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Stories from Thursday, January 31, 2008

Man faces auto theft charges (01/31/08)
A Heritage Lake man has been arrested and charged with multiple auto theft charges. On Wednesday, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Indiana State Police officers arrested John R. Cox on a Putnam County warrant charging him with burglary and auto theft. Cox, 28, of 449 Gettysburg Drive, was arrested without incident in Bainbridge and transported to the Putnam County jail where he is being held without bond...
Urgent: Winter Storm Warning (01/31/08)
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m Friday. The storm will bring a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain to large parts of Indiana. A snow acumination of five to 10 inches will be possible in the region including Putnam County, with the heaviest snowfall between midnight and 9 a.m. Friday. A mixture of snow, sleet and freezing drizzle may persist into Friday...
High winds cause widespread damage (01/31/08)
Putnam County sustained varied damage from high winds Tuesday evening. Emergency management spokesperson Chris Edwards reported that 81-mph wind gusts were measured near the National Guard Armory in Greencastle. At the courthouse square, a gust of 78 mph was recorded...
McDonald's orders up national award (01/31/08)
A Cloverdale McD-onald's manager was surprised Monday, with a check and the news that she had been named in the top 1 percent of all McDonald's restaurant managers. Manager Ronda Manning has been named as a recipient of the prestigious 2007 Ray Kroc Award, a performance based award that recognizes the top 1 percent of McDonald's restaurant managers in the country, beating out regional competitors as far away as Nashville, Tenn...
Agencies partner for candy-making course Feb. 6 (01/31/08)
Putnam County Extension Homemakers and students at Area 30 Career Center will team up on Wednesday, Feb. 6 to learn information and share tips about candy making techniques. Putnam County Extension Educator Jackie Baumann and culinary arts instructor Mary Anne Birt of Area 30 Career Center invite anyone interested in learning more about making a variety of candies to attend a special joint program they are calling Candy Making 101, just in time for Valentine's Day...
City prepares for sewer project (01/31/08)
Each time heavy rains fall on Greencastle, sewer plant officials have their eyes on the North Jackson Street lift station. Wastewater Superintendent George Russell said the system has been known to back up, causing overflows into a nearby creek up to five times a year in the vicinity of the U.S. 231 viaduct. The problems generally occur during periods of heavy rain in the spring and fall...
GHS 1988 regional championship team honored and remembered (01/31/08)
How do legends become legends? In the case of the 1988 Greencastle boys' basketball team, it entailed winning ball games when it counted and hoisting a small town, just dealt a devastating blow, on their backs to enjoy the ride. Tonight, members of that 1988 regional championship Tiger Cubs team will be honored during the GHS and Monrovia game...
Ronald Wayne Nickerson (01/31/08)
Ronald Wayne Nickerson, 77, formerly of Cloverdale, died Wednesday in Florida. Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Daniel and Verna (Lasley) Nickerson. He married Shirley Parker in 1952 and she preceded him in death. He married Madeline Nickerson, and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for Jan. 31, 2008 (01/31/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Greencastle Fire Dept. Numerous runs were made during the severe thunderstorms in Greenc-astle Tuesday night. On Wednesday:...
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