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Stories from Friday, May 23, 2008

Athey Cemetery oldest in county (05/23/08)
There is a small pioneer cemetery located near Reelsville and Putnamville that is purported to be the oldest cemetery in Putnam County. Named for the family on whose land it stood, James Athey, it does not house the oldest grave in the county but it is the site of the first home erected in Putnam County...
Who's News Friday, May 23, 2008 (05/23/08)
MATTHEW OWENS, Fillmore, Home School, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship from Bethel College. The Presidential Scholarship award ranges from $4,000-$4,500 and is renewable. Owens plans to study Pre-Medicine. TARA LYNN DAUGHERTY, Greencastle, was inducted into the Alpha Phi Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana on March 15...
Council discusses sinkhole concerns (05/23/08)
A new sinkhole in Russellville has caused enough concern that it was brought up at the town meeting Wednesday. The 1-foot wide, 5- foot deep hole has crept up on the property of Del Ferriers. Ferriers contacted members of the council and said he believes a tile in the ditch has broken...
Motorists receive citations in error (05/23/08)
A trip to the mailbox after the first of May left some local residents confused. They received notices they had outstanding fines for the Illinois Tollway. One of these notices found its way to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. The notice came with a digital image of the violator's license plate number as well as vehicle color and type...
Economic development area to expand (05/23/08)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor Greencastle officials are working quickly to expand the downtown area's economic development district, which is mostly confined to the area of the Walden Inn, in hopes of beating a new law that will take effect on July 1...
Eagles survive county clash to advance (05/23/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor LIZTON -- The downside to any great game is there has to be a winner and there has to be a loser. Two county softball teams experienced both sides of that Thursday night. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 13th inning, South Putnam's Oceaia Boetjer sent a blooper to short center field. ...
Cloverdale's Young advances to state; GHS and NP athletes falter at regional (05/23/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- Cloverdale boys' track had only one athlete at the Bloomington North Track Regional to respresent the school and he didn't disappoint. CHS senior Raine Young punched his ticket to the state championship by jumping 21-02 to finish second in the long jump...
North Putnam closes season with win (05/23/08)
COVINGTON -- The North Putnam golfers picked up a win in their final game of the season against Fountain Central 170-184. Patrick Byrd led the Cougars with a 41 and was followed by Kyle Smith who carded a 42. J.J. Burns added a 43, Jeremy Redman a 44, Aaron Vondersaar a 45 and Austin Malayer closed things out with a 46...
Weatherford, Ness making a name for themselves at I.U. (05/23/08)
BLOOMINGTON --Two former Greencastle graduates are making their mark on the Indiana University track program. Freshman Andy Weatherford has qualified for the NCAA Mid East Regional after posting a 9:04.89 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic on May 2. In his most recent outing, Weatherford finished fifth in the steeplechase with a time of 9:04.43, which is a new Indiana University freshman record...
Wanda J. Patton (05/23/08)
Wanda J. Patton, 82, of Greencastle passed away Thursday morning at the Putnam County Hospital. Born March 21, 1926 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Dale C. and Lucille J. (Ash) Oler. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1944 and a graduate of Indiana Business College, Indianapolis, in 1946...
Henry, Parks to wed (05/23/08)
Harry and Penny Henry, Greencastle announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Lisa Henry to Michael Parks. He is the son of Joe and Kay Parks, Greencastle. She is a graduate of Ivy Tech State College and is currently employed at IU Hospital as a Registered Nurse of Adult Oncology in Indianapolis...

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