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Stories from Friday, September 5, 2008

Public transit rolling into county (09/05/08)
Public mass transportation services are being planned for Putnam County beginning in January. The new service will be known as Putnam County Public Transit. The service will be an expansion of Rural Transit, which has served the residents of Lawrence, Monroe and Owen counties with public transit services since 1981 as part of the Area 10 Agency on Aging...
Fillmore says 'no' to ATV's (09/05/08)
Fillmore Town Council members Jeff Osborn, Wes Terhune and Allen Jones approved the first reading of an ordinance that prevents ATV four-wheel vehicles from being driven on town streets. The council is adopting the four-wheel ordinance already in place in the state of Indiana banning off-road vehicles on Indiana Streets. ...
Outstanding volunteers named (09/05/08)
Mental Health America of Putnam County would cease to exist without the dedication of volunteers. Each year, the organization gives two awards -- Person of the Year and Educator of the Year. This year, three people were recognized with those designations...
Wildlife federation recognizes DePauw (09/05/08)
The National Wildlife Federation, one of the world's foremost conservation organizations, has honored DePauw University for its efforts to promote sustainability. The recently released "Campus Environment 2008 Report Card" does not rank colleges, but rather lists those that have exemplary programs on specific topics. DePauw is recognized in three of the report's 18 categories...
Democrats open new headquarters (09/05/08)
Coinciding with the election year, the Democrats in Putnam County finally have Party Headquarters in Greencastle. On Wednesday the building on the south side of the square located at 10 W. Washington St. was officially opened by the Putnam County Democratic Party with special visits from all Democratic candidates from the county. Kip Tew, the state organizer for the Barack Obama campaign from Indianapolis, was also present to help open the building...
Clovers sweep Greencastle in county matchup (09/05/08)
By JARED JERNAGAN Sports Editor Thursday's volleyball match at McAnally Center was a contrast of two teams at vastly different points. The Cloverdale squad fields seven seniors, while Greencastle fields just one senior, two juniors and a host of underclassmen...
Armstrong's vision for Cougars is clear -- win (09/05/08)
Tiger Cub, Clover golfers finish second and third at Monrovia (09/05/08)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle and Cloverdale golf teams visited Deer Creek Wednesday evening for a three-way match with Monrovia. In a match delayed for about an hour by the weather, the Bulldogs came out on top with a 204, followed by the Tiger Cubs at 215. Cloverdale was third with a 237...
South Putnam finishes second (09/05/08)
ELLETSVILLE -- The South Putnam girls' golf team placed second with its three-way match with Indian Creek and Edgewood. Indian Creek was first with a 185, South Putnam was second with a 204 and Edgewood was third with a 212. Heather Hughes led the Eagles with a 42, while Grace Aker shot a 47. Sarah Dobson added a 57, Cassie Warren and Sarah Burnham a 58, Cierra Perry a 60 and Kelsey Searles a 62...
Eagles edge North Putnam (09/05/08)
ROACHDALE -- It took five games for the South Putnam girls' volleyball team to defeat county rival North Putnam Thursday. The Eagle lost the first game to North 25-22, but came back to win the second 25-16. They lost the third 27-25 and won the fourth 25-15. In the fifth game, South Putnam won 15-3 to take the victory...
Eagles seventh graders split (09/05/08)
The South Putnam seventh grade volleyball teams split with North Clay Thursday. The A team lost 25-7 and 25-12, while the B team won 15-12 and 15-13. The Eagles will travel to Speedway at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Cougar seventh graders win (09/05/08)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam seventh grade football team defeated Cloverdale 14-6 Thursday evening, moving their record to 1-1. Andrew Shepherd and Ben Hazelgrove each had touchdowns for the Cougars, with Shepherd adding a two-point conversion. Coach Lonnie Lawhorn also noted the offensive performance of Caleb Belcher...
Jeffrey Coffman (09/05/08)
Jeffrey Rex Coffman, 49, of Danville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008. Born June 22, 1959 in Putnam County, he was the son of Warren Rex and Audrey Sutherlin Coffman. He married Debbie Downing in 2006 and she survives. Additional survivors include his mother; son Brandon Coffman, Bloomington; daughter Rebecca Davis and husband Nik, Stilesville; stepdaughters Jamie Patterson and husband Justin, Nebraska, and Brandi Miller and husband Rick, Danville; stepson Duane VanDeVanter and wife Jennifer, Danville; brothers Gregory Coffman and wife Susan, Plainfield, and Joseph Coffman and wife Heather, Carlisle; six grandchildren, and his grandmother, Leona Sutherlin, Greencastle.. ...
Ronald Dove Sr. (09/05/08)
Ronald D. Dove, Sr. 63, of Cloverdale died on Tuesday September 2, 2008. He was born on November 23, 1944 in Greencastle to Samuel J. and Evelyn Miller Dove. Mr. Dove was a heavy equipment operator. His parents and a sister, Myrna Dove preceded him in death...
Judith Young (09/05/08)
Judith "Judy" Young, 71, Brazil, passed away at 10:30 p.m., Sept. 3, 2008, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, following a brief illness. She was born Sept. 11, 1936, in Ashboro, Ind., to Clayton and Pauline (Nichols) Carter. On Feb. 3, 1953, she married Grover Dean Young...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 5, 2008 (09/05/08)
Putnam County Jail Several people were booked into the Putnam County Jail recently. Thomas Little, 36, Roachdale, was booked at 4:36 p.m. Wednesday for operating while intoxicated. William Matthews, 53, Greencastle, was booked at 2:19 a.m. Thursday for operating while intoxicated and public intoxication...
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