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Stories from Thursday, February 5, 2009

Local children observe Chinese New Year (02/05/09)
Kids of all ages and nationalities were at the Putnam County Library Wednesday afternoon learning about the Chinese New Year. The program was put on by the DePauw University's All Students Interested in Asia (ASIA) Club and the Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department...
AED now in service for parks department (02/05/09)
The Greencastle Parks and Recreation Department took possession of a piece of equipment it hopes to never need to use Wednesday night. At the regular meeting of the Greencastle Park Board, a pair of Operation Life representatives gave the board members a hands-on demonstration of how to use the new automatic external defibrillator (AED)...
Author Pregracke speaks at Depauw, GHS (02/05/09)
At 17 years old, Chad Pregracke decided to clean up the Mississippi River. He grew up on its banks as a shell hunter and became disgusted by what he saw day after day. "I wanted to clean the river," he told a packed crowd Wednesday night at the Watson Forum on DePauw University's campus...
PCPL still seeking microfilm machine (02/05/09)
Putnam County Public Library was looking to purchase a new microfilm machine for its patrons and staff. In December 2008, sales representative, Brett Passineau, from S-T Imaging, Inc., spoke to board members about an ultra new ST200X. This machine has the capabilities of clearer viewing on a computer screen, high quality printing, e-mailing documents, saving to a flash drive and more...
Greencastle Pediatric participates in Give Kids a Smile Day (02/05/09)
On Friday, more than 2,500 children from local low-income families across Indiana will receive free dental services ranging from cleanings, examinations, fillings, sealants and other dental procedures as part of the Seventh Annual National Give Kids A Smile Day (GKAS)...
New WorkOne classes offered (02/05/09)
New training opportunities are available to individuals wanting to increase their skills to find employment or advance their current career. WorkOne Western Indiana and the Adult Education Departments of the Vigo County School Corporation, Area 30 Career Center in Putnam County and the Parke-Vermillion Education and Training Interlocal will host the classes...
Clinton Township Scholarships available (02/05/09)
Applications for the 2009 Clinton Township Scholarship are now available at the Guidance Department at North Putnam High School. Completed applications should be returned to the office by Friday, March 13. Any high school student who resides in Clinton Township upon graduation and for at least two of four years while attending high school is eligible for consideration...
Dahlstrom, Keyt Bloomington bound (02/05/09)
ROACHDALE -- It's amazing when a small school sends an athlete to a Division I college program. It's unbelievable to think of a small school sending two players to a Division I program. Add to the mix, the players have been best friends since third grade and you have the makings of a very special moment in the lives to two families...
Tiger Cubs control tempo, pick up win against North Putnam 47 -29 (02/05/09)
By DAN SHELTON Sports Writer It's been a long time coming. Glen Hiles' Tiger Cubs finally got two in a row, wins that is, after knocking off North Putnam 47-29 Tuesday. It was the first back-to-back wins since they beat South Putnam and Cloverdale in the Putnam County Tournament back in November...
PCYSA set dates for signups (02/05/09)
Putnam County Youth Soccer is now holding sign-ups for all Putnam County children between the ages of three and 14. Visit www.pcysa.com to register or to download a registration form to be mailed in. There will be additional opportunities to register for this spring at the Greencastle McDonald's on Feb. 16 and 19 from 5-7 p.m...
Putnam Scanner for Feb. 5, 2009 (02/05/09)
Putnam County Jail Sheena Workman, 23, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:07 p.m. Tuesday for probation violation. Jerrell Horton, 21, Greencastle, was booked at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday for theft. Donald Cheatham, 46, Reelsville, was booked at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday for probation violation...
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