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Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2007

Harlem Ambassadors spin evening of community fun (09/27/07)
The internationally acclaimed Harlem Ambassadors will be coming to Greencastle for a game at the Greencastle High School McAnally Center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. They offer a unique brand of Harlem-style basketball, featuring high-flying slam dunks, dazzling ball-handling tricks and hilarious comedy routines. Ladé Majic, The Queen of Show Basketball, is the creative force behind the Ambassadors' show and remains the most recognizable female person in basketball entertainment...
Red Cross recognizes Kick-A-Thon effort (09/27/07)
The American Red Cross would like to recognize the top three fundraisers for the Kick-A-thon that was sponsored by the All-American Karate Academy on Sept. 9. "The event was so much fun and Aaron, Simon and Jacob raised almost $500 for the American Red Cross, Putnam County Unit. ...
Teen injured when hit by car (09/27/07)
A Greencastle teen was injured Thursday afternoon after being struck by car in the downtown area. Greencastle Police Officer Chris Helmer said that 14-year-old Micha Querry and his friend were riding their bicycles across Jackson Street, just south of the courthouse square, at around 4 p.m., when Querry was struck by a four-door sedan...
2007 Senior Fair checks health Oct. 2 (09/27/07)
The 2007 Senior Health Fair will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Putnam County Fair­grounds. Flu and pneumonia shots will be available from the Visiting Nurse Service. Individuals with Medicare Part B as their primary insurance must bring their card to get a shot at no cost. For others the cost is $25 for flu shots and $40 for pneumonia shots...
Grandmother in court on neglect charges (09/27/07)
A judge has entered a preliminary not guilty plea on behalf of a Greencastle woman facing charges after her 2-year-old granddaughter drowned in the family's backyard swimming pool earlier this year. Beverly Lawler appeared with her attorney Jeffrey Boggess in front of Superior Court Judge Matt Headley on Thursday where she was arraigned on charges of neglect, obstruction of justice and operating a home day care without a license...
Impact of student census decline still unclear (09/27/07)
Administrators at Cloverdale and North Putnam school corporations are still trying to determine the impact of losing a combined 150 students this year over their student populations last September. The trouble is, the rules Indiana uses to dole out appropriations money are so complex that it will take a long time to fully calculate how the enrollment drop will affect funding and revenue for the schools, administrators say...
Punt, pass and kick winners crowned (09/27/07)
Greencastle Youth Football would like to congratulate the winners of its Punt, Pass and Kick competition held opening day. In the majors, the top three finishers were Kory Kennedy, Alec Pettit and Jacob Rickenbaugh. In the minors, top three were Brandon Gierke, Braydon White and Tanner Scarff...
Putnam County All Stars win tournament (09/27/07)
John L. Huston (09/27/07)
John L. Huston, 55, Greencastle, died Thursday. a graduate of Brownsburg High School, he had been an over-the-road truck driver for Interactive Logistics for 30 years. He was a charter member of Sons of the Brownsburg American Legion and the Greencastle Moose Lodge...
Lola J. Merkel (09/27/07)
Lola J. Merkel, 52, West Lafayette, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Born in Lafayette, she was the daughter of William E. and Bernaldine (LaGuire) Merkel. She had worked for Greenbrush Industries and was a member of St. James Lutheran Church. She was a life resident of Lafayette and attended the Wabash Center...
Putnam Scanner for 9-28-07 (09/27/07)
Sheriff's Dept. Putnam County Sher­iff's Deputy Josh Boller responded to a crash at 8:45 p.m. Monday on U.S. 231 near East County Road 200 North. Lynda E. Gorrell, 22, Russellville, told Boller she was driving north on U.S. 231 and making a left turn on to County Road 200 North when a car driven by Troy C. Strader, 18, Roachdale, attempted to pass her on the left, according to a police report...
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