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Stories from Friday, July 18, 2008

School may deny some students (07/18/08)
North Putnam School Board members voted Thursday night to change their drink contract to Coca-cola while passing the first reading of a policy prohibiting tuition transfer students from attending NPCS after Jan. 1, 2009. After considerable discussion and having a second option available, board members voted 3-2 to approve the first reading of the policy...
United Way seeking projects for annual 'Day of Caring' (07/18/08)
The United Way of Putnam County is looking for both volunteers and ideas for community projects to be completed on their Sept. 5 "Day of Caring." This annual event is a mobilization of volunteers to celebrate the spirit of giving through service by providing a day of volunteer opportunities which impact the entire community...
Phillips sworn in as DPW director (07/18/08)
A nearly 20-year veteran of the department is the new superintendent of public works for the city of Greencastle. Brad Phillips, who stepped into the position on June 20, was officially sworn in on Tuesday. Phillips began working for the city in 1989. He has been the assistant superintendent of public works for nine years...
Large crowd, plenty of style at 2008 4-H Fashion Review (07/18/08)
The 2008 Putnam County 4-H Fashion Review brought a large crowd and plenty of style to the community building this week. From consumer clothing to sewing, girls from the junior and senior divisions competed for the purple ribbons as they walked down the runway. Flash bulbs snapped as participants modeled their self-created looks...
Mullenix running for treasurer's post (07/18/08)
Amanda (Wells) Mullenix is running for Putnam County Treasurer. A life-long Putnam County resident, Mullenix graduated from South Putnam High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. Her educational and business experience center around financial management and administration...
Bartrum heads for national competition (07/18/08)
Following a nice performance at a recent tryout in Indianapolis, Greencastle High School senior guard Justin Bartrum made the Indiana team for the upcoming USA Junior National Festival in Columbus, Ohio. The festival will run from July 21 through 27...
Cougar all-stars (07/18/08)
Recent North Putnam graduates (from left) Jordan Berry, Kyle Rooker and J.T. Francies will be playing in an upcoming Indiana East-West All-Star Game at Hartford City. The three Cougars will be playing on a team of class 1A and 2A players at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 26. This is the first year for the event, which features players who were nominated for, but did not make the North-South All-Star squads. North Putnam coach Norm Fish will also be an assistant coach for the squad...
William Steele (07/18/08)
Mr. William Gabriel Steele, 61, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday evening at his residence. Born Dec. 7, 1946 in Quincy, he was the son of John J. and Catherine A. (Van derBol) Steele. He was a 1965 graduate of Cloverdale High School. He served in the United States Army and Navy. He married Pamela Sue (Whitaker) Steele on May 24, 1980 and she survives...
Robert Thompson (07/18/08)
Robert Wayne Thompson, 57, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Donald L. Pearson Mortuary, Cloverdale.
Putnam Scanner for July 18, 2008 (07/18/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Sheriff's Department One accident report was turned in at the Putnam County Jail recently. Damage was estimated between $5,000 - $10,000...
Thank you to all who helped at the park (07/18/08)
To the Editor: I would like to say thank you to several groups and individuals. First off, thank you to our lifeguards, snack shack, full-time and part-time employees of the parks and recreation department. Keep up your good work. Also, thanks to WW2 11th Army Airborne vet Charles Evans, Brad Tucker Insurance, Hays, Murphy, Sharp Insurance, Elks Lodge and Wal-Mart Transportation for your donations to put the new flag pole in Robe-Ann park; to Snowy Pines nursery for the nearly 100 flowers that were planted in the triangle in the park; and to Vicki Evans for planting all the new flowers that are in the park.. ...
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