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Stories from Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Pair arrested for meth possession (07/15/08)
A male Cloverdale resident and Indianapolis woman were arrested on Friday following a traffic stop that produced more than 20 grams of methamphetamine. Sheriff's Deputy Joe Tesmer stated in his police report that he was sitting in the parking lot of the Bait and Tackle Shop at the corner of S.R. 243 and Burma Road when a black sport utility vehicle (SUV) rolled through the stop sign...
Supporters of Coach Cook pack school board chambers (07/15/08)
A capacity crowd filled the seats at Cloverdale's Arthur L. Johnson Administration Center for Monday evening's school board meeting. The reason they were all there was apparent -- Coach Bruce Cook. At last month's meeting, Cook's position as head girl's basketball coach was taken from him when the board decided not to renew his contract. Since then, signs have been popping up all over Cloverdale supporting Cook...
Free help for those without attorney (07/15/08)
Even with the help of an attorney, navigating the waters of a court case can be tricky for those without much knowledge of legal processes. Such a proposition can be more complicated for those who must represent themselves in civil cases. For those in Putnam County who find themselves in this situation, free help is available in the form of the Pro Se Desk, open the third Tuesday of each month on the third floor of the Putnam County Courthouse...
Summer play poses tiny threat to kids (07/15/08)
Summer creates the opportunity for children to play outside, but with the fun also come risks and dangers. Mosquito and tick bites, outdoor chemicals and unattended drinks can cause problems for children and parents. With the recent flooding, standing water is common around Putnam County. These puddles can create nesting grounds for mosquitoes. Mosquito bites can spread West Nile virus, which causes flu-like symptoms and has no known cure, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
Up, up and Away: fun at SPARK (07/15/08)
Pierce seeking seat on County Council (07/15/08)
Dale Pierce, D-Greencastle, has announced his candidacy for the Putnam County Council. "Sooner or later the short-term fixes the county has been using to handle infrastucture problems like our roads and bridges are going to wear out," Pierce said. "We need to develop an effective long-range plan and hold County officials responsible for staying within their budgets and keeping their promises. These and other issues have compelled me to run for a seat on the Putnam County Council."...
Dance Factory competes at regional (07/15/08)
The Dance Factory competed May 16 and 17 at Rising Star Regional Competition in Indianapolis. The beginner competition team was Kaya Daub, Becca Depasse, Lauren Swearingen, and Dalyn Boor. They received a first place gold for ballet, pom and character tap. Dana Lorenze-Daub did their choreography...
12 and under team takes championship (07/15/08)
The Greencastle 12 and under all-star baseball Team won the Monrovia 12 and Under All-Star Tournament on July 13 by defeating Mooresville 3-2. The Tournament consisted of eight teams from Hope, Greenfield, Mooresville, Indian Creek, Happy Valley, Edgewood, Bloomington and Greencastle. ...
Thomas Adams (07/15/08)
Thomas B. Adams, 85, of Endicott, N.Y. and formerly of Greencastle, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at Bridgewater Nursing Home in Binghamton, N.Y. At age 19, he began his career at IBM in Endicott, and later worked at the plants in Dayton, N.J. and Greencastle where he retired in 1982...
Putnam Scanner for July 15, 2008 (07/15/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
Letters to the editor July 15, 2008 (07/15/08)
Who will clean San Francisco mess? To the Editor: I would like to respond to the article in the Banner Graphic on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 about the city of San Francisco renaming their sewage treatment plant "George W. Bush Sewage Plant," as proposed by Mr. Brian McConnell and his cohorts...
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