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Stories from Thursday, April 30, 2009

Mobile Unit offering easy signup access for FSSA assistance (04/30/09)
Mobile unit offering easy signup for FSSA assistance in Greencastle Friday.
Crews respond to apartment fire (04/30/09)
Just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, fire crews were dispatched to a structure fire at 1025 S. Fillmore Road, Apt. 1. "It was a grease fire," said Fire Chief Bill Nugent. The occupant, Rachel Lucero, was home when the fire began. Lucero and her pets, a dog and cat, and the occupants of two other adjoining apartments escaped without injury...
A Place to Call Home (04/30/09)
For the Dunfee family, Tuesday was a very special day. They found out they had been chosen by Putnam County Habitat for Humanity as the next family to receive a home in the Roachdale neighborhood. The Dunfee's house is the ninth and last one being built on four acres of land that was donated to Habitat...
Residents asked to help 'Stamp Out Hunger' (04/30/09)
With the help of local letter carriers, Putnam County residents will be given an opportunity to easily donate food for needy families in the community. "Donations will go to the Putnam County Food Pantry," said Janie Briones, a local letter carrier...
PCH addresses swine flu outbreak (04/30/09)
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) explains the swine influenza is a respiratory disease found in pigs that has recently spread to humans. The swine flu was first reported in the southwestern section of the United States in March of this year and has been found in various other portions of the country...
The beach comes to Mill Pond (04/30/09)
Mill Pond resident Vernon Abbott told staff members at the nursing home how much he missed walking along the beach and sticking his feet in the sand. So the group put their heads together with Horizon Hospice and Bob Haverstick with the "Never Too Late Program" to create a beach for Abbott...
Bartlett Center receives recognition (04/30/09)
The Bartlett Reflection Center, which is located within the DePauw University Nature Park, has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building joins the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics, which became the state's first LEED-New Construction Gold building last spring. DePauw is now the only institution in Indiana with more than one LEED Gold building...
Victorian tea planned at Putnam County Museum (04/30/09)
The Putnam County Museum will host a Gilded Age Tea on May 16 at 10 a.m. Kandie Carle will give a Victorian Lady performance. Carle created this one-woman show in 1996. She has shared her passion for history with audiences at venues including Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, N.Y., Victoria Mansion in Portland, Maine, Mark Twain House Museum in Hartford, Conn., the Cosmopolitan Club in New York City, the National Pierce Arrow Antique Car Club, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Westgate Hotel in San Diego and the Yacht Club of Savannah Ga.. ...
Dean's late RBI delivers win for Eagles (04/30/09)
ROACHDALE -- Mother Nature altered Putnam County athletics once again Wednesday. North Putnam hoped to avenge their loss to South Putnam two days earlier, but the Eagles used some late-inning heroics to pick up a 5-4 win The showdown was seven innings and it all came down the final six outs...
Clovers come from behind, defeat Cadets by 5 (04/30/09)
CLAYTON -- A game that started with a tragic display of pitching, ended with a demonstration of true teamwork. After Paige Gutierrez struck out 13 Cadets Monday and Cloverdale defeated them 1-0, Cascade came out with a vengeance Wednesday. The Lady Cadets hit nearly everything that Gutierrez threw at them in the first inning, resulting in a 5-0 lead. But that didn't put the Lady Clovers down, it inspired them to rally back and when it was said and done, Cloverdale defeated Cascade 10-5...
South Putnam defeats Speedway (04/30/09)
The South Putnam Junior High boys' track team outpaced Speedway for a 69-40 victory Tuesday. Picking up wins for the Eagles were Matt Lund in the 1,600 meters (5:53) and the 800 meters (2:39), Hunter Barr in the 2,400 meters (9:19), Ryan Chestnut in the shot put (42-4.5) and the discus (113-9) and Wes Riner in the long jump (16-1)...
Tiger Cubs drop shortened meet at Terre Haute (04/30/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Greencastle High School girls' track team finished second in a three-way meet with Terre Haute North and West Vigo Wednesday night. Greencastle scored 40 points for second place while Terre Haute North won with 77 points and West Vigo finished third with 11 points...
Huber leads Greencastle to win over Bruins 154-163 (04/30/09)
LIZTON -- Greencastle's boys' golf team scored its second win in as many days, defeating the Bruins of Tri-West 154-163. The Tiger Cubs had three golfers score sub-40 en route to their win. Wade Huber was medalist on the day with a 37 to lead Greencastle, followed by Luke Crimmins with a 38 and Brad Haussin with a 39. Jimmy Wheeler carded a 40 for the Tiger Cubs to round out the GHS scoring...
Putnam Scanner for April 30, 2009 (04/30/09)
Putnam County Jail Marie Beaman, 45, Greencastle, was booked into the Putnam County Jail at 2:08 p.m. Saturday for disorderly conduct. Nicholas Toby, 21, Greencastle, was booked at 8:36 p.m. Saturday for theft. Stacia Gibson, 42, Greencastle, was booked at 12:13 a.m. Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and refusal to submit to a chemical test...
New Task Force Forming (04/30/09)
A Task Force concerned about at risk behaviors is in the making among concerned community members and school staff in the North Putnam school district. This group grew out of the Wellness Committee put together at North Putnam schools earlier this year. Over 30 people met Wednesday evening at North Putnam High School to discuss ways to educate and provide services to at risk children. Representatives from the schools, Cummins Mental Health, area churches, Putnam County Youth Development Commission, Probation, concerned parents, grandparents and many others were at the meeting. This was a first step brainstorming session to determine what kind of things can be done to help the community's at risk children. For information about the task force contact Jason Chew at North Putnam High School at 522-6282 or email jchew@nputnam.k12.in.us.
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