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Stories from Thursday, October 23, 2008

Boil order issued (10/23/08)
Putnam county board of health issues boil order
Domestic violence victims at 64 (10/23/08)
Between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2008 there were 64 domestic violence fatalities within 150 miles of Putnam County. This includes female and male victims. Fortunately, there were no deaths reported in 2007 and none so far in 2008 due to domestic violence in Putnam County...
Recycle your roof? (10/23/08)
By SHANNEN HAYES Staff Writer Got an old roof? Would you like to keep it out of the landfill? The board of directors of the West Central Solid Waste District, operators of recycling programs in Putnam and surrounding counties, is considering implanting a new asphalt recycling program. The idea is to reuse asphalt shingles for paving roads...
More sidewalks marked for repair (10/23/08)
By ADAM COATES Assistant Editor A week after approving a list of sidewalk repairs for Greencastle, city officials were pleased Wednesday to announce they have found additional money for the project. The Board of Public Works approved spending an additional $51,000 on the project which is scheduled to be completed this fall. Joe Spiker Excavating won the bid for the project...
Baugh says 'goodbye' to 4-H (10/23/08)
By SHANNEN HAYES Staff Writer The 4-H program in Putnam County will be losing a valuable leader at the end of October. Lauralee Baugh will retire Oct. 31 after seven years of providing guidance and organization to the program. Baugh, 4-H youth development educator and Putnam County Extension director, says she is ready to not wake up to an alarm clock. ...
Library officials save energy costs (10/23/08)
By SHANNEN HAYES Staff Writer With most tax-supported agencies in Putnam County reporting problems, officials at the Putnam County Public Library were all smiles Wednesday night. Members of the library board learned that they have one-third of the money in their 2008 budget remaining and just two months left in the year. This should ensure that services are maintained through the end of the year...
Diabetes education classes set Nov. 3 (10/23/08)
By SHANNEN HAYES Staff Writer There are 23.6 million people in the United States, or 8 percent of the population, with diabetes. With good diabetes control, there is less risk of developing the sometimes life-threatening complications, said the American Diabetes Association Web site...
Greencastle falls at Mooresville Regional (10/23/08)
MOORESVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' soccer team traveled to the Mooresville Regional with one thing on their mind -- avenging last year's loss. For a half it looked like that could become a reality, but an onslaught of Trojan offense put the game out of reach as the Tiger Cubs lost 5-1 Wednesday...
Hot teams to collide at Harbison Stadium (10/23/08)
In looking across the field at Southmont on Friday, the Greencastle football team might as well be staring in a mirror. The Mounties (4-5) struggled early, starting the season 1-5. Since then, they've hit their stride, winning three straight on the strength of a running quarterback who can also throw a good ball when he needs to...
CHS looks to turn tables on Bulldogs (10/23/08)
CLOVERDALE -- When late October comes in high school football, the formula gets simple: win or go home. Having struggle through a 2-7 regular season marred by injury, the Cloverdale Clovers, especially the seniors are getting that message loud and clear...
Clovers down Eagles for Putnam County title (10/23/08)
The Cloverdale eighth grade volleyball team defeated South Putnam (6-6) for the Putnam County title on Wednesday, 25-17, 25-22. No results were available at press time for the seventh grade Payton Niemeyer led the Eagles with nine points, followed by Mallory Miller with eight...
Julia Stringer (10/23/08)
Julia N. "Judy" Stringer, 80, of Greencastle, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at The Waters of Greencastle. Born Aug. 16, 1928, in Russellville, she was the daughter of Ernest Waldo and Martha Harriet (Patrick) Baker. She married Clyde K. Stringer on Aug. 31, 1948, and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for Oct. 23, 2008 (10/23/08)
Putnam County Jail There were a few bookings at the Putnam County Jail recently. Jonah M. James, 29, Plainfield, was booked at 1 p.m. Tuesday for failure to appear. Levi W. Runnells, 18, Greencastle, was booked at 3:59 p.m. Tuesday for probation violation...
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