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Stories from Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Study: stoplight needed at Zinc Mill (05/27/08)
Greencastle city officials and residents have long felt the intersection of S.R. 240 and Zinc Mill Road, next to Greencastle Middle School, needs a stoplight. Now they have the statistics they hope will prove it. City Planner Shannon Norman just released the findings of an independent study that was conducted at the busy intersection in March of this year. In short, the Bernardin Lochmueller study says that current traffic numbers at the intersection necessitate the installation of a stoplight...
Putnamville inmate death investigated (05/27/08)
The death of a Putnamville Correctional Facility inmate is under investigation. Jason M. Simpson, 26, of Indianapolis was pronounced dead at 4:50 a.m. Monday at Putnam County Hospital, a release from Putnamville Correctional Facility Public Information Officer Alisia Lawrence said...
Business sending piece of home to U.S. troops (05/27/08)
For most of us, having regular access to things like lotion, dental floss and snacks is something we take for granted. For the men and women serving with the military overseas, however, these typical items can be something of a luxury. The staffs at Bittles & Hurt and Hopkins-Rector funeral homes, both in Greencastle, recently launched the Supporting Our Troops with a Little Piece of Home program to help provide deployed military personnel with some of the comforts they may not be able to obtain easily.. ...
Class of 2008, county schools (05/27/08)
Memorial Day ceremonies around the county (05/27/08)
Summer reading kicks off this week at Putnam Library (05/27/08)
Kids can "Catch the Reading Bug" at the Putnam County Library beginning Thursday, May 29. The annual summer reading program is open to young people from preschool age through middle school. Storytime, movies and prizes as well as a reading log to list the books that are read or listened to are all part of the program. Coupons for prizes can be earned by reading and those completing the program by Aug. 14 will receive a free book...
South runs away with sectional title (05/27/08)
LIZTON -- Coming off of a 19-3 regular season, the South Putnam softball team had to know they were the favorites entering the Class 2A Tri-West Sectional. At the same time, they knew they would have to come to play to emerge the victors. "We knew not to take any team lightly in the tournament because when you get to tournament time it's anybody's game," Eagle Coach Evonne Canary said. "There were a bunch of good teams, but we felt we were very competitive with each one."...
Cougars pound out 15-3 win over Clovers (05/27/08)
CLAYTON -- It looked like the first game of the Cascade Sectional between North Putnam and Cloverdale was shaping up to be a tight one early. But 11 runs over two innings ensured the Cougars were moving on and capped a disappointing season for Cloverdale...
Eagles take care of Monrovia 12-6, advance to semifinals (05/27/08)
CLAYTON -- South Putnam played solid defense and took advantage of four Monrovia errors Monday to roll to a 12-6 victory in a first-round Sectional baseball game at Cascade. The Eagles scored eight unearned runs, five in the seventh inning that began with them leading 7-5...
Sectional 29 action begins (05/27/08)
NASHVILLE -- Although Greencastle drew a bye and will not be in actiona until Thursday's semifinals, action began at Brown County's 3A Sectional 29 Monday with three games on the day. In game one, Edgewood defeated Sullivan 9-7. Game two was a one-sided affair as West Vigo drubbed Owen Valley 17-1 in five innings...
Jim Albin (05/27/08)
James R. "Jim" Albin, 60, of Greencastle, died on Sunday, May 25, 2008. He was born on March 18, 1948 in Greencastle to Wilmer J. and Julia M. Friend Albin. Jim was a 1966 graduate of Bainbridge High School and received his associate's degree from Indiana State University. His law enforcement career began with Vigo County Sheriff's Department; he served as Bainbridge Town Marshall and was a private investigator with Carson Secret Service in Lawrence...
Elizabeth E. Nagel (05/27/08)
Funeral services for Elizabeth E. Nagel, 88, of Greencastle, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL. Formerly of Palatine, Ill., Mrs. Nagel was married to John P. Nagel for 65 years. He preceded her in death, along with her brother Martin, sisters Theresa, Kathryn, Anna and Barbara, and her parents, Martin and Theresa Bausch...
Laura A. West (05/27/08)
Laura A. West, 47, of Greencastle, died Friday afternoon at St. Vincent Hospice after a battle with lung cancer. She was born in Putnam County on July 8, 1960. She had worked at RR Donnelly Co. for 20 years, most recently as a pre-press tech. Survivors include her husband, Greg West; sons, Ron Hayes, Lafayette, Don Hayes, Greencastle, James Robert Hayes, Crawfordsville, William Hayes, Crawfordsville, and Kyle W. ...
Games married 50 years (05/27/08)
Kenneth and Shirley Games, Bainbridge, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family at their home. The couple was married on May 24, 1958 in Greencastle. He is retired from IBM after 30 years and she has been a homemaker. They are the parents are Michael Games, Bainbridge, Terry Games, Westfield, Mary Games, Lafayette, Bruce Games, Fillmore, Jeff Games, Greencastle, Susan Clark, Roachdale and Kathy Westgate, Coatesville...
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