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Stories from Wednesday, December 31, 2008

City council hears both sides of EID argument (12/31/08)
The proposed economic improvement district for Greencastle's downtown business sector caused quite a stir at Tuesday's special meeting of the Greencastle Common Council. Around 30 concerned citizens and property owners gathered for Tuesday's Public hearing at which the first reading of the proposed ordinance took place and afterward the floor was open for public comment...
Banner discontinuing Tuesday publication (12/31/08)
The landscape of the news-making business changes daily. One day, we are out covering a three-car pileup. The next day, we may be out covering a town hall meeting, basketball game or a trial at the courthouse. Continually feeding a news-hungry public is our duty...
Bridges and Headley request personnel changes (12/31/08)
Superior Court Judge-elect Denny Bridges and Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley went before the Putnam County Council Tuesday to ask for a personnel change. They want to make a trade. Bridges wants to hand over the full-time employee position to Headley. Headley will in return give the part-time positions to Bridges. The part-time position -- 31 hours per week -- will be shared by two women...
Winter In The Park (12/31/08)
2009 will arrive one second late (12/31/08)
Everyone who is eager to see the back end of 2008 be forewarned the worlds official timekeeper is prolonging the year by one full second. The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) in Paris, mandated the extra second. The change is necessary because satellites that orbit at speeds calculated in kilometers (miles) per second, the Internet, global positioning systems -- all depend on knowing exactly what time it is...
Students studying abroad in record numbers (12/31/08)
American college students are studying abroad in record numbers according to the 2008 Open Doors Annual Report. Those high numbers include DePauw University students. DePauw ranked among the top 10 baccalaureate institutions in the nation for the total number of students who studied abroad in 2006-2007. A total of 241,791 scholars are opting to study abroad. This is an 8 percent increase overall...
Lorene J. Cosby (12/31/08)
Lorene J. Cosby, age 92, of Waveland died at St. Clare Medical Center on Dec. 29, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. She was born on May 28, 1916 at Waveland to Lonnie and Vernie Bacon Jenkins. She married Leonard L. Cosby on April 12, 1936 at her parents' home at Waveland...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 31, 2008 (12/31/08)
Putnam County Jail Three individuals have been booked into the Putnam County Jail. Melissa Hart, 41, Bainbridge, was booked at 3:01 p.m. Monday for check deception. Kimberly Eltz, 27, Bainbridge, was booked at 3:40 p.m. Monday for contempt of court...
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