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Stories from Wednesday, April 15, 2009

ISTA launches investigation at South Putnam (04/15/09)
Kim Fidler of the Indiana State Teachers Association has confirmed that an investigation of administrative misconduct has been launched at South Putnam Junior-Senior High School. The investigation, which stems from the recent resignation of a teacher at the school, will be discussed at the next school board meeting, slated for Monday. The meeting will take place in the music room at Central Elementary at 7 p.m...
SPHS presents spring play (04/15/09)
The South Putnam High School Drama Club will present the spring play, "Murder by Indecision," an Agatha Crispy mystery and comedy starring the senior talent of Tyler Heavin and Lindsey Hettich on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the high school...
Greencastle hires city engineer (04/15/09)
It's been nearly two years since it has had one, but the city of Greencastle now has a city engineer on staff. Mayor Sue Murray informed the Greencastle Common Council at Tuesday's meeting that Garth Hughes has been hired for the position and has been on the job for just over a week...
Cloverdale council members dispute 4-month-old claim (04/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- It is said communication is key to all areas of life. Cloverdale Town Council recently learned there has been a communication problem within its own ranks. The communication breakdown was first brought to council's attention during a routine approval of claims. Clerk-treasurer Patti Truax had $5,000 in attorney fees, which was approved during council's December meeting. Council members questioned Truax about the four-month delay...
Parking limits concern residents (04/15/09)
ROACHDALE -- Several Roachdale residents were at Tuesday night's Town Council meeting to discuss an ordinance limiting parking on the west side of Walnut Street from Railroad to South streets. Council members were supposed to conduct first and second readings for that ordinance as well as one that sets weight limits for trucks on local streets at a maximum of 5 tons, adding a new stop sign at E. Maple and Oak streets and changing the speed limit on S. Indiana from 30 to 20 mph...
Five faculty members to retire from Cloverdale schools (04/15/09)
CLOVERDALE -- A number of long-time educators will be entering retirement at the end of the school year. Cloverdale School Board members voted 5-2 Monday to accept several personnel changes. When elementary students return to school in the fall, there will be a new principal in charge. With the retirement of current principal Susan Schwartz, Stacey Baugh will be taking over. Baugh will be moving from her current position as assistant principal at Cloverdale High School.
Couple chooses surgical route for weight loss (04/15/09)
Joe Smith was a heavy child. As he grew into adulthood, he continued to be overweight, although he was always able to function. He had a full-time job, worked with the horses and did other chores on his Reelsville farm. Then in 2003 his mother, his only living parent, died. Joe spiraled into a deep depression -- and turned to food for comfort...
A day at the Statehouse (04/15/09)
North Putnam mauls Speedway 17-3 (04/15/09)
ROACHDALE -- The North Putnam baseball team exploded for a nine run third inning Tuesday to defeat WCC rival Speedway 17-3 in five innings. "Speedway came out on fire and I didn't think we were ready tonight, honestly," Cougar head coach Norm Fish said...
South Putnam tames Tiger Cubs for first win (04/15/09)
Johnnie Briones said that he was anxious to see where his tennis team measured up with Greencastle and to see how far they have come since the beginning of the practice. The results were better than expected. South Putnam cruised by Greencastle 4-1 Tuesday night, giving Briones something to smile about...
Eagle boys slip past Cascade 67-65 (04/15/09)
CLAYTON -- The South Putnam High School boys' track team edged out the Cascade Cadets, 67-65, Tuesday night. Chris Smiley and Adam Masters led the Eagles with two wins each. Smiley won the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.3 seconds and the high jump competition, clearing a height of five-feet-four-inches...
Putnam Scanner for April 15, 2009 (04/15/09)
Putnam County Sheriff's Department Raymond Hedrick, Crawfordsville, was traveling south on U.S. 231 at 1:59 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle struck a power pole after leaving the road. Kenny's Wrecker Service towed the vehicle from the scene. There was an estimated $5,001 to $10,000 in damages...
United Way extends thanks (04/15/09)
The United Way of Putnam County would like to take this opportunity to thank the Putnam County community for its support throughout the last year. The year culminated in our annual dinner and meting held at Area 30 on March 14, 2009. The dinner was well attended and a celebratory attitude prevailed. ...
School nurse commends Cloverdale students, staff (04/15/09)
To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to commend the students and staff of the Cloverdale High School. Last month, the high school supported the Pennies for Patients Campaign with a competition among the fourth period classes. This campaign helped raise funds and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. ...
Shrine Club had successful year (04/15/09)
To the Editor: The Putnam County Shrine Club would like to thank the citizens of Putnam County for their generous donations to the Shriner's Hospitals. We would also like to thank everyone who attended our dinners during the last year. The turnouts were very good for every one of them...
Dancer humbled by community's generosity (04/15/09)
To the Editor: I am in awe of our wonderful citizens of Putnam County! Look at you! You come together as one body to encourage and motivate 12 inexperienced dancers to dance the night away and you are willing to donate over $25,000 to help the kids in our county!...
Community center thankful for donations (04/15/09)
We just wanted to thank everyone who supported the Simpson Family Fundraiser (when they lost everything they owned in a house fire) at the Russellville Community Center. People donated food, supplies, and money to help with this event, and the Russellville Community Center wants to thank everyone for their donations, whether monetarily, with food or with all of the time involved...
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