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Stories from Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Newspaper reports Thomas offered bell job, in exchange for Bell not running for sheriff (03/08/06)
Indiana Inspector General David Thomas offered former Clay County corrections officer Steve Bell an appointment to the Indiana Parole Board last year, according to a report published today in the Indianapolis Star. But Thomas' offer hinged on one condition -- that Bell, a Democrat who has announced his candidacy for Clay County Sheriff, abandon his bid for county office...
Lawn and garden show (03/08/06)
The Putnam County Master Gardener Association will host the seventh annual Lawn and Garden Show, at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, noon-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. The show will feature local vendors displaying equipment and supplies, free trees given away by the Putnam County Master Gardeners, children's activities, free "PH" soil listing for your gardens and flower beds, door prizes, free parking, and free admissions. ...
Communication center (03/08/06)
Visitors to the Clay County Justice Center's recent Open House had to be extra quiet during the tour of the working 911 Dispatch Center. Chief Dispatcher Missy Gambill and dispatcher Terry Cobia answered questions about many things in the department, especially the highlight of this tour, the new "Think Map" program...
Suspect arrested after Cloverdale fire (03/08/06)
A joint investigation by local and federal agencies concluded Friday morning with the arrest of Rick Romandine, 45, Greencastle, on federal charges of arson stemming from a fire that destroyed his restaurant on Nov. 13. Romandine operated Rick's Steakhouse, 5 S. Main St., Cloverdale. The restaurant was destroyed by fire on Nov. 13. Officials declared the fire an arson on Dec. 19...
County Council In Brief (03/08/06)
Highlights of the business discussed at the Monday meeting of the Clay County Council included: -A discussion of possible uses for the old Clay County Jail Councilman Mike McCullough departed from the agenda to discuss the fate of the old Clay County Jail building...
Charges filed against band mom (03/08/06)
The theft of more than $5,000 from a high school band booster group led to 16 criminal charges filed Monday against a Bainbridge woman. Connie McCurrey, who had been the treasurer for the North Putnam Band Parents Organization since June 2004, faces the Class D Felony charges after police say she was unable to explain 23 instances of missing deposits for the group...
Man finds stranger in his bed (03/08/06)
Rocky Morris got a strange surprise Saturday afternoon when he came home to what he thought was an empty house. The 85-year-old man was spending a day running errands when he took time to wash the dishes at home. A phone call from his daughter interrupted the deed and Rocky left to pick up his granddaughter...
Owen Valley squeezes out late win over Knights (03/08/06)
Carey Fox photos (Left) North Clay eighth grader Samantha Solomon (#10) goes up for a rebound during the 'B' team game against Owen Valley on Tuesday. (Right) Shelby Sands brings the ball up against the Owen Valley defense during the Knights narrow loss to the Patriots...
North Clay grapplers pin down Cloverdale (03/08/06)
Submitted photos (Top photo) Jacob Hendrich works to get his opponent on his back as he finished first in the Bantam Division. (Middle photo) Keiontre' Wilkey works over an opponent on the way to finishing first in the Midget Division of the Crawfordsville Folkstyle Tournament...
MARIE L. ALBRIGHT (03/08/06)
Marie L. Albright, 95, formerly of Reelsville and Harmony, died Saturday afternoon, March 4, at Hickory Creek at Sunset nursing facility in Greencastle. Born in Poland, in Clay County, on Nov. 29, 1910, her parents were William Tapy and Malinda Schultz Tapy. She married Wilford "Boots" Albright on July 2 7, 1940, and he died March 17, 1973...