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Stories from Friday, August 15, 2008

Greencastle reports West Nile (08/15/08)
Five pools of mosquitoes collected recently near the Greencastle Water Treatment Plant have tested positive for West Nile virus, a release from the Putnam County Health Department said. The mosquitoes were collected by the Indiana State Department of Health on Aug. 6. The results were returned on Thursday...
Back to School (08/15/08)
Residents angry when shushed by town council (08/15/08)
Two Fillmore town residents walked out of the Town Council meeting Thursday evening after being told there would not be any public comment allowed at the meeting. Board President Jeff Osborn explained that he had a previous commitment and needed to keep the meeting short...
Police looking for drunk drivers (08/15/08)
Labor Day is starting early this year as far as the police departments are concerned. On Friday, Aug. 15, the statewide campaign Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest will begin. This is an effort to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on Indiana roadways during the 2008 Labor Day Holiday -- typically between Aug. 31 and Sept. 4...
Clover golf places second at Northview (08/15/08)
BRAZIL -- The Cloverdale girls' golf team continued its early season improvement in a four-way match at Forest Park Golf Course Thursday. Three of the four Clovers had career-best scores on their way to a second-place finish in the match. Northview won with a 177, while the Clovers were second at 215. Linton was third with a 230, and White River Valley placed fourth at 248...
North Putnam alumni game a success (08/15/08)
North Putnam High School hosted its inaugural alumni baseball game last Saturday. All told, the squads played three games, broken down by graduation year. Representatives were on hand from the very first Cougar baseball team all the way through to a 2008 graduate...
Cloverdale marshal works north (08/15/08)
Fillmore Town Council members approved hiring Cloverdale Town Marshal Don Pearson to take the place of Fillmore Deputy Marshal Tim Walker who resigned. Pearson has been serving as Cloverdale Town Marshal and owns Pearson's Funeral Home in Cloverdale...
Janet Evens (08/15/08)
Janet Ruth Evens age 67, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 14, 1941 in Putnam County, Indiana the daughter of Venard E. and Margaret L. (Parrish) Jones. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School. On June 29, 1957 she married M. Dale Evens and he preceded her in death on November 21, 1995...
Mattie Solomon (08/15/08)
Mattie Roberts Solomon, formerly of Bainbridge and New Albany, died Aug. 14, 2008 at Mill Pond Health Care. At the request of the deceased, there will be no showing or funeral. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Soloman will be buried beside her son Richard W. Roberts who was killed in an automobile accident. She married Albert Solomon in 1959...
Go GHS Class of 1978 (08/15/08)
To the editor: The Greencastle graduating class of 1978 celebrated their 30th class reunion at the Windy Hill Country Club on Saturday evening. The turn out was very good and thanks go to everyone who helped out. We'll see you all again in 5 years at the 35th reunion. Thanks again...
Good response to Bainbridge movie night (08/15/08)
To the editor: We are overjoyed at the response to our first ever Family Movie Night. It was held outdoors on the community building parking lot under the starry sky. Many thanks to our sponsors Context Landscape Architecture, Hannam Wagle & Cline Engineering, Jason Hartman of Sound Investments, Chad Nickerson for running the show, and Richard Cope for that 'extra lift'! A special thanks to the Bainbridge Improvement Society for their support, refreshments, and use of the facility. ...
Greencastle is a great place to be (08/15/08)
To the editor: My daughter will soon begin her college career at Depauw, her family is thrilled and so proud of her! She has already gone to cheer leading camp with the Tiger cheerleaders and came back tired, sore, proud and confident. I am originally from Indiana and grew up a Southmont Mountie and Wabash fan (Sorry Wabash)Go Tigers!...
North Putnam alumni game a huge success (08/15/08)
To the editor: On behalf of North Putnam Head Baseball Coach Norm Fish, I would like to thank everyone that attended the Baseball Alumni game held Saturday, August 9th. Because of your generous donations we will be able to give out a $900 scholarship to a graduating North Putnam baseball player starting next spring. Also, we will be able to give $500 to the baseball team itself...
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