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Stories from Tuesday, December 30, 2008

French Fry Club rides Thursday (12/30/08)
For 10 years, the members of the "French Fry Club" have made it a point to get together and do something most people might consider crazy for New Year's Day. They go for a motorcycle ride. Rain, snow, sleet or just downright cold -- it doesn't matter to this group of local riders...
Jane Pauley coming to DePauw April 17 (12/30/08)
Award-winning journalist and Indiana native Jane Pauley will address the Society of Professional Journalists on April 17 at the group's 100th anniversary celebration taking place at DePauw University. The 7:30 p.m. address will take place in Meharry Hall in the historic East College. This event is free and open to everyone. It is part of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series on the DePauw Campus...
Don't be a statistic, know the warnings (12/30/08)
After being pummeled with ice last week that caused more than 32 crashes and slide offs, it seems a good time to remind people about emergency travel orders. When Putnam County officials declared a Level 2 Hazardous Transportation Warning last Tuesday, many people were not sure what that meant...
DePauw quiets Thunder 64-54 (12/30/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor It wasn't easy, but it was a win. DePauw withstood a late charge from the Trine Thunder to go 2-0 in the Amy Hasbrook Memorial Classic Monday. "They definitely had us on our heels," DPU head coach Kris Huffman said. "I think we had a defensive possession that was pretty good and got us going again. You could see the pep come back into their step and it was nice to have that change in momentum -- we needed it."...
Paul E. Holmes (12/30/08)
Paul E. Holmes, age 97, of Gosport passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at The Residence at McCormick's Creek. He was born in Owen County on April 2, 1911 to Clarence and Mary Burton Holmes. Mr. Holmes retired from P.R. Mallory in Greencastle in 1977, where he had been a machinist. He was a member and supporter of the Gosport Christian Church for many years...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 30, 2008 (12/30/08)
Sheriff's Department Several accidents caused by the ice storm, which hit the county last week, have been reported by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Christopher Kelly, Terre Haute, was traveling north on U.S. 231 at 12:36 p.m. Dec. 21 when he approached a bridge and did not realize it was icy. ...
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