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Stories from Tuesday, September 16, 2008

New president appointed at Dixie Chopper (09/16/08)
For the first time in its nearly three-decade existence, Dixie Chopper will experience new corporate leadership. Dixie Chopper founder and its only previous president Art Evans announced the appointment of Gary A. Morgan as president and chief executive officer of Magic Circle Corp., the manufacturer of Dixie Chopper lawn mowers, on Monday...
Ike's fury reaches Putnam County (09/16/08)
Duke Energy, Plainfield reported that high winds rolling through Indiana Sunday night knocked out power to nearly 300,000 Duke Energy Indiana customers including some in Putnam County. The company had about 110,000 customers out of service Monday morning including several in the Cloverdale and Greencastle area...
Youth rodeo coming to fairgrounds this weekend (09/16/08)
Anyone who loves watching the rodeo will get a chance to see an action packed event at the Putnam County Fairgrounds when the Indiana Junior Rodeo Association comes on Sept. 20. Kids from kindergarten to eighth grade participate in this fun-filled event that includes roping, a dog and bull ride and other traditional rodeo events...
ALERT! Sign up for DOC warnings (09/16/08)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Superintendent Michael J. Osburn, at the Putnamville Correctional Facility (PCF), urges members of the community to sign-up for the ALERT Notification Service. "It's a win, win situation," states Osburn. "The community is notified of escapes and other facility emergencies, and we receive community involvement in the apprehension of escapees."...
South Putnam connects parents with Web site (09/16/08)
South Putnam School Corporation now has a working Web page that is updated daily. The Web page includes a daily bulletin, calendars for athletic events school and menus, college visits and college checklists. Soon, parents will also be able to pay for their student's lunch online as well...
Friends of the Park plans fundraiser (09/16/08)
The Friends of the Park (FotP) are sponsoring a double elimination co-ed softball tournament as a fundraiser on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Robe-Ann Park, Greencastle The tournament fees will help pay for the organization's summer programs and Red Ribbon Week. There will be food available from the Friends of the Park including hamburgers, hot dogs, coney dogs, sloppy Joes, Pepsi products, water, lemonade and other items...
My stuff is worth what? (09/16/08)
The Heritage Heartland Homemakers (HHH) will be holding an antique appraisal fair this Saturday. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the public is welcome to attend the inaugural fair to be held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds inside the Community Building...
New scams targeting Medicare Part D (09/16/08)
Seniors in Oregon and Washington have been hit with a new Medicare scam. A fake company called National Medical Office in Washington, D.C. has been contacting seniors in these states saying they need bank account information to send Medicare cards to those being called...
North Putnam falls to Speedway (09/16/08)
ROACHDALE -- Small-town soccer matches don't tend to be the loudest affairs around. Add to that a team that hasn't won all season, and one might expect near silence. Don't tell that to the parents and fans of the North Putnam soccer team. Never mind that the Cougars haven't scored a goal all year, much less won a match. Never mind that they lost to Speedway 12-0 on Tuesday...
GHS strong against Braves (09/16/08)
The Greencastle girls' golf team turned in its best home performance all season Monday, falling to Terre Haute South 181-222 at Windy Hill. Greencastle coach Brad Kingma wants to see his team carry this momentum into Thursday's County Tournament at Clover Meadows and Saturday's sectional meet at Forest Park...
CMS volleyball defeats Speedway, NP (09/16/08)
The Cloverdale eighth grade volleyball team beat two teams Monday night, defeating both Speedway and North Putnam. In the first game the Clovers defeated Speedway in two games, winning 25-14, and 25-22. The Clovers were led by Justeena Wellington with 12 points, and seven kills. Next was Bradanne Toney with 11 points and three kills. Followed by Toney was Brisky Skiles with eight points and 14 assists, and Paige Gruner finished it off with seven points and 12 assists...
Clovers stay strong after county victory (09/16/08)
CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale girls' volleyball team carried the momentum of winning the county championship over the weekend into their Monday matchup with Danville. The Clovers won in three game 25-19, 25-15 and 25-16. "Tonight we played well," Clover head coach Kathy Moore said. "Our passing was more consistent and we had some good net play...
Tiger Cubs fall on road (09/16/08)
ELLETSVILLE -- Greencastle traveled south to Edgewood to face the Mustangs Monday night. The Tiger Cubs dropped the heartbreaker by falling in five grueling games 17-25, 25-22, 25-23, 27-29 and 14-16. "We put up a great fight, but not enough to give us a win," Greencastle head coach Trish Lowe said. This was an opportunity for us to pull out the victory and it just didn't happen."...
GHS places third at Cascade (09/16/08)
CLAYTON -- The Greencastle boys' cross country team finished third at the Jon Mitchell Invitational at Cascade on Saturday, anchored by two top-10 performances. The Tiger Cubs totaled 91 points. South Putnam was sixth with 170. North Putnam and Cloverdale fielded incomplete teams...
Lady Tiger Cubs dominate Northview (09/16/08)
The Greencastle girls' soccer team outscored the Northview Knights 5-0 in the first half Saturday, on its way to a 7-1 victory. "We thought the weather was going to be a factor, but it turned out to be a great day for soccer," Tiger Cub coach Maurice McKee said...
GGUSBC standings announced (09/16/08)
GGUSBC Standings (As of Sept. 11) Seniour's Towing High Team Scratch Game: Troy's Signs & Graphics 588 High Team Scratch Series: Troy's Signs & Graphics 1633 High Individual Game: Debbie Adams 191 High Individual Series: Debbie Adams 485 City League...
Robert Cummings (09/16/08)
Robert L. Cummings, 83, of Indianapolis, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 at his residence. Born March 29, 1925, in Quincy, he was the son of Jesse Gale "Pete" and V. Omadean (Hart) Cummings. He married Nola Jane (Dunkin) Cummings on Feb. 14, 1944. A graduate of Quincy High School, he was a chrome plater at Westinghouse Air and Brake Company, Indianapolis, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Putnam Scanner for Sept. 16, 2008 (09/16/08)
Sheriff's Department Three accident reports were turned in recently at the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. On Sept. 11 at 4:40 p.m. Janelle Metz, 16, Reelsville, ran off Manhattan Road for unknown reasons and hit a mailbox. Damage was estimated between , $750 - $1,000...
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