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Stories from Friday, May 9, 2008

Injured student upgraded (05/09/08)
Drew Christy, the South Putnam High School graduate injured in a car accident several months ago, has been upgraded to a minimally conscious state and is currently in a rehabilitation center, his family said. In a recent conversation with Drew's uncle, Bryan Christy, he discussed his nephew's condition...
Happy birthday to the Mary J's (05/09/08)
Louise Pershing remembers well how the Merry Jills -- the extension homemaker club she is a charter member of -- came to be. "Way back in 1958, my neighbor said, 'Why don't you get together some of your friends and start a club?'" she said. "There were eight of us I'm the only original member left."...
Little Dude sees expansion (05/09/08)
Located three and a half miles from downtown Greencastle on U.S. 231 is the Little Dude Ranch, and it's not so little anymore. Owner Ty Sutherlin recently expanded the ranch by adding a new facility big enough to hold events for 300 people. Little Dude Expo, LLC held a grand opening on April 22 for a huge crowd of customers and friends to celebrate the new addition...
Homegrown business draws statewide recognition (05/09/08)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels stopped by to congratulate Bainbridge business owners Mark and Angela Timm for recently receiving a statewide honor. Angela Timm was awarded "Small Business Person of the Year" in Indiana and also was recognized by President Bush as being runner-up Small Business Owner of the year nationally...
North Putnam takes Putnam County title (05/09/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Looking out the window from their classrooms on Thursday afternoon, most of the golfers in the Putnam County Tournament likely thought they would not be playing golf that evening. This made North Putnam's winning score of 155, the best winning score in five years, even more remarkable. Not only did the golfers have to deal with the wet, chilly conditions at Clover Meadows, they also had the surprise that they were even playing...
Weather dampens area sporting events (05/09/08)
Rain pounded central Indiana causing cancellations and postponements for several local sporting events. The Greencastle girls' tennis team had their Wednesday matchup with Owen Valley postponed until Monday at 4:30 p.m. Their Thursday night contest with Danville has been cancelled...
Thelma Cook (05/09/08)
Thelma Cook, 72, of Greencastle, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Adian and Elsie Marie Cook. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughters, Marie Robinson of Greencastle, Jenny Wallace and husband, Tracy of Indianapolis, and Dora Oldham and husband, Frank of Missouri; two brothers, Roy Cook and wife, JoAnn of Coatesville, and Jackie Cook of Carbon...
Charles Awbrey (05/09/08)
Charles Raymond Awbrey, age 97, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday morning at his resident. Born Sept. 13, 1910, in Coatesville, he was the son of Carl and Hattie (Staley) Awbrey. He attended Manuel High School in Indianapolis. He married Edith O. (Lee) Awbrey on Oct. 29, 1939, and she survives...
Wampler-Barger wedding (05/09/08)
Nikki Wampler and Jason Barger, both of Greencastle, were married April 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Clinton Falls Community Church with Kelzo "Buck" Martin officiating. The bride is the daughter of David and Nadine Ferris, Greencastle and Jim and Melonie Wampler, Danville. She is a 2002 graduate of North Putnam High School and is currently attending Indiana University's Kelley School of Business...
DeVylder-Binion to wed (05/09/08)
Rick and Brenda DeVylder, Greencastle announce the approaching marriage of their daughter Jessica Nicole DeVylder to Tyler Shane Binion, Terre Haute. The groom-to-be parents are Steve and Ruth Binion, Terre Haute. DeVylder is a 2004 graduate of Greencastle High School and 2006 graduate of Ivy Tech. She is employed at Fifth Third Bank, Terre Haute...
Perkins-Griffin wedding (05/09/08)
Brooke Perkins, Roachdale and Brent Griffin, Evansville plan to be married May 10 at 2 p.m. at the Roachdale Christian Church with Don Williams, Evansville, officiating. Perkins is the daughter of Bill and Debbie Perkins, Roachdale. She is a 2003 graduate of North Putnam High School and graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in May 2007...
Betten-Jedele to marry (05/09/08)
Kara Ann Betten and Paul Robert Jedele were engaged Jan. 1, 2008. They are planning an Aug. 2 wedding in Grand Rapids, Mich. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Lori Betten, Ada, Mich. and Robert and Jamie Jedele, Greencastle. The bride-to-be graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School and the University of Michigan where she is currently attending graduate school...
Putnam Scanner for May 9, 2008 (05/09/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Dept. Two accidents were investigated recently by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Damage was reported between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was reported between $1,000 - $2,500...
Prom committee thankful for the support (05/09/08)
To the editor: The Greencastle High School Post Prom Committee would like to take this opportunity to personally thank the committee members, parents and businesses for their contributions and support. It would not have been possible without your generous contributions of time, money, materials and support...
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