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Stories from Thursday, November 20, 2008

Next Stop on Home Tour (11/20/08)
The home of Lynda and Scott Dunbar is one of six that will be featured in Delta Theta Tau's 26th annual Holiday Home Tour, slated for 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23. The Dunbars' home, located at 713 E. Walnut St., Greencastle, was built in 1960 and has been in Lynda's family for over 40 years. ...
Local nursery continues contribution to Trees for Troops campaign (11/20/08)
John Zeller, owner of Snowy Pines Nursery in Greencastle, has been contributing trees to the Trees for Troops campaign since the first year the campaign went national several years ago. "I believe Michigan contributed trees in 2004, the following year the National Christmas Tree Grower's Association (NCTGA) took it up and I've been contributing trees annually since 2005," he said...
County approves prescription program (11/20/08)
Putnam County residents will soon have a new drug discount program available to them. Commissioners Gene Beck, Jim Baird and Kristina Warren approved the program during their meeting earlier this week. The National Association of Counties (NACo) offers a Prescription Drug Discount Card program designed to help people who are un-insured and underinsured purchase prescription drugs at a discount...
Library looking into purchase of new microfilm machine (11/20/08)
Putnam County Library Board agreed during the monthly meeting Wednesday to invite a sales representative to speak about the purchase of a new microfilm machine. The visit could come in December. The new machine would have the capability of reading and scanning microfilm. Information could be downloaded and sent in e-mail, burned to a CD or stored to a flash drive...
Michael sworn in at Statehouse (11/20/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana House Democrats welcomed State Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) as part of their freshman class of legislators during a ceremony held Tuesday at the Statehouse. The newly elected lawmaker was sworn in as part of the proceedings of Organization Day, the ceremonial first meeting day of the legislative session. Michael will begin her official duties as state representative when the legislature reconvenes in early January...
Several historic buildings in area on national register (11/20/08)
Putnam County is rich with history. This is evident by the number of local buildings, homes and structures that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Often people think only of homes being on the registry but structures like iron and covered bridges, farms, churches and other commercial buildings are often included, say Historic Preservation officials...
Stolen car recovered in Putnam County (11/20/08)
The Brazil City Police Department is looking for information about a vehicle reported stolen from a local car dealership sometime during the weekend. It was recovered Wednesday. Although details are limited because of the ongoing investigation, officials told The Brazil Times an undisclosed vehicle was reported stolen Monday from Hughes Auto Sales, 1505 E. National Ave...
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