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Stories from Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Clothing store to open next month (08/06/08)
Peebles Department Store has announced the grand opening of a store in Putnam Plaza, Greencastle, on Sept. 25. Along with a new Sears store, which opened earlier this summer, Peebles will help fill empty space in the abandoned Wal-Mart center. Tractor Supply (TSC) moved to the empty building a few years ago but much of the center remained empty until this year...
Aid sought for fire departments (08/06/08)
Local fire departments in Putnam County have spent a lot of time helping with clean-up of debris and trees related to recent severe weather and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Kim Hyten wants to provide them with some funds to pay for equipment...
Bertram seeking seat on County Council (08/06/08)
Bette Bertram served the Putnam County community as a teacher and guidance counselor for Greencastle Community Schools for 33 years. In announcing her candidacy for Putnam County Council, she pledges to work to bring taxation and spending under control...
National Night Out photos (08/06/08)
'Singin' in the Rain' opens this week (08/06/08)
Tap dancing, lively songs from the Tin Pan Alley era and, of course, rain will greet audiences when Putnam County Playhouse presents the stage version of the popular MGM film, "Singin' in the Rain." The play will be staged Thursday through Saturday and Aug. 13-16 at 8 p.m. with a matinee at 3 p.m. this Sunday. All seats are $9 and can be reserved by calling the box office of the Hazel Day Longden Theatre at 653-5880 between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday...
Drug sweep nets 30 arrests in Clay County (08/06/08)
County, state and federal law enforcement agencies joined forces Tuesday morning to arrest more than 30 individuals alleged to be involved in drug related activity from neighborhoods across Clay County. "Anytime we can take someone involved in this type of activity off the streets, our community is much safer for it," Clay County Sheriff' Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times shortly after the main portion of the drug sweep had ended. ...
Summer Music Fest continues tonight (08/06/08)
Indianapolis Symphony musicians violinist Jayna Park and cellist Ingrid Fischer-Bellman will be joined by pianist Eugenio Urrutia-Borlando in two Romantic-era favorites, the Sonata for Violin and Piano by Richard Strauss and Anton Arensky's Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello, as the Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival continues Wednesday evening...
Dorothy Curtis (08/06/08)
Dorothy C. Curtis, 81, of Greencastle, died Tuesday August 5, 2008. She was born on Sept. 20, 1926 in Indianapolis to Chester and Sophia Wybinga Faulkner. Mrs. Curtis was a member of First Christian Church in Greencastle, and a long-time member of the Plainfield Eastern Star...
Robert Lambermont (08/06/08)
Robert Wayne Lambermont, 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Methodist Hospital, following an accident at home. He was born on Nov. 23, 1930 in Greene County, Ind. to Louis and Dovie White Lambermont. Bob was a lifelong farmer and retired from the Indianapolis Chevrolet Plant in 1981 with 30 years of service as the carpenter...
Man sends belated thanks to kind stranger (08/06/08)
To the Editor: This is for one particular person who lives in Greencastle: Thanks for your help. This comes a few years late, around 20 years, maybe more. I was traveling from Indianapolis back to Memphis with my wife and daughter when my car stopped running. I had the hood up and after checking a few things, found the fuel pump not pumping gas. A man pulled up and asked if he could help...
Many helped make museum gala a success (08/06/08)
To the Editor: The Putnam County Museum's 7th Annual Meeting and Gala was a great success thanks to many people and organizations, but our first vote of thanks goes to those who so generously contributed to the silent auction, those who attended the luncheon, and those who joined in the fun by offering bids...
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