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Stories from Thursday, July 3, 2008

AT&T Cell Phone Tower Outage Fixed? (07/03/08)
A cell phone tower around Bainbridge owned by AT&T has been out since Monday.
Chamber plans downtown clean-up (07/03/08)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is planning a Community Clean-up day in downtown Greencastle and along the 4-H parade route on the Saturday after the parade. "We're really excited about this project and hope lots of community organizations join in and help us clean up areas from the parade. There is always a lot of trash left by those watching and it's hard for the street department to get it all done quickly, so we want to help," said Greencastle Chamber Director Tammy Amor...
Fair Queen profiles Day No. 2 (07/03/08)
Seventeen young women from across Putnam County will vie for the title of Miss Putnam County on July 12 at the Putnam County 4-H Fair Queen Contest. The contest will be held in the community building at the Putnam County 4-H Fairgrounds. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., and the contest will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 per person...
Police say man died of natural causes (07/03/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Police Department responded Wednesday night to a home in the Stardust Hills subdivision on a report of an unconscious man who turned out to be deceased. Police Chief Don Pearson said the coroner was called to the scene to assess the 84-year-old man's body and determined the cause of death to be natural...
Costly repairs eyed at Jaycee Park dam (07/03/08)
A family of beavers and Father Time have taken their toll on the dam at Greencastle's former Jaycee Park, which is now owned by the city. At Wednesday night's meeting of the city park board, members were told that the overflow pipe, which keeps the lake from overflowing, is beginning to show wear and tear and needs to be repaired...
Area dogs headed east to begin a new life (07/03/08)
Earlier this week, volunteers at the Humane Society of Putnam County loaded a rental van with dog cages, blankets and supplies. Then, one by one, 17 dogs were placed into cages. The dogs are headed to New Hampshire and Massachusetts and hopefully to new homes with loving families...
Summer program enriching lives (07/03/08)
The Summer Enrichment Program held at Gobin United Methodist Church, now in its twentieth year, provides a safe and educational environment at no charge for community children. The six-week program enrolls from 65 to 70 kids each summer ranging from first grade to sixth grade ages, according to its director Raja Bimbo. College and high school students serve as counselors and mentors to the students, which are divided into five groups...
Hoosiers to lose two scholarships (07/03/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana University will give up two basketball scholarships for the upcoming season in anticipation of penalties related to the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, assistant athletic director Frank Cuervo confirmed Wednesday. The APR is a percentage score over a rolling four-year period that measures retention and eligibility of players. ...
Diana Regnier (07/03/08)
Diana L. Regnier, 55 of Poplar Grove, Ill. and formerly of Greencastle passed away on Wednesday July 2, 2008 in Chicago. She was born on Jan. 9, 1953 in Kankakee, Ill. to Howard and Darlene Hupel Byick. Mrs. Regnier had been a Teacher's Assistant at Greencastle Middle School and Cascade High School...
Brenda Thorburg (07/03/08)
Brenda M. Thorburg, 45, of Heritage Lake, passed away on Tuesday July 1, 2008. She was born on August 12, 1962 in Boston, Mass. to Walter E. and Barbara M. Bennett. Mrs. Thorburg was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Brad; children, Paul E. Spacco and wife, Mindy of Avon, Randy Thorburg and Luke Thorburg of Coatesville, and many loving family members...
Putnam Scanner for July 3, 2008 (07/03/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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