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Stories from Thursday, August 14, 2008

Board approves fee for bus rides (08/14/08)
Parents of Greencastle High School students who play sports can expect to shell out a little more cash this season. On Wednesday night, members of the school board voted 4 to 1 in favor of charging each athlete a one-time, flat fee of $12.50 to ride the school bus to and from games during the season...
New policy restricts some athletes (08/14/08)
Beginning today, Greencastle students assigned to serve court-ordered probation will not be allowed to play sports. On Wednesday, the school board approved the second and final reading of an amendment to the rules for extracurricular activities providing for the change...
Bainbridge sewage limits need upgrade (08/14/08)
After 17 years, the sewage standards in Bainbridge need to be upgraded reported Sewer and Water Superintendent Jim Nelson told Bainbridge Town Council members Richard Cope, Naomi Barker and Bonnie Osborn Wednesday night. Some additional steps in the cleaning process will have to take place and a couple of tanks and other equipment will have to be installed over the next three years...
Students honored (08/14/08)
The Bainbridge Town Council passed a resolution at Wednesday's meeting recognizing Bainbridge resident Renee Foltz for her outstanding academic achievement and strong community involvement. Foltz graduated from North Putnam High School in May with multiple honors including being Valedictorian of her senior class. She also received the Presidential Academic Award, was a Lilly Endowment Scholarship Finalist and had eight semesters on the school's high honor roll...
2008 Pool season extended (08/14/08)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department has announced an extended swimming season. The park board has decided that instead of closing the facility with the start of school, the pool will remain open, with special hours, until Labor Day. The new schedule is as follows:...
Post office holds passport fair (08/14/08)
People who need passports can attend a "Passport Fair" Saturday, August 16 at the Spencer Post Office located at 30 E. Washington St., Spencer. The event runs from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Postal staff will be on hand to help residents with applications, fees and photos...
Eagles looking for consistency in '08 (08/14/08)
With the loss of their No. 1 golfer from last season, the South Putnam Eagles have a solid one-two punch, but it will be the consistency from third through fifth golfer that will determine how successful of a season it will be. The Eagles have competed in three events thus far in the '08 campaign and head coach Debbie Steffy is optimistic...
Cloverdale golfers look to overcome small numbers (08/14/08)
When a coach has a team without a lot of participants, the least he can ask for is a good attitude out of the athletes he has. For Cloverdale girls' golf coach Ken Williams, his four golfers certainly don't want for positive attitudes. "I don't have anything bad to say about my girls, we're just not scoring very well. We're thrilled to have all four of them, even though we'd like to have more," Williams said...
County girls in action at Terre Haute South (08/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- All three Putnam County girls' golf teams were in action Tuesday at the Terre Haute South Invitational at Rea Park. Greencastle was the area's top finisher, placing seventh with a 437. South Putnam was ninth with a 454. Cloverdale placed 10th with a 470...
Janet Evens (08/14/08)
Janet R. Evens, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 14, 2008 (08/14/08)
Putnam County Jail Two people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Mark Albright, 23, Roachdale, was booked at 4:22 p.m. Tuesday as part of a petition to revoke probation. Chad Lancaster, 21, Greencastle, was booked at 3:54 a.m. Wednesday for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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