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Stories from Thursday, March 19, 2009

Lawmakers oppose Senate Bill 512 (03/19/09)
It appears that State lawmakers are unlikely to do anything this year about the problems associated with township government. Many lawmakers don't agree with the solutions offered including the elimination of township government. Legislators who represent farms and small towns, as well as lawmakers with city districts, say their areas have special needs that are better met at the township level...
NP board discusses scheduling (03/19/09)
North Putnam School Corp. superintendent Murray Pride told board members at Thursday night's meeting how impressed he is with the amount of service given by staff and students to various causes. "They help those in our community, state and national who need help. ...
Owner given 6 months to improve property (03/19/09)
CLOVERDALE -- The fate of a home at 203 S. Lafayette St., Cloverdale, was made Thursday night during a special meeting of the Cloverdale Board of Zoning Appeals after the board reached an agreement with the property owner. Back in January, the house was inspected and deemed unsafe and uninhabitable. The inspector's report contended, "The floors are uneven indicating some structural damage."...
Bainbridge clamps down on animals (03/19/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- Town Council members Richard Cope, Bonnie Osborn and Naomi Barker approved two ordinances on the second reading regarding animals in their Wednesday evening meeting. Ordinance 2009-1 states that all dogs and cats over the age of six months that are not permanently confined inside a building or confined structure in such a manner that another animal cannot come in contact with them, must be sterilized or unable to reproduce unless the owner has written certification from a veterinarian that the procedure is not in the best interest of the animal's health.. ...
A day in the park (03/19/09)
While spring may not start until Friday, children at Robe-Ann Park couldn't tell the difference Tuesday afternoon.
Notice of appeal filed in Unger case (03/19/09)
Attorneys for a Greencastle man who received an eight-year prison sentence in February have filed a notice of appeal. Jay C. Unger, 55, was sentenced by Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley after a jury found Unger guilty of Class B felony aggravated battery, Class C felony battery by means of a deadly weapon, Class D felony criminal recklessness and two counts of Class B misdemeanor battery...
PCPL to install new HVAC system (03/19/09)
The Putnam County Public Library Board had a change of venue this month, meeting at the Reelsville Fire Station Wednesday for its monthly meeting. One item on the agenda was the replacement of HVAC controls. Kurt Stevens of KB Solutions out of Greenwood has been hired to be a consultant for the project...
GHS hosting Dance-A-Thon to raise funds for Relay (03/19/09)
Get out the dancing shoes for the Greencastle High School Dance-a-thon set for April 11 from 6 p.m. to midnight in McAnally Center. Proceeds from the event will go to Relay For Life. The contest is for couples and cost is $20 per pair. Anyone interested in watching the event or wanting to dance without being in the contest will be charged $5 at the door. A school ID must be presented, if not registered for the event. Couples should purchase tickets ahead of time...
WCAA Champs (03/19/09)
GMS wins county swim titles (03/19/09)
The Greencastle Middle School swim teams held court Tuesday at North Putnam during the Putnam County Junior High Meet. Greencastle finished first in 10 of the 12 events en route to scoring 153 points, for the championship. North Putnam finished second with 119 points while South Putnam finished third with 69 points...
Eagles battle with conference foes (03/19/09)
The South Putnam Junior High swim teams competed in a series of swim meets recently. Last Thursday, the Eagle boys fell to Speedway 89-56, while the girls were defeated 94-85. Picking up wins for the girls were Emily Parker in the 200-yard freestyle (3:02.58) and the 100-yard backstroke 1:34.46, Josie Farmer in the 50-yard freestyle (32.78) and the 100-yard freestyle (1:16.92) and Lyndsie Beasley in diving (79.90)...
Eagles, Tiger Cubs reach finals (03/19/09)
The South Putnam eighth grade girls defeated Cloverdale 47-27 Tuesday night in the first round of the Junior High Basketball County Tourney. Two players scoring in double figures led the Eagles. Leanna Masters led all scorers with 15 points, followed by Mattie Varvel with 10. Nikki York scored five points, with Jenna Jones, Mallory Cash and Kelsey Whitaker adding four each. Caitlyn Boyce and Brittany Birt chipped in two points each and Brenly Bratcher added one...
Canary leads Greyhounds to regional finals (03/19/09)
For all of those who remember Jessica Canary tearing up the hardwood at South Putnam, she's doing much of the same at the college level. In her third year at the University of Indianapolis, Canary led her team to the Division II Sweet 16, the furthest the team has ever made it in the tournament...
Mary Kathleen Stanley (03/19/09)
Mary Kathleen "Keck" Stanley, 92, of Coatesville died Wednesday, March 18, 2009. She was born in Putnam County on July 17, 1916, the daughter of Jacob Harrison and Elsie Meek Hunter. She married Byron Stanley and he preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2004...
Putnam Scanner for March 19, 2009 (03/19/09)
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