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Stories from Friday, April 3, 2009

Fillmore may allow hunting within town (04/03/09)
FILLMORE -- Town Board members Wes Terhune and Alan Jones were acres apart in agreeing on an ordinance that would regulate the use and discharge of fire arms in the town. As it currently reads, the ordinance would allow hunting within the town as long as no gun is discharged within 300 feet of a building. Terhune wanted an amendment making it impossible to hunt unless there were 10 acres or more...
Red Rover Exhibit opens Saturday at county museum (04/03/09)
The Putnam County Museum's newest exhibit promises to bring out the kid in you. Called Red Rover, Red Rover, Send Everyone Over, the exhibit contains a representative sample of how children have played over the last century. It will premiere on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Museum and will run through the end of July...
SP seniors named Lilly scholars (04/03/09)
Two Putnam County students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships as the Putnam County Community Foundation's 2009 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars (LECS). Seniors Tabitha Arnold and Tyler Heavin, both of South Putnam High School, will receive full tuition to any Indiana public or private college or university of their choice and an $800 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. ...
Smoot gets 6 years (04/03/09)
In Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday, a Greencastle man was sentenced to six years for dealing in cocaine. Under the terms of a plea agreement, the charge against Michael Smoot, 45, was downgraded from a Class A to a Class C felony. He could have received a maximum of eight years...
Shelter Re-Opens (04/03/09)
Flatt receives 3-year sentence (04/03/09)
Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matt Headley handed an Indianapolis man the maximum sentence allowed -- three years -- on a Class D felony count of theft. Under the terms of a plea agreement, charges of Class B felony burglary, Class C felony burglary and an additional count of Class D felony theft against Robert Jay Flatt, 42, were dropped. ...
Fillmore man facing felony burglary charges (04/03/09)
A Fillmore man was formally charged in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday with two felonies related to a Jan. 21 burglary at a Cloverdale residence. Mark A. Anderson, 20, entered not guilty pleas to charges of Class B felony conspiracy to commit burglary and Class D felony conspiracy to commit theft. He was arrested on March 31...
Mitchener's trial date reset to July (04/03/09)
Putnam County Circuit Court Judge Matthew Headley has reconsidered and granted a request for the continuance of the trial of a Roachdale woman charged with stealing more than $50,000 from Old National Trail, a local special education cooperative. Tammy Y. Mitchener, 33, was set to go to trial April 22 and face charges of Class C felony corrupt business influence and Class D felony theft...
Proposed city ordinance to establish permanent sustainability commission (04/03/09)
Members of the Greencastle Sustainability Committee heard good news Wednesday evening. Mayor Sue Murray shared a city ordinance draft creating a special sustainability commission for a partnership between the city government and all relevant community entities...
Kind Donation (04/03/09)
Greencastle woman to be sentenced for theft (04/03/09)
A Greencastle woman will be sentenced April 30 on a charge of Class D felony theft. Under the terms of a plea agreement, Kelsey N. Patterson, 21, will plead guilty to that charge and three other charges -- two counts of Class C felony forgery and another count of Class D felony theft -- will be dismissed...
Fehr to represent Hendricks Power in D.C. (04/03/09)
Callie Marie Fehr, a junior at North Putnam High School, will represent Hendricks Power Cooperative on the 2009 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Indiana's Touchstone Energy cooperatives have hosted the Youth Tour since 1960, providing hundreds of young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit our nation's capital and learn about the federal government and the cooperative utility industry. The 2009 Youth Tour begins June 11 and will end June 18...
Annual Egg Hunt is Saturday morning (04/03/09)
Greencastle Parks and Recreation's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Robe-Ann Park. Children ages one to 11 can hunt in designated spots specific to their age group and find prize/candy-filled Easter eggs. Children will also have a chance to win great prizes by redeeming tickets found in various eggs...
E-mail class at PCPL (04/03/09)
The Putnam County Public Library will offer a free class on "How to Create an E-mail Account" scheduled for Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Much of today's communication with friends and family, the government, and for business is conducted on the Internet, which requires a personal e-mail account. ...
Cougars look to continue winning ways (04/03/09)
ROACHDALE -- With three key departures from last year's team, the North Putnam Cougars look to fill spots and continue their winning ways. The Cougars posted a 21-7 record and captured the West Central Conference, but this season will be a different animal...
Robert "Bob" Shuee (04/03/09)
Robert K. "Bob" Shuee, 68, of Niceville, Florida, formerly of Greencastle, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2009. He was born on July 19, 1940 in Putnam County, the son of Charles E. and R. Eileen Shoaf Shuee. Mr. Shuee was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Carolyn A. Berry on June 14, 1959 and she survives.
William "Bill" Jay Douthitt (04/03/09)
William "Bill" Jay Douthitt passed away shortly before Christmas after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 8, 1924, the eldest son of William Jesse Douthitt and Grace Terree (Dickson) Douthitt. In his youth, he attended Manhattan School and entered Greencastle High School, graduating in 1942. During his school years, he was a part-time employee at Kroger with Bob Dean and Chester Trout...
Thanks for making enrollment night a success (04/03/09)
To the Editor: Thanks to all who made the Open Enrollment and Registration Night a success on Monday, March 30. More than 40 youth signed up and enrolled into the 4-H program during the event. The Purdue Extension-Putnam County Office would like to thank the third and fourth grade teachers who helped to distribute information in the county schools, the Banner Graphic for the timely article on Saturday to remind folks, and for all of those families who came and participated to learn about the 4-H program.. ...
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