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Stories from Monday, March 2, 2009

Cloverdale man arrested at place of employment (03/02/09)
A Cloverdale man was arrested at his place of employment in Putnam County and charged by the Indiana State Police with seven counts of theft from a Brazil business Monday afternoon. ISP Det. Sam Stearley, of the Terre Haute Post, charged Rick R. Sutherland, 45, with seven felony counts of theft from National Printing Converters, Brazil...
Historic properties workshop provides local information (03/02/09)
The background of Putnam County and its many historic homes were the topic of a seminar on "Historic Properties: Everything you wanted to know about the history of your house, but didn't know whom to ask," presented Saturday at the Putnam County Museum...
Habitat for Humanity recognizes volunteers (03/02/09)
Marj Weaver was named Volunteer of the Year by Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Saturday morning at the organizations annual meeting and recognition brunch. Weaver and her husband George are just two of the many people who work with Habitat for Humanity in Putnam County...
County sheriff takes fighting crime to the Web (03/02/09)
The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is turning to the community for help in jumpstarting stalled investigations or solving some old crimes. A Web site has been established listing the 10 most wanted criminals in Putnam County. Sheriff Steve Fenwick and his department want the public to know its help is valued...
Quirky Monon a familiar landmark in Putnam County (03/02/09)
The Monon Restaurant has been a familiar sight for over 50 years near the railroad tracks that carried freight and passengers from Chicago to Louisville. Originally called the Monon Grill, the quirky 75-seat restaurant still retains the railroad theme that was the reason for its existence when the Monon railroad stopped at the once adjacent Greencastle station...
Chamber offers etiquette seminar (03/02/09)
The Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a half-day seminar on "The Basics of Business Etiquette." The seminar will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 26. The seminar will be at the Walden Inn and will cost $30 per Chamber member, including a continental breakfast...
Volunteers Honored (03/02/09)
Crimmins closes chapter on high school career (03/02/09)
By DAN SHELTON Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Luke Crimmins did something Saturday that hasn't been done in four years at Greencastle High School -- swim on the final day of the IHSAA state swim meet. Crimmins swam in the consolation round of the 100-yard backstroke and finished 16th overall with a time of 54.75...
Cougar, Eagle squads battle (03/02/09)
The South Putnam swim teams swam Thursday against North Putnam, with the teams splitting. The girls' team won 88-82, while the boys' team lost 86-71. Picking up wins for the South Putnam girls were Brianne Botzum in the 200-yard (3:19.13), Ashley Wilson in the 400-yard freestyle (7:39) and Siera Heim in diving (77.95)...
South Putnam wins pair (03/02/09)
The eighth grade girls' teams from Greencastle and South Putnam faced off against each other Thursday. The South Putnam A-team won 32-8, as the B-team were victorious 31-8. Mallory Cash and Mattie Varvel led the Eagles' A-team with eight points each, while Jenna Jones had six and Leanna Masters added five. Brittany Birt and Nikki York had two points and Brenly Bratcher chipped in one...
Tiger Cubs dominate Edgewood (03/02/09)
The Greencastle Middle School swim team tore through Edgewood last Thursday. The boys won 142-38, while the girls won 121-64. The GMS boys dominated the night, capturing first place in all 14 events. Alex Asbell, Evan Smith and Matt Sims all captured two individual wins on the night to lead Greencastle. ...
GMS grapplers compete at Southmont (03/02/09)
The Greencastle Middle School wrestling team competed at the Southmont Super 13 over the weekend. Greencastle wrestlers Nick Pingleton, Carter Lewis and Jorden Froderman picked up first place finishes, with Kody Collins finishing the day in second place. Tyler Hudson and Jake Rickenbaugh placed third and Cody Mundy and Clynt Byrd placed fourth in the event...
GMS ends season with win (03/02/09)
The Greencastle eighth grade boys' basketball A-team team defeated Edgewood 44-42 recently. "This was a huge win for our basketball team," GMS head coach Jarrod Duff said. "Edgewood was a team they lost to as seventh-graders. We really had several kids step up and make plays for us in the game. Doing little things right and making the hustle plays were definitely the keys to getting this win."...
Virgil Anderson (03/02/09)
Virgil Anderson, 96, of Plainfield, formerly of Ladoga, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. He was born in Woodstock, Ky. on Sept. 7, 1912 to John and Eva Griffin Anderson. He married Mary Francis Warren on Nov. 27, 1935 and she died on Dec. 15, 1956. He later married Lora B. Brown on Aug. 14, 1957 and she passed away on Dec. 16, 2008...
Ernest F. "Ernie" Winters (03/02/09)
Ernest F. "Ernie" Winters Jr., 68, of Monrovia, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. He was born Sept. 22, 1940 in Allegheny County, Pa., to Ernest F. and Esther Johnson Winters. Mr. Winters had been an aircraft mechanic for more than 30 years at Delta Airlines, retiring in 1993. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and Hazelwood Christian Church...
Help offered to small farmers (03/02/09)
I want to make you all aware of a new program that is happening in Putnam County. Purdue Extension, with the help of Farm Credit Services, is helping facilitate the creation of a small farms work group. This work group is designed to help people who want to start small farm businesses or people already in cottage industries to be more successful...
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