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Wade to be sentenced on Dec. 11 (11/24/08)
A Greencastle woman accused of stealing funds from the accountant she worked for will be sentenced Dec. 11 in Putnam County Circuit Court. Tamera S. Wade, 45, was charged with Class D felony theft and surrendered herself to the court on Sept. 16. She entered a guilty plea to the charge the next day, and was released on her own recognizance. At that time, her sentencing was set for Oct. 16...
Club Celebrates Final Year (11/24/08)
ROACHDALE -- The Philomath Club celebrated its 104th -- and final -- year Saturday at the Roachdale Public Library. The group held its last meeting in September. Age played a factor in the group's decision to disband. The youngest of its 11 members is 76 years old. Members noted there was trouble seizing the younger generation's interest in reading...
Tommy Moose donated to public safety agencies (11/24/08)
Children in crisis situations will have a new comfort measure thanks to the Greencastle Moose Lodge and Women of the Moose. The group recently donated the stuffed animals to Operation Life and the Cloverdale Volunteer Fire Department to be used to help comfort children who are in distress...
Eating in for Thanksgiving more costly this year (11/24/08)
Nothing beats a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner except comparing it to what it costs to eat out. As we near the national Thanksgiving holiday, consumers are finding that retail food costs are up 3 percent higher than restaurant prices since 2007. "Thanksgiving food prices are up about 6 percent compared to last year," Corinne Alexander, Purdue University agricultural economist said...
Girl Scouts give to Others (11/24/08)
Girl Scouts of Putnam County joined together Saturday to collect items for donation to Putnam County Giving Tree. They are (from left) Samantha Matusiak, Gretchen Weliever, Megan Matthews, Allie Harper, Jenny Heron, Jessica Harper, Shannon Althouse, Angel Reed, Corinne Callan, Laura Haltom, Abby Meyer, Seelye Stoffregen, Clarissa Gibson and Taylor Hensley. ...
Treasures on the Square offers unique eating experience (11/24/08)
Fresh baked bagels, delectable cinnamon rolls, luscious soups and hand-dipped chocolates make Treasures on the Square the perfect breakfast or lunch spot. Lynda Dunbar opened her store in 2005 in a tiny spot called "The Cellar" on W. Walnut Street. She carried handcrafted items and handmade candies. Two years later when the corner store that was once Eli Lilly's first pharmacy became available, she jumped at the chance to move and expand...
TCU Ribbon Cutting (11/24/08)
Teachers Credit Union (TCU) ended its weeklong grand opening celebration Friday with a ribbon cutting. Located at 57 Putnam Plaza, the company has moved into a larger space and added a convenient drive-through. Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray, TCU President and CEO Richard J. Rice and Service Center Manager Pam Lage spoke briefly to the crowd assembled...
Greencastle captures Putnam County title (11/24/08)
The Greencastle Tiger Cubs ran their record to 4-0 on Saturday night and achieved a goal by beating South Putnam's Eagles 52-40 to capture the Putnam County Girls Basketball Tournament championship. "It's been a dream from our freshman year. It's a great start for our senior year," Greencastle senior guard Cassie Alspaugh said while teammates cut down the nets at South Putnam High School...
North Putnam sweeps Player of the Year honors (11/24/08)
By CAINE GARDNER Sports Editor The North Putnam football team led the county in wins this season and in turn led the county in members selected to the 2008 All-County football team, two of which earned Player of the Year honors. North Putnam finished the season with a 10-1 record, going 4-0 against county opponents, and won the WCC championship...
Cougar wrestlers open season (11/24/08)
The North Putnam wrestling squad opened the season at the Brownsburg Invitational Saturday. The Cougars were 1-4 on the day. The Cougars lost to Brownsburg 69-9, to Plainfield 72-10, to South Putnam 42-35 and Fishers 67-12. North Putnam's lone victory came against Indianapolis Washington which they won 42-18...
Cox breaks record on opening day of bowling (11/24/08)
The Putnam Co. Bowling started off its second season with another record setting day. Last year Michael Rumley shot a 277 game to open the season. This year Matthew Cox, a sophomore from Greencastle High School, shot a 279 to get things rolling. The boys varsity competition saw Greencastle accumulate 36 points followed by South Putnam with 25 and North Putnam with 17. Cloverdale did not have any boys participating in Putnam Co. Bowling this year...
Audrey Leone Deem (11/24/08)
Phyllis Trout Padgett (11/24/08)
Phyllis Trout Padgett, 89, of Greencastle died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2008. Mrs. Padgett was born Jan. 26, 1919 in Putnam County to Oral Ernest and Dovie Jones Collins. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Surviving are her children, Steve Trout and wife Marcia of Greencastle, Rodney Trout and wife Deborah of Carlisle, Pa. ...
Mona M. Vontress (11/24/08)
Mona M. Vontress, 76, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008 in the home of her sister after a prolonged illness. Mrs. Vontress was born Aug. 3, 1932 to Otis D. Wharff and Geneva E (Bir) Wharff. She attended St. Bernard Elementary and Crawfordsville High School. She married Clarence "Bud" Vontress on February 10, 1951 in Crawfordsville. They were married 54 years...
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