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Stories from Thursday, June 26, 2008

Police seek driver who fled after car hit pedestrians (06/26/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale Police Department and Putnam County Sheriff's Office are investigating an apparent hit-and-run crash that sent two men to the hospital Wednesday evening. Officers believe the two men, identified as 17-year-old Brett Elwood and 19-year-old Wade Davis, both of Cloverdale, were intentionally struck by a car on Stardust Way near the north entrance of the subdivision at around 6:30 p.m...
Give kids something to do this summer: try swim lessons (06/26/08)
Summer is officially here, and that means lots of outdoor play and water activities. Water is everywhere and kids can be impulsive -- following their friends, jumping after a toy that's fallen into water or wandering away from adult supervision. One of the best ways to be prepared is making sure your child knows how to swim. Lessons are available at the Greencastle Aquatic Center in Robe-Ann Park for the July 7-18 session...
Officials hoping to recycle used tires (06/26/08)
Members of the West Central Solid Waste District are concerned about the proper disposal of tires. As it stands, there are no places in the tri-county area that recycle tires. When tire shops dispose of tires, a company comes in and shreds them so they can be taken to landfills...
Hospital brings home state education award (06/26/08)
Putnam County Hospital received the 2008 Education Award at the recent Indiana Rural Health Association annual conference in French Lick. The annual award honors the hospital's effort to educate the community about the importance of preventative cancer care...
Residents continue to support ex-coach (06/26/08)
While it has been more than two weeks since the Cloverdale School Board voted not to renew the contract of girls' basketball coach Bruce Cook and his staff, support remains for the ousted coach. Several signs such as these (at right) have sprung up around town as some residents make it clear that their support still lies with the coach...
GHS graduate takes his shot at Beijing (06/26/08)
The best swimmers in the United States will be converging on Omaha, Neb. next week, all of them seeking a spot at the U.S. Olympic team and a chance to compete in August Olympic games in Beijing. Among the swimmers will be Greencastle native Andrew Bretscher...
Youth bowlers dominate state competition (06/26/08)
The inaugural Indiana Prince and Princess Bowling Championship took place in Merrillville on June 15. The field consisted of the top 16 girls and the top 16 boys from associations across the state who qualified earlier this year. Blake Doolin and Megan Friars led an impressive effort from the Greencastle contingent...
Putnam Scanner for June 26, 2008 (06/26/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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