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Stories from Thursday, June 5, 2008

GPD carrying Special Olympics torch (06/05/08)
Greencastle Police Chief Tom Sutherlin has invited community residents to come out and support local law enforcement as they run a leg of the Special Olympics torch route on Friday. The torch run serves as the kick-off for the Annual Indiana Special Olympics scheduled to take place at Indiana State University in Terre Haute this weekend...
Damage toll from floods unknown (06/05/08)
A late rainy season and recent flooding have wreaked havoc on area farm fields. Tuesday's storm not only caused a small tornado in south central Indiana, it also dumped torrential rains. The rain has made its way into fields all over Putnam County. Some fields continue to be inundated by the flash flooding of all waterways throughout the county...
Biofuels, food prices to be discussed (06/05/08)
A news conference sponsored by Putnam County Farm Bureau and White Oak Farms, Cloverdale, is slated for Wednesday, June 11. The topic of the conference will be "Food Prices and Biofuels." The main speaker at the event, which will be held at White Oak Farms, will be Bob Young, chief economist for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Other speakers will include Chris Mann, Putnam County Farm Bureau president, and Don Villwock, Indiana County Farm Bureau President...
'Footloose' begins playhouse's 47th season (06/05/08)
A hit 1980s movie will come to life on the Putnam County Playhouse stage this weekend. "Footloose" is the first outing for the 47th season at the theater. Lita Sandy is the director. "We're very excited about opening," said Sandy. "We have a lot of new actors and actresses in the cast."...
Storms leave high water, downed trees and trouble (06/05/08)
Torrential rains soaked an already soggy Putnam County Tuesday night. But, overall the county was fortunate as high winds, tornados and hail fell over the central and southern parts of the state but not here. Several storms blew through the area during the night causing roads to flood and knocking over a few trees...
Family names and their meanings to be discussed (06/05/08)
Are you a Smith? Is your last name Harcourt? Have you ever wondered what your last name means, or questioned where it came from? Surname research is often fascinating but may seem too complicated. Come and find answers to any questions you have at Putnam County Public Library (PCPL) Tuesday, June 10 at noon...
Greencastle Chamber honors senior athletes (06/05/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor Each year, the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce honors two Putnam County seniors for their achievements on the playing field and in the classroom with its Senior Student Athlete awards. This year, the award also comes with a scholarship sponsored by First National Bank...
GHS names spring MVPs (06/05/08)
Putnam Scanner for June 5, 2008 (06/05/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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