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Stories from Saturday, April 18, 2009

Grim lessons open student's eyes (04/18/09)
Screams for help mingled with moans as 14 North Putnam High School students and their bus driver waited after being trapped inside the vehicle following a mock wreck, part of a disaster-training event presented by the school corportion every year. It seemed like an eternity from the time an injured student popped through a window on the side of the mangled bus crying for help before emergency units arrived on the scene...
Second-grader cuts hair for Relay challenge (04/18/09)
Ivy Wright is a beautiful, blonde-haired second-grader who understands how to give with her heart. She recently had her long tresses cut in order to donate them to Locks of Love. She challenged her schoolmates to increase their goal of raising $200 for Relay for Life to $400. If they raised that amount, she said she would cut her long hair and donate it to Locks of Love, a charitable orgnization that makes wigs for kids going through cancer treatment...
Dixie Chopper unveils world's first natural gas-powered mower (04/18/09)
Speed, quality and reliability may be Dixie Chopper's motto, but it is innovation that is the heritage of the Putnam County company. First commercial zero-turn mower. First manufacturer to truly maximize horsepower. First true propane-powered mower. First to offer three-year bumper-to-bumper warranty on its products...
Dittmer to address DePauw Class of 2009 (04/18/09)
John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University, award-winning author, and a nationally recognized authority on the civil rights movement, will provide the principal address to DePauw's Class of 2009 at the University's 170th annual commencement...
Cletus O. Sult (04/18/09)
Cletus O. Sult, 96, Greencastle, died Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 13, 1913 in Loogootee, he was the son of William and Mary Jane (Hart) Sult. He attended Loogootee High School and married Daisy L. Deck Sult on Oct. 19, 1940 and she preceded him in death on July 27, 2005...
Donald L. Monnett (04/18/09)
Donald L. Monnett, 80, Greencastle, died Thursday, April 16, 2009 at St. Vincent's Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Born March 18, 1929 in Greencastle, he was the son of Clifford H. and Dorothy B. (Stewart) Monnett. He was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. He married Barbara L. "Bobby" (Bryan) on Dec. 27, 1953 and she survives...
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