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Stories from Sunday, October 19, 2008

Picking Pecks of Pumpkins (10/19/08)
Photos by Jamie Barrand Greencastle Christian Church hosted an afternoon of fall-themed family activities Saturday. Visitors could pick out pumpkins, take horseback and hay rides, roast hot dogs or paint pumpkins. At left, sisters Ashlie Stokes, 8, right and Autumn Stokes, 5, of Greencaste load up a wagon with pumpkins. Below left, Connor Mager, 3, of Greencastle visits with the sheep that were on display. Below right, Preston Cook, 7, of Greencastle studies his painted pumpkin...
United Way, Red Cross fundraising (10/19/08)
The United Way of Putnam County has concluded their corporate phase with more than 20 percent of their goal met. At the same time the American Red Cross kicked off their fundraising campaign for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The Red Cross hopes to raise at least $100 million dollars by the end of the 2008 calendar year. The Wabash Valley Chapter has a goal of $63,000. The United Way of Putnam County is hoping to get $145,000 in this year's campaign...
GMS students create living map (10/19/08)
Sixth Grade students in Amy Weliever's social studies class and Stacy Stoffregen's science class at Greencastle Middle School spent part of Friday morning creating a giant map of the United States. The combined class spent part of the period catching bugs for their bug collection. Next they lined up in a field with the states they had created and laid out a map of the U.S...
GHS students clean up Big Walnut (10/19/08)
Nearly 30 Greencastle High School students spent Saturday morning cleaning up the area around Big Walnut Creek. The effort was a part of GHS's "One School, One Book" program. Students recently read "From the Bottom Up: One Man's Crusade to Clean America's Rivers" by Chad Pregracke...
Fall festivities planned at Lieber (10/19/08)
CLOVERDALE -- Fall and Halloween festivities will be offered at Lieber State Recreation Area, Oct. 24-26, as the Lieber staff and Friends of Cagles Mill Lake present Gobble-uns Weekend. On Friday, Oct. 24, fall-color boat rides will be offered at 4 and 5 p.m. Cost is $1 per person...
Report: Jellyfish in Indiana (10/19/08)
According to a recent report by the Nature Conservancy of Indiana there are jellyfish in lakes, ponds and slow-moving rivers in Indiana. The site is rare but it does happen. Jellyfish are usually found in salty seas yet the freshwater jelly can be found practically all over the world. Besides North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming every state has experienced freshwater jellyfish sightings...
'Tis the season for car-deer accidents (10/19/08)
The peak season for deer-car crashes is October to December. Each year these accidents account for more than 150 human, and nearly one and a half million deer fatalities. Experts attribute this problem to the combination of deer mating and migration habits along with the shortened daylight hours...
Dialysis clinic now open in Greencastle (10/19/08)
Putnam County residents who need kidney dialysis no longer have to travel out of the county to receive treatment. Fresenius Medical Care of Greencastle opened a state-of-the art dialysis facility on the Putnam County Hospital campus earlier this year...
Putnam County Courthouse News 10-20-08 (10/19/08)
The following filings took place recently in Putnam County courts. Small claims and civil cases Criminal Cases Traffic/Seat Belt infractions Robert Arbuckle, Johnathan Mountford, Stephen Williams, Helem Osborne, Jessica McCampbell, Cori Carrington, Chelsea Mershon, Christian Leuteritz, Rena Koester, Michael Duffy, Bryan Hall, Tona Gardner, Jennifer Tharp, Rebecca Gaines, Shannon Sibbitt, Jordyn Runnells, Dee Wood, Charles May, Richardo Savage, Hanna Jones, Caitlin Baker, Sarah Wilson, Melissa Brewer, Heath Osborn, Alan Scott, Richard Shrout, Krista Larson, Jim Davis, Shelley Parks, Taylor Thomas, Shannon Walker, Cory Walker, Earl Neisler, Melissa Navert, Lois Spencer, Thomas Grassick, Cody Kinney, Tiffany Mitchell, Ronald Spencer, Quince Zachrie, David Lemieux, Seth Hendrickson, Michael Ford, Louis McFadden, Mary E. ...
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