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Stories from Thursday, May 21, 2009

Ridpath principal gets lift to roof (05/21/09)
If Ridpath Elementary principal Janice True had any doubts about the ability of her school's staff and students to rise to a challenge, they're probably gone now. Several weeks ago, True told her students that if they could collect 500 canned food items for the Greencastle Christian Church Food Pantry, she would dress up in a costume and sit on the school's roof during field day...
Heritage Lake residents looking for road repairs (05/21/09)
For the past two months, residents from Heritage Lake have appeared at Putnam County Commissioners' meetings asking for help in getting nearly 30 miles of roads paved and repaired. At last month's meeting, a group from the area presented an option for the county to take out a bond to pay approximately $3 million to pave the roads in the second largest populated area in Putnam County. ...
Clean Sweep Week (05/21/09)
An organized initiative to clean up Putnam County's communities will kick off on Monday. The 25th annual Clean Sweep Week will begin Monday and end with Tox Away Day on May 30. This week-long organized effort promotes the clean-up of litter and trash by community organizations and volunteers, as well as a countywide collection day for bulky items, tires, appliances and toxic items...
GHS wins decisive set to advance (05/21/09)
BRAZIL -- When a tennis match is tied 2-2 and one team has a one game lead over the other, that team usually wins. That wasn't the case Wednesday at the Northview Sectional between South Putnam and Greencastle. Both teams were deadlocked at two wins each and it came down to whoever won No. 2 doubles was moving on to face the hosting Knights today and South Putnam had a one game edge looking to move on...
Moving On (05/21/09)
GHS baseball defeats Clovers (05/21/09)
The Greencastle baseball team came from behind to defeat Cloverdale 10-8 Tuesday. The Tiger Cubs trailed 7-6 going into the sixth inning when Kyle Nobles gave GHS the lead. Nobles smashed a two-run bomb to centerfield, giving Greencastle the lead for good...
Slammers pick up win (05/21/09)
The Slammers (2-0) girls' softball team defeated RHS 20-9 Monday night in the Putnam County Girls softball League. Kate Anderson, Courtney Horton, Sierra Mason, Kaylee Hughes, Alyssa Brown and Alizza Jackson all went 3-for-3 on the night. On Tuesday, the Slammers downed Jackson Hewitt 13-12 in a nail bitter. The Slammers trailed 12-6 going into the plate the final time. Erika Bright recorded an RBI as she brought Horton across the plate for the winning run...
Alma Marlyeen Carney (05/21/09)
Alma Marlyeen Carney, 82, Cloverdale, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at Putnam County Hospital. Mrs. Carney was born May 16, 1927 in Indianapolis and was the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Alma Eleanor Farris Stockdale. She was married to Harold Leroy Carney on June 15, 1951 and he preceded her in death Feb. 20, 1979...
William L. "Bill" Eaton (05/21/09)
William L. "Bill" Eaton, 71, of Sullivan died on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Bay City, Mich. on March 22, 1938, the son of William Leslie Eaton Sr. and Julia McPherson Eaton. Mr. Eaton was the retired owner of Eaton Auto Sales in Terre Haute, and a former Singer Sewing Machine repairman...
Putnam Scanner for May 21, 2009 (05/21/09)
Putnam County Jail Three people were recently booked into the Putnam County Jail for various charges. Brett Milton, 40, Crawfordsville, was booked at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday for contempt of court. Mark Poynter, 23, Mecca, was booked at 2:54 p.m. Tuesday for probation violation...
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