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Stories from Saturday, March 14, 2009

Round barn being built inside museum (03/14/09)
Dreams are becoming a reality at the Putnam County Museum. Since the planning of the museum's move three years ago, there was a vision of a replica of the Sutherlin family's round barn. The pace is slow, but nail-by-nail the downscaled model of Sutherlin's round barn is taking shape. It is just a skeleton of wood right now, but with the talents of LeRoy Zeiner and the help of many volunteers it will be a miniature duplicate of the real round barn...
Historic Westminster champ has Greencastle roots (03/14/09)
The dog that took top honors at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in February has traveled all over the country, but has also spent a whole lot of time in Greencastle. Sussex Spaniel Ch. Clussex Three D Grinchy Glee -- better known to the public as Stump -- was born Dec. 1, 1998 at the Clussexx Kennel in Bloomington. He was originally owned by Jamie Hubbard, who works at the Greencastle Veterinary Clinic. Stump was a regular patient at that clinic before he began his show career...
PCH offers new support group (03/14/09)
A support group for families with children living with diabetes will be offered by the Putnam County Hospital. When a child is diagnosed with diabetes, the family may be frightened, sad and even angry. Those feelings are normal. The entire family is impacted by such a diagnosis in their choices and action taken...
GMS swimmers battle twice in three days (03/14/09)
The Greencastle swim teams swam against Southmont Tuesday and Tuttle Thursday. The girls won both meets, while the boys went 1-1. Against Southmont, the girls' squad captured seven individual events and all three relays en route to their 123-59 win...
GMS falls to North Clay (03/14/09)
The GMS seventh grade girls' basketball team closed out their regular season on the road against North Clay Thursday. The Lady Tigers fell to the 14-5 Knights, 27-22 in a close, hard fought contest. Shelby Earl tallied 16 pts, while Miranda Nuz added four and Corrine Trigg two...
Lauren Reich places 12th (03/14/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- DePauw junior Lauren Reich competed at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday and finished sixth in her heat in 5:02.38. Her time was 12th among all 16 runners and just .31 seconds behind the 10th and final qualifying time for today's finals...
Zaring gearing up for national pulling campaign (03/14/09)
For Jake Zaring, or "Crazy Jake" as everyone in Putnam County knows him, truck pulling has always been a passion for him. If someone drove by his house in Fillmore, they wouldn't see typical lawn ordainments, they would see a lot of the trucks he pulled with in the past years just sitting there collecting rust. Unless you drove by there this weekend...
Richardson grabs life by the steering wheel (03/14/09)
When the thought of a 16-17-year old high school boy comes into mind, most people think of basketball and football. But when it's Mitch Richardson of South Putnam High School, another thing comes to mind -- professional truck pulling. Richardson doesn't spend his weekends like most high school boys do. He's not out cruising the strip or hitting up the malls. He's hooking up his 1,000 horsepower Dodge dually to a 46,000-pound sled and dragging it 300-feet...
Hilma McGill (03/14/09)
Hilma McGill, 92, Clay City, died Friday, March 13, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle. She was born Sept. 4, 1916 in Clay County the daughter of Charles Storm and Bertha Morris Storm. She graduated from Clay City High School. She married Paul Don McGill on Oct. 26, 1935. She was a member of the First Brethren Church in Clay City. Mrs. McGill was a homemaker and enjoyed working in the vegetable and flower garden...
Putnam Scanner for March 14, 2009 (03/14/09)
Putnam County Jail Alisha Cramer, 27, Indianapolis, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 9:52 p.m. Thursday for probation violation. Robert Wright, 36, Spencer, was booked at 1:15 a.m. Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Daniel Capps, 34, Greencastle, was booked at 4:20 a.m. Friday for possession of marijuana, reckless possession of paraphernalia, public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
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