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Stories from Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Driver pleads not guilty to hit and run (07/01/08)
A not guilty plea was entered Monday on behalf of a Cloverdale teenager accused of striking two pedestrians with his car last week and fleeing the scene. Eighteen-year-old Nicholas Rogers appeared in court Monday where he is charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury, a class D felony, and aggravated battery, a class B felony. The prosecutor filed four separate charges against Rogers -- two for each of the victims...
Big unveil planned for new EOC (07/01/08)
Most weekends, Putnam County 911 Director Dave Costin and Putnam County Planner Kim Hyten can be found adding the finishing touches to the county's new high-tech Emergency Operations Center (EOC). "We're pretty much on track with finalizing construction of the building," Costin said in regard to the new $2.8 million center...
4-H Fair Queen Hopefuls (07/01/08)
Showcase of Fashion pre-judging set Monday (07/01/08)
Sandi Clark loves to sew. She sews for her family and has made it a point to teach her teenage daughter Chelsea how to sew. Clark will be a participant in the 2008 Putnam County Showcase of Fashion Contest -- a precursor to the Indiana State Fair. To be eligible for local prizes or to go on to the Indiana State Fair Showcase of Fashion Style Show, participants must enter their projects for pre-judging, which will be held at the Putnam County Extension Office on Monday. ...
New principal picked to head Ridpath School (07/01/08)
The Greencastle School Board hired a new Ridpath Primary School principal during a special meeting on June 30. After an executive session, the board passed the motion to hire Janice True as the new primary school principal. True, the former Eminence Elementary principal, signed a two-year contract with the school corporation...
Purdue Club hosts annual golf outing (07/01/08)
The 10th annual Purdue Open golf scramble, hosted by the Purdue Club of Putnam County, was held Wednesday at Windy Hill Country Club. The winning team was made up of Heritage Lake resident Steve Sallee, along with Nate Sallee, Todd Sallee, and Kevin Gunn...
WCSL Champions (07/01/08)
North Putnam's Lady Cougars 12 and under girls' softball team won the WCSL tournament held in Cloverdale on June 16. This is the second consecutive title win by the Lady Cougars. The team was sponsored by Schmitz's Heavy Machinery Repair. Team members include (front, from left) Alyssa Roberts, Bethany Wiatt, Ashlyn Clark, Karlie Branson, Bailey Ault, (back) Coach Benny Ault, Cassie Aynes, Madi Asbell, Katie Welch, Kelsey Reed, Shay Lucas and Coach Robert Schmitz...
Tournament win! (07/01/08)
The North Putnam HBG Insurance and Bonds Yankees won the 2008 Coach Pitch Tournament. Members of the team are (front, from left) Braedon Claycomb, Jarrick Montgomery, Kaiden Kimble, Marcus Burdine, Cooper Strasburger, Devin Ailes, (middle) Jack Kendall, Hayden Rudes, Trenton Leonard, Corbin Judy Dylan Webster, (back) Jay Burdine, Jeff Rudes, Justin Judy and Joe Leonard...
Swim season concludes with Greencastle Invitational (07/01/08)
The summer swim season came to a close Saturday at DePauw when the Greencastle Summer Swim Team hosted the Greencastle Invitational. Danville won the meet with a total of 1,357 points. The hosts finished second with 1,249. South Putnam was fourth with a total of 262...
Richard Dugan (07/01/08)
Richard D. Dugan, 38, of Britton, Mich. died Thursday, June 19, 2008. Mr. Dugan was born Oct. 16, 1969 in Danville to Richard L. and Jeanne (Sydow) Dugan. He married Lori Cooper in Augusta, Mich. on April 24, 1999. She survives. He was a graduate of Purdue University and was employed by the University of Michigan as a health physicist. He loved boating, water and nature...
Willa Robinson (07/01/08)
Willa M. Robinson, 74, of Greencastle died Saturday June 28, 2008. Mrs. Robinson was born Jan. 18, 1934 in Greencastle to William and Lucy Cartwright Sligh. She retired from Putnam County Hospital as a CNA with 22 years of service. Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard E. ...
Bertha Stoner (07/01/08)
Bertha Jean Brothers Stoner, 84, of Indianapolis died Saturday, June 28, 2008. Mrs. Stoner was an administrative assistant for the Indianapolis Public Schools for 22 years and for Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Op for 17 years. She attended the Church of the Master and was a member of the Bridgeport Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star No. 513. She was a volunteer for the Cheer Guild at Riley Children's Hospital for 12 years...
Putnam Scanner for July 1, 2008 (07/01/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
Cemetery caretakers should be more careful (07/01/08)
To the Editor: I spent some time in the Cloverdale Cemetery Sunday and am appalled at its condition. It appears lawn care is only done with a riding lawnmower. In the "old" part, which is the southeast end, there are many stones that appear to have been knocked partially or completely off their base...
What's wrong with showing your ID? (07/01/08)
To the Editor: What is the big deal about the need to show a picture ID in order to cast a vote? Just this past Monday I was required to show one at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute in order to have a medical procedure done. Two weeks ago at the airport in Indianapolis I was asked to show one not once, but twice. I was happy to do so...
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