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Stories from Monday, July 14, 2008

Mitchel takes 2008 Fair Crown (07/14/08)
Torrential rains outside couldn't dampen the spirits inside the community building at the Putnam County 4-H Fairgrounds Saturday night, where 17 young women competed for the title of Fair Queen and Cheryl Mitchel of Coatesville walked away with the crown...
Food prices rising: are bees to blame? (07/14/08)
In 2006, beekeepers began reporting a loss of 30 to 90 percent of their hives. This phenomenon is known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), and as of now, researchers are still unsure of the cause of it. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nationally, the number of honey-producing colonies has dropped from 5 million in the 1940s to 2.5 million now...
Hispanic conference focused on youth (07/14/08)
The National Hispanic Institute held its annual Midwest Youth Leadership Conference July 5 through 10 at DePauw University. The 6-day conference involves promising Latino high school freshman from throughout the Midwest in debates and activities. According to Head Coach Marissa Guerra, the program seeks to set a stage for students' self-realization process through games and competitions...
Roachdale Summerfest 2008 (07/14/08)
Monument Valley author at PCPL this week (07/14/08)
Author Wanda Morlan Eilts will talk about her book "Floating Hogans in Monument Valley" at the Putnam County Library on Thursday. There will be a brown bag talk and book signing by her from noon to 1:30 p.m. Eilts and her husband Terry became part of history when they became the managers of Lake Powell's first floating marina near the mouth of the San Juan River. They were only at the marina for one year, but it was a year they would always remember...
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