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Stories from Thursday, July 17, 2008

City may nix East Side waterworks (07/17/08)
Following years of discussions and debates, it appears that plans for a second water plant on Greencastle's east side may now be dead. Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray told members of the city's Redevelopment Commission Wednesday evening that a recent report by Earth Tech, an engineering company hired by the city to look at building the so-called "East Side Waterworks Plant," suggests that one is not needed...
Russellville's water future still in question (07/17/08)
RUSSELLVILLE -- Russellville's water future is still in question following Wednesday night's town council meeting. After an initial meeting with American Water, Council President Don Reddish said the company was talking to their bosses to see if they would be interested in buying out Russellville's water utility...
Mayor says new street lights to be installed this year (07/17/08)
New, more efficient and environmentally-friendly street lights could be in place in Greencastle's downtown area by the end of the year, the mayor announced Wednesday. Mayor Sue Murray told members of the Greencastle Redevelopment Commission that the lights, which will make use of LED (light emitting diode) technology, will cost the city an estimated $89,000. That money is expected to the come from the Redevelopment Commission...
4-H felines take to the runway (07/17/08)
Twenty-five of Putnam County's finest felines competed in the 4-H cat show in the community building on July 16. With 18 shorthair adults, five longhair adults and two kittens competing, the competition was stiff for this year's cat show. According to judge Carol Blacketer from the Wildlife Rescue Center in Lafayette, this show was the hardest she has had to judge in 10 years...
Automakers consider senior friendly cars (07/17/08)
That first gray hair is a scary sign of aging. It is followed by arthritis, fading vision and limited body movements. For those with real aging issues and a desire to continue driving safely, the University of Florida and AAA have come up with a list of safety issues...
GCSC announces school year information (07/17/08)
Supt. Robert E. Green, Superintendent of the Greencastle Community School Corporation, has announced the following information for the opening of the 2008-2009 school year for the Greencastle schools. Registration for all grades and schools will be held August 7 at Deer Meadow Primary School from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Payment for textbooks is due at the time of rental. MasterCard and Visa credit card services will be accepted for payments...
Cougar cheerleaders attend UCA camp (07/17/08)
The North Putnam varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads attended UCA Cheerleading Camp in Bloomington on the Indiana University campus June 24-27. The squads received many awards, among which were the spirit award, most creative, most improved JV squad and varsity dance camp champions...
Putnam Scanner for July 17, 2008 (07/17/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Department One accident report was turned in at the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage was estimated between $5,000 - $10,000...
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