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Stories from Thursday, June 12, 2008

School to charge for some bus trips (06/12/08)
When the 2008-09 school year starts in August, students in the Greencastle Community School Corp. will have to pay for at least a portion of their transportation to school-sanctioned trips and events. "Beginning this fall, all athletic and field trips will be paid for by the groups," Greencastle Schools Superintendent Robert Green told the school board Wednesday night at the board's meeting...
Man facing molestation charges (06/12/08)
A Greencastle man had his initial court hearing Monday on charges of child molestation and possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a public park. Robert Strickland, 20, Greencastle, was arrested June 10 at his apartment near Robe Ann Park. Strickland went before Judge Robert Lowe Monday and was given $20,000 cash bond on both charges...
Tomato scare hits Putnam County (06/12/08)
Over the weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a salmonella warning on certain types of tomatoes. As of Wednesday, the Taco Bell on Indianapolis Road in Greencastle was not serving any tomatoes. "We are not serving tomatoes at all," said Taco Bell manager Sherry McCracken. "We have been denying them on the truck."...
Bainbridge takes inventory after 13 inches of rain (06/12/08)
Since June 1, the town of Bainbridge has received 13.4 inches of rain, said Water and Sewer Superintendent Jim Nelson at the town council meeting Wednesday night. "The excessive rain caused some damage but nothing major," Nelson told board members Richard Cope, Bonnie Osborn and Naomi Barker...
Local charities receive grants totaling $60,000 (06/12/08)
The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded over $60,000 in grants to 24 charitable organizations at its spring awards ceremony on June 6 at the Area 30 Community Center. The Community Foundation presented three types of grants to organizations seeking to improve Putnam County through its unrestricted endowment. Community Grants, Endowment Builder Grants and Youth Philanthropy Grants each awarded local charities with grants...
Local youth headed for state bowling finals (06/12/08)
Eleven youth from Putnam County will bowl Sunday in the finals of the first-ever Prince and Princess Tournament, sponsored by the Indiana State United States Bowling Congress Youth Association. Putnam County finalists are Brittney Friars, Megan Friars, Britany Doolin, Tyler Nield, Luke Brotherton, Stone Hyten, Blake Doolin, Austin Alspaugh, Reggie Alex, Anthony Coosner and Michael Rumley. The group ranges in age from 9 to 18...
Purdue Open Golf Scramble (06/12/08)
The tenth annual Purdue Open Golf Scramble, hosted by the Purdue Club of Putnam County, will be played Wednesday, June 25 at Windy Hill Country Club. Purdue guests for both the golf scramble and the dinner following will be Assistant Football Coach Terrell Williams, Head Volleyball Coach Dave Shondell, Voice of Purdue Football Joe McConnell, Purdue Alumni Association Executive Director Kirk Cerny, John Purdue Club Senior Director Mike Braughton, and Gold & Black Illustrated Sportswriter Kyle Charters.. ...
Marjorie Siddons (06/12/08)
Mrs. Marjorie Crystal Siddons age 87 of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday at the Mill Pond Healthcare campus. Born April 14, 1921 in Marion Township of Putnam County, she was the daughter of Carl and Mae (Jackson) Arnold. She was a graduate of Fillmore High School. She married Sanford E. Siddons on May 4, 1940 and he survives...
Richard Williamson (06/12/08)
Mr. Richard Arden "Shorty" Williamson age 72 of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday morning at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Sept. 19, 1935 in Paris, Ill., he was the son of Foster and Frances (Blanton) Williamson. He was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School Class of 1955. He married Sue A. (Dean) Williamson on June 24, 1956 and she survives...
Putnam Scanner for June 12, 2008 (06/12/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. City police Just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, sirens tore through the Parkfest set of "Saturday Shoes" as police and Operation Life descended on Robe-Ann Park north of the softball diamond...
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