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Stories from Friday, November 30, 2007

Medicare plan gets attention of Ellsworth (11/30/07)
Congressman Brad Ellsworth of Indiana's 8th District took a break from Washington, D.C., to spend the afternoon at the Putnam County Hospital. In the town hall-style meeting, Ellsworth discussed Medicare Part D prescription plans with local residents...
Area retailers taking steps to ensure toys safe for kids (11/30/07)
Media reports of toy safety recalls have been widespread and frequent, from dolls slathered in lead paint to Aquadots coated in the date rape drug GHB. As consumers rush to pick up the hottest new toys this holiday season, local toy retailers and public health officials want families to ensure a safe holiday season for area children...
Trail to bank robbery suspect revealed (11/30/07)
The path to the man suspected in the September 2006 armed robbery of Greencastle's First National Bank, which ended in a fiery motor home crash on a Florida highway a week and a half ago, began with some old-fashioned police work by Putnam County detectives...
Awareness still needed to fight meth abuse (11/30/07)
If you use your computer to Google "The Faces of Meth," you may be shocked by what you find. A photograph of a 30-something man with a trim mustache dressed in a gray business suite. Next to that picture is a mug shot of the same man, 2 months later, 30 pounds lighter, his gaunt face covered in scabs and stubble. This is just one of the many faces of methamphetamine...
GHS swims past Eagles 106-74; Crimmins earns four wins in GHS?win (11/30/07)
Swimmers from Greencastle and South Putnam faced off on Thursday, with the Tiger Sharks coming out on top 106-74, capturing wins in seven events. The Eagles started the night with a win in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Darrick Grundlock, Martin Alig, Cory Russell and Clark Becker captured the event with at time of 2:03.15...
Local fighter looks to continue success (11/30/07)
It was almost luck that brought together Kyle Gibbons and Steve St. Pierre, but now the duo are working together on some serious goals. Gibbons, a 185-pound professional mixed martial arts champion now trains with St. Pierre at his All-American Karate Academy here in Greencastle. Gibbons has been preparing for a match tonight in Indianapolis at the 8 Seconds Saloon. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the Legends of Fighting event...
Putnam County High School Bowling League kicks off (11/30/07)
It's always nice to get a new program started with a bang. That's exactly what Greencastle senior Michael Rumley did for Putnam County High School Bowling in its opening session Thursday evening. In his second game of the night, Rumley carried a perfect game into his tenth frame...
GMS 7th grade loses to Warriors (11/30/07)
The Greencastle seventh-grade boys' basketball teams lost to Danville Wednesday. The A team fell 54-38, while the B team fell 31-16. Turnovers and poor free throw shooting plagued the GMS A team on the night, as the committed 32 turnovers and went 8-19 from the charity stripe...
Couple united Nov. 17 (11/30/07)
William Bartlett and Anne LaFoe were united in marriage Nov. 17 at First Baptist Church in Greencastle. He is a 2004 graduate of South Putnam High School and is the son of Norman and Becky Bartlett. He is a member of the USMC Reserves and recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. He is a volunteer firefighter and is employed at Peavy Grain...
Couple united July 7 (11/30/07)
Trina A. Johnson and Mark A. Hopkins were united in marriage July 7, 2007 at The Dome in Fort Wayne. The bride is the daughter of Daniel and Charlene Johnson, Coatesville. She is the granddaughter of Wayne and Carolyn Johnson, Plainfield, and John and Jane Carney, Indianapolis. She is a 2004 graduate from Purdue University with a master's degree in immunobiology and is now working as a pharmaceutical consultant in Fort Wayne...
67 years for Barkers (11/30/07)
Walter H. and Edna L. Barker, Roachdale, recently celebrated 67 years of marriage. They were married Nov. 18, 1940 in Greencastle. Letters of congratulations can be sent to 503 E. Forest Home St., Roachdale, 46172.
Couple mark 50th year (11/30/07)
Edward and Anita Surber celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. at The Bainbridge United Methodist Church Basement. Surber and the former Anita Keith were married on Nov, 20th 1957 in Danbury, Neb. They are the parents of Paul Surber and the late Barbara Cullison...
50th year for Kerrs (11/30/07)
Joseph and Linda Kerr, Wake Forest, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16. They were married Nov. 16, 1957 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Greencastle. They have four children, Teresa Cline, Goldsboro, N.C., Lisa Kincer, Jasper, Lori Lortscher, Colleyville, Texas, and Martin Kerr, Bloomington. They have six grandchildren...
Sheldons mark 50th year (11/30/07)
Jim and Pat Sheldon, Greencastle, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Sheldon and the former Patricia Smith were married Dec. 15, 1957 in Remington, Ind. He is a retired hog farmer and she is a homemaker and a past Wal-Mart associate...
Putnam Scanner for Nov. 30, 2007 (11/30/07)
Sheriff's Dept. Three accidents were investigated by the Putnam County Sheriff's Depart-ment recently. Deputy Tom Helmer reported that Larry Underhill, Evansville, was driving his 2007 Chevrolet Uplander eastbound when the deer ran into the roadway. He was unable to avoid the collision because he was passing a semi-tractor trailer at the time...
95th birthday for Cosner (11/30/07)
Velma Jean (Broadstreet) Cosner will celebrate her 95th birthday on Monday, Dec. 3. She was born south of Cloverdale and graduated from Cloverdale High School in 1931. Cards may be sent to her at 800 Draper St., Greencastle, 46135.
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