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Stories from Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Historic Greencastle neighborhoods to be honored at State Fair (07/27/11)
Greencastle's three newest historic neighborhoods will be honored at the Indiana State Fair next month. Indiana properties that have been placed on the State and National historic registers since April 2010 will be feted by the DNR Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) on Aug. 11...
Horsin' around (07/27/11)
Justin Pitts rounds a barrel during his turn in the Junior Versatility competition of the Horse and Pony Show at the Putnam County Fair on Monday.
No water woes for city (07/27/11)
The heat and humidity of summer may not yet be water under the bridge (or, if you prefer, over the dam) but the City of Greencastle's water supply is in no immediate danger. That was the word Tuesday from Mayor Sue Murray. "Our wells are fine," the mayor said. "I just talked to Richard (Greencastle Utilities Supt. Hedge) a few minutes ago to double-check, and he said there is no problem."...
Roadside manner (07/27/11)
Despite the distraction of semi traffic behind them, Putnam County Hospital Maintenance Manager Jody Fox and maintenance specialist Michelle Moore perform a little surgery on the sign at the PCH entrance off U.S. 231 Monday afternoon.
Russellville office on Postal Service's potential hit list (07/27/11)
RUSSELLVILLE -- One Putnam County community is in danger of losing its post office as the U.S. Postal Service mulls a list of facilities it will review for possible elimination as it looks to cut costs. The U.S. Post Office at Russellville is one of nearly 100 Indiana facilities on the list released Tuesday by the financially troubled federal agency...
Stay safe while supporting our farmers' markets (07/27/11)
Summer is finally here and if you are like me, one of your favorite things to do is to visit, support and enjoy the offerings of local farmers' markets. Each week there are more choices of wonderful fresh, locally grown products in addition to the crafts, baked goods and other items being offered...
Police Scanner for July 27 (07/27/11)
City Police Ten recent arrests were reported by Greencastle City Police. -- At 8:01 p.m. Monday, Richard D. Huber, 55, Greencastle, was arrested on Gillespie Street by Officer Matt Huffman. Huber was lodged in the Putnam County Jail on two counts of battery...
Fair thee well, despite an obstacle or two (07/27/11)
Well, here we are, halfway through the 2011 Putnam County Fair. My poison ivy has been a real itch. Hay fever has my nostrils flared more than a heifer in heat. And the dust clouds have turned my black convertible top a crazy khaki color. But we've survived the heat. Prevailed over the parade. Traversed the traffic...
Time to honor American soldiers with museum (07/27/11)
To the Editor: For over 236 years, we Americans have owed our freedoms to the men and women of the United States Army. Now, at long last, the American soldier will be honored with the National Museum of the U.S. Army near our Nation's Capital. Many members of our community have proudly worn the uniform of the U.S. ...
Freedom of Information Act an American milestone (07/27/11)
To the Editor: The month of July has special significance for Americans: Independence Day is always a proud day for Americans, but July also marks another milestone in our democracy -- the anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). FOIA is a federal law signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966 to address the people's "right to know."...
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