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Stories from Saturday, July 26, 2008

Ames triumphs at livestock auction (07/26/08)
A few short weeks ago, no one knew for sure if 10-year Putnam County 4-H'er Ethan Ames was even going to make it to this year's fair. On Friday, a victorious Ethan left the fair's auction ring as the seller of the animal that received the highest bid after his beef steer sold for $7,750...
South Putnam back-to-school (07/26/08)
South Putnam Community School will open the 2008-2009 school year on Thursday, Aug. 14 for students in Kindergarten through grade 12. All Kindergarten students must be 5-years old on or before Aug. 1 to be eligible to enroll. Students will be in attendance all day on the 14th and lunch will be served. New students will need a copy of their birth certificate and immunizations records. Proof of legal guardianship may be required...
Supreme Showmanship (07/26/08)
Meet your new Putnam County Library children's librarian (07/26/08)
The Putnam County Public Library's new children's librarian Cortina Ison brings knowledge of graphic novels and passion for early childhood literacy to her new position. After working at the Oldham County Public Library near Louisville, Ky. and living in Washington, Ison said she wanted to come back to the Midwest where most of her family resides...
Kids pedal tractor pull (07/26/08)
Rabbit show fun for kids at fair (07/26/08)
Jonathan Newgent is an old hand at showing rabbits. This is his fourth year of showing them at the Putnam County 4-H Fair. The 13 year-old Greencastle Middle Schooler is the son of Bill and Tammy Newgent. Jonathan along with his eight year-old sister Nicole have been raising rabbits for some time...
Floppy ears at fair with Williams family (07/26/08)
Samantha and Mitchell Williams spend a lot of time around rabbits. Between the two 4-Hers they will show 12 rabbits at this year's rabbit show at the fair. Samantha, a junior at Cloverdale High School has been in 4-H for eight years and Freshman Mitchell is entering his sixth year...
Local children all smiles in pedal tractor pull (07/26/08)
Some of the strongest pedalers in the county gathered in the goat barn at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Friday for the Pedal Tractor Pull. The children competed in four weight divisions, with the top three in each class winning their choice of farm toys...
James Morrison (07/26/08)
James "Norman" Morrison, 80, of Temple Terrace, Fla., died July 22, 2008 at Melech Hospice House. He is survived by his wife Helen and family. Visitation and services were Friday at the chapel of MacDonald Funeral Home,with burial at Ga-rden of Memories Cemetery...
Myers to celebrate 70 years (07/26/08)
Henry E. and Rhea (Bergen) Myers of Greencastle will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, July 30. They were married on July 30, 1938 at Valley Station, KY. Henry retired from Cannon's Clothing Store, Greencastle, after working there for 42 years. Rhea is a homemaker and a wonderful mother and cook...
Putnam Scanner for July 26, 2008 (07/26/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently...
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