231. Joey Piatek shot a 234 and finished 45th with Peter Haller rounding out the Tigers with a 238 good for a tie for 54th...
Robert Layne (04/01/08)
Robert Eugene Layne, 39, Brazil, Ind., passed away at 12:50 p.m., March 29, 2008 at his residence. He was born Dec. 12, 1968, in Brazil, Ind. to Virgil and Norma (Graves) Layne. He enjoyed working on cars and was talented at auto body work. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR and his favorite cat Maggie...
Mary C. McGaughey (04/01/08)
Mary C. McGaughey 101, of Avon (Hearth of Prestwick Assisted Living) formerly of Russellville, Ind. for 95 years went home to be with the Lord on March 28, 2008 after a brief illness at the St.Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Mary was born on June 30, 1906 to the late Frank and Nettie Scott McGill at Portland Mills, Ind. In 1924 Mary graduated Valedictorian with honors from Russellville High School, Russellville, Ind...
Thelma Thomas (04/01/08)
Thelma Maxine Thomas, 75, Avon Park, Fla., died Sunday in Sebring, Fla. Born in Gosport, she was the daughter of David and Pearl Susan (Connley) Jent. She had been a resident of Avon Park since 1993, coming from Greenwood, Ind. She was a real estate broker and a past member of the National Association of Realtors and the State of Indiana Association of Realtors. She was a member of Highlands Ridge Golf and Country Club and attended Union Congregational Church in Avon Park...
Bill R. White (04/01/08)
Bill R. White, 70, Danville, died Sunday at his residence. Born in Barbourville, Ky., he was the son of Clarence and Effie (Trent) White. He married Janice Windmiller on Aug. 28, 1960, and she preceded him in death on May 10, 2006. They owned and operated Danville Paddle Sales, Inc., from 1974-2002...
Local births (04/01/08)
Announcing the following births: Sarah and Jonathon Hanlon, Gre-encastle, Boy born 3/04/08...
Putnam Scanner for April 1, 2008 (04/01/08)
Sheriff's Dept. Three accidents were reported recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage estimate was between $2,500-$5000. Damage estimate was between $1000-$2500. Putnam County Jail One person was booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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