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Stories from Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Amber Alerts sought for seniors (03/11/08)
Lawmakers across the country are looking at different types of legislation supporting Amber Alerts for seniors. Indiana State Representative William Ruppel, introduced a bill in the Indiana Legislature in 2005 to allow police to issue "senior medical alerts" as soon as guardian or caretakers report that a missing person is a senior citizen...
Iraqi children to benefit from supply drive (03/11/08)
Staff members of The Waters of Greencastle are collecting supplies to help US military men and women provide aid to burned children in Iraq. The Convoy Support Center's Scania Burn Clinic treats Iraqi citizens who have suffered burns, and in many cases, been refused care in local Iraqi hospitals...
Cloverdale school board sees light agenda (03/11/08)
During this month's Cloverdale School Board meeting, the board primarily discussed the building and site renovation projects outlined in last month's meeting. The main emphasis was that the project overseer from Kramer Companies will hold progress meetings every two weeks. The next meeting will be held on March 20 starting at 10 a.m...
Beck seeks re-election to county commissioner (03/11/08)
Putnam County native Gene Beck is seeking re-election as first District County Commissioner. Beck has long been active in county government, serving not only as a Commissioner but in a previous stint on the Putnam County Council and as Putnam County Highway Supervisor...
Area track and field athletes compete in Hoosier Qualifier event at DePauw (03/11/08)
The early 2008 track season continued for Greencastle, North Putnam and South Putnam's track teams as they converged on DePauw University for the Hoosier Qualifier meet Saturday. Going against teams from much larger schools, the local track and field participants had a strong day with four athletes finishing the event with third- place finishes...
ResCare tournament held at North Putnam (03/11/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Greencastle's ResCare basketball team competed in the ResCare Basketball Tournament at North Putnam this past Saturday. ResCare came away with a record of 1-4 and sixth-place on the day. In their first game, ResCare defeated Resource 43-38 in overtime to begin the tournament on a high note...
North Putnam and Greencastle have strong showings at WCAA conference event (03/11/08)
Cloverdale hosted the WCAA middle school wrestling tournament on Saturday. North Putnam finished the day in second place, while Greencastle was fourth and the Clovers placed sixth. North Putnam had four wrestlers finish in first place on the day. Caleb Wining took top spot at 70 while Joe Mindiola was first at 120, Stacy Hensley at 135 and Nathaniel Crosby at 220...
Colleen Lawrence (03/11/08)
Colleen Lawrence, 86, Cloverdale, died Sunday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Shirley Blaine Dorsett and Mary Agnes (Akins) Dorsett. She married Venice Earl Lawrence on March 9, 1940, and he preceded her in death on June 12, 1971...
Putnam Scanner for March 11, 2008 (03/11/08)
Greencastle Fire Dept. Greencastle firefighters made the following run on Monday. Putnam County Jail Two people were taken into custody recently at the Putnam County Jail. Sheriff's Dept. One accident was investigated by the Putnam County Sheriff's office on March 4 at 3:29 p.m...
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