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Stories from Thursday, May 7, 2009

Stylish Show (05/07/09)
Models at Thursday's Delta Theta Tau "Spring into Fashion" style show included Nancy Andis, Jennifer Hochstetler, Joyce Paquin, Ella Marie Torr, Jennifer Hayes, Allison Hochstetler, Mary Jane Monnett, Ethan Hayes, Stacy Williams, Caeley Hayes, Alyssa Tesmer, Alexis Williams and Sharon Evans...
Fillmore hires new deputies (05/07/09)
BY MARIBETH WARD Staff Writer Darrel Bunten was welcomed as the new Fillmore Town Marshal at Thursday evenings' town meeting. Chris Helmer was also introduced as the town's new Deputy Marshal. Thursday was Bunten's first day on the job and board members Wes Terhune, Jeff Osborne and Alan Jones asked him to review the animal nuisance ordinance and give them information on who to contact and what the guidelines are...
Grim scenario presented to students at mock wreck (05/07/09)
CLOVERDALE --  It's the type of lesson parents hope their child doesn't learn by experience. Teenage drunk driving is the cause for one-quarter of motor vehicle accidents. One teen is killed every 60 minutes due to teen drunk driving. On Thursday, Cloverdale High School's parking lot became the scene of a mock two-vehicle accident with injuries and a fatality, which was caused by a teenage drunk driver. ...
Survey shows mom is the favorite parent (05/07/09)
Forget about the songs, poems and even tattoos about mom. Today's adult children choose mom over dad when asked which parent they would prefer to have live with them. Given that 36 million seniors currently live in the United States and that number will double to 72 million in a few years it's a question many adult children may have to answer soon...
Raffle aids pantry (05/07/09)
Twelve dollars got Linda Jarrett a great gift to give to her mother, Sharon Jarrett on Mothers day. Jarrett bought ten raffle tickets in a contest sponsored by the residents at Hickory Creek at Sunset to raise money for the Putnam County Senior Center Food Pantry...
County looking at annex options (05/07/09)
In February 2008, a committee was formed to review the current Putnam County courthouse annex and to look at any future needs the county and judicial offices may have. The existing annex requires over $500,000 worth of work, including roof repair and heating and cooling, just to keep it operable. During the eight years the county has occupied the current annex, it has paid approximately $300,000 in utility and maintenance fees...
Students participate in BOOK IT at Bainbridge Elementary (05/07/09)
Twenty-nine second grade students at Bainbridge Elementary were treated to a pizza party with all the trimmings last week. All five-second-grade classes participate in Pizza Hut's BOOK IT program. The idea is to read for six months and reach goal every month to get a personal pan pizza certificate and medal at end of year...
Cloverdale to dispose of Altra waste (05/07/09)
CLOVERDALE -- A deal has been struck between the town of Cloverdale and the Altra Biofuels plant. The ethanol plant has been accused by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management of being in violation of several permits, and IDEM is demanding the situation be resolved...
May is VFW Buddy Poppy Month (05/07/09)
Since 1922, the annual distribution of Buddy Poppies by the Veterans of Foreign Wars has been a highly respected program serving disabled war veterans and their families. Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray recently signed a proclamation declaring May as VFW Buddy Poppy month. On Saturday, May 16 the Ladies Auxiliary for VFW Post 1550 will offer Buddy Poppies at Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...
Local resident wins trip to finals of American Idol (05/07/09)
Local Greencastle resident Courtney Walker and her seven-year-old daughter Gracie Heck are heading to Los Angeles and the final competition on American Idol. Walker found out Tuesday night her name had been drawn out of a huge number of entries correctly answering five Idol trivia questions sponsored by Fox 59...
Investigation continues in Reelsville arrests (05/07/09)
A lengthy investigation into reported stolen merchandise from a Clay County business led to a search warrant served by members of the Clay County and Putnam County sheriff's departments, Brazil City Police Department K-9 unit and the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section at a Reelsville residence early Tuesday morning...
Slow Ride (05/07/09)
Sparkle survives apartment fire (05/07/09)
Sparkle the cat was spared one of her nine lives when rescued from an apartment fire on South Fillmore Road on April 29. After being found under a piece of furniture in the burning apartment, Sparkle had issues breathing. Putnam County Operation Life administered oxygen to the cat until veterinarian Jason Huff arrived...
Little Guy, Big Find (05/07/09)
Putnam County 4-H Horse & Pony Judging Team has successful season (05/07/09)
The Putnam County 4-H Horse & Pony Judging Team had a successful season. The team began meeting weekly in October and continued through the first of May preparing for competitions this spring. The first competition took place March 29 in Romney, where the senior team placed fourth...
Girton inducted into NSHSS (05/07/09)
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Greencastle High School student Brittany M. Girton, Fillmore, has been selected for membership. The Society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes...
Crimmins fires a 36 to lead Tiger Cubs to win (05/07/09)
DANVILLE -- The Greencastle boys' golf team defeated Crawfordsville and North Putnam Tuesday night. The Tiger Cubs scored 162 to win, with Crawfordsville scoring 173 for second and North Putnam was third with 220. Greencastle got a huge performance from Luke Crimmins. The senior fired a 36 to lead the charge, with Brad Haussin adding a 40 and Wade Huber chipping in a 42. Jimmy Wheeler shot a 44, Raymond Stinson shot a 47 and Tyler Hopkins carded a 49...
Tiger Cubs battle at Northview (05/07/09)
BRAZIL -- The Greencastle boys and girls track teams traveled to Northview Tuesday to face the Knights and Edgewood. The boys placed third with a total of 45 points, while the girls came in second with a total of 57. Dee Wood had a monster day for the Tiger Cubs. She captured three individual wins for GHS to help lead them to their second place finish...
Alex, Garl pick up wins in sectional (05/07/09)
The Middle School Bowling Sectional was held last Wednesday, with a pair of local bowlers taking top honors. The bowlers had to battle not only their competitors, but also some tough lane conditions. Reggie Alex backed up his Bowler of the Year honor with a sound performance at sectional. Alex bowled a 484 series to win the boys competition...
Boetjer tosses no-hitter against Rockville (05/07/09)
ROCKVILLE -- Again strong pitching powered the South Putnam softball team Wednesday. The Eagles defeated Rockville 4-0 behind a no-hitter from Brooke Boetjer. Boetjer pitched the complete game no-hitter and collected nine strikeouts to help the Eagles remain perfect on the season. She also lead the team with two RBIs...
Harley Eugene "Gene" Scott (05/07/09)
Harley Eugene "Gene" Scott, 72, of Plainfield died Monday, May 4, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 2, 1936 in Morgan County, the son of Carney Scott and Irene Wright Scott. He was a 1954 graduate of Monrovia High School. Mr. Scott was director of safety claims with the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp., where he worked from 1964 until his retirement in 1994. He was Past Exalted Ruler of the Plainfield Elks Club and a member of Cartersburg Community Church...
Putnam Scanner for May 7, 2009 (05/07/09)
Putnam County Jail A Greencastle man was arrested and booked into the Putnam County Jail early Wednesday morning on charges of strangulation and battery with bodily injury. A fight took place between Keith David Dailey, 45, and an unknown individual at the Free Spirit Shop, 15 S. Indiana St. Greencastle Police Department responded to a fight in progress at 11:37 p.m. inside the building...
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