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Stories from Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Habitat breaks ground on home (05/27/09)
ROACHDALE -- The last month has been a joyous one for the Dunfee family. They are the latest family to receive a Putnam County Habitat for Humanity home. A groundbreaking for their new home took place in Roachdale last Saturday with Habitat board members, volunteers and friends...
Russellville having juvenile trouble (05/27/09)
RUSSELLVILLE -- It seems juveniles in Russellville are causing some trouble. Under new business during Russellville's Town Council meeting, member Jim Rodgers brought the issue to the board's attention. Rodgers said some local "youngsters" are riding their ATVs and dirt bikes on private school property. The motorized vehicles are tearing up the ground, he added...
Long tradition carried on at Tzouanakis (05/27/09)
A long running annual tradition that began in the 1930s took place Tuesday. The Little Olympics at Tzouanakis Intermediate School is the second longest standing tradition in Greencastle. Only graduation has gone on longer. "Some of us remember taking part in Little Olympics when we were going to school," said school nurse Polly Shuee. "It's been a tradition for a long, long time."...
Students tour REX station (05/27/09)
BAINBRIDGE -- Some Greencastle High School students recently took learning out of the classroom and traveled to Bainbridge for a tour of Rockies Express Pipeline East. As part of John Garner's environmental science class, students take a field trip every Wednesday to various environmental sites around the Greencastle area...
Scholar Athletes (05/27/09)
Elks Scholarships (05/27/09)
Russian musicians open classical series at Gobin (05/27/09)
The Greencastle Summer Classical Music Festival (greencastlesummermusic.blogspot.com) begins its fifth season of 13 weekly Wednesday evening concerts (continuing though Aug. 19) at 7:30 p.m. today in the sanctuary of Greencastle's Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church. ...
Gannaway, Wood Bloomington bound (05/27/09)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Dee Wood and Caitlin Gannaway will be at a familiar place next Friday -- Indiana University. Wood and Gannaway both advanced out of the West Lafayette Regional Tuesday night and will be making a second appearance each in the IHSAA Girls State Track and Field Championships...
Klotz, Arnold roll at regional (05/27/09)
GREENWOOD -- The South Putnam No. 1 doubles team of Megan Klotz and Tabitha Arnold scored a big win at the Center Grove Regional Tuesday. Klotz and Arnold teamed up to defeat Tara Holland and Elizabeth Giesting of Triton Central 6-3 and 7-5. South Putnam head coach Johnnie Briones noted that his duo relaxed a bit going into the second set, but was able to persevere...
North Putnam pounds Warriors 15-8 (05/27/09)
The North Putnam baseball team picked up a big win against Danville Tuesday, 15-8. Tyler Watson led the Cougar charge going 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and five RBIs. Shawn Diebold was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a double, with Mitchell Crum and Jerrett Ban going 2-for-4. Brock Jones was 1-for-3 with a home run...
Eagles handle Eels 12-5 (05/27/09)
The South Putnam baseball team defeated Clay City 12-5 Tuesday, moving to 18-7 on the season. Josh Flory and Noah Boswell were a combined 3-for-6 with three home runs. "We had three home runs by our seniors, so it was a nice way for them to close it out on senior night," South Putnam head coach Troy Burgess said...
Patterson Xpediting picks up win (05/27/09)
Patterson Xpediting defeated MHMD 13-3 in five innings Tuesday in Putnam County girls slow pitch softball. Callan Taylor helped power the Patterson Xpediting offense with a home run. Audrey Beaman, Alexis Daniles, Megan Haynes and Destiny Frazier all had multiple hits on the night...
Carol Lee Wood (05/27/09)
Carol Lee Wood, 70, of Brazil, formerly of Coatesville, died Tuesday, May 26, 2009. He was born on July 31, 1938 in Paradise, Ky., the son of James and Daisy Sears Wood. He married Betty C. Allee, and she preceded him in death.
Wayne Robert Allee (05/27/09)
Wayne Robert Allee of Danville and of South Yarmouth, Mass. died on Sunday, May 24, 2009. He was the son of Edgar and Velvie Ellett Allee and husband of Virginia Burton Allee, who preceded him in death in 2006. He was born in Stilesville, growing up in hard times and as a young boy worked picking tomatoes, baling hay and delivering milk. He graduated from Amo High School in 1938, which, after moving to Indianapolis, led to his lifetime nickname...
Jack E. Hanlon (05/27/09)
Jack E. Hanlon, 76, of Greencastle died on Monday, May 25, 2009. He was born on Sept. 13, 1932 in Putnam County to Daniel Valentine and Iva Edna Taylor Hanlon. Mr. Hanlon served his country in the US Army. He was employed with Lone Star Industries and Allison Transmissions and attended Indiana University. ...
Phyllis J. Logelin (05/27/09)
Phyllis J. Logelin, 70, of St. Bonifacius, Minn. died Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minn. She was born Nov. 4, 1938 in Owen County, the daughter of Margaret Summerlot Cooper. On June 13, 1959 she was united in marriage to Thomas H. Logelin at St. Boniface Catholic Church in St. Bonifacius with Father Wohlfohrt as celebrant of the Mass...
Hathaway-Branneman (05/27/09)
Lauren Elizabeth Hathaway and Jay Thurston Branneman were married January 24 in Tulum, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Don and Michelle Hathaway of Williamston, Mich. And the groom is the son of Janet and Daryl Branneman of Cloverdale. Maid of Honor was Aiva Mesi, friend of the bride. ...
Vance-Rogers (05/27/09)
Rebecca Lynn Vance and Michael Glenn Rogers have announced their upcoming marriage on April 18 at 3:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. Vance is a graduate of Greencastle High School and Vincennes University and is now a part-time student at Ivy Tech. she is employed with Logical Choice...
Hamilton-Wilson (05/27/09)
Michael and Connie Hamilton are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter Kelly Hamilton to Bradley Wilson, son of Sarah and Ted Patterson and the late Richard Wilson. The couple plans to be married July 11 at Primo West in Plainfield with a reception following the ceremony...
Hamilton-Belter (05/27/09)
Mike and Connie Hamilton, Bainbridge announce the upcoming wedding of their son Adam Hamilton and Jessica Belter, Batesville. The couple plans to be married April 19 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church, Batesville by the Rev. Dennis Duvelius. Belter is the daughter of Jude and Rhonda Belter, Batesville, Ind. ...
Duncan - Kovach (05/27/09)
Darin Duncan, Indianapolis (formerly of Greencastle) and Robyn Kovach, Indianapolis, wish to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on June 19, 2010 at Indian Creek Christian Church in Indianapolis. The bride-to-be is the daughter of James Kovach and Arlette and Steve Povalac, all of Indianapolis. She is the granddaughter of the late Blanche and Mack Alexander and the late Anne and Anton Kovach...
Rose - Dempsey (05/27/09)
Jessica Rose of Greencastle and Matthew Dempsey of Mooresville are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ron and Rose Rose of Greencastle. She is a 2000 graduate of North Putnam High School, and is currently employed as an insurance specialist and office manager at Corporate Benefit Plans...
Putnam Scanner for May 27, 2009 (05/27/09)
Putnam County Jail There were several people booked into the Putnam County Jail on various charges recently. Daniel Murphy, 44, Indianapolis, was booked at 9:54 p.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating per se. Steven Moore, 41, Coatesville, was booked at 1:59 a.m. Sunday for criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and public intoxication...
Growing for market -- A series for small farmers (05/27/09)
The Growing for Market series, a program designed for aspiring and traditional farmers, works to pad the pocketbook and cover a wealth of topics from farmers' markets and customer satisfaction to management issues and establishing new markets. "This five-part series is more about cultivating a new 'crop' of successful market vendors, expanding opportunities and meeting the needs of today's consumer than about how to produce any particular kind of fruit, vegetable or livestock," said Roy Ballard, Purdue Extension educator and program co-coordinator. ...
Generous donations were appreciated (05/27/09)
To the Editor; Thanks to the generous donations from local businesses, the local volunteers of the AARP TaxAide Volunteer Program were able to help more than 150 taxpayers with their tax returns this year. For the donation of laptop computers, many thanks to HOP Technologies, CTEP at DePauw University and Brian Kamplain...
Honorable fight to save home will continue (05/27/09)
To the Editor: I feel there is a need to let our fellow Hoosiers know about the despicable acts that occurred this past Saturday during the graduation ceremony of Morton Memorial High School located on the grounds of the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home -- and the loving acts of a community who has supported the Home for decades...
Congratulations on a great season (05/27/09)
To the Editor: Just wanted to say congrats to Greencastle Middle School Golf Club and their coach, Bob Hedge on their undefeated season. Great job! These are our future GHS golfers. Your parents and families are very proud of all of you. Jane Hansen...
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