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Stories from Thursday, September 25, 2008

City borrows $700,000 from itself for budget (09/25/08)
In this time of lean finances for Greencastle, city officials have been forced to turn to the water and sewage departments to help float the city's budget through the end of the year. On Wednesday, the Board of Public Works signed a resolution allowing Clerk-Treasurer Teresa Glenn to move $700,000 from the two departments ($350,000 each) over to the city's general fund...
City officials pinpoint cause of major water loss (09/25/08)
Who knew the answer to the city's water problem could be so simple? And the funny thing is, it came by way of a clogged toilet. For weeks, water plant officials have struggled to figure out where as much as 25 percent of the city's water was going each month -- a 20-percent loss on the year...
Coats for Kids (09/25/08)
Various deadlines for election nearing (09/25/08)
Absentee voting will be available for the Nov. 4, 2008 General Election beginning Monday, Oct. 6 and continuing until noon on Monday, Nov. 3. Any Putnam County registered voter qualified to vote in the Primary Election may vote, in advance, on the second floor of the Putnam County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday...
Emergency responders invited to appreciation event (09/25/08)
All local emergency personnel and their families are invited to the second annual Putnam County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Hog Roast and Cornhole Tournament Saturday. Hosts for the event are Bob Campbell of the Greencastle Fire Department and Ed Wilson of the Greencastle Police Department...
Debates for U.S. Reps Oct.7 (09/25/08)
Candidates for U.S. Representative from Indiana's 8th Congressional District will debate in Vincennes on Oct. 7. Congressman Brad Ellsworth, D-Evansville, and Mr. Greg Goode, a Republican from Terre Haute, will debate. The League of Women Voters of Knox County (Vincennes), Southwest Indiana (Evansville), Vigo County (Terre Haute) and Greencastle will host the live televised debate at 7 p.m. The debate site will the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center at Vincennes University...
Canary named Banner Graphic Player of the Year (09/25/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor Having led her team to a sectional championship and a 22-3 record in her senior year, South Putnam senior catcher Meghan Canary is the 2008 Putnam County Softball Player of the Year. Canary was the Eagles' leader at the plate and in the field, as she was among the best offensive players around and one of the best catchers...
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