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Stories from Thursday, April 23, 2009

NP board approves land swap (04/23/09)
North Putnam School board members gave permission to proceed with executing documents that consists of swapping out some of the school's property for land owned by the Nature Conservancy. Superintendent Murray Pride told the group at Wednesday night's meeting that the conservancy would take land at the back of the Middle School abutting their Fortune Woods Preserve in exchange for a strip of land along the highway in the front of the school property...
Celebrate the planet (04/23/09)
Caring about the planet Earth is on the agenda this week as Earth Day was Wednesday and National Arbor Day comes Friday. Earth Day 2009 marks the beginning of The Green Generation Campaign that will be the focus of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day in 2010...
PCPL board accepts capital projects fund plan (04/23/09)
The Putnam County Public Library board was presented the annual capital projects fund plan Wednesday during a public hearing. Library director Alice Greenburg told board members this plan is similar to previous years. It shows the current annual uncertified budget, number of employees, sources and estimates of revenue and proposed use of capital project funds...
Safer schools are the Columbine legacy (04/23/09)
It was 10 years ago that the eyes of the American public were glued to TV sets, watching the shocking media coverage of the Columbine High School shootings. The main questions running through the public's mind were: "How could these kids commit such a horrific crime? And in Small Town, USA, where violence is virtually non-existent?"...
Cascade rallies to beat Tiger Cubs late (04/23/09)
On Wednesday, the Greencastle Tiger Cub baseball team seemed to have Cascade's number; unfortunately the Cadets picked up in the fifth inning and put the game out of reach, winning 12-8. Greencastle showed Cascade that if they expected to come to their home field and walk away with an easy win, they were in for a rude awakening...
North Putnam sweeps Clovers in doubleheader (04/23/09)
ROACHDALE -- Mitchell Crum threw a no-hitter and North Putnam routed the Clovers 10-0 in the second game of the North Putnam and Cloverdale doubleheader Wednesday night. "I got to give him credit," CHS coach Bryan Archer said. "Crum was throwing some good stuff tonight."...
GHS girls track having plant sell (04/23/09)
The Greencastle girls track team will be having a plant sale on Sunday, May 3. The event will take place in front of the McAnally Center from 1 to 5 p.m.
Eagles defeat Bulldogs (04/23/09)
The South Putnam baseball team tamed the Bulldogs of Monrovia Wednesday 12-5. Freshman Rob Gibson was instrumental in the win, knocking two shots over the fence to pace the Eagle offense. On the mound, Noah Boswell was equally impressive, pitching a complete game and collecting two walks, six hits and 15 strikeouts...
Eagles stay perfect with win over Monrovia (04/23/09)
MONROVIA -- The South Putnam High School softball team blanked Monrovia, 10-0, in six innings Wednesday night. Brooke Boetjer tossed a one-hitter while fanning 12 Bulldogs. Krystal Welch and Oceaia Boetjer both went 2-for-4 for the night. Welch also scored three runs...
Barbara Ruth Silander (04/23/09)
Barbara Ruth Silander, 84, of Greencastle died on Tuesday, April 21, 2009. She was born on April 16, 1925 in Guild, N.H. to Ralph and Ruth Rickard Chapman. Mrs. Silander was a graduate of Newport High School in Newport, N.H., received her bachelor of education degree from Keene State College and her masters in education degree from Indiana State University...
Helen M. White (04/23/09)
Helen M. White, 79, of Bainbridge died on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. She was born on Oct. 19, 1929 in Madison Township, Putnam County to Albert O. and Lillie Stevens Frost. Mrs. White graduated from Washington High School in Indianapolis. She married James H. White Jr. on Nov. 25, 1949 and he survives...
Putnam Scanner for April 23, 2009 (04/23/09)
Putnam County Jail James Hilburn, 40, Bainbridge, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 12:33 a.m. Wednesday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Anthony Roach, 19, Bedford, was booked at 12:16 p.m. Wednesday for failure to appear.
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