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Stories from Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Dogs wake owner during house fire (12/29/10)
MORTON -- A stove fire in Morton that got out of control caused between $4,000 and $5,000 in damage to a house located at 5177 N. C.R. 600W, estimated Greencastle fire chief Bill Newgent. No one was seriously injured in the fire. Bev Crawford was in the house napping when the fire started, but her dogs -- Gunner, a Miniature Pinscher mix and Sam, a chocolate Labrador Retriever -- woke her...
Making Head-way (12/29/10)
Feeding hungry in Bainbridge (12/29/10)
BAINBRIDGE -- Christmas may be over, but Santa can still make a few visits, and on Tuesday, Santa visited the Bainbridge Community Center during "Feeding the Hungry," an event meant to feed any families who want a free meal. Sponsored by Walmart Distribution, the event brought together many families for a free meal, with all food items and gifts donated from various sources. ...
Motion to dismiss filed in prosecutor case (12/29/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Monday, Indiana Deputy Attorney General David A. Arthur filed a motion to dismiss a civil lawsuit filed in July that names 78 of Indiana's 92 county prosecutors. The suit was filed through Marion County Superior Court by Indianapolis law firm Roberts & Bishop. Although it was filed in July, it remained sealed until late November...
If you're going to dream... (12/29/10)
I had a wonderful Christmas. I got to see pretty much everyone in my family and spend time with the people I love the most. The ones I didn't get to see this go around I will see over New Year's this weekend. During the holidays I always think about the less fortunate, and for some reason I thought about them a lot more this year...
Tigers rout Engineers, advance to finals (12/29/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Behind a 15-point performance from guard Lauren Goff, the DePauw Tigers coasted to a 60-33 win over Rose-Hulman in the second game of the Amy Hasbrook Memorial Tournament Tuesday. Goff was one of three Tigers in double figures. Katie Mathews added 12 points and Katie Alrich chipped in 10 points in the win. Freshman Alex Gasaway led the team with 10 rebounds...
2010 gives us eclectic mix of quality records (12/29/10)
It was a strange year in music for this fan. I came into the year anticipating four big albums. Three were from some of my stand-bys for the last decade or so. Every time one of these acts released something in the last 10 years, it was in the running for one of my top records of the year...
Virginia E. Merrett (12/29/10)
Virginia E. Merrett, 89, Indianapolis, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. Virginia was a humble and prayerful servant as well as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was born in Logan County, W.Va., on Dec. 11, 1921 to Mike and Verna DeWeese Radovich...
Carleen Carrington (12/29/10)
Carleen Carrington, 94, of Roachdale passed away at her residence on Monday evening. She was born on June 22, 1916 to Lee and Edna May James at Champaign, Ill. She attended the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and the Roachdale Baptist Church. She worked as a nurse's aid at Culver Union Hospital in Crawfordsville for several years...
Robert E. "Bob" White (12/29/10)
Robert E. "Bob" White, 65, of Bartow, Fla. and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Dec. 25, 2010. Arrangements pending at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.
LaDonna Ellison (12/29/10)
LaDonna Ellison, 91, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. She was born on Feb. 23, 1919 in Finly to Samuel A. Swain and Jesse Boring Swain. Mrs. Ellison married Allen M. Ellison on July 12, 1952 and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2005...
Rowena M. Whitaker (12/29/10)
Rowena M. Whitaker, 62, Greencastle, passed away on Dec. 27, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born on June 4, 1948 in Greencastle and was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Maxine [O'Connor] Highsmith. She was a member of the Cloverdale Church of the Nazarene and had been employed as a nurse's aide. ...
Obama's gift to AT&T (12/29/10)
One of President Barack Obama's signature campaign promises was to protect the freedom of the Internet. He said, in November 2007, "I will take a back seat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality, because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others, then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose."...
The rule of Sebelius (12/29/10)
The text of ObamaCare is dry and legalistic, except when it summons the majesty of the King James Bible to intone imperiously, "the secretary shall ..." The secretary in question is the secretary of health and human services (HHS), Kathleen Sebelius, who "shall" and "may" do all manner of things to complete the great unfinished canvas that is ObamaCare. ...
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