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Stories from Sunday, December 28, 2008

Local resident particpates in AQHA program (12/28/08)
Debbie Meek of Cloverdale recently earned an award for logging 2,000 hours in the American Quarter Horse Association Horseback Riding Program. The program recognizes and rewards AQHA members for time spent with their American Quarter horses in activities such as trail rides, working cattle, pleasure driving and simply riding...
TGL to perform New Year's Eve at the Duck (12/28/08)
Looking for New Year's Eve plans? Join TGL at the Duck New Year's Eve. This will be the bands last hometown show for several months, said bass player, Zach Stewart. TGL is a four-member band -- John Sibbitt, vocals and guitar, Stewart, bass, Boyd Lewis, lead guitar and Will Cath, drums -- who have been jamming together since high school. Their first album, "Sweeter as Fiction," debuted Sept. 21...
Steady after Christmas sales reported in Greencastle (12/28/08)
The Associated Press reported a rotten holiday shopping season. A weak economy and strong winter storms brought total retail sales down between 5.5 percent and 8 percent from a year ago, according to preliminary data from SpendingPulse. Greencastle stores such as Peebles and Shoe Sensation have reported steady sales following Christmas...
Remember pets on New Year list (12/28/08)
As you draw up a list of your New Year's resolutions, keep your pets in mind, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine. Here's her top 10 list of New Year's resolution for pets: 1. Spay or neuter your pets, adding more years to their lives and improving their behavior...
Frozen pipes can cause extensive damage to home (12/28/08)
Cold weather in the winter can take a toll on your home. That's especially true when it comes to plumbing. Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the "strength" of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break...
Thoroughbreds have retirement home in Putnam County (12/28/08)
Where once an old dilapidated barn stood there is now a picturesque stable housing retired Kentucky thoroughbred racehorses at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. A partnership between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Program (TRF) and the Putnamville Correctional Facility over a year ago created a place for race horses that are no longer competitive or retired from racing, a new career, rehabilitation and retraining that leads to private adoption and provides an Equine Management Program for twenty offenders.. ...
Norma Jean Leslie (12/28/08)
Mrs. Norma Joan Leslie, age 77, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday morning in her residence surrounded by her family. Born May 11, 1931 in Greencastle, IN she was the daughter of John Patterson and Opal (Grimes) Patterson. She married Carl E. Leslie and he survives. She had worked at K-Mart in customer service. Her hobbies included her family and friends, and traveling...
Alice Cooksey to celebrate 95th birthday (12/28/08)
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