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Stories from Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Sentencing set for Van Bibber theft (12/17/08)
A sentencing date has been set for a woman accused of stealing more than $30,000 from the Van Bibber Lake Conservancy. Rita K. Lang, 57, will face Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley on Jan. 5. Lang is charged with one count of Class D felony theft, punishable by up to three years in prison...
NP senior Johnston named DAR Good Citizen (12/17/08)
North Putnam High School senior Shawna Johnston, daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Johnston, Bainbridge was named DAR Good Citizen Tuesday. Johnston's talk included her ideas on "preserving the things our American forefathers placed value in." "Americans are bold, bright, determined citizens," she said to an audience of DAR members, parents and school administrators...
Vital downtown important to community growth (12/17/08)
Nestled between an old-fashioned hardware store and a store that sells Indonesian items is Kara's Country Cottage in Roachdale. For over nine years owner Kara MaGill has been passing out samples of her dips, blowing up balloon bouquets and selling her country-style crafts...
County hears about Digital TV outreach (12/17/08)
At their Monday night meeting, Putnam County Commissioners Jim Baird and Gene Beck heard a request from Federal Communications Commission Attorney-Advisor Thomas Nessinger for help getting information out to residents about the change from analog to digital television coming Feb. 17, 2009...
Women sentenced on 1998 charges (12/17/08)
Judge Matthew Headley recently sentenced two Indianapolis women who eluded capture since failing to appear in Putnam County Circuit Court in early 1999 to prison time. Dana Michelle Trojan, 40, and Lori Bartley, 44, were both arrested in September 1998 and charged with Class B felony dealing in cocaine, Class D felony possession of cocaine and Class A misdemeanor possession of paraphernalia...
Holidays are a time of joy -- and stress (12/17/08)
With all the joy the holidays can bring, some can get mired down in other emotions -- such as anxiety and depression. The holiday blues can be brought on by stress, fatigue, finances, unattainable expectations and not being able to spend time with loved ones. These factors, coupled with the demands of shopping, entertaining and other holiday responsibilities can lead to headaches, excessive drinking, over eating and sleep difficulty...
CMS falls to North Clay (12/17/08)
The Cloverdale sixth grade boys A team fell to North Clay Monday night 52-27. Leading the Clovers was Rylan Mattocks with eight points, Brantson Sharp with six points and six rebounds and Colton Wilkes with six points and four rebounds. Tyler Lotz added four points and two rebounds, and Freddie Fislar with three points...
Updated GGUSBC standings announced (12/17/08)
GGUSBC Standings (As of 12-10-08) Bubba Crawley Memorial (Wed.) High team scratch game-- Elks Lodge 599 High team scratch series-- Elks Lodge 2179 High individual game-- Coy Dickey 256 High individual series-- Coy Dickey 786 Thursday Morning Mixed (Thurs.)...
Loren Ray Bowman (12/17/08)
Loren Ray Bowman, 63, of Cloverdale passed away on Monday, Dec. 15, 2008 at 2:05 p.m. at his daughter's home in Cunot. He was born on June 8, 1945 in Monroe County, to the late Dernal Calvin and Veneta Mae Livingston Bowman. On June 16, 1966 he married his wife and best friend, Brenda Joyce Suter and she survives...
Stephen E. Patterson Jr. (12/17/08)
Stephen E. "Stevie" Patterson Jr., age 8, of Coatesville passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Hospital after a tragic accident. Born March 12, 2000 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Stephen E. Patterson Sr. and Gladys Jeanette Varvel. He was a second grader at Bainbridge Elementary School...
John N. Temple (12/17/08)
John N. Temple, age 80, of Coatesville passed away Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Mr. Temple as born in Indianapolis. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Lathers Union for 50 years, Carpenters Local and Evergreen-Oriental-Masonic Lodge...
Putnam Scanner for Dec. 17 (12/17/08)
Sheriff's Department Icy road conditions are to blame for recent accidents in the county. Morna Kline, Staunton, was traveling east on U.S. 40 at 8:20 a.m. Monday, when her vehicle slid into a utility pole due to slick road conditions. Kline and her female passenger were taken to Putnam County Hospital complaining of neck pain. Seniour's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $10,001 to $25,000 in damages...
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