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Stories from Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Putnam County qualifies for aid (06/24/08)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels received news yesterday from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that 26 Indiana counties are eligible for federal public assistance (PA) including Putnam County. "PA is typically used by county government agencies to repair infrastructures like roads and bridges as well as debris removal and overtime for emergency personnel," said FEMA representative Greg Hughes...
Restaurant may join Sears, clothing store at Putnam Plaza (06/24/08)
With a Sears hardware store set to open soon inside Greencastle's Putnam Plaza shopping center, it appears a new restaurant may be coming too, the site's developer said Monday. Midland Atlantic, the company that bought the shopping center earlier this year, received approval Monday night from the city plan commission to subdivide two lots along Indianapolis Road between O'Reilly Auto Parts and National City Bank...
Jazz ensemble 'Convergence' to perform tonight at 7 o'clock (06/24/08)
Robe Ann Park will be filled with jazz tunes today beginning at 7 p.m. by an Indianapolis based ensemble. Convergence, a jazz ensemble that includes Greencastle native Harry Maginity, will perform at the Robe Ann Park band shell. The band also includes Sue Maginity, Carl Hines and Ray Cumberland...
International music will be heard Wednesday at Gobin (06/24/08)
American violist Donna Lively and Norwegian guitarist Espen Jensen, known as "Duo Diez," will perform music of Latin America (Cuba, Argentina, Chile, and Brazil) and Norway Wednesday at 7:30 PM in the sanctuary of Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Local pooch winner of pet store contest (06/24/08)
If her big brown eyes don't make you fall in love, her sweet friendly personality will. Phoebe Whitehead may have four legs and a tail, but she could be America's sweetheart. Phoebe has been chosen as the "Pet of the Day" by PetSmart and is featured today on the pet company's website...
Coach Nick still gets 'kicks' at camp (06/24/08)
After 28 years, former DePauw football coach Nick Mourouzis still loves conducting his kicking and punting camp every summer. Five years after he retired as the Tigers' football coach, "Coach Nick" once again hosted Nick Mourouzis Kicking School for three days this past weekend...
Dorothy Avery (06/24/08)
Dorothy "Dot" Page Grundlock Avery, 73, of Frankfort, died Monday at Wesley Manor. Born in Barrington, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Alfred P. and Ellen E. Dean Page. She married Kenneth H. Grundlock on June 19, 1954 and he died on May 12, 1992. She married Ernest Avery on March 18, 2006, and he survives...
Rita J. Kinkead (06/24/08)
Rita J. (Robb) Kinkead, 56, of Bainbridge, passed away Monday at Hendricks Regional Health, in Danville. Born in Vanderburgh County, she was the daughter of Richard and Mary (DeFur) Robb. She owned and operated a child day care service for 25 years. She was a graduate of Danville High School and a member of Whitestone Christian Church, Coatesville...
Putnam Scanner for June 24, 2008 (06/24/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Maxwell New, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 2:33 p.m. Friday for possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of marijuana. Michael Anvoots, 19, Greencastle, was booked at 10:17 p.m. for possession of alcohol by a minor...
Food pantry says 'thank you' to all who helped (06/24/08)
To the Editor: The Putnam County Emergency Food Pantry wants to thank all who have given to the pantry -- individuals, churches, organizations, clubs, schools, scouts and university people. Special thanks to the post office drive, which gave us 3,580 pounds of food, the Eagles Lodge for $2,000 worth of food; UAW Local No. 2382 for a $1,000 donation, and the International Automotive Components Union for their $1,000 donation...
Gas prices at Cloverdale appear to be inflated (06/24/08)
To the Editor: To the citizens of the Cloverdale area: Do you realize how much higher your gas prices are at the Cloverdale/Greencastle exit on I-70 than they are at any of the other interstate exits from Indianapolis to Terre Haute? In particular, I am referring to the Marathon and BP stations. It is shameful and could easily be defined as price gouging for those of you who live near this area and depend on these stations for your gasoline...
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