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Stories from Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Non- profit clinic dedicated to controlling pet population (05/21/08)
CLOVERDALE -- As monitors beeped and oxygen machines gently hissed in the operating room, Dr. Nancy Ferguson performed surgery on her fourth patient of the day on a recent morning. "We'd like to get to the point where we're doing 35 surgeries a day," she said...
Tox Away Day set for May 31 (05/21/08)
West Central Solid Waste District has set Tox Away Day in Putnam County on May 31 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle. This event is for residents only and businesses are prohibited from participating. Items that will be accepted at no cost include paint products, pesticides, household chemicals and mercury. ...
Greencastle man arrested for thefts (05/21/08)
A Greencastle man was recently arrested for two counts of auto theft and one count of fraud. Indiana State Police (ISP) took James Neal, 40, Greencastle, into custody following a sting operation on May 12. According to the probable cause affidavit, ISP Trooper Chris Harcourt received a call from the ISP Bloomington Post for an auto theft at Discount Tire in Cloverdale...
Council approves change to immunization fund (05/21/08)
Any money left over in the Putnam County Health Department's immunizations fund will be able to be carried over at the end of the year with the passage of an ordinance establishing a non-reverting fund. Last year, there was $5,200 left in the immunization fund that did not roll over. Instead, any money left over goes into the department's general fund, and the immunization fund starts each fiscal year with $5,000...
Girl finds giant morel mushroom in backyard (05/21/08)
Vanessa Thompson, 13, Putnamville was searching in her backyard for lizards Saturday when she discovered a nearly 12-inch long morel. The South Putnam seventh-grader discovered the prized mushroom, picked it and hurried off to show it to her mother, Darla Thompson...
Readers split on who to blame for gas prices (05/21/08)
Here are the results of the BannerGraphic's latest poll question: Who do you think is to blame for the high gasoline prices? 1.) The oil companies: 26.8 percent (138 votes) 2.) The Bush Administration: 21.2 percent (109 votes) 3.) The Governor's Administration: 0.8 percent (4 votes)...
Fillmore sets improvement week (05/21/08)
Fillmore Town Council members have finalized plans for a community improvement week from May 25-31. The Town of Fillmore will provide dumpsters that will be located beside Town Hall. Residents can bring their trash in to the dumpsters. Identification will be required. Drivers License or a current utility bill will be accepted as proof of residency...
County athletes bound for track state finals (05/21/08)
Track season isn't over just yet for a trio of Putnam County girls. In Tuesday's track regional action, Cloverdale's Ashley Koosman and Greencastle's Laura Weatherford and Caitlin Gannaway all advanced to the IHSAA State Finals. Koosman, in action at the Bedford North Lawrence Regional, jumped 5-feet-2-inches in the high jump to capture third place, edging out four competitors on a judge's decision...
Plugs down Clovers, 9-5 (05/21/08)
LIZTON -- One inning. That was ultimately what caused the 2008 softball season to come to an end for the Cloverdale Clovers -- one inning. Cloverdale lost to Speedway 9-5 in the second game of the Tri-West Softball Sectional Tuesday night. If the first inning was any indication of how the evening was going to go for Cloverdale, the Clovers had to feel good. They sat down the first three Sparkplug batters on infield grounders. The second inning, however, was a different story...
Criss and Davis fall at regional (05/21/08)
GREENWOOD -- The tennis season came to an end for South Putnam seniors Cassie Davis and Megan Criss Tuesday night, but not before they accomplished something no Eagle tennis players had done before. Although the duo lost to Greenwood's team of Pittman and Hannah, 6-0, 6-1, South Putnam coach Johnnie Briones could not hide his pride in his players...
Byrd leads Cougars to big victory (05/21/08)
COVINGTON -- The North Putnam golf team fired a 160 Tuesday night, defeating North Vermillion and Riverton Parke handily. Cougar Coach Dave Fox said his team generally does well at Rivercrest Golf Course, where they have won three straight Covington Invitationals...
Eagles take title (05/21/08)
The South Putnam softball team ended regular season play Saturday by winning the Riverton Parke Invitational. The Eagles allowed no runs on the day, shutting out Riverton Parke 7-0 and Loogootee 6-0 to finish the season 19-3. The Eagles tallied seven hits, seven runs and one error against the Panthers. Against the Lions, the Eagles had nine hits, six runs and no errors...
South JV wins county softball (05/21/08)
The South Putnam JV Softball Team ended it's near-perfect season on Saturday by winning the Putnam County Tourney for the second year in a row. The Eagles dominated Cloverdale in the first game, beating the Clovers 10-0. In the championship game South defeated North Putnam 6-1...
GHS captures county tournament (05/21/08)
The Greencastle junior varsity baseball team won the Putnam County Championship on Saturday by defeating Cloverdale and North Putnam. In game one, the Tiger Cubs defeated the Clovers 16-4 on the strength of home runs by Jesse Vermillion, Kevin Drake and Nataniel Velasquez...
Jewell D. Dickson (05/21/08)
The following obituary is being reprinted to reflect a change in service location. Jewell D. Dickson 65, of Cleveland, Tenn. died Friday in Cleveland. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Cleveland. She is survived by her three children, Craig Sloan of Philpot, Ky., Scott Sloan of Owensboro, Ky., and Chad Gibson of Cleveland; a brother, William Willett of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews...
Putnam Scanner for May 21, 2008 (05/21/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Monica Little, 26, Worthington, was booked at 2:37 p.m. Monday for operating while intoxicated. Terrence Hopson, 27, Indianapolis, was booked at 12:38 a.m. Tuesday as part of a petition to revoke probation...
North Putnam parent feels welcome at church (05/21/08)
To the editor: My daughter is part of the North Putnam graduating class of 2008, and we attended the baccalaureate services hosted by the Roachdale Christian Church on Saturday. It was a wonderful program to honor the seniors. Mark Engel, the youth minister, should be proud of how his church contributed to this event. ...
Heartland says 'thank you' for Relay help (05/21/08)
To the editor: Heartland Automotive would like to express their gratitude to so many who made donations to our Relay for Life team. These gracious supporters helped raise money for American Cancer Society's 2008 Putnam County Relay for Life. Heartland's Relay for Life team cannot express how grateful we are for your shared compassion in a movement that has touched our hearts personally at Heartland...
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