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Stories from Saturday, May 31, 2008

Friday storms damage garage, topple trees (05/31/08)
RUSSELLVILLE -- Thunderstorms that rolled across northern Putnam County Friday night left a path of damage from Russellville to points east. A tornado warning was issued for northern Putnam County just before 9 p.m. following reports of a possible funnel cloud near S.R. 59 at Bellmore. As the storm moved eastward through northern Parke County, it continued to produce a possible funnel cloud 5 miles north of Raccoon Lake...
Construction continues at DePauw Nature Park (05/31/08)
The DePauw Nature Park continues to grow. School may be out for the summer and students gone home but two centers at the Park are well underway. Plans for the James and Susan Bartlett Center for Reflection include a building overlooking the walls of the quarry in the Park...
Operation Life expands service (05/31/08)
Putnam County Operation Life is expanding its coverage of the northern areas of Putnam County with the establishment of a substation on the grounds of Bainbridge Fire Department. Current plans are for an ambulance to be at the Bainbridge substation daily during the afternoon into the evening hours. Overnight and early morning hours will still be covered by PMH volunteer ambulance out of Roachdale, with Operation Life responding from Greencastle with a paramedic when needed...
Parkfest starts Tuesday (05/31/08)
Summer is nearly here, which can only mean one thing: Parkfest 2008 at Robe Ann Park. This year's lineup begins Tuesday at 7 p.m. with the Fret Set. "We've been playing together since 1994, with new members added to the group through the intervening years," said harmonica and lap dulcimer player Lenora Bowlby...
County track athletes compete at state (05/31/08)
BLOOMINGTON -- The IHSAA Track and Field State Finals are a place of victory and a place of heartbreak. For the three Putnam County athletes at Friday's girls' track finals, there was a bit of both. Greencastle's Caitlin Gannaway was the county's top finisher, placing 11th with a throw of 41-feet-1.75 inches. ...
South Putnam to battle for a spot in the state softball finals today (05/31/08)
HUNTINGBURG -- Following South Putnam's victory in last week's Tri-West Softball Sectional, the Eagles will return to action today at the Forest Park Regional, where they will battle with three other teams for a berth in next weekend's IHSAA State Finals in Indianapolis...
Putnam Scanner for May 31, 2008 (05/31/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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