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Stories from Thursday, January 1, 2009

Sonic set for grand opening today (01/01/09)
Visiting Putnam County's newest restaurant is a delightful experience that includes carhops on roller skates, great food and scrumptious desserts. Sonic Industries Services Inc., franchisor of America's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced the opening of a new Sonic Drive-In in Greencastle. It officially opened this morning at 6 a.m...
Hemlock Ridge adds acreage (01/01/09)
Hemlock Ridge Nature Preserve contains both farmland and forests. It is one of the few areas in the state where Canadian yews survive alongside Eastern hemlock trees and wintergreen. Last spring, the Central Indiana Land Trust (CILT) announced it wanted to acquire an additional ten acres at the head of a ravine flowing into the current preserve ending at Big Walnut Creek...
Turkey Run featured on guide cover (01/01/09)
Turkey Run State Park Featured on 2009 Indiana Travel Guide Cover Lt. Governor Becky Skillman has unveiled the cover of the 2009 Indiana Travel Guide featuring Turkey Run State Park in Parke County. The image shows a family enjoying a canoe ride, one of many outdoor activities available at Indiana's second oldest state park. ...
Travel documents changing June 1 (01/01/09)
Beginning June 1, U.S. citizens returning from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean will need more than a birth certificate and drivers license to re-enter the country. Several options are available to travelers including a U. S. passport, enhanced drivers license, new passport card or a trusted traveler program card called NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST...
Robert Briggs (01/01/09)
Robert E. Briggs, 71, of Martinsville died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Morgan Hospital & Medical Center, Martinsville. Mr. Briggs was born My 9, 1937, in Indianapolis to Floyd E. and Bertha May (Sims) Briggs Barnes. He was married to Sandra J. Comer on March 20, 1959, and she survives...
William Tuttle (01/01/09)
William "Bill" Tuttle, 83, of Spencer died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 at home. Mr. Tuttle was born July 2, 1925, in Greencastle to William Henry Harrison Tuttle and Flora Marie Ghent. He married Carmaleeta Jones, and she survives. He was a bulldozer operator for Harry C. Miller and worked for Gueple Construction in Indianapolis. He was a farmer, furrier and ginseng dealer. He was a member of the Quincy Conservation Club and the FFA...
Gertrude Hendrix (01/01/09)
Gertrude Hendrix, 103, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008 at Asbury Towers Retirement Community. Ms. Hendrix was born May 24, 1905 to John William Hendrix and Ella Grace (O'Neal) Hendrix. For many years after her retirement, she lived on land near Putnamville that had been in her family since 1829...
January 2009

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