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Stories from Thursday, May 8, 2008

Quilters donate works to help fight cancer (05/08/08)
Inside a quaint log cabin at Heritage Lake surrounded by blooming lilac bushes, dancing yellow daffodils and majestic trees sit six ladies laughing and chattering as they sew together. Everyone in the group is an avid quilter working on several projects for friends, family and good causes. This particular day they are gathered to box up 10 "art" quilts that they have made to help raise money to grant final wishes for terminal breast cancer patients...
Serbian teen just like American counterpart (05/08/08)
Damir Tarabar is a typical teenager. He loves sports, listens to music, talks on his cell phone and is constantly online with his friends -- who just happen to be in Serbia. Tarabar is a foreign exchange student living with Cindy and Dr. John Hennette, Greencastle and their two teenage children, Kelsey and J.T...
Librarian preparing for next chapter (05/08/08)
Every child in Putnam County having a shelf filled with books and having an adult to read to them is one of Putnam County Children's Librarian Suzanne Hall's wishes. Hall has been the children's librarian for the past seven years and will be retiring at the end of May...
Gravestone restoration workshop set (05/08/08)
Roachdale resident Jessica Felix has, over time, become something of an expert on restoring old cemeteries. She has been involved in refurbishing headstones in several local cemeteries including the Spring Friends Cemetery in Amo and the West Branch Friends Cemetery in Coatesville...
Honoring the Fallen (05/08/08)
The Indiana State Police, Putnamville Post, stand at parade rest as a prayer is said in remembrance of fallen troopers. The ceremony took place Wednesday at the Putnamville Police Post. Due to rain, the function was moved indoors. This is a yearly meeting to honor and remember troopers who died in the line of service. All troopers' names were read followed by how they died, then "Taps" was played...
Board seat apps available now (05/08/08)
Applications are now being accepted for a seat on the Greencastle School Board. The board seat to be filled is currently held by Barry Fisher, who joined the board in 1999. The position is a four-year term, which will begin on July 1. Interested parties can pick up applications from Greencastle Township Trustee Thelma Bumgardner at 620 Tennessee St. Applications can also be obtained by calling 653-5918 or 653-5549...
Greencastle JV softball pounds Chargers (05/08/08)
The Greencastle junior varsity softball team picked up a big win over visiting North Montgomery Wednesday night. The Tiger Cubs pounded the Chargers 14-0 in five innings. "They played really well. They had one error on defense and they played really good. They got some good experience tonight," GHS head coach Dave Keller said...
Greencastle gets win over South Putnam (05/08/08)
The Greencastle baseball team picked up a win against West Central Conference and county foe South Putnam Tuesday night. The Tiger Cubs won 5-4 over the Eagles. South Putnam struck first in the game as Cameron Chestnut knocked a double in the top of the first. He would score later in the inning to put the Eagles up early. South Putnam went the next three innings without a score...
Golf tournament to benefit soldiers (05/08/08)
A Florida Scramble golf tournament will be held on June 7, at the Deer Creek G.C. Sign in begins at 10:30 a.m., with tee times beginning at 1 p.m. Top prizes will include $25,000 sponsored by Porter Paints for a hole-in-one on No. 16 and a $10,000 sponsored by Protrans International for a hole-in-one on No. ...
Charles Raymond Awbry (05/08/08)
Charles Raymond Awbry, 97, of Greencastle died Wednesday morning at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home.
Barbara Wallace (05/08/08)
Barbara Wallace, 79, of Spencer died Tuesday at the Residence at McCormick's Creek after a long battle with cancer. Mrs. Wallace was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Owen County to the late Noah W. and Ruth Walbring Harris. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1947...
Putnam Scanner 5-8 (05/08/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently: Sheriff's Department The Putnam County Sheriff's Department investigated four accidents recently: Damage was estimated at under $750. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500...
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