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Stories from Wednesday, July 9, 2008

City Council approves tax abatement (07/09/08)
The Greencastle City Council approved $27,000 in tax abatements for Chiyoda USA at their Tuesday-night meeting. The unanimous vote means a seven-year abatement on approximately $660,000 worth of new equipment that the company plans to install over the next year...
PCPH show starts Thursday (07/09/08)
The month of July brings dramatist Arthur Miller's first successful play to the stage of the Putnam County Playhouse. "All My Sons" will be presented July 10, 11, 12 and again July 16, 17, 18, 19. All performances are at 8 p.m. at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre. Tickets are $9 each and can be reserved by calling the box office daily after 5 p.m. Fine Print Book Store and Fine Print Printing sponsor the drama...
Water and sewer rates are headed up in Roachdale (07/09/08)
ROACHDALE -- Roachdale Town Council members Jack Jones and Bill Long approved an amended schedule of rates which will increase the cost of water and sewer usage in Roachdale at Tuesday evenings' meeting. The increase will take effect in two increments. Beginning Aug. 1 the minimum cost to customers per 3,000 gallons for sewage will be $23.55. The second increment will take effect on Feb. 1, 2009 when the minimum amount will rise to $28.14...
Survey finds incomes low in Cloverdale (07/09/08)
CLOVERDALE --Cloverdale is now eligible to receive grant money to help aid the town on much needed upgrade projects. Following the completion of the income survey, it was found that Cloverdale around 57 percent of Cloverdale residents are in the moderate-to-low income bracket...
Barber's 25 years to be celebrated (07/09/08)
The members of Peace Lutheran Church will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pastor Alan J. Barber's ordination and installation as their pastor in a special service Sunday, July 13. Pastor Barber graduated from Concordia Seminary, Fort Wayne, after leaving his career as an attorney in Michigan. His wife, Diane, of 38 years and eldest son David reside in Greencastle, and his youngest son Jonathan lives in Plainfield while attending college...
Local fighters compete this weekend (07/09/08)
The octagon is calling and four amateurs and one professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter will answer that call this weekend in the Indianapolis area. Pro MMA fighter Kyle Gibbons will carry his 14-2 record into battle at 8 Seconds Saloon Friday. He will be fighting in the 185-weight division and will face an alternate opponent due to the signing of his original foe by the UFC...
Blake Barker (07/09/08)
Blake M. Barker, 17, of Reelsville, passed away Monday, July 7, 2008 at Riley Hospital. He was born May 6, 1991 in Kokomo to Vance M. and Joyce (Morgan) Barker. He was a student at South Putnam High School. Blake was a member of the high school band, had played baseball for the Reelsville Youth League, enjoyed hunting and collecting knives...
Melvin Frazier (07/09/08)
Melvin L. Frazier, 58, died Sunday, June 29, 2008. Survivors include a daughter, Melisa Frazier, Terre Haute; a brother, J.R. Frazier, Cloverdale; sisters, Brenda Kelley and husband William, Phyllis Robinette, Texas, Rose Hamblin, Hamilton, Ohio, Barbara Schultz and husband George, Ohio, and Joann Frazier, Ohio; brothers, Art and David Frazier, St. Petersburg, Fla., Orville Ward (Red bird), Greencastle, Joe and Robert Frazier, Michigan...
Fred Mynatt Jr. (07/09/08)
Fred D. Mynatt Jr., 85, of Amo, died Monday, July 7 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Oct. 16, 1922 in Hazelwood, he was the son of Fred D. Sr. and Mary Albertson Mynatt. He married Mary G. Peters and she preceded him in death in 2005. He was a carpenter working for various contractors and also was a truck driver for various trucking companies. He retired to Kentucky Lake in later years...
Kenneth Pitcock (07/09/08)
Kenneth R. Pitcock 62, of Anderson, formerly of Roachdale, passed away on July 7, 2008 at St. John's Hospital in Anderson after several years of failing health. He graduated from Roachdale High School. He worked for Indiana State Highway Dept. for 32 years as an inspector...
Arthur Stockton (07/09/08)
Arthur D. "Dan" Stockton age 72, of Greencastle passed away Monday evening at his residence. Born Feb. 11, 1936 in Albany, Ky. the son of Smith and Ruby (Taylor) Stockton. He attended Shipley School in Kentucky. On April 26, 1962, he married Judith Kay (Griffin) Stockton and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for July 9, 2008 (07/09/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Corrections...
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