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Stories from Monday, August 18, 2008

Chief deputy stands in for sheriff (08/18/08)
By Maribeth Ward Staff Writer During the Putnam County Commissioners' meeting Monday night, county attorney Scott Hoff read a short resignation letter from Sheriff Mark Frisbie -- the same one given to county clerk Marty Watts last Friday. It simply reads, "It is with profound regret that I tender my resignation as Sheriff, effective immediately. ...
UPDATE: Commissioners to discuss sheriff (08/18/08)
The Putnam County Commissioners have planned an executive session for 4:30 p.m. today following Friday's resignation of Sheriff Mark Frisbie. Commissioner Gene Beck told the Banner Graphic Sunday evening that he was not at liberty to say what the content of today's closed meeting will be, however, he said there will be a regularly scheduled public meeting at 6 p.m. in the commissioners courtroom at the Putnam County Annex...
Frisbie's Resignation Letter (08/18/08)
Pictured below is the resignation letter of Sheriff Mark Frisbie, as presented to Putnam County Clerk Marty Watts.
Eye problem? Your computer may be to blame (08/18/08)
Staring at a computer monitor for hours on end is part of the modern workday. But, working all day on a computer can put a real strain on your eyes. In fact, a new syndrome has emerged related to staring at your computer for too long at a time. Called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), it is not just one problem but encompasses a range of eyestrain and pain experienced by computer users...
County gets first round of disaster grant (08/18/08)
The Indiana Association of United Ways has approved a Round 1 funding application for Putnam County from the Indiana Natural Disaster (IND) Fund provided by Lilly Endowment Inc. Round 1 funding is intended to support the community's long-range planning committee and meet limited immediate needs...
John Baughman book on sale at Putnam Museum (08/18/08)
The Putnam County Museum announces the arrival of John J. Baughman's book, "Our Past, Their Present: Historical Essays on Putnam County, Indiana" detailing the history of Putnam County. Baughman received his bachelor's degree in history from DePauw University and his Ph.D. in European history from the University of Michigan. He taught at DePauw University for 37 years and retired in 1990...
Sutherlands named Family of the Year (08/18/08)
Each year the family and friends of Jim Baugh asks the families of Putnam County 4-H'ers who are enrolled in the Horse and Pony project to suggest a family that should be considered for the H&P Family of the Year award. The recipients are recognized for their support of and involvement in the Putnam County 4-H Horse and Pony Program...
Puterbaugh repeats as sprint winner at LPS (08/18/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Brownsburg's Billy Puterbaugh, accumulated his third sprint car feature win of the season at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night, winning in convincing fashion over Jon Siscoe and Dickie Gaines. Thirty-five sprint cars filled the pits at LPS with Siscoe, Gaines, Kyle Hill and Jared Harris scoring heat race victories and earning solid grid spots for the A-Main...
Thelma Hurst (08/18/08)
Thelma F. Hurst, 89, of Greencastle, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. Born on May 25, 1919, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Earl Lee and Bessie Helen (Sawyer) Pierce. She married Elmer Roscoe "Jack" Hurst on Oct. 10, 1953. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2005...
Bill Singhurst (08/18/08)
Bill L. Singhurst, 73, of Spencer, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008 at his residence. Born on March 3, 1935, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Glenn Edward and Josephine Anne (Gruenholz) Singhurst. He married Elnora M. (Hord) Singhurst on Dec. 20, 1990, and she survives...
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