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Stories from Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Public invited to shrimp harvest at Eddy-Lynn (08/26/08)
This coming weekend the Eddy-Lynn Shrimp Farm will harvest its shrimp and invite the public to attend. The event will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday. They will offer primitive camping as well so patrons can stay all weekend. They will also have wine tasting available while the three ponds full of the tasty crustaceans are being drained...
Tiny Bubbles (08/26/08)
Alice Howard, 3, of Greencastle blows bubbles during Sunday School kick-off activities, which were held this past weekend at Gobin United Methodist Church. Alice is the daughter of Brian and Eleanor Howard.
Caucus slated for Sept. 6 (08/26/08)
A Republican caucus to fill the vacant Putnam County Sheriff's post has been set for Sept. 6, Putnam County Republican Chairman Larry Sutton said. The caucus will begin at 9 a.m. in the Commissioner's Room of the Putnam County Courthouse Annex. The office of sheriff has been vacant since the resignation of Mark Frisbie on Aug. 15. Chief Deputy Virgil Lanning has been acting as interim sheriff since Frisbie's departure...
Man charged with child seduction (08/26/08)
A Coatesville man had an initial hearing Monday, where he was charged with three counts of Class D felony child seduction. A warrant for the arrest of Roy K. Buchanan, 68, was issued Thursday, court documents said. Buchanan appeared in Putnam County Circuit Court Monday, and bond was set at $10,000 with 10 percent allowed. Buchanan posted a $1,000 bond and was released from jail shortly after being booked in...
Historic car-train race went through Putnam County (08/26/08)
Harry McGee will never be confused with Dale Earnhardt or A.J. Foyt. After all, he drove to only one victory his entire life. But when McGee raced across Putnam and Clay counties 92 years ago Friday -- on the hot afternoon of Aug. 29, 1916 -- he drove into immortality...
Celebration of Arts set (08/26/08)
Blue Door owners Kate Durham and Dennis Furr are planning a Celebration of Arts Festival in honor of the coffee house's first birthday Saturday, August 30. With a portion of the benefits going to United Way, the daylong event features a sidewalk artist in front of the restaurant and an all day music venue featuring 12 groups inside the Blue Door Café...
Three juveniles arrested for theft (08/26/08)
A joint, weeklong investigation conducted by the Clay County and Owen County Sheriff's Departments ended Tuesday with the arrests of three juveniles. On Tuesday, CCSD Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times his department, along with OCSD, had recovered five All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in addition to a golf cart Monday in the Poland area...
FEMA help still available (08/26/08)
Persons who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and still have disaster related housing needs can call the FEMA hotline at (800) 621-3362. Help is also available locally by calling Putnam County Planner Kim Hyten at 653-5727 or Committee Coordinator Dick Andis at (765) 720-1342...
Matthew D. Bousman (08/26/08)
Matthew "Matt" D. Bousman, 35 of Indianapolis died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008. Mr. Bousman loved woodworking, shooting pool, mountain biking and being with his son Aiden. He is survived by his wife of three years Christina (Seter); son Aiden Michael ; father Phillip (Diane) ; brother Nathan (Jennifer); grandfather Maurice; nieces Tiarra, Kiersten, Mary Kathryn and Emma Grace Bousman...
Submissions requested for local magazine (08/26/08)
The Putnam County Public Library is publishing The Putnam County Literary Magazine., and is asking for submissions. A library card for Putnam County Public Library is not required to submit to this publication. Submissions should be no more than 250 words. All styles of writing are encouraged, including poetry, short stories, journal entries and interviews. Submissions for this magazine are not limited in subject matter, but should be appropriate for all ages to view...
MHAPC aims to educate community (08/26/08)
Mental health is a phrase that many don't understand and that frightens some. Eileen Johnson, executive director of Mental Health America of Putnam County, works hard to get out into the community and dispel stigmas attached to her organization and others like it...
Hoosiers spending over 6 percent of earnings on gasoline (08/26/08)
A report released last Tuesday by the National Resources Defense Council claims that Hoosier drivers spend nearly 6.5 percent of their income on gasoline and live in the seventh most vulnerable state for rising gas prices. Indiana moved up in the vulnerability rankings this year from 12th. ...
Warhol photography exhibit coming to DePauw's Emison Museum (08/26/08)
"Andy Warhol: Faces and Names," an exhibition featuring over 150 Polaroid and black-and-white photographs by Andy Warhol, will open at DePauw University's William Weston Clarke Emison Museum of Art on Wednesday and will run through Dec. 14. The exhibition and events are free and open to the public...
Clifford seeking commissioner seat (08/26/08)
Terry Clifford has announced his candidacy for Putnam County Commissioner in the November election. Born and raised in the Belle Union area, Clifford now operates a farm and livestock trucking business with his family in Jefferson Township in Putnam County...
Tiger Cubs share the wealth en route to win (08/26/08)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' soccer team has come a long way in just under a week's time. In last Tuesday's season-opening 7-3 loss to Tri-West Coach Maurice McKee was unhappy with his team's passing and their mode of attack. Additionally, all three of their goals came from one source -- senior Hannah Spencer...
Clovers fall to Owen Valley (08/26/08)
CLOVERDALE -- It seems the Cloverdale girls' golf team had a severe case of the Mondays. The Clover squad struggled on the course and fell to Owen Valley 251-215. "Not a good day for the Clovers. We've been trying to post a better team score," CHS head coach Ken Williams said...
Eagles drop contest with Braves (08/26/08)
BRAZIL -- The South Putnam Eagles fell to the Braves of Terre Haute South 168-192 Monday. The Braves turned out to be too much for the Eagles. Terre Haute South had three golfers finish 40 or better for the round. "We played the best round of the year," Eagles head coach Debbie Steffy said. The girls saw this as a challenge playing Terre Haute South and played very well."...
Clovers get first win of the season (08/26/08)
CLINTON -- The Cloverdale girls' volleyball team posted its first win of the season by defeating South Vermillion 25-10, 25-6 and 25-17. "We played much better tonight," CHS head coach Kathy Moore commented. "We were hitting the ball harder and playing tougher at the net."...
Cougars lose to Western Boone (08/26/08)
THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam girls' volleyball team finished second in its Early Bird tournament on Saturday, but was unable to carry that momentum into Monday, as it lost to Western Boone in three games, 25-11, 25-16 and 25-14. "The girls did not come to play volleyball tonight," said Cougar coach Jill Schreiber. "It seems we lost all our momentum from the weekend."...
Putnam Scanner 8-27-08 (08/26/08)
The following people were recently booked into the Putnam County Jail: Patrick McFadden, 26, Greencastle, was booked at 2:16 a.m. Friday for operating while intoxicated. Richard Hansen, 23, Laramie, Wy., was booked at 3:16 a.m. for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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