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Stories from Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Greencastle puts employee raises on hold (01/07/09)
Greencastle city employees won't be getting the raises they were expecting for the beginning of the year -- at least not now. Employees received a letter dated Dec. 31, 2008, informing them that Mayor Sue Murray had asked the clerk-treasurer "not to institute the approved salary increases for 2009 until we have a firm understanding as to how much of our 2007, payable 2008 tax revenue that we have been certified to receive we actually do get."...
Oath of Office (01/07/09)
Waters resident celebrates 101st birthday (01/07/09)
People who know Melba Brown describe her as a Kansas girl with grit. Born on a prairie in Kansas Dec. 30, 1907, Melba celebrated her 101st birthday with laughter. "I love to laugh," she said. Melba's family and friends gathered for her birthday party at The Waters, where she is a resident...
Letters sought for appointments (01/07/09)
On Tuesday, Putnam County Commissioners tabled making appointments and re-appointments to county boards until letters of recommendations are received. "We'll just wait and do all the appointments at once. We usually have most of the letters by this time of year," said Commissioner Gene Beck...
GHS opens 2009 with loss to Northview (01/07/09)
It was a rough start to 2009 for the Greencastle girls' basketball team. They were unable to find themselves on offense and struggled on the defensive end in a 55-44 loss to Northview. Like the saying goes, when it Raines it pours, as the Tiger Cubs had no answer the Knights' Spring Raines. She dumped 30 points on the Tiger Cubs and proved to be a thorn in their side throughout the contest...
Tiger Cub freshmen down Cadets (01/07/09)
After allowing the first four points of the contest, the Greencastle freshman boys basketball team led the rest of the way and held-off Cascade 35-30 on the road Tuesday. Leading 13-8 after one quarter and 23-12 at the half, the young Tiger Cubs held off a late Cadet charge to secure the win...
Betty I. Stites (01/07/09)
Betty I. Stites, 84, of Crawfordsville died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 at St. Clare Medical Center. She was born Feb. 29, 1924 to Charles and Emma Cable Lewis in Crawfordsville. She attended Crawfordsville High School and retired from Sommer Metal Craft. She married Roy O. Stites. He preceded her in death February of 1966...
Allen Carney (01/07/09)
Allen Carney, 57, of Cloverdale died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009 at his residence. He was born on Nov. 15, 1952 to Harold Leroy and Alma Marlyeen Stockdale Carney in Beech Grove. He married Sharon Guy Carney on Jan. 11, 1971 and she survives. Other survivors include his sons Timothy R. ...
William L. Goller (01/07/09)
William L. Goller, 35, of Morton died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009 in Danville. He was born Sept. 11, 1973 in Florence, Ariz. to George and Kathy Kubler Goller. Mr. Goller had been a cook for Regency Place Retirement Home. Surviving are his parents, his wife Lynn Sutherlin Goller, daughter Angelique Goller of Arizona, grandmother Mary Goller of West Lafayette and sister Maxine Ramon of Arizona...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 7, 2009 (01/07/09)
Putnam County Jail Cameron Moore, 28, Avon, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:18 p.m. Friday for operating a vehicle with blood alcohol level .08 or greater, public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating per se...
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