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Stories from Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Water main breaks (08/13/08)
CLOVERDALE --Cloverdale residents were without water for the majority of Tuesday evening as reported at the town council meeting. Cloverdale Town Council President Don Sublett began the meeting by letting the people present know that a 10-inch section of water main had broken. This break occurred down by the feed mill on Burma Road. "This should be up and working soon," Sublett said...
Mayor: summit a 'good first step' (08/13/08)
City seeks end to water loss (08/13/08)
A significant amount of reported water loss at the Greencastle City Water Plant has officials scrambling to find the answer. City Utilities Supervisor George Russell told the city council Tuesday night that the latest calculation shows the plant with a 27-percent loss. And the problem keeps getting worse...
Town may sue former clerk (08/13/08)
ROACHDALE -- Roachdale Town Council members Jack Jones, Bill Long and Barbara Scott in an executive session Tuesday night gave the okay to attorney Tom Casey to pursue former Town Clerk Jennifer Crum for monies not collected following the theft of town funds...
Golf carts: answer to high gas? (08/13/08)
Greencastle residents hoping to reduce their gasoline purchases by trading in the family van for a golf cart will need to wait. City officials have kept a plan to allow the use of such vehicles on city streets in the slow lane for now as they continue to think about the issue...
Accident closes I-70 Wednesday (08/13/08)
A serious accident at the 44-mile marker on I-70 westbound closed both westbound lanes for about 45 minutes Wednesday morning. The 44-mile marker is about three miles east of Cloverdale. State police reported a van overturned on the interstate and that one person was taken to Putnam County Hospital...
CHS golf falls to Patriots (08/13/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale High School girls' golf team had a pair of solid performances from Kayla Langdon and Elizabeth Wiley on Monday, but still fell to Owen Valley 221-235 at Clover Meadows. Langdon was medalist for the match, firing a 45 that featured three pars and just 13 putts. Fellow sophomore Wiley had a 51 for her best nine-hole score ever...
Hutcheson helps Central Stars to Main Event title (08/13/08)
Nick Hutcheson of Greencastle recently helped the Indiana Elite Central Stars basketball team to a spectacular summer season while gaining national attention. The Central Stars, a 14-and-under team, finished the summer with a 43-7 record, including a terrific finish to their season...
Robert Blaydes (08/13/08)
Robert Harry Blaydes, 58, of Delphi, Ind., passed away Aug. 10, 2008 at 8:25 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette from a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born Aug. 14, 1949 in Crawfordsville, he was the son of Robert B. and Jenny (Lindh) Blaydes...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 13, 2008 (08/13/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Richard Humbles, 21, Brownsburg, was booked at 10:20 p.m. Monday for theft. Jonathon Matt, 28, Fillmore, was booked at 11:03 p.m. for operating while suspended. Anjali Cohen, 18, Greencastle, was booked at 1:18 a.m. Tuesday for neglect of dependent and possession of alcohol by a minor...
City block much nicer, thanks to clean-up (08/13/08)
To the editor: In the 1940s and early 1950s, ladies did not walk on the north side of Franklin Street between Jackson Street and Indiana Street. There were two taverns and two liquor stores within this block. One of the liquor stores had a large painting of a nude lady over the bar. There was a third tavern at the southeast corner of the block. Several of the buildings were in a state of disrepair...
Thanks to those who helped our mother (08/13/08)
To the editor: Attention, Mill Pond: Thank you all for taking such good care of my mother during her two-week stay. Because of the fast action and the many calls to us during her hospital emergency, keeping us informed, we knew she was in good care. And she is doing fine...
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