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Stories from Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Man charged in Reelsville burglary (11/25/08)
Charges were filed against a Rockville man Monday on connection with a Nov. 18 burglary that took place in Reelsville. Derrick K. Westbrook, 30, has been charged with class B felony burglary and Class D felony theft. According to court documents, Putnam County Sheriff's Department Deputy Adam Hull was dispatched to investigate a reported burglary and theft at a residence in Reelsville on the afternoon of Nov. ...
Forest Hill's newest addition nearly complete (11/25/08)
A new memorial garden is nearly finished at Forest Hill Cemetery. A gazebo and pavilion featuring a columbarium for cremains, garden area and picket fence have been added. The children's burial ground, located next to the pavilion, and garden have been enclosed with a white picket fence. This is an area where children aged infant to five years of age are buried...
Hundreds benefit from Coats for Kids drive (11/25/08)
The final numbers are in -- and 2008 was the biggest year yet for the Putnam County Coats for Kids drive. "We started out with 675 coats, and we have less than 100 left," said Linda Merkel, who coordinated the collection of coats and the Nov. 15 distribution...
Senior Center offers help with Medicare prescription plans (11/25/08)
Medicare's open enrollment program is underway for area seniors. Those who use Medicare have until December 31 to make changes to their prescription programs or for those who have not enrolled to do so. The Putnam County Senior Center is offering help to those who don't know or haven't decided what program best fits them...
Putnam County residents to appear in Chicago's Thanksgiving parade (11/25/08)
Putnam County residents Richard and Elizabeth Shaefer of Hope's Way in Bainbridge will have a very special Thanksgiving this year, as they travel to the Chicago for the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade. The Shafers will travel to the parade representing the Greencastle McDonald's. McDonalds of Greencastle is proudly sponsoring the Shafers and their horse Cantador in the Chicago parade...
Entries requested for decorating contest (11/25/08)
It is time again for Putnam County residents to break out the lights, wreaths, bows, and plastic Santas and get busy decorating their front yards, porches, driveways and rooftops. Not only will it brighten up the neighborhood and show off holiday spirit, but it may also earn you a $100, $50 or $25 Wal-Mart Gift Certificate...
GMS gets pair of win (11/25/08)
The Greencastle eighth grade boys' basketball teams picked up a pair of wins against Cascade Monday. The A-team won 59-31, while the B-team edged the Cadets 44-40. Both teams boast a 2-0 record. The Tiger Cubs will host South Putnam today at 5:30 p.m...
Chester "Gene" Allen (11/25/08)
Chester "Gene" Allen, 79, of Cloverdale passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. He was born Jan. 8, 1929 in Parke County. He was married to Rita Sullivan Allen Mr. Allen was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the United Methodist Church. He was retired from Lone Star Industries...
Kathryn E. Stephenson (11/25/08)
Kathryn E. Stephenson, 84, of Greencastle passed away Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at Hickory Creek at Sunset Nursing Home. She was born in Sunset, Texas on July 14, 1924 to Homer Houston and Zula Hina Anderson Gann. She married Arlice Stephenson and he preceded her in death in Nov. 1990...
Harry Timmons Sutherlin (11/25/08)
Harry Timmons Sutherlin, 88, of Carlisle, Pa. died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008. Born, Feb. 10, 1920 in Coatesville, he was a son of the late James Earl and Viola Jo Timmons Sutherlin. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School and Purdue University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked for 20 years at Bethlehem Steel Company, Bethlehem, Pa. and 21 years at Exxon Research and Engineering Company in New Jersey...
Donald E. Kenworthy Sr. (11/25/08)
Donald E. Kenworthy Sr., 79, of Clayton passed away Nov. 23, 2008. Mr. Kenworthy was born April 23, 1929 to the late Merle E. and Gladys Mae Rushton Kenworthy in Plainfield. He was in the entertainment business, having worked in the rodeo, carnival and circus business for most of his life until retiring in 1986...
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