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Stories from Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Council and Commissioners look at contracting re-assessment (04/01/09)
Monday night's joint meeting between the Putnam County council and commissioners drew a crowd to the county annex as they discussed the possibility of contracting out the county's reassessment. Every Indiana county, under state code, must start evaluating all real estate this year as part of a general, statewide reassessment...
Frisbie released from Georgia prison (04/01/09)
ATLANTA -- Former Putnam County Sheriff Mark T. Frisbie was released from the United States Penitentiary satellite camp in Atlanta, Ga. late this morning, prison officials confirmed. Frisbie entered the camp on Feb. 2 after being convicted in November of federal program theft. Frisbie will now serve four months on home detention. After that, he will be on probation for two years.
Two more competitors to vie for dancing crown (04/01/09)
Twelve Putnam County Celebrities will take to the dance floor Saturday as part of the inaugural Dancing With the Putnam County Stars, a fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. The event will closely resemble "Dancing With the Stars," the popular ABC television show...
Open Mic Night (04/01/09)
Looking for ways to express yourself? Open Mic Poetry Night will provide the perfect venue to read poetry and share in the love of the spoken word. The event is co-sponsored by the Putnam County Public Library and will be April 7 at the Blue Door Cafe, 24 S. Indiana St...
Hearing set for Spencer man (04/01/09)
Editor A Spencer man will either plead guilty to charges or his case will be set for jury trial on April 20. Charles Collins, 41, will have a second pretrial conference on that date. He is charged with Class D felonies strangulation and criminal confinement in connection with a Jan. 17 incident in which he allegedly attacked and held a woman against her will, court documents said...
"Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader" fundraiser hosted at Central Elementary (04/01/09)
South Putnam Education Foundation presents "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" Class will be in session at 7 p.m. Friday in the Central Elementary School gymnasium, as the South Putnam Community Education Foundation presents "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?"...
Farmers to discuss concerns (04/01/09)
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) invites the farming community to attend a meeting to discuss the local resource concerns of Putnam County in relationship to Environmental Quality Incentives Program (QUIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) programming...
Local Red Cross volunteer heads to North Dakota (04/01/09)
Local Red Cross volunteer Steve Shotwell is headed to Fargo, N.D. to join other Red Crosser's from across the nation as the Red River threatens to swell. Shotwell, a Putnam County resident, will help ensure the safety and security of Red Cross volunteers and Red Cross resources involved in the flood relief efforts. ...
Team mentality to be staple of CHS softball (04/01/09)
CLOVERDALE -- When you have a couple standout players coming back from last year's team, that's a good sign. Add to the mix of a solid freshmen class, it's an even better sign. That's why CHS Coach Chuck Mowery is confident about the 2009 softball season...
John William English Sr. (04/01/09)
John William English Sr., 81, of Bainbridge died on Sunday, March 29, 2009. He was born on Dec. 4, 1927 in Worth, Ill. to Ralph and Bessie Elizabeth Baker English. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired from Twiggs in Martinsville. Mr. English married Audrey Maxine Pleake on March 26, 1949 and they lived on Wilbur Road outside of Martinsville for 49 years. ...
Raymond Hardwell Jackson Jr. (04/01/09)
Raymond Hardwell Jackson Jr., 57, of Indianapolis, formerly of Cloverdale, died on Monday, March 30, 2009 in Indianapolis. He was born in Hialeah, Fla. on Dec. 17, 1951 and was the son of Raymond Hardwell Jackson Sr. and Anna Stift Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Christian Science Church and was a maintenance man in heavy equipment...
Frederick Armstrong Sanders (04/01/09)
Frederick "Ted" Armstrong Sanders, 89, died Monday, March 30, 2009. Mr. Sanders grew up in Steubenville, Ohio and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and graduated from DePauw University. Following a 30-year career in the United States Air Force, he retired in 1970 as a colonel. His military decorations include the Air Force Medal with four gold clusters and the Air Force Legion of Merit...
Everett Glotzbach (04/01/09)
Everett J. Glotzbach, 94, of Fowler, formerly of Earl Park, died on Monday, March 23, 2009 at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 8, 1914 in Fowler to the late William and Emma Pilotte Glotzbach. He graduated from Sacred Heart grade school in Remington and attended Gilboa High School...
Putnam Scanner for April 1, 2009 (04/01/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Dept. Osha Chitwood, Russellville, was exiting the parking lot of North Putnam High School at 3:24 p.m. Monday when she attempted a turn onto CR. 250E. Chitwood did not see a vehicle driven by Dakoda White, Coatesville, traveling north on CR 250E and the two vehicles collided. There was an estimated $2,501 to $5,000 in damages...
Thanks from Quail Unlimited (04/01/09)
To the Editor: The 21st annual Quail Unlimited Banquet was held Feb. 21, 2009 at the Dixie Chopper Business Center. It was a huge success and a very enjoyable evening. Our thanks to all the advertisers listed in our Banquet Program. Their contributions help to fund programs and activities planned for the coming year. ...
Family thankful for community's thoughts (04/01/09)
To the Editor: Perhaps you sent a lovely card, Or said a silent prayer. Perhaps you sent a flower bouquet, Or shed a private tear. Perhaps you spoke the kindest words, As any friend could say. Perhaps you were not here at all, Just thought of us that day...
Who will do the social work at PCH? (04/01/09)
To The Editor: March was Social Work Month. It is when social workers are acknowledged and appreciated for what they contribute to their communities locally and around the world. Before March has been over too long, I want to thank the hospital social workers we have had and to use the occasion to lament the down sizing at the Putnam County Hospital that necessitated the letting go of the social worker...
Let's consolidate for our kids' futures (04/01/09)
To the Editor: It is no surprise to anyone that we are in an economic recession; however, we are failing to act appropriately regarding our children's futures. We read about budget shortfalls for local schools, and yet no real action is being taken to fix the problems...
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month Kicks off in Putnam County (04/01/09)
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