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Stories from Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Police investigating theft of equipment (06/03/08)
BAINBRIDGE -- Members of the Bainbridge Boys and Girls Baseball and Softball Youth League were informed on May 12 that they were victims of a crime. A lawn mower, loaned to them for the summer without cost by Dixie Chopper Corp., was stolen from their facility...
Parents owe $600,000 in back support (06/03/08)
Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter, has filed criminal charges against 49 people who collectively owe back child support of over $600,000. In 2007, nearly $3 million in child support was collected in Putnam County. "Overall our child support collections are up, but we still encounter every year a group of people who will not pay their support," Bookwalter said...
Mailboxes a popular form of expression around the county (06/03/08)
Connoisseurs of mailbox art forms can find pieces from castles to tractors to fish in Putnam County. Mailbox design appears to be extremely popular among many local folks. The tunnel-shaped mailbox is a familiar sight on America's rural roads. First built in the early 1900s, the basic design of this mailbox remains much the same today. ...
DePauw community mourns loss of professor Stan Irwin (06/03/08)
Stanley R. Irwin, a professor of voice on the DePauw School of Music faculty for 33 years and known worldwide as an acclaimed bass-baritone, passed away Monday afternoon at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was 67 years old. Dr. Irwin was critically injured in an auto accident Wednesday in Greenwood...
GFD planning golf scramble (06/03/08)
Local children who have suffered burn injuries may have a chance to go to camp thanks to the efforts of members of the Greencastle Fire Department. The department's 9th annual golf scramble is set for June 14 at the Old Hickory Golf Course. Proceeds from the event will be used to send local children ages 8-18 to Hoosier Burn Camp in Dayton...
Davis, Collins advance to Center Grove Regional for Tiger Cubs (06/03/08)
MARTINSVILLE -- A quick look at scores around the state reveals that the Martinsville Boys' Golf Sectional is almost certainly the toughest in the state. The winning scores in some of the sectionals wouldn't get you a second look at Martinsville. Unfortunately for the teams of Putnam County, they play in this sectional and many of the county golfers exist just beyond the threshold of advancing to regional...
Stanley R. Irwin (06/03/08)
Stanley R. Irwin, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2008. Mr. Irwin, an accomplished singer, choral director and teacher, was Professor of Music at DePauw University in Greencastle. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jane; a son , Mark A. Irwin and wife, Ashley N. of Greenwood; a grandson, Jase Bradley Irwin; a brother, Joe F. Irwin of Brownsville, Texas and a sister, Jeanne Irwin Cowart and husband, Jim of Henderson, Texas...
John Mitchel (06/03/08)
John Darrel Mitchel, 75, of rural Brazil, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Sunday June 1, 2008 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital of an apparent heart attack. He was born in Clay City, Feb. 19, 1933 to Howard J. and Thelma (Derdorf) Mitchel. Following high school he joined the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. After returning from the military he began working for Lone Star Cement and retired after 40 years of employment...
Minnie Stephens (06/03/08)
Mrs. Minnie Dell Stephens, 93, of Greencastle, died Friday at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Sept. 17, 1914 in Jenkins, Ky., she was the daughter of Robert and Martha Jane (Little) Stewart. She married Samuel A. Stephens and he preceded her in death...
Putnam Scanner for June 3, 2008 (06/03/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently Sheriff's Department Several accidents were turned into the Putnam County Sheriff's Department recently. Damage was estimated between $1,000 - $2,500. Damage was estimated between $2,500 - $5,000...
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