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Stories from Friday, August 24, 2007

Smoke-free ordinance deadline approaches (08/24/07)
Sept. 1 is quickly approaching and beginning at noon that day the City of Greencastle's Smoke-free Workplace Ordinance goes into effective. Just about every place of employment with the exception of private clubs and retail tobacco stores must ban smoking in their establishment...
Frisbie/Recker lawsuit settled (08/24/07)
Sheriff Mark Frisbie and Public Defender James Recker have announced they have settled a lawsuit filed by Recker against the sheriff and Putnam County from an incident in February 2005. Recker alleged in the lawsuit that the sheriff initiated an altercation with him in the Putnam County Courthouse over an inmate at the jail...
Kick-A-Thon helps local Red Cross (08/24/07)
The All-American Karate Academy is sponsoring a Kick-A-Thon to benefit the Putnam County Unit of the American Red Cross. Students at the All-American Karate Academy are hoping to kick and break enough boards to raise money to help support the Red Cross, Putnam County Unit. ...
Police make $500,000 drug money bust (08/24/07)
An erratic driving traffic stop on westbound Interstate 70 Wednesday morning led to the largest cash seizure in the county's history. Putnam County Sheriff's deputies seized an estimated $500,000 in suspected drug money after they pulled over a two-door Mercedes Benz convertible, Sheriff Mark Frisbie said...
United Way prepares for kick-off breakfast, campaign (08/24/07)
The United Way of Putnam County will kick-off its 2007-08 Annual Campaign with breakfast at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Walden Inn and Conference Center, 2 W. Seminary St., Greencastle. This year's breakfast will be special, noted Executive Director Cathryn Ensley, as it will also kick-off the First Annual Day of Caring in Putnam County. ...
Library programs, finances get positive review by board (08/24/07)
Good news abounds at the Putnam County Library according to Library Director Alice Greenburg, who told board members at their monthly meeting that circulation is rising, funds from the county's property taxes and motor vehicle taxes arrived on Aug. 20, and plans for the 2007 Festival of the Book are well under way...
Emergency teams radio for upgrade in project specs (08/24/07)
If Putnam County 911 director Dave Costin had been singing a tune Thursday night, it would have been that old Rolling Stones lick, "You Can't Always Get What You Want." The major topic of discussion at the 911 Advisory Committee was a strongly-worded letter from the heads of every major police and fire department in the county, asking the committee and Costin to strongly consider purchasing higher-end and more expensive Motorola radios when the county installs its 800 Mega Hz emergency responder radio system.. ...
Greencastle bus driver applauded for quick action (08/24/07)
The quick thinking of a Greencastle Community School bus driver helped prevent a serious medical issue for a Deer Meadow parent Wednesday. Karen Osterhoudt always meets her seven-year old son, Tyler O'Conner's bus. When the parent was not at the bus stop after school Wednesday, bus driver Debbie Hurst knew something must be wrong...
GHS girls' soccer defeats Plainfield, 3-2 (08/24/07)
The heat on the Greencastle soccer field came not from the sun, but from the legs of the Tiger Cubs as they defeated Plainfield, 3-2, Thursday night. "We haven't beat Plainfield in five years, so this is a big win for us," GHS head coach Maurice McKee said. "We still have things to work on."...
Greencastle boys fall to Warriors on road (08/24/07)
DANVILLE -- The Tiger Cubs traveled to Danville Thursday and lost a tough contest, 4-3, to the Warriors. The play was very physical from the start. Greencastle was awarded a penalty kick with only 13 minutes played, and Pat Martin was able to beat the Warriors' keeper to take an early 1-0 lead...
Cloverdale volleyball defeats West Vigo (08/24/07)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- It took four games, but the Cloverdale Clovers volleyball team defeated West Vigo 25-17, 25-27, 25-17 and 25-15 on the road Thursday night. Kristin McCammon led the Clovers in scoring by recording 18 points, with Maria Skiles following with 13. Kaileigh Sparks added eight points, Erica Lotz had six, Alesha Evans and Allie Franklin scored four each, Ashley Koosman had three and Kristen Schroer had two points for the Clovers...
North Putnam downs Turkey Run (08/24/07)
The North Putnam volleyball team took care of Turkey Run in four games, 25-11, 27-25, 23-25 and 25-22 at home Thursday night. "We played terrific in the first game, Cougar coach Michelle Spencer said. Senior Kacy Wendling had a huge night for the Cougars by recording 29 assists in the contest. Carlye McGaughey and Logan Doyle added one assist each...
Ruby Brunst (08/24/07)
Feb. 3, 1916-Aug. 23, 2007 Ruby Brunst, 91, West Lafayette, died Thursday at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis Born in Fincastle, she was the daughter of Charles and Mary Frances (Lawson) Riggle. She graduated from Roachdale High School in 1934 and the same year married H. ...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 25, 2007 (08/24/07)
Greencastle police investigated four accidents recently: Jennifer Meade, 25, Greencastle, slowed down for a vehicle in front of her and was struck from behind by Adam Hochstedler, 25, Goshen. Hochstedler stated he did not see the vehicle slowing down in front of him...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 24, 2007 (08/24/07)
Putnam County Jail Nine people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Three accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Cynthia S. ...
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