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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Inaugural Career Fair set for Dec. 10 at fairgrounds (11/23/14)
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports as of September 2014, the Indiana unemployment rate was 5.7 percent. In relation to Putnam County, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reports 907 (5.2 percent) of residents in our county are unemployed...
Letter to the Editor
All treat, no trick for Halloween (11/18/14)
To the Editor: I just wanted to comment on this year's trick-or-treat night in Greencastle. What a joy it was! In spite of the rain, snow, wind and miserable cold in general, all the children coming to the door had on costumes. Every one of them said "thank you" and almost all said "Happy Halloween!" as they walked away...
Letter to the Editor
15th annual campaign continues to meet need (11/18/14)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Youth Development Commission, we would like to thank the many individuals, businesses, organizations and school communities that contributed to the success of our 15th annual Coats for Kids Campaign. Thanks to Putnam County's generosity, over 500 coats and lightweight jackets were distributed on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Harris Hall at the Putnam County Fairgrounds...
Letter to the Editor
Realtors bingo event a success (11/18/14)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Putnam County Board of Realtors, I would like to thank everyone that attended our bingo event on Saturday, Nov. 15. We had a fantastic turnout, with a record 180 players in attendance, and were able to give away cash bingo prizes of over $,1200, and over $3,000 in pull tab winnings...
Letter to the Editor
Fillmore VFD thankful for support (11/18/14)
To the Editor: Thank you from the Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department. We would like to specifically thank those who came out to support us another year at the Fillmore Chicken Barbecue. A special thanks to local businesses enabling us to give away prizes due to over $1,000 in donations; restaurants and businesses that donated paper produces, ice, bread and condiments; Pastor Mike Faust for opening both nights in prayer; and the Christian Church volunteers who worked hard serving food and making pies and other desserts.. ...
Fever coach visits Kiwanis

Indiana Fever rookie head coach Stephanie White visited the Greencastle Kiwanis Club on Thursday, reflecting on lessons learned from her years as a basketball player and coach. In addition to the Kiwanians, White spoke to women's basketball teams...

State news
  • Judge allows Indianapolis park deer hunt
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The city of Indianapolis can proceed with its plan to allow deer hunting for the first time ever in a municipal park, a judge ruled Wednesday....
  • Fire chief: North Vernon fire intentionally set
    NORTH VERNON, Ind. (AP) -- A massive fire in a southern Indiana city that swept through a row of century-old buildings, causing two to collapse, was intentionally set, the fire chief said....
  • 2 adults, young boy dead in S. Indiana fire IDed
    JASPER, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities have identified the three people who died in a southern Indiana apartment fire....
  • Man gets 16 years for fatally shooting hero teen
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A judge has sentenced a man to 16 years for the accidental shooting death of a central Indiana teenager who was hailed as a hero for helping save two girls who fell into an icy lake....
  • S. Indiana man arrested in fatal hit-and-run
    MADISON, Ind. (AP) -- A southern Indiana man has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash after police matched broken automotive parts covered in the victim's blood and found at the accident scene to damage found on the suspect's car....

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