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Stories from Friday, April 10, 2009

County honors 911 dispatchers (04/10/09)
The Putnam County Board of Commissioners recognized National Public Safety Telecommunications Week and is honoring The county's dispatchers during the week of April 12 through 18. This has been declared National Public Safety Telecommunications Week...
Retired exec serves Putnam residents in two capacities (04/10/09)
He spent most of his career in marketing and communications for large firms in Plainfield, Indianapolis, Chicago and New Jersey. When he took early retirement last summer from Merrill Lynch, Greencastle native Mike Goss decided he wasn't quite ready to quit working -- and proceeded to take on a job in law in addition to the job he already held serving as pastor of a Putnam County church...
Putnamville inmate charged with Class D felony battery (04/10/09)
PUTNAMVILLE -- An inmate at Putnamville Correctional Facility has pled guilty to and will be sentenced on a charge of Class D felony battery, while charges against another inmate implicated in the same incident have been dismissed. Aaron W. Wood, 31, and Michael L. ...
NPHS to host mock disaster (04/10/09)
On Monday, April 13, a mock school bus accident will take place in the south parking lot of North Putnam High School at 9:30 a.m. Students will learn how emergency responders and school staff members react in the face of a major disaster. The wrecked bus will be in the parking lot of the school under a tarp on Saturday waiting for the emergency event on Monday...
DPU students open gallery (04/10/09)
The Low Road Gallery, a non-profit contemporary art gallery, is set to open on April 11 at 7 p.m. Located at 104 Washington Ave., below Martin's Emporium, its hours of operation will be posted. The inaugural opening will feature the show "Menagerie," an exhibition of sculptures, videos, and digital art by Matt Kalasky and Julie Rooney and is free and open to the public...
Tiger Cubs fall to Mustangs in six innings (04/10/09)
If only softball games began in the fourth inning. For the second consecutive night, the Tiger Cubs started slow, but found their stride in the waning moments of the game. Greencastle fell to the Edgewood Mustangs 15-5 Wednesday. Despite the loss, GHS outscored the Mustangs 5-2 after the fourth inning, showing an inkling of what the future holds for the GHS program. ...
Cloverdale drops fifth straight (04/10/09)
CLOVERDALE -- It was the same old song and dance for Cloverdale's baseball team Thursday night as it dropped its fifth straight game to Shakamak, 11-7. "You know we're winless, but it seems that almost every game we get within a run or two and we keep battling. We just can't get the win," CHS Coach Brian Archer said...
Cougars win big (04/10/09)
The North Putnam baseball team dealt Turkey Run a 22-1 loss Thursday night. The Cougars had a monster night at the plate, as they recorded five home runs. Mitchell Crum was 2-for-2 with two home runs. Griffen Dahlstrom, Tyler Watson and Brock Jones all collected home runs as well. Jones and Watson recorded a combine nine RBIs...
Cougars defeat Eels in five (04/10/09)
EMINENCE -- The Lady Cougars picked up another win Thursday night as they crushed Eminence, 20-0. The Lady Cougars scored 11 runs in the first, two in the second, five in the third, and two in the fourth, all on seven hits. Taylor Judy led the Cougars hit parade with two hits, including a grand slam while Dakota Malayer and Leah Crosby had two hits also. Elsiana Crosby had the other hit for North Putnam...
L. Wayne Jones (04/10/09)
L. Wayne Jones, 88, of Brazil, died in Osgood on April 8, 2009. He was born in Carbon on May 28, 1920 to Roy Edward and Bertha Josephine White Jones. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1938. Following high school, he worked for Nehi Beverage Company until being drafted into the United States Army in 1941. He served in England during World War II being honorably discharged in 1945...
Fred J. Walters (04/10/09)
Fred J. Walters, 71, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., formerly of Cloverdale, died April 7, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born in Sullivan County to Alfred and Hazel Walter on May 17, 1937. Mr. Walters owned the Cloverdale IGA for more than 15 years before selling it and moving to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., where he had lived for the past 24 years. He had been an active Elks member for 35 years in Lake Havasu and Greencastle. He was also a member of the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge...
Dancing professionals made event happen (04/10/09)
To the Editor: Saturday night's Dancing with the Putnam County Stars could not have happened without the professional and experienced dancers and instructors. Tara Gardner, Stephanie Neeper, Colleen Muir, Jessyca South, Katie Wallace, Tim Tillotson, Brad Sandy, Kyle Booher, and David Terry all gave local celebrities the moves and confidence they needed to make the Putnam County Youth Development Commission fund raiser a rousing success...
SP foundation's fundraiser a great success (04/10/09)
To the Editor: The first edition of South Putnam Community Education Foundation's version of "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader" was a great success due to the efforts of all the foundation directors, and the support of all the schools. Special thanks go to prize donors, Teacher's Credit Union, Wal-Mart, Waldron Inn, Dr. Russell Elliott, Family Video, and the Dairy Castle...
Thanks for support of EggFest '09 (04/10/09)
To the Editor: Thanks to all the "good eggs" that helped make EggFest'09 nighttime egg hunt for teens, an egg-stremely successful event. Months of planning by the "good egg" partners, Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County, the Greencastle Park and Recreation and VOICE-Indiana Youth Speaking out Against Teen Tobacco Use- was rewarded by watching nearly 500 teens attend the fifth annual event. ...
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