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Stories from Tuesday, August 19, 2008

County hears update on gas pipeline (08/19/08)
County Commissioners heard an update from Public Affairs Director Allen Fores with the Rockies Express (REX) Pipeline at their Monday evening meeting. The construction end of the project kicked off recently in Putnam County. More than 500 crewmembers will be in the local area for at least the next three months working on the project...
School board delays fuel purchase for now (08/19/08)
The South Putnam School Board heard from Co-Alliance about the purchase of fuel at Monday night's meeting. Co-Alliance spokesman Andy Meier was present to speak to the board about what Co-Alliance could do for South Putnam. In a congenial speech, Meier explained to the board about forward contracting fuel prices and how Co-Alliance uses future markets to figure out fuel prices longterm...
County fire departments to receive $2,000 each (08/19/08)
During their Monday evening meeting, Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck, Kristina Warren and Jim Baird approved giving 11 county fire departments $2,000 each to purchase chain saws and equipment to help the highway department clean up roads following disasters such as the June flood...
Tiger Cubs get first win (08/19/08)
The Greencastle girls' golf team captured their first win of the season, defeating North Montgomery 235-249 Monday. Leading the charge was Chelsea Samuels, who shot a 46 to earn medalist honors. Kristen Hutcheson followed with 60, Katie Hedge added a 63 and Diane Wokoun shot a 66. Kay Wood come to the clubhouse with a 70...
Jo Anne Gearlds (08/19/08)
Jo Anne Gearlds, 85, of Poland, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 30, 1923, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Rufus Joseph and Mary Ellen (Gross) Pulley. She married Ray Gearlds on June 10, 1973. Mrs. Gearlds was a payroll clerk for Richardson Rubber Co. in Indianapolis and was a member of Jordan Village Presbyterian Church, Jordan Village, Area 10 RSVP and past president of Central Indiana Beagle Club...
Phyllis Jones (08/19/08)
Phyllis J. Jones, 67, of Greencastle and formerly of Turlock, Calif., passed away on Sunday Aug. 17, 2008. She was born on Dec. 30, 1940 in Turlock to Herman and Juanita Price Niebaum. Ms. Jones retired from the Stanislaus County Mental Health Department and had served as a secretary at the Machinist Union Local 1528 in Modesto, Calif...
Betty Newnam (08/19/08)
Betty L. Newnam, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Monday August 18, 2008. Arrangements pending at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home.
Jerry Stringer (08/19/08)
Jerry Lee Stringer, 62, of Indianapolis, died Aug. 6, 2008. He was born Sept. 16, 1945, in Greencastle. He was the owner of "Pop and Cork" package liquor store for 35 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Jane (Campbell) Stringer; a son, Kevin Stringer and wife Lisa; a step-son, Wendis Fugate and wife Jeanette; his mother, Mary F. (Horn) Flint; a sister, Judy Martin and husband Bud, and two grandchildren...
Putnam Scanner for Aug. 19, 2008 (08/19/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked in at the Putnam County Jail recently. Brittney Ogborn, 18, Cloverdale, was booked at 9:39 p.m. on Friday for revisiting law enforcement, disorderly conduct and battery. James Cassady, 44, Greencastle, was booked at 3:15 a.m. Saturday for public intoxication, neglect of a dependent and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a minor passenger...
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