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Stories from Friday, December 12, 2008

York announces merger of Chrysler dealerships (12/12/08)
Local car dealerships are not immune from the problems affecting the auto industry in larger areas. With this in mind, Bob York announced Tuesday that York Automotive will be consolidating its Greencastle Chrysler-Jeep location with the Crawfordsville location...
Selection of dog breed can speak volumes about the owner (12/12/08)
Ashley O'Hair adores the Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle she and her husband Nate share their Greencastle home with, but she didn't realize how well-suited she really was to be their owner. According to the Web site www.petplace.com, dog owners with certain characteristics tend to gravitate toward certain breeds of dogs. ...
Lady Eagles victorious (12/12/08)
CLINTON -- Led by double-digit scoring from three different players, the South Putnam girls' basketball team defeated South Vermillion 51-31 Tuesday night, to move its record to 3-4. "We had a very good team effort tonight," said Eagle coach Debbie Steffy. "Everyone contributed in some way...
Clover 6th graders win (12/12/08)
The Cloverdale sixth grade boys' basketball team defeated Patricksburg Elementary School Tuesday night 30-28. Leading for the Clovers were Brantson Sharp with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Clayton Wilkes with four points and five rebounds. Freddie Fislar had four points. Tyler Lotz had three rebounds, and Troy Davis, Rylan Mattocks, and Jake Roach all had two points...
Russell Leroy Hamm (12/12/08)
Russell Leroy Hamm, 82, of Rosedale passed away on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born on Sept. 6, 1926 in Devore, Ind., Taylor Township, Owen County. He was the son of Bert Hamm and Ruby Florence Sutherlin Hamm. Mr. Hamm was a teacher and professor. ...
Marion J. Grubb (12/12/08)
Marion J. Grubb, 85, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Feb. 22, 1923 in Putnam County, he was the son of Joseph R. and Lola M. Meek Grubb. He was a graduate of Belle Union High School. He married Mary E. McCoy on Oct. 13, 1946 and she preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2000. He married Sylvia Poynter Finchum on April 19, 2003 and she survives...
Melanie K. Wilkinson (12/12/08)
Melanie K. Wilkinson, 57, of Greencastle passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born March 11, 1951 in Indianapolis. Survivors include her parents, Bill and Shirley Imel; sisters Vicki, Pam and Julie; and sister-in-law Becky and their families...
Genevieve M. Wood (12/12/08)
Genevieve M. Wood, 84, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. Ms. Wood worked for Link Belt for many years, retiring in 1986. Survivors include niece Peggy Fogle and husband Joe. She was preceded in death by her parents Virgil and Mabel Thompson Wood and a sister Mary F. Savage...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 12, 2008 (12/12/08)
Sheriff's Department Several accidents have been reported by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office due to icy road conditions. Deborah Cloncs, Greencastle, was traveling east on U.S. 36 at 5:40 p.m. Dec. 1, when her vehicle slid and struck a bridge due to the icy road conditions. No injuries were reported at the scene. There was an estimated $750 to $1,000 in damages...
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