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Stories from Monday, March 30, 2009

Dancers prepare for competition (03/30/09)
Twelve Putnam County Celebrities will take to the dance floor Saturday as part of the inaugural Dancing With the Putnam County Stars, a fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. The event will closely resemble "Dancing With the Stars," the popular ABC television show...
Future Doctors of PCH (03/30/09)
Tax breaks available for home buyers (03/30/09)
Want $8,000 in federal tax credit and not have to repay it? How about $15,000 in tax credit? In a housing market where there tend to be more sellers than buyers, the purchase of a home right now can reap some tax benefits. First-time homebuyers or someone who hasn't purchased a home in the past three years can be eligible for up to $8,000 in tax credit...
McKim Observatory has rich history (03/30/09)
Putnam County star gazers don't have to go outside to check the sky because they have a telescope in their own backyard thanks to DePauw University. The McKim Observatory was built in 1884, around the same time Indiana Asbury University became DePauw University. ...
North Putnam Thespian troupe presents "Seussical" (03/30/09)
In celebration of Dr. Seuss, "Seussical" will be presented Friday and Saturday by North Putnam Thespian Troupe. The performances will be at 7:30 p.m. each night in the gymnasium of North Putnam High School. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door...
Rumple joins Shelter Insurance (03/30/09)
Dustin Rumple has joined Shelter Insurance as an agent and is ready to become more involved in the community He was born in and raised in Ridge Farm, Ill, a 900 population farm town about 20 minutes south of Danville. "It is so small that we didn't even have stop signs, just yield signs," said Rumple. He graduated from Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School in 2000...
Olin celebrates 25 years with Farmers (03/30/09)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- On March 19, Sue Ann Olin celebrated a milestone -- 25 years with Farmers State Bank. In 1984, Olin began working in the bookkeeping department at the New Ross branch, which was the only location at the time. She worked there until 1995 when she was promoted to manager of the Ladoga data processing center. She remains manager of the data processing center today...
Daniel Hawkins (03/30/09)
Daniel Albert Oscar Hawkins, 44, of Cloverdale died Friday, March 27, 2009. He was born Aug. 14, 1964 in Orlando, Fla., the son of Dan Hawkins and Rebecca A. Stroud Priolo. He was married to Christy A. Sword Hawkins, and she survives. Mr. Hawkins was an owner-operator truck driver. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Robert W. "Bob" Hood (03/30/09)
Robert W. "Bob" Hood, 73, of Crawfordsville died on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 8, 1935 in Bainbridge, the son of William R. and Gladys M. Stewart Hood. He was a 1954 graduate of Greene Township School. He married Marilyn M. Appleby on Oct. 18, 1958 in Crawfordsville...
4-H offers youth summer travel opportunities (03/30/09)
One of the most common remarks heard from current and former Putnam County 4-Hers is how awesome their camp experiences were while in the 4-H program. Unlike anytime in the past, last year's camp had to be cancelled due to flooding. Several were in tears because they were so enthusiastically looking forward to camp. ...

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