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Stories from Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Wade named coach at Cloverdale (08/12/08)
Cloverdale Community Schools officials announced the hiring of a new girls' basketball coach at the school board meeting Monday evening. James Wade, former boys' junior varsity basketball coach, has taken over the role as head girls' basketball coach. Wade is from Cloverdale and also a math teacher at the high school...
Jazz music to benefit youth group (08/12/08)
The annual "Afternoon of Jazz" to benefit the Family Youth and Community Development Program in Greencastle's South End is set for Sunday, Aug. 31 at the FYCDP community center, 605 Crown St, across from Ridpath School. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Children age 12 and younger are admitted free...
Man shows support for soldier grandson (08/12/08)
RACCOON -- Arvel B. Norton, Raccoon, was helping his cousin in Parke County rake hay earlier this summer when he noted someone in Rosedale had proudly painted the name of their son who is serving in the U.S. military on the side of the barn. "I thought everybody ought to do that," said Norton. So he, along with his grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Matt and Carol Huffman, decided to paint their version of a sign about Norton's grandson, Jarrod S. Pickel who is serving in the U.S. Navy...
SBA loans available to small business, others (08/12/08)
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes located in the State of Indiana as a result of severe storms, tornadoes, torrential rainfall and flooding that occurred on May 30, 2008...
Young GHS golfers gaining experience (08/12/08)
Greencastle girls' golf coach Brad Kingma understands that his team is young. He understands what this means. His team may have its share of struggles early in the year, but it may also have a big upside. The potential for improvement by season's end is great...
GGUSBC standings (08/12/08)
GGUSBC Standings (As of 8-11-08) Sue Cash Memorial (Wednesday) High team scratch score -- Team 11 659 High team scratch series -- Team 11 1,801 High individual game -- Tammy Frisbie 209 High individual series -- Chirsta Huff 560 Commercial (Thursday)...
Timothy Day Jr. (08/12/08)
Timothy Michael Day Jr., infant son of Timothy and Cristina (Tippin) Day of Ellettsville, died shortly after birth Friday evening, Aug. 8, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Anthoni Carper, at home, one sister, Carli Stickles, of Bloomington, his paternal grandparents, Jack and Sue (Terrell) Day, of Ellettsville, maternal grandfather, Larry Tippin, of Roachdale, maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Lisa (Kendall) and Dean Miller, of Roachdale, two great-grandmothers, Ida Day and Florence Morris, both of Owen County, eight aunts and uncles, nine cousins and several aunts and uncles.. ...
Beverly Leech (08/12/08)
Beverly Lynn Leech, 73, native of Indiana, went home to her Lord on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. She passed into the Lord's arms in her home in Katy, Texas surrounded by her children following a long illness. Beverly was born in her Grandmother's home in Belle Union, the daughter of Sedwick and Christine (Cooper) Sandy...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 12, 2008 (08/12/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Joel Kilgore, 25, Greencastle, was booked at 2:51 p.m. Thursday for theft. Brandon Campbell, 25, Cloverdale, was booked at 12:26 a.m. Friday for public intoxication, operating per se and operating while intoxicated...
Bonds are handled in sneaky fashion (08/12/08)
To the Editor: A few months ago a local man -- hardworking and honest but short on funds -- made a mistake. Wanting to help him through his difficulties, I went to our jail and handed over $500 cash to post a bail bond (a check was not considered acceptable)...
Efforts of many prevented serious situation (08/12/08)
To the Editor: The Putnam County Hospital Board of Trustees would like to express their appreciation and sincere thanks to the firemen, police, ambulance personnel, hospital employees and all others that responded so quickly to the electrical problem at the hospital during (the July 20) storm...
Kindness made competition a success (08/12/08)
To the Editor: On July 19 the Ag Tractor and Lawn and Garden Tractor competition (at the Putnam County 4-H Fair) was held. Eighteen kids participated in this event. This is one competition that is strictly hands-on and no help from anyone. When a competitor climbs on his or her ag tractor or lawn tractor it is totally up to that individual to get through the obstacle course by his or herself...
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