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Stories from Thursday, March 5, 2009

Area 30 students build new shelter at Robe-Ann (03/05/09)
Area 30 Building and Construction students were busy hammering Wednesday afternoon as they raised a new shelter in Robe-Ann Park. Community volunteers Jake Zaring, Bob Johnson and Brian Douglas helped the students raise the sides and roof trusses on the new shelter...
Park board selects Brickmania winners (03/05/09)
The Greencastle Park Board meeting had a larger than normal crowd Wednesday evening as it hosted the judging and awards for the 2009 Brickmania contest. Board members had a half hour before the regular meeting to judge the wide array of entries and pick their favorites. First and second place winners in each category were rewarded with trophies built from Legos...
Sutherland had no access to fair board funds (03/05/09)
Putnam County 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator Mark Evans says the fair board has no worries about the safety of its money. Cause for concern comes from the arrest of a Cloverdale man who is a fair board member and technology director for South Putnam Community School Corporation...
Accused molester's motion under consideration (03/05/09)
The motion for release of a Greencastle man facing 14 child molestation-related charges has been taken under consideration. Terrell Britton, 53, has been in jail since his arrest on June 12. He is facing six Class A felonies, each punishable by up to 50 years in prison, six Class D felonies, each punishable by up to three years in prison, and two Class A misdemeanors, each punishable by up to one year in prison, for his alleged involvement in sexual misconduct with four minors...
Habitat for Humanity recognizes volunteers, looking for families (03/05/09)
More than 25 volunteers were recognized at the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity annual meeting recently. Habitat -- through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials -- builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses with the help of the homeowners. The houses are sold at no profit and financed with affordable loans...
Greencastle's season comes to an end (03/05/09)
CLINTON -- Like a repeat of their previous meeting, Greencastle and Owen Valley battled down the wire Wednesday night, only this time the Tiger Cubs suffering a three-point loss. GHS fell 51-48 to the Patriots at the South Vermillion Sectional. "It was just one of those games where a possession here or there...it was very similar to the game we played against them the first time," GHS head coach Troy Greenlee said. ...
Speedway pulls away from Cougars (03/05/09)
At half time when Brady Armstrong and the North Putnam Cougars were down by one, they thought they had a chance to upset the sectional favorite Speedway. But found out fast in the second half why the Sparkplugs are the favorite. After trailing 35-34 at the half, North Putnam lost to the Sparkplugs 73-54...
Putnam Scanner for March 5, 2009 (03/05/09)
Putnam County Jail Jennifer Hart, 26, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday for violating terms of bond. Aaron Priest, 33, Cloverdale, was booked at 10:33 p.m. Tuesday for probation violation. Kenny Timberlake, 30, Bald Knob, Ariz., was booked at 12:47 a.m. Wednesday for disorderly conduct, operating per se, operating a vehicle while intoxicated and public intoxication...
GED is means of getting ahead (03/05/09)
Almost nineteen percent of adults aged 25 and over in Putnam County do not have a high school diploma or a GED. According to 2007 census data, this translates to 6,663 persons in Putnam County who may not have the information and skills needed to support themselves financially. ...
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