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Stories from Friday, June 6, 2008

Man drives horses in gas protest (06/06/08)
Charles Hedge left the town of Raccoon in northern Putnam County early Thursday morning and arrived in Bainbridge a little before 11 a.m. It took him about two hours to travel the 11 miles. He was traveling by horse and wagon, and Bainbridge was the first stop on his planned two-day trip of 55 miles to Martinsville...
Youth taught life skills through summer program (06/06/08)
At-risk children have a program to help teach them other means of conflict resolution, thanks to Kelsey Kauffman and Gobin United Methodist Church (UMC). Rajai Bimbo, education director of the Summer Enrichment Program, spoke to Greencastle's Rotary Club Wednesday. He explained how this is the 20th year for this program...
Farmers' market begins Saturday (06/06/08)
Main Street Greencastle's Downtown Farmers market will open Saturday at 8 a.m. on the north and east sides of the courthouse square. It will remain open until noon. The market is open to the public and anyone wishing to be a vendor with Hoosier homegrown, home sewn or homemade goods should contact Main Street Greencastle's Market Master Bob Zaring at (765) 720-0690 or (765) 246-6903, Susan Thomas at (765) 720-0098 or e-mail grencastlefarmersmarket@broadreach.net...
York dealership brings home 'Mark of Excellence' (06/06/08)
The folks at York Pontiac in Greencastle have another plaque to add to their showroom walls after receiving a prestigious award. The Mark of Excellence Award was given to the business Thursday for the year 2007. Father and son Robert York and Nick York were both on hand to accept the plaque...
Community center's annual fundraiser planned for June 21 (06/06/08)
The annual Bake Sale/Barbecue Fundraiser in support of FYCDP is planned for Saturday, June 21 at the Greencastle Wal-Mart parking lot. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the organization will sell smoked barbeque chicken and ribs prepared on site. Delicious cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts baked by the senior citizens of Greencastle's South End Community will also be available...
Two GHS golfers close book on prep careers (06/06/08)
GREENWOOD -- Thursday at the Center Grove golf sectional was anything but a typical day for two Greencastle golfers. Seniors Eric Davis and Jacob Collins saw their prep careers come to an end as they faced a rain-soaked course and windy conditions. Davis and Collins had a day filled with ups and downs, but neither was able to put together a series of holes to put them in contention...
Thelma Nethers (06/06/08)
Thelma M. Nethers, 91, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008 in Marietta, Ga. Mrs. Nethers was born Feb. 1, 1917 in Licking Co., Ohio, and moved to Florida in 1968. She was a teacher at Lincoln Junior High, Newark, Ohio and Oak Grove Middle School in Clearwater, Fla...
Putnam Scanner for June 6, 2008 (06/06/08)
Putnam County Jail Three people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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