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Stories from Wednesday, July 15, 2009

City coping with drop in assessed value (07/15/09)
With a drop in the overall assessed value of property in the city, the Greencastle Common Council took action Tuesday night to ensure the health of the city's funds for fire equipment and buildings as well as capital development. The council passed a pair of resolutions changing the tax rates levied for the cumulative firefighting building and equipment fund and the cumulative capital development fund...
Democrats prepare to fill Lanie's seat (07/15/09)
With the resignation of Councilor John Lanie, the Democratic Party will be filling his position prior to next month's meeting of the Greencastle Common Council. At Tuesday's meeting, City Attorney Laurie Hardwick explained the process by which a replacement will be selected. The party will host a caucus of the precinct committee people of Greencastle Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4 on July 27. The meeting will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Kiwanis Room of the Putnam County Public Library...
Zaring puts green thumb on display (07/15/09)
Putnam County resident Bob Zaring has a very green thumb. This is evident every Saturday at the Putnam County Farmers Market where he displays his gorgeous vegetables. He comes by it naturally; his parents Max and Bonnie Zaring grew fresh produce and sold it at markets for over 25 years. His grandfather grew produce and sold it to canneries...
Cloverdale correcting sewage problems (07/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Town Council is still looking at ways to fix problems with its lift stations. The town is looking at possibly sinking a large dollar amount into correcting problems including back-ups even with small rainfalls and having the pumps run more efficiently...
Roachdale to resurface Indiana St. (07/15/09)
ROACHDALE -- Town council members Jack Jones and Bill Long reported on a request for stimulus dollars to mill and surface N. Indiana Street. The project will be let for bidding on July 29. "Hopefully, the project will be paid for 100 percent. The estimate for the work is $83,475.44," said Long. "I can't say absolutely, but I'm pretty sure there will be no cost to the town for any of it...
First Among Felines (07/15/09)
Judge Carol Blacketer, left, awards the cat of Kyle Cunningham grand champion honors at the 2009 Putnam County 4-H Fair cat show on Monday. Blacketer is a registered veterinary technician at Wildcat Creek Wildlife Center in Tippecanoe County. Blacketer chose the cat of Shea Mahoney-Sutherland as reserve grand champion. The cats were the grand champions in the long- and short-haired cat categories.
July is National Parks and Recreation Month (07/15/09)
Get outside, pack a picnic, play on a playground, compete in a sport and enjoy the sunshine. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is celebrating National Park and Recreation Month this July -- and they want all Americans to join in. As part of that celebration, Greencastle Friends of the Park were at Robe-Ann Park passing out coupons for freezer pops last week...
Taking diabetes to school (07/15/09)
The Youth and Family Diabetes Support Group of Putnam County will be hosting a special guest speaker during July's meeting. Kathy Risk-Sego, advocate with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), will be leading a discussion and will present information regarding the ADA's Safe at School Campaign at 6 p.m. Thursday in the community classrooms on the third floor of Putnam County Hospital...
Raymond E. Linneman (07/15/09)
Raymond E. Linneman, 88, of Cataract died on Sunday, July 12, 2009 at his residence. He was the son of the late William F. and Ruth A. Price Linneman and was born on Jan. 17, 1921 in Logansport. He was married to Norma Carol Swafford on Dec. 15, 1940 in Logansport in the Christian Church, and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for July 15, 2009 (07/15/09)
Putnam County Jail Eddie Almodovar, 21, and Keila Nash, 20, both of Milwaukee were booked into the Putnam County Jail at approximately 4 a.m. Monday for dealing in marijuana over 10 pounds. Nash was also charged with possession of marijuana with a prior...
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